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   2016| February  | Volume 5 | Issue 5  
    Online since February 17, 2017

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Overview of drug-resistant tuberculosis worldwide
Ali A Velayati, Parissa Farnia, Amir M Farahbod
February 2016, 5(5):161-161
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Use of WGS in Mycobacterium tuberculosis routine diagnosis
Daniela M Cirillo, Andrea M Cabibbe, Maria Rosaria De Filippo, Alberto Trovato, Tullia Simonetti, Gian Maria Rossolini, Enrico Tortoli
February 2016, 5(5):252-253
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Bedaquiline in the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment: Belarus experience
Alena Skrahina, Hennadz Hurevich, Dennis Falzon, Liudmila Zhilevich, Valiantsin Rusovich, Masoud Dara, Svetlana Setkina
February 2016, 5(5):62-63
  8 511 49
Mixed metal oxide nanoparticles inhibit growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis into THP-1 cells
AR Jafari, T Mosavi, N Mosavari, A Majid, F Movahedzade, M Tebyaniyan, M Kamalzadeh, M Dehgan, S Jafari, S Arastoo
February 2016, 5(5):181-183
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Rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in sputum Samples using PURE TB-LAMP assay
K N’guessan, K Horo, I Coulibaly, J Adegbele, N Kouame-Adjei, H Seck-Angu, A Guei, J Kouakou, M Dosso
February 2016, 5(5):164-165
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Evaluation of rifampicin resistance and 81-bp rifampicin resistant determinant region of rpoB gene mutations of Mycobacterium tuberculosis detected with XpertMTB/Rif in Cross River State, Nigeria
Ernest A Ochang, Ubong A Udoh, Ubleni E Emanghe, Gerald O Tiku, Jonah B Offor, Micheal Odo, Emmanuel Nkombe, Oju E Owuna, Sunday M Obeten, Martin M Meremikwu
February 2016, 5(5):145-146
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Next-generation sequencing-based user-friendly platforms for drug-resistant tuberculosis diagnosis: A promise for the near future
David L Dolinger, Rebecca E Colman, David M Engelthaler, Timothy C Rodwell
February 2016, 5(5):27-28
  5 477 48
Host-directed therapies for multidrug resistant tuberculosis
Alimuddin Zumla, Markus Maeurer
February 2016, 5(5):21-22
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The majority of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Sub-Saharan Africa present a concomitant resistance to pyrazinamide
Géraldine Daneau, Mourad Gumusboga, Pim De Rijk, Arnaud Trebucq, Leen Rigouts, Armand Van Deun, Bouke C de Jong
February 2016, 5(5):46-47
  4 501 51
Whole genome sequencing as the ultimate tool to diagnose tuberculosis
Dick van Soolingen, Rana Jajou, Arnout Mulder, Han de Neeling
February 2016, 5(5):60-61
  4 525 52
Identifying patients at high risk of tuberculosis recurrence
Ruxana T Sadikot
February 2016, 5(5):66-66
  4 468 49
Delay in diagnosis among pulmonary tuberculosis patients of Rayagada District, Odisha, India
Dasarathi Das, Bhagirathi Dwibedi
February 2016, 5(5):172-173
  4 419 53
The prevalence of tuberculosis among Iranian elderly patients admitted to the infectious ward of hospital: A systematic review and meta-analysis
M Azami, K Sayehmiri, MH YektaKooshali, MR HafeziAhmadi
February 2016, 5(5):199-200
  4 401 45
Nationwide HIV-, MDR-TB survey in Japan and collaborative study in the Philippines
Toshio Hattori, Nobuyuki Kobayashi, Hideaki Nagai, Haorile Chagan-Yasutan, Elizabeth Telan, Marietta B Solante
February 2016, 5(5):18-19
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Increased expression of efflux pump genes in extensively drug-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Akbar Kanji, Rumina Hasan, Ying Zhang, Wanliang Shi, Kehkashan Imtiaz, Kiran Iqbal, Samreen Shafiq, Zahra Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):150-150
  3 407 40
Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains resistant to isoniazid
Salma Smaoui, Mariem Siala, Sondes Hadj Fredj, Sana Kammoun, Chema Marouane, Salma Hachicha, Asma Ghorbel, Radhouane Gdoura, Leila Slim, Taieb Ben Messaoud, Férièle Messadi
February 2016, 5(5):151-151
  3 428 47
Susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis: host genetic deficiency in tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) gene and tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 (TNFR2)
Ehsan Ghamari, Poopak Farnia, Shima Saif, Mehran Marashian, Jaladein Ghanavi, Payam Tabarsi, Parissa Farnia, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):136-137
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New insights into the mechanism of action of pyrazinamide, implications for susceptibility testing, and future regimens*
Richard M Anthony, Alice den Hertog, Mikael Mansjö, Jim Werngren
February 2016, 5(5):71-72
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Individualized treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis using therapeutic drug monitoring
Mathieu S Bolhuis, Onno W Akkerman, Marieke G.G Sturkenboom, Wiel C.M de Lange, Tjip S van der Werf, Jan-Willem C Alffenaar
