The following is a listing of PulseNet journal publications and abstract presentations for 2003.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella serotype Typhimurium infections associated with drinking unpasteurized milk—Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee, 2002-2003. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2003 July 4;52(26):613-5.
Crump JA, Bopp CA, Greene KD, Kubota KA, Middendorf RL, Wells JG, Mintz ED. Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae serogroup O141-associated cholera-like diarrhea and bloodstream infection in the United States. J Infect Dis. 2003;18(187):866-8.
Fey PD, Said-Salim B, Rupp ME, Hinrichs SH, Boxrud DJ, Davis CC, Kreiswirth BN, Schlievert PM. Comparative molecular analysis of community- or hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003;47:196-203.
Varma J, Greene K, Reller M, DeLong S, Trottier J, Nowicki S, DiOrio M, Koch E, Bannerman T, York S, Lambert-Fair M, Wells J, Mead P. An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157 infection following exposure to a contaminated building. JAMA. 2003;290(20):2709-12.
Zhao S, Qaiyumi S, Friedman S, Singh R, Foley SL, White DG, McDermott PF, Donkar T, Bolin C, Bolin S, Munro S, Baron EJ, Walker RD. Characterization of Salmonella enterica serotype Newport isolated from humans and food animals. J Clin Microbiol 2003;41:5366-71.
Fitzgerald C, Sails A, Hunter S, Ribot E, Fields P, PulseNet participating laboratories. PFGE subtyping of Campylobacter jejuni – what’s the point? Experiences from the PulseNet C. jejuni database. Presented at the Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and related organisms (CHRO) Workshop; 2003, Sep 6-10; Aarhus, Denmark.
Graves L, Hunter S, Hise K, Kornstein L, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, Head M, Jones J, Pupedis K, Ahanotu E, Gottlieb S, Swaminathan B. Laboratory investigation of a multistate outbreak of listeriosis in the Northeastern United States, 2002. Presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection; 2003, Aug 6-10; New Orleans, LA.
Hutcheson K. PulseNet standardized protocols for Vibrio cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus, and Yersinia enterocolitica: an update. Presented at the 2003 Annual PulseNet Update Meeting; 2003, Apr 29-May 2; San Antonio, TX.
Kubota K. Molecular epidemiology and food safety: the PulseNet experience. Microorganisms in foods-now what? Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; 2003, May 18-22; Washington, D.C.
Kubota K, Hunter S, Kincaid J, Hise K, Gerner-Smidt P, Beebe J, Woo-Ming A. Molecular surveillance of STEC O157:H7 by PulseNet USA: cluster detection and outbreak investigations in 2002. Presented at 5th International Symposium on Shiga toxin (verocytotoxin)-producing Escherichia coli infections; 2003 Jun 8-11; Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sealy T, Kubota KA, Chu, MC. One-day rapid pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) protocol for typing of Yersinia pestis. Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; 2003 May 18; Washington, D.C.
Stanley M, Kubota KA, Sealy T, Chu MC. Comparison of multi-locus variable number tandom repeat analysis (MLVA) and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) typing of Yersinia pestis isolates. Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; 2003 May 18; Washington, D.C.