Resources

WHO Guidance Documents

Documents on laboratory strengthening

Xpert MTB/RIF

Biosafety

Line probe assays (LPA)

Microscopy

Culture and drug susceptibility testing (DST)

Interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs)

Commercial serodiagnostic tests

Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) assay

WHO/HTM/TB/2011.19

Documents on MDR-TB

Under following headings:

WHO 2013 global TB report and supplement are available at – http://www.who.int/tb/publications/global_report/en/

Epidemiologic data:

  • The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease | website
  • Public Health England Report| website
  • Centralized Information System for Infectious Diseases (CISID) in Europe | website
  • CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report | website

Scientific resources: