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Waning protection after fifth dose of acellular pertussis vaccine in children.
BACKGROUND In the United States, children receive five doses of diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine before 7 years of age. The duration of protection after five doses of DTaPExpand
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Risk of intussusception after monovalent rotavirus vaccination.
BACKGROUND Although current rotavirus vaccines were not associated with an increased risk of intussusception in large trials before licensure, recent postlicensure data from international settingsExpand
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Surveillance of autoimmune conditions following routine use of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine
Abstract.  Chao C, Klein NP, Velicer CM, Sy LS, Slezak JM, Takhar H, Ackerson B, Cheetham TC, Hansen J, Deosaransingh K, Emery M, Liaw K‐L, Jacobsen SJ (Kaiser Permanente Southern California,Expand
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Comparative Effectiveness of Acellular Versus Whole-Cell Pertussis Vaccines in Teenagers
BACKGROUND: During the 1990s, the United States switched from combined diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, whole-cell pertussis (DTwP) vaccines to combined acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccines because ofExpand
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One or Two Doses of Quadrivalent Meningococcal Serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine Is Immunogenic in 9- to 12-Month-Old Children
Background: The incidence of invasive meningococcal disease is highest in infants. A quadrivalent meningococcal serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine (MenACWY-TT) wasExpand
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The Vaccine Safety Datalink: A Model for Monitoring Immunization Safety
The Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) project is a collaborative project between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and 8 managed care organizations (MCOs) in the United States. EstablishedExpand
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The role of platelet-derived growth factor production by tumor-associated macrophages in tumor stroma formation in lung cancer.
Lung cancer is the most common cause of death by cancer in developed countries. Since a tumor cannot develop without the parallel expansion of a tumor stroma, a better understanding of its formationExpand
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Evaluation of the association of maternal pertussis vaccination with obstetric events and birth outcomes.
IMPORTANCE In 2010, due to a pertussis outbreak and neonatal deaths, the California Department of Health recommended that the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussisExpand
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Safety and Immunogenicity of a Novel Quadrivalent Meningococcal CRM-conjugate Vaccine Given Concomitantly With Routine Vaccinations in Infants
Background: In phase II studies, MenACWY-CRM elicited robust immunologic responses in young infants. We now present results from our pivotal phase III infant immunogenicity/safety study. Methods: InExpand
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Protective association between rotavirus vaccination and childhood seizures in the year following vaccination in US children.
BACKGROUND Rotavirus illness has been linked to childhood seizures. We investigated whether a protective association exists between receipt of rotavirus vaccine and being hospitalized or visiting theExpand
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