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23.10.2017

1 AIDS
2 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
1 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
4 Clin Infect Dis
2 Emerg Infect Dis
3 Eur Respir J
16 Int J Tuberc Lung Dis
1 J Clin Microbiol
2 J Infect
1 J Infect Dis
3 Lancet Glob Health
1 Lancet Respir Med
2 PLoS Med
11 PLoS One


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    AIDS

  1. LACOURSE SM, Pavlinac PB, Cranmer LM, Njuguna IN, et al
    Stool Xpert MTB/RIF and urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) for diagnosing tuberculosis in hospitalized HIV-infected children.
    AIDS. 2017 Oct 12. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001662.
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    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  2. MARTINEZ L, Handel A, Shen Y, Chakraburty S, et al
    A Prospective Validation of a Clinical Algorithm to Detect Tuberculosis in Child Contacts.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 16. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201706-1210.
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  3. DIVANGAHI M, Behr MA
    Cracking the Vaccine Code in Tuberculosis.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201707-1489.
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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  4. XU J, Tasneen R, Peloquin CA, Almeida DV, et al
    Verapamil increases the bioavailability and efficacy of bedaquiline but not clofazimine in a murine model of tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Oct 16. pii: AAC.01692.
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    Clin Infect Dis

  5. SALAZAR-AUSTIN N, Hoffmann J, Cohn S, Mashabela F, et al
    Poor Obstetric and Infant Outcomes in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women with Tuberculosis in South Africa: The Tshepiso Study.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  6. LIN HH, Wu CY, Wang CH, Fu H, et al
    Association of obesity, diabetes, and risk of tuberculosis: two population-based cohorts.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1093.
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  7. LEE RS, Howden BP
    The Critical Importance of Sampling Fraction to Inferences of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 13. doi: 10.1093.
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  8. OSMAN M, Lee K, Du Preez K, Dunbar R, et al
    Excellent Treatment Outcomes in Children Treated for Tuberculosis Under Routine Operational Conditions in Cape Town, South Africa.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65:1444-1452.
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    Emerg Infect Dis

  9. NATHAVITHARANA RR, Shi CX, Chindelevitch L, Calderon R, et al
    Polyclonal Pulmonary Tuberculosis Infections and Risk for Multidrug Resistance, Lima, Peru.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23:1887-1890.
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  10. TAO NN, He XC, Zhang XX, Liu Y, et al
    Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis among Children, China, 2006-2015.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23:1800-1805.
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    Eur Respir J

  11. VAN DE BERG S, Erkens C, van Rest J, van den Hof S, et al
    Evaluation of tuberculosis screening of immigrants in the Netherlands.
    Eur Respir J. 2017;50.
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  12. HELDAL E
    A katG 315 mutation alone should not lead to exclusion of isoniazid in treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Eur Respir J. 2017;50.
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  13. CHESOV D, Ciobanu N, Lange C, Heyckendorf J, et al
    High-dose isoniazid in the shorter-course multidrug-resistant tuberculosis regimen in the Republic of Moldova.
    Eur Respir J. 2017;50.
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    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis

  14. BAO J, Hafner R
    Conducting high-quality tuberculosis clinical trials in China: opportunities and challenges.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1094-1100.
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  15. BORGDORFF MW, De Cock KM
    Provision of ART to individuals infected with HIV: impact on the epidemiology and control of tuberculosis.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1091-1092.
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  16. MACINTYRE K, Bakker MI, Bergson S, Bhavaraju R, et al
    Defining the research agenda to measure and reduce tuberculosis stigmas.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:87-96.
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  17. SOMMERLAND N, Wouters E, Mitchell EMH, Ngicho M, et al
    Evidence-based interventions to reduce tuberculosis stigma: a systematic review.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:81-86.
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  18. SOMMERLAND N, Wouters E, Masquillier C, Engelbrecht M, et al
    Stigma as a barrier to the use of occupational health units for tuberculosis services in South Africa.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:75-80.
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  19. ZWERLING A, Dowdy D, von Delft A, Taylor H, et al
    Incorporating social justice and stigma in cost-effectiveness analysis: drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:69-74.
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  20. BOND V, Floyd S, Fenty J, Schaap A, et al
    Secondary analysis of tuberculosis stigma data from a cluster randomised trial in Zambia and South Africa (ZAMSTAR).
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:49-59.
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  21. MILLER C, Huston J, Samu L, Mfinanga S, et al
    'It makes the patient's spirit weaker': tuberculosis stigma and gender interaction in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:42-48.
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  22. WELLS WA
    Onions and prevalence surveys: how to analyze and quantify tuberculosis case-finding gaps.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1101-1113.
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  23. MULDER C, Mgode GF, Ellis H, Valverde E, et al
    Accuracy of giant African pouched rats for diagnosing tuberculosis: comparison with culture and Xpert(R) MTB/RIF.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1127-1133.
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  24. BOYD R, Ford N, Padgen P, Cox H, et al
    Time to treatment for rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1173-1180.
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  25. MUCHENA G, Shambira G, Masuka N, Juru T, et al
    Determinants of multidrug resistance among previously treated tuberculosis patients in Zimbabwe, 2014.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1167-1172.
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  26. GARCIA-GOEZ JF, Munera GA, Rojas V, Pacheco R, et al
    Tuberculosis in recipients of solid-organ transplants during 1995-2015 in Cali, Colombia.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1155-1159.
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  27. KHAN PY, Crampin AC, Mzembe T, Koole O, et al
    Does antiretroviral treatment increase the infectiousness of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis?
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1147-1154.
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  28. RIVERA VR, Jean-Juste MA, Gluck SC, Reeder HT, et al
    Diagnostic yield of active case finding for tuberculosis and HIV at the household level in slums in Haiti.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1140-1146.
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  29. CHEN C, Yang CG, Gao X, Lu ZZ, et al
    Community-based active case finding for tuberculosis in rural western China: a cross-sectional study.
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017;21:1134-1139.
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    J Clin Microbiol

