Social distancing, Tick borne disease and COVID-19: what they have in common

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Thurs., Aug. 13, 2020
12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT

Register now for this live educational webinar where Dr Jones will describe the impact COVID-19 has on tick borne disease, including the impact of social distancing, explain the overlapping symptoms and the clinical utilization and algorithms for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) antibody testing to identify tick borne diseases, and identify the Lyme disease antibody with reflex to immunoassay (IgG, IgM) test. He will also discuss the test utilization in conjunction with the updated Center for Disease Control guidelines for the serological diagnosis of Lyme disease. 

 

Robert S. Jones, DO, MS, FACP, FIDSA, CPE
Associate Medical Director
Medical Director Infectious Diseases
Quest Diagnostics, Chantilly, Virginia

 

Moderator:

Hema Kapoor, MD, D (ABMM), SM
Senior Medical Director
Infectious Diseases & Immunology and Global Diagnostics Network
Quest Diagnostics, Secaucus, New Jersey

 

PACE® credits will not be available for this presentation.

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