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  • References to studies included in this review
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  • Abarca K, Jung E, Fernandez P, Zhao L, Harris B, Connor EM, et al.Motavizumab Study Group. Safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and immunogenicity of motavizumab, a humanized, enhanced-potency monoclonal antibody for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infection in at-risk children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2009;28(4):267-72.
  • Bentley 2011 {published data only}
  • Bentley A, Filipovic I, Gooch K, Buesch K. A cost-effectiveness analysis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prophylaxis in infants in the UK. Thorax 2011;66(Suppl 4):A136-7.
  • Carbonell-Estrany 2010 {published data only}
  • Carbonell-Estrany X, Simões EA, Dagan R, Hall CB, Harris B, Hultquist M, et al.Motavizumab Study Group. Motavizumab for prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus in high-risk children: a non-inferiority trial. Pediatrics 2010;125(1):e35-51.
  • Chirico 2009 {published data only}
  • Chirico G, Ravasio R, Sbarigia U. Cost-utility analysis of palivizumab in Italy: results from a simulation model in the prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus infection (RSV) among high-risk preterm infants. Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2009;35:4. [DOI: 10.1186/1824–7288–35–4]
  • Chiroli 2005 {published data only}
  • Chiroli S, Macagno F, Lucioni C. Cost-efficacy analysis of palivizumab in the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infections in young children with hemodynamically significant congenital heart disease. Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2005;31:188-94.
  • ElHassan 2006 {published data only}
  • ElHassan NO, Sorbero MES, Hall CB, Stevens TP, Dick AW. Cost-effectiveness analysis of palivizumab in premature infants without chronic lung disease. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2006;160:1070-6.
  • Embleton 2007 {published data only}
  • Embleton ND, Dharmaraj ST, Deshpande S. Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab in infancy. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 2007;7(5):445-58.
  • Feltes 2003 {published data only}
  • Feltes TF, Cabalka AK, Meissner HC, Piazza FM, Carlin DA, Top FH Jr, et al.Cardiac Synagis Study Group. Palivizumab prophylaxis reduces hospitalization due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children with hemodynamically significant congenital heart disease. Journal of Pediatrics 2003;143(4):53240.
  • Feltes 2011 {published data only}
  • Feltes TF, Sondheimer HM, Tulloh RMR, Harris BS, Jensen KM, Losonsky GA, et al.Motavizumab Cardiac Study Group. A randomized controlled trial of motavizumab versus palivizumab for the prophylaxis of serious respiratory syncytial virus disease in children with hemodynamically significant congenital heart disease. Pediatric Research 2011;70(2):186-91.
  • Fernandez 2010 {published data only}
  • Fernandez P, Trenholme A, Abarca K, Griffin MP, Hultquist M, Harris B, et al.Motavizumab Study Group. A phase 2, randomized, double-blind safety and pharmacokinetic assessment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prophylaxis with motavizumab and palivizumab administered in the same season. BMC Pediatrics 2010;10:38-50.
  • Garcia-Altes 2010 {published data only}
  • Garcia-Altes A, Paladio N, Tebe C, Pons JMV. Cost-effectiveness analysis of the administration of palivizumab as prophylaxis of severe bronchiolitis due to respiratory syncytial virus [Anàlisi cost-efectivitat de l'administració del palivizumab en la profilaxi de les bronquiolitis greus per virus respiratori sincicial]. Pediatria Catalana 2010;70:57-64.
  • Hampp 2011 {published data only}
  • Hampp C, Kauf TL, Saidi A, Winterstein AG. Cost-effectiveness of respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis with palivizumab from the perspective of a Southern US medicaid agency. Value in Health 2009;12(7):A301-2.
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  • Harris 2011 {published data only}
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  • Human DG, Harris KC, Anis AH, Crosby MC, Cender LM, Potts JE. Economic evaluation of palivizumab in children with congenital heart disease: a Canadian perspective. Cardiology in the Young 2010;20(Suppl 1):30.
  • Hascoet 2008 {published data only}
  • Hascoet JM, Fagnani F, Charlemagne A, Vieux R, Roze JC. Methodological aspects of economic evaluation in pediatrics: illustration by RSV infection prophylaxis in the French setting [Aspects methodologiques de l'evaluation economique du medicament en pediatrie: exemple de la prophylaxie de l'infection a VRS en France]. Archives de Pediatrie 2008;15:1739-48.
  • IMpact-RSV 1998 {published data only}
  • The IMpact-RSV Study Group. Palivizumab, a humanized respiratory syncytial virus monoclonal antibody, reduces hospitalization from respiratory syncytial virus infection in high-risk infants. Pediatrics 1998;102(3 Pt 1):5317.
  • Joffe 1999 {published data only}
  • Joffe S, Ray GT, Escobar GJ, Black SB, Lieu TA. Cost-effectiveness of respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis among preterm infants. Pediatrics 1999;104(3):419-27.
  • Kang 2009 {published data only}
  • Kang HY, Kim HS, Choi JY, Kim YH. Cost-effectiveness analysis of palivizumab in the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infection in Korean children with congenital heart disease. Value in Health 2009;12(7):A424.
  • Lanctot 2008 {published data only}
  • Lanctot KL, Masoud ST, Paes BA, Tarride JE, Chiu A, Hui C, et al.The cost-effectiveness of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in premature infants with a gestational age of 32-35 weeks: a Canadian-based analysis. Current Medical Research and Opinion 2008;24(11):3223-37.
  • Lazaro y de Mercado 2006 {published data only}
  • Carbonell-Estrany X, Lázaro y de Mercado P. Health economics and RSV. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2009;10(Suppl 1):12-3.
  • * Lazaro y de Mercado P, Figueras Aloy J, Domenech Martinez E, Echaniz Urcelay I, Closa Monasterolo R, Wood MA. The efficiency (cost-effectiveness) of palivizumab as prophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus infection in premature infants with a gestational age of 32-35 weeks in Spain [La eficiencia (coste-efectividad) de palivizumab como profilaxis para la infección por virus respiratorio sincitial en prematuros de 32-35 semanas en España]. Anales de Pediatria 2006;65(4):316-24.
  • Lazaro y de Mercado 2007 {published data only}
  • Lazaro y de Mercado P, Figueras J, Domenech E, Closa R, Echaniz I, Wood MA, et al.Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab in preventing respiratory syncytial virus in premature infants and children with chronic lung disease in Spain [Coste-efectividad de palivizumab para prevenir el virus respiratorio sincitial en niños prematuros y niños con enfermedad pulmonar crónica en España]. Pharmacoeconomics - Spanish Research Articles 2007;4(2):57-68.
  • Lofland 2000 {published data only}
  • Lofland JH, Touch SM, O'Connor JP, Chatterton ML, Moxey ED, Paddock LE, et al.Palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in high-risk infants: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Clinical Therapeutics 2000;22(11):1357-69.
  • Mayen-Herrera 2011 {published data only}
  • Mayen-Herrera E, Buesch K, Cortina D. Economic evaluation of the use of palivizumab as prophylactic treatment for the reduction of complications associated with respiratory syncytial virus in pre-term patients. Value in Health 2011;14(7):A565-6.
  • Neovius 2011 {published data only}
  • Neovius K, Buesch K, Neovius M. Burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and potential impact of prophylaxis in infants in Sweden: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Acta Paediatrica 2010;99:96-7.
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  • Nuijten 2007 {published data only}
  • Nuijten MJC, Wittenberg W, Lebmeier M. Cost effectiveness of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis in high-risk children: a UK analysis. Pharmacoeconomics 2007;25(1):55-71.
  • Nuijten 2009a {published data only}
  • Nuijten M, Lebmeier M, Wittenberg W. Cost effectiveness of palivizumab for RSV prevention in high-risk children in the Netherlands. Journal of Medical Economics 2009;12(4):291-300.
  • Nuijten 2009b {published data only}
  • Nuijten M, Lebmeier M, Wittenberg W. Cost effectiveness of palivizumab in children with congenital heart disease in Germany. Journal of Medical Economics 2009;12(4):301-8.
  • Nuijten 2010 {published data only}
  • Nuijten MJ, Wittenberg W. Cost effectiveness of palivizumab in Spain: an analysis using observational data. European Journal of Health Economics 2010;11:105-15.
