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The intersecting pandemics of tuberculosis and COVID-19: population-level and patient-level impact, clinical presentation, and corrective interventions.
Dheda K, Perumal T, Moultrie H, Perumal R, Esmail A, Scott AJ, Udwadia Z, Chang KC, Peter J, Pooran A, von Delft A, von Delft D, Martinson N, Loveday M, Charalambous S, Kachingwe E, Jassat W, Cohen C, Tempia S, Fennelly K, Pai M. Dheda K, et al. Lancet Respir Med. 2022 Jun;10(6):603-622. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(22)00092-3. Epub 2022 Mar 23. Lancet Respir Med. 2022. PMID: 35338841 Free PMC article. Review.
Macrophage: A Cell With Many Faces and Functions in Tuberculosis.
Ahmad F, Rani A, Alam A, Zarin S, Pandey S, Singh H, Hasnain SE, Ehtesham NZ. Ahmad F, et al. Front Immunol. 2022 May 6;13:747799. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.747799. eCollection 2022. Front Immunol. 2022. PMID: 35603185 Free PMC article. Review.
Infant BCG vaccination and risk of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis throughout the life course: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis.
Martinez L, Cords O, Liu Q, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Bonnet M, Fox GJ, Carvalho ACC, Chan PC, Croda J, Hill PC, Lopez-Varela E, Donkor S, Fielding K, Graham SM, Espinal MA, Kampmann B, Reingold A, Huerga H, Villalba JA, Grandjean L, Sotgiu G, Egere U, Singh S, Zhu L, Lienhardt C, Denholm JT, Seddon JA, Whalen CC, García-Basteiro AL, Triasih R, Chen C, Singh J, Huang LM, Sharma S, Hannoun D, Del Corral H, Mandalakas AM, Malone LL, Ling DL, Kritski A, Stein CM, Vashishtha R, Boulahbal F, Fang CT, Boom WH, Netto EM, Lemos AC, Hesseling AC, Kay A, Jones-López EC, Horsburgh CR, Lange C, Andrews JR. Martinez L, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 Sep;10(9):e1307-e1316. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00283-2. Lancet Glob Health. 2022. PMID: 35961354 Free PMC article.
Neuro-ophthalmic manifestations of tuberculosis.
Dhiman R, Lakra S, Panda PK, Hemachandran N, Sharma S, Saxena R. Dhiman R, et al. Eye (Lond). 2022 Jan;36(1):15-28. doi: 10.1038/s41433-021-01619-6. Epub 2021 Jun 14. Eye (Lond). 2022. PMID: 34127839 Free PMC article. Review.
Diabetes Mellitus and Tuberculosis.
Krishna S, Jacob JJ. Krishna S, et al. 2021 Apr 18. In: Feingold KR, Anawalt B, Blackman MR, Boyce A, Chrousos G, Corpas E, de Herder WW, Dhatariya K, Dungan K, Hofland J, Kalra S, Kaltsas G, Kapoor N, Koch C, Kopp P, Korbonits M, Kovacs CS, Kuohung W, Laferrère B, Levy M, McGee EA, McLachlan R, New M, Purnell J, Sahay R, Shah AS, Singer F, Sperling MA, Stratakis CA, Trence DL, Wilson DP, editors. Endotext [Internet]. South Dartmouth (MA): MDText.com, Inc.; 2000–. 2021 Apr 18. In: Feingold KR, Anawalt B, Blackman MR, Boyce A, Chrousos G, Corpas E, de Herder WW, Dhatariya K, Dungan K, Hofland J, Kalra S, Kaltsas G, Kapoor N, Koch C, Kopp P, Korbonits M, Kovacs CS, Kuohung W, Laferrère B, Levy M, McGee EA, McLachlan R, New M, Purnell J, Sahay R, Shah AS, Singer F, Sperling MA, Stratakis CA, Trence DL, Wilson DP, editors. Endotext [Internet]. South Dartmouth (MA): MDText.com, Inc.; 2000–. PMID: 33945243 Free Books & Documents. Review.
Imaging update in spinal tuberculosis.
Kubihal V, Sharma R, Krishna Kumar RG, Chandrashekhara SH, Garg R. Kubihal V, et al. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2021 Dec 9;25:101742. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2021.101742. eCollection 2022 Feb. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2021. PMID: 34956831 Free PMC article. Review.
Malaria and tuberculosis co-infection-a review.
Bijker EM, Deshpande S, Salgame P, Song R. Bijker EM, et al. Oxf Open Immunol. 2023 Nov 15;4(1):iqad008. doi: 10.1093/oxfimm/iqad008. eCollection 2023. Oxf Open Immunol. 2023. PMID: 38089636 Free PMC article. Review.
Infections in Endocrinology: Tuberculosis.
Jacob JJ, Paul PAM. Jacob JJ, et al. 2021 Mar 14. In: Feingold KR, Anawalt B, Blackman MR, Boyce A, Chrousos G, Corpas E, de Herder WW, Dhatariya K, Dungan K, Hofland J, Kalra S, Kaltsas G, Kapoor N, Koch C, Kopp P, Korbonits M, Kovacs CS, Kuohung W, Laferrère B, Levy M, McGee EA, McLachlan R, New M, Purnell J, Sahay R, Shah AS, Singer F, Sperling MA, Stratakis CA, Trence DL, Wilson DP, editors. Endotext [Internet]. South Dartmouth (MA): MDText.com, Inc.; 2000–. 2021 Mar 14. In: Feingold KR, Anawalt B, Blackman MR, Boyce A, Chrousos G, Corpas E, de Herder WW, Dhatariya K, Dungan K, Hofland J, Kalra S, Kaltsas G, Kapoor N, Koch C, Kopp P, Korbonits M, Kovacs CS, Kuohung W, Laferrère B, Levy M, McGee EA, McLachlan R, New M, Purnell J, Sahay R, Shah AS, Singer F, Sperling MA, Stratakis CA, Trence DL, Wilson DP, editors. Endotext [Internet]. South Dartmouth (MA): MDText.com, Inc.; 2000–. PMID: 33734657 Free Books & Documents. Review.
Tuberculosis of the Heart: A Diagnostic Challenge.
Das KM, Mansoori TA, Alattar YH, Gorkom KV, Shamisi A, Melethil AP, Alkoteesh JA. Das KM, et al. Tomography. 2022 Jun 22;8(4):1649-1665. doi: 10.3390/tomography8040137. Tomography. 2022. PMID: 35894002 Free PMC article. Review.
Repurposing Immunomodulatory Drugs to Combat Tuberculosis.
Fatima S, Bhaskar A, Dwivedi VP. Fatima S, et al. Front Immunol. 2021 Apr 13;12:645485. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.645485. eCollection 2021. Front Immunol. 2021. PMID: 33927718 Free PMC article. Review.
Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Among Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Song WM, Li YF, Liu YX, Liu Y, Yu CB, Liu JY, Li HC. Song WM, et al. Front Public Health. 2021 Aug 18;9:721817. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.721817. eCollection 2021. Front Public Health. 2021. PMID: 34490197 Free PMC article.
More specifically, the rates of MDR-TB were 1.7% in USA, 1.7% in UK, 2.9% in India, 6.0% in South Africa, 9.8% in China, respectively. Conclusions: The burden of DR-TB remains high in children, and there are potential associations between rates of pediatric MDR-TB and nati …
More specifically, the rates of MDR-TB were 1.7% in USA, 1.7% in UK, 2.9% in India, 6.0% in South Africa, 9.8% in China, respectively …
Drug-resistance and its impact on cutaneous tuberculosis.
Bhandari A, Mahajan R, Ramesh V. Bhandari A, et al. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2022 Sep 5;13(5):570-577. doi: 10.4103/idoj.idoj_27_22. eCollection 2022 Sep-Oct. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2022. PMID: 36304661 Free PMC article. Review.
Drug resistance in tuberculosis is a universal health problem, with India and China having the highest number of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases globally. ...
Drug resistance in tuberculosis is a universal health problem, with India and China having the highest number of multidrug resistant …
Making cough count in tuberculosis care.
Zimmer AJ, Ugarte-Gil C, Pathri R, Dewan P, Jaganath D, Cattamanchi A, Pai M, Grandjean Lapierre S. Zimmer AJ, et al. Commun Med (Lond). 2022 Jul 6;2:83. doi: 10.1038/s43856-022-00149-w. eCollection 2022. Commun Med (Lond). 2022. PMID: 35814294 Free PMC article. Review.
The COVID-19 and TB syndemic: the way forward.
Trajman A, Felker I, Alves LC, Coutinho I, Osman M, Meehan SA, Singh UB, Schwartz Y. Trajman A, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2022 Aug 1;26(8):710-719. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.22.0006. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2022. PMID: 35898126 Free PMC article. Review.
Cervical spine TB - Current concepts in management.
Shetty AP, Viswanathan VK, Rajasekaran S. Shetty AP, et al. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2021 Sep 1;29(1_suppl):23094990211006936. doi: 10.1177/23094990211006936. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2021. PMID: 34711081 Free article. Review.
Abdominal visceral tuberculosis: a malignancy mimic.
Das CJ, Rednam N, Vora Z, Aggarwal A, Chandrashekhara SH, Kundra V. Das CJ, et al. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2023 Aug;48(8):2705-2715. doi: 10.1007/s00261-023-03939-5. Epub 2023 May 19. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2023. PMID: 37204509 Free PMC article. Review.
Vaccines against Tuberculosis: Where Are We Now?
Srivastava S, Dey S, Mukhopadhyay S. Srivastava S, et al. Vaccines (Basel). 2023 May 22;11(5):1013. doi: 10.3390/vaccines11051013. Vaccines (Basel). 2023. PMID: 37243117 Free PMC article. Review.
Food for thought: addressing undernutrition to end tuberculosis.
Sinha P, Lönnroth K, Bhargava A, Heysell SK, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Rudgard W, Boccia D, Van Aartsen D, Hochberg NS. Sinha P, et al. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Oct;21(10):e318-e325. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30792-1. Epub 2021 Mar 23. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021. PMID: 33770535 Free PMC article. Review.
Diagnosis and biomarkers for ocular tuberculosis: From the present into the future.
Ludi Z, Sule AA, Samy RP, Putera I, Schrijver B, Hutchinson PE, Gunaratne J, Verma I, Singhal A, Nora RD, van Hagen PM, Dik WA, Gupta V, Agrawal R. Ludi Z, et al. Theranostics. 2023 Apr 1;13(7):2088-2113. doi: 10.7150/thno.81488. eCollection 2023. Theranostics. 2023. PMID: 37153734 Free PMC article. Review.
Latent Tuberculosis in India: An Overview.
Vishwakarma D, Bhoi SR, Rannaware A. Vishwakarma D, et al. Cureus. 2023 Mar 2;15(3):e35706. doi: 10.7759/cureus.35706. eCollection 2023 Mar. Cureus. 2023. PMID: 37009383 Free PMC article. Review.
The most reliable form of LTBI screening is still the targeted tuberculin skin test (TST). Although LTBI therapy is challenging, for India to become TB-free, it must first focus on testing and treating LTBI. ...
The most reliable form of LTBI screening is still the targeted tuberculin skin test (TST). Although LTBI therapy is challenging, for Indi
Challenges of diabetes in elderly TB patients.
