seroepidemiologic studies

Summary

Summary: EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.

Top Publications

  1. doi Incidence of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in England: a cross-sectional serological study
    Elizabeth Miller
    Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1100-8. 2010
  2. pmc The infection attack rate and severity of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in Hong Kong
    Joseph T Wu
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1184-91. 2010
  3. pmc Risk factors and immunity in a nationally representative population following the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic
    Don Bandaranayake
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 5:e13211. 2010
  4. doi Assessment of baseline age-specific antibody prevalence and incidence of infection to novel influenza A/H1N1 2009
    P Hardelid
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:115-92. 2010
  5. pmc Seroprevalence following the second wave of Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Shanta M Zimmer
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11601. 2010
  6. pmc Estimating medium- and long-term trends in malaria transmission by using serological markers of malaria exposure
    C J Drakeley
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:5108-13. 2005
  7. pmc Seroepidemiology of human polyomaviruses
    Jaime M Kean
    Department of Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000363. 2009
  8. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in household and stray cats in Lanzhou, northwest China
    Song Ming Wu
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Gansu Agricultural University, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:214. 2011
  9. pmc Seroepidemiology of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infections in Pune, India
    Babasaheb V Tandale
    National Institute of Virology, 20 A, Dr, Ambedkar Road, Pune 411001, India
    BMC Infect Dis 10:255. 2010
  10. doi Epidemiological serosurvey of hepatitis B in China--declining HBV prevalence due to hepatitis B vaccination
    Xiaofeng Liang
    Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    Vaccine 27:6550-7. 2009

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Publications276 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Incidence of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in England: a cross-sectional serological study
    Elizabeth Miller
    Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1100-8. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc The infection attack rate and severity of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in Hong Kong
    Joseph T Wu
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1184-91. 2010
    ..Serial cross-sectional data on antibody levels to the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus from a population can be used to estimate the infection attack rates and immunity against future infection in the community...
  3. pmc Risk factors and immunity in a nationally representative population following the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic
    Don Bandaranayake
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 5:e13211. 2010
    ..Understanding immunity, incidence and risk factors of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic (2009 H1N1) through a national seroprevalence study is necessary for informing public health interventions and disease modelling...
  4. doi Assessment of baseline age-specific antibody prevalence and incidence of infection to novel influenza A/H1N1 2009
    P Hardelid
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:115-92. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Seroprevalence following the second wave of Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza in Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Shanta M Zimmer
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11601. 2010
    ..The objective was to determine the seroprevalence of antibodies against the pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza strain by decade of birth among Pittsburgh-area residents...
  6. pmc Estimating medium- and long-term trends in malaria transmission by using serological markers of malaria exposure
    C J Drakeley
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:5108-13. 2005
    ..Thus, serological tools allow us to detect variations in malaria transmission over time. Such tools will be invaluable for monitoring trends in malaria endemicity and the effectiveness of malaria control programs...
  7. pmc Seroepidemiology of human polyomaviruses
    Jaime M Kean
    Department of Microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000363. 2009
    ..The seroprevalence in children under 21 years of age (n = 721) for all Pys was similar to that of the adult population, suggesting that primary exposure to these viruses likely occurs in childhood...
  8. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in household and stray cats in Lanzhou, northwest China
    Song Ming Wu
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Gansu Agricultural University, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:214. 2011
    ..gondii infection in cats was available in Lanzhou, northwest China. This study was performed to determine the seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in household and stray cats in Lanzhou, northwest China...
  9. pmc Seroepidemiology of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infections in Pune, India
    Babasaheb V Tandale
    National Institute of Virology, 20 A, Dr, Ambedkar Road, Pune 411001, India
    BMC Infect Dis 10:255. 2010
    ..We undertook serosurveys among the risk groups and general population to determine the extent of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infections...
  10. doi Epidemiological serosurvey of hepatitis B in China--declining HBV prevalence due to hepatitis B vaccination
    Xiaofeng Liang
    Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    Vaccine 27:6550-7. 2009
    ....
  11. doi Toxoplasma gondii infection in humans and animals in the United States
    J P Dubey
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    Int J Parasitol 38:1257-78. 2008
    ..Seroprevalence of T. gondii in humans and pigs is declining. Modes of transmission, epidemiology and environmental contamination with oocysts on land and sea are discussed...
  12. pmc Age-specific incidence of A/H1N1 2009 influenza infection in England from sequential antibody prevalence data using likelihood-based estimation
    Marc Baguelin
    Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e17074. 2011
    ..The method provides a more accurate and continuous measure of incidence than achieved by comparing prevalence in samples grouped by time period...
