Funding for this research was provided by:
National Research Foundation (94116)
African Population and Health Research Centre in partnership with International Development Reseach Centre (RCS/ADDRF/2014/131)
Received: 17 July 2017
Accepted: 22 February 2018
First Online: 5 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was granted by the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State (ECUFS No92/2013). Trained fieldworkers obtained consent from index TB patients (or their caregivers) to visit households. Consent procedures were also administered before interviews were conducted with household contacts.
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