Inger K Damon

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Brazilian vaccinia viruses and their origins
    Giliane S Trindade
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:965-72. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Status of human monkeypox: clinical disease, epidemiology and research
    Inger K Damon
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases, Office of Infectious Diseases, CDC, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:D54-9. 2011
  3. pmc Effective antiviral treatment of systemic orthopoxvirus disease: ST-246 treatment of prairie dogs infected with monkeypox virus
    Scott K Smith
    Poxvirus Team, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Virol 85:9176-87. 2011
  4. pmc The phylogenetics and ecology of the orthopoxviruses endemic to North America
    Ginny L Emerson
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CCID CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7666. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Dosage comparison of Congo Basin and West African strains of monkeypox virus using a prairie dog animal model of systemic orthopoxvirus disease
    Christina L Hutson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MS G06 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 402:72-82. 2010
  6. pmc Comparison of West African and Congo Basin monkeypox viruses in BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice
    Christina L Hutson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8912. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Transmission of atypical varicella-zoster virus infections involving palm and sole manifestations in an area with monkeypox endemicity
    Adam MacNeil
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e6-8. 2009
  8. pmc Phylogenetic and ecologic perspectives of a monkeypox outbreak, southern Sudan, 2005
    Yoshinori Nakazawa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:237-45. 2013
  9. pmc Monkeypox disease transmission in an experimental setting: prairie dog animal model
    Christina L Hutson
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28295. 2011
  10. pmc Analysis of variola and vaccinia virus neutralization assays for smallpox vaccines
    Christine M Hughes
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:1116-8. 2012

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Publications66

  1. pmc Brazilian vaccinia viruses and their origins
    Giliane S Trindade
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:965-72. 2007
    ..Genetic variation among isolates suggests that ancestral Brazilian VACVs existed before the beginning of the WHO smallpox eradication vaccination campaigns and that these viruses continue to circulate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Status of human monkeypox: clinical disease, epidemiology and research
    Inger K Damon
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases, Office of Infectious Diseases, CDC, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:D54-9. 2011
    ..This work reviews the progress in this body of research, and reviews studies of this "newly" emerging zoonotic disease...
  3. pmc Effective antiviral treatment of systemic orthopoxvirus disease: ST-246 treatment of prairie dogs infected with monkeypox virus
    Scott K Smith
    Poxvirus Team, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Virol 85:9176-87. 2011
    ..Animals treated after rash onset manifested illness, but all recovered. Our results indicate that ST-246 can be used therapeutically, following onset of rash illness, to treat systemic orthopoxvirus infections...
  4. pmc The phylogenetics and ecology of the orthopoxviruses endemic to North America
    Ginny L Emerson
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CCID CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e7666. 2009
    ..Additionally, the substantial genetic distances that separate the currently described NA OPXV species indicate that it is likely that many more undescribed OPXV/NA OPXV species may be circulating among wild animals in North America...
  5. doi request reprint Dosage comparison of Congo Basin and West African strains of monkeypox virus using a prairie dog animal model of systemic orthopoxvirus disease
    Christina L Hutson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MS G06 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 402:72-82. 2010
    ..9x10(3) and 1.29x10(5) respectively); reinforcing previous findings that Congo Basin MPXV is more virulent...
  6. pmc Comparison of West African and Congo Basin monkeypox viruses in BALB/c and C57BL/6 mice
    Christina L Hutson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8912. 2010
    ..In addition, such a model can be utilized to test antivirals and the next generation of orthopoxvirus vaccines for their ability to alter the course of disease...
  7. doi request reprint Transmission of atypical varicella-zoster virus infections involving palm and sole manifestations in an area with monkeypox endemicity
    Adam MacNeil
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e6-8. 2009
    ..Genotyping results confirmed the VZV strain European E2, a genotype not previously reported in Africa. VZV with palm and sole involvement should be considered when differentiating a monkeypox diagnosis...
