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Diseases and Vaccines: Chickenpox (varicella)

Recent varicella articles
Chickenpox (varicella) 2003
Decline in Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV)-Specific Cell-Mediated Immunity with Increasing Age and Boosting with a High-Hose VZV Vaccine
Authors: Levin MJ, Smith JG, Kaufhold RM, et al
Source: J Infect Dis, Nov. 1, 2003, Vol. 188(9):1336-1344
Varicella Susceptibility and Incidence of Herpes Zoster Among Children and Adolescents in a Community Under Active Surveillance
Author: Goldman GS
Source: Vaccine, October 1, 2003, Vol. 21(27-30):4238-4242
Incidence of Herpes Zoster Among Children and Adolescents in a Community with Moderate Varicella Vaccination Coverage
Author: Goldman GS
Source: Vaccine, October 1, 2003, Vol. 21(27-30):4243-4249
Decline in Annual Incidence of Varicella--Selected States, 1990-2001
Source: MMWR, September 19, 2003, Vol. 52(37):884-5
Varicella in French Adolescents and Adults: Individual Risk Assessment and Cost-effectiveness of Routine Vaccination
Authors: Hanslik T, Boelle PY, Schwarzinger M, et al
Source: Vaccine, Sept. 8, 2003, Vol. 21:3614-3622
A Look at the Pediatrician as Parent: Experiences with the Introduction of Varicella Vaccine
Authors: Katz-Sidlow RJ, Sidlow R
Source: Clin Pediatr (Phila), September 2003, Vol. 42(7):635-640
Neurodevelopmental Follow-up of Children of Women Infected with Varicella During Pregnancy: A Prospective Study
Authors: Mattson SN, Jones KL, Gramling LJ, et al
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis J., Sept. 2003, Vol. 22(9):819-823
A Retrospective Cohort Study of the Association of Varicella Vaccine Failure with Asthma, Steroid Use, Age at Vaccination, and Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination
Authors: Verstraeten T, Jumaan AO, Mullooly JP, et al
Source: Pediatrics, August 2003, Vol. 112(2):e98-103
Varicella-Related Deaths --- United States, 2002
Source: MMWR, June 13, 2003, Vol.52(23):545-547
The Incidence of Shingles and Its Implications for Vaccination Policy
Authors: Chapman RS, Cross KW, Fleming DM
Source: Vaccine, June 2, 2003, Vol. 21(19-20):2541-2547
The Cost-effectiveness of Routine Childhood Varicella Vaccination in Germany
Authors: Banz K, Wagenpfeil S, Neiss A, et al
Source: Vaccine, March 7, 2003, Vol. 21(11-12):1256-1267
Economic Evaluations of Varicella Vaccination Programmes: A Review of the Literature
Authors: Thiry N, Beutels P, Van Damme P, Van Doorslaer E
Source: Pharmacoeconomics, 2003, Vol. 21(1):13-38
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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Chickenpox (varicella) 2002
Outbreak of Varicella at a Day-Care Center Despite Vaccination
Authors: Galil K, Lee B, Strine T, et al
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, December 12, 2002, Vol. 347(24):1909-15
The Success of Varicella Vaccine
Author: LaRussa P
Source: Pediatric Annals, November 2002, Vol. 31(11):710-715
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Timeliness of Childhood Immunizations
Authors: Luman ET, McCauley MM, Stokley S, Chu SY, Pickering LK
Source: Pediatrics, November 2002, Vol. 110(5):935-9
Varicella-Zoster Virus: Atypical Presentations and Unusual Complications
Author: Gnann JW Jr
Source: J Infect Dis, October 15, 2002, Vol. 186 (Suppl 1):S91-S98
