Enhanced TB surveillance strain typing module: user guide

Information about the enhanced tuberculosis surveillance system's strain typing module, developed by Public Health England.



A user guide for the strain typing module (STM), an integrated part of the enhanced tuberculosis surveillance (ETS) system.

The software generates routine reports of molecular clusters for local and national teams, so users can:

  • review the demographic, clinical and social risk factor information for cases in these clusters
  • better direct cluster investigation and public health action