S K Obaro

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospects for pneumococcal vaccination in African children
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, PO Box 273, Fajara, Gambia
    Acta Trop 75:141-53. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of a nonavalent pneumococcal vaccine conjugated to CRM197 administered simultaneously but in a separate syringe with diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccines in Gambian infants
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:463-9. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Confronting the pneumococcus: a target shift or bullet change?
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, P O Box 273, Fajara, Gambia
    Vaccine 19:1211-7. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint A glycoprotein pneumococcal conjugate vaccine primes for antibody responses to a pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in Gambian children
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:1135-40. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of nine-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against pneumonia and invasive pneumococcal disease in The Gambia: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    F T Cutts
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia
    Lancet 365:1139-46. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Electrolyte derangement in cerebral malaria: a case for a more aggressive approach to the management of hyponatraemia
    G C Enwere
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:541-7. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The host response in malaria and depression of defence against tuberculosis
    G C Enwere
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 93:669-78. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of childhood pneumonia in the tropics
    R A Adegbola
    Pneumonia Research Programme, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:197-207. 2000

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospects for pneumococcal vaccination in African children
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, PO Box 273, Fajara, Gambia
    Acta Trop 75:141-53. 2000
    ..Establishing disease surveillance systems in such countries now will greatly facilitate the introduction of the vaccines...
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of a nonavalent pneumococcal vaccine conjugated to CRM197 administered simultaneously but in a separate syringe with diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccines in Gambian infants
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:463-9. 2000
    ..Unrelenting high morbidity and mortality have mandated that immunogenic vaccines be used to combat pneumococcal disease in infants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Confronting the pneumococcus: a target shift or bullet change?
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, P O Box 273, Fajara, Gambia
    Vaccine 19:1211-7. 2000
    ..As currently available diagnostic methods are poorly sensitive, the true burden of pneumococcal disease may not be revealed until there is a highly efficacious vaccine in widespread use...
  4. ncbi request reprint A glycoprotein pneumococcal conjugate vaccine primes for antibody responses to a pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in Gambian children
    S K Obaro
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:1135-40. 1997
    ..Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines are poorly immunogenic in this highly vulnerable group, but protein polysaccharide conjugate vaccines are likely to be more effective...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of nine-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against pneumonia and invasive pneumococcal disease in The Gambia: randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    F T Cutts
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia
    Lancet 365:1139-46. 2005
    ..Pneumonia is estimated to cause 2 million deaths every year in children. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most important cause of severe pneumonia. We aimed to assess the efficacy of a nine-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electrolyte derangement in cerebral malaria: a case for a more aggressive approach to the management of hyponatraemia
    G C Enwere
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, The Gambia
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:541-7. 2000
    ..In addition, children admitted with cerebral malaria should have their electrolyte status monitored to identify new or ongoing hyponatraemia. When hyponatraemia is discovered, it should be quickly and actively corrected...
  7. ncbi request reprint The host response in malaria and depression of defence against tuberculosis
    G C Enwere
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 93:669-78. 1999
    ..Could malarial infection be one of the reasons for the persistence of tuberculosis in malaria-endemic regions?..
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of childhood pneumonia in the tropics
    R A Adegbola
    Pneumonia Research Programme, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 94:197-207. 2000
    ..There is, however, considerable scope to improve the use of the cheaper techniques, and so facilitate the development and implementation of effective control measures...