oa South African Medical Journal - Short-course chemotherapy for pulmonary tuberculosis - points of interest

Volume 61, Issue 23
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A build-up of numbers of tuberculosis patients who default at an early stage from the ambulatory intensive short-course chemotherapy routinely practised in the Combined Health Scheme of the Divisional Council of the Cape is bringing to light the bactericidal power of a four-drug, rifampicin-containing regimen.

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