279. What's New in the World of Foodborne Diseases?
Sunday, October 11, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
Room: 28--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the latest information concerning the impact of culture independent diagnostic tests on foodborne outbreak detection and control
  • describe the emergence of Multidrug resistant <i>Salmonella</i> Heidelberg infections and poultry
  • discuss the changing regulatory approach to the use of antibiotics in agriculture

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

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

Moderator:  Christopher Braden, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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C. Braden, None

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