David Ashkin, MD
Lauren Cowan, PhD
Wendy Cronin, PhD, MT(ASCP)
This presentation will provide an overview of the National TB Genotyping Service and genotyping data, followed by a discussion of the ways that TB genotyping data can be incorporated into local program activities.
Upon completion of this training, participants will be familiar with...
- List three ways that TB genotyping can be incorporated into local program activities.
- Describe how TB genotyping can enhance contact investigations.
- Describe three causes of false positive cultures.
- Describe National TB Genotyping Service.
Target Audience: TB program and clinical staff.
Slides (Cowan): https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu//Content/Webinars/SupportingDocs//110824%20Cowan%20-%20TB%20Genotyping%20(2).pdf
Slides (Cronin): https://sntc.medicine.ufl.edu//Content/Webinars/SupportingDocs//110824%20Cronin%20-%20TB%20Genotyping%20110823%201616.pdf
Keywords: TB, Tuberculosis, active TB disease, TB disease, treatment of disease, Mtb, M. tb, M. tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. tb complex, TB complex, M. tuberculosis complex, Latent TB Infection, TB infection, Latent Tuberculosis Infection, genotyping, MIRU, spoligotyping