Optimising Xpert-Ultra and culture testing to reliably measure tuberculosis prevalence in the community: findings from surveys in Zambia and South Africa

Floyd, S., Klinkenberg, E., de Haas, P. et al. (15 more authors) (2022) Optimising Xpert-Ultra and culture testing to reliably measure tuberculosis prevalence in the community: findings from surveys in Zambia and South Africa. BMJ Open, 12 (6). e058195. ISSN 2044-6055

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Authors/Creators:
  • Floyd, S.
  • Klinkenberg, E.
  • de Haas, P.
  • Kosloff, B.
  • Gachie, T.
  • Dodd, P.J. ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5825-9347
  • Ruperez, M.
  • Wapamesa, C.
  • Burnett, M.J.
  • Kalisvaart, N.
  • Vermaak, R.
  • Mainga, T.
  • Schaap, A.
  • Fidler, S.
  • Mureithi, L.
  • Shanaube, K.
  • Hayes, R.
  • Ayles, H.
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Keywords: Molecular diagnostics; Public health; Tuberculosis; Humans; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Prevalence; Sensitivity and Specificity; South Africa; Sputum; Tuberculosis; Tuberculosis, Pulmonary; Zambia
Dates:
  • Accepted: 8 March 2022
  • Published (online): 16 June 2022
  • Published: June 2022
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research
Funding Information:
FunderGrant number
EUROPEAN & DEVELOPING COUNTRIES CLINICAL TRIALS PARTNERSHIPRIA2016S-1632
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2022 10:39
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2022 10:39
Status: Published
Publisher: BMJ
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-058195
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