Advisory Committees

Curriculum Vitae: Duc J. Vugia, MD, MPH, FACP

Chief of Infectious Diseases Branch
Division of Communicable Disease Control
California Department of Health Services
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Building P, 2nd Floor
Tel.: Office (510) 620-3434; Fax: (510) 620-3425
E-Mail: DVugia@dhs.ca.gov

ACADEMIC TRAINING

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M.P.H.
Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

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M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, CA.

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B.A.
Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

SPECIAL TRAINING

1990-1992
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Enteric Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA.

1986-1988
Infectious Disease Fellow, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA.

1981-1984
Internal Medicine Resident, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1995-
Chief, Infectious Diseases Branch (formerly Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch), Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA.

1994-1995
Acting Chief, Disease Investigations and Surveillance Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, CA Dept. of Health Services, Berkeley, CA.

1992-1994
Medical Epidemiologist, Parasitic Diseases Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA.

1988-1990
Medical Epidemiologist, Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Public Health Foundation, Berkeley, CA.

1983-1986
Physician, Cigna Urgent Care Clinics and Emergency Room of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

APPOINTMENT

2002-
Assistant State Epidemiologist for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Health Services

1999-2002
Acting State Epidemiologist, California Department of Health Services

1995-1995
State Epidemiologist, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA.

1994-2001
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

1994-
Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

1993-1994
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine. Atlanta, GA.

RESEARCH

1995-
Lead of the CA FoodNet site, a multi-jurisdictional program studying foodborne diseases in collaboration with CDC, FDA, USDA, and 9 other states.

1994-
Epidemiologic investigations into etiology, transmission, prevention and control of emerging infections and outbreaks (including foodborne, waterborne, respiratory, hospital), Infectious Diseases Branch, Division of Communicable Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA.

1994-
Project Co-Director of the California Emerging Infections Program, a multiproject collaborative program with Arthur Reingold, MD, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, in cooperative agreement with CDC. Principal Investigator 2000-2004.

1993-1994
Principal Investigator of Protocol for Use of Sulfadiazine in Persons with Toxoplasmosis, CDC protocol #1207, FDA IND #41329, Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA.

1992-1994
Parasitic opportunistic infections in HIV-positive patients. Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA.

1990-1992
Epidemiologic investigations of Salmonella, Vibrio cholerae, and other enteric bacterial infections. Enteric Diseases Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA.

1988-1990
Coxiella burnetii serology, lymphocyte stimulation assay, and skin testing. California Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Public Health Foundation, Berkeley, CA.

1988-1989
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroprevalence survey of childbearing women in California. Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory, California Public Health Foundation, Berkeley, CA.

1986-1988
Zidovudine (AZT), Ganciclovir, and other AIDS drugs protocols in patients with AIDS.  Quinolones and other antibiotics phase III trials. U.C. Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006
Vietnam, May 2006 _ World Bank consultancy: Evaluation of national surveillance system for communicable diseases in Vietnam. Reviewed current communicable disease surveillance system and made recommendations for improvement toward a model system.

1992
Peru, May 1992 _ Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – CDC consultancy: Epidemic cholera in Trujillo, Peru. Surveillance for human cases, laboratory study on sensitivity of surveillance case definition, and recommendations on cholera surveillance.

1991
Guatemala, July-August 1991 _ Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – CDC consultancy: Epidemic cholera in Guatemala. Assessed surveillance for human cases, visited cholera treatment centers and laboratories, reviewed death records, tested water samples for chlorine concentration, and made recommendations to increase surveillance and educational efforts, ensure treatment supplies of oral rehydration salts and antibiotics, and ensure adequate chlorination of municipal water.

1991
Côte d'Ivoire, May-June 1991 _ CDC project: Conducted and led study of septicemia and death associated with bacterial and fungal infections among patients infected with HIV-1 and HIV-2 at the largest hospital in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

1991
Peru, February-March, 1991 _ Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – CDC consultancy: Epidemic cholera in Piura, Peru. Reviewed surveillance, evaluated treatments and laboratory support, investigated routes of transmission, tested municipal water for chlorine concentration and contamination, communicated findings, and made recommendations.

FEDERAL SERVICE

1990-1994
U.S. Public Health Service, 0-5 (Commander) Senior Surgeon, honorable separation.

HONORS

2007
Superior Achievement Award, California Department of Health Services.

2005
Certificate for Excellence in Teaching, 2004-2005, Preventive Medicine Residency Program, California Department of Health Services.

2003
Public Health Recognition Award, California Department of Health Services.

1998
DHHS Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

1995
Commissioner's Special Citation, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

1994
Outstanding Unit Citation, U.S. Public Health Service, CDC.

1992
Achievement Medal, U.S. Public Health Service, CDC.

1991
Foreign Duty Service Awards, U.S. Public Health Service, CDC.

1989-1990
Regents' Fellow, University of California Berkeley.

1977
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, University of Southern California.

1976
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of Southern California.

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

1995
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, member.

1993
Infectious Diseases Society of America, Fellow since 2001.

1984
American College of Physicians, Fellow since 1994.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

1990-2000
American Board of Infectious Disease, Diplomate.

