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1.

Use of interrupted time-series method to evaluate the impact of cigarette excise tax increases in Pennsylvania, 2000-2009.

Ma ZQ, Kuller LH, Fisher MA, Ostroff SM.

Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 Oct 3;10:E169. doi: 10.5888/pcd10.120268.

2.

Human exposure to rabid free-ranging cats: a continuing public health concern in Pennsylvania.

Campagnolo ER, Lind LR, Long JM, Moll ME, Rankin JT, Martin KF, Deasy MP, Dato VM, Ostroff SM.

Zoonoses Public Health. 2014 Aug;61(5):346-55. doi: 10.1111/zph.12077. Epub 2013 Oct 15.

PMID:
24134434
3.

Yersinia enterocolitica infections associated with improperly pasteurized milk products: southwest Pennsylvania, March-August, 2011.

Longenberger AH, Gronostaj MP, Yee GY, Johnson LM, Lando JF, Voorhees RE, Waller K, Weltman AC, Moll M, Lyss SB, Cadwell BL, Gladney LM, Ostroff SM.

Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Aug;142(8):1640-50. doi: 10.1017/S0950268813002616. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

PMID:
24128938
4.

West Nile virus: too important to forget.

Ostroff SM.

JAMA. 2013 Jul 17;310(3):267-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.8041. No abstract available.

PMID:
23860984
5.

Campylobacter jejuni infections associated with unpasteurized milk--multiple States, 2012.

Longenberger AH, Palumbo AJ, Chu AK, Moll ME, Weltman A, Ostroff SM.

Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jul;57(2):263-6. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit231. Epub 2013 Apr 10.

PMID:
23575199
6.

Concurrent 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in ferrets and in a community in Pennsylvania.

Campagnolo ER, Moll ME, Tuhacek K, Simeone AJ, Miller WS, Waller KO, Simwale O, Rankin JT, Ostroff SM.

Zoonoses Public Health. 2013 Mar;60(2):117-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1863-2378.2012.01503.x. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

PMID:
22697485
7.

Investigating systematic misclassification of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) to secondary bloodstream infection during health care-associated infection reporting.

Thompson ND, Yeh LL, Magill SS, Ostroff SM, Fridkin SK.

Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jan-Feb;28(1):56-9. doi: 10.1177/1062860612442565. Epub 2012 Jun 7.

PMID:
22679125
8.

Fatal pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza A virus infection in a Pennsylvania domestic cat.

Campagnolo ER, Rankin JT, Daverio SA, Hunt EA, Lute JR, Tewari D, Acland HM, Ostrowski SR, Moll ME, Urdaneta VV, Ostroff SM.

Zoonoses Public Health. 2011 Nov;58(7):500-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1863-2378.2011.01390.x. Epub 2011 Feb 15.

PMID:
21824345
9.

The remaining smallpox stocks: the healthiest outcome.

Mombouli JV, Ostroff SM.

Lancet. 2012 Jan 7;379(9810):10-2. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60694-6. Epub 2011 May 19. No abstract available.

PMID:
21601271
10.

Measles: going, going, but not gone.

Ostroff SM.

J Infect Dis. 2011 Jun 1;203(11):1507-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir125. Epub 2011 Apr 28. No abstract available.

PMID:
21531694
11.

Seroprevalence following the second wave of Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Zimmer SM, Crevar CJ, Carter DM, Stark JH, Giles BM, Zimmerman RK, Ostroff SM, Lee BY, Burke DS, Ross TM.

PLoS One. 2010 Jul 14;5(7):e11601. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011601.

12.

Measles outbreak associated with an international youth sporting event in the United States, 2007.

Chen TH, Kutty P, Lowe LE, Hunt EA, Blostein J, Espinoza R, Dykewicz CA, Redd S, Rota JS, Rota PA, Lute JR, Lurie P, Nguyen MD, Moll M, Reef SE, Sinclair JR, Bellini WJ, Seward JF, Ostroff SM.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Sep;29(9):794-800. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181dbaacf.

PMID:
20400927
13.

Training programs to strengthen Pennsylvania's public health response.

M'ikanatha NM, Churchill RE, Lautenbach E, Mactavish LE, Pollock TR, Weand CL, Polachek C, Reynolds SM, Ostroff SM.

Biosecur Bioterror. 2009 Jun;7(2):178-86. doi: 10.1089/bsp.2009.0005.

14.

Tetanus immunity and physician compliance with tetanus prophylaxis practices among emergency department patients presenting with wounds.

Talan DA, Abrahamian FM, Moran GJ, Mower WR, Alagappan K, Tiffany BR, Pollack CV Jr, Steele MT, Dunbar LM, Bajani MD, Weyant RS, Ostroff SM.

Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Mar;43(3):305-14.

PMID:
14985655
15.
16.