Can Varicella Be Eliminated by Vaccination? Potential Clinical and Economic Effects of Universal Childhood Varicella Immunisation in Germany
Authors: Wutzler P, Neiss A, Banz K, et al
Source: Med Microbiol Immunol, October 2002, Vol. 191(2):89-96
Hospitalizations for Varicella in the United States, 1988 to 1999
Authors: Galil K, Brown C, Lin F, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2002, Vol.21(10):931-35
Varicella-related Hospitalizations in the Vaccine Era
Author: Ratner AJ
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, October 2002, Vol. 21(10):927-31
Contacts with Varicella or with Children and Protection Against Herpes Zoster in Adults: A Case-Control Study
Authors: Thomas SL, Wheeler JG, Hall AJ
Source: Lancet, August 31, 2002, Vol. 360(9334):678-682
Seroprevalence of Measles, Rubella, and Varicella in Refugees
Authors: Barnett ED, Christiansen D, Figueira M
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, August 15, 2002, Vol. 35:403-408
Notice to Readers: Resumption of Routine Schedule for Varicella Vaccine
Source: MMWR, August 2, 2002, Vol. 51(30):679
Understanding Physician Agreement with Varicella Immunization Guidelines
Authors: Zimmerman RK, Mieczkowski TA, Mainzer HM, et al
Source: Preventive Medicine, August 2002, Vol. 35(2):135-142
Tracking Varicella Deaths: Accuracy and Completeness of Death Certificates and Hospital Discharge Records, New York State, 1989-1995
Authors: Galil K, Pletcher MJ, Wallace BJ, et al
Source: American Journal of Public Health, August 2002, Vol. 92(8):1248-1250
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Younger Age at Vaccination May Increase Risk of Varicella Vaccine Failure
Authors: Galil K, Fair E, Mountcastle N, Britz P, Seward J
Source: Journal of Infectious Diseases, July 1, 2002, Vol. 186:102-5
An Outbreak of Varicella among Children Attending Preschool and Elementary School in Illinois
Authors: Dworkin M, Jennings C, Roth-Thomas J, Lang JE, Stukenberg C, Lumpkin JR
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, July 1, 2002, Vol. 35(1):102-4
Vaccination with Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine and Varicella Vaccine: Safety, Tolerability, Immunogenicity, Persistence of Antibody and Duration of Protection Against Varicella in Healthy Children
Authors: Shinefield HR, Black SB, Staehle BO, et al
Source: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, June 2002, Vol. 21(6):555-61
Second Varicella Infections: Are They More Common Than Previously Thought?
Authors: Hall S, Maupin T, Seward J, et al
Source: Pediatrics, June 2002, Vol. 109:1068-1073
Exposure to Varicella Boosts Immunity to Herpes-Zoster: Implications for Mass Vaccination Against Chickenpox
Authors: Brisson M, Gay NJ, Edmunds WJ, Andrews NJ
Source: Vaccine, June 2002, Vol. 20 (19-20):2500-7
The Effect of Vaccination on the Epidemiology of Varicella Zoster Virus
Authors: Edmunds WJ, Brisson M
Source: Journal of Infection, May 2002, Vol. 44:211-219
Do the Benefits of Varicella Vaccination Outweigh the Long-Term Risks? A Decision-Analytic Model for Policymakers and Pediatricians
Authors: Rothberg M, Bennish ML, Kao JS, et al
Source: Clin Infect Dis, April 1, 2002, Vol. 34(7):885-94
Varicella Disease After Introduction of Varicella Vaccine in the United States, 1995-2000
Authors: Seward JF, Watson BM, Peterson CL, et al.
