Issue 19, May 13, 2015
CDC Science Clips: Volume 7, Issue 19, May 13, 2015
Each Tuesday, to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge, selected science clips will be posted here for the public health community. The focus is applied public health research and prevention science that has the capacity to improve health now.
Selected weekly by a senior CDC scientist from the standard sections listed below.
Recent US case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease – global implicationsExternal
Maheshwari A, Fischer M, Gambetti P, Parker A, Ram A, Soto C, Concha-Marambio L, Cohen Y, Belay ED, Maddox RA, Mead S, Goodman C, Kass JS, Schonberger LB, Hussein HM.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5):750-9.
- Recent US case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease – global implicationsExternal
Ascaris and Escherichia coli inactivation in an ecological sanitation system in Port-au-Prince, HaitiExternal
Berendes D, Levy K, Knee J, Handzel T, Hill VR.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(5):e0125336.
- Ascaris and Escherichia coli inactivation in an ecological sanitation system in Port-au-Prince, HaitiExternal
Outbreak of Clostridium difficile infections at an outpatient hemodialysis facility – Michigan, 2012-2013External
See I, Bagchi S, Booth S, Scholz D, Geller AI, Anderson L, Moulton-Meissner H, Finks JL, Kelley K, Gould CV, Patel PR.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Apr 27:1-3.
- Outbreak of Clostridium difficile infections at an outpatient hemodialysis facility – Michigan, 2012-2013External
Cost-effectiveness of screening and treating foreign-born students for tuberculosis before entering the United StatesExternal
Wingate LT, Coleman MS, Posey DL, Zhou W, Olson CK, Maskery B, Cetron MS, Painter JA.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0124116.
- Cost-effectiveness of screening and treating foreign-born students for tuberculosis before entering the United StatesExternal
First use of a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine in the US in response to a university outbreakExternal
McNamara LA, Shumate AM, Johnsen P, MacNeil JR, Patel M, Bhavsar T, Cohn AC, Dinitz-Sklar J, Duffy J, Finnie J, Garon D, Hary R, Hu F, Kamiya H, Kim HJ, Kolligian J, Neglia J, Oakley J, Wagner J, Wagner K, Wang X, Yu Y, Montana B, Tan C, Izzo R, Clark TA.
Pediatrics. 2015 May;135(5):798-804.
- First use of a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine in the US in response to a university outbreakExternal
Uncovering a missing demographic in trauma registries: epidemiology of trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives in Washington StateExternal
Hoopes MJ, Dankovchik J, Weiser T, Cheng T, Bigback K, Knaster ES, Sugerman DE.
Inj Prev. 2015 Apr 29.
- Uncovering a missing demographic in trauma registries: epidemiology of trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives in Washington StateExternal
Laboratory-acquired vaccinia virus infection in a recently immunized person – Massachusetts, 2013External
Hsu CH, Farland J, Winters T, Gunn J, Caron D, Evans J, Osadebe L, Bethune L, McCollum AM, Patel N, Wilkins K, Davidson W, Petersen B, Barry MA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 May 1;64(16):435-8.
- Laboratory-acquired vaccinia virus infection in a recently immunized person – Massachusetts, 2013External
Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and child psychosocial development at 6 years of ageExternal
Jo H, Schieve LA, Sharma AJ, Hinkle SN, Li R, Lind JN.
Pediatrics. 2015 May;135(5):e1198-209.
- Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and child psychosocial development at 6 years of ageExternal
Occupational traumatic injuries among workers in health care facilities – United States, 2012-2014External
Gomaa AE, Tapp LC, Luckhaupt SE, Vanoli K, Sarmiento RF, Raudabaugh WM, Nowlin S, Sprigg SM.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Apr 24;64(15):405-10.
- Occupational traumatic injuries among workers in health care facilities – United States, 2012-2014External
Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum malaria outbreak, Tumbes, Peru, 2010-2012External
Baldeviano GC, Okoth SA, Arrospide N, Gonzalez RV, Sanchez JF, Macedo S, Conde S, Tapia LL, Salas C, Gamboa D, Herrera Y, Edgel KA, Udhayakumar V, Lescano AG.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5).
- Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum malaria outbreak, Tumbes, Peru, 2010-2012External
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text.
Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Gynecologic cancer information on YouTube: will women watch advertisements to learn more?External
Cooper CP, Gelb CA, Chu J.
J Cancer Educ. 2015 Apr 17.
