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The Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) provides updated and credible information on how genomic information and family health history can improve health and influence policy and practice.

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Genetic epidemiology with a Capital E, ten years after
Khoury MJ, Gwinn M, Clyne M, Yu W. Genet Epidemiol 2011 Dec;35(8):845-52



Characterization of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010-2011
Talkington D, Bopp C, Tarr C, Parsons MB, Dahourou G, Freeman M, Joyce K, Turnsek M, Garrett N, Humphrys M, Gomez G, Stroika S, Boncy J, Ochieng B, Oundo J, Klena J, Smith A, Keddy K, Gerner-Smidt P. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 ;17(11):2122-2129.

Comparative genomics of Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, Asia, and Africa
Reimer AR, Van Domselaar G, Stroika S, Walker M, Kent H, Tarr C, Talkington D, Rowe L, Olsen-Rasmussen M, Frace M, Sammons S, Dahourou GA, Boncy J, Smith AM, Mabon P, Petkau A, Graham M, Gilmour MW, Gerner-Smidt P. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 ;17(11):2113-2121.

Comparison of real-time PCR and a microimmunofluorescence serological assay for detection of Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection in an outbreak investigation
Benitez AJ, Thurman KA, Diaz MH, Conklin L, Kendig NE, Winchell JM. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Oct 26.

Drug-resistance mechanisms in Vibrio cholerae O1 outbreak strain, Haiti, 2010
Sjolund-Karlsson M, Reimer A, Folster JP, Walker M, Dahourou GA, Batra DG, Martin I, Joyce K, Parsons MB, Boncy J, Whichard JM, Gilmour MW. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 ;17(11):2151-2154.

Evaluation of pooling strategies for acute HIV-1 infection screening using nucleic acid amplification testing
Sullivan TJ, Patel P, Hutchinson A, Ethridge SF, Parker MM. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Oct;49(10):3667-8.

Gene expression analysis in the thalamus and cerebrum of horses experimentally infected with West Nile virus
Bourgeois MA, Denslow ND, Seino KS, Barber DS, Long MT. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(10):e24371.

Genetic analysis and antigenic characterization of swine origin influenza viruses isolated from humans in the United States, 1990-2010
Shu B, Garten R, Emery S, Balish A, Cooper L, Sessions W, Deyde V, Smith C, Berman L, Klimov A, Lindstrom S, Xu X. Virology. 2011 Nov 10.

Global population structure of Aspergillus terreus inferred by ISSR typing reveals geographical subclustering
Neal CO, Richardson AO, Hurst SF, Tortorano AM, Viviani MA, Stevens DA, Balajee SA. BMC Microbiol. 2011 ;11:203.

Hepatitis B outbreak associated with a hematology-oncology office practice in New Jersey, 2009
Greeley RD, Semple S, Thompson ND, High P, Rudowski E, Handschur E, Xia GL, Ganova-Raeva L, Crawford J, Robertson C, Tan C, Montana B. Am J Infect Control. 2011 Oct;39(8):663-70.

Influenza B viruses with mutation in the neuraminidase active site, North Carolina, USA, 2010-11
Sleeman K, Sheu TG, Moore Z, Kilpatrick S, Garg S, Fry AM, Gubareva LV. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 November;17 (11):2043-2046.

Informational privacy, public health, and state laws
O'Connor J, Matthews G. Am J Public Health. 2011 Oct;101(10):1845-50.

The iron-responsive regulator Irr is required for wild-type expression of the gene encoding the heme transporter BhuA in Brucella abortus 2308
Anderson ES, Paulley JT, Martinson DA, Gaines JM, Steele KH, Roop RM. J Bacteriol. 2011 Oct;193(19):5359-64.

North American West Nile virus genotype isolates demonstrate differential replicative capacities in response to temperature
Andrade CC, Maharaj PD, Reisen WK, Brault AC. J Gen Virol. 2011 Nov;92(Pt 11):2523-33.

Phylogeography and molecular epidemiology of Yersinia pestis in Madagascar
Vogler AJ, Chan F, Wagner DM, Roumagnac P, Lee J, Nera R, Eppinger M, Ravel J, Rahalison L, Rasoamanana BW, Beckstrom-Sternberg SM, Achtman M, Chanteau S, Keim P. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Sep;5(9):e1319.

Serology as an adjunct to polymerase chain reaction assays for surveillance of acute respiratory virus infections
Sawatwong P, Chittaganpitch M, Hall H, Peruski LF, Xu X, Baggett HC, Fry AM, Erdman DD, Olsen SJ. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Nov 4.

Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 9A isolates contain diverse mutations to wcjE that result in variable expression of serotype 9V-specific epitope
Calix JJ, Oliver MB, Sherwood LK, Beall BW, Hollingshead SK, Nahm MH. J Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;204(10):1585-95.

Tuberculosis Genotyping Information Management System: enhancing tuberculosis surveillance in the United States
Ghosh S, Moonan P, Cowan L, Grant J, Kammerer S, Navin T. Infect Genet Evol. 2011 Oct 25.

