Belén Saavedra

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Simple effective tools to monitor the long treatment of tuberculosis (TB) are lacking. Easily measured host derived biomarkers have been identified but need to be validated in larger studies and different population groups. Here we investigate the early response in IP-10 levels (between day 0 and day 7 of TB therapy) to identify bacteriological status at(More)
SETTING Mozambique, one of the world's high tuberculosis (TB) burden countries, has conducted only one national-level drug resistance survey, in 2007-2008. OBJECTIVE To determine the drug resistance patterns of laboratory-confirmed TB cases. DESIGN This was a population-level survey conducted over a 1-year period in the district of Manhiça. All(More)
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