Immunology Research Group
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1. Challenges and perspectives for improved management of HIV/Mycobacterium tuberculosis co-infection.

Sester M, Giehl C, McNerney R, Kampmann B, Walzl G, Cuchí P, Wingfield C, Lange C, Migliori GB, Kritski AL, Meyerhans A; European Network for global cooperation in the field of AIDS and TB (EUCO-Net). Eur Respir J. 2010 Dec;36(6):1242-7

2. Higher human CD4 T cell response to novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis latency associated antigens Rv2660 and Rv2659 in latent infection compared with tuberculosis disease.

Govender L, Abel B, Hughes EJ, Scriba TJ, Kagina BM, de Kock M, Walzl G, Black G, Rosenkrands I, Hussey GD, Mahomed H, Andersen P, Hanekom WA. Vaccine. 2010 Dec 10;29(1):51-7.

3Biomarkers and diagnostics for tuberculosis: progress, needs, and translation into practice.

Wallis RS, Pai M, Menzies D, Doherty TM, Walzl G, Perkins MD, Zumla A. Lancet. 2010 May 29;375(9729):1920-37.

4Interferon-gamma release assays for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children with cancer.

Stefan DC, Dippenaar A, Detjen AK, Schaaf HS, Marais BJ, Kriel B, Loebenberg L, Walzl G, Hesseling AC. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010 Jun;14(6):689-94.

5. Baseline sputum time to detection predicts month two culture conversion and relapse in non-HIV-infected patients.

Hesseling AC, Walzl G, Enarson DA, Carroll NM, Duncan K, Lukey PT, Lombard C, Donald PR, Lawrence KA, Gie RP, van Helden PD, Beyers N. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010 May;14(5):560-70.

5. Plasma cytokine levels during acute HIV-1 infection predict HIV disease progression.

Roberts L, Passmore JA, Williamson C, Little F, Bebell LM, Mlisana K, Burgers WA, van Loggerenberg F, Walzl G, Djoba Siawaya JF, Karim QA, Karim SS. AIDS. 2010 Mar 27;24(6):819-31.

6Biomarker discovery in heterogeneous tissue samples -taking the in-silico deconfounding approach.

Repsilber D, Kern S, Telaar A, Walzl G, Black GF, Selbig J, Parida SK, Kaufmann SH, Jacobsen M. BMC Bioinformatics. 2010 Jan 14;11:27.

7Direct comparison of the diagnostic yield of ultrasound-assisted Abrams and Tru-Cut needle biopsies for pleural tuberculosis.

Koegelenberg CF, Bolliger CT, Theron J, Walzl G, Wright CA, Louw M, Diacon AH. Thorax. 2010 Oct;65(10):857-62.