TITLE

Trends in Tuberculosis -- United States, 2007

AUTHOR(S)
Pratt, R.; Robinson, V.; Navin, T.; Menzies, H.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/21/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p281
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes provisional 2007 data on tuberculosis (TB) cases in the U.S. from the National TB Surviellance System and describes trends since 1993. A total of 13, 293 TB cases were reported in the U.S. in 2007 and the TB rate decreased 4.2% from 2006 to 4.4 cases per 100,000 population. The rate of TB incidence in 2007 was the lowest recorded since national reporting started in 1953.
ACCESSION #
31486850

 

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