Examining adherence with recommendations for follow-up in the Prevention Among Colorectal Cancer Survivors studyExternal
Hawkins NA, Berkowitz Z, Rodriguez J, Miller JW, Sabatino SA, Pollack LA.
Oncol Nurs Forum. 2015 May 1;42(3):233-40.
Receipt of glucose testing and performance of two US diabetes screening guidelines, 2007-2012External
Bullard KM, Ali MK, Imperatore G, Geiss LS, Saydah SH, Albu JB, Cowie CC, Sohler N, Albright A, Gregg EW.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0125249.
Nutrition-related policy and environmental strategies to prevent obesity in rural communities: a systematic review of the literature, 2002-2013External
Calancie L, Leeman J, Jilcott Pitts SB, Khan LK, Fleischhacker S, Evenson KR, Schreiner M, Byker C, Owens C, McGuirt J, Barnidge E, Dean W, Johnson D, Kolodinsky J, Piltch E, Pinard C, Quinn E, Whetstone L, Ammerman A.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 ;12:E57.
- Gynecologic cancer information on YouTube: will women watch advertisements to learn more?External
Guidelines for antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected adults and adolescents 2014, ThailandExternal
Manosuthi W, Ongwandee S, Bhakeecheep S, Leechawengwongs M, Ruxrungtham K, Phanuphak P, Hiransuthikul N, Ratanasuwan W, Chetchotisakd P, Tantisiriwat W, Kiertiburanakul S, Avihingsanon A, Sukkul A, Anekthananon T.
AIDS Res Ther. 2015 ;12:12.
A reader’s guide to the bactericidal activity of pyrazinamide and clofazimine alone and in combinations with pretomanid and bedaquilineExternal
Grosset J, Vernon A.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Apr 15;191(8):871-3.
Characteristics and outcomes of adult Ethiopian patients enrolled in HIV care and treatment: a multi-clinic observational studyExternal
Melaku Z, Lamb MR, Wang C, Lulseged S, Gadisa T, Ahmed S, Habtamu Z, Alemu H, Assefa T, Abrams EJ.
BMC Public Health. 2015 May 3;15(1):462.
The East Jakarta Project: surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) and seasonal influenza viruses in patients seeking care for respiratory disease, Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2011-September 2012External
Storms AD, Kusriastuti R, Misriyah S, Praptiningsih CY, Amalya M, Lafond KE, Samaan G, Triada R, Iuliano AD, Ester M, Sidjabat R, Chittenden K, Vogel R, Widdowson MA, Mahoney F, Uyeki TM.
Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Apr 27:1-11.
Ebola: the hidden tollExternal
Hamel MJ, Slutsker L.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 23.
Community outbreak of HIV infection linked to injection drug use of oxymorphone – Indiana, 2015External
Conrad C, Bradley HM, Broz D, Buddha S, Chapman EL, Galang RR, Hillman D, Hon J, Hoover KW, Patel MR, Perez A, Peters PJ, Pontones P, Roseberry JC, Sandoval M, Shields J, Walthall J, Waterhouse D, Weidle PJ, Wu H, Duwve JM.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 May 1;64(16):443-4.
Tracking progress toward polio eradication – worldwide, 2013-2014External
Porter KA, Diop OM, Burns CC, Tangermann RH, Wassilak SG.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Apr 24;64(15):415-20.
Cryptosporidiosis surveillance – United States, 2011-2012External
Painter JE, Hlavsa MC, Collier SA, Xiao L, Yoder JS.
MMWR Surveill Summ. 2015 May 1;64(Ss-03):1-14.
Giardiasis surveillance – United States, 2011-2012External
Painter JE, Gargano JW, Collier SA, Yoder JS.
MMWR Surveill Summ. 2015 May 1;64(Ss-03):15-25.
Effect of active case finding on prevalence and transmission of pulmonary tuberculosis in Dhaka central jail, BangladeshExternal
Banu S, Rahman MT, Uddin MK, Khatun R, Khan MS, Rahman MM, Uddin SI, Ahmed T, Heffelfinger JD.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(5):e0124976.
The epidemiology of HIV and prevention needs of men who have sex with men in Abidjan, Cote d’IvoireExternal
Hakim AJ, Aho J, Semde G, Diarrassouba M, Ehoussou K, Vuylsteke B, Murrill CS, Thiam M, Wingate T.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0125218.
