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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: 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/1959.14/266158
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/1959.14/231922
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/1959.14/268939
Description: Objective. To determine the impact of the HIV epidemic on tuberculosis caseload in rural South Africa. Setting. Hlabisa health district, KwaZulu-Natal. Methods. Demographic and clinical data were extr ... More
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Date: 1996
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/265424
Description: Objectives. This paper describes an audit of a community-based tuberculosis treatment program involving directly observed therapy in South Africa. Methods. A program audit of 2473 consecutive tubercul ... More
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Date: 1996
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268980
Description: 1 page(s)
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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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