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Extreme Weather

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Extreme Weather

1) Late-onset posttraumatic skin and soft-tissue infections caused by rapid-growing mycobacteria in tsunami survivors.
Appelgren P, Farnebo F, Dotevall L, Studahl M, Jönsson B, Petrini B.
Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jul 15;47(2):e11-6.
PMID: 18549312 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


2) Gram-negative bacteria from patients seeking medical advice in Stockholm after the tsunami catastrophe.
Källman O, Lundberg C, Wretlind B, Ortqvist A.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2006;38(6-7):448-50.
PMID: 16798691 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

3) Floodwater exposure and the related health symptoms among firefighters in New Orleans, Louisiana 2005.
Tak S, Bernard BP, Driscoll RJ, Dowell CH.
Am J Ind Med. 2007 May;50(5):377-82.
PMID: 17407147 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

4) Skin disorders among construction workers following Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita: an outbreak investigation in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Noe R, Cohen AL, Lederman E, Gould LH, Alsdurf H, Vranken P, Ratard R, Morgan J, Norton SA, Mott J.
Arch Dermatol. 2007 Nov;143(11):1393-8.
PMID: 18025363 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

5) Concomitant late soft tissue infections by Cladophialophora bantiana and Mycobacterium abscessus following tsunami injuries.
Petrini B, Farnebo F, Hedblad MA, Appelgren P.
Med Mycol. 2006 Mar;44(2):189-92.
PMID: 16519023 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE

6) Skin problems after a tsunami.
Lee SH, Choi CP, Eun HC, Kwon OS.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2006 Aug;20(7):860-3.
PMID: 16898911 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

7) Unusual pathogens and multidrug-resistant bacteria in tsunami survivors.
Garbino J, Garzoni C.
Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Mar 15;42(6):889-90; author reply 890-1. No abstract available.
PMID: 16477572 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

8) Skin and soft-tissue infections among tsunami survivors in southern Thailand.
Hiransuthikul N, Tantisiriwat W, Lertutsahakul K, Vibhagool A, Boonma P.
Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Nov 15;41(10):e93-6. Epub 2005 Oct 13.
PMID: 16231248 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

9) Infectious disease and dermatologic conditions in evacuees and rescue workers after Hurricane Katrina--multiple states, August-September, 2005. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005 Sep 30;54(38):961-4.
PMID: 16195696 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE

10) Vibrio illnesses after Hurricane Katrina--multiple states, August-September 2005.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005 Sep 23;54(37):928-31.
PMID: 16177685 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE

11) Skin diseases during floods in Thailand.
Vachiramon V, Busaracome P, Chongtrakool P, Puavilai S.
J Med Assoc Thai. 2008 Apr;91(4):479-84.
PMID: 18556855 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

12) Cutaneous melioidosis in a Swedish tourist after the tsunami in 2004.
Svensson E, Welinder-Olsson C, Claesson BA, Studahl M.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2006;38(1):71-4.
PMID: 16338844 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

13) Multifocal cutaneous mucormycosis complicating polymicrobial wound infections in a tsunami survivor from Sri Lanka.
Andresen D, Donaldson A, Choo L, Knox A, Klaassen M, Ursic C, Vonthethoff L, Krilis S, Konecny P.
Lancet. 2005 Mar 5-11;365(9462):876-8. Erratum in: Lancet. 2005 Jul 2-8;366(9479):28.
PMID: 15752532 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

14) Hurricane Katrina evacuee develops a persistent rash.
Mahan RD, Usatine RP.
J Fam Pract. 2007 Jun;56(6):454-7. No abstract available.
PMID: 17543255 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

15) Flooding in Pakistan: Overview and Issues for Congress - The humanitarian implications of the flooding in Pakistan are vast. .... The main conditions reported are acute diarrhea, acute respiratory infections, skin ...
www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41424.pdfd

16) Leptospirosis on Oahu: an outbreak associated with flooding of a university campus. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 May;76(5):882-5. Gaynor K, Katz AR, Park SY, Nakata M, Clark TA, Effler PV. Disease Outbreak Control Division, Hawaii State Department of Health, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA.