Issue 9 March 3, 2016
CDC Science Clips: Volume 8, Issue 9, March 3, 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.
CDC Vital Signs
*Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States
Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/threat-report-2013/. 2013 .
*Approaches for preventing healthcare-associated infections: go long or go wide?External
Septimus E, Weinstein RA, Perl TM, Goldmann DA, Yokoe DS.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep;35 Suppl 2:S10-4.
Antimicrobial resistance and virulence: a successful or deleterious association in the bacterial world?External
Beceiro A, Tomas M, Bou G.
Clin Microbiol Rev. 2013 Apr;26(2):185-230.
Origins and evolution of antibiotic resistanceExternal
Davies J, Davies D.
Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2010 Sep;74(3):417-33.
Vital signs: improving antibiotic use among hospitalized patientsExternal
Fridkin S, Baggs J, Fagan R, Magill S, Pollack LA, Malpiedi P, Slayton R, et al .
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Mar 7;63(9):194-200.
Burden of Clostridium difficile infection in the United StatesExternal
Lessa FC, Mu Y, Bamberg WM, Beldavs ZG, Dumyati GK, Dunn JR, Farley MM, et al .
N Engl J Med. 2015 Feb 26;372(9):825-34.
The importance of long-term acute care hospitals in the regional epidemiology of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing EnterobacteriaceaeExternal
Lin MY, Lyles-Banks RD, Lolans K, Hines DW, Spear JB, Petrak R, Trick WE, Weinstein RA, Hayden MK.
Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Nov;57(9):1246-52.
Multistate point-prevalence survey of health care-associated infectionsExternal
Magill SS, Edwards JR, Bamberg W, Beldavs ZG, Dumyati G, Kainer MA, Lynfield R, et al .
N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 27;370(13):1198-208.
Prevalence of antimicrobial use in US acute care hospitals, May-September 2011External
Magill SS, Edwards JR, Beldavs ZG, Dumyati G, Janelle SJ, Kainer MA, Lynfield R, et al .
Jama. 2014 Oct 8;312(14):1438-46.
Vital Signs: Estimated effects of a coordinated approach for action to reduce antibiotic-resistant infections in health care facilities – United StatesExternal
Slayton RB, Toth D, Lee BY, Tanner W, Bartsch SM, Khader K, Wong K, et al .
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015 Aug 7;64(30):826-31.
- *Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States
CDC Authored Publications
The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text.
Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
Effect of Asthma Call-back Survey methodology changes on work-related asthma estimates, 19 states, 2007-2012External
Dodd KE, Mazurek JM.
J Asthma. 2016 Feb 10:1-5.
Asthma-related school absenteeism, morbidity, and modifiable factorsExternal
Hsu J, Qin X, Beavers SF, Mirabelli MC.
Am J Prev Med. 2016 Feb 9.
Prevalence of healthy sleep duration among adults – United States, 2014External
Liu Y, Wheaton AG, Chapman DP, Cunningham TJ, Lu H, Croft JB.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(6):137-141.
Worksite cancer prevention activities in the National Comprehensive Cancer Control ProgramExternal
Nahmias Z, Townsend JS, Neri A, Stewart SL.
J Community Health. 2016 Feb 13.
World Health Organization guidelines for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2-3 and screen-and-treat strategies to prevent cervical cancerExternal
Santesso N, Mustafa RA, Schunemann HJ, Arbyn M, Blumenthal PD, Cain J, Chirenje M, Denny L, De Vuyst H, Eckert LO, Forhan SE, Franco EL, Gage JC, Garcia F, Herrero R, Jeronimo J, Lu ER, Luciani S, Quek SC, Sankaranarayanan R, Tsu V, Broutet N.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Dec 14.
- Effect of Asthma Call-back Survey methodology changes on work-related asthma estimates, 19 states, 2007-2012External
“Wake up! HIV is at your door”: African American faith leaders in the rural south and HIV perceptions: A qualitative analysisExternal
Aholou TM, Cooks E, Murray A, Sutton MY, Gaul Z, Gaskins S, Payne-Foster P.