Jali MV, Kavital A, Hiremath MB. Jali MV, et al. Indian J Tuberc. 2022;69 Suppl 2:S264-S266. doi: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2022.10.017. Epub 2022 Oct 28. Indian J Tuberc. 2022. PMID: 36400521 Free PMC article. Review.
Prevalence of Tuberculosis and Mental Disorders Comorbidity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Njie GJ, Khan A. Njie GJ, et al. J Immigr Minor Health. 2022 Dec;24(6):1550-1556. doi: 10.1007/s10903-021-01312-6. Epub 2021 Nov 18. J Immigr Minor Health. 2022. PMID: 34796457 Free PMC article. Review.
We examined TB-MD comorbidity prevalence and its impact on TB treatment outcomes as reported in studies set in the United States or in the top five countries of origin (Mexico, the Philippines, India, Vietnam, and China) for non-US-born persons with TB. We searched MEDLINE …
We examined TB-MD comorbidity prevalence and its impact on TB treatment outcomes as reported in studies set in the United States or in the t …
Costs of TB services in India (No 1).
Chatterjee S, Toshniwal MN, Bhide P, Sachdeva KS, Rao R, Laurence YV, Kitson N, Cunnama L, Vassall A, Sweeney S, Baena IG. Chatterjee S, et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2021 Dec 1;25(12):1013-1018. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.21.0105. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2021. PMID: 34886932 Free PMC article. Review.
BACKGROUND: There is a dearth of economic analysis required to support increased investment in TB in India. This study estimates the costs of TB services from a health systems perspective to facilitate the efficient allocation of resources by Indias National Tuberculosis E …
BACKGROUND: There is a dearth of economic analysis required to support increased investment in TB in India. This study estimates the …
Bedaquiline: A Novel Diarylquinoline for Multidrug-Resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Deshkar AT, Shirure PA. Deshkar AT, et al. Cureus. 2022 Aug 29;14(8):e28519. doi: 10.7759/cureus.28519. eCollection 2022 Aug. Cureus. 2022. PMID: 36185922 Free PMC article. Review.
It has been given approval for use along with the basic regimen with only conditional access through the National Program for tuberculosis in India. The major problem with existing antitubercular drugs used for the treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is antimicr …
It has been given approval for use along with the basic regimen with only conditional access through the National Program for tuberculosis i …
Artificial Intelligence in Paediatric Tuberculosis.
Naidoo J, Shelmerdine SC, -Charcape CFU, Sodhi AS. Naidoo J, et al. Pediatr Radiol. 2023 Aug;53(9):1733-1745. doi: 10.1007/s00247-023-05606-9. Epub 2023 Jan 28. Pediatr Radiol. 2023. PMID: 36707428 Free PMC article. Review.
Cutaneous Manifestations of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A Literature Review.
Nguyen KH, Alcantara CA, Glassman I, May N, Mundra A, Mukundan A, Urness B, Yoon S, Sakaki R, Dayal S, Chowdhury T, Harshavardhan S, Ramanathan V, Venketaraman V. Nguyen KH, et al. Pathogens. 2023 Jul 8;12(7):920. doi: 10.3390/pathogens12070920. Pathogens. 2023. PMID: 37513768 Free PMC article. Review.
Mycobacterium bovis induced human tuberculosis in India: Current status, challenges & opportunities.
Singh AV, Yadav VS, Chauhan DS, Singh SV. Singh AV, et al. Indian J Med Res. 2022 Jul;156(1):21-30. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1161_19. Indian J Med Res. 2022. PMID: 36510895 Free PMC article. Review.
In recent years, there is a renewed interest for the control of bTB to minimize human infection worldwide. In India, while the sporadic presence of M. bovis has been reported in domestic animals, animal-derived food products and human beings from different geographical reg …
In recent years, there is a renewed interest for the control of bTB to minimize human infection worldwide. In India, while the sporad …
Contributing Factors in the Tuberculosis Care Cascade in India: A Systematic Literature Review.
Yasobant S, Bhavsar P, Kalpana P, Memon F, Trivedi P, Saxena D. Yasobant S, et al. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2021 Aug 10;14:3275-3286. doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S322143. eCollection 2021. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2021. PMID: 34408513 Free PMC article. Review.
Thus, this study aims to map all the contributing factors to the TB care cascade in India. Further, it also captures the different patterns of factors explored so far in different countries' regions. This systematic literature review was conducted between October 2020 and …
Thus, this study aims to map all the contributing factors to the TB care cascade in India. Further, it also captures the different pa …
The prevalence of tuberculosis infection in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Chauhan A, Parmar M, Dash GC, Solanki H, Chauhan S, Sharma J, Sahoo KC, Mahapatra P, Rao R, Kumar R, Rade K, Pati S. Chauhan A, et al. Indian J Med Res. 2023 Feb-Mar;157(2&3):135-151. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.ijmr_382_23. Indian J Med Res. 2023. PMID: 37202933 Free PMC article.
However, so far little is known about the TBI burden among the different risk groups in India. Thus, this systematic review and meta-analysis, aimed to estimate the prevalence of TBI in India based on geographies, sociodemographic profile, and risk groups. ...An inc …
However, so far little is known about the TBI burden among the different risk groups in India. Thus, this systematic review and meta- …
Review article: latent tuberculosis in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases receiving immunosuppression-risks, screening, diagnosis and management.
Fehily SR, Al-Ani AH, Abdelmalak J, Rentch C, Zhang E, Denholm JT, Johnson D, Ng SC, Sharma V, Rubin DT, Gibson PR, Christensen B. Fehily SR, et al. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022 Jul;56(1):6-27. doi: 10.1111/apt.16952. Epub 2022 May 20. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022. PMID: 35596242 Free PMC article. Review.
Developing tuberculosis vaccines for people with HIV: consensus statements from an international expert panel.
Miner MD, Hatherill M, Mave V, Gray GE, Nachman S, Read SW, White RG, Hesseling A, Cobelens F, Patel S, Frick M, Bailey T, Seder R, Flynn J, Rengarajan J, Kaushal D, Hanekom W, Schmidt AC, Scriba TJ, Nemes E, Andersen-Nissen E, Landay A, Dorman SE, Aldrovandi G, Cranmer LM, Day CL, Garcia-Basteiro AL, Fiore-Gartland A, Mogg R, Kublin JG, Gupta A, Churchyard G. Miner MD, et al. Lancet HIV. 2022 Nov;9(11):e791-e800. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(22)00255-7. Epub 2022 Oct 11. Lancet HIV. 2022. PMID: 36240834 Free PMC article. Review.
Satisfaction of tuberculosis patients to healthcare services at the global level: A systematic review.
Endalamaw A, Gilks CF, Ambaw F, Chatfield MD, Assefa Y. Endalamaw A, et al. Health Soc Care Community. 2022 Nov;30(6):e3435-e3446. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13953. Epub 2022 Aug 3. Health Soc Care Community. 2022. PMID: 35920598 Free PMC article. Review.
The percentage of satisfied tuberculosis patients ranged from 53.5% to 97.0% in the five African countries, 67.8 to 97.2% in India, South-East Asia, 82.0% in Pakistan, East-Mediterranean and 92.9% in Armenia, the European region. ...
The percentage of satisfied tuberculosis patients ranged from 53.5% to 97.0% in the five African countries, 67.8 to 97.2% in India, S …
Nontuberculous mycobacterium: An emerging pathogen: Indian perspective.
Rajendran P, Padmapriyadarsini C, Mondal R. Rajendran P, et al. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2021 Jul-Sep;10(3):217-227. doi: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_141_21. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2021. PMID: 34494559 Free article. Review.
We aimed to collate the data available on NTM diagnosis and its epidemiology in India in this review. While diagnosis of MTB itself is more challenging in India, for appropriate treatment of NTM, special training and attention is needed for differential diagnosis of …
We aimed to collate the data available on NTM diagnosis and its epidemiology in India in this review. While diagnosis of MTB itself i …
Bovine tuberculosis in India: The need for One Health approach and the way forward.
Ramanujam H, Palaniyandi K. Ramanujam H, et al. One Health. 2023 Jan 30;16:100495. doi: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2023.100495. eCollection 2023 Jun. One Health. 2023. PMID: 36817978 Free PMC article. Review.
The prevalence of bTB among farm and dairy cattle in India is estimated to be around 7.3%, which makes it a country with one of the largest infected herds in the world. ...In a country like India, which contributes to nearly one-fourth of the global TB burden, the z …
The prevalence of bTB among farm and dairy cattle in India is estimated to be around 7.3%, which makes it a country with one of the l …
Tuberculosis revisted: classic imaging findings in childhood.
Mahomed N, Kilborn T, Smit EJ, Chu WCW, Young CYM, Koranteng N, Kasznia-Brown J, Winant AJ, Lee EY, Sodhi KS. Mahomed N, et al. Pediatr Radiol. 2023 Aug;53(9):1799-1828. doi: 10.1007/s00247-023-05648-z. Epub 2023 May 23. Pediatr Radiol. 2023. PMID: 37217783 Free PMC article. Review.
Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Challenges in India: A Review.
Vishwakarma D, Gaidhane A, Sahu S, Rathod AS. Vishwakarma D, et al. Cureus. 2023 Dec 9;15(12):e50222. doi: 10.7759/cureus.50222. eCollection 2023 Dec. Cureus. 2023. PMID: 38192967 Free PMC article. Review.
Tuberculosis (TB) is an increasing public health concern in India. The development of resistance to two of the most effective medications, rifampicin, and isoniazid, is the largest worldwide challenge in the management of TB. ...We also looked through several official sour …
Tuberculosis (TB) is an increasing public health concern in India. The development of resistance to two of the most effective medicat …
Urgently seeking efficiency and sustainability of clinical trials in global health.
Park JJH, Grais RF, Taljaard M, Nakimuli-Mpungu E, Jehan F, Nachega JB, Ford N, Xavier D, Kengne AP, Ashorn P, Socias ME, Bhutta ZA, Mills EJ. Park JJH, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 May;9(5):e681-e690. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30539-8. Lancet Glob Health. 2021. PMID: 33865473 Free PMC article. Review.
Silico-tuberculosis amidst COVID-19 pandemic: global scenario and Indian perspective.
Roy P, Bardhan M, Roy S, Singh U, Suresh T, Anand A. Roy P, et al. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2023 Nov 1;85(12):6083-6090. doi: 10.1097/MS9.0000000000001471. eCollection 2023 Dec. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2023. PMID: 38098595 Free PMC article. Review.
This review article aims to bring to light the state of silicosis and TB scenario in the world and India for evaluating hurdles in the present and future to achieve the elimination road map and assess these conditions in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
This review article aims to bring to light the state of silicosis and TB scenario in the world and India for evaluating hurdles in th …
Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Manifestations of Fungal Infections Misdiagnosed as Tuberculosis: The Need for Prompt Diagnosis and Management.
Ekeng BE, Davies AA, Osaigbovo II, Warris A, Oladele RO, Denning DW. Ekeng BE, et al. J Fungi (Basel). 2022 Apr 28;8(5):460. doi: 10.3390/jof8050460. J Fungi (Basel). 2022. PMID: 35628715 Free PMC article. Review.
