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The first graphic shows the average treatment costs per case in 2010 dollars. The average cost to treat to treat drug-susceptible TB is $17,000; $134,000 to treat MDR TB; and $430,000 to treat XDR TB. If you include productivity losses experienced by patients while undergoing treatment, costs are even higher.  The average treatment cost for MDR Tb with productivity loss is $260,000 and $554,000 for XDR TB.
The second graphic shows the major human cost of drug-resistant TB.  Of those treated for drug-resistant TB 9% died during treatment; 27% stopped working; 73% were hospitalized; and 37% required home isolation.
The third graphic shows the percentage of patients that experience severe treatment side effects.  Of those treated for drug-resistant TB 19% experienced depression/psychosis; 13% experienced hearing impairment; 13% experienced hepatitis; 11% experiences kidney impairment; 8% experienced loss of mobility; 7% experienced vision impairment; and 1% experienced seizures.
The fourth graphic outlines the steps required to prevent and control MDR and XDR TB in the U.S. such as better treatment options, rapid diagnosis, expert treatment of every TB case, and improving global TB diagnosis and treatment. The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
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