Sven Hoffner

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of a microcolony growth monitoring method for the rapid determination of ethambutol resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Alice L Den Hertog
    Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Meibergdreef 39, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 14:380. 2014
  2. pmc Meta-analysis to compare the accuracy of GeneXpert, MODS and the WHO 2007 algorithm for diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis
    Simon Walusimbi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 13:507. 2013
  3. pmc Direct nitrate reductase assay versus microscopic observation drug susceptibility test for rapid detection of MDR-TB in Uganda
    Freddie Bwanga
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e19565. 2011
  4. pmc Differential cellular recognition pattern to M. tuberculosis targets defined by IFN-γ and IL-17 production in blood from TB + patients from Honduras as compared to health care workers: TB and immune responses in patients from Honduras
    Nancy Alvarez-Corrales
    Escuela de Microbiología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras UNAH, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    BMC Infect Dis 13:125. 2013
  5. pmc Pattern recognition and cellular immune responses to novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis-antigens in individuals from Belarus
    Raija K Ahmed
    Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology MTC, Karolinska Institutet, Nobelsvag 16, SE 17182 Solna, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 12:41. 2012
  6. pmc High levels of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in new and treatment-failure patients from the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in an urban metropolis (Mumbai) in Western India
    Desiree T B D'souza
    The Foundation for Medical Research, 84 A, R, G, Thadani Marg, Worli, Mumbai 400 018, India
    BMC Public Health 9:211. 2009
  7. pmc Molecular diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients with tuberculosis in Honduras
    Senia Rosales
    Escuela de Microbiología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    BMC Microbiol 10:208. 2010
  8. pmc Direct susceptibility testing for multi drug resistant tuberculosis: a meta-analysis
    Freddie Bwanga
    Department of Medical Microbiology Makerere University College of Health Sciences Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:67. 2009
  9. pmc Extensive transmission of isoniazid resistant M. tuberculosis and its association with increased multidrug-resistant TB in two rural counties of eastern China: a molecular epidemiological study
    Yi Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    BMC Infect Dis 10:43. 2010
  10. pmc Rapid screening of MDR-TB using molecular Line Probe Assay is feasible in Uganda
    Heidi Albert
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 10:41. 2010

Collaborators

  • Freddie Bwanga
  • Moses L Joloba
  • Heidi Albert
  • Raija K Ahmed
  • Alice L Den Hertog
  • Simon Walusimbi
  • Nancy Alvarez-Corrales
  • Alimuddin Zumla
  • Kithiganahalli N Balaji
  • Lelany Pineda-García
  • Yi Hu
  • Senia Rosales
  • Desiree T B D'souza
  • Richard M Anthony
  • Sandra Menting
  • Jim Werngren
  • Ernst T Smienk
  • Carol A Rodriguez
  • Ramakrishna Sompallae
  • Rebeca Rivera
  • Ayesha De Costa
  • Markus Maeurer
  • Melles Haile
  • Nalini K Vudattu
  • Alena Skrahina
  • Zoyia Rohava
  • Markus J Maeurer
  • Hans Gaines
  • Isabelle Magalhaes
  • Biao Xu
  • Weili Jiang
  • Nalin Rastogi
  • Weibing Wang
  • Solomon Ghebremichael
  • Robert J Wilkinson
  • Nerges F Mistry
  • Mark Nicol
  • Yatin Dholakia
  • Tina S Vira
  • Geoffrey Pasvol

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Evaluation of a microcolony growth monitoring method for the rapid determination of ethambutol resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Alice L Den Hertog
    Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Meibergdreef 39, 1105, AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 14:380. 2014
    ..Here we investigate the performance of the microcolony method to differentiate between ethambutol (EMB) resistant, intermediate and susceptible strains...
  2. pmc Meta-analysis to compare the accuracy of GeneXpert, MODS and the WHO 2007 algorithm for diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis
    Simon Walusimbi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 13:507. 2013
    ..Using meta-analysis study design, we summarized and compared the accuracy of Xpert® MTB/Rif assay (GeneXpert) and Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility assay (MODS), with the WHO 2007 algorithm in the diagnosis of SN-PTB...
  3. pmc Direct nitrate reductase assay versus microscopic observation drug susceptibility test for rapid detection of MDR-TB in Uganda
    Freddie Bwanga
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e19565. 2011
    ..In the study settings, the direct NRA was highly sensitive and specific. We consider it to have a strong potential for timely detection of MDR-TB in RLS...
  4. pmc Differential cellular recognition pattern to M. tuberculosis targets defined by IFN-γ and IL-17 production in blood from TB + patients from Honduras as compared to health care workers: TB and immune responses in patients from Honduras
    Nancy Alvarez-Corrales
    Escuela de Microbiología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras UNAH, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    BMC Infect Dis 13:125. 2013
    ..tb vaccine candidates...
  5. pmc Pattern recognition and cellular immune responses to novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis-antigens in individuals from Belarus
    Raija K Ahmed
    Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology MTC, Karolinska Institutet, Nobelsvag 16, SE 17182 Solna, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 12:41. 2012
    ..A better understanding of biomarkers associated with TB will aid to guide the development of better targets for TB diagnosis and for the development of improved TB vaccines...
  6. pmc High levels of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in new and treatment-failure patients from the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in an urban metropolis (Mumbai) in Western India
    Desiree T B D'souza
    The Foundation for Medical Research, 84 A, R, G, Thadani Marg, Worli, Mumbai 400 018, India
    BMC Public Health 9:211. 2009
    ..Drug susceptibility testing (DST) is not routinely performed as a part of programme policy and public health laboratory infrastructure, is limited and poorly equipped to cope with large scale testing...
  7. pmc Molecular diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients with tuberculosis in Honduras
    Senia Rosales
    Escuela de Microbiología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    BMC Microbiol 10:208. 2010
    ..Genotyping was performed using spoligotyping and RFLP. The spoligotypes obtained were compared with the SITVIT2 proprietary database of the Pasteur Institute of Guadeloupe...
  8. pmc Direct susceptibility testing for multi drug resistant tuberculosis: a meta-analysis
    Freddie Bwanga
    Department of Medical Microbiology Makerere University College of Health Sciences Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 9:67. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Extensive transmission of isoniazid resistant M. tuberculosis and its association with increased multidrug-resistant TB in two rural counties of eastern China: a molecular epidemiological study
    Yi Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    BMC Infect Dis 10:43. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Rapid screening of MDR-TB using molecular Line Probe Assay is feasible in Uganda
    Heidi Albert
    Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 10:41. 2010
    ..Line probe assays (LPAs) have been recently approved for use in low income settings and can be used to screen smear-positive sputum specimens for resistance to rifampicin and isoniazid in 1-2 days...