Kevin L Russell

Summary

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abrupt emergence of diverse species B adenoviruses at US military recruit training centers
    David Metzgar
    Respiratory Disease Laboratory, Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1465-73. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of leptospirosis among Peruvian military recruits
    Kevin L Russell
    United States Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:53-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Transmission dynamics and prospective environmental sampling of adenovirus in a military recruit setting
    Kevin L Russell
    Department of Defense, Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, 92186 5122, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:877-85. 2006
  4. pmc Vaccine-preventable adenoviral respiratory illness in US military recruits, 1999-2004
    Kevin L Russell
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Vaccine 24:2835-42. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the 2003-2004 influenza vaccine among U.S. military basic trainees: a year of suboptimal match between vaccine and circulating strain
    Kevin L Russell
    Naval Health Research Center, Department of Defense, Centre for Deployment Health Research, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Vaccine 23:1981-5. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Local changes in rates of group A Streptococcus disease and antibiotic resistance are associated with geographically widespread strain turnover events
    David Metzgar
    Department of Respiratory Diseases Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Virulence 1:247-53. 2010
  7. pmc Inference of antibiotic resistance and virulence among diverse group A Streptococcus strains using emm sequencing and multilocus genotyping methods
    David Metzgar
    Department of Respiratory Diseases Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e6897. 2009
  8. pmc A cluster of Legionella-associated pneumonia cases in a population of military recruits
    Erin A McDonough
    Department of Defence Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2075-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year study of the changing epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Nancy F Crum
    Infectious Diseases Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, Calif 92134 1005, USA
    Am J Med 119:943-51. 2006
  10. pmc Influenza vaccine effectiveness among US military basic trainees, 2005-06 season
    Jennifer K Strickler
    Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:617-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Abrupt emergence of diverse species B adenoviruses at US military recruit training centers
    David Metzgar
    Respiratory Disease Laboratory, Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1465-73. 2007
    ..Between 1999 and 2002, serotype 4 accounted for >95% of Ads isolated from recruits and for >50% of ARD cases in training facilities (15,000 cases/year)...
  2. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of leptospirosis among Peruvian military recruits
    Kevin L Russell
    United States Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:53-7. 2003
    ..High clinical suspicion, initiation of preventative measures, and performance of appropriate diagnostic testing is warranted in similar settings to identify, treat, and prevent leptospirosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transmission dynamics and prospective environmental sampling of adenovirus in a military recruit setting
    Kevin L Russell
    Department of Defense, Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, 92186 5122, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:877-85. 2006
    ..The transmission dynamics of adenovirus have never been well understood, which complicates prevention efforts...
  4. pmc Vaccine-preventable adenoviral respiratory illness in US military recruits, 1999-2004
    Kevin L Russell
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Vaccine 24:2835-42. 2006
    ..Laboratory diagnoses complimented the surveillance efforts...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the 2003-2004 influenza vaccine among U.S. military basic trainees: a year of suboptimal match between vaccine and circulating strain
    Kevin L Russell
    Naval Health Research Center, Department of Defense, Centre for Deployment Health Research, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Vaccine 23:1981-5. 2005
    ..VE in this population was estimated to be 94.4% for laboratory-confirmed influenza. In contrast, VE was only 13.9% for influenza-like illness (ILI) without a laboratory confirmation...
  6. doi request reprint Local changes in rates of group A Streptococcus disease and antibiotic resistance are associated with geographically widespread strain turnover events
    David Metzgar
    Department of Respiratory Diseases Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Virulence 1:247-53. 2010
    ..Shifts in antibiotic resistance profiles and disease rates at specific sites appear to be associated with strain replacements happening on larger scales, independent of antibiotic use at individual sites...
  7. pmc Inference of antibiotic resistance and virulence among diverse group A Streptococcus strains using emm sequencing and multilocus genotyping methods
    David Metzgar
    Department of Respiratory Diseases Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e6897. 2009
    ..Phenotype analysis, including critical AbR typing, is generally achieved by much slower and more laborious direct culture-based methods...
  8. pmc A cluster of Legionella-associated pneumonia cases in a population of military recruits
    Erin A McDonough
    Department of Defence Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2075-7. 2007
    ..S. military recruits during population-based surveillance for pneumonia pathogens. Results were confirmed by sequence analysis. Cases clustered tightly, suggesting a local environmental etiology...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-year study of the changing epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Nancy F Crum
    Infectious Diseases Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, Calif 92134 1005, USA
    Am J Med 119:943-51. 2006
    ..The study's purpose was to elucidate the evolutionary, microbiologic, and clinical characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections...
  10. pmc Influenza vaccine effectiveness among US military basic trainees, 2005-06 season
    Jennifer K Strickler
    Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:617-9. 2007
    ..Vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza was 92% (95% confidence interval 85%-96%)...
