Issue 1, January 4, 2022
CDC Science Clips: Volume 14, Issue 1, January 4, 2022
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
Incidence rates of systemic lupus erythematosus in the USA: estimates from a meta-analysis of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention national lupus registriesexternal icon
Izmirly PM, Ferucci ED, Somers EC, Wang L, Lim SS, Drenkard C, Dall'Era M, McCune WJ, Gordon C, Helmick C, Parton H.
Lupus Sci Med. 2021 Dec;8(1).
Interrelationships among age at adiposity rebound, BMI during childhood, and BMI after age 14 years in an electronic health record databaseexternal icon
Freedman DS, Goodwin-Davies AJ, Kompaniyets L, Lange SJ, Goodman AB, Phan TT, Rao S, Eneli I, Forrest CB.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 Jan;30(1):201-208.
- Communicable Diseases
Virologic outcomes among adults with HIV using integrase inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapyexternal icon
Lu H, Cole SR, Westreich D, Hudgens MG, Adimora AA, Althoff KN, Silverberg MJ, Buchacz K, Li J, Edwards JK, Rebeiro PF, Lima VD, Marconi VC, Sterling TR, Horberg MA, Gill MJ, Kitahata MM, Eron JJ, Moore RD.
Aids. 2022 Feb 1;36(2):277-286.
Causes of death in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected children aged under-five years in western Kenyaexternal icon
Onyango DO, Akelo V, van der Sande MA, Ridzon R, Were JA, Agaya JA, Oele EA, Wandiga S, Igunza AK, Young PW, Blau DM, Joseph RH, Yuen CM, Zielinski-Gutierrez E, Tippett-Barr BA.
Aids. 2022 Jan 1;36(1):59-68.
Face mask fit modifications that improve source control performanceexternal icon
Blachere FM, Lemons AR, Coyle JP, Derk RC, Lindsley WG, Beezhold DH, Woodfork K, Duling MG, Boutin B, Boots T, Harris JR, Nurkiewicz T, Noti JD.
Am J Infect Control. 2021 Dec 6.
Accuracy of case-based seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Maricopa County, Arizonaexternal icon
Jehn M, Pandit U, Sabin S, Tompkins C, White J, Kaleta E, Dale AP, Ross HM, Mac McCullough J, Pepin S, Kenny K, Sanborn H, Heywood N, Schnall AH, Lant T, Sunenshine R.
Am J Public Health. 2022 Jan;112(1):38-42.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in U.S.-bound immigrants and refugeesexternal icon
Liu Y, Posey DL, Yang Q, Weinberg MS, Maloney SA, Lambert LA, Ortega LS, Marano N, Cetron MS, Phares CR.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Dec 23.
COVID-19, Influenza and RSV: Surveillance-informed prevention and treatment - Meeting report from an isirv-WHO virtual conferenceexternal icon
McKimm-Breschkin JL, Hay AJ, Cao B, Cox RJ, Dunning J, Moen AC, Olsen D, Pizzorno A, Hayden FG.
Antiviral Res. 2021 Dec 18;197:105227.
Efavirenz pharmacokinetics and HIV-1 viral suppression among patients receiving TB treatment containing daily high-dose rifapentineexternal icon
Podany AT, Pham M, Sizemore E, Martinson N, Samaneka W, Mohapi L, Badal-Faesen S, Dawson R, Johnson JL, Mayanja H, Lalloo U, Whitworth WC, Pettit A, Campbell K, Phillips P, Bryant K, Scott N, Vernon A, Kurbatova E, Chaisson RE, Dorman S, Nahid P, Swindells S, Dooley KE, Fletcher CV.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 16.
Contact tracing outcomes among household contacts of fully vaccinated COVID-19 patients - San Francisco, California, January 29-July 2, 2021external icon
Sachdev DD, Chew Ng R, Sankaran M, Ernst A, Hernandez KT, Servellita V, Sotomayor-Gonzalez A, Stoltey J, Cohen SE, Nguyen TQ, Chiu C, Philip S.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 20.
