Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Zhejiang Province, China, 1999–2008
Published Date:Mar 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(3):496-498.
Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Tuberculosis And Other Mycobacteria
Description:To evaluate levels and trends in drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in Zhejiang Province, China, we conducted 1 survey in each of 3 years (1999, 2004, and 2008). We found that <5% of new cases were multidrug-resistant TB. The prevalence of multidrug-resistant TB has not increased in new or re-treated cases in this province.
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