• Preventing neonatal group B streptococcal disease: cost-effectiveness in a health maintenance organization and the impact of delayed hospital discharge for newborns who received intrapartum antibiotics. (nih.gov)
  • Cost-effectiveness of different treatment strategies with intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent early-onset group B streptococcal disease. (nih.gov)
  • Early-onset group B streptococcal disease in the era of maternal screening. (nih.gov)
  • [ 5 , 6 ] In Oceania and Hawaii, streptococcal strains that are not typically associated with rheumatic fever have been found to cause the disease. (medscape.com)
  • It is a significant cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality worldwide, but no efficacious vaccine is currently available. (hindawi.com)
  • A vaccine is therefore widely acknowledged as an important strategy to reduce the burden of GAS disease globally. (hindawi.com)
  • There is no vaccine for the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • She is the head of the Infectious Disease Group at the Center for American Indian Health and is the Deputy Director of the International Vaccine Access Center, an organization dedicated to accelerating global access to life-saving vaccines. (wikipedia.org)
  • She has also worked on rotavirus disease, conducting a large phase III trial of rotavirus vaccine among American Indian children. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2003: Nominee, Outstanding Scientific Contribution to Public Health Award, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2001: CDC, Honor Award for outstanding scientific contributions to public health, Group B Streptococcal Prevention Team 1999: CDC, Nakano Citation, for the Haiti diethylene glycol poisoning investigation. (wikipedia.org)
  • noting that before the chickenpox vaccine became available, the disease killed 100 to 150 children every year, most of whom were previously healthy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Swollen epiglottis in laryngoscopy The Hib vaccine is very effective at preventing the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies show that this vaccine is 85-98% effective against severe rotavirus disease and is 74-87% effective against rotavirus disease of any severity in the first year after the vaccination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prediction of T-cell epitopes for designing a reverse vaccine against streptococcal bacteria', Molecular Biology Research Communications , 7(1), pp. 35-41. (ac.ir)
  • Ebrahimi, S., Mohabatkar, H. Prediction of T-cell epitopes for designing a reverse vaccine against streptococcal bacteria. (ac.ir)
  • Final epitopes were analyzed if they were conserved among different streptococcal bacteria. (ac.ir)
  • The identified epitopes require experimental validation for their potential use in peptide vaccines. (ac.ir)
  • Data from our study are similar to those found in countries with temperate climates, suggesting that a uniform upper limit of normal for streptococcal serology may be able to be applied globally. (asm.org)
  • 15%), and so confirmation of the diagnosis often relies on streptococcal antibody tests ( 13 ). (asm.org)
  • Nineteen different M proteins of different streptococcal bacteria were chosen and analyzed. (ac.ir)
  • Experts recommend that the upper limits of normal for streptococcal serology be determined for individual populations because of differences in the epidemiology of GAS between populations. (asm.org)
  • citation needed] In the United States, chickenpox parties were popular before the introduction of the varicella vaccine in 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • This information, combined with that showing the efficacy of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in adults, suggested that active immunisation of pregnant women with purified GBS polysaccharides could protect neonates and young infants. (bmj.com)
  • This research is critical to understanding pneumococcal vaccine needs and potential efficacy in different regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • By combining J8-DT with an inactive form of the streptococcal CXC protease, S. pyogenes cell envelope proteinase, we developed a combination vaccine that is highly effective in blocking CXC chemokine degradation and permits opsonic Abs to kill the bacteria. (jimmunol.org)
  • Streptococcal bacteria are among dangerous human pathogens with major prevalence worldwide. (ac.ir)
  • A board-certified immunologist, he was on the team of scientists at the University of Rochester who invented the Hib vaccine. (wikipedia.org)
  • These vaccines have been able to elicit potent immune responses such as increased IgM and IgG responses that recognize whole P. gingivalis organisms. (wikipedia.org)