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
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