Program Schedule

Update on Flesh Eating Bacteria: New Insights into Group A Streptococci from Vaccine Development to Molecular Pathogenesis

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 114

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss Group A Strepococci (GAS) epidemiology
  • relate how GAS cause disease
  • describe the mechanism in which GAS may cause disease
  • describe the potential for GAS vaccine

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Fellows, Academicians

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderators:  Samuel Shelburne, MD, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and David Hooper, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

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: 0221-9999-14-151-L01-P


S. Shelburne, None

D. Hooper, None

S. Shelburne, None

V. Nizet, None

A. Flores, None

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