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Organization Contact Information

Name: Institute of Microbiology Prof. Paulo de Góes
Street 1: Av. Carlos Chagas Filho 373, CCS, Bloco - I
Street 2:
City: Rio de Janeiro
Province:
Post Code: 21941-590
Country: Brazil
Phone: +55 21 2560-8344 r. 134
Email: direcao@micro.ufrj.br
Web Site: http://www.microbiologia.ufrj.br/

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Rafael
Last Name: Duarte
Title: Dr.
Email: rsduarte@ufrj.br
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Alexandre
Last Name: Rosado
Title: Dr.
Email: rosado@micro.ufrj.br
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
This Institution harbors several laboratories related Microbiology Research and Education, including one involved directly with Mycobacterial research, in which studies, such as mycobacterial susceptibility to antimicrobials and desinfectants, MDR / XDR characterization, and molecular epidemiology, are developed. This laboratory is also associated to the National Network for Tuberculosis investigation.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Technical assistance and advice
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Brazil
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
The Laboratory of Mycobacteria is located at the Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and is responsible for TB diagnosis in studies like Tuberculosis Trials Consortium / CDC at site 29.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Brazil
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: American
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Brazil

Specializations

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Research and Development Brazil

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Laboratory Strengthening:
Mycobacterial Lab, located at the Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the basis for TB diagnosis for site 29 of TBTC / CDC projects, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

New Diagnostics:
Research for new diagnostics methods, including Master and PhD thesis, is performed at the Mycobacterial Lab at the Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

New TB Drugs:
Mycobacterial Lab, located at the Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the basis for TB diagnosis for site 29 of TBTC / CDC projects, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fundamental Research:
Research for resistance mechanisms, including Master and PhD thesis, is performed at the Mycobacterial Lab at the Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
The Mycobacteria Laboratory is directly interested in developing basic research studies related to mycobacterial susceptibility to antimicrobials and desinfectants, MDR-TB / XDR-TB characterization, and molecular epidemiology. Our main goal is to collaborate with the National and International research investigations in order to improve the means for helping the research worldwide.
None of my interests could represent a conflict of interest.

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Last updated: September 7, 2011