Grant Austin Mackenzie
Affiliation: Medical Research Council Laboratories
Country: The Gambia
- Effect of the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive pneumococcal disease in The Gambia: a population-based surveillance studyGrant A Mackenzie
Medical Research Council, The Gambia Unit, Atlantic Road, Fajara, The Gambia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
Lancet Infect Dis 16:703-11. 2016..We measured the effect of these vaccines on invasive pneumococcal disease in The Gambia where the 7-valent vaccine (PCV7) was introduced in August, 2009, followed by the 13-valent vaccine (PCV13) in May, 2011...
- Efficacy of different pneumococcal conjugate vaccine schedules against pneumonia, hospitalisation, and mortality: re-analysis of a randomised trial in the GambiaGrant A Mackenzie
Medical Research Council UK, The Gambia Unit, Fajara, PO Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia Electronic address
Vaccine 32:2493-500. 2014..Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) reduce disease due to Streptococcus pneumoniae. We aimed to determine the efficacy of different PCV schedules in Gambian children...
- Monitoring the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines into West Africa: design and implementation of a population-based surveillance systemGrant A Mackenzie
MRC Unit, Fajara and Basse stations, The Gambia, West Africa
PLoS Med 9:e1001161. 2012..This surveillance system is expected to provide crucial information for immunisation policy and serves as a potential model for those introducing routine PCV vaccination in diverse settings...
- Pneumococcal vaccination and otitis media in Australian Aboriginal infants: comparison of two birth cohorts before and after introduction of vaccinationGrant Austin Mackenzie
Bacterial Diseases Program, Medical Research Council UK Laboratories, Fajara, Gambia
BMC Pediatr 9:14. 2009..We assessed the effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination for prevention of otitis media in this setting...
- A decline in the incidence of invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella infection in The Gambia temporally associated with a decline in malaria infectionGrant Mackenzie
Medical Research Council United Kingdom The Gambia, Fajara, The Gambia
PLoS ONE 5:e10568. 2010..Malaria is a risk factor for invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) infection in children. In the last 10 years, indices of malaria infection in The Gambia have fallen substantially...
- Epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory bacterial pathogens in children and adults: cross-sectional surveys in a population with high rates of pneumococcal diseaseGrant A Mackenzie
Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
BMC Infect Dis 10:304. 2010..To determine the prevalence of carriage of respiratory bacterial pathogens, and the risk factors for and serotype distribution of pneumococcal carriage in an Australian Aboriginal population...
- The large contribution of twins to neonatal and post-neonatal mortality in The Gambia, a 5-year prospective studyReiko Miyahara
Medical Research Council, Banjul, The Gambia
BMC Pediatr 16:39. 2016..This study examined the contribution of twins to neonatal and post-neonatal mortality in The Gambia, and evaluated factors that contribute to the excess mortality among twins...