Publications by authors named "Shabir A Madhi"

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The role of National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAG) in strengthening health system governance: Lessons from three middle-income countries-Argentina, Jordan, and South Africa (2017-2018).

Vaccine 2020 Sep 16. Epub 2020 Sep 16.

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.08.069DOI Listing
September 2020

Neurological and growth outcomes in South African children with congenital cytomegalovirus: A cohort study.

PLoS One 2020 17;15(9):e0238102. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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September 2020

Systematic review of Group B Streptococcal capsular types, sequence types and surface proteins as potential vaccine candidates.

Vaccine 2020 Sep 1. Epub 2020 Sep 1.

Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH) Centre, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.08.052DOI Listing
September 2020

Immunogenicity of influenza vaccines administered to pregnant women in randomized clinical trials in Mali and South Africa.

Vaccine 2020 Sep 29;38(41):6478-6483. Epub 2020 Aug 29.

Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, USA; Hubert Department of Global Health, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, USA; Emory Vaccine Center, Atlanta, USA; Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.07.020DOI Listing
September 2020

COVID-19 vaccines and neglected pregnancy.

Lancet 2020 09 27;396(10252):e22. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Materno-fetal and Obstetrics Research Unit, Department Woman-Mother-Child, Lausanne University Hospital, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31822-5DOI Listing
September 2020

Immunogenicity of a single-dose compared with a two-dose primary series followed by a booster dose of ten-valent or 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in South African children: an open-label, randomised, non-inferiority trial.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 Aug 25. Epub 2020 Aug 25.

South African Medical Research Council Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytical Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Science, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science, National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Science, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30289-9DOI Listing
August 2020

Neurodevelopmental Impairment at 1 Year of Age in Infants With Previous Invasive Group B Streptococcal Sepsis and Meningitis.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 09;39(9):794-798

From the *Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa †Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa ‡Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa §Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002695DOI Listing
September 2020

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccination during Pregnancy and Effects in Infants.

N Engl J Med 2020 07;383(5):426-439

From the Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, and the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand (S.A.M., C.L.C.), and Shandukani Research Centre, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (M.S.M.), Johannesburg, Setshaba Research Centre, Soshanguve (K.A., A.O.), and the Family Centre for Research with Ubuntu, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Hospital (M.F.C.), and the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, South African Medical Research Council Unit on Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town (H.J.Z.), Cape Town - all in South Africa; Fundación INFANT (F.P.P., R.L.), Hospital Militar Central Dr. Cosme Argerich (G.P.M.), and the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (R.L.), Buenos Aires, and the Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Hospital del Niño Jesús, Tucumán (C.J.L.) - both in Argentina; the Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston (P.A.P., F.M.M.); the University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand (A.A.T.); the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and the Children's Hospital Colorado, Center for Global Health, Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora (E.A.F.S.); the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC (G.K.S.); Novavax (S.A., A.A., J.C., I.C., A.F., J.S.P., V.S., D.N.T., J.W., G.M.G., L.F.F.), Gaithersburg, and the Department of International Health, International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health (A.H.B.), and the Center for American Indian Health, Department of International Health (L.H.), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore - all in Maryland; the Vaccine Institute (A.C., P.T.H.) and the Vascular Biology Research Centre, Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute (A.K.), St. George's, University of London, London, Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton (C.E.J.), and the Oxford Vaccine Group, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford and National Institute for Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (M.D.S.), and the Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford (M.V.), Oxford - all in the United Kingdom; the Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle (J.A.E.);the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit (B.G.); the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa, Philippines (J.N.J., M.L.); the Department of Pediatrics (D.W.K.) and the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Center for Women's Reproductive Health (A.T.T.), University of Alabama, Birmingham; the Women's and Children's Hospital and Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA (H.S.M.), the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, VIC (T.M.N., K.P.P.), and Wesfarmers Center of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Telethon Kids Institute, Division of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth Children's Hospital, Perth (P.C.R., T.S.) - all in Australia; Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, Marshfield, WI (J.K.M.); Pediatría Clínica, Infectología y Traslacional Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (F.M.-T.); the Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine (J.H.S.), and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (M.W.V.), University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City; Meridian Clinical Research, Norfolk, NE (K.V.); and the International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, Dhaka (K.Z.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1908380DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7299433PMC
July 2020

Single-Dose Nirsevimab for Prevention of RSV in Preterm Infants.

