- Echinococcus granulosus in gray wolves and ungulates in Idaho and Montana, USA
William J Foreyt
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 7040, USA
J Wildl Dis 45:1208-12. 2009
We evaluated the small intestines of 123 gray wolves (Canis lupus) that were collected from Idaho, USA (n=63), and Montana, USA (n=60), between 2006 and 2008 for the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus...
- Acute stroke care at rural hospitals in Idaho: challenges in expediting stroke care
James G Gebhardt
Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
J Rural Health 22:88-91. 2006
..However, the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke criteria for initiation of thrombolytic therapy, most notably the 3-hour time limit from symptom onset, have proven challenging for many rural hospitals to achieve...
- Dietary intake, eating behavior, and physical activity-related determinants of high body mass index in rural communities in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Human Nutrition, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:684-92. 2003
- Seasonal variations of lead concentration and loading rates in residential house dust in northern Idaho
College of Health Sciences, American University of Armenia, 40 M Baghramian Str, Yerevan 375019, Armenia
J Hazard Mater 132:68-79. 2006
..and lead and dust loading rates in non-contaminated or "background" communities in northern Idaho are significantly affected by seasonal variations...
- Occurrence of sulfonamide antimicrobials in private water wells in Washington County, Idaho, USA
Angela L Batt
Chemistry Department, 611 Natural Sciences Complex, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, NY 14260, USA
Chemosphere 64:1963-71. 2006
..from six private wells formerly used as sources for drinking water by the residents of Washington County (Weiser, Idaho) were collected to assess the impact of a nearby confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) on the quality of the ..
- Strawberry disease lesions in rainbow trout from southern Idaho are associated with DNA from a Rickettsia-like organism
Sonja J Lloyd
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 7040, USA
Dis Aquat Organ 82:111-8. 2008
..psychrophilum DNA. The statistical association between SD lesions and presence of RLO DNA is not proof of etiology, but these data suggest that RLO may play a role in SD in southern Idaho, USA.
- Using the SF-36 to determine perceived health-related quality of life in rural Idaho seniors
Kimberly K Cleary
Department of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University, 310 N Riverpoint Blvd, Box T, Spokane, WA 99202 1675, USA
J Allied Health 35:156-61. 2006
..establish the perceived health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in people aged 65 and older in rural southeastern Idaho. Ninety-five people aged 65 and older completed the Short Form 36 version 2 (SF-36 v2), a valid and reliable HRQoL ..
- Ovine progressive pneumonia provirus levels are unaffected by the prion 171R allele in an Idaho sheep flock
Robert D Harrington
Animal Disease Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
Genet Sel Evol 41:17. 2009
..1) associated with the presence of OPPV provirus and 2) associated with higher provirus levels were tested in an Idaho ewe flock. OPPV provirus was found in 226 of 358 ewes by quantitative PCR...
- Metal(loid) diagenesis in mine-impacted sediments of Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Gordon R Toevs
Soil and Land Resources Division, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844 2339, USA
Environ Sci Technol 40:2537-43. 2006
Mining activity along the South Fork of the Coeur d' Alene River in northern Idaho has resulted in fluvial mine tailings enriched in Pb, As, Ag, Sb, Hg, Cd, and Zn deposited on the lakebed of Lake Coeur d'Alene, thus serving as a ..
- Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus genogroup-specific virulence mechanisms in sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka (Walbaum), from Redfish Lake, Idaho
M K Purcell
Western Fisheries Research Center, U S Geological Survey, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
J Fish Dis 32:619-31. 2009
..dynamics that contribute to genogroup-specific virulence in a captive stock of sockeye salmon from Redfish Lake in Idaho. Juvenile sockeye salmon were challenged by immersion and injection with either a representative U or M viral ..
- Effect of particulate matter air pollution on hospital admissions and medical visits for lung and heart disease in two southeast Idaho cities
Gregory V Ulirsch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Public Health Service, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:478-87. 2007
..room, urgent care, and family practice) for respiratory and cardiovascular disease in Pocatello and Chubbuck, Idaho (population about 60,000), from November 1994 through March 2000...
