PHRU Matlosana CRS

Site Details

LOCATION

Tshepong Hospital

MDR TB Unit

Benjie Oliphant Road

Jouberton Klerksdorp, North West Province . 2574

27-18-465-3751

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Site Type

CRS

CRS Coordinator

Katlego Motlhaoleng

motlhaolengk@phru.co.za

27-18-4652799

CRS Leader

Neil Martinson

martinson@phru.co.za

27-11-9899700

Site Trials

Tuberculosis

Open and enrolling

A5300B/I2003B: Protecting Households On Exposure to Newly Diagnosed Index Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients (PHOENIx MDR-TB)

This trial is in household contacts (HHC) at high risk for developing multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) which is an infection that does not get better with standard treatment for TB.  HHC means any person that  lives with, has lived with, or shared housekeeping duties in a home or the same place with a person (an Index Case) who has pulmonary MDR-TB (a lung infection or pneumonia with TB) and started treatment for MDR-TB within the past 90 days. It is also for people who have spent more than 4 hours indoors with the index case, during the week before they started MDR-TB treatment.

High-risk household contacts are those with HIV or an immune system problem not from HIV like cancer , latent TB infection (a history of TB infection in the past based on testing), and young children below the age of 5 years.