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A metabolic biosignature of early response to anti-tuberculosis treatment
(BMC Infectious Diseases, 2014)
Background: The successful treatment of tuberculosis (TB) requires long-term multidrug chemotherapy. Clinical trials to evaluate new drugs and regimens for TB treatment are protracted due to the slow clearance of Mycobacterium ...
Evaluation of capilia TB assay for rapid identification of mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in BACTEC MGIT 960 and BACTEC 9120 blood cultures
(BioMed Central, 2012)
Background: Capilia TB is a simple immunochromatographic assay based on the detection of MPB64 antigen specifically secreted by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC). Capilia TB was evaluated for rapid identification ...
Augmentation of Apoptosis and Interferon-g Production at sites of active Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection in Human Tuberculosis
(University of Chicago Press, 2001-02-08)
Pleural tuberculosis (TB) was employed as a model to study T cell apoptosis at sites of active Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)–coinfected (HIV/TB) patients and patients ...
Growth patterns and survivability of the different mycobacterium tuberculosis sub lineages predominant in peri urban Kampala
(Makerere University, 2014-05)
Background: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB) infects over 2 billion people world-wide with the vast majority of deaths from TB in the developing world. Strains of MTB vary in ...
Strain diversity of mycobacterium tuberculosis non-Uganda isolates from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Kawempe
(Makerere University, 2013-05)
Background: Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in peri-urban areas of Kampala and Uganda in general. To date there is inconclusive information about strain diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis of the non ...