Recent Review Articles

2015 - May 2020

Buchy P, et al.  Vaccinating pregnant women against influenza needs to be a priority for all countries: an expert commentary.  Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 18. pii: S1201-9712(19)30492-8.  Abstract 

Cai L. et al. Psychosis and Gestational Influenza: Meta-Analysis. Med Chem. 2015 Apr 29. Abstract

Cuningham W, et al.  Optimal timing of influenza vaccine during pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Sep;13(5):438-452Full text

Donzelli A. Influenza Vaccinations for All Pregnant Women? Better Evidence Is Needed. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Sep 18;15(9). pii: E2034  Full text

Duryea EL, Sheffield JS. Influenza: Threat to Maternal Health. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2015 Jun;42(2):355-362.  Abstract

Englund JA. Maternal immunization - Promises and concerns. Vaccine. 2015 Aug 8. pii: S0264-410X(15)01062-2.  Full text

Fell DB. et al. Maternal influenza and birth outcomes: systematic review of comparative studies. BJOG. 2016 Jun 6.   Full text 

Giles ML. The safety of inactivated influenza vaccines in pregnancy for birth outcomes: a systematic review. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Oct 31. Abstract

Ghulmiyyah LM. et al. Influenza and its treatment during pregnancy: A review. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2016 Jan 14;8(4):297-306. Abstract

He J. et al. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Influenza A Virus Infection During Pregnancy Associated with an Increased Risk for Stillbirth and Low Birth Weight. Kidney Blood Press Res. 2017 May 15;42(2):232-243. Full text

Hutcheon JA. et al. Detectable Risks in Studies of the Fetal Benefits of Maternal Influenza Vaccination. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Aug 1;184(3):227-32. Abstract

Jarvis JR, et al.  The effectiveness of influenza vaccination in pregnancy in relation to child health outcomes: Systematic review and meta-analysis.  Vaccine. 2020 Feb 11;38(7):1601-1613. Full text

Jeong S, et al.  Effects of maternal influenza vaccination on adverse birth outcomes: A systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis.  PLoS One. 2019 Aug 14;14(8):e0220910. Full text

Katz MA. et al. Incidence of influenza virus infection among pregnant women: a systematic review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017 May 30;17(1):155. Full text

Kay AW, Blish CA. Immunogenicity and Clinical Efficacy of Influenza Vaccination in Pregnancy. Front Immunol. 2015 Jun 4;6:289. Full text

McMillan M. et al. Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: A systematic review of fetal death, spontaneous abortion, and congenital malformation safety outcomes. Vaccine. 2015 Mar 8. pii: S0264-410X(15)00268-6. Abstract

Meijer WJ. et al. Influenza virus infection in pregnancy: a review. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2015 Aug;94(8):797-819. Abstract

Mertz D. et al. Pregnancy as a risk factor for severe outcomes from influenza virus infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 23. pii: S0264-410X(16)31219-1. Full text

Misra RS, Nayak JL.  The Importance of Vaccinating Children and Pregnant Women against Influenza Virus Infection.  Pathogens. 2019 Nov 26;8(4). pii: E265.  Read More

Nayak S. Influenza Vaccine Requirements in Pregnant Women. (India) J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2016 Apr;66(2):76-80.  Abstract

Nunes MC, Madhi SA. Influenza vaccination during pregnancy for prevention of influenza confirmed illness in the infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 Jul 14:0.  Abstract

Nunes MC. et al. The Effects of Influenza Vaccination during Pregnancy on Birth Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Perinatol. 2016 Sep;33(11):1104-14. Full text

Nunes MC, Madhi SA. Review on the effects of influenza vaccination during pregnancy on preterm births. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Aug 12:0. Abstract

Omer SB. et al. Three randomized trials of maternal influenza immunization in Mali, Nepal, and South Africa: Methods and expectations. Vaccine. 2015 Jun 18. pii: S0264-410X(15)00750-1. Full text

Phadke VK. et al. Maternal Influenza Immunization and Adverse Birth Outcomes: Using Data and Practice to Inform Theory and Research Design. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 Oct 26. Full text

Phadke VK, Omer SB. Maternal vaccination for the prevention of influenza: current status and hopes for the future. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2016 Apr 22:1-26. Abstract

Proveaux T. et al. Review of prescribing information for influenza vaccines for pregnant and lactating women. Vaccine. 2016 Aug 29. pii: S0264-410X(16)30714-9. Abstract

Selten JP, Termorshuizen F. The serological evidence for maternal influenza as risk factor for psychosis in offspring is insufficient: critical review and meta-analysis. Schizophr Res. 2016 Nov 14. pii: S0920-9964(16)30499-6. Full text

Somerville LK. et al. The impact of influenza virus infection in pregnancy. Future Microbiol. 2018 Feb;13:263-274. Abstract

Takeda S. et al. Influenza vaccination during pregnancy and its usefulness to mothers and their young infants. (Japan) J Infect Chemother. 2015 Feb 7. pii: S1341-321X(15)00036-7. Abstract

Vanders RL. et al. CD8 T cells and dendritic cells: key players in the attenuated maternal immune response to influenza infection. J Reprod Immunol. 2015 Feb;107C:1-9.  Abstract

van Riel D. et al. Influenza pathogenicity during pregnancy in women and animal models. Semin Immunopathol. 2016 Jul 7.  Abstract

Vojtek I. et al. Maternal immunization: where are we now and how to move forward? Ann Med. 2018 Jan 17:1-16.  Abstract

Wong VW, Lok KY, Tarrant M. Interventions to increase the uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination among pregnant women: A systematic review. Vaccine. 2015 Nov 18. pii: S0264-410X(15)01640-0.  Abstract

Zhou S, et al.  Review of the status and challenges associated with increasing influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant women in China.  Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Oct 7:1-10.  Full Text.