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1.

Citywide transmission of MDR-TB under China's rapid urbanization: a retrospective population-based genomic spatial epidemiological study.

Jiang Q, Liu Q, Ji L, Li J, Zeng Y, Meng L, Luo G, Yang C, Takiff HE, Yang Z, Tan W, Yu W, Gao Q.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 28. pii: ciz790. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz790. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31504306
2.

A randomised controlled trial of stepwise sputum collection to increase yields of confirmed tuberculosis.

Jiang Q, Ji L, Qiu Y, Su X, Guo M, Zhong S, Yang Z, Zhang Z, Qu R, Bian R, Chen C, Meng L, Zhuo Z, Tan W, Takiff HE, Yu W, Gao Q.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2019 Jun 1;23(6):685-691. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0524.

PMID:
31315700
3.

M. tuberculosis infection and antigen specific cytokine response in healthcare workers frequently exposed to tuberculosis.

Essone PN, Leboueny M, Maloupazoa Siawaya AC, Alame-Emane AK, Aboumegone Biyogo OC, Dapnet Tadatsin PH, Mveang Nzoghe A, Essamazokou DU, Mvoundza Ndjindji O, Padzys GS, Agnandji ST, Takiff H, Gicquel B, Djoba Siawaya JF.

Sci Rep. 2019 Jun 3;9(1):8201. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-44294-0.

4.

Times series analysis of age-specific tuberculosis at a rapid developing region in China, 2011-2016.

Zhu M, Han G, Takiff HE, Wang J, Ma J, Zhang M, Liu S.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 7;8(1):8727. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27024-w.

5.

Have compensatory mutations facilitated the current epidemic of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis?

Liu Q, Zuo T, Xu P, Jiang Q, Wu J, Gan M, Yang C, Prakash R, Zhu G, Takiff HE, Gao Q.

Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018 Jun 6;7(1):98. doi: 10.1038/s41426-018-0101-6.

6.

Leptospira venezuelensis sp. nov., a new member of the intermediate group isolated from rodents, cattle and humans.

Puche R, Ferrés I, Caraballo L, Rangel Y, Picardeau M, Takiff H, Iraola G.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2018 Feb;68(2):513-517. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.002528. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

PMID:
29239713
7.

Use of GeneXpert Remnants for Drug Resistance Profiling and Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Libreville, Gabon.

Alame-Emane AK, Pierre-Audigier C, Aboumegone-Biyogo OC, Nzoghe-Mveang A, Cadet-Daniel V, Sola C, Djoba-Siawaya JF, Gicquel B, Takiff HE.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jul;55(7):2105-2115. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02257-16. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

8.

Molecular characterization of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from patients in a Public Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela.

Falco Restrepo AD, Velásquez Nieves MA, Takiff H.

Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2017 Aug - Sep;35(7):411-416. doi: 10.1016/j.eimc.2017.01.010. Epub 2017 Mar 11. English, Spanish.

PMID:
28291671
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10.

Use of green fluorescent protein labeled non-tuberculous mycobacteria to evaluate the activity quaternary ammonium compound disinfectants and antibiotics.

Cortesia C, Bello T, Lopez G, Franzblau S, de Waard J, Takiff H.

Braz J Microbiol. 2017 Jan - Mar;48(1):151-158. doi: 10.1016/j.bjm.2016.09.009. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

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[Evaluation of discriminatory power of molecular epidemiology techniques in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Venezuelan isolates].

Méndez MV, León C, Escalona A, Abadia E, Da Mata O, de Waard J, Takiff HE.

Invest Clin. 2016 Mar;57(1):25-37. Spanish.

PMID:
27382799
13.

Analysis of the CFTR gene in Venezuelan cystic fibrosis patients, identification of six novel cystic fibrosis-causing genetic variants.

Sánchez K, de Mendonca E, Matute X, Chaustre I, Villalón M, Takiff H.

Appl Clin Genet. 2016 Mar 8;9:33-8. doi: 10.2147/TACG.S78241. eCollection 2016.

14.

