Issue 40, November 10, 2020
CDC Science Clips: Volume 12, Issue 40, November 10, 2020
Science Clips is produced weekly to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge for the public health community. Each article features an Altmetric Attention scoreexternal icon to track social and mainstream media mentions.
- CDC Authored Publications
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text.
Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
- Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Sociodemographic and geographic variation in awareness of stroke signs and symptoms among adults - United States, 2017external icon
Jackson SL, Legvold B, Vahratian A, Blackwell DL, Fang J, Gillespie C, Hayes D, Loustalot F.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1617-1621.
Characteristics of US adults who would be recommended for lifestyle modification without antihypertensive medication to manage blood pressureexternal icon
Jackson SL, Park S, Loustalot F, Thompson-Paul AM, Hong Y, Ritchey M.
Am J Hypertens. 2020 Oct 29.
- Communicable Diseases
Sexual history taking in clinical settings: A narrative reviewexternal icon
Brookmeyer KA, Coor A, Kachur RE, Beltran O, Reno HE, Dittus PJ.
Sex Transm Dis. 2020 Oct 21.
Patch dynamics modeling framework from pathogens' perspective: Unified and standardized approach for complicated epidemic systemsexternal icon
Chen S, Owolabi Y, Li A, Lo E, Robinson P, Janies D, Lee C, Dulin M.
PLoS One. 2020 ;15(10):e0238186.
Telework before illness onset among symptomatic adults aged >/= 18 years with and without COVID-19 in 11 outpatient health care facilities - United States, July 2020external icon
Fisher KA, Olson SM, Tenforde MW, Feldstein LR, Lindsell CJ, Shapiro NI, Files DC, Gibbs KW, Erickson HL, Prekker ME, Steingrub JS, Exline MC, Henning DJ, Wilson JG, Brown SM, Peltan ID, Rice TW, Hager DN, Ginde AA, Talbot HK, Casey JD, Grijalva CG, Flannery B, Patel MM, Self WH.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1648-1653.
Global reports of intussusception in infants with SARS-CoV-2 infectionexternal icon
Giovanni JE, Hrapcak S, Melgar M, Godfred-Cato S.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Oct 22.
Measuring environmental exposure to enteric pathogens in low-income settings: Review and recommendations of an interdisciplinary working groupexternal icon
Goddard FG, Ban R, Barr DB, Brown J, Cannon J, Colford JM, Eisenberg JN, Ercumen A, Petach H, Freeman MC, Levy K, Luby SP, Moe C, Pickering AJ, Sarnat JA, Stewart J, Thomas E, Taniuchi M, Clasen T.
Environ Sci Technol. 2020 Oct 6;54(19):11673-11691.
Transmission of SARS-COV-2 infections in households - Tennessee and Wisconsin, April-September 2020external icon
Grijalva CG, Rolfes MA, Zhu Y, McLean HQ, Hanson KE, Belongia EA, Halasa NB, Kim A, Reed C, Fry AM, Talbot HK.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1631-1634.
A SARS-CoV-2 outbreak illustrating the challenges in limiting the spread of the virus - Hopi Tribe, May-June 2020external icon
Hirschman J, Kaur H, Honanie K, Jenkins R, Humeyestewa DA, Burke RM, Billy TM, Mayer O, Herne M, Anderson M, Bhairavabhotla R, Yatabe G, Balajee SA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1654-1659.
Hepatitis A person-to-person outbreaks: Epidemiology, morbidity burden, and factors associated with hospitalization - multiple states, 2016-2019external icon
Hofmeister MG, Xing J, Foster MA, Augustine RJ, Burkholder C, Collins J, McBee S, Thomasson ED, Thoroughman D, Weng MK, Spradling PR.
J Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 24.
