Christina R Phares
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Mass vaccination with a two-dose oral cholera vaccine in a long-standing refugee camp, ThailandChristina R Phares
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E03, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA Thailand Ministry of Public Health, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Ministry of Public Health, Tivanond Road, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand Electronic address
Vaccine 34:128-33. 2016..7 cases per 1000 refugees. In 2013, the Thailand Ministry of Public Health sponsored a two-dose oral cholera vaccine (OCV) campaign for the approximately 46,000 refugees living in Maela...
- Legionnaires' disease among residents of a long-term care facility: the sentinel event in a community outbreakChristina R Phares
Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Infect Control 35:319-23. 2007..A long-term care facility (LTCF) reported an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease (LD) in September 2004...
- Epidemiology of severe pneumonia caused by Legionella longbeachae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae: 1-year, population-based surveillance for severe pneumonia in ThailandChristina R Phares
Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:e147-55. 2007..Legionella species, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae are recognized as important causes of pneumonia in high-income countries, but their significance in middle-income countries, such as Thailand, is unknown...
- Epidemiology of invasive group B streptococcal disease in the United States, 1999-2005Christina R Phares
Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
JAMA 299:2056-65. 2008..Guidelines for prevention of perinatal disease through intrapartum chemoprophylaxis were revised in 2002. Candidate vaccines are under development...
- Presumptive treatment to reduce imported malaria among refugees from east Africa resettling in the United StatesChristina R Phares
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:612-5. 2011..1-18%). Pre-departure presumptive treatment with an effective drug is associated with decreased disease among refugees...
- Evaluation of universal antenatal screening for group B streptococcusMelissa K Van Dyke
Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
N Engl J Med 360:2626-36. 2009..In 2002, national guidelines recommended universal late antenatal screening of pregnant women for colonization with group B streptococcus to identify candidates for intrapartum chemoprophylaxis...
- Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of infections during pregnancy: implementation of recommended interventions, United States, 2003-2004Emilia H A Koumans
Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:158.e1-158.e11. 2012....
- Albendazole therapy and enteric parasites in United States-bound refugeesStephen J Swanson
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Atlanta, USA
N Engl J Med 366:1498-507. 2012....
- Use of Oral Cholera Vaccine and Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in a Long-Standing Refugee Camp, Thailand, 2012-2014Heather M Scobie
Global Immunization Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10:e0005210. 2016..OCV campaigns may provide opportunities to reinforce beneficial WaSH-related KAPs for comprehensive cholera prevention and control...
- Non-pharmaceutical interventions during an outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection at a large public university, April-May 2009Tarissa Mitchell
Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
Clin Infect Dis 52:S138-45. 2011..Nearly one-half (46%) of student respondents, including 44.7% of those with ARI, attended social events. Results indicate a need for efforts to increase compliance with home isolation and social distancing measures...