Richard J Lessells

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of a novel molecular TB diagnostic system in patients at high risk of TB mortality in rural South Africa (Uchwepheshe): study protocol for a cluster randomised trial
    Richard J Lessells
    Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 14:170. 2013
  2. pmc Evaluation of tuberculosis diagnostics: establishing an evidence base around the public health impact
    Richard J Lessells
    Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 204:S1187-95. 2011
  3. pmc Disengagement from care in a decentralised primary health care antiretroviral treatment programme: cohort study in rural South Africa
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:934-41. 2013
  4. pmc International spread of MDR TB from Tugela Ferry, South Africa
    Graham S Cooke
    Imperial College, London, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2035-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Impact of a novel molecular TB diagnostic system in patients at high risk of TB mortality in rural South Africa (Uchwepheshe): study protocol for a cluster randomised trial
    Richard J Lessells
    Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trials 14:170. 2013
    ..We present a cluster randomised trial designed to evaluate whether the positioning of this diagnostic system within the health system has an impact on important patient-level outcomes...
  2. pmc Evaluation of tuberculosis diagnostics: establishing an evidence base around the public health impact
    Richard J Lessells
    Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Infect Dis 204:S1187-95. 2011
    ..The urgent need for new diagnostics should not distract from pursuing rigorous scientific evaluation focused on public health impact...
  3. pmc Disengagement from care in a decentralised primary health care antiretroviral treatment programme: cohort study in rural South Africa
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:934-41. 2013
    ..To determine rates of, and factors associated with, disengagement from care in a decentralised antiretroviral programme...
  4. pmc International spread of MDR TB from Tugela Ferry, South Africa
    Graham S Cooke
    Imperial College, London, UK
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2035-7. 2011
    ..This case underscores the international relevance of this regional epidemic, particularly among health care workers...