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Novel cause of tuberculosis in meerkats, South Africa
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013-12)
The organism that causes tuberculosis in meerkats (Suricata suricatta) has been poorly characterized. Our genetic analysis showed it to be a novel member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and closely related to the ...
Reflections on the illness experience of a family physician
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-02)
Tuberculosis is such a part of our everyday lives that I have never stopped to consider the illness experience regularly lived by our patients. As a seasoned family physician in public service, I have initiated hundreds ...
Successful TB treatment induces B-cells expressing FASL and IL5RA mRNA
(Impact Journals, 2016-09)
Activated B-cells increase T-cell behaviour during autoimmune disease and other infections by means of cytokine production and antigen-presentation. Functional studies in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) ...
Liver toxicity associated with tuberculosis chemotherapy in the REMoxTB study
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-28)
Background: Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is a common complication of tuberculosis treatment. We utilised data from the REMoxTB clinical trial to describe the incidence of predisposing factors and the natural history ...
Shorter treatment for minimal tuberculosis (TB) in children (SHINE) : a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2018-04-19)
Background: Tuberculosis (TB) in children is frequently paucibacillary and non-severe forms of pulmonary TB are common. Evidence for tuberculosis treatment in children is largely extrapolated from adult studies. Trials ...