1984
American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate.

1982
California Physician and Surgeon Certificate.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Trachtenberg AI, Capell FJ, Vugia DJ, Ascher MS, and Kizer KW. Neonatal prevalence of anti-HIV antibodies in California [letter]. Pediatrics 1989;84:745-6.
  2. Harrison RJ, Vugia DJ, and Ascher MS. Occupational health guidelines for control of Q fever in sheep research. In: Hechemy KE, Paretsky D, Walker DH, Mallevia LP, eds. Rickettsiology: Current Issues and Prospectives. ASRRD. Annals New Y ork Academy of Sciences, 1990;590:283-90.
  3. Capell FJ, Vugia DJ, Mordaunt VL, Marelich WD, Ascher MS, Trachtenberg AI, Cunningham GC, Arnon SS, and Kizer KW. Distribution of HIV type 1 infection in childbearing women in California. Am J Public Health 1992;82:254-6.
  4. Guerena-Burgueno F, Benenson AS, Sepulveda-Amor J, Ascher MS, Vugia DJ, and Gallo D. Prevalence of human T cell lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1/2) in selected Tijuana subpopulations. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1992;47:127-32.
  5. Villarino ME, Vugia DJ, Bean NH, Jarvis WR, Hughes JM. Foodborne Disease Prevention in Health Care Facilities. In: Bennett JV, Brachman PS, editors. Hospital Infections, 3rd edition. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1992:345-58.
  6. Ries AA, Vugia DJ, Beingolea L, Palacios AM, Vasquez E, Wells JG, Baca NG, Swerdlow DL, Pollack M, Bean NH, Seminario L, and Tauxe RV. Cholera in Piura, Peru: a modern urban epidemic. J Infect Dis 1992;166:1429-33.
  7. Weber R, Bryan RT, Owen RL, Wilcox CM, Gorelkin L, Visvesvara GS, and the Enteric Opportunistic Infections Working Group. Improved light-microscopical detection of microsporidia spores in stool and duodenal aspirates. N Engl J Med 1992;326:161-6.
  8. Vugia DJ, Mishu B, Smith M, Tavris DR, Hickman-Brenner FW, and Tauxe RV. Salmonella enteritidis outbreak in a restaurant chain: the continuing challenges of prevention. Epidemiol Infect 1993;110:49-61.
  9. Taylor JL, Tuttle J, Pramukul T, O'Brien K, Barrett TJ, Jolbitado B, Lim YL, Vugia D, Morris JG, Tauxe RV, and Dwyer DM. An outbreak of cholera in Maryland associated with imported commercial frozen fresh coconut milk. J Infect Dis 1993;167:1330-5.
  10. Vugia DJ, Kiehlbauch JA, Yeboue K, N'Gbichi JM, Lacina D, Maran M, Gondo M, Kouadio K, Kadio A, Lucas SB, Kestens L, Crawford JT, Wells JG, Brattegaard K, De Cock KM, and Griffin PM. Pathogens and predictors of fatal septicemia associated with human immunodeficiency virus infection in Ivory Coast, West Africa. J Infect Dis 1993;168:564-70.
  11. Vugia DJ, Griffin PM. Asymptomatic hospital foodhandlers should not be screened routinely for intestinal parasites [editorial]. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1993;14:457-8.
  12. Vugia DJ, Rodriguez M, Vargas R, Ricse C, Ocampo C, Llaque R, Seminario JL, Greene KD, Tauxe RV, and Blake PA. Epidemic cholera in Trujillo, Peru 1992: Utility of a clinical case definition and shift in Vibrio cholerae O1 serotype. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1994;50:566-9.
  13. Vugia DJ. Cholera Surveillance. In: Wachsmuth IK, Blake PA, Olsvik Ø, editors.  Vibrio cholerae and cholera: molecular to global perspectives. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology, 1994:371-378.
  14. Vugia DJ, Peterson CL, Meyers HB, Kim KS, Arrieta A, Schlievert PM, Kaplan EL, Werner SB, Mascola L. Invasive group A streptococcal infections in children with varicella in southern California. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1996;15:146-50.
  15. Peterson CL, Vugia DJ, Meyers HB, Chao SM, Vogt J, Lanson J, Brunell PA, Kim KS, Mascola L. Risk factors for invasive group A streptococcal infections in children with varicella: a case-control study. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1996;15:151-6.
  16. Perkins BA, Flood JM, Danila R, et al and the Unexplained Deaths Working Group.  Unexplained deaths due to possibly infectious causes in the United States: Defining the problem and designing surveillance and laboratory approaches. Emerging Infectious Diseases 1996;2:47-53.
  17. Vugia DJ. Vibrios. In: Schlossberg D, ed. Current Therapy of Infectious Disease. St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book, Inc, 1996:478-80.
  18. 18. Jay M, Hjelle B, Davis R, Ascher M, Baylies HN, Reilly K, Vugia D.  Occupational exposure leading to Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in a utility company employee. Clin Infect Dis 1996;22:841-4.
  19. Vugia DJ, Holmberg E, Steffe EM, Ascher MS, Gallo D. A human case of monocytic ehrlichiosis with adult respiratory distress syndrome in northern California. West J Med 1996;164:525-8.
  20. Gewirtz AS, Cornbleet PJ, Vugia DJ, Traver C, Niederhuber J, Kolbert CP, Persing DH. Human granulocytic ehrlichiosis: Report of a case in northern California. Clin Infect Dis 1996;23:653-4.
  21. Tilden J Jr, Young W, McNamara A-M, Custer Carl, Boesel B, Lambert-Fair MA, Majkowski J, Vugia D, Werner SB, Hollingsworth J, Morris JG Jr. A new route of transmission for Eschericia coli: infection from dry fermented salami. Am J Public Health 1996;86:1142-5.
  22. Passaro DJ, Reporter R, Mascola L, Kilman L, Malcolm GB, Rolka H, Werner SB, Vugia DJ. Epidemic Salmonella enteritidis infection in Los Angeles County, California: The predominance of phage type 4. West J Med 1996;165:126-30.
  23. Kellerman S, Shay DK, Howard J, Goes C, Feusner J, Rosenberg J, Vugia DJ, Jarvis WR. Bloodstream infections in home infusion patients: The influence of race and needleless intravascular access devices.  J Pediatr 1996;129:711-7.
