A3 Rotavirus and Varicella Vaccine Impacts and Assessments

Monday, March 28, 2011: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Presenters in this workshop will discuss rotavirus and varicella vaccine impacts and assessments. Assessing indirect protection from rotavirus vaccination and the impact of the 2-dose varicella vaccination series on institutional and school-based outbreaks will be discussed. In addition, presenters will evaluate the accuracy of medical record (MR) documented varicella history as a measure of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) immunity.
Julie Boom

11:00 AM
Infant Rotavirus Vaccination Provides Indirect Protection to Older Children and Adults
Benjamin Lopman, PhD, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Aaron Curns, MPH; Catherine Yen, MD; Umesh Parashar, MBBS, MPH
11:20 AM
Vaccine Efficacy Estimates During Institutional-Based Outbreaks, Indiana 2010
Dana Hazen, RN, MPH, Epidemiologist, IN State Department of Health; Layla Baker, MD, MPH, Research Coordinator, Regenstrief Institute
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