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    • Aggressive Regimens for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Decrease All-Cause Mortality 

      Mitnick, Carole Diane; Franke, Molly Forrest; Rich, Michael Leonard; Alcantara Viru, Felix A.; Appleton, Sasha C.; Atwood, Sidney S.; Bayona, Jaime N.; Bonilla, Cesar A.; Chalco, Katiuska; Fraser, Hamish S. F.; Furin, Jennifer J.; Guerra, Dalia; Hurtado, Rocio M.; Joseph, Keith; Llaro, Karim; Mestanza, Lorena; Mukherjee, Joia S.; Muñoz, Maribel; Palacios, Eda; Sanchez, Epifanio; Seung, Kwonjune J.; Shin, Sonya S.; Sloutsky, Alexander; Tolman, Arielle W.; Becerra, Mercedes C. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Rationale: A better understanding of the composition of optimal treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is essential for expanding universal access to effective treatment and for developing new ...
    • Cultural elements underlying the community health representative – client relationship on Navajo Nation 

      Gampa, Vikas; Smith, Casey; Muskett, Olivia; King, Caroline; Sehn, Hannah; Malone, Jamy; Curley, Cameron; Brown, Chris; Begay, Mae-Gilene; Shin, Sonya; Nelson, Adrianne Katrina (BioMed Central, 2017)
      Background: Navajo Nation Community Health Representatives (CHR) are trained community health workers (CHWs) who provide crucial services for patients and families. The success of the CHRs’ interventions depends on the ...
    • Impact of HIV on mortality among patients treated for tuberculosis in Lima, Peru: a prospective cohort study 

      Velasquez, Gustavo Eduardo; Cegielski, J. Peter; Murray, Megan Blanche; Yagui, Martin J. A.; Asencios, Luis L.; Bayona, Jaime; Bonilla, Cesar; Jave, Hector O.; Yale, Gloria; Suárez, Carmen Z.; Sanchez, Eduardo; Rojas, Christian; Atwood, Sidney Sterling; Contreras, Carmen C.; Cruz, Janeth Santa; Shin, Sonya Sunhi (Springer Science + Business Media, 2015)
      Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated tuberculosis deaths have decreased worldwide over the past decade. We sought to evaluate the effect of HIV status on tuberculosis mortality among patients ...
    • Implementing Evidence-Based Alcohol Interventions in a Resource-Limited Setting: Novel Delivery Strategies in Tomsk, Russia 

      Shin, Sonya Sunhi; Livchits, Viktoriya; Nelson, Adrianne K; Lastimoso, Charmaine S; Yanova, Galina V; Yanov, Sergey A; Mishustin, Sergey P; Connery, Hilary Smith; Greenfield, Shelly Faith (Informa Healthcare, 2012)
      Effective implementation of evidence-based interventions in “real-world” settings can be challenging. Interventions based on externally valid trial findings can be even more difficult to apply in resource-limited settings, ...
    • Long-term Follow-up for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis 

      Shin, Sonya Sunhi; Furin, Jennifer J.; Alcántara, Felix; Bayona, Jaime; Sánchez, Epifanio; Mitnick, Carole Diane (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006)
      Patients treated in Peru for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) were followed-up for a median of 67 months. Among 86 patients considered cured after completion of treatment, 97% remain healthy; 1 patient relapsed. ...
    • Multidrug Resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment Regimens and Patient Outcomes: An Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis of 9,153 Patients 

      Ahuja, Shama D.; Ashkin, David; Avendano, Monika; Banerjee, Rita; Bauer, Melissa; Bayona, Jamie N.; Becerra, Mercedes C.; Benedetti, Andrea; Burgos, Marcos; Centis, Rosella; Chan, Eward D.; Chiang, Chen-Yuan; Cox, Helen; D'Ambrosio, Lia; DeRiemer, Kathy; Dung, Nguyen Huy; Enarson, Donald; Falzon, Dennis; Flanagan, Katherine; Flood, Jennifer; Garcia-Garcia, Maria L.; Gandhi, Neel; Granich, Reuben M.; Hollm-Delgado, Maria G.; Holtz, Timothy H.; Iseman, Michael D.; Jarlsberg, Leah G.; Keshavjee, Salmaan A.; Kim, Hye-Ryoun; Koh, Won-Jung; Lancaster, Joey; Lange, Christophe; de Lange, Wiel C. M.; Leimane, Vaira; Leung, Chi Chiu; Li, Jiehui; Menzies, Dick; Migliori, Giovanni B.; Mishustin, Sergey P.; Mitnick, Carole Diane; Narita, Masa; O'Riordan, Philly; Pai, Madhukar; Palmero, Domingo; Park, Seung-kyu; Pasvol, Geoffrey; Peña, Jose; Pérez-Guzmán, Carlos; Quelapio, Maria I. D.; Ponce-de-Leon, Alfredo; Riekstina, Vija; Robert, Jerome; Royce, Sarah; Schaaf, H. Simon; Seung, Kwonjune Justin; Shah, Lena; Shim, Tae Sun; Shin, Sonya Sunhi; Shiraishi, Yuji; Sifuentes-Osornio, José; Sotgiu, Giovanni; Strand, Matthew J.; Tabarsi, Payam; Tupasi, Thelma E.; van Altena, Robert; Van der Walt, Martie; Van der Werf, Tjip S.; Vargas, Mario H.; Viiklepp, Pirett; Westenhouse, Janice; Yew, Wing Wai; Yim, Jae-Joon (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Background: Treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is lengthy, toxic, expensive, and has generally poor outcomes. We undertook an individual patient data meta-analysis to assess the impact on outcomes of ...
    • Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment failure detection depends on monitoring interval and microbiological method 

      Mitnick, Carole D.; White, Richard A.; Lu, Chunling; Rodriguez, Carly A.; Bayona, Jaime; Becerra, Mercedes C.; Burgos, Marcos; Centis, Rosella; Cohen, Theodore; Cox, Helen; D'Ambrosio, Lia; Danilovitz, Manfred; Falzon, Dennis; Gelmanova, Irina Y.; Gler, Maria T.; Grinsdale, Jennifer A.; Holtz, Timothy H.; Keshavjee, Salmaan; Leimane, Vaira; Menzies, Dick; Migliori, Giovanni Battista; Milstein, Meredith B.; Mishustin, Sergey P.; Pagano, Marcello; Quelapio, Maria I.; Shean, Karen; Shin, Sonya S.; Tolman, Arielle W.; van der Walt, Martha L.; Van Deun, Armand; Viiklepp, Piret (European Respiratory Society, 2016)
      Debate persists about monitoring method (culture or smear) and interval (monthly or less frequently) during treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). We analysed existing data and estimated the effect of ...
    • A Web-Based Laboratory Information System to Improve Quality of Care of Tuberculosis Patients in Peru: Functional Requirements, Implementation and Usage Statistics 

      Blaya, Joaquin Andres; Shin, Sonya Sunhi; Yagui, Martin JA; Yale, Gloria; Suarez, Carmen Z; Asencios, Luis L; Cegielski, J Peter; Fraser, Hamish S.F. (BioMed Central, 2007)
      Background: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patients in resource-poor settings experience large delays in starting appropriate treatment and may not be monitored appropriately due to an overburdened laboratory system, ...