Program Schedule

Infectious Diseases Diagnostics Update: 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 114
IDSA Diagnostics Task Force

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe emerging technologies and diagnostic platforms for the diagnosis of common infections such as acute diarrhea, healthcare associated pneumonia and bloodstream infections
  • identify the optimal diagnostic tests for these specific clinical contexts to support clinical decision-making
  • discuss the challenges in interpreting test results and examine the benefits and limitations of advanced technologies to improve pateint outcomes

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Cathy Petti, MD, ARUP Laboratory

2:00 PM
Molecular Diagnosis of Acute Diarrhea/Gastroenteritis
Marc Roger Couturier, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
3:00 PM

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: 0221-9999-14-107-L01-P


C. Petti, nanoMR: Consultant, Consulting fee
Menon International: Consultant, Consulting fee
Nanosphere: Consultant, Consulting fee

M. R. Couturier, BioFire Diagnostics: Partially sponsored study, Gifted and discounted research reagents.

R. G. Wunderink, Accelerate Diagnostics: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
bioMerieux: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research grant
Vivione Biosciences: Consultant and Investigator, Research grant
Curetis AG: Investigator, Research grant
Alere: Investigator, Research grant

D. Wolk, Cephied: Grant Investigator, Research grant
BioFire: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Curetis: Grant Investigator, Research grant
GenMArk: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Luminex: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient
BioRad/MDC: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient
Vala Diagnostics: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Accelerate Diagnsotics: Grant Investigator, Research grant

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