• TB transmission is associated with prolonged stay in a low socio-economic, high burdened TB and HIV community in Cape Town, South Africa 

      Tadokera, Rebecca; Bekker, Linda-Gail; Kreiswirth, Barry N.; Mathema, Barun; Middelkoop, Keren (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-02-10)
      Background: While several studies have assessed the associations between biological factors and tuberculosis (TB) transmission, our understanding of the associations between TB transmission and social and economic ...
    • Quantitative 18F-FDG PET-CT scan characteristics correlate with tuberculosis treatment response 

      Malherbe, Stephanus T.; Chen, Ray Y.; Dupont, Patrick; Kant, Ilse; Kriel, Magdalena; Loxton, Andre G.; Smith, Bronwyn; Beltran, Caroline G. G.; Van Zyl, Susan; McAnda, Shirely; Abrahams, Charmaine; Maasdorp, Elizna; Doruyter, Alex; Via, Laura E.; Barry, Clifton E.; Alland, David; Richards, Stephanie G.; Ellman, Annare; Peppard, Thomas; Belisle, John; Tromp, Gerard; Ronacher, Katharina; Warwick, James M.; Winter, Jill; Walzl, Gerhard (SpringerOpen (part of Springer Nature), 2020-02-10)
      Background: There is a growing interest in the use of F-18 FDG PET-CT to monitor tuberculosis (TB) treatment response. Tuberculosis lung lesions are often complex and diffuse, with dynamic changes during treatment ...
    • Exploring the evolution of engagement between academic public health researchers and decision-makers : from initiation to dissolution 

      Jessani, Nasreen S.; Valmeekanathan, Akshara; Babcock, Carly; Ling, Brenton; Davey-Rothwell, Melissa A.; Holtgrave, David R. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-02-10)
      Context: Relationships between researchers and decision-makers have demonstrated positive potential to influence research, policy and practice. Over time, interest in better understanding the relationships between the two ...
    • Choreographing life-experiences of balance control in people with Parkinson’s disease 

      LaGrone, Sofie; Joseph, Conran; Johansson, Hanna; Enberg, Birgit; Franzen, Erika (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-02-10)
      Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder. Reduced balance is one of the cardinal symptoms of PD, predisposing people living with PD to experience difficulties with the execution of ...