Peer Support Navigator Jackie Cuen interviewed retired TB specialist Dr. Catanzaro in March of 2021 about tuberculosis, testing, treatment and recovery. The interview has been broken down into short clips to make it easier to find each area covered during the 1.5 hour conversation. Most of the clips are 2-3 min long, but the longest one does not exceed 7 min.

  1. https://youtu.be/010E3kUClXc Intro What is TB?
  2. https://youtu.be/NMeE3mS9BW8 LTBI v TB
  3. https://youtu.be/7lphJf42HTA Primary disease
  4. https://youtu.be/N4yrXishqY0 Vaccine
  5. https://youtu.be/8cC71L30Drk Dr. Cantanzaro discloses work on Quantiferon (QFT) first blood test for TB. Now there is also the TSpot.
  6.  https://youtu.be/Hb9bl8slzh8  Skin Test Facts, negative rules out TB, positive could be BCG or nontuberculous microbacteria disease, which is not transmitted from person to person, for theses reasons the blood test is preferred to identify
  7. https://youtu.be/Q3IIAtU3VBg Drug Resistance
  8. https://youtu.be/byNMbq2DNJ0 DOT
  9. https://youtu.be/ZqOZhoGNuwE Infection v Disease
  10. https://youtu.be/YSHoxvB3_ng Immunosuppressants
  11. https://youtu.be/SZcs_Ac7OIg Other TB Tests
  12. https://youtu.be/ya7ggnynvBw 12 weeks to diagnosis
  13. https://youtu.be/kAzDJ_wZHWw TB treatment
  14. https://youtu.be/NGbpR7Wdj3w On isolation
  15. https://youtu.be/NGbpR7Wdj3w TB acquisition/transmission
  16. https://youtu.be/3ZuS-yXqkfQ Pregnancy and newborns
  17. https://youtu.be/_z63z3Fqfmk Medication side effects
  18. https://youtu.be/9RNPhX_LglU Comfortable asking your medical provider
  19. https://youtu.be/4X9eKcj_K0s Variation of symptoms
  20. https://youtu.be/Qv7CUOSR3Xg Lingering symptoms
  21. https://youtu.be/oKMJE0Gp3pg Pediatric TB
  22. https://youtu.be/010E3kUClXc How does being treated for TB impact future TB tests, thank you, and lastly a question about contact tracing: “if you love them, you’ll turn them in.”