S J Olsen

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence of pneumonia in rural Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thai Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 10:439-45. 2006
  2. pmc Family clustering of avian influenza A (H5N1)
    Sonja J Olsen
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1799-1801. 2005
  3. pmc Influenza vaccination guidelines and vaccine sales in southeast Asia: 2008-2011
    Vinay Gupta
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e52842. 2012
  4. pmc Poultry-handling practices during avian influenza outbreak, Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    International Emerging Infections Program, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1601-3. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Japanese encephalitis virus remains an important cause of encephalitis in Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    Divison of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, 1600 Clifton Road, MS C 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e888-92. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Incidence of respiratory pathogens in persons hospitalized with pneumonia in two provinces in Thailand
    S J Olsen
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1811-22. 2010
  7. pmc Restaurant-associated outbreak of Salmonella typhi in Nauru: an epidemiological and cost analysis
    S J Olsen
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 127:405-12. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infections associated with food handler contamination: the use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    S J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:164-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of salmonella: trends in serotypes isolated from humans in the United States, 1987-1997
    S J Olsen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:753-61. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the latency-associated nuclear antigen (ORF73) of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus by peptide mapping and bacterially expressed recombinant western blot assay
    S J Olsen
    Division of Baterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:306-10. 2000

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence of pneumonia in rural Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thai Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 10:439-45. 2006
    ..In 2002, Thailand began active, population-based surveillance for radiographically confirmed pneumonia in Sa Kaeo Province...
  2. pmc Family clustering of avian influenza A (H5N1)
    Sonja J Olsen
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1799-1801. 2005
  3. pmc Influenza vaccination guidelines and vaccine sales in southeast Asia: 2008-2011
    Vinay Gupta
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e52842. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Poultry-handling practices during avian influenza outbreak, Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    International Emerging Infections Program, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1601-3. 2005
    ..Results suggest that public education campaigns have been effective in reaching those at greatest risk, although some high-risk behavior continues...
  5. doi request reprint Japanese encephalitis virus remains an important cause of encephalitis in Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    Divison of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, 1600 Clifton Road, MS C 12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e888-92. 2010
    ..Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is endemic in Thailand and prevention strategies include vaccination, vector control, and health education...
  6. doi request reprint Incidence of respiratory pathogens in persons hospitalized with pneumonia in two provinces in Thailand
    S J Olsen
    Division of Emerging Infections and Surveillance Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1811-22. 2010
    ..These data can help guide health policy towards effective prevention strategies...
  7. pmc Restaurant-associated outbreak of Salmonella typhi in Nauru: an epidemiological and cost analysis
    S J Olsen
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 127:405-12. 2001
    ..0/1000 persons. Outbreak-associated costs were $46,000. Routine or emergency immunization campaigns targeting school-aged children may help prevent or control outbreaks of typhoid fever in endemic disease areas...
  8. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infections associated with food handler contamination: the use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    S J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:164-7. 2001
    ..Isolates from 4 community patients differed. This was the first use of PFGE in a Campylobacter outbreak in the United States; its use was critical in determining that community cases were not linked...
  9. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of salmonella: trends in serotypes isolated from humans in the United States, 1987-1997
    S J Olsen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:753-61. 2001
    ..Additional educational efforts are needed to control the emergence of reptile-associated salmonellosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the latency-associated nuclear antigen (ORF73) of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus by peptide mapping and bacterially expressed recombinant western blot assay
    S J Olsen
    Division of Baterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:306-10. 2000
    ..These studies suggest that LANA immunoreactivity may be due to variations in patient response or conformational epitopes...
  11. pmc Real-time PCR assays for detection of bocavirus in human specimens
    Xiaoyan Lu
    Respiratory and Gastroenteritis Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, N E, Mailstop G04, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3231-5. 2006
    ..5%) were reproducibly positive for HBoV by one or both targets. Our data confirm the possible association of HBoV infection with pneumonia and demonstrate the utility of these real-time PCR assays for HBoV detection...
  12. ncbi request reprint H1N1 2009 influenza virus infection during pregnancy in the USA
    Denise J Jamieson
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Lancet 374:451-8. 2009
    ..We summarised cases of infection with pandemic H1N1 virus in pregnant women identified in the USA during the first month of the present outbreak, and deaths associated with this virus during the first 2 months of the outbreak...
