Tracy N. LaPorte

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BACKGROUND Despite a decreasing incidence of listeriosis in the United States, molecular subtyping has increased the number of recognized outbreaks. In September 2000, the New York City Department of Health identified a cluster of infections caused by Listeria monocytogenes isolates with identical molecular subtypes by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis(More)
Objective To improve identification of pertussis cases by developing a decision model that incorporates recent, local, population-level disease incidence. Design Retrospective cohort analysis of 443 infants tested for pertussis (2003–7). Measurements Three models (based on clinical data only, local disease incidence only, and a combination of clinical data(More)
grading of activity in chronic hepatitis C. METAVIR Cooperative Study Group. Hepatology 1996; 24:289–93. 8. Benhamou Y, Bochet M, Di Martino V, et al. Liver fibrosis progression in human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus coinfected patients. Multivirc Group. Hepatology 1999; 30:1054–8. 9. Hadler SC, Judson FN, O’Malley PM, et al. Outcome of(More)
OBJECTIVE To improve identification of pertussis cases by developing a decision model that incorporates recent, local, population-level disease incidence. DESIGN Retrospective cohort analysis of 443 infants tested for pertussis (2003-7). MEASUREMENTS Three models (based on clinical data only, local disease incidence only, and a combination of clinical(More)
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