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VAERS Bibliography - January 2005

  1. Fourth Meeting of the Steering Committee on Immunization Safety Conclusions and Recommendations.   Wkly Epidemiol Rec; 78 (32): 277-281; August 8, 2003.

  2. Fifth Meeting of the Steering Committee on Immunization Safety.   Wkly Epidemiol Rec; 79 (43): 388-392; October 22, 2004.

  3. Africa Launches Largest Ever Immunization Campaign.   Indian J Med Sci; 58 (10): 452-454; October, 2004.

  4. I'm 75 and Have Heard About the Flu Patch Under Investigation. What Can You Tell Me About It, and Is My Only Option for Flu Vaccination a Shot?   Health News; 10 (10): 16; October, 2004

  5. Patient Education. Vaccination Is Not the Only Way to Help Prevent the Flu.   Geriatrics; 59 (11): 61-62; November, 2004.

  6. Experiences With Obtaining Influenza Vaccination Among Persons in Priority Groups During a Vaccine Shortage--United States, October-November, 2004.   MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep; 53 (49): 1153-1155; December 17, 2004.

  7. Alexander, L.; Birkhead, G.; Guerra, F.; Helms, C.; Hinman, A.; Katz, S.; LeBaron, C. W.; Modlin, J.; Murphy, T. V.  Ensuring Preparedness for Potential Poliomyelitis Outbreaks: Recommendations for the US Poliovirus Vaccine Stockpile From the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).   Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med; 158 (12): 1106-1112; December, 2004.

  8. Updated Interim Influenza Vaccination Recommendations--2004-05 Influenza Season.   MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep; 53 (50): 1183-1184; December 24, 2004. 

  9. Is It True That Vaccines May Not Be Safe for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis (Which I Have)? Does That Mean I Shouldn't Get a Flu Shot?   Johns Hopkins Med Lett Health After 50; 17 (8): 8; October, 2004.

  10. Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Among Persons Aged >=65 Years and Persons Aged 18-64 Years With Diabetes or Asthma--United States, 2003.   JAMA; 292 (22): 2715-2716; December 8, 2004.

  11. Estimated Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Adults and Children--United States, September 1-November 30, 2004. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep; 53 (49): 1147-1153; December 17, 2004.

  12. Childhood Flue Vaccine--Changing Recommendations...but There's Not Enough Vaccine to Go Around. Child Health Alert; 22:1-2; November, 2004.

  13.  HHS NEWS: Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Among Persons Aged >=65 Years and Persons Aged 18-64 Years With Diabetes or Asthma--US, 2003.   Ann Pharmacother; 39 (1): 217; January, 2005.

  14. HHS NEWS: Influenza Vaccination and Self-Reported Reasons for Not Receiving Influenza Vaccination Among Medicare Beneficiaries Aged >=65 Years--US, 1991-2002.   Ann Pharmacother; 39 (1): 217-218; January, 2005

  15. Alexander, L.; Birkhead, G.; Guerra, F.; Helms, C.; Hinman, A.; Katz, S.; LeBaron, C. W.; Modlin, J.; Murphy, T. V.  Ensuring Preparedness for Potential Poliomyelitis Outbreaks: Recommendations for the US Poliovirus Vaccine Stockpile From the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).   Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med; 158 (12): 1106-1112; December, 2004. VAERS

  16. Bahl, R.; Sinha, A.; Poulos, C.; Whittington, D.; Sazawal, S.; Kumar, R.; Mahalanabis, D.; Acosta, C. J.; Clemens, J. D.; Bhan, M. K.  Costs of Illness Due to Typhoid Fever in an Indian Urban Slum Community: Implications for Vaccination Policy.   J Health Popul Nutr; 22 (3): 304-310; September, 2004.

  17. Barata, R. B.  [The Impact of Mass Vaccination on Meningococcal Disease in the 1970s Epidemic in Brazil.].   Cad Saude Publica; 20 (6): 1762-1763; November, 2004.

  18. Boyce, T. G.; Weaver, A. L.; St Sauver, J. L.; Woodward-Lee, A. E.; Stancl, J. K.; Park, J. Y.; Jacobsen, S. J.; Jacobson, R. M.; Poland, G. A.  Pertussis Vaccination and the Risk of Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Associated Hospitalization.   Pediatr Infect Dis J; 23 (10): 897-901; October, 2004.

  19. Bricaire, F.  [The Risk of Non-Vaccination].   Presse Med; 33 (18): 1229-1230; October 23, 2004.

  20. Brookmeyer, R.; Johnson, E.; Bollinger, R.   Public Health Vaccination Policies for Containing an Anthrax Outbreak.   Nature; 432 (7019): 901-904; December 16, 2004.

