Mark S Riddle

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of self-reported diarrhea in operations Iraqi freedom and enduring freedom
    John W Sanders
    Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 50:89-93. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Pathogen-specific risk of celiac disease following bacterial causes of foodborne illness: a retrospective cohort study
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Infectious Disease Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20910 7500, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:3242-5. 2013
  3. pmc The incidence and risk of celiac disease in a healthy US adult population
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1248-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The chronic gastrointestinal consequences associated with campylobacter
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 14:395-405. 2012
  5. pmc Effectiveness of rifaximin and fluoroquinolones in preventing travelers' diarrhea (TD): a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sanjin Alajbegovic
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Syst Rev 1:39. 2012
  6. pmc Serum lipid profiles among patients initiating ritonavir-boosted atazanavir versus efavirenz-based regimens
    Anuradha Ganesan
    Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 6:13. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Effect of adjunctive loperamide in combination with antibiotics on treatment outcomes in traveler's diarrhea: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mark S Riddle
    Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20817, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1007-14. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Attitudes toward predeployment and experimental vaccinations among troops deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Mark S Riddle
    Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Travel Med 15:68-76. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Reaching a consensus on management practices and vaccine development targets for mitigation of infectious diarrhoea among deployed US military forces
    Mark S Riddle
    Infections Diseases Clinical Research Program, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics Department, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:266-74. 2008
  10. pmc A prospective study of acute diarrhea in a cohort of United States military personnel on deployment to the Multinational Force and Observers, Sinai, Egypt
    Mark S Riddle
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:59-64. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of self-reported diarrhea in operations Iraqi freedom and enduring freedom
    John W Sanders
    Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 50:89-93. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to develop better methods for illness prevention and its minimization on operational impact...
  2. doi request reprint Pathogen-specific risk of celiac disease following bacterial causes of foodborne illness: a retrospective cohort study
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Infectious Disease Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20910 7500, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:3242-5. 2013
    ..We utilized a US Department of Defense medical encounter database to evaluate the risk of CD following select foodborne infections...
  3. pmc The incidence and risk of celiac disease in a healthy US adult population
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1248-55. 2012
    ..We used the active duty US military, a unique healthy worker population with essentially complete medical diagnostic coding, as an opportunity to describe trends in CD and deployment-related risk factors...
  4. doi request reprint The chronic gastrointestinal consequences associated with campylobacter
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 14:395-405. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Effectiveness of rifaximin and fluoroquinolones in preventing travelers' diarrhea (TD): a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sanjin Alajbegovic
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Syst Rev 1:39. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Serum lipid profiles among patients initiating ritonavir-boosted atazanavir versus efavirenz-based regimens
    Anuradha Ganesan
    Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 6:13. 2009
    ..001) and non HDL-c (-5.75 mg/dl, p < 0.01), but similar declines in TC/HDL ratio. CONCLUSION: Both efavirenz and atazanavir-based regimens (boosted and unboosted) resulted in similar beneficial declines in the TC/HDL ratio...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of adjunctive loperamide in combination with antibiotics on treatment outcomes in traveler's diarrhea: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mark S Riddle
    Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20817, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1007-14. 2008
    ..The goal of the present study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature to establish the effect on treatment outcomes of using antimotility agents in conjunction with antibiotic therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Attitudes toward predeployment and experimental vaccinations among troops deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Mark S Riddle
    Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Travel Med 15:68-76. 2008
    ..Soldiers' attitudes and beliefs toward predeployment vaccines and participation in experimental research with vaccines are unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Reaching a consensus on management practices and vaccine development targets for mitigation of infectious diarrhoea among deployed US military forces
    Mark S Riddle
    Infections Diseases Clinical Research Program, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics Department, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:266-74. 2008
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  10. pmc A prospective study of acute diarrhea in a cohort of United States military personnel on deployment to the Multinational Force and Observers, Sinai, Egypt
    Mark S Riddle
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:59-64. 2011
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  11. pmc Past trends and current status of self-reported incidence and impact of disease and nonbattle injury in military operations in Southwest Asia and the Middle East
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2199-206. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint The Incidence and gastrointestinal infectious risk of functional gastrointestinal disorders in a healthy US adult population
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:130-8. 2011
    ..Within the active duty military population, a group with known high IGE rates, the population-based incidence, risk factors, and attributable burden of care referable to FGD after IGE are poorly defined...
