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Research & Reviews  443 results

A clinical audit of pneumococcal vaccination among patients with autoimmune rheumatic d...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.02.009
Vaccine Constantinou CA, Ziogas DC et. al.

Feb 21st, 2021 - Patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) are at increased risk for pneumococcal infections and should be vaccinated against Streptococcus pneumoniae. Data on the rates of pneumococcal vaccination among patients with ARDs in Southern Euro...

Changes in epigenetic profiles throughout early childhood and their relationship to the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7860179
Clinical Epigenetics; Pischedda S, O'Connor D et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young children and immaturity of the immune system partly underlies poor vaccine responses seen in the young. Emerging evidence suggests a key role for epigenetics in the matu...

Immunogenicity and safety of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in 23-valent ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.12.035
Vaccine Ulanova M, Huska B et. al.

Dec 28th, 2020 - Individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at high risk of pneumococcal infections and recommended to receive the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23). Although the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) has been ...

The human natural anti-αGal antibody targets common pathogens by broad-spectrum polyrea...
https://doi.org/10.1111/imm.13297
Immunology REFERENCES; Bernth Jensen JM, Skeldal S et. al.

Dec 19th, 2020 - Naturally occurring antibodies are abundant in human plasma, but their importance in the defence against bacterial pathogens is unclear. We studied the role of the most abundant of such antibodies, the antibody against terminal galactose-α-1,3-gal...

Pneumococcal carriage among children aged 4 - 12 years in Angola 4 years after the intr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.10.060
Vaccine Uddén F, Filipe M et. al.

Nov 4th, 2020 - Children in Angola are affected by a high burden of disease caused by pneumococcal infections. The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) was introduced in the childhood immunization programme in 2013 but the serotype distribution of Str...

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Guidelines  1 results

Vaccination of chemotherapy patients--effect of guideline implementation.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-015-3037-6
Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multi... Toleman MS, Herbert K et. al.

Nov 27th, 2015 - Despite substantial morbidity and mortality of influenza and pneumococcal infections in cancer patients treated with chemotherapy, vaccination against both illnesses is infrequent. We evaluated the impact of implementation of clinical guidelines o...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  467 results

A clinical audit of pneumococcal vaccination among patients with autoimmune rheumatic d...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.02.009
Vaccine Constantinou CA, Ziogas DC et. al.

Feb 21st, 2021 - Patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) are at increased risk for pneumococcal infections and should be vaccinated against Streptococcus pneumoniae. Data on the rates of pneumococcal vaccination among patients with ARDs in Southern Euro...

Changes in epigenetic profiles throughout early childhood and their relationship to the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7860179
Clinical Epigenetics; Pischedda S, O'Connor D et. al.

Feb 5th, 2021 - Pneumococcal infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young children and immaturity of the immune system partly underlies poor vaccine responses seen in the young. Emerging evidence suggests a key role for epigenetics in the matu...

Immunogenicity and safety of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in 23-valent ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.12.035
Vaccine Ulanova M, Huska B et. al.

Dec 28th, 2020 - Individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at high risk of pneumococcal infections and recommended to receive the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23). Although the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) has been ...

The human natural anti-αGal antibody targets common pathogens by broad-spectrum polyrea...
https://doi.org/10.1111/imm.13297
Immunology REFERENCES; Bernth Jensen JM, Skeldal S et. al.

Dec 19th, 2020 - Naturally occurring antibodies are abundant in human plasma, but their importance in the defence against bacterial pathogens is unclear. We studied the role of the most abundant of such antibodies, the antibody against terminal galactose-α-1,3-gal...

Pneumococcal carriage among children aged 4 - 12 years in Angola 4 years after the intr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.10.060
Vaccine Uddén F, Filipe M et. al.

Nov 4th, 2020 - Children in Angola are affected by a high burden of disease caused by pneumococcal infections. The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) was introduced in the childhood immunization programme in 2013 but the serotype distribution of Str...

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News  29 results

Children with sickle cell anemia fall short on antibiotic adherence
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/157734/anemia/children-sickle-cell-anemia-fall-short-antibiotic-adherence
Heidi Splete

Feb 5th, 2018 - Despite the increased risk for invasive pneumococcal disease, prophylactic antibiotics are underused in children with sickle cell anemia, according to data from more than 2,000 children in six states. Less than one-fifth (18%) of young children (a.

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine beats Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/133554/vaccines/pneumococcal-conjugate-vaccine-beats-streptococcus-pneumoniae
Pediatric News; Heidi Splete

Mar 14th, 2017 - Routine use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) reduced the incidence of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia by 95% from a time period before to a time period after the vaccine was implemented, based on a review of more than 57.

Study explains why pneumococcal vaccines fall short in SCD
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/185898/anemia/study-explains-why-pneumococcal-vaccines-fall-short-scd
HT Staff

May 26th, 2014 - Doctor examines SCD patient Credit: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital A new study reveals differences in the pneumococcal genome that explain why current vaccines do not sufficiently protect children with sickle cell disease (SCD) from pneumoco.

Pneumococcal Vaccination: Is It Effective?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/809454

Aug 19th, 2013 - US Hospitalizations for Pneumonia After a Decade of Pneumococcal Vaccination Griffin MR, Zhu Y, Moore MR, Whitney CG, Grijalva CG N Engl J Med. 2013;369:155-163 Study Summary Vaccination against pneumococcal infections has been recommended for man...

Epic Progress Seen in Reducing Pneumococcal Infections
https://www.mdedge.com/pulmonary-health-hub/article/56139/infectious-diseases/epic-progress-seen-reducing-pneumococcal
Bruce Jancin

Oct 3rd, 2012 - VAIL, COLO. - American medicine emphatically surpassed the Healthy People 2010 goal for reduction of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections well ahead of schedule in both of the highest-risk target groups: children under age 5 years and seni.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →