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Inappropriate Tuberculosis Treatment Regimens in Chinese Tuberculosis Hospitals

Guang Xue He, Susan van den Hof, Marieke J. van der Werf, Hui Guo, Yuan Lian Hu, Ji Huan Fan, Wei Min Zhang, Christopher P. Tostado and Martien W. Borgdorff

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 52, issue 7, pages e153-e156
Published in print April 2011 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online April 2011 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cir075
Inappropriate Tuberculosis Treatment Regimens in Chinese Tuberculosis Hospitals

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This investigation of tuberculosis (TB) treatment regimens in 6 TB hospitals in China showed that only 18% of patients with new cases and 9% of patients with retreatment cases were prescribed standard TB treatment regimens. Adherence to treatment guidelines needs to be improved in TB hospitals to control multidrug-resistant TB in China.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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