  • Ravasio 2006 {published data only}
  • Ravasio R, Lucioni C, Chirico G. Cost-effectiveness analysis of palivizumab versus no prophylaxis in the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infections among premature infants, with different gestational ages [Costo-efficacia di palivizumab versus non profilassi nella prevenzione delle infezioni da VRS nei bambini pretermine, a diversa età gestazionale]. PharmacoEconomics - Italian Research Articles 2006;8(2):105-17.
  • Raya Ortega 2006 {published data only}
  • Raya Ortega L, Marquez Calderon S, Navarro Caballero JA, Villegas Portero R. Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab in the prevention of hospital admissions for syncytial respiratory virus in pre-term babies born at 32 to 35 weeks. Sevilla: Andalusian Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AETSA) 2006;Informe 14:1-47.
  • Resch 2008 {published data only}
  • Resch B, Gusenleitner W, Nuijten MJC, Lebmeier M, Wittenberg W. Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab against respiratory syncytial viral infection in high-risk children in Austria. Clinical Therapeutics 2008;30(4):749-60.
  • Resch 2012 {published data only}
  • Resch B, Sommer C, Nuijten MJC, Seidinger S, Walter E, Schoellbauer V, et al.Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus infection in high-risk children, based on long-term epidemiologic data from Austria. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2012;31(1):e1-8.
  • Rietveld 2010 {published data only}
  • Rietveld E, Steyerberg EW, Polder JJ, Veeze HJ, Vergouwe Y, Huysman MWA, et al.Passive immunisation against respiratory syncytial virus: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2010;95:493-8.
  • Roeckl-Wiedmann 2003 {published data only}
  • Roeckl-Wiedmann I, Liese JG, Grill E, Fischer B, Carr D, Belohradsky BH. Economic evaluation of possible prevention of RSV-related hospitalisations in premature infants in Germany. European Journal of Pediatrics 2003;162:237-44.
  • Salinas-Escudero 2012 {published data only}
  • Salinas-Escudero G, Martinez-Valverde S, Reyes-Lopez A, Garduno-Espinosa J, Munoz-Hernandez O, Granados-Garcia V, et al.Cost-effectiveness analysis of the use of palivizumab in the prophylaxis of preterm patients in Mexico. Salud Publica de Mexico 2012;54(1):47-59.
  • Smart 2010 {published data only}
  • Smart KA, Paes BA, Lanctot KL. Changing costs and the impact on RSV prophylaxis. Journal of Medical Economics 2010;13(4):705-8.
  • Subramanian 1998 {published data only}
  • Subramanian SKN, Weisman LE, Rhodes T, Ariagno R, Sanchez PJ, Steichen J, et al.MEDI-493 Study Group. Safety, tolerance and pharmacokinetics of a humanized monoclonal antibody to respiratory syncytial virus in premature infants and infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 1998;17(2):110-5.
  • Tam 2009 {published data only}
  • Tam DY, Banerji A, Paes BA, Hui C, Tarride JE, Lanctot KL. The cost effectiveness of palivizumab in term Inuit infants in the Eastern Canadian Arctic. Journal of Medical Economics 2009;12(4):361-70.
  • Vogel 2002 {published data only}
  • Vogel AM, McKinlay MJ, Ashton T, Lennon DR, Harding JE, Pinnock R, et al.Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab in New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2002;38:352-7.
  • Wang 2011 {published data only}
  • Wang D, Bayliss S, Meads C. Palivizumab for immunoprophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis in high-risk infants and young children: a systematic review and additional economic modelling of subgroup analyses. Health Technology Assessment 2011;15(5):1-124. [DOI: 10.3310/hta15050]
  • Weiner 2012 {published data only}
  • Weiner LB, Masaquel AS, Polak MJ, Mahadevia PJ. Cost-effectiveness analysis of palivizumab among pre-term infant populations covered by medicaid in the United States. Journal of Medical Economics 2012;15(5):997-1018.
  • Yount 2004 {published data only}
  • Yount LE, Mahle WT. Economic analysis of palivizumab in infants with congenital heart disease. Pediatrics 2004;114(6):1606-11.
  • References to studies excluded from this review
  • Banerji 2009 {published data only}
  • Banerji A, Lanctot KL, Paes BA, Masoud ST, Tam DY, Macdonald WA, et al.Comparison of the cost of hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus disease versus palivizumab prophylaxis in Canadian Inuit infants. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2009;28(8):702-6.