  13. doi Effectiveness of public health measures in mitigating pandemic influenza spread: a prospective sero-epidemiological cohort study
    Vernon J Lee
    Biodefence Centre, Ministry of Defence, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore
    J Infect Dis 202:1319-26. 2010
    ..Few studies have validated the effectiveness of public health interventions in reducing influenza spread in real‐life settings. We aim to validate these measures used during the 2009 pandemic...
  14. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pet dogs in Lanzhou, Northwest China
    Song Ming Wu
    State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:64. 2011
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence of T. gondii in pet dogs in Northwest China. In the present study, the prevalence of T. gondii in pet dogs in Lanzhou, China was investigated using the modified agglutination test (MAT)...
  15. ncbi Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in the United States, 1988-1994
    Stephanie A S Staras
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:1143-51. 2006
    ..However, there are no nationwide estimates of CMV seroprevalence among pregnant women or the overall population of the United States...
  16. pmc Dried blood spots as a source of anti-malarial antibodies for epidemiological studies
    Patrick H Corran
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:195. 2008
    ..Although recommendations for the storage and analysis of small molecule analytes in blood spots exist, there are no published systematic studies of the stability of antibodies under different storage conditions...
  17. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii infection in the United States: seroprevalence and risk factors
    J L Jones
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 154:357-65. 2001
    ..gondii. Most women of childbearing age in the United States are susceptible to acute infection and should be educated about ways to minimize exposure to T. gondii...
  18. pmc Epidemiology and control of neosporosis and Neospora caninum
    J P Dubey
    Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 20:323-67. 2007
    ..caninum in animals and humans are tabulated. The role of wildlife in the life cycle of N. caninum and strategies for the control of neosporosis in cattle are discussed...
  19. doi Seroprevalence of human polyomavirus 9 and cross-reactivity to African green monkey-derived lymphotropic polyomavirus
    Franziska Trusch
    Division of Viral Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Gen Virol 93:698-705. 2012
    ....
  20. doi Hand, foot and mouth disease: seroprevalence of Coxsackie A16 and Enterovirus 71 in Germany
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 199:45-51. 2010
    ..Obviously, the manifestation rate, i.e., distinct disease of these infections is low...
  21. pmc The seroprevalence of pandemic influenza H1N1 (2009) virus in China
    Cuiling Xu
    State Key Laboratory for Molecular Virology and Genetic Engineering, National Institute for Viral Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e17919. 2011
    ..To understand the geographic extent, risk factors, and attack rate of pH1N1 infection in China we conducted a nationwide serological survey to determine the prevalence of antibodies to pH1N1...
  22. doi A comparison of two commercially available anti-HEV IgG kits and a re-evaluation of anti-HEV IgG seroprevalence data in developed countries
    Richard Bendall
    Clinical Microbiology, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, United Kingdom
    J Med Virol 82:799-805. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Spread of vector-borne diseases and neglect of Leishmaniasis, Europe
    Jean Claude Dujardin
    Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde, Antwerp, Belgium
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1013-8. 2008
    ..Despite this possibility, no coordinated surveillance of the disease exists at the European level. In this review of leishmaniasis importance in Europe, we would like to bridge the gap between research and surveillance and control...
  24. doi Seroprevalence of antibodies to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus among hospital staff in a medical center in Taiwan
    Yu Jiun Chan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:62-6. 2010
    ....
  25. doi Hepatitis E: an emerging infection in developed countries
    Harry R Dalton
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:698-709. 2008
    ..The source and route of infection remain uncertain, but it might be a porcine zoonosis. Patients with unexplained hepatitis should be tested for hepatitis E, whatever their age or travel history...
  26. doi Chapter 5. Potential contribution of sero-epidemiological analysis for monitoring malaria control and elimination: historical and current perspectives
    Chris Drakeley
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Adv Parasitol 69:299-352. 2009
    ..Here we present a review of the historical data and use it to assess the serological contribution to monitoring malaria elimination...
  27. ncbi Risk factors of enterovirus 71 infection and associated hand, foot, and mouth disease/herpangina in children during an epidemic in Taiwan
    Luan Yin Chang
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 109:e88. 2002
    ..We measured EV71 seroprevalence rates before and after the epidemic and investigated risk factors associated with EV71 infection and illness...
  28. doi Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in the United States
    Jeffrey L Jones
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:878-84. 2009
    ..Toxoplasmosis can cause severe ocular and neurological disease. We sought to determine risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in the United States...
  29. ncbi Trends in herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 seroprevalence in the United States
    Fujie Xu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 296:964-73. 2006
    ..Preexisting HSV-1 antibodies can alleviate clinical manifestations of subsequently acquired HSV-2. Furthermore, HSV-1 has become an important cause of genital herpes in some developed countries...
  30. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in slaughtered chickens, ducks, and geese in Shenyang, northeastern China
    Na Yang
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province 110866, China
    Parasit Vectors 5:237. 2012
    ..gondii infection in poultry in northeastern China. Therefore, the present study was performed to determine the prevalence of T. gondii infection in slaughtered chickens, ducks, and geese in Shenyang, northeastern China...
