Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 11th, 2006
TB infects one third of the world's population, with 8.8 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths in 2003. TB is the leading cause of death among AIDS patients. Further, new strains of TB are emerging that are resistant to conventional antibiotic therapies.
The proposed National TB Archive would be the first integrated, web accessible, comprehensive, biological and clinical information resource for a major infectious disease. In coordination with the...
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