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Challenges of Tuberculosis in Iran

Abed Zahedi Bialvaei 1 , Mohammad Asgharzadeh 2 , Mohammad Aghazadeh 1 , Manouchehr Nourazarian 3 and Hossein Samadi Kafil 3 , *
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1 Infectious and Tropical Disease Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
2 Biotechnology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
3 Drug Applied Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: March 01, 2017, 10 (3); e37866
  • Published Online: February 1, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: April 21, 2016
  • Revised: January 12, 2017
  • Accepted: January 18, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.37866

To Cite: Zahedi Bialvaei A, Asgharzadeh M, Aghazadeh M, Nourazarian M, Samadi Kafil H. Challenges of Tuberculosis in Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2017 ; 10(3):e37866. doi: 10.5812/jjm.37866.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Evidence Acquisition
4. General Status of Tuberculosis in Iran
5. Incidence and Prevalence
6. Tuberculosis Incidence Rates by Sex and Age
7. Molecular Typing of M. tuberculosis in the Population
8. Immigrants
9. Treatment Policy and Antibiotic Resistance
10. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Iran
11. Surveillance System
12. Tuberculosis in People with AIDS
13. Conclusions
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