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The centrality of laboratory services in the HIV treatment and prevention cascade: the need for effective linkages and referrals in resource-limited settings External Alemnji G, Fonjungo P, Van Der Pol B, Peter T, Kantor R, Nkengasong J. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Apr 17.
Kenya AIDS Indicator Surveys 2007 and 2012: implications for public health policies for HIV prevention and treatment External Maina WK, Kim AA, Rutherford GW, Harper M, K’Oyugi B O, Sharif S, Kichamu G, Muraguri NM, Akhwale W, De Cock KM. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S130-7.
Associations between presence of handwashing stations and soap in the home and diarrhoea and respiratory illness, in children less than five years old in rural western Kenya External Kamm KB, Feikin DR, Bigogo GM, Aol G, Audi A, Cohen AL, Shah MM, Yu J, Breiman RF, Ram PK. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Apr;19(4):398-406.
Association of blood lead level with neurological features in 972 children affected by an acute severe lead poisoning outbreak in Zamfara State, northern Nigeria External Greig J, Thurtle N, Cooney L, Ariti C, Ahmed AO, Ashagre T, Ayela A, Chukwumalu K, Criado-Perez A, Gomez-Restrepo C, Meredith C, Neri A, Stellmach D, Sani-Gwarzo N, Nasidi A, Shanks L, Dargan PI. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e93716.
Introduction to “a compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates” External Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson K, Gerding DN, Haas J, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle L, Salgado C, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Foster N, Humphreys E, Padberg J, Podgorny K, Vanamringe M, Weaver T, Wise R, Maragakis LL. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):455-9.
Maintenance and repair injuries in US mining
Pollard J, Heberger J, Dempsey PG. J Qual Mainten Eng. 2014 ;20(1):20-31.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Awareness of kidney disease among US adults: findings from the 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System External Li C, Wen XJ, Pavkov ME, Zhao G, Balluz LS, Ford ES, Williams D, Gotway CA. Am J Nephrol. 2014 Apr 12;39(4):306-313.
Real-time analysis of the effects of toxic, therapeutic and sub-therapeutic concentrations of digitoxin on lung cancer cells External Eldawud R, Stueckle TA, Manivannan S, Elbaz H, Chen M, Rojanasakul Y, Dinu CZ. Biosens Bioelectron. 2014 Mar 26;59c:192-199.
Costs and benefits of an organized fecal immunochemical test-based colorectal cancer screening program in the United States External Guy GP, Richardson LC, Pignone MP, Plescia M. Cancer. 2014 Apr 15.
Having their say: patients’ perspectives and the clinical management of diabetes External Jack L, Liburd LC, Tucker P, Cockrell T. Clin Ther. 2014 Apr 1;36(4):469-76.
Indicators of asthma control among students in a rural, school-based asthma management program External Rasberry C, Cheung K, Buckley R, Dunville R, Daniels B, Cook D, Robin L, Dean B. J Asthma. 2014 Apr 14.
Cardiovascular mortality, all-cause mortality, and diabetes incidence after lifestyle intervention for people with impaired glucose tolerance in the Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Study: a 23-year follow-up study External Li G, Zhang P, Wang J, An Y, Gong Q, Gregg EW, Yang W, Zhang B, Shuai Y, Hong J, Engelgau MM, Li H, Roglic G, Hu Y, Bennett PH. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2014 Apr 3.
Trends in cardiovascular disease risk factors by obesity level in adults in the United States, NHANES 1999-2010 External Saydah S, Bullard KM, Cheng Y, Ali MK, Gregg EW, Geiss L, Imperatore G. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Apr 15.
Multiple chronic conditions among US adults: a 2012 update External Ward BW, Schiller JS, Goodman RA. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 ;11:E62.
Adapting the VOICES HIV behavioral intervention for Latino men who have sex with men External O’Donnell L, Stueve A, Joseph HA, Flores S. AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr;18(4):767-75.
Hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections in United States-bound refugees from Asia and Africa External Mixson-Hayden T, Lee D, Ganova-Raeva L, Drobeniuc J, Stauffer WM, Teshale E, Kamili S. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 14.
Examining strain diversity and phylogeography in relation to an unusual epidemic pattern of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in a long-term refugee camp in Kenya External Agoti CN, Mayieka LM, Otieno JR, Ahmed JA, Fields BS, Waiboci LW, Nyoka R, Eidex RB, Marano N, Burton W, Montgomery JM, Breiman RF, Nokes DJ. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 ;14(1):178.
Disparities in the quality of HIV care when using US Department of Health and Human Services indicators External Althoff KN, Rebeiro P, Brooks JT, Buchacz K, Gebo K, Martin J, Hogg R, Thorne JE, Klein M, Gill MJ, Sterling TR, Yehia B, Silverberg MJ, Crane H, Justice AC, Gange SJ, Moore R, Kitahata MM, Horberg MA. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;58(8):1185-9.
Treatment practices, outcomes, and costs of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, United States, 2005-2007 External Marks SM, Flood J, Seaworth B, Hirsch-Moverman Y, Armstrong L, Mase S, Salcedo K, Oh P, Graviss EA, Colson PW, Armitige L, Revuelta M, Sheeran K. Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 May;20(5):812-21.
Comparison of laboratory-confirmed influenza and noninfluenza acute respiratory illness in healthcare personnel during the 2010-2011 influenza season External Henkle E, Irving SA, Naleway AL, Gaglani MJ, Ball S, Spencer S, Peasah S, Thompson MG. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):538-46.
A missed tuberculosis diagnosis resulting in hospital transmission External Medrano BA, Salinas G, Sanchez C, Miramontes R, Restrepo BI, Haddad MB, Lambert LA. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):534-7.
Status of voluntary medical male circumcision in Kenya: findings from 2 nationally representative surveys in Kenya, 2007 and 2012 External Galbraith JS, Ochieng A, Mwalili S, Emusu D, Mwandi Z, Kim AA, Rutherford G, Maina WK, Kimanga DO, Chesang K, Cherutich P. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S37-45.
Populations at increased Risk for HIV infection in Kenya: results from a national population-based household survey, 2012 External Githuka G, Hladik W, Mwalili S, Cherutich P, Muthui M, Gitonga J, Maina WK, Kim AA. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S46-56.
Tuberculosis and HIV at the national level in Kenya: results from the second Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey External Mbithi A, Gichangi A, Kim AA, Katana A, Weyenga H, Williamson J, Robinson K, Oluoch T, Maina WK, Kellogg TA, De Cock KM. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S106-15.
The status of HIV testing and counseling in Kenya: results from a nationally representative population-based survey External Ng’ang’a A, Waruiru W, Ngare C, Ssempijja V, Gachuki T, Njoroge I, Oluoch P, Kimanga DO, Maina WK, Mpazanje R, Kim AA. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S27-36.
Burden of HIV infection among children aged 18 months to 14 years in Kenya: results from a nationally representative population-based cross-sectional survey External Ng’eno B, Mwangi A, Ng’ang’a L, Kim AA, Waruru A, Mukui I, Ngugi EW, Rutherford GW. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S82-8.
Antiretroviral treatment scale-up among persons living with HIV in Kenya: results from a nationally representative survey External Odhiambo JO, Kellogg TA, Kim AA, Ng’ang’a L, Mukui I, Umuro M, Mohammed I, De Cock KM, Kimanga DO, Schwarcz S. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S116-22.
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Kenya: results from a nationally representative study External Sirengo M, Muthoni L, Kellogg TA, Kim A. A., Katana A, Mwanyumba S, Kimanga DO, Maina WK, Muraguri N, Elly B, Rutherford GW. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S66-74.
Engagement in HIV care among Kenyan adults and adolescents: results from a national population-based survey External Wafula R, Masyuko S, Ng’ang’a L, Kim AA, Gichangi A, Mukui I, Batuka J, Ngugi EW, Maina WK, Schwarcz S. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S98-s105.
