B D Gessner

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Publications

  1. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical respiratory syncytial virus vaccine in the elderly
    B D Gessner
    Association Pour l Aide à la Médecine Préventive 3 Avenue Pasteur BP10, 92430, Marnes la Coquette, France
    Vaccine 18:1485-94. 2000
  2. doi Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine impact in resource-poor settings in Asia and Africa
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, 25 rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:91-102. 2009
  3. doi Vaccine-preventable haemophilus influenza type B disease burden and cost-effectiveness of infant vaccination in Indonesia
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:438-43. 2008
  4. ncbi Incidences of vaccine-preventable Haemophilus influenzae type b pneumonia and meningitis in Indonesian children: hamlet-randomised vaccine-probe trial
    Bradford D Gessner
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Lancet 365:43-52. 2005
  5. ncbi Bacterial meningitis in Burkina Faso: surveillance using field-based polymerase chain reaction testing
    Isabelle Parent Du Chatelet
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 40:17-25. 2005
  6. ncbi Worldwide variation in the incidence of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis and its association with ampicillin resistance
    B D Gessner
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:79-87. 2002
  7. pmc Improving influenza surveillance in sub-Saharan Africa
    C Steffen
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Bull World Health Organ 90:301-5. 2012
  8. ncbi Comparison of cost-effectiveness of preventive and reactive mass immunization campaigns against meningococcal meningitis in West Africa: a theoretical modeling analysis
    I Parent du Chatelet
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, 28 rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Cedex 15, Paris, France
    Vaccine 19:3420-31. 2001
  9. ncbi Incidence and etiological agents of bacterial meningitis among children <5 years of age in two districts of Romania
    V Luca
    Infectious Disease Hospital, University Hospital, Octav Botez Street no 2, Iasi, Romania
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:523-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Evaluation of the Pastorex meningitis kit for the rapid identification of Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A and W135
    S Djibo
    Centre de Recherche Médicale et Sanitaire CERMES, Réseau International des Instituts Pasteur, BP 10887, Niamey, Niger
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:573-8. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical respiratory syncytial virus vaccine in the elderly
    B D Gessner
    Association Pour l Aide à la Médecine Préventive 3 Avenue Pasteur BP10, 92430, Marnes la Coquette, France
    Vaccine 18:1485-94. 2000
    ..RSV vaccine would be cost-effective for the elderly population, with cost-effectiveness ratios similar to those for influenza vaccine...
  2. doi Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine impact in resource-poor settings in Asia and Africa
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, 25 rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:91-102. 2009
    ..Future issues include monitoring for serotype replacement and the effects of the HIV epidemic, evaluating the usefulness of a booster dose or new vaccine schedules and working to lower vaccine prices...
  3. doi Vaccine-preventable haemophilus influenza type B disease burden and cost-effectiveness of infant vaccination in Indonesia
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:438-43. 2008
    ..Most of Asia, including Indonesia, does not use Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines. We estimated total vaccine-preventable disease burden and the cost-effectiveness of Hib conjugate vaccine in Indonesia...
  4. ncbi Incidences of vaccine-preventable Haemophilus influenzae type b pneumonia and meningitis in Indonesian children: hamlet-randomised vaccine-probe trial
    Bradford D Gessner
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Lancet 365:43-52. 2005
    ..Whether Hib disease truly is rare or whether many cases remain undetected is unclear...
  5. ncbi Bacterial meningitis in Burkina Faso: surveillance using field-based polymerase chain reaction testing
    Isabelle Parent Du Chatelet
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 40:17-25. 2005
    ..The improved ability to identify the etiologic agent in cases of bacterial meningitis will facilitate more rapid administration of precise therapy...
  6. ncbi Worldwide variation in the incidence of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis and its association with ampicillin resistance
    B D Gessner
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:79-87. 2002
    ..In contrast, antibiotic use may contribute to the observed differences in incidence...
  7. pmc Improving influenza surveillance in sub-Saharan Africa
    C Steffen
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Bull World Health Organ 90:301-5. 2012
    ..Little is known about the burden of influenza in sub-Saharan Africa. Routine influenza surveillance is key to getting a better understanding of the impact of acute respiratory infections on sub-Saharan African populations...
  8. ncbi Comparison of cost-effectiveness of preventive and reactive mass immunization campaigns against meningococcal meningitis in West Africa: a theoretical modeling analysis
    I Parent du Chatelet
    Association pour l Aide a la Medecine Preventive, 28 rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Cedex 15, Paris, France
    Vaccine 19:3420-31. 2001
    ..Sub-Saharan African countries without effective surveillance systems should consider mass preventive campaigns while awaiting an affordable conjugate vaccine...
  9. ncbi Incidence and etiological agents of bacterial meningitis among children <5 years of age in two districts of Romania
    V Luca
    Infectious Disease Hospital, University Hospital, Octav Botez Street no 2, Iasi, Romania
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:523-8. 2004
    ..Disease burden could be substantially reduced through the introduction of H. influenzae type b conjugate vaccine and, when available, meningococcal conjugate vaccine protective against serogroups A, B and C...
  10. ncbi Evaluation of the Pastorex meningitis kit for the rapid identification of Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A and W135
    S Djibo
    Centre de Recherche Médicale et Sanitaire CERMES, Réseau International des Instituts Pasteur, BP 10887, Niamey, Niger
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:573-8. 2006
    ..This study showed that latex agglutination performs well and could be used during the epidemic season to determine appropriate vaccine response...
  11. pmc Aetiologies and risk factors for neonatal sepsis and pneumonia mortality among Alaskan infants
    B D Gessner
    Alaska Division of Public Health, Section of Epidemiology, Anchorage, Alaska 99524, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 133:877-81. 2005
    ..Neonatal sepsis mortality has become an outcome concentrated among pre-term infants. Aetiologies include GBS during the early neonatal period, Candida spp. during the late neonatal period, and other bacteria during both periods...
  12. pmc Climatic, temporal, and geographic characteristics of respiratory syncytial virus disease in a tropical island population
    S B Omer
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1319-27. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates statistical association of monsoon-associated weather in equatorial Indonesia with RSV. Moreover, within the island-wide epidemics, localized RSV outbreaks suggest local factors influence RSV disease...
  13. ncbi Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal carriage prevalence, serotype distribution, and resistance patterns among children on Lombok Island, Indonesia
    S Soewignjo
    Biomedical Research Unit, Mataram General Hospital, Mataram, Indonesia
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1039-43. 2001
    ..At least 3 of the 5 most common serogroups and serotypes and 2 of the 3 most common nonsusceptible serogroups and serotypes are not included in the current 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...