Timing of default from tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review.

@article{Kruk2008TimingOD,
  title={Timing of default from tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review.},
  author={Margaret E. Kruk and Nina R Schwalbe and Christine A Aguiar},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          703-12
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To provide a systematic assessment of the timing of default from tuberculosis (TB) treatment which could help to quantify the potential contribution of new shorter duration TB drugs to global TB control. METHODS We performed a systematic review following QUOROM guidelines. MEDLINE was searched from 1998 to the present using the terms TB and default or drop-out or compliance or adherence and therapy. A total of 840 articles were returned. A further detailed manual review selected 15… CONTINUE READING
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Timing of default from TB treatment

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