Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 3rd update, 13 April 2017
A multi-country cluster of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) involving 28 migrants has been delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS) in migrants recently having arrived from countries in the Horn of Africa.
Communicable disease threats report, 9-15 April 2017, week 15
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 9-15 April 2017 and includes updates on hepatitis A, influenza, MDR TB, measles, yellow fever, Zika, dengue and Chikungunya.
Communicable disease threats report, 2–8 April 2017, week 14
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 2–8 April 2017 and includes updates on influenza, MDR TB and Measles.
Rapid risk assessment: multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 2nd update, 27 March 2017
This second update provides information regarding the risk of EU transmission of an MDR TB clone initially detected in seven asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa who currently reside in Switzerland.
Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe, 2017
This report, the ninth report launched jointly by ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, presents the latest data on the status of tuberculosis in Europe.
Molecular typing for surveillance of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the EU/EEA
This report describes the geographical and temporal distribution of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) using molecular typing data reported by European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA) Member States for 2015 and the preceding years.
Health system factors influencing management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in four European Union countries - learning from country experiences
De Vries, G., Tsolova, S., Anderson, L.F., Gebhard, A.C., Heldal, E., Hollo, V., Cejudo, L.S.C., Schmid, D., Schreuder, B., Varleva, T., Van der Werf, M.J.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster, first update 19 Dec 2016
This rapid risk assessment looks at the detection of an international cluster involving 16 cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in asylum seekers.
Molecular typing for surveillance of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the EU/EEA – January 2016
This report describes the geographical and temporal distribution of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis based on molecular typing data (24-locus MIRU–VNTR genotyping) as reported by EU/EEA countries.