Subject matter experts decide what topic to feature, and articles are selected from the last 3 to 6 months of published literature. Key topic coincides monthly with other CDC products (e.g. Vital Signs).
Early autism detection: are we ready for routine screening? External Al-Qabandi M, Gorter JW, Rosenbaum P. Pediatrics. 2011 Jul;128(1):e211-7.
Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among children aged 8 years – Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 sites, United States, 2010 External Baio J. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2014 Mar 28;63 Suppl 2:1-21.
Changes in prevalence of parent-reported autism spectrum disorder in school-aged U.S. children: 2007 to 2011-2012
Blumberg S, Bramlett M, Kogan M, Schieve LA, Jones J, Lu M. National Health Statistics Reports; no 65. 2013 .
Epidemiologic studies of exposure to prenatal infection and risk of schizophrenia and autism External Brown AS. Dev Neurobiol. 2012 Oct;72(10):1272-6.
Genetic heritability and shared environmental factors among twin pairs with autism External Hallmayer J, Cleveland S, Torres A, Phillips J, Cohen B, Torigoe T, Miller J, et al.. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Nov;68(11):1095-102.
Autism External Lai MC, Lombardo MV, Baron-Cohen S. Lancet. 2014 Mar 8;383(9920):896-910.
Autism spectrum disorders–a genetics review External Miles JH. Genet Med. 2011 Apr;13(4):278-94.
Validation of the modified checklist for autism in toddlers, revised with follow-up (M-CHAT-R/F) External Robins DL, Casagrande K, Barton M, Chen CM, Dumont-Mathieu T, Fein D. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan;133(1):37-45.
Environmental toxicants and autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review External Rossignol DA, Genuis SJ, Frye RE. Transl Psychiatry. 2014 ;4:e360.
Advancing maternal age is associated with increasing risk for autism: a review and meta-analysis External Sandin S, Hultman CM, Kolevzon A, Gross R, MacCabe JH, Reichenberg A. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012 May;51(5):477-486.e1.
The study to explore early development (SEED): a multisite epidemiologic study of autism by the Centers for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE) network External Schendel DE, Diguiseppi C, Croen LA, Fallin MD, Reed PL, Schieve LA, Wiggins LD, et al.. J Autism Dev Disord. 2012 Oct;42(10):2121-40.
Have secular changes in perinatal risk factors contributed to the recent autism prevalence increase? Development and application of a mathematical assessment model External Schieve LA, Rice C, Devine O, Maenner MJ, Lee LC, Fitzgerald R, Wingate MS, et al.. Ann Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;21(12):930-45.
Evidence-based practices for children, youth, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder
Wong C, Odom S, Hume D, Cox A, Fettig A, Kucharczyk S, Brock M, et al.. . 2013 .
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
The Mississippi Delta Cardiovascular Health Examination Survey: study design and methods
Short VL, Ivory-Walls T, Smith L, Loustalot F. Epidemiol Res Int. 2014 ;2014(861461).
A systematic review of interventions for reducing HIV risk behaviors among people living with HIV in the United States, 1988-2012
Crepaz N, Tungol-Ashmon MV, Higa DH, Vosburgh W, Mullins MM, Barham T, Adegbite A, DeLuca JB, Sipe TA, White CM, Baack BN, Lyles CM. AIDS. 2014 ;28(5):633-656.
Optimism and education buffer the effects of syndemic conditions on HIV status among African American men who have sex with men External O’Leary A, Jemmott JB, Stevens R, Rutledge SE, Icard LD. AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr 6.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, immunity and susceptibility among nen who have sex with men (MSM), Los Angeles County, USA External Pitasi MA, Bingham TA, Sey EK, Smith AJ, Teshale EH. AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr;18 Suppl 3:248-55.
Decline in tuberculosis among Mexico-born persons in the United States, 2000-2010 External Baker BJ, Jeffries CD, Moonan PK. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Apr 7.
Chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the United States, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003 to 2010
Denniston MM, Jiles RB, Drobeniuc J, Klevens RM, Ward JW, McQuillan GM, Holmberg SD. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Mar;160(5):293-+.
Mutations within the rplD gene of linezolid-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated in the United States External Dong W, Chochua S, McGee L, Jackson D, Klugman KP, Vidal JE. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Apr;58(4):2459-62.
Antiviral susceptibility of variant influenza A(H3N2)v viruses isolated in the United States from 2011 to 2013 External Sleeman K, Mishin VP, Guo Z, Garten RJ, Balish A, Fry AM, Villanueva J, Stevens J, Gubareva LV. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Apr;58(4):2045-51.
Varicella zoster virus in American Samoa: seroprevalence and predictive value of varicella disease history in elementary and college students External Mahamud A, Leung J, Masunu-Faleafaga Y, Teshale E, Williams R, Dulski T, Thieme M, Garcia P, Schmid DS, Bialek SR. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 May;142(5):1002-7.
