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Antibody-Independent, Interleukin-17A-Mediated, Cross-serotype Immunity to Pneumococci in Mice Immunized Intranasally with the Cell Wall Polysaccharide

Published in the journal Infection and Immunity, this article shows that C-Ps given intranasally with mucosal adjuvant increased the resistance of mice to experimental nasopharyngeal colonization by capsulated S. pneumoniae of serotype 6B.

Author: Malley R, Srivastava A, Lipsitch M, et al.

Publication date: 2006

Anti-immunization Scare: The Inconvenient Facts

Dr. Steve Basser analyses the "quality of science of one particular, very public, opponent of immunisation--Dr. Vera Scheibner." Dr. Basser finds that "the gaps in her research...call into question her objectivity and cast doubts on …

Author: Basser S

Publication date: 1999

Apical Membrane Antigen 1: A Malaria Vaccine Candidate in Review

This article, published in Trends in Parasitology, presents the current understanding of apical membrane antigen 1 (AMA1), particularly in relation to the potential of AMA1 as a malaria vaccine and the approaches being taken toward clinical …

Author: Remarque EJ, Faber BW, Kocken CH, Thomas AW

Publication date: 2008

Architecture of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Revealed by Electron Cryotomography

This article, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, describes research to carry out an electron cryotomographic characterization of cell culture-grown human respiratory syncytial virus to …

Author: Liljeroos L, Krzyzaniak MA, Helenius A, Butcher SJ

Publication date: 2013

Ask the Experts: Update on the Safety of Rotavirus Vaccines

This article, published by the American Pharmacists Association, addresses the safety of rotavirus vaccines, including the latest information on possible contamination issues. The authors indicate that the documented benefits of RotaTeq and …

Author: Mojica B, Hess K

Publication date: 2011

Assessing Disease Burden of JE: Population-Based Surveillance

This slide presentation provides an overview of the components of a population-based surveillance system for JE. The presentation should be used in conjunction with the World Health Organization's Recommended Standards for Surveillance of Selected …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2008

Assessing the Programmatic Suitability of Vaccine Candidates for WHO Prequalification (Revision 2014)

As part of the World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine prequalification (PQ) process, product summary files are assessed by the WHO PQ Secretariat to determine the suitability of the vaccine for the immunization services where it is intended to be …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Assessing the Total Cost of Ownership for Cold Chain Equipment

Total cost of ownership refers to all costs associated with owning and operating a unit of equipment over its life expectancy. This tool is designed to assist decision-makers in evaluating available cold chain equipment options from a cost …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Assessment of Eight HPV Vaccination Programs Implemented in Lowest Income Countries

This article, published in BMC Public Health, reports results of a study that evaluated eight human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs that were developed, implemented, and managed by local institutions in seven low-income countries as part …

Author: Ladner J, Besson M-H, Hampshire R, Tapert L, Chirenje M, Saba J

Publication date: 2012

An Assessment of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and Shigella Vaccine Candidates for Infants and Children

This review article, published in Vaccine, describes the approaches to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) and Shigella vaccines that are currently under development, including a range of both cellular and subunit approaches for each pathogen. …

Author: Walker RI

Publication date: 2015

Assessment of Pfs25 Expressed from Multiple Soluble Expression Platforms for Use as Transmission-Blocking Vaccine Candidates

Transmission-blocking vaccines (TBVs) have become a focus of strategies to control and eventually eliminate malaria as they target the entry of sexual stage into the Anopheles stephensi mosquito thereby preventing transmission, an essential …

Author: Lee S-M, Wu C-K, Plieskatt J, et al.

Publication date: 2016

"An Attempt to Swindle Nature": Anti-immunization Press Reports in Australia, 1993-1997

This interesting analysis of press coverage examines the most common anti-immunization "themes" in the Australian press and suggests possible advocacy strategies for countering the negative impact of such reportage. Adapted from: …

Author: Leask J, Chapman S

Publication date: 1998

Avian and Pandemic Influenza: An Overview

This brief overview, published in the journal Vaccine, reviews basic virologic, immunologic, and epidemiologic information relevant to understanding and preparing for a pandemic influenza threat. In particular, the role of avian influenza …

Author: Poland G, Jacobson R, Targonski P

Publication date: 2007

Bacterial Diarrhea

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, provides a description of bacterial diarrhea and evidence supporting various strategies to combat this problem. Also included are a list of pathogens that cause bacterial diarrhea and …

Author: DuPont HL

Publication date: 2009

Bacterial Pneumonia Vaccines and Childhood Pneumonia: Are We Winning, Refining, or Redefining?

Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, this article provides an overview of the diagnostic challenges of bacterial pneumonia and highlight the need for refining the current diagnostic approach to ensure adequate epidemiological surveillance of …

Author: Obaro S, Madhi S

Publication date: 2006

Barriers and Facilitators to HPV Vaccination of Young Women in High-Income Countries: A Qualitative Systematic Review and Evidence Synthesis

This study, published in BMC Public Health, examined decision-making relating to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of young women in high-income countries. It found that decisions were shaped by financial considerations, social norms and …

Author: Ferrer HB, Trotter C, Hickman M, Audrey S

Publication date: 2014

Basic Steps in the Preparation of Health Care Waste Management Plans for Health Care Establishments

This document provides basic steps and a simple and practical approach for the preparation of a health care waste management (HCWM) plan in small, medium, and large health care establishments. This guide aims to assist managers of health care …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2002

Best Infection Control Practices for Interdermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Needle Injections

From the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article discusses evidence-based guidelines for making injections safer. Abstracts are available in Spanish, French, and Arabic.

Author: Hutin Y, Hauri A, Chiarello L, et al.

Publication date: 2003

Best Infection Control Practices for Skin-Piercing Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Needle Injections

This leaflet outlines the best practices for safe injections, with pictograms to aid in training. Topics include preventing needlestick injuries to the provider, using sterile equipment, preventing contamination of equipment and medication, and …

Author: World Health Organization, Safe Injection Global Network, and the International Council of Nurses

Publication date: 2001

Better Immunization Data Initiative

This website provides detailed information about the Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative, which aims to empower countries to enhance immunization and overall health service delivery through improved data collection, quality, and use. It …

Author: PATH

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