Pediatric Tuberculosis: An Online Presentation
- Describe three basic situations in which children are often evaluated for TB infection or disease
- Explain how LTBI should be diagnosed and treated in children
- Describe treatment strategies for active tuberculosis in children, including scrofula
- List 4 techniques to make children's medication dosing more effective
Ann M. Loeffler, MD
Dr. Loeffler is Pediatric Infectious Diseases Attending and Director of Pediatric Hospitalists at The Children ’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland, Oregon, and Clinical Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Sciences University. Since 1997 Dr. Loeffler has played a central role in the training and medical consultation mission of CITC by serving as its Pediatric TB Consultant. Her articles about TB and other infectious diseases have been published in Pediatrics, Clinical Infectious Diseases, and Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
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