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    1. Kapata N, Ihekweazu C, Ntoumi F, Raji T, Chanda-Kapata P, Mwaba P, Mukonka V, Bates M, Tembo J, Corman V, Mfinanga S, Asogun D, Elton L, Arruda LB, Thomason MJ, Mboera L, Yavlinsky A, Haider N, Simons D, Hollmann L, Lule SA, Veas F, Abdel Hamid MM, Dar O, Edwards S, Vairo F, McHugh TD, Drosten C, Kock R, Ippolito G, Zumla A. Is Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic. Lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 28; 93:233-236. PMID: 32119980.
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    2. Rao M, Ippolito G, Mfinanga S, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D, Vilaplana C, Zumla A, Maeurer M. Latent TB Infection (LTBI) - Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis and the dynamics of the granuloma battleground. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Mar; 80S:S58-S61. PMID: 30822547.
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    3. Rao M, Ippolito G, Mfinanga S, Ntoumi F, Yeboah-Manu D, Vilaplana C, Zumla A, Maeurer M. Improving treatment outcomes for MDR-TB - Novel host-directed therapies and personalised medicine of the future. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Mar; 80S:S62-S67. PMID: 30685590.
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    4. Petersen E, Abubakar I, Ihekweazu C, Heymann D, Ntoumi F, Blumberg L, Asogun D, Mukonka V, Lule SA, Bates M, Honeyborne I, Mfinanga S, Mwaba P, Dar O, Vairo F, Mukhtar M, Kock R, McHugh TD, Ippolito G, Zumla A. Monkeypox - Enhancing public health preparedness for an emerging lethal human zoonotic epidemic threat in the wake of the smallpox post-eradication era. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Jan; 78:78-84. PMID: 30453097.
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    5. Mnyambwa NP, Kim DJ, Ngadaya E, Chun J, Ha SM, Petrucka P, Addo KK, Kazwala RR, Mfinanga SG. Genome sequence of Mycobacterium yongonense RT 955-2015 isolate from a patient misdiagnosed with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: First clinical detection in Tanzania. Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Jun; 71:82-88. PMID: 29702266.
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    6. Tiberi S, Petersen E, Maeurer M, Ntoumi F, Yeboa-Manu D, Mwaba P, Vilaplana C, Dar O, Bates M, Corrah T, Rao M, Kapata N, Azhar EI, Memish ZA, Mfinanga S, Aseffa A, Ippolito G, Migliori GB, Zumla A. Taking forward the Stop TB Partnership and World Health Organization Joint Theme for World TB Day March 24th 2018 - "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-Free World. You can make history. End TB". Int J Infect Dis. 2018 03; 68:122-124. PMID: 29571578.
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    7. Hoza AS, Mfinanga SG, Rodloff AC, Moser I, König B. Increased isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria among TB suspects in Northeastern, Tanzania: public health and diagnostic implications for control programmes. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Feb 17; 9:109. PMID: 26887928.
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    8. Steiner A, Mangu C, van den Hombergh J, van Deutekom H, van Ginneken B, Clowes P, Mhimbira F, Mfinanga S, Rachow A, Reither K, Hoelscher M. Screening for pulmonary tuberculosis in a Tanzanian prison and computer-aided interpretation of chest X-rays. Public Health Action. 2015 Dec 21; 5(4):249-54. PMID: 26767179.
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    9. Lawson DW, James S, Ngadaya E, Ngowi B, Mfinanga SG, Borgerhoff Mulder M. No evidence that polygynous marriage is a harmful cultural practice in northern Tanzania. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 10; 112(45):13827-32. PMID: 26504213.
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    10. Hoza AS, Mfinanga SGM, König B. Anti-TB drug resistance in Tanga, Tanzania: A cross sectional facility-base prevalence among pulmonary TB patients. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2015 Nov; 8(11):907-913. PMID: 26614989.
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    11. Zumla A, Maeurer M. Towards host-directed therapies for tuberculosis. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2015 Aug; 14(8):511-2. PMID: 26184493.
