Van P Ngo
Affiliation: Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology
- Babesiosis acquired through blood transfusion, California, USAVan 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...
- Using a point-of-dispensing clinic for prophylaxis of meningococcal diseaseVan 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...
- Murine typhus: an unrecognized suburban vectorborne diseaseRachel 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...