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Ankush, R. D and Nagda, K. K. and Suryaka, A. N. and Ankush, N. R. (2003) Tuberculosis altering erythrocyte membrane topology - a lectin haemagglutination study Ind J Tub, 50. p. 95.

Pokkali, S. and Das, S. D. and Logamurthy, R. (2008) Expression of CXC and CC type of chemokines and its receptors in tuberculous and non-tuberculous effusions Cytokine, 41. pp. 307-314.

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Acharyulu, G. S. and Narayanan, P. R. and Krishnamurthy, P. V. and Prabhakar, R. (1987) ELISA Its reproducibility and its use in tuberculosis case finding Indian J Tuber, 34. pp. 17-21.

Agarwal, A. and Dhole, T. N. and Sharma, Y. K. (2014) Evaluation of p-nitro benzoic acid (pnb) inhibition test to differentiate Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex from non-tuberculous mycobacteria using microscopic observation of drug susceptibility (MODS) methodology Indian J Tuberc, 61 (3). pp. 232-235.

Agrawal, P. and Miryala, S. and Varshney, U. (2015) Use of Mycobacterium smegmatis deficient in ADP-ribosyltransferase as surrogate for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in drug testing and mutation analysis PLoS One, 10 (4). e0122076.

Ahmed, S. and Shukla, I. and Fatima, N. and Varshney, S. K. and Shameem, M. (2017) Evaluation of Genotype MTBDRplus Line Probe Assay in Detection of Rifampicin and Isoniazid Resistance in Comparison to Solid Culture Drug Susceptibility Testing in a Tertiary Care Centre of Western Uttar Pradesh Indian J Med Microbiol, 35. pp. 568-574.

Ajay Kumar, T. and Shyni, S. and Shilpa, S. and Balasangameshwara, V. H. and Kumar, P. (2005) External Quality Assesment System for Sputum Smear Microscopy in Inida : Operational and Technical Implementation Aspects NTI Bulletin, 41 (1 & 2). pp. 18-32.

Alka Dwivedi, and Sarin, B. C. and Dev Mittar, and Sehajpal, P. K. (2003) Optimization of 38 kda based PCR assay for detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis from clinical samples Ind. J Tub, 50. p. 209.

Anand, S. and Sundaram, H. and Reena, K. and Mamatha, H. G. and Chowdhury, A. R. (2012) Onsite evaluation mechanism for CBNAAT laboratories NTI Bulletin, 48 (1&4). pp. 1-7.

Angra, P. and Becx-Bleumink, M. and Gilpin, C. and Joloba, M. and Jost, K. and Kam, K. M. and Kim, S. J. and Lumb, R. and Mitarai, S. and Ramsay, A. and Ridderhof, J. and Rieder, H. L. and Selvakumar, N. and van Beers, S. and van Cleeff, M. and van Deun , A. and Vincent, V. (2007) Ziehl-Neelsen staining strong red on weak blue, or weak red under strong blue? Int J Tuber Lung Dis, 11 (11). pp. 1160-1161.

Anindita, M. and Upadhye, V. and Thamke, D. and Mendiratta, D. K. and Harinath, B. C. (2009) Mycobacterial ES-31 serine protease – a biomarker for mycobacterium tuberculosis – a preliminary report Indian J Tuberc, 56. pp. 141-143.

Anindita Majumdar, and Gauri Wankhade, and Pranita, D. Kamble and Harinath, B. C. (2011) Effect of HIV protease inhibitors and orlistat on mycobacterial ES-31 serine protease, a potential drug target in mycobacterium tuberculosis Indian J Tuberc, 58. pp. 4-10.

Anindita Majumdar, and Pranita, D. Kamble and Harinath, B. C. (2010) Detection of circulating free and immune-complexed antigen in pulmonary tuberculosis using cocktail of antibodies to mycobacterium tuberculosis excretory secretory antigens by peroxidase enzyme immunoassay Indian J Tuberc, 57. pp. 67-74.

Antony, T. and Srikanth, P. and Edwin, B. (2014) Mycobactericidal activity of various concentrations of bleach Indian J Tuberc, 61 (3). pp. 257-260.