The Kenya AIDS indicator survey 2012: rationale, methods, description of participants, and response rates External Waruiru W, Kim AA, Kimanga DO, Ng’ang’a J, Schwarcz S, Kimondo L, Ng’ang’a A, Umuro M, Mwangi M, Ojwang JK, Maina WK. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S3-s12.
Impact of parent-child communication interventions on sex behaviors and cognitive outcomes for black/African-American and Hispanic/Latino youth: a systematic review, 1988-2012 External Sutton MY, Lasswell SM, Lanier Y, Miller KS. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr;54(4):369-384.
Molecular epidemiology of contemporary G2P human rotaviruses cocirculating in a single U.S. community: footprints of a globally transitioning genotype External Dennis AF, McDonald SM, Payne DC, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Edwards KM, Chappell JD, Patton JT. J Virol. 2014 Apr;88(7):3789-801.
Outcomes in a cohort of women who discontinued maternal triple-antiretroviral regimens initially used to prevent mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy and breastfeeding-Kenya, 2003-2009 External Minniear TD, Girde S, Angira F, Mills LA, Zeh C, Peters PJ, Masaba R, Lando R, Thomas TK, Taylor AW. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e93556.
Roosting behaviour and habitat selection of Pteropus giganteus reveal potential links to Nipah virus epidemiology
Hahn MB, Epstein JH, Gurley ES, Islam MS, Luby SP, Daszak P, Patz JA. J Appl Ecol. 2014 Apr;51(2):376-387.
Spatial distribution of counties in the continental United States with records of occurrence of Amblyomma americanum (Ixodida: Ixodidae) External Springer YP, Eisen L, Beati L, James AM, Eisen RJ. J Med Entomol. 2014 Mar;51(2):342-51.
Outbreak of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infections in patients receiving parenteral nutrition prepared by a compounding pharmacy External Gupta N, Hocevar SN, Moulton-Meissner H, Stevens KM, McIntyre MG, Jensen B, Kuhar DT, Noble-Wang J, Schnatz RG, Becker SC, Kastango ES, Shehab N, Kallen AJ. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 11.
Quantitative analysis and stability of the rodenticide TETS (tetramine) in finished tap water
Knaack JS, Hamelin EI, Magnuson M, Silvestri E, Ash D, Johnson RC. Anal Methods. 2014 ;6(8):2780-2784.
Assessment of blood lead levels among children aged </=5 years – Zamfara State, Nigeria, June-July 2012 External Bashir M, Umar-Tsafe N, Getso K, Kaita IM, Nasidi A, Sani-Gwarzo N, Nguku P, Davis L, Brown MJ. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 18;63(15):325-7.
National patterns of Escherichia coli O157 infections, USA, 1996-2011 External Sodha SV, Heiman K, Gould LH, Bishop R, Iwamoto M, Swerdlow DL, Griffin PM. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Apr 14:1-7.
Incidence and trends of infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food – Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. sites, 2006-2013 External Crim SM, Iwamoto M, Huang JY, Griffin PM, Gilliss D, Cronquist AB, Cartter M, Tobin-D’Angelo M, Blythe D, Smith K, Lathrop S, Zansky S, Cieslak PR, Dunn J, Holt KG, Lance S, Tauxe R, Henao OL. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 18;63(15):328-32.
Notes from the field: increase in Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections associated with consumption of Atlantic Coast shellfish – 2013 External Newton AE, Garrett N, Stroika SG, Halpin JL, Turnsek M, Mody RK. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 18;63(15):335-6.
HIV risk perception and behavior among sex workers in three major urban centers of Mozambique External Langa J, Sousa C, Sidat M, Kroeger K, McLellan-Lemal E, Belani H, Patel S, Shodell D, Shodell M, Benech I, Needle R. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e94838.
Strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update External Lo E, Nicolle LE, Coffin SE, Gould C, Maragakis LL, Meddings J, Pegues DA, Pettis AM, Saint S, Yokoe DS. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 May;35(5):464-79.
Herpes zoster caused by vaccine-strain varicella zoster virus in an immunocompetent recipient of zoster vaccine External Tseng HF, Schmid DS, Harpaz R, Larussa P, Jensen NJ, Rivailler P, Radford K, Folster J, Jacobsen SJ. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;58(8):1125-8.
Pertussis resurgence: perspectives from the Working Group Meeting on Pertussis on the causes, possible paths forward, and gaps in our knowledge External Burns DL, Meade BD, Messionnier NE. J Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;209 Suppl 1:S32-5.
Effectiveness of ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against invasive pneumococcal disease in Brazil: a matched case-control study External Domingues CM, Verani JR, Montenegro Renoiner EI, de Cunto Brandileone MC, Flannery B, de Oliveira LH, Santos JB, de Moraes JC. Lancet Respir Med. 2014 Apr 10.
Influenza epidemiology and vaccine effectiveness among patients with influenza-like illness, viral watch sentinel sites, South Africa, 2005-2009 External Ntshoe GM, McAnerney JM, Tempia S, Blumberg L, Moyes J, Buys A, Naidoo D, Venter M, Besselaar T, Schoub BD, Harris BN, Cohen C. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e94681.
Impact of rotavirus vaccination on diarrhea-related hospitalizations in Sao Paulo State, Brazil External Fernandes EG, Sato HK, Leshem E, Flannery B, Konstantyner TC, Veras MA, Patel MM. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 12.
Vaccine preventable disease incidence as a complement to vaccine efficacy for setting vaccine policy External Gessner BD, Feikin DR. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 11.
National and state-specific estimates of place of influenza vaccination among adult populations – United States, 2011-12 influenza season External Lu PJ, O’Halloran A, Ding H, Williams WW, Bridges CB, Kennedy ED. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 11.
Safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy: a review of subsequent maternal obstetric events and findings from two recent cohort studies External Naleway AL, Irving SA, Henninger ML, Li DK, Shifflett P, Ball S, Williams JL, Cragan J, Gee J, Thompson MG. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 14.
Using information and communications technology in a national population-based survey: the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2012 External Ojwang JK, Lee VC, Waruru A, Ssempijja V, Ng’ang’a JG, Wakhutu BE, Kandege NO, Koske DK, Kamiru SM, Omondi KO, Kakinyi M, Kim AA, Oluoch T. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S123-9.
Multilevel regression and poststratification for small-area estimation of population health outcomes: a case study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System External Zhang X, Holt JB, Lu H, Wheaton AG, Ford ES, Greenlund KJ, Croft JB. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Apr 15;179(8):1025-33.
The torque on a dipole in uniform motion
Griffiths DJ, Hnizdo V. Am J Phys. 2014 Mar;82(3):251-254.
Three enzymatically active neurotoxins of Clostridium botulinum strain Af84: BoNT/A2, /F4, and /F5 External Kalb SR, Baudys J, Smith TJ, Smith LA, Barr JR. Anal Chem. 2014 Apr 1;86(7):3254-62.
Development, evaluation and comparison of two independent sampling and analytical methods for ortho-phthalaldehyde vapors and condensation aerosols in air
Tucker SP. Anal Methods. 2014 ;6(8):2592-2607.
Concentrations and stability of methyl methacrylate, glutaraldehyde, formaldehyde and nickel sulfate in commercial patch test allergen preparations External Siegel PD, Fowler JF, Law BF, Warshaw EM, Taylor JS. Contact Dermatitis. 2014 May;70(5):309-15.
Evaluation of a Rapid Analyte Measurement Platform and real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction assay West Nile virus detection system in mosquito pools
Burkhalter KL, Horiuchi K, Biggerstaff BJ, Savage HM, Nasci RS. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2014 Mar;30(1):21-30.
