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Call Senior Fellowship (SF)
Programme EDCTP1
Start Date 2013-01-01
End Date 2014-12-31
Project Code TA.2011.40200.044
Status Completed


Improving retreatment success of tuberculosis


To determine if a moxifloxacin-containing regimen [isoniazid (H), rifampin (R), pyrazinamide (Z), moxifloxacin (M)] of 24 weeks duration is superior to a control regimen [isoniazid (H), rifampicin(R), pyrazinamide(Z), ethambutol(E)] of 32 weeks duration in improving treatment outcomes in patients with recurrent TB

Host Organisation

Institution Country
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) South Africa


Name Institution Country
Gavin John Churchyard Aurum Institute for Health Research South Africa
Wafaa El-Sadr Columbia University United States
Sarah Fortune Harvard School of Public Health United States
Gerald Friedland Yale University United States
William Jacobs Albert Einstein College of Medicine United States
Salim S. Abdool Karim University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) United States

Study Design

Randomised controlled trial


CAPRISA eThekwini Clinical Research Site (eCRS)

Phd Study

Title University Start Date End Date
Improving Retreatment Success in TB University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) 2014-02-03 2016-12-30

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