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A study on the effectiveness of DOTS on tuberculosis patients treated under RNTCP.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17193766     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A total of 88 Tuberculosis patients who registered for treatment were followed up until their completion. These patients were given treatment under the Government of India implemented RNTCP in the year 1999-2000 in a Tuberculosis unit in Bangalore Mahanagara Palike. Majority of the patients were male and from lower middle class In the present study the cure rate was 72.00 %, treatment completion was 80.55%, default patients were 22.72% and chronic cases were 6.25%.
N R R Masthi; M S Rajanna; B G Parasuramalu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of public health     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0019-557X     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Public Health     Publication Date:    2006 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-29     Completed Date:  2007-01-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400673     Medline TA:  Indian J Public Health     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore.
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MeSH Terms
Government Programs / statistics & numerical data*
Patient Compliance
Social Class*
Sputum / microbiology
Treatment Outcome
Tuberculosis / classification,  drug therapy*

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