Asha Jindal Riegodedios

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Reported cases of malaria in the Navy and Marine Corps were reviewed from the Naval Disease Reporting System (NDRS) and the Defense Medical Epidemiological Database (DMED). For 1997 through 2000, NDRS identified 62 cases of malaria and DMED identified 162 cases. Further analysis compared NDRS and DMED information with Composite Health Care System (CHCS)(More)
We examined tuberculosis skin conversion rates for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel for 1999 to 2002, using information submitted to the Navy Environmental Health Center (Portsmouth, Virginia). The screening of 1,190,866 Navy and Marine Corps personnel with tuberculosis skin testing found 17,439 (1.46%) new reactors. The annual conversion rate increased(More)
Emerging Infectious Diseases • • Vol. 11, No. 7, July 2005 1151 species. However, the new spirochete is distinct from all other known Borrelia spp. with an available 16S rDNA sequence in the GenBank database. Its partial 16S rDNA sequence differed by 3.3% to 4.2% from 9 LB group species and 2.4% to 3.4% from 15 relapsing fever group species.(More)
Records with diagnoses for neoplasms (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification, codes 140-239) contained in the U.S. Navy Physical Evaluation Board database for 1998 to 2000 were identified (n = 427 cases, 342 malignant and 85 benign). The four most common sites of occurrence were other and unspecified sites (27%),(More)
BACKGROUND Acute respiratory infections are recognized as a significant source of morbidity for military populations, particularly for recruits. This analysis aims to describe the pneumonia burden at Marine Corps Recruit Depots (MCRD) in Parris Island and San Diego during 2007-2014, as these two depots maintain noteworthy comparisons in vaccine and(More)
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