- Shiga toxins, and the genes encoding them, in fecal samples from native Idaho ungulates
Jeremy J Gilbreath
Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, 83209 8007, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 75:862-5. 2009
..The prevalence and stability of Shiga toxin and/or Shiga toxin genes among native wild ungulates in Idaho were investigated...
- Association between an outbreak strain causing mycoplasma bovis mastitis and its asymptomatic carriage in the herd: a case study from Idaho, USA
Department of Veterinary Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99163 6610, USA
Prev Vet Med 93:66-70. 2010
..It appears that during the initial outbreak of M. bovis mastitis colonization of body sites by the outbreak strain may be common. However, the prevalence of colonization subsides and colonization does not appear to precede mastitis...
- Accounting for coalescent stochasticity in testing phylogeographical hypotheses: modelling Pleistocene population structure in the Idaho giant salamander Dicamptodon aterrimus
B C Carstens
University of Idaho, Department of Biological Sciences, Box 443051, Moscow, ID, 83844 3051, USA
Mol Ecol 14:255-65. 2005
..Here, we provide an example from the Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) using 118 mtDNA sequences, nearly 2 kb in length...
- Arsenic levels in ground water and cancer incidence in Idaho: an ecologic study
Yueh Ying Han
Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:843-9. 2009
..This county-level ecologic study evaluates arsenic levels in ground water and its association with targeted cancer incidence in Idaho, where some regions have been found to contain higher arsenic levels.
- Airborne endotoxin concentrations at a large open-lot dairy in southern idaho
Robert S Dungan
USDA ARS, Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research Lab, 3793 North 3600 East, Kimberly, ID 83341, USA
J Environ Qual 38:1919-23. 2009
..Decreasing an individual's proximity to the dairy should lower their risk of airborne endotoxin exposure and associated health effects...
- Molecular epidemiology of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus reveals complex virus traffic and evolution within southern Idaho aquaculture
Ryan M Troyer
Department of Pathobiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Dis Aquat Organ 55:175-85. 2003
..In the Hagerman Valley of Idaho, IHNV is endemic or epidemic among numerous fish farms and resource mitigation hatcheries...
- Associations between classroom CO2 concentrations and student attendance in Washington and Idaho
D G Shendell
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Indoor Environment Department, Berkeley, CA, USA
Indoor Air 14:333-41. 2004
..and 25 portable classrooms from 22 schools located in six school districts in the states of Washington and Idaho. Study classrooms had individual heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, except two classrooms ..
- Assessing remedial effectiveness through the blood lead:soil/dust lead relationship at the Bunker Hill Superfund Site in the Silver Valley of Idaho
Ian von Lindern
TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, Inc, 121 S Jackson, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Sci Total Environ 303:139-70. 2003
The 21 square mile Bunker Hill Superfund Site in northern Idaho includes several thousand acres of contaminated hillsides and floodplain, a 365-acre abandoned lead/zinc smelter and is home to more than 7000 people in 5 residential ..
- Drug-resistant Escherichia coli, Rural Idaho
Elizabeth L Hannah
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 2901, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1614-7. 2005
..coli was associated with recent use of antimicrobial agents in the household. Household clustering of drug-resistant E. coli was observed. Most carriers of drug-resistant E. coli lacked conventional risk factors...
- Use and safety perceptions regarding herbal supplements: a study of older persons in southeast Idaho
Frank J Snyder
Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
J Nutr Elder 28:81-95. 2009
..investigate the use and perceived safety of HS among a convenience sample of 112 adults aged 60 to 92 in southeast Idaho. Fifty-five percent of the participants (n = 62) reported using HS in the past...
- Nonvitamin, nonmineral supplement use and beliefs about safety and efficacy among rural older adults in southeast and south central Idaho
Carol F Kirkpatrick
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, USA
J Nutr Elder 26:59-82. 2006
..to as nonvitamin, nonmineral [NVNM] supplements) among rural older adults residing in southeast and south central Idaho, and explored perceptions of the safety and efficacy of these supplements...
- Assessing the status of infection control programs in small rural hospitals in the western United States
Kurt B Stevenson
Qualis Health, Boise, Idaho 83712 7756, USA
Am J Infect Control 32:255-61. 2004
..Rural community hospitals, although contributing significantly to the US health care system, have rarely been assessed regarding the nature and quality of their IC programs...
- Northern Idaho house dust and soil lead levels compared to the Bunker Hill Superfund Site
Susan M Spalinger
TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering Inc, 121 S Jackson St, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Environ Monit Assess 130:57-72. 2007
..High levels of Pb in soil and house dust have been recorded at the Bunker Hill Superfund Site (BHSS) in northern Idaho, an historic mining and smelting district...
- A case-control study to determine risk factors for elevated blood lead levels in children, Idaho
Agency for Toxie Substances and Disease Registry Division of Health Studies, Atlanta, Georgia
Toxicol Ind Health 13:67-72. 1997
- Brucellosis in elk of eastern Idaho
Ryan P Etter
Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho 83686, USA
J Wildl Dis 42:271-8. 2006
..elk (Cervus elaphus) and bison (Bison bison) in the Greater Yellowstone Area, which includes portions of Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana...
- Study of participating and nonparticipating states' telemedicine Medicaid reimbursement status: Its impact on Idaho's policymaking process
Gayle A Gray
Institute of Rural Health, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 83209 8174, USA
Telemed J E Health 12:681-90. 2006
..This study provides data from a national study of Medicaid telemedicine reimbursement policies and examines Idaho as a case study for developing telemedicine reimbursement policies...
- Efficiency of use of imported magnesium, sulfur, copper, and zinc on Idaho dairy farms
A N Hristov
Department of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Idaho, Moscow 83844, USA
J Dairy Sci 90:3034-43. 2007
Six commercial dairies from south central Idaho were surveyed to estimate the whole-farm surpluses of magnesium (Mg), sulfur (S), copper (Cu), and zinc (Zn)...
- Geographic variability of Escherichia coli ribotypes from animals in Idaho and Georgia
Peter G Hartel
Dep of Crop and Soil Sciences, Univ of Georgia, Athens 30602 7272, USA
J Environ Qual 31:1273-8. 2002
..ribotyping, to determine the geographic variability of the fecal bacterium, Escherichia coli, from one location in Idaho and three locations in Georgia for cattle (Bos taurus), horse (Equus caballus), swine (Sus scrofa), and chicken (..
- Deer exposed to exceptionally high concentrations of lead near the Continental Mine in Idaho, USA
W Nelson Beyer
U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1040-6. 2007
Habitat surrounding the inactive Continental Mine in northern Idaho, USA, supports bear (Ursus arctos, Ursus americanus), moose (Alces alces), elk (Cervus elaphus), woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), and abundant mule (..
- Mercury contamination in Idaho bald eagles, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Marc J Bechard
Raptor Research Center, Department of Biology, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725, USA
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:698-702. 2009
..we collected molted feathers at nests to determine the level of contamination in bald eagles in the state of Idaho, USA...
- Green peach aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) action thresholds for controlling the spread of potato leafroll virus in Idaho
T M Mowry
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, University of Idaho, Parma 83660 6699 USA
J Econ Entomol 94:1332-9. 2001
..A revised within-field green peach aphid management plan is recommended that includes systemic insecticide applied at planting, aphid sampling every 3-4 d, and foliar insecticide application following aphid detection...
- Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Idaho
Vivian Marie Lockary
Emerg Infect Dis 13:1262-4. 2007
- Seven new ovine progressive pneumonia virus (OPPV) field isolates from Dubois Idaho sheep comprise part of OPPV clade II based on surface envelope glycoprotein (SU) sequences
Lynn M Herrmann
US Department of Agriculture, Animal Disease Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, 3003 ADBF, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6630, USA
Virus Res 102:215-20. 2004
..from colostrum and milk of 10 naturally OPPV-infected sheep from the US Sheep Experiment Station in Dubois, Idaho, USA...
