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Dr Belay Tessema Belay

TitleAssociate Professor of Medical Microbiology and Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
InstitutionUniversity of Gondar
DepartmentMedical Microbiology
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    1. Ahmad Khan F, Pande T, Tessema B, Song R, Benedetti A, Pai M, Lönnroth K, Denkinger CM. Computer-aided reading of tuberculosis chest radiography: moving the research agenda forward to inform policy. Eur Respir J. 2017 Jul; 50(1). PMID: 28705949.
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    2. Tessema B, Moges F, Habte D, Hiruy N, Yismaw S, Melkieneh K, Kassie Y, Girma B, Melese M, Suarez PG. Vitamin D deficiency among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients and their tuberculosis negative household contacts in Northwest Ethiopia: a case-control study. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2017 May 11; 16(1):36. PMID: 28490367.
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    3. Eshetie S, Gizachew M, Dagnew M, Kumera G, Woldie H, Ambaw F, Tessema B, Moges F. Multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopian settings and its association with previous history of anti-tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 03 20; 17(1):219. PMID: 28320336.
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    4. Derseh D, Moges F, Tessema B. Smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis and associated risk factors among tuberculosis suspects attending spiritual holy water sites in Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jan 26; 17(1):100. PMID: 28125981.
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    5. Tessema B, Nabeta P, Valli E, Albertini A, Collantes J, Lan NH, Romancenco E, Tukavdze N, Denkinger CM, Dolinger DL. FIND Tuberculosis Strain Bank: a Resource for Researchers and Developers Working on Tests To Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Related Drug Resistance. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 04; 55(4):1066-1073. PMID: 28100602.
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    6. Semunigus T, Tessema B, Eshetie S, Moges F. Smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis and associated factors among homeless individuals in Dessie and Debre Birhan towns, Northeast Ethiopia. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2016 Aug 31; 15(1):50. PMID: 27581729; PMCID: PMC5007822.
    7. Habte D, Melese M, Hiruy N, Gashu Z, Jerene D, Moges F, Yifru S, Girma B, Kassie Y, Haile YK, Suarez PG, Tessema B. The additional yield of GeneXpert MTB/RIF test in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among household contacts of smear positive TB cases. Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Aug; 49:179-84. PMID: 27401584.
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    8. Alebachew G, Teka B, Endris M, Shiferaw Y, Tessema B. Etiologic Agents of Bacterial Sepsis and Their Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns among Patients Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Biomed Res Int. 2016; 2016:5371875. PMID: 27314025; PMCID: PMC4893586.
    9. Tarekegne D, Jemal M, Atanaw T, Ebabu A, Endris M, Moges F, Tessema B, Deressa T. Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus infection in a cohort of tuberculosis patients at Metema Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a 3 years retrospective study. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Mar 29; 9:192. PMID: 27026410; PMCID: PMC4810509.
    10. Fanosie A, Gelaw B, Tessema B, Tesfay W, Admasu A, Yitayew G. Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex and HIV Co-Infection among Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Suspected Cases at the University of Gondar Hospital, Northwestern Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0150646. PMID: 26950547; PMCID: PMC4780813.
    11. Mekonnen F, Tessema B, Moges F, Gelaw A, Eshetie S, Kumera G. Multidrug resistant tuberculosis: prevalence and risk factors in districts of metema and west armachiho, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 26; 15:461. PMID: 26503269; PMCID: PMC4624367.
    12. Birhanie M, Tessema B, Ferede G, Endris M, Enawgaw B. Malaria, Typhoid Fever, and Their Coinfection among Febrile Patients at a Rural Health Center in Northwest Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Adv Med. 2014; 2014:531074. PMID: 26556415; PMCID: PMC4590977.
    13. Biadglegne F, Tessema B, Sack U, Rodloff AC. Drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from tuberculosis lymphadenitis patients in Ethiopia. Indian J Med Res. 2014 Jul; 140(1):116-22. PMID: 25222786; PMCID: PMC4181144.
    14. Moges F, Endris M, Mulu A, Tessema B, Belyhun Y, Shiferaw Y, Huruy K, Unakal C, Kassu A. The growing challenges of antibacterial drug resistance in Ethiopia. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Sep; 2(3):148-154. PMID: 27873721.
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    15. Ferede G, Worku A, Getaneh A, Ahmed A, Haile T, Abdu Y, Tessema B, Wondimeneh Y, Alemu A. Prevalence of malaria from blood smears examination: a seven-year retrospective study from metema hospital, northwest ethiopia. Malar Res Treat. 2013; 2013:704730. PMID: 24455415; PMCID: PMC3876907.
    16. Alemu A, Fuehrer HP, Getnet G, Tessema B, Noedl H. Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri in North-West Ethiopia. Malar J. 2013 Sep 28; 12:346. PMID: 24073668; PMCID: PMC3849950.
    17. Biadglegne F, Tessema B, Rodloff AC, Sack U. Magnitude of gene mutations conferring drug resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from lymph node aspirates in ethiopia. Int J Med Sci. 2013; 10(11):1589-94. PMID: 24046537; PMCID: PMC3775120.