J Relig Health. 2016 Feb 16.
Progress toward strengthening national blood transfusion services – 14 countries, 2011-2014External
Chevalier MS, Kuehnert M, Basavaraju SV, Bjork A, Pitman JP.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):115-9.
Influenza-related hospitalizations and poverty levels – United States, 2010-2012External
Hadler JL, Yousey-Hindes K, Perez A, Anderson EJ, Bargsten M, Bohm SR, Hill M, Hogan B, Laidler M, Lindegren ML, Lung KL, Mermel E, Miller L, Morin C, Parker E, Zansky SM, Chaves SS.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):101-5.
Completion rate and side-effect profile of three-month isoniazid and rifapentine treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in an urban county jailExternal
Juarez-Reyes M, Gallivan M, Chyorny A, O’Keeffe L, Shah NS.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;3(1):ofv220.
HIV-related risk behaviors among male high school students who had sexual contact with males – 17 large urban school districts, United States, 2009-2013External
Kann L, Olsen EO, Kinchen S, Morris E, Wolitski RJ.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):106-9.
Meeting report: 4th ISIRV Antiviral Group Conference: novel antiviral therapies for influenza and other respiratory virusesExternal
McKimm-Breschkin JL, Fry A.
Antiviral Res. 2016 Feb 9.
Control of trachoma from Achham District, Nepal: A cross-sectional study from the Nepal National Trachoma ProgramExternal
Pant BP, Bhatta RC, Chaudhary JS, Awasthi S, Mishra S, Sharma S, Cuddapah PA, Gwyn SE, Stoller NE, Martin DL, Keenan JD, Lietman TM, Gaynor BD.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb;10(2):e0004462.
Screening yield of HIV antigen/antibody combination and pooled HIV RNA testing for acute HIV infection in a high-prevalence populationExternal
Peters PJ, Westheimer E, Cohen S, Hightow-Weidman LB, Moss N, Tsoi B, Hall L, Fann C, Daskalakis DC, Beagle S, Patel P, Radix A, Foust E, Kohn RP, Marmorino J, Pandori M, Fu J, Samandari T, Gay CL.
Jama. 2016 Feb 16;315(7):682-90.
Respiratory viral testing and influenza antiviral prescriptions during hospitalization for acute respiratory illnessesExternal
Rolfes MA, Yousey-Hindes KM, Meek JI, Fry AM, Chaves SS.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;3(1):ofv216.
Factors associated with HIV testing among African American female adolescents in juvenile detention centersExternal
Seth P, Raiford J, DiClemente RJ.
AIDS Behav. 2016 Feb 12.
Population-based estimates of life expectancy after HIV diagnosis. United States 2008 – 2011External
Siddiqi AE, Hall HI, Hu X, Song R.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 17.
Clinical management of Ebola virus disease in the United States and EuropeExternal
Uyeki TM, Mehta AK, Davey RT, Liddell AM, Wolf T, Vetter P, Schmiedel S, Grunewald T, Jacobs M, Arribas JR, Evans L, Hewlett AL, Brantsaeter AB, Ippolito G, Rapp C, Hoepelman AI, Gutman J.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 18;374(7):636-46.
Cluster of HIV infections attributed to unsafe injection practices – Cambodia, December 1, 2014-February 28, 2015External
Vun MC, Galang RR, Fujita M, Killam W, Gokhale R, Pitman J, Selenic D, Mam S, Mom C, Fontenille D, Rouet F, Vonthanak S.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(6):142-145.
Occupational HIV transmission among male adult film performers – multiple states, 2014External
Wilken JA, Ried C, Rickett P, Arno JN, Mendez Y, Harrison RJ, Wohlfeiler D, Bauer HM, Joyce MP, Switzer WM, Heneine W, Shankar A, Mark KE.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):110-4.
Molecular epidemiology and transmission dynamics of recent and long-term HIV-1 infections in rural Western KenyaExternal
Zeh C, Inzaule SC, Ondoa P, Nafisa LG, Kasembeli A, Otieno F, Vandenhoudt H, Amornkul PN, Mills LA, Nkengasong JN.
PLoS One. 2016 ;11(2):e0147436.
- “Wake up! HIV is at your door”: African American faith leaders in the rural south and HIV perceptions: A qualitative analysisExternal
Fit assessment of N95 filtering-facepiece respirators in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Strategic National StockpileExternal
Bergman M, Zhuang Z, Brochu E, Palmiero A.
J Int Soc Respir Prot. 2015 ;32(2):50-64.
- Fit assessment of N95 filtering-facepiece respirators in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Strategic National StockpileExternal
The association of urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon biomarkers and cardiovascular disease in the US populationExternal
Alshaarawy O, Elbaz HA, Andrew ME.
Environ Int. 2016 Feb 12;89-90:174-178.
Long-term exposure to ozone and life expectancy in the United States, 2002 to 2008External
Li C, Balluz LS, Vaidyanathan A, Wen XJ, Hao Y, Qualters JR.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(7):e2474.
- The association of urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon biomarkers and cardiovascular disease in the US populationExternal
National and regional representativeness of hospital emergency department visit data in the National Syndromic Surveillance Program, United States, 2014External
Coates RJ, Perez A, Baer A, Zhou H, English R, Coletta M, Dey A.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2016 Feb 17:1-8.
- National and regional representativeness of hospital emergency department visit data in the National Syndromic Surveillance Program, United States, 2014External
What makes a bacterial species pathogenic?: Comparative genomic analysis of the genus LeptospiraExternal
Fouts DE, Matthias MA, Adhikarla H, Adler B, Amorim-Santos L, Berg DE, Bulach D, Buschiazzo A, Chang YF, Galloway RL, Haake DA, Haft DH, Hartskeerl R, Ko AI, Levett PN, Matsunaga J, Mechaly AE, Monk JM, Nascimento AL, Nelson KE, Palsson B, Peacock SJ, Picardeau M, Ricaldi JN, Thaipandungpanit J, Wunder EA, Yang XF, Zhang JJ, Vinetz JM.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb;10(2):e0004403.
Implementation of the 21-gene recurrence score test in the United States in 2011External
Lynch JA, Berse B, Petkov V, Filipski K, Zhou Y, Khoury MJ, Hassett M, Freedman AN.
Genet Med. 2016 Feb 18.
- What makes a bacterial species pathogenic?: Comparative genomic analysis of the genus LeptospiraExternal
Causes and disparities in death rates among urban American Indian and Alaska Native populations, 1999-2009External
Jacobs-Wingo JL, Espey DK, Groom AV, Phillips LE, Haverkamp DS, Stanley SL.
Am J Public Health. 2016 Feb 18:e1-e9.
- Causes and disparities in death rates among urban American Indian and Alaska Native populations, 1999-2009External
A data-driven allocation tool for in-kind resources distributed by a state health departmentExternal
Peterson C, Kegler SR, Parker W, Sullivan D.
Traffic Inj Prev. 2016 Feb 18:0.
Cost-effectiveness/cost-benefit analysis of newborn screening for severe combined immune deficiency in Washington stateExternal
Ding Y, Thompson JD, Kobrynski L, Ojodu J, Zarbalian G, Grosse SD.
J Pediatr. 2016 Feb 11.
- A data-driven allocation tool for in-kind resources distributed by a state health departmentExternal
Evidence-based update to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection: developmental processExternal
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Feb 18.
Sustained infection reduction in outpatient hemodialysis centers participating in a collaborative bloodstream infection prevention effortExternal
Yi SH, Kallen AJ, Hess S, Bren VR, Lincoln ME, Downham G, Kelley K, Booth SL, Weirich H, Shugart A, Lines C, Melville A, Jernigan JA, Kleinbaum DG, Patel PR.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Feb 12:1-4.
- Evidence-based update to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection: developmental processExternal
The impact and cost-effectiveness of nonavalent HPV vaccination in the United States: Estimates from a simplified transmission modelExternal
Chesson HW, Markowitz LE, Hariri S, Ekwueme DU, Saraiya M.
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Feb 18:0.
Supplemental measles vaccine antibody response among HIV-infected and -uninfected children in Malawi after 1- and 2-dose primary measles vaccination schedulesExternal
Fowlkes AL, Witte D, Beeler J, Audet SA, Broadhead R, Bellini WJ, Cutts F, Helfand RF.
Vaccine. 2016 Feb 9.
Vaccination with virus-like particles containing H5 antigens from three H5N1 clades protects chickens from H5N1 and H5N8 influenza virusesExternal
Kapczynski DR, Tumpey TM, Hidajat R, Zsak A, Chrzastek K, Tretyakova I, Pushko P.
Vaccine. 2016 Feb 8.
Notes from the field: circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks – five countries, 2014-2015External
Morales M, Nnadi CD, Tangermann RH, Wassilak SG.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):128-9.
Humoral and cell mediated immune responses to alternate booster schedules of anthrax vaccine adsorbed in humansExternal
Quinn CP, Sabourin CL, Schiffer JM, Niemuth NA, Semenova VA, Li H, Rudge TL, Brys AM, Mittler RS, Ibegbu CC, Wrammert J, Ahmed R, Parker SD, Babcock J, Keitel W, Poland GA, Keyserling HL, Sahly HE, Jacobson RM, Marano N, Plikaytis BD, Wright JG.
Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2016 Feb 10.
Notes from the field: Administration error involving a meningococcal conjugate vaccine – United States, March 1, 2010-September 22, 2015External
Su JR, Miller ER, Duffy J, Baer BM, Cano MV.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(6):161-162.
- The impact and cost-effectiveness of nonavalent HPV vaccination in the United States: Estimates from a simplified transmission modelExternal
Disability and risk of recent sexual violence in the United StatesExternal
Basile KC, Breiding MJ, Smith SG.
Am J Public Health. 2016 Feb 18:e1-e6.
Unintentional injuries treated in hospital emergency departments among persons aged 65 years and older, United States, 2006-2011External
DeGrauw X, Annest JL, Stevens JA, Xu L, Coronado V.
J Safety Res. 2016 Feb;56:105-9.
Major causes of injury death and the life expectancy gap between the United States and other high-income countriesExternal
Fenelon A, Chen LH, Baker SP.
Jama. 2016 Feb 9;315(6):609-11.
Paid family leave’s effect on hospital admissions for pediatric abusive head traumaExternal
Klevens J, Luo F, Xu L, Peterson C, Latzman NE.
Inj Prev. 2016 Feb 11.
- Disability and risk of recent sexual violence in the United StatesExternal
Rapid detection and typing of pathogenic nonpneumophila Legionella spp. isolates using a multiplex real-time PCR assayExternal
Benitez AJ, Winchell JM.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 12.
Performance of a scanning mobility particle sizer in measuring diverse types of airborne nanoparticles: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes, welding fumes, and titanium dioxide sprayExternal
Chen BT, Schwegler-Berry D, Cumpston A, Cumpston J, Friend S, Stone S, Keane M.
J Occup Environ Hyg. 2016 Feb 12:0.
Persistence of HIV antibody avidity in the presence of antiretroviral therapyExternal
Curtis K, Price K, Niedzwiedz P, Masciotra S, Owen M.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2016 Feb 18.
Identification of antigenic glycans from Schistosoma mansoni using a shotgun egg glycan microarrayExternal
Mickum ML, Prasanphanich NS, Song X, Dorabawila N, Mandalasi M, Lasanajak Y, Luyai A, Secor WE, Wilkins PP, Van Die I, Smith DF, Nyame AK, Cummings RD, Rivera-Marrero CA.
Infect Immun. 2016 Feb 16.
A cross-sectional study on schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths in Mbita district, western Kenya using different copromicroscopic techniquesExternal
Ng’etich AI, Rawago FO, Jura WG, Mwinzi PN, Won KY, Odiere MR.
Parasit Vectors. 2016 ;9(1):87.
