Eileen C Farnon
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Household-based sero-epidemiologic survey after a yellow fever epidemic, Sudan, 2005Eileen C Farnon
Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:1146-52. 2010..These results indicate that YF virus and chikungunya virus contributed to the outbreak. The high prevalence of YF antibody among vaccinees indicates that vaccination was effectively implemented in this remotely located population...
- An outbreak of yellow fever with concurrent chikungunya virus transmission in South Kordofan, Sudan, 2005L Hannah Gould
Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:1247-54. 2008..IgM antibodies to chikungunya virus were detected in five (27%) ill persons and three (19%) asymptomatic persons. These results indicate that both chikungunya and YF occurred during the outbreak...
- Proportion of deaths and clinical features in Bundibugyo Ebola virus infection, UgandaAdam MacNeil
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1969-72. 2010..Although signs and symptoms were largely nonspecific and similar to those of EHF outbreaks caused by Zaire and Sudan Ebola viruses, proportion of deaths among those infected was lower (≈40%)...
- Lack of evidence of avian-to-human transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among poultry workers, Kano, Nigeria, 2006Justin R Ortiz
Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Infect Dis 196:1685-91. 2007..In February 2006, poultry outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus were confirmed in Nigeria. A serosurvey was conducted to assess H5N1 transmission among poultry workers and laboratory workers in Nigeria...
- Isolation of genetically diverse Marburg viruses from Egyptian fruit batsJonathan S Towner
Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
PLoS Pathog 5:e1000536. 2009..These data indicate common Egyptian fruit bats can represent a major natural reservoir and source of Marburg virus with potential for spillover into humans...