Notes from the Field: COVID-19-associated mucormycosis - Arkansas, July-September 2021external icon
Dulski TM, DeLong M, Garner K, Patil N, Cima MJ, Rothfeldt L, Gulley T, Porter A, Vyas KS, Liverett HK, Toda M, Gold JA, Kothari A.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Dec 17;70(50):1750-1751.
Notes from the Field: Mucormycosis Cases During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Honduras, May-September 2021external icon
Mejía-Santos H, Montoya S, Chacón-Fuentes R, Zielinski-Gutierrez E, Lopez B, Ning MF, Farach N, García-Coto F, Rodríguez-Araujo DS, Rosales-Pavón K, Urbina G, Rivera AC, Peña R, Tovar A, Paz MC, Lopez R, Pardo-Cruz F, Mendez C, Flores A, Varela M, Chiller T, Jackson BR, Jordan A, Lyman M, Toda M, Caceres DH, Gold JA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Dec 17;70(50):1747-1749.
Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in the United Statesexternal icon
Hughes MJ, Birhane MG, Dorough L, Reynolds JL, Caidi H, Tagg KA, Snyder CM, Yu AT, Altman SM, Boyle MM, Thomas D, Robbins AE, Waechter HA, Cody I, Mintz ED, Gutelius B, Langley G, Francois Watkins LK.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Dec;8(12):ofab572.
Estimating the contribution of HIV-infected adults to household pneumococcal transmission in South Africa, 2016-2018: A hidden Markov modelling studyexternal icon
Thindwa D, Wolter N, Pinsent A, Carrim M, Ojal J, Tempia S, Moyes J, McMorrow M, Kleynhans J, Gottberg AV, French N, Cohen C, Flasche S.
PLoS Comput Biol. 2021 Dec;17(12):e1009680.
HIV testing and ART initiation among partners, family members, and high-risk associates of index clients participating in the CommLink linkage case management program, Eswatini, 2016-2018external icon
Williams D, MacKellar D, Dlamini M, Byrd J, Dube L, Mndzebele P, Mazibuko S, Ao T, Pathmanathan I, Beyer A, Ryan C.
PLoS One. 2021 ;16(12):e0261605.
Use of public data to describe COVID-19 contact tracing in Hubei Province and non-Hubei provinces in China between 20 January and 29 February 2020external icon
Dirlikov E, Zhou S, Han L, Li Z, Hao L, Millman AJ, Marston B.
Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2021 Jul-Sep;12(3):82-87.
- Community Health Services
Community health workers' experiences in strengthening the uptake of childhood immunization and malaria prevention services in urban Sierra Leoneexternal icon
Ishizumi A, Sutton R, Mansaray A, Parmley L, Eleeza O, Kulkarni S, Sesay T, Conklin L, Wallace AS, Akinjeji A, Toure M, Lahuerta M, Jalloh MF.
Front Public Health. 2021 ;9:767200.
- Disaster Control and Emergency Services
A policy analysis of preparedness for hurricane evacuations in the United States, 1990 to 2019: Implementation in coastal statesexternal icon
Logan M, Bradley BM, Chen B, Kruger J, Van Meter J, Paetznick B, Smith MJ, Romero-Steiner S.
Health Secur. 2021 Dec 20.
Emergency preparedness and response: Highlights from the Division of Reproductive Health, 2011-2021external icon
Perez M, Galang RR, Snead MC, Strid P, Bish CL, Tong VT, Barfield WD, Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Zotti ME, Ellington S.
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2021 Dec;30(12):1673-1680.
- Disease Reservoirs and Vectors
Entomological investigation following a Zika outbreak in Brownsville, Texasexternal icon
Mutebi JP, Godsey M, Rose D, Barnes F, Rodriguez J, Presas YE, Qualls W, Bolling B, Rodriguez A.
J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2021 Dec 1;37(4):286-290.
First record of the Asian longhorned tick Haemaphysalis longicornis in Missouriexternal icon
Roberts L, Brauer B, Nicholson WL, Ayres BN, Thompson KR, Claborn DM.
J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2021 Dec 1;37(4):296-297.
Inter-annual variation in prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in host-seeking Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) at long-term surveillance sites in the upper midwestern United States: Implications for public health practiceexternal icon
Foster E, Burtis J, Sidge JL, Tsao JI, Bjork J, Liu G, Neitzel DF, Lee X, Paskewitz S, Caporale D, Eisen RJ.
Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2021 Dec 5;13(2):101886.
- Environmental Health
Maternal phthalates exposure and blood pressure during and after pregnancy in the PROGRESS Studyexternal icon
Wu H, Kupsco A, Just A, Calafat AM, Oken E, Braun JM, Sanders AP, Mercado-Garcia A, Cantoral A, Pantic I, Téllez-Rojo MM, Wright RO, Baccarelli AA, Deierlein AL.
Environ Health Perspect. 2021 Dec;129(12):127007.
Heavy metal pollution of soils and risk assessment in Houston, Texas following Hurricane Harveyexternal icon
Han I, Whitworth KW, Christensen B, Afshar M, An Han H, Rammah A, Oluwadairo T, Symanski E.
Environ Pollut. 2021 Dec 18;296:118717.
Assessing exposures to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in two populations of Great Lakes Basin fish consumers in Western New York Stateexternal icon
Liu M, Nordstrom M, Forand S, Lewis-Michl E, Wattigney WA, Kannan K, Wang W, Irvin-Barnwell E, Hwang SA.
Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2021 Dec 13;240:113902.
- Food Safety
Two multistate outbreaks of a reoccurring Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strain associated with romaine lettuce - United States, 2018-2019external icon
Waltenburg MA, Schwensohn C, Madad A, Seelman SL, Peralta V, Koske SE, Boyle MM, Arends K, Patel K, Mattioli M, Gieraltowski L, Neil KP.
Epidemiol Infect. 2021 .
Estimating the number of illnesses caused by agents transmitted commonly through food: A scoping reviewexternal icon
Scallan Walter EJ, Griffin PM, Bruce BB, Hoekstra RM.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2021 Dec;18(12):841-858.
Enhancing response to foodborne disease outbreaks: Findings of the Foodborne Diseases Centers for Outbreak Response Enhancement (FoodCORE), 2010-2019external icon
Tilashalski FP, Sillence EM, Newton AE, Biggerstaff GK.
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2021 Dec 21.
- Genetics and Genomics
Editorial: Codon usage and dinucleotide composition of virus genomes: From the virus-host interaction to the development of vaccinesexternal icon
Pintó RM, Burns CC, Moratorio G.
Front Microbiol. 2021 ;12:791750.
- Health Disparities
Time to start addressing (and not just describing) the social determinants of diabetes: results from the NEXT-D 2.0 networkexternal icon
Siegel KR, Gregg EW, Duru OK, Shi L, Mangione CM, Thornton PL, Clauser S, Ali MK.
BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2021 Dec;9(Suppl 1).
Examining the relationship between LGBTQ-supportive school health policies and practices and psychosocial health outcomes of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and heterosexual studentsexternal icon
Kaczkowski W, Li J, Cooper AC, Robin L.
LGBT Health. 2021 Dec 17.
- Health Economics
Change in self-reported health: A signal for early intervention in a Medicare populationexternal icon
Antol DD, Hagan A, Nguyen H, Li Y, Haugh GS, Radmacher M, Greenlund KJ, Thomas CW, Renda A, Hacker K, Shrank WH.
Healthc (Amst). 2021 Dec 18;10(1):100610.
Characterizing financial sustainability of sexually transmitted disease clinics through insurance billing practicesexternal icon
Pearson WS, Chan PA, Cramer R, Gift TL.
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2021 Dec 21.
- Healthcare Associated Infections
Virus decay rates should not be used to reduce recommended room air clearance timesexternal icon
Lindsley WG, Martin SB, Mead KR, Hammond DR.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Dec 22:1-2.
- Immunity and Immunization
Neutralizing antibody response to pseudotype SARS-CoV-2 differs between mRNA-1273 and BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccines and by history of SARS-CoV-2 infectionexternal icon
Tyner HL, Burgess JL, Grant L, Gaglani M, Kuntz JL, Naleway AL, Thornburg NJ, Caban-Martinez AJ, Yoon SK, Herring MK, Beitel SC, Blanton L, Nikolich-Zugich J, Thiese MS, Pleasants JF, Fowlkes AL, Lutrick K, Dunnigan K, Yoo YM, Rose S, Groom H, Meece J, Wesley MG, Schaefer-Solle N, Louzado-Feliciano P, Edwards LJ, Olsho LE, Thompson MG.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 20.