  31. ncbi Hyperendemic human and porcine Taenia solium infection in Perú
    Hector H Garcia
    Department of Microbiology, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:268-75. 2003
    ..Besides confirming the close relationship between taeniasis and cysticercosis cases, this large-scale field study demonstrated early age of tapeworm and cysticercosis infections in humans, and short duration of taeniasis infections...
  32. pmc Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in apparently healthy and CVBD-suspect dogs in Portugal--a national serological study
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 5:62. 2012
    ..The present study aimed at assessing the seroprevalence of infection with or exposure to Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in dogs in Portugal...
  33. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection among horses in Tunisia
    Sonia Boughattas
    Laboratoire de Recherche 05SP03, Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, 13 Place Pasteur BP74, 1002 Tunis Belvédères, Tunisia
    Parasit Vectors 4:218. 2011
    ..horses from three major regions: a neighbourhood of a city in the North (Sidi Thabet), a neighbourhood of a city on the coast (Monastir) and a neighbourhood of a city in the middle (Battan) of Tunisia (North of Africa)...
  34. pmc First report of Toxoplasma gondii infection in market-sold adult chickens, ducks and pigeons in northwest China
    Wei Cong
    State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, People s Republic of China
    Parasit Vectors 5:110. 2012
    ..gondii infection in domestic birds in Lanzhou, northwest China was available. Therefore, this study was performed to determine the seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in domestic birds in Lanzhou, northwest China...
  35. pmc The seroprevalence and seroincidence of enterovirus71 infection in infants and children in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
    Chau Bich Nguyen Tran
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 6:e21116. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest EV71 force of infection is high and highlights the need for more research into its epidemiology and pathogenesis in high disease burden countries...
  36. pmc Current situation of Leishmania infantum infection in shelter dogs in northern Spain
    Guadalupe Miró
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Parasit Vectors 5:60. 2012
    ..Besides L. infantum infection, the epidemiological role of variables like sex, breed and age was also assessed...
  37. pmc Hepatitis E virus seroprevalence among blood donors in southwest Switzerland
    Annatina Kaufmann
    Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e21150. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of Hepatitis E virus (HEV) among blood donors in southwest Switzerland...
  38. pmc Enterovirus 71 maternal antibodies in infants, Taiwan
    Shu Ting Luo
    National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan Miaoli, Taiwan
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:581-4. 2009
    ..Approximately 50% of neonates had detectable EV71 neutralizing antibodies, which declined to almost undetectable levels by 6 months of age...
  39. doi High titers of hemagglutination inhibition antibodies against 2009 H1N1 influenza virus in Southern Iran
    Mohsen Moghadami
    Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Iran J Immunol 7:39-48. 2010
    ..As of December 30, 2009, a total of 3672 confirmed cases of human infection with a novel Influenza A (2009 H1N1) virus had been reported in Iran with 140 deaths...
  40. ncbi A serological survey of pigs, horses, and ducks in Nepal for evidence of infection with Japanese encephalitis virus
    Ganesh R Pant
    Central Veterinary Laboratory, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1081:124-9. 2006
    ..92% were found positive for the presence of antibodies against JE virus infection in Nepal. Sero-prevalence of JE in pigs, ducks, and horses was 48.11%, 26.79%, and 50.0%, respectively...
  41. doi Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in patients with vision and hearing impairments, cancer, HIV, or undergoing hemodialysis in Durango, Mexico
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, 34000 Durango City, Durango, Mexico
    J Parasitol 96:505-8. 2010
    ..gondii infection than those with normal reflexes (19% vs. 9.4%, respectively: P = 0.04). Results of the present study are the first step in the design of prevention programs to avoid the sequelae of toxoplasmosis...
  42. doi Emerging trends in the seroprevalence of canine leishmaniasis in the Madrid region (central Spain)
    R Galvez
    Servicio de Parasitologia, Centro Nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ctra Majadahonda Pozuelo s n, Majadahonda, 28220 Madrid, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 169:327-34. 2010
    ..Further studies designed to explain this trend should attempt to correlate sand fly densities and CanL seroprevalences with climate, land use and human changes...
  43. doi Serological survey of 2009 H1N1 influenza in residents of Beijing, China
    Y Deng
    Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control CDC, Capital Medical University School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Beijing, China
    Epidemiol Infect 139:52-8. 2011
    ..Our study suggests that many factors, and not just the immunological level against 2009 H1N1 influenza in the community, affected the spread of the virus within the population of Beijing...
  44. pmc Interepidemic Rift Valley fever virus seropositivity, northeastern Kenya
    A Desiree LaBeaud
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1240-6. 2008
    ..Rural Gumarey reported more mosquito and animal exposure than Sogan-Godud. Seropositive persons were more likely to have visual impairment and retinal lesions; other physical findings did not differ...
