Uptake of preventive treatment for tuberculosis (TB) remains poor. A 3-month regimen of rifapentine (RPT) plus isoniazid (INH) (3HP) could facilitate its scale-up. The authors conducted a systematic review to assess the effects of 3HP compared with daily 6- or 9-month INH monotherapy.
This research was supported by the UK Department for International Development’s Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)
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Three-month weekly rifapentine plus isoniazid for tuberculosis preventive treatment: a systematic review
Published 19 February 2019