Presenter: Martina, Sester, Saarbrücken, Germany Authors: Martina Sester
Overview Although tuberculosis post transplantation is considerably rare, its morbidity and mortality is rather high. This emphasizes the need for an early identification of patients at risk. This webinar will give an overview on the incidence of tuberculosis among transplant candidates and recipients in relation to pathogen prevalence, on tuberculosis management, and on tools to diagnose latent and active disease and its limitations in immunocompromised patients.
By viewing the material on this site you understand and
The opinions and statements expressed on this site reflect the
views of the author or authors and do not necessarily reflect those of
The Transplantation Society and/or its Sections.
The hosting of material on The Transplantation Society site does
not signify endorsement of this material by The Transplantation Society
and/or its Sections.
The material is solely for educational purposes for qualified
health care professionals.
The Transplantation Society and/or its Sections are not liable for
any decision made or action taken based on the information contained in
the material on this site.
The information cannot be used as a substitute for professional
The information does not represent a standard of care.
No physician-patient relationship is being established.