S B Werner

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wound botulism in California, 1951-1998: recent epidemic in heroin injectors
    S B Werner
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1018-24. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Salmonella serogroup Saphra due to cantaloupes from Mexico
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    Disease Investigations Section, DISB, DCDC, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Infect Dis 180:1361-4. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella infections associated with sprouts in California, 1996-1998
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch, Division of Communicable Diseases Control, 2151 Berkeley Way, Room 708, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:239-47. 2001
  4. pmc A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella serotype Thompson infection from commercially distributed bread contaminated by an ill food handler
    A C Kimura
    Infectious Diseases Branch, California Department of Health Services, Gardena, CA 90248, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 133:823-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Wound botulism associated with black tar heroin among injecting drug users
    D J Passaro
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley 94704, USA
    JAMA 279:859-63. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Salmonella serotype Thompson associated with fresh cilantro
    J V Campbell
    Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch, California Department of Health Services (CDHS, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:984-7. 2001
  7. pmc The impact of health communication and enhanced laboratory-based surveillance on detection of cyclosporiasis outbreaks in California
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    Disease Investigations Section, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:200-3. 2000
  8. pmc A multistate outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Baildon associated with domestic raw tomatoes
    K Cummings
    Disease Investigations Section, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:1046-8. 2001
  9. pmc Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis at a California waterpark: employee and patron roles and the long road towards prevention
    C Wheeler
    Epidemic Intelligence Service assigned to the California Department of Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:302-10. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemic and sporadic cases of nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis associated with laser in situ keratomileusis
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:223-4. 2003

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Wound botulism in California, 1951-1998: recent epidemic in heroin injectors
    S B Werner
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1018-24. 2000
    ..We discuss the clinical and laboratory features that distinguish botulism from conditions that can mimic it, the relative yield of various diagnostic laboratory tests for botulism, and its treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Salmonella serogroup Saphra due to cantaloupes from Mexico
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    Disease Investigations Section, DISB, DCDC, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    J Infect Dis 180:1361-4. 1999
    ..Consumers and retailers should wash cantaloupes before cutting them; there should be international efforts to ensure food safety...
  3. ncbi request reprint Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella infections associated with sprouts in California, 1996-1998
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch, Division of Communicable Diseases Control, 2151 Berkeley Way, Room 708, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Ann Intern Med 135:239-47. 2001
    ..In California, from 1996 through 1998, more than 50% of multicounty outbreaks with confirmed food vehicles were related to alfalfa or clover sprouts...
  4. pmc A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella serotype Thompson infection from commercially distributed bread contaminated by an ill food handler
    A C Kimura
    Infectious Diseases Branch, California Department of Health Services, Gardena, CA 90248, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 133:823-8. 2005
    ..Inadequate food-handler training as well as delayed reporting to the health department contributed to this outbreak...
  5. ncbi request reprint Wound botulism associated with black tar heroin among injecting drug users
    D J Passaro
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley 94704, USA
    JAMA 279:859-63. 1998
    ..Since 1988, California has experienced a dramatic increase in WB associated with injecting "black tar" heroin (BTH), a dark, tarry form of the drug...
  6. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Salmonella serotype Thompson associated with fresh cilantro
    J V Campbell
    Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch, California Department of Health Services (CDHS, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Infect Dis 183:984-7. 2001
    ..Accurate records of the distribution of produce should be available, and bacterial contamination of produce should be prevented in retail and wholesale establishments, in packing sheds, and on farms...
  7. pmc The impact of health communication and enhanced laboratory-based surveillance on detection of cyclosporiasis outbreaks in California
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    Disease Investigations Section, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:200-3. 2000
    ..We found that Internet information, media reports, and enhanced laboratory surveillance improved detection of these outbreaks...
  8. pmc A multistate outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Baildon associated with domestic raw tomatoes
    K Cummings
    Disease Investigations Section, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, 94704, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:1046-8. 2001
    ..Raw restaurant-prepared tomatoes were implicated in multiple case-control studies. Contamination likely occurred on the farm or during packing; more effective disinfection and prevention strategies are needed...
  9. pmc Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis at a California waterpark: employee and patron roles and the long road towards prevention
    C Wheeler
    Epidemic Intelligence Service assigned to the California Department of Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:302-10. 2007
    ..Occurring more than a decade after the first reported outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis in swimming pools, this outbreak demonstrates that messages about healthy swimming practices have not been adopted by pool operators and the public...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidemic and sporadic cases of nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis associated with laser in situ keratomileusis
    Kevin L Winthrop
    Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:223-4. 2003
    ..To report national case-finding results for nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis and describe its association with laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  11. doi request reprint Salmonella infections associated with mung bean sprouts: epidemiological and environmental investigations
    J C Mohle-Boetani
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 137:357-66. 2009
    ..Laboratories should report confirmed positive Salmonella results from sprout growers to public health authorities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alfalfa sprouts and Salmonella Kottbus infection: a multistate outbreak following inadequate seed disinfection with heat and chlorine
    K L Winthrop
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Communicable Disease Control, 2151 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    J Food Prot 66:13-7. 2003
    ..Until other effective disinfection technologies are developed, producers should adhere to FDA recommendations for sprout seed disinfection...
  13. pmc A large outbreak of scombroid fish poisoning associated with eating escolar fish (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum)
    K A Feldman
    California Emerging Infections Program, Oakland, CA, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 133:29-33. 2005
    ..This is one of the largest reported outbreaks of scombroid fish poisoning in the United States and was associated with a rare vehicle for scombroid fish poisoning, escolar...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Serratia marcescens infections following injection of betamethasone compounded at a community pharmacy
    Rachel Civen
    Los Angles County Department of Health Services, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:831-7. 2006
    ..In June 2001, following the report of 4 patients with Serratia marcescens meningitis who received epidural injections of betamethasone compounded at a community pharmacy, we initiated an outbreak investigation...