Kate's Publications
  1. Malhotra S, Khurshid A, Hendricks KA, Mann JR. Medical school curriculum and training in the US. Journal of National Medical Association. In press. September 2008.
  2. Suarez L, Felkner M, Brender JD, Canfield M, Hendricks K. Maternal Exposures to Cigarette Smoke, Alcohol, and Street Drugs and Neural Tube Defect Occurrence in Offspring. Matern Child Health J. 2008;12(3):394-401.
  3. Melville SK, Heseltine G, Delamater E, Gilani Z, Hendricks K, Suarez L. Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence: selected health care settings in Texas. Tex Med. 2006;102(3):56-61.
  4. Missmer SA, Suarez L, Felkner M, Wang E, Merrill AH, Rothman KJ, Hendricks KA. Exposure to fumonisins and the occurrence of neural tube defects along the Texas-Mexico border. Environ Health Perspect. 2006;114:237-241.
  5. Brender JD, Suarez L, Felkner M, Giliani Z, Stinchcomb D, Moody K, Henry J, Hendricks K. Maternal exposure to arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury and neural tube defects in offspring. Environ Res. 2006;101:132-139.
  6. Felkner MM, Suarez L, Brender J, Scaife B, Hendricks K. Iron status indicators in women with prior neural tube defect-affected pregnancies. Matern Child Health J. 2005;1-8.
  7. Felkner M, Suarez L, Hendricks K, Larsen R. Implementation and outcomes of recommended folic acid supplementation in Mexican-American women with prior neural tube defect-affected pregnancies. Prev Med. 2005;40(6):867-871.
  8. Suarez L, Gilani Z, Felkner M, Brender J, Henry J, Hendricks K. Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of neural tube defects in a Mexican American population. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2005;11:233-237.
  9. Suarez L, Felkner M, Hendricks K. The effect of fever, febrile illnesses, and heat exposures on the risk of neural tube defects in a Texas-Mexico border population. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2004;70(10):815-819.
  10. De La Campa R, Miller JD, Hendricks K. Fumonisin in tortillas produced in small-scale facilities and effect of traditional masa production methods on this mycotoxin. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52(14):4432-4437.
  11. Avashia SB, Petersen JM, Lindley CM, Schriefer ME, Gage KL, Cetron M, DeMarcus TA, Kim DK, Buck J, Montenieri JA, Lowell JL, Antolin MF, Kosoy MY, Carter LG, Chu MC, Hendricks KA, Dennis DT, Kool JL. First reported prairie dog-to-human tularemia transmission, Texas, 2002. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004;10(3):483-486.
  12. Brender JD, Olive JM, Felkner M, Suarez L, Marckwardt W, Hendricks KA. Dietary nitrites and nitrates, nitrosatable drugs, and neural tube defects. Epidemiology. 2004;15(3):330-336.
  13. Marasas WF, Riley RT, Hendricks KA, Stevens VL, Sadler TW, Gelinewu-van Waes J, Missmer SA, Cabrera J, Torres O, Gelderblom WC, Allegood J, Martinez C, Maddox J, Miller JD, Starr L, Sullards MC, Roman AV, Voss KA, Wang E, Merril AH Jr. Fumonisins disrupt sphingolipid metabolism, folate transport, and neural tube development in embryo culture and in vivo: a potential risk factor for human neural tube defects among populations consuming fumonisin-contaminated maize. J Nutr. 2004;134(4):711-716.
  14. Johnson KM, Suarez L, Felkner MM, Hendricks K. Prevalence of craniorachischisis in a Texas-Mexico border population. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2004;70(2):92-94.
  15. Brooks JT, Bergmire-Sweat D, Kennedy M, Hendricks K, Garcia M, Marengo L, Wells J, Ying M, Bibb W, Griffin PM, Hoekstra RM, Friedman CR. Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O111:H8 infections among attendees of a high school cheerleading camp. Clin Infect Dis. 2004;38(2):190-198.
  16. Kalluri P, Crowe C, Reller M, Gaul L, Hayslett J, Barth S. Eliasberg S, Ferreira J, Holt K, Bengston S, Hendricks K, Sobel J. An outbreak of foodborne botulism associated with food sold at a salvage store in Texas. Clin Infect Dis. 2003;37(11):1490-1495.
  17. Hendricks KA. Re: “Genital human papillomavirus infection: incidence and risk factors in a cohort of female university students”. Am J Epidemiol. 2003;158(9)927.
  18. Felkner M, Hendricks K, Suarez L, Waller DK. Diarrhea: a new risk factor for neural tube defects? Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2003;67(7):504-508.
  19. Suarez L, Cardarelli K, Hendricks K. Maternal stress, social support, and risk of neutral tube defects among Mexican Americans. Epidemiology. 2003;14(5):612-616.
  20. Tiwari TS, Ray B, Jost KC Jr, Rathod MK, Zhang Y, Brown-Elliott BA, Hendricks K, Wallace RJ Jr. Forty years of disinfectant failure: outbreak of postinjection Mycobacterium abscessus infection caused by contamination of benzalkonium chloride. Clin Infect Dis. 2003;36(8):954-962.
  21. Zhu H, Wicker NJ, Shaw GM, Lammer EJ, Hendricks K, Suarez L, Canfield M, Finnell RH. Homocysteine remethylation enzyme polymorphisms and increased risks for neural tube defects. Mol Genet Metab. 2003;78(3):216-221.
  22. Zhu H, Junker WM, Finnell RH, Brown S, Shaw GM, Lammer EJ, Canfield M, Hendricks K. Lack of association between ZIC2 and ZIC3 genes and the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs) in Hispanic populations. Am J Med Genet A. 2003;116(4):414-415.
  23. Suarez L, Hendricks K, Felkner M, Gunter E. Maternal serum B12 levels and risk for neural tube defects in a Texas-Mexico border population. Ann Epidemiol. 2003;13(2):81-88.
  24. Brender JD, Pichette JL, Suarez L, Hendricks KA, Holt M. Health risks of residential exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Archives Environmental Health, 2003;58(2):111-118.
  25. Hendricks KA. Measles Outbreak Among Internationally Adopted Children Arriving in the United States, February – March 2001. MMWR. 2002;51(49);1115-1119.
  26. Brender J, Suarez L, Hendricks K, Baetz RA, Larsen R. Parental occupation and neural tube defect-affected pregnancies among Mexican Americans. J Occup Environ Med. 2002;44:650-656.
  27. Felkner M, Suarez L, Hendricks K, Gunter EW. Blood folate levels on the Texas-Mexico border. Tex Med. 2002;98(11):58-60.
  28. Hall P, Fojtasek M, Pettigrove J, Sisley N, Perdue J, Hendricks KA, Stanley S, Perrotta D, Marfin AA, Campbell GL, Lanciotti RS, Petersen LR, Rollin PE, Ksiazek TG, Cetron MS, Sharp D, Julian KG. Fatal Yellow Fever in a Traveler Returning from Amazonas, Brazil, 2002. MMWR. 51(15):324.
  29. Hendricks KA, Nuno OM, Suarez L, Larsen R. Effects of Hyperinsulinemia and Obesity on Risk of Neural Tube Defects among Mexican Americans. Epidemiology. 2001;12(6):630-635.
  30. Frandson JM, Rawlings J, Burgess CR, Hendricks, KA. Cat-Scratch Disease In Texas. Infections in Medicine. 2000;17(1):690-694.
  31. Weldon M, VanEgdom MJ, Hendricks KA, Regner G, Bell BP, Sehulster LM. Prevalence of antibody to hepatitis A virus in drinking water workers and wastewater workers in Texas from 1996 to 1997. J Occup Environ Med. 2000 Aug;42(8):821-826.
  32. Daniels NA, Bergmire-Sweat DA, Schwab KJ, Hendricks KA, Reddy S. A foodborne outbreak of gastroenteritis associated with Norwalk-like viruses: first molecular traceback to deli sandwiches contaminated during preparation. J Infect Dis. 2000 Apr;181(4):1467-1470.
