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    January 2021
  1. AHMAD N, Baharom M, Aizuddin AN, Ramli R, et al
    Sex-related differences in smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Prevalence and associated factors.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245304.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. HASSUNA NA, El Feky M, Hussein AARM, Mahmoud MA, et al
    Interleukin-18 and interferon-gamma single nucleotide polymorphisms in Egyptian patients with tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244949.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. MARIN AV, Rastogi N, Couvin D, Mape V, et al
    First approach to the population structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in the indigenous population in Puerto Narino-Amazonas, Colombia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245084.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. KIM J, Park BG, Lim DH, Jang WS, et al
    Development and evaluation of a multiplex loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and non-tuberculosis mycobacterium in clinical samples.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244753.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  5. SHANKAR S U, Kumar AMV, Venkateshmurthy NS, Nair D, et al
    Implementation of the new integrated algorithm for diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Karnataka State, India: How well are we doing?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244785.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. ASEMAHAGN MA, Alene GD, Yimer SA
    Spatial-temporal clustering of notified pulmonary tuberculosis and its predictors in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245378.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  7. KHALIQ A, Ravindran R, Afzal S, Jena PK, et al
    Gut microbiome dysbiosis and correlation with blood biomarkers in active-tuberculosis in endemic setting.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245534.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. THAYER MB, Parish T
    Phenoxyalkylimidazoles with an oxadiazole moiety are subject to efflux in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0239353.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. OLADIMEJI O, Adepoju V, Anyiam FE, San JE, et al
    Treatment outcomes of drug susceptible Tuberculosis in private health facilities in Lagos, South-West Nigeria.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244581.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. ARNOLD ME, Courcier EA, Stringer LA, McCormick CM, et al
    A Bayesian analysis of a Test and Vaccinate or Remove study to control bovine tuberculosis in badgers (Meles meles).
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246141.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. CHUNG HS, Bae S, Kim I, Ahn HY, et al
    Unexpected exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during bronchoscopy using radial probe endobronchial ultrasound.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246371.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. DAGNE B, Desta K, Fekade R, Amare M, et al
    The Epidemiology of first and second-line drug-resistance Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex common species: Evidence from selected TB treatment initiating centers in Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245687.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. LOPEZ K, Arriaga MB, Aliaga JG, Barreda NN, et al
    Dysglycemia is associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages in tuberculosis patients of North Lima-Peru.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243184.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. SORSA A, Kaso M
    Diagnostic performance of GeneXpert in tuberculosis-HIV co-infected patients at Asella Teaching and Referral Hospital, Southeastern Ethiopia: A cross sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0242205.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. XIA T, Chen J, Rui J, Li J, et al
    What affected Chinese parents' decisions about tuberculosis (TB) treatment: Implications based on a cross-sectional survey.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245691.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. GAUTAM N, Karki RR, Khanam R
    Knowledge on tuberculosis and utilization of DOTS service by tuberculosis patients in Lalitpur District, Nepal.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245686.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. LIM RK, Semitala FC, Atuhumuza E, Sabiti L, et al
    Patient choice improves self-efficacy and intention to complete tuberculosis preventive therapy in a routine HIV program setting in Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246113.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. SHIN HJ, Chang JS, Kim MS, Koh BG, et al
    Hypersensitivity reactions to multiple anti-tuberculosis drugs.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246291.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  19. KHAN MS, Rego S, Rajal JB, Bond V, et al
    Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on tuberculosis and HIV services: A cross-sectional survey of 669 health professionals in 64 low and middle-income countries.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244936.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. DE MENDONCA EB, Schmaltz CA, Sant'Anna FM, Vizzoni AG, et al
    Anemia in tuberculosis cases: A biomarker of severity?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245458.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. SOEROTO AY, Pratiwi C, Santoso P, Lestari BW, et al
    Factors affecting outcome of longer regimen multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in West Java Indonesia: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246284.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. YUEN CM, Millones AK, Puma D, Jimenez J, et al
    Closing delivery gaps in the treatment of tuberculosis infection: Lessons from implementation research in Peru.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247411.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. KASSA GM, Merid MW, Muluneh AG, Wolde HF, et al
    Comparing the impact of genotypic based diagnostic algorithm on time to treatment initiation and treatment outcomes among drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Amhara region, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246938.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. NAZNEEN A, Tarannum S, Chowdhury KIA, Islam MT, et al
    Implementation status of national tuberculosis infection control guidelines in Bangladeshi hospitals.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246923.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. EDWARDS BD, Edwards J, Cooper R, Kunimoto D, et al
    Rifampin-resistant/multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Alberta, Canada: Epidemiology and treatment outcomes in a low-incidence setting.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246993.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. ISLAM MN, Khan MK, Khan MFR, Kostoulas P, et al
