Program Schedule

W28
Diagnosis of Childhood Tuberculosis : Update

Session: Premeeting Session: 2014 IDSA TB Workshop $
Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 8:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 107-AB
Presentations
  • Ahmed_Diagnosis of Childhood Tuberculosis Update.pdf (3.5 MB)
  • Amina Ahmed, MD, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

    Dr. Ahmed completed fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at University of Texas Southwestern. She is currently a clinical professor at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. She serves as a consultant for the state tuberculosis (TB) control program and provides clinical care for children with TB and latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), including refugees and immigrants, through an active chest clinic. She is a member of the CDC Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (TBTC) and the Tuberculosis Epidemiological Studies Consortium (TBESC). Her research experience include participation in Study 26 and the ongoing TBESC LBTI study. She has lectured on pediatric tuberculosis for the NC State TB program, the National TB Clinicians, and the Southeastern National TB Center.



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