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Development of a risk score for prediction of poor treatment outcomes among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Viney, Kerri; Gray, Darren; McBryde, Emma; Xu, Zuhui; Clements, Archie

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Background Treatment outcomes among patients treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are often sub-optimal. Therefore, the early prediction of poor treatment outcomes may be useful in patient care, especially for clinicians when they have the ability to make treatment decisions or offer counselling or additional support to patients. The aim of this study was to develop a simple clinical risk score to predict poor treatment outcomes in patients with MDR-TB, using routinely...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/216769
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227100
Access Rights: Open Access

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