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Twice weekly vs. daily chemotherapy for childhood tuberculosis
Background. Treating childhood tuberculosis places a large burden on health services, and ways of lessening this were sought. Methods. A randomized controlled trial was conducted to determine the effectiveness of fully ...
Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Aim. To compare the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates of adult index cases with multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis to the isolates obtained from their child contacts. Patients and methods. A 4-year prospective study ...
Absence of an association between Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotype and clinical features in children with tuberculous meningitis
OBJECTIVES: Animal studies point to increased virulence of certain mycobacterial strains, notably those of the Beijing genotype. There are limited data on mycobacterial genotypic diversity in children with tuberculous ...