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)
Liver fibrosis progression in human immu-nodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus co-infected patients. Outcome of hepatitis B virus infection in homosexual men and its relation to prior human immunodeficiency virus infection. Influence of human immunodeficiency virus infection on chronic hepatitis B in homosexual men. prevalence of ongoing hepatitis B(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)
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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