Prof. Keertan Dheda

University of Cape Town, South Africa



2005 Ph.D., Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK

Publications (selected)

  1. Schaaf HS, Moll AP, Dheda K. Multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in Africa and South America: epidemiology, diagnosis and management in adults and children. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Dec; 30(4): 667-83, vii-v. (Senior Author; IF = 2.50; cited 6 times since publication)
  2. Van Zyl Smit RN, Pai M, Yew WW, Leung CC, Zumla A, Bateman ED, Dheda K. Global lung health: the colliding epidemics of tuberculosis, tobacco smoking, HIV and COPD. Eur Respir J. 2010 Jan; 35(1): 27-33.(Senior Author; IF = 5.52; cited 12 times since publication)
  3. Pooran A, Booth H, Miller RF, Scott G, Badri M, Huggett JF, Rook G, Zumla A, Dheda K. Different screening strategies (single or dual) for the diagnosis of suspected latent tuberculosis: a cost effectiveness analysis. BMC Pulm Med. 2010 Feb 22; 10: 7. (Senior Author; IF = 2.55; cited 9 times since publication)
  4. Dheda K, Davids V, Lenders L, Roberts T, Meldau R, Ling D, Brunet L, van Zyl Smit R, Peter J, Green C, Badri M, Sechi L, Sharma S, Hoelscher M, Dawson R, Whitelaw A, Blackburn J, Pai M, Zumla A. Clinicalutility of a commercial LAM-ELISA assay for TB diagnosis in HIV-infected patients using urine and sputum samples.PLoS One. 2010 Mar 24; 5(3): e9848. IF = 4.35; cited 10 time since publication)
  5. Dheda K, Schwander SK, Zhu B, van Zyl-Smit RN, Zhang Y. The immunology of tuberculosis: from bench to bedside. Respirology. 2010 Apr; 15(3): 433-50. IF = 1.85; cited 10 times since publication)
  6. Cashmore TJ, Peter JG, van Zyl-Smit RN, Semple PL, Maredza A, Meldau R, Zumla A, Nurse B, Dheda K. Feasibility and diagnostic utility of antigen-specific interferon-gamma responses for rapid mmunodiagnosis of tuberculosis using induced sputum. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 28; 5(4): e10389. (senior and corresponding author;) IF = 4.35; cited 2 times since publication)
  7. Patel VB, Singh R, Connolly C, Coovadia Y, Peer AK, Parag P, Kasprowicz V, Zumla A, Ndung'u T, Dheda K. Cerebrospinal T Cell Responses Aid the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis in a HIV and TB Endemic Population.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 May 4. IF = 10.68; cited 6 times since publication)
  8. Gandhi NR, Nunn P,Dheda K, Schaaf HS, Zignol M, van Soolingen D, Jensen P, Bayona J. Multidrugresistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: a threat to global control of tuberculosis.Lancet. 2010 May 22; 375(9728): 1830-43. (Senior Author; IF = 30.75; cited 42 times since publication)
  9. Dheda K, Shean K, Zumla A, Badri M, Streicher EM, Page-Shipp L, Willcox P, John MA, Reubenson G, Govindasamy D, Wong M, Padanilam X, Dziwiecki A, van Helden PD, Siwendu S, Jarand J, Menezes CN, Burns A, Victor T, Warren R, Grobusch MP, van der Walt M, Kvasnovsky C. Early treatment outcomes and HIV status of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa: a retrospective cohort study. Lancet. 2010 May 22; 375(9728): 1798-807. (IF = 30.75; cited 21 times since publication)
  10. Lenders LM, Meldau R, van Zyl-Smit RN, Woodburne V, Maredza A, Cashmore TJ, Semple PL, Badri M, Zumla A, Dheda K. Comparison of same day versus delayed enumeration of TB-specific T cell responses. J Infect. 2010 May; 60(5): 344-50. (Senior Author; IF = 5.86; cited 1 times since publication)
  11. Peter J, Green C, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Zumla A, Dheda K. Urine for the diagnosis of tuberculosis: current approaches, clinical applicability, and new developments.Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2010 May; 16(3): 262-70.(Senior Author; IF = 2.69; cited 3 times since publication)
  12. Migliori GB,Dheda K, Centis R, Mwaba P, Bates M, O'Grady J, Hoelscher M, Zumla A. Review of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant TB: global perspectives with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jun 10. (Senior Author; IF = 2.32; cited 5 times since publication)
  13. Hanekom WA, Lawn SD, Dheda K, Whitelaw A. Tuberculosis research update. Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jun 15. (Senior Author; IF = 2.32; cited 0 times since publication)
  14. Dheda K, Warren RM, Zumla A, Grobusch MP. Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: epidemiology and management challenges.Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2010 Sep; 24(3): 705-25. (Senior Author; IF = 2.29; cited 3 times since publication)
  15. Jarand J, Shean K, O'Donnell M, Loveday M, Kvasnovsky C, Van der Walt M, Adams S, Willcox P, O'Grady J, Zumla A,Dheda K. Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) among health care workers in South Africa.Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Oct; 15 (10): 1179-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02590.x. (Senior Author; IF = 2.32; cited 2 times since publication)
  16. O'Donnell MR, Jarand J, Loveday M, Padayatchi N, Zelnick J, Werner L, Naidoo K, Master I, Osburn G, Kvasnovsky C, Shean K, Pai M, Van der Walt M, Horsburgh CR,Dheda K. High incidence of hospital admissions with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis among South African health care workers.Ann Intern Med. 2010 Oct 19; 153(8): 516-22. (Senior Author; IF = 16.22; cited 1 times since publication)
  17. Brunet L, Pai M, Davids V, Ling D, Paradis G, Lenders L, Meldau R, van Zyl Smit R, Calligaro G, Allwood B Dawson R, Dheda K, High prevalence of smoking among patients with suspected tuberculosis in South Africa.Eur Respir J. 2010 Dec 9. (Senior Author; IF = 5.52; cited 0 times since publication)
  18. Patel VB, Singh R, Connolly C, Kasprowicz V, Zumla A, Ndungu T, Dheda K. Comparison of a Clinical Prediction Rule and a LAM Antigen-Detection Assay for the Rapid Diagnosis of TBM in a High HIV Prevalence Setting. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 22; 5(12): e15664. (Senior Author; IF = 4.35; cited 1 time since publication).
  19. Anandaiah A, Dheda K, Keane J, Koziel H, Moore DA, Patel NR. Novel developments in the epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis coinfection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr 15; 183(8): 987-97. Epub 2010 Dec 22. Review. (IF = 10.19; cited 0 times since publication)
  20. Zumla A, Atun R, Maeurer M, Mwaba P, Ma Z, O'Grady J, Bates M, Dheda K, Hoelscher M, Grange J. Viewpoint: Scientific dogmas, paradoxes and mysteries of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Jan; 16(1): 79-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02665.x.(IF = 2.32; cited 1 time since publication).

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