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Drop-out from the tuberculosis contact investigation cascade in a routine public health setting in urban Uganda: A prospective, multi-center study

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Mari Armstrong-Hough conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Patricia Turimumahoro performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Amanda Meyer performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Emmanuel Ochom performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Diana Babirye performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Irene Ayakaka performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

David Mark performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Joseph Ggita performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Adithya Cattamanchi reviewed drafts of the paper.

David Dowdy reviewed drafts of the paper.

Frank Mugabe reviewed drafts of the paper.

Elizabeth Fair reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jessica Haberer reviewed drafts of the paper.

Achilles Katamba reviewed drafts of the paper.

J. Lucian Davis conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The School of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee at the Makerere College of Health Sciences, the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, and the Human Investigation Committee at Yale University approved the study.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Uganda Tuberculosis Implementation Research Consortium

Funding

Funding was provided by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant NIHR01AI104824 (JLD), and by an Innovative Grants Program Award from the Nina Ireland Program in Lung Health at the University of California San Francisco (JLD). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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