Defaults among tuberculosis patients treated under DOTS in Bangalore city :search for solution

Vijay, Sophia; Balasangameswara, V.H.; Jagannatha, P.S.; Saroja, V.N. and Kumar, P. (2003) Defaults among tuberculosis patients treated under DOTS in Bangalore city :search for solution. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 50. pp. 185-195.

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Abstract

Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme emphasizing on DOTS in the urban was set-up in Bangalore Mahanagar Palike. The objective was to identify socio-demographic and treatment related risk factors predictive of default with DOT and to study treatment regularity and final bacteriological profile of defaulted tuberculosis (TB) patients.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, DOT,Case-control study,India
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:548
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:03 August 2005

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