Elizabeth Hilborn

Emerging infections, One health, Harmful algal blooms, Waterborne disease, Lyme disease, Environmental health

Works (73)

Updated: December 21st, 2023 14:10

2023 journal article

Geographic Variability, Seasonality, and Increase in ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Harmful Blue-Green Algae Calls-United States and Canada, 2010-2022

TOXINS, 15(8).

By: R. Bloch n, G. Faulkner n, E. Hilborn n, T. Wismer*, N. Martin* & S. Rhea n

author keywords: harmful blue-green algae; ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center; surveillance; cyanobacteria; sentinels
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: September 5, 2023

2021 journal article

Acute health effects associated with satellite-determined cyanobacterial blooms in a drinking water source in Massachusetts

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 20(1).

By: J. Wu*, E. Hilborn*, B. Schaeffer*, E. Urquhart*, M. Coffer*, C. Lin*, A. Egorov*

author keywords: Remote sensing; Drinking water; Human illness; Cyanobacteria; Harmful algal blooms; Satellite imagery; Respiratory; Gastrointestinal; Dermal
MeSH headings : Acute Disease; Air Pollutants / analysis; Cyanobacteria; Drinking Water / microbiology; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Environmental Monitoring; Eutrophication; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Humans; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology; Satellite Imagery; Skin Diseases / epidemiology; Water Pollutants
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: July 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Environmental risk factors associated with pulmonary isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria, a population-based study in the southeastern United States

By: S. DeFlorio-Barker*, A. Egorov*, G. Smith*, M. Murphy*, J. Stout*, A. Ghio*, E. Hudgens*, K. Messier*, J. Maillard*, E. Hilborn*

author keywords: Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria; Southeastern United States; Hydric soil; Acidic soil
MeSH headings : Humans; Lung; Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous; Nontuberculous Mycobacteria; North Carolina / epidemiology; Risk Factors; United States
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2020 journal article

Associations Between Dust Storms and Intensive Care Unit Admissions in the United States, 2000–2015

GeoHealth.

By: C. Rublee*, C. Sorensen*, J. Lemery*, T. Wade*, E. Sams*, E. Hilborn*, J. Crooks*

author keywords: climate change</AUTHOR_KEYWORD>; dust storm</AUTHOR_KEYWORD>; health care utilization</AUTHOR_KEYWORD>; health</AUTHOR_KEYWORD>; respiratory</AUTHOR_KEYWORD>; critical care</AUTHOR_KEYWORD>
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2020 journal article

Outbreaks Associated with Untreated Recreational Water - California, Maine, and Minnesota, 2018-2019.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; California / epidemiology; Child; Child, Preschool; Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks; Female; Humans; Infant; Maine / epidemiology; Male; Middle Aged; Minnesota / epidemiology; Recreation; Water Microbiology; Water Purification; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2020 journal article

Surveillance for Harmful Algal Bloom Events and Associated Human and Animal Illnesses - One Health Harmful Algal Bloom System, United States, 2016-2018.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Animal Diseases / epidemiology; Animals; Child; Child, Preschool; Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Communicable Diseases / veterinary; Environmental Exposure / adverse effects; Female; Harmful Algal Bloom; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Male; Middle Aged; One Health; Public Health Surveillance / methods; United States / epidemiology; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2019 journal article

Application of diagnostic criteria for non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease to a case series of mycobacterial-positive isolates

By: A. Ghio*, G. Smith*, S. DeFlorio-Barker*, K. Messier*, E. Hudgens*, M. Murphy*, J. Maillard*, J. Stout*, E. Hilborn*

author keywords: Mycobacterium avium complex; Environmental mycobacteria; Lung diseases
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2019 journal article

Emergency Department Visits for Acute Gastrointestinal Illness After a Major Water Pipe Break in 2010.

Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.).

