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Directly Observed Therapy and Improved Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes in Thailand
Background The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that tuberculosis (TB) patients receive directly observed therapy (DOT). Randomized controlled trials have not consistently shown that thisExpand
Pharmacokinetics and 48-week efficacy of nevirapine: 400 mg versus 600 mg per day in HIV-tuberculosis coinfection receiving rifampicin.
BACKGROUND We aim here to determine the appropriate dose of nevirapine (NVP) in Thai HIV-tuberculosis (TB)-coinfected patients receiving rifampicin. METHODS Thirty-two HIV-infected adults with CD4+Expand
Intestinal Parasitic Infestation in Combatants and Their Families: A Hospital-Based Study in Mid-Western Regional Police Hospital, Nepal
Objective: To find out the scenario of intestinal parasitic infestation in combatants and their families in the setting of Mid-Western Regional Police Hospital (MWRPH), Nepal. Study Design:Expand
Time of highest tuberculosis death risk and associated factors: an observation of 12 years in Northern Thailand
Purpose: Northern Thailand is a tuberculosis (TB) endemic area with a high TB death rate. We aimed to establish the time of highest death risk during TB treatment, and to identify the risk factorsExpand
Factors associated with death among HIV‐uninfected TB patients in Thailand, 2004–2006
Objectives  In countries with both TB and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemics, HIV is known to be the most powerful risk factor for death during tuberculosis (TB) treatment. Few recentExpand
Genome-wide SNP-based linkage analysis of tuberculosis in Thais
Tuberculosis, a potentially fatal infectious disease, affects millions of individuals annually worldwide. Human protective immunity that contains tuberculosis after infection has not been clearlyExpand
Association analysis of susceptibility candidate region on chromosome 5q31 for tuberculosis
Chromosome 5q31 spans the T helper (Th) 2-related cytokine gene cluster, which is potentially important in Th1/Th2 immune responses. The chromosome 5q23.2–31.3 has been recently identified as aExpand
Directly observed treatment is associated with reduced default among foreign tuberculosis patients in Thailand.
SETTING Thailand's Tuberculosis (TB) Active Surveillance Network in four provinces in Thailand. OBJECTIVE As treatment default is common in mobile and foreign populations, we evaluated risk factorsExpand
Tuberculosis services and treatment outcomes in private and public health care facilities in Thailand, 2004-2006.
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization recommends that national tuberculosis (TB) programs encourage public and private providers to follow the 'International standards for tuberculosis care'. WeExpand
Causes of mortality among tuberculosis and HIV co-infected patients in Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand
Background The case fatality rate in patients with tuberculosis (TB) associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been particularly high in Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand. It was almost 50%Expand