Symposium:
91. Hot Tropical Topics
Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 134 (Hall E)
Co-organized with the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and the Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • outline emerging trends in global infectious diseases, particularly in tropical or under-resourced global settings
  • describe recent advances in tropic bacteriology literature and explain its relevance to global infectious diseases
  • discuss recent literature in parasitology and its relevance to global infectious diseases
  • summarize recent advances in tropical virology literature and discuss its relevance to global infectious diseases

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, pharmacists, 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, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Joseph Vinetz, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Diego

Presentations:

8:30 AM
611
Update on Tropical Virology
Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH&TM

9:00 AM
612
Update on Parasitology
Kami Kim, MD, FIDSA

9:30 AM
613
Update on Bacteriology
Yukari Manabe, MD

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-123-L01-P

Disclosures:

J. Vinetz, None

D. Bausch, None

K. Kim, None

Y. Manabe, None

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