In addition, analysis of the new variables that were added to the national TB surveillance system in 2010 was hindered by the small number of child case-patients with M.
bovis genotyping surveillance could be expanded and key risk elements (e.g., consumption of unpasteurized dairy products) could be captured in the national TB surveillance system to help determine M.
We used data from the US national TB surveillance system
to estimate age-specific incidence rates of TB among immigrants by time since arrival in the United States from each of 6 countries of origin: China, Haiti, India, South Korea, Philippines, and Vietnam.
National TB Surveillance System
are limited by incomplete reporting, which might result from 1) concerns regarding patient confidentiality or laws and regulations that might limit reporting of HIV status or 2) not offering HIV testing because of insufficient resources, lack of trained staff, or perceptions that patients are not at risk for HIV.
This report summarizes provisional 2006 TB incidence data from the National TB Surveillance System
and describes trends since 1993.
national TB surveillance system
, which contains data on all reported TB cases during 1993-2004, and 2) Latvia's national MDR TB registry from the 2000-2002 cohort of MDR TB patients.
Definitions for additional data collected by the national TB surveillance system
have been published previously (1,2).
The 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC) report cases to the national TB surveillance system
at CDC by using a standard case definition and report form (2).
This report summarizes data from the national TB surveillance system
for 2000 and compares them with data from 1992-1999.
Incomplete reporting of HIV to the national TB surveillance system
leads to underestimates of the incidence of HIV among TB cases.
First, the proportion of HIV-positive TB patients reported to be on ART is based on national TB surveillance systems
of these countries.