What questions should newborn screening long-term follow-up be able to answer? A statement of the US Secretary for Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children
Hinton CF, Feuchtbaum L, Kus CA, Kemper AR, Berry SA, Levy-Fisch J, Luedtke J, Kaye C, Boyle CA. Genet Med. 2011 Oct;13(10):861-865.

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The ACE I/D polymorphism in US adults: limited evidence of association with hypertension-related traits and sex-specific effects by race/ethnicity
Ned RM, Yesupriya A, Imperatore G, Smelser DT, Moonesinghe R, Chang MH, Dowling NF. Am J Hypertens. 2011 Oct 13.

Ancient ancestry of KFDV and AHFV revealed by complete genome analyses of viruses isolated from ticks and mammalian hosts
Dodd KA, Bird BH, Khristova ML, Albarino CG, Carroll SA, Comer JA, Erickson BR, Rollin PE, Nichol ST. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Oct;5(10):e1352.

Birth prevalence rates of newborn screening disorders in relation to screening practices in the United States
Hertzberg VS, Hinton CF, Therrell BL, Shapira SK. J Pediatr. 2011 Oct;159(4):555-60.

Comparative evaluation of Aptima HIV-1 Qualitative RNA assay performance using plasma and serum specimens from persons with established HIV-1 infection
Ethridge SF, Wesolowski LG, Nasrullah M, Kennedy MS, Delaney KP, Candal D, Owen M. J Clin Virol. 2011 Oct 11.

Development of DENVax: A chimeric dengue-2 PDK-53-based tetravalent vaccine for protection against dengue fever
Osorio JE, Huang CY, Kinney RM, Stinchcomb DT. Vaccine. 2011 Sep 23;29(42):7251-60.

Development of multiplexed species specific polymerase chain reaction assays for identification of the Culex (Melanoconion) species (Diptera: Culicidae) of the southeastern United States based on rDNA
Williams MR, Savage HM. J Med Entomol. 2011 Sep;48(5):961-6.

Diverse mutational mechanisms cause pathogenic subtelomeric rearrangements
Luo Y, Hermetz KE, Jackson JM, Mulle JG, Dodd A, Tsuchiya KD, Ballif BC, Shaffer LG, Cody JD, Ledbetter DH, Martin CL, Rudd MK. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Oct 1;20(19):3769-78.

DNA priming and influenza vaccine immunogenicity: two phase 1 open label randomized clinical trials.
Julie E Ledgerwood, Chih-Jen Wei, Zonghui Hu, Ingelise J Gordon, Mary E Enama, Cynthia S Hendel, Patrick M McTamney, Melissa B Pearce, Hadi M Yassine, Jeffrey C Boyington, Robert Bailer, Terrence M Tumpey, Richard A Koup, John R Mascola, Gary J Nabel, Barney S Graham, the VRC 306 Study Team.  The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2011 Oct 4

Down syndrome: national conference on patient registries, research databases, and biobanks
Oster-Granite ML, Parisi MA, Abbeduto L, Berlin DS, Bodine C, Bynum D, Capone G, Collier E, Hall D, Kaeser L, Kaufmann P, Krischer J, Livingston M, McCabe LL, Pace J, Pfenninger K, Rasmussen SA, Reeves RH, Rubinstein Y, Sherman S, Terry SF, Siewhitten M, Williams S, McCabe ER, Maddox YT. Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Sep-Oct;104(1-2):13-22.

Effect of D222G mutation in the hemagglutinin protein on receptor binding, pathogenesis and transmissibility of the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus
Belser JA, Jayaraman A, Raman R, Pappas C, Zeng H, Cox NJ, Katz JM, Sasisekharan R, Tumpey TM. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(9):e25091.

Evaluation of intra-host variants of the entire hepatitis B virus genome
Ramachandran S, Zhai X, Thai H, Campo DS, Xia G, Ganova-Raeva LM, Drobeniuc J, Khudyakov YE. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(9):e25232.

Host genetic risk factors for West Nile virus infection and disease progression
Bigham AW, Buckingham KJ, Husain S, Emond MJ, Bofferding KM, Gildersleeve H, Rutherford A, Astakhova NM, Perelygin AA, Busch MP, Murray KO, Sejvar JJ, Green S, Kriesel J, Brinton MA, Bamshad M. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(9):e24745.

Human infection with novel G3P[25] rotavirus strain in Taiwan
Wu FT, Banyai K, Huang JC, Wu HS, Chang FY, Hsiung CA, Huang YC, Lin JS, Hwang KP, Jiang B, Gentsch JR. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Oct;17(10):1570-1573.

Joint associations between genetic variants and reproductive factors in glioma risk among women
Wang SS, Hartge P, Yeager M, Carreon T, Ruder AM, Linet M, Inskip PD, Black A, Hsing AW, Alavanja M, Beane-Freeman L, Safaiean M, Chanock SJ, Rajaraman P. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Sep 13.

Genome sequences for five strains of the emerging pathogen Haemophilus haemolyticus
Jordan IK, Conley AB, Antonov IV, Arthur RA, Cook ED, Cooper GP, Jones BL, Knipe KM, Lee KJ, Liu X, Mitchell GJ, Pande PR, Petit RA, Qin S, Rajan VN, Sarda S, Sebastian A, Tang S, Thapliyal R, Varghese NJ, Ye T, Katz LS, Wang X, Rowe L, Frace M, Mayer LW. J Bacteriol. 2011 Oct;193(20):5879-80.

Implementing screening for Lynch syndrome among patients with newly diagnosed with colorectal cancer: Summary of a public health/clinical collaborative meeting. Bellcross CA, Bedrosian SR, Daniels E, Duquette D, Hampel H, Jasperson K, Joseph DA, Kaye C, Lubin I, Meyer LJ, Reyes M, Scheuner MT, Schully SD, Senter L, Stewart SL, St Pierre J, Westman J, Wise P, Yang VW, Khoury MJ. Genet Med. 2011 Oct 21.

Lack of maternal folic acid supplementation is associated with heart defects in Down syndrome: A report from the National Down Syndrome Project Lora J. H. Bean, Emily G. Allen, Stuart W. Tinker, NaTasha D. Hollis, Adam E. Locke, Charlotte Druschel, Charlotte A. Hobbs, Leslie O'Leary, Paul A. Romitti, Marjorie H. Royle, Claudine P. Torfs, Kenneth J. Dooley, Sallie B. Freeman, Stephanie L. Sherman. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol  2011 Oct;91(10):885-93.

Next generation dengue vaccines: a review of candidates in preclinical development
Schmitz J, Roehrig J, Barrett A, Hombach J. Vaccine. 2011 Sep 23;29(42):7276-84.

A novel multi-target real-time PCR assay for the rapid diagnosis of Bordetella species in clinical specimens
Tatti KM, Sparks KN, Boney KO, Tondella ML. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Sep 21.

Qualitative assessment of study materials and communication strategies used in studies that include DNA collection
Jenkins MM, Reed-Gross E, Barfield WD, Prue CE, Gallagher ML, Rasmussen SA, Honein MA. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Oct 4.

Serotype and genotype distributions of pneumococcal carriage isolates recovered from Brazilian children attending day-care centres
Pimenta FC, Carvalho M. G., Gertz RE, Bastos-Rocha CG, Oliveira LS, Lacerda Pigosso L, Lima JA, Marquez Franco C, Andrade AL, Beall BW. J Med Microbiol. 2011 Oct;60(Pt 10):1455-9.

The stability of markers in dried-blood spots for recommended newborn screening disorders in the United States
Adam BW, Hall EM, Sternberg M, Lim TH, Flores SR, O'Brien S, Simms D, Li LX, De Jesus VR, Hannon WH. Clin Biochem. 2011 Sep 21.

South American Plasmodium falciparum after the malaria eradication era: clonal population expansion and survival of the fittest hybrids
Griffing SM, Mixson-Hayden T, Sridaran S, Alam MT, McCollum AM, Cabezas C, Marquino Quezada W, Barnwell JW, Macedo De Oliveira A, Lucas C, Arrospide N, Escalante AA, Bacon DJ, Udhayakumar V. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(9):e23486.

Structural gene (prME) chimeras of St. Louis encephalitis virus and West Nile virus exhibit altered in vitro cytopathic and growth phenotypes
Maharaj PD, Anishchenko M, Langevin SA, Fang Y, Reisen WK, Brault AC. J Gen Virol. 2011 Sep 21.

Using next generation sequencing to identify yellow fever virus in Uganda
McMullan LK, Frace M, Sammons SA, Shoemaker T, Balinandi S, Wamala JF, Lutwama JJ, Downing RG, Stroeher U, Macneil A, Nichol ST. Virology. 2011 Sep 30.

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Characterization of Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genotypes among Alaskans and their correlation with clinical disease
Miernyk K, Morris J, Bruden D, McMahon B, Hurlburt D, Sacco F, Parkinson A, Hennessy T, Bruce M. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Sep;49(9):3114-21.

Convergent genomic studies identify association of GRIK2 and NPAS2 with chronic fatigue syndrome
Smith AK, Fang H, Whistler T, Unger ER, Rajeevan MS. Neuropsychobiology. 2011 ;64(4):183-94.

Identifying host genetic risk factors in the context of public health surveillance for invasive pneumococcal disease
Lingappa JR, Dumitrescu L, Zimmer SM, Lynfield R, McNicholl JM, Messonnier NE, Whitney CG, Crawford DC.
PLoS One. 2011 ;6(8):e23413.

Identification of Leishmania spp. by molecular amplification and DNA sequencing analysis of a fragment of rRNA internal transcribed spacer 2
de Almeida ME, Steurer FJ, Koru O, Herwaldt BL, Pieniazek NJ, da Silva AJ. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Sep;49(9):3143-9.

