From Google Scholar+ [to 19 Ocotober 2013]

From Google Scholar & other sources: Selected Journal Articles, Newsletters, Dissertations, Theses, Commentary

Potential cost‐effectiveness of the nonavalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
M Drolet, JF Laprise, MC Boily, EL Franco, M Brisson – International Journal of Cancer, 2013
ABSTRACT Randomized clinical trials are currently examining the efficacy of a nonavalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, including HPV-types 6/11/16/18/31/33/45/52/58.
Evidence on the cost-effectiveness of the nonavalent is required for timely policy- …

Development of real-time PCR to detect oral vaccine-like poliovirus and its application to environmental surveillance
M Iwai-Itamochi, H Yoshida, M Obara-Nagoya… – Journal of Virological …, 2013
Abstract In order to perform environmental surveillance to track oral poliovirus vaccine-like poliovirus sensitively and conveniently, real-time PCR was developed and applied to a raw
sewage concentrate. The real-time PCR method detected 0.01 to 0.1 TCID 50 of 3 …

Infectious disease: Conjugate vaccine is effective against serogroup A meningococcal meningitis
E Bible – Nature Reviews Neurology, 2013
A collaboration between the African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium (MenAfriCar), the Meningitis Vaccine Project and researchers from several countries has shown that a
meningococcal conjugate vaccine prevented meningitis during an epidemic of serogroup …

Live-attenuated bacteria as a cancer vaccine vector
B Toussaint, X Chauchet, Y Wang, B Polack… – Expert Review of Vaccines, 2013
In the emerging field of active and specific cancer immunotherapy, strategies using live-attenuated bacterial vectors have matured in terms of academic and industrial development.
Different bacterial species can be genetically engineered to deliver antigen to APCs with …

Modeling the effect of water, sanitation, and hygiene and oral cholera vaccine implementation in Haiti
ICH Fung, DL Fitter, RH Borse, MI Meltzer, JW Tappero – The American journal of …, 2013
Abstract. In 2010, toxigenic Vibrio cholerae was newly introduced to Haiti. Because resources are limited, decision-makers need to understand the effect of different preventive
interventions. We built a static model to estimate the potential number of cholera cases …

Declines in human papillomavirus infection observed in the vaccine era
MK Barton – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 2013
Currently, 2 HPV vaccines are available: a quadrivalent vaccine against HPV types 6 (HPV-6),-11,-16, and-18; and a bivalent one against HPV-16 and-18. HPV-16 and-18 cause
approximately 70% of cervical cancers and although HPV-6 and-11 are not oncogenic, ..

Protection against hepatitis E virus infection by naturally acquired and vaccine induced immunity
J Zhang, XF Zhang, C Zhou, ZZ Wang, SJ Huang… – Clinical Microbiology and …, 2013
Abstract Immunity acquired from infection or vaccination protects humans from suffering of symptomatic hepatitis E. However, whether the risk of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is
reduced by the immunity remains unknown. To understand this issue, a cohort with 12,409 …

Specialized program newsletters, online publications
Dengue Vaccine Initiative: DVI newsletter
October 2013