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Nolan T, Booy R, Marshall HS, Richmond P, Nissen M, Ziegler JB, Yaela B, Traskine M, Jastorff A, Van der Wielen M. Immunogenicity and safety of a quadrivalent meningococcal ACWY-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine 6 years after MenC priming as toddlers. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2019;38:643-50. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002334. [Full text]

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Blyth C, Jayasinghe S, Andrews R. A rationale for change: an increase in invasive pneumococcal disease in fully vaccinated children. Clinical Infectious Diseases. June 2019 doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz493. [Epub]

Beard F, Hendry A, Macartney K. Early success with room for improvement: influenza vaccination of young Australian children. Medical Journal of Australia 2019;210:484–86e1. doi: 10.5694/mja2.50141. [Full text]

Tashani M, Badahdah AL, Alfelali M, Barasheed O, Alqahtani AS, Heron L, Wongg M, Louth J, Rashid H, Borrow R, Booy R. Effect on meningococcal serogroup W immunogenicity when Tdap was administered prior, concurrent or subsequent to the quadrivalent (ACWY) meningococcal CRM197-conjugate vaccine in adult Hajj pilgrims: a randomised controlled trial. Vaccine;37: 3562–3567. [Full text]

Crooks K, Clark K, Natalie A, Taylor P, Miller A, Campbell S. Letter to the editor in response to the article by Borg et al. Vaccine. 2019;37:3381. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.05.021. [Full text]

Qian J, Heywood AE, Karki S, Banks E, Macartney K, Chantrill L, Liu B. Risk of herpes zoster prior to and following cancer diagnosis and treatment: a population-based prospective cohort study. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019;220:3-11. [Full text]

Helps C, Leask L, Barclay L, Carter S. Understanding non-vaccinating parents’ views to inform and improve clinical encounters: a qualitative study in an Australian community. BMJ Open 2019;9:e026299. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026299. [Full text]

Saravanos G, Sheel M, Dey A, Brown E, Wang H, Homaira N, Macartney K, Wood N. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) hospitalisations in the Australian population, 2006-2015. Medical Journal of Australia. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.5694/mja2.50159. [Full text]

Alqahtani AS, Tashani M, Heywood AE, Booy R, Rashid H, Wiley KE. Exploring Australian Hajj tour operators' knowledge and practices regarding pilgrims' health risks: a qualitative study. JMIR Public Health Surveillance. 2019 May 23;5(2):e10960. [Full text]