Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

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  1. ncbi Evaluation of rodent bait containing imidacloprid for the control of fleas on commensal rodents in a plague-endemic region of northwest Uganda
    Jeff N Borchert
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:842-50. 2010
  2. doi Economic methods for valuing the outcomes of genetic testing: beyond cost-effectiveness analysis
    Scott D Grosse
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Genet Med 10:648-54. 2008
  3. doi Dried blood spots for the diagnosis and quantitation of HIV-1: stability studies and evaluation of sensitivity and specificity for the diagnosis of infant HIV-1 infection in Thailand
    W Leelawiwat
    The Thai Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Virol Methods 155:109-17. 2009
  4. doi Method for estimating ultraviolet germicidal fluence rates in a hospital room
    Millie P Schafer
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226 1099, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1042-7. 2008
  5. doi Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis and its clinical distinction from Rocky Mountain spotted fever
    Christopher D Paddock
    Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Mailstop G 32, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1188-96. 2008
  6. doi Cigarette smoking and food insecurity among low-income families in the United States, 2001
    Brian S Armour
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mail Stop E 88, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:386-92. 2008
  7. doi Disparities in mammography use among US women aged 40-64 years, by race, ethnicity, income, and health insurance status, 1993 and 2005
    Susan A Sabatino
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Med Care 46:692-700. 2008
  8. doi Recent changes in drug poisoning mortality in the United States by urban-rural status and by drug type
    Leonard J Paulozzi
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:997-1005. 2008
  9. pmc Persistence of Yersinia pestis in soil under natural conditions
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:941-3. 2008
  10. doi Dengue virus in blood donations, Puerto Rico, 2005
    Hamish Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Transfusion 48:1348-54. 2008

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  1. ncbi Evaluation of rodent bait containing imidacloprid for the control of fleas on commensal rodents in a plague-endemic region of northwest Uganda
    Jeff N Borchert
    Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80522, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:842-50. 2010
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  2. doi Economic methods for valuing the outcomes of genetic testing: beyond cost-effectiveness analysis
    Scott D Grosse
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Genet Med 10:648-54. 2008
    ..We recommend that health policy decision makers consider the value to consumers of information and other nonhealth attributes of genetic testing strategies...
  3. doi Dried blood spots for the diagnosis and quantitation of HIV-1: stability studies and evaluation of sensitivity and specificity for the diagnosis of infant HIV-1 infection in Thailand
    W Leelawiwat
    The Thai Ministry of Public Health U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    J Virol Methods 155:109-17. 2009
    ..These results show that DBS can be used accurately instead of whole blood for the diagnosis of HIV-1 infection and VL quantitation, particularly if samples are appropriately stored...
  4. doi Method for estimating ultraviolet germicidal fluence rates in a hospital room
    Millie P Schafer
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226 1099, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:1042-7. 2008
    ..The radiation levels experienced by airborne microorganisms can be estimated by measuring the fluence rate, which is the irradiance from all angles that is incident on a small region of space...
  5. doi Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis and its clinical distinction from Rocky Mountain spotted fever
    Christopher D Paddock
    Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Mailstop G 32, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1188-96. 2008
    ..parkeri and comment on distinctions between R. parkeri rickettsiosis and other United States rickettsioses...
  6. doi Cigarette smoking and food insecurity among low-income families in the United States, 2001
    Brian S Armour
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mail Stop E 88, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:386-92. 2008
    ..To quantify the association between food insecurity and smoking among low-income families...
  7. doi Disparities in mammography use among US women aged 40-64 years, by race, ethnicity, income, and health insurance status, 1993 and 2005
    Susan A Sabatino
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Med Care 46:692-700. 2008
    ..To examine current disparities in mammography use, and changes in disparities over time by race, ethnicity, income, insurance, and combinations of these characteristics...
