Frank Sorvillo

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Severe and fatal central nervous system disease in humans caused by Baylisascaris procyonis, the common roundworm of raccoons: a review of current literature
    Matthew E Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, Room 41 297, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Microbes Infect 7:317-23. 2005
  2. pmc Thermal death point of Baylisascaris procyonis eggs
    Shira C Shafir
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:172-3. 2007
  3. pmc Deaths from cysticercosis, United States
    Frank J Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:230-5. 2007
  4. pmc Coccidioidomycosis-associated Deaths, United States, 1990-2008
    Jennifer Y Huang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1723-8. 2012
  5. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis in California
    Laurel Moore
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1693-4. 2004
  6. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis: an emerging helminthic zoonosis
    Frank Sorvillo
    University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:355-9. 2002
  7. pmc Public health implications of cysticercosis acquired in the United States
    Frank Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1-6. 2011
  8. pmc Cysticercosis-related deaths, California
    Frank J Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:465-9. 2004
  9. pmc Prognostic factors associated with hepatitis C disease: a case-control study utilizing U.S. multiple-cause-of-death data
    Matthew Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:414-22. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Decreasing listeriosis mortality in the United States, 1990-2005
    Jonathan R Bennion
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:867-74. 2008

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Severe and fatal central nervous system disease in humans caused by Baylisascaris procyonis, the common roundworm of raccoons: a review of current literature
    Matthew E Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, Room 41 297, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Microbes Infect 7:317-23. 2005
    ..Prevention efforts are critical due to the lack of effective treatment...
  2. pmc Thermal death point of Baylisascaris procyonis eggs
    Shira C Shafir
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:172-3. 2007
  3. pmc Deaths from cysticercosis, United States
    Frank J Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:230-5. 2007
    ..Although uncommon, cysticercosis is a cause of premature death in the United States. Fatal cysticercosis affected mainly immigrants from Mexico and other Latin American countries; however, US-born persons were also affected...
  4. pmc Coccidioidomycosis-associated Deaths, United States, 1990-2008
    Jennifer Y Huang
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1723-8. 2012
    ..Common concurrent conditions were HIV and other immunosuppressive conditions. The number of deaths from coccidioidomycosis might be greater than currently appreciated...
  5. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis in California
    Laurel Moore
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1693-4. 2004
  6. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis: an emerging helminthic zoonosis
    Frank Sorvillo
    University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:355-9. 2002
    ..These eggs can survive in the environment for extended periods of time, and the infectious dose of B. procyonis is relatively low. Therefore, the risk for human exposure and infection may be greater than is currently recognized...
  7. pmc Public health implications of cysticercosis acquired in the United States
    Frank Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1-6. 2011
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  8. pmc Cysticercosis-related deaths, California
    Frank J Sorvillo
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Box 951772, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:465-9. 2004
    ..0/106). Cysticercosis is a preventable cause of premature death, particularly among young Latino persons in California and may be a more common cause of death in the United States than previously recognized...
  9. pmc Prognostic factors associated with hepatitis C disease: a case-control study utilizing U.S. multiple-cause-of-death data
    Matthew Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:414-22. 2010
    ..The severity of disease is strongly affected by a number of other medical conditions and health behaviors. We sought to estimate the association of several exposures with hepatitis C on death certificates...
  10. doi request reprint Decreasing listeriosis mortality in the United States, 1990-2005
    Jonathan R Bennion
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:867-74. 2008
    ..To explore listeriosis-associated mortality in the United States and to evaluate prevention efforts, we reviewed vital records over a 16-year period to assess demographic, temporal, and seasonal trends...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using multiple cause-of-death data to investigate associations and causality between conditions listed on the death certificate
    Matthew D Redelings
    Data Collection and Analysis Unit, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:104-8. 2007
    ..In this paper, the authors discuss methods used in studying associations between reported causes of death and in investigating commonly reported causal pathways between events or conditions listed on the death certificate...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis mortality and patterns of comorbidity in the United States from 1990 to 2001
    Matthew D Redelings
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:102-7. 2006
    ..The odds of pressure ulcers, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia/influenza being reported on the death certificate were higher in MS deaths than in matched controls...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers: more lethal than we thought?
    Matthew D Redelings
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:367-72. 2005
    ..To investigate the burden of pressure ulcer-associated mortality in the United States and to examine racial/ethnic differences and associated comorbidities...
  14. pmc A population-based analysis of pneumococcal disease mortality in California, 1989-1998
    Matthew D Redelings
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:157-64. 2005
    ..This study evaluated pneumococcal disease mortality and its demographic correlates in California from 1989 to 1998...
  15. ncbi request reprint A multiple cause-of-death analysis of asthma mortality in the United States, 1990-2001
    Lucie McCoy
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Asthma 42:757-63. 2005
    ..We used multiple cause-of-death data to examine asthma-related mortality trends in the United States...
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of glaucoma-related mortality in the United States using death certificate data
    Jonathan R Bennion
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Glaucoma 17:474-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the underlying causes of glaucoma-related mortality, we searched vital records data for deaths citing glaucoma and reviewed the demographic variables and comorbidities contained on these records...
