Archive for June, 2007

Response to Emerging Infection Leading to Outbreak of Linezolid-Resistant Enterococci

Emerging Infectious Diseases journal July 2007 Vol.13  N.7

Marion A. Kainer,*  Rose A. Devasia,*† Timothy F. Jones,* Bryan P. Simmons,‡ Kelley Melton,‡ Susan Chow,‡ Joyce Broyles,‡ Kelly L. Moore,* Allen S. Craig,* and William Schaffner§

*Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; and §Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

abstract
http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/13/7/1024.htm?s_cid=eid1024_e

June 30, 2007 at 9:52 pm Leave a comment

Historical Review – Influenza Pandemics in Singapore, a Tropical, Globally Connected City

Emerging Infectious Diseases journal July 2007 Vol.13  N.7

Vernon J. Lee,*†‡  Mark I. Chen,* Siew Pang Chan,* Chia Siong Wong,* Jeffery Cutter,§ Kee Tai Goh,§ and Paul Anath Tambyah¶#

*Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore; †National Healthcare Group, Singapore; ‡Ministry of Defence, Singapore; §Ministry of Health, Singapore; ¶National University of Singapore, Singapore; and #National University Hospital, Singapore

abstract
http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/13/7/1052.htm?s_cid=eid1052_e

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EDITORIAL COMMENTARY – Transmitted HIV-1 Drug Resistance: Are We Seeing Just the Tip of an Epidemiological Iceberg?

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.196 N.3 p.336-338

Joanne Stekler1,3 and Robert W. Coombs1,2,3

Departments of 1Medicine and 2Laboratory Medicine and 3Center for AIDS and STD, University of Washington, Seattle

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JID/journal/issues/v196n3/38688/38688.html

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Predictors of Influenza Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients in the United States, 1990–2002

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.196 N.3 p.339-346

Kathleen M. Gallagher,a Marta Juhasz,a Norma S. Harris,a and Eyasu H. Teshale, for the Adult and Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Groupb Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JID/journal/issues/v196n3/37548/brief/37548.abstract.html

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Long-Term Persistence of Transmitted HIV Drug Resistance in Male Genital Tract Secretions: Implications for Secondary Transmission

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.196 N.3 p.356-360

Davey M. Smith,1,2 Joseph K. Wong,3 Hai Shao,1 George K. Hightower,1 Stephanie H. T. Mai,1 Joseph M. Moreno,1 Caroline C. Ignacio,1 Simon D. W. Frost,1 Douglas D. Richman,1,2 and Susan J. Little1

1University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 2Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, and 3Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JID/journal/issues/v196n3/37495/brief/37495.abstract.html

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Pathogenesis of Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection in the Brains of Patients Infected with HIV

Journal of Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.196 N.3 p.361-370

Scott Letendre,1 Amy D. Paulino,2 Edward Rockenstein,2 Anthony Adame,2 Leslie Crews,3 Mariana Cherner,4 Robert Heaton,3,5 Ronald Ellis,2 Ian P. Everall,4 Igor Grant,4,5 Eliezer Masliah,2,3 and the HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center Groupa

Departments of 1Medicine, 2Neurosciences, 3Pathology, and 4Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, and 5Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JID/journal/issues/v196n3/37585/brief/37585.abstract.html

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The Influence of Hormonal Contraceptive Use on HIV-1 Transmission and Disease Progression

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.45 N.3 p. 360-369

HIV/AIDS INVITED ARTICLE
Kenneth H. Mayer, Section Editor

Jared M. Baeten,1 Ludo Lavreys,2 and Julie Overbaugh3,4

Departments of 1Medicine and 2Epidemiology, University of Washington, and the Divisions of 3Human Biology and 4Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington

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http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/519432

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VIEWPOINTS – Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Are We Learning from History or Repeating It?

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.45 N.3 p. 338-342

Carol Dukes Hamilton,1,2 Timothy R. Sterling,3 Henry M. Blumberg,4 Michael Leonard,4 James McAuley,5 David Schlossberg,6,7 Jason Stout,1,2 and Gwen Huitt8,9

1Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, and 2North Carolina TB Control Program, Raleigh, North Carolina; 3Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee; 4Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; 5Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; 6TB Control Program, Philadelphia Department of Health, and 7Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and 8National Jewish Respiratory Center and 9University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

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http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/519292

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Population-Based Epidemiologic Analysis of Acute Pyelonephritis

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.45 N.3 p. 273-280

Christopher A. Czaja,1 Delia Scholes,2 Thomas M. Hooton,3 and Walter E. Stamm1

1Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, and 2Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington; and 3Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v45n3/50106/brief/50106.abstract.html

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MAJOR ARTICLE – Klebsiella pneumoniae Genotype K1: An Emerging Pathogen That Causes Septic Ocular or Central Nervous System Complications from Pyogenic Liver Abscess

Clinical Infectious Diseases 1 Aug 2007 Vol.45 N.3 p.284-293

Chi-Tai Fang,1,2 Shau-Yan Lai,2 Wen-Ching Yi,2 Po-Ren Hsueh,1,3 Kao-Lang Liu,4 and Shan-Chwen Chang1

Departments of 1Internal Medicine, 2Medical Research, 3Laboratory Medicine, and 4Medical Imaging, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

abstract
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/CID/journal/issues/v45n3/50629/brief/50629.abstract.html

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