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    January 2020
  1. RUIZ-GROSSO P, Cachay R, de la Flor A, Schwalb A, et al
    Association between tuberculosis and depression on negative outcomes of tuberculosis treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227472.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. YAMAUCHI M, Kinjo T, Parrott G, Miyagi K, et al
    Diagnostic performance of serum interferon gamma, matrix metalloproteinases, and periostin measurements for pulmonary tuberculosis in Japanese patients with pneumonia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227636.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. MORASKI GC, Deboosere N, Marshall KL, Weaver HA, et al
    Intracellular and in vivo evaluation of imidazo[2,1-b]thiazole-5-carboxamide anti-tuberculosis compounds.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227224.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. ALENE KA, Viney K, Gray DJ, McBryde ES, et al
    Development of a risk score for prediction of poor treatment outcomes among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. ERESO BM, Yimer SA, Gradmann C, Sagbakken M, et al
    Barriers for tuberculosis case finding in Southwest Ethiopia: A qualitative study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0226307.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. BRUGUERAS S, Molina VI, Casas X, Gonzalez YD, et al
    Tuberculosis recurrences and predictive factors in a vulnerable population in Catalonia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227291.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. MARAHATTA SB, Yadav RK, Giri D, Lama S, et al
    Barriers in the access, diagnosis and treatment completion for tuberculosis patients in central and western Nepal: A qualitative study among patients, community members and health care workers.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227293.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. KUMAR SK, Arya S, Aggarwal A, Kapoor P, et al
    Immune responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis membrane-associated antigens including alpha crystallin can potentially discriminate between latent infection and active tuberculosis disease.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. YAKHELEF N, Audibert M, Ferlazzo G, Sitienei J, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic algorithms including lateral-flow urine lipoarabinomannan for HIV-positive patients with symptoms of tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227138.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. MARQUEZ C, Atukunda M, Balzer LB, Chamie G, et al
    The age-specific burden and household and school-based predictors of child and adolescent tuberculosis infection in rural Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228102.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. SAMPAIO VS, Rodrigues MGA, Silva LCFD, Castro DB, et al
    Social, demographic, health care and co-morbidity predictors of tuberculosis mortality in Amazonas, Brazil: a multiple cause of death approach.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0218359.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. ENGLE E, Gabrielian A, Long A, Hurt DE, et al
    Performance of Qure.ai automatic classifiers against a large annotated database of patients with diverse forms of tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0224445.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. NYANGOMA M, Bajunirwe F, Atwine D
    Non-disclosure of tuberculosis diagnosis by patients to their household members in south western Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0216689.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. SAFAR HA, Mustafa AS, Amoudy HA, El-Hashim A, et al
    The effect of adjuvants and delivery systems on Th1, Th2, Th17 and Treg cytokine responses in mice immunized with Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific proteins.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. SARKAR A, Ghosh S, Shaw R, Patra MM, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis thymidylate synthase (ThyX) is a target for plumbagin, a natural product with antimycobacterial activity.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228657.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. SINGH H, Ramamohan V
    A model-based investigation into urban-rural disparities in tuberculosis treatment outcomes under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in India.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228712.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. SHIBABAW A, Gelaw B, Gebreyes W, Robinson R, et al
    The burden of pre-extensively and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis among MDR-TB patients in the Amhara region, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229040.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. GOMEZ AC, Rodriguez-Fernandez P, Villar-Hernandez R, Gibert I, et al
    E-cigarettes: Effects in phagocytosis and cytokines response against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228919.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. TOLA HH, Holakouie-Naieni K, Mansournia MA, Yaseri M, et al
    Low enrollment and high treatment success in children with drug-resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A ten years national retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SAMPAIO VS, Rodrigues MGA, Silva LCFD, Castro DB, et al
    Correction: Social, demographic, health care and co-morbidity predictors of tuberculosis mortality in Amazonas, Brazil: a multiple cause of death approach.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229749.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. ARPAGAUS A, Franzeck FC, Sikalengo G, Ndege R, et al
    Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients in rural Tanzania: The prospective Kilombero and Ulanga antiretroviral cohort.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229875.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. TUCCI P, Portela M, Chetto CR, Gonzalez-Sapienza G, et al
    Integrative proteomic and glycoproteomic profiling of Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture filtrate.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0221837.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. EDWARDS BD, Edwards J, Cooper R, Kunimoto D, et al
    Incidence, treatment, and outcomes of isoniazid mono-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections in Alberta, Canada from 2007-2017.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229691.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. OU X, Li Q, Su D, Xia H, et al
    A pilot study: VereMTB detection kit for rapid detection of multidrug-resistant mycobcterium tuberculosis in clinical sputum samples.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228312.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. NACARAPA E, Muchiri E, Moon TD, Charalambous S, et al
    Effect of Xpert MTB/RIF testing introduction and favorable outcome predictors for tuberculosis treatment among HIV infected adults in rural southern Mozambique. A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229995.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. DER JB, Grint D, Narh CT, Bonsu F, et al
    Where are patients missed in the tuberculosis diagnostic cascade? A prospective cohort study in Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230604.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. SHIFERAW MB, Sisay Misganaw A
    Evaluation of continuous quality improvement of tuberculosis and HIV diagnostic services in Amhara Public Health Institute, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230532.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. MACPHERSON P, Lebina L, Motsomi K, Bosch Z, et al
    Prevalence and risk factors for latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts of index cases in two South African provinces: Analysis of baseline data from a cluster-randomised trial.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230376.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. SRIVASTAVA S, Chapagain M, Gumbo T
    Effect of specimen processing, growth supplement, and different metabolic population on Mycobacterium tuberculosis laboratory diagnosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230927.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. SUN HY, Wang JY, Chen YC, Hsueh PR, et al
    Impact of introducing fluorescent microscopy on hospital tuberculosis control: A before-after study at a high caseload medical center in Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230067.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. ARINAMINPATHY N, Gomez GB, Sachdeva KS, Rao R, et al
    The potential deployment of a pan-tuberculosis drug regimen in India: A modelling analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230808.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. LOBIE TA, Woldeamanuel Y, Asrat D, Beyene D, et al
    Genetic diversity and drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in the Benishangul Gumuz region and its surroundings, Northwest Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. MOORE BK, Erasmus L, Ershova J, Smith SE, et al
    Pre-treatment loss to follow-up among children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa, 2008-2010.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. HUSSAIN T, Tripathy SS, Das S, Satapathy P, et al
    Prevalence, risk factors and health seeking behaviour of pulmonary tuberculosis in four tribal dominated districts of Odisha: Comparison with studies in other regions of India.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227083.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. BEUTLER M, Plesnik S, Mihalic M, Olbrich L, et al
    A pre-clinical validation plan to evaluate analytical sensitivities of molecular diagnostics such as BD MAX MDR-TB, Xpert MTB/Rif Ultra and FluoroType MTB.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227215.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. HONG JH, Yoon SH, Goo JM, Yim JJ, et al
    Clustered micronodules as predominant manifestation on CT: A sign of active but indolently evolving pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231537.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. VARELA-CASTRO L, Alvarez V, Sevilla IA, Barral M, et al
    Risk factors associated to a high Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex seroprevalence in wild boar (Sus scrofa) from a low bovine tuberculosis prevalence area.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231559.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. HU J, Jin K, He ZG, Zhang H, et al
    Citrate lyase CitE in Mycobacterium tuberculosis contributes to mycobacterial survival under hypoxic conditions.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230786.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. KAEWSEEKHAO B, Roytrakul S, Yingchutrakul Y, Salao K, et al
    Proteomic analysis of infected primary human leucocytes revealed PSTK as potential treatment-monitoring marker for active and latent tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231834.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. RAJAVEL S, Raghav P, Gupta MK, Muralidhar V, et al
    Silico-tuberculosis, silicosis and other respiratory morbidities among sandstone mine workers in Rajasthan- a cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. JO Y, Mirzoeva F, Chry M, Qin ZZ, et al
    Standardized framework for evaluating costs of active case-finding programs: An analysis of two programs in Cambodia and Tajikistan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228216.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. NIETO RAMIREZ LM, Ferro BE, Diaz G, Anthony RM, et al
