Alicia M Fry

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Morbid obesity as a risk factor for hospitalization and death due to 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) disease
    Oliver W Morgan
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9694. 2010
  2. pmc Characteristics of patients with oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United States
    Samuel B Graitcer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:255-7. 2011
  3. pmc Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infections, United States, 2010-11
    Aaron D Storms
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:308-11. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy of oseltamivir treatment started within 5 days of symptom onset to reduce influenza illness duration and virus shedding in an urban setting in Bangladesh: a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:109-18. 2014
  5. doi request reprint The first cases of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in the United States: a serologic investigation demonstrating early transmission
    Alicia M Fry
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e48-53. 2012
  6. pmc Low usage of government healthcare facilities for acute respiratory infections in guatemala: implications for influenza surveillance
    Kim A Lindblade
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta GA, 30333 USA
    BMC Public Health 11:885. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal trends of human parainfluenza viral infections: United States, 1990-2004
    Alicia M Fry
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1016-22. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospitalizations for pneumonia among persons aged 65 years or older in the United States, 1988-2002
    Alicia M Fry
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 294:2712-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Human bocavirus: a novel parvovirus epidemiologically associated with pneumonia requiring hospitalization in Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1038-45. 2007
  10. pmc Human rhinovirus infections in rural Thailand: epidemiological evidence for rhinovirus as both pathogen and bystander
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17780. 2011

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. pmc Morbid obesity as a risk factor for hospitalization and death due to 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) disease
    Oliver W Morgan
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9694. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Characteristics of patients with oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United States
    Samuel B Graitcer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:255-7. 2011
    ..No evidence was found for community circulation of resistant viruses; only 4 (unlinked) patients had no oseltamivir exposure...
  3. pmc Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infections, United States, 2010-11
    Aaron D Storms
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:308-11. 2012
    ..Of resistant viruses from 2010-11 and 2009-10, 26% and 89%, respectively, were from persons exposed to oseltamivir before specimen collection. Findings suggest limited community transmission of oseltamivir-resistant virus...
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy of oseltamivir treatment started within 5 days of symptom onset to reduce influenza illness duration and virus shedding in an urban setting in Bangladesh: a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:109-18. 2014
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The first cases of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in the United States: a serologic investigation demonstrating early transmission
    Alicia M Fry
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e48-53. 2012
    ..The first two laboratory-confirmed cases of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus (H1N1pdm09) infection were detected in San Diego (SD) and Imperial County (IC) in southern California, April 2009...
  6. pmc Low usage of government healthcare facilities for acute respiratory infections in guatemala: implications for influenza surveillance
    Kim A Lindblade
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta GA, 30333 USA
    BMC Public Health 11:885. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to measure healthcare utilization patterns in Guatemala to inform the establishment of a sentinel surveillance system for influenza and other respiratory infections, and allow estimation of disease burden...
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal trends of human parainfluenza viral infections: United States, 1990-2004
    Alicia M Fry
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1016-22. 2006
    ..Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) are important causes of upper and lower respiratory tract illness among children and adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospitalizations for pneumonia among persons aged 65 years or older in the United States, 1988-2002
    Alicia M Fry
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 294:2712-9. 2005
    ..Pneumonia causes significant mortality and morbidity among persons aged 65 years or older. However, few studies have explored trends according to age groups, which may affect intervention strategies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Human bocavirus: a novel parvovirus epidemiologically associated with pneumonia requiring hospitalization in Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1038-45. 2007
    ..We detected human bocavirus (HBoV) infection in 4.5% of hospitalized patients with pneumonia in rural Thailand. However, the role of HBoV as a pathogen is unclear...
  10. pmc Human rhinovirus infections in rural Thailand: epidemiological evidence for rhinovirus as both pathogen and bystander
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17780. 2011
    ..We describe human rhinovirus (HRV) detections in SaKaeo province, Thailand...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adverse and beneficial secondary effects of mass treatment with azithromycin to eliminate blindness due to trachoma in Nepal
    A M Fry
    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 35:395-402. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc The burden of hospitalized lower respiratory tract infection due to respiratory syncytial virus in rural Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15098. 2010
    ..We describe the epidemiology of hospitalized RSV infections for all age groups from population-based surveillance in two rural provinces in Thailand...
