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Mercedes Corina Becerra, Sc.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Mercedes Becerra and Megan Murray.
Connection Strength

3.772
  1. Transmissibility and potential for disease progression of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2019 10 24; 367:l5894.
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    Score: 0.841
  2. Expanding tuberculosis case detection by screening household contacts. Public Health Rep. 2005 May-Jun; 120(3):271-7.
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    Score: 0.308
  3. Prediction Tool to Identify Children at Highest Risk of Tuberculosis Disease Progression Among Those Exposed at Home. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Nov; 8(11):ofab487.
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    Score: 0.243
  4. Two Clinical Prediction Tools to Improve Tuberculosis Contact Investigation. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 11 05; 71(8):e338-e350.
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    Score: 0.226
  5. Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in Contacts of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 10 15; 202(8):1159-1168.
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    Score: 0.225
  6. Tuberculosis clinical presentation and treatment outcomes in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 18; 20(1):686.
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    Score: 0.224
  7. Erratum for Velásquez et al., Pyrazinamide Resistance Assays and Two-Month Sputum Culture Status in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Mar; 61(3).
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    Score: 0.175
  8. Pyrazinamide Resistance Assays and Two-Month Sputum Culture Status in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 11; 60(11):6766-6773.
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    Score: 0.171
  9. Modifiable factors associated with tuberculosis disease in children: a case-control study. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jan; 33(1):109-11.
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    Score: 0.141
  10. Parasite infection and tuberculosis disease among children: a case-control study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Feb; 90(2):279-82.
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    Score: 0.140
  11. The effect of HIV-related immunosuppression on the risk of tuberculosis transmission to household contacts. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Mar; 58(6):765-74.
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    Score: 0.140
  12. Aggressive regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis reduce recurrence. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Mar; 56(6):770-6.
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    Score: 0.130
  13. Adaptation of a web-based, open source electronic medical record system platform to support a large study of tuberculosis epidemiology. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012 Nov 07; 12:125.
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    Score: 0.130
  14. Epidemiologic inference from the distribution of tuberculosis cases in households in Lima, Peru. J Infect Dis. 2011 Jun 01; 203(11):1582-9.
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    Score: 0.117
  15. Multiple introductions of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis into households, Lima, Peru. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Jun; 17(6):969-75.
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    Score: 0.117
  16. Tuberculosis burden in households of patients with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: a retrospective cohort study. Lancet. 2011 Jan 08; 377(9760):147-52.
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    Score: 0.114
  17. Recurrence after treatment for pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15; 51(6):709-11.
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    Score: 0.112
  18. Isoniazid resistance and the future of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Microb Drug Resist. 2004; 10(4):280-5.
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    Score: 0.070
  19. Early progression to active tuberculosis is a highly heritable trait driven by 3q23 in Peruvians. Nat Commun. 2019 08 21; 10(1):3765.
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    Score: 0.052
  20. Age-specific risks of tuberculosis infection from household and community exposures and opportunities for interventions in a high-burden setting. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Oct 15; 180(8):853-61.
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    Score: 0.037
  21. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin and isoniazid preventive therapy protect contacts of patients with tuberculosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 01; 189(7):853-9.
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    Score: 0.036
  22. Risk factors and mortality associated with default from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jun 15; 46(12):1844-51.
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    Score: 0.024
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.