February 2016, 5(5):44-45
  3 495 56
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: The problem and some priorities in controlling it
Sven Hoffner
February 2016, 5(5):59-59
  3 479 55
Xpert MTB/RIF for rapid detection of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Southwest Ethiopia
Mulualem Tadesse, Dossegnaw Aragaw, Belayneh Dimah, Feyisa Efa, Gemeda Abebe
February 2016, 5(5):48-49
  3 470 51
Best approaches to drug-resistance surveillance at the country level
AM Cabibbe, DM Cirillo
February 2016, 5(5):40-41
  3 478 55
Impact of genotypic and phenotypic resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs on treatment outcomes in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in China
Yi Hu, Xubin Zheng, Zhu Ning, Qun Li, Zhengdong Zhang, Sven Hoffner
February 2016, 5(5):34-35
  3 468 52
Investigation of isoniazid and ethionamide cross-resistance by whole genome sequencing and association with poor treatment outcomes of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients in South Africa
L Malinga, J Brand, C Jansen van Rensburg, G Cassell, M van der Walt
February 2016, 5(5):36-37
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Comparative evaluation of diagnostic tests for the detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the tissues of sheep affected with distinct pathology of paratuberculosis
Ganesh G Sonawane, Bhupendra N Tripathi
February 2016, 5(5):88-89
  3 426 44
Alternate efflux pump mechanism may contribute to drug resistance in extensively drug-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Akbar Kanji, Rumina Hasan, Ambreen Zaver, Asho Ali, Kehkashan Imtiaz, Mussarat Ashraf, Taane G Clark, Ruth McNerney, Samreen Shafiq, Zahra Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):97-98
  3 416 40
Activity of drugs against dormant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
A Iacobino, G Piccaro, F Giannoni, A Mustazzolu, L Fattorini
February 2016, 5(5):94-95
  2 407 37
Reaching consensus on drug resistance conferring mutations (Part 2)
DM Cirillo, P Miotto, E Tagliani
February 2016, 5(5):33-33
  2 416 57
Benefits and challenges of molecular diagnostics for childhood tuberculosis
Cristina Gutierrez
February 2016, 5(5):4-5
  2 530 66
Predominance of Beijing lineage among pre-extensively drug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A tertiary care center experience
Syed Beenish Rufai, Manimuthu Mani Sankar, Jitendra Singh, Sarman Singh
February 2016, 5(5):197-198
  2 395 51
Pulmonary infections after tuberculosis
Kauser Jabeen
February 2016, 5(5):73-73
  2 438 54
Comparison of two molecular methods and an automated liquid culture system for the early detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from both pulmonary and extrapulmonary specimens in Kuwait
EM Mokaddas, H Saadaldeen, S Ahmad
February 2016, 5(5):74-75
  2 453 50
Emerging clones of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Russia and former soviet union countries: Beijing genotype and beyond
Igor Mokrousov
February 2016, 5(5):69-70
  2 425 47
The importance of single nucleotide polymorphisms in interferon gamma receptor-1 gene in pulmonary patients infected with rapid grower mycobacterium
Poopak Farnia, Jalaledin Ghanavi, Payam Tabasri, Shima Saif, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):210-211
  2 372 46
Characterization of the CD4 and CD8 T-cell response in the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus kit
Elisa Petruccioli, Teresa Chiacchio, Ilaria Pepponi, Valentina Vanini, Rocco Urso, Gilda Cuzzi, Lucia Barcellini, Fabrizio Palmieri, Daniela M Cirillo, Giuseppe Ippolito, Delia Goletti
February 2016, 5(5):25-26
  2 530 58
Application of highly portable MinION nanopore sequencing technology for the monitoring of nosocomial tuberculosis infection
Matthew Bates, Pascal Polepole, Nathan Kapata, Matt Loose, Justin O'Grady
February 2016, 5(5):24-24
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Immunohistochemical findings of the granulomatous reaction associated with tuberculosis
Shirin Karimi, Masoud Shamaei, Mihan Pourabdollah, Makan Sadr, Mehrdad Karbasi, Arda Kiani, Moslem Bahadori
February 2016, 5(5):234-235
  2 368 41
Mediastinal lymphadenopathy in pediatric tuberculosis in computed tomography scan
Payam Mehrain, Amin Momeni Moghaddam, Elham Tavakol, Afshin Amini, Mehrdad Moghimi, Ali Kabir, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):242-243
  2 371 41
Effects of sorbitol and glycerol on the structure, dynamics, and stability of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pyrazinamidase
Mehrnoosh Khajehzadeh, Faramarz Mehrnejad, Mohammad Pazhang, Farahnoosh Doustdar
February 2016, 5(5):138-139
  2 477 45
Rehabilitation of treated TB patients: Social, psychological and economic aspects
Blessina Amulya Kumar
February 2016, 5(5):129-130
  2 408 46
Evaluation of genotype MTBDRplus assay for rapid detection of isoniazid and rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates from Pakistan
Hasnain Javed, Nazia Jamil, Tomasz Jagielski, Zofia Bakuła, Zarfishan Tahir
