TB Notes Newsletter
No. 3, 2006
NEW CDC PUBLICATIONS
Asghar RJ. Promoting regional health cooperation: the South Asian
Public Health Forum. PLoS Med 2006; 3(5): e108. Published
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):
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):
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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