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2006 Publications

The following is a listing of PulseNet journal publications and abstract presentations for 2006.

Journal Publications

Barrett L, Gerner-Smidt P, Swaminathan B. Interpretation of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns in foodborne disease investigations and surveillance. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1): 20-31.

Beatty ME, Adcock PM, Smith SW, Quinlan K, Kamimoto LA, Rowe SY, Scott K, Conover C, Varchmin T, Bopp CA, Greene KD, Bibb B, Slutsker L, Mintz ED. Epidemic diarrhea due to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli .Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Feb 1;42(3):329-34.

Brooks JT, Ochieng JB, Kumar L, Okoth G, Shapiro RL, Wells JG, Bird M, Bopp C, Chege W, Betty ME, Chiller T, Vulule JM, Mintz E, Slutsker L. Surveillance for bacterial diarrhea and antimicrobial resistance in rural western Kenya, 1997-2003.Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Aug 15;43(4):393-401.

Cooper KL, Luey CK, Bird M, Terajima J, Nair GB, Kam KM, Arakawa E, Safa A, Cheung DT, Law CP, Watanabe H, Kubota K, Swaminathan B, Ribot EM. Development and validation of a PulseNet standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Vibrio cholerae. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):51-8.

Cramer EH, Blanton CJ, Blanton LH, Vaughan GH Jr, Bopp CA, Forney DL; Vessel Sanitation Program Environmental Health Inspection Team. Epidemiology of gastroenteritis on cruise ships, 2001-2004. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Mar 30(3):252-7.

Devasia RA, Jones TF, Ward J, Stafford L, Hardin H, Bopp C, Beatty M, Mintz E, Schaffner W. Endemically acquired foodborne outbreak of enterotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serotype O169:H41. Am J Med. 2006 Feb;119(2):168.e7-10.

Germer-Smidt, P, Hise K, Kincaid J, Hunter S, Rolando S, Hyytiä-Trees E, Ribot EM, Swaminathan B, PuseNet Taskforce. PulseNet USA: a five-year update. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1): 9-19.

Gerner-Smidt P, Scheutz F. Standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: The PulseNet Europe Feasibility Study. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring; 3(1):74.

Gottlieb SL, Newbern EC, Griffin PM, Graves LM, Hoekstra RM, Baker NL, Hunter SB, Holt KG, Ramsey F, Head M, Levine P, Johnson G, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, Reddy V, Kornstein L, Gerwel M, Nsubuga J, Edwards L, Stonecipher S, Hurd S, Austin D, Jefferson MA, Young SD, Hise K, Chernak ED, Sobel J; Listeriosis Outbreak Working Group. Multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to turkey deli meat and subsequent changes in US regulatory policy. Clin Infect Dis 2006 Jan 1;42:29-36.

Hyytiä-Trees E, Smole SC, Fields PA, Swaminathan B, Ribot EM. Second generation subtyping: a proposed PulseNet protocol for multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (STEC O157). Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring; 3(1):118-31.

Hyytiä-Trees E, Gerner-Smidt P, Ribot E. Use of multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) to further characterize Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 clusters detected by PFGE in PulseNet USA. In: Abstracts of the 6th International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin) –Producing Escherichia coli Infections. October 29-Nov 1, 2006, Melbourne, Australia. S. 142.

Kalluri P, Naheed A, Rahman S, Ansaruzzaman M, Faruque AS, Bird M, Khatun F, Bhuiyan NA, Nato F, Fournier JM, Bopp C, Breiman RF, Nair B, Mintz ED. Evaluation of three rapid diagnostic tests for cholera: does the skill level of the technician matter? Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jan;11(1):49-55.

Ribot EM, Fair MA, Gautom R, Cameron DN, Hunter SB, Swaminathan B, Barrett TJ. (2006). Standardization of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocols for the subtyping of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Shigella for PulseNet.. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1): 59-67.

Swaminathan, B, Germer-Smidt P, Whichard JM. Foodborne disease and reports. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1):1.

Swaminathan B, Gerner-Smidt P, Ng LK, Lukinmaa S, Kam KM, Rolando S, Gutiérrez EP, Binsztein N. Building PulseNet International: an interconnected system of laboratory networks to facilitate timely public health recognition and response to foodborne disease outbreaks and emerging foodborne diseases. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1): 36-50.

Swanson SJ, Snider C, Braden CR, Boxrud D, Wunschmann A, Rudroff JA, Lockett J, Smith KE. Multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium associated with pet rodents. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jan 4;356(1):21-8.

Zhang W, Qi W, Albert TJ, Motiwala AS, Alland D, Hyytiä-Trees E K, Ribot EM, Fields PI, Whittam TS, Swaminathan, B. Probing genomic diversity and evolution of Escherichia coli O157 by single-nucleotide polymorphisms. Genome Res. 2006 Jun;16(6):757-67 Epub 2006 Apr 10.

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Abstract Presentations

Mikoleit ML, McQuiston JR, Johnson S, Gheesling LL, Fields PI. "Characterization of Monophasic Variants of Salmonella." Presented at the 106th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Orlando, FL. May 2006.

Bopp C. "Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC)." Presented at the Colorado Laboratory Forum; Denver, CO. October 2006.

"Global PulseNet Salmonella Typhi Database". Presented PulseNet Middle East Consultation Meeting at WHO EMRO. 12/19/2006 in Nanjing, China, Fourth Update Meeting of PulseNet Asia Pacific in JiangSu CDC. A. ElSedawy; Cairo, Egypt. December 2012

Bopp C. "The Impact of Rapid and Molecular Tests for Infectious Disease Agents on Public Health." Presented at the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (CLIAC) Workgroup meeting,

Bopp C. "Laboratory Diagnosis of Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio cholerae O1." Presented at the Kenya Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program. Nairobi, Kenya. February 2006.

Bopp C. "Laboratory Aspects of Salmonella Outbreak Investigations" Presented at the CDC Training Course: Methods for Identification and Serotyping of Salmonella spp. Atlanta, GA. November 2006.

"Summary of Meeting: Role of Commercial Diagnostic Laboratories in Public Health Surveillance, May 8, 2006.” Presented at CDC. Atlanta, GA. November 2006.

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