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Pulmonary Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 132047, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/132047
Research Article

Factors Influencing Early Health Facility Contact and Low Default Rate among New Sputum Smear Positive Tuberculosis Patients, India

1Department of Community Medicine, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001, India
2Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India

Received 13 November 2013; Revised 3 February 2014; Accepted 4 February 2014; Published 6 March 2014

Academic Editor: Hisako Matsumoto

Copyright © 2014 Ashok Kumar Bhardwaj et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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