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Lindsey Nicole P - - 2008
As the geographic range of reported human West Nile virus (WNV) disease has expanded across the United States, seasonal transmission and outbreaks have persisted over several years in many areas of the country. West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease (WNND) case reports from 2002 to 2006 were reviewed to determine which ...
Ali Sadia - - 2008
Loiasis, caused by the filarial nematode Loa loa, is often asymptomatic but frequently manifests as episodic angioedema and periocular migration of adult worms. Hence also known as the eye worm.(1) It is rarely encountered in the United States among travelers and immigrants. This report describes a case of loiasis in ...
de Souza Marcos Barbosa - - 2008
Descriptions of morphological anomalies of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) have been recorded in both the New World and the Old World. The majority of these anomalies are associated with the genitalia, the number of cibarial teeth, wing venation, the size of the palps, and other less significant features. Such ...
Cottom James M - - 2008
We present a report of myiasis, which is the infestation of the body by the larva of flies. In this particular case the patient traveled to Belize and was infested in her foot and leg by Dermatobia hominis or the human botfly. Treatment was initiated once she returned to the ...
Strauss Lilo T - - 2007
CDC began abortion surveillance in 1969 to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions. This report summarizes and describes data voluntarily reported to CDC regarding legal induced abortions obtained in the United States in 2004. For each year since 1969, CDC has compiled abortion data by ...
Boggild Andrea K - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Adventure travel necessarily places travelers at risk of environmental hazards. We assessed the burden of "environmental" hazards among a cohort of travelers and expatriates presenting to a large travel clinic in Nepal. METHODS: Data on travelers and expatriates seen at the Canadian International Water and Energy Consultants (CIWEC) clinic ...
Defalque Ray J - - 2007
This review refutes some enduring myths surrounding the discovery of methadone and presents the known accurate facts of its creation and its early development in Germany, the United States and Great Britain from 1939 to the early 1960's.
Krause Gérard - - 2007
In 2001, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) implemented a new electronic surveillance system (SurvNet) for infectious disease outbreaks in Germany. SurvNet has captured 30,578 outbreak reports in 2001-2005. The size of the outbreaks ranged from 2 to 527 cases. For outbreaks reported in 2002-2005, the median duration from notification of ...
Moye Jennifer J VA Medical Center, 940 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301, USA. - - 2007
This preliminary study compared clinical evaluations for guardianship in three states with varying levels of statutory reform. Case files for 298 cases of adult guardianship were reviewed in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, three states with varying degrees of statutory reform. The quality and content of the written clinical evidence for ...
Yoder Jonathan S - - 2007
Cryptosporidiosis, a gastrointestinal illness, is caused by protozoa of the genus Cryptosporidium. 2003-2005. State and two metropolitan health departments voluntarily reported cases of cryptosporidiosis through CDC's National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. During 2003--005, the total number of reported cases of cryptosporidiosis increased from 3,505 for 2003 to 3,911 for 2004 ...
Harding Brett A - - 2007
The display of fireworks is a popular holiday celebration in the United States. Because injuries due to recreational fireworks-related explosions among private consumers are relatively common, the sale of fireworks is regulated by the federal government and is also limited by state and local laws. In contrast, because fireworks display ...
Leeming Gail - - 2007
We report 4 cases of equine rhinosporidiosis in the United Kingdom. These cases provide evidence of spread of infectious agents from rhinosporidiosis-endemic areas to nonendemic areas by increased international movement of livestock. Surveillance should continue for this infective agent of potential relevance for numerous species, including humans.
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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly infectious, nationally notifiable respiratory disease associated with prolonged cough illness and paroxysms of coughing, inspiratory "whoop," or posttussive vomiting. Reported pertussis cases have tripled in the United States since 2001, with 25,616 probable or confirmed cases reported in 2005. This increase has been ...
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The World Health Assembly first adopted a resolution calling for the eradication of dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease) in 1986, when an estimated 3.5 million cases were reported in 20 countries, and 120 million persons were at risk for the disease. This report describes the continued progress of the dracunculiasis eradication ...
Blanton Jesse D - - 2007
During 2006, 49 states and Puerto Rico reported 6,940 cases of rabies in animals and 3 cases in humans to the CDC, representing an 8.2% increase from the 6,417 cases in animals and 1 case in a human reported in 2005. Approximately 92% of the cases were in wildlife, and ...
Rouphael Nadine G - - 2007
Madura foot or mycetoma is endemic in many developing countries. It is occasionally seen within the United States due to increasing international travel but it may sometimes be acquired within US soil. Herein, we present a case of a patient with a diagnosis of mycetoma acquired through trauma to the ...