  24. Werner SB, Vugia DJ, Duffey P, Williamson J, Bissell S, Jackson RJ, Rutherford GW. California Department of Health Services' policy statement on coccidiodomycosis. In: Einstein HE, Catanzaro A, eds. Coccidioidomycosis.  Proceedings of the 5th International Conference. Bethesda, MD: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, 1996:363-372.
  25. Vugia DJ, Kramer VL. Human babesiosis and ehrlichioses – emerging tick-borne diseases [Epitome]. West J Med 1996;165:224.
  26. Vugia DJ, Shefer AM, Douglas J, Greene KD, Bryant RG, Werner SB. Cholera from raw seaweed transported from the Philippines to California. J Clin Microbiol 1997;35:284-5.
  27. Passaro DJ, Waring L, Armstrong R, Bolding F, Bouvier B, Rosenberg J, Reingold AW, Mcquitty M, Philpott SM, Jarvis WR, Werner SB, Tompkins LS, Vugia DJ.  Postoperative Serratia marcescens wound infections traced to an out-of-hospital source. J Infect Dis 1997;175:992-5.
  28. Lobato MN, Vugia DJ, Frieden IJ. Tinea capitis in California children: A population-based study of a growing epidemic.  Pediatrics 1997;99:551-4.
  29. Fritz CL, Kjemtrup AJ, Conrad PA, Flores GR, Campbell GL, Schriefer ME, Gallo D, Vugia DJ. Seroepidemiology of emerging tick-borne infectious diseases in a northern California community. J Infect Dis 1997;175:1432-9.
  30. Rosenberg J, Tenover FC, Wong J, Jarvis W, Vugia DJ. Are clinical laboratories in California accurately reporting vancomycin-resistant enterococci? J Clin Micro 1997;35:2526-30.
  31. Klausner JD, Passaro D, Rosenberg J, Thacker WL, Talkington DF, Werner SB, and Vugia DJ. Enhanced control of an outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia with azithromycin prophylaxis. J Infect Dis 1998;177:161-6.
  32. Angulo FJ, Voetsch AC, Vugia D, Hadler JL, Farley M, Hedberg C, et al.  Determining the burden of human illness from foodborne diseases. In: Tollefson L, Guest Ed. The Veterinary Clinics of North America: Food Animal Practice; Microbial Food Borne Pathogens, March 1998. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: W.B. Saunders Company, 1998; 14(1): 165-172.
  33. Passaro DJ, Werner SB, McGee J, Mac Kenzie WR, Vugia DJ. Wound botulism associated with black tar heroin among injecting drug users. JAMA 1998;279:859-863.
  34. Bloch KC, Zwerling L, Pletcher MJ, Hahn JA, Gergerding JL, Ostroff SM, Vugia DJ, Reingold AL. Incidence and clinical implications of isolation of Mycobacterium kansasii: Results of a 5-year, population-based study. Ann Intern Med 1998;129:698-704.
  35. Passaro DJ, Werner SB, Vugia DJ. Wound botulism associated with black tar heroin [letter]. JAMA 1998;280:1480.
  36. Kramer VL, Randolph MP, Hui LT, Irwin WE, Gutierrez AG, Vugia DJ. Detection of the agents of human ehrlichioses in ixodid ticks from California. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1999;60:62-65.
  37. Navin TR, Weber R, Vugia DJ, Rimland D, Roberts JM, Addiss DG, Visvesvara GS, Wahlquist SP, Hogan SE, Gallagher LE, Juranek DD, Schwartz DA, Wilcox CM, Stewart JM, Thompson III SE, Bryan RT. Declining CD4+ T-lymphocyte counts are associated with increased risk of enteric parasitosis and chronic diarrhea: Results of a 3-year longitudinal study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndrome Hum Retrovirol 1999;20:154-159.
  38. Cody SH, Glynn MK, Farrar JA, Cairns KL, Griffin PM, Kobayashi J, Fyfe M, Hoffman R, King AS, Lewis JH, Swaminathan B, Bryant RG, Vugia DJ. An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection from unpasteurized commercial apple juice. Ann Intern Med 1999;130:202-209.
  39. Cody SH, Abbott SL, Marfin AA, Schulz B, Wagner P, Robbins K, Mohle-Boetani JC, Vugia DJ. Two outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Salmonella serotype typhimurium DT104 infections linked to raw-milk cheese in Northern California. JAMA 1999;281:1805-1810.
  40. Bloch KC, Vugia DJ, Reingold AL. Epidemiology of Mycobacterium kansasii. [letter]. Ann Intern Med 1999;131:310-311.
  41. Louie L, Ng S, Hajjeh R, Johnson R, Vugia D, Werner SB, Talbot R, Klitz W.  Influence of host genetics on the severity of coccidioidomycosis. Emerging Infect Dis 1999;5:672-680.
  42. Mohle-Boetani JC, Reporter R, Werner SB, Abbott SL, Farrar J, Waterman SH, Vugia DJ.  An outbreak of Salmonella Serogroup Saphra due to cantaloupes from Mexico. J Infect Dis 1999;180:1361-1364.
  43. Baer JT, Vugia DJ, Reingold AL, Aragon T, Angulo FJ, Bradford WJ. HIV infection as a risk factor for shigellosis. Emerging Infect Dis 1999; 5:820-823.
  44. Rosenstein N, Perkins BA, Stephens D, Lefkowitz L, Cartter M, Danila R, et al, and the Active Bacterial Core Surveillance team. The changing epidemiology of meningococcal disease in the United States, 1992-1996. J Infect Dis 1999;180:1894-1901.
  45. Feikin DR, Schuchat A, Kolczac M, Barrett NL, Harrison LH, Lefkowitz L, McGeer A, Farley MM, Vugia DJ, Lexau C, Stefonek KR, Patterson JE, Jorgensen JH. Mortality from invasive pneumococcal pneumonia in the era of antibiotic resistance, 1995-1997. Am J Public Health 2000;90:223-9.
  46. Nuorti JP, Butler JC, Gelling L, Kool JL, Reingold AL, Vugia DJ. Epidemiologic relation between HIV and invasive pneumococcal disease in San Francisco County, California. Ann Intern Med 2000;132:182-90.
  47. Tsang TH, Denison EK, Williams HV, Venczel LV, Ginsberg MM, Vugia DJ. Acute hepatitis E infection acquired in California. Clin Infect Dis 2000;30:618-619.
  48. Mohle-Boetani JC, Werner SB, Waterman SH, Vugia DJ. The impact of health communication and enhanced laboratory-based surveillance on detection of cyclosporiasis outbreaks in California. Emerg Infect Dis 2000;6:200-203.
  49. Dietz V, Vugia D, Nelson R, Wicklund J, Nadle J, McCombs KG, Reddy S. Active, multisite, laboratory-based surveillance for Cryptosporidium parvum. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2000;62(3):368-372.
