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2001 Surveillance Slides

Primary MDR TB
United States, 1993-2001

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 19: Primary MDR TB, United States, 1993-2001. This graph focuses on trends in primary MDR TB (based on initial isolates from persons with no prior history of TB) in the United States from 1993 through 2001. The number of MDR TB cases, represented by bars, steadily declined from 410 in 1993 to 114 in 2001. The percentage of cases with primary MDR TB, shown by the line, decreased from 2.5% in 1993 to 1.0% in 2001.


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