  8. pmc Phylogenetic and ecologic perspectives of a monkeypox outbreak, southern Sudan, 2005
    Yoshinori Nakazawa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:237-45. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Monkeypox disease transmission in an experimental setting: prairie dog animal model
    Christina L Hutson
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e28295. 2011
    ..Future use of the model will allow us to evaluate infection control measures, vaccines and antiviral strategies to decrease disease transmission...
  10. pmc Analysis of variola and vaccinia virus neutralization assays for smallpox vaccines
    Christine M Hughes
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 19:1116-8. 2012
    ..Third-generation vaccines may rely upon neutralization as a correlate of protection...
  11. pmc A silent enzootic of an orthopoxvirus in Ghana, West Africa: evidence for multi-species involvement in the absence of widespread human disease
    Mary G Reynolds
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop G 43 Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:746-54. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Serologic evidence for circulating orthopoxviruses in peridomestic rodents from rural Uganda
    Johanna S Salzer
    Program in Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Wildl Dis 49:125-31. 2013
    ..We conclude that an OPXV or a similar poxvirus is circulating among wild rodents in Uganda. With the known geographic range of OPXV in rodents now increased, factors that dictate OPXV prevalence and disease will be identified...
  13. pmc Transmissibility of the monkeypox virus clades via respiratory transmission: investigation using the prairie dog-monkeypox virus challenge system
    Christina L Hutson
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55488. 2013
    ..7% and 0% respectively). Based on these findings, respiratory transmission appears to be less efficient than those of previous studies assessing contact as a mechanism of transmission within the prairie dog MPXV animal model...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Tetracore Orthopox BioThreat® antigen detection assay using laboratory grown orthopoxviruses and rash illness clinical specimens
    Michael B Townsend
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    J Virol Methods 187:37-42. 2013
    ..Results suggest applicability for use of the BioThreat® Alert assay as a rapid screening assay and point of care diagnosis for suspect human monkeypox cases...
  15. pmc Elucidating the role of the complement control protein in monkeypox pathogenicity
    Paul N Hudson
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Division of Safety Research, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35086. 2012
    ..This study identifies CCP as an important immuno-modulatory protein in monkeypox pathogenesis but not solely responsible for the increased virulence seen within the Congo Basin clade of monkeypox virus...
  16. doi request reprint Outbreaks of human monkeypox after cessation of smallpox vaccination
    Mary G Reynolds
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G 43, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Trends Microbiol 20:80-7. 2012
    ..Novel vaccines offer one solution to curtail the spread of this disease...
  17. doi request reprint Smallpox virus plaque phenotypes: genetic, geographical and case fatality relationships
    Victoria A Olson
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:792-8. 2009
    ..The mechanisms for variola virus pathogenicity probably involves multiple host and pathogen factors...
  18. pmc Detection of North American orthopoxviruses by real time-PCR
    Nadia F Gallardo-Romero
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virol J 8:313. 2011
    ..Thus, our assay is a promising tool for highly sensitive and specific detection of North American orthopoxviruses in the United States and abroad...
  19. doi request reprint Orthopoxvirus variola infection of Cynomys ludovicianus (North American black tailed prairie dog)
    Darin S Carroll
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centers for Zoonotic and Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus Program, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Virology 443:358-62. 2013
    ..Substantive evidence of infection is found in immunological seroconversion of animals to either intranasal or intradermal challenges with O. variola, but in the absence of overt illness...
  20. pmc Progressive vaccinia: case description and laboratory-guided therapy with vaccinia immune globulin, ST-246, and CMX001
    Edith R Lederman
    National Center for Zoonotic Vector Borne and Enteric Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:1372-85. 2012
    ..This case demonstrates the need for continued development of novel anti-orthopoxvirus pharmaceuticals and the importance of both intensive and timely clinical and laboratory support in management of PV...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies against orthopoxviruses among residents of Likouala region, Republic of Congo: evidence for monkeypox virus exposure
    Edith R Lederman
    Poxvirus Program, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division for Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:1150-6. 2007
    ..5, 95% confidence interval = 7.2-166). Blood collection for serosurveys using NBFS is feasible and practical. Adult activities such as hunting and carcass preparation may play an important role in exposure to Monkeypox virus...
