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Performance of Xpert® MTB/RIF among tuberculosis outpatients in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Chikaonda T, Nguluwe N, Barnett B, Gokhale RH, Krysiak R, Thengolose I, Rosenberg NE, Stanley C, Mpunga J, Hoffman IF, Hosseinipour M, Scott L, Stevens W.

Afr J Lab Med. 2017 Mar 31;6(2):464. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v6i2.464. eCollection 2017.


Molecular characterisation of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Malawi.

Chikaonda T, Ketseoglou I, Nguluwe N, Krysiak R, Thengolose I, Nyakwawa F, Rosenberg NE, Stanley C, Mpunga J, Hoffman IF, Papathanasopoulos MA, Hosseinipour M, Scott L, Stevens W.

Afr J Lab Med. 2017 Mar 31;6(2):463. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v6i2.463. eCollection 2017.


Potential of High-Affinity, Slow Off-Rate Modified Aptamer Reagents for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Proteins as Tools for Infection Models and Diagnostic Applications.

Russell TM, Green LS, Rice T, Kruh-Garcia NA, Dobos K, De Groote MA, Hraha T, Sterling DG, Janjic N, Ochsner UA.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Oct;55(10):3072-3088. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00469-17. Epub 2017 Aug 9.


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.


Evaluation of the MTBDRplus 2.0 assay for the detection of multidrug resistance among persons with presumptive pulmonary TB in China.

Tan Y, Li Q, Wang Q, Sun H, Chen J, Cai X, Yao Y, Bao X, Wang C, Liu Y, Wu X, Pang Y, Zhao Y.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 13;7(1):3364. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03473-7.


Quantification of circulating Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen peptides allows rapid diagnosis of active disease and treatment monitoring.

Liu C, Zhao Z, Fan J, Lyon CJ, Wu HJ, Nedelkov D, Zelazny AM, Olivier KN, Cazares LH, Holland SM, Graviss EA, Hu Y.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Apr 11;114(15):3969-3974. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1621360114. Epub 2017 Mar 27.


Has universal screening with Xpert® MTB/RIF increased the proportion of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases diagnosed in a routine operational setting?

Naidoo P, Dunbar R, Caldwell J, Lombard C, Beyers N.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 15;12(2):e0172143. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172143. eCollection 2017.


Rapid Sputum Multiplex Detection of the M. tuberculosis Complex (MTBC) and Resistance Mutations for Eight Antibiotics by Nucleotide MALDI-TOF MS.

Su KY, Yan BS, Chiu HC, Yu CJ, Chang SY, Jou R, Liu JL, Hsueh PR, Yu SL.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 30;7:41486. doi: 10.1038/srep41486.


Mitigating Financial Burden of Tuberculosis through Active Case Finding Targeting Household and Neighbourhood Contacts in Cambodia.

Morishita F, Yadav RP, Eang MT, Saint S, Nishikiori N.

PLoS One. 2016 Sep 9;11(9):e0162796. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162796. eCollection 2016.


Rifampicin resistance mutations in the 81 bp RRDR of rpoB gene in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates using Xpert MTB/RIF in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: a retrospective study.

Ullah I, Shah AA, Basit A, Ali M, Khan A, Ullah U, Ihtesham M, Mehreen S, Mughal A, Javaid A.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Aug 12;16:413. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1745-2.


Xpert(®) MTB/RIF detection of rifampin resistance and time to treatment initiation in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Metcalfe JZ, Makumbirofa S, Makamure B, Sandy C, Bara W, Mason P, Hopewell PC.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Jul;20(7):882-9. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0696.


Confronting the HIV, Tuberculosis, Addiction, and Incarceration Syndemic in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned from Malaysia.

Culbert GJ, Pillai V, Bick J, Al-Darraji HA, Wickersham JA, Wegman MP, Bazazi AR, Ferro E, Copenhaver M, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL.

J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2016 Sep;11(3):446-55. doi: 10.1007/s11481-016-9676-7. Epub 2016 May 24. Review.


Diagnostic Accuracy of Xpert Test in Tuberculosis Detection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Kaur R, Kachroo K, Sharma JK, Vatturi SM, Dang A.

J Glob Infect Dis. 2016 Jan-Mar;8(1):32-40. doi: 10.4103/0974-777X.176143.


Xpert MTB/RIF Results in Patients With Previous Tuberculosis: Can We Distinguish True From False Positive Results?

Theron G, Venter R, Calligaro G, Smith L, Limberis J, Meldau R, Chanda D, Esmail A, Peter J, Dheda K.

Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15;62(8):995-1001. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1223. Epub 2016 Feb 16.


Temporal trends in death causes in adults attending an urban HIV clinic in Uganda: a retrospective chart review.

Cox JA, Kiggundu D, Elpert L, Meintjes G, Colebunders R, Alamo S.

BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 6;6(1):e008718. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008718.


Implementing the Xpert® MTB/RIF Diagnostic Test for Tuberculosis and Rifampicin Resistance: Outcomes and Lessons Learned in 18 Countries.

Ardizzoni E, Fajardo E, Saranchuk P, Casenghi M, Page AL, Varaine F, Kosack CS, Hepple P.

PLoS One. 2015 Dec 15;10(12):e0144656. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144656. eCollection 2015.


The utility of Xpert MTB/RIF performed on bronchial washings obtained in patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in a high prevalence setting.

Barnard DA, Irusen EM, Bruwer JW, Plekker D, Whitelaw AC, Deetlefs JD, Koegelenberg CF.

BMC Pulm Med. 2015 Sep 16;15:103. doi: 10.1186/s12890-015-0086-z.


Test characteristics and potential impact of the urine LAM lateral flow assay in HIV-infected outpatients under investigation for TB and able to self-expectorate sputum for diagnostic testing.

Peter J, Theron G, Chanda D, Clowes P, Rachow A, Lesosky M, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Pym A, Dheda K; TB-NEAT team.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 9;15:262. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0967-z.


Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) in Fecal Specimens From Adults Diagnosed With Pulmonary Tuberculosis Using the Xpert MTB/Rifampicin Test.

Kokuto H, Sasaki Y, Yoshimatsu S, Mizuno K, Yi L, Mitarai S.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 May 22;2(2):ofv074. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv074. eCollection 2015 Apr.


Comparison of Xpert MTB/RIF Assay and the Conventional Sputum Microscopy in Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Northern Thailand.

Pinyopornpanish K, Chaiwarith R, Pantip C, Keawvichit R, Wongworapat K, Khamnoi P, Supparatpinyo K, Sirisanthana T.

Tuberc Res Treat. 2015;2015:571782. doi: 10.1155/2015/571782. Epub 2015 Apr 30.

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