Benon B Asiimwe

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of in-house PCR for diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital Complex, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 5:487. 2012
  2. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda
    Benon B Asiimwe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Republic of Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 8:101. 2008
  3. pmc DNA restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative patients in Kampala, Uganda
    Benon B Asiimwe
    Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 9:12. 2009
  4. pmc Species and genotypic diversity of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from children investigated for pulmonary tuberculosis in rural Uganda
    Benon B Asiimwe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 13:88. 2013
  5. pmc Comparison of rapid tests for detection of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Sam Ogwang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:139. 2009
  6. pmc Comparison of transformation frequencies among selected Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes
    Moses L Joloba
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Upper Mulago hill road, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:124-8. 2010
  7. pmc An Early Morning Sputum Sample Is Necessary for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Even with More Sensitive Techniques: A Prospective Cohort Study among Adolescent TB-Suspects in Uganda
    Willy Ssengooba
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda Iganga Mayuge Demographic Surveillance Sites, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Tuberc Res Treat 2012:970203. 2012

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Publications7

  1. pmc Evaluation of in-house PCR for diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital Complex, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 5:487. 2012
    ..Two smear-negative sputum samples were obtained from each PTB suspect and processed simultaneously for identification of MTBC using in-house PCR and LJ culture...
  2. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda
    Benon B Asiimwe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Republic of Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 8:101. 2008
    ..This study determined the predominant strain lineages that cause TB in Rubaga division, Kampala, Uganda, and the prevalence of resistance to key anti-tuberculosis drugs in this community...
  3. pmc DNA restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative patients in Kampala, Uganda
    Benon B Asiimwe
    Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 9:12. 2009
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  4. pmc Species and genotypic diversity of non-tuberculous mycobacteria isolated from children investigated for pulmonary tuberculosis in rural Uganda
    Benon B Asiimwe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 13:88. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Comparison of rapid tests for detection of rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda
    Sam Ogwang
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:139. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the feasibility of implementing technology for rapid detection of rifampicin resistance in a high disease burden setting in Africa...
  6. pmc Comparison of transformation frequencies among selected Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes
    Moses L Joloba
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Upper Mulago hill road, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:124-8. 2010
    ..This is the first study to compare the transformation frequencies of pneumococcal clinical isolates using genomic DNA that carries the composite Tn916-like element...
  7. pmc An Early Morning Sputum Sample Is Necessary for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Even with More Sensitive Techniques: A Prospective Cohort Study among Adolescent TB-Suspects in Uganda
    Willy Ssengooba
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda Iganga Mayuge Demographic Surveillance Sites, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Tuberc Res Treat 2012:970203. 2012
    ..Among TB-suspected adolescents in rural Uganda, the EM sputum culture has a high incremental diagnostic yield. Therefore, EM sputum in addition to spot sample culture is necessary for improved TB case detection...