Which Urban Migrants Default from Tuberculosis Treatment in Shanghai, China?

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BACKGROUND Migration is a major challenge to tuberculosis (TB) control worldwide. TB treatment requires multiple drugs for at least six months. Some TB patients default before completing their treatment regimen, which can lead to ongoing infectiousness and drug resistance. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of 29,943 active TB cases among urban… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081351

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