Sheila C Dollard

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc National prevalence estimates for cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG avidity and association between high IgM antibody titer and low IgG avidity
    Sheila C Dollard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1895-9. 2011
  2. pmc Cytomegalovirus survival and transferability and the effectiveness of common hand-washing agents against cytomegalovirus on live human hands
    Jennifer D Stowell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:455-61. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Cytomegalovirus seroprevalence in the United States: the national health and nutrition examination surveys, 1988-2004
    Sheri Lewis Bate
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1439-47. 2010
  4. pmc Cytomegalovirus survival on common environmental surfaces: opportunities for viral transmission
    Jennifer D Stowell
    Division of Viral Disease, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:211-4. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Breast milk-acquired cytomegalovirus infection and disease in VLBW and premature infants
    Tatiana M Lanzieri
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1937-45. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in the United States, 1988-1994
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1143-51. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection as a cause of permanent bilateral hearing loss: a quantitative assessment
    Scott D Grosse
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Clin Virol 41:57-62. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Quantitation of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) antibody in patients transfused with HHV-8-seropositive blood
    Ashley L Fowlkes
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Transfusion 49:2208-13. 2009
  9. pmc Substantial regional differences in human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence in sub-Saharan Africa: insights on the origin of the "Kaposi's sarcoma belt"
    Sheila C Dollard
    Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:2395-401. 2010
  10. pmc Highly sensitive assay for human herpesvirus 8 antibodies that uses a multiple antigenic peptide derived from open reading frame K8.1
    Lee L Lam
    Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:325-9. 2002

