- Challenges and opportunities in detecting Taenia solium tapeworm carriers in Los Angeles County California, 2009-2014Curtis 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. ..
- The impact of neurocysticercosis in california: a review of hospitalized casesCurtis 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...
- 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...
- Strongyloidiasis-related deaths in the United States, 1991-2006Curtis 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...