  13. pmc Adherence to antimicrobial inhalational anthrax prophylaxis among postal workers, Washington, D.C., 2001
    Mariaelena D Jefferds
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1138-44. 2002
    ..Interventions, especially frequent visits by public health staff, proved effective in supporting adherence...
  14. doi request reprint Comprehensive assessment of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus drug susceptibility in vitro
    Larisa V Gubareva
    Virus Surveillance and Diagnosis Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Antivir Ther 15:1151-9. 2010
    ..Antiviral drugs are an important option for managing infections caused by influenza viruses. This study assessed the drug susceptibility of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) viruses collected globally between April 2009 and January 2010...
  15. pmc Influenza B viruses with mutation in the neuraminidase active site, North Carolina, USA, 2010-11
    Katrina Sleeman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2043-6. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint The burden and severity of illness due to 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in a large US city during the late summer and early fall of 2009
    Saumil S Doshi
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:519-26. 2012
    ..Nevertheless, the second pH1N1 pandemic wave led to substantial numbers of ED visits, hospitalizations, and deaths in metropolitan Atlanta...
  17. pmc Asthma in patients hospitalized with pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection-United States, 2009
    John J McKenna
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:57. 2013
    ..The objective was to compare characteristics of hospitalized pH1N1 patients with and without asthma and assess factors associated with severity among asthma patients...
  18. doi request reprint Analysis of influenza viruses from patients clinically suspected of infection with an oseltamivir resistant virus during the 2009 pandemic in the United States
    Ha T Nguyen
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop G 16, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antiviral Res 93:381-6. 2012
    ..These data suggest that pyrosequencing is a powerful tool for timely detection of NAI resistant viruses and that NI assays are needed for comprehensive testing to detect novel resistance substitutions...
  19. pmc Real-time PCR assays for detection of bocavirus in human specimens
    Xiaoyan Lu
    Respiratory and Gastroenteritis Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, N E, Mailstop G04, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3231-5. 2006
    ..5%) were reproducibly positive for HBoV by one or both targets. Our data confirm the possible association of HBoV infection with pneumonia and demonstrate the utility of these real-time PCR assays for HBoV detection...
  20. doi request reprint Hospitalized patients with 2009 H1N1 influenza in the United States, April-June 2009
    Seema Jain
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1935-44. 2009
    ..We describe the clinical characteristics of patients who were hospitalized with 2009 H1N1 influenza in the United States from April 2009 to mid-June 2009...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human coronavirus infections in rural Thailand: a comprehensive study using real-time reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction assays
    Ryan K Dare
    Respiratory and Gastroenteritis Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1321-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether infections with human coronaviruses (HCoVs) 229E, OC43, HKU1, and NL63 are associated with pneumonia and to define the epidemiology of HCoV infection in rural Thailand...
  22. doi request reprint Hospitalization due to human parainfluenza virus-associated lower respiratory tract illness in rural Thailand
    Oliver W Morgan
    Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:280-5. 2013
    ..Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIVs) are an important cause of acute respiratory illness in young children but little is known about their epidemiology in the tropics...
  23. doi request reprint Intensive care unit patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1pdm09) virus infection - United States, 2009
    Anna M Bramley
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e134-42. 2012
    ..The influenza A (H1N1pdm09) [pH1N1] virus resulted in intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and death...
  24. doi request reprint Reduced influenza antiviral treatment among children and adults hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza infection in the year after the 2009 pandemic
    Shikha Garg
    Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:e18-21. 2012
    ..01)...
  25. doi request reprint Description of antiviral treatment among adults hospitalized with influenza before and during the 2009 pandemic: United States, 2005-2009
    Saumil Doshi
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Infect Dis 204:1848-56. 2011
    ..We compared antiviral use among adults hospitalized with influenza before and during the pandemic...
  26. pmc Household air quality risk factors associated with childhood pneumonia in urban Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Pavani K Ram
    University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:968-75. 2014
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparing clinical characteristics between hospitalized adults with laboratory-confirmed influenza a and B virus infection
    Su Su
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia
    Clin Infect Dis 59:252-5. 2014
    ..Among patients treated with oseltamivir, length of stay and mortality did not differ by type of virus infection. ..
