BMC Infectious Diseases (Accessed 19 August 2017)

BMC Infectious Diseases
(Accessed 19 August 2017)

Research article
Population effectiveness of the pentavalent and monovalent rotavirus vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
Rotavirus was the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in infants and young children prior to the introduction of routine vaccination. Since 2006 there have been two licensed vaccines available; with s…
Daniel Hungerford, Katie Smith, Angela Tucker, Miren Iturriza-Gómara, Roberto Vivancos, Catherine McLeonard, Nigel A Cunliffe and Neil French
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:569
Published on: 15 August 2017

Research article
Evaluation of vaccination herd immunity effects for anogenital warts in a low coverage setting with human papillomavirus vaccine—an interrupted time series analysis from 2005 to 2010 using health insurance data
Shortly after the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine recommendation and hence the reimbursement of vaccination costs for the respective age groups in Germany in 2007, changes in the incidence of anogenital war…
Kathrin Thöne, Johannes Horn and Rafael Mikolajczyk
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:564
Published on: 14 August 2017

Research article
Strategies for the prevention of perinatal hepatitis B transmission in a marginalized population on the Thailand-Myanmar border: a cost-effectiveness analysis
Data on the cost effectiveness of hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening and vaccination strategies for prevention of vertical transmission of HBV in resource limited settings is sparse.
Angela Devine, Rebecca Harvey, Aung Myat Min, Mary Ellen T. Gilder, Moo Koh Paw, Joy Kang, Isabella Watts, Borimas Hanboonkunupakarn, François Nosten and Rose McGready
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:552
Published on: 9 August 2017

An extensible framework and database of infectious disease for biosurveillance
Biosurveillance, a relatively young field, has recently increased in importance because of increasing emphasis on global health. Databases and tools describing particular subsets of disease are becoming increa…
Ashlynn R. Daughton, Reid Priedhorsky, Geoffrey Fairchild, Nicholas Generous, Andrea Hengartner, Esteban Abeyta, Nileena Velappan, Antonietta Lillo, Karen Stark and Alina Deshpande
BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:549
Published on: 7 August 2017