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Address for correspondence: David P. Holland, Fulton County Board of Health, Medical and Preventive Services, 10 Park Place South SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA; email: david.holland@emory.edu

Dr. Holland is an infectious disease physician with Emory University and also serves as chief clinical officer for Medical and Preventive Services at the Fulton County Board of Health.

His research interests include cost-effectiveness analyses of public health interventions and implementation science.

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  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • MYCOBACTERIUM-TUBERCULOSIS
  • TRANSMISSION
  • OUTBREAK
  • COUNTY

Response to Isoniazid-Resistant Tuberculosis in Homeless Shelters, Georgia, USA, 2015-2017

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Emerging Infectious Disease

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Volume 25, Number 3

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, Pages 593-595

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

Abstract:

In 2008, an outbreak of isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis was identified among residents of homeless shelters in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. When initial control efforts involving standard targeted testing failed, a comprehensive approach that involved all providers of services for the homeless successfully interrupted the outbreak.

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