Reasons for low reported treatment success in notified tuberculosis patients from a London hospital according to new outcome reporting.


In January 2002 the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre (CDSC) introduced outcome reporting for tuberculosis 12 months after start of treatment. To determine whether outcome could change with longer and more detailed follow up, we examined this at 12 months and two years for a cohort notified in 2000 at a central London hospital. At 12 months 61/94 (65… (More)


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