Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation
Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD • Professor of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI
Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS • Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Deepali Kumar, MD, FRCPC, MSc • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Objectives for the "Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation" webinar includes discussion of:
- Pulmonary infections (PCP PCR vs DFA vs both; GM vs asp PCR or fungal panel PCR, metagenomic sequencing, and host response).
- Transplant viruses (CMV, BK, adeno).
- Respiratory and GI panels.
- Detecting pathogens through sequencing of microbial cell-free DNA.
AST would like to thank the Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP) and the Transplant Diagnostics Community of Practice (TxDx COP) for recommending diagnostic stewardship in infectious diseases as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.
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