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Indoor social networks in a South African township: potential contribution of location to tuberculosis transmission.

Wood R, Racow K, Bekker LG, Morrow C, Middelkoop K, Mark D, Lawn SD.

PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39246. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039246. Epub 2012 Jun 29.


Social mixing patterns within a South African township community: implications for respiratory disease transmission and control.

Johnstone-Robertson SP, Mark D, Morrow C, Middelkoop K, Chiswell M, Aquino LD, Bekker LG, Wood R.

Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Dec 1;174(11):1246-55. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwr251. Epub 2011 Nov 9.


Integrating social contact and environmental data in evaluating tuberculosis transmission in a South African township.

Andrews JR, Morrow C, Walensky RP, Wood R.

J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 15;210(4):597-603. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu138. Epub 2014 Mar 8.


Mapping sites of high TB transmission risk: Integrating the shared air and social behaviour of TB cases and adolescents in a South African township.

Patterson B, Morrow CD, Kohls D, Deignan C, Ginsburg S, Wood R.

Sci Total Environ. 2017 Apr 1;583:97-103. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.026. Epub 2017 Jan 18.


Tuberculosis transmission to young children in a South African community: modeling household and community infection risks.

Wood R, Johnstone-Robertson S, Uys P, Hargrove J, Middelkoop K, Lawn SD, Bekker LG.

Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Aug 15;51(4):401-8. doi: 10.1086/655129.


Comparison of indoor contact time data in Zambia and Western Cape, South Africa suggests targeting of interventions to reduce Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission should be informed by local data.

McCreesh N, Looker C, Dodd PJ, Plumb ID, Shanaube K, Muyoyeta M, Godfrey-Faussett P, Corbett EL, Ayles H, White RG.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 9;16:71. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1406-5.


Identifying locations of recent TB transmission in rural Uganda: a multidisciplinary approach.

Chamie G, Wandera B, Marquez C, Kato-Maeda M, Kamya MR, Havlir DV, Charlebois ED.

Trop Med Int Health. 2015 Apr;20(4):537-45. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12459. Epub 2015 Feb 4.


Quantification of shared air: a social and environmental determinant of airborne disease transmission.

Wood R, Morrow C, Ginsberg S, Piccoli E, Kalil D, Sassi A, Walensky RP, Andrews JR.

PLoS One. 2014 Sep 2;9(9):e106622. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106622. eCollection 2014.


Predictors of knowledge about tuberculosis: results from SANHANES I, a national, cross-sectional household survey in South Africa.

Naidoo P, Simbayi L, Labadarios D, Ntsepe Y, Bikitsha N, Khan G, Sewpaul R, Moyo S, Rehle T.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Mar 18;16:276. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2951-y.


Tuberculosis attributed to household contacts in the Philippines.

Sia IG, Orillaza RB, St Sauver JL, Quelapio ID, Lahr BD, AlcaƱeses RS, Wilson WR, Cockerill FR, Balane GI, Mangubat NV, Wengenack NL, Tupasi TE.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010 Jan;14(1):122-5.


Incidence of TB and HIV in prospectively followed household contacts of TB index patients in South Africa.

van Schalkwyk C, Variava E, Shapiro AE, Rakgokong M, Masonoke K, Lebina L, Welte A, Martinson N.

PLoS One. 2014 Apr 23;9(4):e95372. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095372. eCollection 2014.


Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection and predictive factors in an urban informal settlement in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cross-sectional study.

Ncayiyana JR, Bassett J, West N, Westreich D, Musenge E, Emch M, Pettifor A, Hanrahan CF, Schwartz SR, Sanne I, van Rie A.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Nov 8;16(1):661.


Decreasing household contribution to TB transmission with age: a retrospective geographic analysis of young people in a South African township.

Middelkoop K, Bekker LG, Morrow C, Lee N, Wood R.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 23;14:221. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-221.


An evaluation of 'Ribolola': a household tuberculosis contact tracing programme in North West Province, South Africa.

Thind D, Charalambous S, Tongman A, Churchyard G, Grant AD.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Dec;16(12):1643-8. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0074. Erratum in: Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Mar;17(3):426.


Community-based targeted case finding for tuberculosis and HIV in household contacts of patients with tuberculosis in South Africa.

Shapiro AE, Variava E, Rakgokong MH, Moodley N, Luke B, Salimi S, Chaisson RE, Golub JE, Martinson NA.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 May 15;185(10):1110-6. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201111-1941OC. Epub 2012 Mar 15.


Childhood tuberculosis infection and disease: a spatial and temporal transmission analysis in a South African township.

Middelkoop K, Bekker LG, Morrow C, Zwane E, Wood R.

S Afr Med J. 2009 Oct;99(10):738-43.


Modeling socio-demography to capture tuberculosis transmission dynamics in a low burden setting.

Guzzetta G, Ajelli M, Yang Z, Merler S, Furlanello C, Kirschner D.

J Theor Biol. 2011 Nov 21;289:197-205. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.08.032. Epub 2011 Sep 3.


Impact of HIV infection on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in a peri-urban community in South Africa: the need for age-specific interventions.

Lawn SD, Bekker LG, Middelkoop K, Myer L, Wood R.

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Apr 1;42(7):1040-7. Epub 2006 Feb 16.


Temporal trends in TB notification rates during ART scale-up in Cape Town: an ecological analysis.

Hermans S, Boulle A, Caldwell J, Pienaar D, Wood R.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2015 Sep 25;18:20240. doi: 10.7448/IAS.18.1.20240. eCollection 2015.


Transmission of Mycoba cterium tuberculosis to households of tuberculosis patients: a comprehensive contact tracing study.

Khalilzadeh S, Masjedi H, Hosseini M, Safavi A, Masjedi MR.

Arch Iran Med. 2006 Jul;9(3):208-12. Erratum in: Arch Iran Med. 2009 Jan;12(1):105.


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