Title: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Manila, Philippines: effect of treatment interruptions on treatment outcomes: factors leading to treatment interruptions and default
Author: Jost, Marianne
Institution: Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Basel
Graduate date: 2008-10-22 (W3C-DTF)
Document: Abstract-Marianne Jost_8.2008.pdf
Description: Adherence to and completion of the full course of MDR-TB treatment under direct observation are important to enhance successful treatment outcomes as well as to avoid amplification and spread of resistance to anti-TB drugs. However, frequent interruptions and discontinuation of treatment are common among MDR-TB patients enrolled in the DOTS-Plus programme in Manila,Philippines despite implmenting various measures to facilitate adherence.
Classification: 2008 (LCSH)
Language: English
Date Of Record Creation: 2011-12-08 22:42:10 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2011-12-09 05:26:55 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-09 05:27:37 (W3C-DTF)

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