Notes from the field: Development of an enhanced community-focused COVID-19 surveillance program - Hopi Tribe, June‒July 2020external icon
Jenkins R, Burke RM, Hamilton J, Fazekas K, Humeyestewa D, Kaur H, Hirschman J, Honanie K, Herne M, Mayer O, Yatabe G, Balajee SA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1660-1661.
Network characteristics and visualization of COVID-19 outbreak in a large detention facility in the United States - Cook County, Illinois, 2020external icon
Kırbıyık U, Binder AM, Ghinai I, Zawitz C, Levin R, Samala U, Smith MB, Gubser J, Jones B, Varela K, Rafinski J, Fitzgerald A, Orris P, Bahls A, Welbel S, Mennella C, Black SR, Armstrong PA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1625-1630.
Lack of serologic evidence of infection among health care personnel and other contacts of first 2 confirmed patients with COVID-19 in Illinois, 2020external icon
McPherson TD, Ghinai I, Binder AM, Freeman BD, Hoskin Snelling C, Hunter JC, Anderson KM, Davenport P, Rudd DL, Zafer M, Christiansen D, Joshi K, Rubin R, Black SR, Fricchione MJ, Pacilli M, Walblay KA, Korpics J, Moeller D, Quartey-Kumapley P, Wang C, Charles EM, Kauerauf J, Patel MT, Disari VS, Fischer M, Jacobs MW, Lester SN, Midgley CM, Rasheed MA, Reese HE, Verani JR, Wallace M, Watson JT, Thornburg NJ, Layden JE, Kirking HL.
Public Health Rep. 2020 Oct 27.
Transmission dynamics and microevolution of Neisseria meningitidis during carriage and invasive disease in high school students, Georgia and Maryland, USA, 2006-2007external icon
Mustapha MM, Marsh JW, Shutt KA, Schlackman J, Ezeonwuka C, Farley MM, Stephens DS, Wang X, Van Tyne D, Harrison LH.
J Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 27.
Limited English proficiency among adults with HIV in the United States - Medical Monitoring Project, 2015-2018external icon
Padilla M, Fagan J, Tie Y, Weiser J, Demeke HB, Luke Shouse R.
AIDS Care. 2020 Oct 27:1-5.
Birth and infant outcomes following laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy - SET-NET, 16 Jurisdictions, March 29-October 14, 2020external icon
Woodworth KR, Olsen EO, Neelam V, Lewis EL, Galang RR, Oduyebo T, Aveni K, Yazdy MM, Harvey E, Longcore ND, Barton J, Fussman C, Siebman S, Lush M, Patrick PH, Halai UA, Valencia-Prado M, Orkis L, Sowunmi S, Schlosser L, Khuwaja S, Read JS, Hall AJ, Meaney-Delman D, Ellington SR, Gilboa SM, Tong VT.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1635-1640.
Update: Characteristics of symptomatic women of reproductive age with laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection by pregnancy status - United States, January 22-October 3, 2020external icon
Zambrano LD, Ellington S, Strid P, Galang RR, Oduyebo T, Tong VT, Woodworth KR, Nahabedian JF, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Gilboa SM, Meaney-Delman D.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1641-1647.
- Disaster Control and Emergency Services
CDC's Flu on Call simulation: Testing a national helpline for use during an influenza pandemicexternal icon
Koonin LM, Sliger K, Kerr J, Bullen-Austin L, Graeden E, Farris K, Ionta C, Krause D, Patel A.
Health Secur. 2020 Sep/Oct;18(5):392-402.
- Disease Reservoirs and Vectors
Love the ones you're with: Characteristics and behaviour of Maryland pets and their owners in relation to tick encountersexternal icon
de Wet S, Rutz H, Hinckley AF, Hook SA, Campbell S, Feldman KA.
Zoonoses Public Health. 2020 Oct 28.
Occurrence of Taenia species in pigs in slaughterhouses in Phu Tho province, northern Vietnamexternal icon
Nguyen TT, Dermauw V, Noh J, Chien NH, Dao TT, Nguyen TG, Van Hul A, Dorny P.
