Kay M Tomashek

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Dengue deaths in Puerto Rico: lessons learned from the 2007 epidemic
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases DVBD, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1614. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Description of a large island-wide outbreak of dengue in Puerto Rico, 2007
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:467-74. 2009
  3. pmc Enhanced West Nile virus surveillance in a dengue-endemic area--Puerto Rico, 2007
    Jomil M Torres-Aponte
    Epidemiology and Research Office, Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:997-1002. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Travel-associated dengue infections in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Hamish P Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, PR, USA
    J Travel Med 17:8-14. 2010
  5. pmc Incidence of dengue virus infection in school-aged children in Puerto Rico: a prospective seroepidemiologic study
    D Fermin Arguello
    National Centers for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico Office of the Director, National Centers for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland Sanofi Aventis, Paris, France Sanofi Pasteur, Lyon, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:486-91. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Dengue viremia in blood donors identified by RNA and detection of dengue transfusion transmission during the 2007 dengue outbreak in Puerto Rico
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 52:1657-66. 2012
  7. pmc Acute febrile illness surveillance in a tertiary hospital emergency department: comparison of influenza and dengue virus infections
    Olga D Lorenzi
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:472-80. 2013
  8. pmc Virus-specific differences in rates of disease during the 2010 Dengue epidemic in Puerto Rico
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2159. 2013
  9. pmc Physician survey to determine how dengue is diagnosed, treated and reported in puerto rico
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3192. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of anti-dengue immunoglobulin G antibodies among American Red Cross blood donors in Puerto Rico, 2006
    Hamish Mohammed
    Health Sciences, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Arima, Trinidad, West Indies
    Transfusion 52:1652-6. 2012

Collaborators

  • Jorge L Munoz-Jordan
  • Wellington Sun
  • Mary M Ramos
  • Brad J Biggerstaff
  • Tyler M Sharp
  • Enid J García-Rivera
  • Eric J Nilles
  • Brian J Ward
  • Andrew J Mackay
  • Shimian Zou
  • Hamish Mohammed
  • Elizabeth Hunsperger
  • Manuela Beltran
  • D Fermin Arguello
  • Luis M Santiago
  • Olga D Lorenzi
  • Christopher J Gregory
  • B Katherine Poole-Smith
  • Jomil M Torres-Aponte
  • Carmen L Pérez-Guerra
  • Susan L Stramer
  • Christine Luxemburger
  • Laurence Pollissard-Gadroy
  • Luz Quiñones
  • Luz Acosta
  • Andrea L Gonzalez
  • Elizabeth A Hunsperger
  • Alexa Gilbert
  • Momar Ndao
  • M Steven Oberste
  • Silvia Peñaranda
  • Richard R Luce
  • Edgardo Vergne
  • JORGE MUNOZ
  • Hector Acosta
  • Carlos Garcia-Gubern
  • Luis Manuel Santiago
  • Enid J Garcia
  • Ivonne E Galarza
  • Duy M Bui
  • Gustavo Dayan
  • Viani Ramírez
  • Gregory A Foster
  • Eunice Soto-Gómez
  • Lourdes M Tirado-Marrero
  • Emily Zielinski-Gutierrez
  • Marisol Peña-Orellana
  • Jeffrey M Linnen
  • Roger Y Dodd
  • Reinaldo Rivera
  • Rosa L Rodríguez-Acosta
  • James M Carrick
  • Gilberto A Santiago
  • R Rhode Cruz
  • David E Krysztof
  • Fernando Ortiz Báez
  • Ramón Cruz Rivera
  • Delanor Vázquez Aponte
  • Luz Nereida Acosta
  • Lisandra Colón
  • Jomil Torres
  • Liv Jossette Cuyar Bermúdez
  • Jorge Jordan-Munoz
  • Richard Luce
  • Luisa Alvarado
  • Arleene Sepúlveda García
  • Jorge Gutierrez

