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TB-Speed International Training

8 December 2018

The TB-Speed International training took place in Kampala, Uganda from December 3rd to 8th, 2018. This training has contributed to train principal investigators, project coordinators, clinical research assistants, data managers, nurses and laboratory coordinators from the research units of the 7 countries on study procedures. The training curriculum included training on:

  • GeneXpert Edge system and Xpert MTB/Rif Ultra
  • Chest X-Ray training module
  • Stool processing : sheather solution and Quantiferon TB Gold+
  • Follow-up clinical procedures
  • Sample handling, storage and Biobanking
  • Laboratory quality control
  • Nasopharyngeal Aspirate Collection
  • Data management & general procedures for monitoring
  • Study vigilance
  • Site opening procedures, eTMF & archiving

 

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