Overview

Join Dr. Roy Chemaly as he discusses effective TB testing methods in the immunocompromised population. At the end of the presentation and discussion participants will be able to:

  • Review current tuberculosis (TB) statistics
  • Differentiate between the 3 TB testing methods
  • Identify what constitutes immunocompromised patient populations
  • Identify the clinical utility of interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) in immunocompromised patient populations

(run time: presentation 48m34s, Q&A session 12m)

About our Speaker

Roy F. Chemaly, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP

Dr. Chemaly is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control & Employee Health at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Chemaly is the Director of the Infection Control and the Antimicrobial Stewardship programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He heads the Viral Protection Ad Hoc Infection Control Subcommittee, and serves as Director of the Clinical Virology Research Program in the Department of Infectious Diseases.

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