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: Acute gastrointestinal illness; Case-crossover study; Drinking water; Emergency department; Gastroenteritis; Water supply
MeSH headings : Acute Disease; Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Child; Child, Preschool; Colitis / epidemiology; Diarrhea / epidemiology; Drinking Water; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Female; Gastroenteritis / epidemiology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Humans; Infant; Male; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Middle Aged; Nausea / epidemiology; Odds Ratio; Vomiting / epidemiology; Water Supply / statistics & numerical data; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2018 journal article

Outbreaks Associated with Treated Recreational Water - United States, 2000-2014.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Recreation; United States / epidemiology; Water Microbiology; Water Purification / statistics & numerical data
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2018 journal article

Outbreaks Associated with Untreated Recreational Water - United States, 2000-2014.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Bathing Beaches / statistics & numerical data; Communicable Diseases / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Fresh Water / microbiology; Fresh Water / parasitology; Fresh Water / virology; Humans; Lakes / microbiology; Lakes / parasitology; Lakes / virology; Parks, Recreational / statistics & numerical data; Ponds / microbiology; Ponds / parasitology; Ponds / virology; Recreation; Rivers / microbiology; Rivers / parasitology; Rivers / virology; Time Factors; United States / epidemiology; Water Purification
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2018 journal article

Waterborne disease outbreaks associated with environmental and undetermined exposures to water - United States, 2013-2014.

American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

By: R. McClung*, D. Roth*, M. Vigar*, V. Roberts*, A. Kahler*, L. Cooley*, E. Hilborn*, T. Wade* ...

MeSH headings : Disease Outbreaks; Environmental Exposure / adverse effects; Humans; United States; Waterborne Diseases / etiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Erratum: "Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Emergency Room Visits for Gastrointestinal Illness: Analysis of Massachusetts Data, 2006-2007".

Environmental Health Perspectives.

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Extreme precipitation and emergency room visits for influenza in Massachusetts: a case-crossover analysis

Environmental Health : a Global Access Science Source.

author keywords: Climate; Precipitation; Rainfall; Extreme weather; Influenza; Flu
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Child; Child, Preschool; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Female; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Influenza, Human / epidemiology; Male; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Weather; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Indices of iron homeostasis correlate with airway obstruction in an NHANES III cohort.

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: iron; ferritins; respiratory function tests; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; spirometry; vital capacity; forced expiratory volume
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Biomarkers / blood; Female; Ferritins / blood; Forced Expiratory Volume; Homeostasis; Humans; Iron / blood; Lung / physiopathology; Lung Diseases, Obstructive / blood; Lung Diseases, Obstructive / diagnosis; Lung Diseases, Obstructive / epidemiology; Lung Diseases, Obstructive / physiopathology; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Surveys; Risk Factors; Smoking / adverse effects; Smoking / blood; Smoking / epidemiology; Transferrin / metabolism; United States / epidemiology; Vital Capacity; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Emergency Room Visits for Gastrointestinal Illness: Analysis of Massachusetts Data, 2006-2007.

Environmental Health Perspectives.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Drainage, Sanitary / statistics & numerical data; Emergency Service, Hospital; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data; Humans; Logistic Models; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Sewage; Waste Disposal, Fluid
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water - United States, 2013-2014.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Drinking Water; Humans; Population Surveillance; United States / epidemiology; Waterborne Diseases / epidemiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Temporal and Environmental Factors Driving Vibrio Vulnificus and V. Parahaemolyticus Populations and Their Associations With Harmful Algal Blooms in South Carolina Detention Ponds and Receiving Tidal Creeks

By: D. Greenfield*, J. Moore*, J. Stewart*, E. Hilborn*, B. George*, Q. Li*, J. Dickerson*, C. Keppler*, P. Sandifer*

author keywords: Vibrio; harmful algal blooms; stormwater ponds; South Carolina; phytoplankton
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated With Environmental and Undetermined Exposures to Water - United States, 2013-2014.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Environmental Exposure / adverse effects; Humans; United States / epidemiology; Water Pollution / adverse effects; Water Pollution / statistics & numerical data; Waterborne Diseases / epidemiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Cyanotoxins in inland lakes of the United States: Occurrence and potential recreational health risks in the EPA National Lakes Assessment 2007

