Barbara Watson

Summary

Affiliation: Bureau of Laboratory Services
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Humoral and cell-mediated immune responses in children and adults after 1 and 2 doses of varicella vaccine
    Barbara Watson
    Immunization Program Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S143-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Postexposure effectiveness of varicella vaccine
    B Watson
    Department of Public Health Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    Pediatrics 105:84-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Persistence of immunologic memory for 13 years in recipients of a recombinant hepatitis B vaccine
    B Watson
    Albert Einstein Medical Center and The Philadelphia Department of Health, Division of Disease Control, Immunization Program, 500 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Vaccine 19:3164-8. 2001
  4. pmc Validity of self-reported varicella disease history in pregnant women attending prenatal clinics
    Barbara Watson
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 500 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:499-506. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Varicella-zoster vaccine in the USA: success for control of disease severity, but what next?
    Barbara Watson
    Jefferson Medical College, Medical Specialist, Immunization Program, Division of Disease Control, The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 500S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 3:105-15. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence, complications, and risk factors for prolonged stay in children hospitalized with community-acquired influenza
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 119:740-8. 2007
  7. pmc Comparing active and passive varicella surveillance in Philadelphia, 2005-2010: recommendations for the transition to nationwide passive varicella disease surveillance
    Kendra Viner
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA
    Public Health Rep 129:47-54. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Validity of reported varicella history as a marker for varicella zoster virus immunity among unvaccinated children, adolescents, and young adults in the post-vaccine licensure era
    Dana Perella
    Varicella Active Surveillance Project, Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e820-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Transmission of varicella zoster virus from individuals with herpes zoster or varicella in school and day care settings
    Kendra Viner
    Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:1336-41. 2012
  10. pmc Identifying infants at increased risk for late initiation of immunizations: maternal and provider characteristics
    Kristen A Feemster
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:42-53. 2009

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Humoral and cell-mediated immune responses in children and adults after 1 and 2 doses of varicella vaccine
    Barbara Watson
    Immunization Program Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S143-6. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Postexposure effectiveness of varicella vaccine
    B Watson
    Department of Public Health Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    Pediatrics 105:84-8. 2000
    ..1) To describe the postexposure effectiveness of varicella vaccine in a homeless shelter; and 2) to demonstrate an effective public health intervention and its implications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Persistence of immunologic memory for 13 years in recipients of a recombinant hepatitis B vaccine
    B Watson
    Albert Einstein Medical Center and The Philadelphia Department of Health, Division of Disease Control, Immunization Program, 500 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Vaccine 19:3164-8. 2001
    ..Significantly even the 5 individuals with less than 10 mIU/ml of anti-HBs prior to the booster all had impressive responses to the booster dose...
  4. pmc Validity of self-reported varicella disease history in pregnant women attending prenatal clinics
    Barbara Watson
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 500 South Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:499-506. 2007
    ..S. (Antelope Valley, California, and Philadelphia) with high varicella vaccination coverage...
  5. ncbi request reprint Varicella-zoster vaccine in the USA: success for control of disease severity, but what next?
    Barbara Watson
    Jefferson Medical College, Medical Specialist, Immunization Program, Division of Disease Control, The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 500S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 3:105-15. 2005
    ..Licensure of a measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine may hasten the recommendation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence, complications, and risk factors for prolonged stay in children hospitalized with community-acquired influenza
    Susan E Coffin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 119:740-8. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Comparing active and passive varicella surveillance in Philadelphia, 2005-2010: recommendations for the transition to nationwide passive varicella disease surveillance
    Kendra Viner
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA
    Public Health Rep 129:47-54. 2014
    ..We used active varicella surveillance program data to inform the transition to nationwide passive varicella surveillance...
  8. doi request reprint Validity of reported varicella history as a marker for varicella zoster virus immunity among unvaccinated children, adolescents, and young adults in the post-vaccine licensure era
    Dana Perella
    Varicella Active Surveillance Project, Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e820-8. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Transmission of varicella zoster virus from individuals with herpes zoster or varicella in school and day care settings
    Kendra Viner
    Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:1336-41. 2012
    ..We investigated how HZ and varicella cases contribute to the varicella incidence in schools and day care centers...
  10. pmc Identifying infants at increased risk for late initiation of immunizations: maternal and provider characteristics
    Kristen A Feemster
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:42-53. 2009
    ..We identified maternal, provider, and community predictors among infants for late initiation of immunizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of postpartum maternal tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine administration and timeliness of infant immunization
    Ishminder Kaur
    From the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia Einstein Community Health Associates, Philadelphia, PA Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Einstein Healthcare Network and Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1287-9. 2013
    ..We compared mothers and infants in a Tdap intervention group discharged July 2008 (n=250) with a pre-Tdap control group discharged July 2007 (n=238). Postpartum maternal Tdap impacted positively timeliness of early infant immunization...
  12. ncbi request reprint A cluster of primary varicella cases among healthcare workers with false-positive varicella zoster virus titers
    Amy Behrman
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Occupational Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:202-6. 2003
    ..Five cases of primary varicella zoster virus (VZV) we re diagnosed among hospital healthcare workers (HCWs). All had complied with a pre-employment VZV screening program and had been considered immune...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neurologic complications in children hospitalized with influenza: characteristics, incidence, and risk factors
    Jason G Newland
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 150:306-10. 2007
    ..To determine the characteristics, incidence, and risk factors for influenza-related neurologic complications (INC)...
  14. doi request reprint Implementation of rotavirus immunization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: high levels of vaccine ineligibility and off-label use
    Irini Daskalaki
    Department of Pediatrics, St Christopher s Hospital For Children, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e33-8. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Varicella: a vaccine preventable disease?
    Barbara Watson
    Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein Hospital, Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, PA, USA
    J Infect 44:220-5. 2002
    ..To present a review of varicella disease, vaccine development and implementation of universal vaccination, discuss common questions about the vaccine and the epidemiology of the disease since licensure of the varicella vaccine...
  16. doi request reprint How the immune response to vaccines is created, maintained and measured: addressing patient questions about vaccination
    Barbara Watson
    Thomas Jefferson Medical School, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Prim Care 38:581-93, vii. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Effect of accessibility of influenza vaccination on the rate of childcare staff vaccination
    Ingi Lee
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:465-7. 2008
    ..Staff vaccination prevalence was higher in each intervention season compared to the prior, nonintervention season. No baseline characteristics were associated with receipt of vaccination...
  18. ncbi request reprint Varicella vaccine: progress 4 years after licensure
    B Watson
    Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control Immunization Program, Pennsylvania 19146, USA
    Pediatr Ann 28:516-29. 1999
    ..How can we continue to accept even mild disease from varicella, let alone severe complications, when the disease is now preventable by an effective, safe vaccine? Not immunizing patients puts them at medical risk and us at legal risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Safety, immunogenicity and efficacy in healthy infants of G1 and G2 human reassortant rotavirus vaccine in a new stabilizer/buffer liquid formulation
    H Fred Clark
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:914-20. 2003
    ..A refrigerator-stable rotavirus (RV) vaccine that withstands gastric acid is anticipated to permit more widespread use of RV vaccine...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B immunization of Asian Pacific Islanders in the United States
    B Watson
    Vaccine Evaluation Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:S38-42. 1998
    ..A recent hepatitis B vaccination program conducted in Philadelphia, PA, focused on effective ways to educate and vaccinate the high risk Asian Pacific Islander population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ten year follow-up of healthy children who received one or two injections of varicella vaccine
    Barbara Kuter
    Merck Research Laboratories, PO Box 4, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:132-7. 2004
    ..a two dose regimen of varicella virus vaccine live Oka/Merck (VARIVAX; Merck & Co., Inc., West Point, PA) in approximately 2000 children were compared during a 9- to 10-year follow-up period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chickenpox outbreak in a highly vaccinated school population
    Karl Heath
    Pediatrics 114:1130-1; author reply 1131. 2004