Symposium:
133. Uncommon Presentations of Common Diseases
Friday, October 4, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 104 (Gateway Ballroom)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss unusual presentations of infections that commonly present to clinicians in the USA and beyond
  • discuss aspects of the pathogenesis of rickettsial, CMV and Plasmodium infections which explains the occurrence of unusual presentations
  • demonstrate a rational approach to diagnosis and management of unusual manifestations of CMV, malaria and rickettsial disease

Target Audience: vaccinologists, public health practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, members-in-training, medical students and residents, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Robert Read, MD, FIDSA, University of Southampton

Presentations:

2:00 PM
Cytomegalovirus
Francisco Marty, MD, FACP, FIDSA

2:30 PM
Malaria
Tom Doherty, MD

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:

R. Read, Novartis vaccines and diagnostics: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

F. Marty, Chimerix: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research grant
Astellas: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research grant
Viropharma: Investigator, Research grant
Merck: Consultant, Consulting fee

T. Doherty, None

D. H. Walker, None

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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.