Characterizing dust from cutting Corian(R), a solid-surface composite material, in a laboratory testing systemExternal
Qi C, Echt A, Murata TK.
Ann Occup Hyg. 2016 Feb 12.
Performance of high flow rate personal respirable samplers when challenged with mineral aerosols of different particle size distributionsExternal
Stacey P, Thorpe A, Echt A.
Ann Occup Hyg. 2016 Feb 10.
Detection of Onchocerca volvulus in skin snips by microscopy and real-time polymerase chain reaction: Implications for monitoring and evaluation activitiesExternal
Thiele EA, Cama VA, Lakwo T, Mekasha S, Abanyie F, Sleshi M, Kebede A, Cantey PT.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Feb 15.
The influence of inhaled multi-walled carbon nanotubes on the autonomic nervous systemExternal
Zheng W, McKinney W, Kashon M, Salmen R, Castranova V, Kan H.
Part Fibre Toxicol. 2016 ;13(1):8.
- Rapid detection and typing of pathogenic nonpneumophila Legionella spp. isolates using a multiplex real-time PCR assayExternal
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are clearly brain-basedExternal
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Feb 16.
Thiamin and riboflavin in human milk: Effects of lipid-based nutrient supplementation and stage of lactation on vitamer secretion and contributions to total vitamin contentExternal
Hampel D, Shahab-Ferdows S, Adair LS, Bentley ME, Flax VL, Jamieson DJ, Ellington SR, Tegha G, Chasela CS, Kamwendo D, Allen LH.
PLoS One. 2016 ;11(2):e0149479.
- Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are clearly brain-basedExternal
The influence of “westernization” on nutrition and physical activity behaviors of adolescents in New Delhi, India: are we exporting an epidemic of obesity?External
Harrell M, Ussery E, Greene-Cramer B, Ranjit N, Sharma SV, Arora M. (Not in PubMed)
Journal of Applied Research on Children. 2015 ;6(2).
Effects of community-based sales of micronutrient powders on morbidity episodes in preschool children in Western KenyaExternal
Suchdev PS, Addo OY, Martorell R, Grant FK, Ruth LJ, Patel MK, Juliao PC, Quick R, Flores-Ayala R.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Feb 10.
- The influence of “westernization” on nutrition and physical activity behaviors of adolescents in New Delhi, India: are we exporting an epidemic of obesity?External
Calibration of high flow rate thoracic size selective samplersExternal
Lee T, Thorpe A, Cauda E, Harper M.
J Occup Environ Hyg. 2016 Feb 18:0.
Assessing the protection of the nanomaterial workforceExternal
Schulte PA, Iavicoli I, Rantanen JH, Dahmann D, Iavicoli S, Pipke R, Guseva Canu I, Boccuni F, Ricci M, Polci ML, Sabbioni E, Pietroiusti A, Mantovani E.
Nanotoxicology. 2016 Feb 10:1-7.
- Calibration of high flow rate thoracic size selective samplersExternal
Determination of the fire hazards of mine materials using a radiant panelExternal
Harteis SP, Litton CD, Thomas RA.
Min Eng. 2016 Jan;68(1):40-45.
- Determination of the fire hazards of mine materials using a radiant panelExternal
Averting a malaria disaster: will insecticide resistance derail malaria control?External
Hemingway J, Ranson H, Magill A, Kolaczinski J, Fornadel C, Gimnig J, Coetzee M, Simard F, Roch DK, Hinzoumbe CK, Pickett J, Schellenberg D, Gething P, Hoppe M, Hamon N.
Lancet. 2016 Feb 12.
- Averting a malaria disaster: will insecticide resistance derail malaria control?External
Classification and rates of adverse events in a Malawi male circumcision program: impact of quality improvement trainingExternal
Kohler PK, Namate D, Barnhart S, Chimbwandira F, Tippet-Barr BA, Perdue T, Chilongozi DA, Tenthani L, Phiri O, Msungama W, Holmes KK, Krieger JN.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 ;16(1):61.