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Publications21

  1. pmc National prevalence estimates for cytomegalovirus IgM and IgG avidity and association between high IgM antibody titer and low IgG avidity
    Sheila C Dollard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1895-9. 2011
    ..Both IgM and IgG avidity measurements provide useful clinical information for evaluating primary CMV infection, although commercial tests for CMV IgG avidity are not yet widely available in the United States...
  2. pmc Cytomegalovirus survival and transferability and the effectiveness of common hand-washing agents against cytomegalovirus on live human hands
    Jennifer D Stowell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:455-61. 2014
    ..CMV remains viable on hands for sufficient times to allow transmission. CMV may be transferred to surfaces with reduced viability. Hand-cleansing methods were effective at eliminating viable CMV from hands. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cytomegalovirus seroprevalence in the United States: the national health and nutrition examination surveys, 1988-2004
    Sheri Lewis Bate
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1439-47. 2010
    ..The substantial disparities in CMV risk among seronegative women suggest that prevention strategies should include an emphasis on reaching racial or ethnic minorities and women of low socioeconomic status...
  4. pmc Cytomegalovirus survival on common environmental surfaces: opportunities for viral transmission
    Jennifer D Stowell
    Division of Viral Disease, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 205:211-4. 2012
    ..CMV was cultured from 83 of 90 wet and 5 of 40 dry surfaces. CMV was more likely to be isolated from wet, highly absorbent surfaces at earlier time points...
  5. ncbi request reprint Breast milk-acquired cytomegalovirus infection and disease in VLBW and premature infants
    Tatiana M Lanzieri
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1937-45. 2013
    ..Very low birth weight (VLBW) and premature infants are at risk for developing postnatal cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease, including CMV-related sepsis-like syndrome (CMV-SLS) for which estimates [corrected] in the United States are lacking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in the United States, 1988-1994
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1143-51. 2006
    ..However, there are no nationwide estimates of CMV seroprevalence among pregnant women or the overall population of the United States...
  7. ncbi request reprint Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection as a cause of permanent bilateral hearing loss: a quantitative assessment
    Scott D Grosse
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Clin Virol 41:57-62. 2008
    ..Quantifying the impact of congenital CMV infection requires an evidence-based assessment using a standard case definition of hearing loss...
  8. doi request reprint Quantitation of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) antibody in patients transfused with HHV-8-seropositive blood
    Ashley L Fowlkes
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Transfusion 49:2208-13. 2009
    ..It was observed that several HHV-8-seronegative patients were unexpectedly HHV-8 seropositive after blood transfusion...
  9. pmc Substantial regional differences in human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence in sub-Saharan Africa: insights on the origin of the "Kaposi's sarcoma belt"
    Sheila C Dollard
    Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:2395-401. 2010
    ..These findings help to explain the high KS incidence in the "KS Belt" and underscore the importance of a uniform approach to HHV-8 antibody testing...
  10. pmc Highly sensitive assay for human herpesvirus 8 antibodies that uses a multiple antigenic peptide derived from open reading frame K8.1
    Lee L Lam
    Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:325-9. 2002
    ..The sensitivity and specificity of the assay were 96 and 99.4%, respectively. This assay should be useful for population-based, epidemiological studies of HHV-8 infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Possible transmission of human herpesvirus-8 by blood transfusion in a historical United States cohort
    Sheila C Dollard
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 45:500-3. 2005
    ..Transmission of human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) by blood transfusion in the United States appears plausible but has not been demonstrated. The objective of this study was to evaluate evidence of HHV-8 transmission via blood transfusion...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma in men seropositive for both human herpesvirus 8 and human immunodeficiency virus
    Michael J Cannon
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS 17:215-22. 2003
    ..To identify risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) among men seropositive for both human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) and HIV...
  13. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma in Uganda: risk factors for human herpesvirus 8 infection among blood donors
    Wolfgang Hladik
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for HIV, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:206-10. 2003
    ..The association with HIV indicates sexual transmission may also occur. The role of ORF65 EIA in testing specimens from Africa warrants further evaluation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the birth prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in developing countries
    Tatiana M Lanzieri
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 22:44-8. 2014
    ..Information on congenital CMV infection in developing countries appears to be lacking...
  15. doi request reprint Measurements of human herpesvirus 8 viral load in blood before and after leukoreduction filtration
    Sheila C Dollard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia HIV AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Transfusion 53:2164-7. 2013
    ..Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) is likely transmitted through blood transfusion in high-prevalence areas. The efficacy of leukoreduction filtration for reducing HHV-8 in blood has not been reported...
  16. ncbi request reprint New estimates of the prevalence of neurological and sensory sequelae and mortality associated with congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Sheila C Dollard
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Rev Med Virol 17:355-63. 2007
    ..Future studies should extend follow-up of CMV-infected children identified through universal screening and include the evaluation of visual impairment...
  17. doi request reprint A pilot study using residual newborn dried blood spots to assess the potential role of cytomegalovirus and Toxoplasma gondii in the etiology of congenital hydrocephalus
    Regina M Simeone
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 97:431-6. 2013
    ..gondii) or cytomegalovirus (CMV) with congenital hydrocephalus...
  18. doi request reprint Public health and laboratory considerations regarding newborn screening for congenital cytomegalovirus
    Sheila C Dollard
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Inherit Metab Dis 33:S249-54. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, screening newborns for congenital CMV infection merits further consideration...
  19. doi request reprint Lack of evidence for human herpesvirus-8 transmission via blood transfusion in a historical US cohort
    Michael J Cannon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:1592-8. 2009
    ..However, because these studies were conducted outside the United States or did not have linked donor-recipient pairs, they have a limited ability to inform US blood-banking policy...
  20. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and prevention of congenital cytomegalovirus infection and disease: activities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Workgroup
    Danielle S Ross
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Human Development and Disabilities, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:224-9. 2006
    ..This report provides background on congenital CMV infection and describes the goals and activities of the workgroup for reducing the burden of sequelae of congenital CMV infection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 presence and viral load are associated with the progression of AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma
    A Scott Laney
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS 21:1541-5. 2007
    ..We present the largest longitudinal study to date that examines the association between Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) disease progression and the presence and viral load of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8)...