Paul R Cieslak

Summary

Affiliation: Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Specimen collection and confirmation of norovirus outbreaks
    Melissa S Plantenga
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1553-5. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A community-based outbreak of severe respiratory illness caused by human adenovirus serotype 14
    Paul F Lewis
    Oregon Public Health Division and 2Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR 97202, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:1427-34. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Statewide validation of hospital-reported central line-associated bloodstream infections: Oregon, 2009
    John Y Oh
    Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:439-45. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Physician attitudes regarding school-located vaccination clinics
    Steven C Fiala
    Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention, Oregon Health Authority, 800 NE Oregon St, Ste 772, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    J Sch Health 83:299-305. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Oregon: increasing incidence and hospital-level risk factors
    Rebecca E Chandler
    Public Health Division, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:116-22. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C in juvenile detention entrants, Oregon, 1994-1996
    Ann R Thomas
    Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, Oregon 97232, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:410-3. 2005
  7. pmc Alfalfa seed decontamination in a Salmonella outbreak
    Christopher J Gill
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:474-9. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Food handler assessment in Oregon
    Emilio E DeBess
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, 97232, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:329-35. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccine coverage among infants born to women without prenatal screening for hepatitis B virus infection: effects of the Joint Statement on Thimerosal in Vaccines
    Ann R Thomas
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, 800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 772, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:313-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Chickenpox outbreak in a highly vaccinated school population
    Barna D Tugwell
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 113:455-9. 2004

Research Grants

  1. EMERGING INFECTIONS PROGRAM
    Paul Cieslak; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

  • Emilio E DeBess
  • Rebecca E Chandler
  • A R Thomas
  • Beth P Bell
  • Lee H Harrison
  • Anthony E Fiore
  • Ian T Williams
  • Cynthia G Whitney
  • William E Keene
  • Omana V Nainan
  • John Y Oh
  • Lore E Lee
  • Barna D Tugwell
  • Steven C Fiala
  • Melissa S Plantenga
  • Paul F Lewis
  • Catherine A Lexau
  • Nancy M Bennett
  • James Hadler
  • Katrina Hedberg
  • Monica M Farley
  • Ruth Lynfield
  • Arthur Reingold
  • Brendan Flannery
  • Christopher J Gill
  • Collette M Young
  • Ellen B Stevenson
  • Kevin L Winthrop
  • James M Terry
  • Christianne Biggs
  • Beletshachew Shiferaw
  • LaDonna Grenz
  • David Gilbert
  • La Donna Grenz
  • Xiaoyan Lu
  • Mary Campbell
  • Curt Gleaves
  • Laura Tsaknardis
  • Dean D Erdman
  • Brian Kendall
  • Mark A Schmidt
  • Priti R Patel
  • Tamara Pilishvili
  • Feng Chai
  • Richard Danila
  • William Schaffner
  • Judith E Woll
  • Richard Facklam
  • Elizabeth R Zell
  • Eileen M Lorber
  • Hilary Gillette
  • Stephanie Schrag
  • Richard R Facklam
  • Christine G Hahn
  • Janet C Mohle-Boetani
  • Patti L Waller
  • Jeff A Farrar

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Specimen collection and confirmation of norovirus outbreaks
    Melissa S Plantenga
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1553-5. 2011
    ..Norovirus can be readily confirmed if 3-6 specimens are collected any time ≤7 days after onset of diarrhea and for almost that long after symptoms resolve...
  2. doi request reprint A community-based outbreak of severe respiratory illness caused by human adenovirus serotype 14
    Paul F Lewis
    Oregon Public Health Division and 2Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR 97202, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:1427-34. 2009
    ..Human adenoviruses (Ads) typically cause mild illnesses in otherwise healthy hosts. We investigated a community-based outbreak that had substantial morbidity caused primarily by Ad14, an uncommon serotype...
  3. doi request reprint Statewide validation of hospital-reported central line-associated bloodstream infections: Oregon, 2009
    John Y Oh
    Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:439-45. 2012
    ..Mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections is common, but underreporting by hospitals limits meaningful interpretation...
  4. doi request reprint Physician attitudes regarding school-located vaccination clinics
    Steven C Fiala
    Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention, Oregon Health Authority, 800 NE Oregon St, Ste 772, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    J Sch Health 83:299-305. 2013
    ..The primary objective of the study was to assess physician opinion of using school-located vaccination clinics to administer both outbreak-specific and routine vaccines...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Oregon: increasing incidence and hospital-level risk factors
    Rebecca E Chandler
    Public Health Division, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:116-22. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the incidence and trends of CDAD in Oregon and to identify hospital-level factors associated with increases in disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C in juvenile detention entrants, Oregon, 1994-1996
    Ann R Thomas
    Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Portland, Oregon 97232, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:410-3. 2005
    ..HBV was associated with Asian race, whereas HCV infection was associated with injection drug use and female gender...
  7. pmc Alfalfa seed decontamination in a Salmonella outbreak
    Christopher J Gill
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:474-9. 2003
    ..This natural experiment provides empiric evidence that chemical disinfection can reduce the human risk for disease posed by contaminated seed sprouts...
  8. doi request reprint Food handler assessment in Oregon
    Emilio E DeBess
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, 97232, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:329-35. 2009
    ..The scores also illustrate the need for Spanish language education in food safety in these two counties...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccine coverage among infants born to women without prenatal screening for hepatitis B virus infection: effects of the Joint Statement on Thimerosal in Vaccines
    Ann R Thomas
    Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, 800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 772, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:313-8. 2004
    ..We investigated the effect of these recommendation changes on the management of Oregon infants born to women whose HBsAg status was "unknown."..
  10. ncbi request reprint Chickenpox outbreak in a highly vaccinated school population
    Barna D Tugwell
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 113:455-9. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the rate of varicella vaccination and effectiveness and risk factors for breakthrough disease...
  11. doi request reprint Vaccine-era varicella epidemiology and vaccine effectiveness in a public elementary school population, 2002-2007
    Lore E Lee
    Oregon State Health, 800 NE Oregon St, Portland, OR 97211, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1548-54. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Transmission of hepatitis C virus to several organ and tissue recipients from an antibody-negative donor
    Barna D Tugwell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:648-54. 2005
    ..A patient developed acute hepatitis C shortly after tissue transplantation. Ninety-one tissues or organs had been recovered from the donor...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease among older adults in the era of pediatric pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Catherine A Lexau
    Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis 55155 2538, USA
    JAMA 294:2043-51. 2005
    ..Early after its introduction, incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease declined among older adults, a group at high risk for pneumococcal disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of childhood vaccination on racial disparities in invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections
    Brendan Flannery
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 291:2197-203. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacy policies designed to limit inappropriate vancomycin use: a population-based assessment
    Ann R Thomas
    Division of Applied Public Health Training, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:683-8. 2002
    ..We repeated the study to determine whether vancomycin use had been affected by pharmacy policies implemented following the 1994 study...

Research Grants2

  1. EMERGING INFECTIONS PROGRAM
    Paul Cieslak; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will expand public-healthlaboratory capacity for the identificationand molecular epidemiologicanalysis of bacterialand viral pathogens. ..