Program Schedule

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Emerging Methods for Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance

Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 109-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify methods for detecting resistance mechanisms that can be employed in a microbiology laboratory
  • describe the  technological approaches for rapid antimicrobial susceptibility testing
  • explain how rapid methods to detect antimicrobial resistance can impact patient care

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Microbiologists, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Karen Carroll, MD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine and Romney M. Humphries, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours (0.125 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-112-L01-P

Disclosures:

K. Carroll, Quidel, Inc.: Consultant, Consulting fee
BioFire, Inc.: Consultant and Research Contractor, Consulting fee and Research grant
NanoMR, Inc.: Consultant, Consulting fee
Nanosphere, Inc.: Research Contractor, Research support and Speaker honorarium
GenMark, Inc. : Research Contractor, Research support
Curetis, Inc.: Research Contractor, Research support

R. M. Humphries, Affinity Biosensors: Investigator, Research support

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EDT, Oct. 8th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.

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