Recent publications, emerging diseases
Swanstrom JA, Plante JA, Plante KS, Young EF, McGowan E, Gallichotte EN, Widman DG, Heise MT, de Silva AM, Baric RS. Dengue Virus Envelope Dimer Epitope Monoclonal Antibodies Isolated from Dengue Patients Are Protective against Zika Virus (MBio, 2016).
Bolan GA, Sparling PF, Wasserheit JN. The emerging threat of untreatable gonococcal infection (The New England Journal of Medicine, 2012).
Rusyn I, Lemon SM Mechanisms of HCV-induced liver cancer: What did we learn from in vitro and animal studies? (Cancer Letters, 2013)
Li Y, Masaki T, Lemon SM. miR-122 and the Hepatitis C RNA genome: more than just stability (RNA Biology, 2013).
Yamane D, McGivern DR, Masaki T, Lemon SM. Liver injury and disease pathogenesis in chronic hepatitis C (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, 2013).
Li Y, Masaki T, Yamane D, McGivern DR, Lemon SM. Competing and noncompeting activities of miR-122 and the 5′ exonuclease Xrn1 in regulation of hepatitis C virus replication (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States America, 2013).
Panozzo CA, Becker-Dreps S, Pate V, Jonsson Funk M, Stürmer T, Weber DJ, et al. Patterns of Rotavirus Vaccine Uptake and Use in Privately-Insured US Infants, 2006-2010 (PLoS One, 2013).
McGrath LJ, Cole SR, Kshirsagar AV, Weber DJ, Stürmer T, Brookhart MA. Hospitalization and Skilled Nursing Care are Predictors of Influenza Vaccination Among Patients on Hemodialysis: Evidence of Confounding by Frailty (Medical Care, 2013).
Weber DJ, Consoli SA, Sickbert-Bennett E, Rutala WA. Assessment of a mandatory tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccination requirement on vaccine uptake over time (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2012).
Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Tande BM, Weber DJ. Rapid hospital room decontamination using ultraviolet (UV) light with a nanostructured UV-reflective wall coating (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2013).
Alby K, Daniels LM, Weber DJ, Miller MB. Development of a treatment algorithm for streptococci and enterococci from positive blood cultures identified with the Verigene Gram-positive blood culture assay (Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2013).
Huslage K, Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett EE, Weber DJ. Microbial assessment of high-, medium-, and low-touch hospital room surfaces (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemoiology, 2013).
Weber DJ, Anderson DJ, Sexton DJ, Rutala WA. Role of the environment in the transmission of Clostridium difficile in health care facilities (American Journal of Infection Control, 2013).
Rowe EC, Savage SW, Rutala WA, Weber DJ, Gergen-Teague M, et al. Economic and microbiologic evaluation of single-dose vial extension for hazardous drugs (American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2012).
Anderson DJ, Pyatt DG, Weber DJ, Rutala WA. Statewide costs of health care-associated infections: estimates for acute care hospitals in North Carolina (American Journal of Infection Control, 2013).
Weber DJ, Anderson D, Rutala WA. The role of the surface environment in healthcare-associated infections (Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 2013).
Weber DJ, Rutala WA. Assessing the risk of disease transmission to patients when there is a failure to follow recommended disinfection and sterilization guidelines (American Journal of Infection Control, 2013).
Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Weber DJ. Efficacy of different cleaning and disinfection methods against Clostridium difficile spores: importance of physical removal versus sporicidal inactivation (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2012).