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Measurement of coverage, compliance and determinants of uptake in a publicly funded rotavirus vaccination programme: a retrospective cohort study.

Rafferty E, Guo X, McDonald B, Svenson LW, MacDonald SE.

BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 2;9(11):e031718. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031718. Erratum in: BMJ Open. 2019 Dec 17;9(12):e031718corr1.


Comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analysis of a urine metabolomics test vs. alternative colorectal cancer screening strategies.

Barichello S, Deng L, Ismond KP, Loomes DE, Kirwin EM, Wang H, Chang D, Svenson LW, Thanh NX.

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2019 Nov;34(11):1953-1962. doi: 10.1007/s00384-019-03419-7. Epub 2019 Nov 1.


Using population-wide administrative and laboratory data to estimate type- and subtype-specific influenza vaccine effectiveness: a surveillance protocol.

Scott AN, Buchan SA, Kwong JC, Drews SJ, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW.

BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 30;9(9):e029708. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029708.


The association between influenza vaccination and socioeconomic status in high income countries varies by the measure used: a systematic review.

Lucyk K, Simmonds KA, Lorenzetti DL, Drews SJ, Svenson LW, Russell ML.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019 Jul 17;19(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0801-1.


Acellular pertussis vaccine effectiveness and waning immunity in Alberta, Canada: 2010-2015, a Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) study.

Bell CA, Russell ML, Drews SJ, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW, Schwartz KL, Kwong JC, Mahmud SM, Crowcroft NS.

Vaccine. 2019 Jul 9;37(30):4140-4146. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.05.067. Epub 2019 Jun 1.


Medical Information Commons to Support Learning Healthcare Systems: Examples From Canada.

Bubela T, Genuis SK, Janjua NZ, Krajden M, Mittmann N, Podolak K, Svenson LW.

J Law Med Ethics. 2019 Mar;47(1):97-105. doi: 10.1177/1073110519840488.


Pertussis vaccine effectiveness in a frequency matched population-based case-control Canadian Immunization Research Network study in Ontario, Canada 2009-2015.

Crowcroft NS, Schwartz KL, Chen C, Johnson C, Li Y, Marchand-Austin A, Bolotin S, Jamieson FB, Drews SJ, Russell ML, Svenson LW, Simmonds K, Mahmud SM, Kwong JC.

Vaccine. 2019 May 1;37(19):2617-2623. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.02.047. Epub 2019 Apr 6.


Links Between Strokes and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: A Population-Based Study.

Chowdhury FN, Chandrarathne GS, Masilamani KD, LaBranche JTN, Malo S, Svenson LW, Jeerakathil T, Vethanayagam DP.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2019 Jan;46(1):44-50. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2018.360. Epub 2018 Dec 6.


Are we speaking the same language? an argument for the consistent use of terminology and definitions for childhood vaccination indicators.

MacDonald SE, Russell ML, Liu XC, Simmonds KA, Lorenzetti DL, Sharpe H, Svenson J, Svenson LW.

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019;15(3):740-747. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2018.1546526. Epub 2018 Dec 20.


Incidence rates of narcolepsy diagnoses in Taiwan, Canada, and Europe: The use of statistical simulation to evaluate methods for the rapid assessment of potential safety issues on a population level in the SOMNIA study.

Dodd CN, de Ridder M, Huang WT, Weibel D, Giner-Soriano M, Perez-Vilar S, Diez-Domingo J, Svenson LW, Mahmud SM, Carleton B, Naus M, Kwong JC, Murray BJ, Arnheim-Dahlstrom L, Pedersen L, Morros R, Puertas FJ, Black S, Sturkenboom M.

PLoS One. 2018 Oct 17;13(10):e0204799. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204799. eCollection 2018.


Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing Influenza-associated Hospitalizations During Pregnancy: A Multi-country Retrospective Test Negative Design Study, 2010-2016.

Thompson MG, Kwong JC, Regan AK, Katz MA, Drews SJ, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Klein NP, Chung H, Effler PV, Feldman BS, Simmonds K, Wyant BE, Dawood FS, Jackson ML, Fell DB, Levy A, Barda N, Svenson LW, Fink RV, Ball SW, Naleway A; PREVENT Workgroup .

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 24;68(9):1444-1453. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy737.


At-a-glance - The role of opioid toxicity in suicide deaths in Alberta, 2000 to 2016.

Chan EYL, McDonald BM, Brooks-Lim E, Jones GR, Klein KB, Svenson LW.

Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2018 Sep;38(9):343-347. doi: 10.24095/hpcdp.38.9.07. English, French.


Narcolepsy and adjuvanted pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccines - Multi-country assessment.

