Cross-Sectional Survey of Adverse Side Effects as Recorded at an MDR TB Outpatient Clinic

Tiras Quentin Jacobs, Andrew Ross

Abstract


This will be a descriptive, cross-sectional quantitative study using a doctor-administered and completed questionnaire to measure the prevalence of known and suspected adverse side effects of MDR-TB treatment; the prevalence of HIV co-infection and other chronic diseases in clinic attendees. Data will be collected from the patientís clinic records and from the routine examination of the patient during the clinic visit