J Sobel

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Foodborne botulism in the United States, 1990-2000
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1606-11. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Botulism
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1167-73. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Illnesses caused by marine toxins
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1290-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathogen-specific risk factors and protective factors for acute diarrheal illness in children aged 12-59 months in São Paulo, Brazil
    J Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1545-51. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of clinically mild botulism type E illness from home-salted fish in patients presenting with predominantly gastrointestinal symptoms
    J Sobel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e14-6. 2007
  6. pmc Investigation of multistate foodborne disease outbreaks
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:8-19. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Threat of a biological terrorist attack on the US food supply: the CDC perspective
    Jeremy Sobel
    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
    Lancet 359:874-80. 2002
  8. pmc Clinical recovery and circulating botulinum toxin type F in adult patient
    Jeremy Sobel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:969-71. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint A prolonged outbreak of Shigella sonnei infections in traditionally observant Jewish communities in North America caused by a molecularly distinct bacterial subtype
    J Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:1405-9. 1998
  10. pmc A recurring outbreak of Shigella sonnei among traditionally observant Jewish children in New York City: the risks of daycare and household transmission
    V Garrett
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1231-6. 2006

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Publications38

  1. pmc Foodborne botulism in the United States, 1990-2000
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1606-11. 2004
    ..All Alaska cases were attributable to traditional Alaska Native foods. Botulism prevention efforts should be focused on those who preserve food at home, Alaska Natives, and restaurant workers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Botulism
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1167-73. 2005
    ..The mainstays of therapy are meticulous intensive care (including mechanical ventilation, when necessary) and timely treatment with antitoxin...
  3. ncbi request reprint Illnesses caused by marine toxins
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1290-6. 2005
    ..Extensive environmental monitoring and sometimes seasonal quarantine of a harvest are employed to reduce the risk of exposure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathogen-specific risk factors and protective factors for acute diarrheal illness in children aged 12-59 months in São Paulo, Brazil
    J Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1545-51. 2004
    ..0; P<.05). In these poor households, 28% of cases of diarrhea in 1-4-year-old children was attributable to easily modifiable exposures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of clinically mild botulism type E illness from home-salted fish in patients presenting with predominantly gastrointestinal symptoms
    J Sobel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:e14-6. 2007
    ..Remnant fish tested positive for botulinum toxin type E. In patients exposed to low doses of botulinum toxin type E, gastrointestinal symptoms may predominate...
  6. pmc Investigation of multistate foodborne disease outbreaks
    Jeremy Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:8-19. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Threat of a biological terrorist attack on the US food supply: the CDC perspective
    Jeremy Sobel
    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
    Lancet 359:874-80. 2002
    ....
  8. pmc Clinical recovery and circulating botulinum toxin type F in adult patient
    Jeremy Sobel
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:969-71. 2009
    ..On day 8, she began moving spontaneously, even though blood tests later showed botulinum toxin type F remained...
  9. ncbi request reprint A prolonged outbreak of Shigella sonnei infections in traditionally observant Jewish communities in North America caused by a molecularly distinct bacterial subtype
    J Sobel
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:1405-9. 1998
    ..sonnei caused an international outbreak involving 8 traditionally observant Jewish communities, but not neighboring populations, over a 2-year period, suggesting sustained propagation of the epidemic strain between communities...
  10. pmc A recurring outbreak of Shigella sonnei among traditionally observant Jewish children in New York City: the risks of daycare and household transmission
    V Garrett
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1231-6. 2006
    ..Disease containment efforts should focus on reducing Shigella transmission in childcare settings and within homes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adult botulism type F in the United States, 1981-2002
    A Gupta
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neurology 65:1694-700. 2005
    ..Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin types A, B, and E cause most cases of the paralytic disease botulism. Little is known about the epidemiology, clinical features, or microbiology of botulism type F...
  12. pmc A multicenter study of bacterial vaginosis in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection
    D Warren
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 9:133-41. 2001
    ..54; Cl 0.38-0.77). CONCLUSIONS: In this cross-sectional analysis of high-risk US women, HIV infection was positively correlated with bacterial vaginosis diagnosed by Gram's stain...
  13. ncbi request reprint A low-cost intervention for cleaner drinking water in Karachi, Pakistan
    S Luby
    Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Infect Dis 5:144-50. 2001
    ..To pilot test an inexpensive, home-based water decontamination and storage system in a low-income neighborhood of Karachi...
  14. doi request reprint International outbreak of severe botulism with prolonged toxemia caused by commercial carrot juice
    Anandi N Sheth
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1245-51. 2008
    ..On 8 September 2006, 3 Georgia residents presented with symptoms of food-borne botulism, a potentially fatal illness caused by Clostridium botulinum neurotoxins...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Listeriosis linked to turkey deli meat and subsequent changes in US regulatory policy
    Sami L Gottlieb
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:29-36. 2006
    ..Between July and October 2002, an uncommon strain of L. monocytogenes caused an outbreak of listeriosis in 9 states...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of 217 botulism cases in the Republic of Georgia
    Sami L Gottlieb
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:174-80. 2007
    ..The acute paralytic syndrome of botulism has been well-described; however, little is known about its long-term consequences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of listeriosis among Mexican immigrants as a result of consumption of illicitly produced Mexican-style cheese
