Loss from treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis: risk factors and patient outcomes in a community-based program in Khayelitsha, South Africa

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/347152
Title:
Loss from treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis: risk factors and patient outcomes in a community-based program in Khayelitsha, South Africa
Authors:
Moyo, S; Cox, H S; Hughes, J; Daniels, J; Synman, L; De Azevedo, V; Shroufi, A; Cox, V; van Cutsem, G
Journal:
PLoS One
Abstract:
A community based drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) program has been incrementally implemented in Khayelitsha, a high HIV and TB burden community in South Africa. We investigated loss from treatment (LFT), and post treatment outcomes of DR-TB patients in this setting.
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Issue Date:
18-Mar-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/347152
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pone.0118919
PubMed ID:
25785451
Language:
en
ISSN:
1932-6203
Appears in Collections:
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dc.contributor.authorMoyo, Sen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCox, H Sen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDaniels, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorSynman, Len_GB
dc.contributor.authorDe Azevedo, Ven_GB
dc.contributor.authorShroufi, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCox, Ven_GB
dc.contributor.authorvan Cutsem, Gen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-26T14:35:48Z-
dc.date.available2015-03-26T14:35:48Z-
dc.date.issued2015-03-18-
dc.identifier.citationLoss from treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis: risk factors and patient outcomes in a community-based program in khayelitsha, South Africa. 2015, 10 (3):e0118919 PLoS ONEen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1932-6203-
dc.identifier.pmid25785451-
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pone.0118919-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/347152-
dc.description.abstractA community based drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) program has been incrementally implemented in Khayelitsha, a high HIV and TB burden community in South Africa. We investigated loss from treatment (LFT), and post treatment outcomes of DR-TB patients in this setting.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 permissionen_GB
dc.titleLoss from treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis: risk factors and patient outcomes in a community-based program in Khayelitsha, South Africaen
dc.identifier.journalPLoS Oneen_GB

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