Medical Surveillance Monthly Report [August 2018]   [open pdf - 1MB]

"Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR), in continuous publication since 1995, is produced by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB). The MSMR provides evidence-based estimates of the incidence, distribution, impact and trends of illness and injuries among United States military members and associated populations. Most reports in the MSMR are based on summaries of medical administrative data that are routinely provided to the AFHSB and integrated into the Defense Medical Surveillance System for health surveillance purposes." This edition includes the following articles: "Contributions from the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS) network" by Franca R. Jones; "Brief report: Pre- and post-deployment prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus colonization among U.S. Navy submariners" by Eugene V. Millar, Kristina J. St. Clair, Carey D. Schlett, Jason W. Bennett, Gina R. Virgilio, Karl C. Kronmann, and Tahaniyat Lalani; "Surveillance for norovirus and enteric bacterial pathogens as etiologies of acute gastroenteritis at U.S. military recruit training centers, 2011-2016" by Krista M. Brooks, Reza Zeighami, Christian J. Hansen, Ramona L. McCaffrey, Paul C. F. Graf, and Christopher A. Myers; "Brief report: Leptospirosis seroconversion surveillance among U.S. Army infantry forces assigned to South Korea, 2011-2014" by Hua-Wei Chen, Zhiwen Zhang, Tatyana Belinskaya, Wei-Mei Ching; and "Sampling considerations for detecting genetic diversity of influenza viruses in the DoD Global Respiratory Pathogen Surveillance Program" by Anthony C. Fries, William Gruner, and James Hanson.

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Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (August 2018), v. 25, no. 8
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