Source: JAMA, February 6, 2002, Vol 287:606-611
Persistence of Immunity to Live Attenuated Varicella Vaccine in Healthy Adults
Authors: Ampofo K, Saiman L, LaRussa P, Steinberg S, Annunziato P, Gershon A
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases, February 4, 2002, Vol. 34(6):[epub ahead of print]
Pharmacoepidemiologic Implications of Erroneous Varicella Vaccinations in Pregnancy Through Confusion with Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin
Authors: Wise RP, Braun MM, Seward JF, et al
Source: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2002, Vol. 11:651-654
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Chickenpox (varicella) 2001
Neonatal Varicella
Authors: Sauerbrei A, Wutzler P
Source: Journal of Perinatology, December 2001, Vol. 21(8):545-9
Simultaneous Administration of Varicella Vaccine and Other Recommended Childhood Vaccines--United States, 1995-1999
Source: MMWR, November 30, 2001, Vol. 50(47):1058-61
National, State, and Urban Area Vaccination Coverage Levels Among Children Aged 19-35 Months--United States, 2000
Source: MMWR, August 3, 2001, Vol. 50(30)
AAP Periodic Survey Finds Improved Use of Varicella Vaccine
Source: AAP News, August 2001, Vol. 19(2):70
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Pre- and Postlicensure Studies Prove Varicella Vaccine Safe, Efficacious
Author: Gerber, M
Source: AAP News, August 2001, Vol. 19(2):71-72
Update on Varicella
Author: Seward JF
Source: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, June 2001, Vol. 20:619-621
A Review of Varicella Vaccine
Author: Watson B
Source: Pediatric Annals, June 2001, Vol. 30(6):362-367
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Partial Uptake of Varicella Vaccine and the Epidemiological Effect on Varicella Disease in 11 Day-Care Centers in North Carolina
Authors: Clements DA, Zaref JI, Bland CL, Walter EB, Coplan PM
Source: Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, April 2001, Vol.15
Herd Immunity and the Varicella Vaccine
Author: Taylor JA
Source: Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, April 2001, Vol.155
Varicella Vaccine-the First Six Years
Author: Arvin AM
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, March 29, 2001, Vol. 344(13)
The Effectiveness of the Varicella Vaccine in Clinical Practice
Authors: Vazquez M, LaRussa PS, Gershan AA, Steinberg SP, Freudigman KF, Shapiro ED
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, March 29, 2001, Vol. 344(13)
Live-Attenuated Varicella Vaccine
Author: Gershon AA
Source: Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, March 2001, Vol. 15(1):65-81
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Chickenpox (varicella) 2000-1999
The Postmarketing Safety Profile of Varicella Vaccine
Authors: Sharrar RG, LaRussa P, Galea SA, et al.
Source: Vaccine, Nov 22, 2000; Vol. 19, No. 7-8:916-923
Postlicensure Safety Surveillance for Varicella Vaccine
Authors: Wise RP, Salive ME, Braun MM, Terracciano GT, Seward JF, Rider LG, Krause PR
Source: JAMA, September 13, 2000, Vol. 284(10)
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease in Children and Association with Varicella-zoster Virus Infection. Ontario Group A Streptococcal Study Group
Authors: Laupland KB, Davies HD, Low DE, Schwartz B, Green K, McGeer A,
Source: Pediatrics, May 2000, Vol. 105(5):E60
Parental Attitudes Toward Varicella Vaccination
Authors: Taylor JA, Newman RD
Source: Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, March 2000, Vol. 154
Postexposure Effectiveness of Varicella Vaccine
Authors: Watson B, Seward J, Yang A, et al
Source: Pediatrics, January 2000, Vol 105(1):84-88
Postmarketing Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Varicella Vaccine
Authors: Black S, Shinefield H, Ray P, et al
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis J, December 1999, Vol. 18(12):1041-1046
Prevention of Varicella: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Source: MMWR, May 28, 1999, Vol. 48(RR-6)
Varicella-Related Deaths Among Children--United States, 1997
Source: MMWR, May 15, 1998, Vol. 47(18)
Varicella-Related Deaths-Florida, 1998
Source: MMWR, May 14, 1999, Vol. 48(18)
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Chickenpox (varicella) 1997-1994
Postlicensure Effectiveness of Varicella Vaccine During and Outbreak in a Child Care Center
Authors: Izurierta HS, Strebel PM, Blake PA
Source: JAMA, November 12, 1997, Vol. 278(18):1495-1499
Varicella-Related Deaths Among Adults-United States, 1997
Source: MMWR, May 16, 1997, Vol. 46(19)
Prevention of Varicella: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Source: MMWR, July 12, 1996, Vol. 45(RR-11)
Childhood Vaccination Against Chickenpox: An Analysis of Benefits and Costs
Authors: Huse DM, Meissner HC, Lacey MJ, et al
Source: J Pediatr, June 1994, Vol. 124(6):869-74
The Cost of Childhood Chickenpox: Parents' Perspective
Authors: Lieu TA, Black SB, Rieser N, et al
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, March 1994, Vol.13(3):173-7
Cost-Effectiveness of a Routine Varicella Vaccination Program for US Children
Authors: Lieu TA, Cochi SL, Black SB, Halloran ME, Shinefield HR, Holmes SJ, Wharton M, Washington AE

Source: JAMA 1994, Vol. 274(5)
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Recent Chickenpox (varicella) Articles
Varicella journal articles 2007-2004
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