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1.

The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody in HIV-Negative Persons in Kenya, 2007.

Ly KN, Kim AA, Drobeniuc J, Kodani M, Montgomery JM, Fields BS, Teshale EH.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Jun;98(6):1876-1879. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0830. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

2.

A diagnostic and epidemiologic investigation of acute febrile illness (AFI) in Kilombero, Tanzania.

Hercik C, Cosmas L, Mogeni OD, Wamola N, Kohi W, Omballa V, Ochieng M, Lidechi S, Bonventure J, Ochieng C, Onyango C, Fields BS, Mfinanga S, Montgomery JM.

PLoS One. 2017 Dec 29;12(12):e0189712. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189712. eCollection 2017.

3.

Incidence of invasive salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study.

Marks F, von Kalckreuth V, Aaby P, Adu-Sarkodie Y, El Tayeb MA, Ali M, Aseffa A, Baker S, Biggs HM, Bjerregaard-Andersen M, Breiman RF, Campbell JI, Cosmas L, Crump JA, Espinoza LM, Deerin JF, Dekker DM, Fields BS, Gasmelseed N, Hertz JT, Van Minh Hoang N, Im J, Jaeger A, Jeon HJ, Kabore LP, Keddy KH, Konings F, Krumkamp R, Ley B, Løfberg SV, May J, Meyer CG, Mintz ED, Montgomery JM, Niang AA, Nichols C, Olack B, Pak GD, Panzner U, Park JK, Park SE, Rabezanahary H, Rakotozandrindrainy R, Raminosoa TM, Razafindrabe TJ, Sampo E, Schütt-Gerowitt H, Sow AG, Sarpong N, Seo HJ, Sooka A, Soura AB, Tall A, Teferi M, Thriemer K, Warren MR, Yeshitela B, Clemens JD, Wierzba TF.

Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Mar;5(3):e310-e323. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30022-0.

4.

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Kenya, 2007.

Ly KN, Kim AA, Umuro M, Drobenuic J, Williamson JM, Montgomery JM, Fields BS, Teshale EH.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Aug 3;95(2):348-53. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0059. Epub 2016 Jun 6.

5.

Which influenza vaccine formulation should be used in Kenya? A comparison of influenza isolates from Kenya to vaccine strains, 2007-2013.

Waiboci LW, Mott JA, Kikwai G, Arunga G, Xu X, Mayieka L, Emukule GO, Muthoka P, Njenga MK, Fields BS, Katz MA.

Vaccine. 2016 May 17;34(23):2593-601. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.03.095. Epub 2016 Apr 11.

PMID:
27079931
6.

Serologic evidence for hepatitis E virus infection among patients with undifferentiated acute febrile illness in Kibera, Kenya.

Furukawa NW, Teshale EH, Cosmas L, Ochieng M, Gikunju S, Fields BS, Montgomery JM.

J Clin Virol. 2016 Apr;77:106-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2016.02.021. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

7.

Serologic Evidence of the Geographic Distribution of Bacterial Zoonotic Agents in Kenya, 2007.

Omballa VO, Musyoka RN, Vittor AY, Wamburu KB, Wachira CM, Waiboci LW, Abudo MU, Juma BW, Kim AA, Montgomery JM, Breiman RF, Fields BS.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Jan;94(1):43-51. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0320. Epub 2015 Nov 23.

8.

Burden of Invasive Nontyphoidal Salmonella Disease in a Rural and Urban Site in Kenya, 2009-2014.

Verani JR, Toroitich S, Auko J, Kiplang'at S, Cosmas L, Audi A, Mogeni OD, Aol G, Oketch D, Odiembo H, Katieno J, Wamola N, Onyango CO, Juma BW, Fields BS, Bigogo G, Montgomery JM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 1;61 Suppl 4:S302-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ728.

9.

Severe acute respiratory infection in children in a densely populated urban slum in Kenya, 2007-2011.

Breiman RF, Cosmas L, Njenga M, Williamson J, Mott JA, Katz MA, Erdman DD, Schneider E, Oberste M, Neatherlin JC, Njuguna H, Ondari DM, Odero K, Okoth GO, Olack B, Wamola N, Montgomery JM, Fields BS, Feikin DR.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 25;15:95. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0827-x.

10.

Evaluation of fast-track diagnostics and TaqMan array card real-time PCR assays for the detection of respiratory pathogens.

Driscoll AJ, Karron RA, Bhat N, Thumar B, Kodani M, Fields BS, Whitney CG, Levine OS, O'Brien KL, Murdoch DR.

J Microbiol Methods. 2014 Dec;107:222-6.

PMID:
25448378
11.

Examining strain diversity and phylogeography in relation to an unusual epidemic pattern of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in a long-term refugee camp in Kenya.

