Volume 4, Issue 1, January – March 2013

Tuberculosis

Editorial

Using tuberculosis surveillance data for informed programmatic decision-making
Nobuyuki Nishikiori, Fukushi Morishita
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Surveillance Report

Strengthened tuberculosis control programme and trend of multidrug resistant tuberculosis rate in Osaka City, Japan
Akira Shimouchi, Akihiro Ohkado, Kenji Matsumoto, Jun Komukai, Hideki Yoshida, Nobukatsu Ishikawa
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Characteristics and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis cases by risk groups, Japan, 2007–2010
Kazuhiro Uchimura, Jintana Ngamvithayapong-Yanai, Lisa Kawatsu, Akihiro Ohkado, Takashi Yoshiyama, Akira Shimouchi, Kunihiko Ito, Nobukatsu Ishikawa
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Original Research

Do transportation subsidies and living allowances improve tuberculosis control outcomes among internal migrants in urban Shanghai, China?
Hui Lu, Fei Yan, Wei Wang, Laiwa Wu, Weiping Ma, Jing Chen, Xin Shen, Jian Mei
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The association between household poverty rates and tuberculosis case notification rates in Cambodia, 2010
Man Kai Wong, Rajendra-Prasad Yadav, Nobuyuku Nishikiori, Mao Tan Eang
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Lesson from the Field

Engaging women volunteers of high socioeconomic status in supporting socioeconomically disadvantaged tuberculosis patients in Chiang Rai, Thailand
Jintana Ngamvithayapong-Yanai, Sarmwai Luangjina, Supalert Nedsuwan, Pacharee Kantipong, Jirapohn Wongyai, Nobukatsu Ishikawa
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Letter to the Editor

Bacille-Calmette-Guérin vaccine-associated suppurative lymphadenitis in Hong Kong (China), 2004 to 2012
Tsz-sum Lam, Yiu-Hong Leung, Hoi-ling Tsang, Kin-wing Choi, Tin-yau Wong, Man-ha Wong, Shuk-kwan Chuang
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Other topic

Original Research

Typhoid fever: hurdles to adequate hand washing for disease prevention among the population of a peri-urban informal settlement in Fiji
James Greenwell, Judith McCool, Jacob Kool, Mosese Salusalu
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Outbreak Investigation Report

Emergence of chikungunya in Moonlapamok and Khong Districts, Champassak Province, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, May to September 2012
Chanthavy Soulaphy, Phouthone Souliphone, Khonesavanh Phanthavong, Darouny Phonekeo, Sonesavanh Phimmasine, Bouaphan Khamphaphongphane, Viengsavanh Kitthiphong, Hannah Lewis
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Lessons from the Field

Needs for disaster medicine: lessons from the field of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Hiroto Ushizawa, Alice Ruth Foxwell, Steven Bice, Tamano Matsui, Yutaka Ueki, Naoki Tosaka, Tomohisa Shoko, Junichi Aiboshia, Yasuhiro Otomo
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