Interactive Session:
2. Infectious Diseases Diagnostics Cases
Wednesday, October 26, 2016: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 393-396

Learning Objectives:

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

  • determine the optimal diagnostic tests for specific clinical syndromes as described in a case study
  • evaluate the strengths and limitations of culture and non-culture based methods for diagnosing specific infections as described in a case study
  • recognize the value of integrating clinical history, histopathological findings and microbiological investigations when interpreting the clinical significance of test results as described in a case study

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Interactive Moderators:  Gary Procop, MD, FIDSA, Cleveland Clinic and Paul C Schreckenberger, PhD, Loyola University Medical Center

Interactive Panelists:  Ferric Fang, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine , Kim Hanson, MD, MHS, University of Utah School of Medicine , L. Barth Reller, MD, FIDSA, Duke University Medical Center and Thomas Kirn, MD, PhD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2 knowledge-based contact hours 0.2 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-204-L01-P


G. Procop, None

P. C. Schreckenberger, None

F. Fang, None

K. Hanson, BioFire Diagnostics: Grant Investigator , Research grant

L. B. Reller, None

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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.