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Effect of Mycobacterium tuberculosis on HIV replication. Role of immune activation.
Whether MTB modulates HIV infection in vivo and in an in vitro model is determined and this MTB-mediated viral production likely occurs through Ag-specific activation and infection of responding T cells.
Emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in New York City
Moxifloxacin versus ethambutol in the first 2 months of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis.
- W. Burman, S. Goldberg, R. Chaisson
- Medicine, BiologyAmerican journal of respiratory and critical care…
- 1 August 2006
The addition of moxifloxacin to isoniazid, rifampin, and pyrazinamide did not affect 2-mo sputum culture status but did show increased activity at earlier time points.
Adherence to treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in a clinical population in New York City.
Relapse and acquired rifampin resistance in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis treated with rifampin- or rifabutin-based regimens in New York City, 1997-2000.
- Jiehui Li, S. Munsiff, C. Driver, J. Sackoff
- Medicine, BiologyClinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 July 2005
The risk for ARR among HIV-infected persons with TB did not depend on the rifamycin used but, rather, on therifampin dosing schedule in the intensive phase of treatment, and this association remained when confined to patients with a CD4+ T lymphocyte count of < 100 lymphocytes/mm3.
Prevalence of Tuberculin Skin Test Positivity in Clinical Population in New York City
Findings provide insight into current prevalence of TST positivity in many immigrant populations and will help both clinicians and health departments to target patients for LTBI treatment.
Linezolid use for treatment of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, New York City, 2000-06.
- H. Anger, F. Dworkin, S. Sharma, S. Munsiff, D. Nilsen, S. Ahuja
- Medicine, BiologyThe Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
- 1 April 2010
The majority of MDR TB patients on linezolid had favourable treatment outcomes, although treatment was complicated by adverse events that required extensive clinical management.
Performance of nucleic acid amplification tests for diagnosis of tuberculosis in a large urban setting.
- F. Laraque, Anne Griggs, M. Slopen, S. Munsiff
- MedicineClinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 July 2009
NAA testing was helpful for determining whether patients whose specimens tested positive for AFB on smear had TB or not, and supports the use of this test for early diagnosis of pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB.
Persistence of a highly resistant strain of tuberculosis in New York City during 1990-1999.
- S. Munsiff, B. Nivin, G. Sacajiu, B. Mathema, P. Bifani, B. Kreiswirth
- Medicine, BiologyThe Journal of infectious diseases
- 1 August 2003
Patients from 1 August 1993-31 December 1999 were less likely to be infected with human immunodeficiency virus, to have been born in the United States, to be homeless, toHave been incarcerated, and to have epidemiological links; 16% of patients had nosocomial- and 9% had community-exposure links.