Nkuchia M M'ikanatha

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Automated laboratory reporting of infectious diseases in a climate of bioterrorism
    Nkuchia M M'ikantha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg 17108, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1053-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Sources of bioterrorism information among emergency physicians during the 2001 anthrax outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:259-65. 2003
  3. pmc Patients' request for and emergency physicians' prescription of antimicrobial prophylaxis for anthrax during the 2001 bioterrorism-related outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:2. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of the internet to enhance infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigation
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, 17108, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:293-300. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Strategic use of state and local regulatory and public health surveillance resources to address the growing demand for food safety oversight in the United States
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:747-53. 2008
  6. pmc Training programs to strengthen Pennsylvania's public health response
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, 17108, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 7:178-86. 2009
  7. pmc Child care center exclusion policies and directors' opinions on the use of antibiotics
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:408-11. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant Salmonella isolates from retail chicken meat compared with human clinical isolates
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:929-34. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of Salmonella cerro in laboratory-based submissions of cattle and comparison with human infections in Pennsylvania, 2005-2010
    Deepanker Tewari
    Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:928-33. 2012

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Automated laboratory reporting of infectious diseases in a climate of bioterrorism
    Nkuchia M M'ikantha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg 17108, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1053-7. 2003
    ..As illustrated, challenges encountered in deployment of existing electronic laboratory reporting systems could guide further refinement and advances in infectious disease surveillance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sources of bioterrorism information among emergency physicians during the 2001 anthrax outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:259-65. 2003
  3. pmc Patients' request for and emergency physicians' prescription of antimicrobial prophylaxis for anthrax during the 2001 bioterrorism-related outbreak
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:2. 2005
    ..However, little is documented about the extent to which individuals with self-identified risk of anthrax exposure approached physicians for antimicrobial prophylaxis during the 2001 bioterrorism attacks in the United States...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of the internet to enhance infectious disease surveillance and outbreak investigation
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, 17108, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:293-300. 2006
    ..Addressing barriers to access and usability of new information systems in conjunction with training and technical support could enhance infectious disease surveillance and timely investigation of outbreaks and bioterrorism events...
  5. doi request reprint Strategic use of state and local regulatory and public health surveillance resources to address the growing demand for food safety oversight in the United States
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:747-53. 2008
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  6. pmc Training programs to strengthen Pennsylvania's public health response
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, 17108, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 7:178-86. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Child care center exclusion policies and directors' opinions on the use of antibiotics
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:408-11. 2010
    ..Although 52.4% of respondents agreed that children are prescribed antibiotics unnecessarily, 89.1% believed that parents pressure physicians to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics...
  8. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant Salmonella isolates from retail chicken meat compared with human clinical isolates
    Nkuchia M M'ikanatha
    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:929-34. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella in chicken meat and correlate with isolates from ill humans...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of Salmonella cerro in laboratory-based submissions of cattle and comparison with human infections in Pennsylvania, 2005-2010
    Deepanker Tewari
    Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:928-33. 2012
    ..The increase in Cerro infections appears to be restricted to the cattle population, but occasional human infections occur...