Comoros
Tuberculosis profile
Population  2012 <1 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2012 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) 0.045 (0.019–0.084) 6.3 (2.6–12)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.61 (0.53–0.69)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.44 (0.22–0.74) 62 (31–103)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.25 (0.2–0.29) 34 (28–41)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) 0.01 (<0.01–0.012) 1.4 (1.2–1.7)
Case detection, all forms (%) 49 (41–59)    
TB case notifications 2012        
New cases   (%) Retreatment cases (%)
Smear-positive 71 (60) Relapse 2 (50)
Smear-negative 23 (19) Treatment after failure 1 (25)
Smear-unknown / not done 1 (<1) Treatment after default 1 (25)
Extrapulmonary 23 (19) Other    
Other          
Total new 118   Total retreatment 4  
           
Other (history unknown)          
Total new and relapse 120   Total cases notified 122  
New cases Smear-positive Smear-negative/ unknown/
not done
Extrapulmonary
M:F ratio 2.1 2.8 1.9
Age < 15 1 1  
Laboratories 2012
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? No
Treatment success rate 2011 (%)        
New smear-positive and/or culture-positive 25   Is rifampicin used
throughout treatment for
new patients?
Yes
New smear-negative/extrapulmonary    
Retreatment    
TB/HIV 2012 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 4 (3)
HIV-positive TB patients 4 (100)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT) 4 (100)
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) 4 (100)
HIV-positive people screened for TB 3  
HIV-positive people provided with IPT 2  
Estimates of MDR-TB burden 2012*   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 1.8 (0.1–3.4) 19 (7.4–31)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
2 (0–3) 1 (0–1)
Reported cases of MDR-TB 2012 New Retreatment Total
Cases tested for MDR-TB      
Laboratory-confirmed MDR-TB cases     0
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment     0
Financing TB control 2013
National TB programme budget (US$ millions) 0
***
(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
___ Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population)
Prevalence graph
___ Prevalence

(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Incidence graph
__ Notifications Incidence
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___ Incidence (HIV+TB only)

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
__ New smear-positive and/or culture-positive
__ New smear-negative/extrapulmonary __
Retreatment

(Number of patients)
CPT ART graph
__ HIV-positive TB patients
__ on CPT __ on ART

 
 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
 * Ranges represent uncertainty intervals Generated: 2014-04-20 Data: www.who.int/tb/data