A Desiree LaBeaud
Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
- Spectrum of Rift Valley fever virus transmission in Kenya: insights from three distinct regionsA Desiree LaBeaud
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:795-800. 2007..The extent of both epidemic and inter-epidemic RVFV transmission in Kenya is greater than previously documented...
- Interepidemic Rift Valley fever virus seropositivity, northeastern KenyaA Desiree LaBeaud
Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1240-6. 2008..Rural Gumarey reported more mosquito and animal exposure than Sogan-Godud. Seropositive persons were more likely to have visual impairment and retinal lesions; other physical findings did not differ...
- Rapid GIS-based profiling of West Nile virus transmission: defining environmental factors associated with an urban-suburban outbreak in Northeast Ohio, USAA Desiree LaBeaud
Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Geospat Health 2:215-25. 2008..This timely working identification of the transmission scale effectively focused control interventions against newly invasive WNV in a complex North American habitat...
- Do antenatal parasite infections devalue childhood vaccination?A Desiree LaBeaud
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e442. 2009..To optimize vaccine effectiveness in developing countries, better control of chronic NTDs may prove imperative...
- Planning for Rift Valley fever virus: use of geographical information systems to estimate the human health threat of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)-related transmissionSravan Kakani
Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7286, USA
Geospat Health 5:33-43. 2010..Deer population losses, either by intervention for herd reduction or by RVF-related mortality, would substantially reduce these likely transmission zones to 53.1 km(2), i.e. by 89%...
- Serologic evidence of arboviral infections among humans in KenyaLaura J Sutherland
Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:158-61. 2011..In Kenya, transmission of arboviral infection continues between known epidemics and remains common across the country...
- School-based health promotion for mosquito-borne disease prevention in childrenA Desiree LaBeaud
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
J Pediatr 155:590-2. 2009..Immediate and sustained improvements in West Nile virus knowledge and greater frequencies of reported personal protective behaviors resulted from the educational intervention...