Treatment and diagnostic practices followed for TB patients under RNTCP in the project area of BMP- A cohort study

Mahadev, B. and Balasangameshwara, V. H. and Radhakrishna, S. G. and Jitendra, R. (2004) Treatment and diagnostic practices followed for TB patients under RNTCP in the project area of BMP- A cohort study NTI Bulletin, 40 (1&2). pp. 7-12.

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Abstract

The study was undertaken to know the clinical, bacteriological and radiological status of Tuberculosis (TB) patients after 3 – 5 years of treatment under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) in project area Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP). Out of the 454 TB patients from three cohort periods of 1994-96, only 178 (39.2%) could be interviewed as 220 (12.06%) could not be located due to incorrect address or migration and 56(12.3%) had died. Of the 178 patients interviewed, 40% had persistent cough and 44% had persistence of radiological shadow in spite of completion of treatment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Persistence of Symptom, X-ray Activity, Address Verification
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Operations Research
Institutions: National Tuberculosis Institute (NTI), Bangalore
Depositing User: admin
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2013 08:05
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2013 08:07
URI: http://tbresearch.ntiindia.org.in/id/eprint/663

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