Grant Austin Mackenzie
Affiliation: Medical Research Council Laboratories
Country: The Gambia
- Monitoring the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines into West Africa: design and implementation of a population-based surveillance systemGrant A Mackenzie
MRC Unit, Fajara and Basse stations, The Gambia, West Africa
PLoS Med 9:e1001161. 2012..This surveillance system is expected to provide crucial information for immunisation policy and serves as a potential model for those introducing routine PCV vaccination in diverse settings...
- Pneumococcal vaccination and otitis media in Australian Aboriginal infants: comparison of two birth cohorts before and after introduction of vaccinationGrant Austin Mackenzie
Bacterial Diseases Program, Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Fajara, Gambia
BMC Pediatr 9:14. 2009..We assessed the effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination for prevention of otitis media in this setting...
- A decline in the incidence of invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella infection in The Gambia temporally associated with a decline in malaria infectionGrant Mackenzie
Medical Research Council United Kingdom The Gambia, Fajara, The Gambia
PLoS ONE 5:e10568. 2010..Malaria is a risk factor for invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) infection in children. In the last 10 years, indices of malaria infection in The Gambia have fallen substantially...
- Epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory bacterial pathogens in children and adults: cross-sectional surveys in a population with high rates of pneumococcal diseaseGrant A Mackenzie
Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
BMC Infect Dis 10:304. 2010..To determine the prevalence of carriage of respiratory bacterial pathogens, and the risk factors for and serotype distribution of pneumococcal carriage in an Australian Aboriginal population...