Active Case-Finding for Tuberculosis by Mobile Teams in Myanmar: Yield and Treatment Outcomes

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618936
Title:
Active Case-Finding for Tuberculosis by Mobile Teams in Myanmar: Yield and Treatment Outcomes
Authors:
Myint, O; Saw, S; Isaakidis, P; Khogali, M; Reid, A; Hoa, N; Kyaw, T; Zaw, K; Khaing, T; Aung, S
Journal:
Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Abstract:
Since 2005, the Myanmar National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) has been implementing active case finding (ACF) activities involving mobile teams in hard-to-reach areas. This study revealed the contribution of mobile team activities to total tuberculosis (TB) case detection, characteristics of TB patients detected by mobile teams and their treatment outcomes.
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Issue Date:
2-Jun-2017
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618936
DOI:
10.1186/s40249-017-0291-5
PubMed ID:
28571575
Submitted date:
2017-06-12
Language:
en
ISSN:
2049-9957
Appears in Collections:
Operational Research Courses

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMyint, Oen
dc.contributor.authorSaw, Sen
dc.contributor.authorIsaakidis, Pen
dc.contributor.authorKhogali, Men
dc.contributor.authorReid, Aen
dc.contributor.authorHoa, Nen
dc.contributor.authorKyaw, Ten
dc.contributor.authorZaw, Ken
dc.contributor.authorKhaing, Ten
dc.contributor.authorAung, Sen
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-21T14:01:36Z-
dc.date.available2017-06-21T14:01:36Z-
dc.date.issued2017-06-02-
dc.date.submitted2017-06-12-
dc.identifier.citationActive Case-Finding for Tuberculosis by Mobile Teams in Myanmar: Yield and Treatment Outcomes. 2017, 6 (1):77 Infect Dis Povertyen
dc.identifier.issn2049-9957-
dc.identifier.pmid28571575-
dc.identifier.doi10.1186/s40249-017-0291-5-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/618936-
dc.description.abstractSince 2005, the Myanmar National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) has been implementing active case finding (ACF) activities involving mobile teams in hard-to-reach areas. This study revealed the contribution of mobile team activities to total tuberculosis (TB) case detection, characteristics of TB patients detected by mobile teams and their treatment outcomes.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBioMed Centralen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Infectious Diseases of Povertyen
dc.titleActive Case-Finding for Tuberculosis by Mobile Teams in Myanmar: Yield and Treatment Outcomesen
dc.identifier.journalInfectious Diseases of Povertyen

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