Selected weekly by a senior CDC scientist from the standard sections listed below.
Two clustered cases of confirmed influenza A(H5N1) virus infection, Cambodia, 2011 External Chea N, Yi S, Rith S, Seng H, Ieng V, Penh C, Mardy S, Laurent D, Richner B, Sok T, Ly S, Kitsutani P, Asgari N, Roces M, Buchy P, Tarantola A. Euro Surveill. 2014 Jun 26;19(25).
Burden of ambulatory visits and antibiotic prescribing patterns for adults with community-acquired pneumonia in the United States, 1998 through 2009 External Wortham JM, Shapiro DJ, Hersh AL, Hicks LA. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul 28.
Population red blood cell folate concentrations for prevention of neural tube defects: Bayesian model External Crider KS, Devine O, Hao L, Dowling NF, Li S, Molloy AM, Li Z, Zhu J, Berry RJ. BMJ. 2014 Jul 29;349:g4554.
Evaluating universal education and screening for postpartum depression using population-based data External Farr SL, Denk CE, Dahms EW, Dietz PM. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 Jul 29.
Coal bed reservoir simulation with geostatistical property realizations for simultaneous multi-well production history matching: a case study from Illinois Basin, Indiana, USA
Karacan CO, Drobniak A, Mastalerz M. Int J Coal Geol. 2014 9/1/;131:71-89.
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text. Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Reinfection after successful eradication of Helicobacter pylori in three different populations in Alaska External Bruce MG, Bruden DL, Morris JM, Reasonover AL, Sacco F, Hurlburt D, Hennessy TW, Gove J, Parkinson A, Sahagun G, Davis P, Klejka J, McMahon BJ. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Jul 28:1-11.
Regional variation in colorectal cancer testing and geographic availability of care in a publicly insured population External Wheeler SB, Kuo TM, Goyal RK, Meyer AM, Hassmiller Lich K, Gillen EM, Tyree S, Lewis CL, Crutchfield TM, Martens CE, Tangka F, Richardson LC, Pignone MP. Health Place. 2014 Jul 23;29c:114-123.
Prevalence of coronary heart disease or stroke among workers aged <55 years – United States, 2008-2012 External Luckhaupt SE, Calvert GM. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 1;63(30):645-9.
Factors associated with acceptability of HIV self-testing among health care workers in Kenya External Kalibala S, Tun W, Cherutich P, Nganga A, Oweya E, Oluoch P. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jul;18 Suppl 4:405-14.
Race and other risk factors for incident proteinuria in a national cohort of HIV-infected veterans External Banerjee T, Scherzer R, Powe NR, Steffick D, Shahinian V, Saran R, Pavkov ME, Saydah S, Shlipak MG. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Jul 26.
Occurrence of 3 Bordetella species during an outbreak of cough illness in Ohio: epidemiology, clinical features, laboratory findings and antimicrobial susceptibility External Spicer KB, Salamon D, Cummins C, Leber A, Rodgers LE, Marcon MJ. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jul;33(7):e162-7.
Molluscum contagiosum in a pediatric American Indian population: incidence and risk factors External McCollum AM, Holman RC, Hughes CM, Mehal JM, Folkema AM, Redd JT, Cheek JE, Damon IK, Reynolds MG. PLoS One. 2014 Jul;9(7):e103419.
What is “community health”? Examining the meaning of an evolving field in public health External Goodman RA, Bunnell R, Posner SF. Prev Med. 2014 Jul 25.
A resilient nation-critical to national and global health security External Khan AS. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Sep-Oct;20 Suppl 5:S3-6.
Modeling larval malaria vector habitat locations using landscape features and cumulative precipitation measures External McCann RS, Messina JP, MacFarlane DW, Bayoh MN, Vulule JM, Gimnig JE, Walker ED. Int J Health Geogr. 2014 Jun 6;13:17.
Detection of bacterial agents in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) from Georgia, USA, and the use of a multiplex assay to differentiate Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii
Killmaster LF, Loftis AD, Zemtsova GE, Levin ML. J Med Entomol. 2014 Jul;51(4):868-872.
Bat rabies in Guatemala External Ellison JA, Gilbert AT, Recuenco S, Moran D, Alvarez DA, Kuzmina N, Garcia DL, Peruski LF, Mendonca MT, Lindblade KA, Rupprecht CE. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jul;8(7):e3070.
Early-life bisphenol A exposure and child body mass index: a prospective cohort study External Braun JM, Lanphear BP, Calafat AM, Deria S, Khoury J, Howe CJ, Venners SA. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jul 29.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, 2,2′,4,4′,5,5′-hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB-153), and p,p’-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p’-DDE) concentrations in sera collected in 2009 from Texas children External Sjodin A, Schecter A, Jones R, Wong LY, Colacino JA, Malik-Bass N, Zhang Y, Anderson S, McClure C, Turner W, Calafat AM. Environ Sci Technol. 2014 Jul 15;48(14):8196-202.
Association of urinary phenols with increased body weight measures and obesity in children and adolescents External Buser MC, Murray HE, Scinicariello F. J Pediatr. 2014 Jul 22.
Race and invasive fungal infection in solid organ transplant recipients External Boehme AK, McGwin G, Andes DR, Lyon GM, Chiller T, Pappas PG, Baddley JW. Ethn Dis. 2014 Summer;24(3):382-5.
Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals: 2014 update External Klompas M, Branson R, Eichenwald EC, Greene LR, Howell MD, Lee G, Magill SS, Maragakis LL, Priebe GP, Speck K, Yokoe DS, Berenholtz SM. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):915-36.
Simultaneous analysis of 22 volatile organic compounds in cigarette smoke using gas sampling bags for high-throughput solid-phase microextraction External Sampson MM, Chambers DM, Pazo DY, Moliere F, Blount BC, Watson CH. Anal Chem. 2014 Jul 15;86(14):7088-95.
An evaluation of sharp cut cyclones for sampling diesel particulate matter aerosol in the presence of respirable dust External Cauda E, Sheehan M, Gussman R, Kenny L, Volkwein J. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 Jul 24.
Discrepant hepatitis B surface antigen results in pregnant women screened to identify hepatitis B virus infection External Veselsky SL, Walker TY, Fenlon N, Teo CG, Murphy TV. J Pediatr. 2014 Jul 22.
Succinylacetone as primary marker to detect tyrosinemia type I in newborns and its measurement by newborn screening programs External De Jesus VR, Adam BW, Mandel D, Cuthbert CD, Matern D. Mol Genet Metab. 2014 Jul 17.
Effect of receptor binding specificity on the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of influenza virus A H1 vaccines External Sun X, Cao W, Pappas C, Liu F, Katz JM, Tumpey TM. Virology. 2014 Jul 28;464-465c:156-165.
Association of family and health care provider opinion on infant feeding with mother’s breastfeeding decision External Odom EC, Li R, Scanlon KS, Perrine CG, Grummer-Strawn L. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Aug;114(8):1203-7.
Understanding and improving health education among first-time parents of infants with sickle cell anemia in Alabama: a mixed methods approach External Lebensburger JD, Grosse SD, Altice JL, Thierry JM, Ivankova NV. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jul 28.
Short interpregnancy interval associated with preterm birth in US adolescents External Nerlander LM, Callaghan WM, Smith RA, Barfield WD. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Jul 26.
A survey of U.S. obstetrician-gynecologists’ clinical and epidemiological knowledge of cryptosporidiosis in pregnancy External Domjahn BT, Hlavsa MC, Anderson B, Schulkin J, Leon J, Jones JL. Zoonoses Public Health. 2014 Aug;61(5):356-63.
Flu shot resistance: take your best shot — flu vaccinations can prevent serious illness, but many employees forgo them External de Perio MA, Wiegand DM, Brueck SE, Scholl JC. Am Sch Board J. 2014 Aug;201(4):21-23.