  30. MURASE Y, Izumi K, Ohkado A, Aono A, et al
    Prediction of Local Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates of a Predominantly Beijing Lineage Using a Variable-Number Tandem Repeat (VNTR) Typing Method Incorporating a Consensus Set of Hypervariable Loci.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Oct 18. pii: JCM.01016-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01016.
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    J Infect

  31. ROYCROFT E, O'Toole RF, Fitzgibbon MM, Montgomery L, et al
    Molecular epidemiology of multi- and extensively-drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Ireland, 2001-2014.
    J Infect. 2017 Oct 12. pii: S0163-4453(17)30315.
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  32. ARNOLD A, Cooke GS, Kon OM, Dedicoat M, et al
    Drug resistant TB: UK multicentre study (DRUMS): Treatment, management and outcomes in London and West Midlands 2008-2014.
    J Infect. 2017;74:260-271.
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    J Infect Dis

  33. BUNJUN R, Riou C, Soares AP, Thawer N, et al
    Effect of HIV on the frequency and number of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4+ T cells in blood and the airways in latent tuberculosis infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093.
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    Lancet Glob Health

  34. VERGUET S, Riumallo-Herl C, Gomez GB, Menzies NA, et al
    Catastrophic costs potentially averted by tuberculosis control in India and South Africa: a modelling study.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5:e1123-e1132.
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  35. WINGFIELD T
    Mitigating the financial effects of tuberculosis requires more than expansion of services.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5:e1056-e1057.
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  36. CHAISSON RE, Golub JE
    Preventing tuberculosis in people with HIV-no more excuses.
    Lancet Glob Health. 2017;5:e1048-e1049.
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    Lancet Respir Med

  37. MARAIS BJ, Walker TM, Cirillo DM, Raviglione M, et al
    Aiming for zero tuberculosis transmission in low-burden countries.
    Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Oct 12. pii: S2213-2600(17)30382.
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    PLoS Med

  38. DATTA S, Saunders MJ, Tovar MA, Evans CA, et al
    Improving tuberculosis diagnosis: Better tests or better healthcare?
    PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002406.
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  39. SYLVIA S, Xue H, Zhou C, Shi Y, et al
    Tuberculosis detection and the challenges of integrated care in rural China: A cross-sectional standardized patient study.
    PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002405.
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    PLoS One

  40. ALTET N, Latorre I, Jimenez-Fuentes MA, Maldonado J, et al
    Assessment of the influence of direct tobacco smoke on infection and active TB management.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0182998.
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  41. HAVLICEK J, Rivera-Milla E, Slickers P, Andres S, et al
    An application of competitive reporter monitored amplification (CMA) for rapid detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0183561.
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  42. MUNOZ L, Gonzalez L, Soldevila L, Dorca J, et al
    QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold In-Tube for contact screening in BCG-vaccinated adults: A longitudinal cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0183258.
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  43. BELLO G, Faragher B, Sanudi L, Namakhoma I, et al
    The effect of engaging unpaid informal providers on case detection and treatment initiation rates for TB and HIV in rural Malawi (Triage Plus): A cluster randomised health system intervention trial.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0183312.
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  44. HSIAO CY, Chiu HY, Wang TS, Tsai TF, et al
    Serial QuantiFERON-TB Gold testing in patients with psoriasis treated with ustekinumab.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0184178.
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  45. KAPWATA T, Morris N, Campbell A, Mthiyane T, et al
    Spatial distribution of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) patients in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0181797.
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  46. CHAN SL, Chua APG, Aminkeng F, Chee CBE, et al
    Association and clinical utility of NAT2 in the prediction of isoniazid-induced liver injury in Singaporean patients.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186200.
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  47. SCHNEEFELD M, Busche T, Geffers R, Kalinowski J, et al
    The transcriptional regulator LysG (Rv1985c) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis activates lysE (Rv1986) in a lysine-dependent manner.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186505.
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  48. HIJIKATA M, Keicho N, Duc LV, Maeda S, et al
    Spoligotyping and whole-genome sequencing analysis of lineage 1 strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Da Nang, Vietnam.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186800.
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  49. RASOAHANITRALISOA R, Rakotosamimanana N, Stucki D, Sola C, et al
    Evaluation of spoligotyping, SNPs and customised MIRU-VNTR combination for genotyping Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates in Madagascar.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186088.
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  50. AGIZEW T, Boyd R, Ndwapi N, Auld A, et al
    Peripheral clinic versus centralized laboratory-based Xpert MTB/RIF performance: Experience gained from a pragmatic, stepped-wedge trial in Botswana.
    PLoS One. 2017;12:e0183237.
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