Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006
Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006 PDF Version [PDF - 11.15 MB - 203 pages]
International Attention for Zoonotic Infections
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N. Marano et al.
On the Question of Sporadic or Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
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P. Brown et al.View Summary
Atypical BSE is probably not sporadic and not related to sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Ecologic Niche Modeling and Spatial Patterns of Disease Transmission
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A. T. PetersonView Summary
This technique can be used to study the geography and ecology of disease transmission.
Qualitative Assessment of Risk for Monkeypox Associated with Domestic Trade in Certain Animal Species, United States
S. M. Bernard and S. A. AndersonView Summary
The probability of further human infection is low and the risk is further mitigated by rodent import restrictions.
Review of Bats and SARS
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L. Wang et al.View Summary
The discovery of SARS-like coronaviruses in horseshoe bats highlights the possibility of future outbreaks caused by different coronaviruses of bat origin.
Risk Factors for Human Infection with Avian Influenza A H5N1, Vietnam, 2004
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P. N. Dinh et al.View Summary
Risk factors include direct or household contact with sick or dead poultry and absence of an indoor water source.
Salmonella Enteritidis in Broiler Chickens, United States, 2000–2005
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S. F. Altekruse et al.View Summary
Greater sampling and monitoring efforts are needed to reverse a significant increase in prevalence.
Human Metapneumovirus in Turkey Poults
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B. T. Velayudhan et al.View Summary
Human metapneumovirus causes clinical signs in turkey poults.
Distinct Transmission Cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 Adjacent Foci, Northern Israel
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M. Svobodova et al.View Summary
Infection with Leishmania tropica is emerging because of encroachment of rock hyraxes and transmission by multiple vector species.
Bartonella quintana Endocarditis in Dogs
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P. Kelly et al.View Summary
PCR and sequencing provide the first evidence that B. quintana can be pathogenic in dogs.
Serologic Evidence of Widespread Everglades Virus Activity in Dogs, Florida
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L. L. Coffey et al.View Summary
A serosurvey showed that this virus is widespread in dogs.
Influenza, Campylobacter and Mycoplasma Infections, and Hospital Admissions for Guillain-Barré Syndrome, England
C. C. Tam et al.View Summary
Campylobacter, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and influenza (or influenza vaccination) act as infectious triggers for Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Foodborne Transmission of Nipah Virus, Bangladesh
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S. P. Luby et al.View Summary
Nipah virus was likely transmitted from fruit bats to humans by drinking fresh date palm sap.
Borrelia lusitaniae and Green Lizards (Lacerta viridis), Karst Region, Slovakia
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V. Majláthová et al.View Summary
The green lizard is implicated in the transmission cycle of B. lusitaniae.
Transmission of Human and Macaque Plasmodium spp. to Ex-Captive Orangutans in Kalimantan, Indonesia
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M. J. Reid et al.View Summary
We identified 4 discrete Plasmodium spp. sequences from the blood of orangutans, including 1 of P. vivax, which has implications for human residents and orangutan rehabilitation programs.
Borrelia garinii in Seabird Ticks (Ixodes uriae), Atlantic Coast, North America
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R. P. Smith et al.View Summary
The primary agent of neurotropic Lyme disease in Eurasia was found in seabird ticks in northeastern North America.
Isolation of Lagos Bat Virus from Water Mongoose
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W. Markotter et al.View Summary
Lagos bat virus from water mongoose showed strong sequence homology with other Lagos bat virus isolates from South Africa.
Modulatory Effect of Cattle on Risk for Lyme Disease
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D. Richter and F. MatuschkaView Summary
Low-intensity cattle grazing limits Borrelia burgdorferi s.l., but not B. miyamotoi, in vector ticks.
Long-term Psychological and Occupational Effects of Providing Hospital Healthcare during SARS Outbreak
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R. G. Maunder et al.View Summary
Healthcare workers in hospitals affected by SARS experience increased psychological stress 1–2 years after the outbreak.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Veterinary Personnel
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B. A. Hanselman et al.View Summary
Prevalence of colonization was 6.5%, and employment within a large-animal practice was a significant risk factor.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Veterinary Doctors and Students, the Netherlands
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M. Wulf et al.View Summary
Livestock may serve as an important source of community-acquired MRSA in a low-prevalence situation.
Evaluating Detection of an Inhalational Anthrax Outbreak
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D. L. Buckeridge et al.View Summary
When syndromic surveillance detected a substantial proportion of outbreaks before clinical case finding, false-positive results occurred.
Spongiform Encephalopathy in a Miniature Zebu
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T. Seuberlich et al.
Drug Trafficking Routes and Hepatitis B in Injection Drug Users, Manipur, India
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S. Datta et al.
West Nile Virus in Horses, sub-Saharan Africa
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O. Cabre et al.
Nonpharmaceutical Influenza Mitigation Strategies, US Communities, 1918–1920 Pandemic
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H. Markel et al.
Fatal Human Infection with Rabies-related Duvenhage Virus, South Africa
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J. T. Paweska et al.
Human African Trypanosomiasis Transmission, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
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G. Simo et al.
Mastomys natalensis and Lassa Fever, West Africa
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E. Lecompte et al.
Rabies Virus Maintained by Dogs in Humans and Terrestrial Wildlife, Ceará State, Brazil
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S. R. Favoretto et al.
West Nile Virus Antibody Prevalence in Wild Mammals, Southern Wisconsin
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D. E. Docherty et al.
Febrile Illness Associated with Rickettsia conorii Infection in Dogs from Sicily
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L. Solano-Gallego et al.
Genotyping of Chlamydophila psittaci in Human Samples
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E. R. Heddema et al.
Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Healthcare Risk Factors
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R. M. Klevens et al.
Zoonotic Focus of Plague, Algeria
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I. Bitam et al.
Chikungunya Disease Outbreak, Reunion Island
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L. Josseran et al.
Assay to Detect Oseltamivir Resistance
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K. Suwannakarn et al.
Laboratory Exposure to Influenza A H2N2, Germany, 2004–2005
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A. Schrauder et al.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Cat and Owner
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C. B. Vitale et al.
Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Colombia
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C. A. Alvarez et al.
Live Nativity and Brucellosis, Sicily
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C. Iaria et al.
Books and Media
Foodborne Pathogens: Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Red Book: 2006 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 27th Edition
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A. L. Shane
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