Kim A Lindblade

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spatial and temporal dynamics of malaria transmission in rural Western Kenya
    Nyaguara Amek
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration, P O Box 1578, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:86. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The silent threat: asymptomatic parasitemia and malaria transmission
    Kim A Lindblade
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS A 06, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:623-39. 2013
  3. pmc Local topographic wetness indices predict household malaria risk better than land-use and land-cover in the western Kenya highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Malar J 9:328. 2010
  4. pmc A census-weighted, spatially-stratified household sampling strategy for urban malaria epidemiology
    Jose G Siri
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Malar J 7:39. 2008
  5. pmc Topography-derived wetness indices are associated with household-level malaria risk in two communities in the western Kenyan highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Malar J 7:40. 2008
  6. pmc Quantitative urban classification for malaria epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jose G Siri
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Malar J 7:34. 2008
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure of seasonal migrant workers to Onchocerca volvulus on coffee plantations in Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:438-42. 2009
  9. 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
  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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Publications25

  1. pmc Spatial and temporal dynamics of malaria transmission in rural Western Kenya
    Nyaguara Amek
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration, P O Box 1578, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:86. 2012
    ..There are few studies examining the extent and drivers of local variation in malaria exposure in endemic areas...
  2. doi request reprint The silent threat: asymptomatic parasitemia and malaria transmission
    Kim A Lindblade
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS A 06, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 11:623-39. 2013
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  3. pmc Local topographic wetness indices predict household malaria risk better than land-use and land-cover in the western Kenya highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Malar J 9:328. 2010
    ..This study examined whether environmental factors like land-cover, land-use, and urban density improved malaria risk prediction based solely on the topographically-determined context, as measured by the topographic wetness index...
  4. pmc A census-weighted, spatially-stratified household sampling strategy for urban malaria epidemiology
    Jose G Siri
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Malar J 7:39. 2008
    ..Such a strategy should facilitate analysis of important epidemiological relationships in this ecological context...
  5. pmc Topography-derived wetness indices are associated with household-level malaria risk in two communities in the western Kenyan highlands
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Malar J 7:40. 2008
    ..Understanding these local topographic effects may permit prediction of regions at high risk of malaria within the highlands at small spatial scales...
  6. pmc Quantitative urban classification for malaria epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa
    Jose G Siri
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Malar J 7:34. 2008
    ..Accordingly, clustering techniques were applied to a set of urbanization- and malaria-related variables in Kisumu, Kenya, to produce a quantitative classification of the urban environment for malaria research...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure of seasonal migrant workers to Onchocerca volvulus on coffee plantations in Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:438-42. 2009
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  9. 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...
  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 Elimination of Onchocercia volvulus transmission in the Santa Rosa focus of Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:334-41. 2007
    ..08%). Our interpretation of these data, together with historical information, suggest that transmission of O. volvulus is permanently interrupted in Santa Rosa and that ivermectin treatments there can be halted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the WHO Haemoglobin Colour Scale for diagnosis of anaemia in children and pregnant women as used by primary health care nurses and community health workers in western Kenya
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1679-87. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of long-lasting insecticidal nets after 2 years of household use
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1141-50. 2005
    ..32-1.18; cyclodextrin: HR 0.65, 95% CI 0.40-1.1) were not significantly different from that of a conventional net. PermaNet 1.0 performed significantly better than conventional nets and should be recommended to malaria control programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sustainability of reductions in malaria transmission and infant mortality in western Kenya with use of insecticide-treated bednets: 4 to 6 years of follow-up
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 291:2571-80. 2004
    ..Previous investigators have suggested that bednet use might paradoxically increase mortality in older children through delayed acquisition of immunity to malaria...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laboratory wash resistance of long-lasting insecticidal nets
    John E Gimnig
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1022-9. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the completeness of demographic surveillance of children less than five years old in western Kenya: a capture-recapture approach
    Thomas P Eisele
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:92-7. 2003
    ..Assuming limitations of current methods are sufficiently addressed, capture-recapture appears to be a useful tool in evaluating DSS completeness and differential ascertainment of vital events...
  17. pmc Surveillance for hospitalized acute respiratory infection in Guatemala
    Jennifer R Verani
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e83600. 2013
    ..These data, which demonstrate a substantial burden of hospitalized ARI in Guatemala due to a variety of pathogens, can help guide public health policies aimed at reducing the burden of illness and death due to respiratory infections. ..
  18. pmc Clinical assessment of self-reported acute flaccid paralysis in a population-based setting in Guatemala
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic and Vector Borne Diseases NCZVED, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:712-6. 2010
    ..Usual surveillance methods for AFP, particularly in developing countries, may underestimate the true burden of non-poliovirus AFP...
  19. pmc Spatial and temporal variation in the kdr allele L1014S in Anopheles gambiae s.s. and phenotypic variability in susceptibility to insecticides in Western Kenya
    Derrick K Mathias
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578, Kisumu, Kenya
    Malar J 10:10. 2011
    ..Temporal and spatial variation in the frequency of a knock down resistance (kdr) allele in A. gambiae s.s. was quantified, as was variation in phenotypic resistance among geographic populations of A. gambiae s.l...
  20. doi request reprint Determinants and coverage of vaccination in children in Western kenya from a 2003 cross-sectional survey
    Lisa M Calhoun
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Research and Public Health Collaboration, Centre for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:234-41. 2014
    ..40, 95% CI = 0.17-0.91, P ≤ 0.05) were less likely to be fully vaccinated. These data serve as a baseline from which changes in vaccination coverage will be measured as interventions to improve vaccination timeliness are introduced. ..
  21. doi request reprint Putting surveillance data into context: the role of health care utilization surveys in understanding population burden of pneumonia in developing countries
    Meredith Deutscher
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 2:73-81. 2012
    ..Surveillance is essential to estimating the global burden of pneumonia, yet differences in surveillance methodology and health care-seeking behaviors limit inter-country comparisons...
  22. doi request reprint Rotavirus disease burden among children <5 years of age--Santa Rosa, Guatemala, 2007-2009
    Jennifer Cortes
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:254-9. 2012
    ..To assess the burden of rotavirus disease in Guatemala, in view of the recent introduction of a national rotavirus vaccination programme...
  23. doi request reprint Investigation of an outbreak of rickettsial febrile illness in Guatemala, 2007
    Marina E Eremeeva
    Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e304-11. 2013
    ..We identified 17 cases of an acute febrile illness, among which 10, including two fatalities, were confirmed or probable cases of rickettsial disease (case-fatality proportion 12%)...
  24. doi request reprint Norovirus outbreak of probable waterborne transmission with high attack rate in a Guatemalan resort
    Wences Arvelo
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regional Office for Central America and Panama, International Emerging Infections Program, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    J Clin Virol 55:8-11. 2012
    ..In February 2009, a group of Guatemalan school children developed acute gastroenteritis (AGE) after participating in a school excursion...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health and nutritional status of orphans <6 years old cared for by relatives in western Kenya
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 8:67-72. 2003
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