R Marcus

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chicken salad as the source of a case of Listeria monocytogenes infection in Connecticut
    Ruthanne Marcus
    School of Public Health, Emerging Infections Program, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Food Prot 72:2602-6. 2009
  2. doi request reprint New information about pediatric foodborne infections: the view from FoodNet
    Ruthanne Marcus
    Connecticut FoodNet and Yale University Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:79-84. 2008
  3. pmc Re-assessment of risk factors for sporadic Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infections: a case-control study in five FoodNet Sites, 2002-2003
    R Marcus
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:84-92. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Dramatic decrease in the incidence of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infections in 5 FoodNet sites: 1996-1999
    Ruthanne Marcus
    Connecticut FoodNet Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S135-41. 2004
  5. pmc Deer meat as the source for a sporadic case of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection, Connecticut
    Terry Rabatsky-Ehr
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, One Church Street, 7th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:525-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of foodborne microorganisms in retail foods in Thailand
    Stephen M Vindigni
    Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:208-15. 2007
  7. pmc Consumer attitudes and use of antibiotics
    Jodi Vanden Eng
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1128-35. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States and declining trend in incidence, FoodNet 1996-1999
    Michael C Samuel
    California Emerging Infections Program, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S165-74. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Listeria monocytogenes infection from foods prepared in a commercial establishment: a case-control study of potential sources of sporadic illness in the United States
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:521-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly resistant Salmonella Newport-MDRAmpC transmitted through the domestic US food supply: a FoodNet case-control study of sporadic Salmonella Newport infections, 2002-2003
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:222-30. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Chicken salad as the source of a case of Listeria monocytogenes infection in Connecticut
    Ruthanne Marcus
    School of Public Health, Emerging Infections Program, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Food Prot 72:2602-6. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint New information about pediatric foodborne infections: the view from FoodNet
    Ruthanne Marcus
    Connecticut FoodNet and Yale University Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:79-84. 2008
    ..Recent studies describing the etiologic agents that cause diarrheal illness and examining the risk factors for the most common bacterial enteric pathogens are presented...
  3. pmc Re-assessment of risk factors for sporadic Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infections: a case-control study in five FoodNet Sites, 2002-2003
    R Marcus
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:84-92. 2007
    ..Contact with birds and reptiles was also associated with SE infections. This study supports the findings of previous case-control studies and identifies risk factors associated with specific phage types and molecular subtypes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dramatic decrease in the incidence of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infections in 5 FoodNet sites: 1996-1999
    Ruthanne Marcus
    Connecticut FoodNet Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S135-41. 2004
    ..This decrease may be a result of targeted interventions, including on-farm control measures, refrigeration, and education efforts...
  5. pmc Deer meat as the source for a sporadic case of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection, Connecticut
    Terry Rabatsky-Ehr
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, One Church Street, 7th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:525-7. 2002
    ..DNA fingerprint analysis verified venison as the source of infection. This pediatric case emphasizes the need for dissemination of information to hunters regarding the safe handling and processing of venison...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of foodborne microorganisms in retail foods in Thailand
    Stephen M Vindigni
    Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 4:208-15. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined retail food contamination in Thailand. In particular, the high prevalence of samples with Arcobacter spp. warrants further study to determine pathogenicity...
  7. pmc Consumer attitudes and use of antibiotics
    Jodi Vanden Eng
    Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven 06510, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1128-35. 2003
    ..National educational efforts are needed to address these issues if patient demand for antibiotics is to be reduced...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States and declining trend in incidence, FoodNet 1996-1999
    Michael C Samuel
    California Emerging Infections Program, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S165-74. 2004
    ..Although the number of Campylobacter infections appears to have decreased in the United States during 1996-1999, the disease burden remains significant, which underscores the need to better understand how the disease is transmitted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Listeria monocytogenes infection from foods prepared in a commercial establishment: a case-control study of potential sources of sporadic illness in the United States
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:521-8. 2007
    ..Efforts to reduce foodborne listeriosis have focused on foods frequently implicated in outbreaks. Potential sources for L. monocytogenes infection not associated with outbreaks remain poorly understood...
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly resistant Salmonella Newport-MDRAmpC transmitted through the domestic US food supply: a FoodNet case-control study of sporadic Salmonella Newport infections, 2002-2003
    Jay K Varma
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 194:222-30. 2006
    ..We sought to identify the medical, behavioral, and dietary risk factors for laboratory-confirmed Salmonella Newport infection, including that with Newport-MDRAmpC...
