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2 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
1 Clin Infect Dis
2 Emerg Infect Dis
1 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
1 Eur Respir J
2 Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
1 J Immunol
2 J Infect
8 PLoS One

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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. ARDIZZONI E, Ariza E, Mulengwa D, Mpala Q, et al
    Thin layer agar-based direct phenotypic drug-susceptibility testing on sputum in Eswatini rapidly detects Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth and rifampicin resistance, otherwise missed by WHO endorsed diagnostic tests.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Mar 15. pii: AAC.02263.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. MODLIN SJ, Marbach T, Werngren J, Mansjo M, et al
    Atypical Genetic Basis of Pyrazinamide Resistance in Mono-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Mar 15. pii: AAC.01916.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  3. ADU-GYAMFI C, Savulescu D, Mikhathani L, Otwombe K, et al
    Plasma kynurenine-to-tryptophan ratio, a highly sensitive blood-based diagnostic tool for Tuberculosis in HIV-infected pregnant women.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 15. pii: 6170938. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Emerg Infect Dis

  4. POORANSINGH S, Sakhamuri S
    Need for BCG Vaccination to Prevent TB in High-Incidence Countries and Populations.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26:624-625.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. KERR TJ, Gumbo R, Goosen WJ, Rogers P, et al
    Novel Techniques for Detection of Mycobacterium bovis Infection in a Cheetah.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26:630-631.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  6. KAMALI KAKHKI R, Najafzadeh MJ, Kachuei R, Ghazvini K, et al
    Targeting novel genes for simultaneous detection of five fungal and bacterial agents from BAL samples using multiplex PCR assay.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020;39:1535-1542.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Respir J

  7. GUPTA RK, Lule SA, Krutikov M, Gosce L, et al
    Screening for tuberculosis among high-risk groups attending London Emergency Departments: A prospective observational study.
    Eur Respir J. 2021 Mar 18. pii: 13993003.03831-2020.

    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis

  8. KUMAR MS, Surendran D, Manu MS, Rakesh PS, et al
    Mortality due to TB-COVID-19 coinfection in India.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2021;25:250-251.

  9. GRACIAA DS, Kempker RR, Sanikidze E, Tukvadze S, et al
    TB research amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2021;25:167-170.

    J Immunol

  10. SCHICK J, Schafer J, Alexander C, Dichtl S, et al
    Cutting Edge: TNF Is Essential for Mycobacteria-Induced MINCLE Expression, Macrophage Activation, and Th17 Adjuvanticity.
    J Immunol. 2020;205:323-328.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect

  11. VAN ZYL CW, Loots DT, Solomons R, van Reenen M, et al
    Metabolic characterization of tuberculous meningitis in a South African paediatric population using (1)H NMR metabolomics.
    J Infect. 2020;81:743-752.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. CAPOCCI SJ, Sewell J, Smith C, Cropley I, et al
    Cost effectiveness of testing HIV infected individuals for TB in a low TB/HIV setting.
    J Infect. 2020;81:289-296.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  13. ROSENFELD G, Gabrielian A, Wang Q, Gu J, et al
    Radiologist observations of computed tomography (CT) images predict treatment outcome in TB Portals, a real-world database of tuberculosis (TB) cases.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247906.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. AMEKE S, Asare P, Aboagye SY, Otchere ID, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in the Volta Region of Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0238898.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  15. CHARLES M, Richard M, Reichler MR, Koama JB, et al
    Treatment success for patients with tuberculosis receiving care in areas severely affected by Hurricane Matthew - Haiti, 2016.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247750.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. ANDARGIE A, Molla A, Tadese F, Zewdie S, et al
    Lost to follow-up and associated factors among patients with drug resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248687.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. SMITH GC, Budgey R
    Simulating the next steps in badger control for bovine tuberculosis in England.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248426.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. OHENE SA, Bonsu F, Adusi-Poku Y, Dzata F, et al
    Case finding of tuberculosis among mining communities in Ghana.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248718.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. HOHLFELD ASJ, Mathebula L, Pienaar ED, Abrams A, et al
    Tuberculosis treatment intervention trials in Africa: A cross-sectional bibliographic study and spatial analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248621.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. ABDU M, Ali Y, Anteneh S, Yesuf M, et al
    Determinant factors for the occurrence of tuberculosis after initiation of antiretroviral treatment among adult patients living with HIV at Dessie Referral Hospital, South Wollo, Northeast Ethiopia, 2020. A case-control study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248490.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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