James J Sejvar

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of West Nile neuroinvasive disease
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases and Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Rev Med Virol 16:209-24. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Vaccines and neurologic disease
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Semin Neurol 31:338-55. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Clinical manifestations and outcomes of West Nile virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Viruses 6:606-23. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Clinical, neurological, and electrophysiological features of nodding syndrome in Kitgum, Uganda: an observational case series
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Neurol 12:166-74. 2013
  5. pmc Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim society
    Emily S Gurley
    GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of leptospirosis, Thailand--the importance of the laboratory
    James Sejvar
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:289-95. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mortality in the United States, 1979-2001
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 25:144-52. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Population incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology and Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 36:123-33. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The evolving epidemiology of viral encephalitis
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases and Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:350-7. 2006
  10. pmc Assessing the risk of laboratory-acquired meningococcal disease
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4811-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of West Nile neuroinvasive disease
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases and Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Rev Med Virol 16:209-24. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the virology, epidemiology and pathogenesis of human infection with West Nile virus, and details recent advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology and various clinical manifestations of infection...
  2. doi request reprint Vaccines and neurologic disease
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Semin Neurol 31:338-55. 2011
    ..Possible neurologic adverse events following vaccinations, and the possible mechanisms of these events, are also discussed. Finally, procedures in place to ensure vaccine safety are reviewed...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical manifestations and outcomes of West Nile virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Viruses 6:606-23. 2014
    ..In the future, a more thorough understanding of the long-term physical, cognitive and functional outcomes of persons recovering from WNV illness will be important in understanding the overall illness burden. ..
  4. doi request reprint Clinical, neurological, and electrophysiological features of nodding syndrome in Kitgum, Uganda: an observational case series
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet Neurol 12:166-74. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe the clinical and neurological diagnostic features of this illness...
  5. pmc Family and community concerns about post-mortem needle biopsies in a Muslim society
    Emily S Gurley
    GPO 128, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    BMC Med Ethics 12:10. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to better understand family and community concerns and decision-making about post-mortem needle biopsies in this low-income, predominantly Muslim country in order to design an informed consent process...
  6. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of leptospirosis, Thailand--the importance of the laboratory
    James Sejvar
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:289-95. 2005
    ..This surveillance system for leptospirosis highlights difficulties with surveillance of febrile illnesses in general, and the importance of laboratory confirmation for infections that are difficult to diagnose clinically...
  7. ncbi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mortality in the United States, 1979-2001
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 25:144-52. 2005
    ..This study provides information for further studies to examine the epidemiology and risk factors associated with ALS...
  8. doi request reprint Population incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology and Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 36:123-33. 2011
    ..Our findings provide a robust estimate of background GBS incidence in Western countries. Our regression model may be used in comparable populations to estimate the background age-specific rate of GBS incidence for future studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint The evolving epidemiology of viral encephalitis
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases and Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:350-7. 2006
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  10. pmc Assessing the risk of laboratory-acquired meningococcal disease
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4811-4. 2005
    ..meningitidis. Prevention should focus on the implementation of class II biological safety cabinets or additional respiratory protection during manipulation of suspected meningococcal isolates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neurologic adverse events associated with smallpox vaccination in the United States, 2002-2004
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 294:2744-50. 2005
    ..The reinstatement of smallpox vaccination in the United States in response to possible bioterrorism renewed concerns about vaccine-related adverse neurologic events...
  12. ncbi request reprint Guillain-barré syndrome following influenza vaccination: causal or coincidental?
    James J Sejvar
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop A 39, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:387-98. 2011
    ..This article reviews the evidence for and against the association of the 1976 influenza vaccines and subsequent seasonal influenza vaccines with the development of Guillain-Barré syndrome...
  13. doi request reprint Primary causes of death in reported cases of fatal West Nile Fever, United States, 2002-2006
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases NCZVED, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:161-4. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Management of anthrax meningitis
    James J Sejvar
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:287-95. 2005
    ..Such other agents include penicillin, ampicillin, meropenem, vancomycin, and rifampicin...
  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term neurological and functional outcome in Nipah virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Divisions of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases and Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA 30333, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:235-42. 2007
    ..Long-term neurological assessments of survivors are limited. We assessed long-term neurologic and functional outcomes of 22 patients surviving NiV illness in Bangladesh...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive and functional outcomes in persons recovering from West Nile virus illness
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    J Neuropsychol 2:477-99. 2008
    ..However, a minority displayed subtle neurocognitive deficits more than 18 months following acute disease...
  17. pmc Leptospirosis in "Eco-Challenge" athletes, Malaysian Borneo, 2000
    James Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Mailstop A39, NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:702-7. 2003
    ..Efforts are needed to inform adventure travel participants of unique infections such as leptospirosis...
