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DOT field worker fooled by a 9-year-old child who did not take her TB medications and relapsed with cavitary TB seven years later. Kim Connelly Smith and Holly Green, The University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Houston, Texas, USA

Definitions and treatment regimens for recurrent tuberculosis. P. Perdig√£o, NTCP, Maputo, Mozambique

In reply. Anthony D. Harries and Nicola J. Hargreaves, National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Lilongwe, Malawi

TB control and directly observed therapy (DOT) from a public health/human rights perspective. Fraser Wares, TB Programme Co-ordinator, The Britain-Nepal Medical Trust, Morang, Nepal

In reply. Anna Hurtig and John Porter, Department of Infectious and Topical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Document Type: Letter Paper

Publication date: 2000-04-01

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