Lydia Nakiyingi

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Publications

  1. pmc Predictors and outcomes of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected smear- negative presumptive tuberculosis patients in Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 15:62. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected smear- negative presumptive tuberculosis patients in Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 15:812. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Destructive rib lesions in an HIV sero-negative male: an unusual presentation of tuberculosis in a high tuberculosis prevalence setting
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Doct 42:217-8. 2012
  4. 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
  5. pmc Clinical predictors and accuracy of empiric tuberculosis treatment among sputum smear-negative HIV-infected adult TB suspects in Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 8:e74023. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Predictors for MTB Culture-Positivity among HIV-Infected Smear-Negative Presumptive Tuberculosis Patients in Uganda: Application of New Tuberculosis Diagnostic Technology
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Heath Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 10:e0133756. 2015
  7. pmc Evaluation of Cepheid's Xpert MTB/Rif test on pleural fluid in the diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis in a high prevalence HIV/TB setting
    John K Lusiba
    Makerere University College of Heath Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 9:e102702. 2014
  8. pmc Clinical utility of a novel molecular assay in various combination strategies with existing methods for diagnosis of HIV-related tuberculosis in Uganda
    Willy Ssengooba
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Department of Global Health and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e107595. 2014
  9. pmc Comparative performance of urinary lipoarabinomannan assays and Xpert MTB/RIF in HIV-infected individuals
    Maunank Shah
    aJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA bDepartment of Microbiology cInfectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda dBoston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1307-14. 2014
  10. pmc Point-of-care lateral flow assays for tuberculosis and cryptococcal antigenuria predict death in HIV infected adults in Uganda
    Yukari C Manabe
    Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e101459. 2014

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  1. pmc Predictors and outcomes of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected smear- negative presumptive tuberculosis patients in Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 15:62. 2015
    ..We describe the predictors and mortality outcome of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected sputum smear-negative presumptive TB patients in a high prevalence HIV/TB setting...
  2. doi request reprint Predictors and outcomes of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected smear- negative presumptive tuberculosis patients in Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 15:812. 2015
    ..We describe the predictors and mortality outcome of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected sputum smear-negative presumptive TB patients in a high prevalence HIV/TB setting...
  3. doi request reprint Destructive rib lesions in an HIV sero-negative male: an unusual presentation of tuberculosis in a high tuberculosis prevalence setting
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Doct 42:217-8. 2012
    ..This case report emphasizes the importance of a high index of suspicion of TB in patients presenting with destructive bone lesions in regions with high prevalence of TB...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Clinical predictors and accuracy of empiric tuberculosis treatment among sputum smear-negative HIV-infected adult TB suspects in Uganda
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 8:e74023. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the clinical predictors and accuracy of empiric TB treatment initiation in HIV-infected sputum smear-negative TB suspects using sputum culture as a reference standard...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors for MTB Culture-Positivity among HIV-Infected Smear-Negative Presumptive Tuberculosis Patients in Uganda: Application of New Tuberculosis Diagnostic Technology
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Heath Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 10:e0133756. 2015
    ..We sought to determine predictors for MTB culture-positivity among these patients...
  7. pmc Evaluation of Cepheid's Xpert MTB/Rif test on pleural fluid in the diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis in a high prevalence HIV/TB setting
    John K Lusiba
    Makerere University College of Heath Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 9:e102702. 2014
    ..Xpert MTB/Rif test has been widely evaluated in sputum specimens but data on its performance in pleural TB is scarce. We evaluated the accuracy of Cepheid's Xpert MTB/Rif test on pleural fluid in the diagnosis of pleural TB in Uganda...
  8. pmc Clinical utility of a novel molecular assay in various combination strategies with existing methods for diagnosis of HIV-related tuberculosis in Uganda
    Willy Ssengooba
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Department of Global Health and Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e107595. 2014
    ..We compared the diagnostic gain of the Xpert add-on strategy with Xpert replacement strategy for pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis among HIV-infected adults to inform its implementation...
  9. pmc Comparative performance of urinary lipoarabinomannan assays and Xpert MTB/RIF in HIV-infected individuals
    Maunank Shah
    aJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA bDepartment of Microbiology cInfectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda dBoston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 28:1307-14. 2014
    ..The yield of these tests used in combination for the diagnosis of active TB among HIV-infected TB suspects is unknown...
  10. pmc Point-of-care lateral flow assays for tuberculosis and cryptococcal antigenuria predict death in HIV infected adults in Uganda
    Yukari C Manabe
    Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e101459. 2014
    ..We sought to determine if a positive lateral flow assay (LFA) result for urine lipoarabinomannan (LAM) and cryptococcal antigenuria was associated with mortality...
  11. pmc Diagnostic accuracy of a rapid urine lipoarabinomannan test for tuberculosis in HIV-infected adults
    Lydia Nakiyingi
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Division of Medical Microbiology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa and National Health Laboratory Service, South Africa Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ and Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:270-9. 2014
    ..Our objective was to determine sensitivity and specificity of the TB LAM test for tuberculosis diagnosis...
  12. pmc Tuberculosis risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda: implications for tuberculosis control
    Bruce J Kirenga
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 15:13. 2015
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence of different TB risk factors and TB disease presentation among TB patients in Kampala Uganda...
  13. pmc Operational implementation of LED fluorescence microscopy in screening tuberculosis suspects in an urban HIV clinic in Uganda
    Heidi Albert
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics FIND, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 8:e72556. 2013
    ..We sought to compare the operational performance of three LED FM methods compared to light microscopy in a cohort of HIV-positive tuberculosis (TB) suspects at an urban clinic in a high TB burden country...