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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29151338/genotype-distribution-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-in-theaegean-region-and-associated-demographic-factors
#1
Cengiz Çavuşoğlu, Fethiye Ferda Yılmaz, İsabel Raika Durusoy Onmuş, Tuğba Bozdemir, Hüseyin Taşlı, Mine Hoşgör Limoncu
Background/aim: The Aegean Region is the second-ranking region in Turkey according to the Human Development Index and population density and it hosts 1/8 of Turkey's population. İzmir is the largest city of the region, receiving internal migration both from inside and outside the region. The tuberculosis incidence in İzmir is lower than overall in Turkey: 17.7/100,000 in 2011. Our aims were to determine genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates; to explore possible associations between genotypes with case-demographic data, clinical presentation, and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns; and to determine variations in genotype distribution of strains isolated in Ege University Hospital, İzmir...
November 13, 2017: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142045/a-rapid-assay-for-detection-of-the-epidemiologically-important-central-asian-russian-strain-of-the-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-beijing-genotype
#2
Igor Mokrousov, Ekaterina Chernyaeva, Anna Vyazovaya, Yuriy Skiba, Natalia Solovieva, Violeta Valcheva, Klavdia Levina, Natalya Malakhova, Wei-Wei Jiao, Lia Lima Gomes, Philip N Suffys, Marge Kütt, Nagima Aitkhozhina, A-Dong Shen, Olga Narvskaya, Viacheslav Zhuravlev
Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates of the Beijing 94-32-cluster (also named "Central Asian/Russian Beijing strain") constitute an important component of the population structure of the pathogen in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) countries (1-4).….
November 15, 2017: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118425/the-study-on-the-association-between-beijing-genotype-family-and-drug-susceptibility-phenotypes-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-in-beijing
#3
Yi Liu, Xiaoying Jiang, Wensheng Li, Xuxia Zhang, Wei Wang, Chuanyou Li
The predominant prevalent Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb) lineage was the Beijing genotype family in Beijing. There has been no systematic study on the association between drug resistance and Beijing genotype. Here we collected 268 M. tb strains, analyzed the background information and the bacteriological characteristics. The mean age of the cases was 40.12 years; male patients were almost three times than female patients. After genotyping analyzation, 81.7% (219/268) strains were categorized as Beijing genotype; no significant difference was observed between Beijing and non-Beijing genotype in gender, age and treatment history...
November 8, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29092043/emerging-resistant-clones-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-in-a-spatiotemporal-context
#4
Anna Vyazovaya, Klavdia Levina, Viacheslav Zhuravlev, Piret Viiklepp, Marge Kütt, Igor Mokrousov
Objectives: We assessed the genetic structure of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis population in Estonia with a special focus on major epidemic/endemic clones and drug resistance determinants. We investigated the hypothesis of the decisive impact of massive human influx on the locally circulating genotypes. Estonia received a mass immigration from Russia during 1945-90 followed by enhanced interaction with the EU since 1991. Methods: The study sample included M. tuberculosis isolates from patients newly diagnosed with TB in 2014 in North Estonia (including the capital Tallinn)...
October 30, 2017: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29061753/combined-antibacterial-effect-of-isoniazid-and-rifampicin-on-four-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-strains-in-vitro-experiments-and-response-surface-modeling
#5
Charlotte Genestet, Florence Ader, Catherine Pichat, Gérard Lina, Oana Dumitrescu, Sylvain Goutelle
While isoniazid and rifampicin have been the cornerstone of tuberculosis therapy caused by drug-susceptible Mycobacterium tuberculosis for more than 40 years, their combined action has never been thoroughly assessed by modern quantitative pharmacology approaches.The aims of this work were to perform in vitro experiments and mathematical modeling of the antibacterial effect of isoniazid and rifampicin alone and in combination against various strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosisAfter MIC determination of H37Rv and three strains belonging to the, Beijing, Euro-American and Indo-Oceanic lineages, the antibacterial effects of isoniazid and rifampicin alone and in combination were studied in static time-kill experiments...
October 23, 2017: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29058526/mycobacterium-tuberculosis-of-the-beijing-genotype-in-iran-and-the-who-eastern-mediterranean-region-a-meta-analysis
#6
Sven Hoffner, Leyla Sahebi, Khalil Ansarin, Siamak Sabour, Parviz Mohajeri
OBJECTIVE: The Beijing genotype is a distinct genetic lineage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is distributed worldwide, and may cause large outbreaks of multidrug resistance-tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The distribution of such strains in the Eastern Mediterranean region (EMR) is unclear, and clarifying the data is our purpose apart from the presence of Beijing TB in Iran. METHODS: We searched Published literature from CINAHL Cochrane Library, Current Contents, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), ProQuest Google Scholar PubMed, PsycINFO, Thomson Reuters, (SID), and Medical Library (MedLib) to detect relevant studies from the year 2000 to July 2015 with the following keywords: M...
October 23, 2017: Microbial Drug Resistance: MDR: Mechanisms, Epidemiology, and Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29050769/prevalence-of-beijing-and-haarlem-genotypes-among-multidrug-resistant-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-in-iran-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Samira Tarashi, Abolfazl Fateh, Fatemeh Rahimi Jamnani, Seyed Davar Siadat, Farzam Vaziri
Antimicrobial drug resistance creates major problems in the control of tuberculosis (TB). Beijing and Haarlem genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis are the prevalent genotypes responsible for multidrug resistant (MDR) TB worldwide. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review using meta-analysis to indicate the prevalence of Beijing and Haarlem genotypes among MDR-TB cases in Iran. Data sources of current study were 311 original articles (2006-2016) that were searched in several databases including Medline, Scopus, Embase, Cochrane library, and Iranian databases...
December 2017: Tuberculosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046413/prediction-of-local-transmission-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-isolates-of-a-predominantly-beijing-lineage-using-a-variable-number-tandem-repeat-vntr-typing-method-incorporating-a-consensus-set-of-hypervariable-loci
#8
Yoshiro Murase, Kiyohiko Izumi, Akihiro Ohkado, Akio Aono, Kinuyo Chikamatsu, Hiroyuki Yamada, Yuriko Igarashi, Akiko Takaki, Satoshi Mitarai
Strain genotyping based on the variable-number tandem repeat (VNTR) is widely applied for identifying the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis A consensus set of four hypervariable loci (1982, 3232, 3820, and 4120) has been proposed to improve the discrimination of Beijing lineage strains. Herein, we evaluated the utility of these four hypervariable loci for tracing local tuberculosis transmission in 981 cases over a 14-month period in Japan (2010--2011). We used six different VNTR systems, with or without the four hypervariable loci...
October 18, 2017: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29032986/mycobacterium-tuberculosis-strains-induce-strain-specific-cytokine-and-chemokine-response-in-pulmonary-epithelial-cells
#9
Nontobeko E Mvubu, Balakrishna Pillay, Lyle R McKinnon, Manormoney Pillay
M. tuberculosis F15/LAM4/KZN has been associated with high transmission rates of drug resistant tuberculosis in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The current study elucidated the cytokine/chemokine responses induced by representatives of the F15/LAM4/KZN and other dominant strain families in pulmonary epithelial cells. Multiplex cytokine analyses were performed at 24, 48 and 72h post infection of the A549 pulmonary epithelial cell line with the F15/LAM4/KZN, F28, F11, Beijing, Unique and H37Rv strains at an MOI of ∼10:1...
October 9, 2017: Cytokine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29031637/molecular-epidemiology-of-multi-and-extensively-drug-resistant-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-in-ireland-2001-2014
#10
E Roycroft, R F O'Toole, M M Fitzgibbon, L Montgomery, M O'Meara, P Downes, S Jackson, J O'Donnell, I F Laurenson, A M McLaughlin, J Keane, T R Rogers
OBJECTIVES: The primary objective of this work was to examine the acquisition and spread of multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) in Ireland. METHODS: All available Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) isolates (n = 42), from MDR-TB cases diagnosed in Ireland between 2001 and 2014, were analysed using phenotypic drug-susceptibility testing, Mycobacterial-Interspersed-Repetitive-Units Variable-Number Tandem-Repeat (MIRU-VNTR) genotyping, and whole-genome sequencing (WGS)...
October 12, 2017: Journal of Infection
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018250/molecular-analysis-of-pyrazinamide-resistance-in-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-in-vietnam-highlights-the-high-rate-of-pyrazinamide-resistance-associated-mutations-in-clinical-isolates
#11
Nguyen Quang Huy, Contamin Lucie, Tran Thi Thanh Hoa, Nguyen Van Hung, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan, Nguyen Thai Son, Nguyen Viet Nhung, Dang Duc Anh, Bañuls Anne-Laure, Nguyen Thi Van Anh
Pyrazinamide (PZA) is a key antibiotic in current anti-tuberculosis regimens. Although the WHO has stressed the urgent need to obtain data on PZA resistance, in high tuberculosis burden countries, little is known about the level of PZA resistance, the genetic basis of such resistance or its link with Mycobacterium tuberculosis families. In this context, this study assessed PZA resistance through the molecular analysis of 260 Vietnamese M. tuberculosis isolates. First-line drug susceptibility testing, pncA gene sequencing, spoligotyping and mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units-variable number of tandem repeats (MIRU-VNTR) typing were performed...
October 11, 2017: Emerging Microbes & Infections
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28973928/mycobacterium-tuberculosis-inhibits-human-innate-immune-responses-via-the-production-of-tlr2-antagonist-glycolipids
#12
Landry Blanc, Martine Gilleron, Jacques Prandi, Ok-Ryul Song, Mi-Seon Jang, Brigitte Gicquel, Daniel Drocourt, Olivier Neyrolles, Priscille Brodin, Gérard Tiraby, Alain Vercellone, Jérôme Nigou
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major human pathogen that is able to survive inside host cells and resist immune clearance. Most particularly, it inhibits several arms of the innate immune response, including phagosome maturation or cytokine production. To better understand the molecular mechanisms by which M. tuberculosis circumvents host immune defenses, we used a transposon mutant library generated in a virulent clinical isolate of M. tuberculosis of the W/Beijing family to infect human macrophages, utilizing a cell line derivative of THP-1 cells expressing a reporter system for activation of the transcription factor NF-κB, a key regulator of innate immunity...
October 17, 2017: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28961913/evaluation-of-minor-groove-binders-mgbs-as-novel-anti-mycobacterial-agents-and-the-effect-of-using-non-ionic-surfactant-vesicles-as-a-delivery-system-to-improve-their-efficacy
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Lerato Hlaka, Michael-Jon Rosslee, Mumin Ozturk, Santosh Kumar, Suraj P Parihar, Frank Brombacher, Abedawn I Khalaf, Katharine C Carter, Fraser J Scott, Colin J Suckling, Reto Guler
Objectives: The slow development of major advances in drug discovery for the treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis ( Mtb ) infection suggests a compelling need for evaluation of more effective drug therapies against TB. New classes of drugs are constantly being evaluated for anti-mycobacterial activity with currently a very limited number of new drugs approved for TB treatment. Minor groove binders (MGBs) have previously revealed promising antimicrobial activity against various infectious agents; however, they have not yet been screened against Mtb ...
September 18, 2017: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947708/fitness-compensatory-mutations-facilitate-the-spread-of-drug-resistant-f15-lam4-kzn-and-f28-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-strains-in-kwazulu-natal-south-africa
#14
Charissa C Naidoo, Manormoney Pillay
While the acquisition of drug resistance is often accompanied by fitness costs, Mycobacterium tuberculosis has developed mechanisms to overcome these costs in the form of compensatory mutations. In an attempt to dissect strain-specific differences in biological fitness, 10 M. tuberculosis genomes, representing F15/LAM4/KZN, Beijing, F11 and F28 genotypes were sequenced on the Illumina MiSeq platform. Drug-susceptible F15/LAM4/KZN strains differed by 43 SNPs, demonstrating that heterogeneity exists even among closely-related strains...
September 2017: Journal of Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28943727/a-genomic-signature-for-genotyping-mycobacterium-tuberculosis
#15
David Tarazona, Luis Jaramillo, Victor Borda, Kelly Levano, Marco Galarza, Heinner Guio
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), has a vast diversity of genotypes including Beijing, CAS, EAI, Haarlem, LAM, X, Ural, T, AFRI1 and AFRI2. However, genotyping can be expensive, time consuming and in some cases, results may vary depending on methodology used. Here, we proposed a new set of 10 SNPs using a total of 249 MTB genomes, and selected by first the inclusion/ exclusion (IE) criteria using spoligotyping and phylogenies, followed by the selection of the nonsynonymous SNPs present in the most conserved cluster of orthologous groups (COG) of each genotype of MTB...
2017: Bioinformation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919549/the-predominance-of-ethiopian-specific-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-families-and-minimal-contribution-of-mycobacterium-bovis-in-tuberculous-lymphadenitis-patients-in-southwest-ethiopia
#16
Mulualem Tadesse, Gemeda Abebe, Alemayehu Bekele, Mesele Bezabih, Pim de Rijk, Conor J Meehan, Bouke C de Jong, Leen Rigouts
BACKGROUND: Ethiopia has an extremely high rate of extrapulmonary tuberculosis, dominated by tuberculous lymphadenitis (TBLN). However, little is known about Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBc) lineages responsible for TBLN in Southwest Ethiopia. METHODS: A total of 304 MTBc isolates from TBLN patients in Southwest Ethiopia were genotyped primarily by spoligotyping. Isolates of selected spoligotypes were further analyzed by 15-loci mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit-variable number tandem repeat (MIRU-VNTR) (n=167) and qPCR-based single nucleotide polymorphism (n=38)...
September 15, 2017: Infection, Genetics and Evolution
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28910939/-genotyping-and-drug-susceptibility-of-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-isolated-in-changping-district-in-beijing-2011-2015
#17
Z G Zhang, J F Wu, L Wang, L Q Wang, L Han, S B Ma, T J Gao
Objective: To understand the genotype distribution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the drug susceptibility of M. tuberculosis with different genotypes in Changping district of Beijing and evaluate the application of genotyping of M. tuberculosis in local tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control. Methods: A total of 1 099 M. tuberculosis strains isolated in Changping from 2011 to 2015 were used. Spoligotyping and 12-locus VNTR recommended by Gao were used for the genotyping of these isolates. In addition, the susceptibility of the M...
September 10, 2017: Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue za Zhi, Zhonghua Liuxingbingxue Zazhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904183/the-tb-portals-an-open-access-web-based-platform-for-global-drug-resistant-tuberculosis-data-sharing-and-analysis
#18
Alex Rosenthal, Andrei Gabrielian, Eric Engle, Darrell E Hurt, Sofia Alexandru, Valeriu Crudu, Eugene Sergueev, Valery Kirichenko, Vladzimir Lapitskii, Eduard Snezhko, Vassili Kovalev, Andrei Astrovko, Alena Skrahina, Jessica Taaffe, Michael Harris, Alyssa Long, Kurt Wollenberg, Irada Akhundova, Sharafat Ismayilova, Aliaksandr Skrahin, Elcan Mammadbayov, Hagigat Gadirova, Rafik Abuzarov, Mehriban Seyfaddinova, Zaza Avaliani, Irina Strambu, Dragos Zaharia, Alexandru Muntean, Eugenia Ghita, Miron Bogdan, Roxana Mindru, Victor Spinu, Alexandra Sora, Catalina Ene, Sergo Vashakidze, Natalia Shubladze, Ucha Nanava, Alexander Tuzikov, Michael Tartakovsky
The TB Portals program is an international consortium of physicians, radiologists, and microbiologists from countries with a heavy burden of drug-resistant tuberculosis working with data scientists and information technology professionals. Together, we have built the TB Portals, a repository of socioeconomic/geographic, clinical, laboratory, radiological, and genomic data from patient cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis backed by shareable, physical samples. Currently, there are 1,299 total cases from five country sites (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, and Romania), 976 (75...
November 2017: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28878339/pathogen-lineage-based-genome-wide-association-study-identified-cd53-as-susceptible-locus-in-tuberculosis
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Yosuke Omae, Licht Toyo-Oka, Hideki Yanai, Supalert Nedsuwan, Sukanya Wattanapokayakit, Nusara Satproedprai, Nat Smittipat, Prasit Palittapongarnpim, Pathom Sawanpanyalert, Wimala Inunchot, Ekawat Pasomsub, Nuanjun Wichukchinda, Taisei Mushiroda, Michiaki Kubo, Katsushi Tokunaga, Surakameth Mahasirimongkol
Tuberculosis (TB) is known to be affected by host genetic factors. We reported a specific genetic risk factor through a genome-wide association study (GWAS) that focused on young age onset TB. In this study, we further focused on the heterogeneity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb) lineages and assessed its possible interaction with age at onset on host genetic factors. We identified the pathogen lineage in 686 Thai TB cases and GWAS stratified by both infected pathogen lineage information and age at onset revealed a genome-wide significant association of one single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) on chromosome 1p13, which was specifically associated with non-Beijing lineage-infected old age onset cases (P=2...
September 7, 2017: Journal of Human Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28877927/protective-vaccine-efficacy-of-the-complete-form-of-ppe39-protein-from-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-beijing-k-strain-in-mice
#20
Ahreum Kim, Yun-Gyoung Hur, Sunwha Gu, Sang-Nae Cho
The aim of this study was to evaluate the protective efficacy of MTBK_24820, a complete form of PPE39 protein derived from a predominant Beijing/K strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in South Korea. Mice were immunized with MTKB_24820, M. bovis Bacilli Calmette-Guérin (BCG), or adjuvant prior to a high-dosed Beijing/K strain aerosol infection. After 4 and 9 weeks, bacterial loads were determined and histopathologic and immunologic features in the lungs and spleens of the M. tuberculosis-infected mice were analyzed...
November 2017: Clinical and Vaccine Immunology: CVI
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