Selected weekly by a senior CDC scientist from the standard sections listed below.
Monitoring prevention of mother-to-child transmission in Botswana
Legwaila K, Motswere-Chirwa C, Matambo S, Kolobe T, Jimbo W, Keapoletswe K, Letsholathebe V, Lu L. Afr J Midwifery Womens Health. 2014 ;8(2):73-75.
Alcohol use and its association with HIV risk behaviors among a cohort of patients attending HIV clinical care in Tanzania, Kenya, and Namibia External Medley A, Seth P, Pathak S, Howard AA, Deluca N, Matiko E, Mwinyi A, Katuta F, Sheriff M, Makyao N, Wanjiku L, Ngare C, Bachanas P. AIDS Care. 2014 Apr 29:1-10.
Outbreak of measles among persons with prior evidence of immunity, New York City, 2011 External Rosen JB, Rota JS, Hickman CJ, Sowers SB, Mercader S, Rota PA, Bellini WJ, Huang AJ, Doll MK, Zucker JR, Zimmerman CM. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 May;58(9):1205-10.
Assessing the impact of public health interventions on the transmission of pandemic H1N1 influenza a virus aboard a Peruvian navy ship External Vera DM, Hora RA, Murillo A, Wong JF, Torre AJ, Wang D, Boulay D, Hancock K, Katz JM, Ramos M, Loayza L, Quispe J, Reaves EJ, Bausch DG, Chowell G, Montgomery JM. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2014 May;8(3):353-9.
The African Health Profession Regulatory Collaborative (ARC) at two years
McCarthy CF, Zuber A, Kelley MA, Verani AR, Riley PL. Afr J Midwifery Womens Health. 2014 :4-9.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Protein nanoparticles as drug delivery carriers for cancer therapy External Lohcharoenkal W, Wang L, Chen YC, Rojanasakul Y. Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014:180549.
Association of overweight and obesity with the use of self and home-based infusion therapy among haemophilic men External Ullman M, Zhang QC, Brown D, Grant A, Soucie JM. Haemophilia. 2014 May;20(3):340-8.
Implementing survivorship care plans for colon cancer survivors External Mayer DK, Gerstel A, Walton AL, Triglianos T, Sadiq TE, Hawkins NA, Davies JM. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2014 May 1;41(3):266-73.
Trends in the prevalence of ketoacidosis at diabetes diagnosis: the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study External Dabelea D, Rewers A, Stafford JM, Standiford DA, Lawrence JM, Saydah S, Imperatore G, D’Agostino RB, Mayer-Davis EJ, Pihoker C. Pediatrics. 2014 Apr;133(4):e938-45.
Community-based electronic data collections for HIV prevention research with black/African-American men in the rural, Southern USA External Djawe K, Brown EE, Gaul Z, Sutton M. AIDS Care. 2014 Apr 29:1-9.
Complications among adults hospitalized with influenza: a comparison of seasonal influenza and the 2009 H1N1 pandemic External Reed C, Chaves SS, Perez A, D’Mello T, Kirley PD, Aragon D, Meek JI, Farley MM, Ryan P, Lynfield R, Morin CA, Hancock EB, Bennett NM, Zansky SM, Thomas A, Lindegren ML, Schaffner W, Finelli L. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 29.
SHIV susceptibility changes during the menstrual cycle of pigtail macaques External Kersh EN, Henning T, Vishwanathan SA, Morris M, Butler K, Adams DR, Guenthner P, Srinivasan P, Smith J, Radzio J, Garcia-Lerma JG, Dobard C, Heneine W, McNicholl J. J Med Primatol. 2014 Apr 29.
Modeling risks of infection with transient maternal antibodies and waning active immunity: application to Bordetella pertussis in Sweden External Feng Z, Glasser JW, Hill AN, Franko MA, Carlsson RM, Hallander H, Tull P, Olin P. J Theor Biol. 2014 Apr 23.
Disparities among 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) hospital admissions: a mixed methods analysis – Illinois, April-December 2009 External Soyemi K, Medina-Marino A, Sinkowitz-Cochran R, Schneider A, Njai R, McDonald M, Glover M, Garcia J, Aiello AE. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(4):e84380.
Are we there yet? the smallpox research agenda using variola virus External Damon IK, Damaso CR, McFadden G. PLoS Pathog. 2014 May;10(5):e1004108.
