Linda J Demma

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever associated with a novel tick vector, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, in Arizona, 2004: preliminary report
    Linda J Demma
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G 13, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:342-3. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever from an unexpected tick vector in Arizona
    Linda J Demma
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:587-94. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence for exposure to Rickettsia rickettsii in eastern Arizona and recent emergence of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in this region
    Linda J Demma
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:423-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Human monocytic ehrlichiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis in the United States, 2001-2002
    Linda J Demma
    Division of Foodborne, Enteric, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:118-9. 2006
  5. pmc Scrub typhus, Republic of Palau
    Linda J Demma
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:290-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Rocky mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1997-2002
    Alice S Chapman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:154-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1997-2002
    Alice S Chapman
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:170-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Spotted fever group rickettsial infection in dogs from eastern Arizona: how long has it been there?
    William L Nicholson
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G 13, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:519-22. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hospitalizations associated with ulcers, gastric cancers, and Helicobacter pylori infection among American Indian and Alaska Native persons
    Linda J Demma
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:811-8. 2008
  10. pmc Isolation and identification of Rickettsia massiliae from Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks collected in Arizona
    Marina E Eremeeva
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5569-77. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever associated with a novel tick vector, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, in Arizona, 2004: preliminary report
    Linda J Demma
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G 13, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:342-3. 2006
    ..This study describes preliminary results of an investigation of RMSF in Arizona associated with the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus. High numbers of dogs and heavy infestations of ticks created a situation leading to human disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever from an unexpected tick vector in Arizona
    Linda J Demma
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:587-94. 2005
    ..This disease is rarely reported in Arizona, and the principal vectors, Dermacentor species ticks, are uncommon in the state. From 2002 through 2004, a focus of Rocky Mountain spotted fever was investigated in rural eastern Arizona...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serologic evidence for exposure to Rickettsia rickettsii in eastern Arizona and recent emergence of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in this region
    Linda J Demma
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:423-9. 2006
    ..In comparison, only 5% of canine samples from 1996 had anti-R. rickettsii antibodies at titers > or = 32. These results suggest that exposures to RMSF have increased over the past 9 years, and that RMSF may now be endemic in this region...
  4. ncbi request reprint Human monocytic ehrlichiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis in the United States, 2001-2002
    Linda J Demma
    Division of Foodborne, Enteric, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:118-9. 2006
    ..The epidemiologic features are described of cases of human monocytic ehrlichiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis in the United States...
  5. pmc Scrub typhus, Republic of Palau
    Linda J Demma
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:290-5. 2006
    ..Sera collected from rodents (Rattus norvegicus and R. rattus) in 2003 and 2005 were tested, and 18 (28.6%) of 63 had IgG antibody titers >1:64. These findings suggest that scrub typhus is endemic in Palau...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rocky mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1997-2002
    Alice S Chapman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:154-5. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States, 1997-2002
    Alice S Chapman
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:170-8. 2006
    ..Continued national surveillance is needed to assess the effectiveness of prevention efforts and early treatment in decreasing severe morbidity and mortality associated with RMSF...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spotted fever group rickettsial infection in dogs from eastern Arizona: how long has it been there?
    William L Nicholson
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G 13, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:519-22. 2006
    ..The role of dogs as short-term reservoirs and primary hosts for the vector tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, should receive closer attention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hospitalizations associated with ulcers, gastric cancers, and Helicobacter pylori infection among American Indian and Alaska Native persons
    Linda J Demma
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:811-8. 2008
    ..The AI/AN persons living in the Alaska region and those >or= 65 years old had the highest rates of hospitalizations that listed ulcer-associated conditions, gastric cancers, MALT lymphoma, and H. pylori as a discharge diagnosis...
  10. pmc Isolation and identification of Rickettsia massiliae from Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks collected in Arizona
    Marina E Eremeeva
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5569-77. 2006
    ..Whether R. massiliae AZT80 is pathogenic or infectious for dogs and humans or can cause seroconversion to spotted fever group antigens in the United States is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of human ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in the United States, 2001-2002
    Linda J Demma
    Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch and Office of the Director, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:400-9. 2005
    ..Continued and improved surveillance activities will progressively reinforce our understanding and awareness of these newly recognized zoonotic infections...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rocky mountain spotted fever hospitalizations among American Indians
    Linda J Demma
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:537-41. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Adaptation of a diverse simian immunodeficiency virus population to a new host is revealed through a systematic approach to identify amino acid sites under selection
    Thomas H Vanderford
    Program in Population Biology, Evolution, and Ecology, Emory University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 24:660-9. 2007
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