Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program

Publications

Posted here are reports that combine surveillance information for several infectious diseases. Also posted are manuscripts prepared by infectious disease epidemiologists and published nationally.

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Publications

Monthly Graphs
February 2014 (Adobe PDF*)
January 2014 (Adobe PDF*)
December 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
November 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
October 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
September 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
August 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
July 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
June 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
May 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
April 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
March 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
February 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
January 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
2012 Graphs (Adobe PDF*)
2011 Graphs (Adobe PDF*)
2010 Graphs (Adobe PDF*)
2009 Graphs (Adobe PDF*)
2008 Graphs (Adobe PDF*)
2007 Graphs (Adobe PDF*)
Surveillance Reports
2013
Animal Rabies - 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
Health Education Intervention for Salmonellosis Associated with Poultry Contact - 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
Legionella - 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
Norovirus Outbreaks - 2013 (Adobe PDF*)
 
2012
Animal Rabies - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Bacterial Enteric Diseases - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Group A Streptococcus - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Group B Streptococcus - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Hepatitis A – 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Haemophilus influenzae – 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Acute Hepatitis B – 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Influenza 2012-2013 (Adobe PDF*)
Rapid Influenza Tests 2012-2013 (Adobe PDF*)
Legionella - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Lyme Disease - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Mosquito-borne illness - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
MRSA - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Norovirus - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Pertussis - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Streptococcus pneumoniae - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Tick-borne illness - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Tuberculosis - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Latent Tuberculosis Infection – 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Varicella - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
 
2011
Acute Hepatitis A – 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Acute Hepatitis B - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Animal Rabies - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Enteric Diseases - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Group B Streptococcus - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Group A Streptococcus - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Haemophilus influenzae - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Influenza 2011 - 2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Legionella - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Lyme Disease - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Mosquito Borne Illness - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
MRSA - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Norovirus - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Pertussis - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Rapid Influenza Tests 2011-2012 (Adobe PDF*)
Tick Borne Diseases - 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
Tuberculosis 2011 (Adobe PDF*)
 
2010
Animal Rabies - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Bacterial Enteric Diseases 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Cryptosporidiosis 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Group A Streptococcus - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Group B Streptococcus - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Haemophilus influenzae - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Legionellosis - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Lyme Disease - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Meningococcal Disease - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
MRSA, invasive - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Pertussis - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Streptococcus pneumoniae - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Varicella - 2010 (Adobe PDF*)
Annual Reports
2012 Infectious Disease Annual Report (Adobe PDF*)
2011 Infectious Disease Annual Report (Adobe PDF*)
2010 Infectious Disease Annual Report (Adobe PDF*)
2009 Infectious Disease Annual Report (Adobe PDF*)
2008 Infectious Disease Annual Report (Adobe PDF*)
Reportable Infectious Diseases in Maine: 2006 Summary (6/18/2009) (Adobe PDF*)
    Addendum: Cases by Public Health District (Adobe PDF*)
Reportable Infectious Diseases in Maine: 2007 Summary (8/7/2008) (Adobe PDF*)
Reportable Infectious Diseases in Maine: 2005 Summary (9/7/2006) (Microsoft Word) also in Adobe PDF*
    Addendum: CA-MRSA (11/22/2006) (Adobe PDF*)
Reportable Infectious Diseases in Maine: 2004 Summary  (Microsoft Word) also in Adobe PDF*
Reportable Infectious Diseases in Maine: 2003 Summary (Adobe PDF*)
Other Publications
Initial Health Assessment of Select Foreign-Born Populations in Maine  (Microsoft Word) also in Adobe PDF*
Conference Presentation Posters
Implications of a Change in the Case Definition of Lyme Disease Surveillance - Maine, 2007 (Adobe PDF*)
Salmonella Serotype Enteritidis Infections Among Workers Producing Poultry Vaccine - Maine, 2006 (Adobe PDF*)
Par for the Course: Outbreak of Shigella flexneri at a Golf Tournament - Maine, 2005 (Adobe PDF*)
Assessment of Influenza & Pneumonia-Associated Death Surveillance - Maine, 2003-2005 (Adobe PDF*)
Examining False Positive IGM Anti-HAV in Maine Maine, 2011 (Adobe PDF)
Bats & Rabies in Maine Maine, 2011 (Adobe PDF)
Manuscripts Publicly Available:
Rea V, Pelletier A. Completeness and Timeliness of Reporting of Meningococcal Disease – Maine, 2001 – 2006. External site disclaimer  MMWR 2009:58(7);169-172.
Guppy D, Yartel A, Pelletier A. Salmonella Serotype Enteritidis Infections Among Workers Producing Poultry Vaccine – Maine, November-December 2006. External site disclaimerMMWR 2007:56(34);877-879.
Kelley M, Srinivasan A, Pelletier A. Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome After Cataract Surgery – Maine, 2006. External site disclaimer MMWR 2007:56(25);629-630.
Nickerson N et al. Public health Dispatch: Tuberculosis Outbreak in a Homeless Population External site disclaimer
Leighton C et al. Pneumococcal Conjunctivitis at an Elementary School – Maine, September 20 – December 6, 2002. External site disclaimerMMWR 2003:52(4);64-66.
Courtney T et al. Outbreak of Powassan Encephalitis – Maine and Vermont, 1999-2001. External site disclaimerMMWR 2001:50(35);761-764.
Beckett G et al. Pseudomonas Dermatitis/Folliculitis Associated With Pools and Hot Tubs – Colorado and Maine, 1999-2000. External site disclaimerMMWR 2000:49(48);1087-1091.
Cahill B, Lubelczyk C, Smith R, Gensheimer K, Robbins A, Robinson S et al. Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis – Maine, 2008. MMWR, 58: 1033-1036, 2009.
Farmer, A., Rea, V., Sears, S.D. Bernier, B., Manning, S., “False-Positive Measles Test – Maine, February 2012,” MMWR, 61:396, 2012.
Gensheimer KF, Rea V, Mills DA, Montagna CP, Simone K. Arsenic poisoning caused by intentional contamination of coffee at a church gathering—an epidemiological approach to a forensic investigation. J Forensic Sci. 2010 Jul;55(4):1116-9. Epub 2010 Apr 8.
Harriman K, Rosenberg J, Robinson S, Bernier B, Bentx R, Waller K et al. Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections Among Health-Care Personnel – United States, April-May 2009. MMWR; 58: 641-645, 2009.
Landry L, Phan Q, Kelley S, et al. Salmonella Oranienburg infections associated with fruit salad served in healthcare facilities – northeastern United States and Canada, 2006. MMWR, 56(39):1025-1028, 2007.
Mooty, M., Durra, I., Rea, V., Synder, P., Sears, S.D., et al., “Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome – Maine, April 2011, MMWR, 60:786-787, 2011.
Pelletier AR, Mehta PJ, Burgess DR, Bondeson LM, Carson PJ, Rea VE, Sharapov UM, Hu DJ. An Outbreak of Hepatitis A Among Primary and Secondary Contacts of an International Adoptee. Public Health Reports 2010 Sep-Oct; 125(5): 642-646.
Robinson, S, Smith, P.F., Sears, S.D., Shubert, J., Reed, C., Manning, S., Influenza Outbreaks at Two Correctional Facilities- Maine, March 2011, MMWR, 61:229-232, 2012.
Sears, S.D., Colby K., Tiller, R., Guerra, M., Gibbins, J., Lehman, M., Human Exposures to Marine Brucella Isolated from a Harbor Porpoise. MMWR, 61:461-463, 2012.
Storms AD, Gubareva LV, Su S, Wheeling JT, Okomo-Adhiambo M, Pan C-Y, et al. Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus infections, United State, 2010-11. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2012 Feb;18(2):308-11. Epub 2011 Dec 19.
Manuscripts Available by Contacting Journal:
Jain S et al. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium and saintpaul infections associated with unpasteurized orange juice – United States, 2005. Clin Infect Dis. 2009;48(8):1065-1071.
Hinten SR et al. Increased recognition of Powassan encephalitis in the United States, 1999-2005. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2008;8(6):733-40.
Parker AA et al. Challenges to implementing second-dose varicella vaccination during an outbreak in the absence of a routine 2-dose vaccination requirement – Maine, 2006. J Infect Dis. 2008;197(suppl 2):S101-7.
Lessa F et al. Risk of infections associated with improperly reprocessed transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy equipment. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29(4):289-93.
Rand PW et al. Passive surveillance in Maine, an area emergent for tick-borne diseases. J Med Entomol. 2007;44(6):1118-29.
Kazakova SV et al. A hospital outbreak of diarrhea due to an emerging epidemic strain of Clostridium difficile. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(22):2518-24.
Jain S et al. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium and saintpaul infections associated with unpasteurized orange juice – United States, 2005. Clin Infect Dis. 2009;48(8):1065-1071.
Marin M et al. Importance of catch-up vaccination: Experiences from a varicella outbreak, Maine, 2002-2003. Pediatrics. 2005;115(4):900-905.
Gibney K, Robinson S, Mutebi JP, Hoenig D, Bernier B, Webber L. et al. Eastern Equine Encephalitis: An Emerging Arboviral Disease Threat, Maine, 2009. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011; Jun; 11(6):637-9. Epub 2011 Jan 23.
Graitcer S, Dube N, Basurto-Davila R, Smith P, Ferdinands J, Thompson M, et al. Effects of immunizing school children with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) monovalent vaccine on absenteeism among students and teachers in Maine. Vaccine. 2012 Jul 6;30 (32) 4835-41.
Graitcer, S.B., Dube, N.L., Basurto-Davila, R., Smith, P.F., Ferdinands, J., Thompson, M., Uzicanin, A., Gargiullo, P., Chaves, S.S., Robinson, S., Sears, S.D., et al., Effects of Immunizing School Children with 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Monovalent Vaccine on Absenteeism among Students and Teachers in Maine, Vaccine, 30:4835-4841, 2012.
Loharikar, A., Briere, E., Schwensohn, C., et al. Four Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Associated with Live Poultry Contact, United States, 2009. Zoonoses and Public Health, 59: 347-354.