2016


The African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium. Household transmission of Neisseria meningitidis in the African meningitis belt: a longitudinal cohort study. The Lancet Global Health. 4(12):e989-e995. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30244-3.






Basta NE, Christensen H. 4CMenB Vaccine: reasons for optimism (Invited Commentary). The Lancet. 2016. Dec; 388(10061):2719-21. doi.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32061-X.











Basta NE, Mahmoud A, Borrow R. Meningococcal B Vaccine during a University Outbreak: The Authors Reply. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2016. Oct; 375:1594-1595.doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1610666     







Basta NE, Mahmoud A, Wolfson J, Ploss A, Heller B, Hanna S, Johnsen P, Izzo R, Grenfell B, Findlow J, Bai X, Borrow R. Immunogenicity of a Meningococcal B Vaccine during a University Outbreak. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2016. Jul;375(3):220-8. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1514866


Also see editorial: A Challenge in Vaccine Development — Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup B





Paireau J+, Chen A+, Broutin H, Grenfell B, Basta, NE. Seasonal dynamics of bacterial meningitis: a time-series analysis. The Lancet Global Health. 2016. Jun;4(6):e370-7. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30064-X


Also see comment: Insights into seasonal dynamics of bacterial meningitis






Sundaram ME, Mason SM, Basta NE. HPV vaccine uptake among overweight and obese US adolescents: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2009-2014. Vaccine. 2016. May 11;34(22):2501-6.








Metcalf CJE, Farrar J, Cutts F, Basta NE, Graham AL, Lessler J, Ferguson N, Burke D, Grenfell BT. Serological surveys: Generating key insight into the changing global landscape of infectious disease. The Lancet. 2016. Apr 5. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30164-7.







2015


Basta NE, Borrow R, Berthe A, et al. Population-level persistence of immunity two years after a meningococcal serogroup A polysaccharide-tetanus toxoid protein conjugate vaccine mass-vaccination campaign in Mali. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015. Nov 15;61 Suppl 5:S547-53. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ602.







Basta NE, Borrow R, Berthe A, et al. Higher anti-tetanus toxoid immunity two years after meningococcal serogroup A polysaccharide-tetanus toxoid protein conjugate vaccine introduction in Mali. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015. Nov 15;61 Suppl 5:S578-85. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ513.










The African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium. The Diversity of Meningococcal Carriage Across the African Meningitis Belt and the Impact of Vaccination With a Group A Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015; Apr 9. pii: jiv211






2014


Xiao H, Tian H-Y, Gao L-D, Liu H-N, Duan L-S, Basta NE, Cazelles B, et al. Animal reservoir, natural and socioeconomic variations and the transmission of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Chenzhou, China, 2006 – 2010. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2014. 8(1):e2615. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002615



2013


Basta NE, Stuart JM, Nascimento M, et al. Methods for identifying Neisseria meningitidis carriers: A multi-center study in the African meningitis belt. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10): e78336. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078336






The African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium. Meningococcal carriage in the African meningitis belt. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2013; doi: 10.1111/tmi.12125








Dakar Discussion Group on Priorities for Research on Epidemic Meningococcal Disease in Africa Writing Committee (Basta NE, Broome C, Clark T, Greenwood B, Mueller J, Stephens D). Priorities for research on meningococcal disease and the impact of serogroup A vaccination in the African meningitis belt. Vaccine. 2013; 31:1453-7.







2012


Pitzer VE, Basta NE. Linking data and models: The importance of statistical analyses to inform models for the transmission dynamics of infections. Epidemiology. 2012;23:520-2.







2011


Chao DL, Matrajt L, Basta NE, Sugimoto JD, Dean B, Bagwell D, Oiulfstad B, Halloran ME, Longini IM. Planning for the control of pandemic influenza H1N1 in Los Angeles County and the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2011;173:1121-30.






2009


Yang Y, Sugimoto JD, Halloran ME, Basta NE, Chao DL, Matrajt L, Potter G, Kenah E, Longini IM. The transmissibility and control of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus. Science. 2009;326:729-33.








Basta NE, Chao DL, Halloran ME, Matrajt L, Longini IM. Strategies for pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccination of schoolchildren in the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2009;170:679-86.








Basta NE, Emmanuel S, Schulte J. Assessing public health department employees' willingness to report to work during an influenza pandemic. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2009;15:375-83.









Basta NE, Halloran ME, Matrajt L, Longini IM. Estimating influenza vaccine efficacy from challenge and community-based study data. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2008;168:1343-52.








2008


Basta NE, Matthews F, Chatfield M, Brayne C (MRC-CFAS). Community-level socio-economic status and cognitive and functional impairment in the older population.European Journal of Public Health. 2008; 18:48-54.

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