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    Brenda Elaine Jones, MD

    TitleClinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Part Time)
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressEDM 120
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9560
    Phone+1 323 224 5014
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      Dr. Jones is the USC Principal Investigator of the tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic study, "Evaluation of the 4th Generation Quantiferon TB Test (CST001) for the Detection of Tuberculosis Infection." The 4th Generation Quantiferon TB test aims to further increase the sensitivity of the assay in immunocompromised patients as well as to possibly aid in differentiating latent TB infection from active TB disease.

      Dr. Jones earned her medical degree from Howard University School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her fellowship and post doctoral research at USC, specializing in Infectious Diseases and Hematology.


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      1974National Merit Scholar
      AIDS Healthcare Foundation1991Golden Heart Award
      American Society for Microbiology1991Saber Fellowship Award
      Western Society for Clinical Investigation2008Elected Member

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      1. Escalante P, Kooda KJ, Khan R, Aye SS, Christianakis S, Arkfeld DG, Ehresmann GR, Kort JJ, Jones B. Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection with T-SPOT(®).TB in a predominantly immigrant population with rheumatologic disorders. Lung. 2015 Feb; 193(1):3-11. PMID: 25318864.
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      2. Sattah MV, Aye SS, Azen C, Kort JJ, Escalante P, Jones B. Interferon-gamma release assay T-SPOT®.TB and HIV-related tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Feb; 16(2):281-2. PMID: 22236936.
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      3. Slotar D, Escalante P, Jones B. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV/AIDS in the tropics. Clin Chest Med. 2002 Jun; 23(2):355-67. PMID: 12092031.
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