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Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006

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Perspective

N. Floret et al.
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Short-term risk for epidemics after geophysical disasters is very low.

E. Gould et al.
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Climate change can cause arthropodborne diseases to emerge.

L. H. Kahn
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Greater collaboration is needed between human and veterinary medicine to better control zoonoses.

S. P. Layne
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The potential of avian A/H5N1 to cause a global human pandemic is uncertain because it cannot be predicted with current knowledge.

W. Gerhard et al.

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Synopses

T. Songserm et al.
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Traditional methods of raising ducks in Southeast Asia must be modified.

Research

J. L. Jones et al.
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Soil exposure, eating undercooked meat, and having children are risk factors for acute infection and high rate of eye disease.

B. Flannery et al.
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Monochloramine reduced colonization in building hot water systems.

R. N. Nguyen et al.
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Infection of children with atypical EPEC is associated with prolonged diarrhea.

K. Hanincová et al.
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Host specialization is a key issue in infectious disease research because patterns of cross-species transmission affect parasite dispersal.

D. W. MacPherson et al.
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Imported HIV infection is an emerging epidemic in countries with low HIV incidence.

T. Bakonyi et al.
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An encephalitic lineage 2 strain of WNV is observed for the first time outside Africa.

J. G. Estrada-Franco et al.
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Seroanalysis of parasite circulation in dogs can help identify T. cruzi infection in humans.

M. Z. David et al.
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Children may share a reservoir of MRSA strains that have an antimicrobial drug resistance profile distinct from that of adults.

Z. Wang et al.
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Resequencing microarrays rapidly identify influenza viruses.

P. Rabinowitz et al.
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Pets, wildlife, or livestock could provide early warning.

X. Zhang et al.
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Since 1975, Lyme disease has become the most common vectorborne inflammatory disease in the United States.

C. Viboud et al.
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Death rates were substantially higher for England and Canada than for the United States.

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Domestic Ducks and H5N1 Influenza Epidemic, Thailand

p. 576

Domestic Ducks and H5N1 Influenza Epidemic, Thailand

p. 579

Fatal Human Infection with Rickettsia rickettsii, Yucatán, Mexico

p. 673

Avian Influenza H5N1 in Naturally Infected Domestic Cat

p. 681
 

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