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TB Notes 3, 2007
Director's Letter
Highlights from State and Local Programs
  Georgia Statewide TB Training
NTCA Workshop Poster Contest
2007 EIS Conference a Success for DTBE
National Tuberculosis Indicators Project (NTIP): An Update
Evaluation Team Visits TB Isolation Village in Thailand
TB Education and Training Network Updates
  Member Highlight
  Cultural Competency Subcommittee Update
Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies Branch Update
  A Review of DTBE’s First Year Using the CDC INFO Call Center
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Outbreak Investigations Branch Updates
  TB/HIV Surveillance in Ethiopia
TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium Updates
  2007 World TB Day: TBESC Sites Across the U.S. Get Involved
  “The First Global Symposium on Interferon-Gamma Assays” 2007
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TB Notes Newsletter

No. 3, 2007


Akksilp S, Karnkawinpong O, Wattanaa- mornkiat W, Viriyakitja D, Monkongdee P, Sitti W, Rienthong D, Siraprapasiri T, Wells CD, Tappero JW, and Varma JK. Antiretroviral therapy during tuberculosis treatment and marked reduction in death rate of HIV-infected patients, Thailand. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2007 Jul; 13 (7): 1001-1007.

Benator DA, Weiner MH, Burman WJ, Vernon AA, Zhao ZA, Khan AE, Jones BE, Sandman L, Engle M, Silva-Trigo C, Hsyu PH, Becker MI, Peloquin CA, for the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium. Clinical evaluation of the nelfinavir-rifabutin interaction in patients with tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus infection. Pharmacotherapy 2007 Jun; 27(6):793-800.

CDC. Deportation of tuberculosis patients complicated by a medication shortage--Honduras, May-August 2006. MMWR 2007 Jul 6; 56(26):655-8.

Cooksey RC, de Waard JH, Yakrus MA, Toney SR, Da Mata O, Nowicki S, Sohner K, Koch E, Petti CA, Morey RE, Srinivasan A. Mycobacterium cosmeticum, Ohio and Venezuela [letter]. Emerg Infect Dis 2007 Aug; 13 (8): 1267-1269.

Driver CR, Kreiswirth B, Macaraig M, Clark C, Munsiff SS, Driscoll J, Zhao B. Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis after declining incidence, New York City, 2001-2003. Epidemiology & Infection 2007 May; 135(4): 634-643.

Ferroussier O, Kumar MKA, Dewan PK, Nair PKJ, Sahu S, Wares DF, Laserson K, Wells C, Granich R, Chauhan LS. Cost and cost-effectiveness of a public-private mix project in Kannur District, Kerala, India, 2001-2002. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007; 11 (7): 755-761.

Saukkonen JJ, Cohn DL, Jasmer RM, Schenker S, Jereb JA, Nolan CM, Peloquin CA, Gordin FM, Nunes D, Bernardo J, Venkataramanan R, Sterling TR on behalf of the ATS Hepatotoxicity of Antituberculosis Therapy Subcommittee. Antituberculosis Drugs and Hepatotoxicity. [Letter.] Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007; 175: 858a-859.

Schneider DL and Lobato MN. Tuberculosis control among people in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007 July; 33 (1): 9-14.

Weiner M, Burman W, Luo C-C, Peloquin CA, Engle M, Goldberg S,  Agarwal V, and Vernon A. Effects of rifampin and multidrug-resistance gene polymorphism on concentrations of moxifloxacin. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2007 August; 51 (8): 2861-2866.

Zhao Z. Early stopping clinical trials of binomial response with an exact group sequential method. Statistics in Medicine 2007 Apr 15; 26(8):1724-1729.


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