Brucella abortus exposure during an orthopedic surgical procedure in New Mexico, 2010 External Nichols M, Thompson D, Carothers JT, Klauber J, Stoddard RA, Guerra MA, Benoit TJ, Traxler RM. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8):1072-3.
Recovery of vascular function after exposure to a single bout of segmental vibration External Krajnak K, Waugh S, Miller GR, Johnson C. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2014 Jul 29;77(17):1061-9.
How to protect employee health
de Perio MA, Gibbons JD, Jackson TM, Niemeier RT. Natl Provis. 2014 Jun;228(6):38-40,42,44.
Aerosols and criteria gases in an underground mine that uses FAME biodiesel blends External Bugarski AD, Janisko SJ, Cauda EG, Patts LD, Hummer JA, Westover C, Terrillion T. Ann Occup Hyg. 2014 Jul 24.
RE: the Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study (DEMS): a nested case-control study of lung cancer and diesel exhaust External Silverman DT, Lubin JH, Blair AE, Vermeulen R, Stewart PA, Schleiff PL, Attfield MD. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 Aug;106(8).
Turning Point revisited: launching the next generation of performance management in public health External DeAngelo JW, Beitsch LM, Beaudry ML, Corso LC, Estes LJ, Bialek RG. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2014 Sep-Oct;20(5):463-71.
Validating assisted reproductive technology self-report External Liberman RF, Stern JE, Luke B, Reefhuis J, Anderka M. Epidemiology. 2014 Sep;25(5):773-5.
Multiple imputation by ordered monotone blocks with application to the Anthrax Vaccine Research Program
Li F, Baccini M, Mealli F, Zell ER, Frangakis CE, Rubin DB. J Comput Graph Stat. 2014 Sep;23(3):877-892.
Little filtered cigar, cigarillo, and premium cigar smoking among adults – United States, 2012-2013 External Corey CG, King BA, Coleman BN, Delnevo CD, Husten CG, Ambrose BK, Apelberg BJ. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Aug 1;63(30):650-4.
Variation in nicotine intake in U.S. cigarette smokers over the past 25 years: evidence from NHANES surveys External Jarvis MJ, Giovino GA, O’Connor RJ, Kozlowski LT, Bernert JT. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jul 25.
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).
Inter- and intra-laboratory comparison of a multibiodosimetric approach to triage in a simulated, large scale radiation emergency External Ainsbury EA, Al-Hafidh J, Bajinskis A, Barnard S, Barquinero JF, Beinke C, de Gelder V, et al . Int J Radiat Biol. 2014 ;90(2):193-202.
Role of dicentric analysis in an overarching biodosimetry strategy for use following a nuclear detonation in an urban environment External Blumenthal DJ, Sugarman SL, Christensen DM, Wiley AL, Livingston GK, Glassman ES, Koerner JF, et al . Health Phys. 2014 ;106(4):516-22.
A basic fibroblast growth factor analog for protection and mitigation against acute radiation syndromes External Casey-Sawicki K, Zhang M, Kim S, Zhang A, Zhang SB, Zhang Z, Singh R, et al . Health Phys. 2014 ;106(6):704-12.
Ionizing radiation injuries and illnesses External Christensen DM, Iddins CJ, Sugarman SL. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 ;32(1):245-65.
Mitigating radiation-induced toxicity: an overview of new approaches developed at the French Military Biomedical Research Institute External Drouet M, Herodin F. Health Phys. 2014 ;106(6):682-8.
Lessons learned: medical and health care management for emergency workers at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi APP accident External Koerner J, Yasui S. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014 ;11(5):D49-58.
The medical decision model and decision maker tools for management of radiological and nuclear incidents External Koerner JF, Coleman CN, Murrain-Hill P, FitzGerald DJ, Sullivan JM. Health Phys. 2014 ;106(6):645-51.
Internal radiation exposure of Ground Self-Defense Force members involved in the management of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster External Naoi Y, Fujikawa A, Kyoto Y, Kunishima N, Ono M, Watanabe Y. Am J Disaster Med. 2013 ;8(2):87-90.