  8. doi Recent changes in drug poisoning mortality in the United States by urban-rural status and by drug type
    Leonard J Paulozzi
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:997-1005. 2008
    ..Although drug poisoning is traditionally seen as an urban problem, evidence suggested that at least one component of the recent increase, deaths involving opioid analgesics, was increasing more rapidly in rural areas...
  9. pmc Persistence of Yersinia pestis in soil under natural conditions
    Rebecca J Eisen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:941-3. 2008
    ..These results have implications for defining plague foci, persistence, transmission, and bioremediation after a natural or intentional exposure to Y. pestis...
  10. doi Dengue virus in blood donations, Puerto Rico, 2005
    Hamish Mohammed
    Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Transfusion 48:1348-54. 2008
    ..The high incidence of dengue in endemic countries, the high proportion of asymptomatic infection, and the median 5-day viremia, however, suggest that transfusion-associated dengue transmission may be more widespread than documented...
  11. doi Racial/ethnic variation in hypertension-related lifestyle behaviours among US women with self-reported hypertension
    G Zhao
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 22:608-16. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that race/ethnicity is an independent predictor of lifestyle behaviours related to hypertension control among American women with hypertension...
  12. ncbi ATSDR evaluation of health effects of tungsten and relevance to public health
    L Samuel Keith
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop F 32, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 23:347-87. 2007
    ..It contains descriptions and evaluations of toxicological studies and epidemiological investigations and provides conclusions, where possible, on the relevance of toxicity and toxicokinetic data to public health...
  13. doi Prevalence of cerebral palsy in 8-year-old children in three areas of the United States in 2002: a multisite collaboration
    Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 121:547-54. 2008
    ..The goal was to estimate the prevalence of cerebral palsy and cerebral palsy subtypes among children in 3 areas of the United States by using a population-based surveillance system...
  14. doi Assessing developmental toxicant exposures via biomonitoring
    Larry L Needham
    Organic Analytical Toxicology Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:100-8. 2008
    ..In this paper, we examine this linkage using several chemicals as examples and providing biomonitoring information for these chemicals in the US population as a whole but also at various life stages...
  15. doi Years of potential life lost and productivity costs because of cancer mortality and for specific cancer sites where human papillomavirus may be a risk factor for carcinogenesis-United States, 2003
    Donatus U Ekwueme
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2936-45. 2008
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  16. pmc Potential for La Crosse virus segment reassortment in nature
    Sara M Reese
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 1692, USA
    Virol J 5:164. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic and linkage disequilibrium analyses revealed that approximately 25% of infected mosquitoes and viruses contained reassorted genome segments, suggesting that LACV segment reassortment is frequent in nature...
  17. doi Modeling of the muscle/tendon excursions and moment arms in the thumb using the commercial software anybody
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 42:383-8. 2009
    ..g., ADPt and ADPo) can be represented by the averaged excursions of two strings. Our results show that the tendons with large PCSAs can be well represented biomechanically using the proposed approach in the major range of motion...
  18. doi Development of an RNA extraction protocol for detection of waterborne viruses by reverse transcriptase quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR)
    N Jothikumar
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Virol Methods 169:8-12. 2010
    ..This level of sensitivity was obtained using viral RNA extracted from 4.0 ml of an inoculated water sample concentrate. The RNAX buffer developed in this study could be applicable to the detection of other pathogens in water and food...
  19. doi Low-frequency HIV-1 drug resistance mutations can be clinically significant but must be interpreted with caution
    Jeffrey A Johnson
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1322-6. 2010
    ..Paramount to interpreting the clinical utility of sensitive testing is evaluating resistance mutations selectively, at biologically significant frequencies, and using methods that have been broadly validated on clinical specimens...
  20. pmc Newborn hearing screening and follow-up: are children receiving recommended services?
    Marcus Gaffney
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:199-207. 2010
    ..To monitor progress toward national goals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects data from state and territorial programs...
  21. pmc A framework for public health action: the health impact pyramid
    Thomas R Frieden
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:590-5. 2010
    ..Implementing interventions at each of the levels can achieve the maximum possible sustained public health benefit...
