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Description

Elective Name MICRO 01
Department Microbiology
1. Type of work Non-clinical and clinical
2. Place of work Hospital , field and Laboratory-based
3. Structure of the appointment Students are able to decide on the areas to be covered during the appointment after arrival in Sri Lanka. However, preferably before arriving
4. Timing Any time of the year
5. Minimum and maximum duration Minimum: one month
6. Eligibility criteria for the elective students • Undergraduates in health related degrees
7. Subject area/s of elective offered • Tuberculosis
8. Learning outcomes • Diagnosis (clinical and laboratory) and management of TB patients
• Contact screening and management of defaulters
9. Main activities during the appointment • Laboratory / microscopy centre
• Chest clinic / directly observed treatment centres
• Field visits with the public health inspector