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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 3
Epidemiology of TB in the United States

Selected Bibliography

Agerton TB, Valway SE, Onorato IM. The epidemiology and control of tuberculosis in the United States. Sem Resp Crit Care 1997;18(5):431-438.

Braun MM, Coté TR, Rabkin CS. Trends in death with tuberculosis during the AIDS era. JAMA 1993;269:2865-2868.

Burwen DR, Bloch AB, Griffin LD, Ciesielski CA, Stern HA, Onorato IM. National trends in the concurrence of tuberculosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Arch Intern Med 1995;155:1281-1286.

Cantwell MF, Snider DE, Cauthen GM, Onorato IM. Epidemiology of tuberculosis in the United States, 1985 through 1992. JAMA 1994;272:535-539.

Centers for Disease Control. Outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis — Texas, California, and Pennsylvania. MMWR 1990;39(22):369-372.

Centers for Disease Control. Nosocomial transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis to health-care workers and HIV-infected patients in an urban hospital — Florida. MMWR 1990;39(40):718-722.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis at a hospital — New York City, 1991. MMWR 1993;42(22):427, 433-434.

Edlin BR, Tokars JI, Grieco MH, et al. An outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among hospitalized patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. N Engl J Med 1992;326:1514-1521.

Hopewell PC. Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the epidemiology, clinical features, management, and control of tuberculosis. Clin Infect Dis 1992;15:540-547.

Jereb JA, Kelly GD, Porterfield DS. The epidemiology of tuberculosis in children. Sem in Pediatr Infect Dis 1993;4(4):220-231.

Jereb JA, Klevens RM, Privett TD, et al. Tuberculosis in health care workers at a hospital with an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Arch Intern Med 1995;155:854-859.

Kenyon TA, Ridzon R, Luskin-Hawk R, et al. A nosocomial outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Ann Intern Med 1997;127:32-36.

Raviglione MC, Snider DE, Kochi A. Global epidemiology of tuberculosis: morbidity and mortality of a worldwide epidemic. JAMA 1995;273:220-226.

Selwyn PA, Hartel D, Lewis VA, et al. A prospective study of the risk of tuberculosis among intravenous drug users with human immunodeficiency virus infection. N Engl J Med 1989;320:545-550.

Selwyn PA, Sckell BM, Alcabes P, et al. High risk of active tuberculosis in HIV-infected drug users with cutaneous anergy. JAMA 1992;268(4):504-509.

Ussery XT, Valway SE, McKenna M, Cauthen GM, McCray E, Onorato IM. Epidemiology of tuberculosis among children in the United States: 1985 to 1994. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1996;15:697-704.

Valway SE, Greifinger RB, Papania M, et al. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the New York State prison system, 1990-1991. J Infect Dis 1994;170:151-6.


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