Knudsen James F - - 2007
Oxcarbazepine, a carbamazepine analog, was approved for use as an antiepileptic agent in the United States in 2000. A search of the United States Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System identified nine cases of oxcarbazepine-associated angioedema in pediatric patients aged 16 years and younger. We describe in detail ...
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West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of arboviral encephalitis in the United States. Originally discovered in Africa in 1937, WNV was first detected in the western hemisphere in 1999 in New York City. Since then, WNV has caused seasonal epidemics of febrile illness and severe neurologic disease in ...
Markowitz Joseph D - - 2007
In this case report, an elderly combat veteran with a chronic course of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that was untreated for nearly 60 years was evaluated and treated with a combination of medication and graded exposure psychotherapy. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no reports on graded ...
Sakthikumar K R V - - 2007
We report a rare presentation of Oncocytoma of the submandibular salivary gland in an young adolescent female who presented with progressive swelling in the left submandibular region since childhood with pain for the past one month. Fine needle aspiration revealed Oncocytoma for which a conventional submandibular excision was done. There ...
Sunenshine Rebecca H - - 2007
Coccidioidomycosis or Valley Fever is a fungal disease that occurs primarily in the southwestern United States. Of the estimated 150,000 U. S. coccidioidomycosis infections per year, approximately 60% occur in Arizona, making this state the focal point for investigation of the disease. In this manuscript, we describe the epidemiology of ...
Seña Arlene C - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: An investigation was conducted to determine factors associated with a syphilis outbreak in a rural North Carolina county. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective chart review was performed on 61 primary (PS), secondary (SS), and early latent (ELS) syphilis case patients reported in Columbus County between January 2001 and February 2002. ...
Stein-Zamir C - - 2008
In 2003 and 2004 two measles outbreaks occurred in Jewish ultra-orthodox communities in Jerusalem. The index case of the first outbreak (March 2003) was a 2-year-old unvaccinated child from Switzerland. Within 5 months, 107 cases (mean age 8.3+/-7.5 years) emerged in three crowded neighbourhoods. The first cases of the second ...
Crum-Cianflone Nancy F - - 2007
Coccidioidomycosis has had an impact on the military since the discovery of the causative agent, Coccidioides immitis, over a century ago. The first reports of Coccidioides outbreaks affecting U.S. military personnel were reported by Smith and others during World War II. Since that time, numerous outbreaks and sporadic cases have ...
Brophy Jason - - 2007
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an established pathogen in many centres in the United States, but has yet to establish a firm foothold in Canada. In the present article, the authors report, to their knowledge, Canada's first fatal paediatric case of invasive disease due to community-associated methicillin-resistant S aureus and ...
Barklamb Kelly - - 2007
An event contingent diary method compared the rated salience of ambient external and internal cues reported in association with instances of feeling hungry and ill, to test whether environmental and psychological factors might be differentially identified in conjunction with these states. In cases of hunger but not illness, external and ...
Niccolai Linda M - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of early syphilis among men in Connecticut, a moderate-prevalence region, in 2004. STUDY DESIGN: The authors conducted a cross-sectional analysis of health department data. RESULTS: Fifty-five cases were reported from 25 different towns. A majority of cases (82%) were ...
Pappagianis Demosthenes - - 2007
Coccidioidomycosis (CM) has been recognized in inmates of California State prisons since 1919, where it has been diagnosed in inmates of various correctional facilities inside and outside the known endemic areas. In recent years construction of new prisons within endemic areas has led to an increase in the number of ...
Sax Paul E - - 2007
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is approved to treat HIV infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents. Although tenofovir is generally well tolerated, the potential for nephrotoxicity exists based on preclinical data, case reports, and observational studies. Following its approval in the United States in October 2001, a series of case reports ...
Varma Jay K - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Listeria monocytogenes has been estimated to cause >2500 illnesses and 500 deaths annually in the United States. Efforts to reduce foodborne listeriosis have focused on foods frequently implicated in outbreaks. Potential sources for L. monocytogenes infection not associated with outbreaks remain poorly understood. METHODS: The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance ...
Smith Meredith Y - - 2007
This study examines trends in the reported abuse of two sublingual buprenorphine products, Subutex and Suboxone, in the United States. Quarterly counts of abuse cases were obtained from 18 regional poison control centers (PCCS) for 2003-2005. Seventy-seven abuse cases were reported, of which 7.8 percent involved Subutex and 92.2 percent ...
Cunningham Ruth - - 2007
AIMS: To estimate the incidence of infectious syphilis in the Wellington region between 2004 and 2006, and to characterise those with infectious syphilis, in terms of demographic and risk factors, in order to inform control of the disease. METHODS: Based on information from regional laboratories, a questionnaire was sent to ...
Botham Susan J - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To report the results of a 2001-04 enhanced syphilis surveillance program in south-eastern Sydney and a subset of cases from the Sydney Sexual Health Centre (SSHC). METHODS: For all laboratory syphilis notifications, a questionnaire was sent to the referring doctor requesting demographic data, clinical information about disease classification and ...
