Centre Of Research Excellence in Tuberculosis Control
Both sides of the border
Dr Lestari's thesis title was "Strengthening health systems to improve tuberculosis contact investigation and preventive treatment in Mimika, Indonesia" and PhD supervision was provided by CRE investigators, Prof Anna Ralph of Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University and Prof Steve Graham of University of Melbourne and the Burnet Institute.
Xiaomei Zhang's Paper in The Lancet RH – Western Pacific
IIt is the first publication to explore 'genomic benchmarks' of TB control and monitoring of progress towards "zero TB transmission' using routine whole genome sequencing of all cultures MTB isolates
Emily MacLean's Paper in The LANCET Microbe
Integrating tuberculosis and COVID-19 molecular testing in Lima, Peru: a cross-sectional, diagnostic accuracy study