The kinetics and magnitude of SP receptor expression was determined for bronchoalveolar leukocyte cell subsets from BALB/c mice in the primary immune response to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human parainfluenza virus-3 (PIV3) infection, and in the secondary immune response to RSV and PIV3 challenge. In both the primary and secondary responses to… (More)
Suggested citation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and care objectives by using HIV surveillance data—United States and 6 dependent areas—2012. Acknowledgments Publication of this report was made possible by the contributions of the state and territorial health departments and the HIV surveillance… (More)
We report a case of congenital rubella syndrome in a child born to a vaccinated New Jersey woman who had not traveled internationally. Although rubella and congenital rubella syndrome have been eliminated from the United States, clinicians should remain vigilant and immediately notify public health authorities when either is suspected.
Disease Description Mumps is an acute viral illness caused by a paramyxovirus. The classic symptom is parotitis, a swelling of one or more of the salivary glands. 1 Nonspecific symptoms, including myalgia, anorexia, malaise, headache, and low-grade fever, may precede parotitis by several days. As many as 20–40% of infections are asymptomatic and nearly 50%… (More)
Persons who died of Ebola virus disease at home in rural communities in Liberia and Guinea resulted in more secondary infections than persons admitted to Ebola treatment units. Intensified monitoring of contacts of persons who died of this disease in the community is an evidence-based approach to reduce virus transmission in rural communities.
Measles is an acute viral illness caused by a virus in the family paramyxovirus, genus Morbillivirus. Measles is characterized by a prodrome of fever (as high as 105°F) and malaise, cough, coryza, and conjunctivitis, followed by a maculopapular rash. 1 The rash usually appears 14 days after exposure and spreads from head to trunk to lower extremities.… (More)