Effectiveness of mRNA vaccines in preventing COVID-19 hospitalization by age and burden of chronic medical conditions among immunocompetent US adults, March-August 2021external icon
Lewis NM, Naioti EA, Self WH, Ginde AA, Douin DJ, Talbot HK, Casey JD, Mohr NM, Zepeski A, Gaglani M, Ghamande SA, McNeal TA, Shapiro NI, Gibbs KW, Files DC, Hager DN, Shehu A, Prekker ME, Erickson HL, Gong MN, Mohamed A, Henning DJ, Steingrub JS, Peltan ID, Brown SM, Martin ET, Hubel K, Hough CL, Busse LW, Ten Lohuis CC, Duggal A, Wilson JG, Gordon AJ, Qadir N, Chang SY, Mallow C, Rivas C, Babcock HM, Kwon JH, Exline MC, Halasa N, Chappell JD, Lauring AS, Grijalva CG, Rice TW, Rhoads JP, Stubblefield WB, Baughman A, Womack KN, Lindsell CJ, Hart KW, Zhu Y, Schrag SJ, Kobayashi M, Verani JR, Patel MM, Tenforde MW.
J Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 21.
One year of COVID-19 vaccines: A shot of hope, a dose of realityexternal icon
Cohn AC, Mahon BE, Walensky RP.
Jama. 2021 Dec 21.
Booster and additional primary dose COVID-19 vaccinations among adults aged ≥65 years - United States, August 13, 2021-November 19, 2021external icon
Fast HE, Zell E, Murthy BP, Murthy N, Meng L, Scharf LG, Black CL, Shaw L, Chorba T, Harris LQ.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Dec 17;70(50):1735-1739.
Report of health care provider recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination among adults, by recipient COVID-19 vaccination status and attitudes - United States, April-September 2021external icon
Nguyen KH, Yankey D, Lu PJ, Kriss JL, Brewer NT, Razzaghi H, Meghani M, Manns BJ, Lee JT, Singleton JA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Dec 17;70(50):1723-1730.
Safety surveillance of meningococcal group B vaccine (Bexsero®), Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, 2015-2018external icon
Perez-Vilar S, Dores GM, Marquez PL, Ng CS, Cano MV, Rastogi A, Lee L, Su JR, Duffy J.
Vaccine. 2021 Dec 6.
A clinical decision support system is associated with reduced loss to follow-up among patients receiving HIV treatment in Kenya: a cluster randomized trialexternal icon
Oluoch T, Cornet R, Muthusi J, Katana A, Kimanga D, Kwaro D, Okeyo N, Abu-Hanna A, de Keizer N.
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2021 Dec 20;21(1):357.
Characterizing and identifying the prevalence of web-based misinformation relating to medication for opioid use disorder: Machine learning approachexternal icon
ElSherief M, Sumner SA, Jones CM, Law RK, Kacha-Ochana A, Shieber L, Cordier L, Holton K, De Choudhury M.
J Med Internet Res. 2021 Dec 22;23(12):e30753.
Preferences for using a mobile app in sickle cell disease self-management: Descriptive qualitative studyexternal icon
Mayo-Gamble TL, Quasie-Woode D, Cunningham-Erves J, Rollins M, Schlundt D, Bonnet K, Murry VM.
JMIR Form Res. 2021 Nov 30;5(11):e28678.
- Injury and Violence
The relationship between commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among boys and girls in Haitiexternal icon
Silverman JG, Boyce SC, Fonseka RW, Triplett D, Chiang LF, Caslin SS, Raj A.
Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot. 2021 Dec 19:1-7.
Prevalence of suspected concussions among K-12 students in Utah: Findings from Utah's Student Injury Reporting Systemexternal icon
Waltzman D, Daugherty J, Sarmiento K, Haarbauer-Krupa J, Campbell H, Ferrell D.
J Sch Health. 2021 Dec 19.