Laboratory investigation and phylogenetic analysis of an imported Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus case in GreeceExternal
Kossyvakis A, Tao Y, Lu X, Pogka V, Tsiodras S, Emmanouil M, Mentis AF, Tong S, Erdman DD, Antoniadis A.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0125809.
Latent tuberculosis infection and associated factors among health care workers in Kigali, RwandaExternal
Rutanga C, Lowrance DW, Oeltmann JE, Mutembayire G, Willis M, Uwizeye CB, Hinda R, Bassirou C, Gutreuter S, Gasana M.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0124485.
Comparative mortality among people diagnosed with HIV infection or AIDS in the U.S., 2001-2010External
Karch DL, Hall HI, Tang T, Hu X, Mermin J.
Public Health Rep. 2015 May-Jun;130(3):253-60.
- Guidelines for antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected adults and adolescents 2014, ThailandExternal
Feasibility of conducting a longitudinal, transnational study of Filipino migrants to the United States: a dual-cohort designExternal
Gee GC, de Castro AB, Wang MC, Crespi CM, Morey BN, Fujishiro K.
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 ;26(2):488-504.
- Feasibility of conducting a longitudinal, transnational study of Filipino migrants to the United States: a dual-cohort designExternal
Posttraumatic stress disorder and the risk of respiratory problems in World Trade Center responders: longitudinal test of a pathwayExternal
Kotov R, Bromet EJ, Schechter C, Broihier J, Feder A, Friedman-Jimenez G, Gonzalez A, Guerrera K, Kaplan J, Moline J, Pietrzak RH, Reissman D, Ruggero C, Southwick SM, Udasin I, Von Korff M, Luft BJ.
Psychosom Med. 2015 Apr 28.
- Posttraumatic stress disorder and the risk of respiratory problems in World Trade Center responders: longitudinal test of a pathwayExternal
Exposure to select phthalates and phenols through use of personal care products among Californian adults and their childrenExternal
Philippat C, Bennett D, Calafat AM, Picciotto IH.
Environ Res. 2015 Apr 27;140:369-376.
Association between state assistance on the topic of indoor air quality and school district-level policies that promote indoor air quality in schoolsExternal
Everett Jones S, Doroski B, Glick S.
J Sch Nurs. 2015 Apr 27.
- Exposure to select phthalates and phenols through use of personal care products among Californian adults and their childrenExternal
Identification and characterization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Albert isolates in the United StatesExternal
Folster JP, Campbell D, Grass J, Brown AC, Bicknese A, Tolar B, Joseph LA, Plumblee JR, Walker C, Fedorka-Cray PJ, Whichard JM.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 May;59(5):2774-9.
- Identification and characterization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Albert isolates in the United StatesExternal
A molecular phylogenetics-based approach for identifying recent hepatitis C virus transmission eventsExternal
Olmstead AD, Joy JB, Montoya V, Luo I, Poon AF, Jacka B, Lamoury F, Applegate T, Montaner J, Khudyakov Y, Grebely J, Cook D, Harrigan PR, Krajden M.
Infect Genet Evol. 2015 Apr 24.
DNA sequencing for confirmation of rifampin resistance detected by Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF assayExternal
McAlister AJ, Driscoll J, Metchock B.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 May;53(5):1752-3.
Recovery of recombinant Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus reveals a function for non-structural glycoproteins cleavage by furinExternal
Bergeron E, Zivcec M, Chakrabarti AK, Nichol ST, Albarino CG, Spiropoulou CF.
PLoS Pathog. 2015 May;11(5):e1004879.
- A molecular phylogenetics-based approach for identifying recent hepatitis C virus transmission eventsExternal
Annual cost of U.S. hospital visits for pediatric abusive head traumaExternal
Peterson C, Xu L, Florence C, Parks SE.
Child Maltreat. 2015 Apr 24.
Economic evaluation of an alternative drug to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine as intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancyExternal
Sicuri E, Fernandes S, Macete E, Gonzalez R, Mombo-Ngoma G, Massougbodgi A, Abdulla S, Kuwawenaruwa A, Katana A, Desai M, Cot M, Ramharter M, Kremsner P, Slustker L, Aponte J, Hanson K, Menendez C.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0125072.
The economic burden of exposure to secondhand smoke for child and adult never smokers residing in U.S. public housingExternal
Mason J, Wheeler W, Brown MJ.
Public Health Rep. 2015 May-Jun;130(3):230-44.
