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    January 2017
  1. TORNACK J, Reece ST, Bauer WM, Vogelzang A, et al
    Human and Mouse Hematopoietic Stem Cells Are a Depot for Dormant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169119.
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  2. LAI HH, Lai YJ, Yen YF
    Association of Body Mass Index with Timing of Death during Tuberculosis Treatment.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170104.
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  3. SARIKO M, Anderson C, Mujaga BS, Gratz J, et al
    Evaluation of the Antibody in Lymphocyte Supernatant Assay to Detect Active Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169118.
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  4. PANDEY P, Pant ND, Rijal KR, Shrestha B, et al
    Diagnostic Accuracy of GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay in Comparison to Conventional Drug Susceptibility Testing Method for the Diagnosis of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169798.
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  5. XIA H, Zheng Y, Zhao B, van den Hof S, et al
    Assessment of a 96-Well Plate Assay of Quantitative Drug Susceptibility Testing for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex in China.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169413.
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  6. SERRANO M, Elguezabal N, Sevilla IA, Geijo MV, et al
    Tuberculosis Detection in Paratuberculosis Vaccinated Calves: New Alternatives against Interference.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169735.
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  7. MWANSA-KAMBAFWILE J, Maitshotlo B, Black A
    Microbiologically Confirmed Tuberculosis: Factors Associated with Pre-Treatment Loss to Follow-Up, and Time to Treatment Initiation.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0168659.
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  8. SHARMA SK, Vashishtha R, Chauhan LS, Sreenivas V, et al
    Comparison of TST and IGRA in Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in a High TB-Burden Setting.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169539.
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  9. KHARE G, Nangpal P, Tyagi AK
    Differential Roles of Iron Storage Proteins in Maintaining the Iron Homeostasis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169545.
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  10. ANDRE E, Lufungulo Bahati Y, Mulume Musafiri E, Bahati Rusumba O, et al
    Prediction of Under-Detection of Paediatric Tuberculosis in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Experience of Six Years in the South-Kivu Province.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169014.
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  11. KHANAL S, Elsey H, King R, Baral SC, et al
    Development of a Patient-Centred, Psychosocial Support Intervention for Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Care in Nepal.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0167559.
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  12. LOPEZ-VARELA E, L Garcia-Basteiro A, Augusto OJ, Fraile O, et al
    High Rates of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Isolation in Mozambican Children with Presumptive Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0169757.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  13. CHEN MY, Lo YC, Chen WC, Wang KF, et al
    Recurrence after Successful Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170980.
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  14. FU Y, Xu X, Xue J, Duan W, et al
    Deregulated lncRNAs in B Cells from Patients with Active Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170712.
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  15. GORMLEY E, Ni Bhuachalla D, O'Keeffe J, Murphy D, et al
    Oral Vaccination of Free-Living Badgers (Meles meles) with Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG) Vaccine Confers Protection against Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0168851.
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  16. SUN Y, Harley D, Vally H, Sleigh A, et al
    Impact of Multidrug Resistance on Tuberculosis Recurrence and Long-Term Outcome in China.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0168865.
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  17. HUHNS M, Erbersdobler A, Obliers A, Ropenack P, et al
    Identification of HPV Types and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex in Historical Long-Term Preserved Formalin Fixed Tissues in Different Human Organs.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170353.
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  18. XU Z, Xiao T, Li Y, Yang K, et al
    Reasons for Non-Enrollment in Treatment among Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Hunan Province, China.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170718.
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  19. MORISHITA F, Garfin AM, Lew W, Oh KH, et al
    Bringing state-of-the-art diagnostics to vulnerable populations: The use of a mobile screening unit in active case finding for tuberculosis in Palawan, the Philippines.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171310.
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  20. ZHANG Z, Ordonez AA, Smith-Jones P, Wang H, et al
    The biodistribution of 5-[18F]fluoropyrazinamide in Mycobacterium tuberculosis-infected mice determined by positron emission tomography.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170871.