A comparison of two population-based household surveys in Uganda for assessment of violence against youthexternal icon
Currie DW, Apondi R, West CA, Biraro S, Wasula LN, Patel P, Hegle J, Howard A, Benevides de Barros R, Durant T, Chiang LF, Voetsch AC, Massetti GM.
PLoS One. 2021 ;16(12):e0260986.
Associations among age of first experience of violence, type of victimization, polyvictimization, and mental distress in Nigerian femalesexternal icon
Lee N, Osborne M, Massetti G, Watson A, Self-Brown S.
Violence Against Women. 2021 Dec 13.
- Laboratory Sciences
Laboratory and field evaluations of a commercially available real-time loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for the detection of West Nile virus in mosquito poolsexternal icon
Burkhalter KL, O'Keefe M, Holbert-Watson Z, Green T, Savage HM, Markowski DM.
J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2021 Dec 1;37(4):256-262.
Single dose of chimeric dengue-2/Zika vaccine candidate protects mice and non-human primates against Zika virusexternal icon
Baldwin WR, Giebler HA, Stovall JL, Young G, Bohning KJ, Dean HJ, Livengood JA, Huang CY.
Nat Commun. 2021 Dec 16;12(1):7320.
Enhanced fitness of SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern Alpha but not Betaexternal icon
Ulrich L, Halwe NJ, Taddeo A, Ebert N, Schön J, Devisme C, Trüeb BS, Hoffmann B, Wider M, Fan X, Bekliz M, Essaidi-Laziosi M, Schmidt ML, Niemeyer D, Corman VM, Kraft A, Godel A, Laloli L, Kelly JN, Calderon BM, Breithaupt A, Wylezich C, Veiga IB, Gultom M, Osman S, Zhou B, Adea K, Meyer B, Eberhardt C, Thomann L, Gsell M, Labroussaa F, Jores J, Summerfield A, Drosten C, Eckerle IA, Wentworth DE, Dijkman R, Hoffmann D, Thiel V, Beer M, Benarafa C.
Nature. 2021 Dec 22.
Histopathology of the broad class of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers used or produced in U.S. facilities in a murine modelexternal icon
Fraser K, Hubbs A, Yanamala N, Mercer RR, Stueckle TA, Jensen J, Eye T, Battelli L, Clingerman S, Fluharty K, Dodd T, Casuccio G, Bunker K, Lersch TL, Kashon ML, Orandle M, Dahm M, Schubauer-Berigan MK, Kodali V, Erdely A.
Part Fibre Toxicol. 2021 Dec 20;18(1):47.
High-fat western diet-consumption alters crystalline silica-induced serum adipokines, inflammatory cytokines and arterial blood flow in the F344 ratexternal icon
Thompson JA, Krajnak K, Johnston RA, Kashon ML, McKinney W, Fedan JS.
Toxicology Reports. 2022 ;9:12-21.
- Maternal and Child Health
Prevention and awareness of birth defects across the lifespan using examples from congenital heart defects and spina bifidaexternal icon
Farr SL, Riley C, Van Zutphen AR, Brei TJ, Leedom VO, Kirby RS, Pabst LJ.
Birth Defects Res. 2021 Dec 18.
- Occupational Safety and Health
The Wildland Firefighter Exposure and Health Effect (WFFEHE) Study: Rationale, design, and methods of a repeated-measures studyexternal icon
Navarro KM, Butler CR, Fent K, Toennis C, Sammons D, Ramirez-Cardenas A, Clark KA, Byrne DC, Graydon PS, Hale CR, Wilkinson AF, Smith DL, Alexander-Scott MC, Pinkerton LE, Eisenberg J, Domitrovich JW.
Ann Work Expo Health. 2021 Dec 17.
Risk perception and psychological state of healthcare workers in referral hospitals during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ugandaexternal icon
Migisha R, Ario AR, Kwesiga B, Bulage L, Kadobera D, Kabwama SN, Katana E, Ndyabakira A, Wadunde I, Byaruhanga A, Amanya G, Harris JR, Fitzmaurice AG.
BMC Psychol. 2021 Dec 17;9(1):195.
Physical activity in the workplace: Does just working meet activity recommendations?external icon
Quinn TD, Kline CE, F. Nagle E, Radonovich LJ, Barone Gibbs B.
