M I Meltzer

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Syndromic surveillance in bioterrorist attacks
    Arnold F Kaufmann
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1487-8. 2005
  2. pmc Pandemic influenza, reopening schools, and returning to work
    Martin I Meltzer
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop D59, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:509-10. 2008
  3. pmc Multiple contact dates and SARS incubation periods
    Martin I Meltzer
    Office of Surveillance, National Center for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:207-9. 2004
  4. pmc Laboratory surge capacity and pandemic influenza
    Martin I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop D59, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:147-8. 2010
  5. pmc Increased hospitalizations of elderly patients
    Martin I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:847-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Introduction to health economics for physicians
    M I Meltzer
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop D 59, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 358:993-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint A review of the economics of the prevention and control of rabies. Part 2: Rabies in dogs, livestock and wildlife
    M I Meltzer
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 14:481-98. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-benefit of influenza vaccination of healthy working adults: A randomized controlled trial
    C B Bridges
    Influenza Branch, MS A 32, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 284:1655-63. 2000
  9. pmc Assessing the costs and benefits of an oral vaccine for raccoon rabies: a possible model
    M I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 2:343-9. 1996
  10. pmc Estimates of the prevalence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United States, April-July 2009
    Carrie Reed
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop A32, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:2004-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. pmc Syndromic surveillance in bioterrorist attacks
    Arnold F Kaufmann
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1487-8. 2005
  2. pmc Pandemic influenza, reopening schools, and returning to work
    Martin I Meltzer
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop D59, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:509-10. 2008
  3. pmc Multiple contact dates and SARS incubation periods
    Martin I Meltzer
    Office of Surveillance, National Center for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:207-9. 2004
    ..Multiple contact dates cannot be used in standard statistical analytic techniques, however. I present a simple spreadsheet-based method that uses multiple contact dates to calculate the possible incubation periods of SARS...
  4. pmc Laboratory surge capacity and pandemic influenza
    Martin I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop D59, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:147-8. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Increased hospitalizations of elderly patients
    Martin I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:847-8. 2008
    ..Both articles report increases in disease among those >65 years of age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Introduction to health economics for physicians
    M I Meltzer
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop D 59, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 358:993-8. 2001
    ..This introduction ends with three methods of assessing the costs and benefits of an intervention-namely, cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, and cost-utility analyses...
  7. ncbi request reprint A review of the economics of the prevention and control of rabies. Part 2: Rabies in dogs, livestock and wildlife
    M I Meltzer
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 14:481-98. 1998
    ..The economics of using oral vaccines to prevent raccoon rabies invading uninfected areas has yet to be examined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-benefit of influenza vaccination of healthy working adults: A randomized controlled trial
    C B Bridges
    Influenza Branch, MS A 32, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 284:1655-63. 2000
    ..Although the cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of influenza vaccination are well established for persons aged 65 years or older, the benefits for healthy adults younger than 65 years are less clear...
  9. pmc Assessing the costs and benefits of an oral vaccine for raccoon rabies: a possible model
    M I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 2:343-9. 1996
    ....
  10. pmc Estimates of the prevalence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, United States, April-July 2009
    Carrie Reed
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop A32, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:2004-7. 2009
    ..Correcting for under-ascertainment using a multiplier model, we estimate that 1.8 million-5.7 million cases occurred, including 9,000-21,000 hospitalizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint An economic analysis of annual influenza vaccination of children
    Martin I Meltzer
    Mailstop D 59, OS OD NCID CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 23:1004-14. 2005
    ..The probability of death, though rare, was the most influential distribution in the model. The number of high-risk children that receive influenza vaccine should be maximized to achieve improved health outcomes as well as cost savings...
  12. pmc Economic impact of Lyme disease
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:653-60. 2006
    ..These findings will help assess the economics of current and future prevention and control efforts...
  13. pmc Household effects of school closure during pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Pennsylvania, USA
    Thomas L Gift
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1315-7. 2010
    ..Students spent 77% of the closure days at home, 69% of students visited at least 1 other location, and 79% of households reported that adults missed no days of work to watch children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Excess mortality, hospital stay, and cost due to candidemia: a case-control study using data from population-based candidemia surveillance
    Juliette Morgan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:540-7. 2005
    ..Prior studies lack broad patient and hospital representation or cost-related information that accurately reflects current medical practices...
  15. pmc Optimizing treatment of antimicrobial-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Kakoli Roy
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1265-73. 2005
    ..Similarly, culture-based testing and susceptibility surveillance are optimal when the prevalence of gonorrhea is < 13%; nonculture-based testing is optimal (cost-minimizing) when gonorrhea prevalence is > or = 13%...
  16. ncbi request reprint Maxi-Vac: planning mass smallpox vaccination clinics
    Michael L Washington
    Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:542-9. 2005
    ..Users can alter the number of available staff, which will probably be the greatest limiting factor, to determine the impact on the number of persons vaccinated per 24-hour period...
