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Vaccine-Related Journal Articles

Diseases and Vaccines: Pneumococcal (PPSV)

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Recent PPSV articles
Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV) 2003
Revaccination with the 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine in Middle-aged and Elderly Persons Previously Treated for Pneumonia
Authors: Torling J, Hedlund J, Konradsen HB, et al
Source: Vaccine, December 8, 2003, Vol. 22(1):96-103
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A Preventable Outbreak of Pneumococcal Pneumonia among Unvaccinated Nursing Home Residents in New Jersey During 2001
Authors: Tan CG, Ostrawski S, Bresnitz EA
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, November 2003, Vol. 24(11):848-852
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Prophylaxis Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Varicella, and Pneumococcal Infections: Economic-based Decision-making
Authors: Strutton DR, Stang PE
Source: J Pediatr, November 2003, Vol. 143(5 Suppl):S157-S162
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Public Health and Aging: Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged > or = 50 Years and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged > or = 65 Years--United States, 2002
Source: MMWR, October 17, 2003, Vol. 52(41):987-992
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Recurrent Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Population-Based Assessment
Authors: King MD, Whitney CG, Parekh F, et al
Source: Clin Infect Dis, October 15, 2003, Vol 37(8):1029-1036. Epub 2003 Sep 24
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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Levels Among Persons Aged >65 Years --- United States, 1989--2001
Source: MMWR, October 10, 2003, Vol. 52(40):958-962
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Increasing Penumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Hospitalized Patients
Authors: Nowalk MP, Middleton DB, Zimmerman RK, Hess MM, Skledar SJ, Jacobs MA
Source: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 24(7):526-531
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Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination against Invasive Pneumococcal Disease among People 50 through 64 Years of Age: Role of Comorbid Conditions and Race
Authors: Sisk JE, Whang W, Butler JC, et al
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, June 17, 2003, Vol. 138(12):960-968
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Pneumococcal Vaccination in Nursing Homes: Does Policy Change Practice?
Authors: Dunn MK, Misra S, Habermann R, Griffin MR
Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, May-June 2003, Vol. 4(3):135-8
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Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine in Older Adults
Authors: Jackson LA, Neuzil KM, Yu O, et al
Source: N Engl J Med, May 1, 2003, Vol. 348(18):1747-1755
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Patient Education Strategies to Improve Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates: Randomized Trial
Authors: Thomas DM, Ray SM, Morton FJ, Drew JS, Offutt G, Whitney CG, Jacobson TA
Source: Journal of Investigative Medicine, May 2003, Vol. 51(3):141-8
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Pneumococcal Vaccination and Revaccination of Older Adults
Authors: Artz AS, Ershler WB, Longo DL
Source: Clinical Microbiology Reviews, April 2003, Vol. 16(2):308-318
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Barriers and Facilitators of Pneumococcal Vaccination Among the Elderly
Authors: Zimmerman RK, Santibanez TA, Fine MJ, et al
Source: Vaccine, March 28, 2003, Vol. 21(13-14):1510-1517
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Sensitivity and Specificity of Patient Self-Report of Influenza and Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccinations Among Elderly Outpatients in Diverse Patient Strata
Authors: Zimmerman RK, Raymund M, Janosky JE, et al
Source: Vaccine, March 28, 2003, Vol. 21(13-14):1486-91
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Facilitating Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Through Standing Orders Programs
Source: MMWR, January 31, 2003, Vol. 52(4):68-69
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Pneumococcal Vaccination: An Opportunity for Emergency Medical Services
Authors: Hostler D, Milspaw J, Paris PM
Source: Prehospital Emergency Care, January-March 2003, Vol. 7:125-135
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Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV) 2002
Comparing Potential Benefits of New Pneumococcal Vaccines with the Current Polysaccharide Vaccine in the Elderly
Authors: Fry AM, Zell ER, Schuchat A, et al
Source: Vaccine, December 13, 2002, Vol. 21(3-4):303-11
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Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Levels among Persons Aged 65 Years and Older---United States, 2001
Source: MMWR, November 15, 2002, Vol. 51(45):1019-1024
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Failure to Vaccinate Medicare Inpatients: A Missed Opportunity
Authors: Bratzler DW, Houck PM, Jiang H, et al
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, November 11, 2002, Vol. 162(20):2349-2356
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Pneumococcal Vaccination: Analysis of Opportunities in an Inner-City Hospital
Authors: Husain S, Slobodkin D, Weinstein RA
Source: Arch Intern Med, September 2002, Vol. 162(17):1961-5
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Safety and Acceptability of Pneumococcal Vaccinations Administered in Nontraditional Settings
Authors: D'heilly S, Bauman WL, Nichol KL
Source: American Journal of Infection Control, August 2002, Vol. 30(5):261-268
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HHS Announces Initiative to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adult Immunization"
Source: Health and Human Services, July 31, 2002
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Guidelines for Preventing Opportunistic Infections among HIV-Infected Persons -- 2002
Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: MMWR, June 14, 2002, Vol. 51(RR-08):1-46
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Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine: A Systematic Review of Clinical Effectiveness in Adults
Authors: Watson L, Wilson BJ, Waugh N
Source: Vaccine, May 22, 2002, Vol. 20(17-18):2166-73
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Recurrent Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Individuals with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Authors: McEllistrem MC, Mendelsohn AB, Pass MA, et al
Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases, May 1, 2002, Vol. 185(9):1364-8
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Assessing Pneumococcal Revaccination Safety among New York State Medicare Beneficiaries
Authors: Shih A, Quinley J, Lee T, et al
Source: Public Health Reports, March-April 2002, Vol. 117(2):164-173
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Reimmunization with 23-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine for Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1: Clinical, Immunologic, and Virologic Responses
