Symposium:
169. Tick-Borne Infections
Friday, October 9, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 28--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the epidemiology of the most common tick-borne infections in North America
  • recognize the clinical presentation of tick-borne infections
  • recommend appropriate antimicrobial therapy for tick-borne infections

Target Audience: Microbiologists, Public health practitioners, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Johan S Bakken, MD, PhD, FIDSA, St. Luke ID Associates and Paul Lantos, MD, FIDSA, Duke University School of Medicine

Presentations:
2:00 PM
Lyme Disease Epidemiology
Paul Lantos, MD, FIDSA
2:30 PM
Human Babesiosis
Peter Krause, MD, FIDSA

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: 0221-9999-15-178-L01-P

Disclosures:

J. S. Bakken, Rebiotix Inc.: Scientific Advisor , No financial benefits received

P. Lantos, None

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