Issue 8, February 23, 2016
CDC Science Clips: Volume 8, Issue 8, February 23, 2016
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.
Phylogenetic analysis of chikungunya virus strains circulating in the Western HemisphereExternal
Lanciotti RS, Lambert AJ.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Feb 8.
Abrupt decline in tuberculosis among foreign-born persons in the United StatesExternal
Baker BJ, Winston CA, Liu Y, France AM, Cain KP.
PLoS One. 2016 ;11(2):e0147353.
- Phylogenetic analysis of chikungunya virus strains circulating in the Western HemisphereExternal
Spatial variation of insecticide resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti presents unique vector control challengesExternal
Deming R, Manrique-Saide P, Medina Barreiro A, Cardena EU, Che-Mendoza A, Jones B, Liebman K, Vizcaino L, Vazquez-Prokopec G, Lenhart A.
Parasit Vectors. 2016 ;9(1):67.
- Spatial variation of insecticide resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti presents unique vector control challengesExternal
A systematic meta-analysis of toxoplasma gondii prevalence in food animals in the United StatesExternal
Guo M, Mishra A, Buchanan RL, Dubey JP, Hill DE, Gamble HR, Jones JL, Pradhan AK.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2016 Feb 8.
- A systematic meta-analysis of toxoplasma gondii prevalence in food animals in the United StatesExternal
Combining global elimination of measles and rubella with strengthening of health systems in developing countriesExternal
Andrus JK, Cochi SL, Cooper LZ, Klein JD.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Feb 1;35(2):327-33.
The effect of heterogeneity in uptake of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine on the potential for outbreaks of measles: a modelling studyExternal
Glasser JW, Feng Z, Omer SB, Smith PJ, Rodewald LE.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 4.
- Combining global elimination of measles and rubella with strengthening of health systems in developing countriesExternal
Implementation measurement for evidence-based violence prevention programs in communitiesExternal
Massetti GM, Holland KM, Gorman-Smith D.
J Community Health. 2016 Feb 10.
- Implementation measurement for evidence-based violence prevention programs in communitiesExternal
Evaluation of multiple blood matrices for assessment of human exposure to nerve agentsExternal
Schulze ND, Hamelin EI, Winkeljohn WR, Shaner RL, Basden BJ, deCastro BR, Pantazides BG, Thomas JD, Johnson RC.
J Anal Toxicol. 2016 Feb 8.
Measurement of macrocyclic trichothecene in floor dust of water-damaged buildings using gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry- dust matrix effectsExternal
Saito R, Park JH, LeBouf R, Green BJ, Park Y.
J Occup Environ Hyg. 2016 Feb 6:0.
Quantification of influenza virus RNA in aerosols in patient roomsExternal
Leung NH, Zhou J, Chu DK, Yu H, Lindsley WG, Beezhold DH, Yen HL, Li Y, Seto WH, Peiris JS, Cowling BJ.
PLoS One. 2016 ;11(2):e0148669.
- Evaluation of multiple blood matrices for assessment of human exposure to nerve agentsExternal
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text.
Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Reporting of adherence to healthy lifestyle behaviors among hypertensive adults in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, 2013External
Fang J, Moore L, Loustalot F, Yang Q, Ayala C.
J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016 Jan 11.
Clinical cancer advances 2016: Annual report on progress against cancer from the American Society of Clinical OncologyExternal
Dizon DS, Krilov L, Cohen E, Gangadhar T, Ganz PA, Hensing TA, Hunger S, Krishnamurthi SS, Lassman AB, Markham MJ, Mayer E, Neuss M, Pal SK, Richardson LC, Schilsky R, Schwartz GK, Spriggs DR, Villalona-Calero MA, Villani G, Masters G.
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Feb 4.
Predicting periodontitis at state and local levels in the United StatesExternal
Eke PI, Zhang X, Lu H, Wei L, Thornton-Evans G, Greenlund KJ, Holt JB, Croft JB.
J Dent Res. 2016 Feb 4.
Asthma action plan receipt among children with asthma 2-17 years of age, United States, 2002-2013External
Simon AE, Akinbami LJ.
J Pediatr. 2016 Feb 5.
- Reporting of adherence to healthy lifestyle behaviors among hypertensive adults in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, 2013External
Slow progress in finalizing measles and rubella elimination in the European regionExternal
Biellik R, Davidkin I, Esposito S, Lobanov A, Kojouharova M, Pfaff G, Santos JI, Simpson J, Mamou MB, Butler R, Deshevoi S, Huseynov S, Jankovic D, Shefer A.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Feb 1;35(2):322-6.
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative: progress, lessons learned, and polio legacy transition planningExternal
Cochi SL, Hegg L, Kaur A, Pandak C, Jafari H.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Feb 1;35(2):277-83.
