275. The Cutting Edge of Science in Pediatric Transplantation
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 15AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review the challenges and infectious issues associated with xenotransplantation
  • explain the biomarkers for Post-Transplant Lymphproliferative Disorders in pediatric transplant patients
  • describe the role of metagenomics for detection of colonization, invasion, and patient-to-patient transmission of multidrug resistant bacteria among transplant patients

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Researchers, Scientists, Transplantation Physicians

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

Chair:  Roberta DeBiasi, MD, MS, FIDSA, FPIDS, Children's National Health System

Moderators:  Betsy C. Herold, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology-Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Hayley A. Gans, MD, Stanford University Medical Center

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: 0221-9999-17-320-L01-P


R. DeBiasi, None

B. C. Herold, None

H. A. Gans, None

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