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Comissioning of a new TB unit - Canada.

Adrian Sebastian - Oct. 18, 2018
Hello colleagues, I was recently asked about "certification" for a new TB unit/ward in Canada. We do have ventilation standards through our Canadian Standards Association (CSA). I know that this ...
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New investigation tools for diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

JEEWAN PANDEY - March 31, 2017
In poor countries like Nepal we still depend upon Mantoux test besides clinical examinations, chest xray and sputum examination for diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. In case of Sputum negative samp...
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BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis?

narong kun - July 4, 2016
Dear all member, i am from Cambodia. I have some queries about BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis. Recently, Dr. Beat Richner, Founder and Head of Kantha Bopha Hospita...
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Request for information on a low-tech isolation room in The Gambia - reproduced with the permission of the author - responses will follow.

Edward Nardell, MD - May 5, 2016
Dear Dr Nardell A London colleague, James Seddon, has recently suggested that I contact you to see if you can advise on an effective low cost room air exchange systems for isolation of our TB patie...
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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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"Single use" mention on N95 respirators box

Gaƫl CLAQUIN - March 25, 2014
Dear colleagues, though trivial I need your confirmation regarding the fact that on Neoguard N95 masks (in use at MoH) there is a "single use" mention, that some colleagues understand as "discard o...
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Integrated community based TB/HIV collaborative prevetion and control guidelines, materials andphoto

Mebrie Belete - Nov. 21, 2012
Hi dear All, I am working on integrated community based TB/HIV collaborative program as program officer, I kindly request you to post the updated version of WHO guideline, recording and reporting, r...
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Respirator Fit Testing

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 17, 2009
Respirator Fit Testing Beauvais Sophie Microsoft PowerPoint - 2009-08-10_1545_Volchenkov_Jensen_RespiratorFitTesting.ppt 1 Respirator Fit TestingRespirator Fit Test...
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Spirometry

Shom Dasgupta - Sept. 2, 2009
Dear all, Thanks as always for the informative and practical discussions. I am posting my question here because this is the only place that it might fit. We are discussing ways to integrate PFTs ...
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How to know which respirator has the correct qualifications?

Miranda Brouwer - July 8, 2009
Dear all How do I know that a type of respirator fulfills the N95 or FFP2 norms? Websites may claim that a product are NIOSH approved, but that is not necessarily true. Does a list of respirators ...
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Immunodiagnosis

Chinedu Oraka - May 6, 2009
"Could you please update me on the latest on the immunodiagnosis of tuberculosis for the diagnosis and management." Immunodiagnosis Chinedu Oraka Grigory Volchenkov, MD Sophie Beauvais
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In-Room Recirculating UVGI Air Disinfection: Measuring and testing efficacy of UVGI systems

John Van Adrichem - Oct. 2, 2008
The acceptance of in-room recirculating UVGI systems with a Merv 8-11 filter is improving. The URV rating or the CADR rating can be demonstrated mathematically but, Hospital administrators want to see...
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issues on defective biosafety cabinet

Grace Egos, MSPH - Sept. 23, 2008
How can I be connected to Baker company? We have 2 type 2 Biosafety cabinets and both with reverse airflow. There is no service engineer trained to trouble shoot. I also remember hearing from the Bake...
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UVGI Equipment: Maintenance & Repair

Ankur Asthana - Aug. 21, 2008
UVGI Equipment: Maintenance & Repair Asthana Ankur Microsoft PowerPoint - Fina Maintenance and repair of UVGI Fixtures 1 UVGI Equipment: UVGI Equipment: Maintenanc...
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