Symposium:
91. Questions in Bacteremia: What's Old Is New Again
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 293-296

Learning Objectives:

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

  • summarize the most recent developments in the diagnosis of blood stream infections
  • describe which interventions are proven to be effective in improving outcomes in the first 72 hours of treatment of a patient with bacteremia
  • recognize the evidence supporting current recommendations on the duration of antibiotic treatment for bacteremia in various settings.

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

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  David Van Duin, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina and Federico Perez, MD, Case Western Reserve University

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours 0.15 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-232-L01-P

Disclosures:

D. Van Duin, astellas: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
tetraphase: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
actavis: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
medimmune: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Sanofi-Pasteur: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
scynexis: Investigator , Research support
steris: Grant Investigator , Research grant

F. Perez, Pfizer: Grant Investigator , Grant recipient
Actavis: Consultant , Consulting fee

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.