Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

  • Authors: Richard E. Chaisson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/30/17 (What's New)

Summary

    Global Epidemiology of Tuberculosis
    • Global epidemiology of TB is summarized in Table 1[WHO Global Report 2016]
    • WHO recommends a strategy of integrated service delivery, including HIV interventions among patients with TB and TB interventions among patients with HIV (Table 2)
    Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Within the United StatesEpidemiology of Tuberculosis Among Children
      Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Women
        Epidemiology of Multidrug-Resistant, Rifampin-Resistant, and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

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