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DIRECTLY OBSERVED THERAPY SHORT-COURSE (DOTS)
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Name given to the WHO-recommended TB control strategy that combines five components: 1) Sustained political commitment; 2) Access to quality-assured TB sputum microscopy; 3) Standardized short-course chemotherapy; 4) Uninterrupted supply of high quality drugs; and 5) Recording and reporting system that allows assessment of treatment results.
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TREATMENT