Influence of familial risk on diabetes risk-reducing behaviors among U.S. adults without diabetes
Chang MH, Valdez R, Ned RM, Liu T, Yang Q, Yesupriya A, Dowling NF, Meigs JB, Bowen MS, Khoury MJ. Diabetes Care. 2011 Sep 20.

IRon Overload screeNing tool (IRON): development of a tool to guide screening in primary care
Mainous AG, Diaz VA, Everett CJ, Knoll ME, Hulihan MM, Grant AM, McLaren CE, McLaren GD. Am J Hematol. 2011 Sep;86(9):733-7.

Molecular identification and distribution of Cryptosporidium and Giardia duodenalis in raw urban wastewater in Harbin, China
Liu A, Ji H, Wang E, Liu J, Xiao L, Shen Y, Li Y, Zhang W, Ling H. Parasitol Res. 2011 Sep;109(3):913-8.

Multi-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for investigation of the genetic association of Clostridium difficile isolates from food, food animals and humans
Marsh JW, Tulenko MM, Shutt KA, Thompson AD, Weese JS, Songer JG, Limbago BM, Harrison LH. Anaerobe. 2011 Aug;17(4):156-60.

Prevalence of drug resistance-related polymorphisms in treatment-naive individuals infected with non-subtype B HIV-1 in Cameroon
Fonjungo PN, Youngpairoj AS, Alemnji GA, Eno LT, Lyonga EJ, Eloundou MA, Shanmugam V, Mpoudi-Ngole E, Kalish ML, Folks TM, Pieniazek D. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2011 Sep 18.

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Assessing causal relationships in genomics: from Bradford-Hill criteria to complex gene-environment interactions and directed acyclic graphs
Geneletti S, Gallo V, Porta M, Khoury MJ, Vineis P. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2011 ;8(1):5.

Cancer GAMAdb: database of cancer genetic associations from meta-analyses and genome-wide association studies
Schully SD, Yu W, McCallum V, Benedicto CB, Dong LM, Wulf A, Clyne M, Khoury MJ. Eur J Hum Genet. 2011 Aug;19(8):928-30.

Common ancestry and novel genetic traits of Francisella novicida-like isolates from North America and Australia as revealed by comparative genomic analyses
Siddaramappa S, Challacombe JF, Petersen JM, Pillai S, Hogg G, Kuske CR. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Aug;77(15):5110-22.

Cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic options for pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)
Harris JR, Marston BJ, Sangrujee N, Duplessis D, Park B. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(8):e23158.

Demographic but not geographic insularity in HIV transmission among young black men who have sex with men, Mississippi, USA
Oster AM, Pieniazek D, Zhang X, Switzer WM, Ziebell RA, Mena LA, Wei X, Johnson KL, Singh SK, Thomas PE, Elmore KA, Heffelfinger JD. AIDS. 2011 Aug 23.

Detection of the first G6P[14] human rotavirus strain from a child with diarrhea in Egypt
El Sherif M, Esona MD, Wang Y, Gentsch JR, Jiang B, Glass RI, Baker SA, Klena JD. Infect Genet Evol. 2011 Aug;11(6):1436-42.

Detection of North American orthopoxviruses by real time-PCR
Gallardo-Romero NF, Velasco-Villa A, Weiss SL, Emerson GL, Carroll DS, Hughes CM, Li Y, Karem KL, Damon IK, Olson VA. Virol J. 2011 ;8:313.

Emergence of a new pathogenic Ehrlichia species, Wisconsin and Minnesota, 2009
Pritt BS, Sloan LM, Johnson DK, Munderloh UG, Paskewitz SM, McElroy KM, McFadden JD, Binnicker MJ, Neitzel DF, Liu G, Nicholson WL, Nelson CM, Franson JJ, Martin SA, Cunningham SA, Steward CR, Bogumill K, Bjorgaard ME, Davis JP, McQuiston JH, Warshauer DM, Wilhelm MP, Patel R, Trivedi VA, Eremeeva ME. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 4;365(5):422-9.

Ethical implications and practical considerations of ethnically targeted screening for genetic disorders: the case of hemoglobinopathy screening
Hinton CF, Grant AM, Grosse SD. Ethn Health. 2011 Aug-Oct;16(4-5):377-88.

Genotypic distribution of hepatitis B Virus (HBV) among acute cases of HBV infection, selected US counties, 1999-2005
Teshale EH, Ramachandran S, Xia GL, Roberts H, Groeger J, Barry V, Hu DJ, Holmberg SD, Holtzman D, Ward JW, Teo CG, Khudyakov Y. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Aug 22.

Hexamethylene diisocyanate asthma is associated with genetic polymorphisms of CD14, IL-13, and IL-4 receptor alpha
Bernstein DI, Kissling GE, Khurana Hershey G, Yucesoy B, Johnson VJ, Cartier A, Gautrin D, Sastre J, Boulet LP, Malo JL, Quirce S, Tarlo SM, Langmeyer S, Luster MI, Lummus ZL. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Aug;128(2):418-20.

