5155.0 Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiology

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM
Oral
This interesting session will focus on the epidemiology of vaccine preventable disease. Presentations will include a discussion of persistence of antibody level of hepatitis B vaccine among children; influenza, pneumococcal, hepatitis B and tetanus toxoid vaccination of Texas adults; and, a discussion of the influenza season in a tropical country. One session will focus on increases in human papillomavirus vaccine coverage among adolescent girls in Oregon.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Determine the long-term immunogenicity and the decay rate of hepatitis B virus surface antibody from universal HBV vaccination 2. Discuss Oregonís HPV adolescent rate increases 3. Identify demographic, health care, health status, and lifestyle factors associated with adult immunization rates 4. Describe sources and levels of knowledge about influenza in a tropical country
Moderator:
Sonja Hutchins, MD, MPH, DrPH

12:56 PM
Increases in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) coverage among adolescent girls in metropolitan Oregon: A report from Oregon's CDC Sentinel Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Surveillance Site
James A. Gaudino, MD, MS, MPH, Heather Crawford, MPH, Mary Beth Kurilo, MPH, Martha Priedeman Skiles, MPH, Andrew W. Osborn, MBA and Jenne McKibben, BS

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus

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