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CDC-Authored Publications and Reports

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Public Health Service Biovigilance Task Group (2009) Biovigilance in the United States: efforts to bridge a critical gap in patient safety and donor health. [PDF - 5.80 MB] . Accessed April 18, 2013.

Ellingson K, Seem, D, Nowicki, M, Strong, DM, Kuehnert, MJ. Estimated risk of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection among potential organ donors from 17 organ procurement organizations in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(6):1201-1208.

Strong, D.M., Seem, D., Taylor, G., Parker, J., Stewart, D., & Kuehnert, M.J. (2010). Development of a transplantation transmission sentinel network to improve safety and traceability of organ and tissues . Cell and Tissue Banking 11(4), 335-343.

Communication gaps for solid organ transplant-transmitted infections among infectious disease physicians: an Emerging Infections Network survey . Miller RA, Burdette SD, Levi M, Beekmann SE, Polgreen PM, Kuehnert MJ. Transpl Infect Dis. 2013 Feb;15(1):8-13. doi: 10.1111/tid.12002. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

Infectious disease transmission during organ and tissue transplantation . Greenwald MA, Kuehnert MJ, Fishman JA Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;18(8):e1. doi: 10.3201/eid1808.120277 Current practices and evaluation of screening solid organ donors for West Nile virus. Nett RJ, Kuehnert MJ, Ison MG, Orlowski JP, Fischer M, Staples JE. Transpl Infect Dis. 2012 Jun;14(3):268-77. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2012.00743.x. Epub 2012 May 20.

Donor-derived disease transmission events in the United States: data reviewed by the OPTN/UNOS Disease Transmission Advisory Committee . Ison MG, Hager J, Blumberg E, Burdick J, Carney K, Cutler J, Dimaio JM, Hasz R, Kuehnert MJ, Ortiz-Rios E, Teperman L, Nalesnik M. Am J Transplant. 2009 Aug;9(8):1929-35. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2009.02700.x. Epub 2009 Jun 16.

Organ and tissue safety workshop 2007: advances and challenges . Fishman JA, Strong DM, Kuehnert MJ. Cell Tissue Bank. 2009 Aug;10(3):271-80. doi: 10.1007/s10561-008-9114-z. Epub 2008 Nov 19.

Enhancing transplant safety: a new era in the microbiologic evaluation of organ donors? Fishman JA, Greenwald MA, Kuehnert MJ. Am J Transplant. 2007 Dec;7(12):2652-4. No abstract available.

Human tissue oversight in hospitals: an AABB survey . Kuehnert MJ, Yorita KL, Holman RC, Strong DM; AABB Tissue Task Force. Transfusion. 2007 Feb;47(2):194-200.

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