HIV-related mortality among adults (>/=18 years) of various Hispanic or Latino subgroups – United States, 2006-2010External
Clark H, Surendera Babu A, Harris S, Hardnett F.
J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2015 Mar;2(1):53-61.
Decentralizing access to antiretroviral therapy for children living with HIV in SwazilandExternal
Auld AF, Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha H, Azih C, Kamiru H, Baughman AL, Agolory S, Abrams E, Ellerbrock TV, Okello V, Bicego G, Ehrenkranz P.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Feb 4.
Direct observation of treatment provided by a family member as compared to non-family member among children with new tuberculosis: a pragmatic, non-inferiority, cluster-randomized trial in Gujarat, IndiaExternal
Dave PV, Shah AN, Nimavat PB, Modi BB, Pujara KR, Patel P, Mehariya K, Rade KV, Shekar S, Sachdeva KS, Oeltmann JE, Kumar AM.
PLoS One. 2016 ;11(2):e0148488.
Estimating the prevalence and predictors of incorrect condom use among sexually active adults in Kenya: results from a nationally representative surveyExternal
Grasso MA, Schwarcz S, Galbraith JS, Musyoki H, Kambona C, Kellogg TA.
Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Feb;43(2):87-93.
What is the use of rapid syphilis tests in the United States?External
Peterman TA, Fakile YF.
Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Mar;43(3):201-3.
Recent biomarker-confirmed unprotected vaginal sex, but not self-reported unprotected sex, is associated with recurrent bacterial vaginosisExternal
Turner AN, Carr Reese P, Snead MC, Fields K, Ervin M, Kourtis AP, Klebanoff MA, Gallo MF.
Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Mar;43(3):172-6.
- Slow progress in finalizing measles and rubella elimination in the European regionExternal
Differential diagnosis of Japanese encephalitis virus infections with the Inbios JE Detect and DEN Detect MAC-ELISA kitsExternal
Johnson BW, Goodman CH, Jee YM, Featherstone DA.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Feb 8.
Serological survey for antibodies to mosquito-borne bunyaviruses among US National Park Service and US Forest Service employeesExternal
Kosoy O, Rabe I, Geissler A, Adjemian J, Panella A, Laven J, Basile AJ, Velez J, Griffith K, Wong D, Fischer M, Lanciotti RS.
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2016 Feb 8.
- Differential diagnosis of Japanese encephalitis virus infections with the Inbios JE Detect and DEN Detect MAC-ELISA kitsExternal
Population density, poor sanitation, and enteric infections in Nueva Santa Rosa, GuatemalaExternal
Jarquin C, Arnold BF, Munoz F, Lopez B, Cuellar VM, Thornton A, Patel J, Reyes L, Roy SL, Bryan JP, McCracken JP, Colford JM.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Feb 8.
Menstrual cycle perturbation by organohalogens and elements in the Cree of James Bay, CanadaExternal
Wainman BC, Kesner JS, Martin ID, Meadows JW, Krieg EF, Nieboer E, Tsuji LJ.
Chemosphere. 2016 Feb 5;149:190-201.
Urinary and blood cadmium and lead and kidney function: NHANES 2007-2012External
Buser MC, Ingber SZ, Raines N, Fowler DA, Scinicariello F.
Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2016 Jan 28.
- Population density, poor sanitation, and enteric infections in Nueva Santa Rosa, GuatemalaExternal
Haematospirillum jordaniae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human blood samplesExternal
Humrighouse BW, Emery BD, Kelly AJ, Metcalfe MG, Mbizo J, McQuiston JR.
Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2016 Feb 8.
Complete closed genome sequences of salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotypes Anatum, Montevideo, Typhimurium, and Newport, isolated from beef, cattle, and humansExternal
Harhay DM, Bono JL, Smith TP, Fields PI, Dinsmore BA, Santovenia M, Kelley CM, Wang R, Harhay GP.
Genome Announc. 2016 ;4(1).
- Haematospirillum jordaniae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human blood samplesExternal
Costs of expanded rapid HIV testing in four emergency departmentsExternal
Schackman BR, Eggman AA, Leff JA, Braunlin M, Felsen UR, Fitzpatrick L, Telzak EE, El-Sadr W, Branson BM.
Public Health Rep. 2016 Jan-Feb;131 Suppl 1:71-81.
- Costs of expanded rapid HIV testing in four emergency departmentsExternal
Increasing coverage of appropriate vaccinations: a Community Guide systematic economic reviewExternal
Jacob V, Chattopadhyay SK, Hopkins DP, Murphy Morgan J, Pitan AA, Clymer JM.
Am J Prev Med. 2016 Feb 1.
Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in preventing influenza primary care visits and hospitalisation in Auckland, New Zealand in 2015: interim estimatesExternal
Bissielo A, Pierse N, Huang QS, Thompson MG, Kelly H, Mishin VP, Turner N.
