13 Infection Prevention in Immunocompromised Hosts

Saturday, April 2, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:20 AM
Senators Lecture Hall (Hilton Anatole)
CME Credits: 1.25
Registration Code: M8
Type: Meet-the-Consultants
Summary: Patients with compromised immune systems pose special challenges for infection prevention. Presenters will assess changes in pathogens that cause HAIS and discuss diagnostic methods for identifying fungal infections. Current prevention practices including propphylaxis and immunization will be reviewed.
Learning Objectives:
7:00 AM
Monica Ardura, DO, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
7:15 AM
Tara Palmore, MD, National Institute of Health Clinical Center