Kristin J Cummings

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to mold exposure among residents and remediation workers in posthurricane New Orleans
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:101-8. 2006
  3. pmc Tuberculosis control: challenges of an ancient and ongoing epidemic
    Kristin J Cummings
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:683-92. 2007
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Adverse respiratory outcomes associated with occupational exposures at a soy processing plant
    K J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Eur Respir J 36:1007-15. 2010
  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. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of tuberculin skin test and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay for the detection of latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in a low-incidence setting
    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
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1123-6. 2009
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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

Publications15

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to mold exposure among residents and remediation workers in posthurricane New Orleans
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:101-8. 2006
    ..In addition, they suggest that targeted approaches may benefit Spanish-speaking workers and the self-employed...
  3. pmc Tuberculosis control: challenges of an ancient and ongoing epidemic
    Kristin J Cummings
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:683-92. 2007
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Adverse respiratory outcomes associated with occupational exposures at a soy processing plant
    K J Cummings
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Eur Respir J 36:1007-15. 2010
    ..Work-related sinusitis, nasal allergies and rash were associated with reported workplace mould exposure. Asthma and symptoms of asthma, but not other respiratory problems, were associated with immune reactivity to soy...
  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. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of tuberculin skin test and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assay for the detection of latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in a low-incidence setting
    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
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1123-6. 2009
    ..Only 2 of 5 positive QFT-GIT assay results could be confirmed with repeat analyses. Indeterminate results were associated with potential immunosuppression...
  8. 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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  9. 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...
  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. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint The epidemiological patterns of honour killing of women in Pakistan
    Muazzam Nasrullah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Eur J Public Health 19:193-7. 2009
    ..Our study focuses on the epidemiological patterns of HK of women in Pakistan, where domestic violence is common and HK occurs but is poorly described...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Displacement of the underserved: medical needs of Hurricane Katrina evacuees in West Virginia
    Marilyn L Ridenour
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:369-81. 2007
    ..The assessment identified and led to a successful response regarding the ongoing need for durable medical equipment (dentures and eyeglasses), as well as dental care...