Omana V Nainan

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diagnosis of hepatitis a virus infection: a molecular approach
    Omana V Nainan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, N E, Mailstop A33, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:63-79. 2006
  2. doi request reprint End-point limiting-dilution real-time PCR assay for evaluation of hepatitis C virus quasispecies in serum: performance under optimal and suboptimal conditions
    Sumathi Ramachandran
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Virol Methods 151:217-24. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis a molecular epidemiology in the United States, 1996-1997: sources of infection and implications of vaccination policy
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:957-63. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation of hepatitis B surface antigen coding region among infants with chronic hepatitis B virus infection
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Research and Reference in Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Med Virol 68:319-27. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus genotypes and viral concentrations in participants of a general population survey in the United States
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Gastroenterology 131:478-84. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of foodborne hepatitis a outbreaks in the United States, 2003
    Joseph J Amon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office and Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1323-30. 2005
  7. pmc Ongoing transmission of hepatitis B virus infection among inmates at a state correctional facility
    Amy J Khan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1793-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis A associated with green onions
    Charlotte Wheeler
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:890-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Recombinant hepatitis C virus in experimentally infected chimpanzees
    Fengxiang Gao
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 88:143-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and the natural history of HCV infection acquired in infancy
    Eric E Mast
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1880-9. 2005

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Publications20

  1. pmc Diagnosis of hepatitis a virus infection: a molecular approach
    Omana V Nainan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, N E, Mailstop A33, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:63-79. 2006
    ..In addition, these new diagnostic methods have provided tools for the rapid detection of food-borne HAV transmission and identification of the potential source of the food contamination...
  2. doi request reprint End-point limiting-dilution real-time PCR assay for evaluation of hepatitis C virus quasispecies in serum: performance under optimal and suboptimal conditions
    Sumathi Ramachandran
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Virol Methods 151:217-24. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis a molecular epidemiology in the United States, 1996-1997: sources of infection and implications of vaccination policy
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:957-63. 2005
    ..The genetic relatedness of hepatitis A virus (HAV) isolates was determined to identify possible infection sources for case patients in the Sentinel Counties Study of Acute Viral Hepatitis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation of hepatitis B surface antigen coding region among infants with chronic hepatitis B virus infection
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Research and Reference in Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Med Virol 68:319-27. 2002
    ..1% of the total viral population. HBsAg variants were detected in 51% of infants with chronic HBV infection acquired after postexposure prophylaxis, and more than half of the variants were detected only by the most sensitive methods...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus genotypes and viral concentrations in participants of a general population survey in the United States
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Gastroenterology 131:478-84. 2006
    ..This study determined hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes and RNA titers among HCV-infected persons in the general population of the United States...
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of foodborne hepatitis a outbreaks in the United States, 2003
    Joseph J Amon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office and Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1323-30. 2005
    ..In 2003, outbreaks of foodborne hepatitis A were reported in multiple states...
  7. pmc Ongoing transmission of hepatitis B virus infection among inmates at a state correctional facility
    Amy J Khan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1793-9. 2005
    ..We sought to determine hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection prevalence, associated exposures, and incidence among male inmates at a state correctional facility...
  8. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis A associated with green onions
    Charlotte Wheeler
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:890-7. 2005
    ..In November 2003, a large hepatitis A outbreak was identified among patrons of a single Pennsylvania restaurant. We investigated the cause of the outbreak and factors that contributed to its unprecedented size...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recombinant hepatitis C virus in experimentally infected chimpanzees
    Fengxiang Gao
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 88:143-7. 2007
    ..Recombination between HCV subgenotype 1a and 1b was found in two animals; each recombinant variant differed by location of predicted crossover region or order of subgenotype 1a and 1b sequences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and the natural history of HCV infection acquired in infancy
    Eric E Mast
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1880-9. 2005
    ..The goal of the present study was to assess risk factors for perinatal hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission and the natural history of infection among HCV-infected infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Selective transmission of hepatitis C virus genotypes and quasispecies in humans and experimentally infected chimpanzees
    Omana V Nainan
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Gen Virol 87:83-91. 2006
    ..These findings strongly suggest selective transmission of HCV isolates during experimental chimpanzee infection and among humans exposed to multiple HCV species...
  12. ncbi request reprint A large outbreak of hepatitis B virus infections associated with frequent injections at a physician's office
    Taraz Samandari
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:745-50. 2005
    ..To determine whether hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission occurred among patients visiting a physician's office and to evaluate potential transmission mechanisms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fulminant liver failure during an outbreak among injection drug users with acute hepatitis B
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30017, USA
    Hepatology 40:865-73. 2004
    ..Improved vaccination coverage among IDUs has the potential to prevent similar outbreaks in the future...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transmission of hepatitis C virus to several organ and tissue recipients from an antibody-negative donor
    Barna D Tugwell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:648-54. 2005
    ..A patient developed acute hepatitis C shortly after tissue transplantation. Ninety-one tissues or organs had been recovered from the donor...
  15. ncbi request reprint Persistence of antibody to hepatitis B and protection from disease among Alaska natives immunized at birth
    Catherine M Dentinger
    Arctic Investigations Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:786-92. 2005
    ..Alaska Native (AN) children were at high risk of acquiring hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection before vaccination began in 1983. We evaluated the long-term protection from hepatitis B (HB) vaccination among AN children immunized when infants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vaccination in the county jail as a strategy to reach high risk adults during a community-based hepatitis A outbreak among methamphetamine drug users
    Sirenda Vong
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop D 66, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 23:1021-8. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV and hepatitis C virus from a nursing home patient to a health care worker
    Elise M Beltrami
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 31:168-75. 2003
    ..We report a case of simultaneous HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission from a nursing home patient to a health care worker (HCW) whose HIV and HCV infections were diagnosed during routine blood donor screening...
  18. ncbi request reprint [The incidence rate of hepatitis B virus surface gene variants in Korean children with immunoprophylaxis failure of perinatal infection]
    Jong Hyun Kim
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 11:320-8. 2005
    ..One of the important mechanisms for perinatal prophylaxis failure, might include HBV surface gene variants. Therefore, we screened Korean children, in whom perinatal prophylaxis failed, for HBV surface gene variants...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A vaccine versus immune globulin for postexposure prophylaxis
    John C Victor
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1685-94. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus transmission from an anesthesiologist to a patient
    Sara H Cody
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:345-50. 2002
    ..An anesthesiologist was diagnosed as having acute hepatitis C 3 days after providing anesthesia during the thoracotomy of a 64-year-old man (patient A). Eight weeks later, patient A was diagnosed as having acute hepatitis C...