Research

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2017

Secondary Analysis of Tuberculosis Stigma Data from a Cluster Randomised Trial in Zambia and South Africa (ZAMSTAR). Bond, V.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 11 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Tuberculosis Stigma: A Systematic Review. Sommerland, N.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 11 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Correlates of Observing and Willingness to Report Stigma towards HIV Clients by (TB) Health Workers in Africa. Straetemans, M.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 11 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Excellent Treatment Outcomes in Children Treated for Tuberculosis under Routine Operational Conditions in Cape Town, South Africa. Osman, Muhammad. Clinical Infectious Diseases Volume: 65 Issue 9 (2017) ISSN: 1058-4838 Online ISSN: 1537-6591

Prescription Practice of Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs in Yunnan, China: A Clinical Audit. Xu, Lin. PLoS One Volume: 12 Issue 10 (2017) ISSN: 1932-620

Effect of Glycemic Control and Type of Diabetes Treatment on Unsuccessful TB Treatment Outcomes among People with TB-Diabetes: A Systematic Review. Shewade, Hemant Deepak. PLoS One Volume: 12 Issue 10 (2017) ISSN: 1932-6203

Tuberculosis among Older Adults in Zambia: Burden and Characteristics among a Neglected Group. Coffman, Jenna. BMC Public Health Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2458

The South African Tuberculosis Care Cascade: Estimated Losses and Methodological Challenges. Naidoo, Pren. Journal of Infectious Diseases: Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Volume: 216 Issue suppl (2017) ISSN: 0022-1899 Online ISSN: 1537-6613

6-Cyano Analogues of Bedaquiline as Less Lipophilic and Potentially Safer Diarylquinolines for Tuberculosis. [PDF, 965KB] Tong, Amy. ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters Volume: 8 Issue 10 (2017) ISSN: 1948-5875

Applying the Care Group Model to Tuberculosis Control: Findings from a Community-Based Project in Mozambique. Brown, A.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 10 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

FAST Implementation in Bangladesh: High Frequency of Unsuspected Tuberculosis Justifies Challenges of Scale-Up. Nathavitharana, R.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 9 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

High Laboratory Cost Predicted Per Tuberculosis Case Diagnosed with Increased Case Finding without a Triage Strategy. Dunbar, R.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 9 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

The Economic Burden of Tuberculosis in Indonesia. Mustikawati, D.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 9 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Pyrazinamide Susceptibility and pncA Mutation Profiles of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Bangladesh. Rahman, Arfatur. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy Volume: 61 Issue 9 (2017) ISSN: 0066-4804 Online ISSN: 1098-6596

The Impact of Drug Resistance on the Risk of Tuberculosis Infection and Disease in Child Household Contacts: A Cross Sectional Study. Golla, Vera. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2334

Outcomes from Patients with Presumed Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Five Reference Centers in Brazil.Ramalho, D. M. P.. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2334

Risk Factors Associated with Loss to Follow-Up from Tuberculosis Treatment in Tajikistan: A Case-Control Study. Wohlleben, Jessica. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2334

Pharmacokinetics of Pyrazinamide and Optimal Dosing Regimens for Drug-Sensitive and -Resistant Tuberculosis. Chirehwa, Maxwell. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy Volume: 61 Issue 8 (2017) ISSN: 0066-4804 Online ISSN: 1098-6596

Treatment Initiation among Persons Diagnosed with Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa. Evans, Denise. PLoS One Volume: 12 Issue 7 (2017) ISSN: 1932-6203

Feasibility of District Wide Screening of Health Care Workers for Tuberculosis in Zambia. Verver, Suzanne. BMC Public Health Volume: 18 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2458

Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes among HIV/TB-Coinfected Children in the International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) Network. Carlucci, James. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: JAIDS Volume: 75 Issue 2 (2017) ISSN: 1525-4135 Online ISSN: 1944-7884

Vitamin D Deficiency among Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients and their Tuberculosis Negative Household Contacts in Northwest Ethiopia: A Case-control Study. [PDF, 955KB] Moges, Feleke. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials Volume: 16 (2017) ISSN: 1476-0711

Recurrent Tuberculosis and Associated Factors: A Five-year Countrywide Study in Uzbekistan. [PDF, 750KB] Gadoev, Jamshid. PLoS One Volume: 12 Issue 5 (2017) ISSN: 1932-6203

Modeling the Patient and Health System Impacts of Alternative Xpert® MTB/RIF Algorithms for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. [PDF, 670KB] Tesfaye, Abraham. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2334

The Prevalence of HIV among Adults with Pulmonary TB at a Population Level in Zambia. [PDF, 374KB] Chanda-Kapata, Pascalina. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2334

Low Contribution of Health Extension Workers in Identification of Persons with Presumptive Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Ethiopian Somali Region Pastoralists. [PDF, 384KB] Getnet, Fentabil. BMC Health Services Research Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1472-6963

Screening in Maternity to Ascertain Tuberculosis Status (SMATS) Study. [PDF, 872KB] Broughton, Edward. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2334

