E A Belongia

Summary

Affiliation: Marshfield Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of granulocytic Ehrlichia infection among white-tailed deer in Wisconsin
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Clinic and Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1465-8. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use and upper respiratory infections: a survey of knowledge, attitudes, and experience in Wisconsin and Minnesota
    Edward A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Prev Med 34:346-52. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in northwestern Wisconsin, 1997-1999
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Madison, WI 54449, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:1470-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint A community intervention trial to promote judicious antibiotic use and reduce penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in children
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Pediatrics 108:575-83. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Tickborne infections as a cause of nonspecific febrile illness in Wisconsin
    E A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1434-9. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Wisconsin, 1999
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 99:55-9. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and epidemiological features of early Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in Wisconsin
    E A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 29:1472-7. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Eczematous skin disease and recall of past diagnoses: implications for smallpox vaccination
    Allison L Naleway
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:1-7. 2003
  9. pmc Herpes zoster and exposure to the varicella zoster virus in an era of varicella vaccination
    James G Donahue
    Epidemiology Research Center, ML 2, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1116-22. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Varicella vaccination and ischemic stroke in children: is there an association?
    James G Donahue
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Epidemiology Research Center, ML 2, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e228-34. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Prevalence of granulocytic Ehrlichia infection among white-tailed deer in Wisconsin
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Clinic and Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1465-8. 1997
    ..Granulocytic Ehrlichia organisms in deer are widely distributed within the geographic range of L. scapularis in Wisconsin. Deer may serve as useful sentinels for areas where HGE transmission to humans may occur...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use and upper respiratory infections: a survey of knowledge, attitudes, and experience in Wisconsin and Minnesota
    Edward A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Prev Med 34:346-52. 2002
    ..Public attitudes and expectations contribute to inappropriate antibiotic prescribing and antibiotic resistance. This study assessed knowledge, attitudes, and experiences regarding antibiotic use for respiratory infection or illness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in northwestern Wisconsin, 1997-1999
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Madison, WI 54449, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:1470-4. 2001
    ..The incidence of HGE in this region exceeded prior estimates, but it was lower than the reported incidence in areas of endemicity in Connecticut...
  4. ncbi request reprint A community intervention trial to promote judicious antibiotic use and reduce penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in children
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Pediatrics 108:575-83. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of parent and clinician education on pediatric antibiotic prescribing and carriage of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in child care facilities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tickborne infections as a cause of nonspecific febrile illness in Wisconsin
    E A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1434-9. 2001
    ..The results suggest that tickborne infections are an important cause of nonspecific febrile illness during the tick season in northwestern Wisconsin...
  6. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Wisconsin, 1999
    E A Belongia
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation and Marshfield Clinic, WI 54449, USA
    WMJ 99:55-9. 2000
    ..To determine these rates, we assessed invasive pneumococcal isolates for reduced susceptibility to nine different antibiotics...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and epidemiological features of early Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in Wisconsin
    E A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 29:1472-7. 1999
    ..The clinical spectrum of HGE overlaps that of Lyme disease, and physicians in areas of endemicity should consider both diseases in treating patients with a compatible rash or febrile illness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eczematous skin disease and recall of past diagnoses: implications for smallpox vaccination
    Allison L Naleway
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:1-7. 2003
    ..According to current recommendations, a preexposure vaccination program should identify these persons and exclude them from participating...
  9. pmc Herpes zoster and exposure to the varicella zoster virus in an era of varicella vaccination
    James G Donahue
    Epidemiology Research Center, ML 2, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1116-22. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Varicella vaccination and ischemic stroke in children: is there an association?
    James G Donahue
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Epidemiology Research Center, ML 2, 1000 N Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e228-34. 2009
    ..OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this work was to determine whether varicella vaccination is associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke and encephalitis in children within 12 months after vaccination...
  11. pmc Smallpox vaccine: the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Edward A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Clin Med Res 1:87-92. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Validation of a screening instrument to identify persons for exclusion from smallpox vaccination
    Edward A Belongia
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:620-3. 2005
    ..Further assessment of screening procedures is needed if the administration of smallpox vaccine becomes more widespread in the future...
  13. pmc Demand for prophylaxis after bioterrorism-related anthrax cases, 2001
    Edward A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center ML2, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:42-8. 2005
    ..3% of all fluoroquinolone prescriptions. Most physicians in Minnesota and Wisconsin managed anthrax-related requests without dispensing antimicrobial agents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and impact of coinfections acquired from Ixodes ticks
    Edward A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:265-73. 2002
    ..Future coinfection research should focus on long-term clinical outcomes, the role of genetic variants, immunologic effects, and the potential role of Bartonella species as tick-borne pathogens...
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of influenza vaccine effectiveness using different methods of case detection: clinician-ordered rapid antigen tests vs. active surveillance and testing with real-time reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR)
    Laura A Coleman
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Vaccine 29:387-90. 2011
    ..VE was calculated as (1 - adjusted OR) for vaccination in cases vs. test-negative controls. VE based on clinical testing underestimated VE based on active surveillance and testing with rRT-PCR by 5-33% depending on season...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea incidence and farm-related risk factors for Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter jejuni antibodies among rural children
    Edward A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:1460-8. 2003
    ..jejuni and O157 LPS, but the clinic visit rate for diarrhea was 46% lower among farm-resident children. These results are consistent with reduced occurrence of clinical illness from repeated antigenic stimulation in a farm environment...
  17. pmc Septic system density and infectious diarrhea in a defined population of children
    Mark A Borchardt
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:742-8. 2003
    ..The association should be investigated in other regions, and standards for septic systems should be evaluated to ensure that the public health is protected...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae): abundance and rate of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in four state parks in Wisconsin
    S M Paskewitz
    Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Med Entomol 38:33-8. 2001
    ..0 infected nymphs per hour). These results indicate a lower risk for human Lyme disease exposure in Wisconsin state parks in comparison with highly endemic areas of the northeastern United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lyme disease incidence in Wisconsin: a comparison of state-reported rates and rates from a population-based cohort
    Allison L Naleway
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Medical Research and Education Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1120-7. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the passive surveillance system monitored trends in Lyme disease incidence reasonably well despite underreporting of cases...
  20. pmc Appropriateness of Lyme disease serologic testing
    Alan H Ramsey
    Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:341-4. 2004
    ..We conducted a prospective, cross-sectional survey of clinicians to assess the use and appropriateness of Lyme disease serologic tests (LDSTs)...
  21. pmc Impact of statewide program to promote appropriate antimicrobial drug use
    Edward A Belongia
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:912-20. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint Effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccines varied substantially with antigenic match from the 2004-2005 season to the 2006-2007 season
    Edward A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:159-67. 2009
    ..We estimated the effectiveness of inactivated influenza vaccines for the prevention of laboratory-confirmed, medically attended influenza during 3 seasons with variable antigenic match between vaccine and patient strains...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics and 30-day outcomes for influenza A 2009 (H1N1), 2008-2009 (H1N1), and 2007-2008 (H3N2) infections
    Edward A Belongia
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    JAMA 304:1091-8. 2010
    ..The clinical characteristics of pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infections have not been compared directly with illnesses caused by other influenza A strains...
  24. doi request reprint Influenza vaccine for community-acquired pneumonia
    Edward A Belongia
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Lancet 372:352-4. 2008
  25. pmc Adamantane-resistant influenza infection during the 2004-05 season
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Epidemiology Research Center ML2, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:173-6. 2008
    ..Resistant and susceptible viruses caused similar symptoms and illness duration. The prevalence of resistance was highest in children...
  26. doi request reprint Real-time surveillance to assess risk of intussusception and other adverse events after pentavalent, bovine-derived rotavirus vaccine
    Edward A Belongia
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Epidemiology Research Center ML2, 1000 North Oak Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1-5. 2010
    ..We prospectively evaluated the risk of intussusception and other pre-specified adverse events among RotaTeq recipients in the Vaccine Safety Datalink...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of self-reported and registry-based influenza vaccination status in a Wisconsin cohort
    Stephanie A Irving
    Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Vaccine 27:6546-9. 2009
    ..In our study population, self-reported influenza vaccine status was a sensitive and fairly specific indicator of actual vaccine status. Misclassification was more common among young children...
  28. doi request reprint Predictors of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in the feces of vegetarians and newly hospitalized adults in Minnesota and Wisconsin
    Mark R Sannes
    Infectious Diseases Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:430-4. 2008
    ..coli did not prove to be such. Other exposures, including household-, community-, and population-level effects, may be more important...
  29. doi request reprint Risk of immune thrombocytopenic purpura after measles-mumps-rubella immunization in children
    Eric K France
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaiser Pemanente Colorado, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e687-92. 2008
    ..The measles-mumps-rubella vaccine has been associated with immune thrombocytopenia purpura in 2 small studies...
  30. pmc Coinfections acquired from ixodes ticks
    Stephen J Swanson
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 19:708-27. 2006
    ..Clinicians should consider the likelihood of coinfection when pursuing laboratory testing or selecting therapy for patients with tick-borne illness...
  31. pmc Importance of primer specificity for PCR detection of Anaplasma phagocytophila among Ixodes scapularis ticks from Wisconsin
    Sanjay K Shukla
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4006. 2003
  32. pmc Clinician knowledge and beliefs after statewide program to promote appropriate antimicrobial drug use
    Karen M Kiang
    Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:904-11. 2005
    ..For the comparable pediatric case scenarios, only Wisconsin clinicians improved significantly from 1999 to 2002. Although clinicians in both states improved on several survey responses, greater overall improvement occurred in Wisconsin...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia, mortality, and vaccines: piecing together the puzzle
    Edward A Belongia
    WMJ 105:21-3. 2006
  34. pmc Outcomes of treated human granulocytic ehrlichiosis cases
    Alan H Ramsey
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:398-401. 2002
    ..HGE may cause a postinfectious syndrome characterized by constitutional symptoms without functional disability or serologic evidence of persistent infection...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of a child care educational intervention on parent knowledge about appropriate antibiotic use
    Donita R Croft
    Epidemic Intelligence, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    WMJ 106:78-84. 2007
    ..Parent education is an integral component to promoting judicious antibiotic use. Opportunities to educate parents directly are limited. Child care providers are in a position to relay information to parents...
  36. pmc Antimicrobial drug-resistant Escherichia coli from humans and poultry products, Minnesota and Wisconsin, 2002-2004
    James R Johnson
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:838-46. 2007
    ..Many drug-resistant human fecal E. coli isolates may originate from poultry, whereas drug-resistant poultry source E. coli isolates likely originate from susceptible poultry-source precursors...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of influenza vaccination
    Edward A Belongia
    N Engl J Med 357:2728; author reply 2730-1. 2007