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Vaccine-Related Journal Articles

Diseases and Vaccines: Shingles (zoster)

Shingles (zoster) 2014-2013
Closure of Varicella-Zoster Virus–Containing Vaccines Pregnancy Registry—United States, 2013
Source: MMWR, August 22, 2014, Vol. 63(33):732-3
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Update on Recommendations for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccine
Source: MMWR, August 22, 2014, Vol. 63(33):729-31
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Relationship of Income and Health Care Coverage to Receipt of Recommended Clinical Preventive Services by Adults—United States, 2011–2012
Source: MMWR, August 9, 2014, Vol. 63(31):666-70
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Noninfluenza Vaccination Coverage among Adults—United States, 2012
Source: MMWR, February 7, 2014, Vol. 63(05):95-102
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Examination of Links between Herpes Zoster Incidence and Childhood Varicella Vaccination
Authors: Hales CM, Harpaz R, Joesoef MR, Bialek SR
Source: Ann Intern Med, December 3, 2013, Vol. 159(11):739-45
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Varicella Zoster Virus-Specific Immune Responses to a Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Elderly Recipients with Major Depression and the Impact of Antidepressant Medications
Authors: Irwin MR, Levin MJ, Laudenslager ML, et al
Source: Clin Infect Dis, April 2013, Vol. 56(8):1085-93
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Noninfluenza Vaccination Coverage among Adults — United States, 2011
Source: MMWR, February 1, 2013, Vol. 62(04):66-72
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Herpes Zoster Vaccine Effectiveness against Incident Herpes Zoster and Post-Herpetic Neuralgia in an Older US Population: A Cohort Study
Authors: Langan SM, Smeeth L, Margolis DJ, Thomas SL
Source: PLoS Med, 2013, Vol. 10(4):e1001420
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Shingles (zoster) 2012
Persistence of the Efficacy of Zoster Vaccine in the Shingles Prevention Study and the Short-Term Persistence Substudy
Authors: Schmader KE, Oxman MN, Levin MJ, et al.
Source: Clin Infect Dis, November 15, 2012, Vol. 55(10):1320-8
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Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Persons Aged 50–59 Years
Authors: Schmader KE, Levin MJ, Gnann JW Jr, et al.
Source: Clin Infect Dis, April 1, 2012, Vol. 54(7):922-8
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Adult Vaccination Coverage--United States, 2010
Source: MMWR, February 3, 2012, Vol. 61(04):66-72
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Update on Adult Immunizations
Author: Wolfe RM
Source: J Am Board Fam Med, 2012, Vol. 25(4):496-510
Available online at: www.jabfm.org/content/25/4/496.full
Shingles (zoster) 2011
Update on Herpes Zoster Vaccine: Licensure for Persons Aged 50 through 59 Years
Source: MMWR, November 11, 2011, Vol. 60(44):1528
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Barriers to the Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccine
Authors: Hurley LP, Lindley MC, Harpaz R, et al.
Source: Ann Intern Med, May 4, 2011, Vol. 152(9):555-60
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Herpes Zoster Vaccination among Adults Aged 60 Years and Older, in the U.S., 2008
Authors: Lu PJ, Euler GL, Harpaz R
Source: Am J Prev Med, February 2011, Vol. 40(2):e1-6
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Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Older Adults and the Risk of Subsequent Herpes Zoster Disease
Authors: Tseng HF, Smith N, Harpaz R, Bialek SR, Sy LS, Jacobsen SJ
Source: JAMA, January 12, 2011, Vol. 305(2):160-6
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Shingles (zoster) 2010
Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of Zoster Vaccine in Subjects with a History of Herpes Zoster
Authors: Mills R, Tyring SK, Levin MJ, et al.
