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Immunogenicity and safety following primary and booster vaccination with a hexavalent diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, hepatitis B, inactivated poliovirus and Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine: a randomized trial in the United States

Combined hexavalent diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis-hepatitis B-inactivated poliomyelitis and Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (DTaP-HBV-IPV/Hib) can further reduce the number of injections in pediatric immunization schedules of countries curr...
Author(s): Klein NP; Abu-Elyazeed R; Cheuvart B; Janssens W; Mesaros N

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Nov 16.

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Impact of Alternative Encounter Types on HIV Viral Suppression Rates in an Integrated Health System

Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States (KPMAS) members are increasingly utilizing electronic encounter types, such as telephone appointments and secure messaging for healthcare purposes, although their impact on health outcomes is unknown. We evaluated whe...
Author(s): Horberg MA; Blank JG; Rubenstein KB; Certa JM; Hurley LB; Kadlecik PM; Klein DB; Silverberg MJ

AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2018 Nov;32(11):425-431.

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A framework for research on vaccine effectiveness

The need for a systematic approach to research on vaccine effectiveness (VE) is increasing with growing numbers of vaccines and complexity of immunization programs. The diverse scientific fields that investigate how vaccines work and why they fail continu...
Author(s): Crowcroft NS; Klein NP

Vaccine. 2018 Nov 19;36(48):7286-7293. Epub 2018-10-26.

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Immunogenicity and safety of the Haemophilus influenzae type b and Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C and Y-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine co-administered with human rotavirus, hepatitis A and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: results from a phase III, randomized, multicenter study in infants

This phase III, open-label, randomized study (NCT01978093) evaluated the immunogenicity and safety of co-administered Haemophilus influenzae type b-Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C and Y-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine (Hib-MenCY-TT) with human rotavi...
Author(s): Klein NP; Abu-Elyazeed R; Baine Y; Cheuvart B; Silerova M; Mesaros N

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Sep 25.

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Recurrence after hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals

We evaluated the association of HIV infection and immunodeficiency with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) recurrence, and with all-cause mortality as a secondary outcome, after hospitalization for ACS among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected individuals. We cond...
Author(s): Marcus JL; Hurley LB; Prasad A; Zaroff J; Klein DB; Horberg MA; Go AS; DeLorenze GN; Quesenberry CP; Sidney S; Lo JC; Silverberg MJ

HIV Med. 2018 Sep 04.

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Effectiveness of catch-up human papillomavirus vaccination on incident cervical neoplasia in a US health-care setting: a population-based case-control study

The population effectiveness of human papillomavirus (HPV) catch-up vaccination, defined in the USA as first vaccination at ages 13-26 years, has not been studied extensively. We aimed to assess the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2, CIN3...
Author(s): Silverberg MJ; Leyden WA; Lam JO; Gregorich SE; Huchko MJ; Kulasingam S; Kuppermann M; Smith-McCune KK; Sawaya GF

Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2018 Oct;2(10):707-714. Epub 2018-08-08.

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Acceptability of high-resolution anoscopy for anal cancer screening in HIV-infected patients

HIV-infected individuals are at increased risk of anal cancer. Screening for anal cancer precursors using high-resolution anoscopy (HRA) may be clinically beneficial. In this study, we examined patient tolerability of this procedure. The acceptability of ...
Author(s): Lam JO; Barnell GM; Merchant M; Ellis CG; Silverberg MJ

HIV Med. 2018 Aug 06.

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Factors Affecting Vaccination in Children and Their Siblings After Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis-Reply

In Reply: We appreciate the comments presented by Qin et al about our study entitled �Vaccination Patterns in Children After Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and in Their Younger Siblings.�1 The objectives of our study were to (1) determine whether ...
Author(s): Zerbo O; Klein NP

JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Aug 06.

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Factors associated with hazardous alcohol use and motivation to reduce drinking among HIV primary care patients: Baseline findings from the Health & Motivation study

Limited primary care-based research has examined hazardous drinking risk factors and motivation to reduce use in persons with HIV (PWH). We computed prevalence ratios (PR) for factors associated with recent (5) included: moderate/severe depression (PR...
Author(s): Silverberg MJ; Leibowitz A; Jang HJ; Sterling S; Parthasarathy S; Satre DD; et al.

