Monthly Archives: April 2013

Come to April’s Journal Club

Topic: Linezolid for treatment of chronic extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Lee et al. N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 18;367(16):1508-18. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1201964.

Presenter: Isobella Honeyborne, Postdoctoral Scientist, Centre for Clinical Microbiology, Department of Infection, University College London

Chair: Timothy Mchugh, University College London

Time: 9 til 10.00am, 29th April.

How do you treat extensively drug-resistant TB in patients who have not had a response to any available chemotherapeutic option during the previous 6 months?

Isobella Honeyborne will present the results of this paper which examines the use of Linezolid for treatment of chronic extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. Isobella will also create some additional discussion around Clifton Barry’s talk at the recent Paris conference.

Join us for a good discussion.

Venue: Tutorial Room 3 (TR3), Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead

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Tutorial Room 3 is on the Lower Ground Floor at the Royal Free Hospital. For a more detailed view, please click on the map. For directions to the Royal Free Hospital, please click here.

You can download the paper here.

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