  45. doi Autochthonous hepatitis E in Southwest England: natural history, complications and seasonal variation, and hepatitis E virus IgG seroprevalence in blood donors, the elderly and patients with chronic liver disease
    Harry R Dalton
    Cornwall Gastrointestinal Unit, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, Cornwall, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:784-90. 2008
    ..To report the natural history of autochthonous hepatitis E and hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgG seroprevalence in Southwest England...
  46. doi Toxoplasmosis snapshots: global status of Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence and implications for pregnancy and congenital toxoplasmosis
    Georgios Pappas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    Int J Parasitol 39:1385-94. 2009
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  47. ncbi Epidemiological aspects of canine visceral leishmaniosis in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Mehdi Mohebali
    School of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Medical Parasitology, P O Box 14155 6446, Tehran, Iran
    Vet Parasitol 129:243-51. 2005
    ..infantum and one other as L. tropica by molecular and biochemical techniques. For the first time in Iran, L. infantum and L. tropica were isolated from viscera of both a wolf and a domestic dog...
  48. ncbi Incidence and case-fatality rates resulting from the 1998 enterovirus 71 outbreak in Taiwan
    Chun Yi Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 67:217-23. 2002
    ..The lack of a protective antibody in younger children may account for the high incidence and case-fatality rate in this age group...
  49. pmc Chikungunya virus in North-Eastern Italy: a seroprevalence survey
    Maria Luisa Moro
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:508-11. 2010
    ..This study provides basic parameters for modeling the transmission potential of outbreaks and planning control measures for Chikungunya infection in temperate settings...
  50. doi Antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in stray and household dogs in Guangzhou, China
    Han Zhang
    College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province 510642, People s Republic of China
    J Parasitol 96:671-2. 2010
    ..gondii infection in dogs was high in Guangzhou, especially in strays. Therefore, it is essential to implement integrated strategies to prevent and control T. gondii infection in both stray and household dogs...
  51. doi Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in general population in a northern Mexican city
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad S N esquina Fanny Anitua, 34000 Durango, Durango, Mexico
    J Parasitol 97:40-3. 2011
    ..gondii infection. This study provides a basis for the design of successful preventive measures against T. gondii infection...
  52. doi Seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004
    Lauri E Markowitz
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:1059-67. 2009
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) seroprevalence data can help define the epidemiology of this common sexually transmitted pathogen...
  53. ncbi Serology: a robust indicator of malaria transmission intensity?
    Patrick Corran
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trends Parasitol 23:575-82. 2007
    ..Here we present a suggested methodology, highlight the advantages and shortcomings of serological measurements of malaria transmission and identify areas in which further work is desirable...
  54. pmc Historical perspective of foamy virus epidemiology and infection
    C D Meiering
    Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 14:165-76. 2001
    ..In this communication, we briefly discuss the current status of FV research and review the history of FV epidemiology, as well as the lack of pathogenicity in natural, experimental, and zoonotic infections...
  55. doi Population seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in men, women, and children in Australia
    Anthony T Newall
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1647-55. 2008
    ..Seroepidemiology is a valuable tool, although the relationship between HPV infection and seropositivity is incomplete...
  56. ncbi High prevalence of anti-hepatitis E virus antibodies in blood donors from South West France
    Jean Michel Mansuy
    Virology Laboratory, Purpan University Hospital, Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    J Med Virol 80:289-93. 2008
    ..As the risk factors for HEV infection in industrialized countries are still unknown, further studies are needed to clarify the epidemiology of HEV infection in the Midi-Pyrénées region...
  57. doi A lower than expected adult Victorian community attack rate for pandemic (H1N1) 2009
    Nathan Grills
    Victorian Public Health Training Scheme, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University corrected
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:228-31. 2010
    ..To determine the community seropositivity of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in order to estimate immunity and the community attack rate...
  58. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in the seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in the US population: NHANES III
    J B Dowd
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 137:58-65. 2009
    ....
  59. doi Identification of risk factors of Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) infection in veterinary-associated populations in southern Taiwan
    C C Chang
    Graduate Institute of Microbiology and Public Health, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:e95-101. 2010
    ..It was concluded that goat exposure was the most important risk factor associated with C. burnetii infection and appropriate health education could be useful to prevent high risk individuals from the infection in southern Taiwan...
  60. ncbi Seroepidemiological survey for Toxocara canis infection in the northwestern part of Turkey
    Nihal Dogan
    Osmangazi Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Cocuk Sagligi ve Hastaliklari Anabilim Dali, Izmir, Turkey
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 31:288-91. 2007
    ..05). Based on these results, however total seroprevalence rate is lower than other countries, we have proposed that public health programs especially for children, may be effective for protecting from Toxocara infection...
