• High prevalence of Tuberculosis and insufficient case detection in two communities in the Western Cape, South Africa 

      Claassens, Mareli; Van Schalkwyk, Cari; De Haan, Leonie; Floyd, Sian; Dunbar, Rory; Van Helden, Paul; Godfrey-Faussett, Peter; Ayles, Helen; Borgdorff, Martien; Enarson, Donald; Beyers, Nulda (PLoS ONE, 2013-04)
      Background: In South Africa the estimated incidence of all forms of tuberculosis (TB) for 2008 was 960/100000. It was reported that all South Africans lived in districts with Directly Observed Therapy, Short-course. However, ...
    • Multidrug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis treatment regimens and patient outcomes : an individual patient data meta-analysis of 9,153 patients 

      Ahuja, Shama D.; Ashkin, David; Avendano, Monika; Banerjee, Rita; Bauer, Melissa; Bayona, Jamie N.; Becerra, Mercedes C.; Benedetti, Andrea; Burgos, Marcos; Centis, Rosella; Chan, Eward D.; Chiang, Chen-Yuan; Cox, Helen; D'Ambrosio, Lia; DeRiemer, Kathy; Dung, Nguyen Huy; Enarson, Donald; Falzon, Dennis; Flanagan, Katherine; Flood, Jennifer; Garcia-Garcia, Maria L.; Ghandi, Neel; Granich, Reuben M.; Hollm-Delgado, Maria G.; Holtz, Timothy H.; Iseman, Michael D.; Jarlsberg, Leah G.; Keshavjee, Salmaan; Kim, Hye-Ryoun; Koh, Won-Jung; Lancaster, Joey; Lange,Christophe; Lange, Wiel C. M. de; Leimane, Vaira; Leung, Chi Chiu; Li, Jiehui; Menzies, Dick; Migliori, Giovanni B.; Mishustin, Sergey P.; Mitnick, Carole D.; Narita, Masa; O'Riordan, Philly; Pai, Madhukar; Palmero, Domingo; Park, Seung-kyu; Pasvol, Geoffrey; Pena, Jose; Perez-Guzman, Carlos; Quelapio, Maria I. D.; Ponce-De-Leon, Alfredo; Riekstina, Vija; Robert, Jerome; Royce, Sarah; Schaaf, H. Simon; Seung, Kwonjune J.; Shah, Lena; Shim, Tae Sun; Shin, Sonya S.; Shiraishi, Yuji; Sifuentes-Osornio, Jose; Sotgiu, Giovanni; Strand, Matthew J.; Tabarsi, Payam; Tupasi, Thelma E.; Altena, Robert van; Van der Walt, Martie; Werf, Tjip S. van der; Vargas, Mario H.; Viiklepp, Pirett; Westenhouse, Janice; Yew, Wing Wai; Yim, Jae-Joon (Public Library of Science, 2012-08-28)
      Background: Treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is lengthy, toxic, expensive, and has generally poor outcomes. We undertook an individual patient data meta-analysis to assess the impact on outcomes of ...