Review Articles – Influenza in the Elderly

2015 - June 2020

Andrew MK. et al. Influenza Vaccination in Older Adults: Recent Innovations and Practical Applications. Drugs Aging. 2018 Nov 9.  Abstract

Ciabattini A. et al. Vaccination in the elderly: The challenge of immune changes with aging. Semin Immunol. 2018 Dec;40:83-94.  Full text

Demicheli V. et al. Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Feb 1;2:CD004876.  Abstract

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.  Full text

Doyon-Plourde P. et al. Impact of influenza vaccination on healthcare utilization - A systematic review. Vaccine. 2019 Apr 29. pii: S0264-410X(19)30525-0.  Full text

Frasca D, Blomberg BB. Aging, cytomegalovirus (CMV) and influenza vaccine responses. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Nov 20:0.  Abstract

Hsiu RP. DAMPs and Influenza Virus Infection in Ageing. (Singapore) Ageing Res Rev. 2015 Jul 19. pii: S1568-1637(15)30007-6.  Abstract

Kan T, Zhang J. Factors influencing seasonal influenza vaccination behaviour among elderly people: a systematic review. Public Health. 2018 Jan 26;156:67-78.  Abstract

Lee JKH. et al. Efficacy and effectiveness of high-dose versus standard-dose influenza vaccination for older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2018 May;17(5):435-443.  Abstract

Ng TWY. et al. Comparative immunogenicity of enhanced seasonal influenza vaccines in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 14.  Abstract

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.  Abstract

Schaffner W. et al. Seasonal influenza immunisation: Strategies for older adults. Int J Clin Pract. 2018 Oct;72(10):e13249.  Abstract

Schaffner W. et al. Effective Immunization of Older Adults Against Seasonal Influenza. Am J Med. 2018 Mar 12. pii: S0002-9343(18)30206-7.  Abstract

Song Y, et al. Benefits of Exercise on Influenza or Pneumonia in Older Adults: A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Apr 13;17(8). Full text

Talbot HK. Influenza in Older Adults. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2017 Dec;31(4):757-766.  Abstract

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.  Abstract

Weinberger B. Adjuvant strategies to improve vaccination of the elderly population. Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2018 Apr 17;41:34-41.  Abstract

Whitaker JA, von Itzstein MS, Poland GA. Strategies to maximize influenza vaccine impact in older adults. Vaccine. 2018 Sep 25;36(40):5940-5948.  Abstract

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.  Abstract

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.  Full text