Henry C Baggett

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Incidence and epidemiology of hospitalized influenza cases in rural Thailand during the influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 pandemic, 2009-2010
    Henry C Baggett
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health MOPH U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 7:e48609. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Pretravel health preparation among US residents traveling to India to VFRs: importance of ethnicity in defining VFRs
    Henry C Baggett
    Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Travel Med 16:112-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Two nosocomial pertussis outbreaks and their associated costs - King County, Washington, 2004
    Henry C Baggett
    Communicable Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunization Section, Public Health, Seattle and King County, WA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:537-43. 2007
  4. pmc Immunologic response to Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine and risk factors for carriage among Hib carriers and noncarriers in Southwestern Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    CDC, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, MS E03, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:620-6. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of pneumococcal bacteremia requiring hospitalization in rural Thailand
    Henry C Baggett
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Sa Kaeo, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S65-74. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Endemic iron deficiency associated with Helicobacter pylori infection among school-aged children in Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    Alaska Division of Public Health, Anchorage, Alaska
    Pediatrics 117:e396-404. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint No evidence of a mild form of inhalational Bacillus anthracis infection during a bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax outbreak in Washington, D.C., in 2001
    Henry C Baggett
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:991-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A controlled, household-randomized, open-label trial of the effect that treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection has on iron deficiency in children in rural Alaska
    Bradford D Gessner
    Section of Epidemiology, Alaska Division of Public Health, National Center for Infectious Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, 99524, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:537-46. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic Helicobacter pylori infection and iron deficiency are not associated with decreased growth among Alaska Native children aged 7-11 years
    Marc Andre R Chimonas
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Alaska Division of Public Health, Anchorage, Alaska 99524, USA
    Helicobacter 11:159-67. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with antibiotic use and the cytotoxin Panton-Valentine leukocidin during a furunculosis outbreak in rural Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1565-73. 2004

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. pmc Incidence and epidemiology of hospitalized influenza cases in rural Thailand during the influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 pandemic, 2009-2010
    Henry C Baggett
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health MOPH U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 7:e48609. 2012
    ..Data on the burden of the 2009 influenza pandemic in Asia are limited. Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 was first reported in Thailand in May 2009. We assessed incidence and epidemiology of influenza-associated hospitalizations during 2009-2010...
  2. doi request reprint Pretravel health preparation among US residents traveling to India to VFRs: importance of ethnicity in defining VFRs
    Henry C Baggett
    Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Travel Med 16:112-8. 2009
    ..We examined demographic characteristics and pretravel preparation practices among US residents traveling to India to determine factors that may contribute to higher infection rates and that would allow for improved prevention strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Two nosocomial pertussis outbreaks and their associated costs - King County, Washington, 2004
    Henry C Baggett
    Communicable Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunization Section, Public Health, Seattle and King County, WA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:537-43. 2007
    ..One outbreak occurred at a 500-bed tertiary care hospital (hospital A), and the other occurred at a 250-bed pediatric hospital (hospital B)...
  4. pmc Immunologic response to Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine and risk factors for carriage among Hib carriers and noncarriers in Southwestern Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    CDC, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, MS E03, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 13:620-6. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint Incidence of pneumococcal bacteremia requiring hospitalization in rural Thailand
    Henry C Baggett
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Sa Kaeo, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S65-74. 2009
    ..We estimated the incidence of pneumococcal bacteremia cases requiring hospitalization in rural Thailand...
  6. ncbi request reprint Endemic iron deficiency associated with Helicobacter pylori infection among school-aged children in Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    Alaska Division of Public Health, Anchorage, Alaska
    Pediatrics 117:e396-404. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of iron deficiency, iron-deficiency anemia, and active H pylori infection among school-aged children in rural Alaska...
  7. ncbi request reprint No evidence of a mild form of inhalational Bacillus anthracis infection during a bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax outbreak in Washington, D.C., in 2001
    Henry C Baggett
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:991-7. 2005
    ..anthracis infection. We hypothesized that early antibiotic use could have decreased the sensitivity of diagnostic tests or that bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax may include mild disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint A controlled, household-randomized, open-label trial of the effect that treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection has on iron deficiency in children in rural Alaska
    Bradford D Gessner
    Section of Epidemiology, Alaska Division of Public Health, National Center for Infectious Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, 99524, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:537-46. 2006
    ..Previous small or uncontrolled studies have reported that successful treatment of H. pylori infection may resolve iron deficiency or anemia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic Helicobacter pylori infection and iron deficiency are not associated with decreased growth among Alaska Native children aged 7-11 years
    Marc Andre R Chimonas
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Alaska Division of Public Health, Anchorage, Alaska 99524, USA
    Helicobacter 11:159-67. 2006
    ..During a clinical trial to determine the impact of H. pylori treatment on iron deficiency, we evaluated the effects of H. pylori infection and treatment on growth...
  10. ncbi request reprint Community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with antibiotic use and the cytotoxin Panton-Valentine leukocidin during a furunculosis outbreak in rural Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1565-73. 2004
    ..During a CO-MRSA skin infection outbreak in Alaska, we assessed risk factors for disease and whether a virulence factor, Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL), could account for the high rates of MRSA skin infection in this region...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bartonella seroprevalence in rural Thailand
    Saithip Bhengsri
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand MOPH US CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 42:687-92. 2011
    ..3%) had seropositivity to B. quintana, 51 (9.8%) to B. elizabethae, and 19 (3.6%) to B. vinsonii subsp vinsonii. These results suggest exposure to Bartonella species is more common in rural Thailand than previously suspected...
  12. doi request reprint High prevalence of cryptococcal infection among HIV-infected patients hospitalized with pneumonia in Thailand
    Julie R Harris
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:e43-50. 2012
    ..We evaluated Cryptococcus species as a cause of acute respiratory infection in hospitalized patients in Thailand and evaluated clinical characteristics associated with CrAg+...
  13. pmc Antibiotic use in Thailand: quantifying impact on blood culture yield and estimates of pneumococcal bacteremia incidence
    Julia Rhodes
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:301-6. 2010
    ..Our findings highlight the limitations of culture-based detection methods to estimate invasive pneumococcal disease incidence in settings where pre-culture antibiotic use is common...
  14. pmc Incidence of bacteremic melioidosis in eastern and northeastern Thailand
    Saithip Bhengsri
    International Emerging Infections Program IEIP, Thailand Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:117-20. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc The burden of hospitalized lower respiratory tract infection due to respiratory syncytial virus in rural Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15098. 2010
    ..We describe the epidemiology of hospitalized RSV infections for all age groups from population-based surveillance in two rural provinces in Thailand...
  16. pmc Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage and risk factors for skin infections, Southwestern Alaska, USA
    A Michal Stevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, Alaska 99508 5932, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:797-803. 2010
    ..In an area where PVL-containing MRSA is prevalent, skin infection risk was increased among MRSA nasal carriers compared with methicillin-susceptible S. aureus carriers and noncarriers, but risk differential diminished over time...
  17. doi request reprint Incidence and etiology of acute lower respiratory tract infections in hospitalized children younger than 5 years in rural Thailand
    Reem Hasan
    From the CDC Hubert Global Health Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA International Emerging Infections Program, Global Disease Detection Regional Center, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA National Institute of Health, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Nakhon Phanom Provincial Hospital, Nakhon Phanom Crown Prince Hospital, Sa Kaeo, Thailand and Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:e45-52. 2014
    ..Pneumonia remains a leading cause of under-five morbidity and mortality globally. Comprehensive incidence, epidemiologic and etiologic data are needed to update prevention and control strategies...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of triple therapy for pediatric Helicobacter pylori infection and risk factors for treatment failure in a population with a high prevalence of infection
    Bradford D Gessner
    Alaska Division of Public Health, National Center for Infectious Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK 99524, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1261-8. 2005
    ..Few trials of treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection have been conducted in high-prevalence or pediatric populations, and risk factors for treatment failure are poorly understood...
