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TB Notes 1, 2004


CDC. Post-detention completion of tuberculosis treatment for persons deported or released from the custody of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. MMWR 2003 May 16;52(19): 438-441.

CDC. Public Health Dispatch: Tuberculosis outbreak among homeless persons King County, Washington, 2002-2003. MMWR 2003 Dec 12; 52(49): 1209-1210.

CDC. Public Health Dispatch: Tuberculosis outbreak in a homeless population -- Portland, Maine, 2002-2003. MMWR 2003 Dec 5; 52(48): 1184-1185.

CDC.  Update: Adverse event data and revised American Thoracic Society / CDC recommendations against the use of rifampin and pyrazinamide for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection United States, 2003. MMWR 2003 Aug 8; 52(31): 735-739.

Davidow AL, Mangura BT, Wolman MS, Bur S, Reves R, Thompson V, Ford J, Reichler MR.  Workplace contact investigations in the United States. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S446-S452.

The Federal Tuberculosis Task Force.  Federal Tuberculosis Task Force Plan in Response to the Institute of Medicine Report, Ending Neglect: The Elimination of Tuberculosis in the United States. Atlanta, GA: DHHS, CDC; September 2003.

Jereb J, Etkind SC, Joglar OT, Moore M, Taylor Z.  Tuberculosis contact investigations: outcomes in selected areas of the United States, 1999. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003; 7(12): S384-S390.

Lambert L, Rajbhandary S, Qualls N, Budnick L, Catanzaro A, Cook S, Daniels-Cuevas L, Garber E, Reves R.  Costs of implementing and maintaining a tuberculin skin test program in hospitals and health departments. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol November 2003;24: 814-818.

Lobato MN, Leary L, Simone PS. Treatment for latent tuberculosis in correctional facilities: a challenge for TB elimination. Am J Prevent Med 2003;24: 249-253.

Lobato MN, Royce SE, Mohle-Boetani JC. Yield of source-case and contact investigations in identifying previously undiagnosed childhood tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S391-S396.

LoBue PA, Betancourt W, Peter C, and Moser K. Epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis disease in San Diego County, 1994-2000. Int J Tuberculosis Lung Dis 2003; 7(12): 180-185.

Marks SM, Ijaz K, Iademarco MF. Management of latent tuberculosis infection in immigrants. New Engl J Med 2003; 348(13): 1289-90.

Mazurek GH, LoBue PA, Daley Cl, Bernardo J, Lardizabal AA, and Iademarco MF. Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection by whole-blood interferon-gamma release assay (letter). Clin Infect Dis 2003; 36: 1207-1208.

McElroy PD, Rothenberg RB, Varghese R, Woodruff R, Minns GO, Muth SQ, Lambert LA, Ridzon R. A network-informed approach to investigating a tuberculosis outbreak:  implications for enhancing contact investigations. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003; 7(12): S486-S493. 

McNabb SJN, Reichrtova E, Ciznar P, Palkovicova L, Adamcakova A, and Dunlop AL. Predictors of allergic diseases among pregnant women, Slovak Republic, 19971998. Allergy Clin Immunol Int 2003;15(1): 30-36.

Nuermberger EL, Yoshimatsu T, Tyagi S, O'Brien RJ, Vernon AN, Chaisson RE, Bishai WR, Grosset JH. Moxifloxacin-containing regimen greatly reduces time to culture conversion in murine tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003 Oct 24 [Epub ahead of print].

O'Brien RJ.  Development of fluoroquinolones as first-line drugs for tuberculosis at long last!  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003 Dec 1;168(11): 1266-1268.

Reichler MR, Bur S, Reves R, Mangura B, Thompson V, Ford J, Castro KG. Results of testing for human immunodeficiency virus infection among recent contacts of infectious tuberculosis cases in the United States. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S471-S478.

Reichler MR, Etkind S, Taylor Z, Castro KG. Tuberculosis contact investigations (editorial). Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S325-S327.

Rothenberg RB, McElroy PD, Wilce MA, Muth SQ. Contact tracing: comparing the approaches for sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S342-S348.

Scholten JN, Driver CR, Munsiff SS, Kaye K, Rubino MA, Gourevitch MN, Trim C, Amofa J, Seewald R, Highley E, and Fujiwara PI. Effectiveness of isoniazid treatment for latent tuberculosis infection among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and HIV-uninfected injection drug users in methadone programs. Clin Infect Dis 2003 Dec 15; 37(12): 1686-1692.

Sejvar J, Bancroft E, Winthrop KL, et al. Outbreak of leptospirosis among athletes participating in "Eco-Challenge-Sabah 2000," Malaysian Borneo. Emerg Infect Dis 2003;9: 702-709.

Shrestha-Kuwahara R, Wilce M, DeLuca N, Taylor Z.  Factors associated with identifying tuberculosis contacts. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S510-S516.

Sniezak PJ, Graham BS, Busch HB, Lederman ER, Lim ML, Poggemyer K, Kao A, Mizrahi M, Washabaugh G, Yakrus MA, Winthrop K. Rapidly growing mycobacterium infections following pedicures. Arch Dermatol 2003;139: 629-634. 

Spradling P, Ridzon R. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB). In: Reemergence of Established Pathogens in the 21st Century.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; 2003:245-293.

Vernon A and SJN McNabb. Can capture-recapture analysis of epidemiologic and molecular data help us understand recent tuberculosis transmission? Int J Epid 2003;32: 770-771.

Winthrop KL, Palumbo MS, Farrar JA, et al. Alfalfa sprouts and Salmonella Kottbus infections: a multi-state outbreak following inadequate seed disinfection with heat and chlorine. Journal of Food Protection 2003;66: 13-17.

Winthrop KL, Steinberg EB, Holmes G, Kainer MA, Werner SB, Winquist A, Vugia DJ. Epidemic and sporadic cases of nontuberculous mycobacterial keratitis associated with laser in-situ keratomileusis. Am J Ophthalmol 2003;135: 223-224.

Wuhib T, McCarthy BJ, Chorba TL, Sinitsina TA, Ivasiv IV, and McNabb SJN. Underestimation of infant mortality rates in one republic of the Former Soviet Union. Pediatrics 2003;111(5): e596-e600.

Yun LWH, Reves RR, Reichler MR, Bur S, Thompson V, Mangura B, Ford J. Outcomes of contact investigation among homeless persons with infectious tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12): S405-S411.


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