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C27 - Differential Diagnosis of Neurologic Infections

Event Time: Sunday April 23, 2017 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Infectious Disease
Director(s): Marie Grill MD
Description: Differential diagnosis of patients with possible neurologic infections will be presented to discuss diagnostic considerations, imaging, cerebrospinal fluid interpretation, PCR testing and other microbiologic tests, as well as mimicking disorders. Specific topics will include cases highlighting coverage of encephalitis, meningitis, and myelitis.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to improve their ability to form a more precise differential diagnosis of possible neurologic infections, and to recognize specific laboratory tests and imaging findings that can guide the differential diagnosis accordingly.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
7:00 AM - 7:40 AM Encephalitis Avindra Nath MD, MBBS, FAAN 
7:40 AM - 8:20 AM Chronic Meningitis Israel Steiner MD 
8:20 AM - 9:00 AM Myelitis Marie Grill MD 


Speaker Disclosure
Marie Francisca Grill, MD Dr. Grill has nothing to disclose.

Avindra Nath, MD, MBBS, FAAN Dr. Nath has nothing to disclose.

Israel Steiner, MD Dr. Steiner has received personal compensation for activities with Novartis and Actelion.

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