George Watt

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scrub typhus and tropical rickettsioses
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:429-36. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute undifferentiated fever caused by infection with Japanese encephalitis virus
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:704-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Short report: prospective evaluation of a multi-test strip for the diagnoses of scrub and murine typhus, leptospirosis, dengue Fever, and Salmonella typhi infection
    George Watt
    Mahidol Maryland Tropical Disease Research Program, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:10-2. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Differentiating dengue virus infection from scrub typhus in Thai adults with fever
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:536-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Possible acute coinfections in Thai malaria patients
    Tasawan Singhsilarak
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Short report: detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi in clinical samples by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Tasawan Singhsilarak
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:640-1. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Decrease in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 load during acute dengue fever
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, US Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1067-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Possible scrub typhus coinfections in Thai agricultural workers hospitalized with leptospirosis
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:89-91. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute scrub typhus in Northern Thailand: EKG changes
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:312-3. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of relative bradycardia in Orientia tsutsugamushi infection
    David M Aronoff
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0642, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:477-9. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Scrub typhus and tropical rickettsioses
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:429-36. 2003
    ..An update of recent research findings is therefore particularly timely for the nonspecialist physician...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute undifferentiated fever caused by infection with Japanese encephalitis virus
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:704-6. 2003
    ..Infection with Japanese encephalitis virus is an underappreciated cause of acute undifferentiated fever in Asia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Short report: prospective evaluation of a multi-test strip for the diagnoses of scrub and murine typhus, leptospirosis, dengue Fever, and Salmonella typhi infection
    George Watt
    Mahidol Maryland Tropical Disease Research Program, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:10-2. 2005
    ..The kit gave multiple positive test results in 33 of 36 patients with defined infections and was therefore not a useful admission diagnostic tool...
  4. ncbi request reprint Differentiating dengue virus infection from scrub typhus in Thai adults with fever
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:536-8. 2003
    ..Prospective evaluations of the usefulness of these simple criteria to differentiate scrub typhus from dengue infection are needed in other areas, particularly where rapid confirmatory diagnostic tests are not available...
  5. ncbi request reprint Possible acute coinfections in Thai malaria patients
    Tasawan Singhsilarak
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:1-4. 2006
    ..Mixed infections would have multiple implications for clinicians, including unexpected clinical findings and apparent poor responses to antimalarial treatment in patients thought only to have malaria...
  6. ncbi request reprint Short report: detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi in clinical samples by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Tasawan Singhsilarak
    Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:640-1. 2005
    ..The assay was unreactive in all 12 individuals without scrub typhus infection. This is the first demonstration of a sensitive and specific real-time qPCR assay for human scrub typhus infection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Decrease in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 load during acute dengue fever
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, US Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1067-9. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint Possible scrub typhus coinfections in Thai agricultural workers hospitalized with leptospirosis
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:89-91. 2003
    ..Physicians should consider the possibility of scrub typhus infection in leptospirosis patients who respond poorly to treatment or who have atypical disease manifestations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute scrub typhus in Northern Thailand: EKG changes
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 33:312-3. 2002
    ..These results suggest that EKG changes in scrub typhus acquired in areas of diminished antibiotic susceptibility are similar to those observed in O. tsutsugamushi infection acquired elsewhere...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of relative bradycardia in Orientia tsutsugamushi infection
    David M Aronoff
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0642, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:477-9. 2003
    ..These data demonstrate that relative bradycardia frequently accompanies mild infection with O. tsutsugamushi and that baseline cardiovascular parameters may affect the febrile heart rate response to scrub typhus...