Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment initiation among bacteriologically negative individuals evaluated for tuberculosis: an individual patient data meta-analysis.

Author(s): Kim S, Can MH, Agizew TB, Auld AF, Balcells ME, Bjerrum S, Dheda K, Dorman SE, Esmail A, Fielding K, Garcia-Basteiro AL, Hanrahan CF, Kebede W, Kohli M, Luetkemeyer AF, Mita C, Reeve BWP, Silva DR, Sweeney S, Theron G, Trajman A, Vassall A, Warren JL, Yotebieng M, Cohen T, Menzies NAJournal: medRxivPMID: 38645191 May 2024
Globally, over one-third of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) disease diagnoses are made based on clinical criteria after a negative diagnostic test…

Impact and cost-effectiveness of the 6-month BPaLM regimen for rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in Moldova: A mathematical modeling analysis.

Author(s): James LP, Klaassen F, Sweeney S, Furin J, Franke MF, Yaesoubi R, Chesov D, Ciobanu N, Codreanu A, Crudu V, Cohen T, Menzies NAJournal: PLoS MedPMID: 38701084 May 2024
Emerging evidence suggests that shortened, simplified treatment regimens for rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (RR-TB) can achieve comparable end-of-treatment (EOT) outcomes to longer…

Targeting strategies of antenatal balanced energy and protein supplementation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: study protocol for a randomized effectiveness study.

Author(s): Wang D, Shifraw T, Costa JC, Abdelmenan S, Tsegaye S, Berhane Y, Gulema H, Berhane H, Fasil N, Workneh F, Tarekegn W, Wang M, Menzies NA, Worku A, Fawzi WWJournal: TrialsPMID: 38689304 May 2024
Antenatal balanced energy and protein (BEP) supplements have well-documented benefits for pregnancy outcomes. However, considerable practical gaps remain in the…

Disparities in Tuberculosis Incidence by Race and Ethnicity Among the U.S.-Born Population in the United States, 2011 to 2021 : An Analysis of National Disease Registry Data.

Author(s): Li Y, Regan M, Swartwood NA, Barham T, Beeler Asay GR, Cohen T, Hill AN, Horsburgh CR Jr, Khan A, Marks SM, Myles RL, Salomon JA, Self JL, Menzies NAJournal: Ann Intern MedPMID: 38560914 April 2024
Elevated tuberculosis (TB) incidence rates have recently been reported for racial/ethnic minority populations in the United States. Tracking such disparities…