Wences Arvelo

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Case-control study to determine risk factors for diarrhea among children during a large outbreak in a country with a high prevalence of HIV infection
    Wences Arvelo
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e1002-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Community perceptions of bloody diarrhoea in an urban slum in South Asia: implications for introduction of a Shigella vaccine
    W Arvelo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:599-605. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Hospitalization and mortality among primarily nonbreastfed children during a large outbreak of diarrhea and malnutrition in Botswana, 2006
    Tracy L Creek
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 04, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:14-9. 2010
  4. pmc Surveillance for hospitalized acute respiratory infection in guatemala
    Jennifer R Verani
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83600. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of a widespread outbreak of diarrhea associated with increased mortality and malnutrition in Botswana, January-March, 2006
    Ondrej Mach
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:812-8. 2009
  6. pmc Clinical assessment of self-reported acute flaccid paralysis in a population-based setting in Guatemala
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic and Vector Borne Diseases NCZVED, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:712-6. 2010
  7. pmc A comparison of the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15826. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Rotavirus disease burden among children <5 years of age--Santa Rosa, Guatemala, 2007-2009
    Jennifer Cortes
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:254-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The epidemiology and clinical characteristics of young children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus infections in Guatemala (2007-2010)
    Gayle Fischer Langley
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:629-35. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Typhoid fever outbreak associated with frozen mamey pulp imported from Guatemala to the western United States, 2010
    Anagha Loharikar
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:61-6. 2012

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Case-control study to determine risk factors for diarrhea among children during a large outbreak in a country with a high prevalence of HIV infection
    Wences Arvelo
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e1002-7. 2010
    ..We conducted an investigation to characterize the outbreak, identify risk factors for diarrhea, and recommend control strategies...
  2. doi request reprint Community perceptions of bloody diarrhoea in an urban slum in South Asia: implications for introduction of a Shigella vaccine
    W Arvelo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:599-605. 2011
    ..While respondents valued a vaccine for prevention of bloody diarrhoea, they were only willing to pay minimally for it. Therefore, achieving a high rate of Shigella vaccine coverage may require subsidy of vaccine purchase...
  3. doi request reprint Hospitalization and mortality among primarily nonbreastfed children during a large outbreak of diarrhea and malnutrition in Botswana, 2006
    Tracy L Creek
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 04, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:14-9. 2010
    ..Botswana has high HIV prevalence among pregnant women (33.4% in 2005), and an estimated 35% of all infants under the age of 6 months are not breastfed...
  4. pmc Surveillance for hospitalized acute respiratory infection in guatemala
    Jennifer R Verani
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83600. 2013
    ..These data, which demonstrate a substantial burden of hospitalized ARI in Guatemala due to a variety of pathogens, can help guide public health policies aimed at reducing the burden of illness and death due to respiratory infections. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of a widespread outbreak of diarrhea associated with increased mortality and malnutrition in Botswana, January-March, 2006
    Ondrej Mach
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:812-8. 2009
    ..This survey highlights the need for safe infant feeding and effective treatment of malnutrition and diarrhea in young children...
  6. pmc Clinical assessment of self-reported acute flaccid paralysis in a population-based setting in Guatemala
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic and Vector Borne Diseases NCZVED, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:712-6. 2010
    ..Usual surveillance methods for AFP, particularly in developing countries, may underestimate the true burden of non-poliovirus AFP...
  7. pmc A comparison of the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15826. 2010
    ..We compare the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A (H1N1 and H3N2) and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) (pH1N1) using a prospective surveillance system for acute respiratory disease in Guatemala...
  8. doi request reprint Rotavirus disease burden among children <5 years of age--Santa Rosa, Guatemala, 2007-2009
    Jennifer Cortes
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:254-9. 2012
    ..To assess the burden of rotavirus disease in Guatemala, in view of the recent introduction of a national rotavirus vaccination programme...
  9. doi request reprint The epidemiology and clinical characteristics of young children hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus infections in Guatemala (2007-2010)
    Gayle Fischer Langley
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:629-35. 2013
    ..We report population-based incidence rates and describe epidemiological and clinical characteristics of children <5 years old hospitalized with RSV infections in Guatemala...
  10. doi request reprint Typhoid fever outbreak associated with frozen mamey pulp imported from Guatemala to the western United States, 2010
    Anagha Loharikar
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:61-6. 2012
    ..Fifty-four outbreaks of domestically acquired typhoid fever were reported between 1960 and 1999. In 2010, the Southern Nevada Health District detected an outbreak of typhoid fever among persons who had not recently travelled abroad...
  11. doi request reprint Transmission risk factors and treatment of pediatric shigellosis during a large daycare center-associated outbreak of multidrug resistant Shigella sonnei: implications for the management of shigellosis outbreaks among children
    Wences Arvelo
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329 4018, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:976-80. 2009
    ..From May to October 2005, 639 Shigella sonnei cases were reported in northwest Missouri, mostly among persons exposed to daycare centers...