ERS Online Course on Tuberculosis, Update 2011

Target audience
  • Respiratory medicine and infectious disease clinicians
  • Clinical scientists
  • Immunologists
  • Microbiologist
  • TB nurses
  • Public health specialists involved in TB control, surveillance, training, care and research
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Educational aims

Tuberculosis (TB), with 9.4 million cases and 1.3 million deaths per year, is a public health priority at the global level.

Aim of the course is to cover the key areas related to epidemiology, control, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in adults and children.

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 [+]  Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Global epidemiology of TB and challenges towards elimination
Mario Raviglione (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Diagnosis of TB: what is new from the Laboratory
Daniela Cirillo (Milano, Italy)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Diagnosis of Latent TB Infection: the role of IGRAs
Delia Goletti (Rome, Italy)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files TB and HIV: from clinical practice to public health action
Alberto Matteelli (Brescia, Italy)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files TB in children: still a difficult task for the clinician?
Beate Kampmann (London, UK)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files MDR-/XDR-TB: is the white plague spectrum back?
GB Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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