February 2016, 5(5):147-148
  2 393 41
Sequelae of extrapulmonary tuberculosis after treatment: Addressing patient needs
Bushra Jamil, Sadia Shakoor, Rumina Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):149-149
  2 383 42
Modulation of CD4 and CD8 response to QuantiFERON-TB Plus in patients with active tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infection followed over time during treatment
Teresa Chiacchio, Elisa Petruccioli, Ilaria Pepponi, Valentina Vanini, Gina Gualano, Daniela Cirillo, Fabrizio Palmieri, Giuseppe Ippolito, Delia Goletti
February 2016, 5(5):141-142
  2 478 66
Modulation of interferon-gamma response to QuantiFERON-TB-plus detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in patients with active and latent tuberculosis infection
Elisa Petruccioli, Valentina Vanini, Teresa Chiacchio, Daniela M Cirillo, Fabrizio Palmieri, Giuseppe Ippolito, Delia Goletti
February 2016, 5(5):143-144
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Development of the food supplement Nyaditum resae as a new tool to reduce the risk of tuberculosis development
Nestani Tukvadze, Paula Cardona, Sergo Vashakidze, Natalia Shubladze, Zaza Avaliani, Cris Vilaplana, Pere-Joan Cardona
February 2016, 5(5):101-102
  2 386 37
Antimycobacterial activity assessment of three ethnobotanical plants against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: An In Vitro study
Mohammad Arjomandzadegan, Navid Emami, Ghasem Habibi, Ali Asghar Farazi, Manijeh Kahbazi, Hossein Sarmadian, Mansooreh Jabbari, Hossein Hosseini, Mona Ramezani
February 2016, 5(5):108-109
  2 409 46
Yield of mycobacteriological study in diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis among Human immune deficiency virus-infected patients
Majid Marjani, Amir Yousefzadeh, Payam Tabarsi, Afshin Moniri, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):112-113
  2 370 35
Complex emergencies in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Impact on tuberculosis control
Akihiro Seita
February 2016, 5(5):12-12
  2 506 52
Comparative proteomic analysis of sequential isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis sensitive and resistant Beijing type from a patient with pulmonary tuberculosis
Amit Singh, Anil Kumar Gupta, Krishnamoorthy Gopinath, Divakar Sharma, Prashant Sharma, Deepa Bisht, Pawan Sharma, Sarman Singh
February 2016, 5(5):123-124
  2 423 59
Performance comparison of a pair of Lowenstein–Jensen media supplemented with pyruvate or glycerol, and the combination of both supplements in a single Lowenstein–Jensen medium for the growth support of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
Alieu K Faburay, Francis S Mendy, Jacob K Otu, Tutty Isatou Faal-Jawara, F Gehre, Ousman Secka
February 2016, 5(5):169-169
  2 529 46
Invasive forms of Candida and Aspergillus in sputum samples of pulmonary tuberculosis patients attending the tuberculosis reference laboratory in Ghaemshahr, Northern Iran: An analysis of samples collected during the past 10 years
Mohammad Reza Jabbari amiri, Seyed Reza Aghili, Tahereh Shokohi, Mohammad Taghi Hedayati, Mahdi Abastabar, Masoud Aliyali, Masoumeh Jabbari amiri, Hamid Hasanpour
February 2016, 5(5):179-179
  2 364 34
Discordance between GeneXpert assay and conventional drug-susceptibility testing in detecting rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis: A perspective of the line probe assay
Ruqaya M Ali, Ahmed A Alsudani
February 2016, 5(5):193-194
  2 368 47
The analysis of exosomal micro-RNAs in peripheral blood mononuclear cell-derived macrophages after infection with bacillus Calmette–Guérin by RNA sequencing
Esmaeil Mortaz, Shamila D Alipoor, Payam Tabarsi, Ian M Adcock, Johan Garssen, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):184-185
  1 370 43
Investigation of urine lipoarabinomannan in human immunodeficiency virus patients with or without coinfection with Tuberculosis in Iran
Payam Tabarsi, Majid Marjani, Afshin Moniri, Parissa Farnia, Mehdi Kazempour Dizaji, John Garssen, Ian M Adcock, Esmaeil Mortaz
February 2016, 5(5):186-187
  1 374 38
Development of an indirect ELISA system to diagnosis paratuberculosis using surface antigens of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in cattle
Mona Hatamifar, Nader Mosavari, Javad Kazemi
February 2016, 5(5):188-188
  1 394 52
Role of socio-demographical factors on tuberculosis outcome in Yemen
Ammar Ali Saleh Jaber, Amer Hayat Khan, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Nafees Ahmad
February 2016, 5(5):20-20
  1 498 52
Evaluation of the Kudoh method for mycobacterial culture: Gambia experience
Tijan Jobarteh, Jacob Otu, Ensa Gitteh, Francis Mendy, Tutty I Faal-Jawara, Boatema Ofori-Anyinam, Abigail Ayorinde, Ousman Secka, Martin Antonio, Florian Gehre
February 2016, 5(5):166-166
  1 364 30
Evaluation of sodium hydroxide–N-acetyl-l-cysteine and 0.7% chlorhexidine decontamination methods for recovering Mycobacterium tuberculosis from sputum samples: A comparative analysis (The Gambia Experience)
