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January - December 2008

Anuwatnonthakate A, Limsomboon P, Nateniyom S, Wattanaamornkiat W, Komsakorn S, Moolphete S, Chiengsorn N, Kaewsa-ard S, Sombat P, Siangphoe U, Mock PA, Varma JK. Directly observed therapy is associated with improved tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Thailand, 2004–2006. PLoSONE. 2008; 3: e3089

Asencios L, Yale G, Yagui M, Quispe N, Taylor A, Blaya J, Contreras C, Cegielski P, Bayona J, Bonilla C, and Shin S. Programmatic implementation of rapid DST for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Peru. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Jul; 12(7): 743-9.

Asghar RJ, Pratt RH, Kammerer JS, Navin TR. Tuberculosis in South Asians living in the United States, 1993-2004. Arch Intern Med 2008;168(9):936-942.

Bennett DE, Courval JM, Onorato I, Agerton T, Gibson JD, Lambert L, McQuillan GM, Lewis B, Navin TR, and Castro KG. Prevalence of tuberculosis infection in the United States population. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2000. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177: 348–355.

Blossom DB, Alelis KA, Chang DC, Flores AH, Gill J, Beall D, Peterson AM, Jensen B, Noble-Wang J, Williams M, Yakrus MA, Arduino MJ, Srinivasan A. Pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus infection caused by laboratory contamination. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 2008 Jan; 29(1):57-62.

Buff AM, Deshpande SJ, Harrington TA, Wofford TS, O'Hara TW, Carrigan K, Martin NJ, McDowell JC, Ijaz K, Jensen PA, Lambert LA, Moore M, Oeltmann JE. Investigation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission aboard the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, 2006. Mil Med. 2008 Jun;173(6):588-93.

Burman W, McNeeley D, Moulton LH, Spigelman M, Vernon A. Advancing the science in clinical trials for new TB drugs [editorial]. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Feb;12 (2):111-112(2).

Cain KP and Mac Kenzie WR. Overcoming the limits of tuberculosis prevention among foreign-born individuals: next steps toward eliminating tuberculosis [editorial]. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008 Jan 1;46:107–109.

Cain KP, Benoit SR, Winston CA, Mac Kenzie WR. Tuberculosis among foreign-born persons in the United States. JAMA 2008; 300(4): 405-412.

Cobelens FGJ, Heldal E, Kimerling ME, Mitnick CD, Podewils LJ, Ramachandran R, Rieder HL, Weyer K, and Zignol M, on behalf of the Working Group on MDR-TB of the Stop TB Partnership. Scaling up programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: A prioritized research agenda. PLoS Med 2008; 5(7): e150.

Cooksey RC, Jhung MA, Yakrus MA, WR, Adékambi T, Morlock GP, Williams M, Shams AM, Jensen BJ, Morey RE, Charles N, Toney SR, Jost, Jr. KC, Dunbar DF, Bennett V, Kuan M, and Srinivasan A. Multiphasic approach reveals genetic diversity of environmental and patient isolates of Mycobacterium mucogenicum and Mycobacterium phocaicum associated with an outbreak of bacteremias at a Texas hospital. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2008 Apr; 74(8): 2480–2487.

Furuya EY, Paez A, Srinivasan A, Cooksey R, Augenbraun M, Baron M, Brudney K, Della-Latta P, Estivariz C, Fischer S, Flood M, Kellner P, Roman C, Yakrus M, Weiss D, and Granowitz EV. Outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus wound infections among “lipotourists” from the United States who underwent abdominoplasty in the Dominican Republic. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008; 46:1181–8.

Galgalo T, Dalal S, Cain KP, Oeltmann J, Tetteh C, Kamau JG, Njenga MK, Breiman RF, Chakaya JM, Irimu HM, Miller B, De Cock KM, Bock NN, Ijaz K. Tuberculosis risk among staff of a large public hospital in Kenya. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Aug; 12(8): 949-54.

