NDWG Annual Meeting 2016

26 October 2016, 9:00-12:30, Liverpool, United Kingdom


Strategic framework for new diagnostics 2016-2020: Progress towards Global Plan goals
Catharina Boehme, FIND, NDWG Co-Chair

Part I - Supporting TB elimination: Advances towards delivering new diagnostics for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI)
  • Setting the scene for LTBI diagnostics
    Alberto Matteelli, University of Brescia, Coordinator NDWG Task Force on LTBI and tests of progression
    Presentation, Audio
  • The evolving concept of LTBI diagnosis: Tests for incipient TB and tests for persistent infection
    Frank Cobelens, KNCV and AIGHD
    Presentation, Audio
  • Target product profile for a test for incipient TB: Making better predictions to improve patient care
    Samuel Schumacher, FIND
    Presentation, Audio
  • Guidance document for the evaluation of TB prediction tests to inform WHO endorsement - An update
    Frank Cobelens, KNCV and AIGHD
    Presentation, Audio
  • Q&A and discussion

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