Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Uptake of oral rotavirus vaccine and timeliness of routine immunization in Brazil's National Immunization ProgramBrendan Flannery
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
Vaccine 31:1523-8. 2013..Several years after introduction, estimated coverage with rotavirus vaccine (83%) was lower compared to coverage for other recommended childhood immunizations (≥94%)...
- Clinical outcome of pneumococcal meningitis during the emergence of pencillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae: an observational studyEdilane L Gouveia
Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazilian Ministry of Health, Salvador, Brazil
BMC Infect Dis 11:323. 2011..We examined the impact of penicillin resistance on outcomes of pneumococcal meningitis over a ten year period in an infectious diseases hospital in Brazil...
- Impact of childhood vaccination on racial disparities in invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infectionsBrendan Flannery
Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 291:2197-203. 2004....
- Changes in invasive Pneumococcal disease among HIV-infected adults living in the era of childhood pneumococcal immunizationBrendan Flannery
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Ann Intern Med 144:1-9. 2006..Adults infected with HIV have high rates of invasive pneumococcal disease. Introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for children could affect disease among HIV-infected adults...
- Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in the incidence of bacteremic pneumonia among US adultsDeron C Burton
Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1904-11. 2010..We examined associations between the socioeconomic characteristics of census tracts and racial/ethnic disparities in the incidence of bacteremic community-acquired pneumonia among US adults...
- Incidence of pneumococcal disease due to non-pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) serotypes in the United States during the era of widespread PCV7 vaccination, 1998-2004Lauri A Hicks
Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 196:1346-54. 2007..The benefits may be offset by increases in disease due to serotypes not included in the vaccine (hereafter, "nonvaccine serotypes"). We evaluated the effect of PCV7 on incidence of disease due to nonvaccine serotypes...
- Healthcare-seeking behaviour for common infectious disease-related illnesses in rural Kenya: a community-based house-to-house surveyDeron C Burton
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Health Popul Nutr 29:61-70. 2011..Seeking healthcare at health facilities and hospitals varied by syndrome, severity of illness, and characteristics of the patient...
- Impact of Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine on bacterial meningitis in the Dominican RepublicEllen H Lee
Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:161-8. 2008..This study analyzed trends in probable bacterial meningitis before and after the introduction of Hib vaccine in the Dominican Republic and estimated vaccine effectiveness against Hib meningitis...
- Reducing Legionella colonization in water systems with monochloramineBrendan Flannery
Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:588-96. 2006..Increasing use of monochloramine in water supplies throughout the United States may reduce Legionella transmission and incidence of Legionnaires' disease...
- Why first-level health workers fail to follow guidelines for managing severe disease in children in the Coast Region, the United Republic of TanzaniaNicholas D Walter
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 87:99-107. 2009..To determine why health workers fail to follow integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) guidelines for severely ill children at first-level outpatient health facilities in rural areas of the United Republic of Tanzania...
- Intussusception risk and health benefits of rotavirus vaccination in Mexico and BrazilManish M Patel
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS A 47, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
N Engl J Med 364:2283-92. 2011....
- A comparison of population-based pneumonia surveillance and health-seeking behavior in two provinces in rural ThailandHannah T Jordan
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Int J Infect Dis 13:355-61. 2009..Pneumonia is a leading cause of death worldwide, but there are limited population-based data on the burden of disease. We sought to determine the incidence of pneumonia in rural Thailand...
- Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine is highly effective in the Ugandan routine immunization program: a case-control studyEllen Hyun Ju Lee
Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 13:495-502. 2008..To study the effectiveness of the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination program in Uganda...
- Effectiveness of 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine on pneumonia in HIV-infected adults in the United States, 1998--2003Eyasu H Teshale
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Vaccine 26:5830-4. 2008..However, PPV-23 provided no benefit when patients were vaccinated at HIV viral load > 100,000 copies/ml, irrespective of CD4 count at vaccination. Receipt of PPV-23 was associated with lower incidence of all-cause pneumonia...
- Follow-up of a low cost latrine promotion programme in one district of Amhara, Ethiopia: characteristics of early adopters and non-adoptersGashu Fentie
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Trop Med Int Health 11:1406-15. 2006..CONCLUSION: The latrine promotion programme dramatically increased latrine access and use at very low cost. The method of community mobilization used could be an effective way of reaching millennium development sanitation targets...
- Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of invasive and nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in rural MozambiqueXavier Valles
Centre de Salut Internacional Hospital Clínic IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
Trop Med Int Health 11:358-66. 2006..To describe and compare serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of invasive and nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from children in rural Mozambique...
- Uncovering pneumococcal disease burden in BangladeshBrendan Flannery
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:793-4. 2007
- Sequential multiplex PCR for identifying pneumococcal capsular serotypes from South-Saharan African clinical isolatesLuis Morais
Centro de Investigação em Saúde da Manhiça CISM, Ministerio de Saude, CP1929 Maputo, Mozambique
J Med Microbiol 56:1181-4. 2007..8%) of 153 isolates; 126 (82.4%) were identified within two reactions. This approach in developing countries would require minimal training and could provide useful serotype information without requiring transport of specimens...