  18. doi request reprint Delayed-onset and recurrent limb weakness associated with West Nile virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases and Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA30333, USA
    J Neurovirol 16:93-100. 2010
    ..Further clinical and pathogenesis studies are needed to better understand the mechanisms for these phenomena. Clinicians should be aware of these clinical patterns in patients with WNV poliomyelitis...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Clinical assessment of self-reported acute flaccid paralysis in a population-based setting in Guatemala
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic and Vector Borne Diseases NCZVED, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:712-6. 2010
    ..Usual surveillance methods for AFP, particularly in developing countries, may underestimate the true burden of non-poliovirus AFP...
  22. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus and "poliomyelitis"
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 39, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Neurology 63:206-7. 2004
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  23. ncbi request reprint Human monkeypox infection: a family cluster in the midwestern United States
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
    J Infect Dis 190:1833-40. 2004
    ..We describe a cluster of monkeypox in a family with a spectrum of clinical illness, including encephalitis, and outline the laboratory confirmation of monkeypox...
  24. ncbi request reprint Post-infectious encephalomyelitis associated with St. Louis encephalitis virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 39, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Neurology 63:1719-21. 2004
    ..Louis encephalitis virus infection, suggesting that neurologic illness from flaviviruses may also be seen in the post-infectious period following mild clinical illness...
  25. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcomes of human West Nile virus infection
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1617-24. 2007
    ..Although further assessment is needed, the long-term neurological and functional sequelae of WNV infection are likely to represent a considerable source of morbidity in patients long after their recovery from acute illness...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Infectious disease hospitalizations among older adults in the United States from 1990 through 2002
    Aaron T Curns
    Office of the Director, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2514-20. 2005
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  28. 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...
  29. pmc Eosinophilic meningitis attributable to Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection in Hawaii: clinical characteristics and potential exposures
    Natasha S Hochberg
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:685-90. 2011
    ..001) and to see snails/slugs on produce (56% versus 0%, P = 0.03). Residents and travelers should be aware of the potential risks of eating uncooked produce in Hawaii, especially if it is from the island of Hawaii and locally grown...
  30. doi request reprint Infectious disease hospitalizations among infants in the United States
    Krista L Yorita
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop A 39, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 121:244-52. 2008
    ..This study describes the burden and epidemiologic features of infectious disease hospitalizations among infants in the United States...
  31. doi request reprint Infectious disease hospitalizations in the United States
    Krista L Yorita Christensen
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1025-35. 2009
    ..Infectious diseases (IDs) cause widespread morbidity and mortality. We describe the epidemiology of ID hospitalizations in the United States with use of a nationally representative database...
  32. pmc Human prion diseases in the United States
    Robert C Holman
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, U S Department of Health and Human Services USDHHS, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8521. 2010
    ..This study describes the occurrence and epidemiology of CJD and vCJD in the United States...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of human-to-human transmission of monkeypox from infected patients to health care workers
    Aaron T Fleischauer
    Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:689-94. 2005
    ..The outbreak was associated with exposure to infected prairie dogs, but the potential for person-to-person transmission was a concern. This study examines health care worker (HCW) exposure to 3 patients with confirmed monkeypox...
  34. doi request reprint Adverse event reports following Japanese encephalitis vaccination in the United States, 1999-2009
    Nicole P Lindsey
    Arboviral Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, United States
    Vaccine 29:58-64. 2010
    ..There were no reports of encephalitis, meningitis, or Guillain-Barré syndrome. As reported previously, hypersensitivity reactions were common among persons receiving inactivated mouse brain-derived JE vaccine...
  35. doi request reprint Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease deaths in the United States, 1999-2009
    Jason M Mehal
    Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 14:346-52. 2013
    ..Continued monitoring of ALS/MND mortality data and additional epidemiological studies will be important to further elucidate these epidemiological trends...
  36. pmc First case of bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax in the United States, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2001
    Marc S Traeger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1029-34. 2002
    ..Environmental and nasal swab cultures were useful epidemiologic tools that helped direct the investigation towards the infection source and transmission vehicle. We identified 1,114 persons at risk and offered antimicrobial prophylaxis...
  37. pmc West nile virus RNA not detected in urine of 40 people tested 6 years after acute West Nile virus disease
    Katherine B Gibney
    Arboviral Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    J Infect Dis 203:344-7. 2011
    ..Prospective studies are needed to determine if and for how long WNV persists in urine following WNV disease...
  38. doi request reprint Hospital charges attributable to a primary diagnosis of infectious diseases in older adults in the United States, 1998 to 2004
    Aaron T Curns
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:969-75. 2008
    ....
  39. pmc Virology, pathology, and clinical manifestations of West Nile virus disease
    Edward B Hayes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80526, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1174-9. 2005
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  40. pmc Infectious disease hospitalizations among older American Indian and Alaska Native adults
    Robert C Holman
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, U S Department of Health and Human Services USDHHS, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:674-83. 2006
    ..To assess morbidity and disparities of IDs for older AI/AN adults, this study examined the epidemiology of overall and specific infectious disease hospitalizations among older AI/AN adults...
  41. doi request reprint Delayed mortality in a cohort of persons hospitalized with West Nile virus disease in Colorado in 2003
    Nicole P Lindsey
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:230-5. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Encephalitis, myelitis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM): case definitions and guidelines for collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data
    James J Sejvar
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases and Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 25:5771-92. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus disease: a descriptive study of 228 patients hospitalized in a 4-county region of Colorado in 2003
    Amy V Bode
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1234-40. 2006
    ..Risk factors for complications of West Nile virus disease and prognosis in hospitalized patients are incompletely understood...
  44. pmc Guillain-Barre syndrome during the 2009-2010 H1N1 influenza vaccination campaign: population-based surveillance among 45 million Americans
    Matthew E Wise
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1110-9. 2012
    ..04, 1.56). This excess risk was much smaller than that observed during the 1976 vaccine campaign and was comparable to some previous seasonal influenza vaccine risk assessments...
  45. pmc Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease death, United States
    Ermias D Belay
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Disease, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1351-4. 2005
    ..The reports of bloodborne transmission of vCJD in 2 patients, 1 of whom was heterozygous for methionine and valine at polymorphic codon 129, add to the uncertainty about the future of the vCJD outbreak...
  46. ncbi request reprint Investigation of a possible iatrogenic case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease after a neurosurgical procedure
    Natalie Keeler
    Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1352-7. 2006
    ..To investigate a case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) possibly acquired from contaminated neurosurgical instruments...
  47. doi request reprint Initial and long-term costs of patients hospitalized with west nile virus disease
    J Erin Staples
    Arboviral Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado Prion and Health Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:402-9. 2014
    ..01 billion). These estimates can be used in assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent WNV disease. ..
  48. doi request reprint Community outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: school-based cluster of neurologic disease associated with household transmission of respiratory illness
    Nicholas D Walter
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1365-74. 2008
    ..We investigated an outbreak of severe neurologic disease and pneumonia that occurred among students at 4 schools in Rhode Island...
  49. doi request reprint Influenza vaccines and guillain-barre syndrome: the continuing question
    James J Sejvar
    From the Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Neurology 81:1562-3. 2013
    ..Influenza infection may be prevented or mitigated by vaccination; seasonal vaccine is highly effective in reducing clinical illness and limiting viral spread through respiratory droplets. ..
  50. pmc Nodding syndrome
    Scott F Dowell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1374-84. 2013
    ..There is a consistent enigmatic association with onchocerciasis detected by skin snip or serologic analysis. Nodding syndrome is an unexplained epidemic epilepsy. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Influenza-associated deaths among children in the United States, 2003-2004
    Niranjan Bhat
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Career Development Division, Office of Workforce and Career Development National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2559-67. 2005
    ..Although influenza is common among children, pediatric mortality related to laboratory-confirmed influenza has not been assessed nationally...
  52. doi request reprint Distribution of eosinophilic meningitis cases attributable to Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Hawaii
    Natasha S Hochberg
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1675-80. 2007
    ..3 vs. 2.1), the Big Island of Hawaii (1.1 vs. 7.4), and Maui County (0.4 vs. 4.3). These findings underscore the need to consider the diagnosis of A. cantonensis infection, especially in the state of Hawaii...
  53. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus in the United States: an update on an emerging infectious disease
    Gregory D Huhn
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:653-60. 2003
    ..Treatment is supportive. Prevention relies on comprehensive mosquito-control programs and measures to avoid mosquito bites, including the use of mosquito repellents containing N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide...
  54. pmc Evaluation and validation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for rapid identification of Bacillus anthracis
    Alex R Hoffmaster
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1178-82. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific mortality after first cerebral infarction: a population-based study
    Steven Vernino
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Stroke 34:1828-32. 2003
    ..Key factors affecting survival may be underrecognized. The purpose of this study was to determine the rate and cause of mortality after first CI...
  56. ncbi request reprint The need for a West Nile virus MRI registry
    Hugh J Robertson
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1741-2. 2003
  57. doi request reprint Severe disease manifestations associated with acute chikungunya virus infection
    Eileen C Farnon
    Crit Care Med 36:2682-3. 2008
  58. pmc Leptospirosis, water sports, and chemoprophylaxis
    David A Haake
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 34:e40-3. 2002
    ..Physicians caring for patients who participate in adventure travel involving water sports should be familiar with the risk factors for and diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of leptospirosis...
  59. pmc Rapidly progressive dementia
    Michael D Geschwind
    University of California San Francisco Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, San Francisco, CA 94143 1207, USA
    Ann Neurol 64:97-108. 2008
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  60. doi request reprint The management of encephalitis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Allan R Tunkel
    Dept of Medicine, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:303-27. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Persistent neuroinvasive West Nile virus infection in an immunocompromised patient
    Robert G Penn
    Department of Epidemiology, Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:680-3. 2006
    ..This patient's case raises important issues related to the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and possible treatment of persistent WNV infection...
  62. ncbi request reprint Neurologic disease associated with 17D-204 yellow fever vaccination: a report of 15 cases
    Ann W McMahon
    1401 Rockville Pike, HFM 220, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Vaccine 25:1727-34. 2007
    ..Laboratory and epidemiological evidence suggests that YEL caused encephalitis. Additional studies will be required to confirm whether YEL can rarely result in GBS and/or ADEM...