Anette Siedler

Summary

Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in toddlers in Germany
    Anette Siedler
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1114-5. 2005
  2. doi request reprint [Measles surveillance in Germany : From sentinel to mandatory surveillance]
    A Siedler
    Abteilung für Infektionsepidemiologie, Fachgebiet Impfprävention, Robert Koch Institut, DGZ Ring 1, 13086, Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:1321-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Varicella vaccination in Germany : A provisional appraisal in the context of MMR vaccination]
    A Siedler
    Abt für Infektionsepidemiologie, Fachgebiet Impfprävention, Robert Koch Institut, DGZ Ring 1, 13086, Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:1313-20. 2013
  4. pmc Invasive Haemophilus influenzae infections in Germany: impact of non-type b serotypes in the post-vaccine era
    Helen Kalies
    Department Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:45. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Measles outbreaks in Hessen and Bavaria, Germany, 2005
    Anette Siedler
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 10:E050728.2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Relevance of sentinel surveillance systems for the implementation and evaluation of vaccination strategies]
    A Siedler
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:1136-43. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Closer to the goal: efforts in measles elimination in Germany 2010
    Anette Siedler
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Immunization Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 204:S373-80. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Laboratory investigations are indispensable to monitor the progress of measles elimination--results of the German Measles Sentinel 1999-2003
    Annedore Tischer
    Division of Viral Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Nordufer 20, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Virol 31:165-78. 2004
  9. pmc Further efforts needed to achieve measles elimination in Germany: results of an outbreak investigation
    Ole Wichmann
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 87:108-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Progress toward measles elimination in Germany
    Wiebke Hellenbrand
    Center for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 187:S208-16. 2003

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in toddlers in Germany
    Anette Siedler
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1114-5. 2005
    ..Day-care attendance appears to be a relevant risk factor in some German states and should be considered for inclusion in the recommendations for pneumococcal vaccination of children at risk...
  2. doi request reprint [Measles surveillance in Germany : From sentinel to mandatory surveillance]
    A Siedler
    Abteilung für Infektionsepidemiologie, Fachgebiet Impfprävention, Robert Koch Institut, DGZ Ring 1, 13086, Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:1321-8. 2013
    ..Since mandatory surveillance was established and sentinel surveillance no longer reflected the epidemiologic situation, the latter was abandoned in April 2011. ..
  3. doi request reprint [Varicella vaccination in Germany : A provisional appraisal in the context of MMR vaccination]
    A Siedler
    Abt für Infektionsepidemiologie, Fachgebiet Impfprävention, Robert Koch Institut, DGZ Ring 1, 13086, Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:1313-20. 2013
    ..However, this accomplishment will be indispensable in preventing breakthrough infections and a shift of varicella to older ages and in avoiding an increase in herpes zoster incidence. ..
  4. pmc Invasive Haemophilus influenzae infections in Germany: impact of non-type b serotypes in the post-vaccine era
    Helen Kalies
    Department Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 9:45. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Measles outbreaks in Hessen and Bavaria, Germany, 2005
    Anette Siedler
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 10:E050728.2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Relevance of sentinel surveillance systems for the implementation and evaluation of vaccination strategies]
    A Siedler
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:1136-43. 2004
    ..This would make more effective use of limited resources and better enable timely and flexible investigation of conceptual and organisational questions...
  7. doi request reprint Closer to the goal: efforts in measles elimination in Germany 2010
    Anette Siedler
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Immunization Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 204:S373-80. 2011
    ..Intensification of public awareness and sound information on vaccinations are necessary to convince skeptics and remind the forgetful...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laboratory investigations are indispensable to monitor the progress of measles elimination--results of the German Measles Sentinel 1999-2003
    Annedore Tischer
    Division of Viral Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Nordufer 20, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Virol 31:165-78. 2004
    ..The elimination of measles is a goal set by the World Health Organisation to be reached by 2010 in the European region...
