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Spoligotyping and drug sensitivity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in the Arsi Zone of southeastern Ethiopia.

Haile B, Tafess K, Zewude A, Yenew B, Siu G, Ameni G.

New Microbes New Infect. 2019 Nov 28;33:100620. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2019.100620. eCollection 2020 Jan.


Infectious and parasitic diseases of poultry in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Asfaw Y, Ameni G, Medhin G, Alemayehu G, Wieland B.

Poult Sci. 2019 Dec 1;98(12):6452-6462. doi: 10.3382/ps/pez521.


Utility of urine as a clinical specimen for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in people living with HIV in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Chemeda A, Abebe T, Ameni G, Worku A, Mihret A.

J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2019 Sep 19;17:100125. doi: 10.1016/j.jctube.2019.100125. eCollection 2019 Dec.


Tuberculosis at Farmer-Cattle Interface in the Rural Villages of South Gondar Zone of Northwest Ethiopia.

Alelign A, Zewude A, Petros B, Ameni G.

Tuberc Res Treat. 2019 Oct 16;2019:2106981. doi: 10.1155/2019/2106981. eCollection 2019.


Monitoring quality indicators for the Xpert MTB/RIF molecular assay in Ethiopia.

Kebede A, Beyene D, Yenew B, Diriba G, Mehamd Z, Alemu A, Amare M, Ameni G.

PLoS One. 2019 Nov 12;14(11):e0225205. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0225205. eCollection 2019.


Evaluation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoarabinomannan antigen assay and rapid serology blood test for the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia.

Zewude A, Mohammed T, Terfassa L, Hunt WG, Pan X, Balada-Llasat JM, Gebreyes W, Torrelles JB, Wang SH, Ameni G.

BMC Vet Res. 2019 Oct 22;15(1):359. doi: 10.1186/s12917-019-2114-3.


High helminthic co-infection in tuberculosis patients with undernutritional status in northeastern Ethiopia.

Gashaw F, Bekele S, Mekonnen Y, Medhin G, Ameni G, Erko B.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2019 Oct 18;8(1):88. doi: 10.1186/s40249-019-0600-2.


Smear positive tuberculosis and genetic diversity of M. tuberculosis isolates in individuals visiting health facilities in South Gondar Zone, northwest Ethiopia.

Alelign A, Petros B, Ameni G.

PLoS One. 2019 Aug 8;14(8):e0216437. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216437. eCollection 2019.


Network analysis of dairy cattle movement and associations with bovine tuberculosis spread and control in emerging dairy belts of Ethiopia.

Mekonnen GA, Ameni G, Wood JLN; ETHICOBOTS consortium, Berg S, Conlan AJK.

BMC Vet Res. 2019 Jul 26;15(1):262. doi: 10.1186/s12917-019-1962-1.


A defined antigen skin test for the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Srinivasan S, Jones G, Veerasami M, Steinbach S, Holder T, Zewude A, Fromsa A, Ameni G, Easterling L, Bakker D, Juleff N, Gifford G, Hewinson RG, Vordermeier HM, Kapur V.

Sci Adv. 2019 Jul 17;5(7):eaax4899. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aax4899. eCollection 2019 Jul.


Genetic diversity and drug susceptibility profiles of Mycobacterium tuberculosis obtained from Saint Peter's TB specialized Hospital, Ethiopia.

Damena D, Tolosa S, Hailemariam M, Zewude A, Worku A, Mekonnen B, Mohammed T, Admasu A, Chimusa ER, Mihret A, Abebe T, Ameni G.

PLoS One. 2019 Jun 24;14(6):e0218545. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218545. eCollection 2019.


Isolation and identification of Brucella melitensis using bacteriological and molecular tools from aborted goats in the Afar region of north-eastern Ethiopia.

Tekle M, Legesse M, Edao BM, Ameni G, Mamo G.

BMC Microbiol. 2019 May 24;19(1):108. doi: 10.1186/s12866-019-1474-y.


Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis and its associated risk factors in the emerging dairy belts of regional cities in Ethiopia.

Mekonnen GA, Conlan AJK, Berg S, Ayele BT, Alemu A, Guta S, Lakew M, Tadesse B, Gebre S, Wood JLN, Ameni G; ETHICOBOTS consortium.

Prev Vet Med. 2019 Jul 1;168:81-89. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2019.04.010. Epub 2019 Apr 23.


Molecular detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis sensitivity to rifampicin and isoniazid in South Gondar Zone, northwest Ethiopia.

Alelign A, Zewude A, Mohammed T, Tolosa S, Ameni G, Petros B.

BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 25;19(1):343. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3978-3.


Tuberculosis Caused by Mycobacterium bovis in a Sheep Flock Colocated with a Tuberculous Dairy Cattle Herd in Central Ethiopia.

Gelalcha BD, Zewude A, Ameni G.

J Vet Med. 2019 Mar 3;2019:8315137. doi: 10.1155/2019/8315137. eCollection 2019.


Antimicrobial resistance and genotypic profiles of Salmonella Saintpaul isolated along beef processing and distribution continuum.

Hiko A, Irsigler H, Bräutigam L, Ameni G, Fries R, Maximilian B.

Heliyon. 2018 Dec 21;4(12):e01025. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e01025. eCollection 2018 Dec.


Brucellosis in the Addis Ababa dairy cattle: the myths and the realities.

Edao BM, Hailegebreal G, Berg S, Zewude A, Zeleke Y, Sori T, Almaw G, Whatmore AM, Ameni G, Wood JLN.

BMC Vet Res. 2018 Dec 14;14(1):396. doi: 10.1186/s12917-018-1709-4.


Spoligotype-based population structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Jimma Zone, southwest Ethiopia.

Abebe G, Abdissa K, Abdella K, Tadesse M, Worku A, Ameni G.

Microbiologyopen. 2019 Jun;8(6):e00744. doi: 10.1002/mbo3.744. Epub 2018 Oct 15.


Phenotypic and genotypic drug sensitivity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated from South Omo Zone, Southern Ethiopia.

Wondale B, Medhin G, Abebe G, Tolosa S, Mohammed T, Teklu T, Pieper R, Ameni G.

Infect Drug Resist. 2018 Sep 25;11:1581-1589. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S165088. eCollection 2018.


Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among students in three eastern Ethiopian universities.

Mekonnen A, Collins JM, Aseffa A, Ameni G, Petros B.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Oct 1;22(10):1210-1215. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0029.


Molecular epidemiology and drug resistance patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates from university students and the local community in Eastern Ethiopia.

Mekonnen A, Merker M, Collins JM, Addise D, Aseffa A, Petros B, Ameni G, Niemann S.

PLoS One. 2018 Sep 17;13(9):e0198054. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198054. eCollection 2018.


S-Trap, an Ultrafast Sample-Preparation Approach for Shotgun Proteomics.

HaileMariam M, Eguez RV, Singh H, Bekele S, Ameni G, Pieper R, Yu Y.

J Proteome Res. 2018 Sep 7;17(9):2917-2924. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.8b00505. Epub 2018 Aug 28.


Endometrial tuberculosis among patients undergoing endometrial biopsy at Tikur Anbesa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Abdissa S, Abebe T, Ameni G, Teklu S, Bekuretsion Y, Abebe M, Mihret A.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 5;18(1):304. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3202-x.


Genotyping of mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients among people living with HIV in Addis Ababa: Cross-sectional study.

Chemeda A, Mihret A, Abebe T, Worku A, Ameni G.

J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2018 Jun 19;12:34-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jctube.2018.06.004. eCollection 2018 Aug.


Appraisal of interpretation criteria for the single intra-dermal comparative cervical tuberculin test for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in dromedary camels in Ethiopia.

Jibril Y, Mamo G, Issa A, Zewude A, Ameni G.

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2018 Oct;50(7):1665-1670. doi: 10.1007/s11250-018-1610-y. Epub 2018 May 2.


Genotyping and molecular detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among tuberculosis lymphadenitis cases in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Zewdie O, Mihret A, Abebe T, Kebede A, Desta K, Worku A, Ameni G.

New Microbes New Infect. 2017 Oct 24;21:36-41. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2017.10.009. eCollection 2018 Jan.


Spoligotyping based genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Ethiopia: a systematic review.

Tulu B, Ameni G.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 27;18(1):140. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3046-4. Review.


Survey of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Anaplasma sp. 'Omatjenne' infection in cattle in Africa with special reference to Ethiopia.

Teshale S, Geysen D, Ameni G, Dorny P, Berkvens D.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 Mar 9;11(1):162. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2633-y.


Latent tuberculosis infection and associated risk indicators in pastoral communities in southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study.

Teklu T, Legesse M, Medhin G, Zewude A, Chanyalew M, Zewdie M, Wondale B, Haile-Mariam M, Pieper R, Ameni G.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Feb 17;18(1):266. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5149-7.


Molecular epidemiology and drug sensitivity pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in and around Ambo Town, Central Ethiopia.

Tilahun M, Ameni G, Desta K, Zewude A, Yamuah L, Abebe M, Aseffa A.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 15;13(2):e0193083. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193083. eCollection 2018.


Experimental infection of cattle with Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates shows the attenuation of the human tubercle bacillus for cattle.

Villarreal-Ramos B, Berg S, Whelan A, Holbert S, Carreras F, Salguero FJ, Khatri BL, Malone K, Rue-Albrecht K, Shaughnessy R, Smyth A, Ameni G, Aseffa A, Sarradin P, Winter N, Vordermeier M, Gordon SV.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 17;8(1):894. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18575-5.


Potential Immunological Biomarkers for Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in a Setting Where M. tuberculosis Is Endemic, Ethiopia.

Teklu T, Kwon K, Wondale B, HaileMariam M, Zewude A, Medhin G, Legesse M, Pieper R, Ameni G.

Infect Immun. 2018 Mar 22;86(4). pii: e00759-17. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00759-17. Print 2018 Apr.


Bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sibhat B, Asmare K, Demissie K, Ayelet G, Mamo G, Ameni G.

Prev Vet Med. 2017 Nov 1;147:149-157. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.09.006. Epub 2017 Sep 18. Review.


