The members of the Trial Management Group are as follows from 1Beijing Chest Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and 2FHI360. Tang Shenjie1, Li Liang1, Gao Mengqiu1, Liu Yuhong1, Zhang Yao2, Du Jian1, Gao Jingtao1, Ma Liping1, Liu Rongmei1, Ma Yan1, Ding Xiaofen2,Zhong Li2, Xiao Hua, Shu Wei, Lv Zizheng, Guo Zhenyong, Wang Hong, Xie Shiheng.
The Trial Management Group would like to acknowledge the contribution of our site collaborators: Shi Junwei (The Sixth People’s Hospital of Nantong, Nantong, Jiangsu, China),Wang Quanhong (Taiyuan Fourth People’s Hospital, Taiyuan, Shanxi,China), Zhai Shuli (Sixth People’s Hospital of Nanyang, Nanyang, Henan, China), Shi Baosheng (The Infectious Disease Hospital of Hebi, Hebi, Henan, China), Peng Peng (Wuhan Institute For Tuberculosis Control, Wuhan, Hubei, China), Huang Yuping (Kaifeng Pulmonary Disease Hospital, Kaifeng, Henan, China), Sun Peng (Tuberculosis Hospital in Jilin Province, Changchun, Jilin, China), Fu Yanyong (Tianjin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tianjin, China), Ji Binying (Harbin Chest Hospital, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China), Yan Xiaofeng (Chongqing Infectious Disease Medical Center, Chongqing, China),Pan Hongqiu (The Third People’s Hospital of Zhenjiang, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China), Wei Ming (Wuhan Medical Treatment Center,Wuhan, Hubei, China), Wu Guihui (Public Health Clinical Center of Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China), Liu Gang (Anhui Chest Hospital, Hefei, Anhui, China), Wang Jianyun (Pulmonary Hospital of Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Gansu, China), Fan Lin (Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China), Wu Meiying (The Fifth People’s Hospital of Suzhou, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China), Yan Xinglu (Heilongjiang Province Center for Tuberculosis Control and Prevention, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China), Liang Xuan (Shenyang Chest Hospital, Shenyang, Liaoning, China), Mei Zaoxian (Tianjin Haihe Hospital, Tianjin, China), Zhang Jian (Changchun Infectious Disease Hospital, Changchun, Jilin, China), A Ertai (Chest Hospital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Wulumuqi, Xinjiang, China), Liu Wen (Wangkai Infectious Disease Hospital of Zaozhuang, Tengzhou, Shandong, China), Tang Jintao (Infectious Disease Hospital in Heilongjiang Province, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China), Wu Huizhong (Centre for Tuberculosis Control of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China), Luo Ping (Beijing Research Institute for Tuberculosis Control, Beijing, China), Wu Qianhong (The Tuberculosis Prevention and Treatment Hospital of Shan Xi Province, Xi’an, Shanxi, China), Cui Xiuqin (The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang, Henan, China), She Qilu(The 4th People’s Hospital of Qinghai Province, Xining, Qinghai, China), Chen Suliang (Hebei Province Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China), Huang Yisheng (Hunan Institute For Tuberculosis Control, Changsha, Hunan, China), Liu Feiying (Guangxi Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Nanning, Guangxi, China), Li Mingwu (The Third People’s Hospital of Kunming, Kunming, Yunnan, China), Ma Guoren (The Fourth People’s Hospital of Ningxia Autonomous Region, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China).
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The authors declare that there are no actual or potential competing of interest in relation to this article.
Funding was provided by Key Project of Chinese National Programs (Grant No. 2015ZX10003001).
TSJ is the Chief Investigator, and TSJ, LL and GMQ has conceived the initial trial concept and study protocol. TJS, GMQ, LYH and MLP have helped develop the trial design and protocol. DJ is the senior statistician and has written the statistical analytic plan and has carried out the power calculations. GJT, MFL and MLP are the trial managers who have contributed to the regulatory aspects of the trial. ZY provided monitoring and quality assurance of trial practice from each site. GJT drafted the original manuscript and all authors have read, contributed and approved the final manuscript.
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The trial protocol, the patient information sheets and consent forms have been reviewed and approved by the Central Ethics Committee of Beijing Chest Hospital, Capital Medical University/Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoracic Tumor Research Institute (CEC Reference 2016–03-01).
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