Early Outcomes Of Decentralized Care for Rifampicin-Resistant Tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa: An Observational Cohort Study

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OBJECTIVE We describe baseline characteristics, time to treatment initiation and interim patient outcomes at a decentralized, outpatient treatment site for rifampicin-resistant TB (RR-TB). METHODS Prospective observational cohort study of RR-TB patients from March 2013 until December 2014. Study subjects were followed until completion of the intensive… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164974

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@inproceedings{Berhanu2016EarlyOO, title={Early Outcomes Of Decentralized Care for Rifampicin-Resistant Tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa: An Observational Cohort Study}, author={Rebecca Berhanu and Kathryn Schnippel and Erika Mohr and Kamban Hirasen and Denise Evans and Sydney Rosen and Ian Sanne}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2016} }