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Diagnostic accuracy of quantitative PCR (Xpert MTB/RIF) for tuberculous meningitis in a high burden setting: a prospective study.

Patel VB, Theron G, Lenders L, Matinyena B, Connolly C, Singh R, Coovadia Y, Ndung'u T, Dheda K.

PLoS Med. 2013 Oct;10(10):e1001536. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001536. Epub 2013 Oct 22.

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Accuracy of Lipoarabinomannan and Xpert MTB/RIF Testing in Cerebrospinal Fluid To Diagnose Tuberculous Meningitis in an Autopsy Cohort of HIV-Infected Adults.

Cox JA, Lukande RL, Kalungi S, Van Marck E, Lammens M, Van de Vijver K, Kambugu A, Nelson AM, Colebunders R, Manabe YC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Aug;53(8):2667-73. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00624-15. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

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Diagnostic usefulness of Xpert MTB/RIF assay for detection of tuberculous meningitis using cerebrospinal fluid.

Rufai SB, Singh A, Singh J, Kumar P, Sankar MM, Singh S; TB Research Team.

J Infect. 2017 Aug;75(2):125-131. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.04.010. Epub 2017 May 10.

PMID:
28501491
4.

Improved diagnostic sensitivity for tuberculous meningitis with Xpert(®) MTB/RIF of centrifuged CSF.

Bahr NC, Tugume L, Rajasingham R, Kiggundu R, Williams DA, Morawski B, Alland D, Meya DB, Rhein J, Boulware DR.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Oct;19(10):1209-15. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0253.

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Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB/RIF for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.

Nhu NT, Heemskerk D, Thu do DA, Chau TT, Mai NT, Nghia HD, Loc PP, Ha DT, Merson L, Thinh TT, Day J, Chau Nv, Wolbers M, Farrar J, Caws M.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan;52(1):226-33. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01834-13. Epub 2013 Nov 6.

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Diagnostic accuracy of quantitative PCR (Xpert MTB/RIF) for tuberculous pericarditis compared to adenosine deaminase and unstimulated interferon-γ in a high burden setting: a prospective study.

Pandie S, Peter JG, Kerbelker ZS, Meldau R, Theron G, Govender U, Ntsekhe M, Dheda K, Mayosi BM.

BMC Med. 2014 Jun 18;12:101. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-12-101.

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Burden of tuberculosis in intensive care units in Cape Town, South Africa, and assessment of the accuracy and effect on patient outcomes of the Xpert MTB/RIF test on tracheal aspirate samples for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective burden of disease study with a nested randomised controlled trial.

Calligaro GL, Theron G, Khalfey H, Peter J, Meldau R, Matinyenya B, Davids M, Smith L, Pooran A, Lesosky M, Esmail A, Miller MG, Piercy J, Michell L, Dawson R, Raine RI, Joubert I, Dheda K.

Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Aug;3(8):621-30. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(15)00198-8. Epub 2015 Jul 22.

PMID:
26208996
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Sub-optimal Specificity of Modified Ziehl-Neelsen Staining for Quick Identification of Tuberculous Meningitis.

Wang T, Feng GD, Pang Y, Yang YN, Dai W, Zhang L, Zhou LF, Yang JL, Zhan LP, Marais BJ, Zhao YL, Zhao G.

Front Microbiol. 2016 Dec 27;7:2096. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.02096. eCollection 2016.

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Diagnostic accuracy of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for tuberculous meningitis in HIV-infected adults: a prospective cohort study.

Bahr NC, Nuwagira E, Evans EE, Cresswell FV, Bystrom PV, Byamukama A, Bridge SC, Bangdiwala AS, Meya DB, Denkinger CM, Muzoora C, Boulware DR; ASTRO-CM Trial Team.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S1473-3099(17)30474-7. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30474-7. [Epub ahead of print]

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Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children: a prospective, multi-centre evaluation.

