Justin R Ortiz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Monitoring influenza activity in the United States: a comparison of traditional surveillance systems with Google Flu Trends
    Justin R Ortiz
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18687. 2011
  2. pmc Pandemic influenza in Africa, lessons learned from 1968: a systematic review of the literature
    Justin R Ortiz
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:11-24. 2012
  3. pmc Oseltamivir prescribing in pharmacy-benefits database, United States, 2004-2005
    Justin R Ortiz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1280-3. 2008
  4. pmc Predictors of influenza vaccination in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation patient registry, 2006 through 2007
    Justin R Ortiz
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195 6522, USA
    Chest 138:1448-55. 2010
  5. pmc Influenza-associated cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations
    Justin R Ortiz
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 356522, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195 6522, USA
    Chest 137:852-60. 2010
  6. doi Clinical care for severe influenza and other severe illness in resource-limited settings: the need for evidence and guidelines
    Justin R Ortiz
    International Respiratory and Severe Illness Center INTERSECT, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:87-92. 2013
  7. doi Translating vaccine policy into action: a report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Consultation on the prevention of maternal and early infant influenza in resource-limited settings
    Justin R Ortiz
    PATH, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Vaccine 30:7134-40. 2012
  8. pmc Strategy to enhance influenza surveillance worldwide
    Justin R Ortiz
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1271-8. 2009
  9. ncbi A case of rapidly progressive necrotizing pneumonia caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Robert P Dickson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle Washington 98105 6920, USA
    Respir Care 53:1223-6. 2008
  10. pmc Development of the Respiratory Index of Severity in Children (RISC) score among young children with respiratory infections in South Africa
    Carrie Reed
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e27793. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Monitoring influenza activity in the United States: a comparison of traditional surveillance systems with Google Flu Trends
    Justin R Ortiz
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18687. 2011
    ..Google Flu Trends was developed to estimate US influenza-like illness (ILI) rates from internet searches; however ILI does not necessarily correlate with actual influenza virus infections...
  2. pmc Pandemic influenza in Africa, lessons learned from 1968: a systematic review of the literature
    Justin R Ortiz
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:11-24. 2012
    ..To help understand the potential impact of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic in Africa, we reviewed published data from Africa of the two previous influenza pandemics...
  3. pmc Oseltamivir prescribing in pharmacy-benefits database, United States, 2004-2005
    Justin R Ortiz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1280-3. 2008
    ..We calculated rates of oseltamivir prescriptions to enrollees. Prescription rates increased significantly from 27.3/100,000 in 2004 to 134/100,000 in 2005 (p<0.05), which suggested that personal stockpiling of oseltamivir occurred...
  4. pmc Predictors of influenza vaccination in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation patient registry, 2006 through 2007
    Justin R Ortiz
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98195 6522, USA
    Chest 138:1448-55. 2010
    ..Influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons with cystic fibrosis (CF). Despite this recommendation, no study has been performed to determine factors associated with receipt of influenza vaccination among persons with CF...
  5. pmc Influenza-associated cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations
    Justin R Ortiz
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 356522, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195 6522, USA
    Chest 137:852-60. 2010
    ..Although cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common inherited respiratory disease, the burden of influenza among individuals with CF is not well characterized...
  6. doi Clinical care for severe influenza and other severe illness in resource-limited settings: the need for evidence and guidelines
    Justin R Ortiz
    International Respiratory and Severe Illness Center INTERSECT, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:87-92. 2013
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  7. doi Translating vaccine policy into action: a report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Consultation on the prevention of maternal and early infant influenza in resource-limited settings
    Justin R Ortiz
    PATH, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Vaccine 30:7134-40. 2012
    ..We conclude with an analysis of data gaps and necessary activities to facilitate implementation of maternal influenza immunization programs in resource-limited settings...
  8. pmc Strategy to enhance influenza surveillance worldwide
    Justin R Ortiz
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1271-8. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi A case of rapidly progressive necrotizing pneumonia caused by community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Robert P Dickson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle Washington 98105 6920, USA
    Respir Care 53:1223-6. 2008
    ..The patient's family elected to withdraw support, and the patient rapidly died following cessation of mechanical ventilation...
  10. pmc Development of the Respiratory Index of Severity in Children (RISC) score among young children with respiratory infections in South Africa
    Carrie Reed
    Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e27793. 2012
    ..A simple clinical score predicting the probability of death in a young child with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) could aid clinicians in case management and provide a standardized severity measure during epidemiologic studies...
  11. ncbi A national survey of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Emerging Infections Network concerning neuraminidase inhibitor prescription practices and pandemic influenza preparations
    Justin R Ortiz
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:494-7. 2006
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  12. doi Clinical research during a public health emergency: a systematic review of severe pandemic influenza management
    Justin R Ortiz
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Crit Care Med 41:1345-52. 2013
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  13. ncbi Lack of evidence of avian-to-human transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among poultry workers, Kano, Nigeria, 2006
    Justin R Ortiz
    Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:1685-91. 2007
    ..In February 2006, poultry outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus were confirmed in Nigeria. A serosurvey was conducted to assess H5N1 transmission among poultry workers and laboratory workers in Nigeria...
  14. pmc Association between smoking and latent tuberculosis in the U.S. population: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    David J Horne
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e49050. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between LTBI and smoking in a low prevalence TB setting using population-based data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)...