Jorge L Munoz-Jordan

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Subversion of interferon by dengue virus
    Jorge L Munoz-Jordan
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1324 Calle Cañada, San Juan, PR 00920, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 338:35-44. 2010
  2. pmc Genetic relatedness of dengue viruses in Key West, Florida, USA, 2009-2010
    Jorge L Munoz-Jordan
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:652-4. 2013
  3. pmc Enhanced West Nile virus surveillance in a dengue-endemic area--Puerto Rico, 2007
    Jomil M Torres-Aponte
    Epidemiology and Research Office, Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:997-1002. 2013
  4. pmc Analytical and clinical performance of the CDC real time RT-PCR assay for detection and typing of dengue virus
    Gilberto A Santiago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Dengue Branch, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2311. 2013
  5. pmc Virus-specific differences in rates of disease during the 2010 Dengue epidemic in Puerto Rico
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2159. 2013
  6. pmc West Nile virus from blood donors, vertebrates, and mosquitoes, Puerto Rico, 2007
    Elizabeth A Hunsperger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00920, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1298-300. 2009
  7. pmc Endurance, refuge, and reemergence of dengue virus type 2, Puerto Rico, 1986-2007
    Kate L McElroy
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:64-71. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Travel-associated dengue infections in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Hamish P Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, PR, USA
    J Travel Med 17:8-14. 2010
  9. pmc Reemergence and decline of dengue virus serotype 3 in Puerto Rico
    Gilberto A Santiago
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Infect Dis 206:893-901. 2012
  10. pmc Dengue deaths in Puerto Rico: lessons learned from the 2007 epidemic
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases DVBD, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1614. 2012

Collaborators

  • Wellington Sun
  • Kay M Tomashek
  • Mary M Ramos
  • Tyler M Sharp
  • Bryan F Buss
  • Emily S Jentes
  • Mark J Sotir
  • Hamish Mohammed
  • Gilberto A Santiago
  • Edgardo Vergne
  • Freddy Medina
  • Candimar Colón
  • Kate L McElroy
  • Roberto Barrera
  • Jomil M Torres-Aponte
  • Matthew R Henn
  • Bruce W Birren
  • Niall J Lennon
  • Manuela Beltran
  • Elizabeth Hunsperger
  • Elizabeth A Hunsperger
  • Kovi Bessoff
  • D Fermin Arguello
  • Joan Cosme
  • Richard R Luce
  • Jesus Vazquez
  • Harold Margolis
  • Yashira Quiles
  • Juan F Medina
  • Enid J Garcia
  • Juan Francisco Medina
  • Kate McElroy-Horne
  • Luis M Santiago
  • Mark Verduin
  • Annette Diaz
  • Joshua Smith
  • Manuel Amador
  • Amy Lambert

