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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MSF responds to new WHO TB treatment and diagnostic recommendations

Michelle French - May 12, 2016
MSF response to WHO TB treatment and diagnostic recommendations http://www.msfaccess.org/about-us/media-room/press-releases/msf-response-who-tb-treatment-and-diagnostic-recommendations May 12, ...
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DR-TB drug-resistant tuberculosis Guidelines MDRTB MDR TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MDR TB

hariharan mayer - Dec. 22, 2015
According to tuberculosis 2015 report, it is very difficult to diagnose and treat the MDR tuberculosis in poor resource countries. Globally, an estimated 3.3% of new cases and 20% of previously trea...
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MDR TB
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MSF Twitter Journal Club - 11 December - classification of anti-TB drugs

Kim West - Dec. 10, 2015
Join us for the next MSF Twitter Journal Club at 11.30am GMT on Friday 11 December. http://www.msf.org.uk/msf-online-journal-club We will be discussing: 'Classification of antituberculosis drugs...
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MDR TB
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Line Probe Assay

Akash Rajak - Sept. 4, 2015
If Line Probe Assay (sputum) test is positive and bacterial growth is seen 2+, what does it means? Is it is MDR TB? Is it possible the first line drugs Isoniazid and Rifampicin are not working? S...
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Clinical Assistance Guidelines Isoniazid line probe assay MDR TB Rifampicin
TB Infection Control

Monitoring Infection Control status in MDR TB patients' household

Soe Htut Aung - July 23, 2014
Hi all, Our project is currently working Community based package of services to MDR TB patients to assist National TB Program. Infection Control is part of our package of services and we are using ...
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household risk factors for TB infection control MDR TB TB IC Guidelines
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

WEBINAR April 25: Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion

Sara Hepburn - April 17, 2014
Regimen Design and Dosing for Children with Drug-Resistant TB: A Case-Based Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Furin and Dr. James Seddon Friday, April 25, 2014 9:00:00 AM EDT - 10:00:00 AM EDT This webi...
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Advocacy & Education Dosing DR-TB DR-TB Training Network drug resistant tuberculosis Guidelines MDR TB Publications & Research Training treatment regimens webinar
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

MOTT

Vivian Huang, MD, MPH - March 20, 2013
Hi All, Currently, I am seeing MDR TB patients in Swaziland and have come across the issue of Mycobacterium other than tuberculosis (MOTT) in some of our culture results. I am curious as to what cl...
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CD4 count Clinical Assistance Guidelines HIV Laboratory MDR TB MOTT Program Management
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

People with Drug ResistantTB Blogging

Philipp Du Cros - June 13, 2011
The importance of listening to people with TB and drug resistant TB cannot be underestimated if we truly desire to successfully cure our patients and develop successful, patient centred TB and HIV tre...
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Advocacy & Education blog drug resistant tuberculosis empowerment MDR TB patient support community tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: Emergency update 2008

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - Dec. 12, 2008
Guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: Emergency update 2008 Weintraub, MD Rebecca
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Guidelines MDR TB Program Management