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  21. EBERS A, Stroup S, Mpagama S, Kisonga R, et al
    Determination of plasma concentrations of levofloxacin by high performance liquid chromatography for use at a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis hospital in Tanzania.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170663.
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  22. MACHOVA I, Hubalek M, Lepsik M, Bednarova L, et al
    The Role of Cysteine Residues in Catalysis of Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0170373.
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  23. ALENE KA, Viney K, McBryde ES, Clements AC, et al
    Spatial patterns of multidrug resistant tuberculosis and relationships to socio-economic, demographic and household factors in northwest Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171800.
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  24. REYNAUD Y, Zheng C, Wu G, Sun Q, et al
    Bayesian population structure analysis reveals presence of phylogeographically specific sublineages within previously ill-defined T group of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171584.
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  25. HUNDIE GB, Woldemeskel D, Gessesse A
    Correction: Evaluation of Direct Colorimetric MTT Assay for Rapid Detection of Rifampicin and Isoniazid Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171964.
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  26. LA MANNA MP, Orlando V, Dieli F, Di Carlo P, et al
    Quantitative and qualitative profiles of circulating monocytes may help identifying tuberculosis infection and disease stages.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171358.
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  27. NAIDOO P, Dunbar R, Caldwell J, Lombard C, et al
    Has universal screening with Xpert(R) MTB/RIF increased the proportion of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases diagnosed in a routine operational setting?
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172143.
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  28. VLUGGEN C, Soetaert K, Groenen G, Wanlin M, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in Brussels, 2010-2013.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172554.
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  29. GHIELMETTI G, Scherrer S, Friedel U, Frei D, et al
    Epidemiological tracing of bovine tuberculosis in Switzerland, multilocus variable number of tandem repeat analysis of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium caprae.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172474.
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  30. MARIN D, Marin N, Del Corral H, Lopez L, et al
    PPD-induced monocyte mitochondrial damage is associated with a protective effect to develop tuberculosis in BCG vaccinated individuals: A cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171930.
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  31. NABETA P, Havumaki J, Ha DT, Caceres T, et al
    Feasibility of the TBDx automated digital microscopy system for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173092.
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  32. HERMOSILLA S, You P, Aifah A, Abildayev T, et al
    Identifying risk factors associated with smear positivity of pulmonary tuberculosis in Kazakhstan.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172942.
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  33. JIANG TT, Shi LY, Wei LL, Li X, et al
    Serum amyloid A, protein Z, and C4b-binding protein beta chain as new potential biomarkers for pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173304.
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  34. LEE HJ, Lee DG, Choi SM, Park SH, et al
    The demanding attention of tuberculosis in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients: High incidence compared with general population.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173250.
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  35. KENDALL EA, Azman AS, Cobelens FG, Dowdy DW, et al
    MDR-TB treatment as prevention: The projected population-level impact of expanded treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172748.
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  36. SHARPE SA, White AD, Sibley L, Gleeson F, et al
    An aerosol challenge model of tuberculosis in Mauritian cynomolgus macaques.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0171906.
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  37. OJO OB, Lougue S, Woldegerima WA
    Bayesian generalized linear mixed modeling of Tuberculosis using informative priors.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172580.
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  38. CLAASSENS MM, van Schalkwyk C, Floyd S, Ayles H, et al
    Symptom screening rules to identify active pulmonary tuberculosis: Findings from the Zambian South African Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Reduction (ZAMSTAR) trial prevalence surveys.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172881.
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  39. ALMEIDA FM, Ventura TL, Amaral EP, Ribeiro SC, et al
    Hypervirulent Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain triggers necrotic lung pathology associated with enhanced recruitment of neutrophils in resistant C57BL/6 mice.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173715.
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  40. SHARMA S, Ryndak MB, Aggarwal AN, Yadav R, et al
    Transcriptome analysis of mycobacteria in sputum samples of pulmonary tuberculosis patients.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173508.
