Presentation Theater:
Management of Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea: First-line Approach (Not Official IDWeek Programming – Supported by Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)
Friday, October 4, 2013: 6:00 AM-7:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 300

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Presenters:
Ellie Goldstein, MD
Director, R. M. Alden Research Laboratory
Clinical Professor of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine

Yoav Golan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine

Theater Summary:
The presentation will focus on the epidemiology and burden of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD). Important management strategies using DIFICID® (fidaxomicin) tablets for patients ≥ 18 years of age with CDAD, as well as physician and patient resources, will also be presented.

Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians

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