  61. pmc Development of a serological assay based on a synthetic peptide selected from the VP0 capsid protein for detection of human parechoviruses
    Yacine Abed
    Research Center in Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec and Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2037-9. 2007
    ..Seroprevalence for HPeVs was 70% in children of < or = 5 years of age and 95% in adults. For children from whom serial sera were sampled, seropositivity increased from 22% to 88% between 2 and 24 months of age...
  62. ncbi Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Nazaret town, Ethiopia
    T Negash
    Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Fax 251 11 2755296
    East Afr J Public Health 5:211-4. 2008
    ..To determine the seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis, assess its zoonotic importance and identify factors associated with seroprevalence...
  63. pmc Seroprevalence of human toxocariasis in Denmark
    Christen R Stensvold
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 16:1372-3. 2009
    ..4%. This indicates that the seroprevalence of toxocariasis in Denmark is low compared to those in other European countries...
  64. doi Seroprevalence and isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from free-range chickens in Ghana, Indonesia, Italy, Poland, and Vietnam
    J P Dubey
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Building 1001, Beltsville, Maryland 20705 2350, USA
    J Parasitol 94:68-71. 2008
    ..This is the first report of genetic characterization of T. gondii isolates from animals from these countries...
  65. ncbi Serological evidence of continuing high Usutu virus (Flaviviridae) activity and establishment of herd immunity in wild birds in Austria
    Tanja Meister
    Institute of Pathology and Forensic Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
    Vet Microbiol 127:237-48. 2008
    ..Herd immunity is a possible explanation for the significant decrease in USUV-associated bird mortalities in Austria during the recent years...
  66. ncbi Brucellosis and Q-fever seroprevalences of nomadic pastoralists and their livestock in Chad
    E Schelling
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Socinstrasse 57, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Prev Vet Med 61:279-93. 2003
    ....
  67. doi Low seroprevalence of Leishmania infantum infection in cats from northern Portugal based on DAT and ELISA
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 174:37-42. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, Leishmania infection must not be underestimated and leishmaniasis may be included in the differential diagnosis of cutaneous or systemic clinical signs in cats...
  68. pmc Prevalence of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus antibodies, Tampa Bay Florida--November-December, 2009
    Chad M Cox
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e29301. 2011
    ..We determined the prevalence of antibodies due to the pH1N1 virus in Florida after influenza activity had peaked and estimated the proportion of the population infected with pH1N1 virus during the pandemic...
  69. pmc Seroprevalence of pandemic influenza H1N1 in Ontario from January 2009-May 2010
    Camille Achonu
    Department of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e26427. 2011
    ....
  70. pmc Maintained seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis among the residents of Jeju island, Korea
    Sung Jong Hong
    Department of Medical Environmental Biology, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul 156 756, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 49:309-11. 2011
    ..Therefore, it is necessary to study further the epidemiology of toxoplasmosis of Jeju island...
  71. doi Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women in China
    X J Gao
    Center for Parasitic Organisms, State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Key Laboratory for Tropical Diseases Control of the Ministry of Education, Zhongshan Medical College, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
    Parasitology 139:139-47. 2012
    ....
  72. doi Seroepidemiological study of pandemic influenza H1N1 following the 2009-2010 wave in Greece
    Helena C Maltezou
    Department for Interventions in Health Care Facilities, Hellenic Center for Diseases, Control and Prevention, 3 5 Agrafon Street, Athens 15123, Greece
    Vaccine 29:6664-9. 2011
    ....
  73. pmc Hepatitis E Virus seroprevalence and chronic infections in patients with HIV, Switzerland
    Alain Kenfak-Foguena
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1074-8. 2011
    ..6%), HEV RNA can persist in patients with low CD4 cell counts. Findings suggest chronic HEV infection should be considered as a cause of persistent alanine aminotransferase elevation...
  74. doi Seroprevalence of markers for hepatitis B viral infection
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, College of Life Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e78-121. 2011
    ....
  75. pmc Sero-prevalence and incidence of A/H1N1 2009 influenza infection in Scotland in winter 2009-2010
    Nigel J McLeish
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20358. 2011
    ..However, raw sero-prevalence data must be corrected for background levels of cross-reactivity (i.e. imperfect test specificity) and the effects of immunisation programmes...
  76. pmc Seroprevalence to influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus--where are we?
    Eeva Broberg
    Surveillance and Response Support, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC, Tomtebodavägen 11A, SE 171 83 Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1205-12. 2011
    ..The objectives of this review were to summarize the current data available on seroprevalence before and after the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic and the lessons learned for future pandemic preparedness...
