Ian T Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Incidence and transmission patterns of acute hepatitis C in the United States, 1982-2006
    Ian T Williams
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:242-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Viral hepatitis transmission in ambulatory health care settings
    I T Williams
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1592-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Long term antibody response to hepatitis B vaccination beginning at birth and to subsequent booster vaccination
    Ian T Williams
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:157-63. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of foodborne hepatitis a outbreaks in the United States, 2003
    Joseph J Amon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office and Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1323-30. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Methods to recruit and retain a cohort of young-adult injection drug users for the Third Collaborative Injection Drug Users Study/Drug Users Intervention Trial (CIDUS III/DUIT)
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S4-17. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Impact of routine hepatitis B immunization on the prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in the marshall islands and the federated States of micronesia
    Stephanie R Bialek
    Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS A 47, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:18-22. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis B virus infection among methamphetamine injectors: the role of sharing injection drug equipment
    Tara M Vogt
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Addiction 101:726-30. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users in the United States, 1994-2004
    Joseph J Amon
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1852-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Persistence of protection against hepatitis B virus infection among adolescents vaccinated with recombinant hepatitis B vaccine beginning at birth: a 15-year follow-up study
    Stephanie R Bialek
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:881-5. 2008
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Incidence and transmission patterns of acute hepatitis C in the United States, 1982-2006
    Ian T Williams
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:242-8. 2011
    ..Monitoring disease incidence and transmission patterns is important to characterize groups at risk for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Clinical cases generally represent about 20% to 30% of all newly acquired infections...
  2. ncbi request reprint Viral hepatitis transmission in ambulatory health care settings
    I T Williams
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1592-8. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Long term antibody response to hepatitis B vaccination beginning at birth and to subsequent booster vaccination
    Ian T Williams
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:157-63. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined the long term persistence of antibody after hepatitis B immunization beginning at birth and the response to a subsequent challenge with a booster dose of vaccine...
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of foodborne hepatitis a outbreaks in the United States, 2003
    Joseph J Amon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office and Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 192:1323-30. 2005
    ..In 2003, outbreaks of foodborne hepatitis A were reported in multiple states...
  5. ncbi request reprint Methods to recruit and retain a cohort of young-adult injection drug users for the Third Collaborative Injection Drug Users Study/Drug Users Intervention Trial (CIDUS III/DUIT)
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 45, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S4-17. 2007
    ..S. policy to only fund proven-effective HIV prevention interventions, insights into conducting intervention trials among young IDUs are provided here by describing methods and participants' characteristics in the CIDUS III/DUIT study...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of routine hepatitis B immunization on the prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in the marshall islands and the federated States of micronesia
    Stephanie R Bialek
    Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS A 47, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:18-22. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis B virus infection among methamphetamine injectors: the role of sharing injection drug equipment
    Tara M Vogt
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Addiction 101:726-30. 2006
    ..To identify risk factors for acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among Wyoming methamphetamine injectors...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users in the United States, 1994-2004
    Joseph J Amon
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1852-8. 2008
    ..To examine hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroprevalence among injection drug users in 4 US cities from 1994 through 2004...
  9. doi request reprint Persistence of protection against hepatitis B virus infection among adolescents vaccinated with recombinant hepatitis B vaccine beginning at birth: a 15-year follow-up study
    Stephanie R Bialek
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:881-5. 2008
    ..Long-term follow-up studies of populations that received recombinant hepatitis B (HB) vaccination beginning at birth are limited...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus transmission in hemodialysis units: importance of infection control practices and aseptic technique
    Nicola D Thompson
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:900-3. 2009
    ..Fastidious attention to aseptic technique and infection control precautions are essential to prevent HCV transmission...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changes in hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load and interferon-alpha levels in HIV/HCV-coinfected patients treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    William A Bower
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:293-7. 2006
    ..It is hypothesized that increases in HCV RNA titers may result from changes in endogenous interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) production...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for acute hepatitis B in the United States, 1982-1998: implications for vaccination programs
    Susan T Goldstein
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 185:713-9. 2002
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Salmonella typhimurium infections associated with peanut products
    Elizabeth Cavallaro
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Program Office for Scientific Education and Professional Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:601-10. 2011
    ..Contaminated food ingredients can affect multiple products, each distributed through various channels and consumed in multiple settings. Beginning in November 2008, we investigated a nationwide outbreak of salmonella infections...
  15. pmc Factors associated with prevalent hepatitis C: differences among young adult injection drug users in lower and upper Manhattan, New York City
    T Diaz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:23-30. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Several differences in factors associated with prevalent HCV infection existed among 2 populations of young injection drug users from the same city. Indirect transmission of HCV may occur...
  16. pmc Risk factors for hepatitis B in an outbreak of hepatitis B and D among injection drug users
    Stephanie R Bialek
    United States Public Health Service, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mail Stop G 37, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 82:468-78. 2005
    ..8% vs. 14.0%, OR =14.0, 95% CI =2.4-81.5). Results were similar after controlling for syringe sharing in multivariable analysis. IDUs should be vaccinated against hepatitis B and should be advised against sharing drug injection equipment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Population-based surveillance for acute liver failure
    William A Bower
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2459-63. 2007
    ..Most U.S. studies of acute liver failure (ALF) patients have been conducted at tertiary care liver transplantation centers. The aim of this study was to conduct population-based surveillance for ALF...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in Samoa and American Samoa
    Gregory L Armstrong
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:261-2. 2006
    ..2%; 95% confidence interval = 0.07-0.4%) were positive for antibody to HCV. Prevalence did not vary by location or demographic characteristic. Thus, HCV is present in the Samoas but at a low prevalence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transmission of hepatitis C virus to several organ and tissue recipients from an antibody-negative donor
    Barna D Tugwell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:648-54. 2005
    ..A patient developed acute hepatitis C shortly after tissue transplantation. Ninety-one tissues or organs had been recovered from the donor...
  20. ncbi request reprint A large outbreak of hepatitis B virus infections associated with frequent injections at a physician's office
    Taraz Samandari
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:745-50. 2005
    ..To determine whether hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission occurred among patients visiting a physician's office and to evaluate potential transmission mechanisms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of crack-cocaine injection among young injection drug users in the United States, 1997-1999
    Scott S Santibanez
    Division of HIV AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:227-33. 2005
    ..We estimated prevalence and identified correlates of crack-cocaine injection among young injection drug users in the United States...
  22. pmc Anthrax postexposure prophylaxis in postal workers, Connecticut, 2001
    Jennifer L Williams
    Centers for Desease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1133-7. 2002
    ..The influence of these concerns on adherence suggests that communication about risks of acquiring anthrax, education about adverse events, and careful management of adverse events are essential elements in increasing adherence...
  23. ncbi request reprint A multistate, foodborne outbreak of hepatitis A. National Hepatitis A Investigation Team
    Y J Hutin
    Hepatitis Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 340:595-602. 1999
    ....
  24. pmc Risk and management of blood-borne infections in health care workers
    E M Beltrami
    HIV Infections Branch, Hospital Infections Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 13:385-407. 2000
    ..A sustained commitment to the occupational health of all HCWs will ensure maximum protection for HCWs and patients and the availability of optimal medical care for all who need it...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection: prevalence, risk factors, and prevention opportunities among young injection drug users in Chicago, 1997-1999
    L E Thorpe
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 182:1588-94. 2000
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated hepatitis C virus transmission among patients in an abdominal organ transplant center
    N D Thompson
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:324-9. 2009
    ..We investigated the scope, source, and mode of HCV transmission within a transplant center after incident HCV infection was identified in 2 patients who had liver transplantation in late 2006...
  27. doi request reprint Human Salmonella infections linked to contaminated dry dog and cat food, 2006-2008
    Casey Barton Behravesh
    National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 126:477-83. 2010
    ..Human Salmonella infections associated with dry pet food have not been previously reported. We investigated such an outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund and primarily affecting young children...
  28. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of hepatitis A associated with green onions
    Charlotte Wheeler
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:890-7. 2005
    ..In November 2003, a large hepatitis A outbreak was identified among patrons of a single Pennsylvania restaurant. We investigated the cause of the outbreak and factors that contributed to its unprecedented size...
  29. ncbi request reprint Locally acquired hepatitis E virus infection, El Paso, Texas
    Joseph J Amon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Med Virol 78:741-6. 2006
    ..Like the three previous cases, a thorough investigation found no conclusive sources of infection. Active case surveillance found no additional cases...
  30. pmc National outbreak of Salmonella serotype saintpaul infections: importance of Texas restaurant investigations in implicating jalapeƱo peppers
    Rajal K Mody
    Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16579. 2011
    ..In mid-June, we investigated two clusters of outbreak strain infections in Texas among patrons of Restaurant A and two establishments of Restaurant Chain B to determine the outbreak's source...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV and hepatitis C virus from a nursing home patient to a health care worker
    Elise M Beltrami
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 31:168-75. 2003
    ..We report a case of simultaneous HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission from a nursing home patient to a health care worker (HCW) whose HIV and HCV infections were diagnosed during routine blood donor screening...
  32. ncbi request reprint Risk of hepatitis C virus infection among young adult injection drug users who share injection equipment
    Lorna E Thorpe
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:645-53. 2002
    ..5, 95% confidence interval: 1.3, 9.9). The authors conclude that sharing of injection equipment other than syringes may be an important cause of HCV transmission between IDUs...