29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

S03: INF/MIC: Challenging Topics in Infectious Disease

Oct 8, 2015 2:00pm ‐ Oct 8, 2015 3:50pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

This session will focus on challenging topics in infectious diseases management of CF including the role of viruses & the impact of newer diagnostic testing, Clostridium difficile infections & how they impact CF patients, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in CF & the eradication of Pseudomonas aeruginosa both in younger children as well as in adults.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the role of viruses and newer diagnostic testing in patients with CF.
  2. Discuss the impact of atypical infections such as Clostridium difficile & nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in CF.
  3. Examine the different eradication strategies for Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children & adults with CF.

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