Collaborative approaches integrating TB control, outreach, incentives, and enablers resulted in high rates of treatment adherence and completion among patients and infected contacts. TB control programs should collaborate with substance abuse programs to address addiction, overcome substance abuse-related barriers to treatment, treat TB, and prevent ongoing transmission.
American journal of public health
Division of TB Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA. ecp9 [at] cdc.gov
Am J Public Health. 2010 Dec;100(12):2481-6
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