Weibel D, Sturkenboom M, Black S, de Ridder M, Dodd C, Bonhoeffer J, Vanrolleghem A, van der Maas N, Lammers GJ, Overeem S, Gentile A, Giglio N, Castellano V, Kwong JC, Murray BJ, Cauch-Dudek K, Juhasz D, Campitelli M, Datta AN, Kallweit U, Huang WT, Huang YS, Hsu CY, Chen HC, Giner-Soriano M, Morros R, Gaig C, Tió E, Perez-Vilar S, Diez-Domingo J, Puertas FJ, Svenson LW, Mahmud SM, Carleton B, Naus M, Arnheim-Dahlström L, Pedersen L, DeStefano F, Shimabukuro TT.

Vaccine. 2018 Oct 1;36(41):6202-6211. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.08.008. Epub 2018 Aug 16.


Real-world incidence and prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus in Alberta, Canada.

Fatoye F, Gebrye T, Svenson LW.

Rheumatol Int. 2018 Sep;38(9):1721-1726. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4091-4. Epub 2018 Jul 9.


Effectiveness of Live Attenuated vs Inactivated Influenza Vaccines in Children During the 2012-2013 Through 2015-2016 Influenza Seasons in Alberta, Canada: A Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Study.

Buchan SA, Booth S, Scott AN, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW, Drews SJ, Russell ML, Crowcroft NS, Loeb M, Warshawsky BF, Kwong JC.

JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Sep 1;172(9):e181514. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.1514. Epub 2018 Sep 4.


Relationship between enteric pathogens and acute gastroenteritis disease severity: a prospective cohort study.

Xie J, Nettel-Aguirre A, Lee BE, Chui L, Pang XL, Zhuo R, Parsons B, Vanderkooi OG, Tarr PI, Ali S, Dickinson JA, Hagen E, Svenson LW, MacDonald SE, Drews SJ, Tellier R, Graham T, Lavoie M, MacDonald J, Freedman SB; Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC) and the Alberta Provincial Pediatric EnTeric Infection TEam (APPETITE Team).

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Apr;25(4):454-461. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.06.016. Epub 2018 Jun 28.


Under-reporting of pertussis in Ontario: A Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) study using capture-recapture.

Crowcroft NS, Johnson C, Chen C, Li Y, Marchand-Austin A, Bolotin S, Schwartz K, Deeks SL, Jamieson F, Drews S, Russell ML, Svenson LW, Simmonds K, Mahmud SM, Kwong JC.

PLoS One. 2018 May 2;13(5):e0195984. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195984. eCollection 2018.


Is varicella vaccination associated with pediatric arterial ischemic stroke? A population-based cohort study.

MacDonald SE, Dover DC, Hill MD, Kirton A, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW.

Vaccine. 2018 May 11;36(20):2764-2767. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.04.012. Epub 2018 Apr 11.


The effectiveness of shingles vaccine among Albertans aged 50 years or older: A retrospective cohort study.

McDonald BM, Dover DC, Simmonds KA, Bell CA, Svenson LW, Russell ML.

Vaccine. 2017 Dec 15;35(50):6984-6989. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.10.067. Epub 2017 Nov 8.


Temporal Trends in the Use and Comparative Effectiveness of Direct Oral Anticoagulant Agents Versus Warfarin for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Canadian Population-Based Study.

Yu AYX, Malo S, Svenson LW, Wilton SB, Hill MD.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Oct 28;6(11). pii: e007129. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007129.


How well do ICD-9 physician claim diagnostic codes identify confirmed pertussis cases in Alberta, Canada? A Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Study.

Fathima S, Simmonds KA, Drews SJ, Svenson LW, Kwong JC, Mahmud SM, Quach S, Johnson C, Schwartz KL, Crowcroft NS, Russell ML; Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Provincial Collaborative Network Vaccine Effectiveness Working Group.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jul 12;17(1):479. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2321-1.


Epidemiology of pertussis in Alberta, Canada 2004-2015.

Liu XC, Bell CA, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW, Fathima S, Drews SJ, Schopflocher DP, Russell ML.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Jun 2;17(1):539. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4468-4.


Physical comorbidities increase the risk of psychiatric comorbidity in multiple sclerosis.

Marrie RA, Patten SB, Greenfield J, Svenson LW, Jette N, Tremlett H, Wolfson C, Warren S, Profetto-McGrath J, Fisk JD; CIHR Team in the Epidemiology and Impact of Comorbidity on Multiple Sclerosis, Blanchard J, Caetano P, Elliott L, Yu BN, Bhan V, Svenson L.

Brain Behav. 2016 Jun 29;6(9):e00493. eCollection 2016 Sep.


Chronic lung disease and multiple sclerosis: Incidence, prevalence, and temporal trends.

Marrie RA, Patten S, Tremlett H, Svenson LW, Wolfson C, Yu BN, Elliott L, Profetto-McGrath J, Warren S, Leung S, Jette N, Bhan V, Fisk JD.

Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2016 Jul;8:86-92. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2016.05.009. Epub 2016 May 11.


Effect of human papillomavirus vaccination on cervical cancer screening in Alberta.

Kim J, Bell C, Sun M, Kliewer G, Xu L, McInerney M, Svenson LW, Yang H.

CMAJ. 2016 Sep 6;188(12):E281-E288. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.151528. Epub 2016 Jul 4.


Anticoagulation and population risk of stroke and death in incident atrial fibrillation: a population-based cohort study.

Yu AY, Malo S, Wilton S, Parkash R, Svenson LW, Hill MD.

CMAJ Open. 2016 Jan 7;4(1):E1-6. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20150096. eCollection 2016 Jan-Mar.


Use and Utility of Administrative Health Data for Stroke Research and Surveillance.

Yu AY, Holodinsky JK, Zerna C, Svenson LW, Jetté N, Quan H, Hill MD.

Stroke. 2016 Jul;47(7):1946-52. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.012390. Epub 2016 May 12. Review. No abstract available.


A cohort study of regional migration and the risks of attempted suicide and violent assault injury.

Yiannakoulias N, Sanchez-Ramirez D, Svenson LW, Voaklander DC.

Inj Prev. 2016 Dec;22(6):407-411. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041932. Epub 2016 May 9.


Sex differences in comorbidity at diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: A population-based study.

Marrie RA, Patten SB, Tremlett H, Wolfson C, Warren S, Svenson LW, Jette N, Fisk J; CIHR Team in the Epidemiology and Impact of Comorbidity on Multiple Sclerosis.

Neurology. 2016 Apr 5;86(14):1279-1286. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002481. Epub 2016 Mar 9.


Adverse events following HPV vaccination, Alberta 2006-2014.

Liu XC, Bell CA, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW, Russell ML.

Vaccine. 2016 Apr 4;34(15):1800-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.02.040. Epub 2016 Feb 26.


Medical Tourism for CCSVI Procedures in People with Multiple Sclerosis: An Observational Study.

Metz LM, Greenfield J, Marrie RA, Jette N, Blevins G, Svenson LW, Alikhani K, Wall W, Dhaliwal R, Suchowersky O.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2016 May;43(3):360-7. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2015.350. Epub 2016 Feb 4.


Cancer incidence and mortality among the Métis population of Alberta, Canada.

Sanchez-Ramirez DC, Colquhoun A, Parker S, Randall J, Svenson LW, Voaklander D.

Int J Circumpolar Health. 2016 Feb 1;75:30059. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v75.30059. eCollection 2016.


HPV Vaccine utilization, Alberta 2008/09-2013/14 School year.

Liu XC, Bell CA, Simmonds KA, Russell ML, Svenson LW.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 13;16:15. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1340-6.


Fine particulate air pollution and systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease in two Canadian provinces.

Bernatsky S, Smargiassi A, Barnabe C, Svenson LW, Brand A, Martin RV, Hudson M, Clarke AE, Fortin PR, van Donkelaar A, Edworthy S, Bélisle P, Joseph L.

Environ Res. 2016 Apr;146:85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2015.12.021. Epub 2015 Dec 24.


Explanation and Elaboration of the Standards of Reporting of Neurological Disorders Checklist: A Guideline for the Reporting of Incidence and Prevalence Studies in Neuroepidemiology.

Bennett DA, Brayne C, Feigin VL, Barker-Collo S, Brainin M, Davis D, Gallo V, Jetté N, Karch A, Kurtzke JF, Lavados PM, Logroscino G, Nagel G, Preux PM, Rothwell PM, Svenson LW.

Neuroepidemiology. 2015;45(2):113-37. doi: 10.1159/000439132. Epub 2015 Sep 22.


Multiple Sclerosis Mortality Rates in Canada, 1975-2009.

Warren SA, Janzen W, Warren KG, Svenson LW, Schopflocher DP.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2016 Jan;43(1):134-41. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2015.236. Epub 2015 Aug 14.


Alberta Provincial Pediatric EnTeric Infection TEam (APPETITE): epidemiology, emerging organisms, and economics.

Freedman SB, Lee BE, Louie M, Pang XL, Ali S, Chuck A, Chui L, Currie GR, Dickinson J, Drews SJ, Eltorki M, Graham T, Jiang X, Johnson DW, Kellner J, Lavoie M, MacDonald J, MacDonald S, Svenson LW, Talbot J, Tarr P, Tellier R, Vanderkooi OG.

BMC Pediatr. 2015 Jul 31;15:89. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0407-7.


High incidence and increasing prevalence of multiple sclerosis in British Columbia, Canada: findings from over two decades (1991-2010).

Kingwell E, Zhu F, Marrie RA, Fisk JD, Wolfson C, Warren S, Profetto-McGrath J, Svenson LW, Jette N, Bhan V, Yu BN, Elliott L, Tremlett H.

J Neurol. 2015 Oct;262(10):2352-63. doi: 10.1007/s00415-015-7842-0. Epub 2015 Jul 24.


Development of the Standards of Reporting of Neurological Disorders (STROND) checklist: A guideline for the reporting of incidence and prevalence studies in neuroepidemiology.

Bennett DA, Brayne C, Feigin VL, Barker-Collo S, Brainin M, Davis D, Gallo V, Jetté N, Karch A, Kurtzke JF, Lavados PM, Logroscino G, Nagel G, Preux PM, Rothwell PM, Svenson LW.

Neurology. 2015 Sep 1;85(9):821-8. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001866. Epub 2015 Jul 10.


Development of the standards of reporting of neurological disorders (STROND) checklist: a guideline for the reporting of incidence and prevalence studies in neuroepidemiology.

Bennett DA, Brayne C, Feigin VL, Barker-Collo S, Brainin M, Davis D, Gallo V, Jetté N, Karch A, Kurtzke JF, Lavados PM, Logroscino G, Nagel G, Preux PM, Rothwell PM, Svenson LW.

Eur J Epidemiol. 2015 Jul;30(7):569-76. doi: 10.1007/s10654-015-0034-5. Epub 2015 Jun 19.


Refining hypertension surveillance to account for potentially misclassified cases.

Peng M, Chen G, Lix LM, McAlister FA, Tu K, Campbell NR, Hemmelgarn BR, Svenson LW, Quan H; Hypertension Outcomes Surveillance Team.

PLoS One. 2015 Mar 24;10(3):e0119186. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119186. eCollection 2015.


Herpes zoster vaccine (HZV): utilization and coverage 2009 - 2013, Alberta, Canada.

Liu XC, Simmonds KA, Russell ML, Svenson LW.

BMC Public Health. 2014 Oct 23;14:1098. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1098.


Mining rich health data from Canadian physician claims: features and face validity.

Cunningham CT, Cai P, Topps D, Svenson LW, Jetté N, Quan H.

BMC Res Notes. 2014 Oct 1;7:682. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-682.


The prevalence of systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases in Canadian pediatric populations: administrative database estimates.

Shiff NJ, Lix LM, Joseph L, Duffy C, Tucker LB, Svenson LW, Belisle P, Bernatsky S.

Rheumatol Int. 2015 Mar;35(3):569-73. doi: 10.1007/s00296-014-3136-6. Epub 2014 Sep 26.


The incidence rate of colectomy for medically refractory ulcerative colitis has declined in parallel with increasing anti-TNF use: a time-trend study.

Reich KM, Chang HJ, Rezaie A, Wang H, Goodman KJ, Kaplan GG, Svenson LW, Lees G, Fedorak RN, Kroeker KI.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep;40(6):629-38. doi: 10.1111/apt.12873. Epub 2014 Jul 13.


Chronic inflammatory arthritis prevalence estimates for children and adolescents in three Canadian provinces.

Shiff NJ, Lix LM, Oen K, Joseph L, Duffy C, Stringer E, Tucker LB, Svenson LW, Belisle P, Bernatsky S.

Rheumatol Int. 2015 Feb;35(2):345-50. doi: 10.1007/s00296-014-3085-0. Epub 2014 Jul 15.


Risk of febrile seizures after first dose of measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine: a population-based cohort study.

MacDonald SE, Dover DC, Simmonds KA, Svenson LW.

CMAJ. 2014 Aug 5;186(11):824-9. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140078. Epub 2014 Jun 9.


Assessing the burden of hospitalized and community-care heart failure in Canada.

Blais C, Dai S, Waters C, Robitaille C, Smith M, Svenson LW, Reimer K, Casey J, Puchtinger R, Johansen H, Gurevich Y, Lix LM, Quan H, Tu K.

Can J Cardiol. 2014 Mar;30(3):352-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2013.12.013. Epub 2013 Dec 20.


Enhancing capacity for risk factor surveillance at the regional/local level: a follow-up review of the findings of the Canadian Think Tank Forum after 4 years.

Choi BC, Decou ML, Rasali D, Martens PJ, Mancuso M, Plotnikoff RC, Neudorf C, Thanos J, Svenson LW, Denny K, Orpana H, Stewart P, King M, Griffith J, Erickson T, van Dorp R, White D, Ali A.

Arch Public Health. 2014 Jan 22;72(1):2. doi: 10.1186/2049-3258-72-2.


The role of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of incidence and prevalence studies in neuroepidemiology.

Fiest KM, Pringsheim T, Patten SB, Svenson LW, Jetté N.

Neuroepidemiology. 2014;42(1):16-24. doi: 10.1159/000355533. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

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