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Vaccine-Related Journal Articles

Vaccine Concerns: Multiple injections

Multiple Injections 2015-2009
WHO Recommendations Regarding Vaccine Hesitancy (multiple articles)
Source: Vaccine, August 14, 2015, Vol. 33(34):4155-4218
Immune Overload: Parental Attitudes toward Combination and Single Antigen Vaccines
Authors: Hulsey E, Bland T
Source: Vaccine, May 21, 2015, Vol. 33(22):2546-50
Physician Response to Parental Requests to Spread Out the Recommended Vaccine Schedule
Authors: Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Kennedy A, et al.
Source: Pediatrics, e-published March 2, 2015
Vaccinating My Way—Use of Alternative Vaccination Schedules in New York State
Authors: Nadeau JA, Bednarczyk RA, Masawi MR, et al.
Source: J Pediatr, January 2015, Vol. 166(1):151-6
Experiences with Provider and Parental Attitudes and Practices Regarding the Administration of Multiple Injections during Infant Vaccination Visits: Lessons for Vaccine Introduction
Authors: Wallace AS, Mantel C, Mayers G, Mansoor O, Gindler JS, Hyde TB
Source: Vaccine. August 1, 2014, Vol. pii: S0264-410X(14)01028-7
Delaying Vaccination Is Not a Safer Choice
Authors: Feemster KA, Offit P
Source: JAMA Pediatr, e-published October 14, 2013
Use of Alternative Childhood Immunization Schedules in King County, Washington, USA
Authors: Opel DJ, Banerjee A, Taylor JA
Source: Vaccine, October 1, 2013, Vol. 31(42):4699-701
Parental Vaccine Concerns, Information Source, and Choice of Alternative Immunization Schedules
Authors: Wheeler M, Buttenheim AM
Source: Hum Vaccin Immunother, July 30, 2013, Vol. 9(8)
Challenges in Comparing the Safety of Different Vaccination Schedules
Author: Jackson ML
Source: Vaccine, April 19, 2013
The Impact of Social Networks on Parents' Vaccination Decisions
Authors: Brunson, EK
Source: Pediatrics, April 15, 2013
Increasing Exposure to Antibody-Stimulating Proteins and Polysaccharides in Vaccines Is Not Associated with Risk of Autism
Authors: DeStefano F, Price CS, Weintraub ES
Source: J Pediatr, March 29, 2013
Frequency of Alternative Immunization Schedule Use in a Metropolitan Area
Authors: Robison SG, Groom H, Young C
Source: Pediatrics, July 2012, Vol. 130(1):32-8
The Combined Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines and the Total Number of Vaccines Are Not Associated with Development of Autism Spectrum Disorder: The First Case-Control Study in Asia
Authors: Uno Y, Uchiyama T, Kurosawa M, Aleksic B, Ozaki N
Source: Vaccine, e-published April 20, 2012
Washington State Pediatricians' Attitudes toward Alternative Childhood Immunization Schedules
Authors: Wightman A, Opel DJ, Marcuse EK, Taylor JA
Source: Pediatrics, December 2011, Vol. 128(6):1094-9
Alternative Vaccination Schedule Preferences among Parents of Young Children
Authors: Dempsey AF, Schaffer S, Singer D, Butchart A, Davis M, Freed GL
Source: Pediatrics, November 2011, Vol. 128(5):848-56
The Association between Intentional Delay of Vaccine Administration and Timely Childhood Vaccination Coverage
Authors: Smith PJ, Humiston SG, Parnell T, Vannice KS, Salmon DA
Source: Public Health Rep, July-August 2010, Vol. 125(4):534-41
Multiple Vaccinations and the Risk of Medically Attended Fever
Authors: Lin ND, Kleinman K, Chan KA, et al.
Source: Vaccine, June 7, 2010, Vol. 28(25):4169-74
Vaccines and Autism: A Tale of Shifting Hypotheses
Authors: Gerber JS, Offit PA
Source: Clin Infect Dis, January 7, 2009


The Problem with Dr Bob's Alternative Vaccine Schedule
Authors: Offit, PA, Moser CA
Source: Pediatics, January 1, 2009, Vol. 123(1): e164-9
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Caregivers' Willingness to Pay to Reduce the Number of Vaccine Injections in Infants
Authors: Theeten H, Hens N, Aerts M, Vandermeulen C
Source: Pediatr Infect Dis J, January 2009, Vol. 28(1):61-63
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Multiple Injections 2007-2006
More Vaccines for Children? Parents' views
Authors: Bedford H, Lansley M
Source: Vaccine, November 7, 2007; 25(45):7818-7823
Delays in Immunization Have Potentially Serious Health Consequences
Author: Guerra FA
Source: Paediatr Drugs. 2007; 9(3):143-148
Combined Vaccines Are like a Sudden Onslaught to the Body's Immune System:
Parental concerns about vaccine 'overload' and 'immune-vulnerability

Authors: Hilton S, Petticrew M, Hunt K
Source: Vaccine, May 15, 2006; 24(20):4321-4327
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Multiple Injections 2005
How Do Physicians Immunize Their Own Children? Differences among pediatricians and nonpediatricians
Authors: Posfay-Barbe KM, Heininger U, Aebi C, et al
Source: Pediatrics, November 2005; 116(5):e623-633
Childhood Vaccination and Nontargeted Infectious Disease Hospitalization
Authors: Hviid A, Wohlfahrt J, Stellfeld M, Melbye M
Source: JAMA, August 10, 2005; 294(6):699-705
Vaccines and the Infant's Immune System--What Nurses Need to Know
Authors: Heurter H, Langman E
Source: Can Nurse, January 2005; 101(1):15-17
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Multiple Injections 2003-2002
Does Antigenic Overload Exist? The Role of Multiple Immunizations in Infants
Authors: Gregson AL, Edelman R
Source: Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, November 2003;
Communicating the Benefits of Combination Vaccines to Parents and Health Care Providers
Authors: Koslap-Petraco MB, Parsons T
Source: J Pediatr Health Care, March-April, 2003; 17(2):53-57
Bacterial Infections, Immune Overload, and MMR Vaccine
Authors: Miller E, Andrews N, Waight P, Taylor B
Source: Arch Dis Child, March 2003; 88(3):222-223
Addressing Parents' Concerns: Do Multiple Vaccines Overwhelm or Weaken the Infant's Immune System?
Authors: Offit PA, Quarles J, Gerber MA, et al.
Source: Pediatrics, January 2002; 109(1):124-9
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