Investigation of a researcher's death due to septicemic plague
Frank KM, Schneewind O, Shieh WJ. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 30;364(26):2563-4.

Is there a need for PGxceptionalism
Khoury MJ, Gwinn M, Dotson WD, Bowen MS. Genet Med. 2011 Jul 27.

Measuring enzymatic HIV-1 susceptibility to two reverse transcriptase inhibitors as a rapid and simple approach to HIV-1 drug-resistance testing
Hoffmann D, Garcia AD, Harrigan PR, Johnston IC, Nakasone T, Garcia-Lerma JG, Heneine W. PLoS One. 2011;6(7):e22019.

Multi-walled carbon nanotube-induced gene expression in the mouse lung: association with lung pathology
Pacurari M, Qian Y, Porter DW, Wolfarth M, Wan Y, Luo D, Ding M, Castranova V, Guo NL. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2011 Aug 15;255(1):18-31.

Mycobacterium shinjukuense sp. nov., a slowly growing, non-chromogenic species isolated from human clinical specimens
Saito H, Iwamoto T, Ohkusu K, Otsuka Y, Akiyama Y, Sato S, Taguchi O, Sueyasu Y, Kawabe Y, Fujimoto H, Ezaki T, Butler R. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011 Aug;61(Pt 8):1927-32.

Novel surveillance network for norovirus gastroenteritis outbreaks, United States
Vega E, Barclay L, Gregoricus N, Williams K, Lee D, Vinje J. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Aug;17(8):1389-95.

Race/ethnic variation in the association of lipid-related genetic variants with blood lipids in the adult U.S. population
Chang MH, Ned RM, Hong Y, Yesupriya A, Yang Q, Liu T, Janssens AC, Dowling NF. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2011 Aug 10.

Reported referral for genetic counseling or BRCA 1/2 testing among United States physicians: a vignette-based study
Trivers KF, Baldwin LM, Miller JW, Matthews B, Andrilla CH, Lishner DM, Goff BA. Cancer. 2011 Jul 25.

Serum paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) genotype and exposure to organophosphorous insectides - is there a high-risk population?
Matthews AR, Sutter ME, Rentz DE. J Med Toxicol. 2011 Jul 23.

Subtyping salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis isolates from different sources by using sequence typing based on virulence genes and clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPRs)
Liu F, Kariyawasam S, Jayarao BM, Barrangou R, Gerner-Smidt P, Ribot EM, Knabel SJ, Dudley EG. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Jul;77(13):4520-6.

Uric acid as a potential cue to screen for iron overload
Mainous AG, Knoll ME, Everett CJ, Matheson EM, Hulihan MM, Grant AM. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Jul-Aug;24(4):415-21.

Using single-nucleotide polymorphisms to discriminate disease-associated from carried genomes of Neisseria meningitidis
Katz LS, Sharma NV, Harcourt BH, Thomas JD, Wang X, Mayer LW, Jordan IK. J Bacteriol. 2011 Jul;193(14):3633-41.

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The contribution of chromosomal abnormalities to congenital heart defects: a population-based study
Hartman RJ, Rasmussen SA, Botto LD, Riehle-Colarusso T, Martin CL, Cragan JD, Shin M, Correa A. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Jul 5.

Efficient DNA extraction for HPV genotyping in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues
Steinau M, Patel SS, Unger ER. J Mol Diagn. 2011 Jul;13(4):377-81.

Employment and work schedule are related to telomere length in women
Parks CG, Deroo LA, Miller DB, McCanlies EC, Cawthon RM, Sandler DP. Occup Environ Med. 2011 Aug;68(8):582-9.

Genetic testing for Lynch syndrome in individuals newly diagnosed with colorectal cancer to reduce morbidity and mortality from colorectal cancer in their relatives
Coates R, Williams M, Melillo S, Gudgeon J. PLoS Curr. 2011 ;3:RRN1246.

Genetic variability in susceptibility to occupational respiratory sensitization
Yucesoy B, Johnson VJ. J Allergy (Cairo). 2011 ;2011:346719.

Genomic evolution and phenotypic distinctions of Chikungunya viruses causing the Indian Ocean outbreak
Powers AM. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2011 Jul 12.

Identification of Leishmania spp. by molecular amplification and DNA sequencing analysis of a fragment of the rRNA Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2
de Almeida ME, Steurer FJ, Koru O, Herwaldt BL, Pieniazek NJ, da Silva AJ. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jul 13.

Influenza A virus nucleoprotein exploits Hsp40 to inhibit PKR activation
Sharma K, Tripathi S, Ranjan P, Kumar P, Garten R, Deyde V, Katz JM, Cox NJ, Lal RB, Sambhara S, Lal SK. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(6):e20215.

