F5020 New Concepts for Testing and Managing Tuberculosis Infection in Children (Repeats from F4245)

Tuesday, October 29
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, R08
CME credit: 0.75

Session Type: Focused Topic


Topic(s): Infectious Diseases

Faculty will provide an overview of risk factors for tuberculosis (TB) in children and review the evaluation and treatment of TB infection. New information on the use of interferon gamma release assay vs purified protein derivative by age of the child and appropriate treatment for latent TB will be discussed.

Jeffrey Starke, MD, FAAP

Professor of Pediatrics
Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

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