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Subversion of interferon by dengue virus
    Jorge L Munoz-Jordan
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1324 Calle Cañada, San Juan, PR 00920, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 338:35-44. 2010
    ..As our understanding of viral-host interaction increases, opportunities for improved biological models and therapeutics discovery arise...
  2. pmc Genetic relatedness of dengue viruses in Key West, Florida, USA, 2009-2010
    Jorge L Munoz-Jordan
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:652-4. 2013
    ..DENV-1 strains isolated elsewhere in Florida grouped within a separate Central American lineage. Findings indicate endemic transmission of DENV into the continental United States...
  3. pmc Enhanced West Nile virus surveillance in a dengue-endemic area--Puerto Rico, 2007
    Jomil M Torres-Aponte
    Epidemiology and Research Office, Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:997-1002. 2013
    ..During a period of active WNV transmission, enhanced human surveillance identified one case of symptomatic WNV infection. Improved diagnostic methods are needed to allow differentiation of WNV and DENV in dengue-endemic regions...
  4. pmc Analytical and clinical performance of the CDC real time RT-PCR assay for detection and typing of dengue virus
    Gilberto A Santiago
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Dengue Branch, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2311. 2013
    ..These results indicate that the CDC DENV-1-4 RT-PCR Assay provides a reliable diagnostic platform capable for confirming dengue in suspected cases. ..
  5. pmc Virus-specific differences in rates of disease during the 2010 Dengue epidemic in Puerto Rico
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2159. 2013
    ..In January 2010, the number of suspected dengue cases reported to the passive dengue surveillance system exceeded the epidemic threshold and an epidemic was declared soon after...
  6. pmc West Nile virus from blood donors, vertebrates, and mosquitoes, Puerto Rico, 2007
    Elizabeth A Hunsperger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00920, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1298-300. 2009
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of the 4 isolates suggests a recent introduction of lineage I WNV that is closely related to WNV currently circulating in North America...
  7. pmc Endurance, refuge, and reemergence of dengue virus type 2, Puerto Rico, 1986-2007
    Kate L McElroy
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:64-71. 2011
    ..Our analyses may explain the long-term endurance of DENV-2 despite great epidemiologic changes in disease incidence and serotype distribution...
  8. doi request reprint Travel-associated dengue infections in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Hamish P Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, PR, USA
    J Travel Med 17:8-14. 2010
    ..As the incidence of dengue increases globally, US travelers to endemic areas may be at an increased risk of travel-associated dengue...
  9. pmc Reemergence and decline of dengue virus serotype 3 in Puerto Rico
    Gilberto A Santiago
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Infect Dis 206:893-901. 2012
    ..The rapid expansion of DENV-3 on the island correlated with the withdrawal of the other serotypes for 7 years. The DENV-3 prevalence declined in 2008 and remains undetected...
  10. pmc Dengue deaths in Puerto Rico: lessons learned from the 2007 epidemic
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases DVBD, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1614. 2012
    ..Successful clinical management of severe dengue requires early recognition and supportive care...
  11. pmc A cluster of dengue cases in American missionaries returning from Haiti, 2010
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:16-22. 2012
    ..Travelers to DENV-endemic areas should receive dengue education during pre-travel health consultations, follow mosquito avoidance recommendations, and seek medical care for febrile illness during or after travel...
  12. doi request reprint Dengue virus: isolation, propagation, quantification, and storage
    Freddy Medina
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Dengue Branch, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Curr Protoc Microbiol . 2012
    ..The experimental methods presented here describe the most common procedures used for the isolation, serotyping, propagation, and quantification of DENV...
  13. doi request reprint Dengue virus in blood donations, Puerto Rico, 2005
    Hamish Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Transfusion 48:1348-54. 2008
    ..The high incidence of dengue in endemic countries, the high proportion of asymptomatic infection, and the median 5-day viremia, however, suggest that transfusion-associated dengue transmission may be more widespread than documented...
  14. pmc Highly sensitive detection of dengue virus nucleic acid in samples from clinically ill patients
    Jorge L Munoz-Jordan
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Clin Microbiol 47:927-31. 2009
    ..We conclude that TMA is a highly sensitive method which can detect DENV RNA in approximately 89% of clinical, acute-phase serum specimens...
  15. ncbi request reprint First isolation of West Nile virus in the Caribbean
    Roberto Barrera
    Dengue Branch, DVBID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1324 Calle Cañada, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:666-8. 2008
    ..This mutation has been observed in the current dominant clade circulating in the United States. Sentinel chicken surveillance was a useful tool for the detection of West Nile virus in the tropics...
  16. doi request reprint Early clinical features of dengue infection in Puerto Rico
    Mary M Ramos
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, PR 00920 3860, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:878-84. 2009
    ..Using clinical features may promote earlier identification of a subset of paediatric dengue patients in Puerto Rico. Laboratory confirmation is still necessary for the accurate diagnosis of dengue infection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Description of a large island-wide outbreak of dengue in Puerto Rico, 2007
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:467-74. 2009
    ..United States citizens residing in Puerto Rico are at risk of acquiring dengue. Data suggest that the severity is worsening, and persons 10-19 years of age and infants continue to be most affected...