Euro Surveill. 2015 Jan 7;21(1).
Gavi’s transition policy: moving from development assistance to domestic financing of immunization programsExternal
Kallenberg J, Mok W, Newman R, Nguyen A, Ryckman T, Saxenian H, Wilson P.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Feb 1;35(2):250-8.
Meningococcal conjugate and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccination among HIV-infected youthExternal
Setse RW, Siberry GK, Moss WJ, Wheeling J, Bohannon BA, Dominguez KL.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Feb 5.
Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to seasonal influenza vaccine among pregnant women in ThailandExternal
Ditsungnoen D, Greenbaum A, Prapasiri P, Dawood FS, Thompson MG, Yoocharoen P, Lindblade KA, Olsen SJ, Muangchana C.
Vaccine. 2016 Feb 5.
Place of influenza vaccination among children-United States, 2010-11 through 2013-14 influenza seasonsExternal
Santibanez TA, Vogt T, Zhai Y, McIntyre A.
Vaccine. 2016 Feb 2.
HPV vaccination coverage of teen girls: The influence of health care providersExternal
Smith PJ, Stokley S, Bednarczyk RA, Orenstein WA, Omer SB.
Vaccine. 2016 Feb 4.
- Increasing coverage of appropriate vaccinations: a Community Guide systematic economic reviewExternal
Older adult falls seen by emergency medical service providers: a prevention opportunityExternal
Faul M, Stevens JA, Sasser SM, Alee L, Deokar AJ, Kuhls DA, Burke PA.
Am J Prev Med. 2016 Feb 2.
- Older adult falls seen by emergency medical service providers: a prevention opportunityExternal
Clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural findings of a fatal case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection in United Arab Emirates, April 2014External
Ng DL, Al Hosani F, Keating MK, Gerber SI, Jones TL, Metcalfe MG, Tong S, Tao Y, Alami NN, Haynes LM, Mutei MA, Abdel-Wareth L, Uyeki TM, Swerdlow DL, Barakat M, Zaki SR.
Am J Pathol. 2016 Jan 22.
Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella in the United States: 1948 – 1995External
Tadesse DA, Singh A, Zhao S, Bartholomew M, Womack N, Ayers S, Fields PI, McDermott PF.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Feb 8.
Dietary and lifestyle determinants of acrylamide and glycidamide hemoglobin adducts in non-smoking postmenopausal women from the EPIC cohortExternal
Obon-Santacana M, Lujan-Barroso L, Freisling H, Cadeau C, Fagherazzi G, Boutron-Ruault MC, Kaaks R, Fortner RT, Boeing H, Ramon Quiros J, Molina-Montes E, Chamosa S, Castano JM, Ardanaz E, Khaw KT, Wareham N, Key T, Trichopoulou A, Lagiou P, Naska A, Palli D, Grioni S, Tumino R, Vineis P, De Magistris MS, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Peeters PH, Wennberg M, Bergdahl IA, Vesper H, Riboli E, Duell EJ.
Eur J Nutr. 2016 Feb 5.
Real-time TaqMan PCR assay for the detection of heat-labile and heat-stable enterotoxin genes in a geographically diverse collection of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli strains and stool specimensExternal
Pattabiraman V, Parsons MB, Bopp CA.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2016 Feb 9.
Characterization and comparative analysis of 2,4-toluene diisocyanate and 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate haptenated human serum albumin and hemoglobinExternal
Mhike M, Hettick JM, Chipinda I, Law BF, Bledsoe TA, Lemons AR, Nayak AP, Green BJ, Beezhold DH, Simoyi RH, Siegel PD.
J Immunol Methods. 2016 Feb 4.
Long-term daily vibration exposure alters current perception threshold (CPT) sensitivity and myelinated axons in a rat-tail model of vibration-induced injuryExternal
Krajnak K, Raju SG, Miller GR, Johnson C, Waugh S, Kashon ML, Riley DA.
J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2016 Feb 6:1-11.
Identification of a novel pathogenic Borrelia species causing Lyme borreliosis with unusually high spirochaetaemia: a descriptive studyExternal
Pritt BS, Mead PS, Johnson DK, Neitzel DF, Respicio-Kingry LB, Davis JP, Schiffman E, Sloan LM, Schriefer ME, Replogle AJ, Paskewitz SM, Ray JA, Bjork J, Steward CR, Deedon A, Lee X, Kingry LC, Miller TK, Feist MA, Theel ES, Patel R, Irish CL, Petersen JM.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 5.
Thyroid hormones and timing of pubertal onset in a longitudinal cohort of females, Northern California, 2006-11External
Wilken JA, Greenspan LC, Kushi LH, Voss RW, Windham GC.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2016 Feb 5.
- Clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural findings of a fatal case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection in United Arab Emirates, April 2014External
Prevalence of cerebral palsy and intellectual disability among children identified in two U.S. National Surveys, 2011-2013External
Maenner MJ, Blumberg SJ, Kogan MD, Christensen D, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Schieve LA.
Ann Epidemiol. 2016 Jan 12.
Hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women in Haiti: A cross-sectional serosurveyExternal
Tohme RA, Andre-Alboth J, Tejada-Strop A, Shi R, Boncy J, Francois J, Domercant JW, Griswold M, Hyppolite E, Adrien P, Kamili S.
J Clin Virol. 2016 Jan 28;76:66-71.
Maternal immunization to prevent neonatal group B streptococcal diseaseExternal
Schrag SJ. (Not in PubMed)
Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 ;127(2):199-201.
The health system impact of false positive newborn screening results for medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency: a cohort studyExternal
Karaceper MD, Chakraborty P, Coyle D, Wilson K, Kronick JB, Hawken S, Davies C, Brownell M, Dodds L, Feigenbaum A, Fell DB, Grosse SD, Guttmann A, Laberge AM, Mhanni A, Miller FA, Mitchell JJ, Nakhla M, Prasad C, Rockman-Greenberg C, Sparkes R, Wilson BJ, Potter BK.
Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2016 ;11(1):12.
- Prevalence of cerebral palsy and intellectual disability among children identified in two U.S. National Surveys, 2011-2013External
Annual decline in forced expiratory volume is steeper in aluminum potroom workers than in workers without exposure to potroom fumesExternal
Soyseth V, Henneberger PK, Einvik G, Virji MA, Bakke B, Kongerud J.
Am J Ind Med. 2016 Feb 8.
Implementing an integrated health protection/health promotion intervention in the hospital setting: Lessons learned from the Be Well, Work Well StudyExternal
Sorensen G, Nagler EM, Hashimoto D, Dennerlein JT, Theron JV, Stoddard AM, Buxton O, Wallace LM, Kenwood C, Nelson CC, Tamers SL, Grant MP, Wagner G.
J Occup Environ Med. 2016 Feb;58(2):185-94.
- Annual decline in forced expiratory volume is steeper in aluminum potroom workers than in workers without exposure to potroom fumesExternal
A case study of multi-seam coal mine entry stability analysis with strength reduction methodExternal
Tulu IB, Esterhuizen GS, Klemetti T, Murphy MM, Sumner J, Sloan M. (Not in PubMed)
International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 2016 .
- A case study of multi-seam coal mine entry stability analysis with strength reduction methodExternal
Community perceptions of mass screening and treatment for malaria in Siaya County, western KenyaExternal
Shuford K, Were F, Awino N, Samuels A, Ouma P, Kariuki S, Desai M, Allen DR.
Malar J. 2016 ;15(1):71.
Experiences of a community-based lymphedema management program for lymphatic filariasis in Odisha State, India: an analysis of focus group discussions with patients, families, community members and program volunteersExternal
Cassidy T, Worrell CM, Little K, Prakash A, Patra I, Rout J, Fox LM.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb;10(2):e0004424.
- Community perceptions of mass screening and treatment for malaria in Siaya County, western KenyaExternal
Association of progestin contraceptive implant and weight gainExternal
Gallo MF, Legardy-Williams J, Hylton-Kong T, Rattray C, Kourtis AP, Jamieson DJ, Steiner MJ.
Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Feb 4.
Relationship between mean leucocyte telomere length and measures of allostatic load in US reproductive-aged women, NHANES 1999-2002External
Ahrens KA, Rossen LM, Simon AE.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2016 Feb 8.
- Association of progestin contraceptive implant and weight gainExternal
Use and effectiveness of quitlines versus Web-based tobacco cessation interventions among 4 state tobacco control programsExternal
Neri AJ, Momin BR, Thompson TD, Kahende J, Zhang L, Puckett MC, Stewart SL.
Cancer. 2016 Feb 8.
Changes in the medical management of patients on opioid analgesics following a diagnosis of substance abuseExternal
Paulozzi LJ, Zhou C, Jones CM, Xu L, Florence CS.
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2016 Feb 10.
How tobacco quitline callers in 38 US states reported hearing about quitline services, 2010-2013External
Schauer GL, Malarcher A, Mann N, Fabrikant J, Zhang L, Babb S.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 ;13:E17.
- Use and effectiveness of quitlines versus Web-based tobacco cessation interventions among 4 state tobacco control programsExternal
Is the microagglutination test (MAT) good for predicting the infecting serogroup for leptospirosis in Brazil?External
Blanco RM, Dos Santos LF, Galloway RL, Romero EC.
Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;44:34-6.
- Is the microagglutination test (MAT) good for predicting the infecting serogroup for leptospirosis in Brazil?External
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