  13. doi request reprint Incidence of pneumococcal bacteremia requiring hospitalization in rural Thailand
    Henry C Baggett
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Sa Kaeo, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S65-74. 2009
    ..We estimated the incidence of pneumococcal bacteremia cases requiring hospitalization in rural Thailand...
  14. ncbi request reprint The cost of influenza in Thailand
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Box 68 CDC, APO, AP 96546, USA
    Vaccine 24:4417-26. 2006
    ..The burden of influenza in Thailand is greater than previously appreciated, particularly in young children and the elderly. The impact and cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination for high-risk groups merits further investigation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of radiographically-confirmed and bacteremic pneumonia in rural Thailand
    Prabda Prapasiri
    Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:706-18. 2008
    ..These findings can inform pneumonia clinical management and treatment decisions and guide public health programming, including the development of effective prevention strategies...
  16. doi request reprint A comparison of population-based pneumonia surveillance and health-seeking behavior in two provinces in rural Thailand
    Hannah T Jordan
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 13:355-61. 2009
    ..Pneumonia is a leading cause of death worldwide, but there are limited population-based data on the burden of disease. We sought to determine the incidence of pneumonia in rural Thailand...
  17. doi request reprint Epidemiology of severe pneumonia caused by Legionella longbeachae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae: 1-year, population-based surveillance for severe pneumonia in Thailand
    Christina R Phares
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e147-55. 2007
    ..Legionella species, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae are recognized as important causes of pneumonia in high-income countries, but their significance in middle-income countries, such as Thailand, is unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Human bocavirus: a novel parvovirus epidemiologically associated with pneumonia requiring hospitalization in Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1038-45. 2007
    ..We detected human bocavirus (HBoV) infection in 4.5% of hospitalized patients with pneumonia in rural Thailand. However, the role of HBoV as a pathogen is unclear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infection linked to delicatessen turkey meat
    Sonja J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:962-7. 2005
    ..In September 2000, the New York City Department of Health identified a cluster of infections caused by Listeria monocytogenes isolates with identical molecular subtypes by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and ribotyping...
  20. pmc Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008
    James Mark Simmerman
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009
    ..Prospective data from multiple years are needed to develop vaccine policy and treatment guidelines, and improve pandemic preparedness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia surveillance in Thailand: current practice and future needs
    Jirapat Kanlayanaphotporn
    Bureau of Epidmemiology, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:711-6. 2004
    ..Seventy-four percent of persons interviewed completed the surveillance report within one day of patient admission...
  22. doi request reprint Hospitalized patients with 2009 H1N1 influenza in the United States, April-June 2009
    Seema Jain
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1935-44. 2009
    ..We describe the clinical characteristics of patients who were hospitalized with 2009 H1N1 influenza in the United States from April 2009 to mid-June 2009...
  23. doi request reprint Investigating 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in US schools: what have we learned?
    A Danielle Iuliano
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S161-7. 2011
    ..Although school-based investigations can increase our understanding of epidemiology and prevention strategy effectiveness, investigators should decide which objectives are most feasible, given timing and design constraints...
  24. pmc A waterborne outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections and hemolytic uremic syndrome: implications for rural water systems
    Sonja J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:370-5. 2002
    ..Serologic data, although limited, may support this finding. Contamination of small, unprotected water systems may be an increasing public health risk...
  25. pmc The burden of hospitalized lower respiratory tract infection due to respiratory syncytial virus in rural Thailand
    Alicia M Fry
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15098. 2010
    ..We describe the epidemiology of hospitalized RSV infections for all age groups from population-based surveillance in two rural provinces in Thailand...
  26. doi request reprint Household transmission of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) and nonpharmaceutical interventions among households of high school students in San Antonio, Texas
    Fleetwood Loustalot
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S146-53. 2011
    ..The 2009 pandemic provided a unique opportunity to study NPIs, and these real-world experiences provide much-needed data to inform pandemic response policy...
  27. doi request reprint Epidemiology of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in the United States
    Michael A Jhung
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S13-26. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Virus detection and duration of illness among patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in Texas
    Anil Suryaprasad
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office Proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S109-15. 2011
    ..41; 95% CI, .24-.68; P <‚ÄČ.001). We detected viral RNA in two participants' stools. All cultures were negative. This investigation suggests that the duration of virus detection was likely similar to the seasonal influenza virus...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome on aircraft
    Sonja J Olsen
    International Emerging Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    N Engl J Med 349:2416-22. 2003
    ..Although many infected persons traveled on commercial aircraft, the risk, if any, of in-flight transmission is unknown...
