David L Smith

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Persistent colonization and the spread of antibiotic resistance in nosocomial pathogens: resistance is a regional problem
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2220, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3709-14. 2004
  2. pmc Revisiting the basic reproductive number for malaria and its implications for malaria control
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e42. 2007
  3. pmc The entomological inoculation rate and Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children
    D L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Building 16, 16 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nature 438:492-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing the role of long-distance translocation and spatial heterogeneity in the raccoon rabies epidemic in Connecticut
    D L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Prev Vet Med 71:225-40. 2005
  5. pmc Strategic interactions in multi-institutional epidemics of antibiotic resistance
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2220, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:3153-8. 2005
  6. pmc Agricultural antibiotics and human health
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e232. 2005
  7. pmc An elaborated feeding cycle model for reductions in vectorial capacity of night-biting mosquitoes by insecticide-treated nets
    Arnaud Le Menach
    Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, UMR S 707, Paris, France
    Malar J 6:10. 2007
  8. pmc Statics and dynamics of malaria infection in Anopheles mosquitoes
    David L Smith
    Building 16, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Malar J 3:13. 2004
  9. pmc A high-throughput method for quantifying alleles and haplotypes of the malaria vaccine candidate Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 19 kDa
    Shannon L Takala
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, HSF1 480, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Malar J 5:31. 2006
  10. pmc Gametocytemia in Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum infections
    F Ellis McKenzie
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Parasitol 92:1281-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Persistent colonization and the spread of antibiotic resistance in nosocomial pathogens: resistance is a regional problem
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2220, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:3709-14. 2004
    ..To successfully manage ARB at tertiary-care hospitals, regional coordination of infection control may be necessary, including tracking asymptomatic carriers through health-care systems...
  2. pmc Revisiting the basic reproductive number for malaria and its implications for malaria control
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e42. 2007
    ..Therefore, strategic planning for malaria control should consider R0, the spatial scale of transmission, human population density, and heterogeneous biting...
  3. pmc The entomological inoculation rate and Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children
    D L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Building 16, 16 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nature 438:492-5. 2005
    ..The results have important implications for public health interventions: the success of malaria control will depend heavily on whether efforts are targeted at those who are most at risk of infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing the role of long-distance translocation and spatial heterogeneity in the raccoon rabies epidemic in Connecticut
    D L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Prev Vet Med 71:225-40. 2005
    ..LDT events are a concern, but this analysis suggests that at a local scale they can be isolated and managed...
  5. pmc Strategic interactions in multi-institutional epidemics of antibiotic resistance
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 2220, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:3153-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that regional coordination and planning for HIC is an essential element of public health planning for hospital-acquired infections...
  6. pmc Agricultural antibiotics and human health
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e232. 2005
  7. pmc An elaborated feeding cycle model for reductions in vectorial capacity of night-biting mosquitoes by insecticide-treated nets
    Arnaud Le Menach
    Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, UMR S 707, Paris, France
    Malar J 6:10. 2007
    ..Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) are an important tool for malaria control. ITNs are effective because they work on several parts of the mosquito feeding cycle, including both adult killing and repelling effects...
  8. pmc Statics and dynamics of malaria infection in Anopheles mosquitoes
    David L Smith
    Building 16, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Malar J 3:13. 2004
    ..The classic formulae are used to to illustrate how malaria control reduces malaria transmission and show that increased mosquito mortality has an effect even larger than was proposed by Macdonald in the 1950's...
  9. pmc A high-throughput method for quantifying alleles and haplotypes of the malaria vaccine candidate Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 19 kDa
    Shannon L Takala
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, HSF1 480, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Malar J 5:31. 2006
    ..Methods are needed to monitor genetic diversity in polymorphic vaccine antigens, but determining which genetic variants of such antigens are present in infected individuals is complicated by the frequent occurrence of mixed infections...
  10. pmc Gametocytemia in Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum infections
    F Ellis McKenzie
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Parasitol 92:1281-5. 2006
    ..falciparum patients with gametocytemia had similar platelet counts but lower red blood cell counts, hemoglobin levels, hematocrit levels, and higher lymphocyte counts than patients without gametocytemia...
  11. pmc Standardizing estimates of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Building 16, 16 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Malar J 6:131. 2007
    ..This confounds simple comparisons of PfPR surveys conducted at different times or places...
  12. pmc The unexpected importance of mosquito oviposition behaviour for malaria: non-productive larval habitats can be sources for malaria transmission
    Arnaud Le Menach
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Malar J 4:23. 2005
    ..One of the possible strategies of malaria control is to identify local vector species and then attack water bodies that contain their larvae...
  13. ncbi request reprint Projected benefits of active surveillance for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in intensive care units
    Eli N Perencevich
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1108-15. 2004
    ..Passive surveillance was minimally effective. Using the best available data, active surveillance is projected to be effective for reducing VRE transmission in ICU settings...
  14. pmc Strain theory of malaria: the first 50 years
    F Ellis McKenzie
    Fogarty International Center, Building 16, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Adv Parasitol 66:1-46. 2008
    ..Here we review the search for a definition of 'strain', suggest how the data and discussion shaped current understandings of many aspects of malaria and sketch a number of specific connections with perspectives from the past 30 years...
  15. pmc Ross, macdonald, and a theory for the dynamics and control of mosquito-transmitted pathogens
    David L Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 8:e1002588. 2012
    ..The Ross-Macdonald theory has since played a central role in development of research on mosquito-borne pathogen transmission and the development of strategies for mosquito-borne disease prevention...
  16. pmc Optimally timing primaquine treatment to reduce Plasmodium falciparum transmission in low endemicity Thai-Myanmar border populations
    Saranath Lawpoolsri
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Malar J 8:159. 2009
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  17. pmc The risk of a mosquito-borne infection in a heterogeneous environment
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:e368. 2004
    ..Finally, we show that estimates for the average risk of infection that are based on the average entomological inoculation rate are strongly biased in heterogeneous environments...
  18. pmc A systematic review of mathematical models of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission: 1970-2010
    Robert C Reiner
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J R Soc Interface 10:20120921. 2013
    ..Modern theory would benefit from an expansion around the concepts of heterogeneous mosquito biting, poorly mixed mosquito-host encounters, spatial heterogeneity and temporal variation in the transmission process...
  19. ncbi request reprint A global assembly of adult female mosquito mark-release-recapture data to inform the control of mosquito-borne pathogens
    Carlos A Guerra
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Parasit Vectors 7:276. 2014
    ..Mosquito mark-release-recapture (MMRR) experiments are a standard method for estimating such parameters including dispersal, population size and density, survival, blood feeding frequency and blood meal host preferences...
  20. pmc Heterogeneity, mixing, and the spatial scales of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission
    T Alex Perkins
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 9:e1003327. 2013
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  21. pmc Potential impact of intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) on spread of drug-resistant malaria
    Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e141. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Synchrony, waves, and spatial hierarchies in the spread of influenza
    Cecile Viboud
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Science 312:447-51. 2006
    ..A simple epidemiological model, based on the gravity formulation, captures the observed increase of influenza spatial synchrony with transmissibility; high transmission allows influenza to spread rapidly beyond local spatial constraints...
  23. pmc Fever in patients with mixed-species malaria
    F Ellis McKenzie
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1713-8. 2006
    ..Clinical symptoms of mixed-species malaria infections have been variously reported as both less severe and more severe than those of single-species infections...
  24. pmc Dynamics of polymorphism in a malaria vaccine antigen at a vaccine-testing site in Mali
    Shannon L Takala
    Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e93. 2007
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  25. pmc Mosquito population regulation and larval source management in heterogeneous environments
    David L Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e71247. 2013
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  26. pmc Superinfection and the evolution of resistance to antimalarial drugs
    Eili Y Klein
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3834-42. 2012
    ..Considering superinfection in mathematical models of antimalarial drug resistance may thus be important for generating accurate predictions of interventions to contain resistance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Geographical distribution and risk factors associated with enteric diseases in Vietnam
    Louise A Kelly-Hope
    Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:706-12. 2007
    ..The distinct geographical patterns of each disease appear to be driven by a combination of different ecological factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint The complete management of extremity vascular injury in a local population: a wartime report from the 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group/Air Force Theater Hospital, Balad Air Base, Iraq
    Michael A Peck
    332nd Air Force Theater Hospital AFTH, Balad, Iraq, and Norman M Rich Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:1197-204; discussion 1204-5. 2007
    ..This study reports the complete management of extremity vascular injury in a local wartime population and illustrates the unique aspects of this cohort and management strategy...
  29. pmc Efficiency of household reactive case detection for malaria in rural Southern Zambia: simulations based on cross-sectional surveys from two epidemiological settings
    Kelly M Searle
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e70972. 2013
    ..Case detection and treatment are critical to malaria control and elimination as infected individuals who do not seek medical care can serve as persistent reservoirs for transmission...
  30. ncbi request reprint Modeling within-host effects of drugs on Plasmodium falciparum transmission and prospects for malaria elimination
    Geoffrey L Johnston
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, United States of America School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003434. 2014
    ..Prospects for elimination in much of Sub-Saharan Africa appear far less favorable currently, due to high rates of infection and less frequent and less rapid treatment. ..
  31. pmc Hyperinfectivity: a critical element in the ability of V. cholerae to cause epidemics?
    David M Hartley
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e7. 2006
    ..However, cholera models that have been developed to date have had limitations, suggesting that there are basic elements of cholera transmission that we still do not understand...