Laura Jean Podewils

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and white matter lesion progression: assessment using MRI
    L J Podewils
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 68:1223-6. 2007
  2. pmc TB tracer teams in South Africa: knowledge, practices and challenges of tracing TB patients to improve adherence
    Claire C Bristow
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:801. 2013
  3. pmc Patterns of treatment interruption among patients with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB) and association with interim and final treatment outcomes
    Laura Jean Podewils
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e70064. 2013
  4. pmc Impact of community tracer teams on treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients in South Africa
    Liza E Bronner
    Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE Mailstop E 10, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:621. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Impact of malnutrition on clinical presentation, clinical course, and mortality in MDR-TB patients
    L J Podewils
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:113-20. 2011
  6. pmc Outbreak of norovirus illness associated with a swimming pool
    L J Podewils
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:827-33. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination for children in Asia
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:S133-45. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute, infectious diarrhea among children in developing countries
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Ricksettial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:155-68. 2004
  9. pmc Validation of the GenoType MTBDRplus assay for detection of MDR-TB in a public health laboratory in Thailand
    Rapeepun Anek-Vorapong
    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Health Laboratory Division, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Infect Dis 10:123. 2010
  10. pmc Understanding the burden of tuberculosis among american indians/alaska natives in the u.s.: a validation study
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Atlanta, GA
    Public Health Rep 129:351-60. 2014

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and white matter lesion progression: assessment using MRI
    L J Podewils
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 68:1223-6. 2007
    ..Physical activity was not significantly associated with a decreased rate of periventricular or deep WML progression...
  2. pmc TB tracer teams in South Africa: knowledge, practices and challenges of tracing TB patients to improve adherence
    Claire C Bristow
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:801. 2013
    ..The current study aimed to inform the NTP by describing the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of TB program personnel involved with tracing activities...
  3. pmc Patterns of treatment interruption among patients with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB) and association with interim and final treatment outcomes
    Laura Jean Podewils
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e70064. 2013
    ..Identifying patterns of treatment interruption that predict poor outcomes can be used to target program activities aiming to improve treatment adherence...
  4. pmc Impact of community tracer teams on treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients in South Africa
    Liza E Bronner
    Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE Mailstop E 10, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:621. 2012
    ..The objective of this analysis was to assess the impact of the TB Tracer Project on treatment outcomes among TB patients...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of malnutrition on clinical presentation, clinical course, and mortality in MDR-TB patients
    L J Podewils
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:113-20. 2011
    ..Interventions aimed at these high-risk patients, including nutritional supplementation as an adjunct to anti-TB therapy, should be considered and evaluated by TB programmes...
  6. pmc Outbreak of norovirus illness associated with a swimming pool
    L J Podewils
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:827-33. 2007
    ..Appropriate regulations and enforcement, with adequate staff training, are necessary to ensure recreational water safety...
  7. ncbi request reprint Projected cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination for children in Asia
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:S133-45. 2005
    ..New rotavirus vaccines may soon be licensed, and decisions regarding implementation of their use will likely be based on the health and economic benefits of vaccination...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute, infectious diarrhea among children in developing countries
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Ricksettial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:155-68. 2004
  9. pmc Validation of the GenoType MTBDRplus assay for detection of MDR-TB in a public health laboratory in Thailand
    Rapeepun Anek-Vorapong
    Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Health Laboratory Division, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Infect Dis 10:123. 2010
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  10. pmc Understanding the burden of tuberculosis among american indians/alaska natives in the u.s.: a validation study
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Atlanta, GA
    Public Health Rep 129:351-60. 2014
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  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, APOE genotype, and dementia risk: findings from the Cardiovascular Health Cognition Study
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:639-51. 2005
    ..A similar pattern was observed for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Mechanisms to explain the observed relations deserve further study...
  12. doi request reprint Baseline estimates of diarrhea-associated mortality among United States children before rotavirus vaccine introduction
    Douglas H Esposito
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:942-7. 2011
    ..We examined diarrhea-associated mortality among young US children from 1992 to 2006 to establish baseline estimates through which the effect of rotavirus vaccines, introduced in 2006, can be assessed...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of a home-based exercise program in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: the Maximizing Independence in Dementia (MIND) study
    Martin Steinberg
    John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:680-5. 2009
    ..To determine the feasibility and efficacy of a home-based exercise intervention program to improve the functional performance of patients with Alzheimer's Disease (AD)...
  14. doi request reprint Performance of the BACTEC MGIT 960 compared with solid media for detection of Mycobacterium in Bangkok, Thailand
    La Ong Srisuwanvilai
    Health Laboratory Division, Department of Health, Bangkok Metropolitan Health Administration, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:402-7. 2008
    ..Of 1417 isolates detected by at least 1 media, 1255 (86%) were identified as MTB and 162 (11%) NTM. MGIT improved speed and sensitivity of MTB isolation and drug susceptibility testing, regardless of HIV status...
  15. pmc Effect of rapid influenza diagnostic testing on antiviral treatment decisions for patients with influenza-like illness: southwestern u.s., may-december 2009
    Anil Suryaprasad
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office Proposed, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, GA
    Public Health Rep 129:322-7. 2014
    ..9, 95% CI 1.3, 2.7). Few at-risk people (28/126, 22%) who had a negative RIDT received early AVs, suggesting the need for sustained efforts by public health to influence clinician practices. ..
  16. pmc Tuberculosis in indigenous peoples in the U.S., 2003-2008
    Emily Bloss
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, International Research and Programs Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:677-89. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint A national survey of severe influenza-associated complications among children and adults, 2003-2004
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1693-6. 2005
    ..The survey identified severe complications, including secondary infection with Staphylococcus aureus and deaths among children and adults, as well as perceived shortages in rapid diagnostic tests and influenza vaccine...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship of self-perceptions of memory and worry to objective measures of memory and cognition in the general population
    Laura Jean Podewils
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Psychosomatics 44:461-70. 2003
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