Affiliation: University of Chicago
- Severe eczema vaccinatum in a household contact of a smallpox vaccineeSurabhi Vora
Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:1555-61. 2008..The father had a history of inactive eczema but reportedly reacted normally to the vaccine. The child's mother also developed contact vaccinia infection...
- Monkeypox zoonotic associations: insights from laboratory evaluation of animals associated with the multi-state US outbreakChristina L Hutson
Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:757-68. 2007..These data extend the potential host range for monkeypox virus infection and supports concern regarding the potential for establishment in novel reservoir species and ecosystems...
- Monkeypox-induced immunity and failure of childhood smallpox vaccination to provide complete protectionKevin L Karem
Poxvirus Program, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:1318-27. 2007..Immune markers provided evidence of asymptomatic infections in some vaccinated, as well as unvaccinated, individuals...
- Prevalence of antibodies against orthopoxviruses among residents of Likouala region, Republic of Congo: evidence for monkeypox virus exposureEdith R Lederman
Poxvirus Program, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division for Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:1150-6. 2007..5, 95% confidence interval = 7.2-166). Blood collection for serosurveys using NBFS is feasible and practical. Adult activities such as hunting and carcass preparation may play an important role in exposure to Monkeypox virus...