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  41. PATHMANATHAN I, Dokubo EK, Shiraishi RW, Agolory SG, et al
    Incidence and predictors of tuberculosis among HIV-infected adults after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in Nigeria, 2004-2012.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173309.
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  42. DROZNIN M, Johnson A, Johnson AM
    Multidrug resistant tuberculosis in prisons located in former Soviet countries: A systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174373.
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  43. KARAT AS, Tlali M, Fielding KL, Charalambous S, et al
    Measuring mortality due to HIV-associated tuberculosis among adults in South Africa: Comparing verbal autopsy, minimally-invasive autopsy, and research data.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174097.
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  44. ZHOU Y, van den Hof S, Wang S, Pang Y, et al
    Association between genotype and drug resistance profiles of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains circulating in China in a national drug resistance survey.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174197.
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  45. FAN L, Shen H, Huang H, Yang R, et al
    Impairment of Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in blood cells of patients with severe cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0172549.
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  46. MOORES A, Riesco AB, Schwenk S, Arnvig KB, et al
    Expression, maturation and turnover of DrrS, an unusually stable, DosR regulated small RNA in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174079.
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  47. VIDYARTHI A, Khan N, Agnihotri T, Siddiqui KF, et al
    Antibody response against PhoP efficiently discriminates among healthy individuals, tuberculosis patients and their contacts.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173769.
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  48. ADANE K, Spigt M, Johanna L, Noortje D, et al
    Tuberculosis knowledge, attitudes, and practices among northern Ethiopian prisoners: Implications for TB control efforts.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174692.
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  49. CUI Z, Lin M, Nie S, Lan R, et al
    Risk factors associated with Tuberculosis (TB) among people living with HIV/AIDS: A pair-matched case-control study in Guangxi, China.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173976.
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  50. HONG EP, Go MJ, Kim HL, Park JW, et al
    Risk prediction of pulmonary tuberculosis using genetic and conventional risk factors in adult Korean population.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174642.
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  51. KIM C, Park SH, Oh SY, Kim SS, et al
    Comparison of chest CT findings in nontuberculous mycobacterial diseases vs. Mycobacterium tuberculosis lung disease in HIV-negative patients with cavities.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174240.
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  52. HAVUMAKI J, Hillemann D, Ismail N, Omar SV, et al
    Comparative accuracy of the REBA MTB MDR and Hain MTBDRplus line probe assays for the detection of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: A multicenter, non-inferiority study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173804.
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  53. LOPEZ-VARELA E, Garcia-Basteiro AL, Augusto OJ, Fraile O, et al
    Correction: High Rates of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Isolation in Mozambican Children with Presumptive Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175613.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  54. MIRANDA P, Gil-Santana L, Oliveira MG, Mesquita ED, et al
    Sustained elevated levels of C-reactive protein and ferritin in pulmonary tuberculosis patients remaining culture positive upon treatment initiation.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175278.
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  55. ZHANG H, Xin H, Li X, Li H, et al
    A dose-response relationship of smoking with tuberculosis infection: A cross-sectional study among 21008 rural residents in China.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175183.
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  56. ALMEIDA FM, Ventura TL, Amaral EP, Ribeiro SC, et al
    Correction: Hypervirulent Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain triggers necrotic lung pathology associated with enhanced recruitment of neutrophils in resistant C57BL/6 mice.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175652.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  57. KE CC, Lin CS, Yeh CC, Chung CL, et al
    Correction: Adverse Outcomes after Non-Chest Surgeries in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Nationwide Study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175603.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  58. UREN C, Henn BM, Franke A, Wittig M, et al
    A post-GWAS analysis of predicted regulatory variants and tuberculosis susceptibility.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174738.
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  59. KHALIQ A, Ravindran R, Hussainy SF, Krishnan VV, et al
    Field evaluation of a blood based test for active tuberculosis in endemic settings.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0173359.
