Duc J Vugia

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Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Endemic cryptosporidiosis and exposure to municipal tap water in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): a case-control study
    Tomas J Aragon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:2. 2003
  2. pmc Mycobacteria in nail salon whirlpool footbaths, California
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:616-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Invasive Salmonella infections in the United States, FoodNet, 1996-1999: incidence, serotype distribution, and outcome
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S149-56. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A restaurant-associated outbreak of Brainerd diarrhea in California
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:62-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States and declining trend in incidence, FoodNet 1996-1999
    Michael C Samuel
    California Emerging Infections Program, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S165-74. 2004
  6. pmc Barriers to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease autopsies, California
    Janice K Louie
    California Emerging Infections Program, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1677-80. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Akiko C Kimura
    California Department of Health Services, Gardena, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1099-103. 2005
  8. pmc Botulism from drinking pruno
    Duc J Vugia
    Infectious Diseases Branch, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Bldg P, 2nd Floor, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:69-71. 2009
  9. pmc Beliefs about appropriate antibacterial therapy, California
    Kate C Cummings
    California Department of Health Services, Immunization Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1138-41. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of mycobacterial furunculosis associated with footbaths at a nail salon
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1366-71. 2002

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Publications42

  1. pmc Endemic cryptosporidiosis and exposure to municipal tap water in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): a case-control study
    Tomas J Aragon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:2. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that drinking tap water was associated with developing cryptosporidiosis, we conducted a matched case-control study among persons with AIDS in San Francisco...
  2. pmc Mycobacteria in nail salon whirlpool footbaths, California
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:616-8. 2005
    ..We swabbed 30 footbaths in 18 nail salons from 5 California counties and found mycobacteria in 29 (97%); M. fortuitum was the most common. Mycobacteria may pose an infectious risk for pedicure customers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Invasive Salmonella infections in the United States, FoodNet, 1996-1999: incidence, serotype distribution, and outcome
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S149-56. 2004
    ..Invasive Salmonella infections are a substantial health problem in the United States and contribute to hospitalizations and deaths...
  4. ncbi request reprint A restaurant-associated outbreak of Brainerd diarrhea in California
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:62-4. 2006
    ..A Campylobacter species was detected in some patients' stool specimens, but its role in the outbreak remains unclear...
  5. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States and declining trend in incidence, FoodNet 1996-1999
    Michael C Samuel
    California Emerging Infections Program, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S165-74. 2004
    ..Although the number of Campylobacter infections appears to have decreased in the United States during 1996-1999, the disease burden remains significant, which underscores the need to better understand how the disease is transmitted...
  6. pmc Barriers to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease autopsies, California
    Janice K Louie
    California Emerging Infections Program, Richmond, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1677-80. 2004
    ..Most neurologists were comfortable diagnosing CJD (83%), but few pathologists felt comfortable diagnosing CJD (35%) or performing autopsy (29%). Addressing obstacles to autopsy is necessary to improve CJD surveillance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Akiko C Kimura
    California Department of Health Services, Gardena, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1099-103. 2005
    ..pickettii is rarely isolated from clinical specimens. In August 2001, a cluster of R. pickettii bacteremia occurred among neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) infants at a California hospital...
  8. pmc Botulism from drinking pruno
    Duc J Vugia
    Infectious Diseases Branch, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Bldg P, 2nd Floor, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:69-71. 2009
    ..In the first outbreak, 4 inmates were hospitalized, 2 of whom required intubation. In the second event, 1 inmate required intubation. Pruno, an alcoholic drink made illicitly in prisons, was the novel vehicle for these cases...
  9. pmc Beliefs about appropriate antibacterial therapy, California
    Kate C Cummings
    California Department of Health Services, Immunization Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1138-41. 2005
    ..3% decline in a key misconception in California women in 2003 compared to 2000; declines varied significantly by education level. Educational campaigns specifically designed to influence important subpopulations are needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of mycobacterial furunculosis associated with footbaths at a nail salon
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1366-71. 2002
    ..The patients had received pedicures at the same nail salon. We identified and investigated an outbreak of Mycobacterium fortuitum furunculosis among customers of this nail salon...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemic and sporadic cases of nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis associated with laser in situ keratomileusis
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:223-4. 2003
    ..To report national case-finding results for nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis and describe its association with laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  12. pmc The effectiveness of vaccine day and educational interventions on influenza vaccine coverage among health care workers at long-term care facilities
    Akiko C Kimura
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Gardena, CA 90248, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:684-90. 2007
    ..We examined barriers to influenza vaccination among long-term care facility (LTCF) health care workers in Southern California and developed simple, effective interventions to improve influenza vaccine coverage of these workers...
  13. doi request reprint A novel risk factor for a novel virus: obesity and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1)
    Janice K Louie
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:301-12. 2011
    ..many critically ill patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) (2009 H1N1) infection were noted to be obese, but whether obesity, rather than its associated co-morbidities, is an independent risk factor for severe infection is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of necrotizing fasciitis due to Clostridium sordellii among black-tar heroin users
    Akiko C Kimura
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Gardena, California 90248, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:e87-91. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint The clinical management and outcome of nail salon-acquired Mycobacterium fortuitum skin infection
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:38-44. 2004
    ..Early administration of therapy was associated with shorter duration of disease only in persons with multiple boils (P<.01). One untreated, healthy patient had lymphatic disease dissemination...
  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. pmc Multistate shigellosis outbreak and commercially prepared food, United States
    Akiko C Kimura
    Infectious Diseases Branch, California Department of Health Services, Gardena, California 90248, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1147-9. 2004
    ..This outbreak demonstrates the vulnerability of the food supply and how infectious organisms can rapidly disseminate through point-source contamination of a widely distributed food item...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Is drinking water a risk factor for endemic cryptosporidiosis? A case-control study in the immunocompetent general population of the San Francisco Bay Area
    Asheena Khalakdina
    Division of Public Health Biology and Epidemiology, Centers for Family and Community Health and Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:11. 2003
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  20. doi request reprint Recurrent wound botulism among injection drug users in California
    Jean Yuan
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:862-6. 2011
    ..Botulism is a rare disease and recurrent botulism even more rare. We review cases of recurrent wound botulism (WB) among injection drug users (IDUs) in California from 1993 through 2006 and describe 2 case patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in San Francisco Bay area hospitals during 1994 to 1998
    Jon Rosenberg
    Infectious Diseases Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, 2151 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:408-12. 2004
    ..To determine the magnitude of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in three counties in the San Francisco Bay area...
  22. ncbi request reprint Population-based trends in pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome in California, 1994-1999: substantial underreporting and public health implications
    Kate C Cummings
    Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley 94704, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:941-8. 2002
    ..Reporting HUS cases to public health authorities is important for disease control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus transmission from an anesthesiologist to a patient
    Sara H Cody
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:345-50. 2002
    ..An anesthesiologist was diagnosed as having acute hepatitis C 3 days after providing anesthesia during the thoracotomy of a 64-year-old man (patient A). Eight weeks later, patient A was diagnosed as having acute hepatitis C...
  24. pmc Participant blinding and gastrointestinal illness in a randomized, controlled trial of an in-home drinking water intervention
    John M Colford
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:29-36. 2002
    ..75, 2.33) and the attributable risk was 0.24 (95% CI -0.33, 0.57). These data confirm that participants can be successfully blinded to treatment group assignment during a randomized trial of an in-home drinking water intervention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of shigellosis in San Francisco: the role of sexual transmission and HIV infection
    Tomas J Aragon
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:327-34. 2007
    ..No population-based study of sporadic shigellosis has evaluated the role of sexual practices (especially among MSM) and HIV infection along with other established risk factors for shigellosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reduction in the incidence of invasive listeriosis in foodborne diseases active surveillance network sites, 1996-2003
    Andrew C Voetsch
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:513-20. 2007
    ..Listeriosis is a leading cause of death among patients with foodborne diseases in the United States. Monitoring disease incidence is an important element of listeriosis surveillance and control...
  27. pmc Consumer attitudes and use of antibiotics
    Jodi Vanden Eng
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1128-35. 2003
    ..National educational efforts are needed to address these issues if patient demand for antibiotics is to be reduced...
