Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1): pathology and pathogenesis of 100 fatal cases in the United StatesWun Ju Shieh
Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS G 32, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Pathol 177:166-75. 2010..Underlying medical conditions and bacterial co-infections contributed to the fatal outcome of this infection. More studies are needed to understand the multifactorial pathogenesis of this infection...
- Localization of pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus RNA in lung and lymph nodes of fatal influenza cases by in situ hybridization: new insights on virus replication and pathogenesisJulu Bhatnagar
Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Clin Virol 56:232-7. 2013..Although pH1N1 viral antigens have been demonstrated in various human tissues by immunohistochemistry (IHC), cellular localization of pH1N1 RNA in these tissues has largely remained uninvestigated...
- Molecular detection and typing of dengue viruses from archived tissues of fatal cases by rt-PCR and sequencing: diagnostic and epidemiologic implicationsJulu Bhatnagar
Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:335-40. 2012..The IHC detected DENV antigens in 50 (40%) cases. The RT-PCR using FFPE tissue improves detection of DENV in fatal cases and provides sequence information useful for typing and epidemiologic studies...
- Diagnosis of influenza from respiratory autopsy tissues: detection of virus by real-time reverse transcription-PCR in 222 casesAmy M Denison
Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Mol Diagn 13:123-8. 2011..We also determined that testing of all available respiratory tissues is critical for optimal detection of influenza virus in postmortem tissues...
- Fatal Infectious Diseases during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 OutbreakDianna M Blau
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 17:2069-70. 2011....
- Fatal wild-type varicella-zoster virus encephalitis without a rash in a vaccinated childMam Ibraheem
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:183-5. 2013..Varicella-zoster virus encephalitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis for children presenting with acute neurologic symptoms, even vaccine recipients...