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    June 2021
  1. DIPPENAAR A, Goossens SN, Grobbelaar M, Oostvogels S, et al
    Nanopore sequencing for Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a critical review of the literature, new developments and future opportunities.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Jun 16:JCM0064621. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00646.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. FERNANDEZ-HUERTA M, Moreto C, Vila-Olmo N, Garcia de Cara EI, et al
    Evaluation of the Fully-Automated Chemiluminescence Analyzer LIAISON XL for the Performance of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus Assay in a Low-Incidence Tuberculosis Area.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Jun 2:JCM0060321. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00603.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. DE HAAS P, Yenew B, Mengesha E, Slyzkyi A, et al
    The Simple One-Step (SOS) stool processing method for use with the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for a child-friendly diagnosis of tuberculosis closer to the point-of-care.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Jun 2:JCM0040621. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00406.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2021
  4. FENG PJ, Wu Y, Ho CS, Chinna L, et al
    Impact of T-Cell Xtend on T-SPOT.TB Assay in High-Risk Individuals after Delayed Blood Sample Processing.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. NADARAJAN D, Hillemann D, Kamara R, Foray L, et al
    Evaluation of the Roche cobas MTB and MTB-RIF/INH Assays in Samples from Germany and Sierra Leone.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  6. BOGAERTS B, Delcourt T, Soetaert K, Boarbi S, et al
    A bioinformatics WGS workflow for clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolate analysis, validated using a reference collection extensively characterized with conventional methods and in silico approaches.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Mar 31. pii: JCM.00202-21. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00202.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  7. ORESKOVIC A, Panpradist N, Marangu D, Ngwane MW, et al
    Diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis using sequence-specific purification of urine cell-free DNA.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Mar 31. pii: JCM.00074-21. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00074.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  8. SODERSTEN E, Ongarello S, Mantsoki A, Wyss R, et al
    Diagnostic Accuracy Study of a Novel Blood-Based Assay for Identification of Tuberculosis in People Living with HIV.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. KOSER CU, Georghiou SB, Schon T, Salfinger M, et al
    On the consequences of poorly defined breakpoints for rifampin susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Feb 10. pii: JCM.02328-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. MBELELE PM, Mpolya EA, Sauli E, Mtafya B, et al
    Mycobactericidal effect of different regimens measured by molecular bacterial load assay among people treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Tanzania.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Feb 3. pii: JCM.02927-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02927.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  11. CAO Y, Parmar H, Gaur RL, Lieu D, et al
    Xpert MTB/XDR: A ten-color reflex assay suitable for point of care settings to detect isoniazid-, fluoroquinolone-, and second-line injectable drug-resistance directly from Mycobacterium tuberculosis positive sputum.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Dec 9. pii: JCM.02314-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02314.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. DE VOS M, Scott L, David A, Trollip A, et al
    Comparative analytical evaluation of four centralized platforms for the detection of M. tuberculosis complex and resistance to rifampicin and isoniazid.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Dec 2. pii: JCM.02168-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2020
  13. LORENTE-LEAL V, Liandris E, Pacciarini M, Botelho A, et al
    Direct PCR on tissue samples to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: an alternative to the bacteriological culture.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Nov 25. pii: JCM.01404-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. HE Y, Lyon CJ, Nguyen DT, Liu C, et al
    Serum-based Diagnosis of Pediatric Tuberculosis by Assay of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Factors: a retrospective cohort study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Nov 25. pii: JCM.01756-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01756.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. AGGARWAL AN, Agarwal R, Dhooria S, Prasad KT, et al
    Unstimulated pleural fluid interferon-gamma for diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Nov 18. pii: JCM.02112-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. LIU HC, Gao YL, Li DF, Zhao XY, et al
    Value of Xpert MTB/RIF Using Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Nov 11. pii: JCM.02170-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02170.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  17. MEYER AJ, Ochom E, Turimumahoro P, Byanyima P, et al
    C-Reactive Protein for Active Tuberculosis Among Inpatients without HIV in Uganda: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Oct 21. pii: JCM.02162-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02162.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. MANYELO CM, Solomons RS, Walzl G, Chegou NN, et al
    Tuberculous meningitis: pathogenesis, immune responses, diagnostic challenges, and the potential of biomarker-based approaches.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Oct 21. pii: JCM.01771-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01771.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. SMITH C, Halse TA, Shea J, Modestil H, et al
    Assessing Nanopore sequencing for clinical diagnostics: A comparison of NGS methods for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Oct 14. pii: JCM.00583-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00583.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  20. SHEA J, Halse TA, Kohlerschmidt D, Lapierre P, et al
    Low-level rifampin resistance and rpoB mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: An analysis of whole-genome sequencing and drug susceptibility test data in New York.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Sep 30. pii: JCM.01885-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01885.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. BATTAGLIA S, Spitaleri A, Cabibbe AM, Meehan CJ, et al
    Characterization of genomic variants associated with resistance to bedaquiline and delamanid in naive Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical strains.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Sep 9. pii: JCM.01304-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01304.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  22. CATANZARO DG, Colman RE, Linger Y, Georghiou SB, et al
