Publications by authors named "Sven Hoffner"

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Drug exposure and minimum inhibitory concentration predict pulmonary tuberculosis treatment response.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Oct 18. Epub 2020 Oct 18.

University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Pharmacy, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1569DOI Listing
October 2020

Dynamics of extensive drug resistance evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a single patient during 9 years of disease and treatment.

J Infect Dis 2020 Oct 12. Epub 2020 Oct 12.

Department of Medical Biochemical and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa625DOI Listing
October 2020

Treatment quality and outcome for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients in four regions of China: a cohort study.

Infect Dis Poverty 2020 Jul 18;9(1):97. Epub 2020 Jul 18.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety (Ministry of Education), Fudan University, 130 Dong An Road, Shanghai, 200032, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-020-00719-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7368741PMC
July 2020

Improved treatment outcome of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with the use of a rapid molecular test to detect drug resistance in China.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Jul 27;96:390-397. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety (Ministry of Education), Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.04.049DOI Listing
July 2020

Tuberculosis, HIV, and viral hepatitis diagnostics in eastern Europe and central Asia: high time for integrated and people-centred services.

Lancet Infect Dis 2020 02 15;20(2):e47-e53. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Global Health and Tuberculosis, Imperial College London, London, UK; WHO European Laboratory Initiative on Tuberculosis, HIV and Viral hepatitis, WHO Regional Office of Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30524-9DOI Listing
February 2020

Direct drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using the proportional method: A multicenter study.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2019 06 7;17:242-244. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Antimicrobial Resistance Research Center, Bu-Ali Research Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2018.12.022DOI Listing
June 2019

Molecular characterization of isolates from pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Khartoum, Sudan.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2018 Jul-Sep;7(3):236-241

Department of Microbiology, Public Health Agency of Sweden, Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_82_18DOI Listing
May 2019

Multi-center evaluation of GenoType MTBDRsl line probe assay for rapid detection of pre-XDR and XDR Mycobacterium tuberculosis in China.

J Infect 2018 10 30;77(4):328-334. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, China and Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety (Fudan University), Ministry of Education, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China; Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2018.06.014DOI Listing
October 2018

The Epidemiological Significance and Temporal Stability of Mycobacterial Interspersed Repetitive Units-Variable Number of Tandem Repeats-Based Method Applied to in China.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 04 17;15(4). Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Department of Epidemiology, China and Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety (Fudan University), School of Public Health, Fudan University, Ministry of Education, Shanghai 200032, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15040782DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5923824PMC
April 2018

Mycobacterium tuberculosis of the Beijing Genotype in Iran and the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region: A Meta-Analysis.

Microb Drug Resist 2018 Jul/Aug;24(6):693-698. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

6 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences , Kermanshah, Iran .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2017.0160DOI Listing
October 2018

Drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Epidemiology and role of morphological alterations.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2018 03 16;12:192-196. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2017.10.006DOI Listing
March 2018

Characterization of pyrazinamide resistance in consecutive multidrug-resistant isolates in sweden between 2003 and 2015.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2017 Apr-Jun;6(2):156-161

Department of Microbiology, Public Health Agency of ; Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_23_17DOI Listing
February 2018

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: The problem and some priorities in controlling it.

Authors:
Sven Hoffner

Int J Mycobacteriol 2016 Dec 22;5 Suppl 1:S59. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

Public Health Agency of Sweden and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.10.031DOI Listing
December 2016

Impact of genotypic and phenotypic resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs on treatment outcomes in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in China.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2016 Dec 22;5 Suppl 1:S34-S35. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.11.007DOI Listing
December 2016

Beijing strains of in smear-positive tuberculosis patients in North-West and West of Iran.

Adv Biomed Res 2016 28;5:181. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Department of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, School of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2277-9175.190982DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5157006PMC
November 2016

Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage 4 comprises globally distributed and geographically restricted sublineages.

Nat Genet 2016 12 31;48(12):1535-1543. Epub 2016 Oct 31.

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3704DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5238942PMC
December 2016

A Multilaboratory, Multicountry Study To Determine MIC Quality Control Ranges for Phenotypic Drug Susceptibility Testing of Selected First-Line Antituberculosis Drugs, Second-Line Injectables, Fluoroquinolones, Clofazimine, and Linezolid.

J Clin Microbiol 2016 12 21;54(12):2963-2968. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

TASK Applied Science, SA MRC Centre for TB Research, DST/NRF Center of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01138-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5121386PMC
December 2016

A Multilaboratory, Multicountry Study To Determine Bedaquiline MIC Quality Control Ranges for Phenotypic Drug Susceptibility Testing.

