• Effect of standard tuberculosis treatment on plasma cytokine levels in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis 

      Riou, Catherine; Peixoto, Blas Perez; Roberts, Lindi; Ronacher, Katharina; Walzl, Gerhard; Manca, Claudia; Rustomjee, Roxana; Mthiyane, Thuli; Fallows, Dorothy; Gray, Clive M.; Kaplan, Gilla (Public Library of Science, 2012-05-14)
      Background: Sputum Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) culture is commonly used to assess response to antibiotic treatment in individuals with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Such techniques are constrained by the slow growth ...
    • A metabolic biosignature of early response to anti-tuberculosis treatment 

      Mahapatra, Sebabrata; Hess, Ann M.; Johnson, John L.; Eisenach, Kathleen D.; DeGroote, Mary A.; Gitta, Phineas; Joloba, Moses L.; Kaplan, Gilla; Walzl, Gerhard; Boom, W. H.; Belisle, John T. (BioMed Central, 2014-01)
      Background The successful treatment of tuberculosis (TB) requires long-term multidrug chemotherapy. Clinical trials to evaluate new drugs and regimens for TB treatment are protracted due to the slow clearance ...
    • Translational research for tuberculosis elimination : priorities, challenges, and actions 

      Lienhardt, Christian; Lonnroth, Knut; Menzies, Dick; Balasegaram, Manica; Chakaya, Jeremiah; Cobelens, Frank; Cohn, Jennifer; Denkinger, Claudia M.; Evans, Thomas G.; Kallenius, Gunilla; Kaplan, Gilla; Kumar, Ajay M. V.; Matthiessen, Line; Mgone, Charles S.; Mizrahi, Valerie; Mukadi, Ya-diul; Nguyen, Viet Nhung; Nordstrom, Anders; Sizemore, Christine F.; Spigelman, Melvin; Squire, S. Bertel; Swaminathan, Soumya; Van Helden, Paul D.; Zumla, Alimuddin; Weyer, Karin; Weil, Diana; Raviglione, Mario (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Summary Points: • The WHO End TB Strategy, endorsed by the World Health Assembly in May 2014, has the ambitious goal of ending the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic by 2035, with targets of a 95% decline in deaths due ...