H J Schmitt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kiel
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a Haemophilus influenzae type b tetanus conjugate vaccine when administered separately or mixed with concomitant diphtheria-tetanus-toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine for primary and for booster immunizations
    H J Schmitt
    Children s Hospital, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 157:208-14. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence for induction of polysaccharide specific B-cell-memory in the 1st year of life: plain Haemophilus influenzae type b-PRP (Hib) boosters children primed with a tetanus-conjugate Hib-DTPa-HBV combined vaccine
    F Zepp
    Children s Hospital, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 156:18-24. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity, reactogenicity and safety of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) concurrently administered with a DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib combination vaccine in healthy infants
    M Knuf
    Pediatric Infectious Disease, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstr 1, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 24:4727-36. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Haemophilus influenzae type b disease: impact and effectiveness of diphtheria-tetanus toxoids-acellular pertussis (-inactivated poliovirus)/H. influenzae type b combination vaccines
    H J Schmitt
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Pediatrics at the Center for Preventive Pediatrics, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:767-74. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Cellular immune response of a varicella vaccine following simultaneous DTaP and VZV vaccination
    P Habermehl
    Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 17:669-74. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint The safety, reactogenicity and immunogenicity of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (7VPnC) concurrently administered with a combination DTaP-IPV-Hib vaccine
    H J Schmitt
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstr 1, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 21:3653-62. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing vaccine uptake in Germany
    H J Schmitt
    Zentrum Präventive Pädiatrie, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat, Langenbeckstrasse 1, 55101, Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 20:S2-4; discussion S1. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the BD Directigen Flu A+B Kit and the Abbott TestPack RSV with a multiplex RT-PCR ELISA for rapid detection of influenza viruses and respiratory syncytial virus
    B Gröndahl
    Johannes Gutenberg University, Department of Paediatrics, Mainz, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:848-50. 2005
  9. doi request reprint PID-ARI.net - a pediatric infectious diseases network on acute respiratory infections and the added value of a multilevel research network
    J A I Weigl
    Pädiatrische Infektiologie, Klinik fur Allgemeine Padiatrie, Christian Albrecht Universität Kiel
    Klin Padiatr 220:281-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The descriptive epidemiology of severe lower respiratory tract infections in children in Kiel, Germany
    J A I Weigl
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, University of Kiel, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 217:259-67. 2005

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a Haemophilus influenzae type b tetanus conjugate vaccine when administered separately or mixed with concomitant diphtheria-tetanus-toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine for primary and for booster immunizations
    H J Schmitt
    Children s Hospital, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 157:208-14. 1998
    ..15 microg/ml and there was a marked booster response (> 100-fold) in all groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence for induction of polysaccharide specific B-cell-memory in the 1st year of life: plain Haemophilus influenzae type b-PRP (Hib) boosters children primed with a tetanus-conjugate Hib-DTPa-HBV combined vaccine
    F Zepp
    Children s Hospital, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 156:18-24. 1997
    ..5% of vaccinees, and immune responses to each of the acellular pertussis vaccine components in 92.3%-97.3% of subjects...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity, reactogenicity and safety of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) concurrently administered with a DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib combination vaccine in healthy infants
    M Knuf
    Pediatric Infectious Disease, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstr 1, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 24:4727-36. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Haemophilus influenzae type b disease: impact and effectiveness of diphtheria-tetanus toxoids-acellular pertussis (-inactivated poliovirus)/H. influenzae type b combination vaccines
    H J Schmitt
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Pediatrics at the Center for Preventive Pediatrics, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:767-74. 2001
    ..These combination vaccines elicit lower anti-Hib antibody concentrations than the equivalent Hib conjugate administered as a separate injection, but the clinical relevance of this phenomenon is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cellular immune response of a varicella vaccine following simultaneous DTaP and VZV vaccination
    P Habermehl
    Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 17:669-74. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The safety, reactogenicity and immunogenicity of a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (7VPnC) concurrently administered with a combination DTaP-IPV-Hib vaccine
    H J Schmitt
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstr 1, D 55101 Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 21:3653-62. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing vaccine uptake in Germany
    H J Schmitt
    Zentrum Präventive Pädiatrie, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat, Langenbeckstrasse 1, 55101, Mainz, Germany
    Vaccine 20:S2-4; discussion S1. 2001
    ..This situation is mainly due to inadequate remuneration of vaccination services, structural deficits in the health care system and a lack of motivation. Political support and leadership would most likely be able to change this situation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the BD Directigen Flu A+B Kit and the Abbott TestPack RSV with a multiplex RT-PCR ELISA for rapid detection of influenza viruses and respiratory syncytial virus
    B Gröndahl
    Johannes Gutenberg University, Department of Paediatrics, Mainz, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:848-50. 2005
    ..3% and 10.0%, respectively) for the detection of influenza A and B viruses. The sensitivity of the Abbott TestPack RSV assay (77.4%) was acceptable and in agreement with the multiplex RT-PCR ELISA...
  9. doi request reprint PID-ARI.net - a pediatric infectious diseases network on acute respiratory infections and the added value of a multilevel research network
    J A I Weigl
    Pädiatrische Infektiologie, Klinik fur Allgemeine Padiatrie, Christian Albrecht Universität Kiel
    Klin Padiatr 220:281-6. 2008
    ..Its objectives were to strengthen the national initiative on infectious diseases epidemiology and to focus on a health care problem of high relevance...
  10. ncbi request reprint The descriptive epidemiology of severe lower respiratory tract infections in children in Kiel, Germany
    J A I Weigl
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, University of Kiel, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 217:259-67. 2005
    ..Longitudinal, descriptive epidemiological data on different forms of LRI are urgently needed to differentiate this burden, compare population-based incidence rates between countries and to recognize trends...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence of severe pneumonia in children in Kiel, Germany
    J A Weigl
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, Christian Albrechts University
    Klin Padiatr 217:211-9. 2005
    ..Elaborated data on the descriptive epidemiology of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are a prerequisite to estimate the impact of new vaccines...
  12. ncbi request reprint RSV-prevention in children guided by a web-based early warning system
    J A I Weigl
    Pädiatrische Infektiologie, Klinik fur Allgemeine Padiatrie, CAU Kiel
    Klin Padiatr 217:47-52. 2005
    ..So far 5 monthly injections from November to March are recommended. The RSV season onset and its duration, however, shows considerable variation. In many countries on the northern hemisphere a dual rhythm is described...
  13. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of rubella aboard a ship of the German Navy
    C Ziebold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University, Hospital Kiel, Germany
    Infection 31:136-42. 2003
    ..This is the first detailed epidemiological investigation of a rubella outbreak on a ship, describing temporal progression, clinical manifestations, immunization status and seroprevalence of the population exposed...
  14. pmc The incidence of influenza-associated hospitalizations in children in Germany
    J A I Weigl
    Department of General Paediatrics, University of Kiel, University of Mainz, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 129:525-33. 2002
    ..Targeting children with underlying conditions, especially cardiac conditions and asthma in the German immunization programme is appropriate, as long as no policy for vaccination of the general paediatric population exists...
  15. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease in hospitalized RSV-positive children in Germany
    J A Weigl
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Kiel, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 214:334-42. 2002
    ..In spite of a large amount of data from other countries, those on the burden of disease attributed to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in Germany are lacking and are urgently needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Seasonality of respiratory syncytial virus-positive hospitalizations in children in Kiel, Germany, over a 7-year period
    J A I Weigl
    University Children s Hospital, Kiel, Germany
    Infection 30:186-92. 2002
    ..Elaborate, long-term data on the rhythm, seasonality and severity of the yearly respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) epidemics in Germany are lacking...
  17. pmc Detection of delayed vaccinations: a new approach to visualize vaccine uptake
    B Laubereau
    Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Epidemiology, Institute for Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munchen, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 128:185-92. 2002
    ..0 and 24.3 months. These estimates were only possible with the KM method which proved useful to monitor vaccination programmes and will allow the comparison of vaccination uptake in different populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Severe complications of varicella in previously healthy children in Germany: a 1-year survey
    C Ziebold
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, , Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Pediatrics 108:E79. 2001
    ..varicella-zoster virus, chickenpox/epidemiology, chickenpox/complications, encephalitis, cellulitis, osteomyelitis, necrotizing fasciitis, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, Europe...
  19. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccination in Europe: are we ready for a universal childhood programme?
    Nitu Sengupta
    Centre for Child Health, Royal London Hospital, 38 New Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AX, UK
    Eur J Pediatr 167:47-55. 2008
    ..The SIEVE recommends the implementation of such a policy as soon as financially and practically possible...
  20. pmc Vaccination greatly reduces disease, disability, death and inequity worldwide
    F E Andre
    Bull World Health Organ 86:140-6. 2008
    ..Vaccination leads to increased life expectancy. Long healthy lives are now recognized as a prerequisite for wealth, and wealth promotes health. Vaccines are thus efficient tools to reduce disparities in wealth and inequities in health...