Modelling the effect of short-course multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan

@inproceedings{Trauer2016ModellingTE,
  title={Modelling the effect of short-course multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan},
  author={James McCracken Trauer and Jay Achar and Nargiza Parpieva and Atadjan Karimovich Khamraev and Justin T Denholm and Dennis Falzon and Ernesto Jaramillo and Anita Mesic and Philipp du Cros and Emma Sue McBryde},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a major threat to global TB control. MDR-TB treatment regimens typically have a high pill burden, last 20 months or more and often lead to unsatisfactory outcomes. A 9-11 month regimen with seven antibiotics has shown high success rates among selected MDR-TB patients in different settings and is conditionally recommended by the World Health Organization. METHODS We construct a transmission-dynamic model of TB to estimate the likely… CONTINUE READING
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