MMWR -- Selected articles pertaining to HDCN

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1998

December 25, 1998 / Vol. 47 / No. 50 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- HTML full text
Haff Disease (rhabdomyolysis) associated with eating Buffalo Fish -- United States, 1997

January 30, 1998 / Vol. 47 / No. 03 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Outbreaks of Gram negative bacterial bloodstream infections traced to probable contamination of hemodialysis machines.

1997

September 5, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 35 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Update: Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin -- (US)

August 22, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 33 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin -- (US)
Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with eating a nationally distributed commercial brand of ground beef patties and burgers -- (Colorado, 1997)

August 15, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 32 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection associated with eating alfalfa sprouts. -- (Michigan and Virginia, June-July, 1997)

July 11, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 27 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Reduced susceptibility of Staphyloccocus aureus to Vancomycin -- Japan, 1996

Interim guidelines for prevention and control of staphylococcal infection associated with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin

July 4, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 26 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Recommendations for follow-up of health care workers after occupational exposure to hepatitis C virus

March 14, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 11 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Postmarketing surveillance for ACE-inhibitor use during the first trimester of pregnancy -- United States, Canada, and Israel, 1987-1995

March 14, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 10 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Nosocomial Hepatitis B virus infection associated with reusable fingerstick blood sampling devices -- Ohio and New York City.

March 7, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 09 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Methemoglobinemia attributable to nitrite contamination of potable water through boiler fluid additives -- New Jersey, 1992 and 1996.

January 17, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 2 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Update: Pulmonary Hemorrhage/Hemosiderosis Among Infants.

January 10, 1997 / Vol. 46 / No. 1 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection and cryptosporidiosis associated with drinking unpasteurized apple cider. -- Connecticut and New York, October 1996.



1996

November 15, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 45 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Infant metabolic alkalosis and soy based formula -- United States, August 1979 (This is a selected MMWR article reprinted from 1979; it is of historic interest to commemorate CDC's 50th anniversary).

November 1, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 43 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Hepatic and renal toxicity among patients ingesting sheep bile as an unconventional remedy for diabetes mellitus

August 2, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 30 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Fatalities associated with ingestion of diethylene glycol-contaminated glycerin used to manufacture acetaminophen syrup -- Haiti, November 1995 - June 1996.

May 31, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 21 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Lake-Associated Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 -- Illinois, 1995.

April 12, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 14 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Hemodialysis Patients -- Connecticut, 1994.
Reporting of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci -- Connecticut, 1994.

March 29, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 12 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Outbreak of Eschericia coli O157:H7 Infection. -- Georgia and Tennessee, June 1995.

February 2, 1996 / Vol. 45 / No. 4 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Occupational Blood Lead Survey -- Armenia, 1991 and 1993.


1995

December 22, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 50 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Case-control study of HIV seroconversion in health-care workers after percutaneous exposure to HIV-infected blood -- France, UK, and USA, Jan 1988 - Aug 1994.

December 15, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 49 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Lead toxicity among bridge workers, 1994

December 8, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 48 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Severe illness possibly associated with consumption of Kombucha Tea --- Iowa, 1995. (Two patients are described who presented with very severe lactic acidosis (prsenting pH 6.7 and 6.9) after ingesting tea made from Kombucha "mushrooms". However, many other inhabitants of the town that drank Kombucha mushroom tea were not affected. The Kombucha "mushroom" is a symbiotic colony of several species of yeast and bacteria. Ultimately, a cause and effect relationship was not established.

November 10, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 44 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Outbreak of acute febrile illness and pulmonary hemorrhage --- Nicaragua, 1995

November 3, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 43 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Related Preventive Health Practices Among Adults With and Without Diabetes --- Utah, 1988-1993

October 27, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 42 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Blood Lead Levels Among Children --- Rhode Island, 1993--1995
Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance --- United States, Second Quarter, 1995

October 20, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 41 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae --- Colorado and Washington, 1995

October 13, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 40 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Physicians Regarding Urinary Incontinence in Persons Aged 65 Years or Older --- Massachusetts and Oklahoma, 1993

September 1, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 34 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Blood Lead Levels Among Children in a Managed-Care Organization --- California, October 1992--March 1993
Hypertension Among Mexican Americans --- United States, 1982--1984 and 1988--1991

August 18, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 32 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Update: HIV-2 Infection Among Blood and Plasma Donors --- United States, June 1992--June 1995

August 4, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 30 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Acute Hepatitis and Renal Failure Following Ingestion of Raw Carp Gallbladders --- Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1991 and 1994
Update: Recommendations to Prevent Hepatitis B Virus Transmission --- United States

July 28, 1995 / Vol. 44 / No. 29 (.pdf) -- Preview (html) -- ASCII full text
Community Outbreak of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Attributable to Escherichia coli O111:NM --- South Australia, 1995.
See also the article by Peter Feng in the new electronic journal published by the CDC entitled EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES. The article title is: Escherichia coli Serotype O157:H7: Novel vehicles of infection and emergence of phenotypic variants.