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Syndromes of Vibrio vulnificus infections. Clinical and epidemiologic features in Florida cases, 1981-1987.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical and epidemiologic features of Vibrio vulnificus infections. DESIGN Case series based on notifiable disease report forms and patient medical records. Expand
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A multistate outbreak of hepatitis A caused by the consumption of raw oysters.
BACKGROUND In August 1988 we investigated a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A caused by Panama City, Florida, raw oysters. METHODS Cases of hepatitis A (HA) with onset in July-August 1988 wereExpand
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A coccidioidomycosis outbreak following the Northridge, Calif, earthquake.
OBJECTIVE To describe a coccidioidomycosis outbreak in Ventura County following the January 1994 earthquake, centered in Northridge, Calif, and to identify factors that increased the risk forExpand
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Evaluation of Screening Criteria to Identify Persons With Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic Clients: Results From The San Diego Viral Hepatitis Integration Project
Background The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1.8% of the US population is infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), and most are unaware of their infection. Goal The goal wasExpand
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Time to Treatment for Women With Chlamydial or Gonococcal Infections: A Comparative Evaluation of Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in 3 US Cities
Background: Many women with positive screening tests for chlamydia or gonorrhea are not promptly treated and are at risk for complications and further disease transmission. Improved methods forExpand
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The role of young children in a community-wide outbreak of hepatitis A.
An Hasidic Jewish community has experienced recurrent hepatitis A outbreaks since 1980. To assess risk factors for illness during a 1985-6 outbreak, the authors reviewed case records and randomlyExpand
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Gonorrhea Screening Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Value of Multiple Anatomic Site Testing, San Diego, California, 1997–2003
Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that men who have sex with men (MSM) be screened annually for gonorrhea (GC) infection at the urethral, pharyngeal, or rectalExpand
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Public health intervention in a cocaine-related syphilis outbreak.
BACKGROUND Cocaine users and prostitutes are at high risk for syphilis, but disease control is difficult among these populations. During a cocaine-related syphilis outbreak in Chester, Pennsylvania,Expand
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Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Hispanic Women in the California‐Mexico Border Area, 1993: Establishing Screening Criteria in a Primary Care Setting
Background Chlamydia prevalence and transmission patterns in California-Mexico border communities are unknown, and selective screening strategies for Hispanic populations have not been evaluated.Expand
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Screening for Chronic Hepatitis B and C Virus Infections in an Urban Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic: Rationale for Integrating Services
Background and Objectives Clients attending sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics are at risk for multiple infections (e.g., STDs, HIV, and infectious viral hepatitis). Risk assessment andExpand
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