  77. doi Epidemiology of adenovirus type 5 neutralizing antibodies in healthy people and AIDS patients in Guangzhou, southern China
    Caijun Sun
    State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases, Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health GIBH, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510530, China
    Vaccine 29:3837-41. 2011
    ..Our survey provides useful insights for the future development of Ad5-based vaccination and gene therapy...
  78. pmc Large-scale seroprevalence analysis of human metapneumovirus and human respiratory syncytial virus infections in Beijing, China
    Guilan Lu
    State Key Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Genetic Engineering, Institute of Pathogen Biology IPB, Peking Union Medical College PUMC and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences CAMS, Beijing 100730, China
    Virol J 8:62. 2011
    ..As a control, we used the human serum antibody against the N protein of human respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV), the most important viral agent responsible for ARIs in children...
  79. doi Seroprevalence of antibodies against human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 in four continents: the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys
    Salvatore Vaccarella
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2379-88. 2010
    ..Few human papillomavirus (HPV) seroprevalence studies have been carried out in women from low-resource countries...
  80. pmc Prevalence, genetic diversity and antiretroviral drugs resistance-associated mutations among untreated HIV-1-infected pregnant women in Gabon, central Africa
    Melanie Caron
    Unité de Rétrovirologie, Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville, Franceville BP 769, Gabon
    BMC Infect Dis 12:64. 2012
    ..In Africa, the wide genetic diversity of HIV has resulted in emergence of new strains, rapid spread of this virus in sub-Saharan populations and therefore spread of the HIV epidemic throughout the continent...
  81. doi Seroprevalence and determinants of eight high-risk human papillomavirus types in homosexual men, heterosexual men, and women: a population-based study in Amsterdam
    Marlies Heiligenberg
    Public Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 37:672-80. 2010
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  82. pmc Leptospirosis in American Samoa 2010: epidemiology, environmental drivers, and the management of emergence
    Colleen L Lau
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:309-19. 2012
    ..63, 95% CI: 1.52-4.40). Our findings support a multifaceted approach to combating the emergence of leptospirosis, including modification of individual behavior, but importantly also managing the evolving environmental drivers of risk...
  83. pmc Seroprevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among blood donors at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: declining trends over a period of five years
    Belay Tessema
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:111. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the seroprevalence, risk factors and trends of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among blood donors over a period of five years at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia...
  84. pmc Rift Valley fever virus seroprevalence in human rural populations of Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UMR 190, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e763. 2010
    ..In contrast, the prevalence of RVFV has rarely been investigated in central African countries...
  85. doi Serological survey of American trypanosomiasis in dogs and their owners from an urban area of Mérida Yucatàn, México
    M Jimenez-Coello
    Laboratorio de Biologia Celular, CIR Dr Hideyo Noguchi, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Merida Yucatan, Mexico
    Transbound Emerg Dis 57:33-6. 2010
    ..05). The presence of seropositive dogs in houses where vectors are well-adapted represents a high risk for humans to become infected when bitten by a vector infected by a positive dog...
  86. doi Correlation between bocavirus infection and humoral response, and co-infection with other respiratory viruses in children with acute respiratory infection
    Kai Wang
    Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Virol 47:148-55. 2010
    ..Co-infection was frequently found in HBoV-positive patients. Thus, whether HBoV is responsible for the respiratory disease is still arguable...
  87. pmc Seroprevalence of pertussis in The Netherlands: evidence for increased circulation of Bordetella pertussis
    Sabine C de Greeff
    Epidemiology and Surveillance, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e14183. 2010
    ..We determined whether the increase in reported pertussis in the last decade is associated with an increase in the number of infections...
  88. doi Prevalence and risk factors associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus infection in dairy herds in Jordan
    A Q Talafha
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P O Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:499-506. 2009
    ..Results of this study indicated that BVDV is highly prevalent in Jordan and BVDV infection could be controlled by livestock-trade control, and applying strict biosecurity measures in the dairy farms...
  89. doi Toxoplasma gondii infection and schizophrenia: a case control study in a low Toxoplasma seroprevalence Mexican population
    Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad S N esquina Fanny Anitua, 34000 Durango, Dgo, Mexico
    Parasitol Int 60:151-5. 2011
    ..6) than in those with paranoid schizophrenia (F20.0) (P=0.02). This study provides elements to clarify the controversial information on the association of T. gondii infection and schizophrenia...
  90. doi Hepatitis A virus seroprevalence by age and world region, 1990 and 2005
    Kathryn H Jacobsen
    Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive MS 5B7, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Vaccine 28:6653-7. 2010
    ..The estimation of the global burden of hepatitis A and policies for public health control are dependent on an understanding of the changing epidemiology of this viral infection...
  91. pmc Risk factors for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus seroconversion among hospital staff, Singapore
    Mark I C Chen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1554-61. 2010
    ..5, 95% CI 0.9-6.6) and larger household size (aOR 1.2, 95% CI 1.0-1.4) were of borderline significance. Our study suggests that seroconversion was associated with occupational and nonoccupational risk factors...
