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AAP 2018 Red Book Childhood Tuberculosis: IGRA's and Treatment of TB Infection

May 31, 2018
9:30 am - 10:45 am PT
10:30 am - 11:45 am MT
11:30 am - 12:45pm CT
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm ET

Presented by:
Jeffrey R. Starke, MD

Sponsored by:
Heartland National TB Center

For more information, please contact:


Delphina Sanchez

Heartland National TB Center
Jessica Quintero, M.Ed.
Heartland National TB Center

Target Audience
This webinar is intended for the physician and healthcare staff who may be involved with the decision to utilize an interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) test in screening pediatric patients for tuberculosis.

Conference Goal
Upon completion of this webbased training, participants will be able to recognize that the AAP now will consider three different regimens for the treatment of tuberculosis infection to be acceptable for children and adolescents; identify why the AAP will now recommend the routine use of interferongamma release assays [IGRAs] in children down to 2 years of age; discuss the use of interferongamma release assays [IGRAs] by many experts in children younger than two.

Contnuing Education
Continuing education will not be offered for participation in this web-based training.

Registration and participation is FREE for this webinar, but preregistration is mandatory. Applicants will receive notification of their enrollment status as well as connection instructions via email.

Register online at:
***The registration deadline for this program is May 21, 2018***
Connection information will be sent at a later date

Viewing Requirements
To access and view this live webcast, you will need a computer with internet access and audio capabilities. It is recommended that you check your system for compatibility and connectivity prior to the event; instructions to test your system will be sent with confirmation of participation.