Selected weekly by a senior CDC scientist from the standard sections listed below.
Invasive group A Streptococcus infections associated with liposuction surgery at outpatient facilities not subject to state or federal regulation External Beaudoin AL, Torso L, Richards K, Said M, Van Beneden C, Longenberger A, Ostroff S, Wendt J, Dooling K, Wise M, Blythe D, Wilson L, Moll M, Perz JF. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May 26.
Field study of dried blood spot specimens for HIV-1 drug resistance genotyping External Parry CM, Parkin N, Diallo K, Mwebaza S, Batamwita R, DeVos J, Bbosa N, Lyagoba F, Magambo B, Jordan MR, Downing R, Zhang G, Kaleebu P, Yang C, Bertagnolio S. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May 28.
Framework for program evaluation in public health: a checklist of steps and standards
MacDonald G. The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University. 2014 Jun:1-4.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Sibling concordance for clinical features of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies External Pettygrove S, Lu Z, Andrews JG, Meaney FJ, Sheehan DW, Price ET, Fox DJ, Pandya S, Ouyang L, Apkon SD, Powis Z, Cunniff C. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Jun;49(6):814-21.
Hygiene strategies to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections: a cluster-randomized controlled trial among high-risk military trainees External Ellis MW, Schlett CD, Millar EV, Wilkins KJ, Crawford KB, Morrison-Rodriguez SM, Pacha LA, Gorwitz RJ, Lanier JB, Tribble DR. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(11):1540-8.
HIV and HCV infection in the United States: whom and how to test External Panneer N, Lontok E, Branson BM, Teo CG, Dan C, Parker M, Stekler JD, DeMaria A, Miller V. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 May 27.
Cholera in the United States, 2001-2011: a reflection of patterns of global epidemiology and travel External Loharikar A, Newton AE, Stroika S, Freeman M, Greene KD, Parsons MB, Bopp C, Talkington D, Mintz ED, Mahon BE. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 May 27:1-9.
Tenofovir diphosphate concentrations and prophylactic effect in a macaque model of rectal simian HIV transmission External Anderson PL, Glidden DV, Bushman LR, Heneine W, Garcia-Lerma JG. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 May 26.
Retention in care within 1 year of initial HIV care visit in a multisite US cohort: who’s in and who’s out? External Tedaldi EM, Richardson JT, Debes R, Young B, Chmiel JS, Durham MD, Brooks JT, Buchacz K. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014 May;13(3):232-41.
Human T-cell leukemia virus type 3 (HTLV-3) and HTLV-4 antisense transcripts-encoded proteins interact and transactivate Jun family-dependent transcription via their atypical bZIP motif External Larocque E, Andre-Arpin C, Borowiak M, Lemay G, Switzer WM, Duc Dodon M, Mesnard JM, Barbeau B. J Virol. 2014 May 28.
Temporal trends in treatment outcomes for HIV-1 and HIV-2-infected adults enrolled in Cote d’Ivoire’s national antiretroviral therapy program External Auld AF, Ekra KA, Shiraishi RW, Tuho MZ, Kouakou JS, Mohamed F, Ettiegne-Traore V, Sabatier J, Essombo J, Adjorlolo-Johnson G, Marlink R, Ellerbrock TV. PLoS One. 2014 May 27;9(5):e98183.
Adaptation of the African couples HIV testing and counseling model for men who have sex with men in the United States: an application of the ADAPT-ITT framework External Sullivan PS, Stephenson R, Grazter B, Wingood G, Diclemente R, Allen S, Hoff C, Salazar L, Scales L, Montgomery J, Schwartz A, Barnes J, Grabbe K. Springerplus. 2014 May 16;3:249.
Diversity of the murine antibody response targeting influenza A(H1N1pdm09) hemagglutinin
Wilson JR, Tzeng WP, Spesock A, Music N, Guo Z, Barrington R, Stevens J, Donis RO, Katz JM, York IA. Virology. 2014 June;458-459(1):114-124.
