Rania A Tohme

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women in Haiti: A cross-sectional serosurvey
    Rania A Tohme
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 76:66-71. 2016
  2. pmc Rates and risk factors for hepatitis B reactivation in a cohort of persons in the inactive phase of chronic hepatitis B-Alaska, 2001-2010
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 58:396-400. 2013
  3. pmc Hepatitis C testing, infection, and linkage to care among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, 2009-2010
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:112-9. 2013
  4. pmc Evaluation of hepatitis B vaccine immunogenicity among older adults during an outbreak response in assisted living facilities
    Rania A Tohme
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:9316-20. 2011
  5. pmc Transmission of hepatitis C virus infection through tattooing and piercing: a critical review
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1167-78. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Is sexual contact a major mode of hepatitis C virus transmission?
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hepatology 52:1497-505. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination coverage and documented seroprotection among matriculating healthcare students at an academic institution in the United States
    Rania A Tohme
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:818-21. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Acute hepatitis associated with autochthonous hepatitis E virus infection--San Antonio, Texas, 2009
    Rania A Tohme
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:793-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Hepatitis B testing and access to care among racial and ethnic minorities in selected communities across the United States, 2009-2010
    Dale J Hu
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hepatology 58:856-62. 2013
  10. pmc Laboratory-based surveillance for hepatitis E virus infection, United States, 2005-2012
    Jan Drobeniuc
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:218-22; quiz 353. 2013

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women in Haiti: A cross-sectional serosurvey
    Rania A Tohme
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 76:66-71. 2016
    ..While hepatitis B vaccine was introduced in Haiti as part of a combined pentavalent vaccine in 2012, a birth dose is not yet included in the immunization schedule...
  2. pmc Rates and risk factors for hepatitis B reactivation in a cohort of persons in the inactive phase of chronic hepatitis B-Alaska, 2001-2010
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 58:396-400. 2013
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  3. pmc Hepatitis C testing, infection, and linkage to care among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, 2009-2010
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:112-9. 2013
    ..We estimated rates and determinants of hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing, infection, and linkage to care among US racial/ethnic minorities...
  4. pmc Evaluation of hepatitis B vaccine immunogenicity among older adults during an outbreak response in assisted living facilities
    Rania A Tohme
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:9316-20. 2011
    ..We evaluated the seroprotection rates conferred by hepatitis B vaccine among older adults during a response to an outbreak that occurred in multiple ALFs and assessed the influence of demographic and clinical factors on vaccine response...
  5. pmc Transmission of hepatitis C virus infection through tattooing and piercing: a critical review
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:1167-78. 2012
    ..Youths also should be educated on the need to have tattoos and piercings performed under sterile conditions to avoid HCV infection...
  6. doi request reprint Is sexual contact a major mode of hepatitis C virus transmission?
    Rania A Tohme
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hepatology 52:1497-505. 2010
    ..1-5.7). HIV-infected gay men increase their risk of such transmission in association with practices that lead to mucosal trauma (multiple sexual partners, fisting, use of sex toys) and the presence of genital ulcerative disease...
  7. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination coverage and documented seroprotection among matriculating healthcare students at an academic institution in the United States
    Rania A Tohme
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:818-21. 2011
    ..8% had anti-HBs concentration greater than or equal to 10 mIU/mL. Documenting hepatitis B vaccination and anti-HBs concentration among healthcare students is needed to prevent transmission in healthcare settings...
  8. doi request reprint Acute hepatitis associated with autochthonous hepatitis E virus infection--San Antonio, Texas, 2009
    Rania A Tohme
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:793-6. 2011
    ..Hepatitis E virus genotype 3a related to US-2 and swine hepatitis E virus strains was isolated from one of the patients, indicating potential food-borne or zoonotic transmission...
  9. doi request reprint Hepatitis B testing and access to care among racial and ethnic minorities in selected communities across the United States, 2009-2010
    Dale J Hu
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Hepatology 58:856-62. 2013
    ..Compared to college graduates, respondents without a college education were less likely to get tested for hepatitis B...
  10. pmc Laboratory-based surveillance for hepatitis E virus infection, United States, 2005-2012
    Jan Drobeniuc
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:218-22; quiz 353. 2013
    ..0). HEV genotype 3 was characterized from 8 nontravelers and genotypes 1 or 4 from 4 travelers. Clinicians should consider HEV infection in the differential diagnosis of hepatitis, regardless of patient travel history...
  11. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of measles and rubella antibodies in pregnant women Haiti, 2012
    David L Fitter
    Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Epidemic Intelligence Service program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:69-73. 2013
    ..To assess whether population immunity was adequate to support elimination, we conducted a national serosurvey...
  12. pmc Measles and rubella vaccination coverage in Haiti, 2012: progress towards verifying and challenges to maintaining measles and rubella elimination
    Rania A Tohme
    Global Immunization Division, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 19:1105-15. 2014
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  13. pmc Evaluation of Knowledge and Practices Regarding Cholera, Water Treatment, Hygiene, and Sanitation Before and After an Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign-Haiti, 2013-2014
    Lana Childs
    Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Earn and Learn Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:1305-1313. 2016
    ..Future OCV campaigns in Haiti should be used as an opportunity to emphasize the importance of maintaining good water, sanitation, and hygiene practices, and include a comprehensive, integrated approach for cholera control...
  14. doi request reprint Hepatitis B outbreak associated with a home health care agency serving multiple assisted living facilities in Texas, 2008-2010
    Yenlik A Zheteyeva
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Am J Infect Control 42:77-81. 2014
    ..Improved infection control oversight and training of assisted living facility and home health care agency personnel providing assisted monitoring of blood glucose is needed. ..