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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 3
Epidemiology of TB in the United States


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 1998. August 1999.

  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tuberculosis morbidity United States, 1992. MMWR 1993;42 (No. 36):696-704.
  3. McKenna MT, McCray E, Jones JL, Onorato IM, Castro KG. The fall after the rise: tuberculosis in the United States, 1991 through 1994. Am J Public Health 1998;88:1059-1063.
  4. Zuber LF, McKenna MT, Binkin NJ, Onorato IM, Castro KG. Long-term risk of tuberculosis among foreign-born persons in the United States. JAMA 1997;278:304-307.
  5. Cantwell MF, McKenna MT, McCray E, Onorato IM. Tuberculosis and race/ethnicity in the United States: impact of socioeconomic status. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1997;157:1016-1020.
  6. Moore M, McCray E, Onorato IM. Cross-matching TB and AIDS registries: TB patients with HIV co-infection, United States, 1993-1994. Public Health Rep 1999;114:269-277.
  7. Moore M, Onorato IM, McCray E, Castro KG. Trends in drug-resistant tuberculosis in the United States, 1993-1996. JAMA 1997;278:833-837.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Progress toward the elimination of tuberculosis United States, 1998. MMWR 1999;48 (No. 33): 732-736.



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