National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory
RITM-NTRL shares results of three-year study on TB diagnostics
RITM-NTRL shares results of three-year study on TB diagnostics
The National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), together with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Eiken Chemical Co., Ltd, presented the results of the TB-LAMP Project to its stakeholders on October 25, 2019 at Diamond Hotel,...

NTRL equips lab staff with proficiency skills in Solid TB culture testing
NTRL equips lab staff with proficiency skills in Solid TB culture testing
The RITM National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL) Learning and Development Section trained two batches of laboratory personnel on Solid Tuberculosis (TB) Culture at NTRL on May 06-17 and May 20-31, 2019. Participants from the various TB culture laboratories of the National TB Laboratory Network...

NTRL commemorates 17 years of expanding national lab networks to end TB
NTRL commemorates 17 years of expanding national lab networks to end TB
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine – National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (RITM-NTRL) celebrates 17 years of conducting research, training, providing specialized laboratory services, and support to the Department of Health National Tuberculosis Program (DOH-NTP) for the control and elimination of...

NTRL pioneers lab network conference-workshop
NTRL pioneers lab network conference-workshop
Twenty-five (25) tuberculosis (TB) culture laboratories all around the Philippines gathered at the Convectus 2018, a conference-workshop conducted by the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory (NTRL) in Tagaytay City on November 26-29, 2018. “‘Convectus’ is a Latin word meaning ‘to bring together...