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Working Group on New TB Drugs

Stop TB Partnership

14 Apr 2011

CNN News Coverage and FIND Presentation on Rapid TB test, Xpert MTB/RIF

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CORE Group Online Presentation about New TB Diagnostic Technology, Xpert®MTB/RI

How does it work? Where can it be used? How might it make a difference in the global effort to stop TB? Hosted online by the CORE Group Tuberculosis Working Group on March 25, 2011, this easy-to-view Elluminate session offers context and an overview of the product including its diagnostic capabilities, the technology behind it, how quickly a diagnosis can be made, what infrastructure and human resources are necessary, where WHO recommends its use, and the cost implications.

Presenter Dr. Elizabeth Talbot is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Medical Scientist, FIND: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics,

View the 45 minute presentation from March 25, 2011 by clicking on this link.

View the slides only, without narration, by clicking on this link.

Click here for Survey Results of TB Working Group by CORE Group


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