Evaluation of an intermittent six-month regimen in new pulmonary tuberculosis patients with diabetes mellitus.

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BACKGROUND The treatment of tuberculosis (TB) with category I regimen of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) for patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) needs evaluation. OBJECTIVE To assess the cure and relapse rates in 3 years, among the new smear-positive TB patients with Type-2 DM (DMTB) treated with CAT-I regimen (2E3H3R3Z3/4R3H3… (More)

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@article{Balasubramanian2007EvaluationOA, title={Evaluation of an intermittent six-month regimen in new pulmonary tuberculosis patients with diabetes mellitus.}, author={Rani Balasubramanian and Usha Ramanathan and Kalathi Thyagarajan and Rajeswari Ramachandran and Kavitha Rajaram and Devendra Bhaskar and Shantharam and R. S. Hariharan and P. R. Narayanan}, journal={The Indian journal of tuberculosis}, year={2007}, volume={54 4}, pages={168-76} }