Ensa Gitteh, Jacob Kweku Otu, Tijan Jobarteh, Francis Mendy, Isatou Tutty Faal-Jawara, Nana Boatema Ofori-Anyinam, Abigail Ayorinde, Ousman Secka, Florian Gehre
February 2016, 5(5):167-168
  1 395 37
Usefulness of IS6110-based restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis in fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in North India
Jitendra Prasad Mathuria, Shampa Anupurba
February 2016, 5(5):176-177
  1 379 35
Childhood tuberculosis in Qatar
Jay P.N Singh, Reem Mohammed, Thanveer Thayyullathil, Abdullatif Al-Khal, Zubaida Al- Suwaidi
February 2016, 5(5):162-162
  1 386 36
In vitro effects of water-pipe smoke condensate on the endocytic activity of Type II alveolar epithelial cells (A549) with bacillus Calmette–Guérin
Ian M Adcock, Esmaeil Mortaz, Shamila D Alipoor, Johan Garssen, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):157-158
  1 370 31
Molecular genetics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to aminoglycosides and cyclic peptide testing by MTBDRsl in Armenia
Hasmik Margaryan, Parissa Farnia, Armen Hayrapetyan, Alvard Mirzoyan
February 2016, 5(5):159-160
  1 376 36
HIV and tuberculosis trends and survival of coinfection in a referral center in Tehran: A 12-year study
Parvaneh Baghaei, Payam Tabarsi, Syna Jabehdari, Majid Marjani, Afshin Moniri, Parissa Farnia, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):16-17
  1 499 59
Efficacy and safety of quercetin and polyvinylpyrrolidone in treatment of patients with newly diagnosed destructive pulmonary tuberculosis in comparison with standard antimycobacterial therapy
Dmytro Butov, Svetlana Zaitseva, Tetyana Butova
February 2016, 5(5):110-111
  1 393 29
Tuberculosis in children
Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):1-2
  1 586 110
Isoniazid resistance among rifampicin-susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from tuberculosis patients
Jyoti Arora, Ritu Singhal, Ajoy Kumar Verma, Gavish Kumar, Manpreet Bhalla, Rohit Sarin, Vithal Prasad Myneedu
February 2016, 5(5):127-128
  1 376 39
Proteome-scale MDR-TB-antibody responses for identification of putative biomarkers for the diagnosis of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Shamsi Yari, Alireza Hadizadeh Tasbiti, Mostafa Ghanei, Seyed Davar Siadat, Fatemeh Yari, A Bahrmand
February 2016, 5(5):134-135
  1 384 42
Tuberculosis in vulnerable populations in Eastern Mediterranean Region—Implications for control
Sadia Shakoor, Rumina Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):15-15
  1 491 49
Mycobacterium haemophilum: A report of cutaneous infection in a patient with end-stage renal disease
Shahram Sabeti, Mahsa Pourabdollah Tootkaboni, Mitra Abdolahi, Mihan Pourabdollah
February 2016, 5(5):236-236
  1 365 39
Common features of tuberculosis and sarcoidosis
Esmaeil Mortaz, Mohammad Reza Masjedi, Atefeh Abedini, Soheila Matroodi, Arda Kiani, Dina Soroush, Ian M Adcock
February 2016, 5(5):240-241
  1 380 34
Assessment of diabetes among tuberculosis patients presenting at a tertiary care facility in Pakistan
Muhammad Irfan, Naseem Salahuddin, Qamar Masood, Owais Ahmed, Umme Salama Moosajee, Zahra Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):248-248
  1 409 42
Tuberculosis in slaughtered cattle and workers in some abattoirs of Baghdad governorate
AN AL-Thwani, MS AL-Mashhadani
February 2016, 5(5):250-251
  1 347 40
Identification of different subtypes of rapid growing Atypical Mycobacterium from water and soil sources: Using PCR-RFLP using hsp65 and rRNA 16s–23s genes
Mohammad Varahram, Parissa Farnia, Shima Saif, Mehran Marashian, Poopak Farnia, Jaladein Ghanavi, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):212-213
  1 356 34
Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosis in Cattle by using Indirect Absorbed ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) system and culture in Alborz Province, Iran
Hedyeh Teymouri, Nader Mosavari, Hadi Poor Taghi
February 2016, 5(5):220-221
  1 344 39
Genotyping analysis of bovine, ovine, and caprine paratuberculosis in Iran: An IS900-RFLP study
Lida Abdolmohammadi Khiav, Masoud Haghkhah, Keyvan Tadayon, Nader Mosavari
February 2016, 5(5):228-228
  1 377 34
Implementation of new tools for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis detection and control
Robin M Warren
February 2016, 5(5):67-67
  1 447 49
Post-tuberculosis pulmonary function and noninfectious pulmonary disorders
Muhammad Irfan
February 2016, 5(5):57-57
  1 469 53
Emotional distress patients with several types of tuberculosis. A pilot study with patients from the Sanatorium Hospital of Huambo
Benvinda Xavier Paulo, Bruno Peixoto
February 2016, 5(5):58-58
  1 478 40
Pathogenesis of multi drug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis as a determinant of future treatment success
Faramarz Valafar
February 2016, 5(5):64-65
  1 1,125 179
Reaching consensus on drug resistance conferring mutations (Part 1)
Daniela M Cirillo, Paolo Miotto, Elisa Tagliani
February 2016, 5(5):31-32
  1 495 53
New approaches in drug treatment for tuberculosis: Inhalation using liposomes only a future vision or soon in clinical practice?