Persistent racial/ethnic disparities in AIDS diagnosis rates among people who inject drugs in U.S. metropolitan areas, 1993-2007 External Pouget ER, West BS, Tempalski B, Cooper HL, Hall HI, Hu X, Friedman SR. Public Health Rep. 2014 May;129(3):267-279.
Genetic diversity of rotavirus genome segment 6 (encoding VP6) in Pretoria, South Africa External Nyaga MM, Esona MD, Jere KC, Peenze I, Seheri ML, Mphahlele MJ. Springerplus. 2014 ;3:179.
Assessing knowledge and application of emergency risk communication principles among public health workers in China External Cope JR, Frost M, Richun L, Xie R. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2014 May 1:1-7.
How should social mixing be measured: comparing web-based survey and sensor-based methods External Smieszek T, Barclay VC, Seeni I, Rainey JJ, Gao H, Uzicanin A, Salathe M. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 ;14:136.
Completeness of reporting of race and ethnicity data in the Nationally Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, United States, 2006-2010 External Adekoya N, Truman BI, Ajani UA. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Apr 26.
Emergence and clonal dissemination of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis causing salmonellosis in Mauritius External Issack MI, Hendriksen RS, Hyytia-Trees E, Svendsen CA, Mikoleit M. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2014 ;8(4):454-60.
Social influence in child care centers: a test of the theory of normative social behavior External Lapinski MK, Anderson J, Shugart A, Todd E. Health Commun. 2014 ;29(3):219-32.
Incidence of and risk factors for hospital-acquired diarrhea in three tertiary care public hospitals in Bangladesh External Bhuiyan MU, Luby SP, Zaman RU, Rahman MW, Sharker MA, Hossain MJ, Rasul CH, Ekram AR, Rahman M, Sturm-Ramirez K, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Gurley ES. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 28.
Endemic fungal infections in solid organ and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients enrolled in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) External Kauffman CA, Freifeld AG, Andes DR, Baddley JW, Herwaldt L, Walker RC, Alexander BD, Anaissie EJ, Benedict K, Ito JI, Knapp KM, Lyon GM, Marr KA, Morrison VA, Park BJ, Patterson TF, Schuster MG, Chiller TM, Pappas PG. Transpl Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;16(2):213-24.
School-located influenza vaccination with third-party billing: outcomes, cost, and reimbursement External Kempe A, Daley MF, Pyrzanowski J, Vogt T, Fang H, Rinehart DJ, Morgan N, Riis M, Rodgers S, McCormick E, Hammer A, Campagna EJ, Kile D, Dickinson M, Hambidge SJ, Shlay JC. Acad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun;14(3):234-40.
Absence of associations between influenza vaccines and increased risks of seizures, Guillain-Barre syndrome, encephalitis, or anaphylaxis in the 2012-2013 season External Kawai AT, Li L, Kulldorff M, Vellozzi C, Weintraub E, Baxter R, Belongia EA, Daley MF, Jacobsen SJ, Naleway A, Nordin JD, Lee GM. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 May;23(5):548-53.
Evaluation of sex, race, body mass index and pre-vaccination serum progesterone levels and post-vaccination serum anti-anthrax protective immunoglobulin G on injection site adverse events following anthrax vaccine adsorbed (AVA) in the CDC AVA human clinical trial External Pondo T, Rose CE, Martin SW, Keitel WA, Keyserling HL, Babcock J, Parker S, Jacobson RM, Poland GA, McNeil MM. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 23.
The effectiveness of seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in preventing laboratory confirmed influenza hospitalisations in Auckland, New Zealand in 2012 External Turner N, Pierse N, Bissielo A, Huang QS, Baker MG, Widdowson MA, Kelly H. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 22.
Completeness and timeliness of electronic vs. conventional laboratory reporting for communicable disease surveillance – Oklahoma, 2011 External Johnson MG, Williams J, Lee A, Bradley KK. Public Health Rep. 2014 May;129(3):261-266.
Bullying as a longitudinal predictor of adolescent dating violence External Foshee VA, McNaughton Reyes HL, Vivolo-Kantor AM, Basile KC, Chang LY, Faris R, Ennett ST. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr 23.
