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Hendry AJ, Beard F, Dey A, Quinn H, Hueston L, Dwyer D, McIntyre P. Lower immunity to poliomyelitis viruses in Australian young adults not eligible for inactivated polio vaccine. Vaccine. 2020;11:2572-7. [Full text ]

Badahdah A, Bakarman MA, Khatami A, Tashani M, Barasheed O, Alfelali M, Azeem MI, Bokhary H, Soltan O, Lahra MM, Jeoffreys N, Kok J, Dwyer DE, Booy R, Rashid H and the Hajj Research Team. Meningococcal and pneumococcal carriage in Hajj pilgrims: findings of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Travel Medicine. [Abstract - Epub]

Khatami A, Burrell R, McMullan BJ, Rawlinson W, Givney RC, Kok J, Alexandersen S, Jones CA, Macartney KK, Britton PN. Epidemic and inter-epidemic burden of paediatric human parechovirus infection in New South Wales, Australia, 2017-2018 . The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 28 February 2020 doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002615. [Abstract - Epub]

Jacoby P, Glover C, Damon C, Fathima P, Pillsbury A, Durrheim D, Gold M, Leeb A, Snelling T . Timeliness of signal detection for adverse events following influenza vaccination in young children: a simulation case study. BMJ Open 2020;10:e031851 . [Full text]

Damiano JA, Deng L, Li WH, Burgess R, Schneider AL, Crawford NW, Buttery J, Gold M, Richmond P, Macartney KK, Hildebrand MS, Scheffer IE, Wood N, Berkovic SF. SCN1A variants in vaccine-related febrile seizures: a prospective study. Annals of Neurology. 2020;87:281-288. [Abstract]

Thielemans E, Oliver J, McMinn A, Baker C, Britton PN, Clark J, Marshall H, Blyth CC, Francis J, Buttery J, Smeesters PR, Crawford N, Steer AC. Clinical description and outcomes of Australian children With invasive group A streptococcal disease. The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal. 20 Feb 2020. . [Abstract - Epub]

Maguire J, Beard B, Meder K, Dey A, Macartney K, McIntyre P. Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease, 2000–2017. Communicable Diseases Intelligence. 2020;44. [Full text]

Wood N, Sharma K. Meningococcal B vaccines: advice for parents. Medicine Today. 2020;23:53–54 . [Abstract]

Jayasinghe S, Sheridan S, Macartney K. Herpes zoster vaccination in Australia: what’s available and who benefits? . Australian Prescriber. 2020;43:2–6 . [Full text]

Estcourt MJ, Campbell DE, Gold MS, Richmond P, Allen KJ, Quinn HE, Marsh JA, Peters RL, Valerio C, Dai D, Waddington CS, Wood NJ, McIntyre PB, Holt PG, Snelling TL. Whole cell pertussis vaccination and decreased risk of IgE-mediated food allergy: a nested case-control study. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. doi: [EPub ahead of print]. [Abstract - Epub]