World Health Organization Treatment Guidelines for Drug-resistant Tuberculosis, 2016 Update. [PDF, 391KB] Falzon, Dennis. European Respiratory Journal Volume: 49 Issue 3 (2017) ISSN: 0903-1936 Online ISSN: 1399-3003

Quantitative Bioassay to Identify Antimicrobial Drugs through Drug Interaction Fingerprint Analysis. [PDF, 1.2MB] Weinstein, Zohar. Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher Group) Volume: 7 (2017) ISSN: 2045-2322

Improving Case Detection of Tuberculosis among Children in Bangladesh: Lessons Learned through an Implementation Research. [PDF, 495KB] Islam, Ziaul. BMC Public Health Volume: 17 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1471-2458

Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Bangladesh: Results from a Sentinel Surveillance System. Banu, S.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Patients' Views of Interventions to Reduce Treatment Loss to Follow-up. Tupasi, T.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 21 Issue 1 (2017) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Using mHealth for HIV/TB Treatment Support in Lesotho: Enhancing Patient–Provider Communication in the START Study. [PDF, 258KB] Hirsch-Moverman, Yael. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: JAIDS Volume: 74 (2017) ISSN: 1525-4135 Online ISSN: 1944-7884

2016

It's Complicated: Why Do Tuberculosis Patients Not Initiate or Stay Adherent to Treatment? A Qualitative Study From South Africa. Skinner, Donald. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 16 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1471-2334

Infection Control and Tuberculosis Among Health Care Workers in Viet Nam, 2009-2013: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Tiemersma, Edine. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 16 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1471-2334

Prevalence of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Predictive Factors in an Urban Informal Settlement in Johannesburg, South Africa: A Cross-Sectional Study. Ncayiyana, Jabulani. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 16 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1471-2334

Tuberculosis Disease during Pregnancy and Treatment Outcomes in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Women at a Referral Hospital in Cape Town. Bekker, Adrie. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 11 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Health Seeking Behaviour among Individuals with Presumptive Tuberculosis in Zambia. Chanda-Kapata, Pascalina. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 10 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

The Socioeconomic Impact of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis on Patients: Results from Ethiopia, Indonesia and Kazakhstan. van den Hof, Susan. BMC Infectious Diseases Volume: 16 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1471-2334

Sex Differences in Tuberculosis Burden and Notifications in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Horton, Katherine C.. PLoS Medicine Volume: 13 Issue 9 (2016) ISSN: 1549-1676

The Yield of Community-Based "Retrospective" Tuberculosis Contact Investigation in a High Burden Setting in Ethiopia. Gashu, Zewdu. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 8 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

The Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Health Care Workers in South Africa: A Systematic Review. Grobler, Liesl. BMC Health Services Research Volume: 16 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1472-6963

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients Lost to Follow-Up: Self-Reported Readiness to Restart Treatment. Mangan, J.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 20 Issue 9 (2016) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

Trends in Tuberculosis Case Notification and Treatment Outcomes after Interventions in 10 Zones of Ethiopia. Dememew, Z.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 20 Issue 9 (2016) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

The Additional Yield of GeneXpert MTB/RIF test in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Household Contacts of Smear Positive TB Cases. Habte, Dereje. International Journal of Infectious Diseases Volume: 49 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1201-9712 Online ISSN: 1878-3511

Incident Tuberculosis in HIV-Positive Children, Adolescents and Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa. Brennan, A.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 20 Issue 8 (2016) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

The South African Tuberculosis Care Cascade: Estimated Losses and Methodological Challenges. Naidoo, Pren. Journal of Infectious Diseases: Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Volume: 216 Issue suppl (2017) ISSN: 0022-1899 Online ISSN: 1537-6613

Efficacy and Safety of 'Fixed Dose' versus 'Loose' Drug Regimens for Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Two High TB-Burden African Countries: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Aseffa, Abraham. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 6 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Latent Tuberculosis Infection Diagnostic and Treatment Cascade among Contacts in Primary Health Care in a City of Sao Paulo State, Brazil: Cross-Sectional Study. Wysocki, Anneliese Domingues. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 6 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Uptake of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy among Under-Five Children: TB Contact Investigation as an Entry Point. Tadesse, Yared. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 5 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Use of Lot Quality Assurance Sampling to Ascertain Levels of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Western Kenya. Jezmir, Julia. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 5 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Psychological and Educational Intervention to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence in Ethiopia Based on Health Belief Model: A Cluster Randomized Control Trial. Tola, Habteyes Hailu. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 5 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Incomplete Sputum Smear Microscopy Monitoring among Smear-Positive Tuberculosis Patients in Uganda. Nakaggwa, P.. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: The Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Volume: 20 Issue 5 (2016) ISSN: 1027-3719 Online ISSN: 1815-7920

The Effects of Psycho-Emotional and Socio-Economic Support for Tuberculosis Patients on Treatment Adherence and Treatment Outcomes - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. van Hoorn, Rosa. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 4 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