  • Buckley 2010 {published data only}
  • Buckley BC, Roylance D, Mitchell MP, Patel SM, Cannon HE, Dunn JD. Description of the outcomes of prior authorization of palivizumab for prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infection in a managed care organization. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010;16(1):15-22.
  • Chan 2003 {published data only}
  • Chan PWK, Abdel-Latif MEA. Cost of hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus chest infection and implications for passive immunization strategies in a developing nation. Acta Paediatrica 2003;92(4):481-5.
  • Clark 2000 {published data only}
  • Clark SJ, Beresford MW, Subhedar NV, Shaw NJ. Respiratory syncytial virus infection in high risk infants and the potential impact of prophylaxis in a United Kingdom cohort. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2000;83(4):313-6.
  • Datar 2012 {published data only}
  • Datar M, Banahan BF. Palavizumab (Synagis) use and outcomes among medicaid beneficiaries. Value in Health 2012;15(4):A58-9.
  • Farina 2002 {published data only}
  • Farina D, Rodriguez SP, Bauer G, Novali L, Bouzas L, Gonzalez H, et al.Respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis: cost-effective analysis in Argentina. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2002;21(4):287-91.
  • Korbal 2003 {published data only}
  • Korbal P, Mikolajczak A, Szymanski W. Effectiveness of passive immunisation against respiratory syncytium virus in a group of premature infants with birth weight below 1000 grams [Ocena skutecznosci stosowania uodpornienia biernego przeciwko wirusom syncytium nablonka oddechowego (RSV) preparatem Synagis w grupie wczesniakow z masa urodzeniowa ciala ponizej 1000 gramow]. Ginekologia Polska 2003;74(10):1154-9.
  • Krilov 2010 {published data only}
  • Krilov LR, Palazzi DL, Fernandes AW, Klein RW, Mahadevia PJ. Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) risk factors and cost implications of immunoprophylaxis to infants 32 to 35 weeks gestation for health plans in the United States. Value in Health 2010;13(1):77-86.
  • Lapena Lopez 2003 {published data only}
  • Lapena Lopez de Armentia S, Robles Garcia MB, Martinez Badas JP, Castanon Fernandez L, Mallo Castano L, Herrero Mendoza B, et al.Potential impact and cost-efficacy of bronchiolitis prophylaxis with palivizumab in preterm infants with a gestational age of less than 33 weeks. Anales de Pediatria 2003;59(4):328-33.
  • Lee 2001 {published data only}
  • Lee SL, Etches P, Robinson JL. Net cost of palivizumab for respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis during the 1998/99 season in northern Alberta. Paediatrics and Child Health 2001;6(8):525-32.
  • Marchetti 1999 {published data only}
  • Marchetti A, Lau H, Magar R, Wang L, Devercelli G. Impact of palivizumab on expected costs of respiratory syncytial virus infection in preterm infants: potential for savings. Clinical Therapeutics 1999;21(4):752-66.
  • Marques 2010 {published data only}
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  • McCormick 2002 {published data only}
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  • Numa A. Outcome of respiratory syncytial virus infection and a cost-benefit analysis of prophylaxis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2000;36:422-7.
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  • Shireman TI, Braman KS. Impact and cost-effectiveness of respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis for Kansas medicaid's high-risk children. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2002;156(12):1251-5.
  • Stevens 2000 {published data only}
  • Stevens TP, Sinkin RA, Hall CB, Maniscalco WM, McConnochie KM. Respiratory syncytial virus and premature infants born at 32 weeks' gestation or earlier: hospitalization and economic implications of prophylaxis. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2000;154(1):55-61.
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  • Takeuchi 2002 {published data only}
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  • Vann 2007 {published data only}
  • Vann JJ, Feaganes J, Wegner S. Reliability of medicaid claims versus medical record data: in a cost analysis of palivizumab. Pharmacoeconomics 2007;25(9):793-800.
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  • NCT00240929 {published data only}
  • NCT00240929. A Phase II Randomized, Double-Blind, Two-Period Cross-Over Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Tolerability of a Liquid Formulation of Palizvizumab (MEDI-493, Synagis), A Humanized Respiratory Syncytial Virus Monoclonal Antibody, in Children With a History of Prematurity. http://apps.who.int/trialsearch/Trial.aspx?TrialID=NCT00240929 (accessed 27 July 2012).
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