1. Souza AB, Arriaga MB, Amorim G, Araújo-Pereira M, Nogueira BMF, Queiroz ATL, Figueiredo MC, Rocha MS, Benjamin A, Moreira ASR, Oliveira JG, Rolla V, Durovni B, Lapa E Silva JR, Kritski AL, Cavalcante S, Sterling T, Andrade BB, Cordeiro-Santos M; RePORT Brazil consortium. Determinants of losses in the latent tuberculosis infection cascade of care in Brazil. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Sep;6(9):e005969. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005969. PMID: 34518204.
  2. Barreto-Duarte B, Araújo-Pereira M, Nogueira BMF, Sobral L, Rodrigues MMS, Queiroz ATL, Rocha MS, Nascimento V, Souza AB, Cordeiro-Santos M, Kritski AL, Sterling TR, Arriaga MB, Andrade BB. Tuberculosis Burden and Determinants of Treatment Outcomes According to Age in Brazil: A Nationwide Study of 896,314 Cases Reported Between 2010 and 2019. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021 Jul 27;8:706689. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.706689. PMID: 34386510; PMCID: PMC8354381.
  3. Carvalho ACC, Amorim G, Melo MGM, Silveira AKA, Vargas PHL, Moreira ASR, Rocha MS, Souza AB, Arriaga MB, Araújo-Pereira M, Figueiredo MC, Durovni B, Lapa-E-Silva JR, Cavalcante S, Rolla VC, Sterling TR, Cordeiro-Santos M, Andrade BB, Silva EC, Kritski AL; RePORT Brazil consortium. Pre-Treatment Neutrophil Count as a Predictor of Antituberculosis Therapy Outcomes: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study. Front Immunol. 2021 Jul 2;12:661934. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.661934. PMID: 34276654; PMCID: PMC8284392.
  4. Peetluk LS, Rebeiro PF, Ridolfi FM, Andrade BB, Cordeiro-Santos M, Kritski A, Durovni B, Calvacante S, Figueiredo MC, Haas DW, Liu D, Rolla VC, Sterling TR; Regional Prospective Observational Research in Tuberculosis (RePORT)-Brazil network. A clinical prediction model for unsuccessful pulmonary tuberculosis treatment outcomes. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jul 2:ciab598. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab598. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34214166.
  5. Arriaga MB, Rocha MS, Nogueira B, Nascimento V, Araújo-Pereira M, Souza AB, Andrade AMS, Costa AG, Gomes-Silva A, Silva EC, Figueiredo MC, Turner MM, Durovni B, Lapa-E-Silva JR, Kritski AL, Cavalcante S, Rolla VC, Cordeiro-Santos M, Sterling TR, Andrade BB; RePORT Brazil consortium. The Effect of Diabetes and Prediabetes on Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission to Close Contacts. J Infect Dis. 2021 May 19:jiab264. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiab264. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34008010
  6. Kulkarni V, Queiroz ATL, Sangle S, Kagal A, Salvi S, Gupta A, Ellner J, Kadam D, Rolla VC, Andrade BB, Salgame P, Mave V. A Two-Gene Signature for Tuberculosis Diagnosis in Persons With Advanced HIV. Front Immunol. 2021 Feb 22;12:631165. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.631165. PMID: 33692804; PMCID: PMC7937880.
  7. Spener-Gomes R, Costa AG, Melo HF, Souza AB, Beraldi-Magalhães F, Jesus JS, Arriaga MB, Kritski A, Safe I, Andrade BB, Trajman A, Cordeiro-Santos M. Examination of respiratory specimens improves microbiological diagnosis of patients with presumptive extrapulmonary tuberculosis. IJID. 2021 Mar 12; doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.03.022. PMID: 33722683.
  8. Peetluk LS, Ridolfi FM, Rebeiro PF, Liu D, Rolla VC, Sterling TR. Systematic review of prediction models for pulmonary tuberculosis treatment outcomes in adults. BMJ Open. 2021 Mar 2;11(3):e044687. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044687. PMID: 33653759; PMCID: PMC7929865.
  9. Barreto-Duarte B, Sterling TR, Fiske CT, Almeida A, Nochowicz CH, Smith RM, Barnett L, Warren C, Blackman A, Lapa E Silva JR, Andrade BB, Kalams SA. Increased Frequency of Memory CD4+ T-Cell Responses in Individuals With Previously Treated Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis. Front Immunol. 2020 Dec 17;11:605338. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.605338. PMID: 33391271; PMCID: PMC7774017.
  10. Arriaga MB, Amorim G, Queiroz ATL, Rodrigues MMS, Araújo-Pereira M, Nogueira BMF, Souza AB, Rocha MS, Benjamin A, Moreira ASR, de Oliveira JG, Figueiredo MC, Turner MM, Alves K, Durovni B, Lapa-E-Silva JR, Kritski AL, Cavalcante S, Rolla VC, Cordeiro-Santos M, Sterling TR, Andrade BB; RePORT Brazil consortium. Novel stepwise approach to assess representativeness of a large multicenter observational cohort of tuberculosis patients: The example of RePORT Brazil. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;103:110-118. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.11.140. Epub 2020 Nov 14. PMID: 33197582; PMCID: PMC7959330.
  11. Silveira-Mattos PS, Barreto-Duarte B, Vasconcelos B, Fukutani KF, Vinhaes CL, Oliveira-De-Souza D, Ibegbu CC, Figueiredo MC, Sterling TR, Rengarajan J, Andrade BB. Differential Expression of Activation Markers by Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4+ T Cell Distinguishes Extrapulmonary From Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Latent Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 5;71(8):1905-1911. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz1070. PMID: 31665254.
  12. Demitto FO, Araújo-Pereira M, Schmaltz CA, Sant’Anna FM, Arriaga MB, Andrade BB, Rolla VC. Impact of Persistent Anemia on Systemic Inflammation and Tuberculosis Outcomes in Persons Living With HIV. Front Immunol. 2020 Sep 24;11:588405. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.588405. PMID: 33072136; PMCID: PMC7541849.
  13. Rebeiro PF, Cohen MJ, Ewing HM, Figueiredo MC, Peetluk LS, Andrade KB, Eakin M, Zechmeister EJ, Sterling TR. Knowledge and stigma of latent tuberculosis infection in Brazil: implications for tuberculosis prevention strategies. BMC Public Health. 2020 Jun 9;20(1):897. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-09053-1. PMID: 32517671; PMCID: PMC7285569.
  14. Penn-Nicholson A, Mbandi SK, Thompson E, Mendelsohn SC, Suliman S, Chegou NN, Malherbe ST, Darboe F, Erasmus M, Hanekom WA, Bilek N, Fisher M, Kaufmann SHE, Winter J, Murphy M, Wood R, Morrow C, Van Rhijn I, Moody B, Murray M, Andrade BB, Sterling TR, Sutherland J, Naidoo K, Padayatchi N, Walzl G, Hatherill M, Zak D, Scriba TJ; Adolescent Cohort Study team; GC6-74 Consortium; SATVI Clinical and Laboratory Team; ScreenTB Consortium; AE-TBC Consortium; RePORT Brazil Team; Peruvian Household Contacts Cohort Team; CAPRISA IMPRESS team. RISK6, a 6-gene transcriptomic signature of TB disease risk, diagnosis and treatment response. Sci Rep. 2020 May 25;10(1):8629. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-65043-8. PMID: 32451443; PMCID: PMC7248089.
  15. Peetluk LS, Rebeiro PF, Cordeiro-Santos M, Kritski A, Andrade BB, Durovni B, Calvacante S, Arriaga MB, Turner MM, Figueiredo MC, Rolla VC, Sterling TR. Lack of Weight Gain During the First 2 Months of Treatment and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Independently Predict Unsuccessful Treatment Outcomes in Tuberculosis. J Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 7;221(9):1416-1424. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz595. PMID: 31724035; PMCID: PMC7137883.
  16. Cubillos-Angulo JM, Arriaga MB, Melo MGM, Silva EC, Alvarado-Arnez LE, de Almeida AS, Moraes MO, Moreira ASR, Lapa E Silva JR, Fukutani KF, Sterling TR, Hawn TR, Kritski AL, Oliveira MM, Andrade BB. Polymorphisms in interferon pathway genes and risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in contacts of tuberculosis cases in Brazil. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Mar;92:21-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.12.013. Epub 2019 Dec 13. PMID: 31843671; PMCID: PMC7197195.
  17. Cubillos-Angulo JM, Arriaga MB, Silva EC, Müller BLA, Ramalho DMP, Fukutani KF, Miranda PFC, Moreira ASR, Ruffino-Netto A, Lapa E Silva JR, Sterling TR, Kritski AL, Oliveira MM, Andrade BB. Polymorphisms in TLR4 and TNFA and Risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection and Development of Active Disease in Contacts of Tuberculosis Cases in Brazil: A Prospective Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 30;69(6):1027-1035. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy1001. PMID: 30481307; PMCID: PMC6735688
  18. van der Heijden YF, Abdullah F, Andrade BB, Andrews JR, Christopher DJ, Croda J, Ewing H, Haas DW, Hatherill M, Horsburgh CR Jr, Mave V, Nakaya HI, Rolla V, Srinivasan S, Sugiyono RI, Ugarte-Gil C, Hamilton C. Building capacity for advances in tuberculosis research; proceedings of the third RePORT international meeting. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2018 Dec;113:153-162. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2018 Oct 1. PMID: 30514497; PMCID: PMC6349374.
  19. Amaral EP, Conceição EL, Costa DL, Rocha MS, Marinho JM, Cordeiro-Santos M, D’Império-Lima MR, Barbosa T, Sher A, Andrade BB. N-acetyl-cysteine exhibits potent anti-mycobacterial activity in addition to its known anti-oxidative functions. BMC Microbiol. 2016 Oct 28;16(1):251. doi: 10.1186/s12866-016-0872-7. PMID: 27793104; PMCID: PMC5084440.
  20. Mesquita ED, Gil-Santana L, Ramalho D, Tonomura E, Silva EC, Oliveira MM, Andrade BB, Kritski A; Rede-TB Study group. Associations between systemic inflammation, mycobacterial loads in sputum and radiological improvement after treatment initiation in pulmonary TB patients from Brazil: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Aug 5;16:368. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1736-3. PMID: 27494953; PMCID: PMC4974760.
  21. Almeida-Junior JL, Gil-Santana L, Oliveira CA, Castro S, Cafezeiro AS, Daltro C, Netto EM, Kornfeld H, Andrade BB. Glucose Metabolism Disorder Is Associated with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Individuals with Respiratory Symptoms from Brazil. PLoS One. 2016 Apr 14;11(4):e0153590. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153590. PMID: 27078026; PMCID: PMC4831681.
  22. Gil-Santana L, Almeida-Junior JL, Oliveira CA, Hickson LS, Daltro C, Castro S, Kornfeld H, Netto EM, Andrade BB. Diabetes Is Associated with Worse Clinical Presentation in Tuberculosis Patients from Brazil: A Retrospective Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 11;11(1):e0146876. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146876. PMID: 26752596; PMCID: PMC4709051.
  23. Miranda P, Gil-Santana L, Oliveira MG, Mesquita ED, Silva E, Rauwerdink A, Cobelens F, Oliveira MM, Andrade BB, Kritski A. Sustained elevated levels of C-reactive protein and ferritin in pulmonary tuberculosis patients remaining culture positive upon treatment initiation. PLoS One. 2017 Apr 6;12(4):e0175278. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175278. PMID: 28384354; PMCID: PMC5383283.
  24. Geadas C, Stoszek SK, Sherman D, Andrade BB, Srinivasan S, Hamilton CD, Ellner J. Advances in basic and translational tuberculosis research: Proceedings of the first meeting of RePORT international. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2017 Jan;102:55-67. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2016 Nov 27. PMID: 28061953.
  25. Hamilton CD, Swaminathan S, Christopher DJ, Ellner J, Gupta A, Sterling TR, Rolla V, Srinivasan S, Karyana M, Siddiqui S, Stoszek SK, Kim P. RePORT International: Advancing Tuberculosis Biomarker Research Through Global Collaboration. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 15;61Suppl 3(Suppl 3):S155-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ611. PMID: 26409277; PMCID: PMC4583572.

By Investigator

Bruno Andrade: MyNCBI
Timothy Sterling: MyNCBI
Valeria Rolla: MyNCBI
Solange Cavalcante: MyNCBI
Betina Durovni: MyNCBI
Afranio Kritski: MyNCBI
José Roberto Lapa e Silva: MyNCBI
Marcelo Santos: MyNCBI
Cristina Lourenço: MyNCBI