Optimizing Viral Diagnostics in Organ Transplantation: The Long and Winding Road

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00

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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

Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the limitations of current viral assays to diagnose CMV, EBV, and BK polyomavirus.
  2. Discuss the emerging diagnostic testing including host responses for CMV and BK polyoma virus.
  3. Describe the emerging concepts of the immune response to EBV that permit transition from infection to Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease.
Series category: 
T3: Timely Topics in Transplantion

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