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    • Baseline population health conditions ahead of a health system strengthening program in rural Madagascar 

      Miller, Ann; Ramananjato, Ranto H.; Garchitorena, Andres; Rabeza, Victor R.; Gikic, Djordje; Cripps, Amber; Cordier, Laura; Rahaniraka Razanadrakato, Hery-Tiana; Randriamanambintsoa, Marius; Hall, Lara; Murray, Megan Blanche; Safara Razanavololo, Felicite; Rich, Michael Leonard; Bonds, Matthew H (Informa UK Limited, 2017)
    • Estimated Costs of False Laboratory Diagnoses of Tuberculosis in Three Patients 

      Northrup, Jill M.; Sharnprapai, Sharon; Etkind, Sue; Driscoll, Jeffrey; McGarry, Michael; Taber, Harry W.; Elvin, Paul; Qualls, Noreen L.; Braden, Christopher R.; Miller, Ann C.; Nardell, Edward Anthony (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2002)
      We estimated direct medical and nonmedical costs associated with a false diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) caused by laboratory cross-contamination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures in Massachusetts in 1998 and 1999. For ...
    • Genotyping Analyses of Tuberculosis Cases in U.S.- and Foreign-Born Massachusetts Residents 

      Sharnprapai, Sharon; Miller, Ann C.; Suruki, Robert; Corkren, Edward; Etkind, Sue; Driscoll, Jeffrey; McGarry, Michael; Nardell, Edward Anthony (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2002)
      We used molecular genotyping to further understand the epidemiology and transmission patterns of tuberculosis (TB) in Massachusetts. The study population included 983 TB patients whose cases were verified by the Massachusetts ...
    • Impact of Genotyping of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis on Public Health Practice in Massachusetts 

      Miller, Ann C.; Sharnprapai, Sharon; Suruki, Robert; Corkren, Edward; Nardell, Edward Anthony; Driscoll, Jeffrey R.; McGarry, Michael; Taber, Harry; Etkind, Sue (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2002)
      Massachusetts was one of seven sentinel surveillance sites in the National Tuberculosis Genotyping and Surveillance Network. From 1996 through 2000, isolates from new patients with tuberculosis (TB) underwent genotyping. ...
    • Performance of the GeneXpert Ebola Assay for Diagnosis of Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone: A Field Evaluation Study 

      Semper, Amanda E.; Broadhurst, M. Jana; Richards, Jade; Foster, Geraldine M.; Simpson, Andrew J. H.; Logue, Christopher H.; Kelly, J. Daniel; Miller, Ann; Brooks, Tim J. G.; Murray, Megan; Pollock, Nira R. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: Throughout the Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic in West Africa, field laboratory testing for EVD has relied on complex, multi-step real-time reverse transcription PCR (RT-PCR) assays; an accurate sample-to-answer ...
    • Strengthening Health Systems While Responding to a Health Crisis: Lessons Learned by a Nongovernmental Organization During the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic in Sierra Leone 

      Cancedda, Corrado; Davis, Sheila M.; Dierberg, Kerry L.; Lascher, Jonathan; Kelly, J. Daniel; Barrie, Mohammed Bailor; Koroma, Alimamy Philip; George, Peter; Kamara, Adikali Alpha; Marsh, Ronald; Sumbuya, Manso S.; Nutt, Cameron T.; Scott, Kirstin W.; Thomas, Edgar; Bollbach, Katherine; Sesay, Andrew; Barrie, Ahmidu; Barrera, Elizabeth; Barron, Kathryn; Welch, John; Bhadelia, Nahid; Frankfurter, Raphael G.; Dahl, Ophelia M.; Das, Sarthak; Rollins, Rebecca E.; Eustis, Bryan; Schwartz, Amanda; Pertile, Piero; Pavlopoulos, Ilias; Mayfield, Allan; Marsh, Regan H.; Dibba, Yusupha; Kloepper, Danielle; Hall, Andrew; Huster, Karin; Grady, Michael; Spray, Kimberly; Walton, David A.; Daboh, Fodei; Nally, Cora; James, Sahr; Warren, Gabriel S.; Chang, Joyce; Drasher, Michael; Lamin, Gina; Bangura, Sherry; Miller, Ann C.; Michaelis, Annie P.; McBain, Ryan; Broadhurst, M. Jana; Murray, Megan; Richardson, Eugene T.; Philip, Ted; Gottlieb, Gary L.; Mukherjee, Joia S.; Farmer, Paul E. (Oxford University Press, 2016)
      An epidemic of Ebola virus disease (EVD) beginning in 2013 has claimed an estimated 11 310 lives in West Africa. As the EVD epidemic subsides, it is important for all who participated in the emergency Ebola response to ...