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  • Mark Nicol
2017

The Influence of HIV on the Evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Koch, A. S., Brites, D., Stucki, D., Evans, J. C., Seldon, R., Heekes, A., Mulder, N., Nicol, M., Oni, T., Mizrahi, V., Warner, D. F., Parkhill, J., Gagneux, S., Martin, D. P. & Wilkinson, R. J., 1 Jul 2017, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34, 7, p. 1654-1668 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Current knowledge and future research directions on fecal bacterial patterns and their association with asthma

Claassen-Weitz, S., Wiysonge, C. S., Machingaidze, S., Thabane, L., Horsnell, W. G. C., Zar, H. J., Nicol, M. P. & Kaba, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7, JUN, 838.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Diagnostic accuracy, incremental yield and prognostic value of Determine TB-LAM for routine diagnostic testing for tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients requiring acute hospital admission in South Africa: A prospective cohort

Lawn, S. D., Kerkhoff, A. D., Burton, R., Schutz, C., Boulle, A., Vogt, M., Gupta-Wright, A., Nicol, M. P. & Meintjes, G., 21 Mar 2017, In : BMC Medicine. 15, 1, 67.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
44 Citations (Scopus)
2016

How should tuberculosis molecular diagnostics be adapted for use in seriously ill HIV patients?

Nicol, M. P., 1 Dec 2016, In : EXPERT REVIEW OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS. 16, 12, p. 1237-1239 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2017

Development of a real-time PCR assay and comparison to CHROMagar (TM) STEC to screen for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in stool, Cape Town, South Africa

Kalule, J. B., Keddy, K. H., Smith, A., Nicol, M. P. & Robberts, L., 14 Dec 2017, In : African journal of laboratory medicine. 6, 1, 8 p., 609.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Laboratory-acquired infections of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi in South Africa: Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of isolates

GERMS-SA Surveillance Network & Nicol, M., 29 Sep 2017, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 17, 1, 9 p., 656.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Disseminated tuberculosis among hospitalised HIV patients in South Africa: A common condition that can be rapidly diagnosed using urine-based assays

Kerkhoff, A. D., Barr, D. A., Schutz, C., Burton, R., Nicol, M. P., Lawn, S. D. & Meintjes, G., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 10931.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Brief Report: Real-World Performance and Interobserver Agreement of Urine Lipoarabinomannan in Diagnosing HIV-Associated Tuberculosis in an Emergency Center

Van Hoving, D. J., Lahri, S., Lategan, H. J., Nicol, M. P., Maartens, G. & Meintjes, G., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 81, 1, p. e10-e14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Nasopharyngeal carriage of antimicrobial-resistant pneumococci in an intensively sampled South African birth cohort

Manenzhe, R., Moodley, C., Abdulgader, S. M., Robberts, F. J. L., Zar, H. J., Nicol, M. P. & Dube, F. S., 27 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 10 p., 610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Differential RD-1-specific IFN-γ host responses to diverse Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in HIV-uninfected persons may be explained by genotypic variation in the ESX-1 region

Tomasicchio, M., Limberis, J., van der Merwe, R., Jacobson, R., Meldau, R., Theron, G., Nicol, M., Warren, R. & Dheda, K., 1 Jul 2020, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 96, p. 240-243

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Chronic lung disease in children and adolescents with HIV: a case–control study

the BREATHE Clinical Trial Team, 1 Jan 2020, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Variation in the observed effect of Xpert MTB/RIF testing for tuberculosis on mortality: A systematic review and analysis of trial design considerations

Ochodo, E. A., Kalema, N., Schumacher, S., Steingart, K., Young, T., Mallett, S., Deeks, J., Cobelens, F., Bossuyt, P. M., Nicol, M. P. & Cattamanchi, A., 2019, In : Wellcome Open Research. 4, p. 173

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Recent developments in the diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Nicol, M. P. & Cox, H., 1 Jan 2019, In : Microbiology Australia. 40, 2, p. 82-86 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of maternal prenatal psychological stressors and distress with maternal and early infant faecal bacterial profile

Naudé, P. J. W., Claassen-Weitz, S., Gardner-Lubbe, S., Botha, G., Kaba, M., Zar, H. J., Nicol, M. P. & Stein, D. J., 22 Nov 2019, In : Acta Neuropsychiatrica. p. 1-31 31 p.