  17. doi request reprint Salmonellosis-related mortality in the United States, 1990-2006
    Patricia L Cummings
    Office of Senior Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90036, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1393-9. 2010
    ..97) and 3.69 (95% CI, 1.88-7.25), respectively. Despite declining trends, salmonellosis continues to be an important cause of preventable death especially among selected subgroups, underscoring the need for expanded prevention efforts...
  18. pmc Years off your life? The effects of homicide on life expectancy by neighborhood and race/ethnicity in Los Angeles county
    Matthew Redelings
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Data Collection and Analysis Unit, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:670-6. 2010
    ..Homicide causes substantial reductions in life expectancy in Los Angeles County. Its impact is magnified among black males and in low-income urban areas, underscoring the need for homicide reduction in urban centers...
  19. pmc Hepatitis A--related mortality in California, 1989-2000: analysis of multiple cause-coded death data
    Matthew E Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:900-5. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Population-based analysis of meningococcal disease mortality in the United States: 1990-2002
    Akbar Sharip
    Bioterrorism Preparedness Unit, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:191-4. 2006
    ..Neisseria meningitidis is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia in the United States. Approximately 10-15% of meningococcal patients died despite antimicrobial therapies...
  21. pmc Short report: Amebiasis-related mortality among United States residents, 1990-2007
    Janelle Gunther
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1038-40. 2011
    ..Although uncommon, amebiasis-related deaths routinely occur in the United States...
  22. doi request reprint Burden of Alzheimer's disease-related mortality in the United States, 1999-2008
    Kristin Moschetti
    Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90010, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1509-14. 2012
    ..To update and examine Alzheimer's disease-related mortality trends according to age, sex, race and ethnicity, geography, and other case characteristics for a 10-year period...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis in older Los Angeles County residents, 1991-1998: implications and recommendations for the detection of sexually transmitted infections in older age groups
    Lisa V Smith
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California and Los Angeles County Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1557-60. 2002
    ..This study examined the incidence and implications of reported chlamydia cases in Los Angeles County residents aged 50 and older...
  24. ncbi request reprint Deaths associated with cysticercosis. Report of three cases and review of the literature
    Christopher M DeGiorgio
    Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 91342, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 12:e2. 2002
    ..The most common causes of death appear to be 1) intracranial hypertension in surgically treated patients and 2) shunt infection...
  25. ncbi request reprint A novel method to increase the viability of Trichomonas vaginalis in urine
    Shira C Shafir
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:485-7. 2007
    ..Two of the major diagnostic methods for Trichomonas vaginalis, wet mount and culture, rely on the continued viability of the organism. Methods to increase the viability of T. vaginalis in urine are needed...
  26. pmc Current issues and considerations regarding trichomoniasis and human immunodeficiency virus in African-Americans
    Shira C Shafir
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 22:37-45, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..Therefore, control of trichomoniasis may represent an important avenue of control for the prevention of HIV transmission, particularly among African-Americans...
  27. pmc Viability of Trichomonas vaginalis in urine: epidemiologic and clinical implications
    Shira C Shafir
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Center for Health Sciences, Room 41 275, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3787-9. 2006
    ..To minimize the chance of false-negative results, urine specimens should be processed within 30 min of specimen collection and maintained at 37 degrees C, since temperature appears to affect the viability of Trichomonas...
  28. doi request reprint Declining invasive pneumococcal disease mortality in the United States, 1990-2005
    Marifi Pulido
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Vaccine 28:889-92. 2010
    ..Mortality rate decline across all age groups strengthens evidence of vaccine-induced herd immunity and provides additional information for cost-benefit analyses of PCV7...
  29. ncbi request reprint Varicella-related mortality in California, 1988-2000
    Lucie McCoy
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:498-503. 2004
    ..This study identifies varicella-related mortality in California before and after vaccine introduction and assesses how high risk conditions and complications contributed to varicella deaths during this period...
  30. doi request reprint Risk factors for mortality among patients with nonperinatal listeriosis in Los Angeles County, 1992-2004
    Ramon E Guevara
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1507-15. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, data on the risk factors for listeriosis mortality are limited...
  31. pmc Increase in Clostridium difficile-related mortality rates, United States, 1999-2004
    Matthew D Redelings
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1417-9. 2007
    ..7 per million population in 1999 to 23.7 per million in 2004. Increased rates may be due to emergence of a highly virulent strain of C. difficile. Rates were higher for whites than for other racial/ethnic groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint Frequent failed early HIV detection in a high prevalence area: implications for prevention
    Denise F Johnson
    Epidemiology Program, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California 90005, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:277-82. 2003
    ..Links to treatment and behavioral intervention programs should accompany such expanded testing efforts...
  33. doi request reprint Melanoma-related mortality and productivity losses in the USA, 1990-2008
    Benjamin N Bristow
    Preventive Medicine Residency Program, California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, California, USA
    Melanoma Res 23:331-5. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Changing trends in hepatitis C-related mortality in the United States, 1995-2004
    Matthew Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Hepatology 47:1128-35. 2008
    ..Despite small declines in recent years, rates have continued to increase among persons aged 55-64 years. Hepatitis C is an important cause of premature mortality...