ERS International Congress, Madrid 2019

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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2019; 54: Suppl. 63, abstract number.

Tuberculosis: latest advances and challenges in patient management

Lunchtime session
Chairs: G. Bothamley (London, United Kingdom), E. Grainger (London, United Kingdom)
Aims: to provide an overview of the latest treatments and cutting-edge research; to discuss current challenges in patient diagnostics and management; to discuss updated World Health Organization guideline recommendations for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis based on recent findings such as an individual patient data meta-analysis published in The Lancet (2018; 392: 821-34); to focus on both adult and paediatric cases.
Management and treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
C. Lange (Borstel, Germany)
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Challenges in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis in children
J. Furin (Strongsville, United States of America)
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Latest insights and challenges in tuberculosis vaccine development
H. Mcshane (Oxford (Oxfordshire), United Kingdom)
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Randomised controlled double blind dose-escalation infant trial of the live-attenuated Mycobacterium tuberculosis vaccine MTBVAC
M. Tameris (Cape Town, South Africa)
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