Time trend and clinical pattern of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Serbia, 1993-2007.


BACKGROUND/AIM Increased incidence of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (XPTB) is reported worldwide. Serbia is a country in socio-economic transition period with low-middle HIV prevalence and intermediate-to-low tuberculosis (TB) incidence rate, 100% directly observed treatment (DOT) coverage, and mandatory BCGC vaccination at birth. The aim of the study was to… (More)