West Nile Virus 2012: What You Need to Know

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Author: Lieberman, Jay M., MD
Medical Director and Laboratory Director
Focus Diagnostics
Medical Director for Infectious Diseases
Quest Diagnostics
Cypress, CA  
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Category: CE Credit, Webinar

Description: Jay M. Lieberman, MD discusses the history of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in the US and the current 2012 outbreak, with particular emphasis on the recommended diagnostic evaluations to effectively identify this infection and appropriately manage patients.

Learning objectives – at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

o Discuss WNV epidemiology and the latest statistics related to the current outbreak in the US
o Communicate the recommended diagnostic evaluation for WNV
o Describe best practices related to prevention of WNV infection