The RATIONS (Reducing Activation of Tuberculosis by Improvement of Nutritional Status) study: a cluster randomised trial of nutritional support (food rations) to reduce TB incidence in household contacts of patients with microbiologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in communities with a high prevalence of undernutrition, Jharkhand, India

Introduction India has the largest burden of cases and deaths related to tuberculosis (TB). Undernutrition is the leading risk factor accounting for TB incidence, while severe undernutrition is a common risk factor for mortality in patients with TB in India. The impact of nutritional supplementation...

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Main Authors: Manjula Singh, Anurag Bhargava, Kannan Thiruvengadam, Madhavi Bhargava, Banurekha Velayutham, Basilea Watson, Rakesh Dayal, Rajeev Ranjan Pathak, Anindya Mitra, Kiran Rade, KS Sachdeva
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Published: BMJ Publishing Group 2021-06-01
Series:BMJ Open
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