Frances J Walker

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reactions after 3 or more doses of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in adults in Alaska
    Frances J Walker
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1730-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers in the United States, 1989-2002
    Frances J Walker
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:257-65. 2006
  3. pmc GeneScan reverse transcription-PCR assay for detection of six common respiratory viruses in young children hospitalized with acute respiratory illness
    Dean D Erdman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4298-303. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Population-based surveillance for hospitalizations associated with respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, and parainfluenza viruses among young children
    Marika K Iwane
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1758-64. 2004
  5. pmc Human metapneumovirus infection among children hospitalized with acute respiratory illness
    James A Mullins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:700-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Superiority of reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction to conventional viral culture in the diagnosis of acute respiratory tract infections in children
    Geoffrey A Weinberg
    Department of Pediatrics and Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:706-10. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of respiratory infections in young children: insights from the new vaccine surveillance network
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Vanderbilt Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Geriatrics Research and Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:S188-92. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccination on routine childhood vaccination and primary care use in 2 counties
    Peter G Szilagyi
    Department of Pediatrics, Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1394-402. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' adherence to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine shortage recommendations in 2 national shortages
    Gerry Fairbrother
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e401-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Reactions after 3 or more doses of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in adults in Alaska
    Frances J Walker
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1730-5. 2005
    ..The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices does not recommend routine revaccination because data on the safety and effectiveness of additional doses are insufficient...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers in the United States, 1989-2002
    Frances J Walker
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:257-65. 2006
    ..The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends annual influenza vaccination for HCWs to reduce transmission of influenza to patients at high risk for serious complications of influenza...
  3. pmc GeneScan reverse transcription-PCR assay for detection of six common respiratory viruses in young children hospitalized with acute respiratory illness
    Dean D Erdman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4298-303. 2003
    ..We conclude that the GeneScan RT-PCR panel can markedly improve detection of acute respiratory virus infections in young children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Population-based surveillance for hospitalizations associated with respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, and parainfluenza viruses among young children
    Marika K Iwane
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1758-64. 2004
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  5. pmc Human metapneumovirus infection among children hospitalized with acute respiratory illness
    James A Mullins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:700-5. 2004
    ..Further investigations to better characterize HMPV infection and its clinical effect are needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Superiority of reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction to conventional viral culture in the diagnosis of acute respiratory tract infections in children
    Geoffrey A Weinberg
    Department of Pediatrics and Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:706-10. 2004
    ..The increased sensitivity of viral detection by RT-PCR will yield better estimates of the population burden of viral respiratory infections...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of respiratory infections in young children: insights from the new vaccine surveillance network
    Marie R Griffin
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Vanderbilt Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Geriatrics Research and Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:S188-92. 2004
    ..Prospective, active, population-based surveillance of children hospitalized with respiratory symptoms or fever began in 2000, and outpatient surveillance began in 2002 in selected winter months...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccination on routine childhood vaccination and primary care use in 2 counties
    Peter G Szilagyi
    Department of Pediatrics, Strong Children s Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1394-402. 2006
    ..Before the recommendations, concern was expressed that adding pneumococcal conjugate vaccine might result in delays in other vaccinations or preventive services...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' adherence to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine shortage recommendations in 2 national shortages
    Gerry Fairbrother
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e401-9. 2007
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