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Longitudinal Population Dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus in the Nasopharynx During the First Year of Life

Abdulgader, S. M., Robberts, L., Ramjith, J., Nduru, P. M., Dube, F., Gardner-Lubbe, S., Zar, H. J. & Nicol, M. P., 15 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 10, 10 p., 198.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Strengthening Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Children: The Role of Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra

Zar, H. J. & Nicol, M. P., 1 Nov 2019, In : Pediatrics. 144, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of Socio-Economic and Psychosocial Profiles on the Human Breast Milk Bacteriome of South African Women

Ojo-Okunola, A., Claassen-Weitz, S., Mwaikono, K. S., Gardner-Lubbe, S., Stein, D. J., Zar, H. J., Nicol, M. P. & du Toit, E., 20 Jun 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Drug-resistant tuberculosis patient care journeys in South Africa: a pilot study using routine laboratory data

Hill, J., Dickson-Hall, L., Grant, A. D., Grundy, C., Black, J., Kielmann, K., Mlisana, K., Mitrani, L., Loveday, M., Moshabela, M., Le Roux, S., Jassat, W., Nicol, M. & Cox, H., 1 Jan 2020, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease. 24, 1, p. 83-91 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia in children: South African Thoracic Society guidelines (part 2)

Zar, H. J., Moore, D. P., Itzikowitz, G., Green, R. J., Argent, A. C., Avenant, T., Cohen, C., Jeena, P., Masekela, R., Pillay, A., Reubenson, G., Madhi, S. A., Andronikou, S. & Nicol, M. P., Jul 2020, In : SAMJ South African Medical Journal. 110, 7, p. 588-593 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prevention of community-acquired pneumonia in children: South African Thoracic Society guidelines (part 4)

Zar, H. J., Moore, D. P., Andronikou, S., Argent, A. C., Avenant, T., Cohen, C., Green, R. J., Itzikowitz, G., Jeena, P., Nicol, M. P., Pillay, A., Reubenson, G., Masekela, R. & Madhi, S. A., Aug 2020, In : South African Medical Journal. 110, 8, p. 741-746 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Integrating environmental health and genomics research in Africa: challenges and opportunities identified during a Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium workshop

Joubert, B. R., Berhane, K., Chevrier, J., Collman, G., Eskenazi, B., Fobil, J., Hoyo, C., John, C. C., Kumie, A., Nicol, M., Ramsay, M., Smith, J., Steyn, A., Tshala-Katumbay, D. & McAllister, K., Aug 2019, In : Gates Open Research. 2, p. 159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016

Analytical and clinical evaluation of the epistem genedrive assay for detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis

Shenai, S., Armstrong, D. T., Valli, E., Dolinger, D. L., Nakiyingi, L., Dietze, R., Dalcolmo, M. P., Nicol, M. P., Zemanay, W., Manabe, Y., Hadad, D. J., Marques-Rodrigues, P., Palaci, M., Peres, R. L., Gaeddert, M., Armakovitch, S., Nonyane, B. A. S., Denkinger, C. M., Banada, P., Joloba, M. L. & 4 others, Ellner, J., Boehme, C., Alland, D. & Dorman, S. E., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 54, 4, p. 1051-1057 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Diagnostic accuracy of a novel tuberculosis point-of-care urine lipoarabinomannan assay for people living with HIV: A meta-analysis of individual in- and outpatient data

Broger, T., Nicol, M. P., Székely, R., Bjerrum, S., Sossen, B., Schutz, C., Opintan, J. A., Johansen, I. S., Mitarai, S., Chikamatsu, K., Kerkhoff, A. D., Macé, A., Ongarello, S., Meintjes, G., Denkinger, C. M. & Schumacher, S. G., May 2020, In : PLoS Medicine. 17, 5, p. e1003113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Diagnostic Test Accuracy in Childhood Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Bayesian Latent Class Analysis

Schumacher, S. G., Van Smeden, M., Dendukuri, N., Joseph, L., Nicol, M. P., Pai, M. & Zar, H. J., 1 Nov 2016, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 184, 9, p. 690-700 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Aetiology of childhood pneumonia in a well vaccinated South African birth cohort: A nested case-control study of the Drakenstein Child Health Study