    Genetic profiling of Mycobacterium tuberculosis revealed "modern" Beijing strains linked to MDR-TB from Southwestern Colombia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0224908.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  43. NGUYEN HV, Tiemersma EW, Nguyen HB, Cobelens FGJ, et al
    The second national tuberculosis prevalence survey in Vietnam.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232142.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. MIGAMBI P, Gasana M, Uwizeye CB, Kamanzi E, et al
    Prevalence of tuberculosis in Rwanda: Results of the first nationwide survey in 2012 yielded important lessons for TB control.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231372.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. TOK PSK, Liew SM, Wong LP, Razali A, et al
    Determinants of unsuccessful treatment outcomes and mortality among tuberculosis patients in Malaysia: A registry-based cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231986.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. CHIRENDA J, Gwitira I, Warren RM, Sampson SL, et al
    Spatial distribution of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in metropolitan Harare, Zimbabwe.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231637.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. DESAI AN, Seshasayee SM, Majumder MS, Lassmann B, et al
    Tuberculosis and foreign-born populations in the United States: A mixed methods pilot study of media reporting and political identification.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230967.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  48. HUIBERS MHW, Bates I, McKew S, Allain TJ, et al
    Severe anaemia complicating HIV in Malawi; Multiple co-existing aetiologies are associated with high mortality.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0218695.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. MATAMBO R, Takarinda KC, Thekkur P, Sandy C, et al
    Treatment outcomes of multi drug resistant and rifampicin resistant Tuberculosis in Zimbabwe: A cohort analysis of patients initiated on treatment during 2010 to 2015.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. TESEMA T, Seyoum D, Ejeta E, Tsegaye R, et al
    Determinants of tuberculosis treatment outcome under directly observed treatment short courses in Adama City, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232468.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. WANG N, Shewade HD, Thekkur P, Huang F, et al
    Electronic medication monitor for people with tuberculosis: Implementation experience from thirty counties in China.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232337.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. TAHSEEN S, Khanzada FM, Baloch AQ, Abbas Q, et al
    Extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Pakistan- A nation-wide multicenter retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. MWAURA M, Kao K, Wambugu J, Trollip A, et al
    Situating trade-offs: Stakeholder perspectives on overtreatment versus missed diagnosis in transition to Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra in Kenya and Swaziland.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228669.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ROWNEKI M, Aronson N, Du P, Sachs P, et al
    Detection of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis by high-throughput sequencing of DNA isolated from acid fast bacilli smears.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232343.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. ALEMU A, Yesuf A, Gebrehanna E, Zerihun B, et al
    Incidence and predictors of extrapulmonary tuberculosis among people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232426.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. BISOGNIN F, Lombardi G, Finelli C, Re MC, et al
    Simultaneous detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and resistance to Rifampicin and Isoniazid by MDR/MTB ELITe MGB(R) Kit for the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232632.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. NALUYANGE R, Mboowa G, Komakech K, Semugenze D, et al
    High prevalence of phenotypic pyrazinamide resistance and its association with pncA gene mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232543.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. LISBOA M, Fronteira I, Mason PH, Martins MDRO, et al
    National TB program shortages as potential factor for poor-quality TB care cascade: Healthcare workers' perspective from Beira, Mozambique.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228927.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. CHEKESA B, Gumi B, Chanyalew M, Zewude A, et al
    Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection and associated risk factors in prison in East Wollega Zone of western Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233314.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. MARTINEZ-GUIJOSA J, Romero B, Infantes-Lorenzo JA, Diez E, et al
    Environmental DNA: A promising factor for tuberculosis risk assessment in multi-host settings.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233837.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. DEMEMEW ZG, Jerene D, Datiko DG, Hiruy N, et al
    The yield of community-based tuberculosis and HIV among key populations in hotspot settings of Ethiopia: A cross-sectional implementation study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233730.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. YU EA, Finkelstein JL, Brannon PM, Bonam W, et al
    Nutritional assessment among adult patients with suspected or confirmed active tuberculosis disease in rural India.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233306.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. TESFAYE L, Lemu YK, Tareke KG, Chaka M, et al
    Exploration of barriers and facilitators to household contact tracing of index tuberculosis cases in Anlemo district, Hadiya zone, Southern Ethiopia: Qualitative study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233358.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. WOLDAY D, Kebede Y, Legesse D, Siraj DS, et al
