Meet-the-Professor Session:
145. Diagnosis of Infection in Transplant Recipients
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 200-212

Learning Objectives:

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

  • define new developments in quantitative molecular testing for viruses
  • identify advances in qualitative molecular testing for infections in transplant recipients, including organism detection, and susceptibility testing
  • recognize Clinical Standard Reference Material available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which can help standardize viral load testing in transplant recipients

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, pharmacists, nurses, microbiologists, members-in-training, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Melissa Miller, PhD, University of North Carolina and Gregory Storch, MD, FIDSA, St. Louis Children's Hospital


7:00 AM
Melissa Miller, PhD

7:35 AM
Gregory Storch, MD, FIDSA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


M. Miller, None

G. Storch, Roche Molecular Diagnostics: Consultant, Consulting fee
Primera Dx: Consultant, Consulting fee

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.