ERS School Course on Tuberculosis, Bucharest 2005

Target audience
  • Practicing pulmonologists
  • Practicing pathologists
  • Practicing radiologists
  • Residents and fellows
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Educational aims
Tuberculosis (TB) is a public health priority in Central and Eastern Europe due to recent socio-economic constraints (affecting both population and health services) coupled with the dramatic rise of HIV infection. TB control requires a comprehensive approach involving clinicians, laboratory staff, non-medical personnel and public health specialists.
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast The Koch bacillus: pathology and diagnostic methods
L. Ditiu (Bucharest, Romania)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Immunology and genetics
M. Amicosante (Rome, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Epidemiology (including HIV)
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Fingerprinting and investigation of epidemics
H. Rieder (Kirchlindach, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Conclusions: which new achievements are really promising to improve TB control?
L. Clancy (Dublin, Ireland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Traditional diagnosis and laboratory organisation
L. Ditiu (Bucharest, Romania)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Molecular diagnosis
M. Amicosante (Rome, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Clinical features of pulmonary TB
J.-P. Zellweger (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Radiographic features of pulmonary TB
L. Clancy (Dublin, Ireland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 10 The standardised approach to chemotherapy
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation 11 MDR: how is it produced, how should it be prevented, how can it be treated
J.-P. Zellweger (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 12 ERS guidelines
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 13 The new framework for TB control and elimination in low prevalence countries
L. Clancy (Dublin, Ireland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 14 The epidemiological basis of TB control
H. Rieder (Kirchlindach, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 15 The role of BCG vaccination and preventive chemotherapy
H. Rieder (Kirchlindach, Switzerland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 16 Exercise on TB control
G.B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 17 Surveillance in Europe
L. Ditiu (Bucharest, Romania)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast 18 Conclusions: specific issues to achieve TB control in Central and Eastern Europe
I.P. Stoicescu (Bucharest, Romania)
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