    Role of CD4/CD8 ratio on the incidence of tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy followed up for more than a decade.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233049.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  65. ZEGEYE A, Dessie G, Wagnew F, Gebrie A, et al
    Prevalence and determinants of anti-tuberculosis treatment non-adherence in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210422.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. OHENE SA, Bakker MI, Ojo J, Toonstra A, et al
    Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis: A retrospective study of patients in Accra, Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0209650.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. OLLINGER J, Kumar A, Roberts DM, Bailey MA, et al
    A high-throughput whole cell screen to identify inhibitors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0205479.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  68. Correction: Response to anti-tuberculosis treatment by people over age 60 in Kampala, Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210769.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. CHEN YT, Kuo SC, Chao PW, Chang YY, et al
    Use of lipid-lowering agents is not associated with improved outcomes for tuberculosis patients on standard-course therapy: A population-based cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210479.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. ROMANOWSKI K, Campbell JR, Oxlade O, Fregonese F, et al
    The impact of improved detection and treatment of isoniazid resistant tuberculosis on prevalence of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis: A modelling study.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211355.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  71. Retraction: PknE, a Serine/Threonine Protein Kinase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Initiates Survival Crosstalk That Also Impacts HIV Coinfection.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211247.
    PubMed    


  72. BHATTACHARYA CHAKRAVARTY A, Rangan S, Dholakia Y, Rai S, et al
    Such a long journey: What health seeking pathways of patients with drug resistant tuberculosis in Mumbai tell us.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0209924.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. BOGDANOVA EN, Mariandyshev AO, Balantcev GA, Eliseev PI, et al
    Cost minimization analysis of line probe assay for detection of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Arkhangelsk region of Russian Federation.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211203.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. GUERRA J, Mogollon D, Gonzalez D, Sanchez R, et al
    Active and latent tuberculosis among inmates in La Esperanza prison in Guaduas, Colombia.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0209895.
    PubMed     Abstract available



  75. Correction: Kenya tuberculosis prevalence survey 2016: Challenges and opportunities of ending TB in Kenya.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211593.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  76. ALOTAIBI B, Yassin Y, Mushi A, Maashi F, et al
    Tuberculosis knowledge, attitude and practice among healthcare workers during the 2016 Hajj.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210913.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. HIPPNER P, Sumner T, Houben RM, Cardenas V, et al
    Application of provincial data in mathematical modelling to inform sub-national tuberculosis program decision-making in South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0209320.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. ZHANG F, Xu C, Ning L, Hu F, et al
    Correction: Exploration of Serum Proteomic Profiling and Diagnostic Model That Differentiate Crohn's Disease and Intestinal Tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212300.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. WOOD HN, Venken T, Willems H, Jacobs A, et al
    Molecular drug susceptibility testing and strain typing of tuberculosis by DNA hybridization.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212064.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. MULONGENI P, Hermans S, Caldwell J, Bekker LG, et al
    HIV prevalence and determinants of loss-to-follow-up in adolescents and young adults with tuberculosis in Cape Town.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210937.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. YIRDAW KD, Teklu AM, Mamuye AT, Zewdu S, et al
    Breakthrough tuberculosis disease among people with HIV - Should we be worried? A retrospective longitudinal study.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211688.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. DJIMEU EW, Heard AC
    Treatment of HIV among tuberculosis patients: A replication study of timing of antiretroviral therapy for HIV-1-associated tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210327.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  83. AFSHAR B, Carless J, Roche A, Balasegaram S, et al
    Surveillance of tuberculosis (TB) cases attributable to relapse or reinfection in London, 2002-2015.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211972.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. RING SC, Purfield DC, Good M, Breslin P, et al
    Variance components for bovine tuberculosis infection and multi-breed genome-wide association analysis using imputed whole genome sequence data.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212067.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. ROE WD, Lenting B, Kokosinska A, Hunter S, et al
    Pathology and molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium pinnipedii tuberculosis in native New Zealand marine mammals.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212363.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. DOULLA BE, Squire SB, MacPherson E, Ngadaya ES, et al
