Dosages of anti-tuberculosis medications in the national tuberculosis programs of Kenya, Nepal, and Senegal.

@article{Diop2002DosagesOA,
  title={Dosages of anti-tuberculosis medications in the national tuberculosis programs of Kenya, Nepal, and Senegal.},
  author={Aguib Diop and G Gakiria and Shanta Bahadur Pande and Pushpa Malla and Hans Rieder},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={215-21}
}
SETTING National tuberculosis programs in Kenya, Nepal, and Senegal. OBJECTIVES To ascertain adequacy of initial prescriptions of dosages of anti-tuberculosis medications in the three national tuberculosis programs. METHODS Collection of patient treatment cards in a representative sample of treatment centers in Kenya, Nepal, and Senegal. Calculation of drug dosages in milligram per kilogram body weight of isoniazid, rifampicin, and pyrazinamide and comparison with international… CONTINUE READING