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1.

Enhanced surveillance for measles in low-incidence territories of the Russian Federation: defining a rate for suspected case investigation.

Tikhonova NT, Bichurina MA, Gerasimova AG, Zvirkun OV, Vladimerova NP, Mamaeva T, Lipskaya G, Elsaadany S, Spika JS.

Epidemiol Infect. 2011 Feb;139(2):239-46. doi: 10.1017/S0950268810000658. Epub 2010 Apr 6.

PMID:
20367894
2.

Pandemic influenza (H1N1): our Canadian response.

Spika JS, Butler-Jones D.

Can J Public Health. 2009 Sep-Oct;100(5):337-9.

PMID:
19994732
3.

Nationwide measles epidemic in Ukraine: the effect of low vaccine effectiveness.

Velicko I, Müller LL, Pebody R, Gergonne B, Aidyralieva C, Kostiuchenko N, Spika JS.

Vaccine. 2008 Dec 9;26(52):6980-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.09.012. Epub 2008 Sep 19.

PMID:
18805455
4.

Measles outbreak in the Ukraine, 2005-2006.

Spika JS, Aidyralieva C, Mukharskaya L, Kostyuchenko NN, Mulders M, Lipskaya G, Emiroglu N.

Euro Surveill. 2006 Mar 9;11(3):E060309.1. No abstract available.

PMID:
16804226
5.

Reducing the global burden of congenital rubella syndrome: report of the World Health Organization Steering Committee On Research Related To Measles and Rubella Vaccines and Vaccination, June 2004.

Best JM, Castillo-Solorzano C, Spika JS, Icenogle J, Glasser JW, Gay NJ, Andrus J, Arvin AM.

J Infect Dis. 2005 Dec 1;192(11):1890-7. Epub 2005 Oct 31.

PMID:
16267759
6.

Preventing congenital rubella infection in the European Region of WHO: 2010 target.

Spika JS, Hanon FX, Wassilak S, Pebody R, Emiroglu N.

Euro Surveill. 2004 Apr;9(4):4-5.

PMID:
15192255
7.

Preventing congenital rubella infection in the European Region of WHO: 2010 target.

Spika JS, Hanon FX, Wassilak S, Pebody RG, Emiroglu N.

Euro Surveill. 2004 Apr;9(4):3-4. doi: 10.2807/esm.09.04.00455-en.

PMID:
29183454
8.

Measles and rubella in the World Health Organization European region: diversity creates challenges.

Spika JS, Wassilak S, Pebody R, Lipskaya G, Deshevoi S, Guris D, Emiroglu N.

J Infect Dis. 2003 May 15;187 Suppl 1:S191-7. Review.

PMID:
12721913
9.

Pertussis is a frequent cause of prolonged cough illness in adults and adolescents.

Senzilet LD, Halperin SA, Spika JS, Alagaratnam M, Morris A, Smith B; Sentinel Health Unit Surveillance System Pertussis Working Group.

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Jun 15;32(12):1691-7. Epub 2001 May 21.

PMID:
11360208
10.

Invasive disease due to group B streptococcal infection in adults: results from a Canadian, population-based, active laboratory surveillance study--1996. Sentinel Health Unit Surveillance System Site Coordinators.

Tyrrell GJ, Senzilet LD, Spika JS, Kertesz DA, Alagaratnam M, Lovgren M, Talbot JA.

J Infect Dis. 2000 Jul;182(1):168-73. Epub 2000 Jun 29.

PMID:
10882594
11.

Pneumococcal immunization and public health: the Canadian experience.

Spika JS, Keresz D, Deeks S, Talbot JA.

Vaccine. 1999 Jul 30;17 Suppl 1:S105-8. Review.

PMID:
10471193
12.

Risk factors and course of illness among children with invasive penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. The Streptococcus pneumoniae Working Group.

Deeks SL, Palacio R, Ruvinsky R, Kertesz DA, Hortal M, Rossi A, Spika JS, Di Fabio JL.

Pediatrics. 1999 Feb;103(2):409-13.

PMID:
9925833
13.

Protecting against invasive pneumococcal disease: be wise--immunize!

Squires SG, Spika JS.

CMAJ. 1998 Oct 6;159(7):826-7. No abstract available.

14.

[Pneumococcal infection and anti-pneumococcal vaccination programs in Canada].

Spika JS, Kertesz D, Deeks S, Talbot J.

Presse Med. 1998 May;27 Suppl 1:39-42. French. No abstract available.

PMID:
9779040
15.

Effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccine.

Butler JC, Spika JS, Nichol KL, Shapiro ED, Breinan RF.

Lancet. 1998 Jun 27;351(9120):1961; author reply 1962. No abstract available.

PMID:
9654289
16.

Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infection in Latin American children: results of the Pan American Health Organization Surveillance Study.

Kertesz DA, Di Fabio JL, de Cunto Brandileone MC, Castañeda E, Echániz-Aviles G, Heitmann I, Homma A, Hortal M, Lovgren M, Ruvinsky RO, Talbot JA, Weekes J, Spika JS.

Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Jun;26(6):1355-61.

PMID:
9636862
17.
18.

Canadian Perspectives on Verocytotoxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infection .

Wilson JB, Johnson RP, Clarke RC, Rahn K, Renwick SA, Alves D, Karmali MA, Michel P, Orrbine E, Spika JS.

J Food Prot. 1997 Nov;60(11):1451-1453. doi: 10.4315/0362-028X-60.11.1451.

PMID:
31207770
19.

Outbreak of viral gastroenteritis due to a contaminated well. International consequences.

Beller M, Ellis A, Lee SH, Drebot MA, Jenkerson SA, Funk E, Sobsey MD, Simmons OD 3rd, Monroe SS, Ando T, Noel J, Petric M, Middaugh JP, Spika JS.

JAMA. 1997 Aug 20;278(7):563-8.

PMID:
9268277
20.

Chlamydia pneumoniae as a new source of infectious outbreaks in nursing homes.

Troy CJ, Peeling RW, Ellis AG, Hockin JC, Bennett DA, Murphy MR, Spika JS.

JAMA. 1997 Apr 16;277(15):1214-8. Erratum in: JAMA 1997 Jul 9;278(2):118.

PMID:
9103345
21.

Vero cytotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection in dairy farm families.

Wilson JB, Clarke RC, Renwick SA, Rahn K, Johnson RP, Karmali MA, Lior H, Alves D, Gyles CL, Sandhu KS, McEwen SA, Spika JS.

J Infect Dis. 1996 Nov;174(5):1021-7.

PMID:
8896504
22.

Growing Concerns and Recent Outbreaks Involving Non-O157:H7 Serotypes of Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli.

Johnson RP, Clarke RC, Wilson JB, Read SC, Rahn K, Renwick SA, Sandhu KA, Alves D, Karmali MA, Lior H, McEwen SA, Spika JS, Gyles CL.

J Food Prot. 1996 Oct;59(10):1112-1122. doi: 10.4315/0362-028X-59.10.1112.

PMID:
31195470
23.

Surveillance for Streptococcus pneumoniae in Latin American children.

Kertesz DA, Spika JS, Talbot JA, Difabio JL.

Can J Infect Dis. 1996 Jan;7(1):21-3. No abstract available.

24.

Pneumococcal vaccine after 15 years of use. Another view.

Fedson DS, Shapiro ED, LaForce FM, Mufson MA, Musher DM, Spika JS, Breiman RF, Broome CV.

Arch Intern Med. 1994 Nov 28;154(22):2531-5. No abstract available.

PMID:
7979849
25.

Evidence of direct transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection between calves and a human--Ontario.

Renwick SA, Wilson JB, Clarke RC, Lior H, Borczyck A, Spika JS, Rahn K, McFadden K, Brouwer A, Copps A, et al.

Can Commun Dis Rep. 1994 May 15;20(9):73-5. English, French. No abstract available.

PMID:
8038753
26.

Use of multiple molecular subtyping techniques to investigate a Legionnaires' disease outbreak due to identical strains at two tourist lodges.

Mamolen M, Breiman RF, Barbaree JM, Gunn RA, Stone KM, Spika JS, Dennis DT, Mao SH, Vogt RL.

J Clin Microbiol. 1993 Oct;31(10):2584-8.

27.

The Hawaii pneumococcal disease initiative.

Campbell JF, Donohue MA, Nevin-Woods C, McBean AM, Pace NE, Williams WW, Spika JS.

Am J Public Health. 1993 Aug;83(8):1175-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
8342733
28.

Pneumococcal vaccination in a remote population of high-risk Alaska Natives.

Davidson M, Chamblee C, Campbell HG, Bulkow LR, Taylor GE, Lanier AP, Berner J, Spika JS, Williams WW, Middaugh JP.

Public Health Rep. 1993 Jul-Aug;108(4):439-46.

29.

Ground beef consumption in noncommercial settings is a risk factor for sporadic Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection in Canada.

Le Saux N, Spika JS, Friesen B, Johnson I, Melnychuck D, Anderson C, Dion R, Rahman M, Tostowarky W.

J Infect Dis. 1993 Feb;167(2):500-2. No abstract available.

PMID:
8421193
30.

Culture-confirmed pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae.

Campbell JF, Barnes RC, Kozarsky PE, Spika JS.

J Infect Dis. 1991 Aug;164(2):411-3.

PMID:
1856489
31.

Antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States, 1979-1987. The Pneumococcal Surveillance Working Group.

Spika JS, Facklam RR, Plikaytis BD, Oxtoby MJ.

J Infect Dis. 1991 Jun;163(6):1273-8.

PMID:
2037792
32.

Nosocomial Legionnaires' disease and use of medication nebulizers.

Mastro TD, Fields BS, Breiman RF, Campbell J, Plikaytis BD, Spika JS.

J Infect Dis. 1991 Mar;163(3):667-71.

PMID:
1995743
33.

Antimicrobial resistance of pneumococci in children with acute lower respiratory tract infection in Pakistan.

Mastro TD, Ghafoor A, Nomani NK, Ishaq Z, Anwar F, Granoff DM, Spika JS, Thornsberry C, Facklam RR.

Lancet. 1991 Jan 19;337(8734):156-9.

PMID:
1670799
34.

The role of human immunodeficiency virus infection in pneumococcal bacteremia in San Francisco residents.

Redd SC, Rutherford GW 3rd, Sande MA, Lifson AR, Hadley WK, Facklam RR, Spika JS.

J Infect Dis. 1990 Nov;162(5):1012-7.

PMID:
2230229
35.

An outbreak of surgical-wound infections due to group A streptococcus carried on the scalp.

Mastro TD, Farley TA, Elliott JA, Facklam RR, Perks JR, Hadler JL, Good RC, Spika JS.

N Engl J Med. 1990 Oct 4;323(14):968-72. No abstract available.

36.

Outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infection associated with use of jet injectors.

Wenger JD, Spika JS, Smithwick RW, Pryor V, Dodson DW, Carden GA, Klontz KC.

JAMA. 1990 Jul 18;264(3):373-6.

PMID:
2362334
37.

Pneumococcal bacteremia in Charleston County, South Carolina. A decade later.

Breiman RF, Spika JS, Navarro VJ, Darden PM, Darby CP.

Arch Intern Med. 1990 Jul;150(7):1401-5.

PMID:
2369239
38.

Association of shower use with Legionnaires' disease. Possible role of amoebae.

Breiman RF, Fields BS, Sanden GN, Volmer L, Meier A, Spika JS.

JAMA. 1990 Jun 6;263(21):2924-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
2338752
39.

Role of air sampling in investigation of an outbreak of legionnaires' disease associated with exposure to aerosols from an evaporative condenser.

Breiman RF, Cozen W, Fields BS, Mastro TD, Carr SJ, Spika JS, Mascola L.

J Infect Dis. 1990 Jun;161(6):1257-61.

PMID:
2345305
40.

Vancomycin-resistant Pediococcus acidilactici: nine cases of bacteremia.

Mastro TD, Spika JS, Lozano P, Appel J, Facklam RR.

J Infect Dis. 1990 May;161(5):956-60.

PMID:
2324545
41.

Pneumococcal vaccination. Controversies and opportunities.

Spika JS, Fedson DS, Facklam RR.

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1990 Mar;4(1):11-27. Review.

PMID:
2407776
42.

Pneumococcal bacteremia in Hawaii: initial findings of a pneumococcal disease prevention project.

Campbell JF, Donohue MA, Mochizuki RB, Nevin-Woods CL, Spika JS.

Hawaii Med J. 1989 Dec;48(12):513-4, 517-8.

PMID:
2635176
43.

Prevalence of Salmonella and multiple antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella in California dairies.

Pacer RE, Spika JS, Thurmond MC, Hargrett-Bean N, Potter ME.

J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1989 Jul 1;195(1):59-63.

PMID:
2788155
44.

Risk factors for infant botulism in the United States.

Spika JS, Shaffer N, Hargrett-Bean N, Collin S, MacDonald KL, Blake PA.

Am J Dis Child. 1989 Jul;143(7):828-32. Erratum in: Am J Dis Child 1990 Jan;144(1):60.

PMID:
2741856
45.

Acute lower respiratory infections: a major cause of death in children in Bangladesh.

Spika JS, Munshi MH, Wojtyniak B, Sack DA, Hossain A, Rahman M, Saha SK.

Ann Trop Paediatr. 1989 Mar;9(1):33-9.

PMID:
2471441
46.

Legionellosis in cardiac transplant recipients: results of a nationwide survey.

Redd SC, Schuster DM, Quan J, Plikaytis BD, Spika JS, Cohen ML.

J Infect Dis. 1988 Sep;158(3):651-3. No abstract available.

PMID:
3045219
47.

Affinity purification and characterization of Shiga-like toxin II and production of toxin-specific monoclonal antibodies.

Downes FP, Barrett TJ, Green JH, Aloisio CH, Spika JS, Strockbine NA, Wachsmuth IK.

Infect Immun. 1988 Aug;56(8):1926-33.

48.

False-positive DNA probe test for Legionella species associated with a cluster of respiratory illnesses.

Laussucq S, Schuster D, Alexander WJ, Thacker WL, Wilkinson HW, Spika JS.

J Clin Microbiol. 1988 Aug;26(8):1442-4.

49.

The serodiagnosis of nonpneumococcal bacterial pneumonia.

Campbell JF, Spika JS.

Semin Respir Infect. 1988 Jun;3(2):123-30. Review.

PMID:
3041513
50.

Immunization policies and vaccine coverage among adults. The risk for missed opportunities.

Williams WW, Hickson MA, Kane MA, Kendal AP, Spika JS, Hinman AR.

Ann Intern Med. 1988 Apr;108(4):616-25. Review. Erratum in: Ann Intern Med 1988 Aug 15;109(4):348.

PMID:
2964806

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