D R Feikin

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased carriage of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Malawian children after treatment for malaria with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:1501-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Individual and community risks of measles and pertussis associated with personal exemptions to immunization
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS C23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 284:3145-50. 2000
  3. pmc Rapid assessment tool for Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in developing countries
    Daniel R Feikin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1270-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae colonizing rural Malawian children
    Daniel R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PHS DHHS, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop C23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:564-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Historical changes in pneumococcal serogroup distribution: implications for the era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
    Daniel R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:547-55. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Serratia liquefaciens bloodstream infections from contamination of epoetin alfa at a hemodialysis center
    L A Grohskopf
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1491-7. 2001
  7. pmc Using a field quantitative real-time PCR test to rapidly identify highly viremic rift valley fever cases
    M Kariuki Njenga
    International Emerging Infections Program, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1166-71. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The impact of distance of residence from a peripheral health facility on pediatric health utilisation in rural western Kenya
    Daniel R Feikin
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Kisumu, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 14:54-61. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Does cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV-associated opportunistic infections select for resistant pathogens in Kenyan adults?
    Mary J Hamel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:320-30. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality of sick children after outpatient treatment at first-level health facilities in rural western Kenya
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1258-68. 2007

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased carriage of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Malawian children after treatment for malaria with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:1501-5. 2000
    ..7% at the 4-week follow-up. Expanding use of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine to treat chloroquine-resistant malaria may have implications for national pneumonia programs in developing countries where cotrimoxazole is widely used...
  2. ncbi request reprint Individual and community risks of measles and pertussis associated with personal exemptions to immunization
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS C23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 284:3145-50. 2000
    ..The risk of vaccine-preventable diseases among children who have philosophical and religious exemptions from immunization has been understudied...
  3. pmc Rapid assessment tool for Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in developing countries
    Daniel R Feikin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1270-6. 2004
    ..Results were affected by the quality of available data. The Hib rapid assessment tool can be useful to countries that desire a timely assessment of Hib disease rates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic resistance and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae colonizing rural Malawian children
    Daniel R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PHS DHHS, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop C23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:564-7. 2003
    ..Forty-three percent of isolates were serotypes included in the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and 37% were vaccine-related serotypes, particularly 6A and 19A...
  5. ncbi request reprint Historical changes in pneumococcal serogroup distribution: implications for the era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines
    Daniel R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:547-55. 2002
    ..These historical trends in serogroup distribution may be explained by changes in antibiotic use, socioeconomic conditions, the immunocompromised status of populations, and blood-culturing practices...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serratia liquefaciens bloodstream infections from contamination of epoetin alfa at a hemodialysis center
    L A Grohskopf
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1491-7. 2001
    ..In a one month period, 10 Serratia liquefaciens bloodstream infections and 6 pyrogenic reactions occurred in outpatients at a hemodialysis center...
  7. pmc Using a field quantitative real-time PCR test to rapidly identify highly viremic rift valley fever cases
    M Kariuki Njenga
    International Emerging Infections Program, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1166-71. 2009
    ..This study shows a correlation between high viremia and fatality and indicates that qRT-PCR testing can identify nearly all fatal RVF cases...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of distance of residence from a peripheral health facility on pediatric health utilisation in rural western Kenya
    Daniel R Feikin
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Kisumu, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 14:54-61. 2009
    ..To explore the impact of distance on utilisation of peripheral health facilities for sick child visits in Asembo, rural western Kenya...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV-associated opportunistic infections select for resistant pathogens in Kenyan adults?
    Mary J Hamel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:320-30. 2008
    ..005). Daily cotrimoxazole prevented malaria and reduced incidence of antifolate-resistant P. falciparum but contributed to increased pneumococcus and commensal Escherichia coli resistance...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mortality of sick children after outpatient treatment at first-level health facilities in rural western Kenya
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1258-68. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus disease burden and impact and cost-effectiveness of a rotavirus vaccination program in kenya
    Jacqueline E Tate
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:S76-84. 2009
    ..The projected impact and cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination are important for supporting rotavirus vaccine introduction in Africa, where limited health intervention funds are available...
  12. pmc Evaluation of the optimal recall period for disease symptoms in home-based morbidity surveillance in rural and urban Kenya
    Daniel R Feikin
    International Emerging Infections Program, Kenya, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya
    Int J Epidemiol 39:450-8. 2010
    ..In African settings with poor access to health care, surveillance and surveys of disease burden are often done through home visits. The optimal recall period to capture data on symptoms and health utilization is unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Geospatial distribution and determinants of child mortality in rural western Kenya 2002-2005
    Maurice Ombok
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kisumu, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 15:423-33. 2010
    ..To describe local geospatial variation and geospatial risk factors for child mortality in rural western Kenya...
