B Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Prioritization of pandemic influenza vaccine: rationale and strategy for decision making
    Benjamin Schwartz
    National Vaccine Program Office, US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 05, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 333:495-507. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Universal influenza vaccination in the United States: are we ready? Report of a meeting
    Benjamin Schwartz
    National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:S147-54. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Mass vaccination for annual and pandemic influenza
    B Schwartz
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 304:131-52. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventing the spread of antimicrobial resistance among bacterial respiratory pathogens in industrialized countries: the case for judicious antimicrobial use
    B Schwartz
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:211-3. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Vaccination policies and programs: the federal government's role in making the system work
    B Schwartz
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Prim Care 28:697-711, v. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Preparing for elimination of congenital Rubella syndrome (CRS): summary of a workshop on CRS elimination in the United States
    S E Reef
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:85-95. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance of nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae from children in the Central African Republic
    A K Rowe
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:438-44. 2000
  9. pmc Survey of emm gene sequences and T-antigen types from systemic Streptococcus pyogenes infection isolates collected in San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Connecticut in 1994 and 1995
    B Beall
    Childhood and Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1231-5. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media: management and surveillance in an era of pneumococcal resistance--a report from the Drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Therapeutic Working Group
    S F Dowell
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 18:1-9. 1999

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Publications18

  1. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
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  2. doi request reprint Prioritization of pandemic influenza vaccine: rationale and strategy for decision making
    Benjamin Schwartz
    National Vaccine Program Office, US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 05, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 333:495-507. 2009
    ..This chapter reviews information on influenza vaccine production capacity, describes approaches used in the USA to set priorities for vaccination in the setting of limited supply, and presents a proposed strategy for prioritization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Universal influenza vaccination in the United States: are we ready? Report of a meeting
    Benjamin Schwartz
    National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:S147-54. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Mass vaccination for annual and pandemic influenza
    B Schwartz
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 304:131-52. 2006
    ..Exercising vaccination clinics is important for preparedness and can be done in the context of annual influenza vaccination...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventing the spread of antimicrobial resistance among bacterial respiratory pathogens in industrialized countries: the case for judicious antimicrobial use
    B Schwartz
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:211-3. 1999
    ..Several studies currently under way will evaluate the impact of intervention on antibiotic use practices and resistant carriage or infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vaccination policies and programs: the federal government's role in making the system work
    B Schwartz
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Prim Care 28:697-711, v. 2001
    ..Using examples of newly recommended vaccines, this article describes the infrastructure that underlies a safe and effective program and highlights some of the opportunities and threats likely to impact the system in coming years...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preparing for elimination of congenital Rubella syndrome (CRS): summary of a workshop on CRS elimination in the United States
    S E Reef
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:85-95. 2000
    ..Further studies of methods are needed to identify high-risk populations and geographic areas for rubella and CRS and to enhance identification of infants with CRS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance of nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae from children in the Central African Republic
    A K Rowe
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 19:438-44. 2000
    ..Secondary purposes of the survey were to identify risk factors associated with carriage of a resistant isolate and to compare the survey methods of including only children with pneumonia vs. including all ill children...
  9. pmc Survey of emm gene sequences and T-antigen types from systemic Streptococcus pyogenes infection isolates collected in San Francisco, California; Atlanta, Georgia; and Connecticut in 1994 and 1995
    B Beall
    Childhood and Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1231-5. 1997
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media: management and surveillance in an era of pneumococcal resistance--a report from the Drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Therapeutic Working Group
    S F Dowell
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 18:1-9. 1999
    ..vary by geographic region? (4) Where can clinicians learn about resistance patterns in their patient populations? (5) What modifications to laboratory surveillance would improve the utility of the information for clinicians treating AOM?..
  11. pmc emm typing and validation of provisional M types for group A streptococci
    R Facklam
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:247-53. 1999
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased carriage of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Malawian children after treatment for malaria with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:1501-5. 2000
    ..7% at the 4-week follow-up. Expanding use of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine to treat chloroquine-resistant malaria may have implications for national pneumonia programs in developing countries where cotrimoxazole is widely used...
  13. pmc Evaluation of a medium (STGG) for transport and optimal recovery of Streptococcus pneumoniae from nasopharyngeal secretions collected during field studies
    K L O'Brien
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:1021-4. 2001
    ..Recovery of pneumococci after storage of NP material in STGG medium at -70 degrees C is at least as good as that from direct plating. Storage at -20 degrees C is also acceptable. Storage at 4 degrees C for 5 days is not ideal...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of a community intervention trial on parental knowledge and awareness of antibiotic resistance and appropriate antibiotic use in children
    M J Trepka
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, State Branch, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E6. 2001
    ..Overuse of antibiotics for children's upper respiratory infections is widespread and contributes to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria...
  15. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance and clinical effectiveness of co-trimoxazole versus amoxycillin for pneumonia among children in Pakistan: randomised controlled trial. Pakistan Co-trimoxazole Study Group
    W L Straus
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, USA
    Lancet 352:270-4. 1998
    ..We studied the effectiveness of co-trimoxazole compared with that of amoxycillin in pneumonia therapy, and assessed the clinical impact of co-trimoxazole resistance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Severe pneumococcal pneumonia in previously healthy children: the role of preceding influenza infection
    K L O'Brien
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 30:784-9. 2000
    ..Prevention of pneumococcal disease should be included among the potential benefits of influenza vaccination...
  17. pmc Evaluation of an algorithm for integrated management of childhood illness in an area of Kenya with high malaria transmission
    B A Perkins
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 75:33-42. 1997
    ..This study provides important technical validation of the IMCI algorithm, but the performance of health workers should be monitored during the early part of their IMCI training...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hospital-acquired invasive group a streptococcal infections in Ontario, Canada, 1992-2000
    N Daneman
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 41:334-42. 2005
    ..A significant proportion of invasive group A streptococcal infections are hospital acquired. No large, prospective studies have characterized this subgroup of cases and evaluated the risk of transmission in hospitals...