SPECIAL STUDIES

              JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

CANCER

Investigating Cancer Clusters in Louisiana ...    Holden&Ratard_2013JLSMS


CHAGAS

Autochthonous Transmission of T. Cruzi, Louisiana    Dorn&Balsamo&Al_2007CDCEID


CHOLERA

Cholera in Louisiana     Brunkard&Ratard_2007IDSAMeeting


CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE

C. Diff Hospitalizations in Louisiana ...  Smith&Ratard_2011JLSMS


CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS

Fatal Foodborne C. perfringens Illness ...   Delaune&Ratard&Al_2012MMWR


CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE (CJD)

CJD in Louisiana, 1980-2006      Eavey&Ratard&Al_2007JLSMS


CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS

Outbreaks Associated with Recreational Water Use-5 States  Alden&Ratard_2007MMWR


GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS (GBS)

Group B Streptococcal Infections in Louisiana     Eavey&Ratard_2007JLSMS


HURRICANE

Adverse Health Outcomes... Children ...With Chronic Conditions 
Rath&Ratard&Al_2007JHCPU

Chronic Disease ...Emergency Treatment Facilities ...   Sharma&Ratard&Al_2008DISMEDPHPREP

Deaths Directly Caused By Hurricane Katrina     Markwell&Ratard_2014PostedOnline

Hurricane Katrina Deaths, Louisiana, 2005    Brunkard&Ratard&Al_2008 DISMEDPHPREP

Post-Katrina Mortality In The Gno Area ...      Eavey&Ratard_2008JLSMS

Skin Disorders Among Construction Workers...      Noe&Ratard&Al_2007ArchDermato


INFLUENZA, INFLUENZA-LIKE-ILLNESS (ILI)

Intensity Of Ili and CHF Deaths... Lasyone&Ratard&Al_2015JLSMS

Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI) ...  Hand&Ratard&Al_2015JLSMS

Swine-Origin Influenza Virus (SOIV) In Louisiana, 2009        Sokol&Ratard&Al_2009JLSMS


LISTERIA

Outbreak Of Invasive Listeriosis ...Hog Head Cheese...    Delaune&Ratard&Al_2011MMWR


METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA)

High Prevalence Of MRSA...Jail, 2007-2008    Brunkard&Ratard&Al_2008IDSAMeeting 

Prevalence  Of Ca MRSA Colonization Outside ... Malik&Ratard&Al_2008epiinfection

Severe MRSA Ca Pneumonia Associated With Influenza ...    Jones-Nazar&Robertson&Al_2007AMA

...MRSA Ca Pneumonia During The Influenza Season...    Brunkard&Ratard&Al_2007IDSAPoster


PRIMARY AMEBIC MENINGOENCEPHALITIS (PAM)

First Association ...Pam Death...N.fowleri In Tap Water...  Cope&Ratard&Al_2015CID

Pam Deaths Associated With Sinus Irrigation
...    Yoder&Ratard&Al_2012ClinID


RABIES

Human Rabies From Exposure To A Vampire Bat...  Balsamo&Ratard&Al_2011MMWR

Epidemiology Of Animal Rabies ...Prophylaxis...  Balsamo&Ratard_2010VB&ZOO

Epidemiology Of Animal Bite...Rabies Exposures... Balsamo&Ratard&Al_2009JLSMS


RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS  (RSV)

RSV-Associated Hospitalizations In Louisiana   Johnson&Ratard_2012JLSMS


SALMONELLA

An Update On Salmonella In Louisiana   Richard&Ratard_2007JLSMS


SURVEILLANCE

...E.R. ... Surveillance... 2013 Superbowl & Mardi Gras...   Johnson&Ratard&Al_2013isds

Medical Surveillance Systems (Asthma)...Strengths & Weaknesses   Smith&Ratard&Al_2007Tulane


VIBRIO

Vibrio Infections In Louisiana: 25 Years Of Surveillance 1980-2005    Thomas&Ratard&Al_2007JLSMS


WEST NILE VIRUS

WNV Transmission Via Organ Transplantation And Blood ...   Stanley&Ratard&Al_2009MMWR


OTHER

Firearm-Related Mortality ...    Straif-Bourgeois&Ratard_2014JLSMS

Louisiana Autopsy Patterns 1999-2006   Andrews-Joseph&Ratard&Al_2009JLSMS

Louisiana Death Certificate Accuracy...    Hoff&Ratard_2010JLSMS

Suicide Mortality Rates In Louisiana, 1999-2010   Straif-Bourgeoise&Ratard_2012JLSMS

 

 

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