J Helminthol. 2020 Oct 14;94:e201.
Possible effects of climate change on Ixodid ticks and the pathogens they transmit: Predictions and observationsexternal icon
Ogden NH, Ben Beard C, Ginsberg HS, Tsao JI.
J Med Entomol. 2020 Oct 28.
- Environmental Health
Effectiveness of gas and chimney biomass stoves for reducing household air pollution pregnancy exposure in Guatemala: Sociodemographic effect modifiersexternal icon
Grajeda LM, Thompson LM, Arriaga W, Canuz E, Omer SB, Sage M, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Bryan JP, McCracken JP.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Oct 22;17(21).
Climate change and health: Local solutions to local challengesexternal icon
Schramm PJ, Ahmed M, Siegel H, Donatuto J, Campbell L, Raab K, Svendsen E.
Curr Environ Health Rep. 2020 Oct 28:1-8.
- Genetics and Genomics
The intersection of genomics and big data with public health: Opportunities for precision public healthexternal icon
Khoury MJ, Armstrong GL, Bunnell RE, Cyril J, Iademarco MF.
PLoS Med. 2020 Oct;17(10):e1003373.
- Health Behavior and Risk
Perspectives of transgender youth on parental support: Qualitative findings from the Resilience and Transgender Youth Studyexternal icon
Andrzejewski J, Pampati S, Steiner RJ, Boyce L, Johns MM.
Health Educ Behav. 2020 Oct 26.
- Health Economics
Costs of providing HIV care and optimal allocation of HIV resources in Guyanaexternal icon
Suraratdecha C, Stuart RM, Edwards M, Moore R, Liu N, Wilson DP, Albalak R.
PLoS One. 2020 ;15(10):e0238499.
Healthcare costs of pediatric autism spectrum disorder in the United States, 2003-2015external icon
Zuvekas SH, Grosse SD, Lavelle TA, Maenner MJ, Dietz P, Ji X.
J Autism Dev Disord. 2020 Oct 28.
- Healthcare Associated Infections
Bacteriophage infections of biofilms of health care-associated pathogens: Klebsiella pneumoniaeexternal icon
Santiago AJ, Donlan RM.
EcoSal Plus. 2020 Oct;9(1).
Computerized capability of office-based physicians to identify patients who need preventive or follow-up care - United States, 2017external icon
Ogburn DF, Ward BW, Ward A.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Nov 6;69(44):1622-1624.
- Injury and Violence
Rural primary care providers' experience and usage of clinical recommendations in the CDC pediatric mild traumatic brain injury guideline: A qualitative studyexternal icon
Daugherty J, Waltzman D, Popat S, Groenendaal AH, Cherney M, Knudson A.
J Rural Health. 2020 Oct 27.
Potential injuries and costs averted by increased use of evidence-based behavioral road safety policies in North Carolinaexternal icon
Singichetti B, Naumann RB, Sauber-Schatz E, Proescholdbell S, Marshall SW.
Traffic Inj Prev. 2020 Oct 23:1-7.
- Laboratory Sciences
A real-time PCR assay for simultaneous detection and differentiation of four common Entamoeba species that infect humansexternal icon
Ali IK, Roy S.
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Oct 28.
Molecular detection and typing of pathogenic Leptospira in febrile patients and phylogenetic comparison with Leptospira detected among animals in Tanzaniaexternal icon
Allan KJ, Maze MJ, Galloway RL, Rubach MP, Biggs HM, Halliday JE, Cleaveland S, Saganda W, Lwezaula BF, Kazwala RR, Mmbaga BT, Maro VP, Crump JA.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Oct;103(4):1427-1434.
Development of a pregnancy-specific reference material for thyroid biomarkers, vitamin D, and nutritional trace elements in serumexternal icon
Boggs AS, Kilpatrick LE, Burdette CQ, Tevis DS, Fultz ZA, Nelson MA, Jarrett JM, Kemp JV, Singh RJ, Grebe SK, Wise SA, Kassim BL, Long SE.
