Risk Factors for Treatment Default among Re-Treatment Tuberculosis Patients in India, 2006

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SETTING Under India's Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), >15% of previously-treated patients in the reported 2006 patient cohort defaulted from anti-tuberculosis treatment. OBJECTIVE To assess the timing, characteristics, and risk factors for default amongst re-treatment TB patients. METHODOLOGY For this case-control study, in 90… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008873

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