J M Stuart

Summary

Affiliation: Central Public Health Laboratory
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality and meningococcal disease
    J M Stuart
    Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 5:327-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for sporadic giardiasis: a case-control study in southwestern England
    James M Stuart
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre Southwest, Gloucester, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:229-33. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of meningococcal infection in laboratory workers--an audit of practice in England and Wales
    R Boutet
    PHLS Meningococcal Reference Unit, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 4:130-2. 2001
  4. pmc Risk factors for meningococcal disease in university halls of residence
    S J Nelson
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
    Epidemiol Infect 126:211-7. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventing secondary meningococcal disease in health care workers: recommendations of a working group of the PHLS meningococcus forum
    J M Stuart
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre South West, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 4:102-5. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhanced surveillance scheme for suspected meningococcal disease in five regional health authorities in England: 1998
    K L Davison
    Immunisation Division, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ
    Commun Dis Public Health 5:205-12. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk of laboratory-acquired meningococcal disease
    R Boutet
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    J Hosp Infect 49:282-4. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigation of an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections associated with a trip to France of schoolchildren from Somerset, England
    E Duffell
    Communicable Diseases Surveillance Centre South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 8:81-6. 2003
  9. pmc Trends in incidence of pneumococcal disease before introduction of conjugate vaccine: South West England, 1996-2005
    C A Ihekweazu
    Health Protection Agency, South West, Stonehouse, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1096-102. 2008
  10. pmc Clusters of meningococcal disease in school and preschool settings in England and Wales: what is the risk?
    K L Davison
    Immunisation Department, HPA Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:256-60. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality and meningococcal disease
    J M Stuart
    Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 5:327-8. 2002
    ..In young children the incidence was twice as high in the most deprived compared with the least deprived electoral wards. By addressing social inequalities the incidence of this serious infection could be reduced...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for sporadic giardiasis: a case-control study in southwestern England
    James M Stuart
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre Southwest, Gloucester, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:229-33. 2003
    ..Although case-control studies are prone to bias and the risk of Giardia infection is minimized by water treatment processes, the possibility that treated tap water is a source of sporadic giardiasis warrants further investigation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevention of meningococcal infection in laboratory workers--an audit of practice in England and Wales
    R Boutet
    PHLS Meningococcal Reference Unit, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 4:130-2. 2001
    ..The recommendation that a safety cabinet should always be used for such purposes needs reiteration and implementation...
  4. pmc Risk factors for meningococcal disease in university halls of residence
    S J Nelson
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
    Epidemiol Infect 126:211-7. 2001
    ..Universities should continue to promote awareness of meningococcal disease, encourage vaccination of first year students against serogroup C disease, and where appropriate, take measures to reduce overcrowding...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventing secondary meningococcal disease in health care workers: recommendations of a working group of the PHLS meningococcus forum
    J M Stuart
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre South West, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 4:102-5. 2001
    ..Wearing surgical face masks is encouraged to reduce risk of exposure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Enhanced surveillance scheme for suspected meningococcal disease in five regional health authorities in England: 1998
    K L Davison
    Immunisation Division, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ
    Commun Dis Public Health 5:205-12. 2002
    ..These data were used to inform the national meningococcal serogroup C conjugate vaccination programme in England and Wales. In 1999 ESMD was extended to all regions of England, Wales and Northern Ireland...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk of laboratory-acquired meningococcal disease
    R Boutet
    PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    J Hosp Infect 49:282-4. 2001
    ..In view of the potentially serious outcome from this infection, a safety cabinet should always be used when preparing or working with suspensions of meningococci. Vaccination policy for microbiology laboratory workers should be reviewed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigation of an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections associated with a trip to France of schoolchildren from Somerset, England
    E Duffell
    Communicable Diseases Surveillance Centre South West, Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 8:81-6. 2003
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  9. pmc Trends in incidence of pneumococcal disease before introduction of conjugate vaccine: South West England, 1996-2005
    C A Ihekweazu
    Health Protection Agency, South West, Stonehouse, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1096-102. 2008
    ..This study provides an important baseline to assess the impact of changing vaccination programmes on the epidemiology of IPD, thus informing future use of pneumococcal vaccines...
  10. pmc Clusters of meningococcal disease in school and preschool settings in England and Wales: what is the risk?
    K L Davison
    Immunisation Department, HPA Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:256-60. 2004
    ..To assess the risk of further cases in educational settings in order to inform policy on managing cases and clusters of meningococcal disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Invasive group A streptococcal disease: should close contacts routinely receive antibiotic prophylaxis?
    A Smith
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:494-500. 2005
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  12. pmc Effectiveness of different policies in preventing meningococcal disease clusters following a single case in day-care and pre-school settings in Europe
    D Boccia
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:872-7. 2006
    ..8, 95% CI 0.7-22.0), although the difference was not statistically significant (P=0.22). The costs of this approach and the low risk of clustering need to be taken into account when deciding national policy...
  13. pmc Changing epidemiology of bacterial meningitis among adults in England and Wales 1991-2002
    A B Gjini
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:567-9. 2006
    ..Improvements in clinical management, childhood vaccination programmes and the re-emergence of tuberculosis are likely to be drivers of these changes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium outbreak linked to interactive water feature, UK: importance of guidelines
    M Jones
    Health Protection Agency South West, Stonehouse, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 11:126-8. 2006
    ..The Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group in United Kingdom has now produced guidelines...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of in-hospital care for adults with acute bacterial meningitis: a national retrospective survey
    A B Gjini
    Social Medicine Department, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, UK
    QJM 99:761-9. 2006
    ..In contrast to paediatric practice, data from industrialized countries with regard to current hospital management practice are lacking...
  16. ncbi request reprint Case-control study for risk factors for Q fever in southwest England and Northern Ireland
    H J Orr
    Health Protection Agency South West, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 11:260-2. 2006
    ..8) and smoking emerged as a possible risk factor. This is the first case-control study to identify occupational exposure to animals or animal products as the most likely route of infection in sporadic cases as opposed to outbreaks...
  17. pmc Effectiveness of vaccinating household contacts in addition to chemoprophylaxis after a case of meningococcal disease: a systematic review
    M R Hoek
    EPIET ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1441-7. 2008
    ..7-1.7). This review supports vaccination of household contacts in addition to chemoprophylaxis to reduce the risk of meningococcal disease among household contacts of a case caused by a vaccine-preventable serogroup...