Update in tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial disease 2010.

Tuberculosis (TB) still remains an important infectious disease and health problem worldwide in 2010. The estimates of its global burden from the World Health Organization (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland) in 2009 were 9.4 million incident cases, 14 million prevalent cases, and 1.68 million deaths (with 0.38 million in HIV-positive individuals) (1). Drug… CONTINUE READING