Recent Review Articles

Wilkinson K. et al. Efficacy and safety of high-dose influenza vaccine in elderly adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine. 2017 May 15;35(21):2775-2780. Epub 2017 Apr 18.
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Review Articles – Influenza in the Elderly
2012 - May 2017

Assaad U. et al. Pneumonia immunization in older adults: review of vaccine effectiveness and strategies. Clin Interv Aging. 2012;7:453-61.
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Chan T.C. Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination in Institutionalized Older Adults: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014 Mar;15(3):226.e1-226.e6.
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Dambaugh LA. A review of influenza: implications for the geriatric population. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2012 Dec;24(4):573-80.
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Darvishian M. et al. Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in community-dwelling elderly people: a meta-analysis of test-negative design case-control studies. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Dec;14(12):1228-39.
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Darvishian M. et al. After adjusting for bias in meta-analysis seasonal influenza vaccine remains effective in community-dwelling elderly. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Apr 23. pii: S0895-4356(14)00060-2.
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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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Domnich A. et al. Effectiveness of MF59-adjuvanted seasonal influenza vaccine in the elderly: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 23. pii: S0264-410X(16)31218-X.
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Frasca D, Blomberg BB. Aging, cytomegalovirus (CMV) and influenza vaccine responses. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Nov 20:0.
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Frasca D, Blomberg BB. B cell function and influenza vaccine responses in healthy aging and disease. Curr Opin Immunol. 2014 Jun 13;29C:112-118.
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Haq K, McElhaney JE. Ageing and respiratory infections: The airway of ageing. Immunol Lett. 2014 Nov;162(1 Pt B):323-8.
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Haq K, McElhaney JE. et al. Immunosenescence: influenza vaccination and the elderly. Curr Opin Immunol. 2014 Apr 24;29C:38-42.
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Hsiu RP. DAMPs and Influenza Virus Infection in Ageing. (Singapore) Ageing Res Rev. 2015 Jul 19. pii: S1568-1637(15)30007-6.
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Lambert N.D. et al. Understanding the immune response to seasonal influenza vaccination in older adults: a systems biology approach. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2012 Aug;11(8):985-94.
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Lang P.O. et al. Effectiveness of influenza vaccine in aging and older adults: comprehensive analysis of the evidence. Clin Interv Aging. 2012;7:55-64.
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Mauskopf J. et al. The burden of influenza complications in different high-risk groups: a targeted literature review. J Med Econ. 2013;16(2):264-77.
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McElhaney JE, Coler RN, Baldwin SL. Immunologic correlates of protection and potential role for adjuvants to improve influenza vaccines in older adults. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2013 Jul;12(7):759-66.
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McElhaney J.E. et al. The unmet need in the elderly: how immunosenescence, CMV infection, co-morbidities and frailty are a challenge for the development of more effective influenza vaccines. Vaccine. 2012 Mar 9;30(12):2060-7.
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Nagata JM. et al. Social determinants of health and seasonal influenza vaccination in adults ≥65 years: a systematic review of qualitative and quantitative data. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:388 Published 25 April 2013
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Pileggi C. et al. Immunogenicity and Safety of Intradermal Influenza Vaccine in the Elderly: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Drugs Aging. 2015 Oct;32(10):857-69.
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Rainwater-Lovett K, Chun K, Lessler J. Influenza outbreak control practices and the effectiveness of interventions in long-term care facilities: a systematic review. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2014 Jan;8(1):74-82. doi: 10.1111/irv.12203.
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Talbot HK, Libster R, Edwards KM. Influenza vaccination for older adults.Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2012 Jan;8(1):96-101. .
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Thomas RE, Lorenzetti DL. Interventions to increase influenza vaccination rates of those 60 years and older in the community. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Jul 7;7:CD005188.
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Trivedi D. Cochrane review summary: interventions to increase influenza vaccination rates of those 60 years and older in the community. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 2015 Apr 8:1-3.
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Wilkinson K. et al. Efficacy and safety of high-dose influenza vaccine in elderly adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine. 2017 May 15;35(21):2775-2780. Epub 2017 Apr 18.
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Young B. et al. Do antibody responses to the influenza vaccine persist year-round in the elderly? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine. 2017 Jan 5;35(2):212-221.
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