James Mark Simmerman
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- The cost of influenza in ThailandJames 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...
- Low frequency of infection with avian influenza virus (H5N1) among poultry farmers, Thailand, 2004Soawapak Hinjoy
Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Emerg Infect Dis 14:499-501. 2008..No study participant met the World Health Organization serologic criteria for confirmed infection...
- The burden of influenza in East and South-East Asia: a review of the English language literatureJames M Simmerman
Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2:81-92. 2008..Current increased international focus on influenza, coupled with unprecedented funding for surveillance and research, provide a unique opportunity to more comprehensively describe the burden of human influenza in the region...
- Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008James 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...
- A method for estimating vaccine-preventable pediatric influenza pneumonia hospitalizations in developing countries: Thailand as a case studyFatimah S Dawood
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Work Force and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
Vaccine 29:4416-21. 2011..Vaccination of 85% of Thai children aged 7 months-4 years might prevent 30% of all pediatric influenza pneumonia hospitalizations in Thailand...
- Severe human influenza infections in Thailand: oseltamivir treatment and risk factors for fatal outcomeWanna Hanshaoworakul
Bureau of Epidemiology, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
PLoS ONE 4:e6051. 2009..Thailand's National Avian Influenza Surveillance (NAIS) system affords a unique opportunity to describe the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed severe and fatal human influenza infections...
- Influenza in Thailand: a case study for middle income countriesJames Mark Simmerman
International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand MOPH U S CDC Collaboration, Department of Disease Control Bldg 7, 3rd Floor, Ministry of Public Health, Tivanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
Vaccine 23:182-7. 2004..Thailand's growing economy, well-developed public health infrastructure, and effective national immunization program could enable the country to take more active steps towards influenza control...
- Influenza virus contamination of common household surfaces during the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in Bangkok, Thailand: implications for contact transmissionJames Mark Simmerman
Influenza Division, International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Clin Infect Dis 51:1053-61. 2010..We studied households with an influenza-infected child to measure the prevalence of influenza contamination, the effect of hand washing, and associations with humidity and temperature...
- Field performance and new uses of rapid influenza testing in ThailandJames Mark Simmerman
World Health Organization, 63 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Int J Infect Dis 11:166-71. 2007..However, the performance and utility of rapid influenza tests under field conditions in rural Southeast Asia has not been evaluated...