By: K. Loftin*, J. Graham*, E. Hilborn*, S. Lehmann*, M. Meyer*, J. Dietze*, C. Griffith*

author keywords: Cyanotoxins; Microcystins; Cylindrospermopsins; Saxitoxins; Cyanobacteria
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacterial Toxins / analysis; Bacterial Toxins / toxicity; Chlorophyll / analysis; Cyanobacteria / physiology; Environmental Monitoring; Lakes / chemistry; Mice; Tandem Mass Spectrometry; United States
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolations among central North Carolina residents, 2006–2010

The Journal of Infection.

By: G. Smith*, A. Ghio*, J. Stout*, K. Messier*, E. Hudgens*, M. Murphy*, S. Pfaller*, J. Maillard*, E. Hilborn*

author keywords: Nontuberculous; Mycobacteria; Mycobacterium avium complex; Environmental mycobacteria; Epidemiology; Isolation prevalence; Human
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Child; Child, Preschool; Female; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Lung / microbiology; Lung Diseases / epidemiology; Lung Diseases / microbiology; Male; Middle Aged; Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / diagnosis; Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / epidemiology; Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / ethnology; Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous / microbiology; Mycobacterium avium / isolation & purification; Nontuberculous Mycobacteria / isolation & purification; North Carolina / epidemiology; Prevalence; Respiratory Tract Infections / epidemiology; Respiratory Tract Infections / microbiology; Risk Factors; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2016 journal article

The Association between Dust Storms and Daily Non-Accidental Mortality in the United States, 1993–2005

By: J. Crooks, W. Cascio, M. Percy, J. Reyes, L. Neas & E. Hilborn*

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

A Prospective Study of Marine Phytoplankton and Reported Illness Among Recreational Beachgoers in Puerto Rico, 2009.

Environmental Health Perspectives.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Bathing Beaches / statistics & numerical data; Child; Child, Preschool; Cohort Studies; Cyanobacteria / isolation & purification; Environmental Exposure / statistics & numerical data; Exanthema / microbiology; Eye Diseases / microbiology; Female; Humans; Infant; Male; Middle Aged; Phytoplankton / isolation & purification; Prospective Studies; Puerto Rico; Recreation; Respiratory Tract Diseases / microbiology; Seawater / adverse effects; Seawater / microbiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Environmental influences on the seasonal distribution of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in the Pacific Northwest of the USA.

FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: pathogens; Vibrio; HABS; microbial ecology
MeSH headings : Animals; Diatoms / isolation & purification; Diatoms / microbiology; Dinoflagellida / chemistry; Dinoflagellida / microbiology; Harmful Algal Bloom; Humans; Kainic Acid / analogs & derivatives; Kainic Acid / analysis; Ostreidae / microbiology; Phytoplankton / isolation & purification; Phytoplankton / pathogenicity; Salinity; Seasons; Seawater / chemistry; Seawater / microbiology; Silicates / analysis; Silicates / chemistry; Temperature; Vibrio Infections / epidemiology; Vibrio parahaemolyticus / isolation & purification; Vibrio parahaemolyticus / pathogenicity; Washington / epidemiology; Water Microbiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Environmental risk factors associated with Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in the United States: a cross-sectional analysis of NHANES data

Epidemiology and Infection.

