Meningitis Literature

Abad R, Medina V, del Carmen Farinas M, et al. Potential impact of the 4CMenB vaccine on oropharyngeal carriage of Neisseria meningitides. J Infect 2017 (published online Oct 5)

Alemayehu T, Mekasha A, Abebe T. Nasal carriage rate and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Neisseria meningitidis in healthy Ethiopian children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study. PLoS One 2017 Oct 26;12(10):e0187207

Andrade AL, Minamisava R, Tomich LM, et al. Impact of meningococcal C conjugate vaccination four years after introduction of routine childhood immunization in Brazil. Vaccine 2017 (published online Mar 18)

Basta NE, Berthe A, Keita M, et al. Meningococcal carriage within households in the African meningitis belt: a longitudinal pilot study. J Infect 2017 (published online Nov 29)

Bazan JA, Turner AN, Kirkcaldy RD, et al. Large cluster of Neisseria meningitides urethritis in Columbus, Ohio, 2015. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 8)

Breakwell L, Whaley M, Khan UI, et al. Meningococcal carriage among a university student population — United States, 2015. Vaccine 2017 (published online Nov 26)

Campbell H, Edelstein M, Andrews N, et al. Emergency meningococcal ACWY vaccination program for teenagers to control group W meningococcal disease, England, 2015-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Apr 14)

De Wals P, Zhou Z. Cost-effectiveness comparison of monovalent C versus quadrivalent ACWY meningococcal conjugate vaccination in Canada. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Jul;36(7):e203-7

Donadei A, Balocchi C, Romano MR, et al. Optimizing adjuvants for intradermal delivery of MenC glycoconjugate vaccine. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jun 20)

du Chatelet IP, Deghmane AE, Antona D, et al. Characteristics and changes in invasive meningococcal disease epidemiology in France, 2006-2015. J Infect 2017 (published online Mar 7)

Fiorito TM, Baird GL, Alexander-Scott N, et al. Adverse events following vaccination with bivalent rLP2086 (Trumenba): an observational, longitudinal study during a college outbreak and a systematic review. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 Jan 37(1):e13-9

Flacco ME, Manzoli L, Rosso A, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of the multicomponent meningococcal B vaccine (4CMenB) in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 19)

Folaranmi TA, Kretz CB, Kamiya H, et al. Increased risk for meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men in the United States, 2012-2015. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 13)

Gentile A, Bakir J, Agosti MR, et al. Meningococcal disease in children in Argentina: a 3-year active sentinel hospital surveillance study. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Mar;36(3):296-300

Hansen J, Zhang L, Klein NP, et al. Post-licensure safety surveillance study of routine use of quadrivalent meningococcal diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine. Vaccine 2017 (published online Sep 21)

Hasbun R, Rosenthal N, Balada-Llasat JM, et al. Epidemiology of meningitis and encephalitis in the United States from 2011-2014. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 17)

Jiang H, Su M, Kui L, et al. Prevalence and antibiotic resistance profiles of cerebrospinal fluid pathogens in children with acute bacterial meningitis in Yunnan province, China, 2012-2015. PLoS One 2017 Jun 29;12(6):e0180161

Koopmans MM, Bijlsma MW, Brouwer MC, et al. Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in the Netherlands, 1985-2014: a nationwide surveillance study. J Infect 2017 (published online Apr 15)

Le Marechal M, Agrinier N, Fressard L, et al. Low uptake of meningococcal C vaccination in France: a cross-sectional nationwide survey of general practitioners perceptions, attitudes and practices. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Jul;36(7):e181-8

Li J, Shao Z, Liu G, et al. Meningococcal disease and control in China: findings and updates from the Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI). J Infect 2018 (published online Feb 1)

MacNeil JR, Blain AE, Wang X, et al. Current epidemiology and trends in meningococcal disease — United States, 1996-2015. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 8)

Mandal S, Campbell H, Ribeiro S, et al. Risk of invasive meningococcal disease in university students in England and optimal strategies for protection using MenACWY vaccine. Vaccine 2017 (published online Sep 18)

Martinon-Torres F, Martinez AC, Simko R, et al. Antibody persistence and booster responses 24-36 months after different 4CMenB vaccination schedules in infants and children: a randomised trial. J Infect 2017 (published online Dec 15)

McNamara LA, Thomas JD, MacNeil J, et al. Meningococcal carriage following a university serogroup B meningococcal disease outbreak and vaccination campaign with MenB-4C and MenB-FHbp — Oregon, 2015-2016. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 26)

Merino Arribas JM, Carmona Martinez A, Horn, M, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of the quadrivalent meningococcal serogroups A, C, W and Y tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine coadministered with routine childhood vaccines in European infants: an open, randomized trial. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Apr;36(4):e98-107

