M H Kyaw

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Invasive meningococcal disease in Scotland, 1994 to 1999, with emphasis on group B meningococcal disease
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1834-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventability of invasive pneumococcal disease and assessment of current polysaccharide vaccine recommendations for adults: United States, 2001-2003
    Carolyn M Greene
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:141-50. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of pneumococcal disease in children. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: their use globally could have a major impact on public health
    M H Kyaw
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences, Scotland
    Acta Paediatr 90:473-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of penicillin non-susceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in the elderly in Scotland, 1992-99
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:559-63. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of bacterial meningitis and invasive non-meningitic bacterial disease in scotland during the period 1983-99
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:289-98. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in Scottish nursing homes: coverage, policies and reasons for receipt and non-receipt of vaccine
    Moe H Kyaw
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Vaccine 20:2516-22. 2002
  7. pmc A survey of vaccine coverage and antibiotic prophylaxis in splenectomised patients in Scotland
    M H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, EH 8 9AG, UK
    J Clin Pathol 55:472-4. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination: opinion of general practitioners and hospital doctors in Scotland, 1999-2000
    M H Kyaw
    Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow G3 7LN
    Commun Dis Public Health 4:42-8. 2001
  9. pmc Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland, 1988-99
    M H Kyaw
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences
    Epidemiol Infect 128:139-47. 2002
  10. pmc Prevalence of moderate penicillin resistant invasive Neisseria meningitidis infection in Scotland, 1994-9
    M H Kyaw
    Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, Glasgow, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 128:149-56. 2002

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Publications17

  1. pmc Invasive meningococcal disease in Scotland, 1994 to 1999, with emphasis on group B meningococcal disease
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1834-7. 2002
    ..The six common PorB proteins (4, 1, 15, 2B, 12, and 21) and PorA proteins (serosubtypes) (P1.4, P1.15, P1.9, P1.14, P1.7, and P1.16) accounted for 50 and 51% of all group B isolates, respectively, during the study period...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventability of invasive pneumococcal disease and assessment of current polysaccharide vaccine recommendations for adults: United States, 2001-2003
    Carolyn M Greene
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:141-50. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to determine the proportion of IPD cases that might have been prevented if all persons with vaccine indications had been vaccinated and to evaluate new indications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of pneumococcal disease in children. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: their use globally could have a major impact on public health
    M H Kyaw
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences, Scotland
    Acta Paediatr 90:473-6. 2001
    ..Thus widespread use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine could substantially reduce the burden of invasive disease and would have the potential to control the global spread of antibiotic resistance in pneumococci...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of penicillin non-susceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in the elderly in Scotland, 1992-99
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:559-63. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of bacterial meningitis and invasive non-meningitic bacterial disease in scotland during the period 1983-99
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:289-98. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in Scottish nursing homes: coverage, policies and reasons for receipt and non-receipt of vaccine
    Moe H Kyaw
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Vaccine 20:2516-22. 2002
    ....
  7. pmc A survey of vaccine coverage and antibiotic prophylaxis in splenectomised patients in Scotland
    M H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, EH 8 9AG, UK
    J Clin Pathol 55:472-4. 2002
    ..To determine the coverage of vaccine and antibiotic prophylaxis in splenectomised patients in Scotland...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccination: opinion of general practitioners and hospital doctors in Scotland, 1999-2000
    M H Kyaw
    Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow G3 7LN
    Commun Dis Public Health 4:42-8. 2001
    ..Strategies directed toward these factors could enhance vaccine delivery and coverage of vaccine in high-risk individuals...
  9. pmc Incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland, 1988-99
    M H Kyaw
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences
    Epidemiol Infect 128:139-47. 2002
    ....
  10. pmc Prevalence of moderate penicillin resistant invasive Neisseria meningitidis infection in Scotland, 1994-9
    M H Kyaw
    Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, Glasgow, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 128:149-56. 2002
    ..Constant surveillance is necessary to monitor the emergence and spread of resistance and to guide appropriate public health interventions in preventing drug resistant meningococci...
  11. pmc Non-invasive pneumococcal disease and antimicrobial resistance: vaccine implications
    M H Kyaw
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences
    Epidemiol Infect 128:21-7. 2002
    ..The availability of conjugated vaccines reinforces the importance of systematic surveillance to determine accurately and regularly the coverage of pneumococcal serogroups and types causing both invasive and non-invasive disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease in Scotland, 1999-2001: use of record linkage to explore associations between patients and disease in relation to future vaccination policy
    Moe H Kyaw
    Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, Glasgow, Scotland
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1283-91. 2003
    ..The proportion of IPD due to the 7-, 9-, and 11-valent conjugate vaccine serogroups was lower among older people and persons with underlying medical conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of severe infection and survival after splenectomy
    Moe H Kyaw
    Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Am J Med 119:276.e1-7. 2006
    ..Splenectomized patients are known to be at risk of severe infection, but the extent of risk is unclear. We evaluated the incidence of severe infection and survival in 1648 splenectomized patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Moe H Kyaw
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1455-63. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of this vaccine on invasive disease caused by resistant strains...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adults with invasive pneumococcal disease: missed opportunities for vaccination
    Moe H Kyaw
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:286-92. 2006
    ..Missed opportunities for vaccination were defined as one or more visits to a hospital, emergency room (ER), or main provider in the 2 years before infection among unvaccinated, adult IPD case-patients with a vaccine indication...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of chronic illnesses on the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in adults
    Moe H Kyaw
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:377-86. 2005
    ..These data support recommendations to provide pneumococcal vaccine to persons in these at-risk groups and underscore the need for better prevention strategies for immunocompromised persons...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization for pneumonia in young children after routine pneumococcal conjugate vaccine use in the United States
    Fangjun Zhou
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mail Stop E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1162-8. 2007
    ..To estimate the effect of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) on rates of pneumonia-related health care utilization and costs in children younger than 2 years...