Program Schedule

A Positive Commitment from Cubist: A Review of DIFICID® (fidaxomicin) and SIVEXTRO™ (tedizolid phosphate) (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by Cubist - See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall, Learning Lounge 2 (Booth 674)

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Amar Safdar, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases
The NYU School of Medicine, Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Theater Summary:

The presentation will focus on the epidemiology and burden of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD). Important management strategies using DIFICID® (fidaxomicin) tablets for patients ≥ 18 years of age with CDAD, as well as physician and patient resources, will also be presented.

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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