Name: Tafese B Tufa

Country: Ethiopia

Affiliation:

Arsi University

Phone no: +251911771893

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Address:

kebele 07, 04, Aesella

Research Interests:

Diagnosis and therapy of infection diseases

Biography:

Tafese Beyene Tufa Assistance Professor of Clinical Microbiology at College of Health Science and Research Focal at Hirsch institute of Tropical Medicine Research Center,

Arsi University, Ethiopia.

Publications:

  1. Inadequacy of High-Dose Fluconazole Monotherapy Among Cerebrospinal Fluid Cryptococcal Antigen (CrAg)– Positive Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Persons in an Ethiopian CrAg Screening Program.
  2. Survival in HIV-infected Asymptomatic Cryptococcal Antigenemia without CSF Positivity Treated with Fluconazole Did Not Differ from Cryptococcal Antigen (CrAg) Negative with CD4.
  3. Detecting TB Cases among Household Contacts of Patients with Pulmonary TB through Active Contact Tracing in the Arsi Zone, Ethiopia.
  4. Prevalence and impact of sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women in central Ethiopia.
  5. High Dose Fluconazole Monotherapy is Inadequate for CSF Cryptococcal Antigen Positive HIV-infected Persons in an Ethiopian CrAg Screening Program.
  6. Implementation of the WHO multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy in a University Hospital in Central Ethiopia.
  7. Comparison of Cryptococcal Antigenemia between Antiretroviral Naïve and Antiretroviral Experienced HIV Positive Patients at Two Hospitals in Ethiopia.
  8. WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Improvement Strategy and Its Effect on Hand Hygiene Adherence in the Asella Teaching Hospital, Central Ethiopia.
  9. High Sero-Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigens Among Non-Professional Health Care Workers at Asella Teaching Hospital, Ethiopia.
  10. Improving tuberculosis case finding through active contact tracing: A community based cross-sectional survey in central Ethiopia.
  11. High-Dose Fluconazole Monotherapy Is Inadequate for Cerebrospinal Fluid Cryptococcal Antigen Positive (CRAG+) Persons in a CRAG Screening Program in Ethiopia.
  12. Implementation of the who multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy in selected wards of Asella Teaching Hospital, Ethiopia.