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Why is sensitivity and specificity of importance when testing for LTBI in children?

Why the small amount of blood volume required to run the T-SPOT®.TB test would benefit the patient and the clinician?

Why would you consider that washing and standardization of cell counts is important to bear in mind when screening for LTBI in children?

Can you walk us through the latest recommendations and guidelines of latent TB screening in the pediatric population?

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About our Speaker

Ana M. Avarez, MD

Dr. Ana Alvarez is an Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida Jacksonville. Dr. Alvarez specializes in pediatric infectious diseases, and has clinical and research special interests in tuberculosis, immunology, and HIV/AIDS.

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