    18. Tessema B, Beer J, Merker M, Emmrich F, Sack U, Rodloff AC, Niemann S. Molecular epidemiology and transmission dynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Northwest Ethiopia: new phylogenetic lineages found in Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Mar 11; 13:131. PMID: 23496968; PMCID: PMC3605317.
    19. Biadglegne F, Tesfaye W, Anagaw B, Tessema B, Debebe T, Anagaw B, Mulu A, Sack U, Rodloff AC. Tuberculosis lymphadenitis in Ethiopia. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2013; 66(4):263-8. PMID: 23883834.
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    20. Anagaw B, Mulu A, Abate E, Anagaw B, Belay T, Gelaw A, Alemayehu M, Belyhun Y, Biadglegne F, Schön T. Improved detection of acid-fast bacilli in sputum by the bleach-concentration techinique at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, northwest Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2012 Oct; 50(4):349-54. PMID: 23930480.
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    21. Tessema B, Beer J, Emmrich F, Sack U, Rodloff AC. First- and second-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in Northwest Ethiopia. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Jun; 16(6):805-11. PMID: 22390880.
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    22. Tessema B, Beer J, Emmrich F, Sack U, Rodloff AC. Analysis of gene mutations associated with isoniazid, rifampicin and ethambutol resistance among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Ethiopia. BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Feb 10; 12:37. PMID: 22325147; PMCID: PMC3378438.
    23. Biadglegne F, Anagaw B, Tessema B, Getachew A, Andargie G, Abera B, Belyhun Y, Mulu A. Voluntary HIV counseling and testing service in Northwest Ethiopia: the cases of counselor's perception, client's satisfaction, and in-service observations. Ethiop Med J. 2011 Jul; 49(3):169-77. PMID: 21991750.
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    24. Tessema B, Beer J, Emmrich F, Sack U, Rodloff AC. Rate of recovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from frozen acid-fast-bacillus smear-positive sputum samples subjected to long-term storage in Northwest Ethiopia. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jul; 49(7):2557-61. PMID: 21562105; PMCID: PMC3147816.
    25. Tessema B, Yismaw G, Kassu A, Amsalu A, Mulu A, Emmrich F, Sack U. Seroprevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among blood donors at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: declining trends over a period of five years. BMC Infect Dis. 2010 May 10; 10:111. PMID: 20459703; PMCID: PMC2881920.
    26. Biadglegne F, Belyhun Y, Tessema B. Sero-prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) clients in Burie Health Center, West Gojjam, Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2010 Apr; 48(2):149-56. PMID: 20608018.
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    27. Tessema B, Biadglegne F, Mulu A, Getachew A, Emmrich F, Sack U. Magnitude and determinants of nonadherence and nonreadiness to highly active antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS in Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. AIDS Res Ther. 2010 Jan 14; 7:2. PMID: 20180959; PMCID: PMC2845546.
    28. Tessema B, Muche A, Bekele A, Reissig D, Emmrich F, Sack U. Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. A five--year retrospective study. BMC Public Health. 2009 Oct 04; 9:371. PMID: 19799801; PMCID: PMC2765962.
    29. Biadglegne F, Tessema B, Kibret M, Abera B, Huruy K, Anagaw B, Mulu A. Physicochemical and bacteriological quality of bottled drinking water in three sites of Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2009 Oct; 47(4):277-84. PMID: 20067142.
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    30. Kassu A, Yabutani T, Mulu A, Tessema B, Ota F. Serum zinc, copper, selenium, calcium, and magnesium levels in pregnant and non-pregnant women in Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2008 May; 122(2):97-106. PMID: 18202835.
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    31. Yismaw G, Tessema B, Mulu A, Tiruneh M. The invitro assessment of antibacterial effect of papaya seed extract against bacterial pathogens isolated from urine, wound and stool. Ethiop Med J. 2008 Jan; 46(1):71-7. PMID: 18711992.
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    32. Mulu A, Kassu A, Tessema B, Yismaw G, Tiruneh M, Moges F, Wondmikun Y, Nishikawa T, Ota F. Seroprevalence of syphilis and HIV-1 during pregnancy in a teaching hospital in northwest Ethiopia. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2007 Jul; 60(4):193-5. PMID: 17642529.
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    33. Tessema B, Kassu A, Mulu A, Yismaw G. Pridominant isolates of urinary tract pathogens and their antimicrobial susceptiblity patterns in Gondar University Teaching Hospital, nothwest Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2007 Jan; 45(1):61-7. PMID: 17642159.
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    34. Tessema B, Mulu A, Kassu A, Yismaw G. An in vitro assessment of the antibacterial effect of garlic (Allium sativum) on bacterial isolates from wound infections. Ethiop Med J. 2006 Oct; 44(4):385-9. PMID: 17370439.
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    35. Mulu A, Moges F, Tessema B, Kassu A. Pattern and multiple drug resistance of bacterial pathogens isolated from wound infection at University of Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J. 2006 Apr; 44(2):125-31. PMID: 17447374.
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