  11. pmc Molecular analysis of adenovirus isolates from vaccinated and unvaccinated young adults
    Daniel A Blasiole
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1686-93. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of conjunctivitis due to a novel unencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae among military trainees
    Nancy F Crum
    Clinical Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134 1005, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1148-54. 2004
    ..Bacterial conjunctivitis usually occurs as sporadic cases; outbreaks are uncommon and usually are associated with school campuses. We report an outbreak of Streptococcus pneumoniae conjunctivitis at a military training facility...
  13. pmc PCR analysis of egyptian respiratory adenovirus isolates, including identification of species, serotypes, and coinfections
    David Metzgar
    Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:5743-52. 2005
    ..In particular, coinfections may influence adenoviral evolution, as interserotypic recombination has been identified as a source of emerging strains...
  14. doi request reprint Exploration of the effectiveness of social distancing on respiratory pathogen transmission implicates environmental contributions
    Michael P Broderick
    Department of Respiratory Disease Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
    J Infect Dis 198:1420-6. 2008
    ..This possibility was explored in a military training setting, where rates of febrile respiratory illness (FRI) often reach epidemic levels...
  15. pmc Single assay for simultaneous detection and differential identification of human and avian influenza virus types, subtypes, and emergent variants
    David Metzgar
    Department of Respiratory Diseases Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8995. 2010
    ..The informative specificity of a single RPM-Flu test represents specimen-specific viral gene sequences as determinants of virus type, A/HN subtype, virulence, host-range, and resistance to antiviral agents...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cross-serotype neutralization of dengue virus in Aotus nancymae monkeys
    Tadeusz J Kochel
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
    J Infect Dis 191:1000-4. 2005
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that dengue-1 immunity might have prevented disease or altered the severity of disease in individuals sequentially infected with dengue-1 and American-2...
  17. pmc Fatal meningitis in a previously healthy young adult caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 38: an emerging serotype?
    Carolyn I Baker
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:38. 2005
    ..In December 2001, a fatal case of pneumococcal meningitis in a Marine Corps recruit was identified. As pneumococcal vaccine usage in recruit populations is being considered, an investigation was initiated into the causative serotype...
  18. pmc Serum penicillin G levels are lower than expected in adults within two weeks of administration of 1.2 million units
    Michael P Broderick
    Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25308. 2011
    ..2 million units of BPG. The findings require serious consideration in future medical and public health recommendations for treatment and prophylaxis of GAS upper respiratory tract infections...
  19. ncbi request reprint Asthma hospitalizations among US military personnel, 1994 to 2004
    Christian J Hansen
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 98:36-43. 2007
    ..The burden of asthma hospitalization on the US health care system has greatly interested health care workers, many of whom see the incidence of asthma as increasing...
  20. pmc Risk factors for community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in an outbreak of disease among military trainees in San Diego, California, in 2002
    Katherine M Campbell
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4050-3. 2004
    ..This outbreak of MRSA skin infections in an otherwise-healthy, well-defined, military population provided an opportunity to describe risk factors for CA-MRSA which may help focus prevention efforts in this and other communities...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic discrimination of live attenuated influenza vaccine strains and community-acquired pathogenic strains in clinical samples
    Nikki E Freed
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 21:103-10. 2007
    ..The results show that the test is effective, and demonstrate the importance of such tests in the age of live vaccines...
  22. pmc Application of broad-spectrum, sequence-based pathogen identification in an urban population
    Baochuan Lin
    Center for Bio Molecular Science and Engineering, Code 6900, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e419. 2007
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  23. doi request reprint Broad spectrum respiratory pathogen analysis of throat swabs from military recruits reveals interference between rhinoviruses and adenoviruses
    Zheng Wang
    Center for Bio Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, USA
    Microb Ecol 59:623-34. 2010
    ..The results showed a strong negative association between adenoviral FRI and the presence of rhinoviruses in recruits, suggesting some form of viral interference...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia outbreak associated with group a Streptococcus species at a military training facility
    Nancy F Crum
    Infectious Diseases Division, Clinical Investigation Dept, Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA 92134 1005, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:511-8. 2005
    ..Although group A streptococci (GAS) infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality, outbreaks of associated pneumonia are rare. We report an outbreak of GAS pneumonia that occurred at a US military training camp...
  25. pmc Using a resequencing microarray as a multiple respiratory pathogen detection assay
    Baochuan Lin
    Center for Bio Molecular Science and Engineering, Code 6900, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC 20375, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:443-52. 2007
    ..Successful proof-of-concept experiments using clinical specimens show that this approach is potentially very useful for both diagnostics and epidemic surveillance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing meningitis in Egypt, 1998-2003
    Momtaz O Wasfy
    U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:958-64. 2005
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  27. pmc National Department of Defense surveillance data for antibiotic resistance and emm gene types of clinical group A streptococcal isolates from eight basic training military sites
    Christopher P Barrozo
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4808-11. 2003
    ..Macrolide resistance was associated with geographic sites and emm type. These data are useful for vaccine development initiatives and antimicrobial treatment considerations...
  28. ncbi request reprint A multiplex PCR for detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, and Bordetella pertussis in clinical specimens
    Erin A McDonough
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Mol Cell Probes 19:314-22. 2005
    ..Given this, the overall impact of these pathogens on public health may be grossly underestimated. The molecular test presented here provides a simple method for identification of four common, yet diagnostically challenging, pathogens...
  29. pmc Arboviral etiologies of acute febrile illnesses in Western South America, 2000-2007
    Brett M Forshey
    United States Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Iquitos and Lima, Peru
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e787. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of dengue-1 antibodies on American dengue-2 viral infection and dengue haemorrhagic fever
    Tadeusz J Kochel
    Department of Virology, Naval Medical Research Centre Detachment, Lima, Peru
    Lancet 360:310-2. 2002
    ....
  31. pmc Rapid detection and molecular serotyping of adenovirus by use of PCR followed by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
    Lawrence B Blyn
    Ibis Biosciences, Inc, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:644-51. 2008
    ..Over 500 samples per day can be analyzed with sensitivities greater than 100 genomes per reaction. This approach can be applied to many other families of infectious agents for rapid and sensitive analysis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of adenovirus type 4 infections in US military recruits in the postvaccination era (1997-2003)
    Adriana E Kajon
    Infectious Disease Program, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:67-75. 2007
    ..The discontinuation of Ad vaccination programs in 1999 precipitated the reemergence of Ad in training sites, with Ad4 accounting for 98% of all diagnosed cases...
  33. ncbi request reprint Emergence of a new human adenovirus type 4 (Ad4) genotype: identification of a novel inverted terminal repeated (ITR) sequence from majority of Ad4 isolates from US military recruits
    Huo Shu H Houng
    Department of Virus Diseases, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Clin Virol 35:381-7. 2006
    ..Discovery of the novel 208bp inverted terminal repeated (ITR) sequence from a recent Ad4 Jax78 field isolate was totally distinct from the analogous 116bp ITR of Ad4 prototype...
  34. pmc Genomic and bioinformatics analyses of HAdV-4vac and HAdV-7vac, two human adenovirus (HAdV) strains that constituted original prophylaxis against HAdV-related acute respiratory disease, a reemerging epidemic disease
    Anjan Purkayastha
    Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, School of Computational Sciences, George Mason University, 10900 University Boulevard, MSN 5B3, Manassas, Virginia 20110, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3083-94. 2005
    ..Thus, they are useful for genomic comparisons to current epidemic and reemerging field strains, as well as leading to an understanding of pathoepidemiology among the human adenoviruses...
  35. pmc Endemic Venezuelan equine encephalitis in northern Peru
    Patricia V Aguilar
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0609, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:880-8. 2004
    ..Most of the subtype ID isolates belonged to the Panama genotype, but the Colombia/Venezuela genotype, which is phylogenetically related to epizootic strains, also continues to circulate in the Amazon basin...
  36. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and other viral co-infections among young heterosexual men and women in Argentina
    María de los Angeles Pando
    Centro Nacional de Referencia para el SIDA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:153-9. 2004
    ..The IDU-related and sexual transmission of hepatitis viruses constitute a significant problem among young, HIV-infected, heterosexuals in Argentina...
  37. pmc Family cluster of Mayaro fever, Venezuela
    Jaime R Torres
    Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1304-6. 2004
    ..Laboratory testing demonstrated Mayaro virus as the cause of the cluster. These results documented the first human cases of Mayaro virus in Venezuela...
  38. ncbi request reprint Two HIV-1 epidemics in Argentina: different genetic subtypes associated with different risk groups
    Maria M Avila
    National Reference Center for AIDS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:422-6. 2002
    ..One, in heterosexual men and women, is dominated by env subtype F whereas the other, in homosexual men, is dominated by env subtype B, as determined by env HMA...
  39. pmc Genotype prevalence and risk factors for severe clinical adenovirus infection, United States 2004-2006
    Gregory C Gray
    Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1120-31. 2007
    ..Recently, epidemiological and clinical data have revealed important changes with regard to clinical adenovirus infection, including alterations in antigenic presentation, geographical distribution, and virulence of the virus...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prevalences, genotypes, and risk factors for HIV transmission in South America
    Silvia M Montano
    US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment Lima, Peru
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:57-64. 2005
    ..A renewed effort in controlling STIs, especially among MSM groups, could significantly lessen the impact of the HIV epidemic in South America...
  41. ncbi request reprint Genetic relationships among Mayaro and Una viruses suggest distinct patterns of transmission
    Ann M Powers
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Fort Collins, Colorado 80522, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:461-9. 2006
    ..These analyses provide possible explanations for the natural ecology and transmission of MAYV and UNAV...