“Ukatamanga weka utamangisa, tikatamanga awili, tifikapatali" - When you run alone, you run fast. When you run together, you run further - Zambian Proverb


Research and Training Programme

Publications 2011

Tuberculosis in prisons: anatomy of global neglect. O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Atun R, Abubakar I, Mwaba P, Bates M, Kapata N, Ferrara G, Hoelscher M, Zumla A. Eur Respir J. 2011 Oct;38(4):752-4.

Tackling the spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe. Abubakar I, Dara M, Manissero D, Zumla A. Lancet. 2012 Jan 28;379(9813):e21-3. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61428-1. Epub 2011 Sep 14. No abstract available.

Towards the development of EU/EEA Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC). Migliori GB, Sotgiu G, Blasi F, Zumla A, Loddenkemper R, Raviglione MC, Abubakar I, Sandgren A, Manissero D. Eur Respir J. 2011 Sep;38(3):493-5.

Screening of immigrants in the UK for latent tuberculosis. McNerney R, Ferrara G, O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Zumla A. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2011 Aug;5(4):483-6.

Xpert MTB/RIF test for tuberculosis. Ferrara G, O'Grady J, Zumla A, Maeurer M. Lancet. 2011 Aug 6;378(9790):482; author reply 482-3.

Xpert MTB/RIF test for tuberculosis. Salvo F, Sadutshang TD, Migliori GB, Zumla A, Cirillo DM. Lancet. 2011 Aug 6;378(9790):481-2

Tuberculosis in the UK--time to regain control. Abubakar I, Lipman M, Anderson C, Davies P, Zumla A. BMJ. 2011 Jul 29;343:d4281.

Trends of Zambia's tuberculosis burden over the past two decades. Kapata N, Chanda-Kapata P, O'Grady J, Schwank S, Bates M, Mukonka V, Zumla A, Mwaba P. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Nov;16(11):1404-9.

Rapid and accurate detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum samples by Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF assay--a clinical validation study. Rachow A, Zumla A, Heinrich N, Rojas-Ponce G, Mtafya B, Reither K, Ntinginya EN, O'Grady J, Huggett J, Dheda K, Boehme C, Perkins M, Saathoff E, Hoelscher M. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20458.

A decade of interferon-γ release assays: quest for the holy grail to diagnose latent infection with mycobacterium tuberculosis? Ferrara G, Parida SK, Zumla A, Richeldi L, Maeurer M. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Jun 15;183(12):1732. No abstract available.

Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa--a potential time bomb. O'Grady J, Mwaba P, Bates M, Kapata N, Zumla A. S Afr Med J. 2011 Feb;101(2):107-8.

The health of prisoners. O'Grady J, Mwaba P, Zumla A. Lancet. 2011 Jun 11;377(9782):2001.

Achieving STOP TB Partnership goals: perspectives on development of new diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for tuberculosis. Mwaba P, McNerney R, Grobusch MP, O'Grady J, Bates M, Kapata N, Maeurer M, Zumla A. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Jul;16(7):819-27.

Immunological biomarkers of tuberculosis. Walzl G, Ronacher K, Hanekom W, Scriba TJ, Zumla A. Nat Rev Immunol. 2011 May;11(5):343-54.

Tuberculosis. Lawn SD, Zumla AI. Lancet. 2011 Jul 2;378(9785):57-72.

New and improved diagnostics for detection of drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis. O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Mwaba P, Kapata N, Bates M, Hoelscher M, Zumla A. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2011 May;17(3):134-41.

Pulmonary infections: 'le terrain est tout, le microbe n'est rien'. Zumla A. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2011 May;17(3):131-3.

Combined PET and X-ray computed tomography imaging in pulmonary infections and inflammation. Bomanji J, Almuhaideb A, Zumla A. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2011 May;17(3):197-205.

Viewpoint: Scientific dogmas, paradoxes and mysteries of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Zumla A, Atun R, Maeurer M, Mwaba P, Ma Z, O'Grady J, Bates M, Dheda K, Hoelscher M, Grange J. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Jan;16(1):79-83.

New tools for achieving tuberculosis control: progress and reflexion. Zumla A, Yew WW. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Mar;15(3):285-6.

Randomised, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate co-trimoxazole to reduce mortality and morbidity in HIV-infected post-natal women in Zambia (TOPAZ). Nunn AJ, Mwaba PB, Chintu C, Crook AM, Darbyshire JH, Ahmed Y, Zumla AI. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Apr;16(4):518-26.

Modulation of cell death by M. tuberculosis as a strategy for pathogen survival. Abebe M, Kim L, Rook G, Aseffa A, Wassie L, Zewdie M, Zumla A, Engers H, Andersen P, Doherty TM. Clin Dev Immunol. 2011;2011:678570.

Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa--the need for improved health services, surveillance and control. O'Grady J, Hoelscher M, Atun R, Bates M, Mwaba P, Kapata N, Ferrara G, Maeurer M, Zumla A.Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2011 Mar;91(2):173-8.

Mycotic aneurysms: a case report, clinical review and novel imaging strategy. Fisk M, Peck LF, Miyagi K, Steward MJ, Lee SF, Macrae MB, Morris-Jones S, Zumla AI, Marks DJ. QJM. 2012 Feb;105(2):181-8.

Comparison of a clinical prediction rule and a LAM antigen-detection assay for the rapid diagnosis of TBM in a high HIV prevalence setting. Patel VB, Singh R, Connolly C, Kasprowicz V, Zumla A, Ndungu T, Dheda K. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 22;5(12):e15664.

The white plague returns to London--with a vengeance. Zumla A. Lancet. 2011 Jan 1;377(9759):10-1.