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    12. Kilale AM, Ngadaya E, Kagaruki GB, Lema YL, Muhumuza J, Ngowi BJ, Mfinanga SG, Hinderaker SG. Experienced and Perceived Risks of Mycobacterial Diseases: A Cross Sectional Study among Agropastoral Communities in Northern Tanzania. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0130180. PMID: 26107266.
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    13. Senkoro M, Hinderaker SG, Mfinanga SG, Range N, Kamara DV, Egwaga S, van Leth F. Health care-seeking behaviour among people with cough in Tanzania: findings from a tuberculosis prevalence survey. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Jun; 19(6):640-6. PMID: 25946352.
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    14. Kamani TM, Kazwala R, Mfinanga S, Haydon D, Keyyu J, Lankester F, Buza J. One Health: a concept led by Africa, with global benefits. Vet Rec. 2015 May 09; 176(19):496-7. PMID: 25953874.
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    15. Mustafa T, Brokstad KA, Mfinanga SG, Wiker HG. Multiplex Analysis of Pro- or Anti-Inflammatory Serum Cytokines and Chemokines in relation to Gender and Age among Tanzanian Tuberculous Lymphadenitis Patients. Tuberc Res Treat. 2015; 2015:561490. PMID: 26060581.
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    16. Munseri PJ, Kroidl A, Nilsson C, Joachim A, Geldmacher C, Mann P, Moshiro C, Aboud S, Lyamuya E, Maboko L, Missanga M, Kaluwa B, Mfinanga S, Podola L, Bauer A, Godoy-Ramirez K, Marovich M, Moss B, Hoelscher M, Gotch F, Stöhr W, Stout R, McCormack S, Wahren B, Mhalu F, Robb ML, Biberfeld G, Sandström E, Bakari M. Priming with a simplified intradermal HIV-1 DNA vaccine regimen followed by boosting with recombinant HIV-1 MVA vaccine is safe and immunogenic: a phase IIa randomized clinical trial. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0119629. PMID: 25875843.
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    17. Mfinanga S, Chanda D, Kivuyo SL, Guinness L, Bottomley C, Simms V, Chijoka C, Masasi A, Kimaro G, Ngowi B, Kahwa A, Mwaba P, Harrison TS, Egwaga S, Jaffar S. Cryptococcal meningitis screening and community-based early adherence support in people with advanced HIV infection starting antiretroviral therapy in Tanzania and Zambia: an open-label, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2015 May 30; 385(9983):2173-82. PMID: 25765698.
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    18. Zumla A, Chakaya J, Centis R, D'Ambrosio L, Mwaba P, Bates M, Kapata N, Nyirenda T, Chanda D, Mfinanga S, Hoelscher M, Maeurer M, Migliori GB. Tuberculosis treatment and management--an update on treatment regimens, trials, new drugs, and adjunct therapies. Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Mar; 3(3):220-34. PMID: 25773212.
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    19. Mfinanga SG, Kirenga BJ, Chanda DM, Connolly C, Mwaba P, Joloba M, Zumla A. TB-HAART trial--authors' reply. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jan; 15(1):15-6. PMID: 25541163.
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    20. Holm LL, Rose MV, Kimaro G, Bygbjerg IC, Mfinanga SG, Ravn P, Ruhwald M. A comparison of interferon-? and IP-10 for the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Pediatrics. 2014 Dec; 134(6):e1568-75. PMID: 25422019.
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    21. Lawson DW, Borgerhoff Mulder M, Ghiselli ME, Ngadaya E, Ngowi B, Mfinanga SG, Hartwig K, James S. Ethnicity and child health in northern Tanzania: Maasai pastoralists are disadvantaged compared to neighbouring ethnic groups. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e110447. PMID: 25353164.
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    22. Mgode GF, Cohen-Bacrie S, Bedotto M, Weetjens BJ, Cox C, Jubitana M, Kuipers D, Machang'u RS, Kazwala R, Mfinanga SG, Kaufmann SH, Drancourt M. Mycobacterium genotypes in pulmonary tuberculosis infections and their detection by trained African giant pouched rats. Curr Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 70(2):212-8. PMID: 25274413.
