Affiliation: University of Munich
- Invasive Haemophilus influenzae infections in Germany: impact of non-type b serotypes in the post-vaccine eraHelen Kalies
Department Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
BMC Infect Dis 9:45. 2009....
- Effectiveness of hexavalent vaccines against invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease: Germany's experience after 5 years of licensureHelen 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...
- Vaccination coverage in children can be estimated from health insurance dataHelen Kalies
Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Munich, Germany
BMC Public Health 8:82. 2008..We assessed whether routine data generated by statutory health insurances (SHI) might be used to monitor vaccination coverage in young children...
- Immunisation status of children in Germany: temporal trends and regional differencesHelen Kalies
Department of Paediatric Epidemiology, Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377, Munich, Germany
Eur J Pediatr 165:30-6. 2006..5% to 15% for the full primary DTPPolioHibHep series, from 16.2% to 44.7% for the first MMR dose and from 1.0% to 19.3% for the full immunisation with all recommended vaccines (DTPPolioHibHepMMR)...
- The use of combination vaccines has improved timeliness of vaccination in childrenHelen Kalies
Department of Pediatric Epidemiology, Institute for Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine of Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:507-12. 2006..We examined whether the use of combination vaccines has improved the timing of these vaccinations...
- 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 GeHelen 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...
- 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...
- Excessive crying beyond 3 months may herald other features of multiple regulatory problemsRudiger Von Kries
Division of Pediatric Epidemiology at the Institute of Social Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:508-11. 2006..To assess duration of excessive crying and its relation to sleep and eating disturbances in a population sample of infants...
- Sudden and unexpected deaths after the administration of hexavalent vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B, Haemophilius influenzae type b): is there a signal?Rudiger Von Kries
Institut für Soziale Pädiatrie und Jugendmedizin der Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Heiglhofstrasse 63, 81377 Munich, Germany
Eur J Pediatr 164:61-9. 2005..However, they constitute a signal for one of the two hexavalent vaccines which should prompt intensified surveillance for unexpected deaths after vaccination...
- 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 2004Anna Sandqvist
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
Eur J Pediatr 165:658-9. 2006
- Safe in the sun: low prevalence of sunburns and a high use of sun protection measures in Bavarian preschool childrenAlexander Steinmann
Arch Dermatol 141:1041-2. 2005