Infectious Disease Testing for Solid Organ Transplantation

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Author: Ison, Michael, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Medical Director, Transplant & Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Service Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center
  
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Category: Webinar

Description: Michael Ison, MD, MS, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine discusses infectious disease testing in solid organ transplant settings, considering both donors and recipients, and including several clinical case studies.

Learning objectives:
• Discuss the primary clinical challenges to successful solid organ transplantation and positive long-term outcomes for patients receiving solid organ transplants
• Explain the current guidelines and latest expert recommendations regarding infectious disease testing for donors and recipients of solid organ transplants
• Summarize best practices related to prevention, screening and treatment of the most common infections associated with solid organ transplantation