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Volume 21—2015

Volume 21, Number 5—May 2015

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

Volume 21, Number 4—April 2015

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Animal-Associated Exposure to Rabies Virus among Travelers, 1997–2012 PDF Version [PDF - 1.98 MB - 9 pages]
P. Gautret et al.
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No demographic characteristics identified who might benefit most from pretravel counseling.

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Deaths Associated with Respiratory Syncytial and Influenza Viruses among Persons ≥5 Years of Age in HIV-Prevalent Area, South Africa, 1998–2009 PDF Version [PDF - 1.14 MB - 9 pages]
S. Tempia et al.
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Mortality rates were higher among HIV-positive persons and older persons who had influenza.

Deaths Associated with Respiratory Viruses in HIV-Prevalent Area

Volume 21, Number 3—March 2015

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Epidemiology of Human Mycobacterium bovis Disease, California, USA, 2003–2011 PDF Version [PDF - 528 KB - 9 pages]
M. Gallivan et al.
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Disease was associated with the Hispanic binational population and immunosuppressive conditions, including diabetes.

Volume 21, Number 2—February 2015

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Infectious Causes of Encephalitis and Meningoencephalitis in Thailand, 2003–2005 PDF Version [PDF - 565 KB - 10 pages]
S. J. Olsen et al.
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Although many causes were identified, most remain unknown.

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pH Level as a Marker for Predicting Death among Patients with Vibrio vulnificus Infection, South Korea, 2000–2011 PDF Version [PDF - 535 KB - 6 pages]
N. Yun et al.
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Initial pH level at hospital admission was the most accurate and simple predictor of death.

Volume 21, Number 1—January 2015

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Epidemiology of Human Plague in the United States, 1900–2012 PDF Version [PDF - 999 KB - 7 pages]
K. J. Kugeler et al.
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Epidemiologic changes reflect shifts in the populations at risk, the advent of effective therapy, and improved detection methods.

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Clinical Course and Long-Term Outcome of Hantavirus-Associated Nephropathia Epidemica, Germany PDF Version [PDF - 763 KB - 8 pages]
J. Latus et al.
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The consequences of associated hematuria may be long-lasting, and hantavirus IgG is detectable years after acute infection.

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