  22. doi Safety of hormonal and intrauterine methods of contraception for women with HIV/AIDS: a systematic review
    Kathryn M Curtis
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 34, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    AIDS 23:S55-67. 2009
    ..To determine from the literature whether HIV-infected women who use hormonal or intrauterine contraception are at increased risk of HIV disease progression, other adverse health outcomes, or HIV transmission to uninfected sexual partners...
  23. doi The dengue virus type 2 envelope protein fusion peptide is essential for membrane fusion
    Claire Y H Huang
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    Virology 396:305-15. 2010
    ..Mutations of the FP also resulted in reduced virus reactivity with flavivirus group-reactive antibodies, confirming earlier reports using virus-like particles...
  24. ncbi Fertility decline in Paraguay
    Kanako Ishida
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE Mail Stop K 23, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 40:227-34. 2009
    ..Finally, we show that younger cohorts of women in 2004 reported ideal completed fertility desires of less than 2.9 births, suggesting that the fertility rate is likely to continue to decrease...
  25. pmc Prevalence and trends in low femur bone density among older US adults: NHANES 2005-2006 compared with NHANES III
    Anne C Looker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 25:64-71. 2010
    ..Thus, despite the decline in prevalence, the estimated number of affected older adults in 2005-2006 remained high...
  26. pmc Recovery efficiency and limit of detection of aerosolized Bacillus anthracis Sterne from environmental surface samples
    Cheryl Fairfield Estill
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:4297-306. 2009
    ..These results may guide investigators to more meaningfully conduct environmental sampling, quantify contamination levels, and conduct risk assessment for humans...
  27. doi The profession of public health informatics: still emerging?
    John Araujo
    Office of the Chief Science Officer, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Med Inform 78:375-85. 2009
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  28. pmc Causes of death in HIV-infected persons who have tuberculosis, Thailand
    Kevin P Cain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:258-64. 2009
    ..In addition to increasing the use of ART, death rates may be reduced through expanded use of modern TB diagnostic techniques...
  29. pmc Implementing rapid HIV testing in outreach and community settings: results from an advancing HIV prevention demonstration project conducted in seven U.S. cities
    Kristina E Bowles
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS E 46, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:78-85. 2008
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  30. doi Assessment of DNA contamination from dried blood spots and determination of DNA yield and function using archival newborn dried blood spots
    Suzanne K Cordovado
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, United States
    Clin Chim Acta 402:107-13. 2009
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  31. ncbi Foodborne disease surveillance in the Pacific: perspectives for the future
    Tom Chiller
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Foodborne and Diarrheal Disease Branch, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    Pac Health Dialog 12:127-33. 2005
    ..It gives a framework on how to develop and enhance FBD surveillance for both the regional and national levels and provides examples that countries in the Pacific may consider to enhance their foodborne disease surveillance systems...
  32. ncbi Collection, use, and protection of population-based birth defects surveillance data in the united states
    Cara T Mai
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:811-4. 2007
    ..Birth defects surveillance systems are shaped by the needs of the community they are designed to serve, with the goal of preventing birth defects or alleviating the burdens associated with them...
  33. ncbi Release of cellular proteases into the acidic extracellular milieu exacerbates Ebola virus-induced cell damage
    Laura G Barrientos
    Special Pathogens Branch, MS G 14, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Virology 358:1-9. 2007
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  34. ncbi Comparison of performance of three different types of respiratory protection devices
    Robert B Lawrence
    National Insitute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:465-74. 2006
    ..0 for the elastomeric respirators and 20.5 for the filtering-facepiece respirators. The data supports fit testing as an essential element of a complete respiratory protection program...
  35. ncbi Symptoms of post-traumatic stress: intrusion and avoidance 6 and 12 months after TBI
    Arlene I Greenspan
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Brain Inj 20:733-42. 2006
    ..1) To examine survivors with traumatic brain injury (TBI) for symptoms of avoidance and intrusion, two dimensions of post-traumatic stress (PTS) at 6 and 12 months post-injury. (2) To identify risk factors associated with these symptoms...
