Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea: from yesterday until today

Ley, Serej D., Riley, Ian and Beck, Hans-Peter (2014) Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea: from yesterday until today. Microbes and Infection, 16 8: 607-614. doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2014.06.012


Author Ley, Serej D.
Riley, Ian
Beck, Hans-Peter
Title Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea: from yesterday until today
Journal name Microbes and Infection   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1286-4579
1769-714X
Publication date 2014-08-01
Year available 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.micinf.2014.06.012
Volume 16
Issue 8
Start page 607
End page 614
Total pages 8
Place of publication Cedex, France
Publisher Elsevier Masson
Language eng
Abstract Little is known about the situation of tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea despite its high TB burden, emerging drug resistance and rising HIV co-infection. This review gives an overview on the current situation of TB in PNG and identifies knowledge gaps that should urgently be addressed in the future.
Keyword Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Drug resistance
Lineage typing
History
Control
Prevention
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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