Short-course chemotherapy for extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Nine years' experience.

@article{Dutt1986ShortcourseCF,
  title={Short-course chemotherapy for extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Nine years' experience.},
  author={Asim K. Dutt and D J Moers and William W. Stead},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={7-12}
}
Short-course chemotherapy with isoniazid and rifampin is well established for pulmonary tuberculosis but not yet for extrapulmonary disease. We report our 9-year experience with short-course chemotherapy in treating 350 patients; 402 extrapulmonary sites were involved. Therapy was largely self-administered with careful monitoring by local public health… CONTINUE READING