To improve and disseminate best practices for TB infection control, members draw on a diversity of backgrounds, including engineering, architecture, administration and medicine. Experts answer questions and practitioners share strategies for effective TB infection control.

Community moderators

Paul A. Jensen, PhD, PE, CIH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
Edward Nardell, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Global Health Equity; Harvard Medical School; Harvard School of Public Health; Partners In Health - PIH
Grigory Volchenkov, MD
Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary

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Checklists

Hal Levin replied

Ed -- Excellent points. I would add the following (a couple with references) to dissuade people from using yes or no checklists: "Exceptions are the rule" and "everything changes" (Suzuiki Roshi) and accidents are Normal events (Normal Accidents, Charles Perrow, Princeton University Press). - /hal/ read more

Updated: 25 Apr, 2016
Replies: 6

Risk factors for treatment interruption among the new sputum positive patients. New TB Research Article, Shameer. K.M, BSN, MPH

by SHAMEER KM

Dear All, I am here by sharing my research article with you, please read and comment it. http://www.scopemed.org/fulltextpdf.php?mno=218352 Thanking you, Shameer, read more

Updated: 20 Apr, 2016
Replies: 0

TB BSL2/3 Laboratory Waste Disposal

FICARD NDAYIMIRIJE replied

Thank you Ficard -----Message d'origine----- read more

Updated: 18 Apr, 2016
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 6

Happy New Year and please introduce yourself!

Maya Habous replied

Dear all, My name is Maya Habous, I am physician my specialist is Medical microbiology , I work in Dubai health authority/Rashid hospital/Tb Lab. I am very interesting to communicate and discuss with this group. I would like to ask you regarding Microsafe product, it is disinfectant and sanitizer solution ... read more

Updated: 12 Apr, 2016
Replies: 36

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Pramod Jayawardana

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Ministry of Health; Ministry of Health Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

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Елена Дюжик

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Государственное Бюджетное Учреждения Здравоохранения Владимирской Области Центр Фтизиопульмонологической Помощи

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Russian Federation

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Dr Bishnu Pahari

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Hospital

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Nepal