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Case-control vaccine effectiveness studies: Preparation, design, and enrollment of cases and controls.

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Case-control studies are commonly used to evaluate effectiveness of licensed vaccines after deployment in public health programs. Such studies can provide policy-relevant data on vaccine performance under 'real world' conditions, contributing to the evidence base to support and sustain introduction of new vaccines. However, case-control studies do not measure the impact of vaccine introduction on disease at a population level, and are subject to bias and confounding, which may lead to inaccur...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.04.037

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Vaccine Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
25
Pages:
3295–3302
Publication date:
2017-04-22
Acceptance date:
2017-04-12
DOI:
EISSN:
0264-410X
ISSN:
1873-2518
Pubs id:
pubs:693497
URN:
uri:f2cd9fe4-b137-451d-83f4-84485ce8a644
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uuid:f2cd9fe4-b137-451d-83f4-84485ce8a644
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pubs:693497
Paper number:
25
Language:
English
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