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Issues Available

Volume 21, Number 5—May 2015


  • Detecting Spread of Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Beyond China
    A. J. Millman et al.
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    A(H7N9) virus in humans is unlikely to have spread substantially in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos.

  • Global Implications of Recent US Case of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
    A. Maheshwari et al.
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    A recently diagnosed case highlights the need for continued global surveillance.


  • Protective Antibodies against Placental Malaria and Poor Outcomes during Pregnancy, Benin
    N. T. Ndam et al.
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    Immunity requires a vaccine that inhibits binding of infected erythrocytes to chondroitin sulfate.

  • Novel Thogotovirus Associated with Febrile Illness and Death, United States, 2014 O. I. Kosoy et al.
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    Bourbon virus is a newly discovered pathogen associated with human illness and death.

  • Molecular Epidemiology of Malaria Outbreak, Tumbes, Peru, 2010–2012
    G. Baldeviano et al.
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    Multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum from the Amazon region caused the outbreak in the northern coastal region.

  • Delayed Severe Hemolytic Anemia in Patients with Severe Malaria Treated with Artesunate, France, 2011–2013
    S. Jauréguiberry et al.
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    Hemolysis occurred in a low proportion of patients and did not increase transfusion requirements.

  • Itaya virus, a Novel Orthobunyavirus Associated with Human Febrile Illness, Peru
    R. D. Hontz et al.
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    Analysis of uncharacterized bunyaviruses isolated in Peru identified a possible reassortant virus.

  • Canine Distemper in Endangered Ethiopian Wolves C. H. Gordon et al.
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    Investigation into mortalities within endangered species can direct conservation efforts.

  • Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus among Prisoners, Australia, 2005–2012
    N. Bretaña et al.
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    Transmission is ongoing among prisoners who inject drugs.

  • Role of La Crosse Virus Lineage I Strain in Fatal Encephalitis Case, Tennessee, USA, 2012
    A. J. Lambert et al.
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    We verified the transovarial maintenance and ecologic role of the endemic vector in this region.

  • Isolation of Onchocerca lupi in Dogs and Black Flies, California, USA
    H. K. Hassan et al.
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    We implicated the black fly as a vector for this filarial zoonotic parasitic infection.

  • Pathologic Changes in Wild Birds Infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Viruses, South Korea, 2014 H. Kim et al.
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    Susceptibility to infection varies by species, and asymptomatic birds could be carriers.



Conference Summary

  • Lessons Learned from Previous Ebola Outbreaks to Inform Current Risk Management
    P. Dickmann et al.

Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015


  • Cost-Effectiveness of Chlamydia Vaccination Programs for Young Women
    K. Owusu-Edusei et al.
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    A successful vaccine could be cost-effective compared with current annual screening.

  • Acquired Drug Resistance and Poor Outcomes among Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    R. R. Kempker et al.
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    Acquired drug resistance is common and is an impediment to successful treatment outcomes.

  • Ebola Risk Perception in Germany, 2014 N. Rübsamen et al.
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    Knowledge about actual risks was poor, creating the potential for inappropriate behavior changes.

  • ST-4821 Clonal Complex Serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis in China, 1978–2013
    B. Zhu et al.
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    These highly invasive strains probably originated from CC4821 serogroup C strains.

  • Global Burden of Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonella Disease, 2010
    T. T. Ao et al.
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    This disease is associated with ≈3.4 million illnesses and 681,316 deaths, particularly in Africa.

  • Oral Cholera Vaccine Coverage, Barriers to Vaccination, and Adverse Events, Haiti, 2013
    R. A. Tohme et al.
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    Coverage was comparable to or higher than that in other countries.

  • Risk Factors for Development of Drug Resistance during Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment, Russia, 2005–2008
    S. E. Smith et al.
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    Resistance should be determined quickly, and treatment should be adjusted to contain at least 3 effective drugs.



  • MRSA spa t1081, a Highly Transmissible Strain Endemic to Hong Kong, in the Netherlands
    P. Gruteke et al.
  • Multibacillary Leprosy in an Active Duty Military Member
    C. M. Berjohn et al.
  • Bacteremia Associated with Myiasis Caused by Lucilia sericata Fly, United Kingdom
    L. Campisi et al.
  • Reducing the Risk for Waterborne Nosocomial Neonatal Legionellosis
    J. S. Cervia
  • Fatal Nosocomial MDR TB Identified through Routine Genetic Analysis and Whole-Genome Sequencing O. Williams et al.
  • Carnobacterium divergens Bacteremia in Woman
    M. Smati et al.
  • Candida auris Candidemia in Kuwait, 2014
    M. Amara et al.

Books and Media

  • The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics
    J. A. Poupard

Volume 21, Number 7—July 2015


  • Assessment of Arbovirus Surveillance in the United States 13 Years after Introduction of West Nile Virus
    J. L. Hadler et al.
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    Many states cannot rapidly detect and provide information needed to respond to WNV and emerging arboviral threats.


  • Hemagglutinin Receptor Binding of a Human Isolate of Influenza A(H10N8) Virus
    I. Ramos et al.
  • Gastroenteritis Outbreaks Caused by Norovirus GII.17, Guangdong, China, 2014–2015
    J. Lu et al.