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1.

Health seeking behavior among individuals presenting with chronic cough at referral hospitals in Uganda; Missed opportunity for early tuberculosis diagnosis.

Muttamba W, Ssengooba W, Kirenga B, Sekibira R, Walusimbi S, Katamba A, Joloba M.

PLoS One. 2019 Jun 6;14(6):e0217900. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217900. eCollection 2019.

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Burden of fungal asthma in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Kwizera R, Musaazi J, Meya DB, Worodria W, Bwanga F, Kajumbula H, Fowler SJ, Kirenga BJ, Gore R, Denning DW.

PLoS One. 2019 May 16;14(5):e0216568. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216568. eCollection 2019.

3.

Comparison of GeneXpert cycle threshold values with smear microscopy and culture as a measure of mycobacterial burden in five regional referral hospitals of Uganda- A cross-sectional study.

Najjingo I, Muttamba W, Kirenga BJ, Nalunjogi J, Bakesiima R, Olweny F, Lusiba P, Katamba A, Joloba M, Ssengooba W.

PLoS One. 2019 May 15;14(5):e0216901. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216901. eCollection 2019.

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Low Body Mass Index Is Associated with Higher Odds of COPD and Lower Lung Function in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

Grigsby MR, Siddharthan T, Pollard SL, Chowdhury M, Rubinstein A, Miranda JJ, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Alam D, Kirenga B, Jones R, van Gemert F, Checkley W.

COPD. 2019 Feb;16(1):58-65. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2019.1589443. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

PMID:
31032662
5.

The health and social implications of household air pollution and respiratory diseases.

Simkovich SM, Goodman D, Roa C, Crocker ME, Gianella GE, Kirenga BJ, Wise RA, Checkley W.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2019 Apr 26;29(1):12. doi: 10.1038/s41533-019-0126-x. Review.

6.

Availability and affordability of medicines and diagnostic tests recommended for management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review.

Kibirige D, Sanya RE, Nantanda R, Worodria W, Kirenga B.

Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2019 Mar 7;15:14. doi: 10.1186/s13223-019-0329-2. eCollection 2019.

7.

COPD's early origins in low-and-middle income countries: what are the implications of a false start?

Brakema EA, van Gemert FA, van der Kleij RMJJ, Salvi S, Puhan M, Chavannes NH; FRESH AIR collaborators.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2019 Mar 5;29(1):6. doi: 10.1038/s41533-019-0117-y. No abstract available.

8.

Prevalence and factors associated with asthma among adolescents and adults in Uganda: a general population based survey.

Kirenga BJ, de Jong C, Katagira W, Kasozi S, Mugenyi L, Boezen M, van der Molen T, Kamya MR.

BMC Public Health. 2019 Feb 22;19(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-6562-2.

9.

Urban-Rural Disparities in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management and Access in Uganda.

Robertson NM, Nagourney EM, Pollard SL, Siddharthan T, Kalyesubula R, Surkan PJ, Hurst JR, Checkley W, Kirenga BJ.

Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2019 Jan 4;6(1):17-28. doi: 10.15326/jcopdf.6.1.2018.0143.

10.

Prevalence of Tuberculosis Risk Factors among Bacteriologically Negative and Bacteriologically Confirmed Tuberculosis Patients from Five Regional Referral Hospitals in Uganda.

Muttamba W, Kirenga B, Ssengooba W, Sekibira R, Katamba A, Joloba ML.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Feb;100(2):386-391. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0281.

PMID:
30594259
11.

Lung Function of Children at Three Sites of Varying Ambient Air Pollution Levels in Uganda: A Cross Sectional Comparative Study.

Kirenga BJ, Nantanda R, de Jong C, Mugenyi L, Meng Q, Aniku G, Williams S, Aanyu-Tukamuhebwa H, Kamya M, Schwander S, van der Molen T, Mohsenin V.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Nov 26;15(12). pii: E2653. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15122653.

12.

Household Air Pollution Is Associated with Chronic Cough but Not Hemoptysis after Completion of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment in Adults, Rural Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Katoto PDMC, Murhula A, Kayembe-Kitenge T, Lawin H, Bisimwa BC, Cirhambiza JP, Musafiri E, Birembano F, Kashongwe Z, Kirenga B, Mfinanga S, Mortimer K, De Boever P, Nawrot TS, Nachega JB, Nemery B.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Nov 15;15(11). pii: E2563. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15112563.

13.

Effectiveness-implementation of COPD case finding and self-management action plans in low- and middle-income countries: global excellence in COPD outcomes (GECo) study protocol.

Siddharthan T, Pollard SL, Quaderi SA, Mirelman AJ, Cárdenas MK, Kirenga B, Rykiel NA, Miranda JJ, Shrestha L, Chandyo RK, Cattamanchi A, Michie S, Barber J, Checkley W, Hurst JR; GECo Study Investigators.

Trials. 2018 Oct 19;19(1):571. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2909-8.

14.

The impact of HIV on the prevalence of asthma in Uganda: a general population survey.

Kirenga BJ, Mugenyi L, de Jong C, Lucian Davis J, Katagira W, van der Molen T, Kamya MR, Boezen M.

Respir Res. 2018 Sep 21;19(1):184. doi: 10.1186/s12931-018-0898-5.

15.

Chronic Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Abnormalities Among People With a History of Tuberculosis in Uganda: A National Survey.

van Kampen SC, Jones R, Kisembo H, Houben RMGJ, Wei Y, Mugabe FR, Rutebemberwa E, Kirenga B.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 May 17;68(11):1919-1925. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy795.

PMID:
30239605
16.

Does pulmonary rehabilitation alter patients' experiences of living with chronic respiratory disease? A qualitative study.

Jones R, Muyinda H, Nyakoojo G, Kirenga B, Katagira W, Pooler J.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 Aug 8;13:2375-2385. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S165623. eCollection 2018.

17.

Geographic differences in the prevalence of hypertension in Uganda: Results of a national epidemiological study.

Lunyera J, Kirenga B, Stanifer JW, Kasozi S, van der Molen T, Katagira W, Kamya MR, Kalyesubula R.

PLoS One. 2018 Aug 1;13(8):e0201001. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201001. eCollection 2018.

18.

International research and guidelines on post-tuberculosis chronic lung disorders: a systematic scoping review.

van Kampen SC, Wanner A, Edwards M, Harries AD, Kirenga BJ, Chakaya J, Jones R.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Jul 23;3(4):e000745. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000745. eCollection 2018.

19.

Validation of the Saint George's Respiratory Questionnaire in Uganda.

Morgan BW, Grigsby MR, Siddharthan T, Kalyesubula R, Wise RA, Hurst JR, Kirenga B, Checkley W.

BMJ Open Respir Res. 2018 Jul 11;5(1):e000276. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2018-000276. eCollection 2018.

20.

Case Definition of Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Resource-Constrained Settings.

Denning DW, Page ID, Chakaya J, Jabeen K, Jude CM, Cornet M, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Bongomin F, Bowyer P, Chakrabarti A, Gago S, Guto J, Hochhegger B, Hoenigl M, Irfan M, Irurhe N, Izumikawa K, Kirenga B, Manduku V, Moazam S, Oladele RO, Richardson MD, Tudela JLR, Rozaliyani A, Salzer HJF, Sawyer R, Simukulwa NF, Skrahina A, Sriruttan C, Setianingrum F, Wilopo BAP, Cole DC, Getahun H.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;24(8). doi: 10.3201/eid2408.171312.

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