Meet-the-Professor Session:
105. The Future of Diagnostics for Antimicrobial Resistance
Friday, October 9, 2015: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 29--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the challenges in the appropriate prescription of antibiotics without new diagnostic tests
  • list advantages for developing companion diagnostics for some antimicrobial agents
  • identify strategies for culture-independent diagnosis of an infectious agent

Target Audience: Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Hospital epidemiologists, Fellows, Clinicians

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


CME Credits: No CME credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours (0.125 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-15-167-L01-P

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.