- 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 trialRichard 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...
- Evaluation of tuberculosis diagnostics: establishing an evidence base around the public health impactRichard 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...
- Disengagement from care in a decentralised primary health care antiretroviral treatment programme: cohort study in rural South AfricaPortia 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...
- International spread of MDR TB from Tugela Ferry, South AfricaGraham 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...