Table 1– Selected national studies on treatment outcome monitoring (TOM) in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries
First author [ref.]CountryType of TBYear of publicationStudy yearsSample size nTOM categories of patients reported
Abubakar [13]UKXDR-TB20091995–20088Death, ongoing#
Abubakar [14]England and WalesPaediatric TB20082001–20051941Completed, died, transferred out, ongoing, lost to follow-up, unknown, stopped
Anderson [15]ScotlandMDR-TB20092000–200711Completed, ongoing, lost to follow-up, unknown
Antoine [16]England, Wales and Northern IrelandAll TB200720015139Completed, died, transferred out, ongoing, lost to follow-up, unknown, treatment stopped, treatment incomplete
Bang [17]DenmarkCulture-confirmed relapse TB,20101992–200554Success (cured and completed), failed, died, default
Bang [18]DenmarkMDR-TB20101992–200729Cured, completed, default, transferred out, unknown, success (after initial defaulting)
Borgdorff [19]The NetherlandsAll TB with treatment <1 yr20001993–19976690Completed, died, default, transferred out
Bwire [20]The NetherlandsAll bacteriologically confirmed TB20001993–19963217Success (cured and completed), died, default, transferred out
Ditah [21]England, Wales and Northern IrelandAll TB20082001–200210684Cured, completed, died, transferred out, ongoing, lost to follow-up, unknown
Falzon [22]19 EU/20 EEA countriesNew pulmonary culture-confirmed TB20062000–200123909Success (cured and completed), died, default, transferred out
Farah [23]NorwayNew pulmonary culture-confirmed TB20051996–2002655Cured, completed, failure, died, default, transferred out
Geerligs [24]The NetherlandsMDR-TB20001985–199844Cured, died, ongoing
Holtz [25]LatviaPulmonary MDR-TB20062000167Cured, completed, failure, died, default
Kliiman [26]EstoniaAll pulmonary culture-confirmed TB20102003–20051107Cured, completed, failure, died, default
Kliiman [27]EstoniaAll pulmonary XDR-TB20092003–200654Cured, completed, failure, died, default
Leimane [28]LatviaAll pulmonary MDR-TB20052000204Cured, completed, failure, died, default
Lockman [29]EstoniaNew pulmonary pan-susceptible and MDR-TB20011994–199692Cured, failure, died, stopped
Marica [30]RomaniaNew culture-confirmed TB and new sputum-smear positive TB20092006Not reportedCured (proportion), completed (proportion)
Nathanson [31]Estonia and LatviaMDR-TB20062001 (Estonia); 2000–2001 (Latvia)291Cured, completed, failure, died, default
Ormerod [32]England and WalesPulmonary and lymph node TB (including deaths)20031998 (first 6 months)1337Cured, completed, failure, died, default, transferred out, lost to follow-up
Riekstina [33]LatviaNew bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary TB20072002934Cured, completed, failure, died, default, transferred out, ongoing
Romanus [34]SwedenAll TB20001994–1995676Cured, died, default, transferred out, ongoing, unknown, initial defaulting, stopped
Trnka [35]Czech RepublicNew bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary TB20011998731Cured, completed, failure, died, default, transferred out, unknown
Vasankari [36]FinlandTreated culture-confirmed pulmonary TB20071995–1996629Cured, completed, died, transferred out, stopped
Leimane [37]LatviaMDR-TB20072000–2003820Cured (proportion), failure (proportion), died (proportion), default (proportion)
Falzon [38]19 EU countriesNew pulmonary culture-confirmed TB20071999–200317253Success (proportion), died (proportion)
Manissero [3]22 EU/EEA countriesAll pulmonary culture-confirmed TB2010200736377Success (cured and completed), failure, died, default, transferred out (including unknown), ongoing
  • TB: tuberculosis; XDR: extensively drug resistant; MDR: multi-drug resistant. #: ongoing, still receiving treatment.