2008 Publications

Abdulla, S; Oberholzer, R; Juma, O; Kubhoja, S; Machera, F; Membi, C; Omari, S; Urassa, A; Mshinda, H; Jumanne, A; +14 more… (2008) Safety and Immunogenicity of RTS,S/AS02D Malaria Vaccine in Infants. The New England journal of medicine, 359 (24). pp. 2533-44. ISSN 0028-4793 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa0807773


Abdullahi, O; Nyiro, J; Lewa, P; Slack, M; Scott, JA; (2008) The descriptive epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae nasopharyngeal carriage in children and adults in Kilifi district, Kenya. The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 27 (1). pp. 59-64. ISSN 0891-3668 DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31814da70c


Antonio, M; Dada-Adegbola, H; Biney, E; Awine, T; O’Callaghan, J; Pfluger, V; Enwere, G; Okoko, B; Oluwalana, C;Vaughan, A; +5 more… (2008) Molecular epidemiology of pneumococci obtained from Gambian children aged 2-29 months with invasive pneumococcal disease during a trial of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. BMC Infect Dis, 8. p. 81. ISSN 1471-2334 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-8-81


Antonio, M; Hakeem, I; Awine, T; Secka, O; Sankareh, K; Nsekpong, D; Lahai, G; Akisanya, A; Egere, U; Enwere, G; +6 more… (2008) Seasonality and outbreak of a predominant Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 clone from The Gambia: Expansion of ST217 hypervirulent clonal complex in West Africa. BMC Microbiology, 8. ISSN 1471-2180 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-8-198


Bejon, P; Lusingu, J; Olotu, A; Leach, A; Lievens, M; Vekemans, J; Mshamu, S; Lang, T; Gould, J; Dubois, MC; +19 more…(2008) Efficacy of RTS,S/AS01E Vaccine against Malaria in Children 5 to 17 Months of Age. The New England journal of medicine, 359 (24). pp. 2521-32. ISSN 0028-4793 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa0807381


Boyce, M; Celma, C; Roy, P; (2008) Development of Reverse Genetics Systems for Bluetongue Virus: Recovery of Infectious Virus from Synthetic RNA Transcripts. Journal of virology, 82 (17). pp. 8339-48. ISSN 0022-538X DOI:10.1128/JVI.00808-08


Cheung, YB; Zaman, SM; Ruopuro, ML; Enwere, G; Adegbola, RA; Greenwood, B; Cutts, FT; (2008) C-reactive protein and procalcitonin in the evaluation of the efficacy of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Gambian children. Tropical medicine & international health , 13 (5). pp. 603-11. ISSN 1360-2276 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02050.x


Cooper, LZ; Larson, HJ; Katz, SL; (2008) Protecting public trust in immunization. Pediatrics, 122 (1). pp. 149-53. ISSN 0031-4005 DOI: 10.1542/peds.2008-0987


Cunha, SS; Alexander, N; Barreto, ML; Pereira, ES; Dourado, I; de Fátima Maroja, M; Ichihara, Y; Brito, S; Pereira, S;Rodrigues, LC; (2008) BCG Revaccination Does Not Protect Against Leprosy in the Brazilian Amazon: A Cluster Randomised Trial. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 2 (2). e167. ISSN 1935-2727 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000167


Dockrell, HM; (2008) Real vaccines in the real world: tuberculosis vaccines move south. Expert review of vaccines, 7 (6). pp. 703-7. ISSN 1476-0584 DOI: 10.1586/14760584.7.6.703


Ferrer, SR; Strina, A; Jesus, SR; Ribeiro, HC; Cairncross, S; Rodrigues, LC; Barreto, ML; (2008) A hierarchical model for studying risk factors for childhood diarrhoea: a case-control study in a middle-income country. International journal of epidemiology, 37 (4). pp. 805-15. ISSN 0300-5771 DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyn093


