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Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
Tuberculosis Genotyping

Tuberculosis Genotyping Network, United States

National Tuberculosis Genotyping and Surveillance Network: Design and Methods

Jack T. Crawford*Comments to Author , Christopher R. Braden*, Barbara A. Schable*, and Ida M. Onorato*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Map showing locations of the sentinel surveillance sites in the National Tuberculosis Genotyping and Surveillance Network, United States.

Figure. Map showing locations of the sentinel surveillance sites in the National Tuberculosis Genotyping and Surveillance Network, United States.

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1 Sentinel surveillance sites and personnel: 1) Arkansas Department of Health: Joseph Bates, Donald Cunningham, Kashef Ijaz, Bill Starrett, William Stead, and Frank Wilson; 2) California Department of Health Services: Rocio Agraz, Dan Chin, Jennifer Flood, Peter Oh, Sarah Royce, and Sumi Sun; 3) Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Wendy Cronin, Jonathan Golub, David Hooper, Nancy Hooper, Monica Lathan, Leonard Mukasa, and Jafar Razeq; 4) Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Edward Corkren, Paul Elvin, Sue Etkind, Ann Miller, Edward Nardell, Jill Northrup, Alissa Scharf, Sharon Sharnprapai, Alexander Sloutsky, Robert Suruki, and Debra Thimas; 5) Michigan Department of Community Health: Bernie Benecke, Matthew Boulton, Norm Keon, Michael Kucab, Dennis Minnice, Jolynn Montgomery, and Charles Williams II; 6) New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Nancy Buono, Mary Dillon, Zary Liu, Marcia Localio, Christian Nwigwe, Felicidad Santos, Mary Ellen Schulman, and Kenneth Shilkret; 7) Texas Department of Health: Dennis Ashworth, Dale Dingley Jr., Miguel Garza, Jeff Taylor, and Patricia Thickstun.

2Genotyping laboratories and personnel: 1) Alabama Department of Public Health and University of Alabama, Birmingham: William Benjamin Jr., Nancy Dunlap, Donna Hafner, Nancy Keenan, Kerry Lok, Donna Mulcahy, Virginia Pruitt, and Nancy Robinson; 2) Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Services: M. Donald Cave, Kathleen Eisenach, Ndingsa Fomukong, and ZhenhuaYang; 3) California Department of Health Services: Jason Coloma, Jonna De Leon, Edward Desmond, Athena Fye, Marguerite Griffith, Melvin Javonillo, Travis Jobe, Rose Longoria, Cynthia Sanders, and Lourdes Seli; 4) Michigan Department of Community Health: Dale Berry, Steve Church, Stephen Dietrich, Frances Pouch Downes, Jeffrey Massey, Teresa Miller, Laura Mosher, and Patricia Somsel; 5) New York State Health Department,Wadsworth Center: Jeff Driscoll, Robert Jovall, Mike McGarry, Max Salfinger, and Harry Taber; 6) Public Health Research Institute, New York: Pablo Bifani, Barry Kreiswirth, Natalia Kurepina, Barun Mathema, Soraya Moghazeh, Alex Ravikovitch, and Elena Shashkina; and 7) Texas Center for Infectious Diseases: Yvonne Camarce, Rebecca Cox, J. Seb Gillette, Oscar Gonzalez, Kenneth Jost, D. Mitch Magee, Teresa Quitugua, Ishmael I. Rosas, and Jeffery Taylor.

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