  50. Werner SB, Passaro D, McGee D, Schechter R, Vugia DJ. Wound Botulism in California, 1951-1998: Recent Epidemic in Heroin Injectors. Clin Infect Dis 2000;31(4):1018-1024.
  51. Backer HD, Mohle-Boetani JC, Werner SB, Abbott SL, Farrar J, Vugia DJ. High incidence of extra-intestinal infections in a Salmonella Havana outbreak associated with alfalfa sprouts. Public Health Rep 2000;115(4):339-45.
  52. Shiferaw B, Yang S, Cieslak P, Vugia D, Marcus R, Koehler J, Deneen V, Angulo F.  Prevalence of high-risk food consumption and food-handling practices among adults: a multistate survey, 1996 to 1997. The Foodnet Working Group. J Food Prot 2000;63(11):1538-43.
  53. Parashar UD, Holman RC, Cummings KC, Staggs NW, Curns AT, Zimmerman CM, Kaufman SF, Lewis JE, Vugia DJ, Powell KE, Glass RI. Trends in intussusception-associated hospitalizations and deaths among US infants. Pediatrics 2000;106(6):1413-21.
  54. Vugia DJ. Vibrios. In: Schlossberg D, ed. Current Therapy of Infectious Disease. Second Edition. St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book, Inc, 2001:561-571.
  55. Rosenstein NE, Emery KW, Werner SB, Kao A, Johnson R, Rogers D, Vugia D, Reingold A, Talbot R, Plikaytis BD, Perkins BA, Hajjeh RA. Risk factors for severe pulmonary and disseminated coccidioidomycosis: Kern County, California, 1995-1996. Clin Infect Dis 2001;32:708-15.
  56. Porco TC, Aragon TJ, Fernyak SE, Cody SH, Vugia DJ, Katz MH, Bangsberg DR. Risk of infection from needle reuse at a phlebotomy center. Am J Public Health 2001;91:636-8.
  57. Tsang TH, Horowitz E, Vugia DJ. Transmission of hepatitis C through tattooing in a United States prison. Am J Gastroenterol 2001;96:1304-5.
  58. Passaro DJ, Shieh WJ, Hacker JK, Fritz CL, Hogan SR, Fischer M, Hendry RM, Vugia DJ. Predominant kidney involvement in a fatal case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome caused by sin nombre virus. Clin Infect Dis 2001;33:263-4.
  59. Samuel MC, Portnoy D, Tauxe RV, Angulo FJ, Vugia DJ. Complaints of foodborne illness in San Francisco, California, 1998. J Food Prot 2001;64:1261-4.
  60. Mohle-Boetani JC, Farrar JA, Werner SB, Minassian D, Bryant R, Abbott S, Slutsker L, Vugia DJ. Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella infections associated with sprouts in California, 1996-1998. Ann Intern Med 2001;135:239-47.
  61. Hyde TB, Gay K, Stephens DS, Vugia DJ, Pass M, Johnson S, Barrett NL, Schaffner W, Cieslak PR, Maupin PS, Zell ER, Jorgensen JH, Facklam RR, Whitney CG.  Macrolide resistance among invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates. JAMA 2001;286:1857-62.
  62. Backer HD, Bissell SR, Vugia DJ. Disease Reporting from an Automated Laboratory-Based Reporting System to a State Health Department via Local County Health Departments. Public Health Rep 2001;116:257-265.
  63. Colford JM Jr, Rees JR, Wade TJ, Khalakdina A, Hilton JF, Ergas IJ, Burns S, Benker A, Ma C, Bowen C, Mills DC, Vugia DJ, Juranek DD, Levy DA.  Participant blinding and gastrointestinal illness in a randomized, controlled trial of an in-home drinking water intervention. Emerg Infect Dis 2002;8:29-36.
  64. Winthrop KL, Abrams M, Yakrus M, Schwartz I, Ely J, Gillies D, Vugia DJ. An outbreak of mycobacterial furunculosis associated with footbaths at a nail salon. N Engl J Med 2002;346:1366-1371.
  65. Cummings KC, Mohle-Boetani JC, Werner SB, Vugia DJ. Population-based trends in pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome in California, 1994-1999: substantial underreporting and public health implications. Am J Epidemiol 2002;155:941-948.
  66. Janda JM, Abbott SL, Vugia DJ. Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, and Edwardsiella. In: Blaser MJ, Smith PD, Ravdin JI, Greenberg HB, Guerrant RL (ed.) Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2002: 785-799.
  67. Cody SH, Nainan OV, Garfein RS, Meyers H, Bell BP, Shapiro CN, Meeks EL, Pitt H, Mouzin E, Alter MJ, Margolis HS, Vugia DJ. Hepatitis C virus t ransmission from an anesthesiologist to a patient. Arch Intern Med 2002;11:345-50.
  68. Herikstad H, Yang S, Van Gilder TJ, Vugia D, Hadler J, Blake P, Deneen V, Shiferaw B, Angulo FJPopulation-based estimate of the burden of diarrhoeal illness in the United States: FoodNet, 1996-7. Epidemiol Infect 2002;129:9-17.
  69. Fritz CL, Fulhorst CF, Enge B, Winthrop KL, Glaser CA, Vugia DJ. Exposure to rodents and rodent-borne viruses among persons with elevated occupational risk. J Occup Environ Med 2002;44:962-7.
  70. Trevejo RT, Courtney JG, Starr M, Vugia DJ. Epidemiology of salmonellosis in California, 1990-1999: morbidity, mortality, and hospitalization costs. Am J Epidemiol 2003:157:48-57.
  71. Aragon TJ, Novotny S, Enaroria W, Vugia DJ, Khalakdina A, Katz MH. Endemic cryptosporidiosis and exposure to municipal tap water in persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): a case-control study. BMC Public Health 2003;3(1):2. Epub 2003 Jan 06.
  72. Passaro DJ, Smith DS, Hett EC, Reingold AL, Daily P, van Beneden CA, Vugia DJ. Invasive group A streptococcal infections in the San Francisco Bay area, 1989-99. Epidemiol Infect 2002;129(3):471-8.
  73. Winthrop KL, Steinberg EB, Holmes G, Kainer MA, Werner SB, Winquist A, Vugia DJ. Epidemic and sporadic cases of nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis associated with laser in situ keratomileusis. Am J Ophthalmol 2003; 135(2):223-4.
  74. Khalakdina A, Vugia DJ, Nadle J, Rothrock GA, Colford JM Jr. Is drinking water a risk factor for endemic cryptosporidiosis? A case-control study in the immunocompetent general population of the San Francisco Bay Area. BMC Public Health 2003;3(1):11. Epub 2003 Mar 07.
  75. Sejvar J, Bancroft E, Winthrop K, Bettinger J, Bajani M, Bragg S, Shutt K, Kaiser R, Marano N, Popovic T, Tappero J, Ashford D, Mascola L, Vugia D, Perkins B, Rosenstein N; Eco-Challenge Investigation Team.  Leptospirosis in "Eco-Challenge" athletes, Malaysian Borneo, 2000. Emerg Infect Dis 2003;9(6):702-7.
  76. Schuster FL, Dunnebacke TH, Booton GC, Yagi S, Kohlmeier CK, Glaser C, Vugia D, Bakardjiev A, Azimi P, Maddux-Gonzalez M, Martinez AJ, Visvesvara GS. Environmental isolation of Balamuthia mandrillaris associated with a case of amebic encephalitis. J Clin Microbiol 2003;41(7):3175-80.
  77. Vanden Eng J, Marcus R, Hadler JL, Imhoff B, Vugia DJ, Cieslak PR, Zell E, Deneen V, McCombs KG, Zansky SM, Hawkins MA, Besser RE. Consumer attitudes and use of antibiotics. Emerg Infect Dis 2003 Sep;9(9):1128-35.
  78. Winthrop KL, Albridge K, South D, Albrecht P, Abrams M, Samuel MC, Leonard W, Wagner J, Vugia DJ. The clinical management and outcome of nail salon-acquired Mycobacterium fortuitum skin infection. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Jan 1;38(1):38-44. Epub 2003 Dec 08.
  79. Vugia DJ, Werner SB, Woodfill CJI. Wound Botulism, Tetanus, and Necrotizing Fasciitis among Injecting Drug Users in California: the Clostridial Connection.  In: Scheld WM, Murray BE, Hughes JM, eds.  Emerging Infections 6. Washington, DC. ASM Press, 2004: 111-20.
  80. Kennedy M, Villar R, Vugia DJ, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Farley MM, Pass M, Smith K, Smith P, Cieslak PR, Imhoff B, and Griffin PM, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Hospitalizations and deaths due to Salmonella infections, FoodNet, 1996 – 1999. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S142-8.
  81. Vugia DJ, Samuel M, Farley MM, Marcus R, Shiferaw B, Shallow S, Smith K, and Angulo FJ, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Invasive Salmonella infections in the United States, FoodNet, 1996 - 1999: incidence, serotype distribution, and outcome. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S149-56.
  82. Samuel MC, Vugia DJ, Shallow S, Marcus R, Segler S, McGivern T, Kassenborg H, Reilly K, Kennedy M, Angulo F, and Tauxe RV, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Epidemiology of sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States and declining trend in incidence, FoodNet 1996 – 1999. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S165-74.
  83. Hennessy TW, Marcus R, Deneen V, Reddy S, Vugia D, Townes J, Bardsley M, Swerdlow D, and Angulo FJ, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Survey of Physician Diagnostic Practices for Patients with Acute Diarrhea: Clinical and Public Health Implications. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S203-11.
  84. Imhoff B, Morse D, Shiferaw B, Hawkins M, Vugia D, Lance-Parker S, Hadler J, Medus C, Kennedy M, Moore MR, and Van Gilder T, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Burden of Self-Reported Acute Diarrheal Illness in FoodNet Surveillance Areas, 1998 – 1999. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S219-26.
  85. Glynn MK, Reddy V, Hutwagner L, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Shiferaw B, Vugia DJ, Segler S, Bender J, Barrett TJ, and Angulo FJ, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Prior Antimicrobial Agent Use Increases the Risk of Sporadic Infections with Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhimurium: A FoodNet Case-Control Study, 1996 – 1997. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S227-36.
  86. Mermin J, Hutwagner L, Vugia D, Shallow S, Daily P, Bender J, Koehler J, Marcus R, and Angulo FJ, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group.   Reptiles, Amphibians, and Human Salmonella Infection: A Population-Based, Case-Control Study. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S253-61.
  87. Kassenborg HD, Hedberg CW, Hoekstra M, Evans MC, Chin AE, Marcus R, Vugia DJ, Smith K, Ahuja SD, Slutsker L, and Griffin PM, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Farm Visits and Undercooked Hamburgers as Major Risk Factors for Sporadic Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infection: Data from a Case-Control Study in 5 FoodNet Sites.  Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S271-8.
  88. Kassenborg HD, Smith KE, Vugia DJ, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Bates MR, Carter MA, Dumas NB, Cassidy MP, Marano N, Tauxe RV, and Angulo FJ, for the Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter Infections: Eating Poultry Outside of the Home and Foreign Travel Are Risk Factors. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S279-84.
  89. Rees JR, Pannier MA, McNees A, Shallow S, Angulo FJ, and Vugia DJ. Persistent Diarrhea, Arthritis, and Other Complications of Enteric Infections: A Pilot Survey Based on California FoodNet Surveillance, 1998 – 1999. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S311-7.
  90. Rosenberg J, Jarvis WR, Abbott SL, Vugia DJ; California Emerging Infections Program. Emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in San Francisco Bay area hospitals during 1994 to 1998. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2004 May;25(5):408-12.
  91. Gupta A, Nelson JM, Barrett TJ, Tauxe RV, Rossiter SP, Friedman CR, Joyce KW, Smith KE, Jones TF, Hawkins MA, Shiferaw B, Beebe JL, Vugia DJ, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Benson JA, Root TP, Angulo FJ; NARMS Working Group. Antimicrobial resistance among Campylobacter strains, United States, 1997-2001. Emerg Infect Dis 2004 Jun;10(6):1102-9.
  92. Louie JK, Hacker JK, Mark J, Gavali SS, Yagi S, Espinosa A, Schnurr DP, Cossen CK, Isaacson ER, Glaser CA, Fischer M, Reingold AL, Vugia DJ; Unexplained Deaths and Critical Illnesses Working Group. SARS and common viral infections. Emerg Infect Dis 2004 Jun;10(6):1143-6.
  93. Roy SL, DeLong SM, Stenzel SA, Shiferaw B, Roberts JM, Khalakdina A, Marcus R, Segler SD, Shah DD, Thomas S, Vugia DJ, Zansky SM, Dietz V, Beach MJ; Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Risk factors for sporadic cryptosporidiosis among immunocompetent persons in the United States from 1999 to 2001. J Clin Microbiol 2004 Jul;42(7):2944-51.
  94. Nelson JM, Smith KE, Vugia DJ, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Segler SD, Kassenborg HD, Zansky SM, Joyce K, Marano N, Hoekstra RM, Angulo FJ. Prolonged diarrhea due to ciprofloxacin-resistant Campylobacter infection.  J Infect Dis 2004 Sep 15;190(6):1150-7. Epub 2004 Aug 03.
  95. Kimura AC, Johnson K, Palumbo MS, Hopkins J, Boase JC, Reporter R, Goldoft M, Stefonek KR, Farrar JA, Van Gilder TJ, Vugia DJ.  Multistate shigellosis outbreak and commercially prepared food, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2004 Jun;10(6):1147-9.
  96. Louie JK, Gavali SS, Belay ED, Trevejo R, Hammond LH, Schonberger LB, Vugia DJ. Barriers to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease autopsies, California. Emerg Infect Dis 2004 Sep;10(9):1677-80.
  97. Jones TF, Bulens SN, Gettner S, Garman RL, Vugia DJ, Blythe D, Hawkins MA, Monroe SS, Angulo FJ, Parashar UD. Use of stool collection kits delivered to patients can improve confirmation of etiology in foodborne disease outbreaks. Clin Infect Dis 2004 Nov 15;39(10):1454-9. Epub 2004 Oct 25.
  98. Varma JK, Mølbak K, Barrett TJ, Beebe JL, Jones TF, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Smith KE, Vugia DJ, Chang HG, Angulo FJ. Antimicrobial-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella is associated with excess bloodstream infections and hospitalizations. J Infect Dis 2005 Feb 15;191(4):554-561. Epub 2005 Jan 7.
  99. Feldman KE, Werner SB, Cronan S, Hernandez M, Horvath AR, Lea S, Vugia DJ. A large outbreak of scombroid fish poisoning associated with eating escolar fish (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum). Epidemiol Infect 2005 Feb;133(1):29-33.
  100. Vugia DJ, Jang Y, Ely J, Zizek C, Winthrop K, Desmond E. Mycobacteria in nail salon whirlpool footbaths, California. Emerg Infect Dis 2005 Apr;11(4):616-8.
  101. Cummings KC, Rosenberg J, Vugia DJ.  Beliefs about appropriate antibacterial therapy, California. Emerg Infect Dis 2005 Jul;11(7):1138-41.
  102. Kimura AC, Calvet H, Higa JI, Pitt H, Frank C, Padilla G, Arduino M, Vugia DJ. Outbreak of Ralstonia pickettii bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2005 Dec;24(12):1099-103.
  103. Koehler KM, Lasky T, Fein SB, Delong SM, Hawkins MA, Rabatsky-Ehr T, Ray SM, Shiferaw B, Swanson E, Vugia DJ. Population-based incidence of infection with selected bacterial enteric pathogens in children younger than five years of age, 1996-1998. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2006 Feb;25(2):129-34.
  104. Flannery B, Gelling LB, Vugia DJ, Weintraub JM, Salerno JJ, Conroy MJ, Stevens VA, Rose CE, Moore MR, Fields BS, Besser RE. Reducing Legionella colonization in water systems with monochloramine. Emerg Infect Dis 2006 Apr;12(4):588-96.
  105. Schrag SJ, Shay DK, Gershman K, Thomas A, Craig AS, Schaffner W, Harrison LH, Vugia D, Clogher P, Lynfield R, Farley M, Zansky S, Uyeki T; Emerging Infections Program Respiratory Diseases Activity. Multistate surveillance for laboratory-confirmed, influenza-associated hospitalizations in children: 2003-2004. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2006 May;25(5):395-400.
  106. Civen R, Vugia DJ, Alexander R, Brunner W, Taylor S, Parris N, Wasserman R, Abbott S, Werner SB, Rosenberg J.Outbreak of Serratia marcescens infections following injection of betamethasone compounded at a community pharmacy. Clin Infect Dis 2006 Oct 1;43(7):831-7. Epub 2006 Aug 22.
  107. Vugia DJ, Abbott S, Mintz ED, Richmond J, Meshulam S, Stokes K, Lindsay A, Tsang TH. A restaurant-associated outbreak of Brainerd diarrhea in California. Clin Infect Dis 2006 Jul 1;43(1):62-4. Epub 2006 May 26.
  108. Jones TF, Ingram LA, Fullerton KE, Marcus R, Anderson BJ, McCarthy PV, Vugia D, Shiferaw B, Haubert N, Wedel S, Angulo FJ. A case-control study of the epidemiology of sporadic Salmonella infection in infants. Pediatrics 2006 Dec;118(6):2380-7.
  109. Fullerton KE, Ingram LA, Jones TF, Anderson BJ, McCarthy PV, Hurd S, Shiferaw B, Vugia D, Haubert N, Hayes T, Wedel S, Scallan E, Henao O, Angulo FJ. Sporadic campylobacter infection in infants: a population-based surveillance case-control study. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2007 Jan;26(1):19-24.
  110. Aragon TJ, Vugia DJ, Shallow S, Samuel MC, Reingold A, Angulo FJ, Bradford WZ.   Case-control study of shigellosis in San Francisco: the role of sexual transmission and HIV infection. Clin Infect Dis 2007 Feb 1;44(3):327-34. Epub 2006 Dec 29.
  111. Voetsch AC, Angulo FJ, Jones TF, Moore MR, Nadon C, McCarthy P, Shiferaw B, Megginson MB, Hurd S, Anderson BJ, Cronquist A, Vugia DJ, Medus C, Segler S, Graves LM, Hoekstra RM, Griffin PM; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Emerging Infections Program Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network Working Group. Reduction in the incidence of invasive listeriosis in foodborne diseases active surveillance network sites, 1996-2003. Clin Infect Dis 2007 Feb 15;44(4):513-20. Epub 2007 Jan 8.
  112. Wheeler C, Vugia DJ, Thomas G, Beach MJ, Carnes S, Maier T, Gorman J, Xiao L, Arrowood MJ, Gilliss D, Werner SB. Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis at a California waterpark: employee and patron roles and the long road towards prevention. Epidemiol Infect 2007 Feb;135(2):302-10.
  113. Kimura AC, Nguyen CN, Higa JI, Hurwitz EL, Vugia DJ. The effectiveness of vaccine day and educational interventions on influenza vaccine coverage among health care workers at long-term care facilities. Am J Public Health 2007 Apr;97(4):684-90. Epub 2007 Feb 28.

PUBLICATIONS: MMWR, OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS

  1. Centers for Disease Control. Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in West Africa. MMWR 1987; 36:13-14.
  2. California Department of Health Services. Q Fever. California Morbidity 1989;#18.
  3. Centers for Disease Control. Foodborne Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7 - North Dakota, 1990. MMWR 1991; 40:265-267.
  4. Centers for Disease Control. Cholera Associated with Imported Frozen Coconut Milk--Maryland, 1991. MMWR 1991; 40:844-845.
  5. Centers for Disease Control. Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella poona Infections - United States and Canada, 1991. MMWR 1991; 40:549-552.
  6. Whalen C, Hocken J, Lior H, Pasut G, Borczyk A, Osterholm MT, Vugia D. Salmonella poona. Canada Diseases Weekly Report 1991;17:185.
  7. Vugia DJ, Koehler JE, Ries AA. Surveillance for epidemic cholera in the Americas: an assessment. In: CDC Surveillance Summaries, March 1992. MMWR 1992; 41(No. SS-1):27-34.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Availability of sulfadiazine -- United States. MMWR 1992; 41:950-951.
  9. American Academy of Pediatrics. Bacillus cereus Infections. In: Peter G, ed. 1994 Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 23rd ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 1994:134-135.
  10. California Department of Health Services. Hepatitis A outbreak in a day care center -- Inyo County, December 1993. California Morbidity 1994;#11/#12.
  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Exposure of passengers and flight crew to Mycobacterium tuberculosis on commercial aircraft, 1992-1995. MMWR 1995; 44:137-140.
  12. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Wound botulism -- California, 1995. MMWR 1995; 44:889-92.
  13. California Department of Health Services. Human ehrlichiosis: New emerging tick-borne diseases in California. California Morbidity 1996; January.
  14. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreaks of Hepatitis B virus infection among hemodialysis patients - California, Nebraska, and Texas, 1994. MMWR 1996; 45:285-289.
  15. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Surveillance for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease – United States. MMWR 1996; 45:665-668.
  16. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections associated with drinking unpasteurized commercial apple juice - October 1996. MMWR 1996; 45:975.
  17. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Decreasing incidence of perinatal Group B streptococcal disease - United States, 1993-1995. MMWR 1997; 46:473-477.
  18. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 1996. MMWR 1997; 46:258-261.
  19. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adoption of hospital policies for prevention of perinatal Group B streptococcal disease - United States, 1997.  MMWR 1998; 47:665-670.
  20. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Incidence of Foodborne Illnesses - FoodNet, 1997. MMWR 1998; 47:782-786.
  21. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Progress toward eliminating Haemophilus influenzae type b disease among infants and children – United States, 1987-1997. MMWR 1998; 47:993-998.
  22. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  False-positive laboratory tests for Cryptosporidium involving an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay – United States, November 1997–March 1998. MMWR 1999; 48:4-8.
  23. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Nosocomial group A streptococcal infections associated with asymptomatic health-care workers – Maryland and California, 1997. MMWR 1999; 48:163-166.
  24. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Incidence of foodborne illnesses: Preliminary data from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) – United States, 1998. MMWR 1999; 48:189-194.
  25. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Geographic variation in penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae – Selected sites, United States, 1997. MMWR 1999; 48:656-661.
  26. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreaks of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis infection associated with eating raw or undercooked shell eggs – United States, 1996-1998. MMWR 2000; 49:73-79.
  27. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Preliminary FoodNet data on the incidence of foodborne illnesses – selected sites, United States, 1999. MMWR 2000; 49:201-205.
  28. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fatal yellow fever in a traveler returning from Venezuela, 1999. MMWR 2000; 49:303-305.
  29. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fatal illnesses associated with a New World arenavirus – California, 1999-2000. MMWR 2000; 49:709-711.
  30. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Legionaire's disease associated with potting soil – California, Oregon, and Washington, May-June 2000. MMWR 2000; 49:777-778.
  31. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Early-onset group B streptococcal disease – United States, 1998-1999. MMWR 2000; 49:793-796.
  32. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Human rabies – California, Georgia, Minnesota, New York, and Wisconsin, 2000. MMWR 2000; 49:1111-1115.
  33. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Multistate outbreak of listeriosis --- United States, 2000; MMWR 2000; 49:1129-1130.
  34. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Update: Outbreak of acute febrile illness among athletes participating in Eco-Challenge-Sabah 2000 – Borneo, Malaysia, 2000. MMWR 2001; 50:21-24.
  35. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Preliminary FoodNet data on the incidence of foodborne illnesses – Selected sites, United States, 2000. MMWR 2001; 50:241-246.
  36. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae to fluoroquinolones -- United States, 1995-1999. MMWR 2001; 50:800-804.
  37. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Shigella sonnei outbreak among men who have sex with men --- San Francisco, California, 2000—2001. MMWR 2001; 50: 922-926.
  38. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public Health Dispatch: Coccidioidomycosis among persons attending the World Championship of Model Airplane Flying – Kern County, California, October 2001.  MMWR 2001; 50:1106-1107.
  39. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreak of Salmonella serotype Kottbus infections associated with eating alfalfa sprouts – Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico, February – April 2001. MMWR 2002; 51:7-9.
  40. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   Preliminary FoodNet Data on the Incidence of Foodborne Illnesses --- Selected Sites, United States, 2001. MMWR 2002;51:325-329.
  41. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Preliminary FoodNet data on the incidence of foodborne illnesses – Selected sites, United States, 2002.  MMWR 2003;52:340-342.
  42. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public Health Dispatch: Multistate Outbreak of Hepatitis A Among Young Adult Concert Attendees --- United States, 2003.  MMWR 2003; 52:844-845.  
  43. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Preliminary FoodNet data on the incidence of infection with pathogens commonly transmitted through food – Selected sites, United States, 2003. MMWR 2004; 53:338-343.
  44. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experiences with Influenza-Like Illness and Attitudes Regarding Influenza Prevention --- United States, 2003--04 Influenza Season. MMWR 2004; 53:1156-1158.
  45. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Interventions to Increase Influenza Vaccination of Health-Care Workers --- California and Minnesota. MMWR 2005; 54:196-199.
  46. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Inadvertent Laboratory Exposure to Bacillus anthracis --- California, 2004. MMWR 2005; 54:301-304.
  47. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Preliminary FoodNet data on the incidence of infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food – 10 sites, United States, 2004. MMWR 2005; 54:352-356.
  48. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Preliminary FoodNet data on the incidence of infection with pathogens transmitted commonly through food – 10 States, United States, 2005. MMWR 2006; 55:392-395.
  49. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Foodborne botulism from home-prepared fermented tofu – California, 2006. MMWR 2007; 56:96-97.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Vugia DJ. Sequelae of Gastroenteritis. Med-Vet-Net Conference on Priority Setting of Foodborne and Zoonotic Pathogens, Berlin, Germany, July 2006.