Addict Behav. 2018 Mar 31;84:110-117. Epub 2018-03-31.

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Vaccination Patterns in Children After Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and in Their Younger Siblings

In recent years, rates of vaccination have been declining. Whether this phenomenon disproportionately affects children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or their younger siblings is unknown. To investigate if children after receiving an ASD diagnosis ob...
Author(s): Zerbo O; Modaressi S; Goddard K; Lewis E; Fireman BH; Klein NP; et al.

JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Mar 26.

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Immunogenicity and safety of the quadrivalent meningococcal ACWY-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine (MenACWY-TT) in splenectomized or hyposplenic children and adolescents: Results of a phase III, open, non-randomized study

Individuals with functional or anatomic asplenia are at high risk for meningococcal disease. We evaluated the immunogenicity and safety of 1 and 2 doses of the quadrivalent meningococcal serogroups A, C, W, Y tetanus toxoid-conjugate vaccine (MenACWY-TT) ...
Author(s): Klein NP; Habanec T; Kosina P; Shah NR; Kolhe D; Miller JM; Hezareh M; Van der Wielen M

Vaccine. 2018 Mar 22.

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Post-licensure safety surveillance study of routine use of quadrivalent meningococcal diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine (MenACWY-D) in infants and children

Menactra® vaccine (MenACWY-D) was licensed in the United States in 2005 for persons 11-55 years of age, in 2007 for children 2-10 years of age, and in 2011 for infants/toddlers 9-23 months of age. We conducted two studies at Kaiser Permanente Northern Cal...
Author(s): Hansen J; Zhang L; Eaton A; Baxter R; Robertson CA; Decker MD; Greenberg DP; Bassily E; Klein NP

Vaccine. 2018 Apr 12;36(16):2133-2138. Epub 2018-03-14.

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Association Between Estimated Cumulative Vaccine Antigen Exposure Through the First 23 Months of Life and Non-Vaccine-Targeted Infections From 24 Through 47 Months of Age

Some parents are concerned that multiple vaccines in early childhood could weaken their child's immune system. Biological data suggest that increased vaccine antigen exposure could increase the risk for infections not targeted by vaccines. To examine esti...
Author(s): Glanz JM; Newcomer SR; Daley MF; DeStefano F; Groom HC; Jackson ML; Lewin BJ; McCarthy NL; McClure DL; Narwaney KJ; Nordin JD; Zerbo O

JAMA. 2018 03 06;319(9):906-913.

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Disparities in Initiation of Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in an Insured Population.

OBJECTIVES: The cost of direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may contribute to treatment disparities. However, few data exist on factors associated with DAA initiation. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective c...
Author(s): Marcus JL; Lam JO; Quesenberry CP; Silverberg MJ; et al.

Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 2018 Jan 01;():33354918772059. Epub 2018-01-01.

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)- and Non-HIV-Associated Immunosuppression and Risk of Cervical Neoplasia

To estimate the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2, 2-3, 3, adenocarcinoma in situ, or cancer (CIN 2 or worse) among women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)- and non-HIV-associated immunosuppression. We performed a case-control study...
Author(s): Silverberg MJ; Leyden WA; Chi A; Gregorich S; Huchko MJ; Kulasingam S; Kuppermann M; Seto A; Smith-McCune KK; Sawaya GF

Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Jan;131(1):47-55.

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Use of acellular pertussis vaccines in the United States: can we do better?

Despite robust vaccination schedules and high vaccination rates, many countries, including the U.S., have seen large pertussis outbreaks with a shift in recent years in the distribution of disease burden towards adolescents and young adults. Areas covered...
Author(s): Klein NP; Zerbo O

Expert Rev Vaccines. 2017 Oct 20:1-5.