J Clin Microbiol 2016 12 21;54(12):2956-2962. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

TASK Applied Science, SA MRC Centre for TB Research, DST/NRF Center of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01123-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5121385PMC
December 2016

Multicenter Study of the Emergence and Genetic Characteristics of Pyrazinamide-Resistant Tuberculosis in China.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 09 22;60(9):5159-66. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety (Fudan University), Ministry of Education, Shanghai, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02687-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4997820PMC
September 2016

Determination of MIC Breakpoints for Second-Line Drugs Associated with Clinical Outcomes in Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in China.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 08 22;60(8):4786-92. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden Department of Microbiology, the Public Health Agency of Sweden, Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.03008-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4958164PMC
August 2016

Ebselen and analogs as inhibitors of Bacillus anthracis thioredoxin reductase and bactericidal antibacterials targeting Bacillus species, Staphylococcus aureus and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2016 Jun 10;1860(6):1265-71. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Division of Biochemistry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2016.03.013DOI Listing
June 2016

Populations of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis lack a cell wall: Isolation, visualization, and whole-genome characterization.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2016 Mar 28;5(1):66-73. Epub 2015 Dec 28.

Mycobacteriology Research Centre, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.12.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5443679PMC
March 2016

Drug resistance characteristics and cluster analysis of M. tuberculosis in Chinese patients with multiple episodes of anti-tuberculosis treatment.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 Jan 7;16. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Rd, Shanghai, 200032, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1331-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4704432PMC
January 2016

Beijing clades of Mycobacterium tuberculosis are associated with differential survival in HIV-negative Russian patients.

Infect Genet Evol 2015 Dec 28;36:517-523. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Clinical TB and HIV Group, Blizard Institute, Queen Mary, University of London, 2 Newark Street, London E12AT, UK; Department of Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, DuCane Road, London W12 ONN, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2015.08.028DOI Listing
December 2015

Evaluation of a microcolony growth monitoring method for the rapid determination of ethambutol resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Jul 10;14:380. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Meibergdreef 39, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-14-380DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4227065PMC
July 2014

In vitro activity of AZD5847 against geographically diverse clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 Jul 28;58(7):4222-3. Epub 2014 Apr 28.

The Public Health Agency of Sweden, Department of Microbiology, Unit of Highly Pathogenic Bacteria, Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02718-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4068592PMC
July 2014

Drug-resistant tuberculosis in the WHO European Region: an analysis of surveillance data.

Drug Resist Updat 2013 Dec 28;16(6):108-15. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drup.2014.02.003DOI Listing
December 2013

Multidrug-resistant Myobacterium tuberculosis caused by the Beijing genotype and a specific T1 genotype clone (SIT No. 266) is widely transmitted in Minsk.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2013 Dec 6;2(4):194-8. Epub 2013 Sep 6.

Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2013.08.001DOI Listing
December 2013

The role of drug susceptibility testing in M/XDR-TB. Too little and too late - Are we doing the right things?

Int J Mycobacteriol 2013 Dec 1;2(4):191-3. Epub 2013 Nov 1.

Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Dept. of Preparedness, Nobelsväg 18, Solna SE-171 82, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2013.10.003DOI Listing
December 2013

High prevelance of rifampin-monoresistant tuberculosis: a retrospective analysis among Iranian pulmonary tuberculosis patients.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Jan 4;90(1):99-105. Epub 2013 Nov 4.

Mycobacteriology Research Centre, Clinical Tuberculosis and Epidemiology Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; World Health Organization Supranational Reference Laboratory for Tuberculosis, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0057DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3886436PMC
January 2014

Detection of heteroresistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis by pyrosequencing.

J Clin Microbiol 2013 Dec 18;51(12):4210-2. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01761-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3838067PMC
December 2013

Evaluation of the Xpert® MTB/Rif test, microscopic observation drug susceptibility test and nitrate reductase assay, for rapid and accurate diagnosis of smear-negative tuberculosis in HIV patients.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2013 Sep 12;2(3):148-55. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2013.06.001DOI Listing
September 2013

The need for improved tuberculosis control.

Lancet Infect Dis 2013 Sep 5;13(9):731-2. Epub 2013 Jun 5.

Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna SE-171 82, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70150-6DOI Listing
September 2013

Prevalence and genetic characterization of second-line drug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Rural China.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Aug 3;57(8):3857-63. Epub 2013 Jun 3.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00102-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3719720PMC
August 2013

Chasing Koch's chimera.

Lancet Infect Dis 2013 Apr;13(4):289-91

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70041-0DOI Listing
April 2013

Can molecular methods detect 1% isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis?

J Clin Microbiol 2013 May 27;51(5):1596-9. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

International Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteriology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00472-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3647910PMC
May 2013

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Belarus: the size of the problem and associated risk factors.

Bull World Health Organ 2013 Jan 26;91(1):36-45. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

Republican Scientific and Practical Centre for Pulmonology and Tuberculosis, Avenue Dolginovskitrakt 157, 220053 Minsk, Belarus.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.12.104588DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3537245PMC
January 2013

Inhibition of bacterial thioredoxin reductase: an antibiotic mechanism targeting bacteria lacking glutathione.

FASEB J 2013 Apr 17;27(4):1394-403. Epub 2012 Dec 17.

Division of Biochemistry, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.12-223305DOI Listing
April 2013

Challenging a dogma: antimicrobial susceptibility testing breakpoints for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Bull World Health Organ 2012 Sep 29;90(9):693-8. Epub 2012 May 29.

Department of Clinical Microbiology L2:02, Karolinska Institute, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, 171 76, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.11.096644DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3442398PMC
September 2012

Unexpected high levels of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis present new challenges for tuberculosis control.

Authors:
Sven Hoffner

Lancet 2012 Oct 30;380(9851):1367-9. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, SE 171 82 Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61069-1DOI Listing
October 2012

Drug resistance-related mutations in multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from diverse geographical regions.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2012 Sep 31;1(3):124-30. Epub 2012 Aug 31.

Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden; Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2012.08.001DOI Listing
September 2012

Detection of first- and second-line drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates by pyrosequencing.

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Jun 29;50(6):2026-33. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.06664-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3372151PMC
June 2012

Pattern recognition and cellular immune responses to novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis-antigens in individuals from Belarus.

BMC Infect Dis 2012 Feb 15;12:41. Epub 2012 Feb 15.

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet, Nobelsväg 16, SE 17182 Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-12-41DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3305616PMC
February 2012

Direct nitrate reductase assay versus microscopic observation drug susceptibility test for rapid detection of MDR-TB in Uganda.

PLoS One 2011 May 9;6(5):e19565. Epub 2011 May 9.

Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3090408PMC
May 2011

Ethyl p-methoxycinnamate isolated from a traditional anti-tuberculosis medicinal herb inhibits drug resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro.

Fitoterapia 2011 Jul 1;82(5):757-61. Epub 2011 Apr 1.

Department of Molecular Microbiology, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fitote.2011.03.006DOI Listing
July 2011

Association analysis of the LTA4H gene polymorphisms and pulmonary tuberculosis in 9115 subjects.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2011 Jan 27;91(1):22-5. Epub 2010 Nov 27.

Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Level 5, Addenbrookes Hospital, Hills road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2010.11.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3040790PMC
January 2011

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, Pakistan.

Emerg Infect Dis 2010 Sep;16(9):1473-5

Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1609.100280DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3294979PMC
September 2010

The NRAMPI, VDR and TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms in Iranian tuberculosis patients: the study on host susceptibility.

Braz J Infect Dis 2009 Aug;13(4):252-6

Mycobacteriology Research Centre, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Shahid Beheshti University, Darabad, Tehran, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s1413-86702009000400002DOI Listing
August 2009

Ad fontes!

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2010 Mar;14(3):260

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March 2010

Fluoroquinolone resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and mutations in gyrA and gyrB.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009 Oct 17;53(10):4498-500. Epub 2009 Aug 17.

Mycobacteriology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00287-09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2764174PMC
October 2009

Evaluation of wild-type MIC distributions as a tool for determination of clinical breakpoints for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2009 Oct 23;64(4):786-93. Epub 2009 Jul 23.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Kalmar County Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkp262DOI Listing
October 2009

Direct susceptibility testing for multi drug resistant tuberculosis: a meta-analysis.

BMC Infect Dis 2009 May 20;9:67. Epub 2009 May 20.

Department of Medical Microbiology Makerere University College of Health Sciences Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-9-67DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2696456PMC
May 2009

Romanian anti-TB drugs resistance surveillance 2003-2004.

Pneumologia 2008 Jul-Sep;57(3):131-7

Marius Nasta Institute of Pneumology, Bucharest, Romania.

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December 2008

Prevalence of multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis in counties with different duration of DOTS implementation in rural China.

Microb Drug Resist 2008 Sep;14(3):227-32

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2008.0823DOI Listing
September 2008

Molecular epidemiology of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Sweden.

Microbes Infect 2008 May 29;10(6):699-705. Epub 2008 Mar 29.

Department of Bacteriology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, S-17182 Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micinf.2008.03.006DOI Listing
May 2008

The nitrate reductase assay for the rapid detection of isoniazid and rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2008 Jul 10;62(1):56-64. Epub 2008 Apr 10.

Mycobacteriology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkn139DOI Listing
July 2008

Pyrazinamide resistance and pncA gene mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008 May 3;52(5):1852-4. Epub 2008 Mar 3.

Department of Bacteriology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Solna, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00110-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2346646PMC
May 2008

Colorimetric detection of multidrug-resistant or extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis by use of malachite green indicator dye.

J Clin Microbiol 2008 Feb 19;46(2):796-9. Epub 2007 Dec 19.

Mycobacteriology Research Centre, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Shaheed Bahonar Ave., Darabad, Tehran 19556, PO Box 19575/154, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01435-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2238113PMC
February 2008

[Strong measures to prevent tuberculosis transmission in Sweden are necessary].

Lakartidningen 2007 Aug 22-28;104(34):2319-21

Smittskyddsinstitutet, Solna.

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October 2007