Program Schedule

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Clostridium difficile

Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 114

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the effectiveness of fecal transplantation for Clostridium difficile infection
  • describe mechanisms of resistance to C. difficile infection
  • identify classes of commensal bacteria that mediate protection against C. difficle infection

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Meet-the-professors:  Elizabeth Hohmann, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital and Trevor Lawley, PhD, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

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

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:

Disclosures:

E. Hohmann, Seres Health : Investigator, Research support

T. Lawley, None

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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