  28. doi request reprint Pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus illness among pregnant women in the United States
    Alicia M Siston
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 303:1517-25. 2010
    ..Early data on pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) suggest pregnant women are at increased risk of hospitalization and death...
  29. doi request reprint Infections with oseltamivir-resistant influenza A(H1N1) virus in the United States
    Nila J Dharan
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development Assigned to Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS A 32, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 301:1034-41. 2009
    ..Early surveillance data suggest that the prevalence of oseltamivir resistance among A(H1N1) viruses will most likely be higher during the 2008-2009 season...
  30. pmc Dual resistance to adamantanes and oseltamivir among seasonal influenza A(H1N1) viruses: 2008-2010
    Tiffany G Sheu
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Battelle Memorial Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:13-7. 2011
    ..Because of limited options for antiviral treatment, emergence of dual-resistant influenza viruses poses a public health concern, and their circulation needs to be closely monitored...
  31. ncbi request reprint A cluster of patients infected with I221V influenza b virus variants with reduced oseltamivir susceptibility--North Carolina and South Carolina, 2010-2011
    Shikha Garg
    Epidemic Intelligence Service and Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:966-73. 2013
    ..During 2010-2011, influenza B viruses with a novel neuraminidase substitution, denoted I221V (B/I221V), associated with reduced in vitro oseltamivir susceptibility were detected in North Carolina...
  32. pmc Development of the Respiratory Index of Severity in Children (RISC) score among young children with respiratory infections in South Africa
    Carrie Reed
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e27793. 2012
    ..A simple clinical score predicting the probability of death in a young child with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) could aid clinicians in case management and provide a standardized severity measure during epidemiologic studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Serologically confirmed household transmission of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus during the first pandemic wave--New York City, April-May 2009
    Michael L Jackson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:455-62. 2011
    ..We studied serologically confirmed infection and disease among household contacts of index case patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus (pH1N1) infection in a setting of minimal community pH1N1 transmission...
  34. ncbi request reprint Persistence of fluoroquinolone-resistant, multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in a long-term-care facility: efforts to reduce intrafacility transmission
    Alicia M Fry
    espiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:239-47. 2005
    ..We describe an effort to reduce transmission of a multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (MDRSP) in a long-term-care facility (LTCF)...
  35. ncbi request reprint The influence of chronic illnesses on the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in adults
    Moe H Kyaw
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:377-86. 2005
    ..These data support recommendations to provide pneumococcal vaccine to persons in these at-risk groups and underscore the need for better prevention strategies for immunocompromised persons...
  36. doi request reprint Influenza-associated mortality among children - United States: 2007-2008
    Patrick J Peebles
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:25-31. 2011
    ....
  37. pmc Outbreak of antiviral drug-resistant influenza a in long-term care facility, Illinois, USA, 2008
    Nila J Dharan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1973-6. 2009
    ..Initial outbreak response included treatment and prophylaxis with oseltamivir. The outbreak abated, likely because of infection control measures...
  38. pmc Prevalence of seropositivity to pandemic influenza A/H1N1 virus in the United States following the 2009 pandemic
    Carrie Reed
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e48187. 2012
    ..We conducted a serologic survey to estimate the cumulative incidence of A(H1N1)pdm09 through the end of 2009 when pandemic activity had waned in the United States...
  39. doi request reprint Clinical and virologic outcomes in patients with oseltamivir-resistant seasonal influenza A (H1N1) infections: results from a clinical trial
    Nila J Dharan
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development Assigned to Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:153-8. 2012
    ..While sample size prohibits a strong conclusion, future studies should evaluate for similar trends...
  40. doi request reprint Neuraminidase inhibitor resistance in influenza viruses and laboratory testing methods
    Ha T Nguyen
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Antivir Ther 17:159-73. 2012
    ..Close monitoring of antiviral resistance among all influenza viruses, both locally and globally, are essential to inform public health strategies for the control of influenza infections...
  41. doi request reprint A method for estimating vaccine-preventable pediatric influenza pneumonia hospitalizations in developing countries: Thailand as a case study
    Fatimah S Dawood
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Work Force and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Vaccine 29:4416-21. 2011
    ..Vaccination of 85% of Thai children aged 7 months-4 years might prevent 30% of all pediatric influenza pneumonia hospitalizations in Thailand...