  9. pmc Further efforts needed to achieve measles elimination in Germany: results of an outbreak investigation
    Ole Wichmann
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 87:108-15. 2009
    ..To determine morbidity and costs related to a large measles outbreak in Germany and to identify ways to improve the country's national measles elimination strategy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progress toward measles elimination in Germany
    Wiebke Hellenbrand
    Center for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 187:S208-16. 2003
    ..However, further improvement of age-appropriate vaccine coverage and closure of immunity gaps in school-age children are necessary to eliminate measles in Germany...
  11. pmc Under-reporting of measles: an evaluation based on data from north rhine-westphalia
    Annedore Mette
    Abteilung für Infektionsepidemiologie, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 108:191-6. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Large measles outbreak at a German public school, 2006
    Ole Wichmann
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:782-6. 2007
    ..An investigation was launched to determine reasons for the resurgence of measles, assess vaccination coverage and vaccine effectiveness (VE)...
  13. pmc The first wave of pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009 in Germany: from initiation to acceleration
    Gabriele Poggensee
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, 13086 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:155. 2010
    ..However, the first wave with measurable burden of disease started only in October 2009. The basic epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the pandemic were analysed in order to understand the course of the pandemic in Germany...
  14. ncbi request reprint Two outbreaks of measles in Germany 2005
    A Siedler
    Respiratory Diseases and Immunization group, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 11:131-4. 2006
    ..Despite high average vaccination coverage levels, local variations may lead to regionally limited outbreaks...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measles vaccination advised before travel to World Cup in Germany, but risk of measles infection low
    G Krause
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 11:E060615.5. 2006
  16. pmc Measles transmission from an anthroposophic community to the general population, Germany 2008
    Maria Wadl
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:474. 2011
    ..We investigated this outbreak to guide future public health action...
  17. ncbi request reprint Consequences of delayed measles vaccination in Germany
    Anette Siedler
    Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:826-30. 2002
    ..In recent surveillance data there are still many cases of measles and even local epidemics in Germany. We studied whether delayed measles vaccination contributes to this situation...
  18. doi request reprint Incidence rate of nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in immunocompetent children: a prospective nationwide surveillance study in Germany
    Annicka M Reuss
    Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:642-4. 2009
    ..Ninety-seven percent of children presented with lymphadenitis; median age was 2.5 years. Using the capture-recapture method, we estimated a cumulative incidence rate of 3.1/100000 children...
  19. pmc Herpes zoster in Germany: quantifying the burden of disease
    Bernhard Ultsch
    Immunization Unit, Robert Koch Institute, 13086 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 11:173. 2011
    ..To support the decision making process related to a potential vaccination recommendation, we estimated annual HZ disease burden in people aged≥50 years in Germany by utilizing various data sources...
  20. doi request reprint [Investigation of a family cluster of influenza A/H1N1 infections in Germany, 2009]
    M Faber
    Robert Koch Institut, Abteilung für Infektionsepidemiologie, Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 71:675-9. 2009
    ..In order to stop the possible spread of the virus and to study the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the infection, an investigation was launched by the local health authorities and the RKI...
  21. doi request reprint [Overview and assessment of available data sources to determine incidence of vaccine preventable diseases, vaccination coverage, and immune status in Germany]
    G Poggensee
    Abteilung für Infektionsepidemiologie, Fachgebiet Surveillance, Robert Koch Institut, Postfach 650261, 13302, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:1019-28. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance of measles in Germany]
    A Tischer
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 63:703-9. 2001
    ..In particular, the vaccination rates for the 2(nd) dose are inadequate to be able to reach those with vaccine failures in a greater proportion and to close the gaps of vaccination...
  23. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of measles in Lower Bavaria, Germany, January-June 2007
    H Bernard
    Robert Koch Institute, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 12:E071004.1. 2007
    ..Between January and June 2007, a total of 90 cases of measles were notified in Passau and Rottal-Inn, two districts of Lower Bavaria in south-east Germany sharing a border with Austria...
