Publications

[Paediatric Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Before Universal Vaccination: 1995 - 2015].
Acta Med Port 2017 Jun 30;30(6):457-462. Epub 2017 Jun 30.
Unidade de Infeciologia e Serviço de Urgência. Hospital Pediátrico. Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal; Departamento de Pediatria. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Coimbra. Coimbra. Portugal.

Density Distribution of Pharyngeal Carriage of Meningococcus in Healthy Young Adults: New Approaches to Studying the Epidemiology of Colonization and Vaccine Indirect Effects.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 Oct;35(10):1080-5
From the *Bristol Children's Vaccine Centre, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; †Oxford Vaccine Group, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford and the NIHR Oxford, Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom; ‡Academic Unit of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom; §Southampton NIHR Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom; ¶Vaccine Institute & Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, Division of Clinical Sciences, St. George's, University of London, London, United Kingdom; ‖Public Health Laboratory Bristol, Public Health England, Bristol, United Kingdom; **Infectious Diseases Unit and Emergency Service, Hospital Pediátrico, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; and ††Faculty of Medicine, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

Oropharyngeal Carriage of Meningococcus in Portugal by Group and Clonal Complex 6 Years After Adolescent Vaccine Campaign.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Nov;34(11):1267-9
From the *Infectious Diseases Unit and Emergency Service, Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; †Faculty of Medicine, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; ‡Schools of Clinical Sciences and Cellular and Molecular Medicine and §School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; and ¶Vaccine Evaluation Unit, Public Health England, North West, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Case control study of rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in Portugal during 6 years of private market use.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 May;34(5):509-12
From the *Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, United Kingdom; †Schools of Clinical Sciences & Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom; ‡Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; §Public Health Department, Administração Regional de Saúde do Centro, Coimbra, Portugal; ¶Disease Dynamics Unit, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; and ‖Faculty of Medicine, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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