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1 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
4 Emerg Infect Dis
1 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
15 Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
2 J Infect
1 J Infect Dis
1 Lancet
2 Lancet Infect Dis
7 PLoS One

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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. NARMANDAKH E, Tumenbayar O, Borolzoi T, Erkhembayar B, et al
    Genetic Mutations Associated with Isoniazid Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mongolia.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Apr 20. pii: AAC.00537.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Emerg Infect Dis

  2. RATHI P, Shringarpure K, Unnikrishnan B, Chadha VK, et al
    Pretreatment Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Presumptive Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients, India, 2016-2017.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26:989-992.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. HORTON KC, Hoey AL, Beraud G, Corbett EL, et al
    Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Sex Differences in Social Contact Patterns and Implications for Tuberculosis Transmission and Control.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26:910-919.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. BAIK Y, Modongo C, Moonan PK, Click ES, et al
    Possible Transmission Mechanisms of Mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in High HIV Prevalence Country, Botswana.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26:953-960.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. MOONAN PK, Zetola NM, Tobias JL, Basotli J, et al
    A Neighbor-Based Approach to Identify Tuberculosis Exposure, the Kopanyo Study.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26:1010-1013.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  6. SFAIROPOULOS D, Tsiara S, Barkas F, Margariti PN, et al
    Is brucellosis a great mimic of tuberculosis? A case report.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 24. pii: 10.1007/s10096-020-03902.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis

  7. CRUZ AT, Schwartzman K, Kitai I
    Fighting a hidden epidemic: expanding tuberculosis preventive treatment to the youngest household contacts.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:357-359.

  8. MILLER CR, Mitchell EMH, Nishikiori N, Zwerling A, et al
    ScreenTB: a tool for prioritising risk groups and selecting algorithms for screening for active tuberculosis.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:367-375.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. MASUKU SD, Berhanu R, Van Rensburg C, Ndjeka N, et al
    Managing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a budget impact analysis.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:376-382.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. KIM HY, Hanrahan CF, Dowdy DW, Martinson NA, et al
    Priorities among HIV-positive individuals for tuberculosis preventive therapies.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:396-402.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. MCCREESH N, Grant AD, Yates TA, Karat AS, et al
    Tuberculosis from transmission in clinics in high HIV settings may be far higher than contact data suggest.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:403-408.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. GOBAUD AN, Haley CA, Wilson JW, Bhavaraju R, et al
    Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care in the United States.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:409-413.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. O'SON L, Hulland E, Cookson ST, Castro KG, et al
    Epidemiology and risk factors for extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Lebanon.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:414-419.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. KAPUR A
    Randomised clinical trials for tuberculosis prophylaxis in people with diabetes mellitus.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:465-466.

  15. SHEDRAWY J, Jansson L, Bruchfeld J, Lonnroth K, et al
    Health-related quality of life among persons treated for tuberculosis in a European setting.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:461-463.

  16. SCHWOEBEL V, Koura KG, Adjobimey M, Gnanou S, et al
    Tuberculosis contact investigation and short-course preventive therapy among young children in Africa.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:452-460.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. YOUNG C, Barker S, Ehrlich R, Kistnasamy B, et al
    Computer-aided detection for tuberculosis and silicosis in chest radiographs of gold miners of South Africa.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:444-451.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. MIKIASHVILI L, Kipiani M, Schechter MC, Avaliani Z, et al
    Linezolid use for drug-resistant tuberculosis in Georgia: a retrospective cohort study.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:436-443.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. PIERRE-AUDIGIER C, Talla C, Alame-Emane AK, Audigier B, et al
    Tuberculosis trends in a hot-spot region in Paris, France.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:428-435.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. TOMENY EM, Mendoza VL, Marcelo DB, Barrameda AJD, et al
    Patient-cost survey for tuberculosis in the context of patient-pathway modelling.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:420-427.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. LANEY AS, Pontali E
    Computer-assisted interpretation of chest radiographs: signs of hope for silicosis and tuberculosis.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2020;24:362-363.

    J Infect

  22. ESTEVEZ O, Anibarro L, Garet E, Martinez A, et al
    Multi-parameter flow cytometry immunophenotyping distinguishes different stages of tuberculosis infection.
    J Infect. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0163-4453(20)30218.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. HO J, Bokil NJ, Nguyen PTB, Nguyen TA, et al
    A Transcriptional Blood Signature Distinguishes Early Tuberculosis Disease from Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Uninfected Individuals in a Vietnamese Cohort.
    J Infect. 2020 Apr 21. pii: S0163-4453(20)30221.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  24. KUMAR NP, Kathamuthu GR, Moideen K, Banurekha VV, et al
    Strongyloides stercoralis coinfection is associated with greater disease severity, higher bacterial burden and elevated plasma matrix metalloproteinases in pulmonary tuberculosis.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 20. pii: 5822617. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  25. Health sector spending and spending on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and development assistance for health: progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 3.
    Lancet. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0140-6736(20)30608.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Lancet Infect Dis

  26. SU Y, Garcia Baena I, Harle AC, Crosby SW, et al
    Tracking total spending on tuberculosis by source and function in 135 low-income and middle-income countries, 2000-17: a financial modelling study.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S1473-3099(20)30124.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Understanding spending trends for tuberculosis.
    Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S1473-3099(20)30316.

    PLoS One

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

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