Rapid risk assessment: multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 2nd update, 27 March 2017
This second update provides information regarding the risk of EU transmission of an MDR TB clone initially detected in seven asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa who currently reside in Switzerland.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants, multi-country cluster - 3rd update, 13 April 2017
A multi-country cluster of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) involving 28 migrants has been delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS) in migrants recently having arrived from countries in the Horn of Africa.
Screening of migrants for tuberculosis identifies patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis but is not sufficient
Helbling, P., Kröger, S., Haas, W., Brusin, S., Cirillo, D.M., Groenheit, R., Guthmann, J.-P., Soini, H., Hendrickx, D., van der Werf, M.J.