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Date: 1999
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264713
Description: Objective: To determine post-treatment relapse and mortality rates among HIV-infected and uninfected patients with tuberculosis treated with a twice-weekly drug regimen under direct observation (DOT). ... More
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Date: 1999
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | GIS | GPS | community | HIV
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231892
Description: We used GIS/GPS technology to document and quantify improved access to tuberculosis treatment through a community-based programme in Hlabisa, South Africa. We plotted tuberculosis supervision points u ... More
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Date: 1999
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | HIV | intermittent therapy | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264735
Description: Objective: To determine the effectiveness of twice-weekly directly observed therapy (DOT) for tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected and uninfected patients, irrespective of their previous treatment histor ... More
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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/1959.14/231927
Description: Tuberculosis incidence in Africa is increasing dramatically and fragile health systems are struggling to cope. Potential coping capacity may lie within affected communities but this capacity needs to ... 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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Authors: Wilkinson, David
Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266290
Description: Intermittent chemotherapy for tuberculosis-treatment given two or three times each week-is as effective as treatment given every day. Specifically, treatment given three times each week (without a pha ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231922
Description: The relative contribution of reactivated and recently acquired tuberculosis to the disease burden in developing countries is unknown, as are the settings within which most transmission occurs. In an a ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266145
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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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