Publications by authors named "Bright Varghese"

26Publications

Burden of non-tuberculous mycobacterial diseases in Saudi Arabian children: The first nationwide experience.

J Infect Public Health 2019 Nov - Dec;12(6):803-808. Epub 2019 May 9.

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, 11211, Saudi Arabia; College of Medicine, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, 1153, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2019.04.004DOI Listing
March 2020

Drug-resistance profiling and transmission dynamics of multidrug-resistant in Saudi Arabia revealed by whole genome sequencing.

Infect Drug Resist 2018 12;11:2219-2229. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S181124DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6237142PMC
November 2018

The first Saudi Arabian national inventory study revealed the upcoming challenges of highly diverse non-tuberculous mycobacterial diseases.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 05 25;12(5):e0006515. Epub 2018 May 25.

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006515DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991771PMC
May 2018

First Insight Into the Fluoroquinolone and Aminoglycoside Resistance of Multidrug-Resistant in Saudi Arabia.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 May;96(5):1066-1070

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0579
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0579DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5417196PMC
May 2017

Emergence of Rare Species of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria as Potential Pathogens in Saudi Arabian Clinical Setting.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 01 11;11(1):e0005288. Epub 2017 Jan 11.

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005288DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5261817PMC
January 2017

Mapping the epidemiology and trends of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2015 Dec 15;4(4):261-9. Epub 2015 Jul 15.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.06.002DOI Listing
December 2015

Tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia: the journey across time.

J Infect Dev Ctries 2015 Mar 15;9(3):222-31. Epub 2015 Mar 15.

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3855/jidc.5296DOI Listing
March 2015

Exploring the sociodemographic and clinical features of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia.

PLoS One 2015 3;10(2):e0101667. Epub 2015 Feb 3.

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0101667PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4315397PMC
January 2016

Molecular confirmation of Bacillus Calmette Guerin vaccine related adverse events among Saudi Arabian children.

PLoS One 2014 19;9(11):e113472. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0113472PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4237431PMC
December 2015

Occurrence of diverse mutations in isoniazid- and rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from autochthonous and immigrant populations of Saudi Arabia.

Microb Drug Resist 2014 Dec;20(6):623-31

1 Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2014.0065DOI Listing
December 2014

Qualitative research: Is this a missing link to control tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia?

Int J Mycobacteriol 2013 Sep 20;2(3):126-7. Epub 2013 Jul 20.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Post Box-3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2013.06.004DOI Listing
September 2013

Emergence of clinically relevant Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial infections in Saudi Arabia.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 30;7(5):e2234. Epub 2013 May 30.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002234DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3667756PMC
November 2013

Current trends of Mycobacterium tuberculosis molecular epidemiology in Saudi Arabia and associated demographical factors.

Infect Genet Evol 2013 Jun 22;16:362-8. Epub 2013 Mar 22.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2013.03.019DOI Listing
June 2013

Mycobacterium riyadhense overlooked: we can only find what we are looking for.

J Infect Dev Ctries 2013 Mar 14;7(3):293-4. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3855/jidc.3379DOI Listing
March 2013

Epidemiology of antituberculosis drug resistance in Saudi Arabia: findings of the first national survey.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 May 4;57(5):2161-6. Epub 2013 Mar 4.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02403-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3632946PMC
May 2013

Inconsistencies in drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Current riddles and recommendations.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2013 Mar 22;2(1):14-7. Epub 2012 Dec 22.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2012.11.003DOI Listing
March 2013

Admixed phylogenetic distribution of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia.

PLoS One 2013 1;8(2):e55598. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3562184PMC
July 2013

Endogenous reactivation followed by exogenous re-infection with drug resistant strains, a new challenge for tuberculosis control in Saudi Arabia.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2013 Mar 10;93(2):246-9. Epub 2013 Jan 10.

Mycobacteriology Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Takasussi Street, Riyadh 11211, PB No 3354, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2012.12.001DOI Listing
March 2013

First case report of chronic pulmonary lung disease caused by Mycobacterium abscessus in two immunocompetent patients in Saudi Arabia.

Ann Saudi Med 2012 May-Jun;32(3):312-4

Department of Infection and Immunity, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5144/0256-4947.2012.312DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6081043PMC
October 2012

New insight into the molecular characterization of isoniazid and rifampicin resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from Saudi Arabia.

Infect Genet Evol 2012 Apr 4;12(3):549-56. Epub 2012 Feb 4.

Tuberculosis Research Section, Department of Infection and Immunity, MBC-03, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2012.01.024DOI Listing
April 2012