NLRX1 protein attenuates inflammatory responses to infection by interfering with the RIG-I-MAVS and TRAF6-NF-kappaB signaling pathways
Allen IC, Moore CB, Schneider M, Lei Y, Davis BK, Scull MA, Gris D, Roney KE, Zimmermann AG, Bowzard JB, Ranjan P, Monroe KM, Pickles RJ, Sambhara S, Ting JP. Immunity. 2011 Jun 24;34(6):854-65.

Palliative care services in families of males with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Arias R, Andrews J, Pandya S, Pettit K, Trout C, Apkon S, Karwoski J, Cunniff C, Matthews D, Miller T, Davis MF, Meaney FJ. Muscle Nerve. 2011 Jul;44(1):93-101.

Phylogenetic analysis of eastern equine encephalitis virus isolates from Florida
White GS, Pickett BE, Lefkowitz EJ, Johnson AG, Ottendorfer C, Stark LM, Unnasch TR. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 May;84(5):709-17.

Subtype analysis of Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis isolates from humans and cattle in Iran
Nazemalhosseini-Mojarad E, Haghighi A, Taghipour N, Keshavarz A, Mohebi SR, Zali MR, Xiao L. Vet Parasitol. 2011 Jun 30;179(1-3):250-2.

Toll-like and adenosine receptor expression in injured skeletal muscle
Warren GL, Hulderman T, Liston A, Simeonova PP. Muscle Nerve. 2011 Jul;44(1):85-92.

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A multiplex real-time PCR assay for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and associated toxin genes
Fosheim G, Nicholson A, Albrecht V, Limbago B. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jun 22.

An automated genotyping tool for enteroviruses and noroviruses
Kroneman A, Vennema H, Deforche K, Avoort HV, Penaranda S, Oberste MS, Vinje J, Koopmans M. J Clin Virol. 2011 Jun;51(2):121-5.

Azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus isolates from the ARTEMIS global surveillance is primarily due to the TR/L98H mutation in the cyp51A gene
Lockhart SR, Frade JP, Etienne KA, Pfaller MA, Diekema DJ, Balajee SA. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Jun 20.

Birth Prevalence Rates of Newborn Screening Disorders in Relation to Screening Practices in the United States
Hertzberg VS, Hinton CF, Therrell BL, Shapira SK. J Pediatr 2011 Jun

Blood gene expression profiling detects silica exposure and toxicity
Sellamuthu R, Umbright C, Roberts JR, Chapman R, Young SH, Richardson D, Leonard H, McKinney W, Chen B, Frazer D, Li S, Kashon M, Joseph P. Toxicol Sci. 2011 May 19.

Characterization and allelic polymorphisms of rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) IgG Fc receptor genes
Nguyen DC, Scinicariello F, Attanasio R. Immunogenetics. 2011 Jun;63(6):351-62.

Combined gene expression profiling and RNAi screening in clear cell renal cell carcinoma identify PLK1 and other therapeutic kinase targets
Ding Y, Huang D, Zhang Z, Smith J, Petillo D, Looyenga BD, Feenstra K, Mackeigan JP, Furge KA, Teh BT. Cancer Res. 2011 Jun 3.

Detection of G3P[3] and G3P[9] rotavirus strains in American Indian children with evidence of gene reassortment between human and animal rotaviruses
Grant L, Esona M, Gentsch J, Watt J, Reid R, Weatherholtz R, Santosham M, Parashar U, O'Brien K. J Med Virol. 2011 Jul;83(7):1288-99.

Evaluation of immunization rates and safety among children with inborn errors of metabolism
Klein NP, Aukes L, Lee J, Fireman B, Shapira SK, Slade B, Baxter R, Summar M. Pediatrics. 2011 May;127(5):e1139-46.

Evaluation of mailed pediatric buccal cytobrushes for use in a case-control study of birth defects
Gallagher ML, Sturchio C, Smith A, Koontz D, Jenkins MM, Honein MA, Rasmussen SA. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2011 May

Genetic variability, phylogenetic relationships and gene flow in Triatoma infestans dark morphs from the Argentinean Chaco
Piccinali RV, Marcet PL, Ceballos LA, Kitron U, Gurtler RE, Dotson EM. Infect Genet Evol. 2011 Jul;11(5):895-903.

Feasibility, diagnostic accuracy, and effectiveness of decentralised use of the Xpert MTB/RIF test for diagnosis of tuberculosis and multidrug resistance: a multicentre implementation study
Boehme CC, Nicol MP, Nabeta P, Michael JS, Gotuzzo E, Tahirli R, Gler MT, Blakemore R, Worodria W, Gray C, Huang L, Caceres T, Mehdiyev R, Raymond L, Whitelaw A, Sagadevan K, Alexander H, Albert H, Cobelens F, Cox H, Alland D, Perkins MD. Lancet. 2011 Apr 30;377(9776):1495-505.

Low-risk human papillomavirus testing and other nonrecommended human papillomavirus testing practices among U.S. health care providers
Lee JW, Berkowitz Z, Saraiya M. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Jul;118(1):4-13.

Meningococcal disease: shifting epidemiology and genetic mechanisms that may contribute to serogroup C virulence
MacNeil JR, Thomas JD, Cohn AC.
Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2011 May 21.