Lars-Olof Larsson
February 2016, 5(5):29-30
  1 473 50
Personalized information system for the control of tuberculosis in resource-limited settings: A simplistic proposal approach
Benjamin D. Thumamo Pokam, Prisca W Guemdjom
February 2016, 5(5):54-54
  1 470 42
Identification of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis dihydrofolate reductase inhibitors through rational drug design
Mymoona Akhter
February 2016, 5(5):96-96
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Association of slow recovery of Mycobacterium africanum-infected patients posttreatment with high content of Persister-Like bacilli in pretreatment sputum
Leopold D Tientcheu, Andrew Bell, Oumie Secka, Abigail Ayorinde, Jacob Otu, Nathalie J Garton, Jayne S Sutherland, Martin O Ota, Martin Antonio, HM Dockrell, Beate Kampmann, Michael R Barer
February 2016, 5(5):99-100
  1 394 39
Mycobacterial excretory secretory-31 protein with serine protease and lipase activities: An immunogen and drug target against tuberculosis infection
Bhaskar C Harinath
February 2016, 5(5):86-87
  1 407 45
Evaluation the virulence of Mycobacterium bovis isolated from milk samples through histopathological study in laboratory animals
IM AL-Saqur, AN AL-Thwani, IM AL-Attar, MS AL-Mashhadani
February 2016, 5(5):90-91
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Expression of inflammatory cytokine and inducible nitric oxide synthase genes in the small intestine and mesenteric lymph node tissues of pauci- and multibacillary sheep naturally infected with Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis
Ganesh G Sonawane, Bhupendra Nath Tripathi
February 2016, 5(5):77-78
  1 519 59
Effective testing for pulmonary tuberculosis using Xpert MTB/RIF assay for stool specimens in immunocompetent Pakistani children
Zahra Hasan, Fehmina Arif, Sadia Shakoor, Aisha Mehnaz, Alnoor Akber, Akbar Kanji, Mussarat Ashraf, Rumina Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):8-9
  1 532 52
The First population structure and comparative genomics analysis of Mycobacterium africanum strains from Ghana reveals higher diversity of Lineage 5
Isaac D Otchere, Simon R Harris, Sanches L Busso, Adwoa Asante-Poku, Stephen Osei-Wusu, Kwadwo Korama, Julian Parkhill, Sebastien Gagneux, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu
February 2016, 5(5):80-81
  1 405 44
Mycobacterial coinfection and persisting bovine tuberculosis—Has the time arrived for a policy review?
Nader Mosavari, Morad Moradi Geravand, Keyvan Tadayon, Rohollah Keshavarz
February 2016, 5(5):82-83
  1 409 39
Update on multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children
H Simon Schaaf
February 2016, 5(5):7-7
  - 464 60
Paying attention to the details in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Strain-specific single-nucleotide polymorphisms and clonal variants
Darío García de Viedma
February 2016, 5(5):76-76
  - 343 34
The emergence and spread of incurable tuberculosis in South Africa
Ruth McNerney
February 2016, 5(5):68-68
  - 509 54
What can we learn from the past?—A pediatrician's view
Margareta Eriksson, Rutger Bennet
February 2016, 5(5):6-6
  - 506 53
Thoracic surgical interventions for DR-TB and their results
Ravindra Kumar Dewan
February 2016, 5(5):55-55
  - 470 49
Usefulness of pulmonary artery diameter in diagnosing pulmonary hypertension in patients admitted to tuberculosis intensive care unit
Armin Nowroozpoor, Seyed Mohammadreza Hshemian, Majid Malekmohammad, Majid Marjani, Payam Tabarsi, Hamidreza Jamaati, Batoul Khoundabi, Afshin Moniri
February 2016, 5(5):56-56
  - 462 53
Screening new tuberculosis patients in Mali for rifampicin resistance at 2 months
Bassirou Diarra, Aissata B Cissé, Ousmane Kodio, Moumine Sanogo, Bocar Baya, Antieme C.G Togo, Amadou Somboro, Mohamed Tolofoudié, Boureima Degoga, Marie Laure Keita, Fatimata Diallo, Natacha Nguiakam, Gagni Coulibaly, Sidy Bane, Yeya dit Sadio Sarro, Seydou Doumbia, Robert Leo Murphy, Souleymane Diallo, Bouke C Dejong
February 2016, 5(5):42-43
  - 518 54
Ethambutol-resistance testing by mutation detection using MTBDRsl
H Margaryan, S Rüsch-Gerdes, A Hayrapetyan, A Mirzoyan
February 2016, 5(5):50-50
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What is in a cough?
