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Treatment of Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment
American Thoracic Society/CDC treatment guidelines.
78 Tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, United States, 2000, by
- Race, foreign born
- Ethnicity, foreign born
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National TB Surveillance System.
U.S. resident population with verified tuberculosis.
Tuberculosis cases completing therapy within one year.
See American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ Infectious Diseases Society of America: Treatment of Tuberculosis, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2003, vol. 167 pp. 603-662 for further information regarding current tuberculosis treatment guidelines.
See Appendix A of CDC publication Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2000 for a discussion of completion of TB therapy.