Monitoring Tuberculosis Programs -- National Tuberculosis Indicator Project, United States, 2002-2008

Hughes, S.; Sodt, D.; Young, K.; Jereb, J.; Pratt, R.; Navin, T.; Ijaz, K.; Khan, A.
March 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/19/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p295
The article reports on the evaluation of tuberculosis programs in the U.S. from 2002 to 2008 using the National Tuberculosis Indicators Project (NTIP), a web-based monitoring system that gathers data on individual tuberculosis (TB) patients. It found indicators concerning TB case management, such as treatment completion, genotyping HIV status and drug susceptibility. It is also noted that infectious patients be determined and evaluated for full treatment.


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