Reither K, Manyama C, Clowes P, Rachow A, Mapamba D, Steiner A, Ross A, Mfinanga E, Sasamalo M, Nsubuga M, Aloi F, Cirillo D, Jugheli L, Lwilla F.

J Infect. 2015 Apr;70(4):392-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2014.10.003. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

PMID:
25312863
11.

Improved diagnosis of childhood tuberculous meningitis using more than one nucleic acid amplification test.

Solomons RS, Visser DH, Friedrich SO, Diacon AH, Hoek KG, Marais BJ, Schoeman JF, van Furth AM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jan;19(1):74-80. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0394.

PMID:
25519794
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Impact of replacing smear microscopy with Xpert MTB/RIF for diagnosing tuberculosis in Brazil: a stepped-wedge cluster-randomized trial.

Durovni B, Saraceni V, van den Hof S, Trajman A, Cordeiro-Santos M, Cavalcante S, Menezes A, Cobelens F.

PLoS Med. 2014 Dec 9;11(12):e1001766. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001766. eCollection 2014 Dec. Erratum in: PLoS Med. 2015 Dec;12(12):e1001928.

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GeneXpert MTB/Rif to Diagnose Tuberculous Meningitis: Perhaps the First Test but not the Last.

Bahr NC, Marais S, Caws M, van Crevel R, Wilkinson RJ, Tyagi JS, Thwaites GE, Boulware DR; Tuberculous Meningitis International Research Consortium.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 1;62(9):1133-5. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw083. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

14.

Comparison of a clinical prediction rule and a LAM antigen-detection assay for the rapid diagnosis of TBM in a high HIV prevalence setting.

Patel VB, Singh R, Connolly C, Kasprowicz V, Zumla A, Ndungu T, Dheda K.

PLoS One. 2010 Dec 22;5(12):e15664. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015664.

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Impact of Xpert MTB/RIF for TB diagnosis in a primary care clinic with high TB and HIV prevalence in South Africa: a pragmatic randomised trial.

Cox HS, Mbhele S, Mohess N, Whitelaw A, Muller O, Zemanay W, Little F, Azevedo V, Simpson J, Boehme CC, Nicol MP.

PLoS Med. 2014 Nov 25;11(11):e1001760. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001760. eCollection 2014 Nov.

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Cerebrospinal T-cell responses aid in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in a human immunodeficiency virus- and tuberculosis-endemic population.

Patel VB, Singh R, Connolly C, Coovadia Y, Peer AK, Parag P, Kasprowicz V, Zumla A, Ndung'u T, Dheda K.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Aug 15;182(4):569-77. doi: 10.1164/rccm.200912-1931OC. Epub 2010 May 4.

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Use of Roche AMPLICOR Mycobacterium tuberculosis PCR in early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.

Bonington A, Strang JI, Klapper PE, Hood SV, Rubombora W, Penny M, Willers R, Wilkins EG.

J Clin Microbiol. 1998 May;36(5):1251-4.

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Utility of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.

Boulware DR.

PLoS Med. 2013 Oct;10(10):e1001537. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001537. Epub 2013 Oct 22.

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Performance of nested RT-PCR on CSF for tuberculous meningitis diagnosis in HIV-infected patients.

Gualberto FAS, Gonçalves MG, Fukasawa LO, Santos AMRD, Sacchi CT, Harrison LH, Boulware DR, Vidal JE.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2017 Oct 1;21(10):1139-1144. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.17.0001.

PMID:
28911358
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Assessment of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of tuberculosis with gastric lavage aspirates in children in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective descriptive study.

Bates M, O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Tembo J, Chilukutu L, Chabala C, Kasonde R, Mulota P, Mzyece J, Chomba M, Mukonda L, Mumba M, Kapata N, Rachow A, Clowes P, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Zumla A.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Jan;13(1):36-42. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70245-1. Epub 2012 Nov 5.

PMID:
23134697

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