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rpoB 510 mutation notation and MTBDRplus

Donald Catanzaro - Aug. 2, 2018
Good Day, I had a question regarding the notations and rpoB 510 mutation. According to TB rpoB sequence data (see https://goo.gl/wDhjH3) the wild type rpoB positions for codon 510 corresponds is...
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MDR-TB rpob
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Documentary: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - July 27, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ypId_HhDec&feature=youtu.be Please watch and share, Thanks Madhu Documentary: Two Countries, Two Choices: India, South Africa and the Struggle against Multi-D...
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India MDR-TB South Africa youtube video
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Cost effectiveness of decentralised care for MDR-TB

Denny John - Sept. 1, 2017
In recent times 3 systematic reviews have suggested that decentralised care has similar patient outcomes and is as effective as centralised MDR-TB care. We had initially published a paper 'Cost-optimi...
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cost effectiveness MDR-TB Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

The Childhood TB learning portal

Elham Elhshik - June 16, 2017
I just finished the two courses in "the Childhood TB learning portal" produced by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). These courses were very helpful for me t...
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What would be the best way to rule out MDR-TB in this patient of severe pulmonary and extrapulmonary dissemination after a re-activation

Rakesh Biswas MD - May 5, 2016
This patient of CAD, CCF, persistent before and after a recent CABG developed gradual pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosed on a left sided pleural effusion with exudative lymphocytic pleocytosis, cervical...
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MDR-TB and Universal DST in Mumbai, India

Madhukar Pai - April 24, 2016
All, Please see the attached new papers in Lung India on the need for universal DST in Mumbai, and a story in Times of India about plans to make universal DST available in the city. Best Madhu MD...
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MSF is looking for a Co-PI for a TB-PRACTECAL Clinical Trial in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan

Jarjan Fisher - Jan. 27, 2016
Medecins Sans Frontieres is setting up a PRAgmatic Clinical Trial for a more Effective, Concise And Less toxic MDR-TB treatment regimen (TB-PRACTECAL). It is a randomised, controlled, open label phase...
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Clinical Trial MDR-TB Principal Investigator (CO) vacancy
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Drug-susceptibility testing

Akash Rajak - Oct. 3, 2015
Kindly list out the various technology used for drug-susceptibility testing in India for quick result in the diagnosis of MDR-TB. Drug-susceptibility testing Akash Rajak HOMA MANSOOR
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MDR-TB Guidebook for New Members

Sudip Bhandari - July 20, 2015
I’d like to draw your attention to this new project we at GHDonline have been working on for a few months– an MDR-TB Guidebook for New Members. Link attached below. An MDR-TB Guidebook is a resour...
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Webinar Announcement: Programmatic Introduction of Bedaquiline: Do we meet the WHO requirements?

Evgenia Markvardt - April 16, 2015
This webinar, organized by the DR-TB Training Network in partnership with the SWIFT Response Project, will address the USAID/Janssen Bedaquiline Donation Program, which allows for an opportunity for i...
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Advocacy & Education Bedaquiline Guidelines Janssen donation MDR-TB Program Management tuberculosis who
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Paediatric MDR-TB Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

Elizabeth Harausz - Jan. 1, 2015
PAEDIATRIC MDR-TB Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis Anneke Hesseling, Simon Schaaf, Tony Garcia-Prats, Jennifer Furin, James Seddon & Elizabeth Harausz as part of the The Desmond Tutu TB Centre; ...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Guidelines MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis paediatric Pediatric treatment outcomes
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New Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Hain MTBDRsl line probe assay

Grant T - Nov. 8, 2014
Dear colleagues We wanted to share a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis on the diagnostic accuracy of the Hain MTBDRsl line probe assay for resistance to the second-line TB drug...
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TB Infection Control

MDR-TB and XDR-TB: diagnostic approaches and considerations

Anna Tavares - June 17, 2014
The DR-TB Training Network, an online resource funded by USAID through the TB CARE II project, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a webinar for our Francophone colleagues, to be presented ...
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DR-TB DR-TB Training Network drug-resistant tuberculosis GeneXpert MTB/RIF MDR-TB Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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TB Infection Control Webinar Series

Evgenia Markvardt - June 17, 2014
Dear GHDonline members, The DR-TB Training Network (USAID funded through the TB CARE II project) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on TB infection control presented by Dr. Edward...
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DR-TB drug-resistant tuberculosis infection control MDR-TB tb tuberculosis UVGI
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Webinar in French - MDR-TB and XDR-TB: diagnostic approaches and considerations

Anna Tavares - June 17, 2014
The DR-TB Training Network, an online resource funded by USAID through the TB CARE II project, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a webinar for our Francophone colleagues, to be presented ...
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DR-TB DR-TB Training Network GeneXpert MTB/RIF MDR-TB Mycobacterium tuberculosis TB CARE II
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"I cry everyday"; experiences of patients co-infected with HIV and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Petros Isaakidis - July 17, 2013
Dear all, We have conducted a qualitative operational research project in Mumbai, India to understand patient's challenges in adhering to treatment for MDR-TB/HIV co-infection. Our study report was ...
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Adherence hiv/aids co-infection MDR-TB Publications & Research qualitative studies
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TB CARE PMDT Fellowship for clinicians in Peru Aug 6-30, 2013 - applications being accepted

Anna Tavares - June 12, 2013
Partners In Health Peru/Socios En Salud in conjunction with the Ministry of Health of Peru will be hosting a 4-week Programmatic Management of Drug-resistant TB (PMDT) Fellowship for clinicians from A...
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TB Infection Control

A Personal Account with MDR-TB - Arne and Dalene von Delft

Philip Lederer - March 2, 2013
A remarkable video we should all watch http://vimeo.com/57382175 A Personal Account with MDR-TB - Arne and Dalene von Delft Philip Lederer Ellen Munemo Kenwilliams Mhango S. Mehtar Sisay Akalu Edwa...
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Online Training Course: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Program Management - March 12-28, 2013

Anna Tavares - Feb. 27, 2013
The DR-TB Training Network (www.drtbnetwork.org) is a USAID-funded website of the TB CARE II project. The DR-TB Training Network will host an online training course on Drug-Resistant TB Program Manage...
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TB Infection Control

Online Training Course: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Program Management - March 12-28, 2013

Anna Tavares - Feb. 27, 2013
The DR-TB Training Network (www.drtbnetwork.org) is a USAID-funded website of the TB CARE II project. The DR-TB Training Network will host an online training course on Drug-Resistant TB Program Manage...
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DR-TB Training Network MDR-TB Online training TB CARE II TB infection control USAID project XDR-TB