  19. pmc Human rhinovirus infections in rural Thailand: epidemiological evidence for rhinovirus as both pathogen and bystander
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17780. 2011
    ..We describe human rhinovirus (HRV) detections in SaKaeo province, Thailand...
  20. doi request reprint Hospitalization due to human parainfluenza virus-associated lower respiratory tract illness in rural Thailand
    Oliver W Morgan
    Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:280-5. 2013
    ..Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) are an important cause of acute respiratory illness in young children but little is known about their epidemiology in the tropics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the 2010 and 2011 Southern Hemisphere trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines against hospitalization with influenza-associated acute respiratory infection among Thai adults aged ≥50 years
    Fatimah S Dawood
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 8:463-8. 2014
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Concurrent influenza virus infection and tuberculosis in patients hospitalized with respiratory illness in Thailand
    Serena Roth
    Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:244-8. 2013
    ..Only two persons were previously known to have TB suggesting that acute respiratory illness may bring patients to medical attention and lead to TB diagnosis. Influenza/TB was not associated with higher disease severity or mortality...
  23. pmc Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009
    ..Prospective data from multiple years are needed to develop vaccine policy and treatment guidelines, and improve pandemic preparedness...
  24. doi request reprint A method for estimating vaccine-preventable pediatric influenza pneumonia hospitalizations in developing countries: Thailand as a case study
    Fatimah S Dawood
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Work Force and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Vaccine 29:4416-21. 2011
    ..Vaccination of 85% of Thai children aged 7 months-4 years might prevent 30% of all pediatric influenza pneumonia hospitalizations in Thailand...
  25. ncbi request reprint Indirect effect of conjugate vaccine on adult carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae: an explanation of trends in invasive pneumococcal disease
    Laura L Hammitt
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    J Infect Dis 193:1487-94. 2006
    ..Vaccine use has also indirectly decreased the rate of invasive disease in adults, presumably through decreased transmission of pneumococci from vaccinated children to adults...
  26. doi request reprint Mycobacterium bovis (Bacille Calmette-Guérin) bacteremia in immunocompetent neonates following vaccination
    Somsak Thamthitiwat
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health MOPH U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi 10110, Thailand
    Vaccine 29:1727-30. 2011
    ..BCG bacteremia shortly following vaccination among healthy neonates has not been previously described and merits further study to determine its frequency and clinical significance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of radiographically-confirmed and bacteremic pneumonia in rural Thailand
    Prabda Prapasiri
    Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:706-18. 2008
    ..These findings can inform pneumonia clinical management and treatment decisions and guide public health programming, including the development of effective prevention strategies...
  28. pmc Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-associated pneumonia deaths in Thailand
    Charatdao Bunthi
    International Emerging Infections Program, Global Disease Detection Regional Center, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 8:e54946. 2013
    ..We describe the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-associated pneumonia deaths in Thailand from May 2009-January 2010...
  29. pmc Rabies-related knowledge and practices among persons at risk of bat exposures in Thailand
    Kis Robertson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1054. 2011
    ..The objectives were to identify deficiencies in rabies awareness, describe the occurrence of bat exposures, and explore factors associated with transdermal bat exposures...
  30. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections in southwestern Alaska
    Henry C Baggett
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:397-402. 2003
    ..We investigated a large outbreak of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in southwestern Alaska to determine the extent of these infections and whether MRSA isolates were likely community acquired...
  31. pmc Bartonella spp. Infections, Thailand
    Saithip Bhengsri
    Thailand Minstry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand S Bhengsri, H C Baggett, L F Peruski Jr, T L Fisk, S A Maloney Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi A Sitdhirasdr Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA S F Dowell and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA C Morway, Y Bai, M Kosoy
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:743-5. 2010
    ..5% prevalence of past B. henselae infection (7). No studies have systematically assessed the frequency, clinical characteristics, or epidemiology of human Bartonella infections in Thailand...
  32. pmc Evaluation of a newly developed lateral flow immunoassay for the diagnosis of cryptococcosis
    Mark D Lindsley
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:321-5. 2011
    ..This study compares the performance of a recently developed lateral flow immunoassay (LFA) to blood culture and enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for the diagnosis of cryptococcosis...