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Research Expertise & Professional Interests Dr. Karen Jacobson is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Jacobson’s research focuses on the epidemiology of tuberculosis, including identification of biological and social determinants of and risk factors for tuberculosis infection and disease (including drug resistant tuberculosis) and approaches for improving tuberculosis outcomes in resource-limited settings. Dr. Jacobson is the Medical Director of the Boston Medical Center Tuberculosis Clinic and has established a highly productive collaboration with researchers in Cape Town, South Africa. Her work has particular emphasis in understanding how substance use impacts on tuberculosis transmission and response to therapy.
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Concept Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Concept Tuberculosis
Concept Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
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Concept Latent Tuberculosis
Academic Article Treatment outcomes among patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Academic Article Treatment outcomes of isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis patients, Western Cape Province, South Africa.
Academic Article Rise in rifampicin-monoresistant tuberculosis in Western Cape, South Africa.
Academic Article Implementation of genotype MTBDRplus reduces time to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis therapy initiation in South Africa.
Academic Article Genomic analysis identifies targets of convergent positive selection in drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Academic Article Systematic review of allelic exchange experiments aimed at identifying mutations that confer drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Academic Article Scaling up multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care in China.
Academic Article Alcohol, hospital discharge, and socioeconomic risk factors for default from multidrug resistant tuberculosis treatment in rural South Africa: a retrospective cohort study.
Academic Article Concordance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis fluoroquinolone resistance testing: implications for treatment.
Academic Article Genetic Determinants of Drug Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Their Diagnostic Value.
Academic Article Gyrase Mutations Are Associated with Variable Levels of Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Academic Article Implications of Failure to Routinely Diagnose Resistance to Second-Line Drugs in Patients With Rifampicin-Resistant Tuberculosis on Xpert MTB/RIF: A Multisite Observational Study.
Academic Article Tuberculosis.
Academic Article Fluoroquinolone Resistance Mutation Detection Is Equivalent to Culture-Based Drug Sensitivity Testing for Predicting Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
Academic Article Isoniazid Preventive Therapy for People With HIV Who Are Heavy Alcohol Drinkers in High TB-/HIV-Burden Countries: A Risk-Benefit Analysis.
Academic Article Rethinking tuberculosis control by targeting previously treated individuals.
Academic Article Comparison of different treatments for isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis: an individual patient data meta-analysis.
Academic Article FDG-PET/CT activity leads to the diagnosis of unsuspected TB: a retrospective study.
Academic Article Brief Report: Pulmonary Tuberculosis Is Associated With Persistent Systemic Inflammation and Decreased HIV-1 Reservoir Markers in Coinfected Ugandans.
Academic Article Using routinely collected laboratory data to identify high rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis burden communities in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: A retrospective spatiotemporal analysis.
Academic Article Impact of alcohol consumption on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective longitudinal cohort study protocol.
Academic Article Prevalence, Predictors, and Successful Treatment Outcomes of Xpert MTB/RIF-identified Rifampicin-resistant Tuberculosis in Post-conflict Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2012-2017: A Retrospective Province-Wide Cohort Study.
Academic Article Can patients afford the cost of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia?
Academic Article Discordant rifampicin susceptibility results are associated with Xpert® MTB/RIF probe B and probe binding delay.
Academic Article Switching to bedaquiline for treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: A retrospective cohort analysis.
Academic Article Overcoming limitations of tuberculosis information systems: researcher and clinician perspectives.
Grant Transmission Of Tuberculosis Among illicit drug use Linkages (TOTAL)
Grant Biomarkers and Mechanisms of Paucibacillary and Latent Tuberculosis
Academic Article The impact of alcohol use on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Academic Article Symptom screens are not sufficient: the fight against tuberculosis needs better weapons.
Academic Article Enhanced Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Replication in CD4+ T Cells Derived From Individuals With Latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection.
Academic Article Tuberculin skin test positivity among HIV-infected alcohol drinkers on antiretrovirals in south-western Uganda.
Academic Article Increasing Drug Resistance Among Persons With Tuberculosis in Massachusetts, 2009-2018.

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