Tuberculosis is one of the most infectious killers globally, according to the World Health Organization 1.5 million people died from the disease in 2013, with a total of 9 million falling ill with TB.
To mark World TB Day we have compiled a special collection around the theme of “treatment and cure” of Tuberculosis, this research is available to read online until the 24th of June 2016.
Ancient Disease, Modern Epidemiology: A Century of Progress in Understanding and Fighting Tuberculosis
By Alice Zwerling, Colleen Hanrahan, and David W. Dowdy
A Field-Validated Approach Using Surveillance and Genotyping Data to Estimate Tuberculosis Attributable to Recent Transmission in the United States
By Anne Marie France, Juliana Grant, J. Steve Kammerer, and Thomas R. Navin
Age-Specific Risks of Tuberculosis Infection From Household and Community Exposures and Opportunities for Interventions in a High-Burden Setting
By Jonathan L. Zelner, Megan B. Murray, Mercedes C. Becerra, et al.
Novel diagnostics and therapeutics for drug-resistant tuberculosis
By Melody Toosky and Babak Javid
Differential expression of putative drug resistance genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates
By Laura González-Escalante, Katia Peñuelas-Urquides, Salvador Said-Fernández, et al.
A proportion of mutations fixed in the genomes of in vitro selected isogenic drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutants can be detected as minority variants in the parent culture
By Indra Bergval, Francesc Coll, Anja Schuitema, et al.
Does treatment collection and observation each day keep the patient away? An analysis of the determinants of adherence among patients with Tuberculosis in South Africa
By Stephen Birch, Veloshnee Govender, Jana Fried, et al.
Harnessing Photovoice for tuberculosis advocacy in Karachi, Pakistan
By Shama Mohammed, Sana Zehra Sajun, and Faisal S. Khan
Transmission modeling and health systems: the case of TB in India
By Sandip Mandal and Nimalan Arinaminpathy
Factors affecting tuberculosis strain success over 10 years in a high TB- and HIV-burdened community
By Keren Middelkoop, Linda-Gail Bekker, Barun Mathema, et al.
Correlation of different phenotypic drug susceptibility testing methods for four fluoroquinolones in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
By Nele Coeck, Bouke C. de Jong, Maren Diels, et al.
Might isoniazid plasma exposure be a valuable predictor of drug-related hepatotoxicity risk among adult patients with TB?
By Piergiorgio Cojutti, Silvia Duranti, Miriam Isola, et al.
Colistin as a potentiator of anti-TB drug activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
By Hannelore I. Bax, Jurriaan E. M. de Steenwinkel, Marian T. ten Kate, et al.
Limited access to drugs for resistant tuberculosis: a call to action
By Sabine Bélard , Saskia Janssen , Kara K. Osbak, et al.
Colonic tuberculosis masquerading as colon cancer
By A Kumar, M Patodia, PK Pandove, and VK Sharda
Assessing risk of tuberculosis in international travellers: progress and new challenges
By Justin Timothy Denholm
Revisiting tuberculosis risk in Peace Corps Volunteers, 2006–13
By Megan L. Brown, Susan J. Henderson, Rennie W. Ferguson, and Paul Jung
Dengue Fever, Tuberculosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus Conversion in a Group of Long‐Term Development Aid Workers
By Jenny T. Visser and Ciaran A. Edwards
Treatment Outcomes of Childhood TB in Lagos, Nigeria
By Olusola Adedeji Adejumo, Olusoji James Daniel, Bisola Ibironke Adebayo, et al.
Yield of Screening for TB and HIV among Children Failing to Thrive in Botswana
By Tonya Arscott-Mills, Ari Ho-Foster, Margaret Lowenstein, et al.
Tuberculosis of the thyroid gland: two case reports
By Arjun Baidya, Arijit Singha, Rana Bhattacharjee, and Bibhas Saha Dalal
Reversal of Mycobacterium tuberculosis phenotypic drug resistance by 2-aminoimidazole-based small molecules
By David F. Ackart, Erick A. Lindsey, Brendan K. Podell, et al.
Pyrazinamide resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis fails to bite?
By Alice L. den Hertog, Sarah Sengstake, and Richard M. Anthony
Aerosol immunisation for TB: matching route of vaccination to route of infection
By Zita-Rose Manjaly Thomas and Helen McShane
An intervention of active TB case finding among smokers attending routine primary care facilities in China: an exploratory study
By Xiaolin Wei, Guangyan Zou, Marc KC Chong and Lin Xu
Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health
Challenging Cases in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
Chapter: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine