J F Seward

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the case for universal varicella immunization
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:45-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Varicella disease after introduction of varicella vaccine in the United States, 1995-2000
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Mailstop E 62, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 287:606-11. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Varicella vaccine effectiveness in the US vaccination program: a review
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S82-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Development and experience with an algorithm to evaluate suspected smallpox cases in the United States, 2002-2004
    J F Seward
    Viral Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1477-83. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Contagiousness of varicella in vaccinated cases: a household contact study
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 292:704-8. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Recent resurgence of mumps in the United States
    Gustavo H Dayan
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1580-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Changing varicella epidemiology in active surveillance sites--United States, 1995-2005
    Dalya Guris
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S71-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Measles hospitalizations, United States, 1985-2002
    Brent Lee
    Epidemiology Program Office, and National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S210-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of the association of varicella vaccine failure with asthma, steroid use, age at vaccination, and measles-mumps-rubella vaccination
    Thomas Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e98-103. 2003
  10. pmc Laboratory confirmation of measles in elimination settings: experience from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 2003
    Terri B Hyde
    Global Immunization Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:93-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the case for universal varicella immunization
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:45-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Varicella disease after introduction of varicella vaccine in the United States, 1995-2000
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Mailstop E 62, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 287:606-11. 2002
    ..Before licensure of varicella vaccine in 1995, varicella was a universal childhood disease in the United States, causing 4 million cases, 11,000 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths every year...
  3. doi request reprint Varicella vaccine effectiveness in the US vaccination program: a review
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S82-9. 2008
    ..Monitoring the effectiveness of the newly recommended 2-dose childhood vaccine schedule for varicella vaccine is a priority...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development and experience with an algorithm to evaluate suspected smallpox cases in the United States, 2002-2004
    J F Seward
    Viral Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1477-83. 2004
    ..bt.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/diagnosis/riskalgorithm/index.asp. We recommend use of the algorithm in the United States and elsewhere...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contagiousness of varicella in vaccinated cases: a household contact study
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 292:704-8. 2004
    ..Limited data are available on the contagiousness of vaccinated varicella cases...
  6. doi request reprint Recent resurgence of mumps in the United States
    Gustavo H Dayan
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1580-9. 2008
    ..S. schoolchildren beginning in 1990 was followed by historically low reports of mumps cases. A 2010 elimination goal was established, but in 2006 the largest mumps outbreak in two decades occurred in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Changing varicella epidemiology in active surveillance sites--United States, 1995-2005
    Dalya Guris
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S71-5. 2008
    ..Continued surveillance will be important to monitor the impact that the 2-dose vaccine policy in children has on varicella epidemiology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Measles hospitalizations, United States, 1985-2002
    Brent Lee
    Epidemiology Program Office, and National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S210-5. 2004
    ..These numbers are corroborated by the very low numbers of measles hospitalizations in the NHDS and HCIA data...
  9. ncbi request reprint A retrospective cohort study of the association of varicella vaccine failure with asthma, steroid use, age at vaccination, and measles-mumps-rubella vaccination
    Thomas Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e98-103. 2003
    ..We assessed the association of varicella breakthrough with asthma, steroids, age at varicella vaccination, and timing of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination...
  10. pmc Laboratory confirmation of measles in elimination settings: experience from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 2003
    Terri B Hyde
    Global Immunization Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:93-8. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint An economic analysis of the universal varicella vaccination program in the United States
    Fangjun Zhou
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S156-64. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Use of combination measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccine: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Mona Marin
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 59:1-12. 2010
    ..cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/provisional/downloads/combo-vax-Aug2009-508.pdf), which state that use of a combination vaccine generally is preferred over its equivalent component vaccines...
  13. doi request reprint Varicella disease among vaccinated persons: clinical and epidemiological characteristics, 1997-2005
    Sandra S Chaves
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S127-31. 2008
    ..Continued surveillance of the risk and characteristics of breakthrough disease will be needed, to monitor the effect of the new 2-dose vaccine recommendation for children...
  14. doi request reprint Varicella outbreak reporting, response, management, and national surveillance
    Jessica Leung
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S108-13. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Prevention of varicella: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Mona Marin
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 56:1-40. 2007
    ..ACIP also approved criteria for evidence of immunity to varicella...
  16. doi request reprint Safety of varicella vaccine after licensure in the United States: experience from reports to the vaccine adverse event reporting system, 1995-2005
    Sandra S Chaves
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S170-7. 2008
    ..Ongoing safety surveillance and further studies may shed light on some of the hypothesized associations...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of the varicella vaccination program on herpes zoster epidemiology in the United States: a review
    Meredith A Reynolds
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S224-7. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to identify these factors, to isolate possible additional effects from a varicella vaccination program. Untangling the contribution of these different factors on HZ epidemiology will be challenging...