Kevin P Fennelly
February 2016, 5(5):51-51
  - 488 49
New options in Tuberculosis Care: Visions for the future are crucial for controlling the disease
Malin Ridell
February 2016, 5(5):52-53
  - 479 55
Incidence of tuberculosis among children living in contact with smear-positive tuberculosis: Advantages and limits of the Quantiferon TB gold in tube test
Djohar Hannoun, Fadila Boulahbal
February 2016, 5(5):3-3
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Genetic diversity, transmission dynamics, and drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Luanda, Angola
João Perdigao, Sofia Clemente, Jorge Ramos, Pedro Masakidi, Diana Machado, Carla Silva, Isabel Couto, Miguel Viveiros, Nuno Taveira, Isabel Portugal
February 2016, 5(5):38-39
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Identification and comparison of genetic pattern of human and cattle M.bovis isolates from Zanjan province, by restriction fragment length polymorphism and DNA hybridization
Mahdi Dehghanpour, Nader Mosavari, Hamid Baghchesaraei, Mohammad Mohammad Taheri, Mahdi Babaie
February 2016, 5(5):229-230
  - 351 39
Effectiveness of a novel cellular therapy to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Aliaksandr Skrahin, Helen E Jenkins, Henadz Hurevich, Varvara Solodovnikova, Yanina Isaikina, Dzmitri Klimuk, Zoya Rohava, Alena Skrahina
February 2016, 5(5):23-23
  - 494 55
Trend of tested and slaughtered cattle for bovine tuberculosis in Iran during 2000–2014
Mohammad Hasan Rabiee, Javad Emami, Hamideh Hasannejad, Mehrdad Tirandaz
February 2016, 5(5):231-231
  - 376 38
Rapid identification of Mycobacterium avium ssp paratuberculosis laboratory strains by IS900-Nested polymerase chain reaction
Mohammad Mohammad Taheri, Nader Mosavari, Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi, Keyvan Tadayon, Rouholah Keshavarz, Reza Aref Pajoohi, Kioomars Soleimani, Shojaat Dashti Pour
February 2016, 5(5):232-233
  - 359 35
Isolation and molecular identification of Mycobacterium from commercially available pasteurized milk and raw milk samples collected from two infected cattle farms in Alborz Province, Iran
Mohsen Eftekhari, Nader Mosavari
February 2016, 5(5):222-223
  - 351 35
Strain differentiation of 13 indigenous Mycobacterium bovis isolates from infected cattle by restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis
Shima Rezaee, Naheed Mojgani, Nader Mosavari, Mehrdad Hashmi
February 2016, 5(5):224-225
  - 356 47
Evaluate the efficiency of Antigen 60 (A60) protein from BCG strain of Mycobacterium bovis as a diagnostic antigen
Nafiseh Shakibamehr, Nader Mosavari, Mahdi Babaie, Samerand Reshady
February 2016, 5(5):226-227
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Identification of nontuberculous mycobacteria by high-performance liquid chromatography from patients in tehran
Ali Mirzapour, Ali Nazari Alam, Saeed Z Bostanabadi, Abdolrazagh H Shahraki, Soltan A Ebrahimi, Masoud Yousefi
February 2016, 5(5):214-214
  - 358 42
Molecular drug susceptibility testing against the first-line (rifampin and isoniazid) and second-line (ciprofloxacin–amikacin and kanamycin) treatment in different subtypes of Mycobacterium simiae
Parissa Farnia, Donya Malekshahian, Payam Tabarsi, Shima Seif, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):215-215
  - 371 47
trfA1 Gene in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Azam Ahmadi, Mohammad Arjomandzadegan, Masoomeh Saberpoor, Mona Moghadasi
February 2016, 5(5):216-216
  - 363 36
Drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium Avium subsp. Avium isolates from naturally infected domestic pigeons to avian tuberculosis
Kaveh Parvandar, Mansour Mayahi, Nader Mosavari, Reza Aref Pajoohi
February 2016, 5(5):217-218
  - 354 39
Interferon-γ assay, a high-sensitivity, specific and appropriate method for detection of bovine tuberculosis in cattle
R Keshavarz, N Mosavari, MM Geravand, Keyvan Tadayon, RA Pajoohi, K Solemani, M Ameri, GV Gilani
February 2016, 5(5):219-219
  - 333 35
Evaluation of specific antibodies against Mycobacterium tuberculosis recombinant antigens for detection of recent infection
Majid Tebianian, Nader Mosavari, Morteza Taghizadeh, Seyyed Mahmoud Ebrahimi
February 2016, 5(5):254-254
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Cloning, expression, and purification of recombinant protein MPT-64 from a virulent strain of Mycobacterium bovis in a prokaryotic system
Maryam Mohammadi Tashakkori, Majid Tebianian, Mohammad Tabatabaei, Nader Mosavari
February 2016, 5(5):249-249
  - 347 39
Using competing risks model and competing events in outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis patients
Mehdi Kazempour Dizaji, Anoshirvan Kazemnejad, Payam Tabarsi, Farid Zayeri
February 2016, 5(5):237-237
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Deletion of region of difference 181 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strains