- Annual cost of U.S. hospital visits for pediatric abusive head traumaExternal
US assessment of HPV types in cancers: implications for current and 9-valent HPV vaccinesExternal
Saraiya M, Unger ER, Thompson TD, Lynch CF, Hernandez BY, Lyu CW, Steinau M, Watson M, Wilkinson EJ, Hopenhayn C, Copeland G, Cozen W, Peters ES, Huang Y, Saber MS, Altekruse S, Goodman MT.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2015 Jun;107(6).
The Lao experience in deploying influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine: lessons made relevant in preparing for present day pandemic threatsExternal
Xeuatvongsa A, Mirza S, Winter C, Feldon K, Vongphrachanh P, Phonekeo D, Denny J, Khanthamaly V, Kounnavong B, Lylianou D, Phousavath S, Norasingh S, Boutta N, Olsen S, Bresee J, Moen A, Corwin A.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0121717.
Methods and challenges in measuring the impact of national pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccine introduction on morbidity and mortality in MalawiExternal
Bar-Zeev N, Kapanda L, King C, Beard J, Phiri T, Mvula H, Crampin AC, Mwansambo C, Costello A, Parashar U, Tate JE, Verani JR, Whitney CG, Heyderman RS, Cunliffe NA, French N.
Vaccine. 2015 Apr 24.
Concurrent and cross-season protection of inactivated influenza vaccine against A(H1N1)pdm09 illness among young children: 2012-2013 case-control evaluation of influenza vaccine effectivenessExternal
Fu C, Xu J, Lin J, Wang M, Li K, Ge J, Thompson MG.
Vaccine. 2015 Apr 25.
Immunogenicity of poliovirus vaccines in chronically malnourished infants: a randomized controlled trial in PakistanExternal
Saleem AF, Mach O, Quadri F, Khan A, Bhatti Z, Rehman NU, Zaidi S, Weldon WC, Oberste SM, Salama M, Sutter RW, Zaidi AK.
Vaccine. 2015 Apr 24.
- US assessment of HPV types in cancers: implications for current and 9-valent HPV vaccinesExternal
Using electronic clinical quality measure reporting for public health surveillanceExternal
Heisey-Grove D, Wall HK, Helwig A, Wright JS.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 May 1;64(16):439-42.
Monitoring HIV testing in the United States: consequences of methodology changes to national surveysExternal
Van Handel MM, Branson BM.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0125637.
- Using electronic clinical quality measure reporting for public health surveillanceExternal
- Longitudinal mediators of relations between family violence and adolescent dating aggression perpetration
Reyes HL, Foshee VA, Fortson BL, Valle LA, Breiding MJ, Merrick MT.
J Marriage Fam. 2015 .
- Longitudinal mediators of relations between family violence and adolescent dating aggression perpetration
Tungsten carbide-cobalt nanoparticles induce reactive oxygen species, AKT, ERK, AP-1, NF-kappaB, VEGF, and angiogenesisExternal
Liu LZ, Ding M, Zheng JZ, Zhu Y, Fenderson BA, Li B, Yu JJ, Jiang BH.
Biol Trace Elem Res. 2015 Apr 19.
Enhanced detection of type C botulinum neurotoxin by the Endopep-MS assay through optimization of peptide substratesExternal
Wang D, Krilich J, Baudys J, Barr JR, Kalb SR.
Bioorg Med Chem. 2015 Apr 10.
Folate status and concentrations of serum folate forms in the US population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2External
Pfeiffer CM, Sternberg MR, Fazili Z, Lacher DA, Zhang M, Johnson CL, Hamner HC, Bailey RL, Rader JI, Yamini S, Berry RJ, Yetley EA.
Br J Nutr. 2015 Apr 28:1-13.
Collection and laboratory methods for dried blood spots for hemoglobin A1c and total and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in population-based surveysExternal
Miller IM, Lacher DA, Chen TC, Zipf GW, Gindi RM, Galinsky AM, Nwankwo T, Terry AL.
Clin Chim Acta. 2015 May 20;445:143-54.
Optimization of LipL32 PCR assay for increased sensitivity in diagnosing leptospirosisExternal
Galloway RL, Hoffmaster AR.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Apr 9.
Comprehensive chemical characterization of rape tobacco products: nicotine, un-ionized nicotine, tobacco-specific n’-nitrosamines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and flavor constituentsExternal
Stanfill SB, da Silva AL, Lisko JG, Lawler TS, Kuklenyik P, Tyx RE, Peuchen EH, Richter P, Watson CH.
