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13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Review of Its Use in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

This article, published in Pediatric Drugs, reviews the use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) in infants, children, and adolescents. The author states the safety and reactogenicity of PCV13 to be generally similar to that of …

Author: Plosker GL

Publication date: 2013

16th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference: Recent Progress Toward Effective Meningococcal Disease Vaccines

This report, published in Human Vaccines, describes developments in meningococcal disease vaccines presented at the 16th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference in Rotterdam in September 2008. It includes progress on an …

Author: Gorringe AR, van Alphen L

Publication date: 2009

2008 Estimate of Worldwide Rotavirus-Associated Mortality in Children Younger than 5 Years Before the Introduction of Universal Rotavirus Vaccination Programmes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

This analysis, published in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases, applied data collected through the World Health Organization's Global Rotavirus Surveillance Network to update the estimate of childhood rotavirus mortality worldwide. The …

Author: Tate JE, Burton AH, Boschi-Pinto C, Steele AD, Duque J, Parashar UD

Publication date: 2011

2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Monovalent Vaccines for Children

This editorial, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, comments on new immunogenicity data on 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines for children. The data suggest that a single dose of the vaccine offers protection …

Author: Fiore AE, Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2010

Accelerating Introduction of New Vaccines: Barriers to Introduction and Lessons Learned From the Recent Haemophilus influenzae type b Vaccine Experience

This article, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, examines recent efforts to accelerate the introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines in developing countries, which resulted in a significant surge in …

Author: Hajjeh R

Publication date: 2011

Acceptance Patterns and Decision-Making for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Among Parents in Vietnam: An In-Depth Qualitative Study Post-Vaccination

This article, published in BMC Public Health, presents findings from qualitative research on parents’ rationales for vaccinating or not vaccinating their daughters and their decision-making process in the context of a human papillomavirus …

Author: Cover JK, Nghi NQ, LaMontagne DS, Huyen DT, Hien NT, Nga LT

Publication date: 2012

Access to Vaccine Technologies in Developing Countries: Brazil and India

The authors of this study, published in the journal Vaccine, analyzed advantages and disadvantages of different ways vaccine manufacturers access new technologies. Among the methods considered were collaborations with academia and research …

Author: Milstien J, Gaule G, Kaddar M

Publication date: 2007

Acute Childhood Diarrhoea in Northern Ghana: Epidemiological, Clinical, and Microbiological Characteristics

Investigators collected stool specimens from Ghanian children with acute gastroenteritis and determined that rotavirus was the most predominant cause in urban northern Ghana. This article was published in BMC Infectious Diseases.

Author: Reither K, Ignatius R, Weitzel T, et al.

Publication date: 2007

Acute Respiratory Infections: The Forgotten Pandemic

Published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article discusses the large role pneumonia plays in the deaths of children in the developing world and the need to address these deaths through the use of prevention and treatment …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 1998

Addressing Parents' Concerns: Do Multiple Vaccines Overwhelm or Weaken the Infant's Immune System?

This review, published in the journal Pediatrics, examines questions about the use and impact of multiple vaccines on an infant's immune system.

Author: Offit P, Quarles J, Gerber M, et al.

Publication date: 2002

Addressing the Vaccine Confidence Gap

This article, published in The Lancet, discusses some of the characteristics of the changing global environment that are contributing to increased public questioning of vaccines, and outlines some of the specific determinants of public trust. The …

Author: Larson HJ, Cooper LZ, Eskola J, Katz SL, Ratzan S

Publication date: 2011

Adverse Events Following Immunization During Mass Vaccination Campaigns at First Introduction of a Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine in Burkina Faso, 2010

MenAfriVac™ is a new meningococcal A conjugate vaccine developed to prevent meningitis outbreaks in Africa. It was first introduced during the last quarter of 2010 in three West African countries. The authors of this article, published in …

Author: Ouandaogo CR, Yaméogo TM, Diomandé FVK, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Airborne Transmission of Influenza A/H5N1 Virus Between Ferrets

This article, published in Science, details a study investigating the potential of avian influenza A/H5N1 to become transmissible by aerosol or respiratory droplet between humans. Researchers genetically modified the virus and measured the degree to …

Author: Herfst S, Schrauwen EJA, Linster M, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Analysis of Data Gaps Pertaining to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infections in Low and Medium Human Development Index Countries, 1984-2005

Published in Epidemiology and Infection, this article examines both population- and facility-based studies of ETEC infections and identifies a need for additional large, population-based studies combined with facility-based studies …

Author: Gupta SK, Keck J, Ram PK, et al.

