The ZAMSTAR Study- The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction Study

The ZAMSTAR program tests ways to interrupt the transmission of TB in communities with a high burden of TB and HIV through additional TB control mechanisms. Twenty-four communities across Zambia and South Africa’s Western Cape Province participated in the study.

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ZAMSTAR, The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction study: Design of a 2 × 2 factorial community randomized trial
Ayles HM, Sismanidis C, Beyers N, Hayes RJ, Godfrey-Faussett P. ZAMSTAR, The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction study: Design of a 2× 2 factorial community randomized trial. Trials. 2008 Nov 7;9(1):1.

Restricted randomization of ZAMSTAR: a 2 × 2 factorial cluster randomized trial
Sismanidis C, Moulton LH, Ayles HM, Fielding K, Schaap A, Beyers N, Bond G,Godfrey-Faussett PHayes RJ. Restricted randomization of ZAMSTAR: a 2× 2 factorial cluster randomized trial. Clinical trials. 2008 Aug 1;5(4):316-27.

Effect of household and community interventions on the burden of tuberculosis in southern Africa: the ZAMSTAR community-randomised trial
Ayles HM, Muyoyeta M, Du Toit E, Schaap A, Floyd S, Simwinga M, Shanaube K, Chishinga N, Bond V, Dunbar R, De Haas P, James A, Gey van Pittius NC, Claassens M, Fielding KL, Fenty J, Sismanidis C, Hayes RJ, Beyers N, Godfrey-Faussett P, the ZAMSTAR team. Effect of household and community interventions on the burden of tuberculosis in southern Africa: the ZAMSTAR community-randomised trial. The Lancet. 2013 Oct 11;382(9899):1183-94.

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