- Use of cool water packs to prevent freezing during vaccine transportation at the country levelUmit Kartoglu
Scientist, Family and Community Health Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Performance, Quality and Safety L267, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 27 Geneva 1211 Switzerland
PDA J Pharm Sci Technol 63:11-26. 2009..To study the impact of the use of cool water packs (water packs refrigerated at 2 to 8 degrees C) on the cold life of vaccine transport boxes and the shelf life of the vaccines...
- Improving temperature monitoring in the vaccine cold chain at the periphery: an intervention study using a 30-day electronic refrigerator temperature logger (Fridge-tag)Umit Kartoglu
World Health Organization, Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Quality, Safety and Standards, 20 Avenue Appia, 27 Geneva 1211, Switzerland
Vaccine 28:4065-72. 2010..Fridge-tag has proven to be an effective tool in providing health workers with the information they need to take the necessary actions when there are refrigerator temperature variations...
- Validation of the shake test for detecting freeze damage to adsorbed vaccinesUmit Kartoglu
Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 88:624-31. 2010..To determine the validity of the shake test for detecting freeze damage in aluminium-based, adsorbed, freeze-sensitive vaccines...