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  •  Sunday, October 23, 2011 

    7 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


    7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

    Interactive Session

    • Case-Based Hot Topics for the Mycology Consultant


    • Status of Healthcare Reform and Implementation

    Four Concurrent Symposia

    • Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy: How Long is Long Enough?
    • Emerging and Retreating Mosquito-Borne Infections
    • The Challenge of Respiratory Viruses in Transplantation
    • Update on New IDSA Guidelines: Streptococcal Pharyngitis, Leishmaniasis and Therapeutic Guidelines on Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery

    Three Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions

    (to be finalized after the abstract submission deadline)

    9 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.


    9:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Presidential Plenary Session: Cholera – A Recurring Menace 

    • Presidential Address
      JAMES M. HUGHES, MD, FIDSA; Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    • Cholera: An Ancient Scourge but Still a Modern Problem
      STEPHEN B. CALDERWOOD, MD, FIDSA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    • Clinical Features and Challenges in Patient Management
      JEAN W. PAPE, MD; GHESKIO, New York, NY
    • A Public Health Perspective on the 2010 Haiti Cholera Response
      SCOTT F. DOWELL, MD, MPH; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

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