By: W. Krueger*, E. Hilborn*, R. Converse* & T. Wade*

author keywords: Environmental exposure; Helicobacter pylori; nutrition surveys; seroepidemiological studies; seroprevalence
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Age Factors; Child; Child, Preschool; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Health Status; Helicobacter Infections / epidemiology; Helicobacter Infections / ethnology; Helicobacter pylori; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Surveys; Occupations / statistics & numerical data; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Socioeconomic Factors; Soil Microbiology; United States / epidemiology; Water Wells / microbiology; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Epidemiology and Ecology of Opportunistic Premise Plumbing Pathogens: Legionella pneumophila, Mycobacterium avium, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Environmental Health Perspectives.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Housing; Humans; Legionella pneumophila / physiology; Legionnaires' Disease / epidemiology; Legionnaires' Disease / microbiology; Legionnaires' Disease / prevention & control; Mycobacterium avium / physiology; Pseudomonas Infections / epidemiology; Pseudomonas Infections / microbiology; Pseudomonas Infections / prevention & control; Pseudomonas aeruginosa / physiology; Tuberculosis / epidemiology; Tuberculosis / microbiology; Tuberculosis / prevention & control; Water Supply
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Extreme Precipitation and Emergency Room Visits for Gastrointestinal Illness in Areas with and without Combined Sewer Systems: An Analysis of Massachusetts Data, 2003-2007.

Environmental Health Perspectives.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Drinking Water / adverse effects; Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / etiology; Humans; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Rain; Recreation; Wastewater / toxicity; Water Supply
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Flooding and Clostridium difficile Infection: A Case-Crossover Analysis

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

By: C. Lin*, T. Wade* & E. Hilborn*

author keywords: epidemiology; Clostridium difficile; community-associated; flooding; case-crossover
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use; Antibiotics, Antitubercular; Climate Change; Clostridioides difficile / isolation & purification; Clostridium Infections / drug therapy; Clostridium Infections / epidemiology; Cross-Over Studies; Female; Floods; Humans; Logistic Models; Male; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Sex Distribution; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Landscape risk factors for Lyme disease in the eastern broadleaf forest province of the Hudson River valley and the effect of explanatory data classification resolution

By: K. Messier*, L. Jackson*, J. White* & E. Hilborn*

author keywords: Land use; Landcover; Lyme disease; Landscape design; Negative binomial regression; New York
MeSH headings : Agriculture; Animals; Borrelia burgdorferi / isolation & purification; Ecosystem; Environmental Monitoring; Forests; Humans; Ixodes / microbiology; Lyme Disease / epidemiology; Models, Statistical; New York / epidemiology; Risk Factors; Rivers; Statistics, Nonparametric
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

One Health and Cyanobacteria in Freshwater Systems: Animal Illnesses and Deaths Are Sentinel Events for Human Health Risks

By: E. Hilborn* & V. Beasley*

MeSH headings : Animal Diseases / epidemiology; Animals; Cyanobacteria; Environmental Monitoring; Fresh Water / microbiology; Harmful Algal Bloom; Humans; Public Health; Risk Assessment / methods
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Outbreaks Associated With Environmental and Undetermined Water Exposures - United States, 2011-2012.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Acute Disease; Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Drinking Water / microbiology; Environmental Exposure / adverse effects; Fresh Water / parasitology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / parasitology; Giardia / isolation & purification; Humans; Legionella / isolation & purification; Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology; Respiratory Tract Diseases / microbiology; United States / epidemiology; Water Microbiology; Water Pollution
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Outbreaks of Illness Associated with Recreational Water--United States, 2011-2012.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. https://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4584744

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Self-Reported Acute Health Effects and Exposure to Companion Animals

Zoonoses and Public Health.

By: W. Krueger*, E. Hilborn*, A. Dufour*, E. Sams* & T. Wade*

author keywords: Pets; acute disease; signs and symptoms; zoonotic diseases; allergy
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Animals; Child; Child, Preschool; Female; Gastrointestinal Diseases / etiology; Humans; Hypersensitivity; Male; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Pets; Respiratory Tract Diseases / etiology; Skin Diseases / etiology; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water - United States, 2011-2012.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Acute Disease; Disease Outbreaks / statistics & numerical data; Drinking Water / microbiology; Drinking Water / parasitology; Drinking Water / virology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / microbiology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / parasitology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / virology; Humans; Legionella / isolation & purification; Legionellosis / epidemiology; Population Surveillance; Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology; Respiratory Tract Diseases / microbiology; United States / epidemiology; Water Microbiology; Water Pollution / adverse effects
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2015 journal article

The Risk of Cyanobacterial Toxins in Dialysate: What Do We Know?

