• Community Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices in Relation to Tuberculosis in Cameroon

      Kwedi Nolna, S; Kammogne, ID; Ndzinga, R; Afanda, B; Ntonè, R; Boum, Y; Nolna, D (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2016-09-01)
      With 15 080 new cases in 2013, Cameroon is a country with high tuberculosis (TB) incidence and prevalence. Understanding the community's knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) about TB is key to TB control in such endemic settings.
    • Effect of Previous Treatment and Sputum Quality on Diagnostic Accuracy of Xpert(®) MTB/RIF

      Acuña-Villaorduña, C; Orikiriza, P; Nyehangane, D; White, L F; Mwanga-Amumpaire, J; Kim, S; Bonnet, M; Fennelly, KP; Boum, Y; Jones-López, EC (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2017-04-01)
      In early studies, Xpert® MTB/RIF accurately detected culture-proven pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Recent reports have, however, found a lower than expected specificity in previously treated TB patients.