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1 Am J Epidemiol
1 Clin Infect Dis
1 Emerg Infect Dis
2 Eur Respir J
2 J Immunol
1 J Infect
1 J Infect Dis
1 N Engl J Med
3 PLoS One

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    Am J Epidemiol

  1. DALE KD, Abayawardana MJ, McBryde ES, Trauer JM, et al
    Modelling the Cost-Effectiveness of Latent Tuberculosis Screening and Treatment Strategies in Recent Migrants to a Low Incidence Setting.
    Am J Epidemiol. 2021 May 21. pii: 6279409. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

    Improved Urine Lipoarabinomannan (LAM) Tests: The Answer for Child Tuberculosis Diagnosis?
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021;72:e289-e290.

    Emerg Infect Dis

  3. TALWAR A, Li R, Langer AJ
    Association between Birth Region and Time to Tuberculosis Diagnosis among Non-US-Born Persons in the United States.
    Emerg Infect Dis. 2021;27:1645-1653.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Respir J

  4. VELEN K, Shingde RV, Ho J, Fox GJ, et al
    The effectiveness of contact investigation among contacts of tuberculosis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Eur Respir J. 2021 May 20. pii: 13993003.00266-2021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. WEE LE, Goh KCM, Conceicao EP, Tan JBX, et al
    Increased detection of pulmonary tuberculosis amongst hospitalised inpatients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Eur Respir J. 2021;57.

    J Immunol

  6. WEN Q, Li Y, Han Z, Liu H, et al
    beta-Arrestin 2 Regulates Inflammatory Responses against Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection through ERK1/2 Signaling.
    J Immunol. 2021 May 17. pii: jimmunol.2001346. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2001346.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. GRADTKE AC, Mentrup T, Lehmann CHK, Cabrera-Cabrera F, et al
    Deficiency of the Intramembrane Protease SPPL2a Alters Antimycobacterial Cytokine Responses of Dendritic Cells.
    J Immunol. 2021;206:164-180.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect

  8. DILLARD LK, Martinez RX, Perez LL, Fullerton AM, et al
    Prevalence of aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in drug-resistant tuberculosis patients: A systematic review: Ototoxic hearing loss in drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    J Infect. 2021 May 17. pii: S0163-4453(21)00252.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  9. ARRIAGA MB, Rocha MS, Nogueira B, Nascimento V, et al
    The Effect of Diabetes and Prediabetes on Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission to Close Contacts.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 May 19. pii: 6278117. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  10. RUBIN EJ, Baden LR, Gray GE, Morrissey S, et al
    Audio Interview: Vaccination and Variants in the U.S. and South Africa.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;384:e85.

    PLoS One

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

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