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Risk factors for poor treatment outcomes of 2266 multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases in Ho Chi Minh City: a retrospective study

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BACKGROUND: Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) remains a serious public health problem with poor treatment outcomes. Predictors of poor outcomes vary in different regions. Vietnam is among the top 30 high burden of MDR-TB countries. We describe demographic characteristics and identify risk factors for poor outcome among patients with MDR-TB in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the most populous city in Vietnam.

METHODS: This retrospective study inclu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12879-020-4887-1

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0000-0003-3151-834X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
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BMC Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Article number:
164
Publication date:
2020-02-22
Acceptance date:
2020-02-13
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EISSN:
1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
Pmid:
32087682

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