Kevin P Fennelly

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Variability of infectious aerosols produced during coughing by patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Room 257, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:450-7. 2012
  2. pmc The small membrane filter method of microscopy to diagnose pulmonary tuberculosis
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Center for Emerging Pathogens, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2096-9. 2012
  3. pmc Cough aerosols of Mycobacterium tuberculosis predict new infection: a household contact study
    Edward C Jones-Lopez
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1007-15. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Cough-generated aerosols of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a new method to study infectiousness
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Department of Medicine, Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:604-9. 2004
  5. pmc Airborne infection with Bacillus anthracis--from mills to mail
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, Newark, 07107 3000, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:996-1002. 2004

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Variability of infectious aerosols produced during coughing by patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Room 257, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:450-7. 2012
    ..Mycobacterium tuberculosis is transmitted by infectious aerosols, but assessing infectiousness currently relies on sputum microscopy that does not accurately predict the variability in transmission...
  2. pmc The small membrane filter method of microscopy to diagnose pulmonary tuberculosis
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Center for Emerging Pathogens, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2096-9. 2012
    ..This was significantly better (P = 0.0001) than the sensitivity of routine FM of centrifuged specimens of 60% (95% CI: 49%, 71%) or that of direct sputum smears of 56% (95% CI: 40%, 72%)...
  3. pmc Cough aerosols of Mycobacterium tuberculosis predict new infection: a household contact study
    Edward C Jones-Lopez
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1007-15. 2013
    ..Airborne transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis results from incompletely characterized host, bacterial, and environmental factors. Sputum smear microscopy is associated with considerable variability in transmission...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cough-generated aerosols of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a new method to study infectiousness
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Department of Medicine, Center for the Study of Emerging and Re Emerging Pathogens, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:604-9. 2004
    ..Quantification of viable cough-generated aerosols is feasible and offers a new approach to study infectiousness and transmission of M. tuberculosis and other airborne pathogens...
  5. pmc Airborne infection with Bacillus anthracis--from mills to mail
    Kevin P Fennelly
    Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ, Newark, 07107 3000, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:996-1002. 2004
    ..anthracis. The risk for inhalation anthrax is determined not only by bacillary virulence factors but also by infectious aerosol production and removal rates and by host factors...