Agoti CN, Mayieka LM, Otieno JR, Ahmed JA, Fields BS, Waiboci LW, Nyoka R, Eidex RB, Marano N, Burton W, Montgomery JM, Breiman RF, Nokes DJ.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 1;14:178. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-178.

12.

Recreational vehicle water tanks as a possible source for legionella infections.

Litwin CM, Asebiomo B, Wilson K, Hafez M, Stevens V, Fliermans CB, Fields BS, Fisher JF.

Case Rep Infect Dis. 2013;2013:286347. doi: 10.1155/2013/286347. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

13.

Epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infection in rural and urban Kenya.

Bigogo GM, Breiman RF, Feikin DR, Audi AO, Aura B, Cosmas L, Njenga MK, Fields BS, Omballa V, Njuguna H, Ochieng PM, Mogeni DO, Aol GO, Olack B, Katz MA, Montgomery JM, Burton DC.

J Infect Dis. 2013 Dec 15;208 Suppl 3:S207-16. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit489.

PMID:
24265480
14.

Role of global disease detection laboratories in investigations of acute respiratory illness.

Fields BS, House BL, Klena J, Waboci LW, Whistler T, Farnon EC.

J Infect Dis. 2013 Dec 15;208 Suppl 3:S173-6. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit490. No abstract available.

PMID:
24265475
15.

Legionnaires' disease case-finding algorithm, attack rates, and risk factors during a residential outbreak among older adults: an environmental and cohort study.

Silk BJ, Foltz JL, Ngamsnga K, Brown E, Muñoz MG, Hampton LM, Jacobs-Slifka K, Kozak NA, Underwood JM, Krick J, Travis T, Farrow O, Fields BS, Blythe D, Hicks LA.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 27;13:291. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-291.

16.

Quantitative PCR for detection of Shigella improves ascertainment of Shigella burden in children with moderate-to-severe diarrhea in low-income countries.

Lindsay B, Ochieng JB, Ikumapayi UN, Toure A, Ahmed D, Li S, Panchalingam S, Levine MM, Kotloff K, Rasko DA, Morris CR, Juma J, Fields BS, Dione M, Malle D, Becker SM, Houpt ER, Nataro JP, Sommerfelt H, Pop M, Oundo J, Antonio M, Hossain A, Tamboura B, Stine OC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun;51(6):1740-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02713-12. Epub 2013 Mar 27.

17.

Survey of legionella species found in thai soil.

Travis TC, Brown EW, Peruski LF, Siludjai D, Jorakate P, Salika P, Yang G, Kozak NA, Kodani M, Warner AK, Lucas CE, Thurman KA, Winchell JM, Thamthitiwat S, Fields BS.

Int J Microbiol. 2012;2012:218791. doi: 10.1155/2012/218791. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

18.

Eight years of Legionnaires' disease transmission in travellers to a condominium complex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Silk BJ, Moore MR, Bergtholdt M, Gorwitz RJ, Kozak NA, Tha MM, Brown EW, Winchester JL, Labus BJ, Rowley P, Middaugh JP, Fields BS, Hicks LA.

Epidemiol Infect. 2012 Nov;140(11):1993-2002. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

PMID:
22214820
19.

Accuracy and precision of Legionella isolation by US laboratories in the ELITE program pilot study.

Lucas CE, Taylor TH Jr, Fields BS.

Water Res. 2011 Oct 1;45(15):4428-36. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.05.030. Epub 2011 Jun 7.

PMID:
21726887
20.

Application of TaqMan low-density arrays for simultaneous detection of multiple respiratory pathogens.

Kodani M, Yang G, Conklin LM, Travis TC, Whitney CG, Anderson LJ, Schrag SJ, Taylor TH Jr, Beall BW, Breiman RF, Feikin DR, Njenga MK, Mayer LW, Oberste MS, Tondella ML, Winchell JM, Lindstrom SL, Erdman DD, Fields BS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jun;49(6):2175-82. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02270-10. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

21.

Legionella nagasakiensis sp. nov., isolated from water samples and from a patient with pneumonia.

Yang G, Benson RF, Ratcliff RM, Brown EW, Steigerwalt AG, Thacker WL, Daneshvar MI, Morey RE, Saito A, Fields BS.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012 Feb;62(Pt 2):284-8. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.027193-0. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

PMID:
21398499
22.

Comparison of commercial systems for extraction of nucleic acids from DNA/RNA respiratory pathogens.

Yang G, Erdman DE, Kodani M, Kools J, Bowen MD, Fields BS.

J Virol Methods. 2011 Jan;171(1):195-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2010.10.024. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

PMID:
21034773
23.

Prevalence of Acanthamoeba spp. and other free-living amoebae in household water, Ohio, USA--1990-1992.

Stockman LJ, Wright CJ, Visvesvara GS, Fields BS, Beach MJ.

Parasitol Res. 2011 Mar;108(3):621-7. doi: 10.1007/s00436-010-2120-7. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

PMID:
20978791
24.

Virulence factors encoded by Legionella longbeachae identified on the basis of the genome sequence analysis of clinical isolate D-4968.

Kozak NA, Buss M, Lucas CE, Frace M, Govil D, Travis T, Olsen-Rasmussen M, Benson RF, Fields BS.

J Bacteriol. 2010 Feb;192(4):1030-44. doi: 10.1128/JB.01272-09. Epub 2009 Dec 11.

25.

Evaluation of tetramethylrhodamine and black hole quencher 1 labeled probes and five commercial amplification mixes in TaqMan real-time RT-PCR assays for respiratory pathogens.

Yang GP, Erdman DD, Tondella ML, Fields BS.

J Virol Methods. 2009 Dec;162(1-2):288-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2009.08.004. Epub 2009 Aug 20.

PMID:
19699237
26.

Distribution of lag-1 alleles and sequence-based types among Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 clinical and environmental isolates in the United States.

Kozak NA, Benson RF, Brown E, Alexander NT, Taylor TH Jr, Shelton BG, Fields BS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Aug;47(8):2525-35. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02410-08. Epub 2009 Jun 24.

27.

Community outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection: school-based cluster of neurologic disease associated with household transmission of respiratory illness.

Walter ND, Grant GB, Bandy U, Alexander NE, Winchell JM, Jordan HT, Sejvar JJ, Hicks LA, Gifford DR, Alexander NT, Thurman KA, Schwartz SB, Dennehy PH, Khetsuriani N, Fields BS, Dillon MT, Erdman DD, Whitney CG, Moore MR.

J Infect Dis. 2008 Nov 1;198(9):1365-74. doi: 10.1086/592281.

PMID:
18808334
28.

Evaluation of three real-time PCR assays for detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in an outbreak investigation.

Winchell JM, Thurman KA, Mitchell SL, Thacker WL, Fields BS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Sep;46(9):3116-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00440-08. Epub 2008 Jul 9.

29.

Development and evaluation of a novel multiplex PCR technology for molecular differential detection of bacterial respiratory disease pathogens.

Benson R, Tondella ML, Bhatnagar J, Carvalho Mda G, Sampson JS, Talkington DF, Whitney AM, Mothershed E, McGee L, Carlone G, McClee V, Guarner J, Zaki S, Dejsiri S, Cronin K, Han J, Fields BS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Jun;46(6):2074-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01858-07. Epub 2008 Apr 9.

30.

Epidemiology of severe pneumonia caused by Legionella longbeachae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydia pneumoniae: 1-year, population-based surveillance for severe pneumonia in Thailand.

Phares CR, Wangroongsarb P, Chantra S, Paveenkitiporn W, Tondella ML, Benson RF, Thacker WL, Fields BS, Moore MR, Fischer J, Dowell SF, Olsen SJ.

Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Dec 15;45(12):e147-55. doi: 10.1086/523003.

PMID:
18190309
31.

Restaurant outbreak of Legionnaires' disease associated with a decorative fountain: an environmental and case-control study.

O'Loughlin RE, Kightlinger L, Werpy MC, Brown E, Stevens V, Hepper C, Keane T, Benson RF, Fields BS, Moore MR.

BMC Infect Dis. 2007 Aug 9;7:93.

32.

A large, travel-associated outbreak of legionellosis among hotel guests: utility of the urine antigen assay in confirming Pontiac fever.

Burnsed LJ, Hicks LA, Smithee LM, Fields BS, Bradley KK, Pascoe N, Richards SM, Mallonee S, Littrell L, Benson RF, Moore MR; Legionellosis Outbreak Investigation Team.

Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jan 15;44(2):222-8. Epub 2006 Dec 8.

PMID:
17173221
33.
34.

Increased rainfall is associated with increased risk for legionellosis.

Hicks LA, Rose CE Jr, Fields BS, Drees ML, Engel JP, Jenkins PR, Rouse BS, Blythe D, Khalifah AP, Feikin DR, Whitney CG.

Epidemiol Infect. 2007 Jul;135(5):811-7. Epub 2006 Nov 23.

35.

Circulating Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA and advanced coronary artery disease.

Wang SS, Tondella ML, Bajpai A, Mathew AG, Mehranpour P, Li W, Kacharava AG, Fields BS, Austin H, Zafari AM.

Int J Cardiol. 2007 May 31;118(2):215-9. Epub 2006 Oct 4.

PMID:
17023075
36.

Reducing Legionella colonization in water systems with monochloramine.

Flannery B, Gelling LB, Vugia DJ, Weintraub JM, Salerno JJ, Conroy MJ, Stevens VA, Rose CE, Moore MR, Fields BS, Besser RE.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Apr;12(4):588-96.

37.

Seropositivity to Chlamydia pneumoniae is associated with risk of first ischemic stroke.

Elkind MS, Tondella ML, Feikin DR, Fields BS, Homma S, Di Tullio MR.

Stroke. 2006 Mar;37(3):790-5. Epub 2006 Jan 19.

PMID:
16424371
38.

Leukocyte count is associated with reduced endothelial reactivity.

Elkind MS, Sciacca RR, Boden-Albala B, Tondella ML, Feikin DR, Fields BS, Sacco RL, Di Tullio MR, Homma S.

Atherosclerosis. 2005 Aug;181(2):329-38. Epub 2005 Feb 17.

PMID:
16039287
39.

Kawasaki disease and human coronavirus.

Belay ED, Erdman DD, Anderson LJ, Peret TC, Schrag SJ, Fields BS, Burns JC, Schonberger LB.

J Infect Dis. 2005 Jul 15;192(2):352-3; author reply 353. No abstract available.

PMID:
15962234
40.

Chlamydia pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in young children from China with community-acquired pneumonia.

Liu G, Talkington DF, Fields BS, Levine OS, Yang Y, Tondella ML.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005 May;52(1):7-14.

PMID:
15878436
41.

Recurrence of legionnaires disease at a hotel in the United States Virgin Islands over a 20-year period.

Cowgill KD, Lucas CE, Benson RF, Chamany S, Brown EW, Fields BS, Feikin DR.

Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Apr 15;40(8):1205-7. Epub 2005 Mar 3.

PMID:
15791524
42.

Azithromycin in the treatment of Legionella pneumonia requiring hospitalization.

Plouffe JF, Breiman RF, Fields BS, Herbert M, Inverso J, Knirsch C, Kolokathis A, Marrie TJ, Nicolle L, Schwartz DB.

Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Dec 1;37(11):1475-80. Epub 2003 Oct 29.

PMID:
14614670
43.

Classical and latent class analysis evaluation of sputum polymerase chain reaction and urine antigen testing for diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia in adults.

Butler JC, Bosshardt SC, Phelan M, Moroney SM, Tondella ML, Farley MM, Schuchat A, Fields BS.

J Infect Dis. 2003 May 1;187(9):1416-23. Epub 2003 Apr 9.

PMID:
12717623
44.

Legionella and Legionnaires' disease: 25 years of investigation.

Fields BS, Benson RF, Besser RE.

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2002 Jul;15(3):506-26. Review.

45.

Development and evaluation of real-time PCR-based fluorescence assays for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae.

Tondella ML, Talkington DF, Holloway BP, Dowell SF, Cowley K, Soriano-Gabarro M, Elkind MS, Fields BS.

J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Feb;40(2):575-83.

46.

Role of biofilms in the survival of Legionella pneumophila in a model potable-water system.

Murga R, Forster TS, Brown E, Pruckler JM, Fields BS, Donlan RM.

Microbiology. 2001 Nov;147(Pt 11):3121-6.

PMID:
11700362
47.

Pontiac fever due to Legionella micdadei from a whirlpool spa: possible role of bacterial endotoxin.

Fields BS, Haupt T, Davis JP, Arduino MJ, Miller PH, Butler JC.

J Infect Dis. 2001 Nov 15;184(10):1289-92. Epub 2001 Oct 2.

PMID:
11679917
48.

Standardizing Chlamydia pneumoniae assays: recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) and the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control (Canada).

Dowell SF, Peeling RW, Boman J, Carlone GM, Fields BS, Guarner J, Hammerschlag MR, Jackson LA, Kuo CC, Maass M, Messmer TO, Talkington DF, Tondella ML, Zaki SR; C. pneumoniae Workshop Participants.

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Aug 15;33(4):492-503. Epub 2001 Jul 20. Review.

PMID:
11462186
49.

Legionella drozanskii sp. nov., Legionella rowbothamii sp. nov. and Legionella fallonii sp. nov.: three unusual new Legionella species.

Adeleke AA, Fields BS, Benson RF, Daneshvar MI, Pruckler JM, Ratcliff RM, Harrison TG, Weyant RS, Birtles RJ, Raoult D, Halablab MA.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001 May;51(Pt 3):1151-60.

PMID:
11411684
50.

Strengths and limitations of molecular subtyping in a community outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.

Kool JL, Buchholz U, Peterson C, Brown EW, Benson RF, Pruckler JM, Fields BS, Sturgeon J, Lehnkering E, Cordova R, Mascola LM, Butler JC.

Epidemiol Infect. 2000 Dec;125(3):599-608.

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