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TB Notes 4, 2002
New CDC Publications
CDC. Increase in African immigrants and refugees with tuberculosis
— Seattle-King County, Washington, 1998-2001. MMWR 2002;
51 (39): 882-83.
Gupta R, Cegielski P, Espinal MA, et al. Increasing transparency
in partnerships for health -- introducing the Green Light Committee.
Tropical Medicine and International Health 2002:7(II); 970-76.
Ijaz K, Castro K. Pediatric tuberculosis: all in the family? Editorial.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2002; 23(10): 562-563.
Ijaz K, Dillaha JA, Yang Z, Cave MD, Bates JH. Unrecognized tuberculosis
in a nursing home causing death with spread of tuberculosis to the
community. J Am Geriatr Soc 2002; 50: 1213-1218.
Kenyon TA, Creek T, Laserson K, et al. Risk factors for transmission
of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from HIV-infected tuberculosis
patients, Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Disease 2002 Oct: 6
Marks SM, Taylor Z, Miller BI. Tuberculosis prevention versus hospitalization:
taxpayers save with prevention. J Health Care Poor Underserved
2002; 13: 392-401.
O’Brien RJ. Studies of the early bactericidal activity of new drugs
for tuberculosis: a help or a hindrance to antituberculosis drug
development? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002; 166: 3-4.
Panlilio AL, Burwen DR, Curtis AB, et al. Tuberculin skin testing
surveillance of health care personnel. Clin Infect Dis 2002
Aug 1; 35 (3): 219-227.
Selvakumar N, Rahman F, Garg R, et al. Evaluation of the phenol
ammonium sulfate sedimentation smear microscopy method for diagnosis
of pulmonary tuberculosis. J Clin Microb 2002 Aug; 40 (8):
Selvakumar N, Rahman F, Rajasekaran S, Narayanan PR, Frieden TR.
Inefficiency of 0.3% carbol fuchsin in Ziehl-Neelsen staining for
detecting acid-fast bacilli. J Clin Microb 2002 Aug; 40 (8):
Spradling P, Drociuk D, McLaughlin S, et al. Drug-drug interactions
in inmates treated for human immunodeficiency virus and Mycobacterium
tuberculosis infection or disease: an institutional tuberculosis
outbreak. CID 2002: 35 (1 November); 1106-12.
Spradling P, Nemtsova E, Aptekar T, et al. Anti-tuberculosis drug
resistance in community and prison patients, Orel Oblast, Russian
Federation. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2002 Sep; 6 (9): 757-62.
Talbot EA, Jensen PA, Moffat HJ, Wells CD. Occupational risk from
ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) lamps. Int J Tuberc
Lung Dis 2002 Aug; 6(8): 738-41.
Wilce M, Shrestha-Kuwahara R, Taylor Z, Qualls N, Marks S. Tuberculosis
contact investigation policies, practices, and challenges in 11
U.S. communities. J Public Health Management Practice 2002;