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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2017-07-01
End Date 2020-06-30
Project Code TMA2015CDF1012
Status Active


The impact of pulmonary tuberculosis and other lower respiratory tract pathogens on lung function in young South African children


To investigate the effect of TB, TB/ HIV co-infection and other common respiratory pathogens on lung function in young children.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Stellenbosch University (SU) South Africa

Study Design

Prospective observational cohort study of children with suspected pulmonary TB including healthy controls


Desmond Tutu TB Center Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Phd Study

Title University Start Date End Date
the role of respiratory viruses in respiratory illnesses early in life University of Utrecht, the Netherlands 2005-08-01 2010-12-05

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
MSc Bianca Hamman University of Stellenbosch 2017 2020
BSc Ruan Swanenpoel Central University of Technology 2018 2019
PhD Michaile Anthony University of Stellenbosch 01-01-2021 31-12-2024
MSc Ingrid Courtney University of Stellenbosch 01-07-2020 31-12-2021

Results & Outcomes

In progress- data expected to come out July 2020


doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30564-X.
doi: 10.5588/ijtld.19.0115.
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002240.
doi: 10.1128/JCM.00781-18.
doi: 10.1128/JCM.00056-18.
doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2608-5.
doi: 10.1093/cid/cix834.
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab018
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-020-05653-9
in press
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1666
DOI: 10.1159/000512531
DOI: 10.1080/17476348.2021.1828069
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002900
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002844
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.20.0067
doi: 10.2196/19154.
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab142

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