Symposium:
171. Immunity in Tuberculosis
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 204AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe the range of immune responses that develop in response to infection with M. tuberculosis
  • compare immune responses in humans with active and latent TB infection
  • explain the current knowledge of the pathogenesis of immune reconstitution syndrome in TB 

Target Audience: All Physicians Interested in Tuberculosis, Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Fellows-in-Training, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Investigative ID, HIV, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Thomas Hawn, MD, PhD, University of Washington Medical Center and Joel Ernst, MD, FIDSA, New York University School of Medicine

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-124-L01-P

Disclosures:

T. Hawn, None

J. Ernst, None

G. Thwaites, None

A. Lalvani, Oxford Immunotec Ltd: Scientific Founder and Shareholder, Licensing agreement or royalty

D. B. Moody, None

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