Vincent R Hill

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ultrafiltration-based techniques for rapid and simultaneous concentration of multiple microbe classes from 100-L tap water samples
    Amy L Polaczyk
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 73:92-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A broadly reactive one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for rapid and sensitive detection of hepatitis E virus
    Narayanan Jothikumar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F 36, and Emory University, Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Virol Methods 131:65-71. 2006
  3. pmc Multistate evaluation of an ultrafiltration-based procedure for simultaneous recovery of enteric microbes in 100-liter tap water samples
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4218-25. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Development of plaque assays for adenoviruses 40 and 41
    Theresa L Cromeans
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA, United States
    J Virol Methods 151:140-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of hollow-fiber ultrafiltration to the USEPA VIRADEL technique and USEPA method 1623
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop F 36, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:822-5. 2009
  6. pmc Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 in water and seafood, Haiti
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2147-50. 2011
  7. pmc Development of a rapid method for simultaneous recovery of diverse microbes in drinking water by ultrafiltration with sodium polyphosphate and surfactants
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 36, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6878-84. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Inactivation of Cryptosporidium parvum under chlorinated recreational water conditions
    Joan M Shields
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Disease, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Water Health 6:513-20. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Recreational exposure to microcystins during algal blooms in two California lakes
    Lorraine C Backer
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS f 57, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Toxicon 55:909-21. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Source water quality effects on monochloramine inactivation of adenovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus, and murine norovirus
    Amy M Kahler
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop D 66, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Water Res 45:1745-51. 2011

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Ultrafiltration-based techniques for rapid and simultaneous concentration of multiple microbe classes from 100-L tap water samples
    Amy L Polaczyk
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 73:92-9. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A broadly reactive one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for rapid and sensitive detection of hepatitis E virus
    Narayanan Jothikumar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F 36, and Emory University, Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Virol Methods 131:65-71. 2006
    ..2PID50) spiked into a surface water concentrate were detected in the real-time RT-PCR assay. This is the first reporting of a broadly reactive TaqMan RT-PCR assay for the detection of HEV in clinical and environmental samples...
  3. pmc Multistate evaluation of an ultrafiltration-based procedure for simultaneous recovery of enteric microbes in 100-liter tap water samples
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4218-25. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Development of plaque assays for adenoviruses 40 and 41
    Theresa L Cromeans
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA, United States
    J Virol Methods 151:140-5. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of hollow-fiber ultrafiltration to the USEPA VIRADEL technique and USEPA method 1623
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Hwy, Mailstop F 36, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:822-5. 2009
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that the UF technique can be as effective, or more effective, than established USEPA methods for recovery of viruses and protozoan parasites from 100-L tap water samples...
  6. pmc Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 in water and seafood, Haiti
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2147-50. 2011
    ..The outbreak strain of toxigenic V. cholerae O1 serotype Ogawa was isolated from freshwater and seafood samples. The cholera toxin gene was detected in harbor water samples...
  7. pmc Development of a rapid method for simultaneous recovery of diverse microbes in drinking water by ultrafiltration with sodium polyphosphate and surfactants
    Vincent R Hill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 36, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6878-84. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Inactivation of Cryptosporidium parvum under chlorinated recreational water conditions
    Joan M Shields
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Disease, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Water Health 6:513-20. 2008
    ..0-log inactivation of Cryptosporidium oocysts during remediation of recreational water venues following fecal diarrhea accidents...
  9. doi request reprint Recreational exposure to microcystins during algal blooms in two California lakes
    Lorraine C Backer
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS f 57, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Toxicon 55:909-21. 2010
    ..Future studies should include collecting nasal swabs to assess upper respiratory tract deposition of toxin-containing aerosols droplets...
  10. doi request reprint Source water quality effects on monochloramine inactivation of adenovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus, and murine norovirus
    Amy M Kahler
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop D 66, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Water Res 45:1745-51. 2011
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that water quality impacts the inactivation of viruses and should be considered when developing chloramination plans...
  11. pmc Dead-end hollow-fiber ultrafiltration for recovery of diverse microbes from water
    Carmela M Smith
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Atlanta 30341 3724, Georgia, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5284-9. 2009
    ..perfringens, 57% +/- 21%; and for C. parvum, 83% +/- 21%. These data demonstrate that DEUF is an effective method for recovering diverse microbes from water and should be a useful tool for field-based environmental investigations...
  12. doi request reprint Hollow-fiber ultrafiltration for simultaneous recovery of viruses, bacteria and parasites from reclaimed water
    Pengbo Liu
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 88:155-61. 2012
    ..These data demonstrate that UF can be an effective technique for recovering diverse microbes in reclaimed water to monitor and improve effluent water quality in wastewater treatment plants...
  13. pmc Novel risk factors associated with hepatitis E virus infection in a large outbreak in northern Uganda: results from a case-control study and environmental analysis
    Christopher M Howard
    Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1170-3. 2010
    ..The epidemiologic and environmental water-testing results suggest that household-level factors played an important role in the transmission of HEV-modalities that have been previously underappreciated...
