Reported Tuberculosis in the U.S., 1998
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Reported Tuberculosis in the U.S., 1998 by Jeffrey P. Koplan

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ISBN 100756700949
ISBN 109780756700942

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Reports document worldwide epidemic The worst year in history for tuberculosis By Debra Watson 20 June Last year 3 million people died and 7 . Consumption, phthisis and the White Plague are all terms used to refer to tuberculosis throughout is generally accepted that Mycobacterium tuberculosis originated from other, more primitive organisms of the same genus , results of a new DNA study of a tuberculosis genome reconstructed from remains in southern Peru suggest that human . Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those Causes: Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, presents summary data for tuberculosis (TB) cases verified and counted in Re-ports of verified cases of tuberculosis (RVCT) are submitted to the Division of Tuberculo-sis Elimination (DTBE), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by 60 reportingCited by:

Reported TB Cases United States, – ses Year CDC. Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, Atlanta, GA: 5 U.S. Department File Size: 1MB. Trends in Tuberculosis United States, Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here.. During , a total of 14, tuberculosis (TB) cases ( cases per , population) were reported in the United States, representing a % decrease in cases and a % decline in the rate from The U.S. Role in Global Tuberculosis Control Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death worldwide, even though it is a readily treatable and preventable disease. Although an altruistic argument for promoting the global control of tuberculosis can easily be advanced, worldwide control of this disease is also in the nation's self-interest. In , the Tuberculosis Information Manage-ment System (TIMS) replaced SURVS-TB. This publication, Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, , presents summary data for TB cases reported to DTBE, verifi ed, and counted in It is similar to previous publications (see page xi, #19) and contains six major sections.

Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, October All material in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permis-sion. However, citation as to source is requested. Ordering Information Copies of Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, , are available from the Division of.   In , a total of 9, provisional cases of TB were reported in the U.S., for a rate of cases per , -- the lowest case count and incidence since the U.S. began national surveillance Author: Molly Walker. Since , the percentage of U.S.-born patients with MDR TB has remained fairly constant. However, of the total number of reported primary MDR TB cases, the proportion occurring in foreign-born persons increased from 25% ( of ) in to 80% (73 of 91) in Reported Tuberculosis in the United States (for years –). Atlanta: CDC: – Reports from through are available on the Internet atFile Size: 2MB.