Seminars in Dialysis.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Bacterial Toxins / analysis; Bacterial Toxins / poisoning; Cyanobacteria Toxins; Dialysis Solutions / chemistry; Humans; Marine Toxins / analysis; Marine Toxins / poisoning; Microcystins / analysis; Microcystins / poisoning; Poisoning / prevention & control; Renal Dialysis
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2014 journal article

Algal bloom-associated disease outbreaks among users of freshwater lakes--United States, 2009-2010.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. https://europepmc.org/articles/PMC5779332

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2014 journal article

Drinking water source and human Toxoplasma gondii infection in the United States: a cross-sectional analysis of NHANES data.

BMC Public Health.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: Nutrition surveys; Toxoplasma; Drinking water; Water wells; Cross-sectional studies
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Child; Cross-Sectional Studies; Drinking Water; Female; Humans; Immunoglobulin G / blood; Logistic Models; Male; Middle Aged; Nutrition Surveys; Pregnancy; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Toxoplasma / isolation & purification; Toxoplasmosis / epidemiology; United States / epidemiology; Water Wells; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2014 journal article

Effect of microcystin-LR on human placental villous trophoblast differentiation in vitro.

Environmental Toxicology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: microcystin; human; in vitro; placenta; human chorionic gonadotropin
MeSH headings : Apoptosis / drug effects; Bacterial Toxins / toxicity; Cell Differentiation / drug effects; Cells, Cultured; Chorionic Gonadotropin / metabolism; Female; Humans; Marine Toxins / toxicity; Microcystins / toxicity; Placenta / cytology; Pregnancy; Trophoblasts / cytology; Trophoblasts / drug effects; Trophoblasts / metabolism
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2014 journal article

Flooding and emergency room visits for gastrointestinal illness in Massachusetts: a case-crossover study.

PloS One.

By: T. Wade*, C. Lin*, J. Jagai* & E. Hilborn*

MeSH headings : Cross-Over Studies; Emergency Treatment / statistics & numerical data; Floods / history; Floods / statistics & numerical data; Gastrointestinal Diseases / epidemiology; Gastrointestinal Diseases / etiology; History, 21st Century; Humans; Logistic Models; Massachusetts / epidemiology; Odds Ratio
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2014 journal article

Recreational water-associated disease outbreaks--United States, 2009-2010.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. https://europepmc.org/articles/PMC5779330

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2013 journal article

Shared Mycobacterium avium genotypes observed among unlinked clinical and environmental isolates.

Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : DNA, Bacterial / chemistry; DNA, Bacterial / genetics; Environmental Microbiology; Europe; Genetic Variation; Genotype; Humans; Molecular Epidemiology; Molecular Sequence Data; Molecular Typing / methods; Mycobacterium avium / classification; Mycobacterium avium / genetics; Mycobacterium avium / isolation & purification; North America; Sequence Analysis, DNA; South America; Tuberculosis / epidemiology; Tuberculosis / microbiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2013 report

State of the Science and Research Needs for Opportunistic Pathogens in Premise Plumbing

https://www.waterrf.org/research/projects/state-science-and-research-needs-opportunistic-pathogens-premise-plumbing

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2013 journal article

Sublethal microcystin exposure and biochemical outcomes among hemodialysis patients.

PloS One.

