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Diagnostic approaches for paediatric tuberculosis by use of different specimen types, culture methods, and PCR: a prospective case-control study.
- R. Oberhelman, G. Soto-Castellares, +11 authors C. Evans
- The Lancet. Infectious diseases
- 1 September 2010
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis presents challenges in children because symptoms are non-specific, specimens are difficult to obtain, and cultures and smears of Mycobacterium… Expand
Microscopic-observation drug-susceptibility assay for the diagnosis of TB.
- D. Moore, C. Evans, +12 authors J. Friedland
- The New England journal of medicine
- 12 October 2006
BACKGROUND New diagnostic tools are urgently needed to interrupt the transmission of tuberculosis and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Rapid, sensitive detection of tuberculosis and… Expand
Prediction of Susceptibility to First‐Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing
- C. Allix-Béguec, Irena Arandjelović, +88 authors B. Zhu
- The New England journal of medicine
- 11 October 2018
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization recommends drug‐susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex for all patients with tuberculosis to guide treatment decisions and improve… Expand
The transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in high burden settings.
Unacceptable levels of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission are noted in high burden settings and a renewed focus on reducing person-to-person transmission in these communities is needed. We… Expand
Pedestrian Road Traffic Injuries in Urban Peruvian Children and Adolescents: Case Control Analyses of Personal and Environmental Risk Factors
- Joseph H. Donroe, Monica Tincopa, R. Gilman, D. Brugge, D. Moore
- Medicine, Biology
- PloS one
- 10 September 2008
Background Child pedestrian road traffic injuries (RTIs) are an important cause of death and disability in poorer nations, however RTI prevention strategies in those countries largely draw upon… Expand
Improved Recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis From Children Using the Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility Method
OBJECTIVE. The diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis presents challenges in children, because symptoms are nonspecific, sputa are not accessible, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures and smears… Expand
Genetic Diversity and Transmission Characteristics of Beijing Family Strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Peru
Beijing family strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis have attracted worldwide attention because of their wide geographical distribution and global emergence. Peru, which has a historical relationship… Expand
Tuberculosis in household contacts of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients.
- L. Grandjean, A. Crossa, +7 authors D. Moore
- The international journal of tuberculosis and…
- 1 September 2011
SETTING The burden of tuberculosis (TB) disease among household contacts of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) patients is poorly understood and might represent a target for transmission-interrupting… Expand
Clinical management of concurrent diabetes and tuberculosis and the implications for patient services.
- A. Riza, F. Pearson, +9 authors R. van Crevel
- The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology
- 1 September 2014
Diabetes triples the risk for active tuberculosis, thus the increasing burden of type 2 diabetes will help to sustain the present tuberculosis epidemic. Recommendations have been made for… Expand
Induced Sputum MMP-1, -3 & -8 Concentrations during Treatment of Tuberculosis
INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis (TB) destroys lung tissues and this immunopathology is mediated in part by Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs). There are no data on the relationship between local tissue MMPs… Expand