R F Breiman
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Evaluation of effectiveness of the 23-valent pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccine for HIV-infected patientsR F Breiman
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS C 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Arch Intern Med 160:2633-8. 2000..We conducted a retrospective case-control study to evaluate effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccine against invasive disease among adults with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in San Francisco, Calif, and Atlanta, Ga...
- Clinical outcomes of meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in the era of antibiotic resistanceA E Fiore
Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 30:71-7. 2000..Empirical use of vancomycin, current prevalence of drug-resistant S. pneumoniae, and degree of nonsusceptibility to cefotaxime may have influenced these findings...
- Epidemiology of emerging pneumococcal drug resistance: implications for treatment and preventionJ C Butler
Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Vaccine 16:1693-7. 1998..However, the vaccine is underutilized, and a substantial reduction in the morbidity and mortality associated with invasive pneumococcal infections is unlikely until the vaccine is used more widely among persons at risk for disease...
- Risk factors for Nipah virus encephalitis in BangladeshJoel M Montgomery
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1526-32. 2008..Although we cannot rule out person-to-person transmission, case-patients were likely infected from contact with fruit bats or their secretions...
- Intussusception, infection, and immunization: summary of a workshop on rotavirusL A Kombo
National Vaccine Program Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Pediatrics 108:E37. 2001..This research will be essential not only for the development of safe and effective rotavirus vaccines, but for the development of other oral vaccines as well...
- Clinical outcomes of bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia in the era of antibiotic resistanceJ F Moroney
Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 33:797-805. 2001..Factors other than resistance, such as severity of illness at presentation and advance directive status ("do not resuscitate" orders), appear to have a stronger influence on pneumococcal pneumonia outcomes...
- Randomized trial of the quantitative and functional antibody responses to a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and/or 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine among HIV-infected adultsD R Feikin
Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS C23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Vaccine 20:545-53. 2001..05). The second dose with either conjugate or polysaccharide following the first conjugate dose, however, produced no further increase in immune responses...
- Application of an improved method for the recombinant k 39 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect visceral leishmaniasis disease and infection in BangladeshK M Kurkjian
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Mailstop F-13, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:1410-5. 2005..We hypothesize that individuals with antibody levels greater than the 99th percentile of the negative controls but less than the cutoff point for kala-azar have asymptomatic leishmanial infections...
- Risk factors for typhoid fever in a slum in Dhaka, BangladeshP K Ram
Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Epidemiol Infect 135:458-65. 2007..The protective effect of using latrines, particularly among young children, should be investigated further...
- Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi with decreased ciprofloxacin susceptibility in BangladeshM Rahman
ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Epidemiol Infect 134:433-8. 2006..All strains were susceptible to ceftriaxone. The emergence of MDR S. Typhi with decreased ciprofloxacin susceptibility will further complicate the therapy of typhoid fever because of the lack of optimum treatment guidelines...
- Prevalence of sputum smear-positive tuberculosis in a rural area in BangladeshK Zaman
ICDDR, B, Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Epidemiol Infect 134:1052-9. 2006..The higher prevalence of persistent cough and AFB-positive sputum among males need further exploration. Factors responsible for higher prevalence of TB in clusters should be investigated...
- Fluoroquinolone-resistant Shigella dysenteriae type 1 in northeastern BangladeshA Naheed
ICDDR, B: Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lancet Infect Dis 4:607-8. 2004