Meet-the-Professor Session:
10. Diagnosing Gastrointestinal Infections and Detecting Outbreaks: Advances in the Clinical and Public Health Laboratories
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 275-277

Learning Objectives:

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

  • list the common etiologies of gastrointestinal infections
  • describe how diagnostic testing for gastrointestinal infections in clinical laboratories is changing
  • discuss new public health capacity and capabilities to detect antibiotic resistance and outbreak detection for bacterial pathogens causing gastrointestinal infections

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

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

7:00 AM
Advances in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, D(ABMM)
8:00 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-213-L01-P

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.