  42. doi request reprint Influenza antiviral prescribing practices during the 2007-08 and 2008-09 influenza seasons in the setting of increased resistance to oseltamivir among circulating influenza viruses
    Nila J Dharan
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development Assigned to Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antiviral Res 88:182-6. 2010
    ..Zanamivir, oseltamivir +/- an adamantane, or oseltamivir was recommended, depending on virus type, subtype, and local surveillance data...
  43. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory infections caused by 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) among American Indians--southwestern United States, May 1-July 21, 2009
    Anil Suryaprasad
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention, Indian Health Service, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:1361-9. 2013
    ..We describe rates and risk factors for H1N1pdm09 infection among American Indians (AIs) in four isolated southwestern U.S. communities served by the Indian Health Service (IHS)...
  44. pmc Estimating the disease burden of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infection in Hunter New England, Northern New South Wales, Australia, 2009
    Fatimah S Dawood
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e9880. 2010
    ..We used local surveillance data to estimate pH1N1-associated disease burden during the first wave of pH1N1 circulation in HNE...
  45. doi request reprint Lower respiratory tract hemorrhage associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection
    Erin D Kennedy
    Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:761-5. 2013
    ..We describe patients with LRTH associated with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) (pH1N1) virus infection identified from April 2009 to April 2010 in the United States...
  46. doi request reprint Drug susceptibility surveillance of influenza viruses circulating in the United States in 2011-2012: application of the WHO antiviral working group criteria
    Margaret Okomo-Adhiambo
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 8:258-65. 2014
    ..In 2012, the WHO working group on influenza antiviral susceptibility (WHO-AVWG) developed criteria to facilitate consistent interpretation and reporting of NI assay data...
  47. doi request reprint Incidence and etiology of acute lower respiratory tract infections in hospitalized children younger than 5 years in rural Thailand
    Reem Hasan
    From the CDC Hubert Global Health Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA International Emerging Infections Program, Global Disease Detection Regional Center, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA National Institute of Health, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Nakhon Phanom Provincial Hospital, Nakhon Phanom Crown Prince Hospital, Sa Kaeo, Thailand and Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:e45-52. 2014
    ..Pneumonia remains a leading cause of under-five morbidity and mortality globally. Comprehensive incidence, epidemiologic and etiologic data are needed to update prevention and control strategies...
  48. doi request reprint Antiviral treatment of influenza in children
    Shikha Garg
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e43-51. 2012
    ....
  49. pmc Genetically diverse group A streptococci from children in far-western Nepal share high genetic relatedness with isolates from other countries
    Varja Sakota
    Division of Bacterial and Myotic Diseases, Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2160-6. 2006
    ..Similarly, since most (40/51) strain types were highly related to strains found elsewhere, it is likely that a major fraction of the existing GAS clonal complexes have been discovered...
  50. doi request reprint Incidence of respiratory pathogens in persons hospitalized with pneumonia in two provinces in Thailand
    S J Olsen
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1811-22. 2010
    ..These data can help guide health policy towards effective prevention strategies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease among Amish children in Pennsylvania: reasons for persistent disease
    A M Fry
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E60. 2001
    ..To identify reservoirs of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) pharyngeal carriage and assess barriers to vaccination among 2 Amish communities in Pennsylvania...
  52. doi request reprint Virus detection and duration of illness among patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in Texas
    Anil Suryaprasad
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office Proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S109-15. 2011
    ..41; 95% CI, .24-.68; P <‚ÄČ.001). We detected viral RNA in two participants' stools. All cultures were negative. This investigation suggests that the duration of virus detection was likely similar to the seasonal influenza virus...
  53. pmc A comparison of clinical and epidemiological characteristics of fatal human infections with H5N1 and human influenza viruses in Thailand, 2004-2006
    Vivek Shinde
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e14809. 2011
    ..Using NAIS data, we identified risk factors for death among H5N1 cases and described differences between H5N1 and human (seasonal) influenza cases...
  54. pmc A comparison of the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15826. 2010
    ..We compare the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A (H1N1 and H3N2) and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) (pH1N1) using a prospective surveillance system for acute respiratory disease in Guatemala...
  55. pmc Household transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, San Antonio, Texas, USA, April-May 2009
    Oliver W Morgan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop C12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:631-7. 2010
    ..Early in the outbreak, household transmission primarily occurred from children to other household members and was lower than the transmission rate for seasonal influenza...
  56. pmc An Investigational Antiviral Drug, DAS181, Effectively Inhibits Replication of Zoonotic Influenza A Virus Subtype H7N9 and Protects Mice From Lethality
    Henju Marjuki
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    J Infect Dis 210:435-40. 2014
    ..We observed a time-dependent effect for 24-72-hour delayed DAS181 treatments on morbidity and mortality. The results warrant further investigation of DAS181 for influenza treatment. ..
  57. pmc Outbreaks of short-incubation ocular and respiratory illness following exposure to indoor swimming pools
    Anna B Bowen
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector borne and Enteric Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:267-71. 2007
    ..Chlorination destroys pathogens in swimming pool water, but by-products of chlorination can cause human illness. We investigated outbreaks of ocular and respiratory symptoms associated with chlorinated indoor swimming pools at two hotels...
  58. doi request reprint Effectiveness of nonadjuvanted monovalent influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccines for preventing reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction-confirmed pandemic influenza hospitalizations: case-control study of children and adults at 10 US influenza surveillan
    Mark G Thompson
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1587-92. 2013
    ....
  59. pmc Prevalence of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus antibodies, Tampa Bay Florida--November-December, 2009
    Chad M Cox
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e29301. 2011
    ..We determined the prevalence of antibodies due to the pH1N1 virus in Florida after influenza activity had peaked and estimated the proportion of the population infected with pH1N1 virus during the pandemic...
  60. ncbi request reprint Legionnaires' disease outbreak in an automobile engine manufacturing plant
    Alicia M Fry
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:1015-8. 2003
    ..22; 95% CI, 1.11-9.38) were associated with LD. LD can be transmitted in industrial settings in which aerosols are produced. Clinicians should consider LD when treating persons from these settings for pneumonia...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparing potential benefits of new pneumococcal vaccines with the current polysaccharide vaccine in the elderly
    Alicia M Fry
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop C 23, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 21:303-11. 2002
    ..Superior effectiveness of new vaccines was dependent upon a presumed longer duration of protection than the 23V-PPV and effectiveness against noninvasive pneumonia. Our results suggest that new vaccines could improve disease prevention...
  62. ncbi request reprint Multistate evaluation of invasive pneumococcal diseases in adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection: serotype and antimicrobial resistance patterns in the United States
    A M Fry
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:643-52. 2003
    ..HIV/AIDS was not an independent risk factor for TMP-SMZ nonsusceptibility. Vulnerability to certain serotypes among adults with HIV/AIDS may have implications in prevention strategies...
  63. ncbi request reprint A summary of national reports of foodborne outbreaks of Salmonella Heidelberg infections in the United States: clues for disease prevention
    Paul Chittick
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1150-3. 2006
    ..Efforts to reduce illness due to Salmonella Heidelberg shouldensure that poultry and eggs are handled appropriately to minimize contamination and cross contamination...
  64. pmc Inhalational anthrax outbreak among postal workers, Washington, D.C., 2001
    Puneet K Dewan
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1066-72. 2002
    ..Prophylaxis was necessary for all employees. To protect postal workers against bioterrorism, measures to reduce the risk of occupational exposure are necessary...
  65. doi request reprint Preparing for influenza after 2009 H1N1: special considerations for pregnant women and newborns
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:S13-20. 2011
    ..After careful consideration of the available information and individual expert input, the CDC updated its recommendations for these populations for future influenza seasons and pandemics...
  66. ncbi request reprint Pattern of antibiotic use in a trachoma-endemic region of Nepal: implications for mass azithromycin distribution
    Vivian Schiedler
    F I Proctor Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0944, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:31-6. 2003
    ....
  67. pmc Trachoma decline and widespread use of antimicrobial drugs
    Jaya D Chidambaram
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1895-9. 2004
    ..We demonstrate that high background antimicrobial drug use may be responsible for much of the observed decline in trachoma and discuss its potential role in eliminating this infectious disease...
  68. ncbi request reprint Impact of maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy on the incidence of acute respiratory illness visits among infants
    Eric K France
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1277-83. 2006
    ..To determine whether influenza vaccination of pregnant women prevents visits for respiratory illness in their infants born during the influenza season...