  18. doi request reprint Guidance for isolation precautions for mumps in the United States: a review of the scientific basis for policy change
    Preeta K Kutty
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1619-28. 2010
    ..Updated guidance, released in 2007-2008, changed the mumps isolation period from 9 to 5 days. It is now recommended that mumps patients be isolated and standard and droplet precautions be followed for 5 days after parotitis onset...
  19. doi request reprint Status of school entry requirements for varicella vaccination and vaccination coverage 11 years after implementation of the varicella vaccination program
    Adriana S Lopez
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S76-81. 2008
    ..The newly adopted vaccine policy recommendation of 2 doses of varicella vaccine for all school-aged children should be incorporated into the states' school entry requirements...
  20. doi request reprint Measles outbreak associated with an international youth sporting event in the United States, 2007
    Tai Ho Chen
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:794-800. 2010
    ..In 2007, the initiation of a multistate measles outbreak was associated with an imported case occurring in a participant at an international youth sporting event held in Pennsylvania...
  21. doi request reprint Varicella among adults: data from an active surveillance project, 1995-2005
    Mona Marin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S94-S100. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Varicella prevention in the United States: a review of successes and challenges
    Mona Marin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS A 47, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e744-51. 2008
    ..The objective of this review was to summarize the US experience with the 1-dose varicella vaccination program, present the evidence considered for the policy change, and outline future challenges of the program...
  23. doi request reprint Mumps epidemiology and immunity: the anatomy of a modern epidemic
    Larry J Anderson
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:S75-9. 2008
    ..The reason for this mumps outbreak is not clear but probably results from multiple factors contributing to an overall increase in susceptibility and/or transmission...
  24. doi request reprint Death and serious illness following influenza vaccination: a multidisciplinary investigation
    Alison Rue-Cover
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immunization Safety Office ISO, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:504-11. 2009
    ..All had received vaccine from the same lot (Lot A)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Loss of vaccine-induced immunity to varicella over time
    Sandra S Chaves
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1121-9. 2007
    ..However, it remains unclear whether vaccine-induced immunity wanes over time, a condition that may result in increased susceptibility later in life, when the risk of serious complications may be greater than in childhood...
  26. doi request reprint Epidemiology of varicella hospitalizations in the United States, 1995-2005
    Meredith A Reynolds
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S120-6. 2008
    ..The fact that 4 vaccinated children required hospitalization for varicella-related complications demonstrates that 1 dose of varicella vaccine does not prevent serious disease in all cases, even among previously healthy children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Measles transmission and vaccine effectiveness during a large outbreak on a densely populated island: implications for vaccination policy
    Mona Marin
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E 61, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:315-9. 2006
    ..Of outbreak cases, 41% were reported to have been previously vaccinated. We studied measles attack rates in RMI households to assess vaccine effectiveness and patterns of disease transmission...
  28. ncbi request reprint Importance of catch-up vaccination: experience from a varicella outbreak, Maine, 2002-2003
    Mona Marin
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 115:900-5. 2005
    ..We investigated this outbreak to examine reasons for its occurrence, including vaccine failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidence of herpes zoster, before and after varicella-vaccination-associated decreases in the incidence of varicella, 1992-2002
    Aisha O Jumaan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30345, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:2002-7. 2005
    ..We assessed the impact that varicella vaccination has on the incidence of varicella and of HZ...
  30. ncbi request reprint Uptake of varicella vaccination among young children in the United States: a success story in eliminating racial and ethnic disparities
    Elizabeth T Luman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 117:999-1008. 2006
    ..To examine uptake of varicella vaccine, a live attenuated vaccine licensed in 1995 and recommended in 1996 for routine vaccination of US children 12 to 18 months of age...
  31. ncbi request reprint Increasing evidence of immunity to varicella among children in Massachusetts, 1999-2003
    Adriana S Lopez
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:232-6. 2006
    ..This study examines the effect of early implementation of daycare and school-entry requirements for varicella vaccination on recorded varicella immunity of preschool and school-aged children in Massachusetts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measles outbreak in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 2003
    Terri B Hyde
    Viral Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, National Immunization Program, NIP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:299-306. 2006
    ..Reported 1-dose measles vaccine coverage among children aged 12-23 months varied widely (52-94%) between 1990 and 2000...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of measles in the United States, 1997-2001
    Mark J Papania
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S61-8. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Vaccine policy changes and epidemiology of poliomyelitis in the United States
    Lorraine Niño Alexander
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 292:1696-701. 2004
    ..To reduce the VAPP burden, national vaccination policy changed in 1997 from reliance on OPV to options for a sequential schedule of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) followed by OPV. In 2000, an exclusive IPV schedule was adopted...
  35. ncbi request reprint A limited measles outbreak in a highly vaccinated US boarding school
    Lorraine F Yeung
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1287-91. 2005
    ..We investigated a measles outbreak that began in March 2003 in a Pennsylvania boarding school with >600 students to identify all cases, including the source; implement outbreak control measures; and evaluate vaccine effectiveness...
