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    • The Burden of Livestock Parasites on the Poor 

      Rist, Cassidy; Garchitorena, Aandres; Ngonghala, Calistus N.; Gillespie, Thomas R.; Bonds, Matthew H. (2015-11)
    • Burden of lower respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region between 1990 and 2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study 

      Mokdad, Ali H.; Moradi-Lakeh, Maziar; El Bcheraoui, Charbel; Charara, Raghid; Khalil, Ibrahim; Afshin, Ashkan; Kassebaum, Nicholas J.; Collison, Michael; Daoud, Farah; Chew, Adrienne; Krohn, Kristopher J.; Colombara, Danny; Ehrenkranz, Rebecca; Foreman, Kyle J.; Frostad, Joseph; Godwin, William W.; Kutz, Michael; Rao, Puja C.; Reiner, Robert; Troeger, Christopher; Wang, Haidong; Abajobir, Amanuel Alemu; Abbas, Kaja M.; Abera, Semaw Ferede; Abu-Raddad, Laith J.; Adane, Kelemework; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar Ahmad; Ahmadi, Alireza; Beshir, Muktar; Al-Eyadhy, Ayman; Alam, Khurshid; Alam, Noore; Alasfoor, Deena; Alizadeh-Navaei, Reza; Al-Maskari, Fatma; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Alsharif, Ubai; Altirkawi, Khalid A.; Anber, Nahla; Ansari, Hossein; Antonio, Carl Abelardo T.; Anwari, Palwasha; Asayesh, Hamid; Asgedom, Solomon Weldegebreal; Atey, Tesfay Mehari; Arthur, Euripide Frinel G.; Bacha, Umar; Barac, Aleksandra; Bazargan-Hejazi, Shahrzad; Drew, Charles R.; Geffen, David; Bedi, Neeraj; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Michael, Brauer; Butt, Zahid A.; Castaneda-Orjuela, Carlos A.; Danawi, Hadi; Djalalinia, Shirin; Endries, Aman Yesuf; Eshrati, Babak; Farvid, Maryam S.; Fereshtehnejad, Seyed-Mohammad; Fischer, Florian; Garcia-Basteiro, Alberto L.; Gebrehiwot, Kiros Tedla; Gebrehiwot, Tsegaye Tewelde; Hailu, Gessessew Bugssa; Hamadeh, Randah Ribhi; Hambisa, Mitiku Teshome; Hamidi, Samer; Hassanvand, Mohammad Sadegh; Hedayati, Mohammad T.; Horita, Nobuyuki; Husseini, Abdullatif; Spencer, Lewis James; Javanbakht, Mehdi; Jonas, Jost B.; Kasaeian, Amir; Khader, Yousef Saleh; Khan, Ejaz Ahmad; Khan, Gulfaraz; Khoja, Abdullah Tawfih Abdullah; Khubchandani, Jagdish; Kim, Yun Jin; Kissoon, Niranjan; Larson, Heidi J.; Latif, Asma Abdul; Leshargie, Cheru Tesema; Lunevicius, Raimundas; Abd El Razek, Hassan Magdy; Abd El Razek, Mohammed Magdy; Majdzadeh, Reza; Majeed, Azeem; Malekzadeh, Reza; Farid, Habibolah Masoudi; Mehari, Alem; Memish, Ziad A.; Mengistu, Desalegn Tadese; Mensah, George A.; Mezgebe, Haftay Berhane; Nakamura, Sachiko; Oren, Eyal; Pourmalek, Farshad; Qorbani, Mostafa; Radfar, Amir; Rafay, Anwar; Vafa, Rahimi-Movaghar; Rai, Rajesh Kumar; Rawaf, David Laith; Rawaf, Salman; Refaat, Amany H.; Rezaei, Satar; Rezai, Mohammad Sadegh; Roba, Hirbo Shore; Roshandel, Gholamreza; Safdarian, Mahdi; Safiri, Saeid; Sahraian, Mohammad Ali; Salamati, Payman; Samy, Abdallah M.; Sartorius, Benn; Sepanlou, Sadaf G.; Shaikh, Masood Ali; Shamsizadeh, Morteza; Shigematsu, Mika; Singh, Jasvinder A.; Sufiyan, Muawiyyah Babale; Tehrani-Banihashemi, Arash; Temsah, Mohamad-Hani; Topor-Madry, Roman; Uthman, Olalekan A.; Vollset, Stein Emil; Wakayo, Tolassa; Werdecker, Andrea; Wijeratne, Tissa; Yaghoubi, Mohsen; Yimam, Hassen Hamid; Yonemoto, Naohiro; Younis, Mustafa Z.; Zaki, Maysaa El Sayed; Jumaan, Aisha O.; Vos, Theo; Naghavi, Mohsen; Hay, Simon I.; Murray, Christopher J. L. (2018-05)
      We used data from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study (GBD) to calculate the burden of lower respiratory infections (LRIs) in the 22 countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) from 1990 to 2015. We conducted ...
    • Child and Adolescent Health From 1990 to 2015: Findings From the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2015 Study. 

