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2004 Surveillance Slides

Primary MDR TB

United States, 1993–2004

Slide 20: Primary MDR TB, United States, 1993-2004
Slide 20. Primary MDR TB, United States, 1993–2004. 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 2004. The number of MDR TB cases, represented by bars, steadily declined from 410 in 1993 to 115 in 2001, increased to 126 in 2002, decreased to 89 in 2003, and once again increased to 101 cases in 2004. Primary MDR TB, shown by the line, decreased from 2.5% in 1993 to 1.0% each year during 19982001, increased to 1.2% in 2002, decreased to 0.9% in 2003, and increased to 1.0% in 2004.


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