Heidi Theeten

Summary

Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lessons learned from a measles outbreak in Antwerp, Belgium 2007-2008
    Carine Asnong
    School Health Center of the Province of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:343-5. 2011
  2. doi request reprint EuSANH workshop "Reasons behind the differences in national vaccination schedules for under-five", European Public Health pre-conference workshop, Malta, 8 November 2012
    H Theeten
    Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:4694-6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of lowering the aluminium content of a dTpa vaccine on its immunogenicity and reactogenicity when given as a booster to adolescents
    H Theeten
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 23:1515-21. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Are we hitting immunity targets? The 2006 age-specific seroprevalence of measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and tetanus in Belgium
    H Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Epidemiol Infect 139:494-504. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Coverage of recommended vaccines in children at 7-8 years of age in Flanders, Belgium
    Heidi Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Paediatr 98:1307-12. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Common attitudes about concomitant vaccine injections for infants and adolescents in Flanders, Belgium
    Heidi Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 27:1964-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Caregivers' willingness to pay to reduce the number of vaccine injections in infants
    Heidi Theeten
    Center for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:61-3. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Infant vaccination coverage in 2005 and predictive factors for complete or valid vaccination in Flanders, Belgium: an EPI-survey
    Heidi Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 25:4940-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Timeliness of infant vaccination and factors related with delay in Flanders, Belgium
    Tinne Lernout
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:284-9. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Assessing vaccination coverage in infants, survey studies versus the Flemish immunisation register: achieving the best of both worlds
    Tessa Braeckman
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:345-9. 2014

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Lessons learned from a measles outbreak in Antwerp, Belgium 2007-2008
    Carine Asnong
    School Health Center of the Province of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:343-5. 2011
    ..Not only belief issues but difficulties to access the regular vaccination program also seem to be the main reason...
  2. doi request reprint EuSANH workshop "Reasons behind the differences in national vaccination schedules for under-five", European Public Health pre-conference workshop, Malta, 8 November 2012
    H Theeten
    Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:4694-6. 2013
    ..These were the main conclusions of a members' experts panel of the European network of independent science advisory bodies on health (EuSANH), at a workshop in November 2012. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of lowering the aluminium content of a dTpa vaccine on its immunogenicity and reactogenicity when given as a booster to adolescents
    H Theeten
    WHO Collaborating Centre, Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 23:1515-21. 2005
    ..5-90.7%), fatigue (42.1-47.4%) and headache (41.1-45.1%). This study showed that the aluminium content has a specific influence on the immunogenicity of this dTpa vaccine...
  4. doi request reprint Are we hitting immunity targets? The 2006 age-specific seroprevalence of measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and tetanus in Belgium
    H Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Epidemiol Infect 139:494-504. 2011
    ..Despite free universal vaccination against MMR for more than 20 years and against diphtheria and tetanus for almost 60 years, our study revealed specific age groups remaining at risk for infection with these pathogens...
  5. doi request reprint Coverage of recommended vaccines in children at 7-8 years of age in Flanders, Belgium
    Heidi Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Paediatr 98:1307-12. 2009
    ..Meningococcal serogroup C and DT-polio vaccines offered respectively as catch-up and booster vaccinations were also evaluated...
  6. doi request reprint Common attitudes about concomitant vaccine injections for infants and adolescents in Flanders, Belgium
    Heidi Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 27:1964-9. 2009
    ..Work-loss due to vaccination was assessed for infants only and was rare (4.5%)...
  7. doi request reprint Caregivers' willingness to pay to reduce the number of vaccine injections in infants
    Heidi Theeten
    Center for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:61-3. 2009
    ..These results suggest that more sophisticated methods are required, and similar analyses should exert a similar level of caution when presenting their results...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infant vaccination coverage in 2005 and predictive factors for complete or valid vaccination in Flanders, Belgium: an EPI-survey
    Heidi Theeten
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Vaccine 25:4940-8. 2007
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  9. doi request reprint Timeliness of infant vaccination and factors related with delay in Flanders, Belgium
    Tinne Lernout
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:284-9. 2014
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  10. doi request reprint Assessing vaccination coverage in infants, survey studies versus the Flemish immunisation register: achieving the best of both worlds
    Tessa Braeckman
    Centre for the Evaluation of Vaccination, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:345-9. 2014
    ..However, further improvement of Vaccinnet's completeness will likely allow more accurate estimates in the nearby future...
  11. doi request reprint Serology indicates cytomegalovirus infection is associated with varicella-zoster virus reactivation
    Benson Ogunjimi
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Modeling Infectious Diseases, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium
    J Med Virol 86:812-9. 2014
    ..This is supported by an in-depth analysis of VZV, measles and parvovirus B19 antibody titers. J. Med. Virol. 86:812-819, 2014. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Primary vaccination of adults with reduced antigen-content diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis or dTpa-inactivated poliovirus vaccines compared to diphtheria-tetanus-toxoid vaccines
    Heidi Theeten
    University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2729-39. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Vaccination coverage in 14-year-old adolescents: documentation, timeliness, and sociodemographic determinants
    Corinne Vandermeulen
    Center for Youth Health Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatrics 121:e428-34. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the coverage and influencing determinants of hepatitis B virus, measles-mumps-rubella, and Meningococcus serogroup C vaccination in 14-year-old adolescents in Flanders, Belgium, in 2005...
  14. pmc Comparison of rubella seroepidemiology in 17 countries: progress towards international disease control targets
    Anthony Nardone
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 86:118-25. 2008
    ..To standardize serological surveillance to compare rubella susceptibility in Australia and 16 European countries, and measure progress towards international disease-control targets...