William Lawrence

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for meningococcal disease and strategies for use of conjugate meningococcal vaccines in the United States
    J R Lingappa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop C 09, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 19:4566-75. 2001
  2. pmc Diagnosis of community-acquired pertussis infection: comparison of both culture and fluorescent-antibody assays with PCR detection using electrophoresis or dot blot hybridization
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2908-12. 2002
  3. pmc Serogroup W-135 meningococcal disease during the Hajj, 2000
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:665-71. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint HLA-DQ6 and ingestion of contaminated water: possible gene-environment interaction in an outbreak of Leptospirosis
    J Lingappa
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Genes Immun 5:197-202. 2004

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for meningococcal disease and strategies for use of conjugate meningococcal vaccines in the United States
    J R Lingappa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop C 09, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 19:4566-75. 2001
    ..We evaluated the relative burdens of invasive meningococcal disease in US and examined the projected impact of various meningococcal conjugate vaccination strategies on rates of meningococcal disease...
  2. pmc Diagnosis of community-acquired pertussis infection: comparison of both culture and fluorescent-antibody assays with PCR detection using electrophoresis or dot blot hybridization
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2908-12. 2002
    ..Further study is required to understand the clinical significance of B. pertussis PCR products detected by dot blot hybridization alone...
  3. pmc Serogroup W-135 meningococcal disease during the Hajj, 2000
    Jairam R Lingappa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:665-71. 2003
    ..The 2000 Hajj outbreak was the first large serogroup W-135 meningococcal disease outbreak identified worldwide. Enhanced surveillance for serogroup W-135, especially in Africa, is essential to control this emerging epidemic disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint HLA-DQ6 and ingestion of contaminated water: possible gene-environment interaction in an outbreak of Leptospirosis
    J Lingappa
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Genes Immun 5:197-202. 2004
    ..Based on these preliminary findings, we hypothesize a role for superantigens in leptospirosis and underscore the importance of outbreak investigations for understanding infectious disease gene-environment interactions...