Extensively Drug-resistant Tuberculosis, Italy and Germany

  title={Extensively Drug-resistant Tuberculosis, Italy and Germany},
  author={Giovanni Battista Migliori and Johannes Ortmann and Enrico Girardi and Giorgio Besozzi and Christoph Lange and Daniela M Cirillo and Maurizio Ferrarese and Giuseppina De Iaco and Andrea Gori and Mario.C. Raviglione},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
780 Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 13, No. 5, May 2007 part of this study, all samples from malaria case-patients identifi ed through clinical diagnosis were subject to a Paracheck-Pf immunoassay test (Orchid Biomedical Systems, Verna, Goa, India). Results indicated that, at the peak of the apparent malaria outbreak, the percentage of samples from clinically diagnosed cases that produced a positive diagnostic test was as low as 4% (Figure, panel B). These results are… CONTINUE READING

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