Department of Medicine Education Conference (DMEC)-117665-------7/29/2014, Votaw Auditorium
'Infectious Diseases Outbreaks'; Jonathan Moorman, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Moorman reports there is NOT any relevant financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent
COI in the context of this presentation.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
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Identify and manage infectious disease outbreaks          
Understand the factors contributing to current specific ID outbreaks          
Understand the role of vaccines in outbreak prevention          
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A 67y/o man presented to the local medical center with a severe cough of 14 days duration associated with transient hypoxemia. He was found to have a positive pertussis PR assay. Which is true?
A). His close contacts should all be treated regardless of their previous immunization status-- B). This is likely a false positive PCR assay
C). If he had received an adult Tdap, he would have been protected-- D). Sulfa drugs must be avoided in this infection-- E). This infection has shown progressive decline over the last 5 years
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