  30. pmc A comparison of the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Guatemala
    Kim A Lindblade
    Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15826. 2010
    ..We compare the epidemiology and clinical presentation of seasonal influenza A (H1N1 and H3N2) and 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) (pH1N1) using a prospective surveillance system for acute respiratory disease in Guatemala...
  31. pmc Schistosomiasis among recreational users of Upper Nile River, Uganda, 2007
    Oliver W Morgan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:866-8. 2010
    ..Eighteen percent self-medicated with praziquantel prophylaxis immediately after exposure, which was not appropriate. Travelers to schistosomiasis-endemic areas should consult a travel medicine physician...
  32. pmc Household transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, San Antonio, Texas, USA, April-May 2009
    Oliver W Morgan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop C12, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:631-7. 2010
    ..Early in the outbreak, household transmission primarily occurred from children to other household members and was lower than the transmission rate for seasonal influenza...
  33. pmc Multidrug-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium infection from milk contaminated after pasteurization
    Sonja J Olsen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:932-5. 2004
    ..Dairy cattle are the likely reservoir, and milk may be an important vehicle of Salmonella transmission to humans...
  34. ncbi request reprint Who gets hospitalized for influenza pneumonia in Thailand? Implications for vaccine policy
    Mark A Katz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Vaccine 25:3827-33. 2007
    ..Cases were also 7.6 times more likely to have chronic respiratory disease. In Thailand, the young, elderly, and those with chronic disease were at high risk for hospitalized pneumonia from influenza...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of community-based serologic screening for identification of chronic Salmonella typhi carriers in Vietnam
    A Gupta
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 10:309-14. 2006
    ..To determine the utility of screening anti-Vi antibodies to detect chronic Salmonella Typhi carriers in an endemic community...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing the sensitivity of surveillance for pneumonia in rural Thailand
    Shadi Chamany
    Epidemic Intelligence Service and Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development OWCD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 39:549-56. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A household survey to assess the burden of influenza in rural Thailand
    Birgit Clague
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thai MOPH US CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:488-93. 2006
    ..This survey adds to information indicating that in rural Thailand, the burden of influenza is substantial and costs associated with an illness episode are up to 20% of an average monthly income...
  38. ncbi request reprint Human coronavirus infections in rural Thailand: a comprehensive study using real-time reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction assays
    Ryan K Dare
    Respiratory and Gastroenteritis Viruses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1321-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether infections with human coronaviruses (HCoVs) 229E, OC43, HKU1, and NL63 are associated with pneumonia and to define the epidemiology of HCoV infection in rural Thailand...
  39. ncbi request reprint A nosocomial outbreak of fluoroquinolone-resistant salmonella infection
    S J Olsen
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1572-9. 2001
    ..We describe the first recognized outbreak of fluoroquinolone-resistant salmonella infections in the United States, which occurred in two nursing homes and one hospital in Oregon...
  40. pmc Evaluation of methods for subtyping Campylobacter jejuni during an outbreak involving a food handler
    C Fitzgerald
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2386-90. 2001
    ..PFGE was superior to all other typing methods tested for strain discrimination; it was crucial for understanding the Kansas outbreak and, when SmaI was used, provided adequate discrimination between unrelated isolates...
  41. pmc Outbreaks of typhoid fever in the United States, 1960-99
    S J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 130:13-21. 2003
    ..85/year during 1960-79 to 0.85/year during 1980-99 (P=0.0001). S. Typhi outbreaks in the United States are generally small in size but can cause significant morbidity, and are often foodborne, warranting thorough investigation...
  42. pmc Antibiotic use in Thailand: quantifying impact on blood culture yield and estimates of pneumococcal bacteremia incidence
    Julia Rhodes
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:301-6. 2010
    ..Our findings highlight the limitations of culture-based detection methods to estimate invasive pneumococcal disease incidence in settings where pre-culture antibiotic use is common...