Aravindhan, V. and Narayanan, S. and Gautham, N. and Prasad, V. and Kannan, P. and Jacobs, W. R. Jr. and Narayanan, P. R. (2006) T-h-2 immunity and CD3+ CD45RBlow-activated T cells in mice immunized with recombinant bacillus Calmette-Guerin expressing HIV-1 principal neutralizing determinant epitope FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol, 47. pp. 45-55.

Aravindhan, V. and Sulochana, S. and Narayanan, S. and Paramasivan, C. N. and Narayanan, P. R. (2007) Identification & differentiation of Mycobacterium avium & M. intracellulare by PCR- RFLP assay using the groES gene Indian J Med Res, 126. pp. 575-579.

Arora, V. K. and Jaiswal, A. K. (2013) Vitamin D receptor polymorphism and active tuberculosis Indian J Tuberc, 60 (4). pp. 199-201.

Ashok Mukherjee, and Neelam Kalra, and Beena, K. R. (2002) Immunohistochemical detection of mycobacterial antigen in tuberculous lymphadenitis Ind.J.Tub, 49. p. 213.

Aslesh, O. P. and Ubaid, N. P. and Nagaraja, S. B. and Shewade, H. D. and Padmanabhan, K. V. and Naik, B. R. and Satpati, M. and Blesson, S. and Jayasree, A. K. (2015) Compliance with infection control practices in sputum microscopy centres: a study from Kerala, India PHA, 5 (4). pp. 255-260.

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Baily, G. V. J. (1981) Robert Koch 1843-1910 NTI Newsletter, 18 (3&4). pp. 3-7.

Balasangameshwara, V. H. and Chakraborty, A. K. (1993) Validity of case finding tools in a National Tuberculosis Programme Tubercle and Lung Disease, 74. pp. 52-58.

Balasangameshwara, V. H. and Chandrasekaran, Sujatha (1987) Immunology of Tuberuculosis NTI Newsletter, 23 (1). pp. 36-41.

Balasangameshwara, V. H. and Paramasivan, C. N. and Kumar, P. (2004) Infectious nature of Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis patients - Tips for Health Care Providers and Patients NTI Bulletin, 40 (1 & 2). pp. 3-6.

Bankar, S. and Set, R. and Sharma, D. and Shah, D. and Shastri, J. (2018) Diagnostic Accuracy of Xpert MTB/RIF Assay in Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Indian J Med Microbiol, 36. pp. 357-363.

Bethunaickan, R. and Baulard, A. R. and Locht, C. and Raja, A. (2007) Antibody response in pulmonary tuberculosis against recombinant 27kDa (MPT51, Rv3803c) protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Scand J Infect Dis, 39. pp. 867-874.

Bhagwat Prasad, and Vijay Kumar, and Hemant Bhutani, and Saranjit Singh, (2008) Screening of bulk drug samples and anti-tuberculosis products for the presence of therapeutically less active diasteriomeric (R,S) form of Ethambutol Dihydrochloride Indian J Tuberc, 55. pp. 192-198.

Bharathi Jones, (1981) Evaluation of efficiency of microscopy centres in district tuberculosis programme NTI Newsletter, 18. pp. 22-26.

Bhargava, A. and Jain, A. and Agrawal, (2001) A comparison of liquid and solid culture media with radiometric system for detection of mycobacteria in clinical specimens Ind J Tub, 48. pp. 9-12.

Bhatia, A. L. (1961) Characteristics of Indian tubercle bacilli Ind J Chest Dis, 3. pp. 147-153.

Bhatia, A. L. and Csillag, A. and Mitchison, D. A. and Selkon, J. B. and Somasundaram, P. R. and Subbaiah, T. V. (1961) The virulence in the Guinea pig of tubercle bacilli isolated before treatment from South Indian patients with pulmonary tuberculosis, 2. Comparison with virulence of tubercle bacilli from British patients Bull World Health Organ, 25. pp. 313-322.

Bhatia, A. L. and Devadatta, S. and Mitchison, D. A. and Radhakrishna, S. and Selkon, J. B. and Subbaiah, T. V. (1961) The consistency of the virulence in the Guinea pig of tubercle bacilli isolated on different occasions from South Indian patients before treatment Tubercle, 42. pp. 317-321.