Source: Vaccine, April 20, 2010
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Modeling the Impact of One- and Two-Dose Varicella Vaccination on the Epidemiology of Varicella and Zoster
Authors: Brisson M, Melkonyan G, Drolet M, De Serres G, Thibeault R, De Wals P
Source: Vaccine, March 1, 2010
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Shingles Vaccine
Authors: Willison CB, Morrison LK, Mendoza N, Tyring SK
Source: Expert Opin Biol Ther, January 3, 2010
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Shingles (zoster) 2009
The Incidence and Clinical Characteristics of Herpes Zoster among Children and Adolescents after Implementation of Varicella Vaccination
Authors: Civen R, Chaves SS, Jumaan A, Wu H, Mascola L, Gargiullo P, Seward JF
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis J, November 2009, Vol. 28(11):954-9
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Incidence of Herpes Zoster among Children Vaccinated with Varicella Vaccine in a Prepaid Health Care Plan in the United States, 2002-2008
Authors: Tseng HF, Smith N, Marcy SM, Sy LS, Jacobsen SJ
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis J, September 19, 2009
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Immunization Programs for Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Authors: Pickering LK, Baker CJ, Freed GL, et al.
Source: Clin Infect Dis, September 15, 2009, Vol. 49(6):817-40
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A 70-Year-Old Woman with Shingles
Author: Whitley RJ
Source: JAMA, July 1, 2009, Vol. 302(1):73-80
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles) and Postherpetic Neuralgia
Authors: Sampathkumar P, Drage LA, Martin DP
Source: Mayo Clin Proc, March 2009, Vol. 84(3):274-80
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Herpes Zoster Vaccination among Adults Aged 60 Years or Older in the United States, 2007: Uptake of the First New Vaccine to Target Seniors
Authors: Lu PJ, Euler GL, Jumaan AO, Harpaz R
Source: Vaccine, February 5, 2009, Vol. 27(6):882-7
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Retrospective Financial Analysis of a Herpes Zoster Vaccination Program from an Independent Community Pharmacy Perspective
Authors: Wood HM, McDonough RP, Doucette WR
Source: J Am Pharm Assoc (2003), January-February 2009, Vol. 49(1):12-7
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Shingles (zoster) 2008
Herpes Zoster-Related Hospitalizations and Expenditures Before and After Introduction of the Varicella Vaccine in the United States
Authors: Patel MS, Gebremariam A, Davis MM
Source: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, December 2008, Vol. 29(12):1157-63
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Hospitalizations to Treat Herpes Zoster in Older Adults: Causes and Validated Rates
Authors: Jackson LA, Reynolds MA, Harpaz R
Source: Clin Infect Dis, September 15, 2008, Vol. 47(6):754-9
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Prevention of Herpes Zoster: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: MMWR, June 6, 2008, Vol. 57(RR-5)
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Varicella-Zoster Virus-Specific Immune Responses in Elderly Recipients of a Herpes Zoster Vaccine
Authors: Levin MJ, Oxman MN, Zhang JH
Source: J Infect Dis, March 15, 2008, Vol. 197(6):825-35
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The Impact of the Varicella Vaccination Program on Herpes Zoster Epidemiology in the United States: A Review
Authors: Reynolds MA, Chaves SS, Harpaz R, Lopez AS, Seward JF
Source: J Infect Dis, March 1, 2008, Vol.197 Suppl 2:S224-7
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Vaccination against Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia
Authors: Oxman MN, Levin MJ; Shingles Prevention Study Group
Source: J Infect Dis, March 1, 2008, Vol.197 Suppl 2:S228-36
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National Survey of Primary Care Physicians Regarding Herpes Zoster and the Herpes Zoster Vaccine
Authors: Hurley LP, Harpaz R, Daley MF, et al.