A total of 80 individual cases misdiagnosed as TB are highlighted: aspergillosis (n = 18, 22.5%), histoplasmosis (n = 16, 20%), blastomycosis (n = 14, 17.5%), cryptococcosis (n = 11, 13.8%), talaromycosis (n = 7, 8.8%), coccidioidomycosis (n = 5, 6.3%), mucormycosis (n = 4, 5%), …
A total of 80 individual cases misdiagnosed as TB are highlighted: aspergillosis (n = 18, 22.5%), histoplasmosis (n = 16, 20%), blastomycosi …
National TB elimination programme - What has changed.
Khanna A, Saha R, Ahmad N. Khanna A, et al. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2023 Mar-Apr;42:103-107. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmmb.2022.10.008. Epub 2022 Nov 16. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2023. PMID: 36402676 Free PMC article. Review.
India has been actively involved in TB control activities for more than 50 years now. TB still continues to be a severe health problem in India. The country is now better prepared to tackle TB than before. ...
India has been actively involved in TB control activities for more than 50 years now. TB still continues to be a severe health proble
Impact on Tuberculosis Notification During COVID-19 Pandemic in India: A Narrative Review.
Sahu S, Nagtode N Sr. Sahu S, et al. Cureus. 2023 Aug 25;15(8):e44087. doi: 10.7759/cureus.44087. eCollection 2023 Aug. Cureus. 2023. PMID: 37750132 Free PMC article. Review.
TB case detection and notification is one of the worst affected areas. The study aims to assess India's TB reporting status during this pandemic and find possible solutions. Data analysis has been obtained from the India TB notification open-source database. Relevan …
TB case detection and notification is one of the worst affected areas. The study aims to assess India's TB reporting status during th …
Diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusions: A review.
Lo Cascio CM, Kaul V, Dhooria S, Agrawal A, Chaddha U. Lo Cascio CM, et al. Respir Med. 2021 Nov;188:106607. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2021.106607. Epub 2021 Sep 6. Respir Med. 2021. PMID: 34536698 Free article. Review.
Uncommon manifestations in tuberculosis: An expanding clinical spectrum from North India.
Singh J, Dinkar A, Gupta P. Singh J, et al. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2022 Jan-Mar;11(1):30-37. doi: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_242_21. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2022. PMID: 35295021 Free article. Review.
BACKGROUND: Despite being given the best by the health department to eradicate the disease, an alarming rise of tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant public health concern in India. Recently, highly variable clinical manifestations of TB have been reported. ...METHODS: I …
BACKGROUND: Despite being given the best by the health department to eradicate the disease, an alarming rise of tuberculosis (TB) remains a …
A Scoping Review on Accentuating the Pragmatism in the Implication of Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology for Tuberculosis Management in India.
Needamangalam Balaji J, Prakash S, Park Y, Baek JS, Shin J, Rajaguru V, Surapaneni KM. Needamangalam Balaji J, et al. J Pers Med. 2022 Sep 28;12(10):1599. doi: 10.3390/jpm12101599. J Pers Med. 2022. PMID: 36294738 Free PMC article. Review.
Background: India continues to share a colossal count of the global tuberculosis load, with a perturbing 19% spring in the reported cases in 2021. ...Even though the implementation of this novel strategy is escalating around the globe, its triumph is still sub optimal in …
Background: India continues to share a colossal count of the global tuberculosis load, with a perturbing 19% spring in the reported c …
Effectiveness of spatially targeted interventions for control of HIV, tuberculosis, leprosy and malaria: a systematic review.
Khundi M, Carpenter JR, Nliwasa M, Cohen T, Corbett EL, MacPherson P. Khundi M, et al. BMJ Open. 2021 Jul 13;11(7):e044715. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044715. BMJ Open. 2021. PMID: 34257091 Free PMC article.
Spatially targeted interventions for HIV (one USA study), TB (three USA) and leprosy (two Brazil, one Federated States of Micronesia) each used household location and disease density to define hotspots followed by community-based screening. Malaria studies (one each from India
Spatially targeted interventions for HIV (one USA study), TB (three USA) and leprosy (two Brazil, one Federated States of Micronesia) each u …
A critical review of risk factors influencing the prevalence of extensive drug-resistant tuberculosis in India.
Khan AH, Nagoba BS, Shiromwar SS. Khan AH, et al. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2023 Oct-Dec;12(4):372-379. doi: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_143_23. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2023. PMID: 38149530 Free article. Review.
The present study identifies the vital risk variables contributing to XDR-TB prevalence in India. Scopus, PubMed/Medline, Science Direct, and Google Scholar databases were searched thoroughly for the articles, using medical subject heading as a key term published between t …
The present study identifies the vital risk variables contributing to XDR-TB prevalence in India. Scopus, PubMed/Medline, Science Dir …
Active Case Finding for Tuberculosis in India: A Syntheses of Activities and Outcomes Reported by the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme.
Burugina Nagaraja S, Thekkur P, Satyanarayana S, Tharyan P, Sagili KD, Tonsing J, Rao R, Sachdeva KS. Burugina Nagaraja S, et al. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 30;6(4):206. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed6040206. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021. PMID: 34941662 Free PMC article. Review.
India launched a national community-based active TB case finding (ACF) campaign in 2017 as part of the strategic plan of the National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP). ...We suggest a series of strategic interventions addressing the implementation challenges and t
India launched a national community-based active TB case finding (ACF) campaign in 2017 as part of the strategic plan of the National
No smoke without fire: the impact of cigarette smoking on the immune control of tuberculosis.
Quan DH, Kwong AJ, Hansbro PM, Britton WJ. Quan DH, et al. Eur Respir Rev. 2022 Jun 7;31(164):210252. doi: 10.1183/16000617.0252-2021. Print 2022 Jun 30. Eur Respir Rev. 2022. PMID: 35675921 Free PMC article. Review.