In reply.

Takiff H, Alame-Emane AK, Pierre-Audigier C, Gicquel B.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Feb;20(2):282-3. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0628-2. No abstract available.

PMID:
26792487
15.

NRAMP1 and VDR Gene Polymorphisms in Susceptibility to Tuberculosis in Venezuelan Population.

Fernández-Mestre M, Villasmil Á, Takiff H, Alcalá ZF.

Dis Markers. 2015;2015:860628. doi: 10.1155/2015/860628. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

16.

Clinical value of whole-genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Takiff HE, Feo O.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Sep;15(9):1077-1090. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00071-7. Epub 2015 Aug 12. Review.

PMID:
26277037
17.

The Molecular Genetics of Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Mayer C, Takiff H.

Microbiol Spectr. 2014 Aug;2(4):MGM2-0009-2013. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.MGM2-0009-2013. Review.

PMID:
26104201
18.

Pyrazinamide resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis arises after rifampicin and fluoroquinolone resistance.

Alame-Emane AK, Xu P, Pierre-Audigier C, Cadet-Daniel V, Shen X, Sraouia M, Siawaya JF, Takiff H, Gao Q, Gicquel B.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jun;19(6):679-84. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0768.

PMID:
25946359
19.

A new dehydratase conferring innate resistance to thiacetazone and intra-amoebal survival of Mycobacterium smegmatis.

Carrère-Kremer S, Blaise M, Singh VK, Alibaud L, Tuaillon E, Halloum I, van de Weerd R, Guérardel Y, Drancourt M, Takiff H, Geurtsen J, Kremer L.

Mol Microbiol. 2015 Jun;96(5):1085-102. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12992. Epub 2015 Mar 28.

20.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis population structure and molecular epidemiological analysis in Sucre municipality, Miranda state, Venezuela.

Patiño MA, Abadía E, Solalba Gómez, Maes M, Muñoz M, Gómez D, Guzmán P, Méndez MV, Ramirez C, Mercedes E, de Waard J, Takiff H.

Invest Clin. 2014 Dec;55(4):332-51.

PMID:
25558753
21.

Fitness of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the impact on the transmission among household contacts.

Morcillo NS, Imperiale BR, Di Giulio Á, Zumárraga MJ, Takiff H, Cataldi ÁA.

Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2014 Dec;94(6):672-7. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2014.08.003. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

PMID:
25306497
22.

Frequency of common CFTR gene mutations in Venezuelan patients with cystic fibrosis.

Sánchez K, Arcia O, Matute X, Mindiola L, Chaustre I, Takiff H.

Invest Clin. 2014 Mar;55(1):44-54.

PMID:
24758101
23.

Acetic Acid, the active component of vinegar, is an effective tuberculocidal disinfectant.

Cortesia C, Vilchèze C, Bernut A, Contreras W, Gómez K, de Waard J, Jacobs WR Jr, Kremer L, Takiff H.

MBio. 2014 Feb 25;5(2):e00013-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00013-14.

24.

Low child survival index in a multi-dimensionally poor Amerindian population in Venezuela.

Villalba JA, Liu Y, Alvarez MK, Calderon L, Canache M, Cardenas G, Del Nogal B, Takiff HE, De Waard JH.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 31;8(12):e85638. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085638. eCollection 2013.

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Association between embB mutations and ethambutol resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Cuba and the Dominican Republic: reproducible patterns and problems.

Guerrero E, Lemus D, Yzquierdo S, Vílchez G, Muñoz M, Montoro E, Takiff H.

Rev Argent Microbiol. 2013 Jan-Mar;45(1):21-6.

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Current prospects for the fluoroquinolones as first-line tuberculosis therapy.

Takiff H, Guerrero E.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Dec;55(12):5421-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00695-11. Epub 2011 Aug 29. Review.

27.

[Susceptibility of M. tuberculosis to antituberculosis drugs as determined by two methods, in Sucre state, Venezuela].

Mendoza R, De Donato M, de Waard JH, Takiff H, Bello T, Chirinos G.

