Elaine Scallan

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Activities, achievements, and lessons learned during the first 10 years of the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network: 1996-2005
    Elaine Scallan
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:718-25. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injury in Ireland: a comparison of mortality and morbidity data
    Elaine Scallan
    Department of Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology, University College Dublin, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 1, Ireland
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:6-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute gastroenteritis in northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: a telephone survey
    E Scallan
    Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:61-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diarrhoea in the community in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United States
    Elaine Scallan
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:454-60. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with seeking medical care and submitting a stool sample in estimating the burden of foodborne illness
    Elaine Scallan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:432-8. 2006
  6. pmc Foodborne illness acquired in the United States--unspecified agents
    Elaine Scallan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:16-22. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Continued decline in the incidence of Campylobacter infections, FoodNet 1996-2006
    Elizabeth Ailes
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:329-37. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Do differences in risk factors, medical care seeking, or medical practices explain the geographic variation in campylobacteriosis in Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) sites?
    Elizabeth Ailes
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S464-71. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for sporadic shigellosis, FoodNet 2005
    Clinton C Haley
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:741-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The effect of different recall periods on estimates of acute gastroenteritis in the United States, FoodNet Population Survey 2006–2007
    Laura B Cantwell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1225-8. 2010

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Activities, achievements, and lessons learned during the first 10 years of the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network: 1996-2005
    Elaine Scallan
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:718-25. 2007
    ..This article summarizes the activities, achievements, and lessons learned during the first 10 years of FoodNet...
  2. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injury in Ireland: a comparison of mortality and morbidity data
    Elaine Scallan
    Department of Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology, University College Dublin, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 1, Ireland
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:6-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between mortality and hospital admission data for the leading causes of unintentional injury in Ireland...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute gastroenteritis in northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: a telephone survey
    E Scallan
    Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:61-7. 2004
    ..4% of respondents. Acute gastroenteritis causes a large amount of illness in the community. There are established and effective measures to prevent this condition and the challenge is to find new ways of promoting these precautions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diarrhoea in the community in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United States
    Elaine Scallan
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:454-60. 2005
    ..Studies in several countries have estimated the prevalence of diarrhoea in the community. However, the use of different study designs and varying case definitions has made international comparisons difficult...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with seeking medical care and submitting a stool sample in estimating the burden of foodborne illness
    Elaine Scallan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:432-8. 2006
    ..Cases of acute diarrheal illness ascertained through laboratory-based public health surveillance are likely to differ systematically from unreported cases and likely over-represent those with bloody diarrhea and longer diarrhea duration...
  6. pmc Foodborne illness acquired in the United States--unspecified agents
    Elaine Scallan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:16-22. 2011
    ..8-61.2 million) episodes of domestically acquired foodborne illness were caused by unspecified agents, resulting in 71,878 hospitalizations (90% CrI 9,924-157,340) and 1,686 deaths (90% CrI 369-3,338)...
  7. doi request reprint Continued decline in the incidence of Campylobacter infections, FoodNet 1996-2006
    Elizabeth Ailes
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:329-37. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint Do differences in risk factors, medical care seeking, or medical practices explain the geographic variation in campylobacteriosis in Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) sites?
    Elizabeth Ailes
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S464-71. 2012
    ..In the United States, considerable geographic variation in the rates of culture-confirmed Campylobacter infection has been consistently observed among sites participating in the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)...
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for sporadic shigellosis, FoodNet 2005
    Clinton C Haley
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:741-7. 2010
    ..Outbreaks have been associated with food, water, child daycare centers, and men who have sex with men. However, for sporadic infections, which account for the majority of cases, risk exposures are poorly characterized...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of different recall periods on estimates of acute gastroenteritis in the United States, FoodNet Population Survey 2006–2007
    Laura B Cantwell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1225-8. 2010
    ..Further, we examine whether asking first about illness in the previous 7 days affects a person's response to a 1-month recall period...
  11. doi request reprint Case-control studies of sporadic enteric infections: a review and discussion of studies conducted internationally from 1990 to 2009
    Kathleen E Fullerton
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:281-92. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Deaths associated with bacterial pathogens transmitted commonly through food: foodborne diseases active surveillance network (FoodNet), 1996-2005
    Casey Barton Behravesh
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases
    J Infect Dis 204:263-7. 2011
    ..We describe the epidemiology of deaths associated with bacterial pathogens using data from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) in the United States...
