Susan P Montgomery

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc What Do We Know About Chagas Disease in the United States?
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:1225-1227. 2016
  2. ncbi Rhabdomyolysis in patients with west nile encephalitis and meningitis
    Susan P Montgomery
    Arbovirus Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:252-7. 2005
  3. ncbi Transfusion-associated transmission of West Nile virus, United States 2003 through 2005
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Transfusion 46:2038-46. 2006
  4. pmc Assessment of quality of life as a tool for measuring morbidity due to Schistosoma mansoni infection and the impact of treatment
    Kimberly Y Won
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:322-8. 2014
  5. pmc Use of geospatial modeling to predict Schistosoma mansoni prevalence in Nyanza Province, Kenya
    Dana M Woodhall
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e71635. 2013
  6. pmc Schistosomiasis among young children in Usoma, Kenya
    Jennifer R Verani
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:787-91. 2011
  7. pmc Predictive Value of School-Aged Children's Schistosomiasis Prevalence and Egg Intensity for Other Age Groups in Western Kenya
    Pauline N M Mwinzi
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:1311-7. 2015
  8. pmc Evaluation of point-of-contact circulating cathodic antigen assays for the detection of Schistosoma mansoni infection in low-, moderate-, and high-prevalence schools in western Kenya
    Karen T Foo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:1227-32. 2015
  9. ncbi West Nile virus blood transfusion-related infection despite nucleic acid testing
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 44:1695-9. 2004
  10. ncbi Neglected parasitic infections: what every family physician needs to know
    Dana Woodhall
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Fam Physician 89:803-11. 2014

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  1. pmc What Do We Know About Chagas Disease in the United States?
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:1225-1227. 2016
    ..cruzi To help address Chagas disease in the United States, improved health-care provider awareness and knowledge, better tools for screening and diagnosing patients, and wider availability of treatment drugs are needed...
  2. ncbi Rhabdomyolysis in patients with west nile encephalitis and meningitis
    Susan P Montgomery
    Arbovirus Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:252-7. 2005
    ..The spectrum of WNV disease requires further investigation to describe this and other clinical conditions associated with WNV infection...
  3. ncbi Transfusion-associated transmission of West Nile virus, United States 2003 through 2005
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Transfusion 46:2038-46. 2006
    ..National blood donation screening for West Nile virus (WNV) started in June 2003, after the documentation of WNV transfusion-associated transmission (TAT) in 2002...
  4. pmc Assessment of quality of life as a tool for measuring morbidity due to Schistosoma mansoni infection and the impact of treatment
    Kimberly Y Won
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:322-8. 2014
    ..However, a similar increase was observed in persons not infected at baseline. In areas of high prevalence, the WHOQOL-BREF may not be able to detect the benefits of schistosomiasis control programs...
  5. pmc Use of geospatial modeling to predict Schistosoma mansoni prevalence in Nyanza Province, Kenya
    Dana M Woodhall
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e71635. 2013
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  6. pmc Schistosomiasis among young children in Usoma, Kenya
    Jennifer R Verani
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:787-91. 2011
    ..Schistosomiasis poses a threat to PSAC in endemic areas, and stool exam may underestimate the prevalence of infection. Control programs in such areas should consider PSAC in addition to SAC...
  7. pmc Predictive Value of School-Aged Children's Schistosomiasis Prevalence and Egg Intensity for Other Age Groups in Western Kenya
    Pauline N M Mwinzi
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 93:1311-7. 2015
    ..0001) with prevalence and infection intensity for other age groups in the community. Our findings suggest that S. mansoni prevalence and intensity among 9- to 12-year-olds are valid for community sampling purposes in mapping for MDAs. ..
  8. pmc Evaluation of point-of-contact circulating cathodic antigen assays for the detection of Schistosoma mansoni infection in low-, moderate-, and high-prevalence schools in western Kenya
    Karen T Foo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:1227-32. 2015
    ..Our experience suggests that POC-CCA tests offer a field-friendly alternative to Kato-Katz, but need further interpretation for appropriate field use. ..
  9. ncbi West Nile virus blood transfusion-related infection despite nucleic acid testing
    Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Transfusion 44:1695-9. 2004
    ..A Nebraska man developed clinical encephalitis 13 days after surgery and transfusion of 26 blood components. Antibody testing confirmed WNV infection. An investigation was initiated to determine the source of this infection...
  10. ncbi Neglected parasitic infections: what every family physician needs to know
    Dana Woodhall
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am Fam Physician 89:803-11. 2014
    ..Congenital infection can result in miscarriage or adverse fetal effects. Treatment is recommended for immunosuppressed persons, pregnant women, and immunocompetent persons with severe symptoms. ..
  11. pmc Neglected parasitic infections in the United States: Chagas disease
    Susan P Montgomery
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Center of Excellence for Chagas Disease, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, California
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:814-8. 2014
    ..Better diagnostic tests and treatment drugs are needed to improve patient care, and research is needed to define transmission risks and develop strategies to prevent new infections and reduce the burden of disease...
  12. pmc Schistosoma mansoni morbidity among school-aged children: a SCORE project in Kenya
    Aaron M Samuels
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:874-82. 2012
    ..21; CI = 1.19-4.11) were associated. Though anemia and hepatomegaly appeared most useful at baseline, additional morbidity indicators may be sensitive longitudinal measures to evaluate schistosomiasis program health impact...
