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Prevalence of Malaria and TB Coinfection at a National Tuberculosis Treatment Centre in Uganda.

Baluku JB, Nassozi S, Gyagenda B, Namanda M, Andia-Biraro I, Worodria W, Byakika-Kibwika P.

J Trop Med. 2019 Jul 25;2019:3741294. doi: 10.1155/2019/3741294. eCollection 2019.


Association between common telomere length genetic variants and telomere length in an African population and impacts of HIV and TB.

Wang S, Chang E, Byanyima P, Huang P, Sanyu I, Musisi E, Sessolo A, Davis JL, Worodria W, Huang L, Lin J; Inflammation, Aging, Microbes and Obstructive Lung Disease (I AM OLD) Study.

J Hum Genet. 2019 Oct;64(10):1033-1040. doi: 10.1038/s10038-019-0646-9. Epub 2019 Aug 6.


Essential in vitro diagnostics for advanced HIV and serious fungal diseases: international experts' consensus recommendations.

Bongomin F, Govender NP, Chakrabarti A, Robert-Gangneux F, Boulware DR, Zafar A, Oladele RO, Richardson MD, Gangneux JP, Alastruey-Izquierdo A, Bazira J, Boyles TH, Sarcarlal J, Nacher M, Obayashi T, Worodria W, Pasqualotto AC, Meya DB, Cheng B, Sriruttan C, Muzoora C, Kambugu A, Rodriguez Tudela JL, Jordan A, Chiller TM, Denning DW.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Sep;38(9):1581-1584. doi: 10.1007/s10096-019-03600-4. No abstract available.


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.


HIV infection is associated with elevated biomarkers of immune activation in Ugandan adults with pneumonia.

Wang RJ, Moore J, Moisi D, Chang EG, Byanyima P, Kaswabuli S, Musisi E, Sanyu I, Sessolo A, Lalitha R, Worodria W, Davis JL, Crothers K, Lin J, Lederman MM, Hunt PW, Huang L.

PLoS One. 2019 May 15;14(5):e0216680. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216680. eCollection 2019.


Increased KLRG1 and PD-1 expression on CD8 T lymphocytes in TB-IRIS.

Goovaerts O, Massinga-Loembé M, Ondoa P, Ceulemans A, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L; TB-IRIS Study Group.

PLoS One. 2019 Apr 25;14(4):e0215991. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215991. eCollection 2019.


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.


Gut microbiota in HIV-pneumonia patients is related to peripheral CD4 counts, lung microbiota, and in vitro macrophage dysfunction.

Shenoy MK, Fadrosh DW, Lin DL, Worodria W, Byanyima P, Musisi E, Kaswabuli S, Zawedde J, Sanyu I, Chang E, Fong S, McCauley K, Davis JL, Huang L, Lynch SV.

Microbiome. 2019 Mar 11;7(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s40168-019-0651-4.


Effect of anti-retroviral therapy on oxidative stress in hospitalized HIV-infected adults with and without TB.

Musisi E, Matovu DK, Bukenya A, Kaswabuli S, Zawedde J, Andama A, Byanyima P, Sanyu I, Sessolo A, Seremba E, Davis JL, Worodria W, Huang L, Walter ND, Mayanja-Kizza H.

Afr Health Sci. 2018 Sep;18(3):512-522. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v18i3.7.


Male gender and duration of anti-tuberculosis treatment are associated with hypocholesterolemia in adult pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda.

Mukisa J, Kawooya I, Nangendo J, Nalutaaya A, Nyamwiza J, Sam A, Ssenyonga R, Worodria W, Mupere E.

Afr Health Sci. 2018 Sep;18(3):479-487. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v18i3.3.


Diagnostic performance of blood inflammatory markers for tuberculosis screening in people living with HIV.

Farr K, Ravindran R, Strnad L, Chang E, Chaisson LH, Yoon C, Worodria W, Andama A, Ayakaka I, Bbosa Nalwanga P, Byanyima P, Kalema N, Kaswabuli S, Katagira W, Aman KD, Musisi E, Tumwine NW, Sanyu I, Ssebunya R, Davis JL, Huang L, Khan IH, Cattamanchi A.

PLoS One. 2018 Oct 23;13(10):e0206119. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206119. eCollection 2018.


Predictors of Mortality Among Hospitalized Patients With Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in a High HIV Burden Setting.

Worodria W, Chang E, Andama A, Sanyu I, Byanyima P, Musisi E, Kaswabuli S, Zawedde J, Ayakaka I, Sessolo A, Lalitha R, Davis JL, Huang L.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Dec 15;79(5):624-630. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001855.


Opportunistic diseases diminish the clinical benefit of immediate antiretroviral therapy in HIV-tuberculosis co-infected adults with low CD4+ cell counts.

