Key Publications

Gurjav U, Jelfs P, Hill-Cawthorne GA, Marais BJ, Sintchenko V (2015) Genotype heterogeneity within geospatial hospots suggest foci of imported disease in Sydney, Australia. Infection, Genetics and Evolution [E-pub ahead of print]

Oliwa J, Karumbi J, Marais BJ, Madhi SA, Graham S (2015) Tuberculosis as a cause or comorbidity of childhood pneumonia in tuberculosis-endemic countries: a systematic review. Lancet Resp Med 3: 235-43

Outhred AC, Jelfs P, Suliman B, Hill-Cawthorne GA, Crawford ABH, Marais BJ, Sintchenko V (2015) Added value of whole genome sequencing for management of highly drug resistant tuberculosis. J Antimicrob Chemother [E-pub ahead of print]

Solomons RS, Wessels M, Visser DH, Donald PR, Marais BJ, Schoeman JF, van Furth AM (2014) Uniform research case definition criteria differentiate tuberculous and bacterial meningitis in children. Clin Infect Dis 59: 1574-8

Gurjav U, Jelfs P, Holmes N, Marais BJ, Sintchenko V (2014) Temporal dynamics of prevalent M. tuberculosis genotypes in New South Wales, Australia. BMC Infect Dis 14: 455 (p1-8)

Portevin D, Moukambi F, Clowes P, Bauer A, Chachage M, Ntinginya NE, Mfinanga E, Said K, Haraka F, Rachow A, Saathoff E, Mpina M, Jugheli L, Lwilla F, Marais BJ, Hoelscher M, Daubenberger C, Reither K, Geldmacher C (2014) Performance of the novel TAM-TB assay to diagnose active tuberculosis in children: a prospective, multi-centre study. Lancet Infect Dis 10: 931-8

Graham SM, Sismanidis C, Menzies HJ, Marais BJ, Detjen AK, Black R (2014) Importance of tuberculosis to address child survival. Lancet  383: 1605-7

Britton PN, Yeung V, Lowbridge C, Isaacs D, Marais BJ (2013) Spectrum of disease in children treated for tuberculosis at a tertiary children’s hospital in Australia. J Ped Infect Dis  2: 224-31

Perez-Velez CM, Marais BJ (2012) Tuberculosis in children. N Engl J Med 367: 348-61

Raviglione M, Marais B, Floyd K, Lönnroth K, Getahun H, Migliori GB, Harries AD, Nunn P, Lienhardt C, Graham S, Chakaya J, Weyer K, Cole S, Kaufmann SHE, Zumla A (2012) Scaling up of interventions to achieve global tuberculosis control: progress, new developments and update. Lancet 379: 1902-13