Volume 20, Number 3—March 2014
Fungal infections in persons affected by natural disasters are a potentially overlooked public health problem.
Identifying M. abscessus to the subspecies level will help delineate clusters with higher transmissibility.
P. ovale wallikeri infection caused more severe thrombocytopenia than did P. ovale curtisi infection.
In selected areas, test results were rarely used for management of MDR TB.
This vaccine for horses could also protect veterinarians who treat horses.
These birds may be intermediate hosts and facilitate transmission and dissemination of subtype H7N9.
Reported increases raised questions about whether these cases were a natural increase in disease or the result of serogroup replacement after meningococcal serogroup A conjugate vaccine introduction.
The presence of toxigenic V. cholerae O1 in environmental reservoirs are confirmed in Haiti
A rare hantavirus outbreak reaffirms the need for control of deer mice and public awareness of the risks posed by contact with them.
Transmission to humans can be reduced by using protective clothing and eliminating birds and vermin from stables.
Although diverse strains are present in South Africa, only a few strains cause most drug-resistant TB.
Climate data suggest that drought was a factor in several major typhus epidemics.
New programs can be improved by drawing on lessons from previous successful efforts.
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