Worodria W, Ssempijja V, Hanrahan C, Ssegonja R, Muhofwa A, Mazapkwe D, Mayanja-Kizza H, Reynolds SJ, Colebunders R, Manabe YC.

AIDS. 2018 Sep 24;32(15):2141-2149. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001941.


Does discovery of differentially culturable M tuberculosis really demand a new treatment paradigm? Longitudinal analysis of DNA clearance from sputum.

Walter ND, Moore CM, Kayigire XA, Dide-Agossou C, Worodria W, Huang L, Everett CK, Schoolnik GS, Nahid P, Davis JL.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 3;18(1):293. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3213-7.


Molecular tests expedite the diagnosis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in childhood.

Namiiro S, Wobudeya E, Colebunders R, Worodria W.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2018 Mar 1;22(3):349-350. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0507. No abstract available.


Predictors and short-term outcomes of recurrent pulmonary tuberculosis, Uganda: a cohort study.

Kalema N, Lindan C, Glidden D, Yoo SD, Katamba A, Alfred A, Katagira W, Byanyima P, Musisi E, Kaswabuli S, Ingvar S, Zawedde J, Yoon C, Ayakaka I, Davis JL, Huang L, Worodria W, Cattamanchi A.

S Afr Respir J. 2017;23(4):106-112.


Access to affordable medicines and diagnostic tests for asthma and COPD in sub Saharan Africa: the Ugandan perspective.

Kibirige D, Kampiire L, Atuhe D, Mwebaze R, Katagira W, Muttamba W, Nantanda R, Worodria W, Kirenga B.

BMC Pulm Med. 2017 Dec 8;17(1):179. doi: 10.1186/s12890-017-0527-y.


Neutrophil Activation and Enhanced Release of Granule Products in HIV-TB Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome.

Nakiwala JK, Walker NF, Diedrich CR, Worodria W, Meintjes G, Wilkinson RJ, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L, Wilkinson KA, Lowe DM.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Feb 1;77(2):221-229. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001582. Erratum in: J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Jun 1;78(2):e13.


Evaluation of antibody responses to panels of M. tuberculosis antigens as a screening tool for active tuberculosis in Uganda.

Shete PB, Ravindran R, Chang E, Worodria W, Chaisson LH, Andama A, Davis JL, Luciw PA, Huang L, Khan IH, Cattamanchi A.

PLoS One. 2017 Aug 2;12(8):e0180122. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180122. eCollection 2017.


Sputum quality and diagnostic performance of GeneXpert MTB/RIF among smear-negative adults with presumed tuberculosis in Uganda.

Meyer AJ, Atuheire C, Worodria W, Kizito S, Katamba A, Sanyu I, Andama A, Ayakaka I, Cattamanchi A, Bwanga F, Huang L, Davis JL.

PLoS One. 2017 Jul 7;12(7):e0180572. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180572. eCollection 2017.


Prevention of Early Mortality by Presumptive Tuberculosis Therapy Study: An Open Label, Randomized Controlled Trial.

Manabe YC, Worodria W, van Leth F, Mayanja-Kizza H, Traore AN, Ferro J, Pakker N, Frank M, Grobusch MP, Colebunders R, Cobelens F.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Dec 7;95(6):1265-1271. Epub 2016 Oct 17.


The frequency distribution of vitamin D Receptor fok I gene polymorphism among Ugandan pulmonary TB patients.

Acen EL, Worodria W, Mulamba P, Kambugu A, Erume J.

F1000Res. 2016 Jul 29;5. pii: ISCB Comm J-1890. eCollection 2016.


HIV Infection Is Associated with Shortened Telomere Length in Ugandans with Suspected Tuberculosis.

Auld E, Lin J, Chang E, Byanyima P, Ayakaka I, Musisi E, Worodria W, Davis JL, Segal M, Blackburn E, Huang L.

PLoS One. 2016 Sep 21;11(9):e0163153. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163153. eCollection 2016.


Adaptation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Impaired Host Immunity in HIV-Infected Patients.

Walter ND, de Jong BC, Garcia BJ, Dolganov GM, Worodria W, Byanyima P, Musisi E, Huang L, Chan ED, Van TT, Antonio M, Ayorinde A, Kato-Maeda M, Nahid P, Leung AM, Yen A, Fingerlin TE, Kechris K, Strong M, Voskuil MI, Davis JL, Schoolnik GK.

J Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 15;214(8):1205-11. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw364. Epub 2016 Aug 17. Erratum in: J Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 1;215(3):495.


Immune Response and Mortality Risk Relate to Distinct Lung Microbiomes in Patients with HIV and Pneumonia.

