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  • Immunology
  • Given the magnitude of the health problem and the emergence of drug-resistant strains of the organism, a better understanding of the immunology of this disease and the development of an effective vaccine are highly desirable. (uptodate.com)
  • Centers for Dis
  • The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year- but only about 30,000 of those cases are reported to local and state health departments and the CDC. (hhs.gov)
  • The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed criteria that define surgical site infection as infection related to an operative procedure that occurs at or near the surgical incision within 30 or 90 days of the procedure, depending on the type of procedure performed [ 2 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017. (uptodate.com)
  • This was illustrated in a review from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) comparing vaccinations in elderly adults in 1989 and 2003: pneumococcal vaccine coverage increased from 15 to 64 percent and annual influenza immunization increased from 33 to 70 percent [ 1 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • In: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [electronic mail system]. (uptodate.com)
  • The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated treatment guidelines for avian influenza A H7N9 infection on September 30, 2013 [ 18 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • adults
  • Based upon 2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data, only 18.5 percent of adults aged 18 to 64 years at risk of pneumococcal disease have received the vaccine and only 40 percent of those at risk for influenza were immunized against influenza in the 2012 to 2013 influenza season [ 2,3 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Approximately 50,000 to 70,000 adults die annually of these two vaccine-preventable diseases alone. (uptodate.com)
  • In one large serologic survey, only 47 percent of adults over the age of 20 years in the United States had protective antibody to both diseases and only 63 percent of adults with immunity to tetanus also had protective antibody to diphtheria [ 4 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • The national goals of Healthy People 2020 continue to focus on increasing immunization rates and reducing preventable infectious diseases in adults as well as children. (uptodate.com)
  • pulmonary disease
  • The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease, a report produced by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the World Health Organization, defines an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as an acute increase in symptoms beyond normal day-to-day variation [ 1 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Infection manifests most often as potentially fatal meningoencephalitis and/or pulmonary disease. (uptodate.com)
  • See 'Pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis' and 'Treatment of AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis' and 'AIDS-related cytomegalovirus gastrointestinal disease' and 'Cytomegalovirus infection as a cause of pulmonary disease in HIV-infected patients' . (uptodate.com)
  • emergence
  • The emergence of clusters of cryptococcosis due to C. gattii in British Columbia, Canada, in 1999, with subsequent spread to the United States Pacific Northwest, has challenged our understanding of this disease [ 1-3 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Emergence of cercariae (the infectious form of the parasite) from the snail leads to contamination of the water. (uptodate.com)
  • transplant recipients
  • Studies in transplant recipients and patients with AIDS indicate that CD4-dependent CMV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte activity is critical for preventing CMV replication and end-organ disease [ 5-7 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • humans
  • Nocardia spp have the ability to cause localized or systemic suppurative disease in humans and animals [ 1-5 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • occur
  • However, CMV disease may still occur despite preventive therapies, especially when they are not dosed adequately [ 2,3 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • AIDS
  • This topic will discuss AIDS-related CMV neurologic disease. (uptodate.com)
  • The presence of CMV in blood (as measured by culture, CMV DNA amplification, or antigen detection) is a risk factor for the development of CMV disease in patients with AIDS [ 4 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • As an example, in a longitudinal study, patients with AIDS who subsequently developed CMV disease had lower T-cell proliferative responses to CMV, both early and late, compared to patients who did not develop disease [ 8 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • The impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on the incidence of CMV disease in AIDS patients (abstract #I-31). (uptodate.com)
  • latent
  • Secondary, symptomatic disease may present later, reflecting either reactivation of latent CMV or, less commonly, reinfection with a novel exogenous strain. (uptodate.com)
  • Clinical
  • The majority of individuals in the general population who become infected with M. tuberculosis never develop clinical disease [ 3 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Research
  • Members will review all HHS efforts related to tick-borne diseases to provide expertise and help ensure interagency coordination and minimize overlap, examine research priorities and identify unmet needs. (hhs.gov)
  • Global
  • He is co-investigator of the Disease Control Priorities Network and the author of several influential books on tobacco control, including two that helped enable a global treaty on tobacco control, now signed by over 160 countries. (elifesciences.org)
  • Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2016. (uptodate.com)
  • development
  • On each topic, the editors have chosen papers that bring together contrasting approaches via the development of theoretical results, the use of relevant knowledge from applied fields, and the analysis of data. (find-more-books.com)
  • Department
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today the appointment of 14 members to the new Tick-Borne Disease Working Group. (hhs.gov)
  • focus
  • We are pleased that the members of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group are now ready to focus on this important public health issue that affects the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans each year," said Don Wright, M.D., M.P.H., acting assistant secretary for health. (hhs.gov)
  • control strategies
  • This book contains a number of different quantitative approaches to understanding the patterns of such diseases in populations, and the design of control strategies to lessen their effect. (find-more-books.com)
  • patients
  • However, patients with viremia (eg, those with a positive blood CMV DNA test result) do not necessarily have invasive disease. (uptodate.com)