N Engl J Med 2020 07;383(5):415-425

From AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD (M.P.G., Y.Y., T.T., M.T.E., A.A.K., F.D., T.V.); SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (J.B.D.); Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, and Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation South African Research Chair, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (S.A.M.); the Division of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Department of Maternal, Neonatal, and Infant Medicine, Nuovo Ospedale Degli Infermi, Biella, and Neonatology and NICU, Sant'Anna Hospital, AOU Città della Salute e della Scienza, Turin - both in Italy (P.M.); the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora (E.A.F.S.); and the Children's Foundation Research Institute at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN (J.P.D.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1913556DOI Listing
July 2020

Influenza or Meningococcal Immunization During Pregnancy and Mortality in Women and Infants: A Pooled Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 07;39(7):641-644

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002629DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7279057PMC
July 2020

Pulmonary function sequelae after respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection in children: A systematic review.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2020 07 4;55(7):1567-1583. Epub 2020 May 4.

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppul.24804DOI Listing
July 2020

Short-term immunogenicity and safety of hepatitis-A and varicella vaccines in HIV-exposed uninfected and HIV-unexposed South African children.

Vaccine 2020 May 16;38(22):3862-3868. Epub 2020 Apr 16.

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.03.045DOI Listing
May 2020

Residual colonization by vaccine serotypes in rural South Africa four years following initiation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunization.

Expert Rev Vaccines 2020 Apr 10;19(4):383-393. Epub 2020 Apr 10.

Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14760584.2020.1750377DOI Listing
April 2020

Characterization of human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) isolated from HIV-exposed-uninfected and HIV-unexposed infants in South Africa during 2015-2017.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2020 Jul 3;14(4):403-411. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12727DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7298309PMC
July 2020

A prospective case-control study on the association of Rhinovirus nasopharyngeal viral load and viremia in South African children hospitalized with severe pneumonia.

J Clin Virol 2020 04 11;125:104288. Epub 2020 Feb 11.

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases Chair, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7086148PMC
April 2020

Effect of HIV-exposure and timing of antiretroviral treatment initiation in children living with HIV on antibody persistence and memory responses to Haemophilus influenzae type b and pneumococcal polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccines.

Vaccine 2020 03 15;38(12):2651-2659. Epub 2020 Feb 15.

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Sciences, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Science, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.02.026DOI Listing
March 2020

Computer-aided diagnosis for World Health Organization-defined chest radiograph primary-endpoint pneumonia in children.

Pediatr Radiol 2020 04 13;50(4):482-491. Epub 2020 Jan 13.

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00247-019-04593-0DOI Listing
April 2020

Immunogenicity and safety of different dosing schedules of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in pregnant women with HIV: a randomised controlled trial.

Lancet HIV 2020 02 3;7(2):e91-e103. Epub 2020 Jan 3.

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, SARCHI: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(19)30322-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7167514PMC
February 2020

Evaluation of the impact of HIV-1 infection and density of common nasopharyngeal bacterial colonizers in South African children immunized with 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

Vaccine 2020 02 23;38(7):1762-1769. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Faculty Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.12.033DOI Listing
February 2020

Rubella seroprevalence in pregnant women living with and without HIV in Soweto, South Africa.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Feb 19;91:255-260. Epub 2019 Dec 19.

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.12.018DOI Listing
February 2020

Genomic differences among carriage and invasive nontypeable pneumococci circulating in South Africa.

Microb Genom 2019 10 11;5(10). Epub 2019 Oct 11.

Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000299DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6861859PMC
October 2019

Illuminating Child Mortality: Discovering Why Children Die.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 10;69(Suppl 4):S257-S259

Emory Global Health Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz562DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6785666PMC
October 2019

Influenza and tuberculosis co-infection: A systematic review.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2020 01 30;14(1):77-91. Epub 2019 Sep 30.

Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12670DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6928059PMC
January 2020

Hemagglutinin Stalk Antibody Responses Following Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Immunization of Pregnant Women and Association With Protection From Influenza Virus Illness.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Aug;71(4):1072-1079

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz927DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7428398PMC
August 2020

Trivalent influenza vaccination randomized control trial of pregnant women and adverse fetal outcomes.

Vaccine 2019 08 19;37(36):5397-5403. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa; Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa; National Institute for Communicable Diseases: a division of National Health Laboratory Service, Centre for Vaccines and Immunology, 1 Modderfontein Road, Sandringham, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.07.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6694200PMC
August 2019

Molecular Subtyping of Human Rhinovirus in Children from Three Sub-Saharan African Countries.

J Clin Microbiol 2019 09 26;57(9). Epub 2019 Aug 26.

Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases Chair, Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00723-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6711929PMC
September 2019

Efficacy and effectiveness of ten-valent versus 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines - Authors' reply.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 07;19(7):693-694

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Science, Johannesburg 2013, South Africa; Department of Science, National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Health Science, Johannesburg 2013, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30286-5DOI Listing
July 2019

Immunogenicity of a combined schedule of trivalent oral and inactivated polio vaccines in South African infants.

Expert Rev Vaccines 2019 07 13;18(7):751-754. Epub 2019 Jun 13.

d South African Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14760584.2019.1627878DOI Listing
July 2019

Safety and Immunogenicity of Measles Vaccination in HIV-Infected and HIV-Exposed Uninfected Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

EClinicalMedicine 2018 Jul 2;1:28-42. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2018.06.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6537570PMC
July 2018

Optimal timing of influenza vaccine during pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2019 09 5;13(5):438-452. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12649DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6692549PMC
September 2019

Epidemiology of invasive bacterial infections in pneumococcal conjugate vaccine-vaccinated and -unvaccinated children under 5 years of age in Soweto, South Africa: a cohort study from a high-HIV burden setting.

Paediatr Int Child Health 2020 02 3;40(1):50-57. Epub 2019 Jun 3.

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/20469047.2019.1623572DOI Listing
February 2020

The Association Between Breast Milk Group B Streptococcal Capsular Antibody Levels and Late-onset Disease in Young Infants.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Mar;70(6):1110-1114

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz360DOI Listing
March 2020

Performance of the Biomark HD real-time qPCR System (Fluidigm) for the detection of nasopharyngeal bacterial pathogens and Streptococcus pneumoniae typing.

Sci Rep 2019 04 24;9(1):6494. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Faculty Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42846-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6482308PMC
April 2019

Effect of HIV-exposure and timing of anti-retroviral treatment on immunogenicity of trivalent live-attenuated polio vaccine in infants.

PLoS One 2019 19;14(4):e0215079. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

South African Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6474646PMC
January 2020

The duopoly of ten-valent and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: do they differ?

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 05 8;19(5):453-454. Epub 2019 Apr 8.

Immunobiology Unit, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30785-0DOI Listing
May 2019

HLA*LA-HLA typing from linearly projected graph alignments.

Bioinformatics 2019 11;35(21):4394-4396

Genome Informatics Section, Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btz235DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6821427PMC
November 2019

Neutrophil Counts in Healthy South African Infants: Implications for Enrollment and Adverse Event Grading in Clinical Trials in an African Setting.

J Pediatr X 2019 ;1:100005

Medical Research Council: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympdx.2019.100005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7376988PMC
January 2019

Causes of stillbirths among women from South Africa: a prospective, observational study.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 04;7(4):e503-e512

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Science/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30541-2DOI Listing
April 2019

Prevalence of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection and Associated Risk of In Utero Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Acquisition in a High-HIV Prevalence Setting, South Africa.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 10;69(10):1789-1796

Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Faculty of Health Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz019DOI Listing
October 2019

Neutralization and hemagglutination-inhibition antibodies following influenza vaccination of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected pregnant women.

PLoS One 2018 31;13(12):e0210124. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Medical Research Council, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6312282PMC
May 2019

Prioritization of risk groups for influenza vaccination in resource limited settings - A case study from South Africa.

Vaccine 2019 01 22;37(1):25-33. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Centre for Respiratory Diseases and Meningitis, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.11.048DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6470296PMC
January 2019

The role of bacterial vaccines in the prevention of influenza mortality.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 12;6(12):e1268-e1269

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30445-5DOI Listing
December 2018

Effect of HIV exposure and timing of antiretroviral therapy initiation on immune memory responses to diphtheria, tetanus, whole cell pertussis and hepatitis B vaccines.

Expert Rev Vaccines 2019 01 19;18(1):95-104. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

a Department of Science and Technology, Health Sciences , National Research Foundation:Vaccine Preventable Diseases University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14760584.2019.1547195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6842654PMC
January 2019

Knowledge gaps among South African healthcare providers regarding the prevention of neonatal group B streptococcal disease.

PLoS One 2018 5;13(10):e0205157. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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