Inconclusive reverse transcription-PCR assay comparison for dengue virus detection and serotyping External Munoz-Jordan JL, Santiago GA. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May;52(5):1800.
Field evaluation of Abbott Real Time HIV-1 Qualitative Test for early infant diagnosis using dried blood spots samples in comparison to Roche COBAS Ampliprep/COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 Qual Test in Kenya External Chang J, Omuomo K, Anyango E, Kingwara L, Basiye F, Morwabe A, Shanmugam V, Nguyen S, Sabatier J, Zeh C, Ellenberger D. J Virol Methods. 2014 Apr 12.
Concerns regarding a new culture method for Borrelia burgdorferi not approved for the diagnosis of Lyme disease External Nelson C, Hojvat S, Johnson B, Petersen J, Schriefer M, Beard CB, Petersen L, Mead P. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 18;63(15):333.
Tuberculin skin tests versus interferon-gamma release assays in tuberculosis screening among immigrant visa applicants External Chuke SO, Yen NT, Laserson KF, Phuoc NH, Trinh NA, Nhung DT, Mai VT, Qui AD, Hai HH, Loan le TH, Jones WG, Whitworth WC, Shah JJ, Painter JA, Mazurek GH, Maloney SA. Tuberc Res Treat. 2014 ;2014:217969.
Differences between the fourth and fifth Korotkoff phases among children and adolescents External Freedman DS, Foltz JL, Berenson GS. Am J Hypertens. 2014 Apr 17.
Clinical care for opioid-using pregnant and postpartum women: the role of obstetric providers External Jones HE, Deppen K, Hudak ML, Leffert L, McClelland C, Sahin L, Starer J, Terplan M, Thorp JM, Walsh J, Creanga AA. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Apr;210(4):302-10.
Maternal intake of vitamin E and birth defects, National Birth Defects Prevention Study, 1997 to 2005 External Gilboa SM, Lee KA, Cogswell ME, Traven FK, Botto LD, Riehle-Colarusso T, Correa A, Boyle CA. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2014 Apr 17.
Maternal exposure to criteria air pollutants and congenital heart defects in offspring: results from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study External Stingone JA, Luben TJ, Daniels JL, Fuentes M, Richardson DB, Aylsworth AS, Herring AH, Anderka M, Botto L, Correa A, Gilboa SM, Langlois PH, Mosley B, Shaw GM, Siffel C, Olshan AF. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Apr 11.
Orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya: results from a nationally representative population-based survey External Lee VC, Muriithi P, Gilbert-Nandra U, Kim AA, Schmitz ME, Odek J, Mokaya R, Galbraith JS. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 May 1;66 Suppl 1:S89-97.
Iron-containing micronutrient supplementation of Chinese women with no or mild anemia during pregnancy improved iron status but did not affect perinatal anemia External Mei Z, Serdula MK, Liu JM, Flores-Ayala RC, Wang L, Ye R, Grummer-Strawn LM. J Nutr. 2014 Apr 17.
Measuring the effects of lighting distribution on walking speed and head pitch with wearable inertial measurement units
Patts J, Sammarco JJ, Eiter B. IEEE Trans Ind Appl. 2014 ;50(2):1483-1489.
Student-reported school drinking fountain availability by youth characteristics and state plumbing codes External Onufrak SJ, Park S, Wilking C. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 ;11:E60.
Discrimination, harassment, abuse, and bullying in the workplace: contribution of workplace injustice to occupational health disparities External Okechukwu CA, Souza K, Davis KD, de Castro AB. Am J Ind Med. 2014 May;57(5):573-86.
Analysis of the effects of surface stiffness on the contact interaction between a finger and a cylindrical handle using a three-dimensional hybrid model External Wu JZ, Dong RG, Warren CM, Welcome DE, McDowell TW. Med Eng Phys. 2014 Apr 12.
Coccidioidomycosis among cast and crew members at an outdoor television filming event – California, 2012 External Wilken JA, Marquez P, Terashita D, McNary J, Windham G, Materna B. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 18;63(15):321-4.
Airborne manganese as dust vs. fume determining blood levels in workers at a manganese alloy production plant External Park RM, Baldwin M, Bouchard MF, Mergler D. Neurotoxicology. 2014 Apr 11.
Preliminary molecular characterizations of Sarcoptes scaibiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae) from farm animals in Egypt External Amer S, Wahab TA, Metwaly Ael N, Ye J, Roellig D, Feng Y, Xiao L. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e94705.
Prevalence of malaria parasitemia and purchase of artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) among drug shop clients in two regions in Tanzania with ACT subsidies External Briggs MA, Kalolella A, Bruxvoort K, Wiegand R, Lopez G, Festo C, Lyaruu P, Kenani M, Abdulla S, Goodman C, Kachur SP. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e94074.
Theory-based behavioral intervention increases self-reported physical activity in South African men: a cluster-randomized controlled trial External Jemmott JB, Jemmott LS, Ngwane Z, Zhang J, Heeren GA, Icard LD, O’Leary A, Mtose X, Teitelman A, Carty C. Prev Med. 2014 Apr 12.
Development of a set of indicators to evaluate Injury Control Research Centers External Runyan C, Garrettson M, Yee SL. Eval Rev. 2014 Apr 17.
Strengthening national health laboratories in sub-Saharan Africa: a decade of remarkable progress External Alemnji GA, Zeh C, Yao K, Fonjungo PN. Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Apr;19(4):450-8.
Population genetics of Cryptosporidium meleagridis in humans and birds: evidence for cross-species transmission External Wang Y, Yang W, Cama V, Wang L, Cabrera L, Ortega Y, Bern C, Feng Y, Gilman R, Xiao L. Int J Parasitol. 2014 Apr 9.
Notes from the field: assessment of potential zoonotic disease exposure and illness related to an annual bat festival – Idanre, Nigeria External Vora NM, Osinubi M, Wallace RM, Aman-Oloniyo A, Gbadegesin YH, Sebastian YK, Saliman OA, Niezgoda M, Davis L, Recuenco S. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Apr 18;63(15):334.
Distribution and clinical manifestations of Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in HIV/AIDS patients in Ethiopia External Adamu H, Petros B, Zhang G, Kassa H, Amer S, Ye J, Feng Y, Xiao L. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr;8(4):e2831.
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).
Testing the results of municipal mixed-use zoning ordinances: a novel methodological approach External Cannon CL, Thomas S, Treffers RD, Paschall MJ, Heumann L, Mann GW, Dunkell DO, Nauenberg S. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2013 Aug;38(4):815-39.
Future oversight of recombinant DNA research: recommendations of an Institute of Medicine committee External Gostin LO, Altevogt BM, Pope AM. JAMA. 2014 Feb 19;311(7):671-2.
The changing landscape of Medicaid: practical and political considerations for expansion External Jones DK, Singer PM, Ayanian JZ. JAMA. 2014 Apr 7.
Prevalence and public health implications of state laws that criminalize potential HIV exposure in the United States External Lehman JS, Carr MH, Nichol AJ, Ruisanchez A, Knight DW, Langford AE, Gray SC, Mermin JH. AIDS Behav. 2014 Mar 15.
Effects of state medical marijuana laws on adolescent marijuana use External Lynne-Landsman SD, Livingston MD, Wagenaar AC. Am J Public Health. 2013 Aug;103(8):1500-6.
The Health Law Partnership: a medical-legal partnership strategically designed to provide a coordinated approach to public health legal services, education, advocacy, evaluation, research, and scholarship External Pettignano R, Bliss L, Caley S. J Leg Med. 2014 ;35(1):57-79.
The effect of coach education on reporting of concussions among high school athletes after passage of a concussion law External Rivara FP, Schiff MA, Chrisman SP, Chung SK, Ellenbogen RG, Herring SA. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Feb 25.