    Laboratory evaluation of a lateral-flow cell for molecular detection of first-line and second-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Aug 19. pii: JCM.01417-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01417.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. MACLEAN E, Kohli M, Weber SF, Suresh A, et al
    Advances in Molecular Diagnosis of Tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Aug 5. pii: JCM.01582-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01582.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  24. ESMAIL A, Pooran A, Sabur NF, Fadul M, et al
    An optimal diagnostic strategy for tuberculosis in hospitalized HIV-Infected patients using Xpert and LAM.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jul 29. pii: JCM.01032-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01032.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. CABIBBE AM, Spitaleri A, Battaglia S, Colman RE, et al
    Application of targeted Next Generation Sequencing assay on a portable sequencing platform for culture-free detection of drug resistant tuberculosis from clinical samples.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jul 29. pii: JCM.00632-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00632.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. BLAUENFELDT T, Villar-Hernandez R, Garcia-Garcia E, Latorre I, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of IP-10 mRNA release assay for tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jul 22. pii: JCM.00848-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  27. SUN L, Zhu Y, Fang M, Shi Y, et al
    Evaluation of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra assay for the diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis: a multicenter accuracy study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jun 10. pii: JCM.00702-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. SSENGOOBA W, de Dieu Iragena J, Nakiyingi L, Mujumbi S, et al
    Accuracy of Xpert Ultra in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among children in Uganda: a sub-study from the SHINE trial.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jun 3. pii: JCM.00410-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00410.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  29. HU X, Liao S, Bai H, Gupta S, et al
    LncRNA and predictive model to improve the diagnosis of clinically diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Apr 15. pii: JCM.01973-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01973.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. MEHAFFY C, Kruh-Garcia NA, Graham B, Jarlsberg LG, et al
    Identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis peptides in serum extracellular vesicles from persons with latent tuberculosis infection.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Apr 3. pii: JCM.00393-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00393.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  31. BUONSENSO D, Delogu G, Perricone C, Grossi R, et al
    Accuracy of QuantiFERON-TB Gold-PLUS Test for the Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in Children.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Mar 30. pii: JCM.00272-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00272.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  32. BUDVYTIENE I, Banaei N
    Simple Processing of Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue for Accurate Testing with the Xpert MTB/RIF Assay.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020;58.
    PubMed    


  33. DE MAERTELAERE E, Vandendriessche S, Verhasselt B, Coorevits L, et al
    Evaluation of QuantiFERON-TB(R) Gold Plus on LIAISON(R) XL in a low tuberculosis incidence setting.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Feb 5. pii: JCM.00159-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00159.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. FRANCO SOTOMAYOR G, Rivera-Olivero IA, Leon-Benitez M, Uruchima-Campoverde SE, et al
    Fast, simple and cheap: the Kudoh-Ogawa swab method as an alternative to the Petroff-Lowenstein Jensen method for the culturing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Feb 5. pii: JCM.01424-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01424.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  35. XIAO G, He X, Zhang S, Liu Y, et al
    Cas12a/Guide RNA-Based Platform for Rapid and Accurate Identification of Major Mycobacterium Species.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020;58.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. WON D, Park JY, Kim HS, Park Y, et al
    Comparative results of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube and QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus assays for tuberculosis diagnosis of clinical samples.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jan 22. pii: JCM.01854-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01854.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. O'CONNOR JA, Corcoran GD, O'Reilly B, O'Mahony J, et al
    MALDI-tof MS for the investigation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex outbreaks: a type dream?
    J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jan 15. pii: JCM.02077-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02077.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  38. WEINRICK B
    Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rifampin Resistance Associated Mutations Using Data From Xpert(R) MTB/RIF Ultra Enables Large-Scale Tuberculosis Molecular Epidemiology Studies.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Oct 23. pii: JCM.01504-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01504.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. LISBOA VDC, Ribeiro-Alves M, Correa RDS, Lopes IR, et al
    The predominance of Th1 Immune Response in Pleural Effusion of Patients with Tuberculosis Among Other Exudative Etiologies.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Oct 16. pii: JCM.00927-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00927.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  40. CAO Y, Parmar H, Simmons AM, Kale D, et al
    Automatic identification of individual rpoB gene mutations responsible for rifampin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using melting temperature signatures generated by the Xpert(R) MTB/RIF Ultra* assay.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Sep 18. pii: JCM.00907-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00907.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  41. KWEON OJ, Lim YK, Kim HR, Kim TH, et al
    Evaluation of STANDARD E TB-Feron ELISA for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in healthcare workers.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Sep 18. pii: JCM.01347-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01347.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. SULE P, Tilvawala R, Mustapha T, Hassounah H, et al
    Rapid Tuberculosis Diagnosis Using Reporter Enzyme Fluorescence (REF).
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Sep 11. pii: JCM.01462-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01462.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  43. VENKATAPPA TK, Punnoose R, Katz DJ, Higgins MP, et al
    Comparing QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus with other tests to diagnose Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Aug 28. pii: JCM.00985-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00985.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. NG KCS, Supply P, Cobelens FGJ, Gaudin C, et al
    How well do routine molecular diagnostics detect rifampicin heteroresistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis?
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Aug 14. pii: JCM.00717-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. LOMBARDI G, Pellegrino MT, Denicolo A, Corsini I, et al
    Quantiferon-TB performs better in children, including infants, than in adults with active tuberculosis: a multicentre study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Aug 7. pii: JCM.01048-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01048.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  46. GAO X, Guo X, Li M, Jia H, et al
    Interleukin 8 (IL-8) and Pentaxin (CRP) as Potential New Biomarkers of Bovine Tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jul 24. pii: JCM.00274-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00274.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. MELDAU R, Randall P, Pooran A, Limberis J, et al
    Same day tools, including Xpert Ultra and unstimulated IFN-gamma, for the rapid diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis - a prospective observational study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jul 3. pii: JCM.00614-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00614.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  48. ALCAIDE F, Trastoy R, Moure R, Gonzalez-Bardanca M, et al
    <<Multiplex Real time PCR-shortTUB assay for detection of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in smear-negative clinical samples with low mycobacterial loads>>.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jun 12. pii: JCM.00733-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00733.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. TAM KK, Leung KS, Siu GK, Chang KC, et al
    Direct detection of pyrazinamide resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using pncA PCR Sequencing.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jun 12. pii: JCM.00145-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00145.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. VAN LEEUWEN LM, Versteegen P, Zaharie SD, van Elsland SL, et al
    Bacterial genotyping of CNS tuberculosis in South Africa: heterogenic M. tuberculosis infection and predominance of lineage 4.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jun 12. pii: JCM.00415-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00415.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. SIDDIQI OK, Birbeck GL, Ghebremichael M, Mubanga E, et al
    A Prospective Cohort Study on the Performance of CSF Xpert MTB/RIF, CSF and Urine LAM Lateral Flow Assay for the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis in Zambia.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jun 12. pii: JCM.00652-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00652.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  52. SANOUSSI CN, de Jong BC, Affolabi D, Meehan CJ, et al
    Storage of sputum in cetylpyridinium chloride, OMNIgeneSPUTUM and ethanol is compatible with molecular tuberculosis diagnostic testing.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 May 15. pii: JCM.00275-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00275.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. SHITIKOV E, Vyazovaya A, Malakhova M, Guliaev A, et al
    Simple assay to detect Central Asia Outbreak clade of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 May 1. pii: JCM.00215-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00215.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  54. MTAFYA B, Sabiiti W, Sabi I, John J, et al
    Molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA) concurs with culture on the NaOH-induced Mycobacterium tuberculosis loss of viability.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Apr 24. pii: JCM.01992-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01992.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. MACLEAN E, Sulis G, Denkinger CM, Johnston JC, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy of stool Xpert MTB/RIF for the detection of pulmonary tuberculosis in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Apr 3. pii: JCM.02057-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02057.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. CHIN JH, Musubire AK, Morgan N, Pellinen J, et al
    Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for the Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Cerebrospinal Fluid.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Apr 3. pii: JCM.00249-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00249.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. JONES RC, Harris LG, Morgan S, Ruddy MC, et al
    Phylogenetic analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Wales using core genome MLST to analyse whole genome sequencing data.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Apr 3. pii: JCM.02025-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02025.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. PORMOHAMMAD A, Nasiri MJ, McHugh TD, Riahi SM, et al
    A systematic review and meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of nucleic acid amplification tests in cerebrospinal fluid for tuberculous meningitis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Apr 3. pii: JCM.01113-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01113.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  59. PARK JH, Jin CE, Koo B, Kwon J, et al
    A simple microfluidic assay for diagnosing tuberculous meningitis in HIV-uninfected patients.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Feb 27. pii: JCM.01975-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01975.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. SABIITI W, Azam K, Esmeraldo E, Bhatt N, et al
    Heat-inactivation renders sputum safe and preserves Mycobacterium tuberculosis RNA for downstream molecular tests.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Feb 6. pii: JCM.01778-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01778.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  61. HU P, Zhang H, Fleming J, Zhu G, et al
    Retrospective analysis of false-positive and disputed rifampin resistance Xpert MTB/RIF assay results in clinical samples from a referral hospital in Hunan, China.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jan 23. pii: JCM.01707-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01707.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. HOGAN CA, Tien S, Pai M, Banaei N, et al
    Higher Positivity Rate with Fourth-Generation QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus Assay in Low-Risk U.S. Health Care Workers.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019;57.
