NIPPIE SARITA SHAH
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Epidemiology of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in the United States, 1993-2008N S Shah
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1234-40. 2012..However, few studies have used mycobacterial culture to rigorously confirm all smear-negative TB cases in a population-based cohort...
- Intensified tuberculosis case finding among HIV-Infected persons from a voluntary counseling and testing center in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaSarita Shah
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 111 East 210th Street, Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 50:537-45. 2009..To evaluate commonly available screening tests for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), using sputum bacteriology as a gold standard, in HIV-infected persons attending an urban voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...
- Rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and multidrug resistance by the microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility assayN Sarita Shah
Tugela Ferry Care and Research Collaboration, Tugela Ferry, South Africa
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1427-33. 2011..The microscopic observation drug-susceptibility (MODS) assay is a simple, rapid, low-cost test for TB and multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB, but data in individuals infected with HIV and in Africa are limited...
- Transmission of HIV-Associated XDR TB in Rural South AfricaNIPPIE SARITA SHAH; Fiscal Year: 2010..Findings will help improve the health of individuals and communities affected by the XDR TB epidemic and will create an evidence-base to guide sound public health policy for XDR TB disease prevention throughout the developing world. ..