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Birth outcomes following immunization of pregnant women with pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine 2009-2010

Following the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009, pregnant women were recommended to receive both seasonal (TIV) and H1N1 influenza vaccines. This study presents incidence of adverse birth and pregnancy outcomes among a population of pregnant women immunized...
Author(s): Eaton A; Lewis N; Fireman B; Hansen J; Baxter R; Gee J; Klein NP

Vaccine. 2017 Sep 13.

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Cohort study of cancer risk among insured transgender people


Author(s): Silverberg MJ; Nash R; Becerra-Culqui TA; Cromwell L; Getahun D; Hunkeler E; Lash TL; Millman A; Quinn VP; Robinson B; Roblin D; Slovis J; Tangpricha V; Goodman M

Ann Epidemiol. 2017 Jul 22.

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Association of Multiple Primary Skin Cancers With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, CD4 Count, and Viral Load

Persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have a 2.8-fold higher risk than HIV-uninfected persons of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), defined as basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Individuals with a prior NMSC history are a...
Author(s): Asgari MM; Ray GT; Quesenberry CP; Katz KA; Silverberg MJ

JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Jul 12.

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Lot-to-lot consistency, safety and immunogenicity of 3 lots of Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine: results from a phase III randomized, multicenter study in infants

Vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is included in routine pediatric immunization schedule in the United States. Previous vaccine shortages have created the need for additional options for Hib vaccination. This phase III, randomized, m...
Author(s): Klein NP; Abu-Elyazeed R; Cornish M; Leonardi ML; Weiner LB; Silas PE; Grogg SE; Varman M; Frenck RW; Cheuvart B; Baine Y; Miller JM; Leyssen M; Mesaros N; Roy-Ghanta S

Vaccine. 2017 Jun 16;35(28):3564-3574. Epub 2017-05-20.

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Waning protection following 5 doses of a 3-component diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine

The effectiveness of diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccines wanes substantially after the 5(th) dose given at ages 4-6years, but has not been described following 5 doses of the same type of DTaP vaccine. We investigated waning effect...
Author(s): Klein NP; Bartlett J; Fireman B; Aukes L; Buck PO; Krishnarajah G; Baxter R

Vaccine. 2017 Jun 08;35(26):3395-3400. Epub 2017-05-12.

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No association between influenza vaccination during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes

Pregnant women are recommended to receive inactivated influenza vaccination anytime during pregnancy. Studies have investigated the impact of influenza vaccination during pregnancy on birth outcomes and results on preterm birth have been inconsistent. We ...
Author(s): Zerbo O; Modaressi S; Chan B; Goddard K; Lewis N; Bok K; Fireman B; Klein NP; Baxter R

Vaccine. 2017 May 31;35(24):3186-3190. Epub 2017-05-05.

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Asthma exacerbations among asthmatic children receiving live attenuated versus inactivated influenza vaccines

To investigate whether there is a difference in the risk of asthma exacerbations between children with pre-existing asthma who receive live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) compared with inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV). We identified IIV and LAIV i...
Author(s): Ray GT; Lewis N; Goddard K; Ross P; Duffy J; DeStefano F; Baxter R; Klein NP

Vaccine. 2017 May 09;35(20):2668-2675. Epub 2017-04-09.

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Effectiveness of Vaccination During Pregnancy to Prevent Infant Pertussis

Vaccination against pertussis during pregnancy is recommended to protect newborns, yet there is limited information about the effectiveness of maternal tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine before the first infant d...
Author(s): Baxter R; Bartlett J; Fireman B; Lewis E; Klein NP

Pediatrics. 2017 May;139(5). Epub 2017-04-03.

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Immunodeficiency, AIDS-related pneumonia, and risk of lung cancer among HIV-infected individuals

The objective is to clarify the role of immunodeficiency and pneumonia in elevated lung cancer risk among HIV-infected individuals. Cohort study of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adults in a large integrated healthcare system in California during 1996-20...
Author(s): Marcus JL; Leyden WA; Chao CR; Horberg MA; Klein DB; Quesenberry CP; Towner WJ; Silverberg MJ

AIDS. 2017 Apr 24;31(7):989-993.

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