Articles on tuberculosis

 A retrospective TBNET assessment of linezolid safety, tolerability and efficacy in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

G.B. Migliori, B. Eker, M.D. Richardson, G. Sotgiu, J-P. Zellweger, A. Skrahina, J. Ortmann, E. Girardi, H. Hoffmann, G. Besozzi, N. Bevilacqua, D. Kirsten, R. Centis and C. Lange for the TBNET Study Group

Alarming levels of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Belarus: results of a survey in Minsk

Alena Skrahina, Henadz Hurevich, Aksana Zalutskaya, Evgeni Sahalchyk, Andrei Astrauko, Wayne van Gemert, Sven Hoffner, Valiantsin Rusovich and Matteo Zignol

Autologous mesenchymal stromal cell infusion as adjunct treatment in patients with multidrug and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: an open-label phase 1 safety trial

Aliaksandr Skrahin, Raija K Ahmed, Giovanni Ferrara, Lalit Rane, Thomas Poiret, Yanina Isaikina, Alena Skrahina, Alimuddin Zumla, Markus J Maeure

Drug resistace-related mutations in multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from diverse geographical regions

Senia Rosales-Klintz, Pontus Jureen, Aksana Zalutskaya, Alena Skrahina, Biao Xu, Yi Hu, Lelany Pineda-Garcia, Muayad Aghali Merza, Ionela Muntean, Freddie Bwanga, Moses Joloba, Sven E. Hoffner

Efficacy, safety and tolerability of linezolid containing regimens in treating MDR-TB and XDR-TB: systematic review and meta-analysis

Giovanni Sotgiu, Rosella Centis, Lia D’Ambrosio, Jan-William C. Alffenaar, Holly A. Anger, Jose A.Caminero, PaoloCastiglia, SaverioDe Lorenzo,Giovanni Ferrara, Won-Jung Koh, Giesela F. Schecter, Tae S. Shim, Rupak Singla, Alena Skrahina, Antonio Spanevello, Zarir F. Udwadia, Miquel Villar, Elisabetta Zampogna, Jean-Pierre Zellweger, Alimuddin Zumla and Giovanni Battista Migliori

Health care index score and risk of death following tuberculosis diagnosis in HIV-positive patients

D. N. Podlekareva, D. Grint, F. A. Post, A. Mocroft, A. M. Panteleev, R. F. Miller, J. M. Miro, M. Bruyand, H. Furrer, V. Riekstina, E. Girardi, M. H. Losso, J. A. Caylá, E. A. Malashenkov, N. Obel, A. M. Skrahina, J. D. Lundgren, O. Kirk; HIV-TB Study Group

Linezolid to treat extensively drug- resistant TB: retrospective data are confirmed by experimental evidence

Giovanni Sotgiu, Rosella Centis, Lia D’Ambrosio, Antonio Spanevello and Giovanni Battista Migliori on behalf of the International Group for the study of Linezolid

Management of patients with multidrug-resistant/extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe: a TBNET consensus statement

Christoph Lange, Ibrahim Abubakar, Jan-Willem C. Alffenaar, Graham Bothamley, Jose A. Caminero, Anna Cristina C. Carvalho, Kwok-Chiu Chang, Luigi Codecasa, Ana Correia, Valeriu Crudu, Peter Davies, Martin Dedicoat, Francis Drobniewski, Raquel Duarte, Cordula Ehlers, Connie Erkens, Delia Goletti, Gunar GЁunther, Elmira Ibraim, Beate Kampmann, Liga Kuksa, Wiel de Lange, Frank van Leth, Jan van Lunzen, Alberto Matteelli, Dick Menzies, Ignacio Monedero, Elvira Richter, Sabine RЁusch-Gerdes, Andreas Sandgren, Anna Scardigli, Alena Skrahina, Enrico Tortoli, Grigory Volchenkov, Dirk Wagner, Marieke J. van der Werf, Bhanu Williams, Wing-Wai Yew, Jean-Pierre Zellweger and Daniela Maria Cirillo for the TBNET

Multidrug-resistant Myobacterium tuberculosis caused by the Beijing genotype and a specific T1 genotype clone (SIT No. 266) us widely transmitted in Minsk

Aksana Zalutskaya, Maria Wijkander, Pontus Jureen, Alena Skrahina, Sven Hoffner

Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis in HIV positive patients in Eastern Europe

Frank A. Post, Daniel Grint, Anne Marie Werlinrud, Alexander Panteleev, Vieja Riekstina, Evgeniy A. Malashenkov, Alena Skrahina, Dan Duiculescu, Daria Podlekareva, Igor Karpov, Vasiliy Bondarenko, Nelly Chentsova, Jens Lundgren, Amanda Mocroft, Ole Kirk, Jose Miro, for the HIV-TB Study Group

Mortality from HIV and TB coinfections is higher in Eastern Europe than in Western Europe and Argentina

The HIV/TB Study Writing Group

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Belarus: the size of the problem and associated risk factors

Alena Skrahina, Henadz Hurevich, Aksana Zalutskaya, Evgeni Sahalchyk, Andrei Astrauko, Sven Hoffner, Valiantsin Rusovich, Andrei Dadu, Pierpaolo de Colombani, Masoud Dara, Wayne van Gemert and Matteo Zignol

Pattern recognition and cellular immune responses to novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis- antigens in individuals from Belarus

Raija K Ahmed, Zoyia Rohava, Kithiganahalli N Balaji, Sven E Hoffner, Hans Gaines, Isabelle Magalhaes, Alimuddin Zumla, Alena Skrahina and Markus J Maeurer

Short- and long-term mortality and causes of death in HIV/tuberculosis patients in Europe

Daria N. Podlekareva, Alexander M. Panteleev, Daniel Grint, Frank A. Post, Jose M. Miro, Mathias Bruyand, Hansjakob Furrer, Niels Obel, Enrico Girardi, Anna Vasilenko, Marcelo H. Losso, Alejandro Arenas-Pinto, Joan Caylґa, Aza Rakhmanova, Indra Zeltina, Anne Marie Werlinrud, Jens D. Lundgren, Amanda Mocroft, Ole Kirk and the HIV/TB study group

Targeting multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) by therapeutic vaccines

Satria A. Prabowo, Matthias I. Gröschel, Ed D. L. Schmidt, Alena Skrahina, Traian Mihaescu, Serap Hastürk, Rotislav Mitrofanov, Edita Pimkina, Ildikó Visontai, Bouke de Jong, John L. Stanford, Père-Joan Cardona, Stefan H. E. Kaufmann, Tjip S. van der Werf