Chapter 12. Surveillance for Tuberculosis in Europe

  1. Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha1,
  2. Ruth Lynfield2,
  3. Chris A. Van Beneden3 and
  4. Henriette de Valk4
  1. Dennis Falzon,
  2. Elmira Ibraim and
  3. Andrea Infuso

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692097.ch12

Infectious Disease Surveillance

Infectious Disease Surveillance

How to Cite

M'ikanatha, N. M., Lynfield, R., Van Beneden, C. A. and de Valk, H. (2007) Surveillance for Tuberculosis in Europe, in Infectious Disease Surveillance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692097.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

  3. 3

    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Centers for Disease, Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  4. 4

    Infectious Diseases Department, Institut de Veille Sanitaire (InVS), Saint Maurice, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405142663

Online ISBN: 9780470692097



  • tuberculosis;
  • chronic illness;
  • light microscopy;
  • vaccine;
  • drug-resistance strains


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Features of TB and its Surveillance in Europe

  • Case Study: Romania

  • Conclusion

  • References