Kristin J Cummings

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Indium lung disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chest 141:1512-21. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Vocal cord dysfunction related to water-damaged buildings
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:46-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Serial evaluations at an indium-tin oxide production facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:300-7. 2013
  4. pmc Health effects of exposure to water-damaged New Orleans homes six months after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:869-75. 2008
  5. pmc A reconsideration of acute Beryllium disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1250-6. 2009
  6. pmc Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in workers at an indium processing facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:458-64. 2010
  7. pmc Enhanced preventive programme at a beryllium oxide ceramics facility reduces beryllium sensitisation among new workers
    Kristin J Cummings
    NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:134-40. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Resident cleanup activities, characteristics of flood-damaged homes and airborne microbial concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2005
    Margaret A Riggs
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 106:401-9. 2008
  9. pmc Sintered Indium-Tin Oxide Particles Induce Pro-Inflammatory Responses In Vitro, in Part through Inflammasome Activation
    Melissa A Badding
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, 26505, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0124368. 2015
  10. pmc Respirator donning in post-hurricane New Orleans
    Kristin J Cummings
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:700-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Indium lung disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chest 141:1512-21. 2012
    ..Reports of pulmonary fibrosis, emphysema, and, more recently, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) in indium workers suggested that workplace exposure to indium compounds caused several different lung diseases...
  2. doi request reprint Vocal cord dysfunction related to water-damaged buildings
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 1:46-50. 2013
    ..Exposure to damp indoor environments is associated with adverse respiratory health outcomes, including asthma, but its role in the development of VCD is not well described...
  3. doi request reprint Serial evaluations at an indium-tin oxide production facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:300-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of workplace changes to prevent indium lung disease, using 2002-2010 surveillance data collected by an indium-tin oxide production facility...
  4. pmc Health effects of exposure to water-damaged New Orleans homes six months after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:869-75. 2008
    ..We investigated the relation between respiratory symptoms and exposure to water-damaged homes and the effect of respirator use in posthurricane New Orleans, Louisiana...
  5. pmc A reconsideration of acute Beryllium disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1250-6. 2009
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  6. pmc Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in workers at an indium processing facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181:458-64. 2010
    ..These cases suggest that inhalational exposure to ITO causes pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, which may occur via an autoimmune mechanism...
  7. pmc Enhanced preventive programme at a beryllium oxide ceramics facility reduces beryllium sensitisation among new workers
    Kristin J Cummings
    NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:134-40. 2007
    ..In response, the facility implemented an enhanced preventive programme to reduce sensitisation, including increased respiratory and dermal protection and particle migration control...
  8. doi request reprint Resident cleanup activities, characteristics of flood-damaged homes and airborne microbial concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2005
    Margaret A Riggs
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 106:401-9. 2008
    ..Flooding in the greater New Orleans (GNO) area after the hurricanes caused extensive mold growth in homes resulting in public health concerns...
  9. pmc Sintered Indium-Tin Oxide Particles Induce Pro-Inflammatory Responses In Vitro, in Part through Inflammasome Activation
    Melissa A Badding
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, 26505, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0124368. 2015
    ..These findings will provide a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind an emerging occupational health issue. ..
  10. pmc Respirator donning in post-hurricane New Orleans
    Kristin J Cummings
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:700-7. 2007
    ..99, 95% CI, 1.20-3.28); and having participated in mold clean-up (OR 1.82; 95% CI,1.00-3.41). Interventions to improve respirator donning should be considered in planning for influenza epidemics and disasters...
  11. pmc Early changes in clinical, functional, and laboratory biomarkers in workers at risk of indium lung disease
    Kristin J Cummings
    1 Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 11:1395-403. 2014
    ..Occupational exposure to indium compounds, including indium-tin oxide, can result in potentially fatal indium lung disease. However, the early effects of exposure on the lungs are not well understood...
  12. pmc Respiratory symptoms and lung function abnormalities related to work at a flavouring manufacturing facility
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:549-54. 2014
    ..To better understand respiratory symptoms and lung function in flavouring manufacturing workers...
  13. doi request reprint Contingent workers and contingent health: risks of a modern economy
    Kristin J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    JAMA 299:448-50. 2008
  14. pmc Cytotoxicity and characterization of particles collected from an indium-tin oxide production facility
    Melissa A Badding
    a Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 77:1193-209. 2014
    ..However, the effects on cell viability reveal that several of the compounds are cytotoxic, and therefore, exposures need to be carefully monitored in the industrial setting. ..