Irish Health Repository >
Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) >
Effectiveness of 2010/2011 seasonal influenza vaccine in Ireland.
|Files in This Item:|
|Title: ||Effectiveness of 2010/2011 seasonal influenza vaccine in Ireland.|
|Affiliation: ||Health Protection Surveillance Centre, 25-27 Middle Gardiner Street, Dublin 1. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Citation: ||Effectiveness of 2010/2011 seasonal influenza vaccine in Ireland. 2012, 105 (2):39-42 Ir Med J|
|Journal: ||Irish medical journal|
|Issue Date: ||Feb-2012 |
|PubMed ID: ||22455236|
|Abstract: ||We conducted a case-control study to estimate the 2010/2011 trivalent influenza vaccine effectiveness (TIVE) using the Irish general practitioners' influenza sentinel surveillance scheme. Cases were influenza-like illness (ILI) patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza. Controls were ILI patients who tested negative for influenza. Participating sentinel general practitioners (GP) collected swabs from patients presenting with ILI along with their vaccination history and other individual characteristics. The TIVE was computed as (1 - odds ratiofor vaccination) x100%. Of 60 sentinel GP practices, 22 expressed interest in participating in the study and 17 (28%) recruited at least one ILI patient. In the analysis, we included 106 cases and 85 controls. Seven controls (8.2%) and one influenza case (0.9%) had been vaccinated in 2010/2011. The estimated TIVE against any influenza subtype was 89.4% [95% CI: 13.8; 99.8%], suggesting a protective effect against GP-attended laboratory confirmed influenza. This study design could be used to monitor influenza vaccine effectiveness annually but sample size and vaccination coverage should be increased to obtain precise and adjusted estimates.|
|MeSH: ||Case-Control Studies|
|Appears in Collections: ||Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)|
this identifier to cite or link
to this item:
|Related articles on PubMed|
Using surveillance data to estimate pandemic vaccine effectiveness against laboratory confirmed influenza A(H1N1)2009 infection: two case-control studies, Spain, season 2009-2010.
Savulescu C, Jiménez-Jorge S, de Mateo S, Pozo F, Casas I, Breña PP, Galmés A, Vanrell JM, Rodriguez C, Vega T, Martinez A, Torner N, Ramos JM, Serrano MC, Castilla J, Cenoz MG, Altzibar JM, Arteagoitia JM, Quiñones C, Perucha M, Larrauri A
2011 Nov 30
Estimates of pandemic influenza vaccine effectiveness in Europe, 2009-2010: results of Influenza Monitoring Vaccine Effectiveness in Europe (I-MOVE) multicentre case-control study.
Valenciano M, Kissling E, Cohen JM, Oroszi B, Barret AS, Rizzo C, Nunes B, Pitigoi D, Larrauri Cámara A, Mosnier A, Horvath JK, O'Donnell J, Bella A, Guiomar R, Lupulescu E, Savulescu C, Ciancio BC, Kramarz P, Moren A
[Efficiency of seasonal influenza vaccine in persons older than 65 in Romania. Pilot case-control study I-MOVE, 2008-2009].
Piţigoi D, Lupulescu E, Alexandrescu V, Băeţel A, Sbârcea C, Ioniţă E, Săvulescu C, Duca E, Sima C, Truică C, Ibram S, Bobîrnac A, Militaru L, Arion M
|See all 105 articles|
All Items in LENUS are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.