Carter Vickery

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OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility and case detection rate of a geographic information systems (GIS)-based integrated community screening strategy for tuberculosis, syphilis, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional study of all participants presenting to geographic hot spot screenings in Wake County, North Carolina.(More)
Erythrocyte transketolase activity as measured by a new fluorimetric method was used to define the tissue thiamine status of an age-stratified sample of 42 adults. Concurrent 7-day dietary assessments were made. 26% of subjects (6/21 men, 5/21 women) were biochemically abnormal. Subjects who were biochemically normal had mean daily thiamine intakes that(More)
BACKGROUND Community-based screening for TB, combined with HIV and syphilis testing, faces a number of barriers. One significant barrier is the value that target communities place on such screening. METHODS Integrated testing for TB, HIV, and syphilis was performed in neighborhoods identified using geographic information systems-based disease mapping. TB(More)
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