127. Foodborne Infections: Disease Burden and Advances
Friday, October 6, 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 11AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the emerging role of whole genome sequencing in Listeria monocytogenes outbreak management
  • review the role of farming practices in food-borne illnesses
  • explain current epidemiologic trends in food-borne illnesses

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists

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

Moderators:  Robert Atmar, MD, Baylor College of Medicine and Robert V. Tauxe, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-277-L01-P


R. Atmar, Takeda Vaccines, Inc.: Grant Investigator , Research grant

R. V. Tauxe, None

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