Shenoy MK, Iwai S, Lin DL, Worodria W, Ayakaka I, Byanyima P, Kaswabuli S, Fong S, Stone S, Chang E, Davis JL, Faruqi AA, Segal MR, Huang L, Lynch SV.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan 1;195(1):104-114. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201603-0523OC.


Added Value of Long-Term Cytokine Release Assays to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in HIV-Infected Subjects in Uganda.

Dirix V, Schepers K, Massinga-Loembe M, Worodria W, Colebunders R, Singh M, Locht C, Kestens L, Mascart F; TB-IRIS study group.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jul 1;72(3):344-52. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000980.


Empiric TB Treatment of Severely Ill Patients With HIV and Presumed Pulmonary TB Improves Survival.

Katagira W, Walter ND, Den Boon S, Kalema N, Ayakaka I, Vittinghoff E, Worodria W, Cattamanchi A, Huang L, Davis JL.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jul 1;72(3):297-303. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000970.


Lower Pre-Treatment T Cell Activation in Early- and Late-Onset Tuberculosis-Associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome.

Goovaerts O, Jennes W, Massinga-Loembé M, Ondoa P, Ceulemans A, Vereecken C, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L; TB-IRIS Study Group.

PLoS One. 2015 Jul 24;10(7):e0133924. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133924. eCollection 2015.


A Clinical Predictor Score for 30-Day Mortality among HIV-Infected Adults Hospitalized with Pneumonia in Uganda.

Koss CA, Jarlsberg LG, den Boon S, Cattamanchi A, Davis JL, Worodria W, Ayakaka I, Sanyu I, Huang L; International HIV-associated Opportunistic Pneumonias (IHOP) Study.

PLoS One. 2015 May 11;10(5):e0126591. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126591. eCollection 2015.


High mortality associated with retreatment of tuberculosis in a clinic in Kampala, Uganda: a retrospective study.

Acuña-Villaorduña C, Ayakaka I, Dryden-Peterson S, Nakubulwa S, Worodria W, Reilly N, Hosford J, Fennelly KP, Okwera A, Jones-López EC.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jul;93(1):73-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0810. Epub 2015 May 4.


Transcriptional Adaptation of Drug-tolerant Mycobacterium tuberculosis During Treatment of Human Tuberculosis.

Walter ND, Dolganov GM, Garcia BJ, Worodria W, Andama A, Musisi E, Ayakaka I, Van TT, Voskuil MI, de Jong BC, Davidson RM, Fingerlin TE, Kechris K, Palmer C, Nahid P, Daley CL, Geraci M, Huang L, Cattamanchi A, Strong M, Schoolnik GK, Davis JL.

J Infect Dis. 2015 Sep 15;212(6):990-8. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv149. Epub 2015 Mar 11.


Higher blood volumes improve the sensitivity of direct PCR diagnosis of blood stream tuberculosis among HIV-positive patients: an observation study.

Bwanga F, Disqué C, Lorenz MG, Allerheiligen V, Worodria W, Luyombya A, Najjingo I, Weizenegger M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 6;15:48. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0785-3.


Antigen-specific interferon-gamma responses and innate cytokine balance in TB-IRIS.

Goovaerts O, Jennes W, Massinga-Loembé M, Ceulemans A, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L; TB-IRIS Study Group.

PLoS One. 2014 Nov 21;9(11):e113101. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113101. eCollection 2014.


Risk factors for asthma exacerbation in patients presenting to an emergency unit of a national referral hospital in Kampala, Uganda.

Sanya RE, Kirenga BJ, Worodria W, Okot-Nwang M.

Afr Health Sci. 2014 Sep;14(3):707-15. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v14i3.29.


Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis peptides in the exosomes of patients with active and latent M. tuberculosis infection using MRM-MS.

Kruh-Garcia NA, Wolfe LM, Chaisson LH, Worodria WO, Nahid P, Schorey JS, Davis JL, Dobos KM.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 31;9(7):e103811. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103811. eCollection 2014.


Evaluation of Cepheid's Xpert MTB/Rif test on pleural fluid in the diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis in a high prevalence HIV/TB setting.

Lusiba JK, Nakiyingi L, Kirenga BJ, Kiragga A, Lukande R, Nsereko M, Ssengooba W, Katamba A, Worodria W, Joloba ML, Mayanja-Kizza H.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 22;9(7):e102702. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102702. eCollection 2014.


The lung microbiome of Ugandan HIV-infected pneumonia patients is compositionally and functionally distinct from that of San Franciscan patients.

Iwai S, Huang D, Fong S, Jarlsberg LG, Worodria W, Yoo S, Cattamanchi A, Davis JL, Kaswabuli S, Segal M, Huang L, Lynch SV.

