Comparison of outcomes from a district tuberculosis control programme in the Pacific: before and after the implementation of DOTS.

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Outcomes are compared for a district tuberculosis (TB) control programme, before and after DOTS (directly observed therapy short-course) and a computerized register were introduced. There were significant improvements in case holding associated with the interventions. The successful treatment rate was 13.6% [95% CI (confidence interval), 4.9-23.0] higher… (More)

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@article{Carroll2004ComparisonOO, title={Comparison of outcomes from a district tuberculosis control programme in the Pacific: before and after the implementation of DOTS.}, author={Kevin J. Carroll and George Malefoasi}, journal={Tropical doctor}, year={2004}, volume={34 1}, pages={11-4} }