Modelling seasonal variations in the age and incidence of Kawasaki disease to explore possible infectious aetiologies
Virginia E Pitzer, David Burgner, Cecile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, Viggo Andreasen, Claudia A Steiner, Marc Lipsitch
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences | ROYAL SOC | Published : 2012
Awarded by (Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study) from the National Institutes of Health
Awarded by Danish Medical Research Council
V.E.P. was supported by training grant T32 AI07535 and the RAPIDD programme of the Science & Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, and the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health. V.E.P. and M.L. were supported by cooperative agreement 5U01GM076497 and 5U54GM088558-02 (Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study) from the National Institutes of Health. D.B. was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Award and by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Programme. V.A. was supported by grant 271-07-0555 from the Danish Medical Research Council. We thank Christina Mills Astley for helpful comments, Jessica Jacobs for assistance with data retrieval, and all the states that provided hospitalization-discharge data to support the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences or the National Institutes of Health.