Join Drs. Kotton, Chemaly, and Papanicolaou as they illustrate how to use a new clinical decision support tool (CDST) for resistant or refractory cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) patients. They will walk you through a challenging CMV resistant patient case and demonstrate how to enter clinical data into the novel CDST for optimal treatment decision making. Expert panel discussions provide an opportunity for you to learn how to apply the CDST in practice and incorporate a new therapy, maribavir, into the care of HCT patients with resistant or refractory CMV infection.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
Clinical Director, Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Department of ID/IC/EH
Chief Infection Control Officer
Director, Clinical Virology Research Program
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Infectious Disease Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
New York, NY
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Camille Nelson Kotton, MD, FIDSA, FAST, has relevant financial relationships with Biotest, Evrys, Exevir, Hookipa, Merck, Oxford Immunotec, QIAGEN, Roche Diagnostics, Takeda (Consultant).
Roy Chemaly, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, CMQ, has relevant financial relationships with AiCuris, Karius, Merck, Pulmotect, Inc. (Advisor); Ansun Biopharma, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Oxford Immunotec, Shionogi Inc., Takeda, Xenex (Consultant); Ansun Biopharma, Eurofins-Viracor, Genentech, Karius, Merck, Oxford Immunotec, Takeda (Grant/Research Support).
Genovefa Papanicolaou, MD, has relevant financial relationships with AlloVir, MSD, Takeda (Consultant); MSD (Independent Contractor; including contracted research).
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