Michael C Thigpen

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis for heterosexual HIV transmission in Botswana
    Michael C Thigpen
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:423-34. 2012
  2. 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
  3. pmc Associations between peripheral Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasitemia, human immunodeficiency virus, and concurrent helminthic infection among pregnant women in Malawi
    Michael C Thigpen
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:379-85. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Nursing home outbreak of invasive group a streptococcal infections caused by 2 distinct strains
    Michael C Thigpen
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:68-74. 2007
  5. pmc Invasive group A streptococcal infection in older adults in long-term care facilities and the community, United States, 1998-2003
    Michael C Thigpen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1852-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Legionnaires' disease among residents of a long-term care facility: the sentinel event in a community outbreak
    Christina R Phares
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:319-23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Group a streptococcal disease in long-term care facilities: descriptive epidemiology and potential control measures
    Hannah T Jordan
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:742-52. 2007
  8. pmc Triple-antiretroviral prophylaxis to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission through breastfeeding--the Kisumu Breastfeeding Study, Kenya: a clinical trial
    Timothy K Thomas
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Us centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001015. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Effect of a point-of-use water treatment and safe water storage intervention on diarrhea in infants of HIV-infected mothers
    Julie R Harris
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1186-93. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of repeat single-dose nevirapine for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in repeat pregnancies in Uganda
    Michelle McConnell
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:291-6. 2007

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis for heterosexual HIV transmission in Botswana
    Michael C Thigpen
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:423-34. 2012
    ..Preexposure prophylaxis with antiretroviral agents has been shown to reduce the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men who have sex with men; however, the efficacy among heterosexuals is uncertain...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Associations between peripheral Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasitemia, human immunodeficiency virus, and concurrent helminthic infection among pregnant women in Malawi
    Michael C Thigpen
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:379-85. 2011
    ..2-3.0 for HIV; adjusted odds ratio = 1.9 and 95% confidence interval = 1.03-3.5 for hookworm). Concurrent helminthic infection had both positive and negative effects on malaria parasitemia among pregnant women in Malawi...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nursing home outbreak of invasive group a streptococcal infections caused by 2 distinct strains
    Michael C Thigpen
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:68-74. 2007
    ..To identify factors contributing to a cluster of deaths from invasive group A streptococcus (GAS) infection in a nursing home facility and to prevent additional cases...
  5. pmc Invasive group A streptococcal infection in older adults in long-term care facilities and the community, United States, 1998-2003
    Michael C Thigpen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1852-9. 2007
    ..95%, p<0.01). In multivariate logistic regression modeling, LTCF residence remained an independent predictor of death. Additional prevention strategies against GAS infection in this high-risk population are urgently needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Legionnaires' disease among residents of a long-term care facility: the sentinel event in a community outbreak
    Christina R Phares
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:319-23. 2007
    ..A long-term care facility (LTCF) reported an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease (LD) in September 2004...
  7. ncbi request reprint Group a streptococcal disease in long-term care facilities: descriptive epidemiology and potential control measures
    Hannah T Jordan
    Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:742-52. 2007
    ..We highlight well-accepted prevention and control strategies that can be employed during investigation and control of GAS infection outbreaks in LTCFs...
  8. pmc Triple-antiretroviral prophylaxis to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission through breastfeeding--the Kisumu Breastfeeding Study, Kenya: a clinical trial
    Timothy K Thomas
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Us centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001015. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Effect of a point-of-use water treatment and safe water storage intervention on diarrhea in infants of HIV-infected mothers
    Julie R Harris
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1186-93. 2009
    ..Among infants who were weaned early, provision of safe water may be insufficient to prevent weaning-associated diarrhea...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of repeat single-dose nevirapine for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in repeat pregnancies in Uganda
    Michelle McConnell
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:291-6. 2007
    ..Given detection of resistant mutants among women who receive SDNVP, concerns have arisen over the efficacy of SDNVP in repeat pregnancies...
  11. pmc HIV-1 drug resistance emergence among breastfeeding infants born to HIV-infected mothers during a single-arm trial of triple-antiretroviral prophylaxis for prevention of mother-to-child transmission: a secondary analysis
    Clement Zeh
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya
    PLoS Med 8:e1000430. 2011
    ..Here, we present findings from a KiBS trial secondary analysis that evaluated the emergence of maternal ARV-associated resistance among 32 HIV-infected breastfed infants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Safety and toxicity of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine: implications for malaria prevention in pregnancy using intermittent preventive treatment
    Philip J Peters
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Drug Saf 30:481-501. 2007
    ..Given the documented benefits of IPTp-SP in malaria endemic areas of Africa, access to this treatment for pregnant women should continue to expand...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevention of human immunodeficiency virus-1 transmission to the infant through breastfeeding: new developments
    Athena P Kourtis
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:S113-22. 2007
    ..Passive (antibodies) and active (vaccine) immunoprophylaxis will also soon begin to be tested. This paper focuses on current and planned research on strategies to prevent breastfeeding transmission of HIV...
  14. pmc Nevirapine resistance in women and infants after first versus repeated use of single-dose nevirapine for prevention of HIV-1 vertical transmission
    Tamara S Flys
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:465-9. 2008
    ..NVP resistance was detected in a similar proportion of infants born to SD NVP-naive versus SD NVP-experienced women. Repeated use of SD NVP to prevent HIV transmission does not appear to influence NVP resistance...
  15. doi request reprint Extended antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce breast-milk HIV-1 transmission
    Newton I Kumwenda
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:119-29. 2008
    ..Effective strategies are urgently needed to reduce mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) through breast-feeding in resource-limited settings...