Risk for HIV following a diagnosis of syphilis, gonorrhoea or chlamydia: 328,456 women in Florida, 2000-2011 External Peterman TA, Newman DR, Maddox L, Schmitt K, Shiver S. Int J STD AIDS. 2014 Apr 8.
Estimating number of diagnosed persons living with HIV in the United States engaged in unprotected serodiscordant risk behavior with unsuppressed viral load External Holtgrave DR, Hall HI, Des Jarlais DC, Mizuno Y, Purcell DW. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Mar 1;65(3):e125-8.
Unplanned pregnancies among HIV-infected women in care – United States External Sutton MY, Patel R, Frazier EL. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Mar 1;65(3):350-8.
Cumulative risk of chlamydial infection among young women in Florida, 2000-2011 External Peterman TA, Newman DR, Torrone E, Schmitt K, Shiver S. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr 3.
Characterization of chronic hepatitis B cases among foreign-born persons in six population-based surveillance sites, United States 2001-2010 External Liu SJ, Iqbal K, Shallow S, Speers S, Rizzo E, Gerard K, Poissant T, Klevens RM. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Apr 5.
Measles outbreak associated with adopted children from China – Missouri, Minnesota, and Washington, July 2013 External Nyangoma EN, Olson CK, Benoit SR, Bos J, Debolt C, Kay M, Rietberg K, Tasslimi A, Baker D, Feng X, Lippold S, Blumensaadt S, Schembri C, Vang A, Burke H, Wallace G, Zhou W. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 11;63(14):301-4.
Factors associated with uptake of HIV test results in a nationally representative population-based AIDS indicator survey External Mwangi M, Kellogg TA, Dadabhai SS, Bunnell R, Baltazar G, Ngare C, K’Opiyo G, Mburu M, Kim AA. Open AIDS J. 2014 ;8:7-16.
Using tuberculosis patient characteristics to predict future cases with matching genotype results
Oeltmann JE, Click ES, Moonan PK. Public Health Action. 2014 March;4(1):47-52.
Sunguru virus: a novel virus in the family Rhabdoviridae isolated from a chicken in northwestern Uganda External Ledermann JP, Zeidner N, Borland EM, Mutebi JP, Lanciotti RS, Miller BR, Lutwama JJ, Tendo JM, Andama V, Powers AM. J Gen Virol. 2014 Apr 9.
Time trends of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in New York city from 2001 to 2012: assessed by repeat air and urine samples External Jung KH, Liu B, Lovinsky-Desir S, Yan B, Camann D, Sjodin A, Li Z, Perera F, Kinney P, Chillrud S, Miller RL. Environ Res. 2014 Apr 4;131c:95-103.
Plasma polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations and immune function in postmenopausal women External Spector JT, De Roos AJ, Ulrich CM, Sheppard L, Sjodin A, Wener MH, Wood B, McTiernan A. Environ Res. 2014 Apr 7;131c:174-180.
Comparing study populations of men who have sex with men: evaluating consistency within repeat studies and across studies in the Seattle area using different recruitment methodologies External Burt RD, Oster AM, Golden MR, Thiede H. AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr;18 Suppl 3:370-81.
Revised surveillance case definition for HIV infection – United States, 2014 External Selik RM, Mokotoff ED, Branson B, Owen SM, Whitmore S, Hall HI. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2014 Apr 11;63(Rr-03):1-10.
Characteristics of uninsured low-income adults in states expanding vs not expanding Medicaid External Decker SL, Kenney GM, Long SK. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Apr 7.
Clostridium difficile infection among children across diverse US geographic locations External Wendt JM, Cohen JA, Mu Y, Dumyati GK, Dunn JR, Holzbauer SM, Winston LG, Johnston HL, Meek JI, Farley MM, Wilson LE, Phipps EC, Beldavs ZG, Gerding DN, McDonald LC, Gould CV, Lessa FC. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr;133(4):651-8.
Impact of a targeted typhoid vaccination campaign following Cyclone Tomas, Republic of Fiji, 2010 External Scobie HM, Nilles E, Kama M, Kool JL, Mintz E, Wannemuehler KA, Hyde TB, Dawainavesi A, Singh S, Korovou S, Jenkins K, Date K. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 7.
Military healthcare providers reporting of adverse events following immunizations to the vaccine adverse event reporting system External Li R, McNeil MM, Pickering S, Pemberton MR, Duran LL, Collins LC, Nelson MR, Engler RJ. Mil Med. 2014 Apr;179(4):435-41.
Economic evaluation of the routine childhood immunization program in the United States, 2009 External Zhou F, Shefer A, Wenger J, Messonnier M, Wang LY, Lopez A, Moore M, Murphy TV, Cortese M, Rodewald L. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr;133(4):577-85.
Safety and immunogenicity of a plant-produced recombinant monomer hemagglutinin-based influenza vaccine derived from influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus: a Phase 1 dose-escalation study in healthy adults External Cummings JF, Guerrero ML, Moon JE, Waterman P, Nielsen RK, Jefferson S, Gross FL, Hancock K, Katz JM, Yusibov V. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 17;32(19):2251-9.
