Program Schedule

Innovations in Testing: Viral and Fungal Infections

Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 126-AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • outline the development of novel viral and fungal diagnostics
  • apply novel viral and fungal diagnostics to patient management decisions
  • compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of one novel viral and one novel fungal diagnostic test

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Fellows, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID

Moderator:  Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc, Emory University School of Medicine

Meet-the-professors:  Charles Y. Chiu, M.D./Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco and Thomas Walsh, MD, FIDSA, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

7:00 AM

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:


A. L. Shane, None

C. Y. Chiu, Abbott Laboratories, Inc.: Research Contractor, Research support

T. Walsh, 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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