B Shiferaw

Summary

Affiliation: Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Shigella isolates in Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) sites, 2000-2010
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Public Health Division, 800 NE Oregon St, Ste 772, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S458-63. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in food consumption: Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) Population Survey, 2006-2007
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Public Health Division, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S453-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of high-risk food consumption and food-handling practices among adults: a multistate survey, 1996 to 1997. The Foodnet Working Group
    B Shiferaw
    Department of Human Services, Oregon Health Division, Portland 97232, USA
    J Food Prot 63:1538-43. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in population-based active surveillance for shigellosis and demographic variability in FoodNet sites, 1996-1999
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S175-80. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding decreases the risk of sporadic salmonellosis among infants in FoodNet sites
    Samantha Y Rowe
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S262-70. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Listeria monocytogenes infection from foods prepared in a commercial establishment: a case-control study of potential sources of sporadic illness in the United States
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:521-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduction in the incidence of invasive listeriosis in foodborne diseases active surveillance network sites, 1996-2003
    Andrew C Voetsch
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:513-20. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Dramatic decrease in the incidence of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infections in 5 FoodNet sites: 1996-1999
    Ruthanne Marcus
    Connecticut FoodNet Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S135-41. 2004
  9. pmc Clinical response and outcome of infection with Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi with decreased susceptibility to fluoroquinolones: a United States foodnet multicenter retrospective cohort study
    John A Crump
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, MS A 38, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1278-84. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Sporadic campylobacter infection in infants: a population-based surveillance case-control study
    Kathleen E Fullerton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:19-24. 2007

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Shigella isolates in Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) sites, 2000-2010
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Public Health Division, 800 NE Oregon St, Ste 772, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S458-63. 2012
    ..Treatment of shigellosis with appropriate antimicrobial agents shortens duration of illness and bacterial shedding, but resistance to commonly used agents is increasing...
  2. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in food consumption: Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) Population Survey, 2006-2007
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Public Health Division, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:S453-7. 2012
    ..This analysis used data from the most recent Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) Population Survey (May 2006 through April 2007) to examine differences in the consumption of various types of foods between men and women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of high-risk food consumption and food-handling practices among adults: a multistate survey, 1996 to 1997. The Foodnet Working Group
    B Shiferaw
    Department of Human Services, Oregon Health Division, Portland 97232, USA
    J Food Prot 63:1538-43. 2000
    ..Although there were statistical differences between demographic groups, they are insufficient to warrant targeted educational programs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in population-based active surveillance for shigellosis and demographic variability in FoodNet sites, 1996-1999
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S175-80. 2004
    ..Compared with other age groups, the incidence was highest among children aged 1-4 years of (36.3 cases/100,000 population). Marked demographic differences were observed between infections with S. sonnei and S. flexneri...
  5. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding decreases the risk of sporadic salmonellosis among infants in FoodNet sites
    Samantha Y Rowe
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S262-70. 2004
    ..2; P=.01). To decrease their infants' risk of salmonellosis, mothers should be encouraged to breast-feed their infants. Caretakers of infants should learn about salmonellosis, hand washing, and safe preparation of formula and solid food...
  6. ncbi request reprint Listeria monocytogenes infection from foods prepared in a commercial establishment: a case-control study of potential sources of sporadic illness in the United States
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:521-8. 2007
    ..Efforts to reduce foodborne listeriosis have focused on foods frequently implicated in outbreaks. Potential sources for L. monocytogenes infection not associated with outbreaks remain poorly understood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduction in the incidence of invasive listeriosis in foodborne diseases active surveillance network sites, 1996-2003
    Andrew C Voetsch
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:513-20. 2007
    ..Listeriosis is a leading cause of death among patients with foodborne diseases in the United States. Monitoring disease incidence is an important element of listeriosis surveillance and control...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dramatic decrease in the incidence of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infections in 5 FoodNet sites: 1996-1999
    Ruthanne Marcus
    Connecticut FoodNet Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S135-41. 2004
    ..This decrease may be a result of targeted interventions, including on-farm control measures, refrigeration, and education efforts...
  9. pmc Clinical response and outcome of infection with Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi with decreased susceptibility to fluoroquinolones: a United States foodnet multicenter retrospective cohort study
    John A Crump
    Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, MS A 38, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1278-84. 2008
    ..We demonstrate that patients infected with Salmonella serotype Typhi isolates with DCS show evidence of a longer time to fever clearance and more frequent treatment failure. Nalidixic acid screening does not detect all isolates with DCS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sporadic campylobacter infection in infants: a population-based surveillance case-control study
    Kathleen E Fullerton
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:19-24. 2007
    ..Campylobacter is an important cause of foodborne illness in infants (younger than 1 year of age), but little is known about the sources of infection in this age group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population-based incidence of infection with selected bacterial enteric pathogens in children younger than five years of age, 1996-1998
    Kathleen M Koehler
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:129-34. 2006
    ..Previous studies of bacterial enteric infections have suggested a disproportionate disease burden for children younger than 5 years of age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Invasive Salmonella infections in the United States, FoodNet, 1996-1999: incidence, serotype distribution, and outcome
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S149-56. 2004
    ..Invasive Salmonella infections are a substantial health problem in the United States and contribute to hospitalizations and deaths...
  13. ncbi request reprint Egg consumption is the principal risk factor for sporadic Salmonella serotype Heidelberg infections: a case-control study in FoodNet sites
    Thomas W Hennessy
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S237-43. 2004
    ..Heidelberg infections. Control measures to prevent S. Heidelberg infection should include advising consumers to avoid eating undercooked eggs and educating food handlers about proper egg handling and cooking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prior antimicrobial agent use increases the risk of sporadic infections with multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium: a FoodNet case-control study, 1996-1997
    M Kathleen Glynn
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Disease, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S227-36. 2004
    ..Prudent antimicrobial agent use among humans and among veterinarians and food-animal producers is necessary to reduce the burden of drug-resistant salmonellosis in humans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Burden of self-reported acute diarrheal illness in FoodNet surveillance areas, 1998-1999
    Beth Imhoff
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S219-26. 2004
    ..32 episodes per person-year). Twenty-one percent of persons with acute diarrheal illness sought medical care as a result of their illness. Diarrheal illness imposes a considerable burden on the US population and health care system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Physicians as food-safety educators: a practices and perceptions survey
    Stephanie Wong
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S212-8. 2004
    ..A national physician education campaign that addresses barriers in food-safety education could improve food-safety education by physicians...