Editorial

Can we prevent the transmission of tuberculosis?

Stephanus Malherbe

Abstract


Current strategies to reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB) are symptom- and patient-centred, and mainly focus on accurate diagnosis of cases, adequate follow-up, adherence to treatment and contact tracing.


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Stephanus Malherbe, University of Stellenbosch

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tuberculosis

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African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine 2016;22(4):91. DOI:10.7196/SARJ.2016.v22i4.106

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-10-31
Date published: 2016-12-19

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