- Impact of pneumococcal vaccination in Denmark during the first 3 years after PCV introduction in the childhood immunization programmeHelene Ingels
Neisseria and Streptococcus Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiological Surveillance and Research, Statens Serum Institut SSI, Copenhagen, Denmark helene
Vaccine 30:3944-50. 2012..To assess the impact of PCV we evaluated on the whole population: (1) direct and indirect effects on incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), (2) changes in pneumococcal serotype distribution and (3) IPD related mortality...
- [Culture-negative bacterial meningitis diagnosed with polymerase chain reaction]Helene Ingels
Afdeling for Mikrobiologisk Overvågning og Forskning, Statens Serum Institut, 2300 København S, Denmark
Ugeskr Laeger 173:1731-2. 2011..We here present a clinical case in which the diagnosis of pneumococcal meningitis with a subsequent complication in the form of a secondary cerebral abscess was primarily made by real-time PCR after treatment had been initiated...
- Pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease caused by vaccine serotypes following the introduction of conjugate vaccination in DenmarkZitta B Harboe
Neisseria and Streptococcus Reference Center, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
PLoS ONE 8:e51460. 2013..None of the IPD cases caused by the additional PCV13 serotypes had been vaccinated by PCV13 and there were therefore no PCV13-vaccine failures in the first 8-months after PCV13 introduction in Denmark...