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Comparison of characteristics and mortality in multidrug resistant (MDR) and non-MDR tuberculosis patients in China

Sun, Yanni; Harley, David; Vally, Hassan; Sleigh, Adrian

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BACKGROUND: We conducted a cohort study to compare the characteristics of MDR-TB with non-MDR-TB patients and to measure long term (9-year) mortality rate and determine factors associated with death in China. METHODS: We reviewed the medical records of 250 TB cases from a 2001 survey to compare 100 MDR-TB patients with 150 non-MDR-TB patients who were treated in 2001-2002. Baseline attributes extracted from the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-10-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15788
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2327-8

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