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Camille Nelson Kotton, MD, FIDSA
Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Lara A. Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH
Director, Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Russell W. Steele, MD
Division Head, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:
Discuss current approaches to TB infection diagnosis and treatment in pediatric patients
Identify the clinical utility of immunodiagnostics when testing adult and pediatric immunocompromised patients for TB
Review the epidemiology and incidence of TB and CMV infections in adult immunocompromised patients
Review the epidemiology and incidence of CMV infection in pediatric immunocompromised patients
Analyze new data on the role that immunodiagnostics may play in the prediction of CMV infection
Describe the clinical value of immunodiagnostics on pre-emptive or prophylaxis strategies for CMV
Discuss case studies demonstrating the importance of screening transplant patients for LTBI and CMV infection
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of CME Outfitters, LLC and Jespersen & Associates, LLC. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE Credit (Nurses): Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15510, for 2.0 contact hours.
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