R V Tauxe

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Lessons learned during public health response to cholera epidemic in Haiti and the Dominican Republic
    Jordan W Tappero
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2087-93. 2011
  2. pmc Rapid development and use of a nationwide training program for cholera management, Haiti, 2010
    Robert V Tauxe
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2094-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Evolving public health approaches to the global challenge of foodborne infections
    R V Tauxe
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 139:S16-28. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Salad and pseudoappendicitis: Yersinia pseudotuberculosis as a foodborne pathogen
    Robert V Tauxe
    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 189:761-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular subtyping and the transformation of public health
    Robert V Tauxe
    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
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:4-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging foodborne pathogens
    Robert V Tauxe
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 78:31-41. 2002
  7. pmc Salmonella enteritidis infections, United States, 1985-1999
    Mary E Patrick
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A summary of national reports of foodborne outbreaks of Salmonella Heidelberg infections in the United States: clues for disease prevention
    Paul Chittick
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1150-3. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The growing burden of foodborne outbreaks due to contaminated fresh produce: risks and opportunities
    M F Lynch
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 137:307-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Fresh produce: a growing cause of outbreaks of foodborne illness in the United States, 1973 through 1997
    Sumathi Sivapalasingam
    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 Food Prot 67:2342-53. 2004

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Lessons learned during public health response to cholera epidemic in Haiti and the Dominican Republic
    Jordan W Tappero
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2087-93. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Rapid development and use of a nationwide training program for cholera management, Haiti, 2010
    Robert V Tauxe
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2094-8. 2011
    ..Continuing in-service training, monitoring and evaluation, and integration of cholera management into regular clinical training will help sustain this success...
  3. doi request reprint Evolving public health approaches to the global challenge of foodborne infections
    R V Tauxe
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 139:S16-28. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Salad and pseudoappendicitis: Yersinia pseudotuberculosis as a foodborne pathogen
    Robert V Tauxe
    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 189:761-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular subtyping and the transformation of public health
    Robert V Tauxe
    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
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:4-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging foodborne pathogens
    Robert V Tauxe
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Int J Food Microbiol 78:31-41. 2002
    ....
  7. pmc Salmonella enteritidis infections, United States, 1985-1999
    Mary E Patrick
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1-7. 2004
    ..Overall, rates of sporadic S. Enteritidis infection, outbreaks, and deaths have declined dramatically. For further reductions, control measures should continue to be applied along the entire farm-to-table continuum...
  8. ncbi request reprint A summary of national reports of foodborne outbreaks of Salmonella Heidelberg infections in the United States: clues for disease prevention
    Paul Chittick
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1150-3. 2006
    ..Efforts to reduce illness due to Salmonella Heidelberg shouldensure that poultry and eggs are handled appropriately to minimize contamination and cross contamination...
  9. doi request reprint The growing burden of foodborne outbreaks due to contaminated fresh produce: risks and opportunities
    M F Lynch
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 137:307-15. 2009
    ..More complete and timely environmental assessments of these events and more research into the biology and ecology of pathogen-produce interactions are needed to identify better prevention strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fresh produce: a growing cause of outbreaks of foodborne illness in the United States, 1973 through 1997
    Sumathi Sivapalasingam
    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 Food Prot 67:2342-53. 2004
    ..Further efforts are needed to better understand the complex interactions between microbes and produce and the mechanisms by which contamination occurs from farm to table...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype I 4,5,12:i:- infections: the challenges of hypothesis generation and microwave cooking
    R K Mody
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Sciences, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 142:1050-60. 2014
    ..The manufacturer voluntarily recalled pot pies and improved the product's cooking instructions. This investigation highlights the value of careful hypothesis-generation and the risks posed by frozen not-ready-to-eat microwavable foods...
  12. doi request reprint Real-time modelling used for outbreak management during a cholera epidemic, Haiti, 2010-2011
    J Y Abrams
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1276-85. 2013
    ..Providing the real-time projections allowed Haitian ministries and external aid organizations to better plan and implement response measures during the evolving epidemic...
  13. doi request reprint Common source outbreaks of Campylobacter infection in the USA, 1997-2008
    E V Taylor
    Epidemic Intelligence Service assigned to the Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 141:987-96. 2013
    ..Unlike sporadic illnesses, which are primarily attributed to poultry, dairy products are the most common vehicle identified for outbreaks...
  14. pmc Emerging foodborne diseases: an evolving public health challenge
    R V Tauxe
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 3:425-34. 1997
    ..In the future, prevention of foodborne disease will increasingly depend on controlling contamination of feed and water consumed by the animals themselves...
  15. pmc Salmonella bacteriuria: an increasing entity in elderly women in the United States
    S Sivapalasingam
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 132:897-902. 2004
    ..Better understanding of the uropathogenicity of Salmonella serotypes may further clarify the mechanisms of Salmonella UTIs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cholera: a new homeland in Africa?
    Nicholas H Gaffga
    Division of Foodborne, Mycotic, and Enteric Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:705-13. 2007
    ..The persistence or control of cholera in Africa will be a key indicator of global efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals and of recent commitments by leaders of the G-8 countries to increase development aid to the region...
  17. ncbi request reprint Juice-associated outbreaks of human illness in the United States, 1995 through 2005
    Jazmin D Vojdani
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road N E, MS A 38, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Food Prot 71:356-64. 2008
    ..Some juice operations that are exempt from processing requirements or do not comply with the regulation continue to be implicated in outbreaks of illness...
  18. doi request reprint Outbreak of Salmonella Wandsworth and Typhimurium infections in infants and toddlers traced to a commercial vegetable-coated snack food
    Mark J Sotir
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1041-6. 2009
    ..In May 2007, state and local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigated human infections from Salmonella Wandsworth, an extremely rare serotype...
  19. doi request reprint Multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections associated with small turtle exposure, 2007-2008
    Julie R Harris
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1388-94. 2009
    ..In September 2007, several patients with Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi B var Java infections reported recent turtle exposure. We conducted an investigation to determine the source and extent of the infections...
  20. doi request reprint 2008 outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul infections associated with raw produce
    Casey Barton Behravesh
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:918-27. 2011
    ..Raw produce is an increasingly recognized vehicle for salmonellosis. We investigated a nationwide outbreak that occurred in the United States in 2008...
  21. pmc Egg quality assurance programs and egg-associated Salmonella enteritidis infections, United States
    Gerald A Mumma
    Prevention Effectiveness Branch, Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1782-9. 2004
    ..14% decrease in S. Enteritidis incidence (p < 0.05). These data indicate that EQAPs probably played a major role in reducing S. Enteritidis illness in these states...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. pmc Antimicrobial resistance among Campylobacter strains, United States, 1997-2001
    Amita Gupta
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1102-9. 2004
    ..Ciprofloxacin resistance has emerged among Campylobacter since 1990 and has increased in prevalence since 1997...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States: A case-control study in FoodNet sites
    Cindy R Friedman
    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
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S285-96. 2004
    ..Restaurants should improve food-handling practices, ensure adequate cooking of meat and poultry, and consider purchasing poultry that has been treated to reduce Campylobacter contamination...
  26. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of salmonella: trends in serotypes isolated from humans in the United States, 1987-1997
    S J Olsen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:753-61. 2001
    ..Additional educational efforts are needed to control the emergence of reptile-associated salmonellosis...
  27. pmc Food-related illness and death in the United States
    P S Mead
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:607-25. 1999
    ..Overall, foodborne diseases appear to cause more illnesses but fewer deaths than previously estimated...
  28. pmc PulseNet: the molecular subtyping network for foodborne bacterial disease surveillance, United States
    B Swaminathan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:382-9. 2001
    ..S. Department of Agriculture. Four foodborne pathogens (E. coli O157:H7; nontyphoidal Salmonella serotypes, Listeria monocytogenes and Shigella) are being subtyped, and other bacterial, viral, and parasitic organisms will be added soon...
  29. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Brainerd diarrhea among travelers to the Galapagos Islands
    E D Mintz
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 177:1041-5. 1998
    ..Outbreaks of a similar illness, Brainerd diarrhea, have been reported in the United States. Although its etiology remains unknown, Brainerd diarrhea may also occur among travelers...
  30. pmc Excess salmonellosis in women in the United States: 1968-2000
    M E Reller
    Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1109-17. 2008
    ..FoodNet data suggest that this change is real rather than due to differential reporting. Excess salmonellosis in women may reflect differences in exposure or biological susceptibility...
  31. pmc Outbreaks of typhoid fever in the United States, 1960-99
    S J Olsen
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 130:13-21. 2003
    ..85/year during 1960-79 to 0.85/year during 1980-99 (P=0.0001). S. Typhi outbreaks in the United States are generally small in size but can cause significant morbidity, and are often foodborne, warranting thorough investigation...
  32. pmc Salmonella-based rodenticides and public health
    John A Painter
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:985-7. 2004
    ..Health officials should be aware that the continued use of Salmonella-based rodenticides is a risk to public health and should take appropriate measures to prevent use in their jurisdictions...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc Molecular phylogeny of the salmonellae: relationships among Salmonella species and subspecies determined from four housekeeping genes and evidence of lateral gene transfer events
    J R McQuiston
    Program in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Bacteriol 190:7060-7. 2008
    ..Evidence of intersubspecies lateral gene transfer of the housekeeping gene recA, which has not previously been reported, was obtained...
  35. ncbi request reprint A multistate outbreak of Salmonella enterica Serotype Newport infection linked to mango consumption: impact of water-dip disinfestation technology
    Sumathi Sivapalasingam
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30030, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1585-90. 2003
    ..PFGE was critical to the timely recognition of this nationwide outbreak. This outbreak highlights the potential global health impact of foodborne diseases and newly implemented food processes...
  36. pmc Salmonella surveillance: a global survey of public health serotyping
    H Herikstad
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 129:1-8. 2002
    ..Support for serotyping as part of national salmonella surveillance, and for rapid international communication of the results via a new WHO electronic website will help target future prevention strategies...
  37. ncbi request reprint FoodNet estimate of the burden of illness caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella infections in the United States
    Andrew C Voetsch
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S127-34. 2004
    ..These estimates indicate that salmonellosis presents a major ongoing burden to public health...
  38. doi request reprint Do Salmonella carry spare tyres?
    John R McQuiston
    Graduate Program in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Trends Microbiol 16:142-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the second flagellin locus is a genetic 'spare tyre' used in particular environmental circumstances...
  39. pmc Attributing illness to food
    Michael B Batz
    Resources for the Future, Washington, DC 20036 1434, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:993-9. 2005
    ..We summarize workshop discussions and identify challenges that affect progress in this critical component of a risk-based approach to improving food safety...
  40. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States and declining trend in incidence, FoodNet 1996-1999
    Michael C Samuel
    California Emerging Infections Program, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S165-74. 2004
    ..Although the number of Campylobacter infections appears to have decreased in the United States during 1996-1999, the disease burden remains significant, which underscores the need to better understand how the disease is transmitted...
  41. ncbi request reprint Fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter infections: eating poultry outside of the home and foreign travel are risk factors
    Heidi D Kassenborg
    Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S279-84. 2004
    ..Control measures should include efforts to improve food handling in commercial establishments...
  42. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for sporadic foodborne disease in the 21st century: the FoodNet perspective
    Ban Mishu Allos
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S115-20. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Pasteurization of banked human breast milk
    Manoj P Menon
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:277-8. 2007