Webinars

Tuberculosis Screening: Latest Developments in Diagnostic Testing

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017

Author: Qasba, Sarojini Sonia, MD, MPH
Infectious Disease Specialist
Suburban Hospital / Johns Hopkins Medicine,
Bethesda, MD
  
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Category: For Credit, Webinar

Description: Dr. Qasba describes latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and identifies appropriate patients to be tested, discusses recently updated clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and summarizes differences between the TB blood test and the TB skin test.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Describe latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and identify appropriate patients to be tested
• Discuss recently updated clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB)
• Summarize differences between the TB blood test and the TB skin test

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through September 22, 2017.