Stephen E Weis

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Personal and societal health quality lost to tuberculosis
    Thaddeus L Miller
    School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Ft Worth, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5080. 2009
  2. pmc Universal HIV screening at a major metropolitan TB clinic: HIV prevalence and high-risk behaviors among TB patients
    S E Weis
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth 76107, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:73-5. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Transmission dynamics of tuberculosis in Tarrant county, Texas
    Stephen E Weis
    Division of Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 76107, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:36-42. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of anal intraepithelial neoplasia defined by anal cytology screening and high-resolution anoscopy in a primary care population of HIV-infected men and women
    Stephen E Weis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:433-41. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment costs of directly observed therapy and traditional therapy for Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a comparative analysis
    S E Weis
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 76107, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:976-84. 1999
  6. doi request reprint Evidence for chronic lung impairment in patients treated for pulmonary tuberculosis
    Mauricio Vecino
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, TX, United States
    J Infect Public Health 4:244-52. 2011
  7. pmc Does directly observed therapy (DOT) reduce drug resistant tuberculosis?
    Patrick K Moonan
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Department of Medicine, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:19. 2011
  8. pmc Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis and its contribution to TB burden
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:259. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The societal cost of tuberculosis: Tarrant County, Texas, 2002
    Thaddeus L Miller
    School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Ft Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:1-7. 2010
  10. pmc Non-hispanic whites have higher risk for pulmonary impairment from pulmonary tuberculosis
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Internal Medicine, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:119. 2012

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Publications29

  1. pmc Personal and societal health quality lost to tuberculosis
    Thaddeus L Miller
    School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Ft Worth, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5080. 2009
    ..We estimated QALYs lost to pulmonary TB patients from all known sources, and estimated health loss to prevalent TB disease...
  2. pmc Universal HIV screening at a major metropolitan TB clinic: HIV prevalence and high-risk behaviors among TB patients
    S E Weis
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth 76107, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:73-5. 1999
    ..This study assessed the outcome of implementing a policy of universal screening of patients with tuberculosis (TB) for HIV infection at a major metropolitan public health TB clinic...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transmission dynamics of tuberculosis in Tarrant county, Texas
    Stephen E Weis
    Division of Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 76107, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:36-42. 2002
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of anal intraepithelial neoplasia defined by anal cytology screening and high-resolution anoscopy in a primary care population of HIV-infected men and women
    Stephen E Weis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:433-41. 2011
    ..Similarly, the prevalence of abnormal cytology, used as a screen, is not well-defined in these subgroups...
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment costs of directly observed therapy and traditional therapy for Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a comparative analysis
    S E Weis
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 76107, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:976-84. 1999
    ..This study compared costs of tuberculosis treatment in DOT to the same factors in traditional therapy...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence for chronic lung impairment in patients treated for pulmonary tuberculosis
    Mauricio Vecino
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, TX, United States
    J Infect Public Health 4:244-52. 2011
    ..The stability of PIAT and the relationship of PIAT to the duration of delay in tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment have not been fully characterized...
  7. pmc Does directly observed therapy (DOT) reduce drug resistant tuberculosis?
    Patrick K Moonan
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Department of Medicine, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:19. 2011
    ..This study compares the portion of drug resistant genotype clusters, representing recent transmission, within and between communities implementing programs differing only in their directly observed therapy (DOT) practices...
  8. pmc Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis and its contribution to TB burden
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:259. 2010
    ..We assessed the burden of TB including pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis in Tarrant County, Texas using Disability-adjusted Life Years (DALYs)...
  9. doi request reprint The societal cost of tuberculosis: Tarrant County, Texas, 2002
    Thaddeus L Miller
    School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Ft Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:1-7. 2010
    ..Unmeasured TB costs lead to underestimates of the benefit of prevention and create conditions that could result in a resurgence of TB. We gathered data from Tarrant County, Texas, for 2002, to estimate the societal cost due to TB...
  10. pmc Non-hispanic whites have higher risk for pulmonary impairment from pulmonary tuberculosis
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Internal Medicine, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:119. 2012
    ..Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis (PIAT) contributes heavily to the societal burden of TB. Individual impacts associated with PIAT may vary by race/ethnicity or socioeconomic status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using the St. George respiratory questionnaire to ascertain health quality in persons with treated pulmonary tuberculosis
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Medicine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Chest 132:1591-8. 2007
    ..We measured HRQoL pattern changes and the usefulness of the SGRQ in their ascertainment...
  12. doi request reprint Treatment of high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia with infrared coagulation in a primary care population of HIV-infected men and women
    Stephen E Weis
    Dermatology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1236-43. 2012
    ..High-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia, the putative anal carcinoma precursor, is more common in HIV-infected persons. The ideal treatment for these lesions has not been established...
  13. ncbi request reprint Using cost and health impacts to prioritize the targeted testing of tuberculosis in the United States
    Thaddeus L Miller
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:305-12. 2006
    ..However, this policy, if not targeted, may be inefficient. We determined the efficiency of a state-law mandated TB screening program and a non state-law mandated one in terms of cost, morbidity, treatment, and disease averted...
  14. ncbi request reprint What is the outcome of targeted tuberculosis screening based on universal genotyping and location?
    Patrick K Moonan
    School of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:599-604. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint What are the costs of suspected but not reported tuberculosis?
    Thaddeus L Miller
    School of Public Health, Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, TX, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:777-81. 2006
    ..Elimination efforts are undervalued without fully quantifying the burden of tuberculosis. This may lead to decreased support and resurgence of this disease. This report provides a preliminary quantification of these costs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Chest 131:1817-24. 2007
    ..Pulmonary impairment subsequent to a cure of pulmonary tuberculosis has been described only in selected populations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis in the foreign-born population of Tarrant county, Texas by immigration status
    S E Weis
    Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:953-7. 2001
    ..Further studies in other regions of the U.S. are needed to determine if screening and treatment recommendations of persons who spend extended periods in the U.S. should be raised to the standards set for permanent residents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment of active tuberculosis: challenges and prospects
    Behzad Sahbazian
    John Peter Smith Hospital, Viola Pitts Como Community Health Clinic, 4701 Bryant Irvin Road, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Clin Chest Med 26:273-82, vi. 2005
    ..This article reviews the basic principles of drug treatment of tuberculosis, individual pharmacologic agents, current treatment recommendations, and several special situations that clinicians are likely to encounter in medical practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Associate investigations: detection of tuberculosis infections in children resulting in discovery of undiagnosed tuberculosis in adults
    Patrick K Moonan
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 76107, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:397-400. 2002
    ..When TB infections are discovered in children, associate investigations can result in the discovery of undiagnosed adult cases and prevent further transmission within the community...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis: what is the yield of associate investigations in non-BCG-immunized children with positive tuberculin skin tests?
    P K Moonan
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas 76104, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:322-7. 2005
    ..Urban county health department in Tarrant County, Texas, USA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis control in a border state. Treatment of the foreign-born
    Stephen E Weis
    Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Tarrant County Health Department, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:59-71. 2002
    ..As the epidemiology of TB in the United States changes, with more foreign-born and fewer native-born residents developing the disease, treatment can be expected to become more complicated and expensive...
  22. ncbi request reprint The NKp46 receptor contributes to NK cell lysis of mononuclear phagocytes infected with an intracellular bacterium
    Ramakrishna Vankayalapati
    Center for Pulmonary and Infectious Disease Control, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    J Immunol 168:3451-7. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of nuclear cyclic adenosine 5'-monophosphate response element-binding proteins and IFN-gamma promoter function in disease due to an intracellular pathogen
    Buka Samten
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and Center for Pulmonary and Infectious Disease Control, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, TX 75708, USA
    J Immunol 168:3520-6. 2002
    ..These data suggest that reduced expression of CREB nuclear proteins in tuberculosis patients results in decreased IFN-gamma promoter activity and reduced IFN-gamma production...
  24. pmc Transmission of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Texas and Mexico
    Teresa N Quitugua
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Microbiology, 78245, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 40:2716-24. 2002
    ..Although some DR M. tuberculosis strains are geographically restricted, this study suggests that a number of strains are transmitted between Mexico and the United States...
  25. pmc Enzyme-linked immunospot and tuberculin skin testing to detect latent tuberculosis infection
    Homayoun Shams
    CPIDC, University of Texas Health Center, 11937 U S Highway 271, Tyler, TX 75708 3154
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1161-8. 2005
    ..Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is currently based on the tuberculin skin test. The enzyme-linked immunospot assay (ELISPOT) is a new blood test to diagnose LTBI...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing the impact of targeted tuberculosis interventions
    Patrick K Moonan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:557-8. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of the tuberculin skin test and 2 whole-blood interferon-gamma release assays in persons with suspected tuberculosis
    Gerald H Mazurek
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:837-45. 2007
    ..tuberculosis by culture...
  28. ncbi request reprint Serum cytokine concentrations do not parallel Mycobacterium tuberculosis-induced cytokine production in patients with tuberculosis
    Ramakrishna Vankayalapati
    Center for Pulmonary and Infectious Disease Control, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Health Center, Tyler, TX 75708 3154, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:24-8. 2003
    ..tuberculosis-induced cytokine levels, and increased IL-10 serum levels in patients with tuberculosis inhibit IFN-gamma production in response to mycobacterial antigens...