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2 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
7 Clin Infect Dis
1 J Clin Microbiol
4 PLoS One

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    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  1. BUNYASI EW, Middelkoop K, Koch A, Hoosen Z, et al
    Molecular Detection of Airborne Mycobacterium tuberculosis in South African High Schools.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Nov 9. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202102-0405.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. ADJOBIMEY M, Behr MA, Menzies D
    Individualized Treatment Duration in Tuberculosis Treatment: Precision versus Simplicity.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021;204:1013-1014.

    Clin Infect Dis

  3. MARTYN EM, Bangdiwala AS, Kagimu E, Rutakingirwa MK, et al
    Cerebrospinal fluid bacillary load by Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra PCR Cycle Threshold value predicts two-week mortality in HIV-associated tuberculous meningitis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 28. pii: 5912549. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1444.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. HALEY C, Rowlinson MC, Ashkin D
    Tuberculosis Therapy: "In Pursuit of Perfection".
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:e3529-e3530.

  5. DAS M, Dalal A, Laxmeshwar C, Ravi S, et al
    One Step Forward: Successful End-of-Treatment Outcomes of Patients With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Who Received Concomitant Bedaquiline and Delamanid in Mumbai, India.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:e3496-e3504.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. VELEN K, Nhung NV, Anh NT, Cuong PD, et al
    Risk Factors for Tuberculosis (TB) Among Household Contacts of Patients With Smear-Positive TB in 8 Provinces of Vietnam: A Nested Case-Control Study.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73:e3358-e3364.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. DONOVAN J, Oanh PKN, Dobbs N, Phu NH, et al
    Optic nerve sheath ultrasound for the detection and monitoring of raised intracranial pressure in tuberculous meningitis.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 7. pii: 6025000. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1823.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. QUINN CM, Kagimu E, Okirworth M, Bangdiwala AS, et al
    Fujifilm SILVAMP TB LAM assay on cerebrospinal fluid for the detection of tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected adults.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 3. pii: 6059780. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1910.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. BROGER T, Nicol MP
    A novel bedside rule-in test for tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected adults.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 6. pii: 6065103. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1915.

    J Clin Microbiol

  10. WHITFIELD MG, Engelthaler DM, Allender C, Folkerts M, et al
    Comparative Performance of Genomic Methods for the Detection of Pyrazinamide Resistance and Heteroresistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Nov 10:JCM0190721. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01907.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  11. GAUGHRAN A, Mullen E, MacWhite T, Maher P, et al
    Badger territoriality maintained despite disturbance of major road construction.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0242586.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. SAMUELS THA, Shete PB, Ojok C, Nalugwa T, et al
    Where will it end? Pathways to care and catastrophic costs following negative TB evaluation in Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253927.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. VAN GINDERDEUREN E, Bassett J, Hanrahan CF, Van Rie A, et al
    Association between monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratio and tuberculin skin test positivity in HIV-positive adults.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253907.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. ACEN EL, Biraro IA, Worodria W, Joloba ML, et al
    Impact of vitamin D status and cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide on adults with active pulmonary TB globally: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252762.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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