World TB Day 2019
Marked each year on 24 March, World Tuberculosis Day gives the occasion to raise awareness about tuberculosis (TB) and to advocate more efforts to eliminate it.Read about World TB Day
New ECDC guidance on the management of LTBI
In low-incidence regions such as Europe, a majority of TB cases occur due to the progression of latent TB infection (LTBI) to active TB disease. Addressing this threat, ECDC has published guidance on the management of LTBI targeted for EU/EEA countries.Read the guidance
Updated European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care now available
The ESTC, developed by ECDC and the European Respiratory Society, is a user-friendly guide for the optimal diagnosis, treatment and prevention of tuberculosis.Read more
Vaccinations in prison settings: A systematic review to assess the situation in EU/EEA countries and in other high income countries
Role and value of whole genome sequencing in studying tuberculosis transmission
Guidance, expert opinions, policy briefings, risk assessments and peer-reviewed publications
Timely and accurate laboratory diagnosis of TB is a central component of any TB control programme.
Isoniazid (INH) mono-resistance and tuberculosis (TB) treatment success: Analysis of European surveillance data, 2002 to 2014
Will we reach the sustainable development goals target for tuberculosis in the European Union/European economic area by 2030?