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    • Attitudes of Healthcare Workers in U.S. Hospitals Regarding Smallpox Vaccination 

      Yih, Katherine Katherine; Lieu, Tracy Ann; Rêgo, Virginia H; O'Brien, Megan A; Shay, David K; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Platt, Richard (BioMed Central, 2003)
      Background: The United States is implementing plans to immunize 500,000 hospital-based healthcare workers against smallpox. Vaccination is voluntary, and it is unknown what factors drive vaccine acceptance. This study's ...
    • Distributed Data Processing for Public Health Surveillance 

      Lazarus, Ross; Yih, Katherine Katherine; Platt, Richard (BioMed Central, 2006)
      Background: Many systems for routine public health surveillance rely on centralized collection of potentially identifiable, individual, identifiable personal health information (PHI) records. Although individual, identifiable ...
    • A Flexibly Shaped Space-time Scan Statistic for Disease Outbreak Detection and Monitoring 

      Takahashi, Kunihiko; Kulldorff, Martin; Tango, Toshiro; Yih, Katherine Katherine (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: Early detection of disease outbreaks enables public health officials to implement disease control and prevention measures at the earliest possible time. A time periodic geographical disease surveillance system ...
    • Laboratory-Based Prospective Surveillance for Community Outbreaks of Shigella spp. in Argentina 

      Viñas, María R.; Tuduri, Ezequiel; Galar, Alicia; Yih, Katherine; Pichel, Mariana; Stelling, John; Brengi, Silvina P.; Della Gaspera, Anabella; van der Ploeg, Claudia; Bruno, Susana; Rogé, Ariel; Caffer, María I.; Kulldorff, Martin; Galas, Marcelo (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: To implement effective control measures, timely outbreak detection is essential. Shigella is the most common cause of bacterial diarrhea in Argentina. Highly resistant clones of Shigella have emerged, and ...
    • Prospective influenza vaccine safety surveillance using fresh data in the Sentinel System† 

      Yih, Weiling Katherine; Kulldorff, Martin; Sandhu, Sukhminder K.; Zichittella, Lauren; Maro, Judith C.; Cole, David V.; Jin, Robert; Kawai, Alison Tse; Baker, Meghan A.; Liu, Chunfu; McMahill‐Walraven, Cheryl N.; Selvan, Mano S.; Platt, Richard; Nguyen, Michael D.; Lee, Grace M. (John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2015)
      Abstract Purpose To develop the infrastructure to conduct timely active surveillance for safety of influenza vaccines and other medical countermeasures in the Sentinel System (formerly the Mini‐Sentinel Pilot), a Food and ...
    • Telephone Triage Service Data for Detection of Influenza-Like Illness 

      Yih, Katherine Katherine; Teates, Kathryn S.; Abrams, Allyson; Kleinman, Ken Paul; Kulldorff, Martin; Pinner, Robert; Harmon, Robert; Wang, Stanley; Platt, Richard (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      Background: Surveillance for influenza and influenza-like illness (ILI) is important for guiding public health prevention programs to mitigate the morbidity and mortality caused by influenza, including pandemic influenza. ...