Carol A Glaser

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A population-based study of neurologic manifestations of severe influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in California
    Carol A Glaser
    Communicable Disease and Emergency Response Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:514-20. 2012
  2. pmc Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: report of ten cases and comparison with viral encephalitis
    M S Gable
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1421-9. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Refractory status epilepticus in suspect encephalitis
    Carol A Glaser
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Branch, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Neurocrit Care 9:74-82. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Rickettsial and ehrlichial infections
    Carol Glaser
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, Richmond, VA, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 96:143-58. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Children hospitalized with 2009 novel influenza A(H1N1) in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1023-31. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Rhinovirus associated with severe lower respiratory tract infections in children
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:337-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with death or hospitalization due to pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    JAMA 302:1896-902. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Balamuthia mandrillaris, agent of amebic encephalitis: detection of serum antibodies and antigenic similarity of isolates by enzyme immunoassay
    Frederick L Schuster
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:313-20. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Under the radar: balamuthia amebic encephalitis
    Frederick L Schuster
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:879-87. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric encephalitis: what is the role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae?
    Laura J Christie
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Pediatrics 120:305-13. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint A population-based study of neurologic manifestations of severe influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in California
    Carol A Glaser
    Communicable Disease and Emergency Response Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:514-20. 2012
    ..We conducted a population-based study of neurologic manifestations associated with severe and fatal influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (2009 H1N1) cases...
  2. pmc Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: report of ten cases and comparison with viral encephalitis
    M S Gable
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1421-9. 2009
    ..Unlike classic paraneoplastic encephalitis, anti-NMDAR encephalitis affects younger patients and is often treatable. The association of NMDAR antibodies in patients with possible Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection warrants further study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Refractory status epilepticus in suspect encephalitis
    Carol A Glaser
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Branch, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Neurocrit Care 9:74-82. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether there are any distinguishing characteristics of patients with encephalitis who develop refractory status epilepticus from those who do not...
  4. doi request reprint Rickettsial and ehrlichial infections
    Carol Glaser
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, Richmond, VA, USA
    Handb Clin Neurol 96:143-58. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Children hospitalized with 2009 novel influenza A(H1N1) in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1023-31. 2010
    ..To describe clinical and epidemiologic features of 2009 novel influenza A(H1N1) in children...
  6. doi request reprint Rhinovirus associated with severe lower respiratory tract infections in children
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:337-9. 2009
    ..Coinfection with other viruses or bacteria was common (10; 47%). Rhinovirus may be associated with more severe LRTI in children than previously reported, particularly in the noninfluenza, nonrespiratory syncytial virus season...
  7. doi request reprint Factors associated with death or hospitalization due to pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in California
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    JAMA 302:1896-902. 2009
    ..Pandemic influenza A(H1N1) emerged rapidly in California in April 2009. Preliminary comparisons with seasonal influenza suggest that pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) disproportionately affects younger ages and causes generally mild disease...
  8. doi request reprint Balamuthia mandrillaris, agent of amebic encephalitis: detection of serum antibodies and antigenic similarity of isolates by enzyme immunoassay
    Frederick L Schuster
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:313-20. 2008
    ..Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay results were consistent with the IFA results. Differences between readings were likely due to cross-reactivity between Balamuthia antigens and unidentified antibodies in serum...
  9. doi request reprint Under the radar: balamuthia amebic encephalitis
    Frederick L Schuster
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:879-87. 2009
    ..We present data from 9 years (1999-2008) of tests for Balamuthia mandrillaris, an agent of amebic encephalitis that were conducted as part of the California Encephalitis Project...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric encephalitis: what is the role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae?
    Laura J Christie
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Pediatrics 120:305-13. 2007
    ..Evidence for recent or acute M. pneumoniae infection has been demonstrated in limited studies of both pediatric and adult patients with encephalitis...
  11. pmc Rapid influenza antigen test for diagnosis of pandemic (H1N1) 2009
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:824-6. 2010
    ..Overall sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values were 66%, 84%, 84%, and 64%, respectively. Rapid test results should be interpreted cautiously when pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus is suspected...
  12. ncbi request reprint Creating a model program for influenza surveillance in California: results from the 2005-2006 influenza season
    Janice K Louie
    Department of Health Services, Viral and Ricksettial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:353-7. 2007
    ..Using the 2005-2006 influenza season as an example, this paper describes a comprehensive influenza surveillance program used by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)...
