Publications by authors named "Nick Andrews"

100Publications

Immunogenicity of the UK group B meningococcal vaccine (4CMenB) schedule against groups B and C meningococcal strains (Sched3): outcomes of a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial.

Lancet Infect Dis 2021 Jan 8. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

Oxford Vaccine Group, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, UK; National Institute for Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. Electronic address:

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January 2021

Blood donation by men who have sex with men: using evidence to change policy.

Vox Sang 2021 Jan 5. Epub 2021 Jan 5.

NHS Blood and Transplant/Public Health England Epidemiology Unit, Public Health England, London, UK.

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January 2021

Stillbirths During the COVID-19 Pandemic in England, April-June 2020.

JAMA 2021 01;325(1):86-87

Public Health England, Immunisation and Countermeasures Division, London, England.

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January 2021

Secondary attack rate and family clustering of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children of healthcare workers with confirmed COVID-19.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Nov 17. Epub 2020 Nov 17.

Thomas Waterfield, Centre For Experimental Medicine, Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK.

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November 2020

Re-validation and update of an extended-specificity multiplex assay for detection of capsular serotype/serogroup-specific antigen and cell-wall polysaccharide in urine specimens.

Access Microbiol 2020 28;2(3):acmi000094. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

Vaccine Preventable Bacteria Section, Public Health England - National Infection Service, Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5EQ, UK.

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January 2020

Reassessment of the risk of narcolepsy in children in England 8 years after receipt of the AS03-adjuvanted H1N1 pandemic vaccine: A case-coverage study.

PLoS Med 2020 09 14;17(9):e1003225. Epub 2020 Sep 14.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England.

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September 2020

The Stage of the Estrus Cycle Is Critical for Interpretation of Female Mouse Social Interaction Behavior.

Front Behav Neurosci 2020 30;14:113. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Neurodevelopmental Behavior Core, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States.

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June 2020

What are blood donors telling us about injecting drug use?

Vox Sang 2020 Nov 23;115(8):637-646. Epub 2020 Jul 23.

NHS Blood and Transplant/Public Health England Epidemiology Unit, NHS Blood and Transplant, London, UK.

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November 2020

Delivering prenatal pertussis vaccine through maternity services in England: What is the impact on vaccine coverage?

Vaccine 2020 Jul 17;38(33):5332-5336. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK; Immunisation Division, National Infection Service, Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK.

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July 2020

Safety of inadvertent administration of live zoster vaccine to immunosuppressed individuals in a UK-based observational cohort analysis.

BMJ Open 2020 01 29;10(1):e034886. Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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January 2020

Vaccination of Infants with Meningococcal Group B Vaccine (4CMenB) in England.

N Engl J Med 2020 01;382(4):309-317

From the Immunisation and Countermeasures Division (S.N.L., S.R.P., H.C., J.W., M.E., M.E.R.) and the Statistics, Modelling, and Economics Department (N.A.), Public Health England, and the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, St. George's University of London (S.N.L.), London, and the Meningococcal Reference Unit, Public Health England, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester (X.B., J.L., R.B.) - all in the United Kingdom.

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January 2020

Safety of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) in children with moderate to severe asthma.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2020 04 18;145(4):1157-1164.e6. Epub 2019 Dec 18.

Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom.

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April 2020

Variable clinical presentation by the main capsular groups causing invasive meningococcal disease in England.

J Infect 2020 02 9;80(2):182-189. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Immunisation and Countermeasures Division, Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK; Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group (PIDRG), St. George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Safety of inhaled hydrogen gas in healthy mice.

Med Gas Res 2019 Jul-Sep;9(3):133-138

Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital; Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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May 2020

Effectiveness of oral rotavirus vaccination in England against rotavirus-confirmed and all-cause acute gastroenteritis.

Vaccine X 2019 Apr 4;1:100005. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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April 2019

Effectiveness of the seven-valent and thirteen-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in England: The indirect cohort design, 2006-2018.

Vaccine 2019 07 2;37(32):4491-4498. Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, St. George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK; Immunisation and Countermeasures Division, Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Estimated impact of revising the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine schedule from 2+1 to 1+1 in England and Wales: A modelling study.

PLoS Med 2019 07 3;16(7):e1002845. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Immunisation and Countermeasures Division, National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom.

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July 2019

Oral fluid testing facilitates understanding of hepatitis A virus household transmission.

Epidemiol Infect 2019 01;147:e105

Blood Borne Virus Unit, National Infection Service,Public Health England,London,UK.

