2012 USCAP Companion Meeting

Sunday, March 17, 2012 — 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Vancouver Convention Center — Vancouver, BC, Canada

A joint session with the Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists

Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases:
The Case for a
Multidisciplinary Approach

Time Title Presenter


Overview of Diagnostic Approaches to Infectious Diseases

Sebastian B. Lucas, BM BCh, FRCP, FRCPath

Sebastian B. Lucas, BM BCh, FRCP, FRCPath
Guy’s,  King’s and St Thomas' Hospital,  London


Viral Pathogens and Impostors:  Who's Who in the Electron Microscope

Sara E. Miller, PhD

Sara E. Miller, PhD

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Immunohistochemical Diagnosis of Infections Danny A. Milner, MD

Danny A. Milner, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Coffee Break

Juan Valdez, et al

Juan Valdez, et al

¡Disfrute de un buen café!


The Role of In Situ Hybridization in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Kathleen Montone, MD

Kathleen Montone, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Disorders

Gary Procop, MD

Gary Procop, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


Panel Discussion

Session Chairs
David Howell, MD, PhD

David N. Howell, MD, PhD
Duke University Medical Center and
Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC

Michael L. Wilson, MD

Michael L. Wilson, MD
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO