Curtis Croker

Summary

Affiliation: Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities in detecting Taenia solium tapeworm carriers in Los Angeles County California, 2009-2014
    Curtis Croker
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 313 N Figueroa St Room 222, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA Electronic address
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 5:359-63. 2015
  2. pmc The impact of neurocysticercosis in california: a review of hospitalized cases
    Curtis Croker
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1480. 2012
  3. pmc Use of statewide hospital discharge data to evaluate the economic burden of neurocysticercosis in Los Angeles County (1991-2008)
    Curtis Croker
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Acute Communicable Disease Control Unit, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:106-10. 2010
  4. pmc Strongyloidiasis-related deaths in the United States, 1991-2006
    Curtis Croker
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:422-6. 2010

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Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities in detecting Taenia solium tapeworm carriers in Los Angeles County California, 2009-2014
    Curtis Croker
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 313 N Figueroa St Room 222, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA Electronic address
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 5:359-63. 2015
    ..These results suggest that T. solium tapeworm carriers can be identified from investigation of ELR reports of unspeciated Taenia cases as well as from households of neurocysticercosis cases. ..
  2. pmc The impact of neurocysticercosis in california: a review of hospitalized cases
    Curtis Croker
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1480. 2012
    ..0%). The total of NCC-related hospital charges exceeded $17 million; estimated hospital costs exceeded $5 million. Neurocysticercosis causes appreciable disease and exacts a considerable economic burden in California...
  3. pmc Use of statewide hospital discharge data to evaluate the economic burden of neurocysticercosis in Los Angeles County (1991-2008)
    Curtis Croker
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Acute Communicable Disease Control Unit, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:106-10. 2010
    ..9%), followed by private insurance (24.5%). The average length of stay was 7.2 days. The substantial number of hospitalizations and significant economic cost underscore the importance of neurocysticercosis in LAC...
  4. pmc Strongyloidiasis-related deaths in the United States, 1991-2006
    Curtis Croker
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:422-6. 2010
    ..9%, OR = 2.8, 95% CI = 1.3-6.0). Early detection and treatment of at-risk patients with latent strongyloidiasis infections is needed to reduce strongyloidiasis mortality...