  92. doi Cellular tropism of human enterovirus D species serotypes EV-94, EV-70, and EV-68 in vitro: implications for pathogenesis
    Teemu Smura
    Intestinal Viruses Unit, Division of Health Protection, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    J Med Virol 82:1940-9. 2010
    ..These results suggest that HEV-D viruses may be more prevalent than has been thought previously, and they provide in vitro evidence that EV-94 may be a potent pathogen and should be considered a potentially diabetogenic enterovirus type...
  93. ncbi Distribution and ecological aspects of Rhodnius pallescens in Costa Rica and Nicaragua and their epidemiological implications
    Rodrigo Zeledon
    Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:75-9. 2006
    ..pallescens could be a potential threat as a vector in this particular region...
  94. pmc High prevalence of antibodies against polyomavirus WU, polyomavirus KI, and human bocavirus in German blood donors
    Florian Neske
    Institute of Virology and Immunobiology, University of Wurzburg, Versbacher Str 7, 97078 Wurzburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:215. 2010
    ..Our aim was to establish virus-specific serological assays and to determine the prevalence of immunoglobulin G (IgG) against these three viruses in the general population...
  95. doi Preventive vaccination contributes to control classical swine fever in wild boar (Sus scrofa sp.)
    S Rossi
    Wildlife Sanitary Unit Unité Sanitaire de la Faune, Game and Wildlife Agency Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage, 05000 Gap, France
    Vet Microbiol 142:99-107. 2010
    ..We discuss these results regarding the improvement of management measures and further research perspective...
  96. ncbi Incidence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza infection in children and pregnant women during the 2009 influenza season in Western Australia - a seroprevalence study
    Gary K Dowse
    Communicable Disease Control Directorate, WA Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:68-72. 2011
    ..To determine antibody levels and estimate incidence of infection with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in children and pregnant women during the 2009 winter in Western Australia...
  97. pmc Estimated cumulative incidence of pandemic (H1N1) influenza among pregnant women during the first wave of the 2009 pandemic
    Salaheddin M Mahmud
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
    CMAJ 182:1522-4. 2010
    ..We estimated the cumulative incidence of pandemic (H1N1) influenza among pregnant women in the province of Manitoba during the first wave of the 2009 pandemic...
  98. pmc Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in dairy goats in Shaanxi Province, Northwestern China
    Guang Hui Zhao
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Northwest A and F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province 712100, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:47. 2011
    ..In the present study we report for the first time seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in Guanzhong and Saanen dairy goats in Shaanxi province, Northwestern China...
  99. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi and to tick-borne encephalitis virus in agricultural and forestry workers from Tuscany, Italy
    P Tomao
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Istituto Superiore per la Prevenzione e la Sicurezza del Lavoro, Via Fontana Candida 1, 00040, Monteporzio Catone Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:457-63. 2005
    ..03% vs. 3.56% in the confirmatory test). No seropositivity was observed for TBE virus. Eighteen of 176 subjects who underwent a second blood test developed specific antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi within 1 year...
  100. pmc Spectrum of Rift Valley fever virus transmission in Kenya: insights from three distinct regions
    A Desiree LaBeaud
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:795-800. 2007
    ..The extent of both epidemic and inter-epidemic RVFV transmission in Kenya is greater than previously documented...
  101. ncbi [Comparison of recent IgG anti-HAV prevalence between two hospitals in Seoul and Gyeonggi area]
    Tae Yeob Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hanyang University, Guri, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 13:363-9. 2007
    ..This study compared the prevalence of IgG anti-HAV in two university hospitals located in a large city and in a small city including a rural region according to age, gender, and the year of diagnosis...

Research Grants108 found, 100 shown here

  1. LYME DISEASE IN WESTERN USA--ECOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Robert Lane; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Finally, 3 kinds of archival museum specimens (ticks, woodrat skins, Native American skeletal remains) will be assayed for Bb-nucleic acid with the polymerase chain reaction to determine the antiquity of LD in this region...
  2. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Schizophrenia in a Finnish National Birth Cohort
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, the research described in this proposal has future potential for the identification of susceptibility genes that interact with the prenatal exposures and other developmental antecedents in the etiology of schizophrenia. ..
  3. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Schizophrenia in a Finnish National Birth Cohort
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the research described in this proposal has future potential for the identification of susceptibility genes that interact with the prenatal exposures and other developmental antecedents in the etiology of schizophrenia. ..
  4. EBV Entry and Spread in the Oral Cavity
    Lindsey M Hutt Fletcher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The role that EBV plays in tumorigenesis is complex, but seroepidemiologic studies suggest that the disturbance of the normal equilibrium and an increase in virus load precedes the ..
