Symposium:
271. Donations with Unintended Consequences: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Reduce Blood, Cell, Tissue, and Organ Donor-Transmitted Infections
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 20D
Co-organized with the American Association of Blood Banks

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review the mechanism of infection transmission through tissue transplantation and blood transfusion
  • evaluate the role of diagnostic microbiology in the prevention and diagnosis of donor transmitted infections
  • recognize the importance of biovigilance in the prevention of donor derived infections

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital epidemiologists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Adult ID


Moderators:  Raymund R. Razonable, MD, FIDSA, Mayo Clinic and Rachel Miller, MD, Duke University Medical Center

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

Disclosures:

R. R. Razonable, None

R. Miller, None

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