News & Perspective

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019
TB blood collection

WHO sees progress in finding, treating TB cases

Of 10 million people estimated to have TB in 2018, 7 million were diagnosed, meeting a recent UN goal.

Oct 14, 2016

Oct 14, 2016

ASP News Scan for Oct 14, 2016

Global TB burden
Drug-resistant Corynebacterium
C diff in dogs
ASP in peds hospital
CRE in LA hospitals

Aug 30, 2012

Aug 30, 2012

Researchers find alarming global levels of drug-resistant TB

(CIDRAP News) – A large, eight-nation study today reported worrisome levels of tuberculosis (TB) resistant to first- and second-line drugs, along with higher-than-expected levels of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) TB.