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MDR-XDR-TB Course

A three-day course on MDR/XDR/X-XDR TB on 24- 26 March 2017 organised by the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit,Division of Pulmonology, UCT Lung Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town

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Meeting the challenge of drug resistant tuberculosis

Objectives:

  • To describe the emergence and spread of resistance
  • To present best practices for the management and control of drug resistant TB.
  • To examine new approaches for detection and treatment
  • To provide an update on current research
  • To identify knowledge gaps and research needs

Topics will include:

New diagnostic tools|Interpreting next generation sequence data| Management of MDR/XDR/X- XDR TB |The emergence of untreatable TB|Pathogenesis|Drug gradients in the lung |Care for home discharged patients with incurable TB|The search for new drugs

Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 00:00 to Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 00:00
Venue: 

Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre

Contact Information: 

Register online
Contact Dr Ruth McNerney for further information