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Global Health Diagnostics

Target Product Profile for test of progression of LTBI to active TB

Anita Suresh - Dec. 1, 2017
WHO and FIND have published the report on ā€œDevelopment of a Target Product Profile (TPP) and framework for evaluation for a test for predicting progression from tuberculosis infection to active diseas...
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LTBI TPP
Global Health Diagnostics

The last mile problem: TB diagnostics

Sophie Huddart - Jan. 31, 2017
Dear all, Excited to see the valuable discussion going on in this forum! Through some recent work with Dr. Pai and Emily MacLean, we found that TB diagnostics are concentrated in the highest level...
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drug sensitivity testing LTBI tuberculosis
TB Infection Control

Controversies in TB Transmission Control: Should we test and treat healthcare workers for latent TB infection in high burden settings?

Edward Nardell, MD - Jan. 4, 2017
There has not been much activity in this community in recent months, and with the start of the New Year I thought it was a good time to begin a discussion. I am returning to some of the controversies ...
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Health Care Worker LTBI Nosocomial
TB Infection Control

TB infection control in Health care workers

Diego Castro - Nov. 21, 2015
Hi, In my country there are a gap in the occupational law, so the Health Care Workers that have been infected with TB don't have the correspondent occupational benefits. We are working for the recog...
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Administrative Controls Engineering Controls health care workers LTBI Occupational health