Program Schedule

Current approaches for serious gram-positive and gram-negative infections: Something old, Something New (Not Official IDWeek Programming - Supported by The Medicines Company - See Affiliated Event Guide for More Information)

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall, Learning Lounge 1 (Booth 1024)

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Ralph Corey
Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Mike Dudley
Senior Vice President, Infectious Disease Care, Health Science
The Medicines Company

Learning Lounge Summary:
During this session the challenges of managing infections caused by gram-positive pathogens will be discussed and a new option for treating serious skin infections will be reviewed. In addition, infections caused by acinetobacter will be discussed and how an existing antibiotic can be used to treat such infections.

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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