  17. doi request reprint Modeling the national pediatric vaccine stockpile: supply shortages, health impacts and cost consequences
    Sundar S Shrestha
    Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop K 10, Atlanta, GA 30329 4018, USA
    Vaccine 28:6318-32. 2010
    ..Using the VacStockpile policy makers can readily evaluate the implications of assumptions and decide which set of assumptions they wish to use in planning...
  18. ncbi request reprint FluSurge--a tool to estimate demand for hospital services during the next pandemic influenza
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Office of Surveillance, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:617-23. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of pandemic influenza on hospital services...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and potential impact of rotavirus vaccination in the United States
    Marc Alain Widdowson
    Respiratory and Enteric Virus Branch, Mailstop A34, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 119:684-97. 2007
    ..We assessed the health and economic impacts of a national rotavirus immunization program in the United States...
  20. doi request reprint Economics of an adolescent meningococcal conjugate vaccination catch-up campaign in the United States
    Ismael R Ortega-Sanchez
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1-13. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of a catch-up vaccination campaign with quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine for children and adolescents aged 11-17 years...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of a reduced (4-dose) vaccine schedule for postexposure prophylaxis to prevent human rabies: recommendations of the advisory committee on immunization practices
    Charles E Rupprecht
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases proposed, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 59:1-9. 2010
    ..Prompt rabies PEP combining wound care, infiltration of RIG into and around the wound, and multiple doses of rabies cell-culture vaccine continue to be highly effective in preventing human rabies...
  22. doi request reprint Evidence for a 4-dose vaccine schedule for human rabies post-exposure prophylaxis in previously non-vaccinated individuals
    Charles E Rupprecht
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, 1600 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 27:7141-8. 2009
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Health economics and prioritising health care
    Martin I Meltzer
    Division of Emerging Diseases and Surveillance Systems, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 372:612-3. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimating medical practice expenses from administering adult influenza vaccinations
    Margaret S Coleman
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 23:915-23. 2005
    ..71, per-shot losses ranged from US$ 2.16 to USD 34.56. More research is needed to determine less expensive delivery settings and/or whether third-party payers need to make higher payments for adult vaccinations...
  25. pmc Egg quality assurance programs and egg-associated Salmonella enteritidis infections, United States
    Gerald A Mumma
    Prevention Effectiveness Branch, Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1782-9. 2004
    ..14% decrease in S. Enteritidis incidence (p < 0.05). These data indicate that EQAPs probably played a major role in reducing S. Enteritidis illness in these states...
  26. pmc West Nile virus economic impact, Louisiana, 2002
    Armineh Zohrabian
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1736-44. 2004
    ..4 million dollars medical and US 6.5 million dollars nonmedical costs) and a US 9.2 million dollars cost of public health response. These data indicate a substantial short-term cost of the WNV disease epidemic in Louisiana...
  27. pmc Collecting data to assess SARS interventions
    R Douglas Scott
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1290-2. 2004
    ..We propose a minimum dataset to capture data needed to examine the basic reproduction rate, case status and criteria, symptoms, and outcomes of SARS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Vaccinating first-year college students living in dormitories for Meningococcal disease: an economic analysis
    R Douglas Scott
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion Scott, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 23:98-105. 2002
    ..Surveillance of meningococcal disease among U.S. college students found an elevated rate of this disease among first-year students living in dormitories...
  29. pmc Risks and benefits of preexposure and postexposure smallpox vaccination
    Martin I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30345, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1363-70. 2003
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Viral shedding duration of pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus during an elementary school outbreak--Pennsylvania, May-June 2009
    Achuyt Bhattarai
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S102-8. 2011
    ..Highest and lowest virus titers detected, 2 and 5 days following fever onset, were 3.2 and 1.2 log(10) TCID(50)/mL respectively. Overall, shedding duration in children and adults were similar to seasonal influenza viruses...
  31. doi request reprint Closing schools in response to the 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 virus in New York City: economic impact on households
    Rebekah H Borse
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S168-72. 2011
    ..If other children were in the household, it was less likely that an adult took time off work. The findings of our study will be important when developing future pandemic school-closure guidance...
  32. pmc Modeling potential responses to smallpox as a bioterrorist weapon
    M I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atalnta, Georgia 30333
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:959-69. 2001
    ..Historical data indicate that a median of 2,155 smallpox vaccine doses per case were given to stop outbreaks, implying that a stockpile of 40 million doses should be adequate...
  33. pmc Costs and benefits of a subtype-specific surveillance system for identifying Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreaks
    E H Elbasha
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:293-7. 2000
    ..Using data from Colorado, we estimated that if it averted five cases annually, the system would recover all its costs...
  34. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of rabies post exposure prophylaxis in the United States
    Praveen Dhankhar
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS D59, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Vaccine 26:4251-5. 2008
    ..The uncertainty caused by the wide range of cost effectiveness can only be resolved through analysis of data describing rabies transmission risk in a variety of scenarios...
  35. pmc Prophylaxis after exposure to Coxiella burnetii
    Claire E Moodie
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1558-66. 2008
    ..burnetii exposure is >or=7% (pregnant women using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole = 16%)...
  36. pmc The economic impact of a bioterrorist attack: are prevention and postattack intervention programs justifiable?