Falls and fall injuries among adults with arthritis – United States, 2012 External Barbour KE, Stevens JA, Helmick CG, Luo YH, Murphy LB, Hootman JM, Theis K, Anderson LA, Baker NA, Sugerman DE. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 2;63(17):379-83.
Rationale for eliminating Staphylococcus breakpoints for beta-lactam agents other than penicillin, oxacillin or cefoxitin, and ceftaroline External Dien Bard J, Hindler JA, Gold HS, Limbago B. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 May;58(9):1287-96.
Real-time detection of HIV-2 by reverse transcription, loop-mediated isothermal amplification External Curtis KA, Niedzwiedz P, Youngpairoj AS, Rudolph DL, Owen SM. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Apr 30.
Development and validation of benomyl birdseed agar for the isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii from environmental samples External Pham CD, Ahn S, Turner LA, Wohrle R, Lockhart SR. Med Mycol. 2014 Apr 28.
Validation of self-reported maternal and infant health indicators in the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System External Dietz P, Bombard J, Mulready-Ward C, Gauthier J, Sackoff J, Brozicevic P, Gambatese M, Nyland-Funke M, England L, Harrison L, Taylor A. Biomed Res Int. 2014 Apr 26.
Trends in weight management goals and behaviors among 9th-12th grade students: United States, 1999-2009 External Demissie Z, Lowry R, Eaton DK, Nihiser AJ. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Apr 30.
Facility-based identification of women with severe maternal morbidity: it is time to start External Callaghan WM, Grobman WA, Kilpatrick SJ, Main EK, D’Alton M. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May;123(5):978-981.
Postpartum venous thromboembolism: incidence and risk factors External Tepper NK, Boulet SL, Whiteman MK, Monsour M, Marchbanks PA, Hooper WC, Curtis KM. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May;123(5):987-996.
Complementary and alternative medicine for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies: characteristics of users and caregivers External Zhu Y, Romitti PA, Conway KM, Andrews J, Liu K, Meaney FJ, Street N, Puzhankara S, Druschel CM, Matthews DJ. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Feb 15.
Clinical interventions to reduce secondhand smoke exposure among pregnant women: a systematic review External Tong VT, Dietz PM, Rolle IV, Kennedy SM, Thomas W, England LJ. Tob Control. 2014 Apr 30.
Safety, effectiveness and acceptability of the PrePex device for adult male circumcision in Kenya External Feldblum PJ, Odoyo-June E, Obiero W, Bailey RC, Combes S, Hart C, Jou Lai J, Fischer S, Cherutich P. PLoS One. 2014 ;9(5):e95357.
Characteristics of US health care providers who counsel adolescents on sports and energy drink consumption External Xiang N, Wethington H, Onufrak S, Belay B. Int J Pediatr. 2014 ;2014:987082.
Introducing a new monitoring manual for home fortification and strengthening capacity to monitor nutrition interventions External Jefferds ME, Flores-Ayala R. Matern Child Nutr. 2014 May 1.
Evaluation of a diffusion charger for measuring aerosols in a workplace External Vosburgh DJ, Ku BK, Peters TM. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 May;58(4):424-36.
Effect of fiber length on carbon nanotube-induced fibrogenesis External Manke A, Luanpitpong S, Dong C, Wang L, He X, Battelli L, Derk R, Stueckle TA, Porter DW, Sager T, Gou H, Dinu CZ, Wu N, Mercer RR, Rojanasakul Y. Int J Mol Sci. 2014 ;15(5):7444-7461.
A novel algorithm for determining contact area between a respirator and a headform External Lei Z, Yang J, Zhuang Z. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 ;11(4):227-37.
Mental work demands, retirement, and longitudinal trajectories of cognitive functioning External Fisher GG, Stachowski A, Infurna FJ, Faul JD, Grosch J, Tetrick LE. J Occup Health Psychol. 2014 Apr;19(2):231-42.
Alterations in cardiomyocyte function after pulmonary treatment with stainless steel welding fume in rats External Popstojanov R, Antonini JM, Salmen R, Ye M, Zheng W, Castranova V, Fekedulegn DB, Kan H. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2014 ;77(12):705-715.
Notes from the field: investigation of infectious disease risks associated with a nontransplant anatomical donation center – Arizona, 2014 External de Perio MA, Bernard BP, Delaney LJ, Pesik N, Cohen NJ. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 2;63(17):384-5.
