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1 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
1 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
1 Clin Infect Dis
1 Infect Immun
3 J Clin Microbiol
3 PLoS One

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    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  1. DARTOIS V, Dick T
    A Ginger Root or Plum Model for the Tuberculosis "Granuloma"?
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021;204:505-507.

    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  2. ABDELWAHAB MT, Wasserman S, Brust JCM, Dheda K, et al
    Linezolid population pharmacokinetics in South African adults with drug-resistant tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Sep 20:AAC0138121. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01381.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Clin Infect Dis

  3. CRESSWELL FV, Meya DB, Kagimu E, Grint D, et al
    High-dose oral and intravenous rifampicin for the treatment of tuberculous meningitis in predominantly HIV-positive Ugandan adults: a phase II open-label randomised controlled trial.
    Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 8. pii: 6159697. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Infect Immun

  4. REN X, Dong W, Feng J, Li P, et al
    MiR-495 regulates cellular ROS levels by targeting sod2 to inhibit intracellular survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in macrophages.
    Infect Immun. 2021 Sep 20:IAI0031521. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00315.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Microbiol

  5. WARD JD, Cornaby C, Schmitz JL
    Indeterminate QuantiFERON Gold Plus Results Reveal Deficient Interferon Gamma Responses in Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59:e0081121.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Elevated Rates of Indeterminate Results on QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus in COVID-19 Patients.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59:e0141421.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. WIKELL A, Jonsson J, Dyrdak R, Henningsson AJ, et al
    The impact of borderline Quantiferon-Plus results for latent tuberculosis screening under routine conditions in a low endemic setting.
    J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Sep 22:JCM0137021. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01370.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  8. PANRAKSA Y, Amin AG, Graham B, Henry CS, et al
    Immobilization of Proteinase K for urine pretreatment to improve diagnostic accuracy of active tuberculosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257615.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. GOPALAN N, Srinivasalu VA, Chinnayan P, Velayutham B, et al
    Predictors of unfavorable responses to therapy in rifampicin-sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis using an integrated approach of radiological presentation and sputum mycobacterial burden.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257647.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. WATURUOCHA UW, P J A, Singh KK, Malhotra V, et al
    A high-frequency single nucleotide polymorphism in the MtrB sensor kinase in clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis alters its biochemical and physiological properties.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0256664.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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