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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-32

Status Of Leprosy Patients After W.H.O. MDT - A Surveillance Study



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A. K Ghosh


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By systematic sampling method from a list of patients, 100 cases who completed 6 months MDT (PB) and under 1 year suvelliance, were included in the study. Fifty-nine percent of PB cases remained active after completion of WHO MDT. Patients with 4 or more than 4 lesions showed more activity. After 1 year of surveillance, 20.3% of active cases remained active. Moreover, 7.3% of inactive cases becomes active during course of 1 year surveillance.


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