  14. pmc High rate of pneumococcal bacteremia in a prospective cohort of older children and adults in an area of high HIV prevalence in rural western Kenya
    Daniel R Feikin
    International Emerging Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mbagathi Road, off Mbagathi Way, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 10:186. 2010
    ..We evaluated pneumococcal bacteremia among 21,000 persons > or =5 years old in a prospective cohort as part of population-based infectious disease surveillance in rural western Kenya from October 2006-September 2008...
  15. pmc Mortality and health among internally displaced persons in western Kenya following post-election violence, 2008: novel use of demographic surveillance
    Daniel R Feikin
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya
    Bull World Health Organ 88:601-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate mortality and morbidity among internally displaced persons (IDPs) who relocated in a demographic surveillance system (DSS) area in western Kenya following post-election violence...
  16. pmc Does water hyacinth on East African lakes promote cholera outbreaks?
    Daniel R Feikin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:370-3. 2010
    ..83; P = 0.0010). Water hyacinth on freshwater lakes might play a role in initiating cholera outbreaks and causing sporadic disease in East Africa...
  17. doi request reprint Health-seeking patterns among participants of population-based morbidity surveillance in rural western Kenya: implications for calculating disease rates
    Godfrey Bigogo
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e967-73. 2010
    ..We describe temporal patterns in health care seeking by syndrome as part of population-based morbidity surveillance in rural western Kenya...
  18. pmc The burden of common infectious disease syndromes at the clinic and household level from population-based surveillance in rural and urban Kenya
    Daniel R Feikin
    International Emerging Infections Program Kenya, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nairobi and Kisumu, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 6:e16085. 2011
    ..Characterizing infectious disease burden in Africa is important for prioritizing and targeting limited resources for curative and preventive services and monitoring the impact of interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Could a single dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children be effective? Modeling the optimal age of vaccination
    Ezra J Barzilay
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 24:904-13. 2006
    ..IPD reduction ranged from 15 to 62%, depending on model parameters. A single PCV dose in infants could prevent substantial IPD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Novel antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal strains recovered from the upper respiratory tracts of HIV-infected adults and their children in Kisumu, Kenya
    Marie Jo Medina
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 11:9-17. 2005
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  21. pmc Specificity of the antibody response to the pneumococcal polysaccharide and conjugate vaccines in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults
    Daniel R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:137-41. 2004
    ..These findings confirm that absorption with a heterologous pneumococcal polysaccharide (e.g., 22F) is necessary to remove nonspecific antibodies in a standardized IgG ELISA for pneumococcal capsular antibodies in HIV-infected adults...
  22. pmc Lack of SARS transmission and U.S. SARS case-patient
    Angela J Peck
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Respiratory and Enteric Virus Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:217-24. 2004
    ..Improving the understanding of risk factors for transmission will help focus public health control measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint A large outbreak of histoplasmosis among American travelers associated with a hotel in Acapulco, Mexico, spring 2001
    Juliette Morgan
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:663-9. 2003
    ..7-30.5; P < 0.001). This is the first histoplasmosis outbreak associated with a hotel undergoing construction. Hotels in endemic areas should consider construction precaution measures to prevent histoplasmosis among their guests...
  24. pmc Effectiveness of Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate vaccine introduction into routine childhood immunization in Kenya
    Karen D Cowgill
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Applied Public Health Training, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 296:671-8. 2006
    ..Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine is not perceived as a public health priority in Africa because data on Hib disease burden and vaccine effectiveness are scarce. Hib immunization was introduced in Kenyan infants in 2001...
  25. ncbi request reprint Global strategies to prevent bacterial pneumonia in adults with HIV disease
    Daniel R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:445-55. 2004
    ..Although not yet fully evaluated in Africa, based on experience in industrialised nations, use of HAART in Africa may have substantial potential to prevent bacterial pneumonia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of pediatric pneumococcal serotypes in elderly adults
    Daniel R Feikin
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:481-7. 2005
    ..Pneumococcal disease is most prevalent among young children and elderly adults. We explored whether similarities exist in the serotypes that cause disease in these 2 high-risk groups...
  27. doi request reprint Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine is highly effective in the Ugandan routine immunization program: a case-control study
    Ellen Hyun Ju Lee
    Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:495-502. 2008
    ..To study the effectiveness of the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination program in Uganda...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine in South Africa and Argentina
    Michael Martin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:842-7. 2004
    ..Because surveillance for culture-confirmed Hib meningitis is not available in many countries, alternative means to measure the impact of Hib conjugate vaccine would be useful...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of handwashing on child health: a randomised controlled trial
    Stephen P Luby
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 366:225-33. 2005
    ..We undertook a randomised controlled trial to assess the effect of handwashing promotion with soap on the incidence of acute respiratory infection, impetigo, and diarrhoea...