  28. pmc Antimicrobial resistance among Campylobacter strains, United States, 1997-2001
    Amita Gupta
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1102-9. 2004
    ..Ciprofloxacin resistance has emerged among Campylobacter since 1990 and has increased in prevalence since 1997...
  29. ncbi request reprint Salmonellosis outcomes differ substantially by serotype
    Timothy F Jones
    Communicable and Environmental Disease Services, Tennessee Department of Health, 1st Floor, Cordell Hull Bldg, 425 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37243, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:109-14. 2008
    ..Most human infections are caused by closely related serotypes within 1 species of Salmonella. Few data are available on differences in severity of disease among common serotypes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations and deaths due to Salmonella infections, FoodNet, 1996-1999
    Malinda Kennedy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S142-8. 2004
    ..Although Salmonella infection was seldom listed as a cause of death on hospital charts and death certificates, our chart review suggests that Salmonella infection contributed to these deaths...
  31. pmc Clinical response and outcome of infection with Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi with decreased susceptibility to fluoroquinolones: a United States foodnet multicenter retrospective cohort study
    John A Crump
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, MS A 38, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1278-84. 2008
    ..We demonstrate that patients infected with Salmonella serotype Typhi isolates with DCS show evidence of a longer time to fever clearance and more frequent treatment failure. Nalidixic acid screening does not detect all isolates with DCS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prolonged diarrhea due to ciprofloxacin-resistant campylobacter infection
    Jennifer M Nelson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1150-7. 2004
    ..Although human infections with ciprofloxacin-resistant Campylobacter have become increasingly common, the human health consequences of such infections are not well described...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter infections: eating poultry outside of the home and foreign travel are risk factors
    Heidi D Kassenborg
    Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S279-84. 2004
    ..Control measures should include efforts to improve food handling in commercial establishments...
  34. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella is associated with excess bloodstream infections and hospitalizations
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:554-61. 2005
    ..Nontyphoidal Salmonella is a leading cause of foodborne illness. Few studies have explored the health consequences of antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella...
  35. ncbi request reprint Persistent diarrhea, arthritis, and other complications of enteric infections: a pilot survey based on California FoodNet surveillance, 1998-1999
    Judy R Rees
    California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S311-7. 2004
    ..Three respondents reported hair loss. The frequency, nature, and etiology of these complications merit further investigation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Farm visits and undercooked hamburgers as major risk factors for sporadic Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection: data from a case-control study in 5 FoodNet sites
    Heidi D Kassenborg
    Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S271-8. 2004
    ..O157 control measures should focus on reducing risks associated with eating undercooked hamburger, dining at table-service restaurants, and farm exposures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prior antimicrobial agent use increases the risk of sporadic infections with multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium: a FoodNet case-control study, 1996-1997
    M Kathleen Glynn
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Disease, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S227-36. 2004
    ..Prudent antimicrobial agent use among humans and among veterinarians and food-animal producers is necessary to reduce the burden of drug-resistant salmonellosis in humans...
  38. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence of infection with selected bacterial enteric pathogens in children younger than five years of age, 1996-1998
    Kathleen M Koehler
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:129-34. 2006
    ..Previous studies of bacterial enteric infections have suggested a disproportionate disease burden for children younger than 5 years of age...
  39. doi request reprint Increased detection of meningococcal infections in california using a polymerase chain reaction assay
    Kate C Cummings
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1124-6. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Serratia marcescens infections following injection of betamethasone compounded at a community pharmacy
    Rachel Civen
    Los Angles County Department of Health Services, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:831-7. 2006
    ..In June 2001, following the report of 4 patients with Serratia marcescens meningitis who received epidural injections of betamethasone compounded at a community pharmacy, we initiated an outbreak investigation...
  41. pmc Risk factors for sporadic cryptosporidiosis among immunocompetent persons in the United States from 1999 to 2001
    Sharon L Roy
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mailstop E52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2944-51. 2004
    ....
  42. pmc Reducing Legionella colonization in water systems with monochloramine
    Brendan Flannery
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:588-96. 2006
    ..Increasing use of monochloramine in water supplies throughout the United States may reduce Legionella transmission and incidence of Legionnaires' disease...