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Volume 21, Number 3—March 2015
Research

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Europe, 2010–2011

Gunar Günther, Frank van Leth, Sofia Alexandru, Neus Altet, Korkut Avsar, Didi Bang, Raisa Barbuta, Graham Bothamley, Ana Ciobanu, Valeriu Crudu, Manfred Davilovits, Martin Dedicoat, Raquel Duarte, Gina Gualano, Heinke Kunst, Wiel de Lange, Vaira Leimane, Cecile Magis-Escurra, Anne-Marie McLaughlin, Inge Muylle, Veronika Polcová, Emanuele Pontali, Christina Popa, Rudolf Rumetshofer, Alena Skrahina, Varvara Solodovnikova, Victor Spinu, Simon Tiberi, Piret Viiklepp, Christoph LangeComments to Author , and TBNET
Author affiliations: University of Namibia School of Medicine, Windhoek, Namibia (G. Günther, C. Lange); German Center for Infection Research, Research Center Borstel, Borstel, Germany (G. Günther, C. Lange); University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (F. van Leth); Institute of Phthisiopneumology, Chisinau, Moldova (S. Alexandru, A. Ciubanu, V. Crudu); Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain (N. Altet); Jordi Gol University, Barcelona (N. Altet); Asklepios Klinik Gauting, Gauting, Germany (K. Avsar); Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark (D. Bang); Herlev Hospital, Herlev, Denmark (D. Bang); Balti Municipal Hospital, Balti, Moldova (R. Barbuta); Homerton University Hospital, London, UK (G. Bothamley); National TB Reference Laboratory, Chisinau, Moldova (V. Crudu); Tartu University Lung Hospital, Tartu, Estonia (M. Danilovits); University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (M. Dedicoat); Heart of England Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK (M. Dedicoat, H. Kunst); Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho Medical School, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal (R. Duarte); Porto University, Porto, Portugal (R. Duarte); National Institute for Infectious Diseases L. Spallanzani, Rome, Italy (G. Gualano); Queen Mary University, London (H. Kunst); University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (W. de Lange); Riga East University Hospital, Riga, Latvia (V. Leimane); Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen/Groesbeek, the Netherlands (C. Magis-Escurra); St. James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (A.-M. McLaughlin); University Medical Center St. Pieter, Brussels, Belgium (I. Muylle); Thomayer University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic (V. Polcavá); Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy (E. Pontali); Marius-Nasta-Institut, Bucharest, Romania (C. Popa, V. Spinu); Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, Austria (R. Rumetshofer); Republican Research and Practical Centre for Pulmonology and Tuberculosis, Minsk, Belarus (A. Skrahina, Varvara Solodovnikova); Azienda Ospedaliera della Valtellina e della Valchiavenna E. Morelli Reference Hospital for MDR and HIV-TB, Sondalo, Italy (S. Tiberi); Barts Health National Health Service Trust, London (S. Tiberi); National Institute for Health Development, Tallinn, Estonia, (P. Viiklepp); Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (C. Lange)

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TBNET study sites in the Pan European network for study and clinical management of drug- resistant tuberculosis (TBPAN-NET) project. Stratification is based on the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) reported during 2010–2011, which matched the inclusion period of the study. Data for 2011 were obtained from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (10). Low TB incidence, <20 cases/100,000 persons; intermediate TB incidence, 20–100 cases/100,000 persons; high TB incidence, >100 cas

Figure. TBNET study sites in the Pan European network for study and clinical management of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TBPAN-NET) project. Stratification is based on the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) reported during 2010–2011, which matched the inclusion period of the study. Data for 2011 were obtained from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (10). Low TB incidence, <20 cases/100,000 persons; intermediate TB incidence, 20–100 cases/100,000 persons; high TB incidence, >100 cases/100,000 persons.

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1Additional contributors from TBNET are listed at the end of this article.

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