- Nocturnal transpiration causing disequilibrium between soil and stem predawn water potential in mixed conifer forests of Idaho
Kathleen L Kavanagh
Department of Forest Resources, University of Idaho, P O Box 441133, Moscow, ID 83844 1133, USA
Tree Physiol 27:621-9. 2007
..and Psi(s) in four temperate conifer species across three height classes through a replicated study in northern Idaho. Based on both stomatal conductance and sap flux measurements, we confirmed that the combination of open stomata ..
- Coordinated response to reports of possible anthrax contamination, Idaho, 2001
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Boise, Idaho 83720, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 8:1093-5. 2002
..spores in the eastern United States increased concern about exposure to anthrax nationwide, and residents of Idaho sought assistance...
- Carboxyhemoglobin measurement by hospitals: implications for the diagnosis of carbon monoxide poisoning
Neil B Hampson
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Emerg Med 31:13-6. 2006
..The clinical laboratory of every acute care hospital in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska was surveyed regarding the ability to measure COHb levels, the method utilized and the time ..
- The WAMI Program: 25 years later
M Roy Schwarz
China Medical Board of New York, NY 10017, USA
Med Teach 26:211-4. 2004
The Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WAMI) Program is a four-state decentralized medical education program initiated at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSM) in 1972 with the goals of: (1) admitting more students ..
- Modeling ozone and aerosol formation and transport in the pacific northwest with the community Multi-Scale Air Quality (CMAQ) modeling system
Susan M O'Neill
Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory, U S Department of Agriculture Forest Service, 400 North 34th Street, Suite 201, Seattle, Washington 98103, USA
Environ Sci Technol 40:1286-99. 2006
..of the Interstate-5 corridor along the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and in forested areas of central Idaho. The relative contributions of organic and inorganic aerosols varied by region, but generally organic aerosols ..
- Characterization of Pasteurella multocida associated with pneumonia in bighorn sheep
Glen C Weiser
Caine Veterinary Teaching Center, University of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho 83607, USA
J Wildl Dis 39:536-44. 2003
..numerous isolates were cultured in high numbers from free-ranging bighorn sheep in the Hells Canyon area of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon (USA) during the winter of 1995-96...
- Characteristics associated with self-identification as a regular smoker and desire to quit among college students who smoke cigarettes
Jennifer B Harris
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 10:69-76. 2008
..Action on Tobacco study, a 4-year group-randomized trial at 30 four-year colleges in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Students who self-identified as a regular smoker smoked more cigarettes before starting college, smoked a greater ..
- Quantitative threat analysis for management of an imperiled species: Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
Jonathan M Hoekstra
National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard E, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
Ecol Appl 17:2061-73. 2007
..Results from these threat analyses suggest that recovery strategies targeting specific demographic indices, and those considering natural and human-mediated interdependencies of major threats, are most likely to succeed...
- Regional solutions to the physician workforce shortage: the WWAMI experience
Tom E Norris
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6340, USA
Acad Med 81:857-62. 2006
..The WWAMI program (the acronym for Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), which was developed in the early 1970s, uses existing state universities in five states for first-year education,..
- Sediment concentration and turbidity changes during culvert removals
Randy B Foltz
Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1221 South Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
J Environ Manage 87:329-40. 2008
..Sediment concentration was measured at 11 stream crossings among two locations in Idaho and one in Washington...
- Evolutionary patterns in the antR-Cor gene in the dwarf dogwood complex (Cornus, Cornaceae)
Department of Botany, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7612, USA
Genetica 130:19-34. 2007
..Sequencing and analysis of additional nuclear genes will be necessary to resolve questions about the evolution of the dwarf dogwood complex...
