Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:


6903.      Agrawala S Abdominal Tuberculosis .Hosp Today 2002 ,7(2),65-70.

6904.      Agrawala S. Childhood  Tuberculosis: surgical aspects . Hosp Today 2002 ,7(2),81-7.

6905.      Ariyurek MO, Karcaaltincaba M, Demirkazik FB, Akay H, Gedikoglu G, Emri S. Bilateral multiple pulmonary tuberculous nodules mimicking metastatic disease. Eur J Radiol. 2002 Oct;44(1):33-6.

6906.      Asnis DS, Cherian S, Sun T, Shrestha S, Santucci T Jr.Pulmonary tuberculosis presenting as community-acquired pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 15;35(12):1574-5.

6907.      Barrett A, Magee JG, Freeman R. An evaluation of the BD ProbeTec ET system for the direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in respiratory samples. J Med Microbiol. 2002 Oct;51(10):895-8.

6908.      Beg  M,Singh M,Azhari S, Bhargav R ,Ali A .Comparative analysis of immunological diagnostic test of mycobactorium tuberculosis .Indian med Gaz 2001 ,135(7),210-13

6909.      Biswas D; Agarwal M; Ali A; Bhargava R.Antigen ES-31 : observation from use of antigen, antibody and immune complexed antigen in sero-diagnosis of tuberculosis Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. 2002 Jul; 49(3): 129-31

6910.      Bose M. Genomics and tuberculosis. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2002 Oct-Dec;44(4):221-3.

6911.      Deivanayagam CN, Rajasekaran S, Venkatesan R, Mahilmaran A, Ahmed PR, Annadurai S, Kumar S, Chandrasekar C, Ravichandran N, Pencillaiah R. Prevalence of acquired MDR-TB and HIV co-infection. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2002 Oct-Dec;44(4):237-42.

6912.      Deodhar  L ,Goghate A .HIV status of culture positive  tuberculosis cases.Indian  J med  Microbiol 1998,16(2).84-5.

6913.      Dhar S; Dhar S.Histopathological features of granulomatous skin diseases : an analysis of 22 skin biopsies Indian Journal of Dermatology . 2002; 47(2): 88-90

6914.      Efrati O, Barak A. Pleural effusions in the pediatric population. Pediatr Rev. 2002 Dec;23(12):417-26.

6915.      Furst DE, Cush J, Kaufmann S, Siegel J, Kurth R.Preliminary guidelines for diagnosing and treating tuberculosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in immunosuppressive trials or being treated with biological agents. Ann Rheum Dis. 2002 Nov;61 Suppl 2:ii62-3.

6916.      Gayathri Devi DR; Belwadi S; Beena PM..Diagnostic value of IgA in tuberculosis Indian Practitioner. 2002 Feb; 55(2): 97-9

6917.      Goel A Seth A . Genitourinary Tuberculosis .Hosp Today 2002,7(2),75-8

6918.      Gupta S; Shende N; Banerjee S; Kumar S; Reddy MVR; Harinath BC. Analysis of seva TBES-31 antigen specific immunoglobulins IgM, IgA and IgG in sera of sputum and culture positive pulmonary tuberculosis Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry. 2002 Jan; 17(1): 5-8

6919.      Hancox M.Cattle TB crisis--cause and cure, and further risk to human health. Respir Med. 2002 Oct;96(10):842-5.

6920.      Jasmer RM, Gotway MB, Creasman JM, Webb WR, Edinburgh KJ, Huang L.Clinical and radiographic predictors of the etiology of computed tomography-diagnosed intrathoracic lymphadenopathy in HIV-infected patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Nov 1;31(3):291-8.

6921.      Jasmer RM, Nahid P, Hopewell PC. Clinical practice. Latent tuberculosis infection. N Engl J Med. 2002 Dec 5;347(23):1860-6.

6922.      Jasmer RM, Saukkonen JJ, Blumberg HM, Daley CL, Bernardo J, Vittinghoff E, King MD, Kawamura LM, Hopewell PC.Short-course rifampin and pyrazinamide compared with isoniazid for latent tuberculosis infection: a multicenter clinical trial. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Oct 15;137(8):640-7.

