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Epidemiology of tuberculosis and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia and China

Alene, Kefyalew


Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from an infectious disease worldwide, killing more than one million people every year. Recently, the emergence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), defined as TB that is resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampicin, has become a major public health problem. However, there is limited information on the epidemiology of TB in high-incidence countries, particularly regarding the treatment outcomes and the spatial patterns of MDR-TB. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d514096808e2


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