Original Article

IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 572-575

Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran

Authors: Akbar Pirzadeh, Shahram Habibzadeh, Rana Malekmohammadi.

ABSTRACT

Background: Since 1993, the Directly Observed Treatment, Short Course program was done for registry the Tuberculosis (TB) cases in all the countries to prevent the widespread of disease in society. Annually, 9 million persons are infected by TB, and it was estimated that at future 10 years more than 30 million people will die due to TB. TB is the reason of 26% of preventable death at development countries and reports showed that Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) is increased in Iran. The aim of this study was evaluated the changing trend of TB indicators in Ardabil province during 2005-2012. Methodology: This is a cross-sectional study that has been done on 1,098 registered cases of TB during 2005-2012 years. Information was collected by a checklist from recorded data by provincial health department and the analyzed by statistical methods in Statistical Package for the Social Sciences version 16. Results: 61.6% of cases were pulmonary TB cases and 38.5% were extra-pulmonary TB cases. The total incidence of TB during study years was 9.42 per 100,000. Conclusion: The results showed that the rate of TB relapse and MDR in Ardabil province has been increased in compared to previous years. Therefore, doing more exact studies in this topic is essential in future.

Keywords:
Tuberculosis, pulmonary TB, extra-pulmonary TB, MDR


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Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran


Authors
Akbar Pirzadeh
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Science, Ardabil, Iran
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Shahram Habibzadeh
Department of Infection Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Science, Ardabil, Iran
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Rana Malekmohammadi
Faculty of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Science, Ardabil, Iran
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Correspondence to:
. Akbar Pirzadeh, Department of Otorhinolaryngology , Faculty of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Science, Ardabil, Iran.; biostat.f@gmail.com

Publication history
Received 19 May 2019
Revised 14 Sep 2019
Accepted 06 Jan 2020
Published in print 25 Feb 2020

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Pirzadeh A, Habibzadeh S, Malekmohammadi R. Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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Pirzadeh A, Habibzadeh S, Malekmohammadi R. Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=49666 [Access: March 28, 2020]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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Pirzadeh A, Habibzadeh S, Malekmohammadi R. Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. IJMDC. 2020; 4(3): 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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Pirzadeh A, Habibzadeh S, Malekmohammadi R. Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. IJMDC. (2020), [cited March 28, 2020]; 4(3): 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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Pirzadeh, A., Habibzadeh, . S. & Malekmohammadi, . R. (2020) Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. IJMDC, 4 (3), 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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Pirzadeh, Akbar, Shahram Habibzadeh, and Rana Malekmohammadi. 2020. Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (3), 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


Chicago Style

Pirzadeh, Akbar, Shahram Habibzadeh, and Rana Malekmohammadi. "Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4 (2020), 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Pirzadeh, Akbar, Shahram Habibzadeh, and Rana Malekmohammadi. "Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4.3 (2020), 572-575. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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Pirzadeh, A., Habibzadeh, . S. & Malekmohammadi, . R. (2020) Changing trend of tuberculosis indicators in Ardabil province, 2005-2012: a province in north-west of Iran. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (3), 572-575. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1558272153


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