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Geographic differences in time to culture conversion in liquid media: Tuberculosis Trials Consortium study 28. Culture conversion is delayed in Africa.

Mac Kenzie WR, Heilig CM, Bozeman L, Johnson JL, Muzanye G, Dunbar D, Jost KC Jr, Diem L, Metchock B, Eisenach K, Dorman S, Goldberg S.

PLoS One. 2011 Apr 11;6(4):e18358. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018358.

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Baseline predictors of sputum culture conversion in pulmonary tuberculosis: importance of cavities, smoking, time to detection and W-Beijing genotype.

Visser ME, Stead MC, Walzl G, Warren R, Schomaker M, Grewal HM, Swart EC, Maartens G.

PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e29588. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029588. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

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Predictors of delayed culture conversion among Ugandan patients.

Atwine D, Orikiriza P, Taremwa I, Ayebare A, Logoose S, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Jindani A, Bonnet M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 24;17(1):299. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2335-7.

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Culture conversion rate at 2 months of treatment according to diagnostic methods among patients with culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis.

Lee HY, Chae KO, Lee CH, Choi SM, Lee J, Park YS, Lee SM, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Yim JJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Aug 8;9(8):e103768. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103768. eCollection 2014.

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Variation in C - reactive protein response according to host and mycobacterial characteristics in active tuberculosis.

Brown J, Clark K, Smith C, Hopwood J, Lynard O, Toolan M, Creer D, Barker J, Breen R, Brown T, Cropley I, Lipman M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 10;16:265. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1612-1.

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Optimizing Mycobacterial Culture in Smear-Negative, Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Tuberculosis Cases.

Ismail NA, Said HM, Pinini Z, Omar SV, Beyers N, Naidoo P.

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 6;10(11):e0141851. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141851. eCollection 2015.

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A controlled trial of sputum induction and routine collection methods for TB diagnosis in a South African community.

Geldenhuys HD, Whitelaw A, Tameris MD, Van As D, Luabeya KK, Mahomed H, Hussey G, Hanekom WA, Hatherill M.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Dec;33(12):2259-66. doi: 10.1007/s10096-014-2198-4. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

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Microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay for tuberculosis screening before isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV-infected persons.

Reddy KP, Brady MF, Gilman RH, Coronel J, Navincopa M, Ticona E, Chavez G, Sánchez E, Rojas C, Solari L, Valencia J, Pinedo Y, Benites C, Friedland JS, Moore DA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Apr 1;50(7):988-96. doi: 10.1086/651081.

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Laboratory diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in TB and HIV endemic settings and the contribution of real time PCR for M. tuberculosis in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid.

Kibiki GS, Mulder B, van der Ven AJ, Sam N, Boeree MJ, van der Zanden A, Dolmans WM.

Trop Med Int Health. 2007 Oct;12(10):1210-7.

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How soon should patients with smear-positive tuberculosis be released from inpatient isolation?

Horne DJ, Johnson CO, Oren E, Spitters C, Narita M.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Jan;31(1):78-84. doi: 10.1086/649022.

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Sputum conversion at the end of intensive phase of Category-1 regimen in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis patients with diabetes mellitus or HIV infection: An analysis of risk factors.

Banu Rekha VV, Balasubramanian R, Swaminathan S, Ramachandran R, Rahman F, Sundaram V, Thyagarajan K, Selvakumar N, Adhilakshmi AR, Iliayas S, Narayanan PR.

Indian J Med Res. 2007 Nov;126(5):452-8.

PMID:
18160750
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New recommendations for duration of respiratory isolation based on time to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis in liquid culture.

Ritchie SR, Harrison AC, Vaughan RH, Calder L, Morris AJ.

Eur Respir J. 2007 Sep;30(3):501-7. Epub 2007 May 30.

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Pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients presenting with normal chest radiograph and negative sputum smear.

Palmieri F, Girardi E, Pellicelli AM, Rianda A, Bordi E, Rizzi EB, Petrosillo N, Ippolito G.

Infection. 2002 Apr;30(2):68-74.

PMID:
12018472
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Chest radiograph findings and time to culture conversion in patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV in Tugela Ferry, South Africa.

Brust JC, Berman AR, Zalta B, Haramati LB, Ning Y, Heo M, van der Merwe TL, Bamber S, Moll AP, Friedland GH, Shah NS, Gandhi NR.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 6;8(9):e73975. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073975. eCollection 2013.

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Yield of acid-fast smear and mycobacterial culture for tuberculosis diagnosis in people with human immunodeficiency virus.

Monkongdee P, McCarthy KD, Cain KP, Tasaneeyapan T, Nguyen HD, Nguyen TN, Nguyen TB, Teeratakulpisarn N, Udomsantisuk N, Heilig C, Varma JK.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Nov 1;180(9):903-8. doi: 10.1164/rccm.200905-0692OC. Epub 2009 Jul 23.

PMID:
19628775
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Laboratory evaluation of a specimen transport medium for downstream molecular processing of sputum samples to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Omar SV, Peters RP, Ismail NA, Dreyer AW, Said HM, Gwala T, Ismail N, Fourie PB.

J Microbiol Methods. 2015 Oct;117:57-63. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2015.07.010. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

PMID:
26183764
17.

Body mass index predictive of sputum culture conversion among MDR-TB patients in Indonesia.

Putri FA, Burhan E, Nawas A, Soepandi PZ, Sutoyo DK, Agustin H, Isbaniah F, Dowdy DW.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 May;18(5):564-70. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0602.

PMID:
24903794
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Factors Affecting Time to Sputum Culture Conversion in Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Historical Cohort Study without Censored Cases.

Kanda R, Nagao T, Tho NV, Ogawa E, Murakami Y, Osawa M, Saika Y, Doi K, Nakano Y.

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 11;10(11):e0142607. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142607. eCollection 2015.

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Smear microscopy and culture conversion rates among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients by HIV status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Senkoro M, Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O.

BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Jul 16;10:210. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-210.

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Association between Regimen Composition and Treatment Response in Patients with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Yuen CM, Kurbatova EV, Tupasi T, Caoili JC, Van Der Walt M, Kvasnovsky C, Yagui M, Bayona J, Contreras C, Leimane V, Ershova J, Via LE, Kim H, Akksilp S, Kazennyy BY, Volchenkov GV, Jou R, Kliiman K, Demikhova OV, Vasilyeva IA, Dalton T, Cegielski JP.

PLoS Med. 2015 Dec 29;12(12):e1001932. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001932. eCollection 2015 Dec.

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