TITLE

Resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae to Fluoroquinolones-United States, 1995-1999

PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/21/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 37, p800
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Summarizes the results of the analysis of data obtained from Active Bacterial Core Surveillance (ABC) system on public health in the United States during 1995-1999. Details of ABC; Factors associated to fluoroquinolone-resistance; Increase in the use of fluoroquinolones in the country.
ACCESSION #
5338392

 

Related Articles

  • The Public Health Response to Diabetes-- Two Steps Forward, One Step Back. Gregg, Edward W.; Albright, Ann L. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/15/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 15, p1596 

    In this article the authors discuss their opinions on the public health response to diabetes in the U.S. They are critical of a lack of effort which has been seen in the medical and research communities to discover and implement preventive measures for diabetes. Also discussed is data from...

  • Here's the CDC strategy for combatting emerging infectious disease threats.  // Modern Medicine;Oct94, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p69 

    Presents a summary of the article `Addressing Emerging Infectious Disease Threats: A Prevention Strategy for the United States,' from `MMWR,' dated April 15, 1994. Outline of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's plan to combat the threat of emerging infectious diseases; Public...

  • The OASIS Project: Novel Approaches to Using STD Surveillance Data. Gaffga, Nicholas H.; Samuel, Michael C.; Stenger, Mark R.; Stover, Jeffrey A.; Newman, Lori M. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec2009 Supplement 2, Vol. 124, p1 

    This supplemental issue of Public Health Reports presents a selection of innovative strategies designed and implemented between 1998 and 2005 to enhance the ability of public health officials to use surveillance data to monitor and respond to the epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)...

  • Surveillance of Certain Health Behaviors and Conditions Among States and Selected Local Areas -- Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), United States, 2006.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/16/2008, Vol. 57 Issue SS-7, p1 

    Problem: Behavioral risk factors such as smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity, and excessive drinking are linked to the leading causes of death in the United States. Controlling these behavioral risk factors and using preventive health services (e.g., influenza vaccinations and cholesterol...

  • Malaria Surveillance -- United States, 2007. Mali, Sonja; Steele, Stefanie; Slutsker, Laurence; Arguin, Paul M. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/18/2009, Vol. 58 Issue SS-2, p1 

    Problem/Condition: Malaria in humans is caused by intraerythrocytic protozoa of the genus Plasmodium. These parasites are transmitted by the bite of an infective female Anopheles mosquito. The majority of malaria infections in the United States occur among persons who have traveled to areas with...

  • Differences in Physical Activity Prevalence and Trends From 3 U.S. Surveillance Systems: NHIS, NHANES, and BRFSS. Carlson, Susan A.; Densmore, Dianna; Fulton, Janet E.; Yore, Michelle M.; Kohl, III, Harold W. // Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Sep2009 Supplement, Vol. 6, pS18 

    Background: Three U.S. surveillance systems— National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)— estimate physical activity prevalence. Methods: Survey differences were examined...

  • Surveillance for Sporadic Foodborne Disease in the 21st Century: The FoodNet Perspective. Allos, Ban Mishu; Moore, Matthew R.; Griffin, Patricia M.; Tauxe, Robert V. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2004 Supplement, Vol. 38, pS115 

    In the United States alone, foodborne infections have been estimated to cause 76 million illness, 325000 hospitalizations, and 5000 deaths each year. The annual cost of foodborne illness caused by the 4 most common bacterial pathogens alone has been estimated at $6.9 billion. Measuring...

  • Epidemiologic Issues in Study Design and Data Analysis Related to FoodNet Activities. Hardnett, Felicia R.; Hoekstra, Robert M.; Kennedy, Malinda; Charles, Luenda; Frederick J. Angulo // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2004 Supplement, Vol. 38, pS121 

    The Foodborne Disease Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) seeks to determine and to monitor the burden of foodborne diseases in the United States more precisely and to attribute these diseases to specific food vehicles or other exposures. These objectives present statistical and epidemiologic...

  • FoodNet Estimate of the Burden of Illness Caused by Nontyphoidal Salmonella Infections in the United States. Voetsch, Andrew C.; Van Gilder, Thomas J.; Angulo, Frederick J.; Farley, Monica M.; Shallow, Sue; Marcus, Ruthanne; Cieslak, Paul R.; Deneen, Valerie C.; Tauxe, Robert V. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2004 Supplement, Vol. 38, pS127 

    To determine the burden of Salmonella infections in the United States, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) investigators conducted population-based active surveillance for culture-confirmed Salmonella infections during 1996-1999 at FoodNet laboratories. In addition, all...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics