Benon B Asiimwe

Summary

Affiliation: Makerere University
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc A first insight into the genotypic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Rwanda
    James Gafirita
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Clin Pathol 12:20. 2012
  3. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in South-Western Uganda
    Joel Bazira
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 11:81. 2011
  4. pmc Use of the GenoType(R) MTBDRplus assay to assess drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients in rural Uganda
    Joel Bazira
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, P, O, Box 1410, Mbarara, Uganda
    BMC Clin Pathol 10:5. 2010
  5. 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

Collaborators

  • Joel Bazira
  • Moses L Joloba
  • James Gafirita
  • Willy Ssengooba
  • Mecky I Matee
  • Suzanne Verver
  • David P Kateete
  • Gerald Mboowa
  • Philippa Musoke
  • Harriet Mayanja-Kizza
  • James Waako
  • Anne Wajja
  • Germine Nakayita
  • Eric Bugumirwa
  • Maria Nassolo
  • Francis Mumbowa
  • Alaine N Umubyeyi
  • Carolyn Namaganda
  • Freddie Bwanga
  • Fred Bwanga

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. 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
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  2. pmc A first insight into the genotypic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Rwanda
    James Gafirita
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Clin Pathol 12:20. 2012
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  3. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in South-Western Uganda
    Joel Bazira
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 11:81. 2011
    ..tuberculosis strains is important in tuberculosis control. We determined the genetic diversity and susceptibility profiles of mycobacteria isolated from tuberculosis patients in Mbarara, South Western Uganda...
  4. pmc Use of the GenoType(R) MTBDRplus assay to assess drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients in rural Uganda
    Joel Bazira
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, P, O, Box 1410, Mbarara, Uganda
    BMC Clin Pathol 10:5. 2010
    ..Drug resistance levels and patterns among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from newly diagnosed and previously treated tuberculosis patients in Mbarara Uganda were investigated...
  5. 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...