Dennis J Faix
Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
- Determination of clinical and demographic predictors of laboratory-confirmed influenza with subtype analysisTabitha Woolpert
Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
BMC Infect Dis 12:129. 2012..This study assesses predictors of influenza, and its various subtypes, in a broad population at the point of care, across age groups, then evaluates the performance of clinical case definitions composed of identified predictors...
- A growing global network's role in outbreak response: AFHSC-GEIS 2008-2009Matthew C Johns
Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 11800 Tech Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
BMC Public Health 11:S3. 2011....
- Outbreak of pneumonia in the setting of fatal pneumococcal meningitis among US Army trainees: potential role of Chlamydia pneumoniae infectionFatimah S Dawood
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development assigned to Influenza Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
BMC Infect Dis 11:157. 2011..We investigated an outbreak of radiologically-confirmed pneumonia that was recognized after 2 fatal cases of serotype 7F pneumococcal meningitis were reported in a 303-person military trainee company (Alpha Company)...
- Outbreak of Q fever among US military in western Iraq, June-July 2005Dennis J Faix
Navy Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit West, Al Asad, Iraq
Clin Infect Dis 46:e65-8. 2008..Fever (in 100% of patients), respiratory symptoms (76%), and gastrointestinal symptoms (53%) were common. Possible risk factors included dust and exposure to animals and ticks...
- Traveler's diarrhea in Thailand: randomized, double-blind trial comparing single-dose and 3-day azithromycin-based regimens with a 3-day levofloxacin regimenDavid R Tribble
Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:338-46. 2007..Traveler's diarrhea in Thailand is frequently caused by Campylobacter jejuni. Rates of fluoroquinolone (FQ) resistance in Campylobacter organisms have exceeded 85% in recent years, and reduced fluoroquinolone efficacy has been observed...
- Inference of antibiotic resistance and virulence among diverse group A Streptococcus strains using emm sequencing and multilocus genotyping methodsDavid Metzgar
Department of Respiratory Diseases Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e6897. 2009..Phenotype analysis, including critical AbR typing, is generally achieved by much slower and more laborious direct culture-based methods...
- Evaluation of a rapid quantitative diagnostic test for adenovirus type 4Dennis J Faix
Department of Preventive Medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
Clin Infect Dis 38:391-7. 2004..Individuals with test results positive for Ad4 were hospitalized longer than were individuals with negative test results. Higher virus loads at hospital admission corresponded to longer lengths of stay for Ad4-positive subjects...
- Epidemic infectious gastrointestinal illness aboard U.S. Navy ships deployed to the Middle East during peacetime operations--2000-2001Mark S Riddle
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
BMC Gastroenterol 6:9. 2006..Infectious gastrointestinal illness (IGI) outbreaks have been reported in U.S. Navy ships and could potentially have an adverse mission impact. Studies to date have been anecdotal...