Ben J Marais

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stellenbosch
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. Marais B, Ayles H, Graham S, Godfrey Faussett P. Screening and preventive therapy for tuberculosis. Clin Chest Med. 2009;30:827-46, x pubmed publisher
    ..In this review the authors critically assess the approach to TB preventive therapy in children and adults, focus on the underlying treatment rationale, discuss available data and identify issues of concern. ..
  2. Marais B, Raviglione M, Donald P, Harries A, Kritski A, Graham S, et al. Scale-up of services and research priorities for diagnosis, management, and control of tuberculosis: a call to action. Lancet. 2010;375:2179-91 pubmed publisher
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  3. Marais B, Schaaf H. Childhood tuberculosis: an emerging and previously neglected problem. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2010;24:727-49 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews important concepts, challenges, and management principles related to childhood TB; it also summarizes the main priorities for future research. ..
  4. Marais B, Brittle W, Painczyk K, Hesseling A, Beyers N, Wasserman E, et al. Use of light-emitting diode fluorescence microscopy to detect acid-fast bacilli in sputum. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;47:203-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic performance of fluorescence microscopy, using novel light-emitting diode (LED) technology as an alternative to the conventional mercury vapor lamp (MVP)...

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Publications4

  1. Marais B, Ayles H, Graham S, Godfrey Faussett P. Screening and preventive therapy for tuberculosis. Clin Chest Med. 2009;30:827-46, x pubmed publisher
    ..In this review the authors critically assess the approach to TB preventive therapy in children and adults, focus on the underlying treatment rationale, discuss available data and identify issues of concern. ..
  2. Marais B, Raviglione M, Donald P, Harries A, Kritski A, Graham S, et al. Scale-up of services and research priorities for diagnosis, management, and control of tuberculosis: a call to action. Lancet. 2010;375:2179-91 pubmed publisher
    ....
  3. Marais B, Schaaf H. Childhood tuberculosis: an emerging and previously neglected problem. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2010;24:727-49 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews important concepts, challenges, and management principles related to childhood TB; it also summarizes the main priorities for future research. ..
  4. Marais B, Brittle W, Painczyk K, Hesseling A, Beyers N, Wasserman E, et al. Use of light-emitting diode fluorescence microscopy to detect acid-fast bacilli in sputum. Clin Infect Dis. 2008;47:203-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the diagnostic performance of fluorescence microscopy, using novel light-emitting diode (LED) technology as an alternative to the conventional mercury vapor lamp (MVP)...