L R Petersen

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Problem solved? West Nile virus and transfusion safety
    Lyle R Petersen
    N Engl J Med 353:516-7. 2005
  2. pmc Developing national epidemiologic capacity to meet the challenges of emerging infections in Germany
    L R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:576-84. 2000
  3. pmc Coccidioidomycosis among workers at an archeological site, northeastern Utah
    Lyle R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ft Collins, Colorado, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:637-42. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus
    Lyle R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colo, USA
    JAMA 290:524-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Transmission of West Nile virus from an organ donor to four transplant recipients
    Martha Iwamoto
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2196-203. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus: a primer for the clinician
    Lyle R Petersen
    U S National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PO Box 2087 Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:173-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus encephalitis
    Lyle R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1225-6. 2002
  8. pmc Widespread West Nile virus activity, eastern United States, 2000
    A A Marfin
    Division of Vector Borne Infections Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:730-5. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Chikungunya virus: possible impact on transfusion medicine
    Lyle R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 24:15-21. 2010
  10. 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

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Problem solved? West Nile virus and transfusion safety
    Lyle R Petersen
    N Engl J Med 353:516-7. 2005
  2. pmc Developing national epidemiologic capacity to meet the challenges of emerging infections in Germany
    L R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:576-84. 2000
    ..The German experience indicates that, with a concerted effort, considerable progress in building a national applied infectious disease program can be achieved in a short time frame...
  3. pmc Coccidioidomycosis among workers at an archeological site, northeastern Utah
    Lyle R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ft Collins, Colorado, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:637-42. 2004
    ..This outbreak documents a new endemic focus of coccidioidomycosis, which extends northward its known geographic distribution in Utah by approximately 200 miles...
  4. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus
    Lyle R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colo, USA
    JAMA 290:524-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Transmission of West Nile virus from an organ donor to four transplant recipients
    Martha Iwamoto
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2196-203. 2003
    ..In August 2002, fever and mental-status changes developed in recipients of organs from a common donor. Transmission of West Nile virus through organ transplantation was suspected...
  6. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus: a primer for the clinician
    Lyle R Petersen
    U S National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PO Box 2087 Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:173-9. 2002
    ..Prevention rests on elimination of mosquito breeding sites; judicious use of pesticides; and avoidance of mosquito bites, including mosquito repellent use...
  7. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus encephalitis
    Lyle R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1225-6. 2002
  8. pmc Widespread West Nile virus activity, eastern United States, 2000
    A A Marfin
    Division of Vector Borne Infections Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, P O Box 2087, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:730-5. 2001
    ..This report summarizes 2000 surveillance data, documents widespread virus activity in 2000, and demonstrates the utility of monitoring virus activity in animals to identify human risk for infection...
  9. doi request reprint Chikungunya virus: possible impact on transfusion medicine
    Lyle R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 24:15-21. 2010
    ..Assays suitable for testing donations for CHIKV RNA are not yet available, and given the highly geographically and temporally sporadic nature of CHIKV outbreaks, there may be considerable reluctance to develop and implement them...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Evaluation of a diagnostic algorithm using immunoglobulin M enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to differentiate human West Nile Virus and St. Louis Encephalitis virus infections during the 2002 West Nile Virus epidemic in the United States
    Denise A Martin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rampart Rd, Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:1130-3. 2004
    ..Use of the W/S ratio as part of the testing algorithm to interpret MAC-ELISA results generates reportable probable cases quickly, alleviating the need for PRNT in most instances...
  12. pmc West Nile virus-associated flaccid paralysis
    James J Sejvar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1021-7. 2005
    ..A poliomyelitislike syndrome likely involving spinal anterior horn cells is the most common mechanism of WNV-associated paralysis and is associated with significant short- and long-term illness and death...
  13. pmc Cost-effectiveness of West Nile virus vaccination
    Armineh Zohrabian
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:375-80. 2006
    ..Analysis indicated that universal vaccination against WNV disease would be unlikely to result in societal monetary savings unless disease incidence increases substantially over what has been seen in the past 6 years...
  14. pmc West Nile Virus-associated flaccid paralysis outcome
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:514-6. 2006
    ..As in the 4-month follow-up, a variety of recovery patterns were observed, but persistent weakness was frequent. Respiratory involvement was associated with considerable illness and death...
  15. pmc Bartonella tamiae sp. nov., a newly recognized pathogen isolated from three human patients from Thailand
    Michael Kosoy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:772-5. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus in the Americas
    Lyle R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1350 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:1307-22, ix. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint A modeling framework for evaluation and comparison of trigger strategies for switching from minipool to individual-donation testing for West Nile virus
    Brad J Biggerstaff
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Transfusion 49:1151-9. 2009
    ..The effectiveness of strategies to trigger or discontinue ID-NAT screening is largely unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transmission of West Nile virus through blood transfusion in the United States in 2002
    Lisa N Pealer
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1236-45. 2003
    ..During the 2002 West Nile virus epidemic in the United States, patients were identified whose West Nile virus illness was temporally associated with the receipt of transfused blood and blood components...
  19. pmc Acute flaccid paralysis and West Nile virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:788-93. 2003
    ..In areas in which transmission is occurring, WNV infection should be considered in patients with acute flaccid paralysis. Recognition that such weakness may be of spinal origin may prevent inappropriate treatment and diagnostic testing...