The molecular epidemiology of hepatitis E virus infection
Purdy MA, Khudyakov YE.
Virus Res. 2011 May 11

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus revisited: an evolutionary retrospective
Christman MC, Kedwaii A, Xu J, Donis RO, Lu G. Infect Genet Evol. 2011 Jul;11(5):803-11. .

Screening for sudden cardiac death in the young: report from a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group
Kaltman JR, Thompson PD, Lantos J, Berul CI, Botkin J, Cohen JT, Cook NR, Corrado D, Drezner J, Frick KD, Goldman S, Hlatky M, Kannankeril PJ, Leslie L, Priori S, Saul JP, Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Siscovick D, Vetter VL, Boineau R, Burns KM, Friedman RA. Circulation. 2011 May 3;123(17):1911-8.

Toward the development of a hepatitis E vaccine
Kamili S. Virus Res. 2011 May 18.

Understanding the role of human variation in vaccine adverse events: the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Network
LaRussa PS, Edwards KM, Dekker CL, Klein NP, Halsey NA, Marchant C, Baxter R, Engler RJ, Kissner J, Slade BA.

Varicella zoster virus DNA at inoculation sites and in saliva after Zostavax immunization
Pierson DL, Mehta SK, Gilden D, Cohrs RJ, Nagel MA, Schmid DS, Tyring SK. J Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;203(11):1542-5. Pediatrics. 2011 May;127 Suppl 1:S65-73.

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Applied genomics: Data mining reveals species-specific malaria diagnostic targets more sensitive than 18S rRNA
Demas A, Oberstaller J, Debarry J, Lucchi NW, Srinivasamoorthy G, Sumari D, Kabanywanyi AM, Villegas L, Escalante AA, Kachur SP, Barnwell JW, Peterson DS, Udhayakumar V, Kissinger JC. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Apr 27.

Comparative evaluation of automated and manual commercial DNA extraction methods for detection of Francisella tularensis DNA from suspensions and spiked swabs by real-time polymerase chain reaction
Dauphin LA, Walker RE, Petersen JM, Bowen MD. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 May 3.

Control for confounding in case-control studies using the stratification score, a retrospective balancing score.
Allen AS, Satten GA. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Apr 1;173(7):752-60.

CXCL4 and CXCL10 predict risk of fatal cerebral malaria
Wilson NO, Jain V, Roberts CE, Lucchi N, Joel PK, Singh MP, Nagpal AC, Dash AP, Udhayakumar V, Singh N, Stiles JK. Dis Markers. 2011 Jan;30(1):39-49.

Deploying whole genome sequencing in clinical practice and public health: meeting the challenge one bin at a time
Berg JS, Khoury MJ, Evans JP. Genet Med. 2011 May 9.

Diallyl sulfide protects against ultraviolet B-induced skin cancers in SKH-1 hairless mouse: analysis of early molecular events in carcinogenesis.
Cherng JM, Tsai KD, Perng DS, Wang JS, Wei CC, Lin JC. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2011 Jun;27(3):138-146.

Diverse origin of P[19] rotaviruses in children with acute diarrhea in Taiwan: detection of novel lineages of the G3, G5, and G9 VP7 genes
Wu FT, Banyai K, Huang JC, Wu HS, Chang FY, Yang JY, Hsiung CA, Huang YC, Lin JS, Hwang KP, Jiang B, Gentsch JR. J Med Virol. 2011 Jul;83(7):1279-87.

The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY): genetic criteria and international diabetes risk screening of 421,000 infants
Hagopian WA, Erlich H, Lernmark A, Rewers M, Ziegler AG, Simell O, Akolkar B, Vogt R, Blair A, Ilonen J, Krischer J, She J. Pediatr Diabetes. 2011 May 12.

Evaluation of a broadly protective Chlamydia-cholera combination vaccine candidate
Eko FO, Okenu DN, Singh UP, He Q, Black C, Igietseme JU. Vaccine. 2011 May 12;29(21):3802-10.

Functional analysis of the Borrelia burgdorferi bba64 gene product in murine infection via tick infestation
Patton TG, Dietrich G, Dolan MC, Piesman J, Carroll JA, Gilmore Jr RD. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(5):e19536.

Genome-wide copy number alterations in subtypes of invasive breast cancers in young white and African American women
Loo LW, Wang Y, Flynn EM, Lund MJ, Bowles EJ, Buist DS, Liff JM, Flagg EW, Coates RJ, Eley JW, Hsu L, Porter PL. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 May;127(1):297-308.

GWAS Integrator: a bioinformatics tool to explore human genetic associations reported in published genome-wide association studies.
Yu W, Yesupriya A, Wulf A, Hindorff LA, Dowling N, Khoury MJ, Gwinn M. Eur J Hum Genet. 2011 May 25.

Impact of HPV assay on observed population prevalence.
Unger ER, Steinau MS, Lin JM, Patel SS, Swan DC.
Diagn Mol Pathol. 2011 Apr 28.

