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The New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute
has recently (2013) published Basic Epidemiology for Tuberculosis Program
Staff, 2nd Edition, by Passannante, M.; Sevilla, A.; and Ahamed, N.
The new edition of this guide provides a background on basic epidemiology for
TB program staff, as well as descriptions of how these concepts can be put to
practical use. In addition to basic epidemiology for tuberculosis, this guide
contains information on epidemiologic and statistical techniques that are used
in research studies and a chapter on TB genotyping. The information in this
guide will assist in analyzing data, assessing current and evolving trends in
TB morbidity, identifying risk groups and determining where to allocate staff