  13. doi request reprint Azithromycin and loperamide are comparable to levofloxacin and loperamide for the treatment of traveler's diarrhea in United States military personnel in Turkey
    John W Sanders
    Department of Infectious Diseases, National Naval Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, Maryland 20889, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:294-301. 2007
    ..Azithromycin compared favorably with fluoroquinolones in trials that did not include the use of loperamide, but combination therapy has not, to our knowledge, been studied to date...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of illness and non-combat injury during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
    John W Sanders
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt, AE 09835
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:713-9. 2005
    ..Despite technologic advances in warfare and preventive medicine, illness and non-combat injuries have been common during operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, resulting in frequent transient decreases in operational efficiency...
  15. pmc Pathogen-specific risk of chronic gastrointestinal disorders following bacterial causes of foodborne illness
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:46. 2013
    ..We utilized a US Department of Defense medical encounter database to evaluate the risk of several gastrointestinal disorders following select foodborne infections...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acute gastrointestinal infection, respiratory illness, and noncombat injury among US military personnel during Operation Bright Star 2005, in Northern Egypt
    Mark S Riddle
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Travel Med 14:392-401. 2007
    ..The epidemiology of disease and noncombat injury among deployed troops is important in the context of assessing current mitigation strategies and the development of future ones...
  17. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards vaccines and infectious disease risk among U.S. troops
    Chad K Porter
    Naval Medical Research Center, Enteric Diseases Department, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, USA
    Hum Vaccin 4:298-304. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding epidemiology and management of travelers' diarrhea: a survey of front-line providers in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Mark S Riddle
    Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Mil Med 170:492-5. 2005
    ..Important knowledge gaps about gastroenteritis were identified and should serve as a basis to develop military-specific clinical guidelines and training programs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the use of protective measures against vector-borne diseases among troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan
    John P Vickery
    Preventive Medicine and Biometrics Department, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Room A1040A, Bethesda, MD 20824 4799, USA
    Mil Med 173:1060-7. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Incidence, etiology, and impact of diarrhea among deployed US military personnel in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
    Marshall R Monteville
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:762-7. 2006
    ..coli (12%) and Salmonella spp. (6%). These data are consistent with previous reports implicating ETEC as the primary cause of acute diarrhea for military personnel deployed to this region...
  21. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of rifaximin for the prevention of travelers' diarrhea in US military personnel deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Incirlik, Turkey
    Adam W Armstrong
    Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Travel Med 17:392-4. 2010
    ..Infectious diarrhea is an important problem among travelers and deployed US military overseas causing substantial morbidity due to acute illness and may result in burdensome postinfectious sequelae...
  22. doi request reprint Postinfectious gastrointestinal disorders following norovirus outbreaks
    Chad K Porter
    Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:915-22. 2012
    ..We identified known outbreaks in US military recruits and used the Defense Medical Encounter Database (DMED) to identify the risk of new onset functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  23. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practice of travelers' diarrhea management among frontline providers
    Aatif M Hayat
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Travel Med 18:310-7. 2011
    ..To adequately address this issue, an assessment of gaps in knowledge, practice, and management of acute diarrhea in deployed troops was conducted...
  24. doi request reprint The epidemiology of travelers' diarrhea in Incirlik, Turkey: a region with a predominance of heat-stabile toxin producing enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:241-7. 2010
    ..Future studies of travelers' diarrhea in this population should adapt more novel microbiologic techniques such as polymerase chain reaction and enhanced culture methods to increase the likelihood of identifying pathogenic E. coli...
  25. doi request reprint Pathogen-specific risk of reactive arthritis from bacterial causes of foodborne illness
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
    J Rheumatol 40:712-4. 2013
    ..We assessed incidence of ReA following Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, or Yersinia infection utilizing a U.S. Department of Defense medical database...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of service members presenting with persistent and chronic diarrhea, during or upon returning from deployment
    Ramiro L Gutierrez
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Mil Med 177:627-34. 2012
    ..This issue in the series explores the diagnosis and management of persistent diarrhea in deployed service members...
  27. doi request reprint Self-reported combat stress indicators among troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan: an epidemiological study
    Mark S Riddle
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Compr Psychiatry 49:340-5. 2008
    ..In an effort to remove barriers to care and minimize combat stress effects, it is critical to recognize mental health needs and initiate services during combat deployments...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional survey of anthrax vaccine coverage and KAP among deployed US military
    Chad K Porter
    Naval Medical Research Center, Enteric Diseases Department, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Hum Vaccin 5:765-9. 2009
    ..Targeted educational interventions should be developed to increase AVA coverage and further understand drivers of vaccine receipt...
  29. ncbi request reprint Self-reported incidence of snake, spider, and scorpion encounters among deployed U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Danny T Shiau
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 172:1099-102. 2007
    ..Troops are at risk for local fauna encounters while deployed in the current operational environment. The potential morbidity, mortality, and operational impact of these health hazards need to be considered...
  30. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from U.S. military personnel participating in Operation Bright Star, Egypt, from 2005 to 2009
    Rania A Nada
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 76:272-7. 2013
    ..Additionally, we detected a CF in 59.7% and 67.6% of the ETEC-positive isolates using dot blot and PCR assays, respectively. The predominant CF isolated was CS6 followed by CS3...
  31. pmc Risk of inflammatory bowel disease following a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Infectious Disease Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:55. 2012
    ..In some IBS cases there are subtle inflammatory changes similar to the immune-mediated pathophysiology of IBD, and the risk of both increases after infectious gastroenteritis (IGE)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Incidence, etiology, and impact of diarrhea among long-term travelers (US military and similar populations): a systematic review
    Mark S Riddle
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:891-900. 2006
    ..Incidence based on self-report was higher than studies using passive surveillance or clinic-based methods (29 versus 7 versus 6 episodes per 100 person-months, respectively) without regional differences...
  33. ncbi request reprint Military importance of diarrhea: lessons from the Middle East
    John W Sanders
    Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:9-14. 2005
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  34. pmc Self reported incidence and morbidity of acute respiratory illness among deployed U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Bryony W Soltis
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6177. 2009
    ..To date, there are limited data available on acute respiratory illness (ARI) among troops deployed in support of ongoing military operations, specifically Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)...
  35. pmc Trauma-related infections in battlefield casualties from Iraq
    Kyle Petersen
    Infectious Diseases Division and Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Ann Surg 245:803-11. 2007
    ..To describe risks for, and microbiology and antimicrobial resistance patterns of, war trauma associated infections from Operation Iraqi Freedom...
  36. doi request reprint Quantifying the incidence and burden of postinfectious enteric sequelae
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Infectious Disease Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Mil Med 178:452-69. 2013
    ..We quantified the burden of these TD sequelae (TDS) and compared it to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), both well-appreciated long-term health outcomes (LTHO) of deployment...
  37. doi request reprint Acute gastroenteritis and the risk of functional dyspepsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Brian L Pike
    Enteric Diseases Department, Infectious Disease Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1558-63; quiz 1564. 2013
    ..The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to estimate the risk of developing functional dyspepsia (FD) following acute infectious gastroenteritis (IGE)...
  38. doi request reprint Development of a travelers' diarrhea vaccine for the military: how much is an ounce of prevention really worth?
    Mark S Riddle
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Vaccine 26:2490-502. 2008
    ..Vaccines against Campylobacter and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli appeared to be more favorable than a Shigella vaccine. This model provides an evidence-based decision tool to support prioritization in vaccine development...
  39. doi request reprint Pre-deployment vaccinations and perception of risk among US military personnel
    Suzanne Polak
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Hum Vaccin 7:762-7. 2011
    ..Although vaccinations are compulsory for US military personnel, their concerns mirror the general population, resulting in sub-optimal coverage...
  40. pmc Enteric disease surveillance under the AFHSC-GEIS: current efforts, landscape analysis and vision forward
    Nisha N Money
    Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S7. 2011
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  41. pmc The epidemiology of infectious gastroenteritis related reactive arthritis in U.S. military personnel: a case-control study
    Jennifer A Curry
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:266. 2010
    ..The intent of this study was to provide estimates of the incidence and morbidity associated with IGE-related ReA in the U.S. military population...
  42. doi request reprint A systematic review of experimental infections with enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)
    Chad K Porter
    Naval Medical Research Center, Enteric Diseases Department, Silver Spring, MD, United States
    Vaccine 29:5869-85. 2011
    ..When designing and planning experimental ETEC infection studies in this age of increased ethical scrutiny and growing appreciation of post-infectious sequelae, better understanding of available data is essential...
  43. doi request reprint Acinetobacter baumannii skin and soft-tissue infection associated with war trauma
    Peter J Sebeny
    National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:444-9. 2008
    ..Acinetobacter baumannii is usually associated with nosocomial pneumonia or bacteremia. Reports of A. baumannii skin and soft-tissue infection (SSTI) are uncommon...
  44. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion is associated with infection and increased resource utilization in combat casualties
    James R Dunne
    The National Naval Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 5600, USA
    Am Surg 72:619-25; discussion 625-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, consideration should be given to the use of alternative blood substitutes and recombinant human erythropoietin in the treatment and management of combat casualties...
  45. pmc Seroepidemiologic survey for Coxiella burnetii among US military personnel deployed to Southwest and Central Asia in 2005
    Joseph Royal
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland US Naval Medical Research Unit, no 3, Cairo, Egypt Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:991-5. 2013
    ..In this group, we found 2.1% prevalence with 0.92 seroconversions per 1,000 person-months. However, no significant risk factors for Q fever seroconversion were found in either population...
  46. pmc Epidemic infectious gastrointestinal illness aboard U.S. Navy ships deployed to the Middle East during peacetime operations--2000-2001
    Mark S Riddle
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:9. 2006
    ..Infectious gastrointestinal illness (IGI) outbreaks have been reported in U.S. Navy ships and could potentially have an adverse mission impact. Studies to date have been anecdotal...
  47. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility trends in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from a rural Egyptian pediatric population with diarrhea
    Shannon D Putnam
    Enteric Disease Research Program, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 47:601-8. 2003
    ..This study demonstrated that antimicrobial susceptibility in Campylobacter has significantly decreased from 1995 through 2000 among pediatric diarrhea cases in rural Egypt...
  48. doi request reprint Risk of functional gastrointestinal disorders in U.S. military following self-reported diarrhea and vomiting during deployment
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Infectious Disease Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3262-9. 2011
    ..Furthermore, stress associated with deployment may potentiate the increased FGD risk...
  49. doi request reprint Infectious gastroenteritis and risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease
    Chad K Porter
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:781-6. 2008
    ..Infectious gastroenteritis (IGE) is known to exacerbate previously diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, limited data are available describing a causal link between IGE and incident IBD...
  50. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of TST conversion risk in deployed military and long-term civilian travelers
    Randall J Freeman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Travel Med 17:233-42. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk for tuberculin skin test (TST) conversion, used as a surrogate for LTBI, in long-term travelers from low- to high-risk countries...
  51. doi request reprint Pathogenicity and Phenotypic Characterization of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Isolates from a Birth Cohort of Children in Rural Egypt
    Adel Mansour
    United States Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Clin Microbiol 52:587-91. 2014
    ..0001) were associated with disease in repeat infections. The role of enterotoxins and pathogenicity during repeat ETEC infections appears to be variable and dependent on the coexpression of specific CFAs. ..
  52. doi request reprint Enteric viral infections as potential risk factors for intussusception
    Adel M Mansour
    US Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Bacteriology and Parasitology Diseases Research Program, Cairo, Egypt
    J Infect Dev Ctries 7:28-35. 2013
    ..We aimed to identify potential risk factors for intussusception (ISS) among children presenting to two pediatric hospitals in Egypt...
  53. doi request reprint CT colonography of a Medicare-aged population: outcomes observed in an analysis of more than 1400 patients
    Brooks D Cash
    Department of Gastroenterology, National Naval Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bldg 9, Bethesda, Md 20889 5000, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W27-34. 2012
    ..We evaluated outcomes of patients 65 years old and older who underwent CT colonography (CTC) between 2004 and 2009...
