Trends and challenges in tuberculosis in a medium-sized southern European setting

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 04/18/2012

The number of multidrug–resistant cases increased. Only one case occurred in a native–born Italian, and five of seven cases had newly diagnosed tuberculosis (TB). In low TB incidence settings such as Perugia, Italy, TB prevention and control programmes for the foreign–born need to be reinforced.

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