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Objective: Athletes have a higher risk of infection with Staphylococcus aureus than the general population. Most studies in athletes have included primarily male contact sports participants and have not assessed S. aureus carriage over time. We aimed to examine the epidemiology and risk factors of ...

Author(s)
Jiménez-Truque, N.; Saye, E. J.; Soper, N.; Saville, B. R.; Thomsen, I.; Edwards, K. M.; Creech, C. B.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Sports Medicine, 2017, 47, 5, pp 1011-1019
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Introduction: Tularemia is a zoonotic infection caused by the highly infectious bacterium Francisella tularensis. Persons having outdoor professions are more likely than others to be exposed to F. tularensis through increased contact with arthropods, infected animals, and contaminated aerosols. ...

Author(s)
Harrist, A.; Cherry, C.; Kwit, N.; Bryan, K.; Pappert, R.; Petersen, J.; Buttke, D.; Wong, D.; Nelson, C.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2019, 19, 5, pp 316-322
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Risk sensitivity is a predisposition to rate all risks as large. Miller and Shelby (2009) examined hunters' risk sensitivity relative to chronic wasting disease (CWD), Mad cow, E. coli, Salmonella, Lyme disease, and West Nile virus (WNV). This article replicated their analysis and compared risk...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.; Miller, C. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 2019, 24, 3, pp 217-230
Abstract

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the main etiological agent of Lyme disease (LD) in the USA. In Brazil, it is believed that a similar spirochete is the causal agent of the Baggio-Yoshinari syndrome (BYS), a zoonosis also transmitted by ticks, whose clinical manifestations are similar to those...

Author(s)
Socoloski, S. N. G.; Castro, B. G. de; Cordeiro, M. D.; Fonseca, A. H. da; Cepeda, M. B.; Nicolino, R. R.; Lopes, L. B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 4, pp 831-836
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Background. Athletes are a vulnerable population for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection. Our aim was to determine MRSA colonization in asymptomatic athletes and estimate the risk for subsequent MRSA infection. Methods. We searched the PubMed and EMBASE (through 29 October...

Author(s)
Karanika, S.; Kinamon, T.; Grigoras, C.; Mylonakis, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2016, 63, 2, pp 195-204
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases cause substantial morbidity throughout the United States, and North Carolina has a high incidence of spotted fever rickettsioses and ehrlichiosis, with sporadic cases of Lyme disease. The occupational risk of tick-borne infections among outdoor workers is high, particularly...

Author(s)
Wallace, J. W.; Nicholson, W. L.; Perniciaro, J. L.; Vaughn, M. F.; Funkhouser, S.; Juliano, J. J.; Lee SangMi; Kakumanu, M. L.; Ponnusamy, L.; Apperson, C. S.; Meshnick, S. R.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2016, 16, 5, pp 302-308
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This paper presents the findings of an investigation conducted by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health in Arizona following notification on 7 February 2014 of multiple wrestlers who reported skin lesions 2 weeks after participating in a wrestling tournament in a particular school. The...

Author(s)
Williams, C.; Wells, J.; Klein, R.; Sylvester, T.; Sunenshine, R.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2015, 64, 20, pp 559-560
Abstract

Background. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disease among persons with African ancestry. This article provides a background to SCD and reviews many important aspects of travel preparation in this population. Methods. The medical literature was searched for studies on...

Author(s)
Willen, S. M.; Thornburg, C. D.; Lantos, P. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2014, 21, 5, pp 332-339
Abstract

To evaluate trends in and risk factors for acquisition of antimicrobial-drug resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella infections, we searched Oregon surveillance data for 2004-2009 for all culture-confirmed cases of salmonellosis. We defined clinically important resistance (CIR) as decreased...

Author(s)
Barlow, R. S.; DeBess, E. E.; Winthrop, K. L.; Lapidus, J. A.; Vega, R.; Cieslak, P. R.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 4, pp 603-611
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Travel is a risk factor for Legionnaires' disease. In 2008, two cases were reported in condominium guests where we investigated a 2001 outbreak. We reinvestigated to identify additional cases and determine whether ongoing transmission resulted from persistent colonization of potable water....

Author(s)
Silk, B. J.; Moore, M. R.; Bergtholdt, M.; Gorwitz, R. J.; Kozak, N. A.; Tha, M. M.; Brown, E. W.; Winchester, J. L.; Labus, B. J.; Rowley, P.; Middaugh, J. P.; Fields, B. S.; Hicks, L. A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2012, 140, 11, pp 1993-2002

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