A systematic review of special events to promote breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening in the United States External Escoffery C, Rodgers KC, Kegler MC, Haardorfer R, Howard DH, Liang S, Pinsker E, Roland KB, Allen JD, Ory MG, Bastani R, Fernandez ME, Risendal BC, Byrd TL, Coronado GD. BMC Public Health. 2014 Mar 24;14(1):274.
Molecular detection of adenoviruses, rhabdoviruses, and paramyxoviruses in bats from Kenya External Conrardy C, Tao Y, Kuzmin IV, Niezgoda M, Agwanda B, Breiman RF, Anderson LJ, Rupprecht CE, Tong S. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 27.
Declines in large wildlife increase landscape-level prevalence of rodent-borne disease in Africa External Young HS, Dirzo R, Helgen KM, McCauley DJ, Billeter SA, Kosoy MY, Osikowicz LM, Salkeld DJ, Young TP, Dittmar K. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 May 13;111(19):7036-41.
Multistate outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis infection associated with pet guinea pigs External Bartholomew ML, Heffernan RT, Wright JG, Klos RF, Monson T, Khan S, Trees E, Sabol A, Willems RA, Flynn R, Deasy MP, Jones B, Davis JP. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2014 May 27.
Prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether exposures and neurodevelopment in U.S. children through 5 years of age: the HOME study External Chen A, Yolton K, Rauch SA, Webster GM, Hornung R, Sjodin A, Dietrich KN, Lanphear BP. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 May 28.
The macroecology of airborne pollen in Australian and New Zealand urban areas External Haberle SG, Bowman DM, Newnham RM, Johnston FH, Beggs PJ, Buters J, Campbell B, Erbas B, Godwin I, Green BJ, Huete A, Jaggard AK, Medek D, Murray F, Newbigin E, Thibaudon M, Vicendese D, Williamson GJ, Davies JM. PLoS One. 2014 May 29;9(5):e97925.
Health assessment of gasoline and fuel oxygenate vapors: neurotoxicity evaluation External O’Callaghan JP, Daughtrey WC, Clark CR, Schreiner CA, White R. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2014 May 28.
Campylobacter fetus infections in humans: exposure and disease External Wagenaar JA, van Bergen MA, Blaser MJ, Tauxe RV, Newell DG, van Putten JP. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(11):1579-86.
Translational research is a key to nongeneticist physicians’ genomics education External Feero WG, Manolio TA, Khoury MJ. Genet Med. 2014 May 29.
Evaluation of the impact of a simple hand-washing and water-treatment intervention in rural health facilities on hygiene knowledge and reported behaviours of health workers and their clients, Nyanza Province, Kenya, 2008 External Sreenivasan N, Gotestrand SA, Ombeki S, Oluoch G, Fischer TK, Quick R. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 May 27:1-8.
Progress toward polio eradication – worldwide, 2013-2014 External Moturi EK, Porter KA, Wassilak SG, Tangermann RH, Diop OM, Burns CC, Jafari H. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 30;63(21):468-72.
Etiology of childhood diarrhea following rotavirus vaccine introduction: a prospective, population-based study in Nicaragua External Becker-Dreps S, Bucardo F, Vilchez S, Zambrana LE, Liu L, Weber DJ, Pena R, Barclay L, Vinje J, Hudgens MG, Nordgren J, Svensson L, Morgan DR, Espinoza F, Paniagua M. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 May 29.
The impact of pre-existing antibody on subsequent immune responses to meningococcal A-containing vaccines External Idoko OT, Okolo SN, Plikaytis B, Akinsola A, Viviani S, Borrow R, Carlone G, Findlow H, Elie C, Kulkarni PS, Preziosi MP, Ota M, Kampmann B. Vaccine. 2014 May 23.
IgM, IgG, and IgA antibody responses to influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 hemagglutinin in infected persons during the first wave of the 2009 pandemic in the United States External Li ZN, Lin SC, Carney PJ, Li J, Liu F, Lu X, Liu M, Stevens J, Levine M, Katz JM, Hancock K. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 May 28.