  24. ncbi request reprint Universal childhood immunisation with pneumococcal vaccine and meningococcal serogroup C vaccine introduced in Germany
    M Wiese-Posselt
    Immunisation Division, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 11:E060907.4. 2006
  25. pmc Varicella vaccination coverage of children under two years of age in Germany
    Annicka M Reuss
    Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, 13086 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 10:502. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Rapid replacement of endemic measles virus genotypes
    Sabine Santibanez
    National Reference Centre Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Robert Koch Institute, Nordufer 20, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Gen Virol 83:2699-708. 2002
    ..This raises the possibility of a selective advantage of D7 viruses transmitted in the presence of H-specific antibodies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Invasive nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae infections in Germany: a case report of a previously healthy 7-year-old boy with an intracranial abscess, and epidemiological data from 2001 to 2004
    Anna Sandqvist
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 165:658-9. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the potential benefit of different pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive pneumococcal disease in German children
    Rudiger Von Kries
    Institute for Social Pediatrics, Ludwig Maximillans Universität, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:1017-23. 2002
    ..How much invasive pneumococcal disease can potentially be prevented by the 7-valent (or 11-valent) vaccine in Europe?..
  29. ncbi request reprint Will the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine have a similar impact on all invasive pneumococcal infections in children in Germany as in the Kaiser Permanente Trial?
    Rudiger Von Kries
    Institute for Social Paediatrics, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 161:S140-3. 2002
    ..The respective estimates for the number of potentially preventable IPI cases were 85% (95% CI 75%-91%) in the KPT compared to 71% (95% CI 67%-75%) in Germany...
  30. ncbi request reprint Four and one-half-year follow-up of the effectiveness of diphtheria-tetanus toxoids-acellular pertussis/Haemophilus influenzae type b and diphtheria-tetanus toxoids-acellular pertussis-inactivated poliovirus/H. influenzae type b combination vaccines in Ge
    Helen Kalies
    Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maxilimilians University, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:944-50. 2004
    ..A study in Germany based on approximately 2 years of follow-up, estimated vaccine effectiveness (VE) of DTaP/Hib and DTaP-inactivated poliovirus/Hib combination vaccines against invasive Hib disease to be high...
  31. doi request reprint Effectiveness of hexavalent vaccines against invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease: Germany's experience after 5 years of licensure
    Helen Kalies
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Vaccine 26:2545-52. 2008
    ..6) for incomplete primary series and 90.4% (95% CI: 70.6-96.8) for the full primary series. For full immunisation VE was 100.0% (95% CI: 52.7-100.0). Hexavalent vaccines show a high effectiveness against invasive Hib disease in Germany...
  32. doi request reprint Surveillance for rare infectious diseases: is one passive data source enough for Haemophilus influenzae?
    Astrid Milde-Busch
    Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 18:371-5. 2008
    ..The completeness of a compulsory reporting system of systemic Haemophilus influenzae infections in children in Germany is studied by means of cross-linking registry data from three sources and applying capture-recapture methods...
  33. pmc Antibiotic susceptibility in neonatal invasive isolates of Streptococcus agalactiae in a 2-year nationwide surveillance study in Germany
    Kirsten Fluegge
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Mathildenstrasse 1, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4444-6. 2004
    ..Erythromycin and clindamycin resistance was found in 10.1 and 5.7%, respectively. The ermB, ermTR, or mefA gene was detected in all but one of the erythromycin-resistant isolates...
  34. ncbi request reprint Serotype distribution of invasive group B streptococcal isolates in infants: results from a nationwide active laboratory surveillance study over 2 years in Germany
    Kirsten Fluegge
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 40:760-3. 2005
    ..Use of a trivalent GBS vaccine in Germany could theoretically provide protection against 84% and 94% of invasive early-onset and late-onset infections, respectively...
  35. ncbi request reprint Incidence and clinical presentation of invasive neonatal group B streptococcal infections in Germany
    Kirsten Fluegge
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Pediatrics 117:e1139-45. 2006
    ..So far, there have been no published data on the incidence, morbidity, and mortality of invasive neonatal group B Streptococcus infections in Germany...
  36. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of invasive neonatal Streptococcus agalactiae isolates in Germany
    Ulrich von Both
    Centre for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:903-6. 2008
    ..A comprehensive nationwide active surveillance study over 2 years was performed in Germany to describe the molecular epidemiology among 296 invasive neonatal GBS isolates...