  13. pmc The effect of a health communication campaign on compliance with mass drug administration for schistosomiasis control in western Kenya--the SCORE project
    Martin Omedo
    Neglected Tropical Diseases Branch, Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Kisumu, Kenya Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 91:982-8. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that communication campaigns influence health behaviors and create awareness of schistosomiasis control interventions, which may ultimately improve praziquantel MDA...
  14. pmc Cost analysis of tests for the detection of Schistosoma mansoni infection in children in western Kenya
    Caitlin M Worrell
    Parasitic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Data Management Activity, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 92:1233-9. 2015
    ..Major cost drivers included labor, transportation, and supplies. In addition, we provide a costing tool to guide program managers in evaluating detection costs in specific settings, as costs may vary temporally and spatially. ..
  15. pmc Survey of Obstetrician-Gynecologists in the United States About Taeniasis and Cysticercosis
    Rebecca L Hall
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 96:233-242. 2017
    ..S. obstetricians-gynecologists is limited. This may result in missed opportunities to diagnose and treat pregnant women with taeniasis, which may put family members and obstetrics clinical staff at risk for cysticercosis...
  16. pmc Mechanism of anemia in Schistosoma mansoni-infected school children in Western Kenya
    Sara E Butler
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:862-7. 2012
    ..Moreover, the prevalence of AI in the study participants demonstrated a significant trend with S. mansoni infection intensity (P < 0.001). Our results are consistent with those observed in S. japonicum-associated anemia...
  17. pmc Epidemiology and transmission dynamics of West Nile virus disease
    Edward B Hayes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado 80526, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1167-73. 2005
    ..This review highlights new information regarding the epidemiology and dynamics of WNV transmission, providing a new platform for further research into preventing and controlling WNV disease...
  18. doi The United States Trypanosoma cruzi Infection Study: evidence for vector-borne transmission of the parasite that causes Chagas disease among United States blood donors
    Paul T Cantey
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, and Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Transfusion 52:1922-30. 2012
    ..cruzi Infection Study was conducted to evaluate the burden of and describe putative risk factors for vector-borne infection in the United States...
  19. pmc Trypanosoma cruzi and Chagas' Disease in the United States
    Caryn Bern
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 24:655-81. 2011
    ....
  20. doi An estimate of the burden of Chagas disease in the United States
    Caryn Bern
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e52-4. 2009
    ..T. cruzi causes a substantial disease burden in the United States...
  21. pmc Schistosomiasis among recreational users of Upper Nile River, Uganda, 2007
    Oliver W Morgan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:866-8. 2010
    ..Eighteen percent self-medicated with praziquantel prophylaxis immediately after exposure, which was not appropriate. Travelers to schistosomiasis-endemic areas should consult a travel medicine physician...
  22. ncbi Evaluation and treatment of chagas disease in the United States: a systematic review
    Caryn Bern
    Parasitic Diseases Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    JAMA 298:2171-81. 2007
    ..Because of population migration from endemic areas and newly instituted blood bank screening, US clinicians are likely to see an increasing number of patients with suspected or confirmed chronic Trypanosoma cruzi infection (Chagas disease)...
  23. pmc Community knowledge, attitudes and practices on schistosomiasis in western Kenya--the SCORE Project
    Rosemary M Musuva
    Neglected Tropical Diseases Branch, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Atlanta, Georgia ContextFACTOR Solutions, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 90:646-52. 2014
    ..Schools were the most common avenue for receiving information, suggesting that the existing education infrastructure can be used for health education and improved sensitization about schistosomiasis control programs...
  24. ncbi The epidemic of West Nile virus in the United States, 2002
    Daniel R O'Leary
    Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:61-70. 2004
    ..Non-human surveillance can warn of early West Nile virus activity and needs continued emphasis, along with control of Culex mosquitoes...
  25. ncbi Trichinellosis surveillance - United States, 2002-2007
    Erin D Kennedy
    Office of Workforce and Career Development, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 58:1-7. 2009
    ..During 1997-2001, meats other than pork were the most common source of infection, and more cases were associated with home-raised pork than with store-bought pork...
  26. doi Chagas disease and the US blood supply
    Caryn Bern
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:476-82. 2008
    ..To describe new developments in blood-bank screening and management of patients with chronic Trypanosoma cruzi infection in the United States...
  27. ncbi West Nile virus in the United States: an update on an emerging infectious disease
    Gregory D Huhn
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Fam Physician 68:653-60. 2003
    ..Treatment is supportive. Prevention relies on comprehensive mosquito-control programs and measures to avoid mosquito bites, including the use of mosquito repellents containing N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide...
  28. pmc Evaluation of urine CCA assays for detection of Schistosoma mansoni infection in Western Kenya
    Hillary L Shane
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e951. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that urine-based assays for CCA may be valuable in screening for S. mansoni infections...
  29. doi Ocular toxocariasis: epidemiologic, anatomic, and therapeutic variations based on a survey of ophthalmic subspecialists
    Dana Woodhall
    Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:1211-7. 2012
    ..To assess the current burden of ocular toxocariasis (OT) and to gain knowledge regarding the diagnostic and treatment practices used in the ophthalmologic community in the United States...
  30. pmc Survey of obstetrician-gynecologists in the United States about Chagas disease
    Jennifer R Verani
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:891-5. 2010
    ..Most of those who did consider the diagnosis did so "rarely." Knowledge of Chagas disease among obstetricians-gynecologists in the United States is limited. Greater awareness may help to detect treatable congenital Chagas cases...