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2020 Oct 26.
Comparison of Zika virus inactivation methods for reagent production and disinfection methodsexternal icon
Chida AS, Goldstein JM, Lee J, Tang X, Bedi K, Herzegh O, Moon JL, Petway D, Bagarozzi DA, Hughes LJ.
J Virol Methods. 2020 Oct 21:114004.
Detection and characterization of swine-origin influenza A(H1N1) pandemic 2009 viruses in humans following zoonotic transmissionexternal icon
Cook PW, Stark T, Jones J, Kondor R, Zanders N, Benfer J, Scott S, Jang Y, Janas-Martindale A, Lindstrom S, Blanton L, Schiltz J, Tell R, Griesser R, Shult P, Reisdorf E, Danz T, Fry A, Barnes J, Vincent A, Wentworth DE, Davis CT.
J Virol. 2020 Oct 28.
Duplex real-time PCR assay for clinical differentiation of Onchocerca lupi and Onchocerca volvulusexternal icon
de Almeida M, Nascimento FS, Mathison BA, Bishop H, Bradbury RS, Cama VA, da Silva AJ.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Oct;103(4):1556-1562.
Development of dried tube specimens for Xpert MTB/RIF proficiency testingexternal icon
DeGruy K, Klein K, Rey Z, Hall P, Kim A, Alexander H.
Afr J Lab Med. 2020 ;9(1):1166.
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors as drug leads against Naegleria fowleriexternal icon
Hahn HJ, Abagyan R, Podust LM, Roy S, Ali IK, Debnath A.
ACS Chem Neurosci. 2020 Oct 7;11(19):3089-3096.
SARS-CoV-2 RBD neutralizing antibody induction is enhanced by particulate vaccinationexternal icon
Huang WC, Zhou S, He X, Chiem K, Mabrouk MT, Nissly RH, Bird IM, Strauss M, Sambhara S, Ortega J, Wohlfert EA, Martinez-Sobrido L, Kuchipudi SV, Davidson BA, Lovell JF.
Adv Mater. 2020 Oct 28:e2005637.
A respiratory syncytial virus attachment (G) gene variant associated with more severe disease in infants decreases fusion (F) protein expression which may facilitate immune evasionexternal icon
Human S, Hotard AL, Rostad CA, Lee S, McCormick L, Larkin EK, Peret TC, Jorba J, Lanzone J, Gebretsadik T, Williams JV, Bloodworth M, Stier M, Carroll K, Peebles RS, Anderson LJ, Hartert TV, Moore ML.
J Virol. 2020 Oct 28.
Rearing Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in a laboratory settingexternal icon
Masters SW, Knapek KJ, Kendall LV.
Lab Animal Sci Prof. 2020 Nov;55(6):42-45.
Multi-ancestry fine mapping of interferon lambda and the outcome of acute hepatitis C virus infectionexternal icon
Vergara C, Duggal P, Thio CL, Valencia A, Brien TR, Latanich R, Timp W, Johnson EO, Kral AH, Mangia A, Goedert JJ, Piazzola V, Mehta SH, Kirk GD, Peters MG, Donfield SM, Edlin BR, Busch MP, Alexander G, Murphy EL, Kim AY, Lauer GM, Chung RT, Cramp ME, Cox AL, Khakoo SI, Rosen HR, Alric L, Wheelan SJ, Wojcik GL, Thomas DL, Taub MA.
Genes Immun. 2020 Oct 28.
Molecular evaluation of fluoroquinolone resistance in serial Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from individuals diagnosed with multidrug-resistant tuberculosisexternal icon
Willby M, Chopra P, Lemmer D, Klein K, Dalton TL, Engelthaler DM, Cegielski P, Posey JE.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Oct 26.
