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TB Notes 4, 2004

No. 4, 2004


CDC. Nosocomial transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis found through screening for severe acute respiratory syndrome – Taipei, Taiwan, 2003.  MMWR April 23, 2004; 53(15): 321-322.

CDC. Notice to Readers: Inadvertent intradermal administration of tetanus toxoid–containing vaccines instead of tuberculosis skin tests. MMWR 2004 Jul 30; 53(29): 662-4.

CDC. Tuberculosis associated with blocking agents against tumor necrosis factor-alpha – California, 2002-2003. MMWR August 6, 2004; 53(30): 683-686.

CDC. Tuberculosis transmission in a renal dialysis center – Nevada, 2003.  MMWR September 2004; 53(37): 873-875.

Castro KG. Book review of The Return of the White Plague: Global Poverty and the “New” Tuberculosis. N Engl J Med 2004 Dec 16; 351(25): 2665-2666.

Gordin FM. Rifapentine for the treatment of tuberculosis, is it all it can be? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169: 1176-1177.

Iademarco M, Sodt D, Sutherland WM.  Evaluation and epidemiological research in tuberculosis control: linking medical care and public health. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2004 Sept; 79(9): 1110-1112. Editorial.

Lobato M, Roberts C, Bazerman L, Hammett T.  Public health and correctional collaboration in tuberculosis control. Am J Prev Med 2004; 27(2): 112-117.

LoBue PA, Betancourt W, Cowan L, Seli L, Peter C, Moser KS. Identification of a familial cluster of pulmonary Mycobacterium bovis disease. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2004 Sep; 8(9):1142-6.

Malone JL, Ijaz K, Lambert L, Rosencrans L, Phillips L, Tomlinson V, Arbise M, Moolenaar RL, Dworkin MS, Simoes EJ. Investigation of healthcare-associated transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients with malignancies at three hospitals and at a residential facility. Cancer 2004; 101: 2713-2721.

McNabb S, Kammerer S, Hickey A, Braden C, Shang N, Rosenblum L, Navin T.  Added epidemiologic value to tuberculosis prevention and control of the investigation of clustered genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates. Am J Epidemiol 2004; 160(6): 589-597.

McNabb S, Surdo A, Redmond A, Cobb J, Wiley J, Chakrabarti S, Duncan H, Qualls N, Moore M. Applying a new conceptual framework to evaluate tuberculosis surveillance and action performance and measure the costs, Hillsborough County, Florida, 2002. AEP 2004;14(9): 640-645.

Nelson LJ, Schneider E, Wells CD, Moore M.  Epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis in the United States, 1993-2001: the need for continued vigilance.  Pediatrics 2004; 114(2): 333-341.

Nelson LJ and Wells CD. Tuberculosis in children: considerations for children from developing countries. Seminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2004 Jul; 15(3):150-154.

Pediatric Tuberculosis Collaborative Group. Targeted tuberculin skin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in children and adolescents. Pediatrics 2004; 114: 1175-1201.

Rajbhandary SS, Marks SM, Bock NN. Costs of patients hospitalized for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2004; 8(8): 1012-1016.

Schneider E, Laserson KF, Wells CD, Moore M. Tuberculosis along the United States-Mexico border, 1993-2001. Rev Panam Salud Publica/Pan Am J Public Health 2004; 16(1): 23-34.

Talbot E, Burgess D, Hone N, Iademarco M, Mwasekaga M, Moffat H, Moeti T, Mwansa R, Latsatsi P, Gokhale N, Kenyon T, Wells C. Tuberculosis serodiagnosis in a predominantly HIV-infected population of hospitalized patients with cough, Botswana, 2002. Clin Infect Dis 2004; 39 (1 July): E1-E7.

Weiner M, Bock N, Peloquin CA, Burman WJ, Khan A, Vernon A, Zhao Z, Weis S, Sterling T, Hayden K, Goldberg S, and the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium.  Pharmacokinetics of rifapentine at 600, 900, and 1,200 mg during once-weekly tuberculosis therapy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169: 1191-1197.

Winthrop K, Kubak B, Pegues D, Hufana C, Costamagna P, Desmond E, Sanders C, Shen P, Flores-Ibarra L, Osborne E, Bruckner D, Flood J.  Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis via lung transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 2004; 1-5.


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