Invest Clin. 2010 Dec;51(4):445-55. Spanish.

PMID:
21365873
28.

Evaluation of fluoromycobacteriophages for detecting drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Rondón L, Piuri M, Jacobs WR Jr, de Waard J, Hatfull GF, Takiff HE.

J Clin Microbiol. 2011 May;49(5):1838-42. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02476-10. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

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Evaluation of colorimetric methods using nicotinamide for rapid detection of pyrazinamide resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Mirabal NC, Yzquierdo SL, Lemus D, Madruga M, Milián Y, Echemendía M, Takiff H, Martin A, Van der Stuyf P, Palomino JC, Montoro E.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug;48(8):2729-33. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00311-10. Epub 2010 Jun 16.

31.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis ecology in Venezuela: epidemiologic correlates of common spoligotypes and a large clonal cluster defined by MIRU-VNTR-24.

Abadía E, Sequera M, Ortega D, Méndez MV, Escalona A, Da Mata O, Izarra E, Rojas Y, Jaspe R, Motiwala AS, Alland D, de Waard J, Takiff HE.

BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Aug 6;9:122. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-122.

32.

Evaluation of the Kudoh swab method for the culturing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in rural areas.

Jaspe RC, Rojas YM, Flores LA, Sofia Toro E, Takiff H, de Waard JH.

Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Apr;14(4):468-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02236.x.

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Detection and characterization of waterborne gastroenteritis viruses in urban sewage and sewage-polluted river waters in Caracas, Venezuela.

Rodríguez-Díaz J, Querales L, Caraballo L, Vizzi E, Liprandi F, Takiff H, Betancourt WQ.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Jan;75(2):387-94. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02045-08. Epub 2008 Nov 21.

34.

[Mycobacterium tuberculosis: spoligotypes in the Carabobo state, Venezuela].

Sequera C M, Delgado S V, Araque M W, Torrealba O M, Núñez M R, Da Mata J O, Abadía P E, Takiff H, De Waard J.

Rev Chilena Infectol. 2008 Oct;25(5):362-7. doi: /S0716-10182008000500009. Epub 2008 Oct 1. Spanish.

35.

24-locus MIRU-VNTR genotyping is a useful tool to study the molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis among Warao Amerindians in Venezuela.

Maes M, Kremer K, van Soolingen D, Takiff H, de Waard JH.

Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2008 Sep;88(5):490-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2008.04.003. Epub 2008 Jun 2.

PMID:
18514577
36.

Mycobacterial Ser/Thr protein kinases and phosphatases: physiological roles and therapeutic potential.

Wehenkel A, Bellinzoni M, Graña M, Duran R, Villarino A, Fernandez P, Andre-Leroux G, England P, Takiff H, Cerveñansky C, Cole ST, Alzari PM.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Jan;1784(1):193-202. Epub 2007 Aug 14. Review.

PMID:
17869195
37.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis transporter MmpL7 is a potential substrate for kinase PknD.

Pérez J, Garcia R, Bach H, de Waard JH, Jacobs WR Jr, Av-Gay Y, Bubis J, Takiff HE.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Sep 15;348(1):6-12. Epub 2006 Jul 10.

PMID:
16879801
38.

Mycobacterium bovis cultured from commercially pasteurized cows' milk: laboratory cross-contamination.

Méndez D, Giménez F, Escalona A, Da Mata O, González A, Takiff H, de Waard JH.

Vet Microbiol. 2006 Sep 10;116(4):325-8.

PMID:
16766143
39.

A new rapid and simple colorimetric method to detect pyrazinamide resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using nicotinamide.

Martin A, Takiff H, Vandamme P, Swings J, Palomino JC, Portaels F.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2006 Aug;58(2):327-31. Epub 2006 Jun 2.

PMID:
16751203
40.

Comparison of redox and D29 phage methods for detection of isoniazid and rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

da Silva PA, Boffo MM, de Mattos IG, Silva AB, Palomino JC, Martin A, Takiff HE.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2006 Mar;12(3):293-6.

41.

Pentapeptide repeat proteins.

Vetting MW, Hegde SS, Fajardo JE, Fiser A, Roderick SL, Takiff HE, Blanchard JS.

Biochemistry. 2006 Jan 10;45(1):1-10.

42.

A fluoroquinolone resistance protein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mimics DNA.

Hegde SS, Vetting MW, Roderick SL, Mitchenall LA, Maxwell A, Takiff HE, Blanchard JS.

Science. 2005 Jun 3;308(5727):1480-3.

43.

In-house phage amplification assay is a sound alternative for detecting rifampin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in low-resource settings.

Símboli N, Takiff H, McNerney R, López B, Martin A, Palomino JC, Barrera L, Ritacco V.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005 Jan;49(1):425-7.

44.

Snapshot of moving and expanding clones of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and their global distribution assessed by spoligotyping in an international study.

Filliol I, Driscoll JR, van Soolingen D, Kreiswirth BN, Kremer K, Valétudie G, Dang DA, Barlow R, Banerjee D, Bifani PJ, Brudey K, Cataldi A, Cooksey RC, Cousins DV, Dale JW, Dellagostin OA, Drobniewski F, Engelmann G, Ferdinand S, Gascoyne-Binzi D, Gordon M, Gutierrez MC, Haas WH, Heersma H, Kassa-Kelembho E, Ho ML, Makristathis A, Mammina C, Martin G, Moström P, Mokrousov I, Narbonne V, Narvskaya O, Nastasi A, Niobe-Eyangoh SN, Pape JW, Rasolofo-Razanamparany V, Ridell M, Rossetti ML, Stauffer F, Suffys PN, Takiff H, Texier-Maugein J, Vincent V, de Waard JH, Sola C, Rastogi N.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 May;41(5):1963-70.

45.

Global distribution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes.

Filliol I, Driscoll JR, Van Soolingen D, Kreiswirth BN, Kremer K, Valétudie G, Anh DD, Barlow R, Banerjee D, Bifani PJ, Brudey K, Cataldi A, Cooksey RC, Cousins DV, Dale JW, Dellagostin OA, Drobniewski F, Engelmann G, Ferdinand S, Gascoyne-Binzi D, Gordon M, Gutierrez MC, Haas WH, Heersma H, Källenius G, Kassa-Kelembho E, Koivula T, Ly HM, Makristathis A, Mammina C, Martin G, Moström P, Mokrousov I, Narbonne V, Narvskaya O, Nastasi A, Niobe-Eyangoh SN, Pape JW, Rasolofo-Razanamparany V, Ridell M, Rossetti ML, Stauffer F, Suffys PN, Takiff H, Texier-Maugein J, Vincent V, De Waard JH, Sola C, Rastogi N.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2002 Nov;8(11):1347-9.

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In search of rapid diagnosis and drug-resistance detection tools: is the FASTPlaqueTB test the answer?

Takiff H, Heifets L.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2002 Jul;6(7):560-1. No abstract available.

PMID:
12102292
47.

[Characterization of the expression and function of SigM an ECF sigma factor in mycobacteria].

Arráiz N, Salazar L, López G, Rodríguez R, Casart Y, Takiff H.

Acta Cient Venez. 2001;52 Suppl 1:40-1. Spanish.

PMID:
11899704
48.

The molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in Caracas, Venezuela, with IS6110 DNA fingerprinting.

Toro S, Armengol R, Convit J, de Salas AV, Takiff H, de Waard JH.

Acta Cient Venez. 2001;52 Suppl 1:33-5.

PMID:
11899702
49.

[The role of human genetic factors in susceptibility to tuberculosis].

Takiff H.

Acta Cient Venez. 2001;52 Suppl 1:16-8. Spanish.

PMID:
11899696
50.

Intrinsic resistance of Mycobacterium smegmatis to fluoroquinolones may be influenced by new pentapeptide protein MfpA.

Montero C, Mateu G, Rodriguez R, Takiff H.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Dec;45(12):3387-92.

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