Source: J Infect Dis, March 1, 2008, Vol.197 Suppl 2:S216-23
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The Epidemiological, Clinical, and Pathological Rationale for the Herpes Zoster Vaccine
Authors: Schmader K, Gnann JW Jr, Watson CP
Source: J Infect Dis, March 1, 2008, Vol.197 Suppl 2:S207-15
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Risk of Herpes Zoster in Adults Immunized with Varicella Vaccine
Authors: Hambleton S, Steinberg SP, Larussa PS, Shapiro ED, Gershon AA
Source: J Infect Dis, March 1, 2008, Vol.197 Suppl 2:S196-9
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Primary Varicella and Herpes Zoster among HIV-Infected Children from 1989 to 2006
Authors: Wood SM, Shah SS, Steenhoff AP, Rutstein RM
Source: Pediatrics, January 2008, Vol. 121(1):e150-6
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Shingles (zoster) 2007
Clinical Diagnosis of Herpes Zoster in Family Practice
Authors: Opstelten W, van Loon AM, Schuller M, et al
Source: Ann Fam Med, July-August 2007; 5(4):305-309
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Herpes Zoster
Authors: Wareham DW, Breuer J
Source: BMJ, June 9, 2007; 334(7605):1211-1215
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Chickenpox Exposure and Herpes Zoster Disease Incidence in Older Adults in the U.S.
Authors: Chaves SS, Santibanez TA, Gargiullo P, Guris D
Source: Public Health Reports, March-April 2007; 122:155-159
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Varicella-Zoster Vaccine for the Prevention of Herpes Zoster
Authors: Kimberlin DW, Whitley RJ
Source: N Engl J Med, March 29, 2007; 356(13):1338-1343
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Recommendations for the Management of Herpes Zoster
Authors: Dworkin RH, Johnson RW, Breuer J, et al
Source: Clin Infect Dis, January 1, 2007; 44 (Suppl 1):S1-S26.
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Shingles (zoster) 2006
General Recommendations on Immunization
Source: MMWR, December 1, 2006; 55(RR-15):1-48
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Interleukin-2: A Potential Treatment Option for Postherpetic Neuralgia?
Authors: Rotty J, Heinzerling L, Schurmann D, Suttorp N
Source: Clin Infect Dis, December 15, 2006; 43(12):e109-110
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Provisional ACIP Recommendations: Use of zoster [shingles] vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, November 20, 2006
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Herpes Zoster Vaccine (Zostavax)
Source: Med Lett Drugs Ther, September 11, 2006, Vol. 48(1243):73-74
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Cost-Effectiveness of a Vaccine to Prevent Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia in Older Adults
Authors: Hornberger J, Robertus K
Source: Ann Intern Med, September 5, 2006, Vol. 145(5):317-325
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Editorial
Shingles Vaccine: Effective and Costly or Cost-Effective?

Author: Koplan JP
Source: Ann Intern Med, September 5, 2006, Vol. 145(5):386-387
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Prevention of Shingles by Varicella Zoster Virus Vaccination
Author: Holodniy M
Source: Expert Review of Vaccines, August 2006; 5(4):431-443
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Herpes Zoster and Its Cardiovascular Complications in the Elderly - Another Look at a Dormant Virus
Authors: Ma TS, Collins TC, Habib G, Bredikis A, Carabello BA
Source: Cardiology, June 7, 2006, Vol. 107(1):63-67
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Shingles, the Return of the Chickenpox Virus
Source: Mayo Clin Womens Healthsource, June 2006, Vol. 10(6):6
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Varicella-Zoster Virus Vaccine: A Review of Its Use in the Prevention of Herpes Zoster in Older Adults
Author: Caple J
Source: Drugs Today (Barc), April 2006, Vol. 42(4):249-254
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Shutting Down Shingles
Author: Snow M
Source: Nursing, April 2006, Vol. 36(4):18-19
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Treatment of Herpes Zoster
Author: Holten KB
Source: Am Fam Physician, March 1, 2006, Vol. 73(5):882-884
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Gender as an Independent Risk Factor for Herpes Zoster: A Population-Based Prospective Study
Authors: Opstelten W, Van Essen GA, Schellevis F, Verheij TJ, Moons K
Source: Ann Epidemiol, March 1, 2006 (Epub ahead of print)
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The Burden of Herpes Zoster: A Prospective Population Based Study
Authors: Scott FT, Johnson RW, Leedham-Green M, et al
Source: Vaccine, February 27, 2006, Vol. 24(9):1308-1314
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New Viral Vaccines
Authors: Arvin AM, Greenberg HB
Source: Virology, January 5, 2006, Vol. 344(1):240-249
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Shingles (zoster) 2005
Herpes Zoster in Immunocompromised Patients: Incidence, Timing, and Risk Factors
Authors: Wung PK, Holbrook JT, Hoffman GS, et al
Source: Am J Med, December 2005, Vol. 118(12):1416
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Infections in the Elderly
Author: Scheinfeld N
Source: Dermatol Online J, December 1, 2005 Vol. 11(3):8
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Varicella Immunization and Herpes Zoster
Author: Volpi A
Source: Herpes, December 2005, Vol. 12(3):59
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Viral Infections in the Elderly. The Challenges of Managing Herpes Zoster, Influenza, and RSV
Authors: Bader MS, McKinsey DS
Source: Postgrad Med, November 2005 Vol. 118(5):45-8, 51-54
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The Growing Paradigm of Preventing Disease: Vaccines to Prevent Herpes Zoster and Pertussis in Adults
Author: Poland GA
Source: Ann Intern Med, October 4, 2005 143(7):539-541
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Varicella Zoster Infection and Pulmonary Complications
Authors: Dahan E, Simsolo C, Merei M, et al
Source: Eur J Intern Med, October 16, 2005 (6):449-450
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Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia: Prevention and Management
Authors: Mounsey AL, Matthew LG, Slawson DC
Source: Am Fam Physician, September 15, 2005, Vol. 72(6):1075-1080
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These Shots Aren't Just Kid Stuff. Adults May Soon Be Rolling Up Their Sleeves to Get Vaccinated for Shingles and Whooping Cough
Source: Harv Health Lett, August 2005, Vol. 30(10):4-5
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The Incidence of Herpes Zoster in a United States Administrative Database
Authors: Insinga RP, Itzler RF, Pellissier JM, Saddier P, Nikas AA
Source: J Gen Intern Med, August 2005, Vol. 20(8):748-753
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Experimental Shingles Vaccine Proves Effective in Nationwide Study
Source: FDA Consum, July-August, 2005, Vol. 39(4):7
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Varicella-Zoster Virus Vaccine--Grown-ups Need It, Too
Author: Gilden DH
Source: N Engl J Med, June 2, 2005, Vol. 352(22):2344-2346
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A Vaccine to Prevent Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia in Older Adults
Authors: Oxman MN, Levin MJ, Johnson GR, et al
Source: N Engl J Med, June 2, 2005, Vol. 352(22):2271-2284
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Aging, Immunity, and the Varicella-zoster Virus
Author: Arvin A
Source: N Engl J Med, June 2, 2005, Vol. 352(22):2266-2267
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The Incidence of Varicella and Herpes Zoster in Massachusetts as Measured by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) During a Period of Increasing Varicella Vaccine Coverage, 1998-2003
Authors: Yih WK, Brooks DR, Lett SM, et al
Source: BMC Public Health, June 2005, Vol. 16;5(1):68
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Incidence of Herpes Zoster, before and after Varicella-Vaccination-Associated Decreases in the Incidence of Varicella, 1992-2002
Authors: Jumaan AO, Yu O, Jackson LA, et al
Source: J Infect Dis, June 15, 2005, Vol. 191(12):2002-2007
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Changing Dynamics of Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections in the 21st Century: the Impact of Vaccination
Author: Whitley RJ
Source: J Infect Dis, June 15, 2005, Vol. 191(12):1999-2001
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Shingles (zoster) 2004-2000
Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia
Authors: Sra KK, Tyring SK
Source: Skin Therapy Lett October 2004, Vol. 9(8):1-4
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The Incidence of Shingles and Its Implications for Vaccination Policy
Authors: Chapman RS, Cross KW, Fleming DM
Source: Vaccine, Jun 2, 2003, Vol. 21(19-20):2541-2547
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History of Varicella Zoster Virus
Author: Wood MJ
Source: Herpes, October 2000, Vol. 7(3):60-65
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