Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Detection

London, London
Tuesday, 25 March 2014

This is a Euroscicon Small Conference,  an outline of the day can be found at

This event will be held at The O2,  a large entertainment district on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, England.

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection Detection
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 09:30 - 17:00

Cineworld: The O2
Peninsula Square
SE10 0DX
United Kingdom

Map and Directions
This meeting discusses the development of adequate, patient needs-driven, low-cost new TB diagnostic tests.  New research into TB detection as well as development of current methodologies will be examined in an informal setting with plenty of opportunity for debate and networking. This event is part of the 2014 TB Summit: This event has CPD accreditation.

Meeting Chair: Professor Philip Hill, McAuley Professor and Co-Director, Centre for International Health, New Zealand

The deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation has now passed. Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event. You can download the instructions for authors at

Talks include

The diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Where to from here?
Professor Philip Hill,
McAuley Professor of International Health, University of Otago, New Zealand

Rapid and sensitive phage-based detection of mycobacteria in blood and potential for use as a DIVA test
Dr Catherine E.D. Rees, Associate Professor in Microbiology, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, UK

Monitoring host response for TB patient management
Dr Richard M. Anthony, Research Coordinator Tuberculosis, KIT Biomedical Research, The Netherlands

How Does Lipoarabinomannan (LAM) Enter The Urine; Histological Studies From Uganda
Mrs Janneke Cox
, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium

Talk to be confirmed

Professor Danielle Gunn-Moore, Easterbush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Edinburgh, Scotland

Atypical Cases of the Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis: A Dilemma for Diagnosis & Treatment
Dr Ashok Kumar,
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dubai Bone & Joint Center, Mohd Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center, Dubai Health Carecity, Dubai, UAE

The immunodiagnosis of childhood tuberculosis - old wisdoms and new insights
Dr Marc Tebruegge, National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Lecturer in Padiatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Academic Unit of Clinical & Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton and Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, UK/Australia

TB in Camelids - new diagnostic tools
Dr Shelley Rhodes, Immunologist, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, UK

Serum IP-10 Profile During Early Phase Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Chemotherapy
Dr Rachel Saunders,
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Keywords: TB, latent, infection, diagnosis, IGRA,Latent TB; M/XDRTB; genome; proteome; immunome, cell wall, arabinogalactan,drug discovery, benzothiazinone, tuberculosis; treatment; biomarkers; antibiotics, mutation, rpoB, gyrA, gyrB, katG, inhA, Rifampicinresistance, Fluoroquinolone resistance, Isoniazid resistance, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Thailand, Mangosteen extract,Antimycobacterial activity, air filter, pre-filter, Atypical,  Musculoskeletal, Tuberculosis, Dilemma,  Management, alpaca, llama, bovineTB, diagnosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex, Common Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria, Identification MultiplexReal-TimePCR, tuberculosis, child, diagnosis, cytokines, immunology, M. tuberculosis infection Diagnostic tests, Phenotypes, Earlyclearance, Bacteriophage, detection, MAP, DIVA test, Tuberculosis, treatment, diagnostics, MDR-TB


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