    A F Kaufmann
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 3:83-94. 1997
    ..Rapid implementation of a postattack prophylaxis program is the single most important means of reducing these losses. By using an insurance analogy, our model provides economic justification for preparedness measures...
  37. ncbi request reprint The economics of vaccinating restaurant workers against hepatitis A
    M I Meltzer
    Office of the Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 19:2138-45. 2001
    ..positive NPV) if done only during epidemics and if it cost < $20/employee. Vaccinating restaurant employees is unlikely to be economical from either the restaurant owner or the societal perspective, even during hepatitis A epidemics...
  38. pmc The economic impact of pandemic influenza in the United States: priorities for intervention
    M I Meltzer
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:659-71. 1999
    ..Vaccinating 60% of the population would generate the highest economic returns but may not be possible within the time required for vaccine effectiveness, especially if two doses of vaccine are required...
  39. pmc The cost effectiveness of vaccinating against Lyme disease
    M I Meltzer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:321-8. 1999
    ..005, economic benefits will be greatest when vaccination is used on the basis of individual risk, specifically, in persons whose probability of contracting Lyme disease is >0.01...
  40. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of use of diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine or diphtheria, tetanus, and whole-cell pertussis vaccine in the United States, 1997
    D U Ekwueme
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 35, Atlanta, GA 30333
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:797-803. 2000
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint A review of the economics of the prevention and control of rabies. Part 1: Global impact and rabies in humans
    M I Meltzer
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 14:365-83. 1998
    ..With regard to pre-exposure vaccination, routine use of pre-exposure has generally not been shown to be cost effective...
  42. ncbi request reprint The household-level economics of using permethrin-treated bed nets to prevent malaria in children less than five years of age
    Martin I Meltzer
    Office of Surveillance, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:149-60. 2003
    ..50 U.S. dollars; P = 0.002), leaving little opportunity for household-level, ITN-induced direct savings. The widespread adoption of the ITNs will therefore probably require a subsidy...
  43. doi request reprint Estimates of US influenza-associated deaths made using four different methods
    William W Thompson
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:37-49. 2009
    ..A wide range of methods have been used for estimating influenza-associated deaths in temperate countries. Direct comparisons of estimates produced by using different models with US mortality data have not been published...
  44. ncbi request reprint Household-based costs and benefits of vaccinating healthy children in daycare against influenza virus: results from a pilot study
    Maria Pisu
    Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education COERE, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 4410, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:55-67. 2005
    ..Vaccinating children against influenza virus may reduce infections in immunised children and household contacts, thereby reducing the household-based cost associated with respiratory illnesses...
  45. pmc Re-evaluating the burden of rabies in Africa and Asia
    Darryn L Knobel
    Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:360-8. 2005
    ..To quantify the public health and economic burden of endemic canine rabies in Africa and Asia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a pediatric dengue vaccine
    Donald S Shepard
    Schneider Institute for Health Policy, Heller School, Room G19, Mail Stop 035, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Vaccine 22:1275-80. 2004
    ..Eventually, vaccination may be able to replace environmental control as a strategy for dengue prevention and be cost saving...
  47. pmc Health benefits, risks, and cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination of children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1548-58. 2006
    ..Thus, routine vaccination of all children is likely less cost-effective than vaccination of all children ages 6-23 months plus all other children at high risk...
  48. pmc Owner valuation of rabies vaccination of dogs, Chad
    Salome Dürr
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1650-2. 2008
    ..Owners would pay approximately 400-700 CFA francs (US $0.78-$1.36)/animal. To vaccinate >or=70% of dogs, and thus interrupt rabies transmission, health officials should substantially subsidize these vaccinations...
  49. pmc Influenza pandemic preparedness
    Kathleen F Gensheimer
    Department of Human Services, Augusta, Maine, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1645-8. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of influenza vaccination and treatment
    Martin I Meltzer
    Ann Intern Med 138:608; author reply 608-9. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Cost of distributing oral raccoon-variant rabies vaccine in Ohio: 1997-2000
    Pirouz Foroutan
    Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 220:27-32. 2002
    ..Analysis of the cost of 8 distributions of oral rabies vaccine (ORV) with strains known to infect raccoons in Ohio between 1997 and 2000...
  52. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of bed nets and malaria prevention before and after a randomized controlled trial of permethrin-treated bed nets in western Kenya
    Jane A Alaii
    Centre for Vector Biology and Control Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:142-8. 2003
    ..036 (control) for re-treating a bed net. This study suggests that, despite two years of experience of use, bed nets and insecticides would not be purchased as a household priority in this impoverished rural community...
  54. ncbi request reprint Human rabies prevention--United States, 2008: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
    Susan E Manning
    Preventive Medicine Residency, Office of Workforce and Career Development, CDC, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 57:1-28. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect costs of rabies exposure: a retrospective study in southern California (1998-2002)
    Stephanie A Shwiff
    National Wildlife Research Center, Wildlife Services, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, CO 80521 2154, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:251-7. 2007
    ..About one third of the total cost for suspected human rabies exposure was attributed to indirect costs (e.g., lost wages, transportation, and day-care fees), most of which were not reimbursable to the patient...