Douglas Clifford E - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology of litigation against the tobacco industry in the United States during the years 1994-2005 (described as the "third wave" of tobacco litigation). "Epidemiology" refers to the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in populations. We apply the term "epidemiology" to the litigation context ...
Müller T - - 2007
Rabies in European bats was first reported in Germany in 1954. In concordance with Denmark and the Netherlands, Germany has reported one of the highest numbers (n = 187) of European bat lyssavirus (EBLV)-positive cases in bats in Europe so far (1954-2005). A combined descriptive epidemiological and phylogenetic analysis on ...
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During January 1-October 7, 2006, a total of 45 states and the District of Columbia reported 5,783 confirmed or probable mumps cases to CDC. This includes 2,597 cases previously reported by 11 states during January 1-April 29, 2006. This report summarizes the epidemiology of mumps cases in the United States ...
Glass Mindy B - - 2006
Burkholderia thailandensis is closely related to Burkholderia pseudomallei, the causative agent of melioidosis. It is generally considered avirulent and previously has been reported to occur only in Southeast Asia. We report the first case of pneumonia and septicemia caused by B. thailandensis in the United States.
Cain Kevin P - - 2007
RATIONALE: In the United States, the number of annual reported cases of tuberculosis (TB) among U.S.-born persons declined by 62% from 1993 to 2004, but increased by 5% among foreign-born persons. Over half of all reported cases of TB in the United States occur among foreign-born persons, most of these ...
Hanley Christopher S - - 2006
A domestic ferret was presented for episodic regurgitation. Cytologic examination and culture of an enlarged submandibular lymph node revealed Cryptococcus neoformans variety grubii (serotype A). The ferret was successfully treated with itraconazole. This is the first documented case of Cryptococcus neoformans variety grubii in a ferret in the United States.
Jones Yava L - - 2006
A free-ranging mink (Mustela vison), estimated to be 3 mo old, was found on the campus of Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; it exhibited clinical signs of left hind limb lameness, ataxia, head tremors, and bilateral blindness. Histologically, the animal had a mild, nonsuppurative meningoencephalitis and severe chorioretinitis with ...
Mahajan Sanjay K - - 2006
Himachal Pradesh state of India is situated in the outer Himalayan ranges. During the rainy season, several cases of acute febrile illness of unknown origin occurred. Orientia tsutsugamushi was identified as the causative agent by microimmunofluorescence and PCR. Two new genotypes of O. tsutsugamushi were identified in the region.
Wijdicks Eelco F M EF Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2006
To review journalists' preferences and accuracy in reporting comatose states. Using the Lexis-Nexis database, we selected newspaper headlines from January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2005, that included the words coma, comatose, unconsciousness, vegetative state, awakening, and brain dead. We identified 340 stories by headlines. The median age of persons ...
Feltus Dawn C - - 2006
Cryptosporidium hominis and Cryptosporidium parvum are the primary species of Cryptosporidium that infect humans. C. hominis has an anthroponotic transmission cycle, while C. parvum is zoonotic, infecting cattle and other ruminants, in addition to humans. Most cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in the United States have been caused by C. hominis, and this ...
Leung-Shea Charmaine - - 2006
Large numbers of armed forces personnel returning from southwest Asia may present with infections that are not endemic to the United States or that occur rarely and are underdiagnosed in the United States. We report 2 cases of acute Q fever in members of the US Military recently returned from ...
Trasande Leonardo - - 2006
Exposure in prenatal life to methylmercury (MeHg) has become the topic of intense debate in the United States after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposal in 2004 to reverse strict controls on emissions of mercury from coal-fired power plants that had been in effect for the preceding 15 ...
van de Laar M J W - - 2006
In 2004, an outbreak of LGV was detected in MSM in the Netherlands. By January 2006, 179 confirmed cases of LGV had been reported; 65 (retrospectively) in 2002/2003, 76 in 2004 and 38 in 2005. The evolution of the LGV outbreak appears to have slowed down and only a few ...
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In 2005, two cases of melioidosis (one in August, one in October) were reported to the Florida Department of Health, the first cases since reporting the disease became mandatory in Florida in 2003. In one case, Burkholderia pseudomallei was not recognized as the bacterium that causes the disease melioidosis, which ...
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1942 - June 30, 1944. Report of the Master Fish Warden by M. T. Hoy, p.31-33 -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.35-38 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.41-49.
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1940 - June 30, 1942. Report of the Master Fish Warden by M.T. Hoy, p.26-28 -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.37-43 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.45-55.
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1936 - June 30, 1938. Report of M. T. Hoy, Master Fish Warden, p.4-33. -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.35-37 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.39-42.
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