J Peter Cegielski
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- A web-based laboratory information system to improve quality of care of tuberculosis patients in Peru: functional requirements, implementation and usage statisticsJoaquin A Blaya
1Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School MIT, 77 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:33. 2007....
- Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: "there must be some kind of way out of here"J Peter Cegielski
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 50:S195-200. 2010....
- Cryptosporidium, enterocytozoon, and cyclospora infections in pediatric and adult patients with diarrhea in TanzaniaJ P Cegielski
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Clin Infect Dis 28:314-21. 1999..Cryptosporidium and Enterocytozoon were associated with malnutrition. Asymptomatic fecal shedding of Enterocytozoon in otherwise healthy, HIV children has not been described previously...
- The relationship between malnutrition and tuberculosis: evidence from studies in humans and experimental animalsJ P Cegielski
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:286-98. 2004..If it is true, malnutrition may account for a greater population attributable risk of TB than HIV infection, and certainly a much more correctable one...
- Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in the United States, 1993-2007N Sarita Shah
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Mailstop E 10, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 300:2153-60. 2008..Worldwide emergence of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has raised global public health concern, given the limited therapy options and high mortality...
- HIV infection and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: the perfect stormCharles D Wells
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 196:S86-107. 2007..The global human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection epidemic has caused explosive increases in TB incidence and may be contributing to increases in MDR-TB prevalence...
- The global tuberculosis situation. Progress and problems in the 20th century, prospects for the 21st centuryJ Peter Cegielski
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:1-58. 2002..Still, recent developments in immunology, biochemistry, and molecular biology suggest that new knowledge and tools are just around the corner. These will enhance the ability to conquer this microbe by the end of the current century...
- Nutritional risk factors for tuberculosis among adults in the United States, 1971-1992J Peter Cegielski
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Epidemiol 176:409-22. 2012..A low serum albumin level also increased the risk of TB, but low vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, and iron status did not. A population's nutritional profile is an important determinant of its TB incidence...
- Predictors of poor outcomes among patients treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis at DOTS-plus projectsEkaterina V Kurbatova
U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, International Research and Programs Branch, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Tuberculosis (Edinb) 92:397-403. 2012..To prevent treatment default, management of patients who are unemployed, homeless, alcoholic, or have a prison history requires extra measures to insure treatment completion...
- Worldwide emergence of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosisN Sarita Shah
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 13:380-7. 2007..9%) met criteria for XDR TB. Further investigation of population-based trends and expanded efforts to prevent drug resistance and effectively treat patients with MDR TB are crucial for protection of public health and control of TB...
- Prevalence of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in foreign-born tuberculosis cases in the U.S. and in their countries of originAllison B Taylor
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e49355. 2012..Our objective was to determine whether the prevalence of drug resistance among foreign-born TB cases correlates better with data from the Global DRS or with data on foreign-born TB cases in the NTSS...