- Carbon monoxide poisoning: a new incidence for an old disease
N B Hampson
Center for Hyperbaric Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
Undersea Hyperb Med 34:163-8. 2007
..This study was performed to estimate the number of emergency department (ED) visits annually in the USA for carbon monoxide poisoning...
- Prevalence and characteristics of smokers at 30 Pacific Northwest colleges and universities
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 9:429-38. 2007
..Data indicate that college smokers wish and plan to quit before graduation, suggesting that efforts to assist smokers in quitting during the college years may be fruitful...
- Variations in corticosteroid/anesthetic injections for painful shoulder conditions: comparisons among orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and physical medicine and primary-care physicians
John G Skedros
Utah Bone and Joint Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:63. 2007
- Effect of racial/ethnic misclassification of American Indians and Alaskan Natives on Washington State death certificates, 1989-1997
Northwest Tribal Epidemiology Center The EpiCenter, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, 527 SW Hall, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Am J Public Health 92:443-4. 2002
..This study examined effects of racial/ethnic misclassification of American Indians and Alaskan Natives on Washington State death certificates...
- WWAMI: a regional approach to pediatric education
F Bruder Stapleton
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
J Pediatr 140:281-2. 2002
- Computerized health information and the demand for medical care
Todd H Wagner
VA Health Economics Resource Center, Palo Alto Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Value Health 6:29-39. 2003
..This study assessed the effect of using computerized health information on consumers' demand for medical care...
- From concept to culture: the WWAMI program at the University of Washington School of Medicine
P G Ramsey
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 98195-6350, USA
Acad Med 76:765-75. 2001
..Now serving five Northwest states (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho), the WWAMI program has solidified and expanded throughout its 30-year history...
- Sharing of Pasteurella spp. between free-ranging bighorn sheep and feral goats
Karen M Rudolph
Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Wildlife Health Laboratory, 16569 S10th Avenue, Caldwell, Idaho 83607, USA
J Wildl Dis 39:897-903. 2003
..and free-ranging bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area bordering Idaho, Oregon, and Washington (USA)...
- Methoxyphenols and levoglucosan ratios in PM2.5 from wheat and Kentucky bluegrass stubble burning in eastern Washington and northern Idaho
Jorge R Jimenez
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
Environ Sci Technol 41:7824-9. 2007
..Similarly, the ratio of LG/coniferylaidehyde was higher in wheat stubble smoke (180 +/- 39) compared to that in softwoods (approximately 7) and hardwoods (approximately 8)...
- Access intervention in an integrated, prepaid group practice: effects on primary care physician productivity
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Box 357660, Suite H660C, Seattle, WA 98195 7660, USA
Health Serv Res 43:1888-905. 2008
..To estimate the joint effect of a multifaceted access intervention on primary care physician (PCP) productivity in a large, integrated prepaid group practice...
- Moderate physical activity and its relationship to select measures of a healthy diet
Department of Health and Human Development, 105 Hoseaus Complex, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
J Rural Health 20:160-5. 2004
..In rural communities, physical activity may influence and predict nutritional behaviors...
- Importance of genetic drift during Pleistocene divergence as revealed by analyses of genomic variation
L Lacey Knowles
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1079, USA
Mol Ecol 14:4023-32. 2005
- Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)
Russell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Med Care 43:436-44. 2005
- Tularemia in range sheep: an overlooked syndrome?
Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, Laramie, WY, USA
J Vet Diagn Invest 20:508-13. 2008
Abortion and death caused by Francisella tularensis were well recognized in range flocks of domestic sheep in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming in the first 6 decades of the 20th century...
- The effect of age on the use of health and self-care information: confronting the stereotype
Lisa Smith Wagner
Department of Psychology, University of San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Gerontologist 43:318-24. 2003
..The study's primary objective was to evaluate whether a health information intervention had a differential effect for people of different ages...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in rural communities, western United States
Kurt B Stevenson
Qualis Health, Boise, Idaho 83712 7756, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:895-903. 2005
..Prospective surveillance in 51 rural hospitals in Idaho and Utah examined the epidemiologic features of clinical cases of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (..
- A critical evaluation of public health programs at the Bunker Hill Superfund site
John F Rosen
Division of Environmental Sciences, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Sci Total Environ 303:15-23. 2003
..already known earlier) all the way to the Spokane River in Washington State via water borne tributaries linking Idaho and Washington States...
- Complementary therapy use among older rural adults
Montana State University Bozeman, College of Nursing, Missoula 59812 7416, USA
Public Health Nurs 22:323-31. 2005
..Explore use, cost, and satisfaction with the quality and effectiveness of complementary therapy among older rural adults...
- Multidrug-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium in four animal facilities
Jennifer G Wright
National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1235-41. 2005
..This report documents nosocomial transmission of S. Typhimurium and demonstrates that companion animal facilities may serve as foci of transmission for salmonellae between animals and humans if adequate precautions are not followed...
- Motivational brochures increase the number of medicare-eligible persons with diabetes making therapeutic footwear claims
Joseph W Lemaster
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65212, USA
Diabetes Care 26:1679-84. 2003
- Intraguild predation and successful invasion by introduced ladybird beetles
William E Snyder
Department of Entomology, Washington State University, 166 FSHN Building, Pullman, WA 99164 6382, Pullman, USA
Oecologia 140:559-65. 2004
..septempunctata and H. axyridis, which may be contributing to the speed with which these exotic ladybird beetles displace the natives following invasion...
- Feedstuffs as a vehicle of cattle exposure to Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica
Margaret A Davis
Field Disease Investigation Unit, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6610, USA
Vet Microbiol 95:199-210. 2003
..These results provide evidence for a role of cattle feed in transmission of E. coli O157:H7; S. enterica; cattle-bacteria...
- Population-based epidemiologic analysis of acute pyelonephritis
Christopher A Czaja
Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Clin Infect Dis 45:273-80. 2007
..We performed a population-based analysis of trends in the incidence, microbial etiology, antimicrobial resistance, and antimicrobial therapy of outpatient and inpatient pyelonephritis...
- A prescription for information. A Seattle health care organization embraces new method for delivering patient education
Beckie Kelly Schuerenberg
Health Data Manag 11:50-2. 2003
- Filamentous fungi quiescent in seeds and culm nodes of weedy and forage grass species endemic to the Palouse Region of Washington and Idaho
F M Dugan
USDA ARS Western Regional Plant Introduction Station, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6402 USA
Mycopathologia 156:31-40. 2002
..forage and weedy grasses from germplasm accessions and from uncultivated sites in eastern Washington and western Idaho were assayed for the presence of quiescent filamentous fungi...
- Household location choices: implications for biodiversity conservation
M Nils Peterson
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, 13 Natural Resources Building, East Lansing, MI 48824 1222, USA
Conserv Biol 22:912-21. 2008
..We conducted a case study of the Teton Valley of Idaho and Wyoming (U.S.A...
- Local health districts and the public health workforce: a case study of Wyoming and Idaho
University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Seattle, Washington, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 7:37-48. 2001
This study of personnel in local health departments (LHDs) focused on two predominantly rural states: Idaho and Wyoming. Although in the same region of the country, the structure of local public health is different in each state...
- The influence of soil remediation on lead in house dust
Ian H von Lindern
TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, 121 S Jackson, Moscow, ID 83843, USA
Sci Total Environ 303:59-78. 2003
..a principal source of excess lead absorption among children at the Bunker Hill Superfund Site (BHSS) in northern Idaho. House dust lead concentration from homeowner's vacuum cleaner bags has been monitored since the epidemic of ..
- Impact of generalist care managers on patients with diabetes
David A Dorr
Department of Medical Information and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Health Serv Res 40:1400-21. 2005
..To determine how the addition of generalist care managers and collaborative information technology to an ambulatory team affects the care of patients with diabetes...
- A regional survey of dentists' preferences for hiring a dental associate
Meghan C Halley
Department of Community Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4905, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 139:973-9. 2008
..To provide practical information for new job-seeking dentists, the authors conducted a survey to assess dentists' preferences with regard to hiring an associate...
