Meet-the-Professor Session:
86. Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Infection Transmitted Through Transfusion and Transplantation
Friday, October 4, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 220-226

Learning Objectives:

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

  • summarize the current state of organ-transmitted infection, including risk of infection, the most important infectious agents, as well as systems in place to minimize risk
  • summarize the current state of transfusion-transmitted infection, including risk of infection, the most important infectious agents, as well as systems in place to minimize risk
  • identify transfusion reactions that can present with fever (including febrile non-hemolytic transfusion reactions, intravascular hemolysis, transfusion-related acute lung injury, and post-transfusion purpura), and review their signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, and work-up

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

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

Meet-the-professors:  Matthew J. Kuehnert, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Jeffrey Winters, MD, Mayo Clinic

Presentations:

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:

Disclosures:

M. J. Kuehnert, None

J. Winters, None

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.