Treatment delay and associated factors among adults with drug resistant tuberculosis at treatment initiating centers in the Amhara regional state, Ethiopia

Abstract Background A delayed initiation of tuberculosis treatment results in high morbidity, mortality, and increased person-to-person transmissions. The aim of this study was to assess treatment delay and its associated factors among adult drug resistant tuberculosis patients in the Amhara Regiona...

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Main Authors: Kenaw Tegegne Tefera, Nebiyu Mesfin, Mebratu Mitiku Reta, Malede Mequanent Sisay, Koku Sisay Tamirat, Temesgen Yihunie Akalu
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-05-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
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