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A trial of mass isoniazid preventive therapy for tuberculosis control

OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 24 Jan 2014

GJ Churchyard, KL Fielding, JJ Lewis, L Coetzee, EL Corbett, P Godfrey-Faussett, RJ Hayes, RE Chaisson and AD Grant
Abstract
Tuberculosis is epidemic among workers in South African gold mines. We evaluated an intervention to interrupt tuberculosis transmission by means of mass screening that was linked to treatment for active disease or latent infection.
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HIV, Gold, Epidemiology, Cancer, Tuberculosis treatment, Isoniazid, Infectious disease, Tuberculosis
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