6923.      Julian E, Matas L, Perez A, Alcaide J, Laneelle MA, Luquin M. Serodiagnosis of tuberculosis: comparison of immunoglobulin A (IgA) response to sulfolipid I with IgG and IgM responses to 2,3-diacyltrehalose, 2,3,6-triacyltrehalose, and cord factor antigens. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Oct;40(10):3782-8.

6924.      Kang EY, Choi JA, Seo BK, Oh YW, Lee CK, Shim JJ.Utility of polymerase chain reaction for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis in specimens from percutaneous transthoracic needle aspiration. Radiology. 2002 Oct;225(1):205-9.

6925.      Khan K, Muennig P, Behta M, Zivin JG.Global drug-resistance patterns and the management of latent tuberculosis infection in immigrants to the United States. N Engl J Med. 2002 Dec 5;347(23):1850-9.

6926.      Khan SA, Zahid M, Asif N, Hasan AS.Tuberculosis of the sternoclavicular joint. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2002 Oct-Dec;44(4):271-3.

6927.      Khare K C , Datawani N .HIV infection amongest pulmonary tuberculosis.Hosp Today 2002,7(2),91-3

6928.      Khatri GR, Frieden TR. Controlling tuberculosis in India. N Engl J Med. 2002 Oct 31;347(18):1420-5.

6929.      Kitada S, Maekura R, Toyoshima N, Fujiwara N, Yano I, Ogura T, Ito M, Kobayashi K. Serodiagnosis of pulmonary disease due to Mycobacterium avium complex with an enzyme immunoassay that uses a mixture of glycopeptidolipid antigens. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Dec 1;35(11):1328-35.

6930.      Kulkarni AG; Prabhu VV. Tuberculosis presenting as carpal tunnel syndrome: a case report with review of literature Bombay Hospital Journal. 2002 Jan; 44(1): 102-3

6931.      Kurth R, Haas WH.Epidemiology, diagnostic possibilities, and treatment of tuberculosis.Ann Rheum Dis. 2002 Nov;61 Suppl 2:ii59-61.

6932.      Larsen NM, Biddle CL, Sotir MJ, White N, Parrott P, Blumberg HM. Risk of tuberculin skin test conversion among health care workers: occupational versus community exposure and infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Oct 1;35(7):796-801.

6933.      Lee JH, Lee CW, Lee SG, Yang HS, Hong MK, Kim JJ, Park SW, Chi HS, Park SJ. Comparison of polymerase chain reaction with adenosine deaminase activity in pericardial fluid for the diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis. Am J Med. 2002 Oct 15;113(6):519-21.

6934.      McCaughan F, Holmes A, Lynn WA, Friedland JS.Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection complicated by Eales disease with peripheral neuropathy. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Oct 15;35(8):e89-91.

6935.      Michael JS; Lalitha MK; Cherian T; Thomas K; Mathai D; Abraham OC; Brahmadattan KN Evaluation of polymerase chain reaction for rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis meningitis Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. 2002 Jul; 49(3): 133-7

6936.      Mohapatra PR, Janmeja AK, Saini V, Das SK, Deb A.Second-line treatment for chronic tuberculosis.Lancet. 2002 Nov 2;360(9343):1430.

6937.      Mwinga A, Nunn A, Ngwira B, Chintu C, Warndorff D, Fine P, Darbyshire J, Zumla A. Mycobacterium vaccae (SRL172) immunotherapy as an adjunct to standard antituberculosis treatment in HIV-infected adults with pulmonary tuberculosis: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2002 Oct 5;360(9339):1050-5.

6938.      Raut WK; Sawaitu VK; Bobhate SK; Fule RP; Salodkar AD.Acute miliary tuberculosis of skin-a case report and review of literature Indian Journal of Dermatology . 2002 Jan-Mar; 47(1): 57-9

6939.      Rege SA; Umman P; Nunes Q; Joshi A; Rohandia O.Rectal tuberculosis simulating malignancy: a case report and review Bombay Hospital Journal. 2002 Apr; 44(2): 280-1 .