Implementation of the first worldwide quality assurance program for cystic fibrosis multiple mutation detection in population-based screening
Earley MC, Laxova A, Farrell PM, Driscoll-Dunn R, Cordovado S, Mogayzel PJ, Konstan MW, Hannon WH. Clin Chim Acta. 2011 Apr 14.

Inhalation exposure of gas-metal arc stainless steel welding fume increased atherosclerotic lesions in apolipoprotein E knockout mice
Erdely A, Hulderman T, Salmen-Muniz R, Liston A, Zeidler-Erdely PC, Chen BT, Stone S, Frazer DG, Antonini JM, Simeonova PP. Toxicol Lett. 2011 Apr 14.

Initiation of antiretroviral treatment in women after delivery can induce multiclass drug resistance in breastfeeding HIV-infected infants.
Fogel J, Li Q, Taha TE, Hoover DR, Kumwenda NI, Mofenson LM, Kumwenda JJ, Fowler MG, Thigpen MC, Eshleman SH. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;52(8):1069-76.

Kyasanur forest disease virus alkhurma subtype in ticks, Najran Province, Saudi Arabia.
Mahdi M, Erickson BR, Comer JA, Nichol ST, Rollin PE, Almazroa MA, Memish ZA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 May;17(5):945-7.

Live attenuated rabies virus co-infected with street rabies virus protects animals against rabies
Wu X, Franka R, Henderson H, Rupprecht CE. Vaccine. 2011 Apr 20.

Low-frequency HIV-1 drug resistance mutations and risk of NNRTI-based antiretroviral treatment failure: a systematic review and pooled analysis
Li JZ, Paredes R, Ribaudo HJ, Svarovskaia ES, Metzner KJ, Kozal MJ, Hullsiek KH, Balduin M, Jakobsen MR, Geretti AM, Thiebaut R, Ostergaard L, Masquelier B, Johnson JA, Miller MD, Kuritzkes DR. JAMA. 2011 Apr 6;305(13):1327-35.

Prenatal Programming and Toxicity II (PPTOX II): role of environmental stressors in the developmental origins of disease.
Darney S, Fowler B, Grandjean P, Heindel J, Mattison D, Slikker W. Reprod Toxicol. 2011 Apr;31(3):271.

Prevalence and genetic diversity of candidate vaccine antigens among invasive Neisseria meningitidis isolates in the United States
Wang X, Cohn A, Comanducci M, Andrew L, Zhao X, Macneil JR, Schmink S, Muzzi A, Bambini S, Rappuoli R, Pizza M, Murphy E, Hoiseth SK, Jansen KU, Anderson AS, Harrison LH, Clark TA, Messonnier NE, Mayer LW. Vaccine. 2011 May 12.

Reevaluation of the taxonomic status of recently described species of Enterococcus: evidence that Enterococcus thailandicus is a senior subjective synonym of "Enterococcus sanguinicola", and confirmation of Enterococcus caccae as a species distinct from Enterococcus silesiacus.
Shewmaker PL, Steigerwalt AG, Nicholson A, Carvalho MD, Facklam RR, Whitney A, Teixeira LM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 May 4.

sodC-based real-time PCR for detection of Neisseria meningitidis  (#35)
Dolan Thomas J, Hatcher CP, Satterfield DA, Theodore MJ, Bach MC, Linscott KB, Zhao X, Wang X, Mair R, Schmink S, Arnold KE, Stephens DS, Harrison LH, Hollick RA, Andrade AL, Lamaro-Cardoso J, de Lemos AP, Gritzfeld J, Gordon S, Soysal A, Bakir M, Sharma D, Jain S, Satola SW, Messonnier NE, Mayer LW. PLoS One. 2011 ;6(5):e19361.

Temporal variations in the hepatitis C virus intra-host population during chronic infection
Ramachandran S, Campo DS, Dimitrova ZE, Xia GL, Purdy MA, Khudyakov YE. J Virol. 2011 Apr 27.

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An efficient method for generating poxvirus recombinants in the absence of selection
Rice AD, Gray SA, Li Y, Damon I, Moyer RW. Viruses. 2011 Mar 1;3(3):217-232.

Genetic evidence for Rift Valley fever outbreaks in Madagascar resulting from virus introductions from the East African mainland rather than enzootic maintenance
Carroll SA, Reynes JM, Khristova ML, Andriamandimby SF, Rollin PE, Nichol ST. J Virol. 2011 Apr 20.

MTHFR 677C->T genotype is associated with folate and homocysteine concentrations in a large, population-based, double-blind trial of folic acid supplementation
Crider KS, Zhu JH, Hao L, Yang QH, Yang TP, Gindler J, Maneval DR, Quinlivan EP, Li Z, Bailey LB, Berry RJ. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Apr 20.

Newborn bloodspot screening for lysosomal storage disorders
Zhou H, Fernhoff P, Vogt RF. J Pediatr. 2011 Apr 12.

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