Daily Archives: March 12, 2012

Community-level preventive TB therapy in South African gold miners fails to bring down overall incidence

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Individuals still saw TB incidence reduction of two-thirds, but effect was not durable

Preliminary results from the Thibela Project – which looked at whether community-wide provision of isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) in South African gold mines would improve TB control in these high-incidence sites…