  11. ncbi request reprint Farm visits and undercooked hamburgers as major risk factors for sporadic Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection: data from a case-control study in 5 FoodNet sites
    Heidi D Kassenborg
    Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S271-8. 2004
    ..O157 control measures should focus on reducing risks associated with eating undercooked hamburger, dining at table-service restaurants, and farm exposures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States: A case-control study in FoodNet sites
    Cindy R Friedman
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S285-96. 2004
    ..Restaurants should improve food-handling practices, ensure adequate cooking of meat and poultry, and consider purchasing poultry that has been treated to reduce Campylobacter contamination...
  13. ncbi request reprint Invasive Salmonella infections in the United States, FoodNet, 1996-1999: incidence, serotype distribution, and outcome
    Duc J Vugia
    California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S149-56. 2004
    ..Invasive Salmonella infections are a substantial health problem in the United States and contribute to hospitalizations and deaths...
  14. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding decreases the risk of sporadic salmonellosis among infants in FoodNet sites
    Samantha Y Rowe
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S262-70. 2004
    ..2; P=.01). To decrease their infants' risk of salmonellosis, mothers should be encouraged to breast-feed their infants. Caretakers of infants should learn about salmonellosis, hand washing, and safe preparation of formula and solid food...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in population-based active surveillance for shigellosis and demographic variability in FoodNet sites, 1996-1999
    Beletshachew Shiferaw
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S175-80. 2004
    ..Compared with other age groups, the incidence was highest among children aged 1-4 years of (36.3 cases/100,000 population). Marked demographic differences were observed between infections with S. sonnei and S. flexneri...
  16. ncbi request reprint Egg consumption is the principal risk factor for sporadic Salmonella serotype Heidelberg infections: a case-control study in FoodNet sites
    Thomas W Hennessy
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S237-43. 2004
    ..Heidelberg infections. Control measures to prevent S. Heidelberg infection should include advising consumers to avoid eating undercooked eggs and educating food handlers about proper egg handling and cooking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reptiles, amphibians, and human Salmonella infection: a population-based, case-control study
    Jonathan Mermin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S253-61. 2004
    ..These data suggest that reptile and amphibian exposure is associated with approximately 74,000 Salmonella infections annually in the United States...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chicken consumption is a newly identified risk factor for sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis infections in the United States: a case-control study in FoodNet sites
    Akiko C Kimura
    Biostatistics and Information Management Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Disease, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S244-52. 2004
    ..Measures to prevent SE infections include educating consumers and food handlers about food safety and interventions to decrease contamination of eggs and poultry...
  19. ncbi request reprint Food service workers' self-reported food preparation practices: an EHS-Net study
    Laura Green
    Health, Social, and Economics Research, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:27-35. 2005
    ..This study provides valuable information concerning the prevalence of food preparation practices and factors that may impact those practices. Additional research is needed to better understand those factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Survey of physician diagnostic practices for patients with acute diarrhea: clinical and public health implications
    Thomas W Hennessy
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S203-11. 2004
    ..These variabilities suggest a need for clinical diagnostic guidelines for diarrhea. Many physicians could benefit from education to improve their knowledge about tests included in routine stool examinations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physicians as food-safety educators: a practices and perceptions survey
    Stephanie Wong
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S212-8. 2004
    ..A national physician education campaign that addresses barriers in food-safety education could improve food-safety education by physicians...
  22. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of the epidemiology of sporadic Salmonella infection in infants
    Timothy F Jones
    Communicable and Environmental Disease Services, Tennessee Department of Health, 4th Floor, Cordell Hull Building, 425 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37247, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2380-7. 2006
    ..We performed a case-control study to identify dietary and environmental risk factors for sporadic salmonellosis among infants...
  23. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitude, and practice of the use of irradiated meat among respondents to the FoodNet Population Survey in Connecticut and New York
    Dina Hoefer
    New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    J Food Prot 69:2441-6. 2006
    ..0; 95% confidence interval 1.5 to 2.5). This finding suggests that public education efforts by an individual grocery store chain can have an important effect on knowledge of irradiated food...
  24. ncbi request reprint FoodNet estimate of the burden of illness caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella infections in the United States
    Andrew C Voetsch
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:S127-34. 2004
    ..These estimates indicate that salmonellosis presents a major ongoing burden to public health...
  25. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about meals eaten outside the home as sources of gastrointestinal illness
    Laura R Green
    RTI International, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F 28, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Food Prot 68:2184-9. 2005
    ..Results suggest that education efforts should focus on the nature and timing of foodborne illness symptoms and the importance of reporting suspected foodborne illnesses...
  26. pmc Risk factors for sporadic cryptosporidiosis among immunocompetent persons in the United States from 1999 to 2001
    Sharon L Roy
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mailstop E52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2944-51. 2004
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