Amy L Greer
- Use of models to identify cost-effective interventions: pertussis vaccination for pediatric health care workersAmy L Greer
Public Health Agency of Canada, 180 Queen St W, 11th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 3L7
Pediatrics 128:e591-9. 2011..We sought to evaluate the health-economic attractiveness of a diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis booster vaccination program for health care workers in a pediatric intensive care setting...
- An IDEA for short term outbreak projection: nearcasting using the basic reproduction numberDavid N Fisman
the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Decision Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology DeCIDE, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 8:e83622. 2013..Here we develop a mathematical model to aid public health authorities in tracking the expansion and contraction of outbreaks with explicit representation of factors (other than population immunity) that may slow epidemic growth...
- Keeping vulnerable children safe from pertussis: preventing nosocomial pertussis transmission in the neonatal intensive care unitAmy L Greer
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1084-9. 2009..To examine the impact of different acellular pertussis booster vaccination strategies on the probability of a nosocomial pertussis outbreak occurring and the distribution of outbreak sizes observed for each intervention strategy...
- Optimal pandemic influenza vaccine allocation strategies for the Canadian populationAshleigh R Tuite
Department of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 5:e10520. 2010..We sought to determine optimal prioritization of vaccine distribution among different age and risk groups within the Canadian population, to minimize influenza-attributable morbidity and mortality...