  13. pmc Foodborne illness acquired in the United States--major pathogens
    Elaine Scallan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:7-15. 2011
    ..These estimates cannot be compared with prior (1999) estimates to assess trends because different methods were used. Additional data and more refined methods can improve future estimates...
  14. doi request reprint Estimates of enteric illness attributable to contact with animals and their environments in the United States
    Christa R Hale
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S472-9. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about meals eaten outside the home as sources of gastrointestinal illness
    Laura R Green
    RTI International, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 28, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Food Prot 68:2184-9. 2005
    ..Results suggest that education efforts should focus on the nature and timing of foodborne illness symptoms and the importance of reporting suspected foodborne illnesses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Riding in shopping carts and exposure to raw meat and poultry products: prevalence of, and factors associated with, this risk factor for salmonella and campylobacter infection in children younger than 3 years
    Mary E Patrick
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS C 23, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 73:1097-100. 2010
    ..Retailer use of leak-proof packaging, customer placement of product in a plastic bag and on the rack underneath the cart, use of hand sanitizers and wipes, and consumer education may also be helpful...
  17. doi request reprint Estimates of illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths caused by major bacterial enteric pathogens in young children in the United States
    Elaine Scallan
    Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:217-21. 2013
    ..We estimated the overall number of bacterial enteric illnesses among children <5 years old in the United States caused by Campylobacter, Escherichia coli O157, nontyphoidal Salmonella, Shigella and Yersinia enterocolitica...
  18. ncbi request reprint Foodborne disease trends and reports
    Peter Gerner-Smidt
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:111-4. 2007
  19. doi request reprint Methods for monitoring trends in the incidence of foodborne diseases: Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network 1996-2008
    Olga L Henao
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1421-6. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint Ciguatera and scombroid fish poisoning in the United States
    Radha Pennotti
    1 National Center for Environmental Health Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 10:1059-66. 2013
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  21. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium Definitive Type 104 infection linked to commercial ground beef, northeastern United States, 2003-2004
    Amy M Dechet
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:747-52. 2006
    ..From October to December 2003, a cluster of DT104 infections with indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns was identified in the northeastern United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint The rate of acute gastrointestinal illness in developed countries
    Sharon L Roy
    Water and Environment Activity, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, Mailstop F22, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Water Health 4:31-69. 2006
    ..However, it excludes episodes of diarrhea or vomiting due to any long-lasting or chronic illness or condition. Limitations in study design result in an unknown degree of uncertainty around this point estimate...
  23. doi request reprint Bacterial meningitis in the United States, 1998-2007
    Michael C Thigpen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:2016-25. 2011
    ..More recent prevention measures such as the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and universal screening of pregnant women for group B streptococcus (GBS) have further changed the epidemiology of bacterial meningitis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sporadic campylobacter infection in infants: a population-based surveillance case-control study
    Kathleen E Fullerton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:19-24. 2007
    ..Campylobacter is an important cause of foodborne illness in infants (younger than 1 year of age), but little is known about the sources of infection in this age group...
  25. ncbi request reprint FoodNet survey of food use and practices in long-term care facilities
    Jennifer M Nelson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 71:365-72. 2008
    ..Enhanced educational efforts focusing on food safety practices and aimed at LTCFs are needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint The investigation of acute gastroenteritis in general practice: a survey of general practitioners in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
    Elaine Scallan
    Eur J Gen Pract 11:136-8. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint FoodNet: overview of a decade of achievement
    Timothy F Jones
    Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, TN 37247, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:60-6. 2007
    ..FoodNet helps build capacity for foodborne disease surveillance in participating sites and through close collaborations with PulseNet, EHS-Net, Global SalmSurv, and other partners...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden of acute gastroenteritis, foodborne disease, and pathogens commonly transmitted by food: an international review
    James A Flint
    Caribbean Epidemiology Centre, PAHO, World Health Organization, Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    Clin Infect Dis 41:698-704. 2005
    ..This article reviews these key national studies and the international efforts that are providing the necessary information and technical resources to derive national, regional, and global burden of disease estimates...
  29. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude, and practice of the use of irradiated meat among respondents to the FoodNet Population Survey in Connecticut and New York
    Dina Hoefer
    New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    J Food Prot 69:2441-6. 2006
    ..0; 95% confidence interval 1.5 to 2.5). This finding suggests that public education efforts by an individual grocery store chain can have an important effect on knowledge of irradiated food...