5/30/19 - Approach to the Febrile Infant: How to Identify, Diagnose and Manage Bacterial infections in Young Infants

Tara L. Greenhow, MD, FPIDS
Regional Lead, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease

Brief Summary of Lecture
For decades clinicians have been striving to identify all febrile infants with serious and invasive bacterial infections (IBIs). This lecture will discuss the current epidemiology of IBIs. Dr. Greenhow will review the numerous approaches to the febrile infant, including recent publications and novel platforms to screen febrile infants. She will discuss recent data on the diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTIs), need to perform lumbar punctures in infants 29-60 days and appropriate treatment of bacteremic UTIs.

Date and Time: Thursday, May 30, 8-9 a.m.

Location

  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    412-692-5325