Program Schedule

New Developments in Viral Load Monitoring in the Transplant Recipient

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 114
Immune Compromised Host Society

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the clinical indications for viral load monitoring of CMV, EBV, and BK Virus in transplant patients
  • identify limitations and potential pitfalls in the interpretation of viral load results

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Microbiologists, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc, University of Basel, Switzerland and Ajit Limaye, MD, FIDSA, University of Washington

8:30 AM
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Raymund Razonable, MD
9:00 AM
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)
Jutta Preiksaitis, MD, FRCP (C)
9:30 AM
BK Virus
Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc

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: 0221-9999-14-114-L01-P


H. H. Hirsch, None

A. Limaye, Genentech: Consultant and Grant Investigator, Consulting fee
Merck: Grant Investigator, Consulting fee
Viropharma: Grant Investigator, Contracted research
Astellas: Grant Investigator, Contracted research
BioRad: Consultant, Consulting fee

R. Razonable, Roche Molecular Systems: Grant Investigator, Research grant

J. Preiksaitis, None

H. H. Hirsch, None

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