Karen M Miernyk

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on iron stores and iron deficiency in urban Alaska Native adults
    Karen Miernyk
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK, USA
    Helicobacter 18:222-8. 2013
  2. pmc Dynamics of Helicobacter pylori-specific immunoglobulin G for 2 years after successful eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in an American Indian and Alaska Native population
    Karen M Miernyk
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:85-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of pneumococcal polysaccharide and conjugate vaccines in alaska native adults 55-70 years of age
    Karen M Miernyk
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Systems, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:241-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Performance of a rapid antigen test (Binax NOW® RSV) for diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus compared with real-time polymerase chain reaction in a pediatric population
    Karen Miernyk
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    J Clin Virol 50:240-3. 2011
  5. pmc Characterization of Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genotypes among Alaskans and their correlation with clinical disease
    Karen Miernyk
    Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99517, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3114-21. 2011
  6. pmc Serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from nasopharyngeal samples: use of an algorithm combining microbiologic, serologic, and sequential multiplex PCR techniques
    Karen Miernyk
    Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99517, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3209-14. 2011
  7. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of tests for Helicobacter pylori in an Alaska Native population
    Dana L Bruden
    Arctic Investigations Program, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, National Center for Emerging Zoonoses and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK 99508, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 17:4682-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Repeat revaccination with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine among adults aged 55-74 years living in Alaska: no evidence of hyporesponsiveness
    Laura L Hammitt
    Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Vaccine 29:2287-95. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint The effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on iron stores and iron deficiency in urban Alaska Native adults
    Karen Miernyk
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, AK, USA
    Helicobacter 18:222-8. 2013
    ..As a secondary analysis of a study of H. pylori reinfection, we investigated the association of H. pylori infection and the effect of its eradication on serum ferritin and iron deficiency...
  2. pmc Dynamics of Helicobacter pylori-specific immunoglobulin G for 2 years after successful eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in an American Indian and Alaska Native population
    Karen M Miernyk
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:85-6. 2007
    ..Two months after treatment, 82% of H. pylori-negative persons remained seropositive. While there were declines in H. pylori antibodies for 12 months, after 24 months 71% of persons remained seropositive...
  3. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of pneumococcal polysaccharide and conjugate vaccines in alaska native adults 55-70 years of age
    Karen M Miernyk
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Systems, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:241-8. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Performance of a rapid antigen test (Binax NOW® RSV) for diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus compared with real-time polymerase chain reaction in a pediatric population
    Karen Miernyk
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    J Clin Virol 50:240-3. 2011
    ..Appropriate patient management requires rapid and accurate RSV diagnosis. Antigen-based methods are often used in clinical settings, but these tests can lack sensitivity...
  5. pmc Characterization of Helicobacter pylori cagA and vacA genotypes among Alaskans and their correlation with clinical disease
    Karen Miernyk
    Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99517, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3114-21. 2011
    ..A majority of H. pylori strains with the vacA s2m2 genotype also contained the cagA gene. There was an association of H. pylori genotype with esophagitis and PUD...
  6. pmc Serotyping of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from nasopharyngeal samples: use of an algorithm combining microbiologic, serologic, and sequential multiplex PCR techniques
    Karen Miernyk
    Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99517, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3209-14. 2011
    ..This method may be of use to laboratories characterizing large numbers of S. pneumoniae samples, especially when antimicrobial susceptibility data are needed...
  7. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of tests for Helicobacter pylori in an Alaska Native population
    Dana L Bruden
    Arctic Investigations Program, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, National Center for Emerging Zoonoses and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK 99508, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 17:4682-8. 2011
    ..High rates of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, H. pylori treatment failure, and gastric cancer in this population necessitate documentation of infection status at multiple time points over a patient's life...
  8. doi request reprint Repeat revaccination with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine among adults aged 55-74 years living in Alaska: no evidence of hyporesponsiveness
    Laura L Hammitt
    Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 4055 Tudor Centre Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
    Vaccine 29:2287-95. 2011
    ..Antibody concentrations decline following vaccination. We evaluated the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of revaccination and repeat revaccination...