Publication date: 2008

Analysis of Data Gaps Pertaining to Shigella Infections in Low and Medium Human Development Index Countries, 1984-2005

Published in Epidemiology and Infection, this article seeks to identify contemporary gaps in the understanding of the global epidemiology of shigellosis, through a review of the English-language scientific literature from 1984 to 2005, …

Author: Ram PK, Crump JA, Gupta SK, Miller MA, Mintz ED

Publication date: 2008

Analysis of Strategies to Successfully Vaccinate Infants in Developing Countries Against Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) Disease

This article, published in Vaccine, outlines current candidates for a safe and effective vaccine against ETEC. The authors argue that a critical roadblock to achieving this goal has not been the science as much as the lack of a sufficiently funded …

Author: Walker RI, Steele D, Aguado T, Ad Hoc ETEC Technical Expert Committee

Publication date: 2007

Anthropological Perspectives on Injections: A Review

This article from the Bulletin of the World Health Organization discusses the popularity of injections, as well as the widespread practice of injections provided by both formal and informal health care providers. The authors also suggest …

Author: Reeler A

Publication date: 2000

Antibody-Independent, Interleukin-17A-Mediated, Cross-serotype Immunity to Pneumococci in Mice Immunized Intranasally with the Cell Wall Polysaccharide

Published in the journal Infection and Immunity, this article shows that C-Ps given intranasally with mucosal adjuvant increased the resistance of mice to experimental nasopharyngeal colonization by capsulated S. pneumoniae of serotype 6B.

Author: Malley R, Srivastava A, Lipsitch M, et al.

Publication date: 2006

Anti-immunization Scare: The Inconvenient Facts

Dr. Steve Basser analyses the "quality of science of one particular, very public, opponent of immunisation--Dr. Vera Scheibner." Dr. Basser finds that "the gaps in her research...call into question her objectivity and cast doubts on …

Author: Basser S

Publication date: 1999

Apical Membrane Antigen 1: A Malaria Vaccine Candidate in Review

This article, published in Trends in Parasitology, presents the current understanding of apical membrane antigen 1 (AMA1), particularly in relation to the potential of AMA1 as a malaria vaccine and the approaches being taken toward clinical …

Author: Remarque EJ, Faber BW, Kocken CH, Thomas AW

Publication date: 2008

An Approach to Formative Research in HPV Vaccine Introduction Planning in Low-Resource Settings

Formative research can inform country-level vaccine delivery strategies, communication messages, and advocacy plans. This article, published in The Open Vaccine Journal, describes the conceptual framework of the formative research conducted by …

Author: Bingham A, Janmohamed A, Bartolini R, et al.

Publication date: 2009

Architecture of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Revealed by Electron Cryotomography

This article, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, describes research to carry out an electron cryotomographic characterization of cell culture-grown human respiratory syncytial virus to …

Author: Liljeroos L, Krzyzaniak MA, Helenius A, Butcher SJ

Publication date: 2013

Artemisinin Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria

This study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, compares the efficacies of two treatments--oral artesunate and artesunate followed by mefloquine--for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Pailin, western Cambodia, and Wang Pha, …

Author: Dondorp AM, Nosten F, Yi P, et al.

Publication date: 2009

Assessing Efficacy of Haemophilus influenzae type b Combination Vaccines

Regulatory approval of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP)-based combination vaccines containing Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) has been delayed in the United States because of difficulty in assessing the effect of …

Author: Granoff DM

Publication date: 2001

Assessing the Environment for Introduction of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in India

This article, published in The Open Vaccine Journal, presents findings from a study conducted in 2007 and 2008 in two states in India: Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. The objectives of the study were to: design effective and appropriate HPV vaccine …

Author: Jacob M, Mawar N, Menezes L, et al.

Publication date: 2010

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