Symposium:
36. Distinguishing Viral and Bacterial Infections: Diagnostic Debate
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 278-282

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe new diagnostic strategies for distinguishing a viral from a bacterial infection
  • discuss variables used in assessing the potential impact of these diagnostics on the use of antibiotics
  • describe the benefits of these diagnostics with the clinical limitations

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

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

Presentations:
10:30 AM
Host Protein Biomarkers:
 
95
Pro
David N. Gilbert, MD, FIDSA

 
96
Con
Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD, FIDSA
11:15 AM
Host Genomic/Transcriptomics Signatures:
 
97
Pro
Ephraim L. Tsalik, MD, MHS, PhD

 
98
Con
Gregory Storch, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS

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: 0221-9999-16-227-L01-P


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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.