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TB Notes 3, 2006
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TB Notes Newsletter

No. 3, 2006


Asghar RJ. Promoting regional health cooperation: the South Asian Public Health Forum. PLoS Med 2006; 3(5): e108. Published May 2006.

CDC. Prevention and control of tuberculosis in correctional and detention facilities: recommendations from CDC. MMWR July 7, 2006; 55 (No. RR-9).

CDC. Tuberculosis control activities after Hurricane Katrina – New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005. MMWR March 31, 2006; 55 (12): 332-335.

CDC/DTBE. New Jersey Medical School Global TB Institute. Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation: Facilitator-Led Training Guide and Self-Study Modules, 2006.

CDC/DTBE.  Understanding the TB Cohort Review Process – An Instruction Guide, Video, and CD-ROM, 2006.

Holtz TH, Sternberg M, Kammerer S, Laserson K, Riekstina V, Zarovska E, Skripconoka V, Wells C, Leimane V. Time to sputum culture conversion in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: predictors and relationship to treatment outcome. Annals of Internal Medicine 2006; 144(9): 650-660.

McElroy PD, Ijaz K, Lambert LA, Jereb JA, Iademarco MF, Castro KG, Navin TR. National survey to measure rates of liver injury, hospitalization, and death associated with rifampin and pyrazinamide for latent tuberculosis infection. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2005; 41: 1125-1133.

Sterling TR, Bethel J, Goldberg S, Weinfurter P, Yun L, Horsburgh CR, and the Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium. The scope and impact of treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in the United States. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 173:927-931.


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