Affiliation: University of New Mexico
- Effect of drug resistance on the generation of secondary cases of tuberculosisMarcos Burgos
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA
J Infect Dis 188:1878-84. 2003..Here, we assess the relative pathogenicity of drug-resistant and drug-susceptible strains, in a human population...
- Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis: methodology and applicationsMarcos V Burgos
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Biomedica 24:188-201. 2004..Furthermore, these tools permit ever more effective probes into the dynamics of transmission, the population structure, evolution and pathogenesis of M. tuberculosis...
- Treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in San Francisco: an outpatient-based approachMarcos Burgos
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 5271, USA
Clin Infect Dis 40:968-75. 2005..Treatment of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis requires prolonged therapy, often involving long hospital stays. Despite intensive and costly therapy, cure rates are relatively low...
- Impact of bacterial genetics on the transmission of isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosisSebastian Gagneux
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA
PLoS Pathog 2:e61. 2006..tuberculosis lineages. Our results show that in addition to host and environmental factors, strain genetic diversity can influence the transmission dynamics of drug-resistant bacteria...