Gilbert J Kersh

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii infection of marine mammals in the Pacific Northwest, 1997-2010
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30333, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:201-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Antimicrobial therapies for Q fever
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop G13, 1600 Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30333, USA 1 404 639 1028 1 404 718 2116
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:1207-14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Stability of Coxiella burnetii in stored human blood
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Transfusion 53:1493-6. 2013
  4. pmc Presence and persistence of Coxiella burnetii in the environments of goat farms associated with a Q fever outbreak
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1697-703. 2013
  5. pmc Long-Term immune responses to Coxiella burnetii after vaccination
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 20:129-33. 2013
  6. pmc Coxiella burnetii infection of a Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) found in Washington State
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G 13, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3428-31. 2010
  7. pmc Presence of Coxiella burnetii DNA in the environment of the United States, 2006 to 2008
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G 13, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4469-75. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Virulence of pathogenic Coxiella burnetii strains after growth in the absence of host cells
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1433-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint First reported multistate human q Fever outbreak in the United States, 2011
    Adam Bjork
    1 Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 14:111-7. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of Q fever--United States, 2013: recommendations from CDC and the Q Fever Working Group
    Alicia Anderson
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 62:1-30. 2013

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii infection of marine mammals in the Pacific Northwest, 1997-2010
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30333, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:201-6. 2012
    ..0% (73/215) had antibodies against either Phase 1 or Phase 2 C. burnetii. These results suggest that C. burnetii infection is common among marine mammals in this region...
  2. doi request reprint Antimicrobial therapies for Q fever
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop G13, 1600 Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30333, USA 1 404 639 1028 1 404 718 2116
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:1207-14. 2013
    ..Doxycycline resistance is rare, but has been reported. Co-trimoxazole is a currently recommended alternative treatment, but quinolones, rifampin and newer macrolides may also provide some benefit. ..
  3. doi request reprint Stability of Coxiella burnetii in stored human blood
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Transfusion 53:1493-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if extracellular C. burnetii would be stable in blood under normal storage conditions...
  4. pmc Presence and persistence of Coxiella burnetii in the environments of goat farms associated with a Q fever outbreak
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:1697-703. 2013
    ..The results suggest that the highest concentrations of environmental C. burnetii are found in goat birthing areas and that contamination of other areas is mostly associated with human movement...
  5. pmc Long-Term immune responses to Coxiella burnetii after vaccination
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 20:129-33. 2013
    ..These results show that IFA and IGRA perform similarly in detection of C. burnetii immune responses and that Q fever vaccination establishes long-lived immune responses to C. burnetii...
  6. pmc Coxiella burnetii infection of a Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) found in Washington State
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G 13, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3428-31. 2010
    ..This is the first description of coxiellosis in a sea lion and suggests that exposure to sea lions may be a risk factor for contracting Q fever...
  7. pmc Presence of Coxiella burnetii DNA in the environment of the United States, 2006 to 2008
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS G 13, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4469-75. 2010
    ..It also suggests that human exposure to C. burnetii may be more common than what is suggested by the number of reported cases of Q fever...
  8. doi request reprint Virulence of pathogenic Coxiella burnetii strains after growth in the absence of host cells
    Gilbert J Kersh
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1433-8. 2011
    ..The loss of virulence in axenic culture was associated with some truncation of lipopolysaccharide chains, suggesting a possible mechanism for attenuation...
  9. doi request reprint First reported multistate human q Fever outbreak in the United States, 2011
    Adam Bjork
    1 Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 14:111-7. 2014
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  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of Q fever--United States, 2013: recommendations from CDC and the Q Fever Working Group
    Alicia Anderson
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 62:1-30. 2013
    ..These recommendations will be reviewed approximately every 5 years and updated to include new published evidence...
  11. pmc Survey of laboratory animal technicians in the United States for Coxiella burnetii antibodies and exploration of risk factors for exposure
    Ellen A Spotts Whitney
    Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 52:725-31. 2013
    ..Physicians should consider the risk of infection with C. burnetii when treating LAT with potential occupational exposures. ..
  12. pmc Practical method for extraction of PCR-quality DNA from environmental soil samples
    Kelly A Fitzpatrick
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS G 13, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4571-3. 2010
    ..Coxiella burnetii DNA was detected in spiked soil samples at <1,000 genome equivalents per gram of soil and in 12 (16.4%) of 73 environmental soil samples...