- Classification and rates of adverse events in a Malawi male circumcision program: impact of quality improvement trainingExternal
C-reactive protein increases with gestational age during pregnancy among Chinese womenExternal
Mei Z, Li H, Serdula MK, Flores-Ayala RC, Wang L, Liu JM, Grummer-Strawn LM.
Am J Hum Biol. 2016 Feb 11.
Factors associated with contraceptive use differ between younger and older African-American female adolescentsExternal
North Clarke KE, Kraft JM, Wiener JB, Hatfield-Timajchy K, Kottke M, Sales JM, Goedken P, Kourtis AP.
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016 Feb 11.
- C-reactive protein increases with gestational age during pregnancy among Chinese womenExternal
An overview of tobacco control and prevention policy status in AfricaExternal
Husain MJ, English LM, Ramanandraibe N.
Prev Med. 2016 Feb 11.
Receipt of evidence-based brief cessation interventions by health professionals and use of cessation assisted treatments among current adult cigarette-only smokers: National Adult Tobacco Survey, 2009-2010External
Kruger J, O’Halloran A, Rosenthal AC, Babb SD, Fiore MC.
BMC Public Health. 2016 ;16(1):141.
Secondhand smoke exposure at home among one billion children in 21 countries: findings from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)External
Mbulo L, Palipudi KM, Andes L, Morton J, Bashir R, Fouad H, Ramanandraibe N, Caixeta R, Dias RC, Wijnhoven TM, Kashiwabara M, Sinha DN, Tursan d’Espaignet E.
Tob Control. 2016 Feb 11.
- An overview of tobacco control and prevention policy status in AfricaExternal
Zika virus and microcephaly: why is this situation a PHEIC?External
Heymann DL, Hodgson A, Sall AA, Freedman DO, Staples JE, Althabe F, Baruah K, Mahmud G, Kandun N, Vasconcelos PF, Bino S, Menon KU.
Lancet. 2016 Feb 11.
Notes from the field: evidence of Zika virus infection in brain and placental tissues from two congenitally infected newborns and two fetal losses – Brazil, 2015External
Martines RB, Bhatnagar J, Keating MK, Silva-Flannery L, Muehlenbachs A, Gary J, Goldsmith C, Hale G, Ritter J, Rollin D, Shieh WJ, Luz KG, Ramos AM, Davi HP, Kleber de Oliveria W, Lanciotti R, Lambert A, Zaki S.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(6):159-160.
Zika virus and pregnancy: what obstetric health care providers need to knowExternal
Meaney-Delman D, Rasmussen SA, Staples JE, Oduyebo T, Ellington SR, Petersen EE, Fischer M, Jamieson DJ.
Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Feb 17.
Update: interim gidelines for health care providers caring for pregnant women and women of reproductive age with possible Zika virus exposure – United States, 2016External
Oduyebo T, Petersen EE, Rasmussen SA, Mead PS, Meaney-Delman D, Renquist CM, Ellington SR, Fischer M, Staples JE, Powers AM, Villanueva J, Galang RR, Dieke A, Munoz JL, Honein MA, Jamieson DJ.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):122-7.
Interim guidelines for prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus – United States, 2016External
Oster AM, Brooks JT, Stryker JE, Kachur RE, Mead P, Pesik NT, Petersen LR.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(5):120-1.
Two distinct Yersinia pestis populations causing plague among humans in the West Nile region of UgandaExternal
Respicio-Kingry LB, Yockey BM, Acayo S, Kaggwa J, Apangu T, Kugeler KJ, Eisen RJ, Griffith KS, Mead PS, Schriefer ME, Petersen JM.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb;10(2):e0004360.
Local transmission of Zika Virus – Puerto Rico, November 23, 2015-January 28, 2016External
Thomas DL, Sharp TM, Torres J, Armstrong PA, Munoz-Jordan J, Ryff KR, Martinez-Quinones A, Arias-Berrios J, Mayshack M, Garayalde GJ, Saavedra S, Luciano CA, Valencia-Prado M, Waterman S, Rivera-Garcia B.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 ;65(6):154-158.
- Zika virus and microcephaly: why is this situation a PHEIC?External
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