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Author Wright, Abigail, MPH.

Title Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in the world : fourth global report : the World Health Organization/International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (WHO/UNION) Global Project on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance, 2002-2007 / [written by Abigail Wright, Matteo Zignol]
Published Geneva, Switzerland : World Health Organization, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (151 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents Definitions of drug resistance -- Survey areas and sampling strategies -- Collection of data -- Statistical procedures -- data collection, entry, checking and cleaning -- Phase 4 of the global project 2002-2007 -- Data reported to the global project 1994-2007, and estimated global and regional means of resistance -- Global estimates of multidrug-resistant TB
Summary Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been recorded at the highest rates ever, according to this new report that presents findings from the largest survey to date on the scale of drug resistance in tuberculosis. This fourth global report is based on information collected between 2002 and 2006 on 90,000 TB patients in 81countries. It also found that extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a virtually untreatable form of therespiratory disease, has been recorded in 45 countries. The primary aim of this report is to share survey and surveillance data on drug resistance in TB. The
Notes "WHO/HTM/TB/2008.394."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-100)
Notes Print version record
Subject Tuberculosis -- Prevention -- Statistics
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis -- Statistics
Drug resistance -- Statistics
Drug resistance in microorganisms.
Statistics -- Methodology
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Data Collection
Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant -- epidemiology
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary -- epidemiology
Data Collection -- methods
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Drug resistance
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Tuberculosis -- Prevention
Genre/Form Statistics
Form Electronic book
Author Zignol, Matteo
WHO/IUATLD Global Project on Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance.
ISBN 9789240683570
Other Titles Subtitle on cover: WHO/IUATLD Global Project on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance, 2002-2007