  13. pmc Risk factors for West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease, California, 2005
    Cynthia M Jean
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1918-20. 2007
    ..Risk factors independently associated with developing neuroinvasive disease rather than West Nile fever included older age, male sex, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus...
  14. pmc Medical care capacity for influenza outbreaks, Los Angeles
    Carol A Glaser
    California Department of Health Services, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:569-74. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that the capacity of health-care systems to handle patient visits during influenza seasons is diminishing...
  15. pmc SARS and common viral infections
    Janice K Louie
    California Emerging Infections Program, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1143-6. 2004
    ..parainfluenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, and adenovirus) in 23 (45%) of 51 patients with suspected SARS and 9 (47%) of 19 patients with probable SARS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exposure to rodents and rodent-borne viruses among persons with elevated occupational risk
    Curtis L Fritz
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Communicable Disease Control, P O Box 942732, MS 486, Sacramento, CA 94234 7320, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:962-7. 2002
    ..IgG antibody to SNV, WWA, and Amapari viruses was not detected in any of the serum specimens. Despite considerable exposure to rodents, participants did not have significant serological evidence of exposure to rodent-borne viruses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anti-galactocerebroside testing in Mycoplasma pneumoniae-associated encephalitis
    Laura J Christie
    California Department of Health Services, Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 948040, USA
    J Neuroimmunol 189:129-31. 2007
    ..Anti-GalC antibody was found in the CSF of only eight (31%) of 21 Mp patients indicating that CSF anti-GalC antibody is not a specific marker for Mp CNS disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Severe pediatric influenza in California, 2003-2005: implications for immunization recommendations
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e610-8. 2006
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  19. pmc Diagnostic challenges of central nervous system tuberculosis
    Laura J Christie
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1473-5. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Detection of antibodies against free-living amoebae Balamuthia mandrillaris and Acanthamoeba species in a population of patients with encephalitis
    Frederick L Schuster
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1260-5. 2006
    ..We have screened serum samples from hospitalized patients with encephalitis for antibodies against these 2 amoebae as a means of detecting a disease with few defining symptoms and a poor prognosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint In search of encephalitis etiologies: diagnostic challenges in the California Encephalitis Project, 1998-2000
    Carol A Glaser
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Department of Health Services, Richmond 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:731-42. 2003
    ..A noninfectious etiology was identified in 32 cases (10%), and a nonencephalitis infection was identified in 11 (3%). Despite extensive testing and evaluation, the etiology of 208 cases (62%) remained unexplained...
  22. doi request reprint Invasive group A streptococcal infection concurrent with 2009 H1N1 influenza
    Cynthia Jean
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:e59-62. 2010
    ..Seven patients required intensive care, 8 required mechanical ventilation, and 7 died. Five of the patients, including 4 of the fatalities, were previously healthy...
  23. pmc The frequency of autoimmune N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis surpasses that of individual viral etiologies in young individuals enrolled in the California Encephalitis Project
    Mary S Gable
    Communicable Disease and Emergency Response Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:899-904. 2012
    ..We report here the relative frequency and differences among encephalitides caused by anti-NMDAR and viral etiologies within the CEP experience...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rhinovirus outbreak in a long term care facility for elderly persons associated with unusually high mortality
    Janice K Louie
    California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:262-5. 2005
    ..In elderly populations, severe illness may be associated with organisms typically considered to be "benign," such as rhinovirus...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evidence of human herpesvirus 6 infection in 4 immunocompetent patients with encephalitis
    Erin Isaacson
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:890-3. 2005
    ..All were immunocompetent and had HHV-6 loads determined in cerebrospinal fluid specimens. Tests for detection of HHV-6 should be considered for individuals with encephalitis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Patients with suspected herpes simplex encephalitis: rethinking an initial negative polymerase chain reaction result
    Ana A Weil
    Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA, 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1154-7. 2002
    ..A statewide encephalitis diagnostic project of the California State Department of Health Services found that herpes simplex virus 1 DNA may not be detectable by molecular methods early in the clinical course of herpes simplex encephalitis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Encephalitis
    Paul Lewis
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Pediatr Rev 26:353-63. 2005
  28. doi request reprint The management of encephalitis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Allan R Tunkel
    Dept of Medicine, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:303-27. 2008
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