Van P Ngo

Summary

Affiliation: Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Babesiosis acquired through blood transfusion, California, USA
    Van Ngo
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, CA 90012, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:785-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Using a point-of-dispensing clinic for prophylaxis of meningococcal disease
    Van P Ngo
    Acute Communicable Disease Control, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 313 North Figueroa, Room 212, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 8:45-51. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Murine typhus: an unrecognized suburban vectorborne disease
    Rachel Civen
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Public Health Department, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:913-8. 2008

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Publications3

  1. pmc Babesiosis acquired through blood transfusion, California, USA
    Van Ngo
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, CA 90012, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:785-7. 2009
    ..Babesiosis should be considered year-round in the diagnosis of febrile and afebrile patients with abnormal blood cell counts who have received blood products from disease-endemic areas...
  2. doi request reprint Using a point-of-dispensing clinic for prophylaxis of meningococcal disease
    Van P Ngo
    Acute Communicable Disease Control, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, 313 North Figueroa, Room 212, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 8:45-51. 2010
    ..Students were motivated by parents and school officials. Health departments should collaborate with schools to prepare and disseminate messages that balance the risks of unnecessary antibiotic use with those of exposure to disease...
  3. doi request reprint Murine typhus: an unrecognized suburban vectorborne disease
    Rachel Civen
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Public Health Department, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:913-8. 2008
    ..Serologic testing with the indirect immunofluorescence assay is the preferred diagnostic method. Doxycycline is the antibiotic of choice and has been shown to shorten the course of illness...