Gessner, BD; Sedyaningsih, ER; Griffiths, UK; Sutanto, A; Linehan, M; Mercer, D; Mulholland, EK; Walker, DG; Steinhoff, M; Nadjib, M; (2008) Vaccine-Preventable Haemophilus influenza Type B Disease Burden and Cost-Effectiveness of Infant Vaccination in Indonesia. The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 27 (5). pp. 438-43. ISSN 0891-3668 DOI:10.1097/INF.0b013e318165f1ba


Gordon, SB; Malamba, R; Mthunthama, N; Jarman, ER; Jambo, K; Jere, K; Zijlstra, EE; Molyneux, ME; Dennis, J; French, N; (2008) Inhaled delivery of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine does not result in enhanced pulmonary mucosal immunoglobulin responses. Vaccine, 26 (42). pp. 5400-5406. ISSN 0264-410X DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.07.082


Hanekom, WA; Dockrell, HM; Ottenhoff, TH; Doherty, TM; Fletcher, H; McShane, H; Weichold, FF; Hoft, DF; Parida, SK;Fruth, UJ; (2008) Immunological Outcomes of New Tuberculosis Vaccine Trials: WHO Panel Recommendations. PLoS medicine, 5 (7). e145. ISSN 1549-1277 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050145


Hann, A; Peckham, S; (2008) To vaccinate or to screen – is that the question? The International journal of health planning and management, 23 (1). pp. 69-78. ISSN 0749-6753 DOI: 10.1002/hpm.918


Helfand, RF; Witte, D; Fowlkes, A; Garcia, P; Yang, C; Fudzulani, R; Walls, L; Bae, S; Strebel, P; Broadhead, R; +2 more…(2008) Evaluation of the Immune Response to a 2-Dose Measles Vaccination Schedule Administered at 6 and 9 Months of Age to HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Children in Malawi. The Journal of infectious diseases, 198 (10). pp. 1457-1465. ISSN 0022-1899 DOI: 10.1086/592756


Henderson, L; Millett, C; Thorogood, N; (2008) Perceptions of childhood immunization in a minority community: qualitative study. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 101 (5). pp. 244-251. ISSN 0141-0768 DOI: 10.1258/jrsm.2008.070363


Hesseling, AC; Cotton, MF; Fordham von Reyn, C; Graham, SM; Gie, RP; Hussey, GD; (2008) Consensus statement on the revised World Health Organization recommendations for BCG vaccination in HIV-infected infants: Submitted on behalf of the BCG Working Group, Child Lung Health Section, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 38th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Cape Town, 8-12 November 2007. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease , 12 (12). pp. 1376-1379. ISSN 1027-3719


Hill, PC; Cheung, YB; Akisanya, A; Sankareh, K; Lahai, G; Greenwood, BM; Adegbola, RA; (2008) Nasopharyngeal Carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Gambian Infants: A Longitudinal Study. Clinical infectious diseases , 46 (6). pp. 807-14. ISSN 1058-4838 DOI: 10.1086/528688


Hodgson, A; Forgor, AA; Chandramohan, D; Reed, Z; Binka, F; Bevilacqua, C; Boutriau, D; Greenwood, B; (2008) A phase II, randomized study on an investigational DTPw-HBV/Hib-MenAC conjugate vaccine administered to infants in Northern Ghana. PLoS One, 3 (5). e2159. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002159


Hoek, MR; Christensen, H; Hellenbrand, W; Stefanoff, P; Howitz, M; Stuart, JM; (2008) Effectiveness of vaccinating household contacts in addition to chemoprophylaxis after a case of meningococcal disease: a systematic review.Epidemiology and infection, 136 (11). pp. 1441-7. ISSN 0950-2688 DOI: 10.1017/S0950268808000770


Ihekweazu, CA; Dance, DA; Pebody, R; George, RC; Smith, MD; Waight, P; Christensen, H; Cartwright, KA; Stuart, JM;South West Pneumococcus Study Group; (2008) Trends in incidence of pneumococcal disease before introduction of conjugate vaccine: South West England, 1996-2005. Epidemiology and infection, 136 (8). pp. 1096-102. ISSN 0950-2688 DOI: 10.1017/S0950268807009715


Jahn, A; Floyd, S; Mwinuka, V; Mwafilaso, J; Mwagomba, D; Mkisi, RE; Katsulukuta, A; Khunga, A; Crampin, AC;Branson, K; +2 more… (2008) Ascertainment of childhood vaccination histories in northern Malawi. Tropical medicine & international health , 13 (1). pp. 129-38. ISSN 1360-2276 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2007.01982.x


Jit, M; Choi, YH; Edmunds, WJ; (2008) Economic evaluation of human papillomavirus vaccination in the United Kingdom.BMJ, 337. a769. ISSN 0959-535X DOI: 10.1136/bmj.a769


Maiden, MC; Ibarz-Pavón, AB; Urwin, R; Gray, SJ; Andrews, NJ; Clarke, SC; Walker, AM; Evans, MR; Kroll, JS; Neal, KR;+10 more… (2008) Impact of meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccines on carriage and herd immunity. The Journal of infectious diseases, 197 (5). pp. 737-43. ISSN 0022-1899 DOI: 10.1086/527401


Mak, TK; Hesseling, AC; Hussey, GD; Cotton, MF; (2008) Making BCG vaccination programmes safer in the HIV era.Lancet, 372 (9641). pp. 786-787. ISSN 0140-6736 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61318-5


Mak, TK; Mangtani, P; Leese, J; Watson, JM; Pfeifer, D; (2008) Influenza vaccination in pregnancy: current evidence and selected national policies. The Lancet infectious diseases, 8 (1). pp. 44-52. ISSN 1473-3099 DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(07)70311-0


Nebie, I; Tiono, AB; Diallo, DA; Samandoulougou, S; Diarra, A; Konate, AT; Cuzin-Ouattara, N; Theisen, M; Corradin, G;Cousens, S; +3 more… (2008) Do antibody responses to malaria vaccine candidates influenced by the level of malaria transmission protect from malaria? Tropical medicine & international health , 13 (2). pp. 229-237. ISSN 1360-2276 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2007.01994.x


Noazin, S; Modabber, F; Khamesipour, A; Smith, PG; Moulton, LH; Nasseri, K; Sharifi, I; Khalil, EAG; Bernal, IDV; Antunes, CMF; +2 more… (2008) First generation leishmaniasis vaccines: A review of field efficacy trials. Vaccine, 26 (52). pp. 6759-6767. ISSN 0264-410X DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.09.085


Nokes, DJ; Abwao, J; Pamba, A; Peenze, I; Dewar, J; Maghenda, JK; Gatakaa, H; Bauni, E; Scott, JA; Maitland, K; +1 more… (2008) Incidence and clinical characteristics of group A rotavirus infections among children admitted to hospital in Kilifi, Kenya. PLoS medicine, 5 (7). e153. ISSN 1549-1277 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050153


O’Loughlin, RE; Hajjeh, R; (2008) Accelerating Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine introduction in the world’s poorest countries: a dream is coming true. Future microbiology, 3. pp. 377-8. ISSN 1746-0913 DOI: 10.2217/17460913.3.4.377


Roy, P; Noad, R; (2008) Virus-like particles as a vaccine delivery system: Myths and facts. Human vaccines, 4 (1). ISSN 1554-8600 DOI: 10.4161/hv.4.1.5559


Rudan, I; Boschi-Pinto, C; Biloglav, Z; Mulholland, K; Campbell, H; (2008) Epidemiology and etiology of childhood pneumonia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86 (5). pp. 408-416. ISSN 0042-9686 DOI: 10.2471/BLT.07.048769


Saaka, M; Okoko, BJ; Kohberger, RC; Jaffar, S; Enwere, G; Biney, EE; Oluwalana, C; Vaughan, A; Zaman, SMA; Asthon, L;+4 more… (2008) Immunogenicity and serotype-specific efficacy of a 9-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-9) determined during an efficacy trial in The Gambia. Vaccine, 26 (29-30). pp. 3719-3726. ISSN 0264-410X DOI:10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.04.066


Scott, JA; Brooks, WA; Peiris, JS; Holtzman, D; Mulholland, EK; (2008) Pneumonia research to reduce childhood mortality in the developing world. The Journal of clinical investigation, 118 (4). pp. 1291-1300. ISSN 0021-9738 DOI:10.1172/JCI33947


