42. Parasites that Challenge
Friday, October 21, 2011: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 205ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • summarize current recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic and hyperinfection strongyloidiasis including special cases such as HTLV coinfection and pre-transplantation patients
  • review the diagnosis and treatment of Chagas’ including management of positive Chagas’ serologies and evaluation of pre-transplant patients
  • explain current data and recommendations for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of congenital toxoplasmosis

Target Audience: Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Kami Kim, MD, FIDSA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and James Maguire, MD, Brigham and Women's Hosp.

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: 0461-9999-11-132-L01-P


K. Kim, None

J. Maguire, None

T. Nutman, None

J. Maguire, None

J. G. Montoya, PAMF/ToxoplasmaSerology Laboratory: Director, Salary

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