    Risk factors and true prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in Bangladesh.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247838.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. HENNEBERG M, Holloway-Kew K, Lucas T
    Human major infections: Tuberculosis, treponematoses, leprosy-A paleopathological perspective of their evolution.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243687.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. FANG Y, Ma Y, Lu Q, Sun J, et al
    An outbreak of pulmonary tuberculosis and a follow-up investigation of latent tuberculosis in a high school in an eastern city in China, 2016-2019.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247564.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. LAZARUS G, Tjoa K, Iskandar AWB, Louisa M, et al
    The effect of human immunodeficiency virus infection on adverse events during treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248017.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. LANDSMAN D, Abdelbasit A, Wang C, Guerzhoy M, et al
    Cohort profile: St. Michael's Hospital Tuberculosis Database (SMH-TB), a retrospective cohort of electronic health record data and variables extracted using natural language processing.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247872.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. TOMAZ APO, Raboni SM, Kussen GMB, da Silva Nogueira K, et al
    The Xpert(R) MTB/RIF diagnostic test for pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients: Benefits and experiences over 2 years in different clinical contexts.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247185.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. BIERMANN O, Kluppelberg R, Lonnroth K, Viney K, et al
    'A double-edged sword': Perceived benefits and harms of active case-finding for people with presumptive tuberculosis and communities-A qualitative study based on expert interviews.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247568.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. BALDWIN SL, Reese VA, Larsen SE, Beebe E, et al
    Prophylactic efficacy against Mycobacterium tuberculosis using ID93 and lipid-based adjuvant formulations in the mouse model.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247990.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. 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

  35. 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

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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. HUDDART S, Singh M, Jha N, Benedetti A, et al
    Case fatality and recurrent tuberculosis among patients managed in the private sector: A cohort study in Patna, India.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249225.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. HAN WM, Mahikul W, Pouplin T, Lawpoolsri S, et al
    Assessing the impacts of short-course multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in the Southeast Asia Region using a mathematical modeling approach.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248846.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. HERMAN B, Sirichokchatchawan W, Pongpanich S, Nantasenamat C, et al
    Development and performance of CUHAS-ROBUST application for pulmonary rifampicin-resistance tuberculosis screening in Indonesia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249243.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. HEFFERNAN C, Paulsen C, Asadi L, Egedahl ML, et al
    Individual and public health consequences associated with a missed diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in the emergency department: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248493.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    Treatment outcome of tuberculosis at Dilla Referral Hospital, Gedeo Zone, southern Ethiopia: A retrospective study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249369.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. MIRZAZADEH A, Kahn JG, Haddad MB, Hill AN, et al
    State-level prevalence estimates of latent tuberculosis infection in the United States by medical risk factors, demographic characteristics and nativity.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249012.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. STEFANESCU S, Cocos R, Turcu-Stiolica A, Mahler B, et al
    Evaluation of prognostic significance of hematological profiles after the intensive phase treatment in pulmonary tuberculosis patients from Romania.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249301.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. XU F, Tian L, Li Y, Zhang X, et al
    High prevalence of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in dairy farms: Evidence for possible gastrointestinal transmission.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249341.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. DE MENDONCA EB, Schmaltz CA, Sant'Anna FM, Vizzoni AG, et al
    Correction: Anemia in tuberculosis cases: A biomarker of severity?
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249545.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  51. THIEL BA, Worodria W, Nalukwago S, Nsereko M, et al
    Immune cells in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of Ugandan adults who resist versus those who develop latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249477.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  52. SANTOS FLD, Souza LLL, Bruce ATI, Crispim JA, et al
    Patients' perceptions regarding multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and barriers to seeking care in a priority city in Brazil during COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249822.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. HEWAGE S, Somasundaram N, Ratnasamy V, Ranathunga I, et al
    Active screening of patients with diabetes mellitus for pulmonary tuberculosis in a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249787.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. MEKKAOUI L, Hallin M, Mouchet F, Payen MC, et al
    Performance of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for diagnosis of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, one year of use in a multi-centric hospital laboratory in Brussels, Belgium.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249734.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. GWITIRA I, Karumazondo N, Shekede MD, Sandy C, et al
    Spatial patterns of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) cases in Zimbabwe from 2015 to 2018.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249523.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. JAKHAR S, Sakamuri R, Vu D, Dighe P, et al
    Interaction of amphiphilic lipoarabinomannan with host carrier lipoproteins in tuberculosis patients: Implications for blood-based diagnostics.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0243337.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. SPEKKER O, Kis L, Deak A, Makai E, et al
    An unusual case of childhood osteoarticular tuberculosis from the Arpadian Age cemetery of Gyorszentivan-Revhegyi tag (Gyor-Moson-Sopron county, Hungary).