- Caring for patients of diverse religious traditions: the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Home Health, Uintah Basin Home Health Agency, 26 West 200 North 78 15, Roosevelt, UT 84066, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 24:396-8. 2006
- A business case for quality
Steven A Somers
Am J Manag Care 13:240; author reply 240, 256. 2007
- Whole-farm nitrogen balance on western dairy farms
R A Spears
Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences Department, 4815 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan 84322 4815, USA
J Dairy Sci 86:4178-86. 2003
..Whole-farm N balance and efficiencies were computed for 41 commercial dairies in Utah and Idaho using the University of Maryland Nutrient Balancer...
- Performing laboratory compliance audits
Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 15:368-75. 2001
..Intermountain Health Care (IHC) is an integrated health-care system consisting of 20 hospitals in Utah and Idaho, health plans with 450,000 directly covered lives and contracts to third-party insurance companies covering 500,..
- Physician perspectives of nurse care management located in primary care clinics
Adam B Wilcox
Care Manag J 8:58-63. 2007
..Results from this study can be used to more effectively implement similar models of chronic disease management, where physician participation is a critical component for successful implementation...
- Automated production of an on-line laboratory reference manual from a laboratory information system
Sterling T Bennett
Department of Pathology, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah 84143, USA
J Med Syst 26:145-9. 2002
..We are therefore able to provide better sources of information in a sustainable manner...
- Survey of blood parasites in two forest owls, Northern Saw-whet Owls and Flammulated Owls, of western North America
Lynda L Leppert
Boise State University, Biology, 1910 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83725, USA
J Wildl Dis 44:475-9. 2008
..the blood parasites of 108 Northern Saw-whet Owls (Aegolius acadicus) and 24 Flammulated Owls (Otus flammeolus) in Idaho during autumn migration in 1999 and 2000...
- Integration of interdisciplinary guidelines with clinical applications: Current and future scenarios
Sharon M Bigelow
Medical Informatics, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah 84120, USA
Stud Health Technol Inform 122:430-4. 2006
- Forecasting daily patient volumes in the emergency department
Spencer S Jones
Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Acad Emerg Med 15:159-70. 2008
..There are few studies that explore the use of forecasting methods to predict patient volumes in the ED...
- Pertussis vaccine effectiveness among children 6 to 59 months of age in the United States, 1998-2001
Kristine M Bisgard
DVM, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, M S E 61, Atlanta, GA 30333
Pediatrics 116:e285-94. 2005
- Trends and cardiovascular mortality effects of state-level blood pressure and uncontrolled hypertension in the United States
Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave Bldg 1, 1107, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Circulation 117:905-14. 2008
..Our aim was to estimate levels and trends in state-level mean systolic blood pressure (SBP), the prevalence of uncontrolled systolic hypertension, and cardiovascular mortality attributable to all levels of higher-than-optimal SBP...
- Species of Cryptosporidium detected in weaned cattle on cow-calf operations in the United States
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Environmental Microbial Food Safety Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Vet Parasitol 170:187-92. 2010
..819 cattle between 6 and 18 months of age from 49 operations in 20 states (Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South ..
- Safety of Brucella abortus strain RB51 in bull elk
W E Cook
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie 82070, USA
J Wildl Dis 36:484-8. 2000
Some of the elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) of the Greater Yellowstone Area (Wyoming, Idaho, Montana; USA) are infected with Brucella abortus, the bacterium that causes bovine brucellosis...
- Expanded health data from the new birth certificate, 2005
Division of Vital Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
Natl Vital Stat Rep 56:1-24. 2008
..S. Standard Certificate of Live Birth; however, many of the specific checkbox items were modified, or are new to the 2003 certificate. Data on selected new checkbox items are presented in this report...
- An overview of the North American residential radon and lung cancer case-control studies
R William Field
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:599-631. 2006
..in New Jersey, Missouri (two studies), Iowa, and the combined states study (Connecticut, Utah, and southern Idaho). The seventh study was performed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada...