Moura ARSS, Kretz CB, Ferreira IE, et al. Molecular characterization of Neisseria meningitides isolates recovered from 11-19-year-old meningococcal carriers in Salvador, Brazil. PLoS One 2017 Sep 20;12(9):e0185038

Mowlaboccus S, Jolley KA, Bray JE, et al. Clonal expansion of new penicillin-resistant clade of Neisseria meningitides serogroup W clonal complex 11, Australia. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 13)

Mowlaboccus S, Mullally CA, Richmond PC, et al. Differences in population structure of Neisseria meningitides in two Australian states: Victoria and Western Australia. PLoS One 2017 Oct 24;12(10):e0186839

Myers TR, McNeil MM, Ng CS, et al. Adverse events following quadrivalent meningococcal CRM-conjugate vaccine (Menveo) reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), 2010-2015. Vaccine 2017 (published online Mar 3)

Nnadi C, Oladejo J, Yennan S, et al. Large outbreak of Neisseria meningitides serogroup C — Nigeria, December 2016-June 2017. MMWR 2017 Dec 15;66(49):1352-6

Oldfield NJ, Green LR, Parkhill J, et al. Limited impact of adolescent meningococcal ACWY vaccination on group W carriage in university students. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 15)

Olea A, Matute I, Gonzalez C, et al. Case-control study of risk factors for meningococcal disease in Chile. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 11)

Ostergaard L, Vesikari T, Absalon J, et al.A bivalent meningococcal B vaccine in adolescents and young adults. N Engl J Med 2017 Dec 14;377(24):2349-62

Ouchenir L, Renaud C, Khan S, et al. The epidemiology, management, and outcomes of bacterial meningitis in infants. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Jun 9)

Parikh SR, Newbold L, Slater S, et al. Meningococcal serogroup B strain coverage of the multicomponent 4CMenB vaccine with corresponding regional distribution and clinical characteristics in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, 2007-08 and 2014-15: a qualitative and quantitative assessment. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Mar 30)

Patel JC, George J, Vuong J, et al. Rapid laboratory identification of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C as the cause of an outbreak — Liberia, 2017. MMWR 2017 Oct 27;66(42):1144-7

Patton ME, Stephens D, Moore K, et al. Updated recommendations for use of MenB-FHbp serogroup B meningococcal vaccine — Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2016. MMWR 2017 May 19;66(19):509-13

Pirez MC, Mota MI, Giachetto G, et al. Pneumococcal meningitis before and after universal vaccination with pneumococcal conjugate vaccines 7/13, impact on pediatric hospitalization in public and nonpublic institutions, in Uruguay. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Oct;36(10):1000-1

Rohlwink UK, Mauff K, Wilkinson KA, et al. Biomarkers of cerebral injury and inflammation in pediatric tuberculous meningitis. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 9)

Romain AS, Cohen R, Plainvert C, et al. Clinical and laboratory features of Group B Streptococcus meningitis in infants and newborns: study of 848 cases in France from 2001-2014. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 16)

Soeters HM, Dinitz-Sklar J, Kulkarni PA, et al. Serogroup B meningococcal disease vaccine recommendations at a university, New Jersey, USA, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Mar 31)

Stefanelli P, Neri A, Vacca P, et al. Meningococci of serogroup X clonal complex 181 in refugee camps, Italy. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published Mar 27)

Thompson GR III, Blair J, Wang S, et al. Adjunctive corticosteroid therapy in the treatment of coccidioidal meningitis. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 17)

Thomson J, Cruz AT, Nigrovic LE, et al. Concomitant bacterial meningitis in infants with urinary tract infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Sep;36(9):908-10

Trotter CL, Lingani C, Fernandez K, et al. Impact of MenAfriVac in nine countries of the African meningitis belt, 2010-15: an analysis of surveillance data. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 22)

Tzeng YL, Bazan JA, Turner AN, et al. Emergence of a new Neisseria meningitides clonal complex 11 lineage 11.2 clade as an effective urogenital pathogen. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017 (published online Apr 3)

van Ravenhorst MB, van der Klis FRM, van Rooijen DM, et al. Adolescent meningococcal serogroup A, W and Y immune responses following immunization with quadrivalent meningococcal A, C, W and Y conjugate vaccine: optimal age for vaccination. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jun 21)

van Ravenhorst MB, van der Klis FRM, van Rooijen DM, et al. Meningococcal serogroup C immunogenicity, antibody persistence and memory B-cells induced by the monovalent meningococcal serogroup C versus quadrivalent meningococcal serogroup ACWY conjugate booster vaccine: a randomized controlled trial. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jun 28)

Whittaker R, Dias JG, Ramliden M, et al. The epidemiology of invasive meningococcal disease in EU/EEA countries, 2004-2014. Vaccine 2017 (published online Mar 14)

WHO. WHO position paper, meningococcal A conjugate vaccine: updated guidance, February 2015. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jul 29)

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