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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266213
Description: To describe the changing frequency of tuberculosis among staff in a South African hospital, and to compare incidence in health workers with that in ancillary staff, the number and type of cases of tub ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266141
Description: Diagnosis of smear-negative but culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis in resource-poor settings is difficult. To determine the value of assessing response to a trial of antibiotics in the identifica ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266134
Description: Diagnosis of tuberculosis in resource-poor settings is hampered by the insensitivity of the direct Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) smear. Liquefaction and concentration of sputum before preparing a ZN smear has be ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266127
Description: Effective models of delivery of directly observed therapy (DOT) for tuberculosis in resource-poor settings are needed. Intermittent chemotherapy may be an important component of DOT delivered in the c ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266158
Description: The efficacy of a 6 months course of twice weekly therapy with 4 drugs for tuberculosis, preceded by a 2-3 weeks intensive daily phase, is unknown. Implementation of this regime as community-based dir ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266145
Description: 1 page(s)
Date: 1996
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266171
Description: This study describes the rate, pattern, and transmission dynamics of, and risk factors for, isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to antituberculosis drugs in a rural South African health d ... More
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