Inference of strata separation and gas emission paths in longwall overburden using continuous wavelet transform of well logs and geostatistical simulation
Karacan CO, Olea RA. J Appl Geophys. 2014 ;105:147-158.
Trichomonas vaginalis metronidazole resistance is associated with single nucleotide polymorphisms in the nitroreductase genes ntr4Tv and ntr6Tv External Paulish-Miller TE, Augostini P, Schuyler JA, Smith WL, Mordechai E, Adelson ME, Gygax SE, Secor WE, Hilbert DW. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 May;58(5):2938-43.
Occurrence and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in yaks (Bos grunniens) in China External Ma J, Cai J, Ma J, Feng Y, Xiao L. Vet Parasitol. 2014 Apr 4.
Developing a continuing professional development programme to improve nursing practice in Lesotho
Moetsana-Poka F, Lehana T, Lebaka M, McCarthy CF. Afr J Midwifery Womens Health. 2014 :10-13.
Addressing disparities in the health of American Indian and Alaskan Native people: the importance of improved public health data External Bauer UE, Plescia M. Am J Public Health. 2014 Apr 22.
Trends and seasonal variation in outpatient antibiotic prescription rates in the United States, 2006 to 2010 External Suda KJ, Hicks LA, Roberts RM, Hunkler RJ, Taylor TH. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 May;58(5):2763-6.
Effects of Massachusetts health reform on the use of clinical preventive services External Okoro CA, Dhingra SS, Coates RJ, Zack M, Simoes EJ. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 May 1.
Assessing the contributions of an academic health department for a school of public health in New York State External Eidson M, Pradhan E, Morse D. Public Health Rep. 2014 May;129(3):296-302.
Accuracy of assisted reproductive technology information on birth certificates: Florida and Massachusetts, 2004-06 External Cohen B, Bernson D, Sappenfield W, Kirby RS, Kissin D, Zhang Y, Copeland G, Zhang Z, Macaluso M. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2014 May;28(3):181-90.
Disparities in current cigarette smoking prevalence by type of disability, 2009-2011 External Courtney-Long E, Stevens A, Caraballo R, Ramon I, Armour BS. Public Health Rep. 2014 May;129(3):252-260.
Potentially preventable deaths from the five leading causes of death – United States, 2008-2010 External Yoon PW, Bastian B, Anderson RN, Collins JL, Jaffe HW. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 2;63(17):369-74.
Effect of aerial insecticide spraying on West Nile virus disease – north-central Texas, 2012 External Ruktanonchai DJ, Stonecipher S, Lindsey N, McAllister J, Pillai SK, Horiuchi K, Delorey M, Biggerstaff BJ, Sidwa T, Zoretic J, Nasci R, Fischer M, Hills SL. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr 28.
Outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with a long-distance obstacle adventure race – Nevada, October 2012 External Zeigler M, Claar C, Rice D, Davis J, Frazier T, Turner A, Kelley C, Capps J, Kent A, Hubbard V, Ritenour C, Tuscano C, Qiu-Shultz Z, Leaumont CF. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 2;63(17):375-8.
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).
A rights-based approach to sexuality education: conceptualization, clarification and challenges External Berglas NF, Constantine NA, Ozer EJ. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2014 .
Ethics expertise for health technology assessment: a Canadian national survey External Bond K, Oremus M, Duthie KM, Griener GG. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2014 :1-6.
Cancer patient perceptions about biobanking and preferred timing of consent External Braun KL, Tsark JU, Powers A, Croom K, Kim R, Gachupin FC, Morris P. Biopreserv Biobank. 2014 ;12(2):106-12.
Ethics and obesity prevention: ethical considerations in 3 approaches to reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages External Kass N, Hecht K, Paul A, Birnbach K. Am J Public Health. 2014 ;104(5):787-95.
Revisiting respect for persons in genomic research External Mathews DJ, Jamal L. Genes (Basel). 2014 ;5(1):1-12.
Simple genetics language as source of miscommunication between genetics researchers and potential research participants in informed consent documents External Morgenstern J, Hegele RA, Nisker J. Public Underst Sci. 2014 .
Evidence, values, and decision making External Rawlins MD. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2014 :1-6.
Ethics of public health promotion messaging in the age of successful HIV treatment regimes External Schuklenk U. Bioethics. 2014 ;28(4):ii-iii.