Critically, CS exposure is common in heavily populated areas with a high burden of TB, such as China, India and the Russian Federation. It is therefore prudent to evaluate interventions for TB while taking into account the immunological impacts of CS exposure. ...
Critically, CS exposure is common in heavily populated areas with a high burden of TB, such as China, India and the Russian Federatio …
Correlation of Female Genital Tuberculosis and Infertility: A Comprehensive Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Female Genital Tuberculosis Infertility Pathway Analysis.
Vijay A, Tiwari N, Sharma A, Pandey G. Vijay A, et al. J Midlife Health. 2023 Jul-Sep;14(3):165-169. doi: 10.4103/jmh.jmh_151_23. Epub 2023 Dec 30. J Midlife Health. 2023. PMID: 38312757 Free PMC article. Review.
FGTB is a common form of tuberculosis that affects the female reproductive organs. In India, around 27.5 million individuals are facing infertility issues due to female factors, and FGTB might be one of the leading causes. ...
FGTB is a common form of tuberculosis that affects the female reproductive organs. In India, around 27.5 million individuals are faci …
Patient adherence to tuberculosis treatment in the Indian subcontinent: systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research.
Shringarpure K, Gurumurthy M, Sagili KD, Taylor M, Garner P, Tonsing J, Rao R, Sachdeva KS. Shringarpure K, et al. BMJ Open. 2023 May 4;13(5):e063926. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063926. BMJ Open. 2023. PMID: 37142319 Free PMC article.
Twenty-four studies that qualified as 'thick' were included in the synthesis. Studies were set in India (12), Pakistan (6), Nepal (3), Bangladesh (1) or in two or more of these countries (2). ...
Twenty-four studies that qualified as 'thick' were included in the synthesis. Studies were set in India (12), Pakistan (6), Nepal (3) …
Strategies to detect and manage latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts of pulmonary TB patients in high TB burden countries - a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Sagili KD, Muniyandi M, Shringarpure K, Singh K, Kirubakaran R, Rao R, Tonsing J, Sachdeva KS, Tharyan P. Sagili KD, et al. Trop Med Int Health. 2022 Oct;27(10):842-863. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13808. Epub 2022 Sep 20. Trop Med Int Health. 2022. PMID: 35927930 Free PMC article. Review.
Not business as usual: Engaging the corporate sector in India's TB elimination efforts.
Carwile M, Cintron C, Jain K, Buonomo G, Oliver M, Dauphinais M, Narasimhan PB, Prakash Babu S, Sarkar S, Locks L, Kulatilaka N, Hochberg N, Lakshminarayanan S, Sinha P. Carwile M, et al. Glob Public Health. 2023 Jan;18(1):2120405. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2023.2216321. Glob Public Health. 2023. PMID: 37252903 Free article. Review.
India has the highest global burden of tuberculosis (TB), accounting for a quarter of the worldwide TB disease incidence. Given the magnitude of India's epidemic, TB has enormous economic implications. Indeed, the majority of individuals with TB disease are in their
India has the highest global burden of tuberculosis (TB), accounting for a quarter of the worldwide TB disease incidence. Given the m
Tuberculosis and the Effectiveness of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) to Control Tuberculosis: A Narrative Review.
Malwe S, Bawiskar D, Wagh V. Malwe S, et al. Cureus. 2023 Dec 31;15(12):e51418. doi: 10.7759/cureus.51418. eCollection 2023 Dec. Cureus. 2023. PMID: 38299135 Free PMC article. Review.
The revised National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program is an initiative undertaken by the government of India and was active from 1997 to 2020. Later it was renamed as National TB Elimination Program, which eyes the complete eradication of TB by 2025. ...
The revised National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program is an initiative undertaken by the government of India and was active from 199 …
The In vitro activity of carbapenems alone and in combination with beta-lactamase inhibitors against difficult-to-treat mycobacteria; Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium abscessus, and Mycobacterium avium complex: A systematic review.
Andersson V, Fröberg G, Dahl VN, Chryssanthou E, Giske C, Schön T, Forsman LD. Andersson V, et al. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2023 Jul-Sep;12(3):211-225. doi: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_131_23. Int J Mycobacteriol. 2023. PMID: 37721224 Free article. Review.
Male Sex Is Associated With Worse Microbiological and Clinical Outcomes Following Tuberculosis Treatment: A Retrospective Cohort Study, a Systematic Review of the Literature, and Meta-analysis.
Chidambaram V, Tun NL, Majella MG, Ruelas Castillo J, Ayeh SK, Kumar A, Neupane P, Sivakumar RK, Win EP, Abbey EJ, Wang S, Zimmerman A, Blanck J, Gupte A, Wang JY, Karakousis PC. Chidambaram V, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 2;73(9):1580-1588. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab527. Clin Infect Dis. 2021. PMID: 34100919 Free PMC article.
Routine Ultrasonography for Intensified Tuberculosis Case Finding in High Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Tuberculosis (TB) Burdened Countries: A Proposed Frame Work.
Luntsi G, Ugwu AC, Ahmadu MS, Ohagwu CC, Sidi M, Ochie K, Mshelia EP, Erim AE, Abubakar U, Nkubli FB, Nwobi CI, Ayogu E. Luntsi G, et al. J Med Ultrasound. 2022 Oct 7;30(4):245-250. doi: 10.4103/jmu.jmu_25_22. eCollection 2022 Oct-Dec. J Med Ultrasound. 2022. PMID: 36844781 Free PMC article. Review.
ABO blood group as a risk factor for tuberculosis: A network meta-analysis.