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  60. GAO Y, Ou Y, Deng Q, He B, et al
    Comparison between titanium mesh and autogenous iliac bone graft to restore vertebral height through posterior approach for the treatment of thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175567.
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  61. BALCELLS ME, Garcia P, Tiznado C, Villarroel L, et al
    Association of vitamin D deficiency, season of the year, and latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175400.
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  62. PARDESHI P, Rao KK, Balaji PV
    Rv3634c from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv encodes an enzyme with UDP-Gal/Glc and UDP-GalNAc 4-epimerase activities.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175193.
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  63. SHAH J, Weltman H, Narciso P, Murphy C, et al
    Dual color fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assays for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium complexes and related pathogens in cultures.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174989.
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  64. WAN X, Koster K, Qian L, Desmond E, et al
    Genomic analyses of the ancestral Manila family of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175330.
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  65. LEE SW, Liu CW, Hu JY, Chiang LM, et al
    Suppressors of cytokine signaling in tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176377.
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  66. LOMBARDI G, Di Gregori V, Girometti N, Tadolini M, et al
    Diagnosis of smear-negative tuberculosis is greatly improved by Xpert MTB/RIF.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176186.
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  67. WORKNEH MH, Bjune GA, Yimer SA
    Prevalence and associated factors of tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus comorbidity: A systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175925.
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  68. DEJENE SW, Heitkonig IMA, Prins HHT, Lemma FA, et al
    Correction: Risk Factors for Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) in Cattle in Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176654.
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  69. KASTIEN-HILKA T, Rosenkranz B, Sinanovic E, Bennett B, et al
    Health-related quality of life in South African patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0174605.
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  70. NHAVOTO JA, Gronlund A, Klein GO
    Mobile health treatment support intervention for HIV and tuberculosis in Mozambique: Perspectives of patients and healthcare workers.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176051.
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  71. PELISSARI DM, Diaz-Quijano FA
    Household crowding as a potential mediator of socioeconomic determinants of tuberculosis incidence in Brazil.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176116.
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  72. SESHADRI C, Sedaghat N, Campo M, Peterson G, et al
    Transcriptional networks are associated with resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175844.
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  73. KUMAR NP, Banurekha VV, Nair D, Babu S, et al
    Diminished plasma levels of common gamma-chain cytokines in pulmonary tuberculosis and reversal following treatment.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176495.
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  74. JEONG H, Baek SY, Kim SW, Eun YH, et al
    Comorbidities of rheumatoid arthritis: Results from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176260.
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  75. PANZER S, Wittig H, Zesch S, Rosendahl W, et al
    Evidence of neurofibromatosis type 1 in a multi-morbid Inca child mummy: A paleoradiological investigation using computed tomography.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175000.
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  76. GADOEV J, Asadov D, Harries AD, Parpieva N, et al
    Recurrent tuberculosis and associated factors: A five - year countrywide study in Uzbekistan.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176473.
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  77. FERRIAN S, Manca C, Lubbe S, Conradie F, et al
    A combination of baseline plasma immune markers can predict therapeutic response in multidrug resistant tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176660.
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  78. VON REYN CF, Lahey T, Arbeit RD, Landry B, et al
    Safety and immunogenicity of an inactivated whole cell tuberculosis vaccine booster in adults primed with BCG: A randomized, controlled trial of DAR-901.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0175215.
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  79. LEMPP JM, Zajdowicz MJ, Hankinson AL, Toney SR, et al
    Assessment of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in United States Navy recruits.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177752.
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  80. OPERARIO DJ, Koeppel AF, Turner SD, Bao Y, et al
    Prevalence and extent of heteroresistance by next generation sequencing of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176522.
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  81. CHOI SR, Britigan BE, Moran DM, Narayanasamy P, et al
    Gallium nanoparticles facilitate phagosome maturation and inhibit growth of virulent Mycobacterium tuberculosis in macrophages.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177987.
