Kristy Murray

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The virology, epidemiology, and clinical impact of West Nile virus: a decade of advancements in research since its introduction into the Western Hemisphere
    K O Murray
    Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:807-17. 2011
  2. pmc Proximity of residence to bodies of water and risk for west nile virus infection: a case-control study in Houston, Texas
    Melissa S Nolan
    Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:159578. 2012
  3. pmc Persistent infection with West Nile virus years after initial infection
    Kristy Murray
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:2-4. 2010
  4. pmc Emerging disease syndromic surveillance for Hurricane Katrina evacuees seeking shelter in Houston's Astrodome and Reliant Park Complex
    Kristy O Murray
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler, Room 707, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:364-71. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for encephalitis from West Nile Virus: a matched case-control study using hospitalized controls
    K O Murray
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:370-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Clinical investigation of hospitalized human cases of West Nile virus infection in Houston, Texas, 2002-2004
    Kristy O Murray
    Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:167-74. 2008
  7. pmc Depression after infection with West Nile virus
    Kristy O Murray
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:479-81. 2007
  8. pmc Risk factors for encephalitis and death from West Nile virus infection
    K Murray
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1325-32. 2006
  9. pmc West Nile virus infection among the homeless, Houston, Texas
    Tamra E Meyer
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1500-3. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for spinal surgical site infection, Houston, Texas
    Kelley M Boston
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:884-9. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint The virology, epidemiology, and clinical impact of West Nile virus: a decade of advancements in research since its introduction into the Western Hemisphere
    K O Murray
    Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:807-17. 2011
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  2. pmc Proximity of residence to bodies of water and risk for west nile virus infection: a case-control study in Houston, Texas
    Melissa S Nolan
    Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:159578. 2012
    ..These methods can be used by resource-limited health entities to identify high-risk areas for arboviral disease surveillance and efficient mosquito management initiatives...
  3. pmc Persistent infection with West Nile virus years after initial infection
    Kristy Murray
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:2-4. 2010
    ..Four of the 5 amplicons sequenced showed >99% homology to the WNV NY99 strain. These findings show that individuals with chronic symptoms after WNV infection may have persistent renal infection over several years...
  4. pmc Emerging disease syndromic surveillance for Hurricane Katrina evacuees seeking shelter in Houston's Astrodome and Reliant Park Complex
    Kristy O Murray
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1200 Herman Pressler, Room 707, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:364-71. 2009
    ..This system successfully confirmed an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis and became a critical tool in monitoring the course of this outbreak...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for encephalitis from West Nile Virus: a matched case-control study using hospitalized controls
    K O Murray
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, USA
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:370-5. 2009
    ..0; P = 0.005), immunosuppressing conditions (OR 5.6; P = 0.001) and cardiovascular disease (OR = 28.3; P < 0.001). Individuals with these comorbidities should be targeted for education on protecting themselves from mosquito exposures...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical investigation of hospitalized human cases of West Nile virus infection in Houston, Texas, 2002-2004
    Kristy O Murray
    Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:167-74. 2008
    ..These findings can aid physicians in evaluating their patients suspected of WNV infection and determining outcomes in their patients with confirmed WNV neuroinvasive disease...
  7. pmc Depression after infection with West Nile virus
    Kristy O Murray
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:479-81. 2007
    ..Physicians should be aware of neuropsychiatric consequences of WNV in patients...
  8. pmc Risk factors for encephalitis and death from West Nile virus infection
    K Murray
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1325-32. 2006
    ..0, P<0.001), chronic renal disease (OR 10.6, P<0.001), hepatitis C virus (OR 23.1, P=0.0013), and immunosuppression (OR 3.9, P=0.033) were identified as risk factors for death from WNV infection...
  9. pmc West Nile virus infection among the homeless, Houston, Texas
    Tamra E Meyer
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1500-3. 2007
    ..Public health interventions need to be directed toward this high-risk population...
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for spinal surgical site infection, Houston, Texas
    Kelley M Boston
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:884-9. 2009
    ..Because of an increase in the rate of surgical site infections (SSIs) following spinal procedures at the study hospital, we conducted a study to determine risk factors associated with the development of a SSI...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of an outbreak of West Nile virus encephalomyelitis in a previously uninfected population of horses
    Michael P Ward
    Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, MS 4458, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4458, USA
    Vet Microbiol 118:255-9. 2006
    ..Recumbent horses have a poor prognosis for survival. Vaccines, even if not administered sufficiently in advance of WNV infection within a district, may reduce the risk of death by at least 44%...

Research Grants1

  1. Epidemiology of Arboviral Encephalomyelitis in Houston
    Kristy Murray; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Her time will be directed toward completion of the specific aims of this proposal and her PhD. ..