Table 3– Published treatment outcome monitoring (TOM) reports on culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in European Union (EU)/European Economic Area countries, potentially comparable with previously reported World Health Organization (WHO) EU and EU TOM success rates
First author [ref.]CountryType of TBYearSuccessWHO EU 2000/2001 [22]EU 1999/2003 [38]EU 2007 [3]
Antoine [16]UKCulture-positive pulmonary TB200177NR6577
Farah [23]NorwayNew culture-positive pulmonary TB1996–20028378/86NR78
Kliiman [26]EstoniaNew culture-positive pulmonary TB2000–20058773/687061
Kliiman [27]EstoniaRetreatment culture-positive pulmonary TB2000–200560NRNR47
Marica [30]RomaniaNew culture-positive pulmonary TB200686NRNR85
Riekstina [33]LatviaNew culture-positive pulmonary TB20028476/777882
Trnka [35]Czech RepublicNew culture-positive pulmonary TB19987169/697572
Romanus [34]SwedenSmear-positive pulmonary TB1994/19956979/628466
  • Data are presented as %. NR: not reported.