  14. doi request reprint Recovery of diverse microbes in high turbidity surface water samples using dead-end ultrafiltration
    Bonnie Mull
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30329 4018, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 91:429-33. 2012
    ..This study supports the use of the DEUF method for recovering a wide array of microbes in large-volume surface water samples having medium to high turbidity...
  15. pmc Preventing maritime transfer of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae
    Nicole J Cohen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1680-2. 2012
    ..Use of ballast water treatment systems could mitigate the risk for organism transfer...
  16. pmc Inactivation of adenoviruses, enteroviruses, and murine norovirus in water by free chlorine and monochloramine
    Theresa L Cromeans
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1028-33. 2010
    ..These data will be useful in drinking water risk assessment studies and disinfection system planning...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 1MDS electropositive microfilters for simultaneous recovery of multiple microbe classes from tap water
    Amy L Polaczyk
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Parasitic Diseases, United States
    J Microbiol Methods 68:260-6. 2007
    ..While viruses, bacteria, and parasites are effectively retained by the 1MDS filter, elution efficiencies and associated recovery efficiencies varied for each organism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks and other health events associated with recreational water --- United States, 2007--2008
    Michele C Hlavsa
    Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 60:1-32. 2011
    ..In addition, data are collected on other select recreational water--associated health events, including pool chemical--associated health events and single cases of Vibrio wound infection and primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with a man-made chlorinated lake--Tarrant County, Texas, 2008
    Paul T Cantey
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 75:14-9. 2012
    ..This same collaborative effort will be needed to develop and maintain an effective national Model Aquatic Health Code...
  20. doi request reprint Evidence of person-to-person transmission of hepatitis E virus during a large outbreak in Northern Uganda
    Eyasu H Teshale
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 301333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 50:1006-10. 2010
    ..Outbreaks of infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) are frequently attributed to contaminated drinking water, even if direct evidence for this is lacking...
  21. pmc Effects of source water quality on chlorine inactivation of adenovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus, and murine norovirus
    Amy M Kahler
    Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5159-64. 2010
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that water quality plays a substantial role in the inactivation of viruses and should be considered when developing chlorination plans...
  22. pmc Quantitative real-time PCR assays for detection of human adenoviruses and identification of serotypes 40 and 41
    Narayanan Jothikumar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F 36, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3131-6. 2005
    ..Application of these assays for detection of adenoviruses and type-specific identification of AdV40 and AdV41 will be useful for identifying these viruses in environmental and clinical samples...
  23. pmc Recovery and detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in surface water, using ultrafiltration and real-time PCR
    Bonnie Mull
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3593-7. 2009
    ..The reported sample collection and analysis procedure should be a sensitive and effective tool for detecting EHEC O157:H7 in response to outbreaks of disease associated with contaminated water...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of a molecular beacon real-time PCR assay for detection of Baylisascaris procyonis in different soil types and water samples
    Rachel R Gatcombe
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 36, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Parasitol Res 106:499-504. 2010
    ..procyonis in a wide range of soil types, and should be a useful tool for investigations of soil or water potentially contaminated with eggs of this parasite...
  25. doi request reprint The effect of cyanuric acid on the disinfection rate of Cryptosporidium parvum in 20-ppm free chlorine
    Joan M Shields
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Disease, Division of Parasitic Diseases, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 36, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Water Health 7:109-14. 2009
    ..Current public health recommendations for hyperchlorination and pool remediation are insufficient for pools using cyanurate-stabilized chlorine to achieve a three log inactivation of the parasite...
  26. doi request reprint US outbreak of human Salmonella infections associated with aquatic frogs, 2008-2011
    Shauna L Mettee Zarecki
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 131:724-31. 2013
    ..Although amphibians are known Salmonella carriers, no such outbreaks have been reported. We investigated a nationwide outbreak of human Salmonella Typhimurium infections occurring predominantly among children from 2008 to 2011...
  27. doi request reprint Ultrafiltration improves ELISA and Endopep MS analysis of botulinum neurotoxin type A in drinking water
    Brian H Raphael
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 90:267-72. 2012
    ....
  28. pmc Recreational exposure to low concentrations of microcystins during an algal bloom in a small lake
    Lorraine C Backer
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Chamblee, Georgia 30341, USA
    Mar Drugs 6:389-406. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of infectious adenoviruses by mRNA real-time RT-PCR
    Gwangpyo Ko
    University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Dr RAS W 634, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    J Virol Methods 127:148-53. 2005
    ..These results suggest that mRNA detection by real-time RT-PCR is a sensitive and specific method to detect low levels of infectious adenoviruses in water and other environmental media within 1-3 days...
  30. pmc Rapid and sensitive detection of noroviruses by using TaqMan-based one-step reverse transcription-PCR assays and application to naturally contaminated shellfish samples
    Narayanan Jothikumar
    Environmental Science and Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1870-5. 2005
    ..These TaqMan RT-PCR assays provide rapid (less than 90 min), sensitive, and reliable detection of NoV and should prove to be useful for routine monitoring of both clinical and shellfish samples...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduction of enteric microbes in flushed swine wastewater treated by a biological aerated filter and UV irradiation
    Vincent R Hill
    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Water Environ Res 74:91-9. 2002
    ....