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TB control enters the genomic area: a world first for uk public

  • Royal Society of Medicine Royal Society of Medicine 1 Wimpole Street LONDON W1G 0AE (map)

This years annual TB conference is dedicated to the development and implementation of whole genome sequencing (WGS) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb).The UK is pioneering the use of WGS in routine diagnosis, antibiotic resistance profiling and surveillance and this conference will focus on the clinical, epidemiological and logistical advantages and implications of WGS.

Later Event: March 23
World TB Day Symposium