Chen H, Horita N, Matsumoto H, Namkoong H, Hara Y, Kobayashi N, Kaneko T. Chen H, et al. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Mar;104:701-707. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.057. Epub 2021 Jan 27. Int J Infect Dis. 2021. PMID: 33515774 Free article.
Region-based subgroup analyses suggested that the AB blood group was a substantial risk in Africa (OR = 1.78, 95% CI: 1.39-2.28) and India (OR = 1.48, 95% CI: 1.14-1.92). CONCLUSIONS: AB blood group is a risk factor for tuberculosis of a substantial magnitude in Africa and …
Region-based subgroup analyses suggested that the AB blood group was a substantial risk in Africa (OR = 1.78, 95% CI: 1.39-2.28) and Indi
Role for Linezolid in drug sensitive tuberculosis.
Ramesh Kumar S, Narendran G, Padmapriyadarsini C. Ramesh Kumar S, et al. J Infect Public Health. 2024 Jan;17(1):172-174. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2023.11.012. Epub 2023 Nov 13. J Infect Public Health. 2024. PMID: 38039860 Free article. Review.
Gated Calcium Ion Channel and Mutation Mechanisms in Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
D'Elia JA, Weinrauch LA. D'Elia JA, et al. Int J Mol Sci. 2023 Jun 2;24(11):9670. doi: 10.3390/ijms24119670. Int J Mol Sci. 2023. PMID: 37298620 Free PMC article. Review.
However, the migration of populations in times of drought, famine, and hostilities may increase the global reach of this ancient pathogen. Given an increased spread from China and India to African countries, drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis has become an emerging …
However, the migration of populations in times of drought, famine, and hostilities may increase the global reach of this ancient pathogen. G …
Determinants of tuberculosis: an example of high tuberculosis burden in the Saharia tribe.
Gupta P, Singh P, Das A, Kumar R. Gupta P, et al. Front Public Health. 2023 Oct 18;11:1226980. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1226980. eCollection 2023. Front Public Health. 2023. PMID: 37920577 Free PMC article. Review.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a significant public health problem among the Saharia community, an underprivileged tribal group in the west-central part of India. There are several challenges for India's TB control program to curtail TB in the Saharia tribe. ...The concept of …
Tuberculosis (TB) is a significant public health problem among the Saharia community, an underprivileged tribal group in the west-central pa …
Care of tuberculosis patients in the times of COVID-19.
Tale S, Meitei Soibam P. Tale S, et al. Indian J Tuberc. 2021 Apr;68(2):285-286. doi: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2020.09.004. Epub 2020 Sep 5. Indian J Tuberc. 2021. PMID: 33845968 Free PMC article. Review.
Globally during this time of Covid-19 pandemic health care services are overhelmed and it has negative impact on other diseases like Tuberculosis (TB). High TB burden countries like India despite being faced by several other problems in present times, is continuously tryin …
Globally during this time of Covid-19 pandemic health care services are overhelmed and it has negative impact on other diseases like Tubercu …
Influence of N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) genotype/single nucleotide polymorphisms on clearance of isoniazid in tuberculosis patients: a systematic review of population pharmacokinetic models.
Thomas L, Raju AP, Chaithra, M SS, Varma M, Saravu K, Banerjee M, Sv CS, Mallayasamy S, Rao M. Thomas L, et al. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2022 Oct;78(10):1535-1553. doi: 10.1007/s00228-022-03362-7. Epub 2022 Jul 19. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2022. PMID: 35852584 Free PMC article. Review.
Does Direct Benefit Transfer Improve Outcomes Among People With Tuberculosis? - A Mixed-Methods Study on the Need for a Review of the Cash Transfer Policy in India.
Dave JD, Rupani MP. Dave JD, et al. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2022 Dec 6;11(11):2552-2562. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2022.5784. Epub 2022 Jan 30. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2022. PMID: 35174676 Free PMC article. Review.
BACKGROUND: A direct benefit transfer (DBT) program was launched to address the dual epidemic of under-nutrition and tuberculosis (TB) in India. We conducted this study to determine whether non-receipt of DBT was associated with unfavorable treatment outcomes among patient …
BACKGROUND: A direct benefit transfer (DBT) program was launched to address the dual epidemic of under-nutrition and tuberculosis (TB) in …
Deciphering the emerging role of phytocompounds: Implications in the management of drug-resistant tuberculosis and ATDs-induced hepatic damage.
Ansari MA, Shoaib S, Alomary MN, Ather H, Ansari SMA, Hani U, Jamous YF, Alyahya SA, Alharbi JN, Imran MA, Wahab S, Ahmad W, Islam N. Ansari MA, et al. J Infect Public Health. 2023 Sep;16(9):1443-1459. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2023.07.016. Epub 2023 Jul 26. J Infect Public Health. 2023. PMID: 37523915 Free article. Review.
Recent updates in diagnosis and management of drug-resistant tuberculosis in India: A paradigm shift and the way ahead during the COVID-19 crisis.
Gupta M, Ish P, Malhotra N. Gupta M, et al. Indian J Tuberc. 2022 Jul;69(3):264-267. doi: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2021.08.013. Epub 2021 Aug 16. Indian J Tuberc. 2022. PMID: 35760475 Free PMC article. Review.
The recent guidelines on the Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) in India (PMDT) have been released in March 2021 on World TB Day. The new guidelines have considered emerging diagnostic trends including TrueNat, Xpert Mtb/XDR, Next generation seq …
The recent guidelines on the Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) in India (PMDT) have been released in Mar …
MmpL3 Inhibition as a Promising Approach to Develop Novel Therapies against Tuberculosis: A Spotlight on SQ109, Clinical Studies, and Patents Literature.
Imran M, Arora MK, Chaudhary A, Khan SA, Kamal M, Alshammari MM, Alharbi RM, Althomali NA, Alzimam IM, Alshammari AA, Alharbi BH, Alshengeti A, Alsaleh AA, Alqahtani SA, Rabaan AA. Imran M, et al. Biomedicines. 2022 Nov 3;10(11):2793. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines10112793. Biomedicines. 2022. PMID: 36359313 Free PMC article. Review.
Distribution of HLA-DRB1 alleles in BRICS countries with a high tuberculosis burden: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Sarno A, Daltro CB, Mendes CMC, Barbosa T. Sarno A, et al. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2021 Jul 23;54:e00172021. doi: 10.1590/0037-8682-0017-2021. eCollection 2021. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2021. PMID: 34320128 Free PMC article.
INTRODUCTION: Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death worldwide caused by a single infectious disease agent. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) account for more than half of the world's TB cases. ...
INTRODUCTION: Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death worldwide caused by a single infectious disease agent. Brazil, Russia, Indi
Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Brazil before the whole genome sequencing era: a literature review.
Conceição EC, Salvato RS, Gomes KM, Guimarães AEDS, da Conceição ML, Souza E Guimarães RJP, Sharma A, Furlaneto IP, Barcellos RB, Bollela VR, Anselmo LMP, Sisco MC, Niero CV, Ferrazoli L, Refrégier G, Lourenço MCDS, Gomes HM, de Brito AC, Catanho M, Duarte RS, Suffys PN, Lima KVB. Conceição EC, et al. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2021 Mar 15;116:e200517. doi: 10.1590/0074-02760200517. eCollection 2021. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2021. PMID: 33729319 Free PMC article. Review.
Cost-Effectiveness of Currently Available Diagnostic Tools for Diagnosis of Pediatric Tuberculosis Under National Tuberculosis Elimination Program.
Bhatia R, Chauhan A, Kaur K, Rana M, Singh M. Bhatia R, et al. Indian J Community Med. 2023 Jan-Feb;48(1):24-30. doi: 10.4103/ijcm.ijcm_471_22. Epub 2023 Feb 1. Indian J Community Med. 2023. PMID: 37082404 Free PMC article. Review.
In India, children do not get diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) for reasons such as lack of screening modality at the health-care settings, inadequate sputum sample, and low detection rate. ...At an additional cost of Rs. 5925 to avert one DALY, which is below the gross dom …
In India, children do not get diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) for reasons such as lack of screening modality at the health-care sett …
Global prevalence, treatment and outcome of tuberculosis and COVID-19 coinfection: a systematic review and meta-analysis (from November 2019 to March 2021).
Wang Q, Guo S, Wei X, Dong Q, Xu N, Li H, Zhao J, Sun Q. Wang Q, et al. BMJ Open. 2022 Jun 20;12(6):e059396. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059396. BMJ Open. 2022. PMID: 35725250 Free PMC article.
The mean in-hospital fatality rates for high-income countries (Italy and Argentina) and low/middle-income countries (LMICs) (India, Philippines, South Africa) were 6.5% (95% CI: -0.8% to ~13.9%) and 22.5% (95% CI: 19.0% to ~26.0%). ...
The mean in-hospital fatality rates for high-income countries (Italy and Argentina) and low/middle-income countries (LMICs) (India, P …
Global research trends in central nervous system tuberculosis - A bibliometric analysis.
Pant A, Farrokhi F, Gyawali P, Yekuno K, Shah O, Singh S, Raj Sharma M. Pant A, et al. J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2024 Jan 8;34:100414. doi: 10.1016/j.jctube.2024.100414. eCollection 2024 Feb. J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2024. PMID: 38304751 Free PMC article. Review.
FINDINGS: Publication output grew annually at an average rate of 6.88%, driven primarily by India and China. International collaborations comprised 16.44% of total publications but contributed to 11 of the 15 top-cited papers. ...INTERPRETATION: Our findings reveal a growi …
FINDINGS: Publication output grew annually at an average rate of 6.88%, driven primarily by India and China. International collaborat …
Concurrent Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis Meningitis in an Immunocompromised Patient: A Rare Case Report and Comprehensive Review of Literature.
Marincu I, Bratosin F, Bogdan I, Dumitru C, Stoica CN, Csep AN, Mederle N, Fericean RM, Mederle AO, Prathipati R, Chicin GN, Mavrea A, Barata PI, Bota AV. Marincu I, et al. Medicina (Kaunas). 2023 Mar 30;59(4):687. doi: 10.3390/medicina59040687. Medicina (Kaunas). 2023. PMID: 37109645 Free PMC article. Review.
Neurological issues during severe COVID-19 in a tertiary level hospital in Western India.
Dravid AN, Mane DN, Khan ZA. Dravid AN, et al. Neurosci Lett. 2021 Apr 1;749:135692. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2021.135692. Epub 2021 Feb 13. Neurosci Lett. 2021. PMID: 33592305 Free PMC article. Review.
India has the second largest COVID-19 epidemic in the world as per current estimates. ...This letter is the first report of the spectrum of neurological disorders observed in patients with severe COVID-19 from a resource limited setting like India. Till October 30(t
India has the second largest COVID-19 epidemic in the world as per current estimates. ...This letter is the first report of the spect
An Insight into Advances in Developing Nanotechnology Based Therapeutics, Drug Delivery, Diagnostics and Vaccines: Multidimensional Applications in Tuberculosis Disease Management.
Chopra H, Mohanta YK, Rauta PR, Ahmed R, Mahanta S, Mishra PK, Panda P, Rabaan AA, Alshehri AA, Othman B, Alshahrani MA, Alqahtani AS, Al Basha BA, Dhama K. Chopra H, et al. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2023 Apr 12;16(4):581. doi: 10.3390/ph16040581. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2023. PMID: 37111338 Free PMC article. Review.