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TB Notes 3, 2002

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Bock NN, Sterling TR, Hamilton CD, Pachucki C, Wang YC, Conwell DS, Mosher A, Samuels M, and Vernon A. A prospective, randomized, double-blind study of the tolerability of rifapentine 600, 900, and 1,200 mg plus isoniazid in the continuation phase of tuberculosis treatment. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002 Jun 1; 165 (11): 1526-30.

CDC. Acquired rifamycin resistance in persons with advanced HIV disease being treated for active tuberculosis with intermittent rifamycin-based regimens. [Notice to readers.] MMWR 2002;51(10):214-215.

CDC. Guidelines for preventing opportunistic infections among HIV-infected persons 2002. MMWR 2002; 51 (No. RR-8).

CDC. Progress toward TB control India, 2001. MMWR 2002;51(11):229-232.

CDC. Progressing toward tuberculosis elimination in low-incidence areas of the United States. MMWR 2002;51(No. RR-5).

CDC. Tuberculosis morbidity among U.S.-born and foreign-born populations United States, 2000. MMWR 2002;51(5):101-104.

CDC. Tuberculosis outbreak on an American Indian reservation Montana, 2000-2001. MMWR 2002;51(11):232-234.

CDC. World TB Day March 24, 2002. [Box.] MMWR 2002;51(11).

Fitzpatrick LK, Okwera A, Mugerwa R, Ridzon R, Ehiner J, and Onorato I. An investigation of suspected exogenous reinfection in tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2002 Jun; 6 (6): 550-2.

Reichler MR, Reves R, Bur S, Ford J, Thompson V, Mangura B, Onorato IM, Valway SE, for the Contact Investigation Study Group. Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in contacts of new tuberculosis cases in the United States. Southern Medical Journal 2002; 95 (4): 414-420.

Reichler M, Taylor Z, Castro KG. Factors in tuberculosis contact investigations. [Letter to the editor.] JAMA 2002; 287 (22):2944-45.

Saraiya M, Cookson ST, Tribble P, Silk B, Cass R, Poonja S, Walting M, Howland N, Paz EA, Cochran J, Moser KS, Oxtoby MJ, Binkin NJ. Tuberculosis screening among foreign-born persons applying for permanent US residence. Am J Public Health 2002; 92(5): 826-829.

The Tuberculosis Trials Consortium. Rifapentine and isoniazid once a week versus rifampicin and isoniazid twice a week for treatment of susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-negative patients: a randomised clinical trial. Lancet 2002; 360: 528-34.


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