Emerging Infectious Diseases journal
Genetic Characterization of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus, Guangdong, China C. Mok et al. December 2015
Association of Higher MERS-CoV Virus Load with Severe Disease and Death, Saudi Arabia, 2014 D. R. Feikin et al. November 2015
Infection Risk for Persons Exposed to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A H5 Virus–Infected Birds, United States, December 2014–March 2015 C. S. Arriola et al. December 2015
Molecular Epidemiology of Hospital Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2014 S. F. Fagbo et al. November 2015
Contact Tracing Activities during the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic in Kindia and Faranah, Guinea, 2014 M. G. Dixon et al. November 2015
Volume 21, Number 8—August 2015 PDF Version [PDF - 9.44 MB - 220 pages]
Drivers of Emerging Infectious Disease Events as a Framework for Digital Detection
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S. H. Olson et al.View Summary
Improved and expanded data collection is required to fulfil the promise of an early-warning digital system.
Medscape CME Activity
Escherichia coli O157 Outbreaks in the United States, 2003–2012 PDF Version [PDF - 1.58 MB - 9 pages]K. E. Heiman et al.View Summary
Beef and leafy vegetables were the most common sources of these outbreaks.
Real-Time Microbiology Laboratory Surveillance System to Detect Abnormal Events and Emerging Infections, Marseille, France
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C. Abat et al.View Summary
We implemented a laboratory data–based syndromic surveillance system that can be rapidly applied and used as a first tool.
Underrecognition of Dengue during 2013 Epidemic in Luanda, Angola
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T. M. Sharp et al.View Summary
Case detection should be improved by instituting routine laboratory-based surveillance for acute febrile illnesses in Africa.
Dengue in Angola
Health Care–Associated Infection Outbreak Investigations in Outpatient Settings, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 2000−2012
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K. OYong et al.View Summary
Most investigations identified a control breach as the source of infections.
Differentiation of Acute Q Fever from Other Infections in Patients Presenting to Hospitals, the Netherlands
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S. P. Keijmel et al.View Summary
Distinguishing acute Q fever from respiratory infections, fever, or hepatitis requires serologic testing or PCR.
Medscape CME Activity
Community-Based Outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup C Infection in Men who Have Sex with Men, New York City, New York, USA, 2010−2013 PDF Version [PDF - 1.43 MB - 8 pages]M. M. Kratz et al.View Summary
Questions about how to protect this at-risk population deserve careful consideration.
Risk for Mycobacterial Disease among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Taiwan, 2001–2011
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T. Liao et al.View Summary
Risk for illness and death are increased for these patients.
Phylogeography of Influenza A(H3N2) Virus in Peru, 2010–2012
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S. Pollett et al.View Summary
Peru did not fit the source–sink model for the global spread of this virus.
Susceptibility of Carrion Crows to Experimental Infection with Lineage 1 and 2 West Nile Viruses
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S. M. Lim et al.View Summary
These birds are highly susceptible to strains circulating in Europe and, thus, may serve as surveillance sentinels.
Response Strategies against Meningitis Epidemics after Elimination of Serogroup A Meningococci, Niger
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H. Maïnassara et al.View Summary
Surveillance and epidemic vaccine response would be most effective at the health area level.
Influenza A Viruses of Human Origin in Swine, Brazil
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M. I. Nelson et al.View Summary
Multiple divergent lineages challenge the design of cross-protective vaccines and highlight the need for additional surveillance.
Prevalence of Hepatitis E Virus Infection in Pigs at the Time of Slaughter, United Kingdom, 2013
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S. Grierson et al.View Summary
Pigs raised in the United Kingdom are unlikely to be the source of UK human infections.
Hospital Resource Utilization and Patient Outcomes Associated with Respiratory Viral Testing in Hospitalized Patients
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S. Mulpuru et al.View Summary
Results suggest that health care providers do not use viral test results in making management decisions.
Development of Framework for Assessing Influenza Virus Pandemic Risk
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S. C. Trock et al.View Summary
This simple, additive, multiattribute assessment tool can evaluate the risk posed by novel influenza A viruses.
Estimates of Outbreak Risk from New Introductions of Ebola with Immediate and Delayed Transmission Control
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D. Toth et al.View Summary
Identifying incoming patients can have a larger risk-reduction effect than efforts to reduce transmissions from identified patients.
Extensive Nosocomial Transmission of Measles Originating in Cruise Ship Passenger, Sardinia, Italy, 2014
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A. Filia et al.
Smallpox Vaccination of Laboratory Workers at US Variola Testing Sites
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S. Medcalf et al.
Infections with Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis and Cytokine Responses in 2 Persons Bitten by Ticks, Sweden
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A. Grankvist et al.
Occupational Exposure to Dromedaries and Risk for MERS-CoV Infection, Qatar, 2013–2014
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C. Reusken et al.
Genome of Emerging Norovirus GII.17, United States, 2014
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G. I. Parra and K. Y. Green
Seasonal Patterns of Buruli Ulcer Incidence, Central Africa, 2002–2012
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J. Landier et al.
Human–Bat Interactions in Rural West Africa
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P. Anti et al.
Enterovirus A71 Meningoencephalitis Outbreak, Rostov-on-Don, Russia, 2013
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L. V. Akhmadishina et al.
Detection and Full-Length Genome Characterization of Novel Canine Vesiviruses
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V. Martella et al.
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Patients for Whom First-Line Treatment Failed, Mongolia, 2010–2011
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C. C. Dobler et al.
Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis for Travelers Injured by Nonhuman Primates, Marseille, France, 2001–2014
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A. Blaise et al.
Cutaneous Legionella longbeachae Infection in Immunosuppressed Woman, United Kingdom
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D. Grimstead et al.
Ribavirin for Chronic Hepatitis Prevention among Patients with Hematologic Malignancies
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S. Tavitian et al.
Transmission Models of Historical Ebola Outbreaks
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J. M. Drake et al.
Risk Factors for Serogroup C Meningococcal Disease during Outbreak among Men who Have Sex with Men, New York City, New York, USA
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A. Ridpath et al.
Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United States
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X. Zheng et al.
Bartonella spp. and Coxiella burnetii Associated with Community-Acquired, Culture-Negative Endocarditis, Brazil
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R. Siciliano et al.
Genomic Assays for Identification of Chikungunya Virus in Blood Donors, Puerto Rico, 2014
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C. Y. Chiu et al.
Geographic Distribution and Expansion of Human Lyme Disease, United States
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Measles Vaccination Coverage and Cases among Vaccinated Persons
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C. L. Althaus and M. Salathé
Rickettsia felis Infection among Humans, Bangladesh, 2012–2013
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F. Ferdouse et al.
Avian Gyrovirus 2 DNA in Fowl from Live Poultry Markets and in Healthy Humans, China
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J. Ye et al.
Malaria Prophylaxis Failure with Doxycycline, Central African Republic, 2014
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M. Madamet et al.
Lassa Virus in Multimammate Rats, Côte d’Ivoire, 2013
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L. Kouadio et al.
Books and Media
Mapping Disease Transmission Risk: Enriching Models Using Biogeography and Ecology
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The Role of Scientific Collections in Scientific Preparedness
D. DiEuliisView Summary
The role of scientific collections in detecting emerging pathogens is explained in the results of a workshop.
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