Tomas J Aragon

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Calculating expected years of life lost for assessing local ethnic disparities in causes of premature death
    Tomas J Aragon
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:116. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of shigellosis in San Francisco: the role of sexual transmission and HIV infection
    Tomas J Aragon
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:327-34. 2007
  3. pmc Endemic cryptosporidiosis and exposure to municipal tap water in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): a case-control study
    Tomas J Aragon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:2. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Mobility and its liminal context: exploring sexual partnering among truck drivers crossing the Southern Brazilian border
    Sheri A Lippman
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2464-73. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis taken by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons on the selection of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-resistant malaria parasites among HIV-uninfected household members
    Samuel S Malamba
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:375-80. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine or amodiaquine combined with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for uncomplicated malaria: a systematic review
    Jimee Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:789-99. 2006
  7. pmc Bacteriophage- based tests for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical specimens: a systematic review and meta- analysis
    Shriprakash Kalantri
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 140, Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:59. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint If syndromic surveillance is the answer, what is the question?
    Arthur Reingold
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:77-81. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Effect of the one-child policy on influenza transmission in China: a stochastic transmission model
    Fengchen Liu
    F I Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e84961. 2014
  10. pmc Public health response systems in-action: learning from local health departments' experiences with acute and emergency incidents
    Jennifer C Hunter
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79457. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Calculating expected years of life lost for assessing local ethnic disparities in causes of premature death
    Tomas J Aragon
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:116. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to rank the leading causes of premature death among San Francisco residents, and to share detailed methods so that these analyses can be used in other local health jurisdictions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Case-control study of shigellosis in San Francisco: the role of sexual transmission and HIV infection
    Tomas J Aragon
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:327-34. 2007
    ..No population-based study of sporadic shigellosis has evaluated the role of sexual practices (especially among MSM) and HIV infection along with other established risk factors for shigellosis...
  3. pmc Endemic cryptosporidiosis and exposure to municipal tap water in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): a case-control study
    Tomas J Aragon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:2. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that drinking tap water was associated with developing cryptosporidiosis, we conducted a matched case-control study among persons with AIDS in San Francisco...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mobility and its liminal context: exploring sexual partnering among truck drivers crossing the Southern Brazilian border
    Sheri A Lippman
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:2464-73. 2007
    ..Additional exploration of how the liminal environment shapes mobile populations' sexual decision making and vulnerability to STI is warranted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis taken by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons on the selection of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-resistant malaria parasites among HIV-uninfected household members
    Samuel S Malamba
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:375-80. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Chloroquine or amodiaquine combined with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for uncomplicated malaria: a systematic review
    Jimee Hwang
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 11:789-99. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacies against uncomplicated falciparum malaria of chloroquine (CQ), amodiaquine (AQ), sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) and combinations of these inexpensive drugs...
  7. pmc Bacteriophage- based tests for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical specimens: a systematic review and meta- analysis
    Shriprakash Kalantri
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 140, Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 5:59. 2005
    ..However, the test lacks sensitivity. Although bacteriophage-based tests for tuberculosis have shown promising results, their overall accuracy has not been systematically evaluated...
  8. ncbi request reprint If syndromic surveillance is the answer, what is the question?
    Arthur Reingold
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 1:77-81. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Effect of the one-child policy on influenza transmission in China: a stochastic transmission model
    Fengchen Liu
    F I Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e84961. 2014
    ..Moreover, changes in household structure may affect influenza transmission. Is it possible that the pronounced demographic changes that have occurred in China have affected influenza transmission?..
  10. pmc Public health response systems in-action: learning from local health departments' experiences with acute and emergency incidents
    Jennifer C Hunter
    Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e79457. 2013
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  11. pmc Integrating a framework for conducting public health systems research into statewide operations-based exercises to improve emergency preparedness
    Jennifer C Hunter
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:680. 2012
    ..This paper describes the integration of a research framework into a statewide operations-based exercise program in California as a systems-based approach for studying public health emergency preparedness and response...
  12. pmc Public health management of antiviral drugs during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: a survey of local health departments in California
    Jennifer C Hunter
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:82. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Research findings from nonpharmaceutical intervention studies for pandemic influenza and current gaps in the research
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:251-8. 2010
    ..The current novel influenza A (H1N1) pandemic underscores the importance of influenza research...
  14. pmc Logistics of community smallpox control through contact tracing and ring vaccination: a stochastic network model
    Travis C Porco
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Community Health and Epidemiology Section, Epidemiology and Effectiveness Research Unit, 101 Grove Street Suite 204, San Francisco, California 94102 USA
    BMC Public Health 4:34. 2004
    ..Previous smallpox ring vaccination models based on contact tracing over a network suggest that ring vaccination would be effective, but have not explicitly included response logistics and limited numbers of vaccinators...
  15. pmc Estimating alcohol-related premature mortality in San Francisco: use of population-attributable fractions from the global burden of disease study
    Brian S Katcher
    Community Health Epidemiology, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:682. 2010
    ..We asked how alcohol-related premature mortality in San Francisco, measured in years of life lost (YLLs), compares with other well-known causes of premature mortality, such as ischemic heart disease or HIV/AIDS...
  16. pmc Laboratory reporting of tuberculosis test results and patient treatment initiation in California
    Lisa Pascopella
    California Department of Health Services Tuberculosis Control Branch, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4209-13. 2004
    ..These findings emphasize the need to reduce times of specimen transfer between institutions and to ensure rapid communication among laboratories, health care providers, and health departments serving TB patients...
  17. pmc Prevalence and seasonality of influenza-like illness in children, Nicaragua, 2005-2007
    Aubree Gordon
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7354, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:408-14. 2009
    ..Influenza virus circulation was confirmed during each ILI peak by laboratory testing of a subset of samples. Our findings demonstrate a high rate of ILI, with seasonal peaks, in children in Nicaragua...

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