Public health assessment of potential biological terrorism agents.

Rotz LD, Khan AS, Lillibridge SR, Ostroff SM, Hughes JM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2002 Feb;8(2):225-30. No abstract available.

17.

Guidance for 2001: panel discussion.

Gubler DJ, Morse DL, Dame DA, Hadler JL, Layton M, Ostroff SM.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2001 Dec;951:298-306. No abstract available.

PMID:
11797786
18.

The Epidemic Intelligence Service in the United States.

Ostroff SM.

Euro Surveill. 2001 Mar;6(3):34-6.

PMID:
11682711
19.

Preventing Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection.

Oliver JF, Ostroff SM.

JAMA. 2001 Jan 3;285(1):42-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
11150104
20.

Biological warfare training. Infectious disease outbreak differentiation criteria.

Noah DL, Sobel AL, Ostroff SM, Kildew JA.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999;894:37-43. Review.

PMID:
10681967
21.

Continuing challenge of pneumococcal disease.

Ostroff SM.

Lancet. 1999 Apr 10;353(9160):1201-2. No abstract available.

PMID:
10217075
22.

Emerging infectious diseases 1997-1998: the role of molecular epidemiology.

Ostroff SM.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 1999 Jan-Feb;94(1):1-3. No abstract available.

23.

Incidence and clinical implications of isolation of Mycobacterium kansasii: results of a 5-year, population-based study.

Bloch KC, Zwerling L, Pletcher MJ, Hahn JA, Gerberding JL, Ostroff SM, Vugia DJ, Reingold AL.

Ann Intern Med. 1998 Nov 1;129(9):698-704.

PMID:
9841601
24.

Biological warfare training: infectious disease outbreak differentiation criteria.

Noah DL, Sobel AL, Ostroff SM, Kildew JA.

Mil Med. 1998 Apr;163(4):198-201.

PMID:
9575761
25.

Emerging infectious diseases and travel medicine.

Ostroff SM, Kozarsky P.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1998 Mar;12(1):231-41. Review.

PMID:
9494841
26.

Perspectives in fatal epidemics.

Butler JC, Kilmarx PH, Jernigan DB, Ostroff SM.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1996 Dec;10(4):917-37. Review.

PMID:
8958175
27.

Resistance patterns of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae isolates recovered in Egypt from children with pneumonia. The Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Study Group.

Ostroff SM, Harrison LH, Khallaf N, Assaad MT, Guirguis NI, Harrington S, el-Alamy M.

Clin Infect Dis. 1996 Nov;23(5):1069-74.

PMID:
8922805
28.

Emerging infectious diseases in the institutional setting: another hot zone.

Ostroff SM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1996 Aug;17(8):484-9. Review.

PMID:
8875290
29.

Monovalent latex agglutination reagents for the diagnosis of nonmeningitic pneumococcal infection.

Harrison LH, Steinhoff MC, Sridharan G, Castelo A, Khallaf N, Ostroff SM, Arthur RR.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1996 Jan;24(1):1-6.

PMID:
8988756
30.

Preventing disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex disease in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

Ostroff SM, Spiegel RA, Feinberg J, Benson CA, Horsburgh CR Jr.

Clin Infect Dis. 1995 Aug;21 Suppl 1:S72-6. Review.

PMID:
8547516
31.

Mycobacterium avium complex in water, food, and soil samples collected from the environment of HIV-infected individuals.

Yajko DM, Chin DP, Gonzalez PC, Nassos PS, Hopewell PC, Reingold AL, Horsburgh CR Jr, Yakrus MA, Ostroff SM, Hadley WK.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol. 1995 Jun 1;9(2):176-82.

PMID:
7749796
32.

Emergence of Buruli ulcer disease in the Daloa region of Cote d'Ivoire.

Marston BJ, Diallo MO, Horsburgh CR Jr, Diomande I, Saki MZ, Kanga JM, Patrice G, Lipman HB, Ostroff SM, Good RC.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1995 Mar;52(3):219-24.

PMID:
7694962
33.

Transmission of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among persons exposed in a medical examiner's office, New York.

Ussery XT, Bierman JA, Valway SE, Seitz TA, DiFerdinando GT Jr, Ostroff SM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1995 Mar;16(3):160-5.

PMID:
7608503
34.

Risk factors for sporadic Yersinia enterocolitica infections in Norway: a case-control study.

Kapperud G, Ostroff SM, Nesbakken T, Hutwagner LC, Bean NH, Lassen J, Tauxe RV.

Contrib Microbiol Immunol. 1995;13:25-8. No abstract available.

PMID:
8833788
35.

Predicting Mycobacterium avium complex bacteremia in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus: a prospectively validated model.

Chin DP, Reingold AL, Horsburgh CR Jr, Yajko DM, Hadley WK, Elkin EP, Stone EN, Simon EM, Gonzalez PC, Ostroff SM, et al.

Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Oct;19(4):668-74.

PMID:
7803630
36.

The impact of Mycobacterium avium complex bacteremia and its treatment on survival of AIDS patients--a prospective study.

Chin DP, Reingold AL, Stone EN, Vittinghoff E, Horsburgh CR Jr, Simon EM, Yajko DM, Hadley WK, Ostroff SM, Hopewell PC.

J Infect Dis. 1994 Sep;170(3):578-84.

PMID:
7915749
37.

Sources of sporadic Yersinia enterocolitica infections in Norway: a prospective case-control study.

Ostroff SM, Kapperud G, Hutwagner LC, Nesbakken T, Bean NH, Lassen J, Tauxe RV.

Epidemiol Infect. 1994 Feb;112(1):133-41.

38.

Mycobacterium avium complex in the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract and the risk of M. avium complex bacteremia in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection.

Chin DP, Hopewell PC, Yajko DM, Vittinghoff E, Horsburgh CR Jr, Hadley WK, Stone EN, Nassos PS, Ostroff SM, Jacobson MA, et al.

J Infect Dis. 1994 Feb;169(2):289-95.

PMID:
7906290
39.

Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of Mycobacterium haemophilum, an emerging pathogen in immunocompromised patients.

Straus WL, Ostroff SM, Jernigan DB, Kiehn TE, Sordillo EM, Armstrong D, Boone N, Schneider N, Kilburn JO, Silcox VA, LaBombardi V, Good RC.

Ann Intern Med. 1994 Jan 15;120(2):118-25.

PMID:
8256970
40.

State regulation of hospital water temperature.

Mandel AS, Sprauer MA, Sniadack DH, Ostroff SM.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1993 Nov;14(11):642-5.

PMID:
8132984
41.

A nosocomial pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium xenopi due to a contaminated potable water supply: lessons in prevention.

Sniadack DH, Ostroff SM, Karlix MA, Smithwick RW, Schwartz B, Sprauer MA, Silcox VA, Good RC.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1993 Nov;14(11):636-41.

PMID:
8132983
42.

Epidemiological investigation of risk factors for campylobacter colonization in Norwegian broiler flocks.

Kapperud G, Skjerve E, Vik L, Hauge K, Lysaker A, Aalmen I, Ostroff SM, Potter M.

Epidemiol Infect. 1993 Oct;111(2):245-55.

43.

Common somatic O and heat-labile serotypes among Campylobacter strains from sporadic infections in the United States.

Patton CM, Nicholson MA, Ostroff SM, Ries AA, Wachsmuth IK, Tauxe RV.

J Clin Microbiol. 1993 Jun;31(6):1525-30.

44.

Risk factors for sporadic Campylobacter infections: results of a case-control study in southeastern Norway.

Kapperud G, Skjerve E, Bean NH, Ostroff SM, Lassen J.

J Clin Microbiol. 1992 Dec;30(12):3117-21.

45.

Clinical features of sporadic Yersinia enterocolitica infections in Norway.

Ostroff SM, Kapperud G, Lassen J, Aasen S, Tauxe RV.

J Infect Dis. 1992 Oct;166(4):812-7.

PMID:
1527416
46.

Patient-care directives and infection control: the potential conflict of interest during epidemics in long-term care facilities.

Andrus JK, Ostroff SM, Kobayashi JM, Horan JM, Fleming DW.

Am J Prev Med. 1992 Jul-Aug;8(4):203-6.

PMID:
1524855
47.

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis outbreak associated with nude mice in a research institute.

Dykewicz CA, Dato VM, Fisher-Hoch SP, Howarth MV, Perez-Oronoz GI, Ostroff SM, Gary H Jr, Schonberger LB, McCormick JB.

JAMA. 1992 Mar 11;267(10):1349-53. Erratum in: JAMA 1992 Aug 19;268(7):874.

PMID:
1740856
48.

Clinical features of sporadic Campylobacter infections in Norway.

Kapperud G, Lassen J, Ostroff SM, Aasen S.

Scand J Infect Dis. 1992;24(6):741-9.

PMID:
1287808
49.

Isolation of Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7 and other Shiga-like-toxin-producing E. coli from dairy cattle.

Wells JG, Shipman LD, Greene KD, Sowers EG, Green JH, Cameron DN, Downes FP, Martin ML, Griffin PM, Ostroff SM, et al.

J Clin Microbiol. 1991 May;29(5):985-9.

50.

Surveillance of Escherichia coli O157 isolation and confirmation, United States, 1988.

Ostroff SM, Hopkins DP, Tauxe RV, Sowers EG, Strockbine NK.

MMWR CDC Surveill Summ. 1991 Apr;40(1):1-6.

PMID:
2023580

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