Thibela TB Press, Publications and Presentations
See below the most recent press articles, publications and presentations from the Thibela TB study.
To download a copy of the CREATE Supplement in the journal AIDS (November 2010), please click here.
Baseline Methods Paper:
Thibela TB: Design and methods of a cluster randomised trial of the effect of community-wide isoniazid preventive therapy on tuberculosis amongst gold miners in South Africa.
Fielding KL, Grant AD, Hayes RJ, Chaisson RE, Corbett EL, Churchyard GJ.
Contemp Clin Trials. 2010 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print]
'Team up against TB': promoting involvement in Thibela TB, a trial of community-wide tuberculosis preventive therapy.
Grant AD, Coetzee L, Fielding KL, Lewis JJ, Ntshele S, Luttig MM, Mngadi KT, Muller D, Popane F, Mdluli J, Mngadi N, Sefuthi C, Clark DA, Churchyard G.
AIDS. 2010 Nov;24 Suppl 5:S37-44.
Adverse events with isoniazid preventive therapy: experience from a large trial.
Grant AD, Mngadi KT, van Halsema CL, Luttig MM, Fielding KL, Churchyard GJ.
AIDS. 2010 Nov;24 Suppl 5:S29-36.
Tuberculosis outcomes and drug susceptibility in individuals exposed to isoniazid preventive therapy in a high HIV prevalence setting.
van Halsema CL, Fielding KL, Chihota VN, Russell EC, Lewis JJ, Churchyard GJ, Grant AD.
AIDS. 2010 Apr 24;24(7):1051-5.
Symptom and chest radiographic screening for infectious tuberculosis prior to starting isoniazid preventive therapy: yield and proportion missed at screening.
Churchyard GJ, Fielding KL, Lewis JJ, Chihota VN, Hanifa Y, Grant AD.
AIDS. 2010 Nov;24 Suppl 5:S19-27.
Past Articles and Abstracts
Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection amongst gold miners in South Africa.
Hanifa Y, Grant AD, Lewis J, Corbett EL, Fielding K, Churchyard G.
Healthcare and Mining
Risk factors for pmTB in South African gold miners. A case-control study (1999)
Good Practice Guidance on HIV/AISD, TB, and Malaria
HIV and the prevalence of undiagnosed TB in African gold miners
Morbidity and mortality in South African gold miners: impact of untreated disease due to HIV (2002)