    Pia D M MacDonald
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:677-82. 2005
    ..The objectives of the present study were to identify the source of, strains associated with, and risk factors for Listeria monocytogenes infection for patients affected by the outbreak...
  18. pmc Foodborne botulism in the Republic of Georgia
    Jay K Varma
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1601-5. 2004
    ..A strategy addressing individual behaviors in the home is needed to improve food safety; developing this strategy requires a deeper understanding of why botulism has increased and varies by region...
  19. ncbi request reprint Signs and symptoms predictive of death in patients with foodborne botulism--Republic of Georgia, 1980-2002
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:357-62. 2004
    ..Validating this clinical prediction rule may help reduce mortality from botulism in Georgia. Validation in other settings could help public health preparations for large outbreaks of naturally occurring or bioterrorism-related botulism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal anthrax: review of the literature
    Mark E Beatty
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:2527-31. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of foodborne botulism associated with food sold at a salvage store in Texas
    Pavani Kalluri
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1490-5. 2003
    ..Our investigation highlights the need to improve clinicians' awareness of botulism. More rigorous and more unannounced inspections may be necessary to detect food mishandling at salvage stores...
  22. pmc Inactivation of Bacillus anthracis spores
    Ellen A Spotts Whitney
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:623-7. 2003
    ..We conducted a survey of the literature that had potential application to the inactivation of B. anthracis spores. This article provides a tabular summary of the results...
  23. pmc Multidrug-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium infection from milk contaminated after pasteurization
    Sonja J Olsen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:932-5. 2004
    ..Dairy cattle are the likely reservoir, and milk may be an important vehicle of Salmonella transmission to humans...
  24. pmc Antimicrobial resistance incidence and risk factors among Helicobacter pylori-infected persons, United States
    William M Duck
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1088-94. 2004
    ..01, hazard ratio 2.04) for infection with a resistant H. pylori strain. Formulating pretreatment screening strategies or providing alternative therapeutic regimens for high-risk populations may be important for future clinical practice...
  25. ncbi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Norwalk-like virus gastroenteritis associated with a common caterer
    A D Anderson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:1013-9. 2001
    ....
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Wound botulism acquired in the Amazonian rain forest of Ecuador
    Megan E Reller
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:628-31. 2006
    ..We report two cases, both with type A toxin, from the Ecuadorian rain forest. Prompt clinical recognition, supportive care, and administration of trivalent equine botulinum antitoxin were life-saving...
  28. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of bacterial vaginosis: findings from the HIV epidemiology research study
    D J Jamieson
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:656-63. 2001
    ..To determine the natural history of bacterial vaginosis in women with or at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hospitalizations associated with ulcers, gastric cancers, and Helicobacter pylori infection among American Indian and Alaska Native persons
    Linda J Demma
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:811-8. 2008
    ..The AI/AN persons living in the Alaska region and those >or= 65 years old had the highest rates of hospitalizations that listed ulcer-associated conditions, gastric cancers, MALT lymphoma, and H. pylori as a discharge diagnosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Botulism in 4 adults following cosmetic injections with an unlicensed, highly concentrated botulinum preparation
    Daniel S Chertow
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    JAMA 296:2476-9. 2006
    ..On November 27, 2004, 4 suspected botulism case-patients with a link to cosmetic botulinum toxin injections were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-confirmed shigellosis in the United States, 1989-2002: epidemiologic trends and patterns
    Amita Gupta
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1372-7. 2004
    ..4 during 2000-2002. Approximately 1% of isolates were from extraenteric sources; 0.25% were from blood. S. sonnei remains an important cause of diarrhea in the United States. Prevention efforts that target high-risk groups are needed...
  32. doi request reprint Field evaluation of crystal VC Rapid Dipstick test for cholera during a cholera outbreak in Guinea-Bissau
    Julie R Harris
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1117-21. 2009
    ..To evaluate performance characteristics and ease of use of the new commercially available Crystal VC Rapid Dipstick (VC) test (Span Diagnostics, India) for Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pasteurization of banked human breast milk
    Manoj P Menon
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:277-8. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Foodborne botulism in a six-month-old infant caused by home-canned baby food
    Manuel Armada
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507 1999, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:226-9. 2003
    ..The diagnosis could have been readily missed or delayed in this case because the weakness was rapidly progressive rather than insidious, as is typical of infant botulism...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effect of acetylsalicylic acid on Clostridium botulinum growth and toxin production
    Li Ma
    Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, Griffin, Georgia 30223 1797, USA
    J Food Prot 70:2860-3. 2007
    ..botulinum. These results would not provide a definitive explanation for differences in toxin production in canned vegetables prepared with and without aspirin...
  36. ncbi request reprint A multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection linked to consumption of beef tacos at a fast-food restaurant chain
    Michele T Jay
    California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1-7. 2004
    ..The outbreak investigation also highlights the need for a more efficient tracking system for food products...
  37. doi request reprint Global occurrence of infant botulism, 1976-2006
    Ruth Koepke
    California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Room E 361, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e73-82. 2008
    ..To summarize the worldwide occurrence of reported infant (intestinal toxemia) botulism cases since first recognition of the disease in 1976...
  38. pmc Helicobacter pylori, Republic of Georgia
    Katrina Kretsinger
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:780-1. 2005