  43. doi request reprint Pneumococcal antigen testing of blood culture broth to enhance the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteremia
    H C Baggett
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health MOPH U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:753-6. 2012
    ..The antigen testing of blood culture broth appears to enhance the detection of pneumococcal bacteremia, but a controlled evaluation is needed...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trends in liver cancer, Sa Kaeo Province Thailand
    Joseph J Amon
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:382-6. 2005
    ..To determine liver cancer trends in Sa Kaeo Province, Thailand...
  45. ncbi request reprint Frequent Haemophilus influenzae type B colonization in rural Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    International Emerging Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thai Ministry of Public Health Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:739-42. 2005
    ..In this nasopharyngeal carriage study in rural Thailand, 7% of children younger than 5 years of age carried Hib, a prevalence similar to that found in countries with high rates of Hib disease before vaccine introduction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serotypes and antimicrobial resistance of streptococcus pneumoniae in Thailand 2002-2004
    Sunisa Levine
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thai MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:176-8. 2006
    ..Nonsusceptibility was common among the serotypes included in the vaccine. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine might be a useful prevention tool in Thailand...
  47. pmc Evaluation of rapid diagnostic tests for typhoid fever
    Sonja J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1885-9. 2004
    ..For all assays, the sensitivity was highest in the second week of illness. The Widal test was insensitive and displayed interoperator variability. Two rapid kits, TyphiDot and TUBEX, demonstrated promising results...
  48. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use in agriculture: controlling the transfer of antimicrobial resistance to humans
    Frederick J Angulo
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS D63, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:78-85. 2004
    ..Appropriate use of antimicrobial agents in humans and food animals is an important factor in maintaining their effectiveness...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sexual transmission of typhoid fever: a multistate outbreak among men who have sex with men
    Megan E Reller
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:141-4. 2003
    ..Typhi carrier. We document sexual transmission of typhoid fever, which may be acquired by means of oral and anal sex, as well as via food and drink...
  50. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for avian influenza in human beings in Thailand
    Sonja J Olsen
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:757-8. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Concurrent outbreaks of Shigella sonnei and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infections associated with parsley: implications for surveillance and control of foodborne illness
    Timothy S Naimi
    Acute Disease Epidemiology Section, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Food Prot 66:535-41. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Culturing practices and antibiotic use in children with diarrhea
    Mark E Beatty
    Pediatrics 113:628-9. 2004
  53. doi request reprint Factors associated with diagnostic evaluation for tuberculosis among adults hospitalized for clinical pneumonia in Thailand
    Ann M Weber
    University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:648-57. 2008
    ..We investigated the adequacy of current practices to evaluate hospitalized patients for tuberculosis, which is critical in preventing delayed diagnosis and nosocomial tuberculosis transmission...
  54. ncbi request reprint Limitations to successful investigation and reporting of foodborne outbreaks: an analysis of foodborne disease outbreaks in FoodNet catchment areas, 1998-1999
    Timothy F Jones
    Communicable and Environmental Disease Services, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, TN 37247, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S297-302. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing pneumonia in rural Thailand: Digital cameras versus film digitizers for chest radiograph teleradiology
    Massoud Javadi
    International Emerging Infections Program, Thai MOPH US CDC Collaboration, 3rd Floor, DDC Building 7, Ministry of Public Health, Muang Nonthaburi, 11000 Thailand
    Int J Infect Dis 10:129-35. 2006
    ..Digital imaging permits rapid electronic transfer of data to radiologists, and recent improvements in digital camera technology present high quality, yet cheaper, options...
  56. ncbi request reprint SARS in Taiwan: an overview and lessons learned
    Kow Tong Chen
    Field Epidemiology Training Program, Department of Health, Center for Diseases Control, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 9:77-85. 2005
    ..This report aims to describe the epidemiology of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan between March and July 2003, and to examine the public health response...
  57. pmc Control measures for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Taiwan
    Shiing Jer Twu
    Taiwan Department of Health, Taipei, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:718-20. 2003
    ..For the first 6 weeks of the SARS outbreak, recognized spread was limited to one healthcare worker and three household contacts...
  58. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    N Engl J Med 350:1740-5. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint The influence of rapid influenza diagnostic testing on antibiotic prescribing patterns in rural Thailand
    Darlene Bhavnani
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 11:355-9. 2007
    ..We studied the impact of access to rapid influenza test results on antibiotic prescribing and other patient management practices for outpatients with influenza-like illness (ILI) in a rural province in Eastern Thailand...