Table 1

Follow up and contacts with health professionals

Trial arms

First contact

FU at week 1

FU at week 5

FU at week 8

FU at week 25


Intervention 1 (brief psychological intervention + therapeutics)

Assess eligibility at the laboratory

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

Doctor

Doctor (if necessary)

Doctor

Intervention 2 (brief psychological intervention only)

Recruitment at the laboratory

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

Control (usual care + leaflet)

Recruitment at the laboratory

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator

TB DOTS facilitator


Siddiqi et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:160   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-160

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