Ehsan Sharifipour, Parissa Farnia, Mohadeseh Mozafari, Shiva Irani, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):238-239
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Radiographic manifestations of Tuberculosis in HIV positive patients: Correlation with CD4+ T-cell count
Mehrdad Bakhshayesh-Karam, Payam Tabarsi, Seyed Mehdi Mirsaiedi, Majid Valiollahpour Amiri, Soheila Zahirifard, Seyed Davood Mansoori, Mohammad Reza Masjedi, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):244-245
  - 362 42
Increased Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen-induced gene expression of interferon-gamma, tumor necrosis factor alpha and interleukin-6 in patients with diabetes
Kiran I Masood, Muhammad Irfan, Qamar Masood, Bushra Jamil, Shoaib Rao, Maryam Rahim, Zahra Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):246-246
  - 361 42
Occurrence of zoonotic tuberculosis in occupationally exposed high-risk groups in Peshawar, Pakistan
Irfan Khattak, Muhammad H Mushtaq, Sultan Ayaz, Mansur U.D Ahmad, Sadeeq U Rahman
February 2016, 5(5):247-247
  - 368 44
Collaboration between tuberculosis control programs and the action plan for tackling antimicrobial resistance: An opportunity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Rumina Hasan, Sadia Shakoor, Samiha Baghdadi, Alireza Mafi, Mohammad Aziz
February 2016, 5(5):13-13
  - 477 54
Drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the province with highest incidence of tuberculosis in Iran
N Mansoori, Masoumeh Douraghi, F Vaziri, AA Rajabloo, M Sheikhi, M Taziki, M Atarjalali
February 2016, 5(5):131-131
  - 369 34
T cell cytokine responses in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis following stimulation with proteins purified from Mycobacterium tuberculosis MDR clinical isolates
Alireza Hadizadeh Tasbiti, Shamsi Yari, Mostafa Ghanei, Seyed Davar Siadat, Amir Amanzadeh, Payam Tabarsi, Keyvan Saeedfar, Ahmadreza Bahrmand
February 2016, 5(5):132-133
  - 382 44
Situational analysis of tuberculosis control programs in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Gaps and solutions
Samiha Baghdadi
February 2016, 5(5):14-14
  - 488 58
Mutations in embB gene associated with resistance to ethambutol in Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from TB patients in the west of Iran (2014–15)
Rashid Ramazanzadeh, Bahman Mohammadi, Parviz mohajeri
February 2016, 5(5):140-140
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The difficulties of childhood tuberculosis diagnosis
AM Djouahra, M Ifticene, D Yala, F Boulahbal
February 2016, 5(5):10-11
  - 507 59
Morphological changes in experimental tuberculosis resulting from treatment with quercetin and polyvinylpyrrolidone
Tatyana Butova, Svetlana Zaitseva, Dmytro Butov, Ganna Stepanenko
February 2016, 5(5):103-104
  - 390 34
Antimycobacterial activity of medicinal plants against the causative agent of buruli ulcer: Mycobacterium ulcerans
R Keumoe, MS Nguembou, F P.V Tsouh, D V.F Donkeng, D Dize, Y L.R Tchokouaha, M C.D Jiatsa, F R.D Youmsi, B Ngameni, BF Fekam
February 2016, 5(5):105-105
  - 395 38
In vitro antimycobacterial activity and toxicity of eight medicinal plants against pathogenic and nonpathogenic mycobacterial strains
Joseph M Nguta, Regina Appiah-Opong, Alexander K Nyarko, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Phyllis G. A Addo, Isaac Darko Otchere, Abena Kissi-Twum
February 2016, 5(5):106-107
  - 478 57
Genotypic analysis of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis isolates from extra pulmonary tuberculosis cases in tertiary care centers in Northern India
Anand K Maurya, Vijaya L Nag, Surya Kant, Ramawadh S Kushwaha, Tapan N Dhole
February 2016, 5(5):125-126
  - 366 40
Design and development of novel inhibitors for the treatment of latent tuberculosis
Rudraraju Srilakshmi Reshma, Perumal Yogeeswari, Dharmarajan Sriram
February 2016, 5(5):121-122
  - 380 46
Development of rapid immuno-diagnostic test for the early detection of tuberculosis
Anil Kumar Gupta, Saumya Srivastava, Amit Singh, Sarman Singh
February 2016, 5(5):114-115
  - 369 36
Uric acid levels in patients on antituberculosis drugs in the Southwest region of Cameroon
Benjamin D. Thumamo Pokam, Enoh J Eeteneneng, Aniekan Umoh, Nse O Umoh, Prisca W Guemdjom
February 2016, 5(5):116-116
  - 362 38
Ten years' experience of directly observed treatment short-course (DOTS) in Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia: An evaluation of tuberculosis control program
Solomon Sisay, Belete Mengistu, Woldargay Erku, Desalegne Woldeyohannes
February 2016, 5(5):117-118
  - 369 29
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopian settings and its association with previous antituberculosis treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Setegn Eshetie, Feleke Moges, Mulat Dagnew
February 2016, 5(5):119-120
  - 372 43
Relation between smear positivity and imaging findings in children with pulmonary tuberculosis
