Can follow-up examination of tuberculosis patients be simplified? A study in Chhattisgarh, India

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/295260
Title:
Can follow-up examination of tuberculosis patients be simplified? A study in Chhattisgarh, India
Authors:
Kundu, Debashish; M V Kumar, Ajay; Satyanarayana, Srinath; Dewan, Puneet Kumar; Achuthan Nair, Sreenivas; Khaparde, Kshitij; Nayak, Priyakanta; Van den Bergh, Rafael; Manzi, Marcel; Enarson, Donald A; Deshpande, Madhav Rao; Chandraker, Sachin
Journal:
PloS One
Abstract:
Each follow-up during the course of tuberculosis treatment currently requires two sputum examinations. However, the incremental yield of the second sputum sample during follow-up of different types of tuberculosis patients has never been determined precisely.
Affiliation:
Office of the World Health Organization Representative in India, WHO Country Office, New Delhi, India.
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Issue Date:
5-Dec-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/295260
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pone.0051038
PubMed ID:
23227230
Submitted date:
2013-06-20
Language:
en
ISSN:
1932-6203
Appears in Collections:
TB

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dc.contributor.authorKundu, Debashishen_GB
dc.contributor.authorM V Kumar, Ajayen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSatyanarayana, Srinathen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDewan, Puneet Kumaren_GB
dc.contributor.authorAchuthan Nair, Sreenivasen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKhaparde, Kshitijen_GB
dc.contributor.authorNayak, Priyakantaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorVan den Bergh, Rafaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorManzi, Marcelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorEnarson, Donald Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDeshpande, Madhav Raoen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChandraker, Sachinen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-04T20:46:46Z-
dc.date.available2013-07-04T20:46:46Z-
dc.date.issued2012-12-05-
dc.date.submitted2013-06-20-
dc.identifier.citationCan follow-up examination of tuberculosis patients be simplified? A study in Chhattisgarh, India. 2012, 7 (12):e51038 PLoS ONEen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1932-6203-
dc.identifier.pmid23227230-
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pone.0051038-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/295260-
dc.description.abstractEach follow-up during the course of tuberculosis treatment currently requires two sputum examinations. However, the incremental yield of the second sputum sample during follow-up of different types of tuberculosis patients has never been determined precisely.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublic Library of Scienceen_GB
dc.rightsPublished by Public Library of Science, [url]http://www.plosone.org/[/url] Archived on this site by Open Access permission.en_GB
dc.subjectTuberculosisen_GB
dc.subjectCourse on Operational Researchen_GB
dc.subject.meshFollow-Up Studiesen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshIndiaen_GB
dc.subject.meshSpecimen Handlingen_GB
dc.subject.meshSputumen_GB
dc.subject.meshTuberculosis, Pulmonaryen_GB
dc.titleCan follow-up examination of tuberculosis patients be simplified? A study in Chhattisgarh, Indiaen
dc.contributor.departmentOffice of the World Health Organization Representative in India, WHO Country Office, New Delhi, India.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalPloS Oneen_GB
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