Authors: Tasker SA, Wallace MR, Rubins JB, Paxton WB, O'Brien J, Janoff EN
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, March 15, 2002, Vol. 34(6):813-21
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Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children
Author: McIntosh K
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, Feb 7, 2002, Vol. 346(6):429-37
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Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination: A Review of Physician and Patient Barriers
Authors: Mieczkowski TA, Wilson SA
Source: Vaccine, January 31, 2002, Vol. 20(9-10):1383-92
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Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV) 2001
Generalist and Subspecialist Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations for Elderly and Other High-Risk Patients: A Nationwide Survey
Authors: Nichol KL, Zimmerman R
Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, December 10-24, 2001, Vol. 161(22):2702-8
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Pneumococcal Vaccination and Pneumonia: Even a Low Level of Clinical Effectiveness is Highly Cost-Effective
Authors: Ament A, Fedson DS, Christie P
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, December 15, 2001, Vol. 33(12):2078-9
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Introducing a Pneumococcal Vaccine to an Existing Influenza Immunization Program: Vaccination Rates and Predictors of Noncompliance
Authors: Opstelten W, Hak E, Verheij TJ, van Essen GA
Source: American Journal of Medicine, October 15, 2001, Vol. 111(6):474-9
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Outbreak of Pneumococcal Pneumonia among Unvaccinated Residents of a Nursing Home--New Jersey, April 2001
Source: MMWR, August 24, 2001, Vol. 50(33):707-10
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Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Levels Among Persons 65 Years of Age and Older --- United States, 1999
Source: MMWR, June 29, 2001, Vol. 50(25):532-7
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Effects of a Large-Scale Intervention with Influenza and 23-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccines in Adults Aged 65 Years or Older: A Prospective Study
Authors: Christenson B, Lundbergh P, Hedlund J, Ortqvist A
Source: Lancet, March 31, 2001, Vol. 357(9261):1008-11
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Cigarette Smoking and Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
Authors: Nuorti JP, Butler JC, Farley MM, et al
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, March 9, 2000, Vol. 342(10):681-9
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Immunogenicity and Tolerance of a 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Nonresponders to the 23-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine
Authors: Zielen S, Buhring I, Strnad N, Reichenbach J, Hofmann D
Source: Infection and Immununity, March 2000, Vol. 68(3):1435-40
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Mortality From Invasive Pneumococcal Pneumonia in the Era of Antibiotic Resistance, 1995-1997
Authors: Feikin DR, Schuchat A, Kolczak M, et al
Source: American Journal of Public Health, February 2000, Vol. 90(2):223-229
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Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV) 2000-1991
Use of Standing Orders Programs to Increase Adult Vaccination Rates
Source: MMWR, March 24, 2000, Vol. 49(RR01):15-26
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Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine for Preschool-Age Children with Chronic Disease
Authors: Fiore AE, Levine OS, Elliott JA, et al
Source: Emerging Infectious Diseases, November/December 1999, Vol. 5(6):828-31
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Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Persons with Diabetes Mellitus -- United States, 1997
Source: MMWR, October 29, 1999, Vol. 48(42):961-7
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Reasons Reported by Medicare Beneficiaries for Not Receiving Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations - United States, 1996
Source: MMWR, October 8, 1999, Vol. 43(39):556-8
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Pneumococcal Vaccines: History, Current Status, and Future Directions
Authors: Butler JC, Shapiro ED, Carlone GM
Source: Am J Med, July 26, 1999, Vol. 107(1A):69S-76S
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Pneumococcal Vaccination for Older Adults
Author: Fedson DS
Source: Drugs & Aging, 1999, 15 Suppl. Vol. 1:21-30
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Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Infections in the Elderly
Authors: Butler JC, Schuchat A
Source: Drugs & Aging, 1999, 15 Suppl. Vol 1:11-19
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An Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Bacteremia among Unvaccinated Nursing Home Residents
Authors: Nuorti JP, Butler JC, Crutcher JM, et al
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine, June 25, 1998, Vol. 338(26):1861-1868
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Persistence of Antibodies to Pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharide Vaccine in the Elderly
Authors: Sankilampi U, Honkanen PO, Bloigu A, Leinonen M
Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases, October 1997, Vol. 176(4):1100-4
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Missed Opportunities for Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccination of Medicare Pneumonia Inpatients -- 12 Western States, 1995
Source: MMWR, October 3, 1997, Vol. 46(39):919-23
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Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Source: MMWR, April 4, 1997, Vol. 46(RR-08):1-24
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Outbreaks of Pneumococcal Pneumonia Among Unvaccinated Residents in Chronic-Care Facilities - Massachusetts, October 1995, Oklahoma, February 1996, and Maryland, May-June 1996
Source: MMWR, January 24, 1997, Vol. 46(03):60-2
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Antibody Response to Pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharide Vaccine in the Elderly
Authors: Sankilampi U, Honkanen PO, Bloigu A, Herva E, Leinonen M
Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases, February 1996, Vol. 173(2):387-93
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Immunogenicity and Safety of a 23-Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine in Healthy Children and in Children at Increased Risk of Pneumococcal Infection
Authors: Lee HJ, Kang JH, Henrichsen J, et al
Source: Vaccine, November 1995, Vol. 13(16):1533-8
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Update on Adult Immunization: Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP)
Source: MMWR, November 15, 1991, Vol. 40(RR-12):1-52
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Recent Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV) Articles
PPSV journal articles 2007-2004
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