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Epidemiologic studies of virus transmission in swimming waters

Epidemiologic studies of virus transmission in swimming waters

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Published by Health Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Ohio, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Enteroviruses -- Transmission,
  • Virus diseases -- Transmission,
  • Waterborne infection

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donn J. D"Alessio... [et al.]
    SeriesResearch reporting series -- EPA-600/1-80-006
    ContributionsD"Alessio, Donn J, Health Effects Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio), University of Wisconsin--Madison, Health Effects Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio). Field Studies Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14215632M

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Epidemiologic Studies of Virus Transmission in Swimming Waters. Trend Analysis of Death Rates in the State of Illinois,   Naegleria fowleri is a free-living ameba that causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), a disease of the central nervous system 1, is a rare disease* that is almost always fatal.

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Public health surveillance and epidemiologic research can inform environmental microbiology research and practice. Likewise, advances in environmental microbiology improve our understanding of waterborne disease transmission and support targeted public health actions.

Waterborne disease outbreak investigations provide useful information about clusters of uncommon but clinically significant Author: Samuel Dorevitch. Viral pathogens of primary concern for waterborne diseases Other groups containing new water-borne emerging viruses.

Recent data has shown evidence of new viral pathogens in the Parvoviridae family associated with gastroenteritis in humans. The clinical manifestations of parvovirus 4 (PARV4) remain unknown whereas human bocaviruses 1 to 4 (HBoV) and human bufavirus (HBuV) are.

Suggested Citation:"2 Oceans and Infectious Diseases." National Research Council. From Monsoons to Microbes: Understanding the Ocean's Role in Human Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Societies depend. Few aspects of the transmission of viruses by water escape consideration in this volume which is based on a symposium sponsored by the Division of Water Supply and Pollution Control of the US Public Health Service at Cincinnati, Ohio, in December The first impression is of the large volume of material presented in that time, but most of the chapters contain more material than it was Cited by: Indirect transmission Mediated by contaminated objects – infectious agent is transmitted by objects of daily domestic use (towels, handkerchief, combs, dishes, cutlery, etc.) Transmission by inoculation – instruments and equipment used by medical personnel may introduce the etiologic agent into host (injections, transfusions,File Size: KB.

Clinical syndromes associated with West Nile virus (WNV) infection range from fever to neuroinvasive disease. Understanding WNV epidemiology and disease history is important for guiding patient care and healthcare decision-making.

The objective of this review was to characterize the existing body of peer-reviewed and surveillance literature on WNV syndromes and summarize epidemiologic Cited by: 9. Epidemiologic and clinical parameters of West Nile virus infections in humans: a scoping review Man Wah Yeung, Emily Shing, Mark Nelder and Beate Sander* Abstract Background: Clinical syndromes associated with West Nile virus (WNV) infection range from fever to neuroinvasive by: 9.

Zika virus (ZIKV) belongs to the genus Flavivirus in the family Flaviviridae (Lindenbach et al., ).Currently, the genus comprises 53 virus species (Simmonds et al., ), which are transmitted by the bite of mosquitoes (27 species), ticks (12 species), or no known arthropod vector (14 species).Within the Flavivirus genus, ZIKV is a mosquito-borne virus that is phylogenetically closely Cited by: Waterborne transmission is a highly effective means for spreading infectious agents to a large portion of the population.

Several water-related modes of transmission of infectious agents are discussed. Infection and development of clinical symptoms depend on a number of specific and nonspecific host factors, such as age, immune status, gastric acidity, nutritional status, vitamin A deficiency Cited by: Epidemiologic studies conducted in the United States in the s and s demonstrated that 5% to 10% of all febrile illnesses in infants and young children are attributable to adenovirus infections, typically involving the respiratory tract and commonly caused by types 1, 2, 3, and 5.

6,28 According to a survey from the United Kingdom, 61%. Epidemiologic studies to date point to sexual contact as well as transfusions of blood or blood products as the major risk factors leading to AIDS. evidence that the virus is transmitted by. The surveillance scheme and selection of strains for characterisation.

Starting in Aprilwe conducted an active and systematic prospective study of gastroenteritis outbreaks in inpatient units in 15 hospitals in the county of Avon, England [].Standard clinical definitions (of a case and a series of cases comprising an outbreak of gastroenteritis), uniform outbreak investigation Cited by:   Changing epidemiology.

WNV was first isolated in Decemberfrom a year-old, febrile woman in the West Nile district in the Northern Province of Uganda, during an epidemiological study defining the endemic zone of yellow fever.5 Serum from the febrile case was inoculated intracerebrally in mice, with the subsequent viral particles shown to cause an encephalitic illness in Cited by: The mode of subtype H7N9 virus transmission between avian species remains largely unknown, but various wild birds have been implicated as a source of transmission.

Observational epidemiologic.