Bhatia, A. L. and Jacob, C. V. and Hitze, K. L. and Ramachandran, K. and Selkon, J. B. (1963) A comparison of the virulence in the Guinea pig of tubercle bacilli from Thai and British patients Bull World Health Organ, 29. pp. 483-490.

Bhatia, A. L. and Ramachandran, K. (1962) The growth rate of tubercle bacilli from South Indian and British patients Indian J Med Res, 50 (3). pp. 335-342.

Bhutia, R. and Narain, K. and Devi, K. R. and Singh, T. S. and Mahanta, J. (2013) Direct and early detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and rifampicin resistance from sputum smears Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 17 (2). pp. 258-261.

Bloom, B. R. (1990) Tubeculosis Control in the Coming Decades - An Ordinary Mortal's Guide to the Molecular Biology of Mycobacteria NTI Newsletter, 26 (3&9). pp. 66-67.

Brahmajothi, V. and Pitchappan, R. M. and Kakkanaiah, V. N. and Sashidhar, M. and Rajaram, K. and Ramu, S. and Palanimurugan, K. and Paramasivan, C. N. and Prabhakar, R. (1991) Association of pulmonary tuberculosis and HLA in South India Tubercle, 72. pp. 123-132.

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Cameron, M. L. and Levy, P. and Nutman, T. and Vanamala, C. R. and Narayanan, P. R. and Rajan, T. V. (1988) Use of restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs) to distinguish between nematodes of pathogenic significance Parasitology, 96. pp. 381-390.

Chakraborty, U. and Goswami, A. and Saha, S. and Mukherjee, T. and Dey, S. K. and Majumdar, S. and Pal, N. K. (2013) Tumour necrosis factor-alpha and nitric oxide response in different categories of tuberculosis patients Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 17 (4). pp. 505-510.

Challu, V. K. (1990) Biologically Distinct Isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Patients with Bacillary Pulmonary Tuberculosis in India NTI Newsletter, 26 (3&7). pp. 61-63.

Challu, V. K. (2000) Relevance of biologically distinct isolates of M.tuberculosis in experimental studies NTI Bulletin, 36 (1 & 2). pp. 8-10.

Challu, V. K. (2005) Safety in TB Research Laboratory NTI Bulletin, 41 (3 & 4). pp. 97-100.

Challu, V. K. (2007) Zoonotic importance of Tuberculosis NTI Bulletin, 43 (3 & 4). pp. 37-40.

Challu, V. K. and Mahadev, B. and Rajalakshmi, R. and Chaudhuri, K. (1989) Recovery of tubercle bacilli from urine of pulmonary tuberculosis patients and its comparison with the corresponding sputum isolates Indian J TB, 36. pp. 107-111.

Challu, Vijay Kumar (1988) Altered Forms of Mycobacteria Undeteced by Routine Smear and Culture Examinations NTI Newsletter, 24 (3). pp. 57-60.

Challu, Vijay Kumar (1994) Animal Experimentation & its Application in Tuberculosis Control NTI Newsletter, 30 (3&4). pp. 45-47.

Chandra, G. and Selvaraj, P. and Reetha, A. M. and Narayanan, P. R. (2003) BamH1 polymorphism of human cytochrome P 450 gene, CYP2D6, in quiescent and relapse patients of pulmonary Tuberculosis Biomedicine, 23. pp. 27-32.

Chandramuki, A. and Khanna, N. and Shashkina, E. and Kurepina, N. and Mathema, B. and Kreiswirth, B. N. and Venkataswamy, M. M. (2017) Genotypic characterisation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from tuberculous meningitis patients at a tertiary neurocare centre in Southern India Indian J Med Microbiol, 35 (2). pp. 211-215.

Chandrasekharan, Sujatha (1987) Immunology of Tuberuculosis NTI Newsletter, 23 (1). pp. 57-62.

Chatterjee, A. and Nilgiriwala, K. and Saranath, D. and Rodrigues, C. and Mistry, N. (2017) Whole genome sequencing of clinical strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Mumbai, India: A potential tool for determining drug-resistance and strain lineage Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2017 Dec;107:63-72, 107. pp. 63-72.

Chaudhary, A. and Singh, J. P. and Sehajpal, P. K. and Sarin, B. C. (2014) P2X7 receptor polymorphisms and susceptibility to tuberculosis in a North Indian Punjabi population Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 22 (8). pp. 884-889.

Chauhan, D. S. and Sharma, R. and Parashar, D. and Das, P. and Sharma, P. and Singh, A. V. and Singh, P. K. and Katoch, K. and Katoch, V. M. (2018) Rapid Detection of Ethambutol‑Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Clinical Specimens by Real‑Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Hybridisation Probe Method Indian J Med Microbiol, 36. pp. 211-216.

Chauhan, M. M. and Mahadev, B. and Balasangameshwara, V. H. and Srikantaramu, N. (1999) Assessment of trisodium phosphate for storage and isolation of mycobacteria in a single step culture method Indian J TB, 46. pp. 29-36.

Chauhan, M. M. and Mahadev, B. and Chandrasekaran, Sujatha and Raja1akshmi, R. and Chaudhuri, K. (1990) Ziehl-Neelsen Staining of Sputum Smears Avoiding the steps of Decolourisation with Alcohol NTI Newsletter, 26 (1&5). pp. 21-24.

Chauhan, M. M. and Sreenivas, T. R. and Chaudhuri, K. (1991) Effect of carbon dioxide on the primary isolation of mycobacteria Indian J TB, 38. pp. 81-85.

Chawla, K. and Kumar, A. and Shenoy, V. P. and Chauhan, D. S. and Sharma, P. (2018) Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in south coastal Karnataka, India, using spoligotyping Indian J Med Res, 147 (3). pp. 278-286.

Chawla, K. and Kumar, A. and Shenoy, V. P. and Chauhan, D. S. and Sharma, P. (2018) Strain diversity and relative transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in south coastal Karnataka, India Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 22 (7). pp. 878-883.

Cheng, S. H. and Walker, K. B. and Lowrie, D. B. and Mitchison, D. A. and Swamy, R. and Datta, M. and Prabhakar, R. (1993) Monocyte antimycobacterial activity before and after Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination in Chingleput, India, and London, United Kingdom Infect Immun, 61. pp. 4501-4503.

Chopra, K. K. and Hanif, M. and Hema Sundaram, (2011) Diagnosis of MDR TB by Rapid Assays NTI Bulletin, 47. pp. 1-8.

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Das, D. and Dwibedi, B. and Kar, S. K. (2014) Spot or early morning sample for mycobacterial culture: which? Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 18 (3). pp. 310-311.

Das, D. and Selvakumar, N. (2012) Can LED fluorescence microscopy replace Ziehl-Neelsen microscopy in tuberculosis detection? Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 16 (5). p. 1558.

Das, S. and Cheng, S. H. and Lowrie, D. B. and Walker, K. B. and Mitchison, D. A. and Vallishayee, R. S. and Narayanan, P. R. (1992) The pattern of mycobacterial antigen recognition in sera from Mantoux-negative individuals is essentially unaffected by bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination in either south India or London Clin Exp Immunol, 89. pp. 402-406.

Das, S. and Narang, P. and Nagamiah, S. and Mishra, P. S. and Deotale, V. and Mendiratta, D. K. (2015) Evaluation of variants of carbol fuchsin solution to stain acid-fast bacilli in-situ by the pot method Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 19 (12). pp. 1470-1475.

Das, S. and Narayanan, S. and Hari, L. and Mohan, K. and Somasundaram, S. and Selvakumar, N. and Narayanan, P. R. (2004) Simultaneous infection with multiple strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis identified by restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 8. pp. 267-270.

Das, S. and Narayanan, S. and Paramasivan, C. N. and Lowrie, D. B. and Narayanan, P. R. (1991) Human tuberculosis sera show prominent antibody responses to particulate fractions of Mycobacterium tuberculosis J Clin Immunol, 11. pp. 74-77.

Das, S. D. and Narayanan, P. R. and Colston , M. J. (1998) The cytokine response to Bacille Calmette Guorin vaccination in south India Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 2. pp. 836-843.

Das, S. D. and Narayanan, S. and Hari, L. and Hoti, S. L. and Thangathurai, R. K. and Charles, N. and Jaggarajamma, K. and Narayanan, P. R. (2005) Differentiation of highly prevalent IS6110 single-copy strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from a rural community in south India with an ongoing DOTS programme Infect Genet Evol, 5. pp. 67-77.

Dave, P. and Vadera, B. and Kumar, A. M. V. and Chinnakali, P. and Modi, B. and Solanki, R. and Patel, P. and Patel, P. and Pujara, K. and Nimavat, P. and Shah, A. and Bharaswadkar, S. and Rade, K. and Parmar, M. and Nair, S. A. (2015) Has introduction of rapid drug susceptibility testing at diagnosis impacted treatment outcomes among previously treated tuberculosis patients in Gujarat, India? PLoS ONE, 10 (4). e0121996.

Debasis Biswas, and Mithlesh Agarwal, and Asif Ali, and Rakesh Bhargava, (2002) Antigen ES-31: observations from use of antigen, antibody and immune complexed antigen in sero-diagnosis of tuberculosis Ind. J Tub, 49. p. 129.

Debasis Biswas, and Mithlesh Agrawal, and Asif Ali, and Rakesh Bhargava, (2003) Anti ES-31/41 antibodies: a potential tool in the serodiagnosis of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis Ind. J Tub, 50. p. 203.

Deepa, P. and Therese, K. L. and Madhavan, H. N. (2005) Detection and characterization of mutations in rifampicin resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates by DNA sequencing. Indian J Tuberc , 52. pp. 132-136.

Dejan Trajkov, and Mirjana Trajchevska, and Todor Arsov, and Aleksandar Petlichkovski, and Ana Strezova, and Olivija Efinska-Mladenovska, and Aleksandar Sandevski , and Mirko Spiroski, (2009) Association of 22 cytokine gene polymorphisms with tuberculosis in Macedonians Indian J Tuberc, 56. pp. 117-131.

Desikan, P. and Chauhan, D. S. and Panwalkar, N. and Sharma, P. and Yadav, P. (2017) Trends in Spoligotype Patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains in Central India Indian J Med Microbiol, 35 (1). pp. 129-133.

Desikan, P. and Chauhan, D. S. and Sharma, P. and Panwalkar, N. and Chourey, M. and Patidar, M. L. and Yadav, P. and Chandrasekaran, V. and Ohri, B. S. (2016) Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from central India Indian J Med Res, 143 (4). pp. 481-486.

Desikan, P. and Panwalkar, N. and Mirza, S. B. and Chaturvedi, A. and Ansari, K. and Varathe, R. and Chourey, M. and Kumar , P. and Pandey, M. (2017) Line probe assay for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: An experience from Central India Indian J Med Res, 145 (1). pp. 70-73.

Desikan, S. and Narayanan, S. (2015) Genetic markers, genotyping methods & next generation sequencing in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Indian J Med Res, 141 (6). pp. 761-774.

Devadatta, S. and Gangadharam, P. R. J. and Andrews, R. H. and Fox, W. and Ramakrishnan, C. V. and Selkon, J. B. and Velu, S. (1960) Peripheral neuritis due to Isoniazid Bull World Health Organ, 23. pp. 587-598.

Devaki, V. and Gangadharam, P. R. J. and Nair, N. G. K. (1972) Direct test for determining sensitivity of M. Tuberculosis to streptomycin Indian J Med Res, 60. pp. 354-357.

Devaki, V. and Mohan, K. and Gangadharam, P. R. J. (1969) Direct sensitivity test for isoniazid Indian J Med Res, 57. pp. 1006-1010.

Devaki, V. and Mohan, K. and Gangadharam, P. R. J. (1967) Effect of storage for three months at different temperatures on the sensitivity to streptomycin and isoniazid of cultures of tubercle bacilli Indian J Med Res, 55. pp. 1150-1158.

Dhar, M. C. and Chaudhuri, S. and Basu, K. and Sau, T. J. and Pal, D. and Mitra, K. (2000) Significance of serum - effusion albumin gradient in the differential diagnosis of pleural effusion Ind J Tub, 47. pp. 229-232.

Dhingra, V. K. and Arora, V. K. (2006) Quality assurance of sputum examination: Backbone of revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme

Dhingra , V. K. and Nishi Aggarwal, and Rajpal, S. and Aggarwal, J. K. and Gaur, S. N. (2003) Validity and reliability of sputum smear examination as diagnostic and screening test for tuberculosis Indian J Allergy Asthma Immunol, 17 (2). pp. 67-69.

Dube, A. and Jayasankar, K. and Prabakaran, L. and Kumar, V. and Gupta, P. K. (2004) Nitrogen laser irradiation (337 nm) causes temporary inactivation of clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Lasers in Med Sci, 19. pp. 52-56.

Dubey, A. and Gwal, R. and Agrawal, S. (2013) Mycobacterium tuberculosis detection in blood using multiplex nested polymerase chain reaction Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 17 (10). pp. 1341-1345.

Dusthackeer, A. and Hassan, S. and Kumar, V. (2008) Tape measure protein having MT3 motif facilitates phage entry into stationary phase cells of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Comput Biol Chem, 32. pp. 367-369.

Dusthackeer, A. and Kumar, V. and Subbian, S. and Sivaramakrishnan, G. and Zhu, G. and Subramanyam, B. and Hassan, S. and Nagamaiah, S. and Chan, J. and Narayanan, P. R. (2008) Construction and evaluation of luciferase reporter phages for the detection of active and non-replicating tubercle bacilli J Microbiol Methods, 73. 18-25.

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Ebenezer, R. S. and Gupta, U. D. and Gupta, P. and Shakila, H. (2017) Protective effect of antigen excess immune complex in guinea pigs infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis Indian J Med Res, 146 (11). pp. 629-635.

Ebenezer, R. S. and Gupta, U. D. and Gupta, P. and Shakila, H. (2017) Protective effect of antigen excess immune complex in guinea pigs infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis Indian J Med Res, 146. pp. 629-635.

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Flores, L. and Van, T. and Narayanan, S. and Deriemer, K. and Kato-Maeda, M. and Gagneux, S. (2007) Large sequence polymorphisms classify Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains with ancestral spoligotyping patterns J Clin Microbiol, 45 (10). pp. 3393-3395.

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Gagneux, S. and Deriemer, K. and Van, T. and Kato-Maeda, M. and de Jong, B. C. and Narayanan, S. and Nicol, M. and Niemann, S. and Kremer, K. and Gutierrez, M. C. and Hilty, M. and Hopewell, P. C. and Small, P. M. (2006) Variable host-pathogen compatibility in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Proc Natl Acad Sci, 103 (8). pp. 2869-2873.

Gandra, G. N. and Gali, J. H. (2018) GeneXpert: a game changer in the detection and diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis Int J Contemp Pediatr, 5 (1). pp. 35-41.

Gangadharam, P. R. J. and Mitchison, D. A. and Subbaiah, T. V. and Short, E. I. (1958) The detection of isoniazid in urine Tubercle, 39. pp. 191-200.

Gangadharam, P. R. J. and Nair, C. N. and Subbaiah, T. V. (1962) A simple paper test for isoniazid in urine Indian J Tuber, 9 (4). pp. 219-223.

Gilpin, C. and Kim, S. J. and Lumb, R. and Rieder, H. L. and van Deun , A. (2007) Critical appraisal of current recommendations and practices for tuberculosis sputum smear microscopy [Workshop Report] Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 11 (9). pp. 946-952.

Gomathi, N. S. and Devi, S. M. and Lakshmi, R. and Ramachandran, R. and Wares, D. F. and Kumar, V. and Selvakumar, N. (2012) Capilia test for identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in MGIT™-positive cultures Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 16 (6). pp. 788-792.

Gomathi, N. S. and Kumar, V. (2014) Reliability of Mycobacterial Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) 960 for the detection of isoniazid resistance in a tuberculosis endemic setting Indian J Med Res, 139 (3). pp. 471-473.

Gomathi, S. and Sameer, H. and Kumar, V. and Balaji , S. and Dustackeer, V. N. and Narayanan, P. R. (2007) In silico analysis of mycobacteriophage Che12 genome: Characterization of genes required to lysogenise Mycobacterium tuberculosis Comput Biol Chem, 31. pp. 82-91.

Gopalaswamy, R. and Narayanan, P. R. and Narayanan, S. (2004) Cloning, overexpression, and characterization of a serine/threonine protein kinase pknI from Mycobacterium tuberculosis H 37 Rv Protein Expr Purif, 36. pp. 82-89.

Gopalaswamy, R. and Narayanan, S. and Jacobs, W. R. and Av-Gay, Y. (2008) Mycobacterium smegmatis biofilm formation and sliding motility are affected by the serine/threonine protein kinase PknF FEMS Microbiol Lett, 278. pp. 121-127.

Goyal, B. and Sheikh, J. A. and Agarwal, R. and Verma, I. (2017) Levels of circulating immune complexes containing Mycobacterium Tuberculosis-specific antigens in pulmonary tuberculosis and sarcoidosis patients Indian J Med Microbiol, 35 (2). pp. 290-292.

Guld, J. (1981) The Early Evidence in Favour of a Protective Effect of BCG in Man NTI Newsletter, 18 (3&4). pp. 8-15.

Guomiao Shen, and Krishna Singh, and Dinesh Chandra, and Carole Serveau-Avesque, and Damien Maurin, and Stephane Canaan, and Rupak Singla, and Digambar Behera, and Suma Laal, (2012) LipC (Rv0220) is an Immunogenic Cell Surface Esterase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection and Immunity, 80 (1). pp. 243-253.

Gupta, A. and Kulkarni, S. and Rastogi, N. and Anupurba, S. (2014) A study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypic diversity & drug resistance mutations in Varanasi, north India Indian J Med Res, 139. pp. 892-902.

Gupta, K. B. and Aggarwal, S. K. and Sanjay Kumar, and Manav Manchanda, (2003) Evaluation of plasma-pleural effusion albumin gradient for differentiating between pleural transudate and exudate Ind.J.Tub, 50. p. 23.

Gupta, K. B. and Seema Garg, (2005) Use of sputum induction for establishing a diagnosis in suspected pulmonary tuberculosis Indian J Tuberc , 52. pp. 143-146.

Gurumurthy, P. and Gayathri, T. N. and Bhagavathy, S. and Venkatesan, P. (2004) Standardization of the method for estimation of ethambutol in pharmaceutical preparations and biological fluid Indian J Exp Biol, 42. pp. 68-73.

Gurumurthy, P. and Krishnamurthy, M. S. and Nazareth, O. and Parthasarathy, R. and Sarma, G. R. and Somasundaram, P. R. and Tripathy, S. P. and Ellard, G. A. (1984) Lack of relationship between hepatic toxicity and acetylator phenotype in three thousand South Indian patients during treatment with isoniazid for tuberculosis Am Rev Respir Dis, 129. pp. 58-61.

Gurumurthy, P. and Kumar, A. K. H. and Rajaseharan, A. and Rehman, F. and Sekar, L. and Narayanan, P. R. (2002) Pharmacokinetics of ofloxacin, rifampicin, isoniazid and pyrazinamide when administered alone and in combinations Biomedicine, 22 (3&4). pp. 13-26.

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Selvaraj, P. and Raja, A. and Kurian, S. M. and Uma Devi, K. R. and Narayanan, P. R. (2004) HLA-DR phenotypes and IgG, IgA and IgM antibody responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture filtrate and 30 kDa antigens in pulmonary tuberculosis Curr Sci, 87. pp. 771-775.

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Selvaraj, P. and Sriram, U. and Kurian, S. M. and Reetha, A. M. and Narayanan, P. (2001) Tumour necrosis factor alpha (-238 and -308) and beta gene polymorphisms in pulmonary tuberculosis: haplotype analysis with HLA-A, B and DR genes Tuberculosis, 81 (5/6). pp. 335-341.

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Selvaraj, P. and Vidyarani, M. and Alagarasu, K. and Prabhu Anand, S. and Narayanan, P. R. (2008) Regulatory Role of Promoter and 3′ UTR Variants of Vitamin D Receptor Gene on Cytokine Response in Pulmonary Tuberculosis J Clin Immunol, 28. 306-313.

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