[Shortening of therapy duration in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis from 9 to 6 months only justifiable on the basis of published data].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To determine if in the Netherlands, just like in other countries, the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis with adequately sensitive tubercle bacilli may be shortened from 9 to 6 months. DESIGN Literature study. SETTING Municipal Health Service, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. METHOD The relevant literature was analysed, using the percentage of… (More)

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@article{LoenhoutRooyackers1996ShorteningOT, title={[Shortening of therapy duration in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis from 9 to 6 months only justifiable on the basis of published data].}, author={Joke H. van Loenhout-Rooyackers and J. Frederieke van Veen and A. L. M. Verbeek}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={1996}, volume={140 44}, pages={2181-7} }