By: E. Hilborn*, R. Soares*, J. Servaites*, A. Delgado*, V. Magalhães*, W. Carmichael*, S. Azevedo*

co-author countries: Brazil 🇧🇷
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury / blood; Female; Hemodialysis Solutions / toxicity; Humans; Linear Models; Liver / drug effects; Liver / injuries; Male; Marine Toxins; Microcystins / blood; Microcystins / toxicity; Middle Aged; Renal Dialysis / adverse effects; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2013 journal article

Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water and other nonrecreational water - United States, 2009-2010.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. https://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4585624

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2012 journal article

Repeated holdout cross-validation of model to estimate risk of Lyme disease by landscape characteristics

By: E. Hilborn*, D. Catanzaro* & L. Jackson*

author keywords: repeated holdout; cross validation; Lyme disease; landscape characterization; model validation
MeSH headings : Bias; Environment; Humans; Incidence; Lyme Disease / epidemiology; Lyme Disease / transmission; Maryland / epidemiology; Models, Biological; Residence Characteristics; Risk Assessment / methods
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2011 journal article

Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks and other health events associated with recreational water --- United States, 2007--2008.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Surveillance Summaries (Washington, D.C. : 2002).

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2011 journal article

Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water---United States, 2007--2008.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Surveillance Summaries (Washington, D.C. : 2002).

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2010 chapter

Environment and Lyme Disease Risk

In Handbook of Disease Outbreaks: Prevention, Detection and Control. http://www.novapublishers.org/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=19167

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2009 journal article

Structural analysis of biofilm formation by rapidly and slowly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria.

Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Biofilms / growth & development; Colony Count, Microbial; Culture Media / chemistry; Environmental Microbiology; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted; Microscopy, Fluorescence; Mycobacterium / growth & development; Time Factors
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2008 journal article

Ecosystem Effects Workgroup report.

Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Animals; Bacterial Toxins / classification; Bacterial Toxins / toxicity; Cyanobacteria / pathogenicity; Cyanobacteria Toxins; Ecosystem; Environmental Exposure; Eutrophication; Fresh Water / microbiology; Marine Toxins / classification; Marine Toxins / toxicity; Microcystins / classification; Microcystins / toxicity; Models, Biological; Research Design
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2008 journal article

Human Health Effects Workgroup report.

Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Animals; Bacterial Toxins / toxicity; Cyanobacteria / pathogenicity; Cyanobacteria Toxins; Ecotoxicology; Environmental Exposure; Eutrophication; Humans; Marine Toxins / toxicity; Microcystins / toxicity; Models, Biological; Public Health; Research Design
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2008 journal article

Molecular comparison of Mycobacterium avium isolates from clinical and environmental sources.

Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Animals; Birds; Drinking; Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field; Humans; Medical Laboratory Personnel; Mycobacterium avium / classification; Mycobacterium avium / genetics; Mycobacterium avium / isolation & purification; Tuberculosis, Avian / microbiology; Water Microbiology; Water Supply / statistics & numerical data
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2008 journal article

Particulate matter in cigarette smoke alters iron homeostasis to produce a biological effect.

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: smoking; ferritin; oxidants; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Animals; Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid / chemistry; Case-Control Studies; Disease Models, Animal; Female; Homeostasis; Humans; Inflammation / etiology; Iron / metabolism; Lung Injury / complications; Lung Injury / etiology; Lung Injury / metabolism; Male; Middle Aged; Oxidative Stress; Particulate Matter / adverse effects; Rats; Rats, Wistar; Sex Factors; Smoking / adverse effects; Young Adult
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2007 journal article

Serologic evaluation of human microcystin exposure

Environmental Toxicology.

By: E. Hilborn*, W. Carmichael*, R. Soares*, M. Yuan*, J. Servaites*, H. Barton*, S. Azevedo*

co-author countries: Brazil 🇧🇷
author keywords: microcystins; human serum; toxicokinetics; MMPB; 2-methyl-3-methoxy-4-phenylbutyric acid
MeSH headings : Bacterial Toxins / blood; Bacterial Toxins / poisoning; Brazil; Environmental Exposure / analysis; Humans; Microcystins / blood; Microcystins / poisoning; Renal Dialysis; Toxemia / blood; Toxemia / etiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2006 journal article

A comparison of analysis units for associating Lyme disease with forest-edge habitat

COMMUNITY ECOLOGY, 7(2), 189–197.

