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Lack of Weight Gain and Relapse Risk in a Large Tuberculosis Treatment Trial

This article, published in May 2006 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, presents research that demonstrates that if a patient is underweight or does not have a significant weight gain while on therapy the relapse rate of TB is much higher than in well nourished TB patients.easily identified, even in resource-poor settings.
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