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Sharma PK, Wong EB, Napier RJ, Bishai WR, Ndung'u T, Kasprowicz VO, Lewinsohn DA, Lewinsohn DM, Gold MC. High expression of CD26 accurately identifies human bacteria-reactive MR1-restricted MAIT cells. Immunology. 2015 Jul;145(3):443-53. doi: 10.1111/imm.12461. Epub 2015 Mar 29. PubMed PMID: 25752900; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4479542.
Karat AS, Omar T, von Gottberg A, Tlali M, Chihota VN, Churchyard GJ, Fielding KL, Johnson S, Martinson NA, McCarthy K, Wolter N, Wong EB, Charalambous S, Grant AD. Autopsy Prevalence of Tuberculosis and Other Potentially Treatable Infections among Adults with Advanced HIV Enrolled in Out-Patient Care in South Africa. PLoS One. 2016;11(11):e0166158. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166158. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27829072; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5102350.
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Siedner MJ, Baisley K, Orne-Gliemann J, Pillay D, Koole O, Wong EB, Matthews P, Tanser F, Herbst K, Barnighausen T, Bachmann M. Linkage to primary care after home-based blood pressure screening in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 6;8(12):e023369. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023369. PubMed PMID: 30530475; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6286496.
Wong EB, Gold MC, Meermeier EW, Xulu BZ, Khuzwayo S, Sullivan ZA, Mahyari E, Rogers Z, Kløverpris H, Sharma PK, Worley AH, Lalloo U, Baijnath P, Ambaram A, Naidoo L, Suleman M, Madansein R, McLaren JE, Ladell K, Miners KL, Price DA, Behar SM, Nielsen M, Kasprowicz VO, Leslie A, Bishai WR, Ndung'u T, Lewinsohn DM. TRAV1-2+ CD8+ T-cells including oligoconal expansions of MAIT cells are enriched in the airways in human tuberculosis. Commun Biol. 2019;2:203. doi: 10.1038/s42003-019-0442-2. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31231693; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6549148.
Fakey Khan D, Suleman M, Baijnath P, Perumal R, Moodley V, Mhlane Z, Naidoo T, Ndung'u T, Wong EB. Multiple microbiologic tests for tuberculosis improve diagnostic yield of bronchoscopy in medically complex patients. AAS Open Res. 2019;2:25. doi: 10.12688/aasopenres.12980.1. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 32382702; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7194149.
Kazer SW, Aicher TP, Muema DM, Carroll SL, Ordovas-Montanes J, Miao VN, Tu AA, Ziegler CGK, Nyquist SK, Wong EB, Ismail N, Dong M, Moodley A, Berger B, Love JC, Dong KL, Leslie A, Ndhlovu ZM, Ndung'u T, Walker BD, Shalek AK. Integrated single-cell analysis of multicellular immune dynamics during hyperacute HIV-1 infection. Nat Med. 2020 Apr;26(4):511-518. doi: 10.1038/s41591-020-0799-2. Epub 2020 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 32251406; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7237067.
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Moosa Y, Kwon D, de Oliveira T, Wong EB. Determinants of Vaginal Microbiota Composition. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020;10:467. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.00467. eCollection 2020. Review. PubMed PMID: 32984081; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7492712.
Narayanan GA, McLaren JE, Meermeier EW, Ladell K, Swarbrick GM, Price DA, Tran JG, Worley AH, Vogt T, Wong EB, Lewinsohn DM. The MAIT TCRβ chain contributes to discrimination of microbial ligand. Immunol Cell Biol. 2020 Oct;98(9):770-781. doi: 10.1111/imcb.12370. Epub 2020 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 32568415; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7541710.
Siedner MJ, Kraemer JD, Meyer MJ, Harling G, Mngomezulu T, Gabela P, Dlamini S, Gareta D, Majozi N, Ngwenya N, Seeley J, Wong E, Iwuji C, Shahmanesh M, Hanekom W, Herbst K. Access to primary healthcare during lockdown measures for COVID-19 in rural South Africa: an interrupted time series analysis. BMJ Open. 2020 Oct 5;10(10):e043763. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043763. PubMed PMID: 33020109; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7536636.
Ngwenya N, Luthuli M, Gunda R, Gumede NA, Adeagbo O, Nkosi B, Gareta D, Koole O, Siedner M, Wong EB, Seeley J. Participant understanding of informed consent in a multidisease community-based health screening and biobank platform in rural South Africa. Int Health. 2020 Nov 9;12(6):560-566. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihaa072. PubMed PMID: 33165556; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7651191.
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Harling G, Gómez-Olivé FX, Tlouyamma J, Mutevedzi T, Kabudula CW, Mahlako R, Singh U, Ohene-Kwofie D, Buckland R, Ndagurwa P, Gareta D, Gunda R, Mngomezulu T, Nxumalo S, Wong EB, Kahn K, Siedner MJ, Maimela E, Tollman S, Collinson M, Herbst K. Protective Behaviors and Secondary Harms Resulting From Nonpharmaceutical Interventions During the COVID-19 Epidemic in South Africa: Multisite, Prospective Longitudinal Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2021 May 13;7(5):e26073. doi: 10.2196/26073. PubMed PMID: 33827046; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8121138.
Wong EB. It Is Time to Focus on Asymptomatic Tuberculosis. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 15;72(12):e1044-e1046. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1827. PubMed PMID: 33283223; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8204778.
Wong EB, Olivier S, Gunda R, Koole O, Surujdeen A, Gareta D, Munatsi D, Modise TH, Dreyer J, Nxumalo S, Smit TK, Ording-Jespersen G, Mpofana IB, Khan K, Sikhosana ZEL, Moodley S, Shen YJ, Khoza T, Mhlongo N, Bucibo S, Nyamande K, Baisley KJ, Cuadros D, Tanser F, Grant AD, Herbst K, Seeley J, Hanekom WA, Ndung'u T, Siedner MJ, Pillay D. Convergence of infectious and non-communicable disease epidemics in rural South Africa: a cross-sectional, population-based multimorbidity study. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Jul;9(7):e967-e976. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00176-5. PubMed PMID: 34143995; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8220132.
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