Influenza in Infants, Children and Adolescents

Recent Review Articles

Yin JK. Systematic review and meta-analysis of indirect protection afforded by vaccinating children against seasonal influenza: implications for policy. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 May 5.
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2012 - May 2017

Aigbogun NW, Hawker JI, Stewart A. Interventions to increase influenza vaccination rates in children with high-risk conditions-A systematic review. Vaccine. 2015 Feb 4;33(6):759-770.
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Beeler JA, Eichelberger MC. Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccines for infants: safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy. Microb Pathog 2013 Feb;55:9-15.
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Bodewes R. et al. Pediatric influenza vaccination: understanding the T-cell response. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2012 Aug;11(8):963-71.
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Cagigi A. et al. Downfall of the current antibody correlates of influenza vaccine response in yearly vaccinated subjects: Toward qualitative rather than quantitative assays. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2015 Sep 7.
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Carr S. Seasonal and pandemic influenza: an overview with pediatric focus. Adv Pediatr. 2012;59(1):75-93.
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Caspard H. et al. A systematic review of the efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccine upon revaccination of children. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jul 2;12(7):1721-7.
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Christian LM. Optimizing benefits of influenza virus vaccination during pregnancy: Potential behavioral risk factors and interventions. Vaccine. 2014 May 23;32(25):2958-2964. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.03.075. Epub 2014 Apr 4.
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Coates BM. et al. Influenza A Virus Infection, Innate Immunity, and Childhood. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Oct 1;169(10):956-63.
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Coates BM. et al. Influenza A Virus Infection, Innate Immunity, and Childhood. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Aug 3.
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Coelingh K. et al. Efficacy and effectiveness of live attenuated influenza vaccine in school-age children. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2015 Oct;14(10):1331-46.
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Domínguez A, Godoy P, Torner N. The Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination in Different Groups. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2016 Feb 6:1-14.
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Esposito S, Principi N. Oseltamivir for influenza infection in children: risks and benefits. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2015 Nov 28.
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Esposito S. et al. Recommendations for the use of influenza vaccine in pediatrics. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Jan;8(1):102-6.
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Esposito S. et al. Preventing influenza in younger children. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012 Oct;18 Suppl 5:42-9.
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Esposito S, Principi N. Influenza vaccination in pediatric age. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2015 Apr 15:1-3.
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Garg S. et al. Antiviral treatment of influenza in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Feb;31(2):e43-51.
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Gibson E. et al. Economic evaluation of pediatric influenza immunization program compared with other pediatric immunization programs: A systematic review. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 May 3;12(5):1202-16.
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Gill PJ. et al. Identification of children at risk of influenza-related complications in primary and ambulatory care: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Respir Med. 2014 Dec 4. pii: S2213-2600(14)70252-8.Abstract

Jefferson T. et al. Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Aug 15;8:CD004879.
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Jones Cooper SN, Walton-Moss B. J Using reminder/recall systems to improve influenza immunization rates in children with asthma. Pediatr Health Care. 2013 Sep-Oct;27(5):327-33.
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Kaczmarek MC. et al. The risk of fever following one dose of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in children aged ≥6 months to 36 months: A comparison of published and unpublished studies. Vaccine. 2013 Nov 4;31(46):5359-65.
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Kang JH. Effectiveness and safety of seasonal influenza vaccination in children with underlying respiratory diseases and allergy. Korean J Pediatr. 2014 Apr;57(4):164-170. Epub 2014 Apr 30.
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Kumar V. Influenza in Children. Indian J Pediatr. 2016 Sep 19.
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Lee BY, Shah M. Prevention of influenza in healthy children. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2012 Oct;10(10):1139-52.
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Li-Kim-Moy J. et al. Systematic review of fever, febrile convulsions and serious adverse events following administration of inactivated trivalent influenza vaccines in children. Euro Surveill. 2015 Jun 18;20(24). pii: 21159.
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Livingston RA, Bernstein HH. Prevention of Influenza in Children. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;29(4):597-615.
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Lukšić I. et al. Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccines in children -- a systematic review and meta-analysis. Croat Med J. 2013 Apr;54(2):135-45.
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Marchisio P. et al. Clinical and socioeconomic impact of pediatric seasonal and pandemic influenza. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Jan;8(1):17-20.
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Moriarty LF, Omer SB. Infants and the seasonal influenza vaccine: A global perspective on safety, effectiveness, and alternate forms of protection. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2014 Jul 3;10(9).
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Mortada M, Neuenschwander P, Tekko SS. Influenza and oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu) in infants: what you need to know. Pediatr Nurs. 2014 Jan-Feb;40(1):16-20.
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Nair H. et al. Global and regional burden of hospital admissions for severe acute lower respiratory infections in young children in 2010: a systematic analysis. The Lancet 2013 Apr 20;381(9875):1380-90. Epub 2013 Jan 29
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Nair H. et al. An evaluation of the emerging vaccines against influenza in children. BMC Public Health. 2013;13 Suppl 3:S14.
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Naleway AL. et al. Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy: A review of subsequent maternal obstetric events and findings from two recent cohort studies. Vaccine. 2014 May 30;32(26):3122-3127.
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Newall A.T. et al. Economic evaluations of childhood influenza vaccination: a critical review. Pharmacoeconomics. 2012 Aug 1;30(8):647-60
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Olivier CW. Influenza vaccination coverage rate in children: reasons for a failure and how to go forward. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Jan;8(1):107-18.
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Patria MF. et al. Influenza vaccination in children at high risk of respiratory disease. Ther Adv Vaccines. 2013 May;1(1):21-31.
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Patria MF. et al. Efficacy and safety of influenza vaccination in children with asthma. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2012 Apr;11(4):461-8.
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Principi N, Esposito S. Severe influenza in children: incidence and risk factors. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2016 Oct;14(10):961-8.
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Principi N, Senatore L, Esposito S. Protection of young children from influenza through universal vaccination. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Jun 19:0.
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Prutsky, Gabriela J. et al. Assessing the Evidence: LAIV in Children Younger than 2 Years. A Systematic Review. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Oct 2013
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Rowhani-Rahbar A. et al. Assessing the safety of influenza vaccination in specific populations: children and the elderly. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2012 Aug;11(8):973-84.
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Trivedi D. Cochrane review summary: influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 2016 Mar;17(2):105-6.
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Wang K. et al. Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in children (published trials only). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Apr 18;4:CD002744.
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Yin JK. Systematic review and meta-analysis of indirect protection afforded by vaccinating children against seasonal influenza: implications for policy. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 May 5.
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