Household contact investigation for tuberculosis in Vietnam: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Fox2013HouseholdCI,
  title={Household contact investigation for tuberculosis in Vietnam: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial},
  author={Gregory James Fox and Nguyen Viet Nhung and Dinh Ngoc Sy and Warwick John Britton and Guy B Marks},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that continues to cause considerable morbidity and mortality globally. Only 65% of patients worldwide are currently diagnosed. Contact investigation is a strategy that aims to increase case detection and reduce transmission of tuberculosis, yet there is little evidence to show its effectiveness. METHODS/DESIGN We will conduct a cluster randomized controlled trial of contact investigation within the national tuberculosis control program of… CONTINUE READING

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