Gammino VM, Mboya JJ, Samandari T, Sheth A, Almquist J, Nkubito G, Jimbo W, Obita G, Roels TH, Wells CD, Kilmarx PH, Nelson LJ. Baseline evaluation of routine HIV testing among tuberculosis patients in Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 March; 12 (Suppl 1): S92-S94(1).

Haddad MB, Porucznik CA, Joyce KE, De AK, Pavia AT, Rolfs RT, Byington CL. Risk factors for pediatric invasive pneumococcal disease in the Intermountain West, 1996–2002. Ann Epidemiol 2008;18(2):139–146.

Haley CA, Cain KP, Yu C, Garman KF, Wells CD, Laserson KF. Risk-based screening for latent tuberculosis infection. Southern Medical Journal 2008 Feb; 101(2):142-9.

Haley CA, Stephan S, Vossel LF, Sherfy EA, Laserson KF, Kainer MA. Successful use of rifampicin for Hispanic foreign-born patients with latent tuberculosis infection. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Feb; 12 (2):160-167(8).

Hamilton CD, Stout JE, Goodman PC, Mosher A, Menzies R, Schluger NW, Khan A, Johnson JL, Vernon AN, and the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium. The value of end-of-treatment chest radiograph in predicting pulmonary tuberculosis relapse. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008; 12(9):1059–1064.

Hemhongsa P, Tasaneeyapan T, Swaddiwudhipong W, Danyuttapolchai J, Pisuttakoon K, Rienthong S, McCarthy K, Varma MJ, Whitmore J, Varma JK. TB, HIV-associated TB and multidrug-resistant TB on Thailand’s border with Myanmar, 2006–2007. Trop Med Int Health. 2008; 13:1288-1296.

Hlavsa MC, Moonan PK, Cowan LS, Navin TR, Kammerer JS, Morlock GP, Crawford JT, Lobue PA. Human tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis in the United States, 1995-2005. Clin Infect Dis 2008 Jul 15;47(2):168-75.

Holtz TH. Tuberculosis epidemiology. In: Heggenhougen K and Quah S, eds. International Encyclopedia of Public Health, vol. VI. San Diego, CA: Academic Press; 2008: 382-391.

Hoopes AJ, Kammerer JS, Harrington TA, Ijaz K, Armstrong LR. Isoniazid-monoresistant tuberculosis in the United States, 1993 to 2003. Archives of Internal Medicine 2008;168(18):1984-1992.

Joseph HA, Waldman K, Rawls C, Wilce M, and Shrestha-Kuwahara R. TB perspectives among a sample of Mexicans in the United States: results from an ethnographic study. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 2008 Apr; 10(2): 177-85.

Kanara N, Cain KP, Laserson KF, Vannarith C, Sameourn K, Samnang K, Qualls ML, Wells CD, Varma JK. Using program evaluation to improve the performance of a TB-HIV project in Banteay Meanchey, Cambodia. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 March; 12 (Suppl 1): S44-S50(1).

Khan K, Navin TR, Courval JM, Bierman A, Bennett DE, Castro KG, Gardam M. Decline in prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection: is the waning of tuberculin reaction a factor? [Editorial.] Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 178: 652-653.

Kittikraisak W, Burapat C, Kaewsa-ard S, Watthana W, Sirinak C, Sattayawuthiponge W, Jittimanee S, Pobkeeree V, Varma JK. Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment default among HIV-infected tuberculosis patients in Thailand. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008; 103: 59-66.

Kittikraisak W, Burapat C, Nateniyom N, Akksilp S, Mankatittham W, Sirinak C, Suphanam A, Kanphukiew A, Varma JK. Improvements in physical and mental health among HIV-infected patients treated for TB in Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;39:1061-71.

