High Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Swaziland, 2009–2010
Elisabeth Sanchez-Padilla , Themba Dlamini, Alexandra Ascorra, Sabine Rüsch-Gerdes, Zerihun Demissie Tefera, Philippe Calain, Roberto de la Tour, Frauke Jochims, Elvira Richter, and Maryline Bonnet
Author affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France (E. Sanchez-Padilla, A. Ascorra, M. Bonnet); National Tuberculosis Control Programme, Mbabane, Swaziland (T. Dlamini); National Reference Center for Mycobacteria, Borstel, Germany (S. Rüsch-Gerdes, E. Richter); Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland (Z.D. Tefera, P. Calain, R. de la Tour, F. Jochims)
Figure 2. Study profile, national drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) survey, Swaziland, 2009–2010. A) New patients; B) previously treated patients. NRL, National Reference Laboratory; MTB, Mycobacterium tuberculosis; MOTT, mycobacteria other than tuberculosis. *MTB + MOTT. †1 MTB + MOTT, 2 MTB + other bacteria (nonmycobacteria).
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