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Dengue deaths in Puerto Rico: lessons learned from the 2007 epidemic
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases DVBD, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1614. 2012
    ..Successful clinical management of severe dengue requires early recognition and supportive care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Description of a large island-wide outbreak of dengue in Puerto Rico, 2007
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:467-74. 2009
    ..United States citizens residing in Puerto Rico are at risk of acquiring dengue. Data suggest that the severity is worsening, and persons 10-19 years of age and infants continue to be most affected...
  3. pmc Enhanced West Nile virus surveillance in a dengue-endemic area--Puerto Rico, 2007
    Jomil M Torres-Aponte
    Epidemiology and Research Office, Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:997-1002. 2013
    ..During a period of active WNV transmission, enhanced human surveillance identified one case of symptomatic WNV infection. Improved diagnostic methods are needed to allow differentiation of WNV and DENV in dengue-endemic regions...
  4. doi request reprint Travel-associated dengue infections in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Hamish P Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, PR, USA
    J Travel Med 17:8-14. 2010
    ..As the incidence of dengue increases globally, US travelers to endemic areas may be at an increased risk of travel-associated dengue...
  5. pmc Incidence of dengue virus infection in school-aged children in Puerto Rico: a prospective seroepidemiologic study
    D Fermin Arguello
    National Centers for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico Office of the Director, National Centers for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland Sanofi Aventis, Paris, France Sanofi Pasteur, Lyon, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:486-91. 2015
    ..In summary, at enrollment, nearly one-half of the participants had a prior DENV infection, with the highest incidence in the 10- to 11-year-olds, of which most were inapparent infections, and symptomatic infections were considered mild. ..
  6. doi request reprint Dengue viremia in blood donors identified by RNA and detection of dengue transfusion transmission during the 2007 dengue outbreak in Puerto Rico
    Susan L Stramer
    Scientific Support Office, American Red Cross, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, USA
    Transfusion 52:1657-66. 2012
    ..In 2007, a total of 10,508 suspected dengue cases were reported in Puerto Rico. Blood donations were tested for dengue virus (DENV) RNA and recipients of RNA-positive donations traced to assess transfusion transmission...
  7. pmc Acute febrile illness surveillance in a tertiary hospital emergency department: comparison of influenza and dengue virus infections
    Olga D Lorenzi
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:472-80. 2013
    ..Clinical diagnosis can be particularly difficult when outbreaks of other AFI occur during dengue season. A complete blood count and tourniquet test may be useful to differentiate dengue from other AFIs...
  8. pmc Virus-specific differences in rates of disease during the 2010 Dengue epidemic in Puerto Rico
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2159. 2013
    ..In January 2010, the number of suspected dengue cases reported to the passive dengue surveillance system exceeded the epidemic threshold and an epidemic was declared soon after...
  9. pmc Physician survey to determine how dengue is diagnosed, treated and reported in puerto rico
    Kay M Tomashek
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3192. 2014
    ..These findings were used to design a post graduate training course to improve the clinical management of dengue. ..
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of anti-dengue immunoglobulin G antibodies among American Red Cross blood donors in Puerto Rico, 2006
    Hamish Mohammed
    Health Sciences, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Arima, Trinidad, West Indies
    Transfusion 52:1652-6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of anti-dengue immunoglobulin (Ig)G antibodies in a random sample of blood donors to the American Red Cross (ARC) in Puerto Rico...
  11. pmc Serological evaluation of suspected West Nile virus human cases following its introduction during a dengue outbreak in Puerto Rico in 2007
    Elizabeth Hunsperger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Dengue Branch, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:978-83. 2011
    ..These two assays combined differentiated 36 (84%) of the samples that could not be diagnosed using the standard diagnostic testing methods...
  12. pmc Utility of the tourniquet test and the white blood cell count to differentiate dengue among acute febrile illnesses in the emergency room
    Christopher J Gregory
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1400. 2011
    ..However, even during simultaneous AFI outbreaks, the absence of leucopenia combined with a negative tourniquet test may be useful to rule out dengue...
  13. pmc Sequential episodes of dengue--Puerto Rico, 2005-2010
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:235-9. 2014
    ..These observations show that heterotypic dengue virus immunity that protects against illness may have considerable variability but typically does not last longer than 3 years. ..
  14. doi request reprint Assessing the interest to participate in a dengue vaccine efficacy trial among residents of Puerto Rico
    Carmen L Pérez-Guerra
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:905-15. 2012
    ..Parents would consider children participation if accurate vaccine trial information is provided...
  15. doi request reprint Early clinical features of dengue infection in Puerto Rico
    Mary M Ramos
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, PR 00920 3860, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:878-84. 2009
    ..Using clinical features may promote earlier identification of a subset of paediatric dengue patients in Puerto Rico. Laboratory confirmation is still necessary for the accurate diagnosis of dengue infection...
  16. pmc Characteristics of a dengue outbreak in a remote pacific island chain--Republic of The Marshall Islands, 2011-2012
    Tyler M Sharp
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    PLoS ONE 9:e108445. 2014
    ..Dengue surveillance should continue to be strengthened in RMI and throughout the Pacific to identify and rapidly respond to future outbreaks. ..
  17. pmc Discovery and characterization of potential prognostic biomarkers for dengue hemorrhagic fever
    B Katherine Poole-Smith
    Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital R3 137, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada 3FQRNT Centre for Host Parasite Interactions, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:1218-26. 2014
    ..1 kDa), hemopexin (Hx, 52.4 kDa), and serotransferrin (Tf, 79.2 kDa). Vitronectin, Hx, and Tf best differentiated between dengue and severe dengue. ..