Interactive Session:
190. Difficult Cases in Tropical Medicine
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 20--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • recognize the clinical manifestations of travel-related infectious diseases
  • explain how to generate complex differential diagnoses for diseases not commonly seen in the United States
  • utilize diagnostic approaches to tropical infectious diseases

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

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Joseph Vinetz, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Diego and Susan Mclellan, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Tulane University School of Medicine

Interactive Panelists:  A. Clinton White, MD, FIDSA, University of Texas Medical Branch , Christina Coyle, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and David Freedman, MD, FIDSA, University of Alabama at Birmingham

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


J. Vinetz, None

S. Mclellan, None

A. C. White, UpToDate: Contributor , Licensing agreement or royalty

C. Coyle, None

D. Freedman, Shoreland Travax: Consultant , Consulting fee , Research support and Salary
UpToDate, Inc: Consultant , Consulting fee
Antimicrobial Therapy, Inc: Consultant , Consulting fee

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