  36. ncbi A perspective of preconception health activities in the United States
    Sheree L Boulet
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E87, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S13-20. 2006
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  37. ncbi Survival in infants with Down syndrome, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1979-1998
    Sonja A Rasmussen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Pediatr 148:806-812. 2006
    ..Factors influencing survival among persons with Down syndrome (DS) are not well understood. We sought to evaluate survival of infants with DS and potential prognostic factors...
  38. pmc Models of preconception care implementation in selected countries
    Shahul H Ebrahim
    Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S37-42. 2006
    ..These case studies illustrate programmatic feasibility of preconception care services to address maternal and child health and other public health challenges in developed and emerging economies...
  39. ncbi A tuberculosis outbreak in a private-home family child care center in San Francisco, 2002 to 2004
    Puneet K Dewan
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 117:863-9. 2006
    ..In April 2004, we detected an adult with TB living in a private-home family child care center (child care center A)...
  40. ncbi Trends in infectious diseases and the male to female ratio: possible clues to changes in behavior among men who have sex with men
    John F Beltrami
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 17:49-59. 2005
    ..HIV and several other STDs appear to have increased among MSM in metropolitan Atlanta. When standardized MSM variables are not available, an M:F ratio is useful...
  41. ncbi Changes in invasive Pneumococcal disease among HIV-infected adults living in the era of childhood pneumococcal immunization
    Brendan Flannery
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:1-9. 2006
    ..Adults infected with HIV have high rates of invasive pneumococcal disease. Introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for children could affect disease among HIV-infected adults...
  42. ncbi Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health-care settings, 2005
    Paul A Jensen
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 54:1-141. 2005
    ..tuberculosis. The term "setting" has been chosen over the term "facility," used in the previous guidelines, to broaden the potential places for which these guidelines apply...
  43. ncbi Trends in pelvic inflammatory disease hospital discharges and ambulatory visits, United States, 1985-2001
    Madeline Y Sutton
    Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Sex Transm Dis 32:778-84. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the estimated trends in incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) among reproductive-aged women in hospital and ambulatory settings...
  44. ncbi Test for the integrity of environmental tractor cab filtration systems
    Ernest S Moyer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Laboratory Research Branch, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:516-23. 2005
    ..This process was repeated until each cab showed an exposure reduction ratio Co/Ci of at least 50 (aerosol penetration into the cab Ci/Co x 100 was less than 2%) at the 0.3-0.5 microm particle size interval...
  45. ncbi Multiplex PCR assay simplifies serotyping and sequence typing of Listeria monocytogenes associated with human outbreaks
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Food Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 2504, USA
    J Food Prot 68:1907-10. 2005
    ..monocytogenes similar to pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis...
  46. ncbi The epidemiological profile of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the United States, 1998-2004: the evidence for absence of endemic transmission
    Susan E Reef
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 43:S126-32. 2006
    ..The epidemiological evidence strongly supports the claim that rubella is no longer endemic in the United States. To prevent future rubella outbreaks and CRS cases, current strategies must be maintained...
  47. ncbi A cost-effectiveness evaluation of a jail-based chlamydia screening program for men and its impact on their partners in the community
    Thomas L Gift
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S103-10. 2006
    ..Few cost-effectiveness evaluations of screening men in jails for chlamydia have been published, and none have evaluated the cost-effectiveness of providing partner notification services to the partners of chlamydia-infected inmates...
  48. pmc Enhanced preventive programme at a beryllium oxide ceramics facility reduces beryllium sensitisation among new workers
    Kristin J Cummings
    NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:134-40. 2007
    ..In response, the facility implemented an enhanced preventive programme to reduce sensitisation, including increased respiratory and dermal protection and particle migration control...
