Douglas Wilson

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Publications

  1. pmc Performance of serum C-reactive protein as a screening test for smear-negative tuberculosis in an ambulatory high HIV prevalence population
    Douglas Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 6:e15248. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of the World Health Organization algorithm for the diagnosis of HIV-associated sputum smear-negative tuberculosis
    D Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:919-24. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Against all odds: diagnosing tuberculosis in South Africa
    Douglas Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Edendale Hospital, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    J Infect Dis 204:S1102-9. 2011
  4. pmc Patient and provider delay in tuberculosis suspects from communities with a high HIV prevalence in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Graeme Meintjes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 8:72. 2008

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Performance of serum C-reactive protein as a screening test for smear-negative tuberculosis in an ambulatory high HIV prevalence population
    Douglas Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 6:e15248. 2011
    ..New diagnostic strategies for SNTB are urgently needed. C-reactive protein (CRP) is a non-specific inflammatory protein that is usually elevated in patients with tuberculosis, but its role in the diagnosis of tuberculosis is uncertain...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of the World Health Organization algorithm for the diagnosis of HIV-associated sputum smear-negative tuberculosis
    D Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:919-24. 2011
    ..Outcomes from the World Health Organization's (WHO's) recommendations for the diagnosis of smear-negative tuberculosis (SNTB) in high human immunodeficiency virus prevalence settings are unknown...
  3. doi request reprint Against all odds: diagnosing tuberculosis in South Africa
    Douglas Wilson
    Department of Medicine, Edendale Hospital, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    J Infect Dis 204:S1102-9. 2011
    ..Attention to these components of the tuberculosis program is urgently needed before new diagnostic technologies can be expected to impact on tuberculosis mortality in resource constrained settings...
  4. pmc Patient and provider delay in tuberculosis suspects from communities with a high HIV prevalence in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Graeme Meintjes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 8:72. 2008
    ..The aim was to describe patient and provider delay in the diagnosis of TB in patients with suspected TB requiring admission, and to determine the risk factors for this delay and the consequences...