PLoS One. 2014 Apr 21;9(4):e95726. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095726. eCollection 2014.


Evaluation of asthma control using Global Initiative for Asthma criteria and the Asthma Control Test in Uganda.

Serugendo AN, Kirenga BJ, Hawkes M, Nakiyingi L, Worodria W, Okot-Nwang M.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Mar;18(3):371-6. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0699.


Patients who return to care after tracking remain at high risk of attrition: experience from a large HIV clinic, Uganda.

Nakiwogga-Muwanga A, Musaazi J, Katabira E, Worodria W, Talisuna SA, Colebunders R.

Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Jan;26(1):42-7. doi: 10.1177/0956462414529098. Epub 2014 Mar 19.


Treatment outcomes of new tuberculosis patients hospitalized in Kampala, Uganda: a prospective cohort study.

Kirenga BJ, Levin J, Ayakaka I, Worodria W, Reilly N, Mumbowa F, Nabanjja H, Nyakoojo G, Fennelly K, Nakubulwa S, Joloba M, Okwera A, Eisenach KD, McNerney R, Elliott AM, Mugerwa RD, Smith PG, Ellner JJ, Jones-López EC.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 7;9(3):e90614. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090614. eCollection 2014.


Multilocus microsatellite genotyping array for investigation of genetic epidemiology of Pneumocystis jirovecii.

Parobek CM, Jiang LY, Patel JC, Alvarez-Martínez MJ, Miro JM, Worodria W, Andama A, Fong S, Huang L, Meshnick SR, Taylor SM, Juliano JJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May;52(5):1391-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02531-13. Epub 2014 Feb 12.


Procalcitonin predicts mortality in HIV-infected Ugandan adults with lower respiratory tract infections.

Tokman S, Barnett CF, Jarlsberg LG, Taub PR, den Boon S, Davis JL, Cattamanchi A, Worodria W, Maisel A, Huang L; International HIV-Associated Opportunistic Pneumonias (IHOP) Study Group.

Respirology. 2014 Apr;19(3):382-8. doi: 10.1111/resp.12237. Epub 2014 Jan 26.


LPS-binding protein and IL-6 mark paradoxical tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV patients.

Goovaerts O, Jennes W, Massinga-Loembé M, Ceulemans A, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Kestens L; TB-IRIS Study Group.

PLoS One. 2013 Nov 28;8(11):e81856. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081856. eCollection 2013.


The role of monocytes in the development of Tuberculosis-associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome.

Tran HT, Van den Bergh R, Vu TN, Laukens K, Worodria W, Loembé MM, Colebunders R, Kestens L, De Baetselier P, Raes G; TB-IRIS Study Group.

Immunobiology. 2014 Jan;219(1):37-44. doi: 10.1016/j.imbio.2013.07.004. Epub 2013 Jul 25.


Vitamin D deficiency among adult patients with tuberculosis: a cross sectional study from a national referral hospital in Uganda.

Kibirige D, Mutebi E, Ssekitoleko R, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H.

BMC Res Notes. 2013 Jul 25;6:293. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-293.


Modulation of the complement system in monocytes contributes to tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

Tran HT, Van den Bergh R, Loembé MM, Worodria W, Mayanja-Kizza H, Colebunders R, Mascart F, Stordeur P, Kestens L, De Baetselier P, Raes G; TB-IRIS study group.

AIDS. 2013 Jul 17;27(11):1725-34. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e328361648b.


Mobile digital fluorescence microscopy for diagnosis of tuberculosis.

Tapley A, Switz N, Reber C, Davis JL, Miller C, Matovu JB, Worodria W, Huang L, Fletcher DA, Cattamanchi A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun;51(6):1774-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03432-12. Epub 2013 Apr 3.


Prevalence and outcomes of cryptococcal antigenemia in HIV-seropositive patients hospitalized for suspected tuberculosis in Uganda.

Andama AO, den Boon S, Meya D, Cattamanchi A, Worodria W, Davis JL, Walter ND, Yoo SD, Kalema N, Haller B, Huang L; International HIV-Associated Opportunistic Pneumonias (IHOP) Study.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jun 1;63(2):189-94. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182926f95.


Overt diabetes mellitus among newly diagnosed Ugandan tuberculosis patients: a cross sectional study.

Kibirige D, Ssekitoleko R, Mutebi E, Worodria W.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Mar 5;13:122. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-122.


Tuberculin skin test conversion among HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda.

Kirenga BJ, Worodria W, Massinga-Loembe M, Nalwoga T, Manabe YC, Kestens L, Colebunders R, Mayanja-Kizza H.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Mar;17(3):336-41. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0298.


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