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Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease. Revised guidelines from CDC.
Group B streptococcus (GBS) remains a leading cause of serious neonatal infection despite great progress in perinatal GBS disease prevention in the 1990s. In 1996, CDC, in collaboration with otherExpand
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Risk Factors for SARS among Persons without Known Contact with SARS Patients, Beijing, China
Most cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) have occurred in close contacts of SARS patients. However, in Beijing, a large proportion of SARS cases occurred in persons without suchExpand
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Outbreaks of salmonellosis associated with eating uncooked tomatoes: implications for public health. The Investigation Team.
Laboratory-based surveillance of salmonella isolates serotyped at four state health departments (Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin) led to the identification of multistate outbreaks ofExpand
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A foodborne outbreak of gastroenteritis involving Listeria monocytogenes.
An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred in Italy among 39 persons who had attended a private supper. All guests were previously healthy, young, non-pregnant adults; 18 (46%) had symptoms, mostlyExpand
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Toxic Shock Syndrome in the United States: Surveillance Update, 1979–19961
Menstrual toxic shock syndrome (TSS) emerged as a public health threat to women of reproductive age in 1979–80. We reviewed surveillance data for the period 1979 to 1996, when 5,296 cases wereExpand
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Superspreading SARS Events, Beijing, 2003
Superspreading events were pivotal in the global spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). We investigated superspreading in one transmission chain early in Beijing’s epidemic.Expand
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Recommendations from the National Vaccine Advisory Committee: Standards for Adult Immunization Practice
National Vaccine Advisory Committee The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) makes recommendations for routine vaccination of adults in the United States.1 Standards for implementingExpand
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Human Vaccines and Their Importance to Public Health
Few medical interventions compete with vaccines for their cumulative impact on health and well-being of entire populations. Routine immunization of children in the United States now targets 16Expand
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Cultivation of an Adaptive Domestic Network for Surveillance and Evaluation of Emerging Infections
Accomplishments of this program have provided numerous dividends and might benefit areas outside infectious diseases.
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