    Routine surveillance for the identification of drug resistant Tuberculosis in Tanzania: A cross-sectional study of stakeholders' perceptions.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212421.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. REIS-SANTOS B, Shete P, Bertolde A, Sales CM, et al
    Tuberculosis in Brazil and cash transfer programs: A longitudinal database study of the effect of cash transfer on cure rates.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212617.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. ADESOKAN HK, Streicher EM, van Helden PD, Warren RM, et al
    Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains isolated from livestock workers and cattle in Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0211637.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. SOEROTO AY, Lestari BW, Santoso P, Chaidir L, et al
    Evaluation of Xpert MTB-RIF guided diagnosis and treatment of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in Indonesia: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213017.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. NGUYEN DT, Agarwal S, Graviss EA
    Trends of tuberculosis meningitis and associated mortality in Texas, 2010-2017, a large population-based analysis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212729.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. IWAMOTO T, Murase Y, Yoshida S, Aono A, et al
    Overcoming the pitfalls of automatic interpretation of whole genome sequencing data by online tools for the prediction of pyrazinamide resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212798.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. DENEGRE AA, Ndeffo Mbah ML, Myers K, Fefferman NH, et al
    Emergence of antibiotic resistance in immunocompromised host populations: A case study of emerging antibiotic resistant tuberculosis in AIDS patients.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212969.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. GUALANO G, Mencarini P, Musso M, Mosti S, et al
    Putting in harm to cure: Drug related adverse events do not affect outcome of patients receiving treatment for multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis. Experience from a tertiary hospital in Italy.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212948.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. LOPEZ-GARNIER S, Sheen P, Zimic M
    Automatic diagnostics of tuberculosis using convolutional neural networks analysis of MODS digital images.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212094.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. LONG R, Asadi L, Heffernan C, Barrie J, et al
    Is there a fundamental flaw in Canada's post-arrival immigrant surveillance system for tuberculosis?
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212706.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. BACK YW, Choi S, Choi HG, Shin KW, et al
    Cell wall skeleton of Mycobacterium bovis BCG enhances the vaccine potential of antigen 85B against tuberculosis by inducing Th1 and Th17 responses.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213536.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. BADR MT, Hacker G
    Gene expression profiling meta-analysis reveals novel gene signatures and pathways shared between tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213470.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. NGUYEN DT, Phan H, Trinh T, Nguyen H, et al
    Sensitivity and characteristics associated with positive QuantiFERON-TB Gold-Plus assay in children with confirmed tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213304.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. DA SILVA LF, Skupien EC, Lazzari TK, Holler SR, et al
    Advanced glycation end products (AGE) and receptor for AGE (RAGE) in patients with active tuberculosis, and their relationship between food intake and nutritional status.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213991.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. SEIJGER C, Hoefsloot W, Bergsma-de Guchteneire I, Te Brake L, et al
    High-dose rifampicin in tuberculosis: Experiences from a Dutch tuberculosis centre.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213718.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. NWANA N, Marks SM, Lan E, Chang AH, et al
    Treatment of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection with 12 once weekly directly-observed doses of isoniazid and rifapentine among persons experiencing homelessness.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0213524.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. ANDRES M, van der Werf MJ, Kodmon C, Albrecht S, et al
    Molecular and genomic typing for tuberculosis surveillance: A survey study in 26 European countries.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0210080.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. LEE HJ, Ko HJ, Kim SH, Jung YJ, et al
    Pasakbumin A controls the growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by enhancing the autophagy and production of antibacterial mediators in mouse macrophages.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0199799.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  104. HWANG B, Shroufi A, Gils T, Steele SJ, et al
    Stock-outs of antiretroviral and tuberculosis medicines in South Africa: A national cross-sectional survey.
    PLoS One. 2019;14:e0212405.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. SUMI A, Kobayashi N
    Time-series analysis of geographically specific monthly number of newly registered cases of active tuberculosis in Japan.
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    Cytokine Patterns in Tuberculosis Infection; IL-1ra, IL-2 and IP-10 Differentiate Borderline QuantiFERON-TB Samples from Uninfected Controls.
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