Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance in the World: Third Global Report : the WHO/IUATLD Global Project on Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance, 1999-2002
Organización Mundial de la Salud, Mohamed Abdel Aziz, WHO/IUATLD Global Project on Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance, World Health Organization
World Health Organization, 2004 - Medical - 299 pages
This is the third report of the WHO/IUATLD project which gives comparable worldwide information on anti-tuberculosis drug resistance, with data from surveys conducted in 77 different countries or geographical settings during the years 1999 to 2002. Global surveillance identifies areas of high resistance and draws the attention of national authorities to address the problems involved. The report also highlights the importance of conducting surveillance on re-treatment cases, and the role of the laboratory in TB control.
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100.0 SUSCEPTIBLE absolute number accompany profile Botswana combined estimates Course Chemotherapy Yes Dashoguz Directly Observed Therapy drug resistance EMB+SM Estimated HIV positive Estimated incidence Estonia Ethambutol EMB Fixed Dose Combination Henan HIV positive TB Isoniazid INH Isoniazid introduction Karakalpakstan Kazakhstan Latvia Lithuania MDR-TB MONORESISTANCE Months Target Area MULTIDRUG RESISTANCE N.T.P was established Notations to accompany Notification new sputum NUMBER OF DRUGS number of strains patients public sector PREVALENCE OF DRUG Previous Combined previously treated sputum private sector Category PROGRAMME Study Duration public sector Category Retreatmentas%ofNTP Rifampicin introduction Rifampicin RMP RMP+SM rN rN rN Russian Federation settings where less Short Course Chemotherapy South Africa sputum positive TB Standardized Regimens Yes strains tested Streptomycin SM Supranational Reference Laboratory survey settings SURVEY/SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMME Study TB drugs available TB patients public Tomsk Oblast Total number treated cases obtained treated sputum positive Treatment in private tuberculosis Uzbekistan virtually all TB World Health Organization