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Performance of Widal test and stool culture in the diagnosis of typhoid fever among suspected patients in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

BMC Res Notes 2019 Jun 5;12(1):316. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4340-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6551910PMC
June 2019

Effects of isoniazid resistance on TB treatment outcomes under programmatic conditions in a high-TB and -HIV setting: a prospective multicentre study-authors' response.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 06;73(6):1735

Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dky104DOI Listing
June 2018

Improved performance of Xpert MTB/RIF assay on sputum sediment samples obtained from presumptive pulmonary tuberculosis cases at Kibong'oto infectious diseases hospital in Tanzania.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 12 29;17(1):808. Epub 2017 Dec 29.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P.O BOX 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2931-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5747009PMC
December 2017

SCREENING FOR BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS IN AFRICAN BUFFALO (SYNCERUS CAFFER) IN NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA, NORTHERN TANZANIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH.

J Wildl Dis 2017 10 28;53(4):711-717. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

4   Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology, School of Veterinary and Medical Sciences, Sokoine University of Agriculture, PO Box 3020, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7589/2016-10-223DOI Listing
October 2017

Effects of isoniazid resistance on TB treatment outcomes under programmatic conditions in a high-TB and -HIV setting: a prospective multicentre study.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2017 03;72(3):876-881

Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkw503DOI Listing
March 2017

Tuberculosis associated mortality in a prospective cohort in Sub Saharan Africa: Association with HIV and antiretroviral therapy.

Int J Infect Dis 2017 Mar 1;56:39-44. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2017.01.023DOI Listing
March 2017

Identification and antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial enteropathogens from children aged 0-59 months at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia: a prospective cross sectional study.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 02 2;17(1):117. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2232-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5290660PMC
February 2017

Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from tuberculosis patients in the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2015 Mar 29;95(2):170-8. Epub 2014 Nov 29.

DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research/ Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Tuberculosis Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P. O. Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2014.11.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4364622PMC
March 2015

Species diversity of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from humans, livestock and wildlife in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Nov 18;14:616. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), P.O. BOX 65001, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-014-0616-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4239340PMC
November 2014

Predominance of multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens causing surgical site infections in Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania.

BMC Res Notes 2014 Aug 7;7:500. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

Department of Microbiology/Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P, O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-500DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4126906PMC
August 2014

Prevalence and risk factors for infection of bovine tuberculosis in indigenous cattle in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania.

BMC Vet Res 2013 Dec 30;9:267. Epub 2013 Dec 30.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), P,O BOX 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1746-6148-9-267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3881215PMC
December 2013

Plague in Tanzania: an overview.

Tanzan J Health Res 2013 Oct;15(4):252-8

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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October 2013

Evidence of Yersinia pestis DNA in rodents in plague outbreak foci in Mbulu and Karatu Districts, northern Tanzania.

Tanzan J Health Res 2013 Jul;15(3):152-7

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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July 2013

Factors associated with flea infestation among the different rodent species in Mbulu and Karatu districts, northern Tanzania.

Tanzan J Health Res 2013 Jul;15(3):165-70

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P. O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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July 2013

'One Health' infectious diseases surveillance in Tanzania: are we all on board the same flight?

Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2012 Jul 19;79(2):500. Epub 2012 Jul 19.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v79i2.500DOI Listing
July 2012

Tuberculosis cross-species transmission in Tanzania: towards a One-Health concept.

Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2012 Jul 20;79(2):501. Epub 2012 Jul 20.

Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.

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http://ojvr.org/index.php/ojvr/article/view/501
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v79i2.501DOI Listing
July 2012

Bovine tuberculosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface: is it a public health problem in Tanzania? A review.

Onderstepoort J Vet Res 2012 Jun 20;79(2):463. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v79i2.463DOI Listing
June 2012

Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in South-Western Uganda.

BMC Infect Dis 2011 Mar 31;11:81. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-11-81DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3100262PMC
March 2011

Age specific aetiological agents of diarrhoea in hospitalized children aged less than five years in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

BMC Pediatr 2011 Feb 23;11:19. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-11-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050719PMC
February 2011

Use of the GenoType(R) MTBDRplus assay to assess drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients in rural Uganda.

BMC Clin Pathol 2010 Aug 6;10. Epub 2010 Aug 6.

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, P, O, Box 1410, Mbarara, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6890-10-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2924299PMC
August 2010

Maternal and neonatal colonisation of group B streptococcus at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: prevalence, risk factors and antimicrobial resistance.

BMC Public Health 2009 Dec 1;9:437. Epub 2009 Dec 1.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/14
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-9-437DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2791767PMC
December 2009

HIV-1, HSV-2 and syphilis among pregnant women in a rural area of Tanzania: prevalence and risk factors.

BMC Infect Dis 2008 Jun 2;8:75. Epub 2008 Jun 2.

Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-8-75DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2423369PMC
June 2008

Caries risk factors in the permanent dentition of Tanzanian children: a cohort study (1997-2003).

Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2007 Dec;35(6):500-6

Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0528.2006.00365.xDOI Listing
December 2007

Prevalence of enteropathogenic viruses and molecular characterization of group A rotavirus among children with diarrhea in Dar es Salaam Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2007 Dec 27;7:359. Epub 2007 Dec 27.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-7-359DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2235852PMC
December 2007

Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C viral co-infections among children infected with human immunodeficiency virus attending the paediatric HIV care and treatment center at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2007 Nov 22;7:338. Epub 2007 Nov 22.

Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, P,O, Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-7-338DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2204008PMC
November 2007

Identification of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli isolated from infants and children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

BMC Infect Dis 2007 Aug 9;7:92. Epub 2007 Aug 9.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-7-92DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1976321PMC
August 2007

High potential of escalating HIV transmission in a low prevalence setting in rural Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2007 Jun 9;7:103. Epub 2007 Jun 9.

Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-7-103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1904444PMC
June 2007

Antifungal activity of some Tanzanian plants used traditionally for the treatment of fungal infections.

J Ethnopharmacol 2006 Nov 22;108(1):124-32. Epub 2006 May 22.

Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, P.O. Box 65014, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2006.04.026DOI Listing
November 2006

Tuberculin skin testing in patients with HIV infection: limited benefit of reduced cutoff values.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 Sep 12;43(5):634-9. Epub 2006 Jul 12.

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/506432DOI Listing
September 2006

The silent HIV epidemic among pregnant women within rural Northern Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2006 Apr 27;6:109. Epub 2006 Apr 27.

Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-6-109DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1471787PMC
April 2006

Screening of Tanzanian medicinal plants for anti-Candida activity.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2006 Mar 30;6:11. Epub 2006 Mar 30.

Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences P,O Box 65013, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-6-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1481531PMC
March 2006

Emergency pulpotomy in relieving acute dental pain among Tanzanian patients.

BMC Oral Health 2006 Jan 21;6. Epub 2006 Jan 21.

Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology School of Dentistry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, P. O. Box 65014, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6831-6-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1388213PMC
January 2006

Seroprevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and C viruses and syphilis infections among blood donors at the Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

BMC Public Health 2006 Jan 30;6:21. Epub 2006 Jan 30.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, PO Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/14
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-6-21DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1373616PMC
January 2006

Decayed/missing/filled teeth and shortened dental arches in Tanzanian adults.

Int J Prosthodont 2004 Mar-Apr;17(2):224-30

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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June 2004

Motherhood and dental disease.

Community Dent Health 2002 Jun;19(2):67-72

Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Aarhus, Denmark.

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June 2002