BCHO Grand Rounds: TB or not TB? Treating Latent TB Infection to prevent pediatric TB disease

Presented by:
Kristen Wendorf, MD
Public Health Medical Officer
Tuberculosis Control Branch
California Dept. of Public Health

Objectives:

  • Identify children in need of TB testing.
  • Recognize when to use an interferon-gamma release assay to help diagnose latent TB disease.
  • Use shortest effective treatment regimen for latent TB disease.
  • Describe public health’s role in identifying, treating, and preventing TB disease in children.

CME/CEU:
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Did you miss Grand Rounds? Visit http://vimeo.com/album/2238536 and use password CHRCO to view recorded Grand Rounds presentations. 

Tuesday, February 12 at 8:00am to 9:00am

OPC Auditorium 744 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609