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Kaposi's sarcoma among persons with AIDS: a sexually transmitted infection?
In the United States Kaposi's sarcoma is at least 20,000 times more common in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) than in the general population and 300 times more common than in… Expand
1993 revised classification system for HIV infection and expanded surveillance case definition for AIDS among adolescents and adults.
- K. Castro, J. Ward, +4 authors J. Curran
- MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and…
- 1 October 1993
CDC has revised the classification system for HIV infection to emphasize the clinical importance of the CD4+ T-lymphocyte count in the categorization of HIV-related clinical conditions. This… Expand
Trends in infectious diseases mortality in the United States.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate recent trends in infectious diseases mortality in the United States. DESIGN Descriptive study of infectious disease mortality, classifying International Classification of… Expand
AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is associated with HIV infection. We investigated the epidemiology and aetiology of AIDS-related non-Hodgkin lymphoma by analysing data from cases reported to the Centers for… Expand
Increasing incidence of legionellosis in the United States, 1990-2005: changing epidemiologic trends.
BACKGROUND An abrupt increase in the incidence of legionellosis in the United States has been noted since 2003. Whether the recent increase is associated with shifting epidemiologic trends has not… Expand
Seroepidemiologic and occupational risk survey for Coxiella burnetii antibodies among US veterinarians.
- Ellen A. S. Whitney, R. Massung, +4 authors R. Berkelman
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 March 2009
BACKGROUND Little is known about the occurrence of Q fever among veterinarians in the United States. In this study, we sought to estimate the prevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies among… Expand
Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus in a dental practice.
OBJECTIVE To determine if patients of a dentist with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) became infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) during their dental care and, if so, to… Expand
Public health surveillance in the United States.
The purpose of this review is to describe the historical and current practice of public health surveillance [in the United States] to discuss new directions for surveillance both in terms of new… Expand
Molecular Epidemiology of HIV Transmission in a Dental Practice
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) transmission from infected patients to health-care workers has been well documented, but transmission from an infected healthcare worker to a patient has… Expand
Prevalence of and risk factors for serum antibodies against Leptospira serovars in US veterinarians.
- E. S. Whitney, E. Ailes, L. M. Myers, J. Saliki, R. Berkelman
- Journal of the American Veterinary Medical…
- 1 April 2009
OBJECTIVE To determine the seroprevalence of antibodies against Leptospira serovars among veterinarians and identify risk factors for seropositivity in veterinary care settings. DESIGN… Expand