Division of Bacterial Diseases (DBD) News Bulletin
In This Issue
- Exploring Meningococcal Outbreaks & Carriage
- White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship
- New EIS Officers & LLS Fellow
- DBD Supports the Ebola Response
- MenAfriNet Partners Respond to Niger Outbreak
- Laboratory & Communications
- Vaccine News & Meetings
- Epi-Aids & Outbreak Investigations
- Publication Highlights
October 2, 2015: Content on this page kept for historical reasons.
Acosta AM, DeBolt C, Tasslimi A, et al. Tdap vaccine effectiveness in adolescents during the 2012 Washington state pertussis epidemic. Pediatrics. 2015;135(6):981–9.
Beaudoin A, Edison L, Introcaso CE, et al. Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease among children—American Samoa, 2011–2012. MMWR. 2015;64(20):555–8.
Beer KD, Gargano JW, Roberts VA, et al. Outbreaks associated with environmental and undetermined water exposures—United States, 2011–2012. MMWR. 2015;64(31):849–51.
Burgos-Rivera B, Lee AD, Bowden KE, et al. Evaluation of level of agreement in Bordetella species identification in three United States laboratories during a period of increased pertussis. J Clin Microbiol. 2015;53(6):1842–7.
Chalker VJ, Pereyre S, Dumke R, et al. International Mycoplasma pneumoniae typing study: Interpretation of M. pneumoniae multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis. New Microbes New Infect. 2015;7:37–40.
Demirjian A, Lucas CE, Garrison LE, et al. The importance of clinical surveillance in detecting Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks: A large outbreak in a hospital with a Legionella disinfection system—Pennsylvania, 2011–2012. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(11):1596–1602.
Desai AP, Sharma D, Crispell EK, et al. Decline in pneumococcal nasopharyngeal carriage of vaccine serotypes after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children in Atlanta, Georgia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Diaz MH, Benitez AJ, Cross KE, et al. Molecular detection and characterization of Mycoplasma pneumoniae among patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in the United States. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Folaranmi T, Rubin L, Martin SW, et al. Use of serogroup B meningococcal vaccines in persons aged ≥10 years at increased risk for serogroup B meningococcal disease: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2015. MMWR. 2015;64(22):608–12.
Francois Watkins LK, Sanchez GV, Albert AP, et al. Knowledge and attitudes regarding antibiotic use among Hispanic consumers, all adult consumers, and health care providers — United States, 2012–2013. MMWR. 2015;64(28):767–70.
Gambhir M, Clark TA, Cauchemez S, et al. A change in vaccine efficacy and duration of protection explains recent rises in pertussis incidence in the United States. PLoS Comput Biol. 2015;11(4):e1004138.
Harcourt BH, Anderson RD, Wu HM, et al. Population-based surveillance of Neisseria meningitidis antimicrobial resistance in the United States. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Harris AM, Del Yazzie D, Antone-Nez R, et al. Community-acquired invasive GAS disease among Native Americans in Arizona, USA, winter 2013. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21(1):177–9.
Hicks LA, Bartoces MG, Roberts RM, et al. U.S. outpatient antibiotic prescribing varies according to geography, patient population, and provider specialty in 2011. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(9):1308–16.
Jain S, Self WH, Wunderink RG, et al. Community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization among U.S. adults. N Eng J Med. 2015;373(5):415–27.
Jones BE, Sauer B, Jones MM, et al. Variation in outpatient antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in the veteran population. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Jul 21. [Epub ahead of print]
King JC, Gao Y, Quinn CP, et al. Evaluation of anthrax vaccine safety in 18 to 20 year olds; a first step towards age de-escalation studies in adolescents. Vaccine. 2015;33(21):2470–6.
McNamara LA, Shumate AM, Johnsen P, et al. First use of a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine in the US in response to a university outbreak. Pediatrics. 2015;135(5):798–804.
McNamara LA, Shumate AM, Johnsen Pet al. First use of a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine in the US in response to a university outbreak. Pediatrics. 2015;135(5):798–804.
Mercante JW, Winchell JM. Current and emerging Legionella diagnostics for laboratory and outbreak investigations. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2015;28(1):95–133.
Moore MR, Link-Gelles R, Schaffner W, et al. Impact of use of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine used in children on invasive pneumococcal disease in children and adults in the USA: analysis of multisite, population-based surveillance. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015;15(3):301–9.
Moore MR, Whitney CG. Use of pneumococcal disease epidemiology to set policy and prevent disease during 20 years of the Emerging Infections Program. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21(9):1151–6.
Olson D, Francois Watkins LK, Demirjian A, et al. Outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae-associated Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Pediatrics. 2015;136(2):e386–94.
Pilishvili T, Bennett NM. Pneumococcal disease prevention among adults: strategies for the use of pneumococcal vaccines. Vaccine. 2015 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Schiffer JM, Chen L, Dalton S, et al. Bridging non-human primate correlates of protection to reassess the anthrax vaccine adsorbed booster schedule in humans. Vaccine. 2015;33(31):3709–16.
Skoff TH, Baumbach J, Cieslak PR. Tracking pertussis and evaluating control measures through enhanced pertussis surveillance, Emerging Infections Program, United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Soeters HM, McNamara LA, Whaley M, et al. Serogroup B meningococcal disease outbreak and carriage evaluation at a college—Rhode Island, 2015. MMWR. 2015;64(22):606–7.
Tiwari TSP, Baughman AL, Clark TA. First pertussis vaccine dose and prevention of infant mortality. Pediatrics. 2015;135(6):900–9.
Wang X, Shutt KA, Vuong JT, et al. Changes in the population structure of invasive Neisseria meningitidis in the United States after quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine licensure. J Infect Dis. 2015;211(12):1887–94.
Williams MM, Taylor TH Jr, Warshauer DM, et al. Harmonization of Bordetella pertussis real-time PCR diagnostics in the United States in 2012. J Clin Microbiol. 2015;53(1):118-23.