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Volume 20, Number 10—October 2014


  • Resurgence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Israel
    Y. Glazer et al.
  • Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria Associated with Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
    H. L. Wright et al.
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    Device removal seems to be vital to successful therapy.


  • Increased Pyrethroid Resistance in Malaria Vectors and Decreased Bednet Efficacy, Burkina Faso
    K. H. Toé et al.
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    This new resistance might have serious effects on malaria control in this country.

  • Person-to-Person and Nosocomial Transmission of Andes Hantavirus, Southern Chile
    C. Martinez-Valdebenito et al.
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    Four persons became ill after exposure to a patient infected with this virus; 2 cases involved hospital transmission.

  • Shiga Toxin 1a–producing Shigella flexneri
    M. D. Gray et al.
  • Biomarker Correlates of Survival in Pediatric Patients with Ebola Virus Disease A. K. McElroy et al.
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    Children who had certain endothelial and immune function markers were more likely to survive infection.

  • Risk Factors for Human Lice and Bartonellosis among the Homeless, San Francisco, California, USA
    D. L. Bonilla et al.
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    Results suggest that body lice disproportionately affect certain demographic groups and those who sleep outdoors.

  • Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations, Singapore, 2004–2008 and 2010–2012
    L. Ang et al.
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    The effect of this disease is considerable, particularly among the rapidly aging population.

  • Lyme Disease, Virginia, USA, 2000–2011
    R. Brinkerhoff et al.
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    Expansion of Ixodes scapularis ticks has increased human exposure to Borrelia burgdorferi.

  • Nontargeted Effects of Mefloquine Use on Plasmodium vivax Multidrug Resistance
    N. Khim et al.
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    Use of mefloquine against P. falciparum jeopardizes its future use against P. vivax.

  • Distinct Characteristics and Complex Evolution of PEDV Strains, North America, May 2013–February 2014 A. N. Vlasova et al.
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    Sequence analysis showed heterogeneity among 74 strains and distinct molecular characteristics of highly virulent strains and variants.

Historical Review

  • Malaria Control and Eradication in Venezuela, 1800s–1970s
    S. M. Griffing et al.
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    Historical malaria eradication in Venezuela is useful for current malaria elimination programs.


  • Rickettsia parkeri and Rickettsia montanensis, Kentucky and Tennessee, USA
    B. B. Pagac et al.
  • Differences in Influenza Seasonality by Latitude, Northern India
    P. A. Koul et al.
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, South Korea, 2013
    K. Kim et al.
  • Knemidocoptic Mange in Wild Golden Eagles, California, USA
    A. Mete et al.
  • Human Infection with Highly Pathogenic A(H7N7) Avian Influenza Virus, Italy, 2013
    S. Puzelli et al.
  • Ongoing Epidemic of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis among Syrian Refugees, Lebanon M. Saroufim et al.
  • Novel Influenza A(H7N2) Virus in Chickens, Jilin Province, China, 2014
    J. Shi et al.
  • Treatment of Giardiasis after Nonresponse to Nitroimidazole, Israel
    E. Meltzer et al.
  • Evidence of Recombinant Strains of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, United States, 2013
    P. Tian et al.
  • Human Babesiosis, 1995–2011, Maine, USA
    R. P. Smith et al.
  • Autochthonous Melioidosis in Humans, Madagascar, 2012 and 2013
    B. Garin et al.
  • Prevalence of Arcobacter species among Humans, 2008–2013, Belgium
    A. Van den Abeele et al.
  • Haemophilus ducreyi Associated with Skin Ulcers among Children, Solomon Islands
    M. Marks et al.

Another Dimension

  • Pandemic Fear and Literature: Observations from Jack London’s “The Scarlet Plague”
    M. Riva et al.


  • Imported Malaria in China, 2012
    J. Feng et al.
  • Probable Importation of Dengue Virus Type 4 to Angola from Brazil
    E. Meltzer et al.
  • Marburgviruses in Bats in Mine after Extermination Attempts, Uganda
    B. R. Amman et al.
  • Borrelia garinii and Rickettsia monacensis in Ixodes ricinus Ticks, Algeria
    W. Benrediem et al.
  • Mycobacterium marseillense and Pulmonary Disease, Italy
    A. Grottola et al.
  • Characterization and Phylogeny of Usutu Virus in Bats, Germany
    D. Cadar et al.
  • Chikungunya in French Polynesia, 2014
    T. Nhan et al.
  • Two Human Cases of Rickettsia felis Infection, Thailand
    S. Edouard et al.
  • Identification of a New Provisional Simian Adenovirus Species from Captive Monkeys, China
    K. R. Foytich et al.
  • Three-Toed Sloth as Putative Reservoir of Coxiella burnetii, Cayenne, French Guiana
    B. Davoust et al.
  • Rickettsia felis and Changing Paradigms About Pathogenic Rickettsiae
    M. B. Labruna and D. H. Walker
  • Detection of Measles Virus Genotype B3, India
    V. S. Kuttiatt et al.
  • O’nyong-nyong Virus Imported to Europe from Kenya by a Traveler
    D. Tappe et al.

Books and Media

  • Emerging Infections: A Guide to Diseases, Causative Agents, and Surveillance
    F. J. Sorvillo

Online Report

  • Dengue Expansion in Africa—Not Recognized or Not Happening?
    T. Jaenisch et al.
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    Addressing this expansion is essential before control and prevention of dengue are implemented.

Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014


  • Legionnaires’ Disease Incidence and Risk Factors, New York, New York, USA, 2002–2011
    A. Farnham et al.


  • Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 8 Multidrug-Resistant Recombinant Clone Sweden-ST63, Spain
    C. Ardanuy et al.
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    This clone has spread throughout this country and caused invasive pneumococcal disease.

  • Respiratory Viruses and Bacteria among Pilgrims during the 2013 Hajj S. Benkouiten et al.
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    The most common pathogens detected were coronaviruses, rhinoviruses, influenza viruses, and Streptococcus pneumoniae.

  • Novel Chlamydia trachomatis Strains in Heterosexual Sex Partners, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    B. E. Batteiger et al.
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    Use of multilocus sequence typing may help improve identification of new strains among at-risk populations.



  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing Genotype Resistance to Transient Rifampin Exposure
    A. L. den Hertog et al.
  • Resolution Threshold of Current Molecular Epidemiology of Diphtheria
    I. Mokrousov
  • Zika Virus, French Polynesia, South Pacific, 2013
    W. Hancock et al.

Books and Media

  • Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues
    A. L. Shane

Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014


  • Residual Infestation and Recolonization during an Urban Triatoma infestans Control Campaign
    C. M. Barbu et al.
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    Recolonization in nontreated households poses a serious threat to long-term vector control.

  • Circulation of Reassortant Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses in Poultry and Humans, Guangdong Province, China, 2013
    C. Ke et al.



Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015


  • Protocol for Metagenomic Virus Discovery in Infectious Disease Settings
    C. Kohl et al.
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    This protocol rapidly and reliably detected viruses during disease outbreaks and for virus-discovery studies.


  • WU Polyomavirus in Respiratory Epithelial Cells from Lung Transplant Patient with Job Syndrome
    E. A. Siebrasse et al.