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  82. MOHR E, Daniels J, Beko B, Isaakidis P, et al
    DOT or SAT for Rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis? A non-randomized comparison in a high HIV-prevalence setting.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178054.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  83. ABAYE GE, Abebe T, Worku A, Tolessa D, et al
    Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from the stool of HIV sero-positive individuals suspected of pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177529.
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  84. ZHANG L, Cheng X, Bian S, Song Y, et al
    Utility of Th1-cell immune responses for distinguishing active tuberculosis from non-active tuberculosis: A case-control study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177850.
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  85. XIAO Y, Yu S, Xue Q, Lang S, et al
    A scoring system to effectively evaluate central nervous system tuberculosis in patients with military tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176651.
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  86. MICHELSEN SW, Soborg B, Diaz LJ, Hoff ST, et al
    The dynamics of immune responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during different stages of natural infection: A longitudinal study among Greenlanders.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177906.
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  87. LIM CH, Chen HH, Chen YH, Chen DY, et al
    The risk of tuberculosis disease in rheumatoid arthritis patients on biologics and targeted therapy: A 15-year real world experience in Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178035.
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  88. QADER G, Hamim A, Sayedi M, Rashidi M, et al
    Addressing tuberculosis control in fragile states: Urban DOTS experience in Kabul, Afghanistan, 2009-2015.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178053.
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  89. KUMAR NP, Moideen K, Dolla C, Kumaran P, et al
    Prediabetes is associated with the modulation of antigen-specific Th1/Tc1 and Th17/Tc17 responses in latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178000.
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  90. NENASHEVA T, Nikolaev A, Diykanov D, Sukhanova A, et al
    The introduction of mesenchymal stromal cells induces different immunological responses in the lungs of healthy and M. tuberculosis infected mice.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178983.
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  91. LI D, He W, Chen B, Lv P, et al
    Primary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis versus drug-sensitive tuberculosis in non-HIV-infected patients: Comparisons of CT findings.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0176354.
    PubMed     Text format     Abstract available


  92. USTERO PA, Kay AW, Ngo K, Golin R, et al
    School and household tuberculosis contact investigations in Swaziland: Active TB case finding in a high HIV/TB burden setting.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0178873.
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  93. KHAN MS, Hutchison C, Coker RJ
    Risk factors that may be driving the emergence of drug resistance in tuberculosis patients treated in Yangon, Myanmar.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177999.
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  94. PUCKEN VB, Knubben-Schweizer G, Dopfer D, Groll A, et al
    Evaluating diagnostic tests for bovine tuberculosis in the southern part of Germany: A latent class analysis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0179847.
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  95. WANG L, Li R, Xu C, Zhang H, et al
    The Global Fund in China: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis nationwide programmatic scale-up and challenges to transition to full country ownership.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0177536.
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  96. HUANG LK, Wang HH, Lai YC, Chang SC, et al
    The impact of glycemic status on radiological manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis in diabetic patients.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0179750.
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  97. JIAO W, Blackmore NJ, Nazmi AR, Parker EJ, et al
    Quaternary structure is an essential component that contributes to the sophisticated allosteric regulation mechanism in a key enzyme from Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0180052.
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  98. KAR R, Nangpal P, Mathur S, Singh S, et al
    bioA mutant of Mycobacterium tuberculosis shows severe growth defect and imparts protection against tuberculosis in guinea pigs.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0179513.
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  99. ABRAHAM PR, Pathak N, Pradhan G, Sumanlatha G, et al
    The N-terminal domain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis PPE17 (Rv1168c) protein plays a dominant role in inducing antibody responses in active TB patients.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0179965.
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  100. DUNCAN C, Jamieson FB, Troudt J, Izzo L, et al
    Whole transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of an isogenic M. tuberculosis clinical strain with a naturally occurring 15 Kb genomic deletion.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0179996.
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  101. MEYER AJ, Atuheire C, Worodria W, Kizito S, et al
    Sputum quality and diagnostic performance of GeneXpert MTB/RIF among smear-negative adults with presumed tuberculosis in Uganda.
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