Evaluation of OMNIgene-SPUTUM as sputum stabilizer for transportation to the referral hospital

This is an exploratory study which primarily aims to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of using OMNIgene-SPUTUM as a sputum transportation reagent in routine practice.

OBJECTIVES
Assess the feasibility and effectiveness of using OM-S as a sputum transportation stabilizer in routine practice and identify its operational challenges

STUDY AREA
Narayanganj 300 Bedded Hospital;
Keraniganj, Savar and Dhamrai Upazila Health Complex and,
Chest Disease Clinic, Chattogram;

PARTNERS
National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP)

STATUS
Ongoing

EXPECTED DATE OF RESULTS DISSEMINATION
September 2021

FOCAL PERSON
Dr. Sayera Banu sbanu@icddrb.org

Resources
A brief on the evaluation of OMNIgene-SPUTUM as sputum stabilizer for transportation to the referral hospital study