A retrospective study on tuberculosis treatment outcomes at Jinka General Hospital, southern Ethiopia.

Wondale B, Medihn G, Teklu T, Mersha W, Tamirat M, Ameni G.

BMC Res Notes. 2017 Dec 4;10(1):680. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-3020-z.


Performance of MTBDRplus assay in detecting multidrug resistant tuberculosis at hospital level.

Kebede A, Demisse D, Assefa M, Getachew Z, Yenew B, Tedla Y, Ameni G.

BMC Res Notes. 2017 Dec 1;10(1):661. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2989-7.


Nontuberculosis mycobacteria are the major causes of tuberculosis like lesions in cattle slaughtered at Bahir Dar Abattoir, northwestern Ethiopia.

Nuru A, Zewude A, Mohammed T, Wondale B, Teshome L, Getahun M, Mamo G, Medhin G, Pieper R, Ameni G.

BMC Vet Res. 2017 Aug 15;13(1):237. doi: 10.1186/s12917-017-1168-3.


Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from the stool of HIV sero-positive individuals suspected of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Abaye GE, Abebe T, Worku A, Tolessa D, Ameni G, Mihret A.

PLoS One. 2017 May 19;12(5):e0177529. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177529. eCollection 2017.


Mycobacterium tuberculosis in central Ethiopia: drug sensitivity patterns and association with genotype.

Bedewi Z, Mekonnen Y, Worku A, Medhin G, Zewde A, Yimer G, Pieper R, Ameni G.

New Microbes New Infect. 2017 Mar 3;17:69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2017.02.003. eCollection 2017 May.


Molecular typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in central Ethiopia.

Bedewi Z, Worku A, Mekonnen Y, Yimer G, Medhin G, Mamo G, Pieper R, Ameni G.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 1;17(1):184. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2267-2.


Vaccination of calves with Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin reduces the frequency and severity of lesions of bovine tuberculosis under a natural transmission setting in Ethiopia.

Ameni G, Tafess K, Zewde A, Eguale T, Tilahun M, Hailu T, Sirak A, Salguero FJ, Berg S, Aseffa A, Hewinson RG, Vordermeier HM.

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Feb;65(1):96-104. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12618. Epub 2017 Feb 6.


Concentration of fine needle aspirates similar to molecular method improves sensitivity of the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Zewdie O, Abebe T, Mihret A, Hirpa E, Ameni G.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 14;17(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2194-2.


Preliminary investigation of the transmission of tuberculosis between farmers and their cattle in smallholder farms in northwestern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study.

Nuru A, Mamo G, Zewude A, Mulat Y, Yitayew G, Admasu A, Medhin G, Pieper R, Ameni G.

BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jan 7;10(1):31. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2349-z.


Evaluation of the GenoType MTBDRplus assay for detection of rifampicin- and isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in central Ethiopia.

Bedewi Omer Z, Mekonnen Y, Worku A, Zewde A, Medhin G, Mohammed T, Pieper R, Ameni G.

Int J Mycobacteriol. 2016 Dec;5(4):475-481. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.06.005. Epub 2016 Jun 27.


Salmonella serovars along two beef chains in Ethiopia.

Hiko A, Irsigler H, Ameni G, Zessin KH, Fries R.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016 Nov 24;10(11):1168-1176. doi: 10.3855/jidc.6354.


Molecular typing of mycobacteria isolated from tuberculous lymphadenitis cases in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Zewdie O, Mihret A, Ameni G, Worku A, Gemechu T, Abebe T.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Nov;20(11):1529-1534.


Treatment Outcome of Tuberculosis Patients under Directly Observed Treatment Short Course and Factors Affecting Outcome in Southern Ethiopia: A Five-Year Retrospective Study.

Gebrezgabiher G, Romha G, Ejeta E, Asebe G, Zemene E, Ameni G.

PLoS One. 2016 Feb 26;11(2):e0150560. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150560. eCollection 2016.


Population Genomics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Ethiopia Contradicts the Virgin Soil Hypothesis for Human Tuberculosis in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Comas I, Hailu E, Kiros T, Bekele S, Mekonnen W, Gumi B, Tschopp R, Ameni G, Hewinson RG, Robertson BD, Goig GA, Stucki D, Gagneux S, Aseffa A, Young D, Berg S.

Curr Biol. 2015 Dec 21;25(24):3260-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.10.061. Epub 2015 Dec 10.


Genetic Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Isolated from Tuberculosis Patients in Bahir Dar City and Its Surroundings, Northwest Ethiopia.

Nuru A, Mamo G, Worku A, Admasu A, Medhin G, Pieper R, Ameni G.

Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:174732. doi: 10.1155/2015/174732. Epub 2015 Sep 28.


Molecular typing and drug sensitivity testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated by a community-based survey in Ethiopia.

Getahun M, Ameni G, Kebede A, Yaregal Z, Hailu E, Medihn G, Demssie D, Girmachew F, Fiseha Y, Meaza A, Dirse N, Agonafir M, Dana F, Tsegaye F, Alebachew Z, Abebe A, Kebede A, Lemma E.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Aug 6;15:751. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2105-7.

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