Svetlana Y. Mironova

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OBJECTIVE AND METHODS A long-term observational study was conducted in Samara, Russia to assess the survival and risk factors for death of a cohort of non-multidrug resistant tuberculosis (non-MDRTB) and multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDRTB) civilian and prison patients and a civilian extensive drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDRTB) cohort. RESULTS MDRTB(More)
DEDICATION This work is dedicated to my family, both in America and in Russia: to my husband David and my daughters Natasha and Stacey for being there for me and encouraging me in any way they could; to Babulya who taught me all invaluable lessons of life and how to stick to my goals and never give up; to my Mom for being a role model and a friend; to my(More)
Former Soviet Union countries including the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia) are hot spots for an emerging epidemic of drug resistant tuberculosis (TB). As a part of the development of a co-ordinated network of centers for diagnostic trials across Eastern Europe we conducted a retrospective multicenter analysis of the performance of the(More)
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