Grand Salon C
Tuesday, March 18, 2008: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

E2: Taking a Measure: Uptake and Impact of Meningococcal and Pertussis Vaccines

Presenters in this workshop will discuss uptake of two new vaccines, MCV4 and Tdap, the potential impact of MCV4 on meningococcal disease trends, and the dynamics of vaccine exemptions on pertussis disease clustering. These topics highlight efforts made to monitor vaccine uptake and impact in three states: Oregon, California, and Michigan.
Moderator:Amanda Cohn
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:05 PMMonitoring New Adolescent Immunization Uptake using Immunization Information System (IIS): Early Trends from Oregon's CDC Sentinel IIS Surveillance Population
James A. Gaudino, Justin Weisser, Heather Crawford, Martha Priedeman Skiles
2:20 PMEpidemiology of meningococcal disease in California, 2001-2007
Kathleen Therese Winter, Kathleen Harriman
2:35 PMGeographical Clustering of Nonmedical Exemptions to School Immunization Requirements and Associations with Geographical Clustering of Pertussis
Saad B. Omer, Kyle S. Enger, Larry Moulton, Neal A. Halsey, Shannon Stokley, Daniel A. Salmon
2:50 PMDiscussion

The 42nd National Immunization Conference (NIC) of CDC