Workplace Health Saf. 2021 Dec 19.
- Parasitic Diseases
Bioefficacy and durability of Olyset(®) Plus, a permethrin and piperonyl butoxide-treated insecticidal net in a 3-year long trial in Kenyaexternal icon
Gichuki PM, Kamau L, Njagi K, Karoki S, Muigai N, Matoke-Muhia D, Bayoh N, Mathenge E, Yadav RS.
Infect Dis Poverty. 2021 Dec 20;10(1):135.
Water, sanitation, and hygiene for control of trachoma in Ethiopia (WUHA): a two-arm, parallel-group, cluster-randomised trialexternal icon
Aragie S, Wittberg DM, Tadesse W, Dagnew A, Hailu D, Chernet A, Melo JS, Aiemjoy K, Haile M, Zeru T, Tadesse Z, Gwyn S, Martin DL, Arnold BF, Freeman MC, Nash SD, Callahan EK, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Keenan JD.
Lancet Glob Health. 2022 Jan;10(1):e87-e95.
The effect of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) physical integrity on utilizationexternal icon
Hiruy HN, Zewde A, Irish SR, Abdelmenan S, Woyessa A, Wuletaw Y, Solomon H, Haile M, Sisay A, Chibsa S, Worku A, Yukich J, Berhane Y, Keating J.
Malar J. 2021 Dec 18;20(1):468.
Incidence and consequences of damage to insecticide-treated mosquito nets in Kenyaexternal icon
Smith T, Denz A, Ombok M, Bayoh N, Koenker H, Chitnis N, Briet O, Yukich J, Gimnig JE.
Malar J. 2021 Dec 20;20(1):476.
- Public Health Leadership and Management
A memorandum of understanding has facilitated guideline development involving collaborating groupsexternal icon
Alam M, Getchius TS, Schünemann H, Amer YS, Bak A, Fatheree LA, Ginex P, Jakhmola P, Marsden GL, McFarlane E, Meremikwu M, Taske N, Temple-Smolkin RL, Ventura C, Burgers J, Bradfield L, O'Brien MD, Einhaus K, Kopp IB, Munn Z, Scudeller L, Schaefer C, Ibrahim SA, Kang BY, Ogunremi T, Morgan RL.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2021 Dec 16.
Roadmap to increase public health and health care workforce diversity: Highlights from the first 10 years of the CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars Programexternal icon
Thorpe RJ, Young KH, Bentley KM, Liburd L.
Pedag Health Promot. 2021 ;7(1_suppl):5S-8S.
- Social and Behavioral Sciences
Post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression among adults with congenital heart defectsexternal icon
Simeone RM, Downing KF, Bobo WV, Grosse SD, Khanna AD, Farr SL.
Birth Defects Res. 2021 Dec 21.
- Substance Use and Abuse
Effect of puffing behavior on particle size distributions and respiratory depositions from pod-style electronic cigarette, or vaping, productsexternal icon
Ranpara A, Stefaniak AB, Fernandez E, LeBouf RF.
Front Public Health. 2021 ;9:750402.
Trends in and characteristics of drug overdose deaths involving illicitly manufactured fentanyls - United States, 2019-2020external icon
O'Donnell J, Tanz LJ, Gladden RM, Davis NL, Bitting J.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Dec 17;70(50):1740-1746.
- Zoonotic and Vectorborne Diseases
Capacity of a multiplex IgM antibody capture ELISA to differentiate Zika and dengue virus infections in areas of concurrent endemic transmissionexternal icon
Medina FA, Vila F, Premkumar L, Lorenzi O, Paz-Bailey G, Alvarado LI, Rivera-Amill V, de Silva A, Waterman S, Muñoz-Jordán J.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Dec 20.
Incidence Estimates of Acute Q Fever and Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, from 2007 to 2008 and from 2012 to 2014external icon
Pisharody S, Rubach MP, Carugati M, Nicholson WL, Perniciaro JL, Biggs HM, Maze MJ, Hertz JT, Halliday JE, Allan KJ, Mmbaga BT, Saganda W, Lwezaula BF, Kazwala RR, Cleaveland S, Maro VP, Crump JA.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Dec 20.
- Chronic Diseases and Conditions
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