Maryam Hassanzad, Mohammad Reza Bolursaz, Mehrian Payam, Farahnaz Aghahosseini, Ali Akbar Velayati
February 2016, 5(5):163-163
  - 378 47
Interleukin-10 gene polymorphism is associated with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis during the intensive phase of standard chemotherapy
Butov Dmytro, Kuzhko Mykhailo, Butova Tetyana Kuzhko
February 2016, 5(5):152-153
  - 369 34
Changes in nitric oxide synthase and nitrite and nitrate serum levels in patients with or without multidrug-resistant tuberculosis undergoing the intensive phase of antituberculosis therapy
Dmytro O Butov, Mykhailo Kuzhko, Tatyana Butova, Ganna Stepanenko
February 2016, 5(5):154-155
  - 382 34
Drug development: The cell wall as a drug target
Jonathan A.G Cox
February 2016, 5(5):156-156
  - 334 42
Murine model of TB meningitis
Umesh Datta Gupta, Ali Abbas, Raj Pal Singh Kashyap, Pushpa Gupta
February 2016, 5(5):178-178
  - 375 41
Assessing genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by spoligotyping and IS6110-based restriction fragment length polymorphism in North India
Jitendra Prasad Mathuria, Pragya Sharma, Pradyot Prakash, Jai Kumar Samaria, Vishwa Mohan Katoch, Shampa Anupurba
February 2016, 5(5):174-175
  - 374 39
Nontubercular mycobacteria (NTM) in fistula-in-ano: A new finding and its implications
Pankaj Garg, Mohinder Kumar Garg, Narinder Agarwal
February 2016, 5(5):170-171
  - 368 35
Frequency of mycobacterial infections in retailed fish in Karaj: An Iranian perspective
Atefeh Mobasher-Amini, Nader Mosavari, Mehdi Ghiami-Rad, Keyvan Tadayon
February 2016, 5(5):201-201
  - 361 38
Pathological, bacteriological, and molecular characteristics of natural outbreaks of Johne's disease in goats of Fars Province, Iran
F Zarei Kordshouli, A Khodakaram Tafti, M Haghkhah
February 2016, 5(5):202-202
  - 350 37
Molecular identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates from Kermanshah Province, Iran
Roghieh Moghaddam, Nader Mosavari, Ardeshir Hesampoor Mahalati
February 2016, 5(5):203-203
  - 388 45
Antimycobacterial ingredients from plants used in traditional medicine to treat Buruli ulcer
Patrick Valere Tsouh Fokou, Abena Adomah Kissi-Twum, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Regina Appiah-Opong, Phyllis Addo, Lauve Rachel Tchokouaha Yamthe, Alvine Ngoutane Mfopa, Fabrice Fekam Boyom, Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko
February 2016, 5(5):204-205
  - 366 42
Antimycobacterial potency and cytotoxicity study of three medicinal plants
Patrick Valere Tsouh Fokou, Regina Appiah- Opong, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Abena Adomah Kissi-Twum, Lauve Rachel Tchokouaha Yamthe, Aristide Laurel Mokale Kognou, Phyllis Addo, Fabrice Fekam Boyom, Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko
February 2016, 5(5):206-207
  - 382 38
Comparison of histopathology, acid fast bacillus smear and real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in anal fistula in 161 patients: A prospective controlled trial
Pankaj Garg, Mohinder K Garg, Narinder Agarwal
February 2016, 5(5):208-209
  - 384 39
Molecular identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolated by Region of Differentiation (RD) typing from tuberculosis patients in Khorasan Razavi
Marjan Jalalimehr, Nader Mosavari, Saman Soleimanpour
February 2016, 5(5):189-189
  - 347 28
Molecular identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex by region of differentiation-typing and polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism method
Seydeh Zeinab Mirzaki, Nader Mosavari, Razieh Nazari, Morteza Akbarian
February 2016, 5(5):190-190
  - 346 23
Restriction fragment length polymorphism pattern of Mycobacterium isolates from rodents in infected cattle farms
Khatereh Alizadeh, Nader Mosavari, Razieh Nazari
February 2016, 5(5):191-192
  - 343 29
Effect of time duration of digestion/decontamination technique on yield of mycobacteria and contamination rates from sterile body fluids (pleural and ascitic fluid) and pus specimens
Samreen Shafiq, Faryal Saleem, Kauser Jabeen, Joveria Farooqi, Warda Alam, Sadia Hanif, Shazia Ali, Sadia Shakoor, Rumina Hasan
February 2016, 5(5):195-196
  - 379 45
Development of Escherichia coli and Mycobacterium smegmatis recombinants expressing major Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific antigenic proteins
Hanady A Amoudy, Hussain A Safar, Abu S Mustafa
February 2016, 5(5):84-85
  - 468 60
Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria: Isolation from clinical samples in Iraq
Shatha T Ahmed, Ahmed A Alsudani, Ruqaya M Ali, Batool A Shihab, Sana A Hussein
February 2016, 5(5):79-79
  - 413 49
Importance of the α10 helix for DevR activation: A road map for screening inhibitors against DevR-mediated dormancy of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Atul Vashist, D Prithvi Raj, Umesh Datta Gupta, Rajiv Bhat, Jaya Sivaswami Tyagi
February 2016, 5(5):92-93
  - 387 43