  30. ncbi request reprint Association between colonization with group B streptococci during pregnancy and preterm delivery among Danish women
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:427-33. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Group B streptococcal colonization at delivery, but not at < or = 24 weeks' gestation, was associated with preterm delivery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of the quantitative and functional antibody responses to a 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and/or 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine among HIV-infected adults
    D R Feikin
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS C23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 20:545-53. 2001
    ..05). The second dose with either conjugate or polysaccharide following the first conjugate dose, however, produced no further increase in immune responses...
  32. ncbi request reprint Two outbreaks of severe respiratory disease in nursing homes associated with rhinovirus
    Lauri A Hicks
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:284-9. 2006
    ..To characterize illness and identify the etiology for two nursing home outbreaks of respiratory illness...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing the sensitivity of surveillance for pneumonia in rural Thailand
    Shadi Chamany
    Epidemic Intelligence Service and Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development OWCD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:549-56. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Recurrence of legionnaires disease at a hotel in the United States Virgin Islands over a 20-year period
    Karen D Cowgill
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1205-7. 2005
    ..The temperature of the potable water at the hotel was in a range that could optimally support the growth of Legionella species, and the potable water was colonized with Legionella pneumophila in 1981-1982 and in 2002-2003...
  35. ncbi request reprint Viral load response to a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, polysaccharide vaccine or placebo among HIV-infected patients
    Matthew Bidwell Goetz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    AIDS 16:1421-3. 2002
    ..Mean baseline viral load and CD4 cell count were 3.41 copies/ml (log10) and 457 cells/microl, respectively. We found no change in viral load during 24 weeks of follow-up for any vaccine or combination of vaccines or placebo...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of control measures implemented in the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak in Beijing, 2003
    Xinghuo Pang
    Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    JAMA 290:3215-21. 2003
    ..Little is known about the control measures implemented during this outbreak...
  37. pmc Risk factors for SARS among persons without known contact with SARS patients, Beijing, China
    Jiang Wu
    Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Beijing, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:210-6. 2004
    ..Our finding that mask use lowered the risk for disease supports the community's use of this strategy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological differences among pneumococcal serotypes
    William P Hausdorff
    GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, King of Prussia, PA 19406 2772, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:83-93. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Safety of varying dosages of 7-valent pneumococcal protein conjugate vaccine in seniors previously vaccinated with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
    Lisa A Jackson
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Vaccine 23:3697-703. 2005
    ..Fever was uncommon and did not vary by study group. The rate of local reactions increased with higher volumes of PCV and the rate following 2.0 ml of PCV was comparable to that following 0.5 ml PPV...
  40. pmc Immunization coverage and risk factors for failure to immunize within the Expanded Programme on Immunization in Kenya after introduction of new Haemophilus influenzae type b and hepatitis b virus antigens
    Moses Ndiritu
    Wellcome Trust Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 6:132. 2006
    ..We estimated immunization coverage before and after introduction, timeliness of vaccination and risk factors for failure to immunize in Kilifi district, Kenya...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serotypes and antimicrobial resistance of streptococcus pneumoniae in Thailand 2002-2004
    Sunisa Levine
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thai MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:176-8. 2006
    ..Nonsusceptibility was common among the serotypes included in the vaccine. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine might be a useful prevention tool in Thailand...
  42. ncbi request reprint An occasion for pause and reflection--challenges to public health during times of instability: a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kenya Medical Research Institute on the post-election violence in Kenya
    Daniel R Feikin
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:695-6. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of hospitalized pneumonia in rural Kenya: the potential of surveillance data in setting public health priorities
    Jeffrey A Tornheim
    International Emerging Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Unit 64112, APO, AE 09831, Kenya
    Int J Infect Dis 11:536-43. 2007
    ..We evaluated data on hospitalized patients diagnosed with pneumonia in rural western Kenya to characterize pneumonia epidemiology and mortality...
  44. ncbi request reprint Seropositivity to Chlamydia pneumoniae is associated with risk of first ischemic stroke
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 37:790-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether serological evidence of C pneumoniae infection is associated with risk of ischemic stroke...
  45. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count is associated with reduced endothelial reactivity
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the Columbia University Medical Center of New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Atherosclerosis 181:329-38. 2005
    ..Leukocyte count has been associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in several studies. We hypothesized that white blood cell count is associated with endothelial reactivity...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rapid spread of Vibrio cholerae O1 throughout Kenya, 2005
    Isaac Mugoya
    Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program Kenya, CDC, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:527-33. 2008
    ..Prevention measures remain implementation of point-of-use safe water systems and case finding and referral...