Mary Elizabeth Wilson
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Prevention of tick-borne diseasesMary Elizabeth Wilson
Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Med Clin North Am 86:219-38. 2002..From a public health perspective, a plan that employs multiple strategies may be most effective. This article has reviewed what is known about preventive interventions, including the vaccine...
- Applying experiences from trials of bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccineM E Wilson
Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, and Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
Clin Infect Dis 30:S262-5. 2000..Rigorous study design and new tools are needed if studies are to provide clear, useful answers about new vaccines...
- Etiology of travel-related feverMary E Wilson
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Curr Opin Infect Dis 20:449-53. 2007..Many potentially life-threatening infections cause fever. Several recent large studies help to define causes of fever in returned travelers...
- Fever in returned travelers: results from the GeoSentinel Surveillance NetworkMary E Wilson
Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:1560-8. 2007..Fever is a marker of potentially serious illness in returned travelers. Information about causes of fever, organized by geographic area and traveler characteristics, can facilitate timely, appropriate treatment and preventive measures...
- Diarrhea in nontravelers: risk and etiologyMary E Wilson
Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Mount Auburn Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Clin Infect Dis 41:S541-6. 2005..Because of the globalization of the food supply, clinicians in developed countries should expect to continue to see sporadic cases and outbreaks of diarrhea caused by unusual pathogens, such as Cyclospora species...
- Posttravel hepatitis A: probable acquisition from an asymptomatic adopted childM E Wilson
Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Clin Infect Dis 33:1083-5. 2001..Prospective adoptive parents should be protected against hepatitis A because of potential exposure during travel and the risk of unrecognized active infection in adopted children...
- The traveller and emerging infections: sentinel, courier, transmitterM E Wilson
Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health and Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
J Appl Microbiol 94:1S-11S. 2003..Population size and density favour spread of many infections. The rapid generation time of microbes and their capacity to adapt to changes in the physico-chemical and immunological environment will pose continuing challenges...
- The role of the traveler in emerging infections and magnitude of travelLin H Chen
Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
Med Clin North Am 92:1409-32, xi. 2008..Studying illnesses in travelers is a source of knowledge into diseases of resource-poor regions and the control of these diseases. Travel-associated illnesses also serve to detect emerging infections...
- Travel and the emergence of infectious diseasesM E Wilson
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 1:39-46. 1995....
- Strategies to decrease tuberculosis in us homeless populations: a computer simulation modelT F Brewer
Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 286:834-42. 2001..Studies suggest that the majority of urban homeless TB cases are attributable to ongoing transmission of TB. Optimal TB-control strategies in both chronically and transiently homeless populations are not known...
- Pediatric tuberculosis: what needs to be done to decrease morbidity and mortalityS J Heymann
Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 106:E1. 2000..The inherent assumption has been that by targeting adults, from whom children may become infected, TB morbidity and mortality among children also will be reduced effectively...
- Using treatment failure under effective directly observed short-course chemotherapy programs to identify patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosisM C Becerra
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:108-14. 2000..Public ambulatory care centers in three districts of northern metropolitan Lima, Peru...
- Travel-related vaccinesM E Wilson
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Infect Dis Clin North Am 15:231-51. 2001..Studies on special and travel vaccines in the elderly are needed urgently to define how these vaccines should be used in older populations and whether alternative means for protection are needed...
- NDM-1 and the Role of Travel in Its DisseminationMary Elizabeth Wilson
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:213-26. 2012....
- Travel vaccines and elderly persons: review of vaccines available in the United StatesK Leder
Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Clin Infect Dis 33:1553-66. 2001..Consideration of potential age-related differences in responses to travel vaccines is becoming increasingly important as elderly persons more frequently venture to exotic destinations...
- Emergence and control of infectious diseases in ChinaLongde Wang
Ministry of Health, People s Republic of China, Beijing, China
Lancet 372:1598-605. 2008..This strategy can serve as a model for worldwide surveillance and response to threats from infectious diseases...