Decrease in reported tuberculosis cases - United States, 2009.

  title={Decrease in reported tuberculosis cases - United States, 2009.},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={59 10},
  • Published 2010 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Every year, CDC reports results from the National TB Surveillance System for the previous year. For 2009, a total of 11,540 tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in the United States. The TB rate was 3.8 cases per 100,000 population, a decrease of 11.4% from the rate of 4.2 per 100,000 reported for 2008. The 2009 rate showed the greatest single-year… CONTINUE READING