Food Chem Toxicol. 2015 Apr 28.
Antimicrobial activity of bismuth subsalicylate on Clostridium difficile, Escherichia coli O157:H7, norovirus, and other common enteric pathogensExternal
Pitz AM, Park GW, Lee D, Boissy YL, Vinje J.
Gut Microbes. 2015 Mar 4;6(2):93-100.
mRNAs and miRNAs in whole blood associated with lung hyperplasia, fibrosis, and bronchiolo-alveolar adenoma and adenocarcinoma after multi-walled carbon nanotube inhalation exposure in miceExternal
Snyder-Talkington BN, Dong C, Sargent LM, Porter DW, Staska LM, Hubbs AF, Raese R, McKinney W, Chen BT, Battelli L, Lowry DT, Reynolds SH, Castranova V, Qian Y, Guo NL.
J Appl Toxicol. 2015 Apr 29.
Potential explosion hazard of carbonaceous nanoparticles: explosion parameters of selected materialsExternal
Turkevich LA, Dastidar AG, Hachmeister Z, Lim M.
J Hazard Mater. 2015 Apr 1;295:97-103.
Comment on “Concerns with amplitude variation in calibrated audiometer systems in clinical simulations”External
Byrne DC, Themann CL, Stephenson MR.
Noise Health. 2015 May-Jun;17(76):172.
Dissolution and biodurability: important parameters needed for risk assessment of nanomaterialsExternal
Utembe W, Potgieter K, Stefaniak AB, Gulumian M.
Part Fibre Toxicol. 2015 ;12(1):11.
Method for the determination of ammonium in cigarette tobacco using ion chromatographyExternal
Watson CV, Valentin-Blasini L, Damian M, Watson CH.
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 2015 Apr 28.
Tight junction disruption by cadmium in an in vitro human airway tissue modelExternal
Cao X, Lin H, Muskhelishvili L, Latendresse J, Richter P, Heflich RH.
Respir Res. 2015 ;16(1):30.
- Tungsten carbide-cobalt nanoparticles induce reactive oxygen species, AKT, ERK, AP-1, NF-kappaB, VEGF, and angiogenesisExternal
Optimal serum and red blood cell folate concentrations in women of reproductive age for prevention of neural tube defects: World Health Organization guidelinesExternal
Cordero AM, Crider KS, Rogers LM, Cannon MJ, Berry RJ.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Apr 24;64(15):421-3.
Screening for human immunodeficiency virus and other sexually transmitted diseases among U.S. women with prenatal careExternal
Ross CE, Tao G, Patton M, Hoover KW.
Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May;125(5):1211-6.
Trends in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, intellectual disability, and vision impairment, metropolitan Atlanta, 1991-2010External
Van Naarden Braun K, Christensen D, Doernberg N, Schieve L, Rice C, Wiggins L, Schendel D, Yeargin-Allsopp M.
PLoS One. 2015 ;10(4):e0124120.
- Optimal serum and red blood cell folate concentrations in women of reproductive age for prevention of neural tube defects: World Health Organization guidelinesExternal
Impacts of a farmers’ market incentive programme on fruit and vegetable access, purchase and consumptionExternal
Olsho LE, Payne GH, Walker DK, Baronberg S, Jernigan J, Abrami A.
Public Health Nutr. 2015 Apr 29:1-10.
- Impacts of a farmers’ market incentive programme on fruit and vegetable access, purchase and consumptionExternal
Preventing falls in residential construction: effectiveness of engaging partners for a national social marketing campaignExternal
Macario E, Hannon SW, Baker R, Branche CM, Trahan C.
Am J Ind Med. 2015 Apr 27.
Work-related asthma cluster at a syntactic foam manufacturing facility – Massachusetts 2008-2013External
Casey M, Stanton ML, Cummings KJ, Pechter E, Fitzsimmons K, LeBouf RF, Schuler CR, Kreiss K.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Apr 24;64(15):411-4.
- Turning numbers into knowledge: sensors for safety, health, well-being, and productivity
Hoover M, DeBord D.
Synergist. 2015 ;26(3):22-26.
- Preventing falls in residential construction: effectiveness of engaging partners for a national social marketing campaignExternal
Canine infections with Onchocerca lupi nematodes, United States, 2011-2014External
Otranto D, Giannelli A, Latrofa MS, Dantas-Torres F, Trumble NS, Chavkin M, Kennard G, Eberhard ML, Bowman DD.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5):868-71.
