89. Emerging Infections in Children
Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 130-131 (Hall E)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe features of emerging infections
  • recognize the methods and protocols used for discovery of new pathogens in pediatric patients
  • cite recent examples of emerging infections in children

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

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID

Moderators:  Jennifer Read, MD, FIDSA, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Ravi Jhaveri, MD, FIDSA, University of North Carolina School of Medicine


9:30 AM

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:


J. Read, None

R. Jhaveri, None

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

K. Tomashek, None

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