  49. ncbi Serum dioxin levels in residents of Calcasieu and Lafayette parishes, Louisiana with comparison to the US population
    Le E Yang Wong
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:252-61. 2008
    ..Since the combined parish dioxin levels were below a representative sampling of the US population, there is no increase in serum dioxin concentrations in both the parishes...
  50. ncbi The Vessel Sanitation Program: government partnering with the cruise ship industry to improve public health
    Lisa Beaumier
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vessel Sanitation Program Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Environ Health 70:53-5. 2007
  51. pmc A method for improving SELDI-TOF mass spectrometry data quality
    Toni Whistler
    Chronic Viral Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, G41, Atlanta, Georgia, 30329, USA
    Proteome Sci 5:14. 2007
    ..However, the events that occur between the first and last sample run are likely to introduce technical variation in the results...
  52. ncbi A Bayesian approach to assess heart disease mortality among persons with diabetes in the presence of missing data
    Betsy L Cadwell
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 10, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 10:231-8. 2007
    ..0 during 1992-1998 and 10.0 during 1999-2003. The Bayesian approach accounted for the uncertainty due to missing diabetes status as well as the uncertainty in estimating the populations with diabetes...
  53. ncbi Heterogeneity within Asian subgroups: a comparison of birthweight between infants of US and non-US born Asian Indian and Chinese mothers
    Donald K Hayes
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:549-56. 2008
    ..This study analyzes birth outcomes in two Asian subgroups to examine variation within the Asian population...
  54. ncbi A national outbreak of Ralstonia mannitolilytica associated with use of a contaminated oxygen-delivery device among pediatric patients
    Michael A Jhung
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE MS A 24, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 119:1061-8. 2007
    In August 2005, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was notified of a Ralstonia species outbreak among pediatric patients receiving supplemental oxygen therapy with the Vapotherm 2000i (Vapotherm, Inc, Stevensville, MD)...
  55. ncbi Clustering of multiple healthy lifestyle habits and health-related quality of life among U.S. adults with diabetes
    Chaoyang Li
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1770-6. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the association between clustering of multiple healthy lifestyle habits (HLHs) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among adults with diabetes...
  56. pmc Developing an HIV behavioral surveillance system for injecting drug users: the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System
    Amy Lansky
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:48-55. 2007
    ..To achieve the goal of reducing HIV infections in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in cooperation with state and local health departments, implemented the National HIV Behavioral ..
  57. ncbi Chimeric multiple antigenic peptides for simultaneous detection of specific antibodies to HIV-1 groups M, N, O, and HIV-2
    Chou Pong Pau
    Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Immunol Methods 318:59-64. 2007
    ..The results indicate that CMAPs are useful for the development of highly sensitive and specific assays for the detection of infections caused by HIV-1, including group M, N, and O, and HIV-2...
  58. ncbi Immunization information systems national research and evaluation agenda
    Janet S Kelly
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:35-8. 2007
    ..It also allows for targeted funding decisions...
  59. ncbi Social and behavioral determinants of sexually transmitted disease: scientific and technologic advances, demography, and the global political economy
    Sevgi O Aral
    Department of Science, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:698-702. 2006
  60. pmc Infant mortality trends and differences between American Indian/Alaska Native infants and white infants in the United States, 1989-1991 and 1998-2000
    Kay M Tomashek
    Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2222-7. 2006
    ..To describe changes in infant mortality rates, including birthweight-specific rates and rates by age at death and cause...
  61. ncbi High incidence of new sexually transmitted infections in the year following a sexually transmitted infection: a case for rescreening
    Thomas A Peterman
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:564-72. 2006
    ..There is little information on infections among men, infections with Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis, or long-term follow-up...
  62. ncbi Invasive listeriosis in Denmark 1994-2003: a review of 299 cases with special emphasis on risk factors for mortality
    P Gerner-Smidt
    Danish Reference Centre for Listeriosis, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:618-24. 2005
    ..The underlying conditions associated most strongly with mortality in the younger age group were non-haematological malignancies...