  54. doi request reprint Outbreak of Q fever among US military in western Iraq, June-July 2005
    Dennis J Faix
    Navy Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit West, Al Asad, Iraq
    Clin Infect Dis 46:e65-8. 2008
    ..Fever (in 100% of patients), respiratory symptoms (76%), and gastrointestinal symptoms (53%) were common. Possible risk factors included dust and exposure to animals and ticks...
  55. ncbi request reprint Postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome--a meta-analysis
    Heather A Halvorson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20817 4799, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1894-9; quiz 1942. 2006
    ..5 to 11.9. This meta-analysis was conducted to explore the differences between reported rates and provide a pooled estimate of risk for postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome (PI-IBS)...
  56. ncbi request reprint A review of cryptosporidiosis in Egypt
    Fouad G Youssef
    Naval American Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 38:9-28. 2008
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  57. pmc Epidemiology of CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE infection among active duty United States military personnel (1998-2010)
    Ramiro L Gutierrez
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Ave, 20910, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 13:609. 2013
    ..Clostridium difficile associated disease (CDAD) has risen in incidence and the experience in the US military has not been described...
  58. doi request reprint Diarrhoea during military deployment: current concepts and future directions
    Patrick Connor
    Enteric Diseases Research Group, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:546-54. 2012
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  59. doi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of an intranasal Shigella flexneri 2a Invaplex 50 vaccine
    Mark S Riddle
    Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Vaccine 29:7009-19. 2011
    ..The current study examined vaccine safety and immunogenicity across a dose range and the clinical performance of a new intranasal delivery device...
  60. pmc The epidemiology of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in U.S. military personnel: a case-control study
    Laura Nelson
    Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    BMC Res Notes 2:171. 2009
    ..Future studies are warranted to assess whether there are GBS-associated infectious or environmental exposures inherent to military populations...
  61. ncbi request reprint A multivariate analysis of factors associated with differential disease and nonbattle injury and morbidity aboard ships of the U.S. Naval 5th Fleet during peacetime deployment
    Mark S Riddle
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20854, USA
    Mil Med 169:787-94. 2004
    ..The top three DNBI categories associated with the most lost workdays because of sick in quarters and hospitalization were other medical/surgical (36%), infectious gastrointestinal (23%), and all types of nonbattle injury combined (17%)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Use of bilirubin as a marker of adherence to atazanavir-based antiretroviral therapy
    Kyle Petersen
    National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
    AIDS 19:1700-2. 2005
    ..An increase in bilirubin of more than 0.4 mg/dl correctly classified 81% of patients as having successful treatment response (sensitivity 87%, specificity 63%), suggesting that bilirubin is a good adherence marker...
  63. ncbi request reprint The effect of driving distance from medical treatment facility and short-term management outcomes in Department of Defense beneficiaries newly diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus
    Mark S Riddle
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 168:96-100. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that stationing HIV-infected military personnel far from major Medical Treatment Facility does not interfere with initial successful HIV management...
  64. ncbi request reprint Self-reported description of diarrhea among military populations in operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom
    Shannon D Putnam
    Naval Medical Research Unit No 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
    J Travel Med 13:92-9. 2006
    ..Lacking is information describing clinical presentation, risk behaviors, and treatment of travelers' diarrhea in this population...
  65. pmc Posttreatment changes in Escherichia coli antimicrobial susceptibility rates among diarrheic patients treated with ciprofloxacin
    Shannon D Putnam
    Naval Medical Research Unit 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2571-2. 2005
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  66. ncbi request reprint Group A rotavirus-associated diarrhea in children seeking treatment in Indonesia
    Shannon D Putnam
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
    J Clin Virol 40:289-94. 2007
    ..Globally, group A rotavirus causes significant morbidity and mortality among children. Limited data exist on the epidemiology of rotavirus disease among Indonesian children...
  67. doi request reprint Prevention of traveler's diarrhea: a call to reconvene
    Mark Pimentel
    Clin Infect Dis 46:151-2. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint The epidemiological transition: the current status of infectious diseases in the developed world versus the developing world
    John W Sanders
    Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Sci Prog 91:1-37. 2008
    ..The challenge in accurately assessing infectious disease burden and developing effective interventions is reviewed along with the most common diseases and current intervention strategies...
  69. doi request reprint There is more to the story
    Mark S Riddle
    J Travel Med 15:281-2; author reply 282. 2008