Publications 2008 – 2010

Dawson, R., Masuka, P., Edwards, D.J., Bateman, E.D., Bekker, L.-G., Wood, R., Lawn, S.D. Chest radiograph reading and recording system: Evaluation for tuberculosis screening in patients with advanced HIV. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2010; 14(1):52-58.
Diacon, A.H., Dawson, R., Hanekom, M., Narunsky, K., Maritz, S.J., Venter, A., Donald, P.R., Van Niekerk, C., Whitney, K., Rouse, D.J., Laurenzi, M.W., Ginsberg, A.M., Spigelman, M.K. Early bactericidal activity and pharmacokinetics of PA-824 in smear-positive tuberculosis patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2010; 54(8):3402-3407. doi:10.1128/AAC.01354-09.
Hogeweg, L., Mol, C., de Jong, P.A., Dawson, R., Ayles, H., van Ginneken, B. Fusion of local and global detection systems to detect tuberculosis in chest radiographs. Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention. 2010; 13(Pt3):650-657.
Hogeweg, L., Mol, C., De Jong, P.A., Dawson, R., Ayles, H., Van Ginneken, B. Fusion of local and global detection systems to detect tuberculosis in chest radiographs Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 2010; 6363 LNCS(Part3):650-657. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15711-0_81.
Dheda, K., Davids, V., Lenders, L., Roberts, T., Meldau, R., Ling, D., Brunet, L., Smit, R.Z., Peter, J., Green, C., Badri, M., Sechi, L., Sharma, S., Hoelscher, M., Dawson, R., Whitelaw, A., Blackburn, J., Pai, M., Zumla, A. Clinical utility of a commercial LAM-ELISA assay for TB diagnosis in HIV-infected patients using urine and sputum samples. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009848.

Dheda, K., Van-Zyl Smit, R.N., Sechi, L.A., Badri, M., Meldau, R., Symons, G., Khalfey, H., Carr, I., Maredza, A., Dawson, R., Wainright, H., Whitelaw, A., Bateman, E.D., Zumla, A. Clinical diagnostic utility of IP-10 and LAM antigen levels for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusions in a high burden setting. PLoS ONE. 2009; 4(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004689.
Marks, D.J.B., Dheda, K., Dawson, R., Ainslie, G., Miller, R.F. Adverse events to antituberculosis therapy: Influence of HIV and antiretroviral drugs International Journal of STD and AIDS. 2009; 20(5):339-345. doi:10.1258/ijsa.2008.008361.
Dawson, R., Condos, R., Tse, D., Huie, M.L., Ress, S., Tseng, C.-H., Brauns, C., Weiden, M., Hoshino, Y., Bateman, E., Rom, W.N. Immunomodulation with recombinant interferon-γ1b in pulmonary tuberculosis. PLoS ONE. 2009; 4(9). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006984.
Dheda, K., Van Zyl-Smit, R.N., Meldau, R., Meldau, S., Symons, G., Khalfey, H., Govender, N., Rosu, V., Sechi, L.A., Maredza, A., Semple, P., Whitelaw, A., Wainwright, H., Badri, M., Dawson, R., Bateman, E.D., Zumla, A. Quantitative lung T cell responses aid the rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. Thorax. 2009; 64(10):847-853. doi:10.1136/thx.2009.116376.
Dheda, K., Van Zyl-Smit, R.N., Sechi, L.A., Badri, M., Meldau, R., Meldau, S., Symons, G., Semple, P.L., Maredza, A., Dawson, R., Wainwright, H., Whitelaw, A., Vallie, Y., Raubenheimer, P., Bateman, E.D., Zumla, A. Utility of quantitative T-cell responses versus unstimulated interferon-γ for the diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis. European Respiratory Journal. 2009; 34(5):1118-1126. doi:10.1183/09031936.00005309.
Kalsdorf, B., Scriba, T.J., Wood, K., Day, C.L., Dheda, K., Dawson, R., Hanekom, W.A., Lange, C., Wilkinson, R.J. HIV-1 infection impairs the bronchoalveolar T-cell response to mycobacteria. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2009; 180(12):1262-1270. doi:10.1164/rccm.200907-1011OC.
Raju, B., Hoshino, Y., Belitskaya-Lévy, I., Dawson, R., Ress, S., Gold, J.A., Condos, R., Pine, R., Brown, S., Nolan, A., Rom, W.N., Weiden, M.D. Gene expression profiles of bronchoalveolar cells in pulmonary TB. Tuberculosis 2008; 88(1):39-51. doi:10.1016/
Middelkoop, K., Bekker, L.-G., Myer, L., Dawson, R., Wood, R. Rates of tuberculosis transmission to children and adolescents in a community with a high prevalence of HIV infection among adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2008; 47(3):349-355. doi:10.1086/589750.