  21. Bueving, H. J.; van der Wouden, J. C.; Raat, H.; Bernsen, R. M.; de Jongste, J. C.; Suijlekom-Smit, L. W.; Osterhaus, A. D.; Rimmelzwaan, G. F.; Molken, M. R.; Thomas, S.  Influenza Vaccination in Asthmatic Children: Effects on Quality of Life and Symptoms.   Eur Respir J; 24 (6): 925-931; December, 2004.

  22. Burns, I. T.; Zimmerman, R. K.  Immunization Barriers and Solutions.   J Fam Pract; 54 (1): S58-S62; January, 2005. VAERS

  23. Burns, R.  Immunization Strategies for Antibody Production.   Methods Mol Biol; 295: 1-12; 2005.

  24. Calandrillo, S. P.  Vanishing Vaccinations: Why Are So Many Americans Opting Out of Vaccinating Their Children?   Univ Mich J Law Reform; 37 (2): 353-440; 2004.

  25. Chez, M. G.; Chin, K.; Hung, P. C.  Immunizations, Immunology, and Autism.   Semin Pediatr Neurol; 11 (3): 214-217; September, 2004.

  26. Coleman, M. S.; Fontanesi, J.; Meltzer, M. I.; Shefer, A.; Fishbein, D. B.; Bennett, N. M.; Stryker, D.  Estimating Medical Practice Expenses From Administering Adult Influenza Vaccinations.   Vaccine; 23 (7): 915-923; January 4, 2005. VAERS

  27. Coudeville, L.  Measles Dynamics and Vaccination DiffusionA Model and an Application.   Eur J Health Econ; 4 (4): 319-326; December, 2003.

  28. Daniels, N. A.; Juarbe, T.; Rangel-Lugo, M.; Moreno-John, G.; Perez-Stable, E. J.  Focus Group Interviews on Racial and Ethnic Attitudes Regarding Adult Vaccinations.   J Natl Med Assoc; 96 (11): 1455-1461; November, 2004.

  29. Dawson, A.  Vaccination and the Prevention Problem.   Bioethics; 18 (6): 515-530; November, 2004.

  30. de Vrese, M.; Rautenberg, P.; Laue, C.; Koopmans, M.; Herremans, T.; Schrezenmeir, J.  Probiotic Bacteria Stimulate Virus-Specific Neutralizing Antibodies Following a Booster Polio Vaccination.   Eur J Nutr; December 1, 2004. [Epub ahead of print].

  31. Dobson, R. J.  Why Parents Claim Immunization Exemptions, and the Role of School Nurses.   School Nurse News; 21 (5): 40-42; November, 2004.

  32. Dominguez, S. R.; Parrott, J. S.; Lauderdale, D. S.; Daum, R. S.  On-Time Immunization Rates Among Children Who Enter Chicago Public Schools.   Pediatrics; 114 (6): e741-e747; December, 2004.

  33. Fine, P. E.  Non-Specific "Non-Effects" of Vaccination.   BMJ; 329 (7478): 1297-1298; December 4, 2004.

  34. Forsyth, K. D.; Campins-Marti, M.; Caro, J.; Cherry, J. D.; Greenberg, D.; Guiso, N.; Heininger, U.; Schellekens, J.; Tan, T.; von Konig, C. H.; Plotkin, S.  New Pertussis Vaccination Strategies Beyond Infancy: Recommendations by the Global Pertussis Initiative. Clin Infect Dis; 39 (12): 1802-1809; December 15, 2004.

  35. Frech, S. A.; Kenney, R. T.; Spyr, C. A.; Lazar, H.; Viret, J. F.; Herzog, C.; Gluck, R.; Glenn, G. M.  Improved Immune Responses to Influenza Vaccination in the Elderly Using an Immunostimulant Patch.   Vaccine; 23 (7): 946-950; January 4, 2005.

  36. Gardner, H. B.  Immunizations, Retinal and Subdural Hemorrhages: Are They Related?   Med Hypotheses; 64 (3): 663; 2005.

  37. Glik, D.; Macpherson, F.; Todd, W.; Stone, K.; Ang, A.; Connell, Jones M.  Impact of an Immunization Education Program on Middle School Adolescents.   Am J Health Behav; 28 (6): 487-497; November, 2004.

  38. Greenberg, H. B.; Piedra, P. A.  Immunization Against Viral Respiratory Disease: a Review.   Pediatr Infect Dis J; 23 (11 Suppl): S254-S261; November, 2004.

  39. Griffiths, R.  Giving the Influenza Jab: a Review of the Law.   Br J Community Nurs; 9 (10): 442-445; October, 2004.

  40. Gust, D.; Brown, C.; Sheedy, K.; Hibbs, B.; Weaver, D.; Nowak, G.  Immunization Attitudes and Beliefs Among Parents: Beyond a Dichotomous Perspective.   Am J Health Behav; 29 (1): 81-92; January, 2005.

  41. Hall, A. J.  Vaccination and Child Mortality.   Lancet; 364 (9452): 2156-2157; December 18, 2004.

  42. Hasselhorn, H. M.; Hofmann, F.; Nubling, M.  Effect of a Diphtheria Booster Vaccination in Adults With a Documented History of an Incomplete Primary Series Vaccination.   Infection; 32 (5): 282-286; October, 2004.

  43. Heininger, U.  [Complications of Infectious Diseases and Benefits of Immunization.].    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz; 47 (12): 1129-1135; December, 2004.

  44. Hurwitz, E. L.; Morgenstern, H.  Vaccination and Risk of Allergic Disease.   Am J Public Health; 95 (1): 6; January, 2005.

  45. Jones, T. F.; Ingram, L. A.; Craig, A. S.; Schaffner, W.  Determinants of Influenza Vaccination, 2003-2004: Shortages, Fallacies and Disparities.   Clin Infect Dis; 39 (12): 1824-1828; December 15, 2004.

  46. Kennedy, R. C.; Byers, V. S.; Marchalonis, J. J.  Measles Virus Infection and Vaccination: Potential Role in Chronic Illness and Associated Adverse Events.   Crit Rev Immunol; 24 (2): 129-156; 2004.

  47. Kuula, A.; Bell, S. E.; Allen, R.  Public Health Nurses' Views on Voluntary Smallpox Vaccination.   J N Y State Nurses Assoc; 35 (1): 4-7; 2004.

  48. Larkin, M.  Flu Vaccine: Will Scarcity Improve Compliance in USA.   Lancet Infect Dis; 4  (12): 715; December, 2004.

  49. Levine, O. S.; Cherian, T.; Shah, R.; Batson, A.  PneumoADIP: an Example of Translational Research to Accelerate Pneumococcal Vaccination in Developing Countries.   J Health Popul Nutr; 22 (3): 268-274; September, 2004.

  50. Liu, Y. H.; Huang, L. M.; Wang, J. D.  Reduction of Acute Respiratory Illness (ARI) Due to a Voluntary Workplace Influenza Vaccination Program: Who Are More Likely to Get the Benefit?   J Occup Health; 46 (6): 455-460; November, 2004.

  51. Madsen, F.  [Allergen Vaccination]. Ugeskr Laeger; 166 (48): 4391-4392; November 22, 2004.

  52. Meltzer, M. I.; Neuzil, K. M.; Griffin, M. R.; Fukuda, K.  An Economic Analysis of Annual Influenza Vaccination of Children. Vaccine; 23 (8): 1004-1014; January 11, 2005.

  53. Mitchell, D.; Pollari, C.; Swart, B.  CARE Approach to Immunization Counselling.   Can Nurse; 100 (9): 12-13; November, 2004.

  54. Napolitano, P. G.; Ryan, M. A.; Grabenstein, J. D.  Pregnancy Discovered After Smallpox Vaccination: Is Vaccinia Immune Globulin Appropriate?   Am J Obstet Gynecol; 191 (6): 1863-1867; December, 2004.

  55. O'Brien, L.; Taddio, A.; Ipp, M.; Goldbach, M.; Koren, G.  Topical 4% Amethocaine Gel Reduces the Pain of Subcutaneous Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination.   Pediatrics; 114 (6): e720-e724; December, 2004.

  56. Oppermann, H.; Borrmann, M.; Thriene, B.; Grafe, L.; Wilhelms, E.; Herrmann, C.; Weise, H.; Hennig, E.; Claus, H.  [Experiences and Difficulties in Implementing Immunization Registries in Saxony-Anhalt.].   Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz; 47 (12): 1189-1195; December, 2004.

  57. Ovsyannikova, I. G.; Jacobson, R. M.; Vierkant, R. A.; Jacobsen, S. J.; Pankratz, V. S.; Poland, G. A.  The Contribution of HLA Class I Antigens in Immune Status Following Two Doses of Rubella Vaccination.   Hum Immunol; 65 (12): 1506-1515; December, 2004.

  58. Pallin, D. J.; Muennig, P. A.; Emond, J. A.; Kim, S.; Camargo, C. A., JrVaccination Practices in U.S. Emergency Departments, 1992-2000.   Vaccine; 23 (8): 1048-1052; January 11, 2005.

  59. Poulos, C.; Bahl, R.; Whittington, D.; Bhan, M. K.; Clemens, J. D.; Acosta, C. J.  A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Typhoid Fever Immunization Programmes in an Indian Urban Slum Community.   J Health Popul Nutr; 22 (3): 311-321; September, 2004.

  60. Reading, R.; Surridge, H.; Adamson, R.  Infant Immunization and Family Size.   J Public Health (Oxf); 26 (4): 369-371; December, 2004.

  61. Reed, K.; Ilardi, D.  Designed to Expedite: Immunization Registry Information Systems.   School Nurse News; 21 (5): 18-21; November, 2004

  62. Reiter, S.  [Vaccination Coverage in Germany.].   Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz; 47 (12): 1144-1150; December, 2004.

  63. Rothberg, M.  Prioritizing Influenza Vaccination.   JAMA; 292 (21): 2582-2583; December 1, 2004.

  64. Selgelid, M. J.  Bioterrorism and Smallpox Planning: Information and Voluntary Vaccination.   J Med Ethics; 30 (6): 558-560; December, 2004.

  65. Shenson, D.; Dimartino, D.; Bolen, J.; Campbell, M.; Lu, P. J.; Singleton, J. A.  Validation of Self-Reported Pneumococcal Vaccination in Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Surveys: Experience From the Sickness Prevention Achieved Through Regional Collaboration (SPARC) Program.   Vaccine; 23 (8): 1015-1020; January 11, 2005.

  66. Siedler, A.; Leitmeyer, K.  [Relevance of Sentinel Surveillance Systems for the Implementation and Evaluation of Vaccination Strategies.].   Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz; 47 (12): 1136-1143; December, 2004.

  67. Smeeth, L.; Thomas, S. L.; Hall, A. J.; Hubbard, R.; Farrington, P.; Vallance, P.  Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke After Acute Infection or Vaccination.   N Engl J Med; 351 (25): 2611-2618; December 16, 2004.

  68. Sotiropoulos, A.; Merkouris, P.; Gikas, A.; Skourtis, S.; Skliros, E.; Lanaras, L.; Nikolaou, T.; Pappas, S.  Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates Among Greek Diabetic Patients in Primary Care.   Diabet Med; 22 (1): 110-111; January, 2005. VAERS

  69. Sulsky, S. I.; Grabenstein, J. D.; Delbos, R. G.  Disability Among U.S. Army Personnel Vaccinated Against Anthrax.   J Occup Environ Med; 46 (10): 1065-1075; October, 2004.

  70. Thomas, L. M.; Wood, A.; Shenton, S.; Ledingham, J. M.  Uptake of Influenza Vaccination in Rheumatology Patients: Reply. Rheumatology (Oxford); 44 (1): 131; January, 2005.

  71. Tracy, G. E.  Immunization 2004--Medicare Reimbursement and Coding.   S D J Med; 57 (10): 447; October, 2004.

  72. van der Wal, M. F.; Diepenmaat, A. C.; Pel, J. M.; Hirasing, R. A.  Vaccination Rates in a Multicultural Population.   Arch Dis Child; 90 (1): 36-40; January, 2005.

  73. Vellozzi, C.; Averhoff, F.; Lane, J. M.; Wen, X.; Moore, A. C.; Santibanez, S.; Kroger, A.; Hasbrouck, L. M.; Kennedy, A.; Casey, C. G.  Superinfection Following Smallpox Vaccination (Vaccinia), United States: Surveillance January 2003 Through January 2004.   Clin Infect Dis; 39 (11): 1660-1666; December 1, 2004.

  74. Wang, C. S.; Wang, S. T.; Lai, C. T.; Lin, L. J.; Lee, C. T.; Chou, P.  Reducing Major Cause-Specific Hospitalization Rates and Shortening Hospital Stays After Influenza Vaccination.   Clin Infect Dis; 39 (11): 1604-1610; December 1, 2004.

  75. Wirrell, E.; Hill, M. D.; Jadavji, T.; Kirton, A.; Barlow, K.  Stroke After Varicella Vaccination.   J Pediatr; 145 (6): 845-847; December, 2004.

  76. Wongsurakiat, P.; Maranetra, K. N.; Gulprasutdilog, P.; Aksornint, M.; Srilum, W.; Ruengjam, C.; Sated, W.  Adverse Effects Associated With Influenza Vaccination in Patients With COPD: a Randomized Controlled Study.   Respirology; 9 (4): 550-556; November, 2004.

  77. Zambon, M. C.  Ethics Versus Evidence in Influenza Vaccination.   Lancet; 364 (9452): 2161-2163; December 18, 2004.

  78. Zimmerman, R. K.  Recent Changes in Influenza Epidemiology and Vaccination Recommendations.   J Fam Pract; 54 (1): S1-S8; January, 2005.