Interactive Session:
34. Diagnostic Clinical Cases
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: W 2005-2024

Learning Objectives:

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

  • explain the selection and interpretation of microbiologic testing to solve case-based diagnostic dilemmas in clinical infectious diseases
  • describe the results of various tests to solve case-based diagnostic dilemmas in infectious diseases

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Public health practitioners, Researchers

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID


Interactive Moderators:  Thomas Kirn, MD, PhD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Gary Procop, MD, Cleveland Clinic

Interactive Panelists:  Robin Patel, MD, FIDSA, D(ABMM), Mayo Clinic , Ferric C. Fang, MD, Harborview Medical Center , Barth Reller, MD, Duke University School of Medicine and Virginia Pierce, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Harvard Medical School

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 application-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-198-L04-P

Disclosures:

T. Kirn, None

G. Procop, None

R. Patel, CD Diagnostics, BioFire, Curetis, Merck, Hutchison Biofilm Medical Solutions, Accelerate Diagnostics, Allergan, and The Medicines Company: Grant Investigator , Research grant - monies paid to Mayo Clinic . Curetis, Specific Technologies, Selux Dx, GenMark Diagnostics, PathoQuest and Genentech: Consultant and Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee - monies paid to Mayo Clinic . ASM and IDSA: Travel reimbursement and editor's stipends , Travel reimbursement and editor's stipends . NBME, Up-to-Date and the Infectious Diseases Board Review Course: Varies , Honoraria . Mayo Clinic: Employee , Salary .

F. C. Fang, BioFire: Collaborator , Consultant and Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee , Research support and Speaker honorarium . Cepheid: Collaborator , Consultant and Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee , Educational grant and Speaker honorarium . ELITech: Collaborator and Consultant , Research support . Luminex: Collaborator , Research support .

B. Reller, None

V. Pierce, None

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