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249939.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. CHAVES-TORRES NM, Fadul S, Patino J, Netto E, et al
    Factors associated with unfavorable treatment outcomes in patients with rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis in Colombia 2013-2015: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249565.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. MCCALLAN L, Brooks C, Barry C, Couzens C, et al
    Serological test performance for bovine tuberculosis in cattle from herds with evidence of on-going infection in Northern Ireland.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245655.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. RAISANEN PE, Haanpera M, Soini H, Ruutu P, et al
    Transmission of tuberculosis between foreign-born and Finnish-born populations in Finland, 2014-2017.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250674.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  61. CARTER BB, Zhang Y, Zou H, Zhang C, et al
    Survival analysis of patients with tuberculosis and risk factors for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Monrovia, Liberia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249474.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. SAKTIAWATI AMI, Triyana K, Wahyuningtias SD, Dwihardiani B, et al
    eNose-TB: A trial study protocol of electronic nose for tuberculosis screening in Indonesia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249689.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. OLIVEIRA O, Gaio R, Correia-Neves M, Rito T, et al
    Evaluation of drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcome in Portugal, 2000-2016.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250028.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. COLY S, Garrido M, Abrial D, Yao AF, et al
    Bayesian hierarchical models for disease mapping applied to contagious pathologies.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0222898.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. MINJA LT, Hella J, Mbwambo J, Nyandindi C, et al
    High burden of tuberculosis infection and disease among people receiving medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorder in Tanzania.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250038.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. HO LJ, Yang HY, Chung CH, Chang WC, et al
    Increased risk of secondary lung cancer in patients with tuberculosis: A nationwide, population-based cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250531.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. NGUYEN LH, Tran PTM, Dam TA, Forse RJ, et al
    Assessing private provider perceptions and the acceptability of video observed treatment technology for tuberculosis treatment adherence in three cities across Viet Nam.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250644.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  68. BIGIO J, Kohli M, Klinton JS, MacLean E, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound for pulmonary tuberculosis: A systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251236.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. WOLDEYOHANNES D, Tekalegn Y, Sahiledengle B, Assefa T, et al
    Predictors of mortality and loss to follow-up among drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Oromia Hospitals, Ethiopia: A retrospective follow-up study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250804.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. SCHRAMM B, Nganaboy RC, Uwiragiye P, Mukeba D, et al
    Potential value of urine lateral-flow lipoarabinomannan (LAM) test for diagnosing tuberculosis among severely acute malnourished children.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250933.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. JARSBERG LG, Kedia K, Wendler J, Wright AT, et al
    Nutritional markers and proteome in patients undergoing treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis differ by geographic region.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250586.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. NERLICH AG, Kirchhoff SM, Panzer S, Lehn C, et al
    Chronic active non-lethal human-type tuberculosis in a high royal Bavarian officer of Napoleonic times-a mummy study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249955.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. LEE HN, Kim JI, Kim YH
    Clinical and CT characteristics of Xpert MTB/RIF-negative pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250616.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  74. JADHAV R, Gallardo-Macias R, Kumar G, Daher SS, et al
    Assessment of carbapenems in a mouse model of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249841.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. KABUGO J, Namutebi J, Mujuni D, Nsawotebba A, et al
    Implementation of GeneXpert MTB/Rif proficiency testing program: A Case of the Uganda national tuberculosis reference laboratory/supranational reference laboratory.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251691.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. ROBSKY KO, Isooba D, Nakasolya O, Mukiibi J, et al
    Characterization of geographic mobility among participants in facility- and community-based tuberculosis case finding in urban Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251806.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. FOSTER N, Cunnama L, McCarthy K, Ramma L, et al
    Strengthening health systems to improve the value of tuberculosis diagnostics in South Africa: A cost and cost-effectiveness analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251547.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. ARAYA BT, Ali KE, Geleta DA, Tekele SG, et al
    Performance of the Abbott RealTime MTB and RIF/INH resistance assays for the detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and resistance markers in sputum specimens.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251602.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. KABIR S, Parash MTH, Emran NA, Hossain ABMT, et al
    Diagnostic challenges and Gene-Xpert utility in detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis among suspected cases of Pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251858.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  80. HIRSCH-MOVERMAN Y, Howard AA, Mantell JE, Lebelo L, et al
    Improving child tuberculosis contact identification and screening in Lesotho: Results from a mixed-methods cluster-randomized implementation science study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0248516.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. WOOD RC, Andama A, Hermansky G, Burkot S, et al
    Characterization of oral swab samples for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251422.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. BERRA TZ, Gomes D, Ramos ACV, Alves YM, et al
    Effectiveness and trend forecasting of tuberculosis diagnosis after the introduction of GeneXpert in a city in south-eastern Brazil.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252375.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. VASANTHA M, Muniyandi M, Ponnuraja C, Srinivasan R, et al
    Bayesian structural equation modeling for post treatment health related quality of life among tuberculosis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252205.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  84. SHIFERAW MB, Sinishaw MA, Amare D, Alem G, et al
    Prevalence of active tuberculosis disease among healthcare workers and support staff in healthcare settings of the Amhara region, Ethiopia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253177.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. YANG H, Yang Y, Hu ZD, Xia L, et al
    High rate of completion for weekly rifapentine plus isoniazid treatment in Chinese children with latent tuberculosis infection-A single center study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253159.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. SINGPANOMCHAI N, Akeda Y, Tomono K, Tamaru A, et al
    Rapid detection of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis based on allele-specific recombinase polymerase amplification and colorimetric detection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253235.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. SYLVERKEN AA, Kwarteng A, Twumasi-Ankrah S, Owusu M, et al
    The burden of drug resistance tuberculosis in Ghana; results of the First National Survey.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252819.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. ARCENCIO RA, Berra TZ, Terena NFM, Rocha MP, et al
    Spatial clustering and temporal trend analysis of international migrants diagnosed with tuberculosis in Brazil.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252712.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. JEREMIAH K, Lyimo E, Ritz C, PrayGod G, et al
    Prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection as measured by the QuantiFERON-TB Gold assay and ESAT-6 free IGRA among adolescents in Mwanza, Tanzania.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252808.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  90. Retraction: The Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Noncontiguous Spinal Tuberculosis: A Retrospective Study in 23 Cases.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253035.

