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Obstetric Module
Volume 17

Maternal immunisation

Edited by

Professor Asma Khalil
Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine
St George's University of London, St George's Hospital, London, UK

and Professor Flor Munoz
Baylor College of Medicine, TX, USA


Section A – Introduction

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Maternal-infant Health: Global Needs and Role of Vaccines

Asma Khalil and Flor Munoz

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Focus on the Pregnant Person’s General Health and Obstetric-Specific Issues as Background for Potential Increased Risk of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Rahul J D’Mello and Bernard Gonik

Section B – Vaccines Currently Recommended in Pregnancy

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Clare L Cutland and Nisha Makan

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Marta C Nunes and Sofia R Lemos

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Kirsten Maertens and Elke Leuridan

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SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy

Athina Samara, Pat O’Brien and Asma Khalil

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Vaccines Currently Recommended in Pregnancy

Alixandra M Hunzicker and Kimberly B Fortner

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Vaccines in the Postpartum Period and Lactation

Christine E Jones and Kate MI Ralph

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Neonatal Immunisation

Arnaud Marchant and Tobias Kollmann

Section C – Future Vaccines for Use in Pregnancy

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Ziyaad Dangor and Shabir A Madhi

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Group B Streptococcus

Kirsty Le Doare, Sarah Sturrock and Rossul Al-Bahadili

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Mark R Schleiss

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Zika Virus

Marco Aurelio Palazzi Safadi

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Vaccines to Prevent Malaria in Pregnancy

Azucena Bardají, Alfredo Mayor, Patrick E Duffy and Clara Menéndez

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Preventing Hepatitis E Disease During Pregnancy

Brittany L Kmush, Katerina Rok Song, Md Koushik Ahmed, Hanna Maroofi and Julia Lynch

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Lassa Fever

Sylvanus Akhalufo Okogbenin and Akhere Asogun Danny

Section D – Vaccine Safety

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Safety of Vaccination During Pregnancy

Deshayne B Fell, Siri E Håberg and Annette K Regan

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Maternal and Neonatal Safety Surveillance Systems

Andy Stergachis and Esperanca Sevene

Section E – Vaccine Efficacy

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Assessment of Efficacy and Effectiveness of Vaccines in Pregnant Women and their Infants

Andrea Buchwald and Milagritos D Tapia

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Maternal and Neonatal Disease Surveillance Systems for Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Pierre Buekens and Mabel Berrueta

Section F – Vaccine Acceptance and Delivery

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Coverage and Acceptance of Maternal Vaccines. Challenges and Opportunities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries vs. High-Income Countries 

Pauline Paterson, Clarissa Simas and Heidi J Larson

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The Role of Maternal Health Providers to Protect Pregnant Women Through Vaccination

Isabela Covelli Velez and Alisa Kachikis