Publications Theme: Tuberculosis


Predictive value of C-reactive protein for tuberculosis, bloodstream infection or death among HIV-infected individuals with chronic, non-specific symptoms and negative sputum smear microscopy

Bedell R.A, van Lettow M, Meaney C, Corbett E.L, Chan A.K, Heyderman R.S, Anderson S.T, Akesson A, Zachariah R, Harries A.D, Ramsay, A.R, Kumwenda M. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2018;23 (3):254–262. Doi:10.1111/tmi.13025. Read more

Pharmacokinetics of anti-tuberculosis drugs in HIV-positive and HIV-negative adults in Malawi.

van Oosterhout JJ, Dzinjalamala FK, Dimba A, Waterhouse D, Davies G, Zijlstra EE, Molyneux ME, Molyneux EM, Ward S. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015; pii: AAC.01193-15. Read more

Outcomes and Diagnostic Processes in Outpatients with Presumptive Tuberculosis in Zomba District, Malawi.

van Lettow M, Bedell R, Maosa S, Phiri K, Chan AK, Mwinjiwa E, Kwekwesa A, Kawonga H, Joshua M, Harries AD, van Oosterhout JJ. PLoS One. 2015 Nov 10;10(11). DOI: 10;10(11):e0141414 Read more

A knowledge translation intervention to improve tuberculosis care and outcomes in Malawi: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial.

Puchalski Ritchie LM, Schull MJ, Martiniuk ALC, Barnsley J, Arenovich T, van Lettow M, Chan AK, Mills EH, Makwakwa A, Zwarenstein M. Implementation Science. 2015;10:38. DOI: 10.1186/s13012-015-0228-y Read More

High prevalence of tuberculosis and serious bloodstream infections in individuals presenting for antiretroviral therapy in Malawi.

Bedell R, Anderson S, van Lettow M, Chan AK, Åkesson A, Kumwenda M, Harries AD, Ramsay A. PLoS ONE. 7(6):e39347. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039347. Read more

Evaluation of lay health workers’ needs to effectively support TB treatment adherence in Malawi.

Lisa M. Puchalski Ritchie, Monique van Lettow, Jan Barnsley, Adrienne K. Chan, Martias Joshua, Alexandra L.C. Martiniuk, Michael J. Schull, Merrick Zwarenstein. IJTLD. 2012 Nov;16(11):1492-7. DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0206 Read more

Language in tuberculosis services: can we change to patient-centred terminology and stop the paradigm of blaming the patients?

R. Zachariah, A. D. Harries, S. Srinath, S. Ram, K. Viney, E. Singogo, P. Lal, A. Mendoza-Ticona, A. Sreenivas, N. W. Aung, B. N. Sharath, H. Kanyerere, N. van Soelen, N. Kirui, E. Ali,
S. G. Hinderaker, K. Bissell, D. A. Enarson, M. E. Edginton. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2012 Jun;16(6):714-7. DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0635 Read more

Timing and uptake of ART during treatment for active tuberculosis in HIV co-infected adults in Malawi.

van Lettow M, Chan A.K, Ginsburg AS, Thweya H, Gareta D, Njala J, Kanyerere H, Phiri S, Idana I. Public Health Action. 2011;1(1):1-4. Read more

Diagnostic Management and Outcomes of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Suspects admitted to a Central Hospital in Malawi.

Gawa L, Reid ME, Edginton M, van Lettow M, Joshua M, and Harries AD. Public Health Action 2011;1:1, pp. 2-5(4). Read more

Reasons for accepting or refusing HIV services among TB patients at a TB-HIV integrated clinic in Malawi.

Kumwenda M, Tom S, Chan AK, Mwinjiwa E, Sodhi S, Joshua M, and van Lettow M. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011;15(12):1663-9. Read more

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