- Extensive chloroplast haplotype variation indicates Pleistocene hybridization and radiation of North American Arabis drummondii, A. x divaricarpa, and A. holboellii (Brassicaceae)
C H Dobes
Institute of Botany, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna, Gregor Mendel Strasse 33, A 1180 Vienna, Austria
Mol Ecol 13:349-70. 2004
..The highest genetic diversity was found in the Rocky Mountains from Idaho and Montana south to Utah and Colorado...
- A family with X-linked optic atrophy linked to the OPA2 locus Xp11.4-Xp11.2
Bradley J Katz
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, John A Moran Eye Center, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
Am J Med Genet A 140:2207-11. 2006
..Fifteen individuals in a three-generation Idaho family underwent complete eye examination, color vision testing, automated perimetry, and fundus photography...
- A multicenter evaluation of the effectiveness of Quest Gel (2% moxidectin) against parasites infecting equids
R M Cleale
Fort Dodge Animal Health, P O Box 5366, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
Vet Parasitol 137:119-29. 2006
Controlled trials with a common protocol were conducted in Idaho, Illinois and Tennessee to evaluate anthelmintic effectiveness of Quest Gel (QG; 2% moxidectin) against lumenal parasites in horses...
- Sequence diversity of the nucleoprotein gene of iris yellow spot virus (genus Tospovirus, family Bunyaviridae) isolates from the western region of the United States
H R Pappu
Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6430, USA
Arch Virol 151:1015-23. 2006
..to determine the sequence diversity of IYSV isolates from infected onion plants grown in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington...
- Effect of a multifaceted intervention on number of antimicrobial prescriptions for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes: cluster randomised controlled trial
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
BMJ 331:669. 2005
..To assess whether a multifaceted intervention can reduce the number of prescriptions for antimicrobials for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes...
- Contraceptive use--United States and territories, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
Diana M Bensyl
Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
MMWR Surveill Summ 54:1-72. 2005
..Information about contraceptive use for specific subpopulations can be used to further refine state efforts to improve contraceptive use and subsequently decrease the occurrence of unintended pregnancy...
- Detection of bovine trichomoniasis with a specific DNA probe and PCR amplification system
M S Ho
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616
J Clin Microbiol 32:98-104. 1994
..foetus that were isolated from cattle in California, Idaho, Nevada, and Costa Rica. The probe hybridized specifically to DNAs of T...
- Detection of antimicrobial resistance by small rural hospital microbiology laboratories: comparison of survey responses with current NCCLS laboratory standards
Kurt B Stevenson
Qualis Health, Boise, ID, USA
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 47:303-11. 2003
Microbiology laboratory personnel from 77 rural hospitals in Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and eastern Washington were surveyed in July 2000 regarding their routine practices for detecting antimicrobial resistance...
- Specific expression of Anaplasma marginale major surface protein 2 salivary gland variants occurs in the midgut and is an early event during tick transmission
CHRISTIANE V LOHR
Program in Vector Borne Diseases, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 7040, USA
Infect Immun 70:114-20. 2002
..marginale organisms per salivary gland is significantly increased during transmission feeding. The South Idaho strain of A...
- Emergence of a tetracycline-resistant Campylobacter jejuni clone associated with outbreaks of ovine abortion in the United States
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
J Clin Microbiol 46:1663-71. 2008
..of abortion-associated Campylobacter isolates obtained from multiple lambing seasons on different farms in Iowa, Idaho, South Dakota, and California. We found that C. jejuni has replaced C...
- Association of insects and ergot (Claviceps purpurea) in Kentucky bluegrass seed production fields
M D Butler
Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University, Madras 97741, USA
J Econ Entomol 94:1471-6. 2001
Insects in Kentucky bluegrass seed production fields in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington were sampled just before harvest and their association with ergot conidia of Claviceps purpurea Fr. (Tul.) was evaluated during 1996-1998...