Prevalence and Predictors of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Treatment Outcome Under Dots in a Low-Income Neighborhood of Karachi (Juanita Hatcher)
This study is in collaboration with Mary Adelaide Leprosy Clinic in a low-income neighborhood of Malir, Karachi with the objectives to
- determine the prevalence and factors associated with TB with Emphasis on MDR-TB;
- characterize and type the MTB isolates from this area and
- evaluate treatment outcome of WHO recommended DOTS compared to self-supervised treatment approach.
Funder: AKU URC