Volume 12, Number 9—September 2006
Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Management in Resource-limited Settings
|Duration of follow-up after cure or treatment completion (mo)||36||24||12||24||12|
|Frequency of follow-up after cure or treatment completion||Every 6 mo||Every 6 mo||Every 3 mo||Every 6 mo||Every 6 mo|
|No. cured or completed treatment||30||168||351||62||118||729|
|No. followed up*||30||168||351||62||59||670|
|No. cured or completed treatment who relapsed by 2006||3||5||4||1||1||14|
|Relapse rate (95% confidence interval)||10.0% (2.11–26.53)||3.0% (0.97–6.81)||1.1% (0.31–2.89)||1.6% (0.04–8.66)||1.7% (0.04–9.09)||2.1% (1.14–3.51)|
*In Tomsk, 59 patients left the region after having been declared cured. These patients were lost to follow-up.
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