    PubMed    


  63. XU Y, Liang B, Du C, Tian X, et al
    Rapid Identification of Clinically Relevant Mycobacterium Species by Multicolor Melting Curve Analysis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2019;57.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2018
  64. OPOTA O, Zakham F, Mazza-Stalder J, Nicod L, et al
    Added-value of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in a low prevalence setting.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Dec 12. pii: JCM.01717-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. LUABEYA AK, Wood RC, Shenje J, Filander E, et al
    NON-INVASIVE DETECTION OF TUBERCULOSIS BY ORAL SWAB ANALYSIS.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Dec 12. pii: JCM.01847-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01847.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  66. ALCANTARA R, Fuentes P, Antiparra R, Santos M, et al
    MODS-Wayne: A colorimetric adaptation of the MODS assay for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pyrazinamide resistance from sputum samples.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Nov 14. pii: JCM.01162-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01162.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. VAZIRI F, Kohl TA, Ghajavand H, Kargarpour Kamakoli M, et al
    The genetic diversity of multi and extensively drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the capital of Iran revealed by whole genome sequencing.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Nov 7. pii: JCM.01477-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. FERNANDEZ-CARBALLO BL, Broger T, Wyss R, Banaei N, et al
    Towards the development of a cfDNA-based in-vitro diagnostic test for infectious diseases: A review of evidence for tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Nov 7. pii: JCM.01234-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01234.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
  69. BERHANU RH, David A, da Silva P, Shearer K, et al
    Performance of Xpert MTB/RIF, Xpert Ultra, and Abbott Real Time MTB for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in a high HIV burden setting.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Oct 10. pii: JCM.00560-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00560.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2018
  70. SIGAL GB, Pinter A, Lowary TL, Kawasaki M, et al
    A novel sensitive immunoassay targeting the MTX-Lipoarabinomannan epitope meets the WHO's performance target for Tuberculosis diagnosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Sep 26. pii: JCM.01338-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01338.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. WYLLIE DH, Robinson E, Peto T, Crook DW, et al
    Identifying mixed Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and laboratory cross-contamination during Mycobacterial sequencing programs.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Sep 12. pii: JCM.00923-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00923.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2018
  72. ROOF I, Jajou R, Kamst M, Mulder A, et al
    Prevalence and characterization of heterogeneous VNTR clusters comprising drug susceptible and/or variable resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in the Netherlands from 2004-2016.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 29. pii: JCM.00887-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00887.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. RYU MR, Park MS, Cho EH, Jung CW, et al
    Comparative Evaluation of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube and QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus in the Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Immunocompromised Patients.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 22. pii: JCM.00438-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00438.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. LOUKIL A, Kirtania P, Bedotto M, Drancourt M, et al
    FISHing Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex using a rpoB DNA probe bait.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 1. pii: JCM.00568-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00568.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  75. FENG JY, Pan SW, Huang SF, Chen YY, et al
    Depressed interferon-gamma responses and treatment outcomes in tuberculosis patients: a prospective cohort study.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 1. pii: JCM.00664-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00664.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2018
  76. LOUKIL A, Darriet-Giudicelli F, Eldin C, Drancourt M, et al
    Pulmonary tuberculosis conversion documented by microscopic DDD staining.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul 25. pii: JCM.01108-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. WALTERS E, Scott L, Nabeta P, Demers AM, et al
    Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from stool in young children using a novel centrifugation-free processing method.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul 11. pii: JCM.00781-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00781.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. DE VOS M, Derendinger B, Dolby T, Simpson J, et al
    Diagnostic accuracy and utility of a new molecular assay for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: FluoroType MTBDR.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jul 5. pii: JCM.00531-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00531.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2018
  79. PEREZ-RISCO D, Rodriguez-Temporal D, Valledor-Sanchez I, Alcaide F, et al
    Evaluation of the Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra Assay for Direct Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex in Smear-Negative Extrapulmonary Samples.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jun 27. pii: JCM.00659-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00659.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  80. ZENG X, Xu Y, Zhou Y, Li H, et al
    McSpoligotyping, a one-step melting curve analysis-based protocol for spoligotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jun 6. pii: JCM.00539-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    Control of artefactual variation in reported inter-sample relatedness during clinical use of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis sequencing pipeline.
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