Advertisement
Research Article

Outbreak of Hepatitis B Virus Infections Associated with Assisted Monitoring of Blood Glucose in an Assisted Living Facility–Virginia, 2010

  • Thomas John Bender mail,

    thomas.john.bender@dm.duke.edu

    Affiliations: Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Matthew E. Wise,

    Affiliations: Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Okey Utah,

    Affiliation: Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

    X
  • Anne C. Moorman,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Hepatitis, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Umid Sharapov,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Hepatitis, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Jan Drobeniuc,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Hepatitis, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Yury Khudyakov,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral Hepatitis, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Marielle Fricchione,

    Affiliation: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    X
  • Mary Beth White-Comstock,

    Affiliation: Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

    X
  • Nicola D. Thompson,

    Affiliation: Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Priti R. Patel

    Affiliation: Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    X
  • Published: December 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050012

About the Authors

Thomas John Bender, Okey Utah, Mary Beth White-Comstock
Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
Thomas John Bender, Matthew E. Wise
Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Matthew E. Wise, Nicola D. Thompson, Priti R. Patel
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Anne C. Moorman, Umid Sharapov, Jan Drobeniuc, Yury Khudyakov
Division of Viral Hepatitis, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Marielle Fricchione
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: thomas.john.bender@dm.duke.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TJB MEW OU ACM US JD YK MF MBWC NDT PRP. Performed the experiments: TJB MEW OU ACM US JD YK MF MBWC NDT PRP. Analyzed the data: TJB MEW OU ACM US JD YK MF MBWC NDT PRP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TJB MEW OU ACM US JD YK MF MBWC NDT PRP. Wrote the paper: TJB MEW OU ACM US JD YK MF MBWC NDT PRP.