Lambert LA, Espinoza L, Haddad MB, Hanley P, Misselbeck T, Myatt FG, Lewis DS, Porter SS, Ijaz K, MD, and Haley CA. Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a Tennessee prison, 2002-2004. Journal of Correctional Health Care 2008 Jan;14 (1): 39–47.

Lobato MN, Jereb JA, Starke JR. Unintended consequences: mandatory tuberculin skin testing and severe isoniazid hepatotoxicity. Pediatrics 2008; 121: e1732-e1733.

Lobato MN, Mohamed MH, Hadler JL. Tuberculosis in a low-incidence US area: local consequences of global disruptions. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 May; 12(5):506-512(7).

Lobato MN, Sun SJ, Moonan PK, Weis SE, Saiman L, Reichard AA, Feja K, for the Zero Tolerance for Pediatric TB Study Group. Underuse of effective measures to prevent and manage pediatric tuberculosis in the United States. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008; 162(5): 426-431.

Lolekha R, Anuwatnonthakate A, Nateniyom S, Sumnapun S, Yamada N, Wattanaamornkiat W, Sattayawuthipong W, Charusuntonsri P, Sanguanwongse N, Wells CD, Varma JK. Childhood TB epidemiology and treatment outcomes in Thailand – TB Active Surveillance Network, 2004–2006. BMC Infect Dis. 2008;8:94.

Marks SM, DeLuca N, Walton W. Knowledge, attitudes and risk perceptions about tuberculosis: US National Health Interview Survey. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Nov; 12(11):1261-1267(7).

Marks SM, Murrill C, Sanchez T, Liu KL, Finlayson T, and Guilin V. Self-reported tuberculosis disease and tuberculin skin testing in the New York City house ballroom community. Am J Pub Health 2008 Jun; 98(6): 1068-73.

McCarthy KD, Metchock B, Kanphukiew A, Monkongdee P, Sinthuwattanawibool C, Tasaneeyapan T, Rienthong S, Ngamlert K, Srisuwanvilai L-O, Varma JK. Monitoring the performance of mycobacteriology laboratories: a proposal for standardized indicators. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12(9):1015–1020.

Moonan PK, Weis SE. Assessing the impact of targeted tuberculosis interventions.[letter]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Mar 1; 177(5):557-8.

Mor Z, Adler A, Leventhal A, Volovic I, Rosenfeld E, Lobato M, Chemtob D. Tuberculosis behind bars in Israel: policy making within a dynamic situation. The Israel Medical Association Journal 2008; 10: 202-206.

Mor Z, Migliori GB, Althomsons SP, Loddenkemper R, Trnka L, Iademarco MF. Comparison of tuberculosis surveillance systems in low-incidence industrialized countries. Eur Respir J 2008 Aug 6.

Nadol P, Stinson KW, Coggin W, Naicker M, Wells CD, Miller B, Nelson LJ. Electronic tuberculosis surveillance systems: a tool for managing today's TB programs. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 March; 12 (Suppl 1): S8-S16(1).

Nateniyom S, Jittimanee SX, Viriyakitjar D, Jittimanee S, Keophaithool S, Varma JK. Provider-initiated diagnostic HIV counselling and testing in tuberculosis clinics in Thailand. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Aug; 12(8): 955-961.

Norval P-Y, Heldal E, L'Herminez R, Laserson K, Godfrey A  Revising the tuberculosis recording and reporting information system. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 March;12 (Suppl 1): S17-S19(1).

Oeltmann JE, Chengeta B, Mboya JJ, Wells CD, Kilmarx PH, Samandari T, Nelson LJ. Reported childhood tuberculosis treatment outcomes, Gaborone and Francistown, Botswana, 1998-2002. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 February; 12 (2):186-192(7).

Oeltmann JE, Varma JK, Ortega L, Liu Y, O’Rourke T, Cano M, Harrington T, Sean Toney, Jones W, Karuchit S, Diem L, Rienthong D, Tappero JW, Ijaz K, and Maloney SA. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis outbreak among US-bound Hmong refugees, Thailand, 2005. EID 2008 Nov; 14(11):1715-21.

