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Infection control Trends E newsletter July 2019 edition dedicated to Tuberculosis

Dr Dhruv Mamtora - June 10, 2019
dear all, I am happy to inform that Infection control trends July 2019 edition is dedicated to Tuberculosis. since India is strongly committed to eliminate tuberculosis and WHO theme is on end TB s...
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How to give awareness about TB

Bimlesh Shah - Dec. 6, 2018
We have to go to remote area. Spot AFB test and chest X-ray need to be done. How to give awareness about TB Bimlesh Shah Vivek Chandra
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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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Release of "Infection control trends" a quaterly e-newsletter on Infection control

Dr Dhruv Mamtora - Aug. 31, 2018
Dear all, it is my pleasure and a moment of proud and honor to bring out a new e-newsletter of national level for circulation in India and other resource poor countries along with our editorial team...
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Evolution of Tuberculosis Infection control policies in the world

Md Saiful Islam - Aug. 8, 2018
Hi All: This is Mohammed Saiful Islam, a PhD student from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. For my PhD dissertation, I have been working on Tuberculosis policies and their implement...
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how long the koch bacillus can survive inside the granuloma

Marcus Zuanazzi - Feb. 21, 2018
Hello everyone, I wonder how long the koch bacillus can survive inside the granuloma? Is there any reference or study on this issue? thanks how long the koch bacillus can survive inside the granuloma...
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TB infection control for operating rooms in developing countries

Alberto Mendoza - Aug. 30, 2017
Dear IC community members, In Lima Peru, we need to increase our capacity to operate MDR/XDR TB patients. So my hospital, Villa El Salvador at South of Lima is modifying one of the regular operating ...
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Revisiting annual screening for latent tuberculosis infection in healthcare workers: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Madhukar Pai - Aug. 1, 2017
Please see the attached study, just published in BMC Medicine. In this decision analysis model, the researchers show that for most North American healthcare workers, annual tuberculosis screening appe...
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New Ways to Approach Building Design and Airborne Infection Control

Barbara Foot - April 20, 2017
"This is a noble chance I had which changed the way I look at design issues as an architect." (from a past course participant). Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, with ...
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Summer Course on Building Design and Airborne Infection Control

Barbara Foot - April 11, 2017
Second Announcement: Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, with support from USAID and in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control ...
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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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2017 Building Design and Engineering Approaches to Airborne Infection Control Course, July 31-August 11, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Barbara Foot - March 28, 2017
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Division of Global Health Equity, in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northeastern University and MASS D...
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are any experts in TB diagnosis available or is anybody available to introduce any experts to write a commentary on a paper from US CDC?

Leo Li - Jan. 23, 2017
Recently, A paper was published by Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tu...
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Use of different tuberculin unit (2 TU, 5 TU, 10 TU) and its impact on tuberculin skin test

Md Saiful Islam - Oct. 19, 2016
Recently, we completed a TST survey among healthcare workers in some Bangladeshi hospitals. We have used 2 tuberculin unit (2 TU of RT23) during the TST survey. I would like to draw your attention t...
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WHO recommends new tuberculosis test (TB - LAMP)

Ajlan Ali - Aug. 16, 2016
Robust, rapid DNA-based test can serve as an alternative to sputum smear microscopy Geneva, 11 August 2016 – The World Health Organization has issued a recommendation for a rapid and robust test ...
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Bio-safety cabinet in the specimen reception area

Ranjan Perera - Aug. 7, 2016
Is is essential to have a bio-safety cabinet in the specimen reception area of a TB laboratory. The specimen reception area has adequate sunlight, staff wear N95 masks, and samples come in Falcon tube...
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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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TB IC for extra-pulmonary TB diagnostic procedures

Hallo! Is there any information available about the transmission risk of TB when performing diagnostic procedures for extra pulmonary TB - for example lumbar punctures or ascitic taps? Would you...
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Infection Control at community level

Rajbir Singh - March 10, 2016
Dear All, Do we have any guideline available on Infection Control measures in community settings in any country? Best regards, Rajbir Singh Infection Control at community level Rajbir Singh E...
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Data collecion tool

Nathan Chimbatata - Feb. 23, 2016
I am conducting research in the field of tuberculosis in developing countries-Malawi specifically. I am looking at the barriers to TB care access and equity and TB diagnostic delay. I am to do focus g...
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