  22. pmc Mapping monkeypox transmission risk through time and space in the Congo Basin
    Yoshinori Nakazawa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74816. 2013
    ..Our results demonstrate that ecological niche models provide useful tools for identification of areas suitable for transmission, even for poorly-known diseases like monkeypox. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence diversity and clues to the evolution of variola (smallpox) virus
    Joseph J Esposito
    Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Division of Scientific Resources, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Science 313:807-12. 2006
    ..Knowing the sequences will help understand the viral proteome and improve diagnostic test precision, therapeutics, and systems for their assessment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Detection of monkeypox virus with real-time PCR assays
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus Program, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Centers of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail stop G 43, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Virol 36:194-203. 2006
    ..Human monkeypox, a zoonotic disease, was first reported outside of Africa during the 2003 US outbreak...
  25. doi request reprint Novel deer-associated parapoxvirus infection in deer hunters
    Amira A Roess
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, and the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2621-7. 2010
    ..Deer populations continue to increase, leading to the possibility that there will be more deer-associated parapoxvirus infections...
  26. ncbi request reprint Monkeypox or varicella? Lessons from a rash outbreak investigation in the Republic of the Congo
    Adam MacNeil
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:503-7. 2009
    ..Improvements in rash illness surveillance and infection control, through training of health workers and timely acquisition of diagnostic specimens, are being undertaken...
  27. ncbi request reprint Specific qPCR assays for the detection of orf virus, pseudocowpox virus and bovine papular stomatitis virus
    Hui Zhao
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, United States
    J Virol Methods 194:229-34. 2013
    ..These assays provide a reliable and sensitive method for rapid confirmation and characterization PAPV infections with varying clinical presentations. ..
  28. pmc Detection of human monkeypox in the Republic of the Congo following intensive community education
    Mary G Reynolds
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:982-5. 2013
    ..Anecdotes collected at the time of case reporting suggest that the outreach campaign contributed to detection of suspected cases of monkeypox...
  29. ncbi request reprint Monkeypox zoonotic associations: insights from laboratory evaluation of animals associated with the multi-state US outbreak
    Christina L Hutson
    Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:757-68. 2007
    ..These data extend the potential host range for monkeypox virus infection and supports concern regarding the potential for establishment in novel reservoir species and ecosystems...
  30. ncbi request reprint Orthopoxvirus pan-genomic DNA assay
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Virol Methods 141:154-65. 2007
    ....
  31. pmc GC content-based pan-pox universal PCR assays for poxvirus detection
    Yu Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:268-76. 2010
    ..The pan-pox assays represent an important advance for the screening and diagnosis of human and animal poxvirus infections, and the technology used is accessible to many laboratories worldwide...
  32. doi request reprint Real-time PCR assays for the specific detection of monkeypox virus West African and Congo Basin strain DNA
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology Proposed, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    J Virol Methods 169:223-7. 2010
    ....
  33. pmc On the origin of smallpox: correlating variola phylogenics with historical smallpox records
    Yu Li
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15787-92. 2007
    ..All of these analyses indicate that the divergence of alastrim and variola major occurred earlier than previously believed...
  34. pmc Monkeypox-induced immunity and failure of childhood smallpox vaccination to provide complete protection
    Kevin L Karem
    Poxvirus Program, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1318-27. 2007
    ..Immune markers provided evidence of asymptomatic infections in some vaccinated, as well as unvaccinated, individuals...
  35. pmc Evaluation of smallpox vaccines using variola neutralization
    Inger K Damon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:1962-6. 2009
    ..Here, we provide characterization of the ability of a modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccine to induce variola virus-neutralizing antibodies, and we provide comparison with the neutralization elicited by standard Dryvax vaccination...
  36. pmc Sealpox virus in marine mammal rehabilitation facilities, North America, 2007-2009
    Amira A Roess
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2203-8. 2011
    ..Sealpox had also occurred among workers at 2 facilities. Sealpox is a noteworthy zoonosis of rehabilitating convalescing pinnipeds; workplace education can help to minimize risks for human infection...
  37. pmc Effects of georeferencing effort on mapping monkeypox case distributions and transmission risk
    R Ryan Lash
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, U, S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:23. 2012
    ..To illustrate the implications of these seemingly subtle improvements in data quality, we develop ecological niche models and predictive maps of monkeypox transmission risk based on each of the three occurrence data sets...
  38. pmc Variola and monkeypox viruses utilize conserved mechanisms of virion motility and release that depend on abl and SRC family tyrosine kinases
    Patrick M Reeves
    Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Graduate Program, Emory University School of Medicine, 615 Michael Street, Whitehead Research Building 155, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Virol 85:21-31. 2011
    ..Together, these data suggest a possible utility for imatinib mesylate in treating smallpox or MPX infections or complications associated with vaccination...
  39. pmc The pox in the North American backyard: Volepox virus pathogenesis in California mice (Peromyscus californicus)
    Nadia F Gallardo-Romero
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e43881. 2012
    ..Viral loads measured as high as 2 × 10(9) PFU/mL in some organs. Our results suggest that VPXV can cause extreme morbidity and mortality within rodent populations sympatric with the known VPXV reservoirs...
  40. pmc Vaccinia virus infections in martial arts gym, Maryland, USA, 2008
    Christine M Hughes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:730-3. 2011
    ..We report on a cluster of 4 cases of vaccinia virus infection in Maryland, USA, likely acquired at a martial arts gym...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effects of post-exposure smallpox vaccination on clinical disease presentation: addressing the data gaps between historical epidemiology and modern surrogate model data
    M Shannon Keckler
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:5192-201. 2013
    ..The ultimate purpose of this review is to provide observations and comments regarding available model systems and data gaps for use in improving post-exposure medical countermeasures against orthopoxviruses. ..
  42. pmc characterization of acute-phase humoral immunity to monkeypox: use of immunoglobulin M enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of monkeypox infection during the 2003 North American outbreak
    Kevin L Karem
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Poxvirus Program, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mail Stop G 18, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:867-72. 2005
    ..The ELISA results correlated with the virologic PCR and viral culture results, indicating its diagnostic capabilities for monkeypox and potentially other orthopoxvirus infections due to zoonotic transmission or bioterrorism events...
  43. pmc Ecological niche and geographic distribution of human monkeypox in Africa
    Rebecca S Levine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus Program, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e176. 2007
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  44. pmc Chasing Jenner's vaccine: revisiting cowpox virus classification
    Darin S Carroll
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23086. 2011
    ....
  45. pmc In vitro efficacy of ST246 against smallpox and monkeypox
    Scott K Smith
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Viral, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1007-12. 2009
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations of human monkeypox influenced by route of infection
    Mary G Reynolds
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:773-80. 2006
    ..Transmission of the virus to non-African captive species, including prairie dogs, preceded human disease...
  47. doi request reprint A prairie dog animal model of systemic orthopoxvirus disease using West African and Congo Basin strains of monkeypox virus
    Christina L Hutson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS G 43, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 90:323-33. 2009
    ..Additionally, the model closely mimics human systemic orthopoxvirus disease and may serve as a valuable non-human surrogate for investigations of antivirals and next generation orthopoxvirus vaccines...
  48. doi request reprint Investigation of the first laboratory-acquired human cowpox virus infection in the United States
    Andrea M McCollum
    Poxvirus Team, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 206:63-8. 2012
    ..This report describes the occurrence of the first known human case of laboratory-acquired cowpox virus infection in the United States and the ensuing investigation...
  49. pmc Understanding U.S. healthcare providers' practices and experiences with molluscum contagiosum
    Christine M Hughes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76948. 2013
    ..The study objective is to obtain a better understanding of physician practices and experiences with molluscum contagiosum in order to focus informational and guidance material...
  50. pmc Assessing the effectiveness of a community intervention for monkeypox prevention in the Congo basin
    Amira A Roess
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1356. 2011
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint A tale of two clades: monkeypox viruses
    Anna M Likos
    National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop G43, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 86:2661-72. 2005
    ..Understanding the molecular pathogenesis and clinical and epidemiological properties of MPXV can improve monkeypox prevention and control...
