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TB Notes 4, 2007
Director's Letter
Highlights from State and Local Programs
  Delaware’s Lang TB Clinic Team Selected as Finalist for 2006 Team Excellence Award
New Tools Available to Help With Program Evaluation
TB Education and Training Network Updates
  Member Highlight
  Seventh Annual Conference Highlights
  TB ETN Cultural Competency Workgroup Update
  Second Annual Focal Points Meeting
Data Management and Statistics Branch Update
  Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Conference Held in August 2007
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Outbreak Investigations Branch Updates
  11th Semiannual Meeting of the TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium
  CDC Team Teaches TB/HIV Operational Research Course in Kiev, Ukraine
  2006 Annual Surveillance Report
New CDC Publications
Personnel Notes
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TB Notes Newsletter

No. 4, 2007

New CDC Publications

Bock NN, Jensen PA, Miller B, Nardell E. Tuberculosis infection control in resource-limited settings in the era of expanding HIV care and treatment. J Infect Dis 2007;196 Suppl 1:S108-13.

Cain KP, Kanara N, Laserson KF, Vannarith C, Sameourn K, Samnang K, Qualls ML, Wells CD, Varma JK. The epidemiology of HIV-associated tuberculosis in rural Cambodia. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2007;11:1008-13.

Conwell DS, Mosher A, Khan A, Tapy J, Sandman L, Vernon A, Horsburgh CR Jr. Factors associated with loss to follow-up in a large tuberculosis treatment trial (TBTC Study 22). Contemporary Clinical Trials 2007 May; 28(3):288-94.

Fu LM, Shinnick TM. Genome-wide exploration of the drug action of capreomycin on Mycobacterium tuberculosis using Affymetrix oligonucleotide GeneChips. Journal of Infection 2007 Mar; 54(3):277-84.

Holtz TH. XDR-TB in South Africa: revised definition. [Letter] PLoS Medicine / Public Library of Science 2007 April; 4(4):e161.

Holtz TH and Cegielski JP. Origin of the term XDR-TB. European Respiratory Journal 2007; 30(2): 396.

Mazurek GH, Weis SE, Moonan PK, Daley CL, Bernardo J, Lardizabal AA, Reves RR, Toney SR, Daniels LJ, LoBue PA. Prospective comparison of the tuberculin skin test and 2 whole-blood interferon-gamma release assays in persons with suspected tuberculosis. Clin Infect Dis 2007;45:837-45.

Mazurek GH, Zajdowicz MJ, Hankinson AL, Costigan DJ, Toney SR, Rothel JS, Daniels LJ, Pascual FB, Shang N, Keep LW, LoBue PA. Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in United States Navy recruits using the tuberculin skin test or whole-blood interferon-gamma release assays. Clin Infect Dis 2007;45:826-36.

Miranda A, Morgan M, Jamal L, Laserson K, Barreira D, et al. Impact of antiretroviral therapy on the incidence of tuberculosis: the Brazilian experience, 1995–2001. PLoS ONE 2007; 2(9): e826.

Sehgal S, Dewan PK, Chauhan LS, Sahu S, Wares F, Granich R. Public-private mix TB activities in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, North India: delivering DOTS via collaboration with private providers and non-governmental organizations. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis 2007 April; 54(2):79-83.

Wells CD, Cegielski JP, Nelson LJ, Laserson KF, Holtz TH, Finlay A, Castro KG, Weyer K, et al. HIV infection and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: the perfect storm. J Infect Dis 2007;196 Suppl 1:S86-107.


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