6940.      Senthil Kumar KS, Uma Devi KR, Alamelu R.Isolation and evaluation of diagnostic value of two major secreted proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2002 Oct-Dec;44(4):225-32.

6941.      Shenai S; Rodrigues C.Evaluation a new phage amplification technology for rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2002 Oct; 20(4): 194-90

6942.      Venugopal P; Karunakaran R. Alappuzha Imaging diagnosis: a case report Indian Practitioner. 2002 Jan; 55(1): 46-8

Pathogenesis :

6943.      Chan ED, Iseman MD. Current medical treatment for tuberculosis.BMJ  2002 Nov 30;325(7375):1282-6

6944.      Cockle PJ, Gordon SV, Lalvani A, Buddle BM, Hewinson RG, Vordermeier HM. Identification of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens with potential as diagnostic reagents or subunit vaccine candidates by comparative genomics. Infect Immun  2002 Dec;70(12):6996-7003

6945.      Gordon S.Positive about HIV--an immunological education project in South Africa. Nat Immunol  2002 Dec;3(12):1115-7 

6946.      Hughes-Davies TH. Changes in the transmission of tuberculosis in New York. N Engl J Med  2002 Oct 31;347(18):1453-5

6947.      Larsen MH, Vilcheze C, Kremer L, Besra GS, Parsons L, Salfinger M, Heifets L, Hazbon MH, Alland D, Sacchettini JC, Jacobs WR Jr. Overexpression of inhA, but not kasA, confers resistance to isoniazid and ethionamide in Mycobacterium smegmatis, M. bovis BCG and M. tuberculosis. Mol Microbiol  2002 Oct;46(2):453-66

6948.      Orellana C. Immune system stimulator shows promise against uberculosis. Lancet Infect Dis  2002 Dec;2(12):711

6949.      Quintana FJ, Carmi P, Cohen IR. DNA vaccination with heat shock protein 60 inhibits cyclophosphamide-accelerated diabetes. J Immunol  2002 Nov 15;169(10):6030-5

Vaccines :

6950.      Hoft DF, Worku S, Kampmann B, Whalen CC, Ellner JJ, Hirsch CS, Brown RB, Larkin R, Li Q, Yun H, Silver RF. Investigation of the relationships between immune-mediated inhibition of mycobacterial growth and other potential surrogate arkers of protective Mycobacterium tuberculosis immunity. J Infect Dis. 2002 Nov 15;186(10):1448-57.

Therapy :

6951.      Biet F, Kremer L, Wolowczuk I, Delacre M, Locht C.Mycobacterium bovis BCG producing interleukin-18 increases antigen-specific gamma interferon production in mice. Infect Immun. 2002 Dec;70(12):6549-57.

6952.      Bose M. Genomics and tuberculosis. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2002 Oct-Dec;44(4):221-3.

6953.      Collins CD, Green AT, Newell JN. The relationship between disease control strategies and health system development: the case of TB. Health Policy. 2002 Nov;62(2):141-60.

6954.      Kang EY, Choi JA, Seo BK, Oh YW, Lee CK, Shim JJ. Utility of polymerase chain reaction for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis in specimens from percutaneous transthoracic needle aspiration. Radiology. 2002 Oct;225(1):205-9.

6955.      Narita M, Kellman M, Franchini DL, McMillan ME, Hollender ES, Ashkin D. Short-course rifamycin and pyrazinamide treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in patients with HIV infection: the 2-year experience of a comprehensive community-based program in Broward County, Florida.Chest. 2002 Oct;122(4):1292-8.

6956.      Shukla SJ, Warren DK, Woeltje KF, Gruber CA, Fraser VJ.Factors associated with the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection among health-care workers at a midwestern teaching hospital. Chest. 2002 Nov;122(5):1609-14.