Matthew R Kasper
Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
- Detection of human leptospirosis as a cause of acute fever by capture ELISA using a Leptospira interrogans serovar Copenhageni (M20) derived antigenEnrique Canal
U, S, Naval Medical Research Unit No, 6, Lima, Peru
BMC Infect Dis 13:438. 2013....
- Campylobacter antimicrobial resistance in Peru: a ten-year observational studySimon Pollett
Bacteriology Department, U S Naval Medical Research Unit 6 NAMRU 6, Venezuela Ave, Block 36, Callao 2, Lima, Peru
BMC Infect Dis 12:193. 2012..Our objective was to describe the prevalence trends of fluoroquinolone and macrolide-resistant C. jejuni and C. coli stool isolates from three regions in Peru over a ten-year period...
- Diarrhea outbreak during U.S. military training in El SalvadorMatthew R Kasper
U S Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima, Peru
PLoS ONE 7:e40404. 2012..Additional information is needed to better understand disease risks to personnel conducting humanitarian assistance activities in the Latin America Region...
- Infectious etiologies of acute febrile illness among patients seeking health care in south-central CambodiaMatthew R Kasper
United States Naval Medical Research Unit 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:246-53. 2012..Our data provide the first systematic assessment of the etiologies of acute febrile illness in south-central Cambodia. Data from syndromic-based surveillance studies can help guide public health responses in developing nations...
- Malaria and other vector-borne infection surveillance in the U.S. Department of Defense Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance program: review of 2009 accomplishmentsMark M Fukuda
Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 2900 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
BMC Public Health 11:S9. 2011..This review describes recent VBI-related epidemiological studies conducted by AFHSC-GEIS partner laboratories within the OCONUS DoD laboratory network emphasizing their impact on human populations...
- Enteric disease surveillance under the AFHSC-GEIS: current efforts, landscape analysis and vision forwardNisha N Money
Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
BMC Public Health 11:S7. 2011....
- Short report: Rapid-test based identification of influenza as an etiology of acute febrile illness in CambodiaMatthew R Kasper
U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:1144-5. 2011..This study suggests that rapid influenza tests may be useful during peak times of influenza activity in an area where several different etiologies can present as an acute febrile illness...
- Evaluation of an influenza-like illness case definition in the diagnosis of influenza among patients with acute febrile illness in CambodiaMatthew R Kasper
U S Naval Medical Research Unit 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
BMC Infect Dis 10:320. 2010..0°C) with cough or sore throat. In this study, we tested the sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values of this case definition in a Cambodia patient population...
- Outbreak of gastrointestinal illness during Operation New Horizons in Pisco, Peru, July 2012Erik J Reaves
U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 6, Lima, Peru
MSMR 19:17-9. 2012..The investigation's findings suggested a food-borne etiology from hotel kitchens. Among all personnel, hand-washing hygiene was reinforced; however, food sources were not restricted...
- Influenza virus infection among pediatric patients reporting diarrhea and influenza-like illnessCharisma Dilantika
Naval Medical Research Unit No 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
BMC Infect Dis 10:3. 2010..While less often reported in adults, gastrointestinal symptoms have been associated with influenza in children, including abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea...
- Outbreak of Group A beta hemolytic Streptococcus pharyngitis in a Peruvian military facility, April 2012Mariana Ramos
Emerging Infections Department, U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 6, Lima, Peru
MSMR 20:14-7. 2013..1 to be the culprit pathogen, an organism not commonly implicated in outbreaks of GAS in the Americas. Barious unique and illustrative features of outbreak investigation in military facilities and populations are discussed. ..
- Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi with reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones in CambodiaMatthew R Kasper
US Naval Medical Research Unit, Jakarta, Indonesia
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:207-9. 2010..12 microg/mL)...
- Wide distribution and ancient evolutionary history of simian foamy viruses in New World primatesBruno M Ghersi
U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 6, Lima, Peru
Retrovirology 12:89. 2015..Phylogenetic and co-speciation reconciliation analyses of new SFV polymerase (pol) and host mitochondrial cytochrome B sequences, were performed to infer SFV and host co-evolutionary histories...