Latent TB Testing: Challenges in the 21st Century



About this Webinar

Date: Monday, April 06, 2015

Author: Leake, John A.D., MD, MPH
Medical Director
Infectious Diseases
Quest Diagnostics
San Juan Capistrano, CA  
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Category: CE Credit, Webinar

Description: Dr. Leake discusses who should be tested for Tuberculosis and why, the risk of progression from LTBI to active infection and helps attendees understand what indeterminate result could mean and manage results that don’t seem appropriate.

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the appropriate patient who should be tested for tuberculosis
- Understand latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and identify patients at risk of progression from LTBI to active infection
- Outline ways to test for latent tuberculosis infection
- Identify how to evaluate and manage TB test results that may not seem appropriate
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through September 24, 2015.