  52. ncbi request reprint Human monkeypox infection: a family cluster in the midwestern United States
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1833-40. 2004
    ..We describe a cluster of monkeypox in a family with a spectrum of clinical illness, including encephalitis, and outline the laboratory confirmation of monkeypox...
  53. pmc Novel poxvirus in big brown bats, northwestern United States
    Ginny L Emerson
    Poxvirus Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop G06, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1002-4. 2013
    ..Wing and joint tissues were positive by PCR for poxvirus. Thin-section electron microscopy showed poxvirus particles within A-type inclusions. Phylogenetic comparison supports establishment of a new genus of Poxviridae...
  54. ncbi request reprint ORF virus infection in children: clinical characteristics, transmission, diagnostic methods, and future therapeutics
    Edith R Lederman
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:740-4. 2007
    ..Clinician recognition is important in distinguishing orf infection from life-threatening cutaneous zoonoses. Recently developed molecular techniques provide diagnostic precision and newer topical therapeutics may hasten healing...
  55. pmc Spectrum of infection and risk factors for human monkeypox, United States, 2003
    Mary G Reynolds
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1332-9. 2007
    ..0, 95% CI 1.2-13.4). These findings demonstrate that human MPXV infection is associated with handling of MPXV-infected animals and suggest that exposure to excretions and secretions of infected animals can result in infection...
  56. doi request reprint A rapid, high-throughput vaccinia virus neutralization assay for testing smallpox vaccine efficacy based on detection of green fluorescent protein
    Matthew C Johnson
    Poxvirus Program, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Virol Methods 150:14-20. 2008
    ..The assay is quick, accurate, provides a large dynamic range and is well suited for large-scale vaccination studies using standard adherent cell lines...
  57. ncbi request reprint Risks associated with vaccinia virus in the laboratory
    Adam MacNeil
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 385:1-4. 2009
    ..We provide a discussion of the usage and risks associated with VACV in laboratory research...
  58. pmc Laboratory worker knowledge, attitudes and practices towards smallpox vaccine
    Noelle Benzekri
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:75-7. 2010
    ..Recent cases of laboratory-acquired vaccinia virus (VV) infection highlight the need for laboratory safety...
  59. ncbi request reprint Enhancing health care worker ability to detect and care for patients with monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Jennifer Bass
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, GA USA
    Int Health 5:237-43. 2013
    ..A pivotal component of the program is training of health zone personnel in surveillance methods and patient care. In this report we evaluate outcomes of the training program...
  60. pmc Physiologic reference ranges for captive black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus)
    M Shannon Keckler
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Disease, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 49:274-81. 2010
    ....
  61. doi request reprint National surveillance for human and pet contact with oral rabies vaccine baits, 2001-2009
    Amira A Roess
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, 1600 Clifton Rd, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 240:163-8. 2012
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of human monkeypox, and risk factors for severe disease
    Gregory D Huhn
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329 4018, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1742-51. 2005
    ..Knowledge of the clinical manifestations of monkeypox in adults is limited, and clinical laboratory findings have been unknown...
  63. ncbi request reprint Progressive ORF virus infection in a patient with lymphoma: successful treatment using imiquimod
    Edith R Lederman
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:e100-3. 2007
    ..The patient's orf virus infection was successfully treated with topical imiquimod despite progression of her malignancy...
  64. pmc The Incidence of Molluscum contagiosum among American Indians and Alaska Natives
    Mary G Reynolds
    Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5255. 2009
    ..This population was selected because of the comprehensiveness and quality of available data describing utilization of out-patient services...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stability of diluted smallpox vaccine under simulated clinical conditions
    Richard L Kline
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MS G 43 1600 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 23:4944-6. 2005
    ..During a mass smallpox immunization campaign, vaccine may be exposed to ambient temperatures for extended periods of time...
  66. pmc Monkeypox transmission and pathogenesis in prairie dogs
    Jeannette Guarner
    Infectious Disease Pathology Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop G32, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:426-31. 2004
    ..Prairie dogs offer insights into transmission, pathogenesis, and new vaccine and treatment trials because they are susceptible to severe monkeypox infection...