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Tuberculosis Screening Options Pros and Cons

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Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, discusses the efficacy and limitations of screening options, including the protein purified derivative (PPD) test, and interferon gamma release assays using either a chemiluminescence automated platform or an enzyme-linked immunospot assay.

Presented by: Amita Gupta, MD MHS

Deputy Director of Center for Clinical Global Health Education, Professor of Infectious Diseases

School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Amita Gupta is Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins (JH) Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE), and Professor of Infectious Diseases at the JH School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in International Health at the JH Bloomberg School of Public Health.