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India National Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance Survey 2014-2015

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General Info
Geography 
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2014 - 07/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Exam
  • Health facility
Summary 

The purpose of the India National Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance Survey was to collect data on the prevalence of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance from patients enrolled in the study. A total of 5,280 new and previously treated pulmonary TB patients were selected from sputum smear-positive diagnosis, and drug-susceptibility testing was performed on 4,957 of those patients.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Central Tuberculosis Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (India). India National Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance Survey 2014-2015.