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Neurologic manifestations and outcome of West Nile virus infection.
CONTEXT The neurologic manifestations, laboratory findings, and outcome of patients with West Nile virus (WNV) infection have not been prospectively characterized. OBJECTIVE To describeExpand
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Comparing Aberration Detection Methods with Simulated Data
We compared aberration detection methods requiring historical data to those that require little background by using simulated data. Expand
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Risk of malignancy in patients with celiac disease.
PURPOSE Studies from Europe have demonstrated an increased risk of malignancy, especially non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, in patients with celiac disease. However, there are no data on the risk for similarExpand
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Antioxidants and cancer therapy: a systematic review.
PURPOSE Many patients with cancer take antioxidant nutritional supplements during cancer treatment to alleviate treatment toxicities and to improve long-term outcomes, but little is known about theExpand
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Garlic consumption and cancer prevention: meta-analyses of colorectal and stomach cancers.
BACKGROUND Animal and in vitro studies have provided evidence of an anticarcinogenic effect of active ingredients in garlic. OBJECTIVE The objective was to conduct meta-analyses of theExpand
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The next public health revolution: public health information fusion and social networks.
Social, political, and economic disruptions caused by natural and human-caused public health emergencies have catalyzed public health efforts to expand the scope of biosurveillance and increase theExpand
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Using Near Real-Time Morbidity Data to Identify Heat-Related Illness Prevention Strategies in North Carolina
Timely public health interventions reduce heat-related illnesses (HRIs). HRI emergency department (ED) visit data provide near real-time morbidity information to local and state public healthExpand
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Dietary Antioxidants, Supplements, and Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Several studies of dietary and serum antioxidant micronutrients (vitamins A, C, and E and β-carotene) suggest that higher levels may be protective for ovarian cancer. None of these has examinedExpand
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Fatal Apophysomyces elegans Infection Transmitted by Deceased Donor Renal Allografts
Two patients developed renal mucormycosis following transplantation of kidneys from the same donor, a near‐drowning victim in a motor vehicle crash. Genotypically, indistinguishable strains ofExpand
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Implementation of laboratory order data in BioSense Early Event Detection and Situation Awareness System.
INTRODUCTION Laboratory test orders constitute an early outbreak data source. CDC receives laboratory order data in HL7 format from the Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) and plans to useExpand
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