- Maternal and Child Health
Advances in maternal-fetal medicine: Perinatal quality collaboratives: Working together to improve maternal outcomesexternal icon
Lee King PA, Henderson ZT, Borders AE.
Clin Perinatol. 2020 .
Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndromeexternal icon
Patrick SW, Barfield WD, Poindexter BB.
Pediatrics. 2020 Nov;146(5).
Evaluation of an active population-based surveillance system for major birth defects in South Carolinaexternal icon
Samson ME, Leedom V, Mai CT, Humphries B, Yeung LF.
Birth Defects Res. 2020 Oct 23.
- Nutritional Sciences
Consumption of foods derived from subsidized crops remains associated with cardiometabolic risk: An update on the evidence using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2014external icon
Do WL, Bullard KM, Stein AD, Ali MK, Narayan KM, Siegel KR.
Nutrients. 2020 Oct 23;12(11).
- Occupational Safety and Health
A review of decontamination methods for filtering facepiece respiratorsexternal icon
Bergman M, Fisher EM, Heimbuch BK.
J Int Soc Respir Prot. 2020 Oct;37(2):71-86.
Workers' compensation injury claims of aviation industry worker injuries in Alaska, 2014-2015external icon
Moller KM, O'Connor MB, Lee JR, Lucas DL, Watson JR.
Int J Circumpolar Health. 2020 Dec;79(1):1838163.
Law enforcement worker suicide: an updated national assessmentexternal icon
Violanti JM, Steege A.
Policing. 2020 .
- Occupational Safety and Health - Mining
Health conditions in retired manual labor miners and oil and gas extraction workers: National Health Interview Survey, 2007-2017external icon
Robinson T, Sussell A, Yeoman K, Retzer K, Poplin G.
Am J Ind Med. 2020 Oct 26.
- Parasitic Diseases
Genetic analysis reveals unique characteristics of Plasmodium falciparum parasite populations in Haitiexternal icon
Daniels RF, Chenet S, Rogier E, Lucchi N, Herman C, Pierre B, Lemoine JF, Boncy J, Wirth DF, Chang MA, Udhayakumar V, Volkman SK.
Malar J. 2020 Oct 23;19(1):379.
- Physical Activity
Cross-sectional association between physical activity level and subjective cognitive decline among US adults aged >/= 45 years, 2015external icon
Omura JD, Brown DR, McGuire LC, Taylor CA, Fulton JE, Carlson SA.
Prev Med. 2020 Oct 6;141:106279.
- Program Evaluation
Improving outcome accountability of block grants: Lessons learned from the preventive health and health services block grant evaluationexternal icon
Lamia TL, Lowry GF, McLees AW, Frazier CM, Young AC.
Am J Eval. 2020 .
- Substance Use and Abuse
COVID-19 pandemic: an opportunity for tobacco use cessationexternal icon
Ahluwalia IB, Myers M, Cohen JE.
Lancet Public Health. 2020 Nov;5(11):e577.
- Zoonotic and Vectorborne Diseases
Determination of the emergency phase for response against endemic disease outbreak: A case of Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeriaexternal icon
Ipadeola O, Furuse Y, de Gooyer T, Dan-Nwafor C, Namara G, Ilori E, Ihekweazu C.
J Glob Health. 2020 Dec;10(2):020353.
A One Health approach to combatting Sporothrix brasiliensis: Narrative review of an emerging zoonotic fungal pathogen in South Americaexternal icon
Rossow JA, Queiroz-Telles F, Caceres DH, Beer KD, Jackson BR, Pereira JG, Ferreira Gremião ID, Pereira SA.
J Fungi (Basel). 2020 Oct 26;6(4).
Serological evidence of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus: a systematic review and meta-analysisexternal icon
Wang W, Chen X, Wang Y, Lai S, Yang J, Cowling BJ, Horby PW, Uyeki TM, Yu H.
J Infect Dis. 2020 Oct 29.
- Chronic Diseases and Conditions
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