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    23. Kagaruki GB, Mayige MT, Ngadaya ES, Kimaro GD, Kalinga AK, Kilale AM, Kahwa AM, Materu GS, Mfinanga SG. Magnitude and risk factors of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV in Tanzania: a cross sectional study from Mbeya and Dar es Salaam regions. BMC Public Health. 2014 Sep 02; 14:904. PMID: 25183300.
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    24. Mfinanga SG, Kirenga BJ, Chanda DM, Mutayoba B, Mthiyane T, Yimer G, Ezechi O, Connolly C, Kapotwe V, Muwonge C, Massaga J, Sinkala E, Kohi W, Lyantumba L, Nyakoojo G, Luwaga H, Doulla B, Mzyece J, Kapata N, Vahedi M, Mwaba P, Egwaga S, Adatu F, Pym A, Joloba M, Rustomjee R, Zumla A, Onyebujoh P. Early versus delayed initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV-positive adults with newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis (TB-HAART): a prospective, international, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Jul; 14(7):563-71. PMID: 24810491.
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    25. Mboera LE, Mfinanga SG, Karimuribo ED, Rumisha SF, Sindato C. The changing landscape of public health in sub-Saharan Africa: control and prevention of communicable diseases needs rethinking. Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23; 81(2):E1-6. PMID: 25004929.
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    26. Simms V, Matiku S, Ngowi B, Chanda D, Lesikari S, Bottomley C, Egwaga S, Kahwa A, Guinness L, Mwaba P, Mfinanga S, Jaffar S. Integrating public health research trials into health systems in Africa: individual or cluster randomisation? Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jan; 19(1):123-7. PMID: 24261940.
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    27. Chin-Quee D, Ngadaya E, Kahwa A, Mwinyiheri T, Otterness C, Mfinanga S, Nanda K. Women's ability to self-screen for contraindications to combined oral contraceptive pills in Tanzanian drug shops. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Oct; 123(1):37-41. PMID: 23859705.
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    28. Coles CL, Mabula K, Seidman JC, Levens J, Mkocha H, Munoz B, Mfinanga SG, West S. Mass distribution of azithromycin for trachoma control is associated with increased risk of azithromycin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in young children 6 months after treatment. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jun; 56(11):1519-26. PMID: 23487375.
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    29. Nissen TN, Rose MV, Kimaro G, Bygbjerg IC, Mfinanga SG, Ravn P. Challenges of loss to follow-up in tuberculosis research. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e40183. PMID: 22808114.
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    30. Rose MV, Kimaro G, Nissen TN, Kroidl I, Hoelscher M, Bygbjerg IC, Mfinanga SG, Ravn P. QuantiFERON®-TB gold in-tube performance for diagnosing active tuberculosis in children and adults in a high burden setting. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e37851. PMID: 22808002.
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    31. Kilale AM, Range NS, Ngowi PH, Kahwa AM, Mfinanga SG. Evaluation of the KEMRI Hep-cell II test kit for detection of hepatitis B surface antigens in Tanzania. Tanzan J Health Res. 2012 Jul; 14(3):189-93. PMID: 26591756.
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    32. Blok L, van den Hof S, Mfinanga SG, Kahwa A, Ngadaya E, Oey L, Dieleman M. Measuring workload for tuberculosis service provision at primary care level: a methodology. Hum Resour Health. 2012 May 28; 10:11. PMID: 22640406.
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    33. Beyene N, Mahoney A, Cox C, Weetjens B, Makingi G, Mgode G, Durgin A, Kuipers D, Jubitana M, Egwaga S, Kamara D, Lwilla F, Mfinanga SG, Kahwa A, Machang'u R, Kazwala R, Reither K, Kaufmann SH, Poling A. APOPO's tuberculosis research agenda: achievements, challenges and prospects. Tanzan J Health Res. 2012 Apr; 14(2):121-30. PMID: 26591733.