      Global Burden of Disease Child and Adolescent Health Collaboration; Kassebaum, N; Kyu, HH; Zoeckler, L; Olsen, HE; Thomas, K; Pinho, C; Bhutta, ZA; Dandona, L; Ferrari, A; Ghiwot, TT; Hay, SI; Kinfu, Y; Liang, X; Lopez, A; Malta, DC; Mokdad, AH; Naghavi, M; Patton, GC; Salomon, J; Sartorius, B; Topor-Madry, R; Vollset, SE; Werdecker, A; Whiteford, HA; Abate, KH; Abbas, K; Abreha Damtew, S; Ahmed, MB; Akseer, N; Al-Raddadi, R; Alemayohu, MA; Altirkawi, K; Abajobir, AA; Amare, AT; Antonio, CA; Arnlov, J; Artaman, A; Asayesh, H; Avokpaho, EF; Awasthi, A; Ayala Quintanilla, BP; Bacha, U; Balem, D; Barac, A; Bärnighausen, TW; Baye, E; Bedi, N; Bensenor, IM; Berhane, A; Bernabe, E; Bernal, OA; Beyene, AS; Biadgilign, S; Bikbov, B; Boyce, CA; Brazinova, A; Hailu, GB; Carter, A; Castañeda-Orjuela, CA; Catalá-López, F; Charlson, FJ; Chitheer, AA; Choi, JJ; Ciobanu, LG; Crump, J; Dandona, R; Dellavalle, RP; Deribew, A; deVeber, G; Dicker, D; Betsu, BB; Ding, EL; Dubey, M; Endries, AY; Erskine, HE; Faraon, EJ; Faro, A; Farzadfar, F; Fernandes, JC; Fijabi, DO; Fitzmaurice, C; Fleming, TD; Flor, LS; Foreman, KJ; Franklin, RC; Fraser, MS; Frostad, JJ; Fullman, N; Gebregergs, GB; Gebru, AA; Geleijnse, JM; Gibney, KB; Gidey Yihdego, M; Ginawi, IA; Gishu, MD; Gizachew, TA; Glaser, E; Gold, AL; Goldberg, E; Gona, P; Goto, A; Gugnani, HC; Jiang, G; Gupta, R; Tesfay, FH; Hankey, GJ; Havmoeller, R; Hijar, M; Horino, M; Hosgood, HD; Hu, G; Jacobsen, KH; Jakovljevic, MB; Jayaraman, SP; Jha, V; Jibat, T; Johnson, CO; Jonas, J; Kasaeian, A; Kawakami, N; Keiyoro, PN; Khalil, I; Khang, YH; Khubchandani, J; Ahmad Kiadaliri, AA; Kieling, C; Kim, D; Kissoon, N; Knibbs, LD; Koyanagi, A; Krohn, KJ; Kuate Defo, B; Kucuk Bicer, B; Kulikoff, R; Kumar, GA; Lal, DK; Lam, HY; Larson, HJ; Larsson, A; Laryea, DO; Leung, J; Lim, SS; Lo, LT; Lo, WD; Looker, KJ; Lotufo, PA; Magdy Abd, H; El Razek; Malekzadeh, R; Markos Shifti, D; Mazidi, M; Meaney, PA; Meles, KG; Memiah, P; Mendoza, W; Abera Mengistie, M; Mengistu, GW; Mensah, GA; Miller, TR; Mock, C; Mohammadi, A; Mohammed, S; Monasta, L; Mueller, U; Nagata, C; Naheed, A; Nguyen, G; Nguyen, QL; Nsoesie, E; Oh, IH; Okoro, A; Olusanya, JO; Olusanya, BO; Ortiz, A; Paudel, D; Pereira, DM; Perico, N; Petzold, M; Phillips, MR; Polanczyk, GV; Pourmalek, F; Qorbani, M; Rafay, A; Rahimi-Movaghar, V; Rahman, M; Rai, RK; Ram, U; Rankin, Z; Remuzzi, G; Renzaho, AM; Roba, HS; Rojas-Rueda, D; Ronfani, L; Sagar, R; Sanabria, JR; Kedir Mohammed, MS; Santos, IS; Satpathy, M; Sawhney, M; Schöttker, B; Schwebel, DC; Scott, JG; Sepanlou, SG; Shaheen, A; Shaikh, MA; She, J; Shiri, R; Shiue, I; Sigfusdottir, ID; Singh, J; Slipakit, N; Smith, A; Sreeramareddy, C; Stanaway, JD; Stein, DJ; Steiner, C; Sufiyan, MB; Swaminathan, S; Tabarés-Seisdedos, R; Tabb, KM; Tadese, F; Tavakkoli, M; Taye, B; Teeple, S; Tegegne, TK; Temam Shifa, G; Terkawi, AS; Thomas, B; Thomson, AJ; Tobe-Gai, R; Tonelli, M; Tran, BX; Troeger, C; Ukwaja, KN; Uthman, O; Vasankari, T; Venketasubramanian, N; Vlassov, VV; Weiderpass, E; Weintraub, R; Gebrehiwot, SW; Westerman, R; Williams, HC; Wolfe, CD; Woodbrook, R; Yano, Y; Yonemoto, N; Yoon, SJ; Younis, MZ; Yu, C; Zaki, ME; Zegeye, EA; Zuhlke, LJ; Murray, CJ; Vos, T (2017-04-03)
      Importance: Comprehensive and timely monitoring of disease burden in all age groups, including children and adolescents, is essential for improving population health. Objective: To quantify and describe levels and trends ...
    • Clinical Response, Outbreak Investigation and Epidemiology of the Fungal Meningitis Epidemic in the United States: Systematic Review. 

