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2002 Surveillance Slides

Primary MDR TB

United States, 1993-2002

Slide 19: Primary MDR TB, United States, 1993-2002
Slide 19: Primary MDR TB, United States, 1993-2002. 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 2002. The number of MDR TB cases, represented by bars, steadily declined from 410 in 1993 to 116 in 2001, with an increase to 121 cases in 2002. The percentage of cases with primary MDR TB, shown by the line, decreased from 2.5% in 1993 to 1.0% each year during 1998-2001, with an increase to 1.2% in 2002.


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