  33. Suarez L, Hendricks KA, Cooper SP, Sweeney AM, Hardy RJ, Larsen RD. Neural tube defects in Mexican Americans living on the US-Mexico border: the effects of folic acid and dietary folate. Am J Epi. 2000;152(11):1017-1023.
  34. Barber R, Shalat S, Hendricks K, Joggerst B, Larsen R, Suarez L, Finnell R. Investigation of folate pathway gene polymorphisms and the incidence of neural tube defects in a Texas Hispanic population. Mol Genet Metabolism. 2000;70:45-52.
  35. Hendricks KA, Larsen RD, Suarez L. Neural tube defect surveillance and folic acid intervention – Texas-Mexico border, 1993-1998. MMWR. 2000;49:1-4.
  36. Peña G, Svenkerud E, Liszka B, Hendricks KA, Rawlings J. Underdiagnosis of Dengue –  Laredo, Texas, 1999. MMWR. Vol 51, No 04;57.
  37. Rollin PE, Williams JR, Bressler DS, et al. Ebola (subtype Reston) virus among quarantined nonhuman primates recently imported from the Philippines to the United States. J Infect Dis. 1999;179(Suppl 1):S108-114.
  38. Hendricks, KA. Fumonisins and neural tube defects in south Texas. Epidemiology. 1999;10(2):198-200.
  39. Hendricks KA, Simpson JS, Larsen RD. Neural Tube Defects along the Texas-Mexico Border, 1993-1995. American Journal of Epidemiology. 1999;149(12):1119-1127.
  40. Do AN, Ray BJ, Banerjee SN, et al. Bloodstream infection associated with needleless device use and the importance of infection-control practices in the home health care setting. J Infect Dis. 1999;179(2):442-448.
  41. Angulo FJ, Getz J, Taylor JP, et al. A large outbreak of botulism: the hazardous baked potato. J Infect Dis. 1998;178:172-7.
  42. Rawlings JA, Hendricks KA, Burgess CR, Campman RM, Clark GC, Tabony, LJ, Patterson, MA. Dengue Surveillance in Texas, 1995.Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998;59(1):95-99.
  43. Chapman SW, Lin AC, Hendricks KA, et al. Endemic blastomycosis in Mississippi: epidemiological and clinical studies. Semin Respir Infect. 1997;12:219-80.
  44. Edwards JF, Hendricks KA. Lack of serologic evidence of an association between Cache Valley virus infection and an increase in anencephaly and other neural tube defects in Texas. Emerging Infect Dis. 1997;3(2):195-7.
  45. Taylor JP, Hendricks KA, Dingley DD. The occurrence of amebic meningoencephalitis in Texas. Infect in Med. 1996;13(12):1017, 21-4,57.
  46. Levine WC, Bennett RW, Choi Y, et al. Staphylococcal food poisoning caused by imported canned mushrooms. J Infect Dis. 1996;173(May):1263-1267.
  47. Hendricks, KA. Local transmission of Plasmodium vivax malaria - Houston, Texas 1994. MMWR. 1994;44;295-302.
  48. Hoge CW, Reichler MR, Dominguez EA, et al. An epidemic of pneumococcal disease in an overcrowded, inadequately ventilated jail. N Engl J Med. 1994;331:643-648.
  49. Hendricks KA. Human rabies - Texas and California. MMWR. 1993; 43:93-96.
  50. Hendricks KA. Update: Hantavirus infection in the United States. MMWR. 1993;42:517.
  51. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreak of invasive pneumococcal disease in a jail - Texas, 1989. MMWR. 1989;387:733-4.
  52. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Multiple outbreaks of staphylococcal food poisoning caused by canned mushrooms. MMWR. 1989; 38:417-8.
  53. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Case of paralytic illness associated with Enterovirus 71 infection. MMWR. 1988;37:107-8, 113-4.
  54. Javaid JI, Hendricks KA, Davis JM. 1-acid glycoprotein involvement in high affinity binding of tricyclic antidepressants to human plasma. Biochem Pharm. 1983;32:1149-53.