Tuberculosis Research

Learn more about our tuberculosis research below.

Research Studies


Utility of EBUS-TBNA for diagnosis of mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenitis: a multicentre Australian experience.
Geake J, Hammerschlag G, Nguyen P, Wallbridge P, Jenkin GA, Korman TM, Jennings B, Johnson DF, Irving LB, Farmer M, Steinfort DP.
J Thorac Dis. 2015 Mar;7(3):439-48. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.01.33.
PMID: 25922723

Denholm JT, Leslie DE, Jenkin GA, Darby J, Johnson PD, Graham SM, Brown GV, Sievers A, Globan M, Brown LK, McBryde ES.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22863690 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Screening following exposure to congenital tuberculosis in a neonatal nursery.
Bradford J, Gillespie EE. Ramsden CR, Doherty RR, Stuart RL.
Healthcare Infect 2010; 115(1) 11–14.

Comparison of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Test and tuberculin skin test for identification of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in healthcare staff and association between positive test results and known risk factors for infection.
Vinton P, Mihrshahi S, Johnson P, Jenkin GA, Jolley D, Biggs BA.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Mar;30(3):215-21.
PMID: 19191484 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Congenital tuberculosis after in-vitro fertilisation.
Stuart RL, Lewis A, Ramsden CA, Doherty RR.
Med J Aust. 2009 Jul 6;191(1):41-2.
PMID: 19580539 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Insights from the complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium marinum on the evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Stinear TP, Seemann T, Harrison PF, Jenkin GA, Davies JK, Johnson PD, Abdellah Z, Arrowsmith C, Chillingworth T, Churcher C, Clarke K, Cronin A, Davis P, Goodhead I, Holroyd N, Jagels K, Lord A, Moule S, Mungall K, Norbertczak H, Quail MA, Rabbinowitsch E, Walker D, White B, Whitehead S, Small PL, Brosch R, Ramakrishnan L, Fischbach MA, Parkhill J, Cole ST.
Genome Res. 2008 May;18(5):729-41. Epub 2008 Apr 10.
PMID: 18403782 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Assessing the risk of tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers: the Melbourne Mantoux Study. Melbourne Mantoux Study Group.
Stuart RL, Bennett NJ, Forbes AB, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 2001 Jun 4;174(11):569-73.
PMID: 11453329 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Health care workers and tuberculosis.
Stuart RL, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 2000 Jun;30(3):367-72. No abstract available.
PMID: 10914755 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

A paired comparison of tuberculin skin test results in health care workers using 5 TU and 10 TU tuberculin.
Stuart RL, Bennett N, Forbes A, Grayson ML.
Thorax. 2000 Aug;55(8):693-5.
PMID: 10899248 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

A review of isoniazid-related hepatotoxicity during chemoprophylaxis.
Stuart RL, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 1999 Jun;29(3):362-7. Review. No abstract available.
PMID: 10868500 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Effect of anti-tuberculosis treatment on the tuberculin interferon-gamma response in tuberculin skin test (TST) positive health care workers and patients with tuberculosis.
Stuart RL, Olden D, Johnson PD, Forbes A, Bradley PM, Rothel JS, Grayson ML.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2000 Jun;4(6):555-61.
PMID: 10864187 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Isoniazid toxicity in health care workers.
Stuart RL, Wilson J, Grayson ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 1999 Apr;28(4):895-7.
PMID: 10825056 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Tuberculin-purified protein derivative-, MPT-64-, and ESAT-6-stimulated gamma interferon responses in medical students before and after Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination and in patients with tuberculosis.
Johnson PD, Stuart RL, Grayson ML, Olden D, Clancy A, Ravn P, Andersen P, Britton WJ, Rothel JS.
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 1999 Nov;6(6):934-7.
PMID: 10548589 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Fistula-in-ano: don’t forget tuberculosis.
Korman TM, Mijch AM, Bassily R, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 1997 Apr 7;166(7):387, 390. No abstract available.
PMID: 9137289 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]