      Abbas, K. M.; Dorratoltaj, N.; O'Dell, M. L.; Bordwine, P.; Kerkering, T. M.; Redican, Kerry J. (2016-10-01)
    • Demographics, perceptions, and socioeconomic factors affecting influenza vaccination among adults in the United States 

      Abbas, Kaja M.; Kang, Gloria J.; Chen, Daniel; Werre, Stephen R.; Marathe, Achla (PeerJ, 2018-07-13)
      Objective. The study objective is to analyze influenza vaccination status by demographic factors, perceived vaccine efficacy, social influence, herd immunity, vaccine cost, health insurance status, and barriers to influenza ...
    • Different mechanisms regulate productive herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 infections in adult trigeminal neurons 

      Bertke, Andrea S.; Ma, AyeAye; Margolis, Mathew S.; Margolis, Todd P. (2013-03-20)
      Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 establish latency in different neuronal subtypes (A5+ and KH10+) in murine trigeminal ganglia, results which correlate with restricted productive infection in these neurons in vitro. ...
    • Effect Modification by Environmental Quality on the Association between Heatwaves and Mortality in Alabama, United States 

      Jian, Yun; Wu, Connor Y. H.; Gohlke, Julia (MDPI, 2017-09-28)
      Background: Previous studies have shown that heatwaves are associated with increased mortality. However, it remains unclear whether the associations between heatwaves and mortality are modified by the environmental ...
    • Environmental Predictors of US County Mortality Patterns on a National Basis 

      Chan, Melissa P.L.; Weinhold, Robert S.; Thomas, Reuben; Gohlke, Julia M.; Portier, Christopher J. (PLOS, 2015-12-02)
      A growing body of evidence has found that mortality rates are positively correlated with social inequalities, air pollution, elevated ambient temperature, availability of medical care and other factors. This study develops ...
    • Epidemiological and economic impact of pandemic influenza in Chicago: Priorities for vaccine interventions 

