Symposium:
32. Infections in the Aged: The What, Why, and How
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 120-125

Learning Objectives:

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

  • apply knowledge of infectious diseases to contrast their burden in the elderly
  • evaluate the role of inflammation in response to infectious diseases in the elderly with particular attention to an aging HIV-infected population
  • explain the role of the microbiome in health and disease in older persons

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, nurses, microbiologists, members-in-training, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, hospital epidemiologists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, health care workers, fellows, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Keith Klugman, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Kevin High, MD, MS, FIDSA, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Presentations:

10:30 AM
105
The Infection Burden in the Elderly
Kevin High, MD, MS, FIDSA

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number:

Disclosures:

K. Klugman, None

K. High, McGraw-Hill: Associate Editor, textbook, Royalty
Genentech: Consultant, Consulting fee
Am Board of Internal Medicine: Question writier, Internal Medicine SEP, Consulting fee

K. High, McGraw-Hill: Associate Editor, textbook, Royalty
Genentech: Consultant, Consulting fee
Am Board of Internal Medicine: Question writier, Internal Medicine SEP, Consulting fee

S. Deeks, Merck: Collaborator, Research grant
Gilead: Consultant, Consulting fee

V. Quagliarello, None

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