Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "TB Trials Study Group"
How participatory is parental consent in low literacy rural settings in low income countries? Lessons learned from a community based study of infants in South India Rajaraman, Divya; Jesuraj, Nelson; Geiter, Lawrence; Bennett, Sean; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Vaz, Mario; TB Trials Study Group (BioMed Central, 2011-02-15)Background A requisite for ethical human subjects research is that participation should be informed and voluntary. Participation during the informed consent process by way of asking questions is an indicator of the extent ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
The tuberculin skin test in school going adolescents in South India: associations of socio-demographic and clinical characteristics with TST positivity and non-response Uppada, Dharma Rao; Selvam, Sumithra; Jesuraj, Nelson; Bennett, Sean; Verver, Suzanne; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Vaz, Mario; TB Trials Study Group (BioMed Central, 2014-11-18)Background: India has generally used 1 TU purified protein derivative (PPD) as opposed to 2 TU PPD globally, limiting comparisons. It is important to assess latent TB infection in adolescents given that they may be a target ...Journal article