      Dorratoltaj, Nargesalsadat; Marathe, Achla; Lewis, Bryan L.; Swarup, Samarth; Eubank, Stephen G.; Abbas, Kaja M. (PLOS, 2017-06-01)
      The study objective is to estimate the epidemiological and economic impact of vaccine interventions during influenza pandemics in Chicago, and assist in vaccine intervention priorities. Scenarios of delay in vaccine ...
    • Epidemiological Modeling of Bovine Brucellosis in India 

      Kang, Gloria J.; Gunaseelan, L.; Abbas, Kaja M. (IEEE, 2014-01-01)
    • Evaluation of a mindfulness-based stress management and nutrition education program for mothers 

      Kennedy, Lauren E.; Hosig, Kathy L.; Ju, Young; Serrano, Elena L. (Cogent, 2019-10-31)
      Background: Maternal stress is implicated in obesity and obesity-related chronic disease. This can have consequences for their children’s weight status and disease development. Interventions are needed that target both ...
    • Evaluation of the Efficacy of Disinfectant Footmats for the Reduction of Bacterial Contamination on Footwear in a Large Animal Veterinary Hospital 

      Hornig, K. J.; Burgess, B. A.; Saklou, N. T.; Johnson, V.; Malmlov, A.; Van Metre, D. C.; Morley, P. S.; Byers, S. R. (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2016-11)
      Background: Infection control is critical to providing high-quality patient care. Many veterinary teaching hospitals (VTHs) utilize footbaths or footmats at entrances and key control points throughout the facility to ...
    • Facilitators and barriers of parental attitudes and beliefs toward school-located influenza vaccination in the United States: Systematic review. 

      Kang, Gloria J.; Culp, Rachel K.; Abbas, Kaja M. (2017-04-11)
      The study objective was to identify facilitators and barriers of parental attitudes and beliefs toward school-located influenza vaccination in the United States. In 2009, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices ...
    • Feasibility for Measuring Transverse Area Ratios and Asymmetry of Lumbosacral Region Paraspinal Muscles in Working Dogs Using Computed Tomography 

      Cain, Bethany; Jones, Jeryl C.; Holaskova, Ida; Freeman, Larry; Pierce, Bess (Frontiers, 2016)
      Objectives: Describe computed tomographic (CT) anatomy of canine lumbosacral (LS) paraspinal muscles, a method for measuring paraspinal muscle transverse area ratios and asymmetry using CT, and application of this method ...
    • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Reactivates from Autonomic Ciliary Ganglia Independently from Sensory Trigeminal Ganglia To Cause Recurrent Ocular Disease 

      Lee, Sungseok; Ives, Angela M.; Bertke, Andrea S. (American Society for Microbiology, 2015-08-01)
      Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) and HSV-2 establish latency in sensory and autonomic neurons after ocular or genital infection, but their recurrence patterns differ. HSV-1 reactivates from latency to cause recurrent orofacial ...
    • LAT Region Factors Mediating Differential Neuronal Tropism of HSV-1 and HSV-2 Do Not Act in Trans 

      Bertke, Andrea S.; Apakupakul, K.; Ma, AyeAye; Imai, Y; Gussow, AM; Wang, K; Cohen, JI; Bloom, DC; Margolis, Todd P. (PLOS, 2012-12-31)
      After HSV infection, some trigeminal ganglion neurons support productive cycle gene expression, while in other neurons the virus establishes a latent infection. We previously demonstrated that HSV-1 and HSV-2 preferentially ...
    • Lost in translation: Delivering culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions to Hispanic populations 

      Valenzuela, Ivette (2015)
      Hispanics became the United States' largest minority in 2012. Lack of culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions in the Hispanic population at the health-care and community levels increases the risk of negative ...
    • A Mathematical Model of Skeletal Muscle Disease and Immune Response in the mdx Mouse 

      Jarrah, Abdul Salam; Castiglione, Filippo; Evans, Nicholas P.; Grange, Robert W.; Laubenbacher, Reinhard (Hindawi, 2014-06-11)
      Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disease that results in the death of affected boys by early adulthood. The genetic defect responsible for DMD has been known for over 25 years, yet at present there is neither ...