  5. AZITHROMYCIN AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
    J Grayston; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This evidence stems from the results of seroepidemiologic studies, indicating an association between C...
  6. Sialic Acid O-Acetylation in GBS Pathogenesis & Immunity
    Victor Nizet; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Companion analyses will be performed on GBS isolates and human sera from recent prospective seroepidemiologic studies.
  7. Sialic Acid O-Acetylation in GBS Pathogenesis & Immunity
    Victor Nizet; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Companion analyses will be performed on GBS isolates and human sera from recent prospective seroepidemiologic studies.
  8. HUMAN CYTOMEGALOVIRUS TEGUMENT PROTEINS
    Thomas Shenk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Human cytomegalovirus is the prototypical member of the beta-herpesvirus family. Seroepidemiologic studies have shown that human cytomegalovirus infection is widespread in the human population...
  9. Genotypic and Phenotypic Analysis of West Nile virus, Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico
    Bradley Blitvich; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will help determine why there has not been an epidemic of WNV in the YP, and will identify risk factors associated with WNV disease. ..
  10. Human Metapneumovirus in High Risk Populations
    Gregory Gray; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These data will facilitate the development of more comprehensive epidemiological studies, and guide future intervention studies in reducing HMPV morbidity. ..
  11. Population structure and transmission dynamics of Plasmodium vivax
    Marcelo Urbano Ferreira; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Population-based Surveillance for Zoonotic Influenza A
    Gregory Gray; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are particularly well suited to conduct this work as we have extensive experience conducting both epidemiological and laboratory-based studies of respiratory pathogens. ..
  13. Primate enteroviruses transmission in Bangladesh
    Lisa Jones Engel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, this data will provide insight into the potential emergence of NHP-borne pathogens and help to deter the spread of emerging zoonotic threats. ..
  14. The Role of Pesticide Dispersion Within Texas Watershed*
    James Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is anticipated that the results produced will provide the preliminary data needed to continue definitive investigations under the auspices of subsequent R01 funding. ..
  15. Risk of Blood Borne Transmission of CJD
    Shimian Zou; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract not provided. ..
  16. HOST COMPETENCE FACTORS AFFECT ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSION
    William Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Studies will assess how alternating sequential infections between vertebrate and vector species that are part of the natural transmission cycle may alter virus genetics and fitness. ..
  17. CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE ANTIGENS OF BIOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE
    Lee Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..pneumoniae specific antigens to facilitate laboratory diagnosis and virulence factors playing a role in pathogenesis to guide vaccine development or develop anti-adhesive strategies for prevention of infection. ..
  18. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar Disorder
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  19. DISEASES OF PUBLIC HEALTH IMPORTANCE
    Lee Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The combination of diverse research and classroom environments provide a strong integrated approach to enable trainees to prepare for and deal most effectively with the impact of disease on global public health. ..
  20. co-Trimoxazole in Zambian Infants (TZI)
    CHRISTOPHER GILL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE ANTIGENS OF BIOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE
    Lee Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The ultimate goals of these studies are to elucidating C.pneumoniae antigens contributing to pathogenesis and immunonopathologies that will direct future studies of developing measures for prevention, intervention, and diagnosis. ..
  22. Prenatal Factors and Risk of Bipolar Disorder
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  23. Invasion of California by West Nile Virus
    William Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  24. Prenatal factors and risk of autism in a Finnish national birth cohort
    ALAN STEWART BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  25. Chlamydia Pneumoniae Antigens of Bilogogical Significance
    Lee Ann Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If this organism contributes to the pathology of cardiovascular disease, identification of targets for intervention or prevention is of paramount importance to public health. ..
  26. DEVELOPMENTAL INSULT AND BRAIN ANOMALY IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Alan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  27. ARBOVIRUS PERSISTENCE IN SEASONAL WETLANDS
    William Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Virus ecology at wetlands in the Coachella Valley of southeastern California with consistent enzootic activity will be compared with wetlands in the southern San Joaquin Valley where virus activity currently is intermittent. ..
  28. Population structure and transmission dynamics of Plasmodium vivax
    Marcelo Ferreira; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  29. Male IDUs in Viet Nam: Ethno-Epidemiology of HIV Risk
    Michael Clatts; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S., with the goal of enhancing the technical capacity of researchers in Viet Nam in identifying and monitoring emerging trends associated with drug abuse and HIV. ..
  30. Ethno-Epidemiology in an Emergent MSM Risk Environment
    Michael Clatts; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study will inform our understanding of the sexual practices of HIV+ MSM, including sex with HIV- or serostatus unknown partners, risk for STD's, initiation of new drug and sexual practices, and HIV superinfection. ..
  31. Methamphetamine Use and HIV Risk in Homosexuals
    Michael Clatts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....