Learning Lounge:
Rapid Identification of Mycobacteria, Moulds and Nocardia Using Mass Spectrometry; Potential Impact on Patient Care (Not Official IDWeek Programming-This activity is sponsored by bioMérieux - See Affiliated Events Guide)
Friday, October 28, 2016: 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
Room: IDExpo Hall H, Learning Lounge 2 ( Booth 1321)

Learning Objectives:

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Presenter:

Dr. Jenna Rychert

Program Manager

PharmaDx

ARUP Laboratories, Inc.

Salt Lake City UT

 

Summary

Timely identification of mycobacteria, Nocardia and moulds helps clinicians manage diseases caused by these highly infectious organisms. With the availability of Mass Spectrometry, rapid, safe and effective identification is now possible in more laboratories. Results of initial clinical trials and impact on patient treatments will be discussed.*

 

Boxed lunches will be served on a first come, first served basis while supplies last

*Pending FDA submission and clearance  


Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

Presentations:
11:15 AM
Introduction, Sam Bozzette, bioMérieux
11:20 AM
Dr. Jenna Rychert
11:50 AM
Q&A

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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