F DeStefano

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Vaccine Safety Datalink project
    F DeStefano
    National Immunization Program MS F34, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 10:403-6. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Increasing exposure to antibody-stimulating proteins and polysaccharides in vaccines is not associated with risk of autism
    Frank Destefano
    Immunization Safety Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:561-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Age at first measles-mumps-rubella vaccination in children with autism and school-matched control subjects: a population-based study in metropolitan atlanta
    Frank Destefano
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:259-66. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination in children with asthma in health maintenance organizations. Vaccine Safety Datalink Team
    P Kramarz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E61, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 18:2288-94. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Does influenza vaccination exacerbate asthma? Analysis of a large cohort of children with asthma. Vaccine Safety Datalink Team
    P Kramarz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:617-23. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood vaccinations, vaccination timing, and risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus
    F DeStefano
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E112. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Challenges and controversies in immunization safety
    R T Chen
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 15:21-39, viii. 2001
  8. pmc The Vaccine Safety Datalink: immunization research in health maintenance organizations in the USA
    R T Chen
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:186-94. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The incidence of Kawasaki syndrome in West Coast health maintenance organizations
    E D Belay
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:828-32. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Does influenza vaccination prevent asthma exacerbations in children?
    P Kramarz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 138:306-10. 2001

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The Vaccine Safety Datalink project
    F DeStefano
    National Immunization Program MS F34, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 10:403-6. 2001
    ..A cohort study was conducted that allowed estimation of incidence rates of intussusception and attributable risks associated with rotavirus vaccine...
  2. doi request reprint Increasing exposure to antibody-stimulating proteins and polysaccharides in vaccines is not associated with risk of autism
    Frank Destefano
    Immunization Safety Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:561-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association between autism and the level of immunologic stimulation received from vaccines administered during the first 2 years of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Age at first measles-mumps-rubella vaccination in children with autism and school-matched control subjects: a population-based study in metropolitan atlanta
    Frank Destefano
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:259-66. 2004
    ..To compare ages at first measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination between children with autism and children who did not have autism in the total population and in selected subgroups, including children with regression in development...
  4. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination in children with asthma in health maintenance organizations. Vaccine Safety Datalink Team
    P Kramarz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E61, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 18:2288-94. 2000
    ..Vaccination coverage could be increased by taking advantage of all opportunities to vaccinate children with asthma whenever they make clinic visits in the fall and early winter...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does influenza vaccination exacerbate asthma? Analysis of a large cohort of children with asthma. Vaccine Safety Datalink Team
    P Kramarz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Fam Med 9:617-23. 2000
    ..One reason for low influenza vaccine coverage among children with asthma may be concern that influenza vaccination may induce an exacerbation of asthma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood vaccinations, vaccination timing, and risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus
    F DeStefano
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E112. 2001
    ..To evaluate suggested associations between childhood vaccinations, particularly against hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type b, and risk of developing type 1 diabetes; and to determine whether timing of vaccination influences risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Challenges and controversies in immunization safety
    R T Chen
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 15:21-39, viii. 2001
    ..It also provides information on how various safety research is conducted, some of the concurrent challenges, and finally, some guidance on communicating with patients on vaccine risks...
  8. pmc The Vaccine Safety Datalink: immunization research in health maintenance organizations in the USA
    R T Chen
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:186-94. 2000
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  9. ncbi request reprint The incidence of Kawasaki syndrome in West Coast health maintenance organizations
    E D Belay
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:828-32. 2000
    ..Kawasaki syndrome (KS) causes an acute vasculitis of unknown etiology. It is a leading cause of acquired heart disease of children in Japan and the United States...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does influenza vaccination prevent asthma exacerbations in children?
    P Kramarz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 138:306-10. 2001
    ..The effectiveness of influenza vaccine in preventing influenza-related asthma exacerbations, however, is not known. We evaluated influenza vaccine effectiveness in protecting children against influenza-related asthma exacerbations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of rotavirus vaccination and intussusception
    P Kramarz
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:410-6. 2001
    ..0. The attributable risk was one case of intussusception per 11 073 children vaccinated. CONCLUSIONS: RRV-TV is associated with an increased risk of intussusception. The risk is greatest 3 to 7 days after the first vaccination dose...
  12. ncbi request reprint Autism and measles-mumps-rubella vaccination: controversy laid to rest?
    F DeStefano
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    CNS Drugs 15:831-7. 2001
    ..Currently, the weight of the available epidemiological and related evidence does not support a causal association between MMR vaccine, or any other vaccine or vaccine constituent, and autism...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of autoimmune reactions induced by vaccination
    R T Chen
    Vaccine Safety and Development Activity, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Autoimmun 16:309-18. 2001
    ..Examples include the possible association of immunization and multiple sclerosis (and other demyelinating diseases), type 1 diabetes mellitus, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, and rheumatoid arthritis...
  14. ncbi request reprint MMR vaccine and autism: a review of the evidence for a causal association
    F DeStefano
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F34, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Mol Psychiatry 7:S51-2. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Vaccines and autism: evidence does not support a causal association
    F DeStefano
    Statistics and Epidemiology Unit, RTI International, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 82:756-9. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Immunity to tetanus is protective against the development of multiple sclerosis
    T Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service EIS Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Altanta, GA, USA
    Med Hypotheses 65:966-9. 2005
    ..Laboratory evidence could be sought by testing the effect of tetanus toxoid on experimental allergic encephalomyelitis, the experimental animal model of MS...