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    34. Hendriks ME, Wit FW, Roos MT, Brewster LM, Akande TM, de Beer IH, Mfinanga SG, Kahwa AM, Gatongi P, Van Rooy G, Janssens W, Lammers J, Kramer B, Bonfrer I, Gaeb E, van der Gaag J, Rinke de Wit TF, Lange JM, Schultsz C. Hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: cross-sectional surveys in four rural and urban communities. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32638. PMID: 22427857.
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    35. Bjerrum S, Rose MV, Bygbjerg IC, Mfinanga SG, Tersboel BP, Ravn P. Primary health care staff's perceptions of childhood tuberculosis: a qualitative study from Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Jan 09; 12:6. PMID: 22229965.
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    36. Bwana V, Tenu F, Magesa SM, Mfinanga SG. Smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis among HIV patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzan J Health Res. 2011 Jan; 13(1):14-20. PMID: 24409642.
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    37. Chonde TM, Basra D, Mfinanga SG, Range N, Lwilla F, Shirima RP, van Deun A, Zignol M, Cobelens FG, Egwaga SM, van Leth F. National anti-tuberculosis drug resistance study in Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010 Aug; 14(8):967-72. PMID: 20626940.
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    38. Senkoro M, Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O. Smear microscopy and culture conversion rates among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients by HIV status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Jul 16; 10:210. PMID: 20637077.
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    39. Mfinanga GS, Kimaro GD, Ngadaya E, Massawe S, Mtandu R, Shayo EH, Kahwa A, Achola O, Mutungi A, Knight R, Armbruster D, Sintasath D, Kitua A, Stanton C. Health facility-based Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor: findings from a national survey in Tanzania. Health Res Policy Syst. 2009 Apr 16; 7:6. PMID: 19371418.
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    40. Matee M, Mfinanga S, Holm-Hansen C. Anti-TB drug resistance levels and patterns among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from newly diagnosed cases of pulmonary tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. APMIS. 2009 Apr; 117(4):263-7. PMID: 19338514.
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    41. Ngowi BJ, Mfinanga SG, Bruun JN, Morkve O. Immunohaematological reference values in human immunodeficiency virus-negative adolescent and adults in rural northern Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Jan 13; 9:1. PMID: 19144106.
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    42. Chonde TM, Doulla B, van Leth F, Mfinanga SG, Range N, Lwilla F, Mfaume SM, van Deun A, Zignol M, Cobelens FG, Egwaga SM. Implementation of a national anti-tuberculosis drug resistance survey in Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 2008 Dec 30; 8:427. PMID: 19116022.
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    43. Ngowi BJ, Mfinanga SG, Bruun JN, Morkve O. Pulmonary tuberculosis among people living with HIV/AIDS attending care and treatment in rural northern Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 2008 Sep 30; 8:341. PMID: 18826574.
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    44. Mfinanga SG, Kahwa A, Kimaro G, Kilale A, Kivuyo S, Senkoro M, Ngowi B, Mtandu R, Mutayoba B, Ngadaya E, Mashoto K. Dissatisfaction with the laboratory services in conducting HIV related testing among public and private medical personnel in Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Aug 11; 8:171. PMID: 18691442.
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    45. Mfinanga SG, Kahwa A, Kimaro G, Kilale A, Kivuyo S, Senkoro M, Ngowi B, Mtandu R, Mutayoba B, Ngadaya E, Mashoto K. Patient's dissatisfaction with the public and private laboratory services in conducting HIV related testing in Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Aug 07; 8:167. PMID: 18687113.
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    46. Mfinanga SG, Mutayoba BK, Kahwa A, Kimaro G, Mtandu R, Ngadaya E, Egwaga S, Kitua AY. The magnitude and factors associated with delays in management of smear positive tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Jul 27; 8:158. PMID: 18655730.
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    47. Mfinanga GS, Ngadaya E, Kimaro G, Mtandu R, Lema LA, Basra D, Lwila F, Egwaga S, Kitua AY. Capacity of healthcare facilities in the implementation of direct observed treatment strategy for tuberculosis in Arumeru and Karatu districts, Tanzania. Tanzan J Health Res. 2008 Apr; 10(2):95-8. PMID: 18846787.
