Effie Boothe

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During 2003-2009, we identified 544 cases of Cronobacter spp. infection from 6 US states. The highest percentage of invasive infections occurred among children <5 years of age; urine isolates predominated among adults. Rates of invasive infections among infants approximate earlier estimates. Overall incidence of 0.66 cases/100,000 population was higher than(More)
BACKGROUND Postdiarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is the most common cause of acute kidney failure among US children. The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) conducts population-based surveillance of pediatric HUS to measure the incidence of disease and to validate surveillance trends in associated Shiga toxin-producing(More)
netic variability of the M genome segment of clinical and environmental Toscana virus strains. 4. Lambert AJ, Lanciotti RS. Consensus am-plifi cation and novel multiplex sequencing method for S segment species identifi ca-tion of 47 viruses of the Orthobunyavirus, Phlebovirus, and Nairovirus genera of the family Bunyaviridae. A. Detection and identifi(More)
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