Reducing communication delays and improving quality of care with a tuberculosis laboratory information system in resource poor environments: a cluster randomized controlled trial External Blaya JA, Shin SS, Yagui M, Contreras C, Cegielski P, Yale G, Suarez C, Asencios L, Bayona J, Kim J, Fraser HS. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e90110.
Non-human primate models of hormonal contraception and HIV External McNicholl JM, Henning TC, Vishwanathan SA, Kersh EN. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2014 Apr 10.
Evaluation of a latex agglutination assay for the identification of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei External Duval BD, Elrod MG, Gee JE, Chantratita N, Tandhavanant S, Limmathurotsakul D, Hoffmaster AR. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 7.
Quantification of 21 metabolites of methylnaphthalenes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in human urine External Li Z, Romanoff LC, Trinidad DA, Pittman EN, Hilton D, Hubbard K, Carmichael H, Parker J, Calafat AM, Sjodin A. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2014 Apr 9.
Multilaboratory study of epidemiological cutoff values for detection of resistance in eight Candida species to fluconazole, posaconazole, and voriconazole External Espinel-Ingroff A, Pfaller MA, Bustamante B, Canton E, Fothergill A, Fuller J, Gonzalez GM, Lass-Florl C, Lockhart SR, Martin-Mazuelos E, Meis JF, Melhem MS, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Pelaez T, Szeszs MW, St-Germain G, Bonfietti LX, Guarro J, Turnidge J. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Apr;58(4):2006-12.
High-throughput, luciferase-based reverse genetics systems for identifying inhibitors of Marburg and Ebola viruses External Uebelhoer LS, Albarino CG, McMullan LK, Chakrabarti AK, Vincent JP, Nichol ST, Towner JS. Antiviral Res. 2014 Apr 5.
Alternative splice forms of CTLA-4 induced by antisense mediated splice-switching influences autoimmune diabetes susceptibility in NOD mice External Mourich DV, Oda SK, Schnell FJ, Crumley SL, Hauck LL, Moentenich CA, Marshall NB, Hinrichs DJ, Iversen PL. Nucleic Acid Ther. 2014 Apr;24(2):114-26.
Normal laboratory reference intervals among healthy adults screened for a HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis clinical trial in Botswana External Segolodi TM, Henderson FL, Rose CE, Turner KT, Zeh C, Fonjungo PN, Niska R, Hart C, Paxton LA. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e93034.
Comparison of fecal occult blood tests for colorectal cancer screening in an Alaska Native population with high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection, 2008-2012 External Redwood D, Provost E, Asay E, Roberts D, Haverkamp D, Perdue D, Bruce MG, Sacco F, Espey D. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 ;11:E56.
Continuous sequential boundaries for vaccine safety surveillance External Li R, Stewart B, Weintraub E, McNeil MM. ScientificWorldJournal. 2014 Apr 1.
Brief interventions for illicit drug use among peripartum women External Farr SL, Hutchings YL, Ondersma SJ, Creanga AA. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Apr 7.
Vital Signs: births to teens aged 15-17 years – United States, 1991-2012 External Cox S, Pazol K, Warner L, Romero L, Spitz A, Gavin L, Barfield W. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 11;63(14):312-8.
Emergency department predictors of posttraumatic stress reduction for trauma-exposed individuals with and without an early intervention External Price M, Kearns M, Houry D, Rothbaum BO. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2014 Apr;82(2):336-41.
Genetic variants in the major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes are associated with diisocyanate-induced asthma External Yucesoy B, Johnson VJ, Lummus ZL, Kashon ML, Rao M, Bannerman-Thompson H, Frye B, Wang W, Gautrin D, Cartier A, Boulet LP, Sastre J, Quirce S, Tarlo SM, Germolec DR, Luster MI, Bernstein DI. J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Apr;56(4):382-7.
Respiratory manganese particle size, time-course and neurobehavioral outcomes in workers at a manganese alloy production plant External Park RM, Bouchard MF, Baldwin M, Bowler R, Mergler D. Neurotoxicology. 2014 Apr 7.
Maintenance and repair injuries in US mining
Pollard J, Heberger J, Dempsey PG. J Qual Mainten Eng. 2014 ;20(1):20-31.
Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in the United States 2009-2010 and comparison with the past two decades External Jones JL, Kruszon-Moran D, Rivera H, Price C, Wilkins PP. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 7.
Regional variation in the correlation of antibody and T-cell responses to Trypanosoma cruzi External Martin DL, Marks M, Galdos-Cardenas G, Gilman RH, Goodhew B, Ferrufino L, Halperin A, Sanchez G, Verastegui M, Escalante P, Naquira C, Levy MZ, Bern C. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 7.
U.S. healthcare providers’ experience with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases External Brett ME, Hinckley AF, Zielinski-Gutierrez EC, Mead PS. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2014 Apr 5.