340.612.01 EPIDEMIOLOGIC BASIS FOR TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL
- Jonathan Golub
- Richard Chaisson
Considers subjects and epidemiologic principles relevant to control measures against tuberculosis. Topics include source and interpretation of tuberculin sensitivity; risk factors; prevention by case-finding and treatment, vaccination, and chemoprophylaxis; and elements of control programs in developed and undeveloped areas. Presentation of assigned reading topics provides the basis for group discussions.
1. Describe the epidemiology of tuberculosis 2. Explain the basic concepts of tuberculosis infection, disease, prevention and treatment, and the correlation between HIV infection and tuberculosis 3. Evaluate tuberculosis literature and apply it to tuberculosis control needs of the present and future in both industrialized and non-industrialized populations
- Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20