Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

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Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD • Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of 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 • Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Objectives for the "Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation" webinar includes discussion of:

  1. Pulmonary infections (PCP PCR vs DFA vs both; GM vs asp PCR or fungal panel PCR, metagenomic sequencing, and host response).
  2. Transplant viruses (CMV, BK, adeno).
  3. Respiratory and GI panels.
  4. Detecting pathogens through sequencing of microbial cell-free DNA.
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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. This Timely Topics in Transplantation webinar was generously supported by Viracor.

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T3: Timely Topics in Transplantion

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