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Gender differences in tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a post hoc analysis of the REMoxTB study

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Background In the REMoxTB study of 4-month treatment-shortening regimens containing moxifloxacin compared to the standard 6-month regimen for tuberculosis, the proportion of unfavourable outcomes for women was similar in all study arms, but men had more frequent unfavourable outcomes (bacteriologically or clinically defined failure or relapse within 18 months after randomisation) on the shortened moxifloxacin-containing regimens. The reason for this gender disparity in treatm... Expand abstract
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10.1186/s12916-018-1169-5

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Murphy, ME More by this author
Bateson, ALC More by this author
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
US Agency for International Development More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Directorate General for International Cooperation of the Netherlands More from this funder
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BMC medicine Publisher's website
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BMC medicine Journal website
Volume:
189
Issue:
16
Publication date:
2018-10-17
Acceptance date:
2018-09-10
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1741-7015
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pubs:936684
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uri:9459b93c-0edc-4bd6-9b0f-e74a42b0bf48
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uuid:9459b93c-0edc-4bd6-9b0f-e74a42b0bf48
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