Annual Congress Vienna 2003

Saturday, 27.09.2003
Sunday, 28.09.2003
Monday, 29.09.2003
Tuesday, 30.09.2003
Wednesday, 01.10.2003

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2003; 22: Suppl. 45, abstract number.

Material from 2003:
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  • 374 Slide presentations
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PG22 - Tuberculosis epidemiology and control

Postgraduate Course
Chairs: G. B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy), A. G. Chuchalin (Moscow, Russia)
Aims: The main target of this course is to update the participants on current advances in the knowledge regarding the management of TB. WHO and IUATLD guidelines will also be discussed.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able:
• to understand the correct methodological approach to the diagnosis of TB;
• to define the role of the noninvasive and invasive techniques for microbiological diagnosis;
• to understand the advantages and the limits of prophylactic strategies;
• to understand the value and the limits of current indications.
Basics of pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB epidemiology - drug resistance in Europe
P. D. O. Davies (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
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TB control - the ERS guidelines
G. B. Migliori (Tradate, Italy)
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