Join Dr. Juzar Ali as he provides an update on identification, screening, and management of TB and non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) in non-HIV immune compromised patients seen specially in Rheumatology practices. Dr. Ali also discusses practical issues faced by physicians taking care of patients being treated with immune suppressive medications and biologic agents.

(run time: presentation 40m29s, Q&A session 1m17s)

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Juzar Ali, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

Dr. Ali is a Professor of Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans and Director of the LSU-Wetmore Mycobacterial program. He is also attached to the regional office of Public Health through the Wetmore TB clinic. He is an academic clinician with special clinical and research interests in mycobacterial diseases and bronchiectasis within the section of Pulmonary Critical care at LSUHSC New Orleans.

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