Rodwell TC, Moore M, Moser KS, Brodine SK, Strathdee SA. Tuberculosis from Mycobacterium bovis in binational communities. Emerg Infect Dis 2008 June; 14(6).

Rutz HJ, Bur S, Lobato MN, Baucom S, Bohle E, Baruch NG.  Tuberculosis control in a large urban jail: discordance between policy and reality. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice 2008; 14(5): 442-447.

Sai Babu B, Satyanarayana AVV, Venkateshwaralu G, Ramakrishna U, Vikram P, Sahu S, Wares F, Dewan PK, Santosha K, Jyoti J, Srinath S, Chethana R, Neelima T, Vinod P Yogesh M, Chauhan LS. Initial default among diagnosed sputum smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Andhra Pradesh, India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis  2008; 12(9):1055–1058.

Sanguanwongse N, Cain KP, Suriya P, Nateniyom S, Yamada N, Wattanaamornkiat W, Sumnapan S, Sattayawuthipong W, Kaewsa-ard S, Ingkaseth S, and Varma JK. Antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected tuberculosis patients saves lives but needs to be used more frequently in Thailand. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2008;48:181–189.

Shah NS, Anh MH, Thuy TT, Duong Thom BS, Linh T, Nghia DT, Sy DN, Duong BD, Chau LT, Wells C, Laserson K, Varma JK. Population-based chest X-ray screening for pulmonary tuberculosis in people living with HIV/AIDS, An Giang, Vietnam. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 Apr;12(4):404-10.

Shah NS, Pratt R, Armstrong L, Robison V, Castro KG, Cegielski JP.  Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the United States, 1993–2007.  JAMA 2008; 300(18):2153-2160.

Shean KP, Willcox PA, Siwendu SN, Laserson KF, Gross L, Kammerer S, Wells CD, Holtz TH. Treatment outcome and follow-up of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients, West Coast/Winelands, South Africa, 1992–2002. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008; 12(10): 1182–1189.

Shetty PVD, Granich RM, Patil AB, Sawant SK, Sahu S, Wares DF, Chauhan LS, Joshi PL. Cross-referral between voluntary HIV counselling and testing centres and TB services, Maharashtra, India, 2003-2004. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008 March; 12 (Suppl 1): S26-S31(1).

Shin SS, Yagui M, Ascencios L, Yale G, Suarez C, Quispe N, Bonilla C, Blaya J, Taylor A, Contreras C, Cegielski P. Scale-up of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis laboratory services, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis 2008 May.

Sirinak C, Kittikraisak W, Pinjeesekikul D, Charusuntonsri P, Luanloed P, Srisuwanvilai LO, Nateniyom S, Akksilp S, Likanonsakul S, Sattayawuthipong W, Burapat C, Varma JK. Viral hepatitis and HIV-associated tuberculosis: risk factors and TB treatment outcomes in Thailand. BMC Public Health. 2008;8:245.

Sosa LE, Lobato MN, Condren T, Williams MN, Hadler JL. Outbreak of tuberculosis in a correctional facility: consequences of missed opportunities. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2008; 12(6):689–691.

Srisuwanvilaia L, Monkongdeeb P, Podewils LJ, Ngamlerta K, Pobkeereeb V, Puripokaia P, Kanjanamongkolsiria P, Subhachaturasa W, Akarasewib P, Wells CD, Tappero JW, Varma JK. Performance of the BACTEC MGIT 960 compared with solid media for detection of Mycobacterium in Bangkok, Thailand. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2008; 61:402–407.

Weber AM, Areerat P, Fischer JE, Thamthitiwat S, Olsen SJ, Varma JK. Factors associated with tuberculosis diagnostic evaluation among adults hospitalized for clinical pneumonia in Thailand. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29:648-57.

 
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