Abdirahman Mahamud

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of measles, mumps and rubella among children in American Samoa, 2011, and progress towards West Pacific Region goals of elimination
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 31:3683-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemic cholera in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, 2009: the importance of sanitation and soap
    Abdirahman Sheikh Mahamud
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:234-41. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Herpes zoster-related deaths in the United States: validity of death certificates and mortality rates, 1979-2007
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:960-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Challenges in confirming a varicella outbreak in the two-dose vaccine era
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 30:6935-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Economic impact of the 2009-2010 Guam mumps outbreak on the public health sector and affected families
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Vaccine 30:6444-8. 2012
  6. pmc Immunity to hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection two decades after implementation of universal infant HBV vaccination: association of detectable residual antibodies and response to a single HBV challenge dose
    Philip R Spradling
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 20:559-61. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of a mumps outbreak in a highly vaccinated island population and use of a third dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for outbreak control--Guam 2009 to 2010
    George E Nelson
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:374-80. 2013
  8. pmc Epidemiology of respiratory viral infections in two long-term refugee camps in Kenya, 2007-2010
    Jamal A Ahmed
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 12:7. 2012

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of measles, mumps and rubella among children in American Samoa, 2011, and progress towards West Pacific Region goals of elimination
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 31:3683-7. 2013
    ..We assessed population immunity to measles, mumps and rubella among first grade children in American Samoa (AS) through a seroprevalance study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemic cholera in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, 2009: the importance of sanitation and soap
    Abdirahman Sheikh Mahamud
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Infect Dev Ctries 6:234-41. 2012
    ..A cholera outbreak with 224 cases and four deaths occurred in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya from September to December 2009...
  3. doi request reprint Herpes zoster-related deaths in the United States: validity of death certificates and mortality rates, 1979-2007
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:960-6. 2012
    ..Herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine was recommended in the United States to reduce HZ-associated morbidity. Vaccination may reduce HZ-associated mortality, but no strategy exists to monitor mortality trends...
  4. doi request reprint Challenges in confirming a varicella outbreak in the two-dose vaccine era
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 30:6935-9. 2012
    ..A second dose of varicella vaccine was recommended for U.S. children in 2006. We investigated a suspected varicella outbreak in School District X, Texas to determine 2-dose varicella vaccine effectiveness (VE)...
  5. doi request reprint Economic impact of the 2009-2010 Guam mumps outbreak on the public health sector and affected families
    Abdirahman Mahamud
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Vaccine 30:6444-8. 2012
    ..The United States Territory of Guam reported a large mumps outbreak of 505 cases during 2009-2010. We assessed the economic impact of the outbreak from the perspectives of the local public health sector and affected families...
  6. pmc Immunity to hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection two decades after implementation of universal infant HBV vaccination: association of detectable residual antibodies and response to a single HBV challenge dose
    Philip R Spradling
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 20:559-61. 2013
    ..001). The presence of any detectable anti-HBsAg among persons vaccinated in the remote past may indicate the persistence of immune memory...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology of a mumps outbreak in a highly vaccinated island population and use of a third dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for outbreak control--Guam 2009 to 2010
    George E Nelson
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:374-80. 2013
    ..Despite high 2-dose measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine coverage, a large mumps outbreak occurred on the US Territory of Guam during 2009 to 2010, primarily in school-aged children...
  8. pmc Epidemiology of respiratory viral infections in two long-term refugee camps in Kenya, 2007-2010
    Jamal A Ahmed
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 12:7. 2012
    ..We implemented surveillance for respiratory viruses in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya to characterize their role in the epidemiology of ARI among refugees...