Extension of the intensive phase reduces relapse but not failure in a regimen with rifampicin throughout

KJM Aung, E Declercq, AM Ali, S Naha, SC Datta Roy, MA Taleb, MA Hossain, L Rigouts, M Gumusboga, A Van Deun

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Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)455-461
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Control programs
  • NGOs
  • Assessment
  • Effectiveness
  • Treatment
  • Smear-positive
  • Regimens
  • Rifampicin
  • Treatment failure
  • Relapses
  • Duration
  • Multidrug resistance
  • Follow-up
  • Bangladesh
  • Asia-South

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