Named Lecture:
276. Edward H. Kass Lectureship
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
Room: 20--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the evolution of test methods for C. Difficile detection
  • summarize the current status of diagnostic testing
  • list advantages and disadvantages of various diagnostic strategies

Target Audience: Scientists, Vaccinologists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID, Trainee

Moderator:  Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


A. Caliendo, Roche Molecular: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Abbott Molecular/IBIS: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
BioFire Technologies: Scientific Advisor , Speaker honorarium
Quidel: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Cubist: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Nanosphere: Scientific Advisor , Speaker honorarium
T2 Biosystems: Investigator , Research support
Hologic: Investigator , Research support

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