Scott, JA; English, M; (2008) What are the implications for childhood pneumonia of successfully introducing Hib and pneumococcal vaccines in developing countries? PLoS medicine, 5 (4). e86. ISSN 1549-1277 DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.0050086


Scott, S; Mossong, J; Moss, WJ; Cutts, FT; Cousens, S; (2008) Predicted impact of the HIV-1 epidemic on measles in developing countries: results from a dynamic age-structured model. International journal of epidemiology, 37 (2). pp. 356-67. ISSN 0300-5771 DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyn007


Sivaprakasam, V; Douglas, J; Selvaraj, S; MacIntyre, S; Carman, WF; (2008) The effectiveness of national influenza vaccination policies for at-risk populations over 5 seasons in a Scottish general practice. Vaccine, 26 (29-30). pp. 3772-7. ISSN 0264-410X DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.04.030


Sutton, AJ; Gay, NJ; Edmunds, WJ; Gill, ON; (2008) Modelling alternative strategies for delivering hepatitis B vaccine in prisons: the impact on the vaccination coverage of the injecting drug user population. Epidemiology and infection. pp. 1-6. ISSN 0950-2688 DOI: 10.1017/S0950268808000502


Targett, GA; Greenwood, BM; (2008) Malaria vaccines and their potential role in the elimination of malaria. Malar J, 7 Suppl 1. S10. ISSN 1475-2875 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-7-S1-S10


Trotter, CL; McVernon, J; Ramsay, ME; Whitney, CG; Mulholland, EK; Goldblatt, D; Hombach, J; Kieny, MP; SAGE subgroup; (2008) Optimising the use of conjugate vaccines to prevent disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b, Neisseria meningitidis and Streptococcus pneumoniae. Vaccine, 26 (35). pp. 4434-45. ISSN 0264-410X DOI:10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.05.073


Valenciano, M; Ciancio, B; Moren, A; Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Working Group; , COLLABORATORS; Aavitsland, P;Alexandrescu, V; Bonmarin, I; Buchholz, U; Castilla, J; +43 more… (2008) First steps in the design of a system to monitor vaccine effectiveness during seasonal and pandemic influenza in EU/EEA Member States. Euro surveillance , 13 (43). ISSN 1025-496X


Viviani, S; Carrieri, P; Bah, E; Hall, AJ; Kirk, GD; Mendy, M; Montesano, R; Plymoth, A; Sam, O; van der Sande, M; +2 more… (2008) 20 Years into the Gambia Hepatitis Intervention Study: Assessment of Initial Hypotheses and Prospects for Evaluation of Protective Effectiveness Against Liver Cancer. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention , 17 (11). pp. 3216-3223. ISSN 1055-9965 DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-08-0303


Vynnycky, E; Pitman, R; Siddiqui, R; Gay, N; Edmunds, WJ; (2008) Estimating the impact of childhood influenza vaccination programmes in England and Wales. Vaccine, 26 (41). pp. 5328-37. ISSN 0264-410X DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.06.101


Weir, RE; Fine, PE; Floyd, S; Stenson, S; Stanley, C; Branson, K; Britton, WJ; Huygen, K; Singh, M; Black, G; +1 more…(2008) Comparison of IFN-gamma responses to mycobacterial antigens as markers of response to BCG vaccination.Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland), 88 (1). pp. 31-8. ISSN 1472-9792 DOI: 10.1016/j.tube.2007.10.001


Weir, RE; Gorak-Stolinska, P; Floyd, S; Lalor, MK; Stenson, S; Branson, K; Blitz, R; Ben-Smith, A; Fine, PE; Dockrell, HM; (2008) Persistence of the immune response induced by BCG vaccination. BMC Infect Dis, 8. p. 9. ISSN 1471-2334 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-8-9


Wringe, A; Fine, PE; Sutter, RW; Kew, OM; (2008) Estimating the extent of vaccine-derived poliovirus infection. PLoS One, 3 (10). e3433. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003433