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    48. Mfinanga SG, Sviland L, Chande H, Mustafa T, Mørkve O. How does clinical diagnosis of mycobacterial adenitis correlate with histological findings? East Afr J Public Health. 2007 Oct; 4(2):47-50. PMID: 18085129.
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    49. Egwaga SM, Chonde TM, Matee MI, Mfinanga SG, Ngowi PE, Lwilla F, Cobelens FG. Low specificity of HIV-testing on sputum specimens kept at ambient temperatures for 4 to 7 days: a blinded comparison. BMC Clin Pathol. 2007 Sep 19; 7:8. PMID: 17880720.
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    50. Mfinanga GS, Ngadaya E, Mtandu R, Mutayoba B, Basra D, Kimaro G, Chonde TM, Ngowi P, Mfaume S, Kilale AM, Egwaga S, Kitua AY. The quality of sputum smear microscopy diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tanzan Health Res Bull. 2007 Sep; 9(3):164-8. PMID: 18087893.
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    51. Mustafa T, Wiker HG, Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O, Sviland L. Immunohistochemistry using a Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex specific antibody for improved diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis. Mod Pathol. 2006 Dec; 19(12):1606-14. PMID: 16980944.
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    52. Eldholm V, Matee M, Mfinanga SG, Heun M, Dahle UR. A first insight into the genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, assessed by spoligotyping. BMC Microbiol. 2006 Sep 13; 6:76. PMID: 16970826.
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    53. Cleaveland S, Shaw DJ, Mfinanga SG, Shirima G, Kazwala RR, Eblate E, Sharp M. Mycobacterium bovis in rural Tanzania: risk factors for infection in human and cattle populations. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2007 Jan; 87(1):30-43. PMID: 16618553.
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    54. Mustafa T, Mogga SJ, Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O, Sviland L. Immunohistochemical analysis of cytokines and apoptosis in tuberculous lymphadenitis. Immunology. 2006 Apr; 117(4):454-62. PMID: 16556259.
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    55. Mfinanga SG, Morkve O, Sviland L, Kazwala RR, Chande H, Nilsen R. Patient knowledge, practices and challenges to health care system in early diagnosis of mycobacterial adenitis. East Afr Med J. 2005 Apr; 82(4):173-80. PMID: 16122084.
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    56. Mustafa T, Mogga SJ, Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O, Sviland L. Significance of Fas and Fas ligand in tuberculous lymphadenitis. Immunology. 2005 Feb; 114(2):255-62. PMID: 15667570.
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    57. Mfinanga SG, Morkve O, Kazwala RR, Cleaveland S, Sharp MJ, Kunda J, Nilsen R. Mycobacterial adenitis: role of Mycobacterium bovis, non-tuberculous mycobacteria, HIV infection, and risk factors in Arusha, Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2004 Apr; 81(4):171-8. PMID: 15884281.
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    58. Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O, Kazwala RR, Cleaveland S, Sharp JM, Shirima G, Nilsen R. Tribal differences in perception of tuberculosis: a possible role in tuberculosis control in Arusha, Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2003 Oct; 7(10):933-41. PMID: 14552562.
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    59. Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O, Kazwala RR, Cleaveland S, Sharp JM, Shirima G, Nilsen R. The role of livestock keeping in tuberculosis trends in Arusha, Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2003 Jul; 7(7):695-704. PMID: 12870693.
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    60. Range N, Ipuge YA, O'Brien RJ, Egwaga SM, Mfinanga SG, Chonde TM, Mukadi YD, Borgdorff MW. Trend in HIV prevalence among tuberculosis patients in Tanzania, 1991-1998. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2001 May; 5(5):405-12. PMID: 11336270.
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    61. van den Broek J, Mfinanga S, Moshiro C, O'Brien R, Mugomela A, Lefi M. Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the outcome of treatment and survival of tuberculosis patients in Mwanza, Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 1998 Jul; 2(7):547-52. PMID: 9661820.
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    62. van den Broek J, Mfinanga S, Moshiro C, O'Brien R, Mugomela A. Survival of HIV-positive and HIV-negative leprosy patients in Mwanza, Tanzania. Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis. 1998 Mar; 66(1):53-6. PMID: 9614841.
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