K L Winthrop

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis associated with therapy against tumor necrosis factor alpha
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2968-74. 2005
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Alfalfa sprouts and Salmonella Kottbus infection: a multistate outbreak following inadequate seed disinfection with heat and chlorine
    K L Winthrop
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Communicable Disease Control, 2151 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Food Prot 66:13-7. 2003
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis via lung transplantation
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1529-33. 2004
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Inhalational anthrax outbreak among postal workers, Washington, D.C., 2001
    Puneet K Dewan
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1066-72. 2002
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of human contacts: a Mycobacterium bovis outbreak among cattle at a California dairy
    K L Winthrop
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:809-13. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis associated with therapy against tumor necrosis factor alpha
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2968-74. 2005
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alfalfa sprouts and Salmonella Kottbus infection: a multistate outbreak following inadequate seed disinfection with heat and chlorine
    K L Winthrop
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Communicable Disease Control, 2151 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Food Prot 66:13-7. 2003
    ..Until other effective disinfection technologies are developed, producers should adhere to FDA recommendations for sprout seed disinfection...
  4. 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)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis via lung transplantation
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1529-33. 2004
    ..Tuberculosis was transmitted from lung donor to recipient. As organ transplantation becomes more common worldwide, similar cases could occur. Screening for TB in potential organ donors should be considered...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Inhalational anthrax outbreak among postal workers, Washington, D.C., 2001
    Puneet K Dewan
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1066-72. 2002
    ..Prophylaxis was necessary for all employees. To protect postal workers against bioterrorism, measures to reduce the risk of occupational exposure are necessary...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of human contacts: a Mycobacterium bovis outbreak among cattle at a California dairy
    K L Winthrop
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:809-13. 2005
    ..In May 2002, a Mycobacterium bovis outbreak occurred among cattle at a California dairy. We investigated to determine whether persons were infected after working with the cattle or drinking their raw milk...
  11. pmc Interferon-gamma release assays for diagnosing mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in renal dialysis patients
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1357-63. 2008
    ..Outcome measures included the prevalence of positive test results, identification of factors associated with positive results, and test result discordance...
  12. ncbi request reprint The reliability of anterior segment lesions as indicators of onchocercal eye disease in Guatemala
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:1058-62. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that inflammatory punctate keratitis is neither a specific nor a reliable indicator of onchocercal eye disease. Future prevalence surveys should rely upon noninflammatory lesions as disease indicators...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nontuberuclous mycobacterial disease: updated diagnostic criteria for an under-recognized infectious complication of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:E1. 2007
  14. pmc Influenza, Winter Olympiad, 2002
    Adi V Gundlapalli
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:144-6. 2006
    ..Influenza A/B was diagnosed in 36 of 188 patients, including 13 athletes. Prompt management limited the spread of this outbreak...
  15. doi request reprint Mycobacterial and other serious infections in patients receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor and other newly approved biologic therapies: case finding through the Emerging Infections Network
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland 97239, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1738-40. 2008
    ..Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections, histoplasmosis, and invasive Staphylococcus aureus infection were all reported more frequently than was tuberculosis disease in this context...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium marinum presenting as large verrucous plaques on the lower extremity of a South Pacific Islander
    Joseph V Lillis
    Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:166-7. 2008
    ..marinum. This morphology, distribution, and disease course is likely representative of an atypical presentation of M. marinum infection in South Pacific Islanders...