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Division of Bacterial Diseases (DBD) News Bulletin

Fall 2011

Featured Publications

Bradley JS, Byington CL, Shah SS, et al. The management of community-acquired pneumonia in infants and children older than 3 months of age: clinical practice guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;53:e25-76.

CDC. FDA approval of expanded age indication for a tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine. MMWR. 2011;60(37):1279-80.

CDC. Legionellosis -- United States, 2000-2009. MMWR. 2011;60(32):1083-6.

CDC. Office-related antibiotic prescribing for persons aged ≤14 years -- United States, 1993-1994 to 2007-2008. MMWR. 2011;60(34):1153-6.

Goldblatt D, Plikaytis BD, Akkoyunlu M, et al. Establishment of a new human pneumococcal standard reference serum, 007sp. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2011;18:1728-36.

Grijalva CG, Moore MR, Griffin MR. Assessing the effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: what is the value of routinely collected surveillance data? Lancet Infect Dis. 2011;11:724-6.

Hajjeh, R. Accelerating introduction of new vaccines: barriers to introduction and lessons learned from the recent Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine experience. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2011;366:2827-32.

Hicks LA, Chien YW, Taylor TH Jr, et al. Outpatient antibiotic prescribing and nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States, 1996–2003. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;53:631-9.

Katz LS, Humphrey JC, Conley AB, et al. Neisseria Base: a comparative genomics database for Neisseria meningitidis. Database. Epub ahead of print. Sept 2011.

Lingappa JR, Dumitrescu L, Zimmer SM, et al. Identifying host genetic risk factors in the context of public health surveillance for invasive pneumococcal disease. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e23413.

Marsh JW, Shutt KA, Pajon R, et al. Diversity of factor H-binding protein in Neisseria meningitidis carriage isolates. Vaccine. Epub ahead of print. Jun 2011

Rudan I, Arifeen SE, Bhutta ZA, et al. Setting research priorities to reduce global mortality from childhood pneumonia by 2015. PLoS Med. 2011;8:e1001099.

Tatti KM, Sparks KN, Boney KO, et al. A novel multi-target real-time PCR assay for the rapid diagnosis of Bordetella species in clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol. Epub ahead of print. Sept 2011.

Weston EJ, Pondo T, Lewis MM, et al. The burden of invasive early-onset neonatal sepsis in the United States, 2005–2008. Pediatr Infect Dis J. Epub ahead of print. Jun 2011.

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