Serodiagnosis as adjunct assay for pertussis infection in Sao Paulo, Brazil External Vaz-de-Lima LR, Martin MD, Pawloski LC, Leite D, Rocha KC, de Brito CA, Vaz TM, Martins LM, Alvarenga DP, Ribeiro AF, Carvalhanas TR, Nakasaki RM, Oliveira SS, Waldman EA, Tondella ML. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2014 May;21(5):636-40.
ESR evidence for in vivo formation of free radicals in tissue of mice exposed to single-walled carbon nanotubes External Shvedova AA, Kisin ER, Murray AR, Mouithys-Mickalad A, Stadler K, Mason RP, Kadiiska M. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 May 23.
In the United States, a mother’s plans for infant feeding are associated with her plans for employment External Mirkovic KR, Perrine CG, Scanlon KS, Grummer-Strawn LM. J Hum Lact. 2014 May 27.
Congenital cytomegalovirus-related hospitalizations in infants <1 year of age, United States, 1997-2009 External Lopez AS, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Bialek SR. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 May 27.
Metrological assessment of a portable analyzer for monitoring the particle size distribution of ultrafine particles External Stabile L, Cauda E, Marini S, Buonanno G. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 May 10.
Application of fatigue management systems: small mines and low technology solutions
Eiter BM, Steiner L, Kelhart A. Min Eng. 2014 Apr;66(4):69-75.
Roof instability: what reportable noninjury roof falls in underground coal mines can tell us
Bajpayee TS, Pappas DM, Ellenberger JL. Prof Saf. 2014 Mar;59(3):57-62.
An evaluation of methods for assessing the quality of case management for inpatients with malaria in Benin External Mace KE, Gueye AS, Lynch MF, Tassiba EM, Rowe AK. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 27.
Testicular swelling due to lymphatic filariasis after brief travel to Haiti External Marcos LA, Shapley NP, Eberhard M, Epstein JI, Fox LM, Magill A, Nutman TB. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 27.
The origin and diversification of the merozoite surface protein 3 (msp3) multi-gene family in Plasmodium vivax and related parasites External Rice BL, Acosta MM, Pacheco MA, Carlton JM, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 May 23.
Exposure to multiple parasites is associated with the prevalence of active convulsive epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa External Kamuyu G, Bottomley C, Mageto J, Lowe B, Wilkins PP, Noh JC, Nutman TB, Ngugi AK, Odhiambo R, Wagner RG, Kakooza-Mwesige A, Owusu-Agyei S, Ae-Ngibise K, Masanja H, Osier FH, Odermatt P, Newton CR. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May;8(5):e2908.
Development of a framework to measure health profession regulation strengthening External McCarthy CF, Kelley MA, Verani AR, St Louis ME, Riley PL. Eval Program Plann. 2014 May 1;46c:17-24.
Does every US smoker bear the same cigarette tax? External Xu X, Malarcher A, O. Halloran A, Kruger J. Addiction. 2014 May 27.
Cigarette prices and smoking prevalence after a tobacco tax increase – Turkey, 2008 and 2012 External Kostova D, Andes L, Erguder T, Yurekli A, Keskinkilic B, Polat S, Culha G, Kilinc EA, Tasti E, Ersahin Y, Ozmen M, San R, Ozcebe H, Bilir N, Asma S. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 May 30;63(21):457-61.
Burden of dengue infection and disease in a pediatric cohort in urban Sri Lanka External Tissera H, Amarasinghe A, De Silva AD, Kariyawasam P, Corbett KS, Katzelnick L, Tam C, Letson GW, Margolis HS, de Silva AM. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May 27.
Third-degree heart block associated with Lyme carditis: review of published cases External Forrester JD, Mead P. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 May 30.
Lyme disease testing by large commercial laboratories in the United States External Hinckley AF, Connally NP, Meek JI, Johnson BJ, Kemperman MM, Feldman KA, White JL, Mead PS. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 May 30.
A case series of three US adults with Japanese encephalitis, 2010-2012 External Hills SL, Stoltey J, Martinez D, Kim PY, Sheriff H, Zangeneh A, Eilerman SR, Fischer M. J Travel Med. 2014 May 26.