The Impact of a Line Probe Assay Based Diagnostic Algorithm on Time to Treatment Initiation and Treatment Outcomes for Multidrug Resistant TB Patients in Arkhangelsk Region, Russia. Eliseev, Platon. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 4 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Comparison of Xpert MTB/RIF Assay and GenoType MTBDRplus DNA Probes for Detection of Mutations Associated with Rifampicin Resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. Rahman, Arfatur. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 4 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

A call to action: Addressing the Reproductive Health Needs of Women with Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis. Schnippel, K.. South African Medical Journal Volume: 106 Issue 4 (2016) ISSN: 0256-9574 Online ISSN: 2078-5135

Drug-Drug Interactions between Bedaquiline and the Antiretrovirals Lopinavir/Ritonavir and Nevirapine in HIV-Infected Patients with Drug-Resistant TB. Pandie, Mishal. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Volume: 71 Issue 4 (2016) ISSN: 0305-7453 Online ISSN: 1460-2091

Comparative Yield of Different Diagnostic Tests for Tuberculosis among People Living with HIV in Western Kenya. Cavanaugh, Joseph. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 3 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

TIME Impact - a New User-Friendly Tuberculosis (TB)  Model to Inform TB Policy Decisions. Houben, R. M. G. J.. BMC Medicine Volume: 14 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1741-7015

Decentralization of Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) External Quality Assurance Using Blind Rechecking for Sputum Smear Microscopy in Ethiopia. Melese, Muluken. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 3 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

"When Treatment Is More Challenging than the Disease": A Qualitative Study of MDR-TB Patient Retention. Shringarpure, Kalpita S.. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 3 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Comparing Tuberculosis Diagnostic Yield in Smear/Culture and Xpert® MTB/RIF-Based Algorithms Using a Non-Randomised Stepped-Wedge Design. Naidoo, Pren. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 3 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Factors Associated with Loss to Follow-up During Treatment for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, the Philippines, 2012-2014. Tupasi, Thelma E.. Emerging Infectious Diseases Volume: 22 Issue 3 (2016) ISSN: 1080-6059 Online ISSN: 1080-6059

Community Referral for Presumptive TB in Nigeria: a Comparison of Four Models of Active Case Finding. Adejumo, A. O.. BMC Public Health Volume: 16 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1471-2458

Community Perceptions of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Their Roles in Management for HIV, Tuberculosis and Hypertension in Western Kenya. Rachlis, Beth. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 2 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Population Based National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey among Adults (>15 Years) in Pakistan, 2010-2011. Qadeer, Ejaz. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 2 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

The Prevalence of Tuberculosis in Zambia: Results from the First National TB Prevalence Survey, 2013-2014. Kapata, Nathan. PLoS One Volume: 11 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1932-6203

Economic Evaluation of a Shortened Standardised Treatment Regimen of Antituberculosis Drugs for Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (STREAM): Study Protocol. Gama, Elvis. BMJ Open Volume: 6 Issue 10 (2016) ISSN: 2044-6055

The START Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Combination Intervention Package to Enhance Antiretroviral Therapy Uptake and Retention During TB Treatment among TB/HIV patients in Lesotho: Rationale and Design of a Mixed-Methods, Cluster-Randomized Trial. Howard, Andrea. Global Health Action Volume: 9 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1654-9716

Quality of Tuberculosis Care at Different Levels of Health Care in Brazil in 2013. Heldal, Einar. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Monitoring Delays in Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Eight Cities in Colombia. Khogali, Mohammed. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Use and Evaluation of a Line Probe Assay in Patients with Tuberculosis in Peru: 2011-2013. Ramirez, Hada. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

HIV Testing, Antiretroviral Therapy, and Treatment Outcomes in New Cases of Tuberculosis in Brazil, 2011. Verdonck, Kristien. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Tuberculosis among Indigenous Municipalities in Mexico: Analysis of Case Notification and Treatment Outcomes between 2009 and 2013. Decroo, Tom. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Trends in Tuberculosis Notification and Treatment Outcomes in Prisons: a Country-Wide Assessment in El Salvador from 2009-2014. Zachariah, Rony. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Implementation of the National Tuberculosis Guidelines on Culture and Drug Sensitivity Testing in Guatemala, 2013. Heldal, Einar. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Contrasting Trends of Tuberculosis in the Cities of San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 2005-2014. Heldal, Einar. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Culture and Drug Susceptibility Testing among Previously Treated Tuberculosis Patients in the Dominican Republic, 2014. Khogali, Mohammed. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

Culture and Drug Sensitivity Testing among Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Mexico: National Data for 2009-2013. Harries, Anthony. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública = Pan American Journal of Public Health Volume: 39 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1020-4989 Online ISSN: 1680-5348

The Path to Impact of Operational Research on Tuberculosis Control Policies and Practices in Indonesia. Probandari, Ari. Global Health Action Volume: 9 Issue 1 (2016) ISSN: 1654-9716

2014

The Lancet 2014 Series on Tuberculosis

2013

Global Health 2035: A World Converging Within a Generation. [PDF, 2.9MB] Jamison, Dean T. The Lancet: Volume: 382 (2013): 1898-1955

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