Randomized controlled trial of zinc and vitamin A as co-adjuvants for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of weekly zinc or zinc plus retinol as adjuncts for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. METHODS   Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in 350 patients >15 years old with smear-positive tuberculosis in Nigeria (ISRCTN36636609). In addition to antituberculous treatment, patients were randomly allocated to… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02638.x

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.