  20. pmc Tularemia on Martha's Vineyard: seroprevalence and occupational risk
    Katherine A Feldman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:350-4. 2003
    ..Health-care workers in tularemia-endemic areas should consider tularemia as a diagnosis for landscapers with a febrile illness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neurologic manifestations and outcome of West Nile virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, and Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 290:511-5. 2003
    ..The neurologic manifestations, laboratory findings, and outcome of patients with West Nile virus (WNV) infection have not been prospectively characterized...
  22. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus infection transmitted by blood transfusion
    Theresa Harrington
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Branch, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 43:1018-22. 2003
    ..An investigation was initiated to determine a possible association between transfusion and WNV infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Estimated risk of transmission of the West Nile virus through blood transfusion in the US, 2002
    Brad J Biggerstaff
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Transfusion 43:1007-17. 2003
    ..The first documented cases of transfusion transmission of WNV through voluntary blood donation also occurred...
  24. pmc Investigation of bioterrorism-related anthrax, United States, 2001: epidemiologic findings
    Daniel B Jernigan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1019-28. 2002
    ..Continued vigilance for cases is needed among health-care providers and members of the public health and law enforcement communities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Estimated risk of West Nile virus transmission through blood transfusion during an epidemic in Queens, New York City
    Brad J Biggerstaff
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Fort Collins, CO 80522 2087, USA
    Transfusion 42:1019-26. 2002
    ..Epidemics of WNV encephalitis and meningitis raise concern that transmission of WNV may occur through voluntary blood donations...
  26. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus serosurvey and assessment of personal prevention efforts in an area with intense epizootic activity: Connecticut, 2000
    T A McCarthy
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, assigned to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:307-16. 2001
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  27. ncbi request reprint Shifting epidemiology of Flaviviridae
    Lyle R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Travel Med 12:S3-11. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the substantial reductions in Japanese encephalitis virus incidence resulting from vaccination programs and economic development in some Asian countries provide some encouragement within this overall guarded outlook...
  28. ncbi request reprint Westward ho?--The spread of West Nile virus
    Lyle R Petersen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colo, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2257-9. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Fatal West Nile virus encephalitis in a renal transplant recipient
    Melissa M Cushing
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 121:26-31. 2004
    ..Immunosuppression of the transplant recipient might have been responsible for the fulminant viral effects. The pathologic diagnosis helped guide subsequent epidemiologic and laboratory studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early season crow mortality as a sentinel for West Nile virus disease in humans, northeastern United States
    Kathleen G Julian
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:145-55. 2002
    ..6). An assessment of this model using 2001 surveillance data from 61 counties yielded similar findings. With emphasis on early season WN activity, crow surveillance may allow timely targeting of interventions to protect the public health...
  31. doi request reprint Transfusion-transmitted arboviruses
    L R Petersen
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vox Sang 98:495-503. 2010
    ..Because of the increasing emergence of arboviral disease globally, it is prudent to prepare for both endemic and exotic arboviruses capable of producing large epidemics and subsequent transfusion transmission risk...
  32. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of primary pneumonic tularemia on Martha's Vineyard
    K A Feldman
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colo, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:1601-6. 2001
    ..In the summer of 2000, an outbreak of primary pneumonic tularemia occurred on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. The only previously reported outbreak of pneumonic tularemia in the United States also occurred on the island in 1978...
  33. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus infection and serologic response among persons previously vaccinated against yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis viruses
    B W Johnson
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases DVBID, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:137-45. 2005
    ..We conclude that previous flaviviral vaccination does not markedly affect the development of WNV fever and that the IgM antibody response in patients without neuroinvasive WNV disease is transient...
  34. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the rash associated with West Nile virus fever
    Dayna D Ferguson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1204-7. 2005
    ..Because the rash was nonspecific and serologic test results were often negative for WNV at presentation, convalescent-phase testing was frequently required to diagnose WNV fever...
  35. ncbi request reprint Emerging flaviviruses: the spread and resurgence of Japanese encephalitis, West Nile and dengue viruses
    John S Mackenzie
    Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Nat Med 10:S98-109. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Human immunoglobulin as a treatment for West Nile virus infection
    Amy Guillet Agrawal
    J Infect Dis 188:1-4. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of screening the U.S. blood supply for West Nile virus
    Brian Custer
    Blood Systems Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118 4417, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:486-92. 2005
    ..The spread of West Nile virus across North America and evidence of transmission by transfusion prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to encourage the development of methods to screen the blood supply...
  38. pmc West Nile virus infections projected from blood donor screening data, United States, 2003
    Michael P Busch
    Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:395-402. 2006
    ..In addition to preventing transfusion-transmitted WNV infection, donor screening can serve as a tool to monitor seasonal incidence in the general population...
  39. pmc Cross-sectional study on influenza vaccination, Germany, 1999-2000
    Sybille Rehmet
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1442-7. 2002
    ..The fact that >71% (850/1,190) of participants belonged to at least one of the vaccination target groups recommended by the German Standing Commission on Immunization emphasizes the need to focus the definition of target groups...
  40. doi request reprint Flavivirus DNA vaccines--good science, uncertain future
    Lyle R Petersen
    J Infect Dis 196:1721-3. 2007