Zar, H. J., Barnett, W., Stadler, A., Gardner-Lubbe, S., Myer, L. & Nicol, M. P., 1 Jun 2016, In : The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 4, 6, p. 463-472 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
67 Citations (Scopus)
2017
Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert MTB/Rif Ultra for tuberculosis adenitis

Antel, K., Oosthuizen, J., Malherbe, F., Louw, V. J., Nicol, M. P., Maartens, G. & Verburgh, E., 13 Jan 2020, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 20, 1, p. 33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

Optimizing Tuberculosis Diagnosis in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Inpatients Meeting the Criteria of Seriously Ill in the World Health Organization Algorithm

Griesel, R., Stewart, A., van der Plas, H., Sikhondze, W., Rangaka, M. X., Nicol, M. P., Kengne, A. P., Mendelson, M. & Maartens, G., 6 Nov 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 66, 9, p. 1419-1426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Tuberculosis diagnostics: State of the art and future directions

Pai, M., Nicol, M. P. & Boehme, C. C., 1 Jan 2016, In : Microbiology Spectrum. 4, 5, TBTB2-0019-2016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Diagnostic accuracy of two multiplex real-Time polymerase chain reaction assays for the diagnosis of meningitis in children in a resource-limited setting

Khumalo, J., Nicol, M., Hardie, D., Muloiwa, R., Mteshana, P. & Bamford, C., 1 Mar 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 3, e0173948.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood tuberculosis is associated with decreased abundance of T cell gene transcripts and impaired T cell function

Hemingway, C., Berk, M., Anderson, S. T., Wright, V. J., Hamilton, S., Eleftherohorinou, H., Kaforou, M., Goldgof, G. M., Hickman, K., Kampmann, B., Schoeman, J., Eley, B., Beatty, D., Pienaar, S., Nicol, M. P., Griffiths, M. J., Waddell, S. J., Newton, S. M., Coin, L. J., Relman, D. A. & 2 others, Montana, G. & Levin, M., 1 Nov 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 11, e0185973.

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Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Correction to: Diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert MTB/Rif Ultra for tuberculosis adenitis

Antel, K., Oosthuizen, J., Malherbe, F., Louw, V. J., Nicol, M. P., Maartens, G. & Verburgh, E., 2 Mar 2020, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 20, 1, p. 187

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2017

Regulatory T cells and pro-inflammatory responses predominate in children with tuberculosis

Whittaker, E., Nicol, M., Zar, H. J. & Kampmann, B., 25 Apr 2017, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 8, APR, 448.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Human brucellosis in South Africa: Public health and diagnostic pitfalls

Wojno, J. M., Moodley, C., Pienaar, J., Beylis, N., Jacobsz, L., Nicol, M. P., Rossouw, J. & Bamford, C., 1 Jan 2016, In : South African Medical Journal. 106, 9, p. 883-885 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
2020

The Determinants of the Human Milk Metabolome and Its Role in Infant Health

Ojo-Okunola, A., Cacciatore, S., Nicol, M. P. & du Toit, E., 20 Feb 2020, In : Metabolites. 10, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2019
9 Citations (Scopus)

Indoor air pollution and tobacco smoke exposure: impact on nasopharyngeal bacterial carriage in mothers and infants in an African birth cohort study

Vanker, A., Nduru, P. M., Barnett, W., Dube, F. S., Sly, P. D., Gie, R. P., Nicol, M. P. & Zar, H. J., Feb 2019, In : ERJ Open Research. 5, 1, 2 p.

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Open Access
2016

Diagnostic accuracy of lateral flow urine LAM assay for TB screening of adults with advanced immunosuppression attending routine HIV care in South Africa

Hanifa, Y., Fielding, K. L., Chihota, V. N., Adonis, L., Charalambous, S., Karstaedt, A., McCarthy, K., Nicol, M. P., Ndlovu, N. T., Sahid, F., Churchyard, G. J. & Grant, A. D., 1 Jun 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 6, e0156866.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Longitudinal changes in the nasopharyngeal resistome of South African infants using shotgun metagenomic sequencing

Manenzhe, R. I., Dube, F. S., Wright, M., Lennard, K., Zar, H. J., Mounaud, S., Nierman, W. C., Nicol, M. P. & Moodley, C., 2020, In : PLoS One. 15, 4, p. e0231887

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

'SILVAMP TB LAM' rapid urine tuberculosis test predicts mortality in hospitalized HIV patients in South Africa

Sossen, B., Broger, T., Kerkhoff, A. D., Schutz, C., Trollip, A., Moreau, E., Schumacher, S. G., Burton, R., Ward, A., Wilkinson, R. J., Barr, D. A., Nicol, M. P., Denkinger, C. M. & Meintjes, G., 9 Jan 2020, In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Diagnostic accuracy of three urine lipoarabinomannan tuberculosis assays in HIV-negative outpatients

Broger, T., Nicol, M., Sigal, G., Gotuzzo, E., Zimmer, A. J., Surtie, S., Caceres-Nakiche, T., Mantsoki, A., Reipold, E. I., Székely, R., Tsionsky, M., van Heerden, J., Plisova, T., Chikamatsu, K., Lowary, T. L., Pinter, A., Mitarai, S., Moreau, E., Schumacher, S. G. & Denkinger, C. M., 21 Jul 2020, In : The Journal of clinical investigation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Guidance for Studies Evaluating the Accuracy of Sputum-Based Tests to Diagnose Tuberculosis

Schumacher, S. G., Wells, W. A., Nicol, M. P., Steingart, K. R., Theron, G., Dorman, S. E., Pai, M., Churchyard, G., Scott, L., Stevens, W., Nabeta, P., Alland, D., Weyer, K., Denkinger, C. M. & Gilpin, C., 8 Oct 2019, In : The Journal of infectious diseases. 220, S3, p. S99-S107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017

A clinical scoring system to prioritise investigation for tuberculosis among adults attending HIV clinics in South Africa

Hanifa, Y., Fielding, K. L., Chihota, V. N., Adonis, L., Charalambous, S., Foster, N., Karstaedt, A., McCarthy, K., Nicol, M. P., Ndlovu, N. T., Sinanovic, E., Sahid, F., Stevens, W., Vassall, A., Churchyard, G. J. & Grant, A. D., 1 Aug 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 8, e0181519.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Management of community-acquired pneumonia in children: South African Thoracic Society guidelines (part 3)

Reubenson, G., Avenant, T., Moore, D. P., Itzikowitz, G., Andronikou, S., Cohen, C., Green, R. J., Jeena, P., Masekela, R., Nicol, M. P., Pillay, A., Madhi, S. A., Zar, H. J. & Argent, A. C., Aug 2020, In : South African Medical Journal. 110, 8, p. 734-740 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Influence of DNA Extraction and Lipid Removal on Human Milk Bacterial Profiles

Ojo-Okunola, A., Claassen-Weitz, S., Mwaikono, K. S., Gardner-Lubbe, S., Zar, H. J., Nicol, M. P. & du Toit, E., 15 May 2020, In : Methods and protocols. 3, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Novel lipoarabinomannan point-of-care tuberculosis test for people with HIV: a diagnostic accuracy study

Broger, T., Sossen, B., du Toit, E., Kerkhoff, A. D., Schutz, C., Ivanova Reipold, E., Ward, A., Barr, D. A., Macé, A., Trollip, A., Burton, R., Ongarello, S., Pinter, A., Lowary, T. L., Boehme, C., Nicol, M. P., Meintjes, G. & Denkinger, C. M., 30 May 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
32 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Advances in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children

Nicol, M. P. & Zar, H. J., 25 May 2020, In : Paediatric Respiratory Reviews.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

First clinical assessment of a prototype assay to detect the enzymatic activity of β-lactamase as a marker for pulmonary tuberculosis

Nabeta, P., Seshadri, P., Havumaki, J., Mbhele, S., Hendricks, L., Perkins, M. D., Nicol, M. P. & Denkinger, C. M., 19 Feb 2020, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 115026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Clinical, microbiologic, and immunologic determinants of mortality in hospitalized patients with HIV-associated tuberculosis: A prospective cohort study

Schutz, C., Barr, D., Andrade, B. B., Shey, M., Ward, A., Janssen, S., Burton, R., Wilkinson, K. A., Sossen, B., Fukutani, K. F., Nicol, M., Maartens, G., Wilkinson, R. J. & Meintjes, G., Jul 2019, In : PLoS Medicine. 16, 7, p. e1002840

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Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)