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Indoor social networks in a South African township : potential contribution of location to tuberculosis transmission
(Public Library of Science, 2012-06-29)
Background We hypothesized that in South Africa, with a generalized tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, TB infection is predominantly acquired indoors and transmission potential is determined by the number and duration of social ...
Screening for HIV-associated tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance before antiretroviral therapy using the Xpert MTB/RIF assay : a prospective study
(Public Library of Science, 2011-07-26)
Background: The World Health Organization has endorsed the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for investigation of patients suspected of having tuberculosis (TB). However, its utility for routine TB screening and detection of rifampicin ...