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

8:30-8:50am

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

8:50-9:25am

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

9:25-10:00am

Immunohistochemical Diagnosis of Infections Danny A. Milner, MD


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

10:00-10:30am

Coffee Break

Juan Valdez, et al


Juan Valdez, et al

¡Disfrute de un buen café!

10:30-11:05am

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

11:05-11:40am

Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Disorders

Gary Procop, MD


Gary Procop, MD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

11:40am-12:00pm

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