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Future Directions in Fungal Disease—The Many Faces of Invasive Fungal Infections: Invasive Mold Infections in Acute Hematologic Malignancy Patients (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by Astellas Pharma US, Inc. - See Affiliated Event Guide)

Friday, October 10, 2014: 12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall, Learning Lounge 1 (Booth 1024)

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Pranatharthi H. Chandrasekar, MD

Professor of Medicine

Wayne State University

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Detroit Medical Center

Detroit, Michigan

Learning Lounge Summary:

Invasive fungal infections have become a grave concern, complicating patient management. Timely and appropriate diagnosis and management of these infections remain a challenge. Understanding common patient factors associated with invasive fungal infections can help raise the index of suspicion and enable timely and appropriate diagnosis and management of these challenging infections. This presentation focuses on the identification and management of the most commonly encountered invasive mold infections, with a particular emphasis on the patient with acute hematologic malignancy. The presentation also highlights the multidisciplinary management of invasive fungal infection, which may help ensure appropriate antifungal stewardship.

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Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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