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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Spatial Distribution and the Animal Landscape - PDF Version

Peace and harmony reign in Roelandt Savery’s The Garden of Eden, on this month’s cover of Emerging Infectious Diseases… more

Perspective

N. Marano et al.
P. Brown et al.
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Atypical BSE is probably not sporadic and not related to sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

A. T. Peterson
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This technique can be used to study the geography and ecology of disease transmission.

S. M. Bernard and S. A. Anderson
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The probability of further human infection is low and the risk is further mitigated by rodent import restrictions.

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Synopses

L. Wang et al.
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The discovery of SARS-like coronaviruses in horseshoe bats highlights the possibility of future outbreaks caused by different coronaviruses of bat origin.

Research

P. N. Dinh et al.
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Risk factors include direct or household contact with sick or dead poultry and absence of an indoor water source.

S. F. Altekruse et al.
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Greater sampling and monitoring efforts are needed to reverse a significant increase in prevalence.

B. T. Velayudhan et al.
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Human metapneumovirus causes clinical signs in turkey poults.

M. Svobodova et al.
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Infection with Leishmania tropica is emerging because of encroachment of rock hyraxes and transmission by multiple vector species.

P. Kelly et al.
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PCR and sequencing provide the first evidence that B. quintana can be pathogenic in dogs.

L. L. Coffey et al.
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A serosurvey showed that this virus is widespread in dogs.

C. C. Tam et al.
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Campylobacter, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and influenza (or influenza vaccination) act as infectious triggers for Guillain-Barré syndrome.

S. P. Luby et al.
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Nipah virus was likely transmitted from fruit bats to humans by drinking fresh date palm sap.

V. Majláthová et al.
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The green lizard is implicated in the transmission cycle of B. lusitaniae.

M. J. Reid et al.
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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.

R. P. Smith et al.
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The primary agent of neurotropic Lyme disease in Eurasia was found in seabird ticks in northeastern North America.

W. Markotter et al.
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Lagos bat virus from water mongoose showed strong sequence homology with other Lagos bat virus isolates from South Africa.

D. Richter and F. Matuschka
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Low-intensity cattle grazing limits Borrelia burgdorferi s.l., but not B. miyamotoi, in vector ticks.

R. G. Maunder et al.
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Healthcare workers in hospitals affected by SARS experience increased psychological stress 1–2 years after the outbreak.

B. A. Hanselman et al.
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Prevalence of colonization was 6.5%, and employment within a large-animal practice was a significant risk factor.

M. Wulf et al.
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Livestock may serve as an important source of community-acquired MRSA in a low-prevalence situation.

D. L. Buckeridge et al.
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When syndromic surveillance detected a substantial proportion of outbreaks before clinical case finding, false-positive results occurred.

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Dispatches

T. Seuberlich et al.
S. Datta et al.
O. Cabre et al.
H. Markel et al.
J. T. Paweska et al.
G. Simo et al.
E. Lecompte et al.
S. R. Favoretto et al.
D. E. Docherty et al.
L. Solano-Gallego et al.
E. R. Heddema et al.
R. M. Klevens et al.
I. Bitam et al.

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Human Metapneumovirus in Turkey Poults

p. 1856

Human Metapneumovirus in Turkey Poults

p. 1858

Distinct Transmission Cycles of Leishmania tropica in 2 Adjacent Foci, Northern Israel

p. 1866

Spongiform Encephalopathy in a Miniature Zebu

p. 1951
 

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