In May we discussed a recently published systematic review of DOT. Andrew Nunn and Patrick Phillips wrote to the journal highlighting their concerns. Here is a link to the table of contents for the edition of the journal in which their letter was published (alongside several others with additional concerns and comments) and a rather disappointing response from the authors: http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/57/7.toc.
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Results from a randomised controlled trial in India looking at shortening treatment with gatifloxacin or moxifloxacin
Please join us on 12th November when Patrick Phillips will present the results of an RCT in India looking at shortening treatment with gatifloxacin or moxifloxacin and comment on the results of OFLOTUB presented in Paris.
Presenter: Patrick Phillips
Paper: Jawahar, M. S., V. V. Banurekha, et al. (2013). “Randomized clinical trial of thrice-weekly 4-month moxifloxacin or gatifloxacin containing regimens in the treatment of new sputum positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients.” PLoS One 8(7): e67030.
Time: 2:00 – 13:00 on 12th November
Venue: MRC CTU in room 401
Directions: See http://www.ctu.mrc.ac.uk/about_us/contact_details.aspx. The entrance is opposite Holborn tube station and looks like the entrance to a church building.
External attendees will need to wait at reception and be taken to the meeting room. If you plan to attend, please contact Patrick Phillips on firstname.lastname@example.org so that reception know who is expected.