  91. THOMAS BE, Thiruvengadam K, Vedhachalam C, A S, et al
    Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among the tribal populations in India.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251519.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. QADER GQ, Seddiq MK, Rashidi KM, Manzoor L, et al
    Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among health workers in Afghanistan: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252307.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. MUSAKWA NO, Bor J, Nattey C, Lonnermark E, et al
    Perceived barriers to the uptake of health services among first-year university students in Johannesburg, South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245427.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. WOLDU HG, Zalwango S, Martinez L, Castellanos ME, et al
    Defining an intermediate category of tuberculin skin test: A mixture model analysis of two high-risk populations from Kampala, Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245328.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. LIANG T, Chen J, Xu G, Zhang Z, et al
    Immune status changing helps diagnose osteoarticular tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252875.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  96. OSMAN M, Meehan SA, von Delft A, Du Preez K, et al
    Early mortality in tuberculosis patients initially lost to follow up following diagnosis in provincial hospitals and primary health care facilities in Western Cape, South Africa.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252084.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. PAN SW, Su WJ, Chan YJ, Chuang FY, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis-derived circulating cell-free DNA in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis and persons with latent tuberculosis infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253879.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. AGGARWAL AN, Agarwal R, Dhooria S, Prasad KT, et al
    Comparative accuracy of pleural fluid unstimulated interferon-gamma and adenosine deaminase for diagnosing pleural tuberculosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253525.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. YU G, Shen Y, Ye B, Shi Y, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell-free DNA for tuberculosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253658.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. INOUE K, Kashima S
    Association of the past epidemic of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with mortality and incidence of COVID-19.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253169.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  101. CHAI J, Wang Q, Qin B, Wang S, et al
    Association of NOS2A gene polymorphisms with susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Chinese Holstein cattle.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253339.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  102. MOHIDEM NA, Osman M, Hashim Z, Muharam FM, et al
    Association of sociodemographic and environmental factors with spatial distribution of tuberculosis cases in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252146.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  103. LAZZARI TK, Cavalheiro E, Coutinho SE, da Silva LF, et al
    Leptin and advanced glycation end products receptor (RAGE) in tuberculosis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254198.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  104. OUDGHIRI A, Momen G, Aainouss A, Laglaoui A, et al
    Genotypic diversity of multi- and pre-extremely drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Morocco.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253826.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  105. ALMAW G, Conlan AJK, Ameni G, Gumi B, et al
    The variable prevalence of bovine tuberculosis among dairy herds in Central Ethiopia provides opportunities for targeted intervention.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254091.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  106. OBSA MS, Daga WB, Wosene NG, Gebremedhin TD, et al
    Treatment seeking delay and associated factors among tuberculosis patients attending health facility in Ethiopia from 2000 to 2020: A systematic review and meta analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253746.
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    Rv3634c from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv encodes an enzyme with UDP-Gal/Glc and UDP-GalNAc 4-epimerase activities.
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    New synthetic lipid antigens for rapid serological diagnosis of tuberculosis.
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    The costs of providing antiretroviral therapy services to HIV-infected individuals presenting with advanced HIV disease at public health centres in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Findings from a randomised trial evaluating different health care strategies.
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    Application of a whole blood mycobacterial growth inhibition assay to study immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a high tuberculosis burden population.
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    Multi-subunit BCG booster vaccine GamTBvac: Assessment of immunogenicity and protective efficacy in murine and guinea pig TB models.
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    Satisfaction of patients with directly observed treatment strategy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A mixed-methods study.
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