Optimizing Viral Diagnostics in Organ Transplantation: The Long and Winding Road
February 7, 2018 from 02:00pm to 03:00pm EST
Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc • University of Basel
Oriol Bestard, MD, PhD • Bellvitge University Hospital, IDIBELL
Olivia M. Martinez, PhD • Stanford University School of Medicine
Moderator: Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the limitations of current viral assays to diagnose CMV, EBV, and BK polyomavirus.
- Discuss the emerging diagnostic testing including host responses for CMV and BK polyoma virus.
- Describe the emerging concepts of the immune response to EBV that permit transition from infection to Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease.