Molecular Testing for Stool Pathogens – Presented by: Susan Harrington, PhD

06/17/16 9:45 AM - 06/17/16 10:15 AM
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Summer Street, Boston, MA, United States Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Summer Street, Boston, MA, United States

017 – Advances in Clinical Microbiology from the Horse’s Mouth (ASM Microbe 2016)

This session will provide the latest information on key advances in clinical microbiology by combining presentations by prominent investigators discussing their own work in the context of their field, along with brief summaries of several recent, important papers in clinical microbiology. Specific topics will include multiplex PCR tests for enteric infections, diagnostic testing for Ebola virus and the use of whole-genome sequencing for epidemiologic investigations. Additional timely subjects will be selected by the conveners. The audience will take away an understanding of a range of the latest clinical microbiology investigations.

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