Catharina C Boehme

Summary

Affiliation: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Determine TB-LAM lateral flow urine antigen assay for HIV-associated tuberculosis: recommendations on the design and reporting of clinical studies
    Stephen D Lawn
    Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 13:407. 2013
  2. pmc Operational feasibility of using loop-mediated isothermal amplification for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in microscopy centers of developing countries
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, 1216 Cointrin, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1936-40. 2007
  3. pmc Rapid molecular detection of tuberculosis and rifampin resistance
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 363:1005-15. 2010
  4. pmc Feasibility, diagnostic accuracy, and effectiveness of decentralised use of the Xpert MTB/RIF test for diagnosis of tuberculosis and multidrug resistance: a multicentre implementation study
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 377:1495-505. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint The changing landscape of diagnostic services for tuberculosis
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for New Innovative Diagnostics FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:17-31. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Robustness of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification reaction for diagnostic applications
    Patrice Francois
    Genomic Research Laboratory, University Hospitals of Geneva, Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva, Switzerland
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 62:41-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Determine TB-LAM lateral flow urine antigen assay for HIV-associated tuberculosis: recommendations on the design and reporting of clinical studies
    Stephen D Lawn
    Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 13:407. 2013
    ..Finally, we consider how the assay could be used in combination with other assays and outline the types of studies that are required to build the evidence base concerning its use. ..
  2. pmc Operational feasibility of using loop-mediated isothermal amplification for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in microscopy centers of developing countries
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, 1216 Cointrin, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1936-40. 2007
    ..Technicians with no prior molecular experience easily performed the assay after 1 week of training, and opportunities for further simplification of the assay were identified...
  3. pmc Rapid molecular detection of tuberculosis and rifampin resistance
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 363:1005-15. 2010
    ..Early detection is essential to reduce the death rate and interrupt transmission, but the complexity and infrastructure needs of sensitive methods limit their accessibility and effect...
  4. pmc Feasibility, diagnostic accuracy, and effectiveness of decentralised use of the Xpert MTB/RIF test for diagnosis of tuberculosis and multidrug resistance: a multicentre implementation study
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 377:1495-505. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess operational feasibility, accuracy, and effectiveness of implementation in such settings...
  5. ncbi request reprint The changing landscape of diagnostic services for tuberculosis
    Catharina C Boehme
    Foundation for New Innovative Diagnostics FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:17-31. 2013
    ..Fortunately, this is being addressed in several discovery initiatives that hopefully will provide impetus for the development of rapid, accurate TB diagnostics for the lowest level of the health system...
  6. ncbi request reprint Robustness of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification reaction for diagnostic applications
    Patrice Francois
    Genomic Research Laboratory, University Hospitals of Geneva, Service of Infectious Diseases, Geneva, Switzerland
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 62:41-8. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate that LAMP is not only easy to use, but is also a very robust, innovative and powerful molecular diagnostic method for both industrialized and developing countries...