By: L. Jackson, J. Levine* & E. Hilborn*

author keywords: fragmentation; landscape; Maryland; modifiable areal unit problem; negative binomial model; roads; scale; spatial autocorrelation
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Microcystin analysis in human sera and liver from human fatalities in Caruaru, Brazil 1996.

Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: cyanobacteria; cyanotoxins; human poisoning; microcystins
MeSH headings : Bacterial Toxins / analysis; Bacterial Toxins / blood; Bacterial Toxins / poisoning; Brazil / epidemiology; Chromatography, Liquid / methods; Disease Outbreaks; Epidemiologic Studies; Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry / methods; Humans; Liver / chemistry; Liver Failure, Acute / epidemiology; Liver Failure, Acute / mortality; Mass Spectrometry / methods; Microcystins / analysis; Microcystins / blood; Microcystins / poisoning; Water Microbiology; Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis; Water Pollutants, Chemical / blood; Water Pollutants, Chemical / poisoning; Water Supply
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2006 journal article

Persistence of nontuberculous mycobacteria in a drinking water system after addition of filtration treatment.

Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Colony Count, Microbial; Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field; Filtration; Humans; Mycobacterium / classification; Mycobacterium / isolation & purification; Mycobacterium / pathogenicity; Mycobacterium avium Complex / isolation & purification; Mycobacterium avium Complex / pathogenicity; Ozone; Water Microbiology; Water Purification / methods; Water Supply
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2006 journal article

Sublethal exposure from microcystins to renal insufficiency patients in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Environmental Toxicology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: microcystins; cyanobacteria; serum; renal dialysis
MeSH headings : Bacterial Toxins / blood; Bacterial Toxins / poisoning; Brazil; Environmental Exposure; Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay; Hemodialysis Units, Hospital; Humans; Microcystins; Microcystis / isolation & purification; Peptides, Cyclic / analysis; Peptides, Cyclic / blood; Peptides, Cyclic / poisoning; Renal Dialysis; Renal Insufficiency / complications; Toxemia / complications; Toxemia / microbiology; Water Microbiology
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2006 journal article

Towards landscape design guidelines for reducing Lyme disease risk

International Journal of Epidemiology.

By: L. Jackson*, E. Hilborn* & J. Thomas

author keywords: Borrelia burgdorferi; ecology; ecological design; GIS; Ixodes scapularis; landscape design; landscape ecology; Maryland
MeSH headings : Ecosystem; Environment Design; Forestry / methods; Forestry / statistics & numerical data; Guidelines as Topic; Humans; Incidence; Income / statistics & numerical data; Lyme Disease / epidemiology; Lyme Disease / prevention & control; Lyme Disease / transmission; Maryland / epidemiology; Residence Characteristics / statistics & numerical data; Trees
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2005 journal article

A simple colorimetric method to detect biological evidence of human exposure to microcystins.

Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: microcystins; human exposure; immunoassay; ELISA
MeSH headings : Bacterial Toxins / isolation & purification; Blood Chemical Analysis / methods; Brazil; Chromatography, Liquid; Colorimetry / methods; Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay / methods; Evaluation Studies as Topic; Humans; Mass Spectrometry; Microcystins; Peptides, Cyclic / isolation & purification
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2004 journal article

A dried blood spot method to evaluate cholinesterase activity in young children.

Archives of Environmental Health.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: children; cholinesterase; field study methods; pesticide exposure
MeSH headings : Age Factors; Cholinesterases / analysis; Cholinesterases / metabolism; Environmental Exposure; Female; Hematologic Tests / methods; Humans; Infant; Male; Mexico; Organophosphate Poisoning; Pesticides / poisoning; Rural Population; United States
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2003 journal article

Methods for Conducting a Field Study of Young Children

Journal of Children's Health, 1(4), 499–511.

By: E. Hilborn*, D. Walsh*, P. Mendola* & M. Royster*

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2002 journal article

A pilot study of global positioning system/geographical information system measurement of residential proximity to agricultural fields and urinary organophosphate metabolite concentrations in toddlers.

Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: agriculture; children; environment; GPS/GIS; organophosphates; pesticides
MeSH headings : Agriculture; Cohort Studies; Data Collection; Environmental Exposure; Environmental Monitoring / methods; Female; Geographic Information Systems; Humans; Infant; Infant Welfare; Insecticides / analysis; Insecticides / urine; Male; Organothiophosphorus Compounds; Pilot Projects; Reproducibility of Results; Residence Characteristics; Spacecraft
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2002 journal article

Phthalate monoesters levels in the urine of young children.

Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Agriculture; Child; Environmental Exposure; Esters / urine; Female; Humans; Infant; Male; Pesticides; Phthalic Acids / urine; Risk Factors
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2002 journal article

Survey of U.S. Public Health Laboratories: Microbial Pathogens of the Contaminant Candidate List

Journal of the American Water Works Association, 94(6), 88–96. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41298366

By: E. Hilborn, M. Royster & D. Drabkowski

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2001 journal article

Improving waterborne disease outbreak investigations.

International Journal of Environmental Health Research.

Elizabeth Hilborn

author keywords: waterborne outbreaks; recall bias; misclassification bias
MeSH headings : Data Collection; Disease Outbreaks / prevention & control; Environmental Monitoring / methods; Epidemiologic Studies; Humans; Population Surveillance; Public Health; Water Microbiology; Water Supply
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

2000 journal article

An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157[ratio ]H7 infections and haemolytic uraemic syndrome associated with consumption of unpasteurized apple cider

Epidemiology and Infection.

By: E. Hilborn*, P. Mshar*, T. Fiorentino*, Z. Dembek*, T. Barrett*, R. Howard*, M. Cartter*

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Beverages; Case-Control Studies; Child; Child, Preschool; Connecticut / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks; Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field; Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology; Escherichia coli Infections / etiology; Escherichia coli O157; Female; Food Handling; Food Microbiology; Fruit / microbiology; Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / epidemiology; Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / etiology; Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / microbiology; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Polymerase Chain Reaction
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

1999 journal article

A multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with consumption of mesclun lettuce.

Archives of Internal Medicine.

Elizabeth Hilborn

MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Animal Husbandry; Animals; California / epidemiology; Cattle; Child; Child, Preschool; Connecticut / epidemiology; Disease Outbreaks; Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology; Escherichia coli Infections / microbiology; Escherichia coli O157 / isolation & purification; Female; Florida / epidemiology; Food Microbiology; Humans; Illinois / epidemiology; Lettuce / microbiology; Male; Middle Aged; New York / epidemiology; Odds Ratio
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

1998 journal article

Statewide surveillance for ehrlichiosis--Connecticut and New York, 1994-1997.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

1997 journal article

Outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection and cryptosporidiosis associated with drinking unpasteurized apple cider--Connecticut and New York, October 1996.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

1996 journal article

Human rabies--Connecticut, 1995.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

1996 journal article

Surveillance for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease--United States.

MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Elizabeth Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

article

Chapter 26: Human Health Effects Workgroup Report

Hilborn, E. D., Fournie, J. W., Workgroup, M. S., Azevedo, R. M., Chernoff, N., Falconer, I. R., … Shaw, G. R. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summarydoi%3D10.1.1.326.3498

By: E. Hilborn, J. Fournie, M. Workgroup, R. Azevedo, N. Chernoff, I. Falconer, M. Hooth, K. Jensen ...

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

article

www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph Article Flooding and Clostridium difficile Infection: A Case-Crossover Analysis

Lin, C. J., Wade, T. J., & Hilborn, E. D. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summarydoi%3D10.1.1.696.8105

By: C. Lin, T. Wade & E. Hilborn

Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2022

Employment

Updated: April 2nd, 2024 10:50

1997 - present

US Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park Campus Durham, NC, US
Epidemiologist Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment

2008 - 2023

NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine Raleigh, NC, US
Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Population Health and Pathobiology

1995 - 1997

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, US
Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellow Epidemiology Program Office

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