Palle Valentiner-Branth

Palle Valentiner-Branth


Palle Valentiner-Branth , Infektionsepidemiologi og Forebyggelse
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Research area

Infectious disease epidemiology. Vaccinology. Studies on vaccine effectiveness and studies, e.g. register-based, of determinants for vaccination. In the recent years there have been a focus and studies of HPV-, and pneumococcal-vaccination. Several years of experience with conduction of large population-based research projects in developing countries focusing on the natural history of and to improve the case management of diarrhoeal disease and pneumonia. 

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Leading the vaccine preventable diseases group: Surveillance of uptake in the childhood vaccination programme by use of the Danish vaccination registry, surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases, invasive bacterial diseases including meningococcal-, pneumococcal- and Hæmophilus influenza type b-infections, influenza and influenza- vaccination programme, mortality monitoring, tuberculosis and vector-transmitted diseases.


Differences in the impact of pneumococcal serotype replacement in individuals with and without underlying medical conditions. Weinberger DM, Warren JL, Dalby T, Shapiro ED, Valentiner-Branth P, Slotved HC, Harboe ZB. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy875. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 30321313 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Effect of childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive disease in older adults of 10 European countries: implications for adult vaccination. Hanquet G, Krizova P, Valentiner-Branth P, Ladhani SN, Nuorti JP, Lepoutre A, Mereckiene J, Knol M, Winje BA, Ciruela P, Ordobas M, Guevara M, McDonald E, Morfeldt E, Kozakova J, Slotved HC, Fry NK, Rinta-Kokko H, Varon E, Corcoran M, van der Ende A, Vestrheim DF, Munoz-Almagro C, Latasa P, Castilla J, Smith A, Henriques-Normark B, Whittaker R, Pastore Celentano L, Savulescu C; SpIDnet/I-MOVE+ Pneumo Group.
Thorax. 2018 Oct 24. pii: thoraxjnl-2018-211767. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-211767. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 30355641 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] 

Examining determinants for reporting suspected adverse events following HPV vaccination in Denmark. Ulendorf Jacobsen S, Valentiner-Branth P, Mølbak K.
Vaccine. 2018 Oct 1;36(41):6158-6162. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.08.061. Epub 2018 Sep 7.
PMID: 30201304 [PubMed - in process]

Identification of determinants associated with uptake of the first dose of the human papillomavirus vaccine in Denmark. Amdisen L, Kristensen ML, Rytter D, Mølbak K, Valentiner-Branth P.
Vaccine. 2018 Sep 11;36(38):5747-5753. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.08.006. Epub 2018 Aug 12.
PMID: 30111513 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Sociodemographic predictors are associated with compliance to a vaccination-reminder in 9692 girls age 14, Denmark 2014-2015. Suppli CH, Dreier JW, Rasmussen M, Andersen AN, Valentiner-Branth P, Mølbak K, Krause TG.
Prev Med Rep. 2018 Feb 23;10:93-99. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.02.005. eCollection 2018 Jun.
PMID: 29868358 [PubMed]