Characterising temporal trends in asymptomatic Plasmodium infections and transporter polymorphisms during transition from high to low transmission in Zanzibar, 2005-2013External
Morris U, Xu W, Msellem MI, Schwartz A, Abass A, Shakely D, Cook J, Bhattarai A, Petzold M, Greenhouse B, Ali AS, Bjorkman A, Froberg G, Martensson A.
Infect Genet Evol. 2015 Apr 24.
- Canine infections with Onchocerca lupi nematodes, United States, 2011-2014External
Bayesian modeling and analysis for gradients in spatiotemporal processesExternal
Quick H, Banerjee S, Carlin BP.
Biometrics. 2015 Apr 20.
- Bayesian modeling and analysis for gradients in spatiotemporal processesExternal
Acetyl fentanyl, a novel fentanyl analog, causes 14 overdose deaths in Rhode Island, March-May 2013External
Lozier MJ, Boyd M, Stanley C, Ogilvie L, King E, Martin C, Lewis L.
J Med Toxicol. 2015 May 2.
- Acetyl fentanyl, a novel fentanyl analog, causes 14 overdose deaths in Rhode Island, March-May 2013External
Histoplasmosis in Israeli travelersExternal
Segel MJ, Rozenman J, Lindsley MD, Lachish T, Berkman N, Neuberger A, Schwartz E.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Apr 27.
Isolation of Onchocerca lupi in dogs and black flies, California, USAExternal
Hassan HK, Bolcen S, Kubofcik J, Nutman TB, Eberhard ML, Middleton K, Wekesa JW, Ruedas G, Nelson KJ, Dubielzig R, De Lombaert M, Silverman B, Schorling JJ, Adler PH, Unnasch TR, Beeler ES.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5):789-96.
Novel thogotovirus associated with febrile illness and death, United States, 2014External
Kosoy OI, Lambert AJ, Hawkinson DJ, Pastula DM, Goldsmith CS, Hunt DC, Staples JE.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5).
Comparative sequence analyses of La Crosse virus strain isolated from patient with fatal encephalitis, Tennessee, USAExternal
Lambert AJ, Fryxell RT, Freyman K, Ulloa A, Velez JO, Paulsen D, Lanciotti RS, Moncayo A.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5):833-6.
A recently discovered pathogenic paramyxovirus, Sosuga virus, is present in Rousettus aegyptiacus fruit bats at multiple locations in UgandaExternal
Amman BR, Albarino CG, Bird BH, Nyakarahuka L, Sealy TK, Balinandi S, Schuh AJ, Campbell SM, Stroher U, Jones ME, Vodzack ME, Reeder DM, Kaboyo W, Nichol ST, Towner JS.
J Wildl Dis. 2015 Apr 28.
Collection and utilization of animal carcasses associated with zoonotic disease in Tshuapa District, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2012External
Monroe BP, Doty JB, Moses C, Ibata S, Reynolds M, Carroll D.
J Wildl Dis. 2015 May 1.
Outbreak of human pneumonic plague with dog-to-human and possible human-to-human transmission – Colorado, June-July 2014External
Runfola JK, House J, Miller L, Colton L, Hite D, Hawley A, Mead P, Schriefer M, Petersen J, Casaceli C, Erlandson KM, Foster C, Pabilonia KL, Mason G, Douglas JM.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 May 1;64(16):429-34.
A household serosurvey to estimate the magnitude of a dengue outbreak in Mombasa, Kenya, 2013External
Ellis EM, Neatherlin JC, Delorey M, Ochieng M, Mohamed AH, Mogeni DO, Hunsperger E, Patta S, Gikunju S, Waiboic L, Fields B, Ofula V, Konongoi SL, Torres-Velasquez B, Marano N, Sang R, Margolis HS, Montgomery JM, Tomashek KM.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr;9(4):e0003733.
Unusually high mortality in waterfowl caused by highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) in BangladeshExternal
Haider N, Sturm-Ramirez K, Khan SU, Rahman MZ, Sarkar S, Poh MK, Shivaprasad HL, Kalam MA, Paul SK, Karmakar PC, Balish A, Chakraborty A, Mamun AA, Mikolon AB, Davis CT, Rahman M, Donis RO, Heffelfinger JD, Luby SP, Zeidner N.
Transbound Emerg Dis. 2015 Apr 19.
- Histoplasmosis in Israeli travelersExternal
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