Donna O'Sullivan

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BACKGROUND Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe, dehydrating diarrhoea in infants worldwide. We assessed the safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of a live, oral human rotavirus vaccine, 89-12, in US children in a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind multicentre trial. METHODS 215 healthy infants were enrolled, of whom 213 were given two(More)
Objective. Healthcare utilization and costs associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a US Medicaid population were examined. Methods. Patients ≥ 18 years old with SLE diagnosis (ICD-9-CM 710.0x) were extracted from a large Medicaid database 2002-2009. Index date was date of the first SLE diagnosis. Patients with and without SLE were matched.(More)
A new live oral cholera vaccine, Peru-15, was studied for safety, immunogenicity, and excretion in 2 groups of healthy volunteers. Twelve inpatient volunteers received freshly harvested vaccine in doses of either 10(7) or 10(9) cfu. Subsequently 50 outpatient volunteers received freeze-dried vaccine in doses of 10(8) or 10(9) cfu or placebo in a three-cell,(More)
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