  36. ncbi request reprint Decline in mortality due to varicella after implementation of varicella vaccination in the United States
    Huong Q Nguyen
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:450-8. 2005
    ..Starting in 1999, active and passive surveillance data showed sharp decreases in varicella disease. We reviewed national death records to assess the effect of the vaccination program on mortality associated with varicella...
  37. ncbi request reprint DNA sequence variability in isolates recovered from patients with postvaccination rash or herpes zoster caused by Oka varicella vaccine
    Vladimir N Loparev
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:502-10. 2007
    ..5%-97.4% of isolates (mean frequency, 67.7%). No 2 clinical isolates had identical SNP profiles; as such, vaccine latency usually involves >1 strain...
  38. ncbi request reprint High rate of varicella complications among Mexican-born adults in Alabama
    M Carolina Danovaro-Holliday
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1633-9. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Chickenpox or smallpox: the use of the febrile prodrome as a distinguishing characteristic
    Zack S Moore
    Viral Vaccine Preventable Disease Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1810-7. 2004
    ..The febrile prodrome is a clinical feature used to differentiate these conditions. However, the prevalence of prodromal manifestations in chickenpox has not been well established...
  40. ncbi request reprint Postpartum varicella vaccination: is the vaccine virus excreted in breast milk?
    Kari Bohlke
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:970-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate whether the varicella vaccine virus is detected in breast milk after vaccination of breast-feeding women and whether there is serologic evidence of exposure of the infant to varicella virus after maternal vaccination...
  41. ncbi request reprint Varicella in Americans from NHANES III: implications for control through routine immunization
    Paul E Kilgore
    International Vaccine Institute, Kwanak PPO Box 14, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Med Virol 70:S111-8. 2003
    ..Future varicella serosurveys in Americans will provide essential information to interpret the population impact of varicella vaccine...
  42. ncbi request reprint Varicella
    Ulrich Heininger
    Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, University Children s Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Lancet 368:1365-76. 2006
    ..Similar immunisation programmes have been adopted by some other countries, including Uruguay, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, and Australia, and are expected to be implemented more widely in future...
  43. pmc The incidence of varicella and herpes zoster in Massachusetts as measured by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) during a period of increasing varicella vaccine coverage, 1998-2003
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:68. 2005
    ..While varicella incidence would be expected to decrease, mathematical models predict an initial increase in herpes zoster incidence if re-exposure to varicella protects against reactivation of the varicella zoster virus...
  44. doi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis and characteristics of breakthrough varicella in children
    Sheila Weinmann
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S132-8. 2008
    ..The value of highly elevated IgG titers needs further evaluation. Larger studies are needed to confirm these results...
  45. doi request reprint Pregnancy, birth, and infant health outcomes from the National Smallpox Vaccine in Pregnancy Registry, 2003-2006
    Margaret A K Ryan
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S221-6. 2008
    ..No cases of fetal vaccinia have been identified. The Smallpox Vaccine in Pregnancy Registry continues to actively enroll women and follow infant and early-childhood health outcomes...
  46. doi request reprint Varicella vaccine in the United States: a decade of prevention and the way forward
    Anne A Gershon
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S39-40. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevention of herpes zoster: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Rafael Harpaz
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 57:1-30; quiz CE2-4. 2008
    ..Before administration of zoster vaccine, patients do not need to be asked about their history of varicella (chickenpox) or to have serologic testing conducted to determine varicella immunity...
  48. doi request reprint Varicella vaccine exposure during pregnancy: data from 10 Years of the pregnancy registry
    Eileen Wilson
    Clinical Risk Management and Safety Surveillance, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:S178-84. 2008
    ..The Pregnancy Registry for Varivax (Merck) was established to monitor for congenital varicella syndrome or other birth defects in the offspring of women who were exposed to varicella vaccine while pregnant...
  49. ncbi request reprint Smallpox
    Zack S Moore
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, 2015 Uppergate Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Lancet 367:425-35. 2006
    ..These plans hinge on physicians' ability to recognise the clinical features of smallpox and to distinguish it from other illnesses characterised by rashes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Secondary transmission of varicella vaccine virus in a chronic care facility for children
    Richard Grossberg
    Hattie Larlham Center for Children With Disabilities, Mantua, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr 148:842-4. 2006
    ..We demonstrate that vaccine-strain virus was transmitted to both persons, and that transmission included at least 2 variant vaccine strains...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoepidemiologic implications of erroneous varicella vaccinations in pregnancy through confusion with Varicella zoster immune globulin
    Robert P Wise
    Division of Epidemiology, Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research CBER, Food and Drug Administration FDA, 1401 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 1448, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:651-4. 2002
    ..Periodic reassessments of selected preventable problems might strengthen efforts to minimize product risks...