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January 2019

Composite Pain Biomarker Signatures for Objective Assessment and Effective Treatment.

Neuron 2019 03;101(5):783-800

Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children's Hospital and Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02115 MA, USA.

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March 2019

Serogroup C disease epidemiology, seroprevalence, vaccine effectiveness and waning immunity, England, 1998/99 to 2015/16.

Euro Surveill 2019 Jan;24(1)

University of Manchester, Infection, Immunity & Respiratory Medicine, School of Biological Sciences, Stopford Building, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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January 2019

Solid peripheral tumor leads to systemic inflammation, astrocyte activation and signs of behavioral despair in mice.

PLoS One 2018 15;13(11):e0207241. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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April 2019

The Use of Quasi-experimental Designs for Vaccine Evaluation.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 05;68(10):1769-1776

Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom.

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May 2019

Neural blastocyst complementation enables mouse forebrain organogenesis.

Nature 2018 11 10;563(7729):126-130. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Department of Genetics and Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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November 2018

Inequalities in childhood vaccination timing and completion in London.

Vaccine 2018 10 25;36(45):6726-6735. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Immunisation and Countermeasures Department, National Infection Service, Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Diltiazem Promotes Regenerative Axon Growth.

Mol Neurobiol 2019 Jun 19;56(6):3948-3957. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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June 2019

Review of vaccination in pregnancy to prevent pertussis in early infancy.

J Med Microbiol 2018 Oct 17;67(10):1426-1456. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

1​Department of Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety, Public Health England, London, UK.

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October 2018

Pneumococcal carriage in children and their household contacts six years after introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in England.

PLoS One 2018 25;13(5):e0195799. Epub 2018 May 25.

Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom.

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August 2018

Up-Down Reader: An Open Source Program for Efficiently Processing 50% von Frey Thresholds.

Front Pharmacol 2018 1;9:433. Epub 2018 May 1.

Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children's Hospital and Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.

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May 2018

Effectiveness of herpes zoster vaccination in an older United Kingdom population.

Vaccine 2018 04 17;36(17):2371-2377. Epub 2018 Mar 17.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK.

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April 2018

Varicella zoster virus transmission dynamics in Vojvodina, Serbia.

PLoS One 2018 5;13(3):e0193838. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Division of Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology, Department of Biology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.

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June 2018

Growing evidence supports 4CMenB effectiveness.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 04 19;18(4):370-371. Epub 2018 Jan 19.

Statistics, Modelling and Economics Department, Public Health England, London NW1 5EQ, UK.

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April 2018

Rigor and reproducibility in rodent behavioral research.

Neurobiol Learn Mem 2019 11 4;165:106780. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

IDDRC Rodent Behavior Core, MIND Institute, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2019

Evaluation of the effect of the herpes zoster vaccination programme 3 years after its introduction in England: a population-based study.

Lancet Public Health 2018 02 22;3(2):e82-e90. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Public Health England, London, UK.

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February 2018

Do delays in data availability limit the implementation of near real-time vaccine safety surveillance using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink?

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2018 01 28;27(1):25-29. Epub 2017 Nov 28.

Statistics, Modelling and Economics Department, Public Health England, London, UK.

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January 2018

Implementing near real-time vaccine safety surveillance using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD).

Vaccine 2017 12 19;35(49 Pt B):6885-6892. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

Statistics, Modelling and Economics Department, Public Health England, London NW9 5 EQ, United Kingdom.

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December 2017

Hospitalisation of preterm infants with pertussis in the context of a maternal vaccination programme in England.

Arch Dis Child 2018 03 16;103(3):224-229. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Department of Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety, National Infections Service, Public Health England, London, UK.

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March 2018

Reactogenicity of Cervarix and Gardasil human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines in a randomized single blind trial in healthy UK adolescent females.

Hum Vaccin Immunother 2017 06 20;13(6):1-9. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

a Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department , Public Health England , London , UK.

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June 2017

No increased risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome after human papilloma virus vaccine: A self-controlled case-series study in England.

Vaccine 2017 03 27;35(13):1729-1732. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Immunisation and Blood Safety Department, Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, United Kingdom.

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March 2017

Hepatitis E risks: pigs or blood-that is the question.

Transfusion 2017 02;57(2):267-272

Statistics Modelling and Economics Department, National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, UK.

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February 2017

Assessing recording delays in general practice records to inform near real-time vaccine safety surveillance using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD).

Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2017 Apr 3;26(4):437-445. Epub 2017 Feb 3.

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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April 2017