Vugia DJ. Infectious Disease Considerations After Natural Disasters. 39th Annual Advances & Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA, June 2006.

Vugia DJ. Practical Future of Communicable Disease Control. Health Officers Association of California, San Rafael, CA, April 2006.

Vugia DJ. Breathtaking Crises: Avian Influenza & Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Emerging and Threatening Infections: Implications for Clinical Practice, Reno, NV, March 2006.

Vugia DJ. Zoonotic Viral Infections Emerging from the Other Side of the Pacific.  Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland, 35th Annual Fall Conference, Seaside, CA, November 2005.

Vugia DJ. Bio-Terrorism Category A Agents: Recognition and Potential Scenarios in California. Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland, 35th Annual Fall Conference, Seaside, CA, November 2005.

Vugia DJ.  Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. California Association of Communicable Disease Controllers' Annual Meeting, Berkeley, CA, October 2004.

Vugia DJ. Mycobacteria in Nail Salon Whirlpool Footbaths, California. West Coast Epidemiologists' Annual Meeting, Lake Tahoe, CA, October 2004.

Vugia DJ. Avian Influenza: An Emerging Global Threat. California Emerging Infections Program Annual Symposium, Oakland, CA, September 2004.

Vugia DJ. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). California Public Health Association – North's Infectious Diseases Update, Oakland, CA, October 2003.

Vugia DJ. Emerging Foodborne Infections. 10th Annual Emerging Infectious Diseases, San Francisco, CA, May 2003.

Vugia DJ. Wound botulism, tetanus, and necrotizing fasciitis among injection drug users in California: the clostridial connection. 41st Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL, December 2001.

Vugia DJ, Samuel M, Farley MM, Marcus R, Shiferaw B, Shallow S, Smith K, Angulo FJ.  Invasive Salmonella infections in the United States, FoodNet 1996-1999 [Abstract 861]. 39th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America, San Francisco, October 2001.

Vugia DJ, Shallow S, Samuel MC, Aragon T, Reingold A, Angulo F, Bradford WZ. Risk factors for shigellosis in San Francisco adults [Abstract 507]. 38th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America, New Orleans, September 2000.

Vugia DJ. Emerging Foodborne Infections. 7th Annual Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases: A New Millennium of Infectious Diseases, San Francisco, CA, May 2000.

Vugia DJ. Emerging Foodborne Infections. 20th Annual Advances in Infectious Diseases, San Francisco, CA, May 1999.

Vugia DJ. Emerging Foodborne Diseases. Emerging Foodborne Diseases: Problems, Pathogens, and Prevention. CA Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors, Concord, CA, May 1998.

Herikstad H, Vugia D, Hadler J, et al. Population-based estimate of the burden of diarrheal illness, FoodNET 1996-1997. International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, March 1998.

Vugia DJ, Shallow S, Farley M, et al. Salmonella bacteremia incidences and characteristics, FoodNET 1996. International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA, March 1998.

Vugia DJ. Cholera in the US and worldwide. Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases: Emerging Pathogens, San Francisco, CA, February 1998.

Nuorti P, Vugia D, Butler J, et al. Population-based surveillance for drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in San Francisco, CA. 35th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, San Francisco, September 1997.

Vugia DJ. E.coli O157:H7. Environmental Health and Emerging Infections: New and Old Problems. Health Officers Association of California, Berkeley, CA, May 1997.

Vugia DJ. Cholera. UCSF Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases: Emerging Pathogens in the US and Worldwide, San Francisco, CA, February 1997.

Vugia DJ. Cyclospora and Recent Foodborne Disease Outbreaks. California Public Health Association – North's Emerging Pathogens: Part II, Oakland, CA, October 1996.

Vugia DJ. Emerging Infections in the State of California. Kaiser Oakland Hospital Wide Grand Rounds, Oakland, CA, March 1996.

Vugia DJ. Overview of Emerging Infections: Should We Be Concerned. California Public Health Association – North's Emerging Pathogens: Is California a Hot Zone, Oakland, CA, September 1995.

Vugia DJ. Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections. Infectious Diseases 2000: Trends and Epidemiology. Sacramento, CA, May 1995.

Vugia DJ, JA Kiehlbauch, K Yeboue, JM N'GBichi, A Kadio, JT Crawford, et al. Pathogens isolated from blood of patients with HIV in Côte d'Ivoire [Abstract 682]. 32nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Anaheim, CA, October 1992.

MENTORING

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 1994-1996. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.
XXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 1995-1996. CDC Preventive Medicine Resident.
XXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 1996-1998. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 1996-1997. CDC Preventive Medicine Resident.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ July-October 1998. UCSF-UCB Preventive Medicine Resident.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 1998-2000. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 2000-2002. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 2001-2002. UCSF Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellow.
XXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 2002-2003. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX, MD _ 2004-2005. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.
XXXXXXXXX, MD _ 2006-2008. CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of CD BRIEF, since January 1996 a weekly electronic newsletter on current communicable diseases from the California Department of Health Services to local health departments and participating infection control practitioners in California.

Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health, course PH 253B: Epidemiology & Control of Infectious Diseases, 1995 -

Volunteer staff, Infectious Disease Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital, 1994 – 2001.

Member, Asian Pacific American Officers Committee, U.S. Public Health Service, 1993 - 1994.

Volunteer staff, Infectious Disease Clinic, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, 1992 -1994.

Reviewer, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1992 - , Clinical Infectious Diseases 1994 - , American Journal of Public Health 1995 - , Epidemiology and Infection 1996 - , Journal of the American Medical Association 1999 - , Journal of Infectious Diseases 2000 - , Emerging Infectious Diseases 1998 -

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