Moving Beyond the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) (also known as the Mantoux Test)

While the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST), also known as the Mantoux Test, developed in 1907 was highly effective for most of the 20th century, it no longer meets the needs of the 21st century. Find out why. At the end of this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Describe the diagnostic immunological options available for TB screening
  • Outline screening recommendations
  • Evaluate the differences, advantages, and disadvantages among TB screening options and screening recommendations.

Dr 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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