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Effectiveness of the Standard WHO Recommended Retreatment Regimen (Category II) for Tuberculosis in Kampala, Uganda: A Prospective Cohort Study

  • Edward C. Jones-López equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Edward C. Jones-López, Irene Ayakaka

    edward.jones@bmc.org

    Affiliations: Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda, Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School –UMDNJ, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Irene Ayakaka equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Edward C. Jones-López, Irene Ayakaka

    Affiliation: Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Jonathan Levin,

    Affiliations: Medical Research Council–Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Nancy Reilly,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School –UMDNJ, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Francis Mumbowa,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Scott Dryden-Peterson,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Grace Nyakoojo,

    Affiliation: Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Kevin Fennelly,

    Affiliations: Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda, Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, Division of Mycobacteriology, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Beth Temple,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda

    Current address: Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia

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  • Susan Nakubulwa,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council–Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda

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  • Moses L. Joloba,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Alphonse Okwera,

    Affiliations: Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda, Mulago Hospital Tuberculosis Clinic, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Kathleen D. Eisenach,

    Affiliation: Departments of Pathology and, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

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  • Ruth McNerney,

    Affiliation: Departments of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Alison M. Elliott,

    Affiliations: Departments of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Jerrold J. Ellner,

    Affiliations: Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Peter G. Smith,

    Affiliation: Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Roy D. Mugerwa

    Affiliations: Makerere University – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda, Department of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Published: March 15, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000427

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