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Coccidioidomycosis and Biologics


June 24, 2011

 

Susan Knowles, MD

Rheumatology Fellow

The University of Arizona Arthritis Center

Tucson, AZ





Objectives
Participant should be able to:

1) Discuss risk of cocci infection in patients on biologics or DMARDs

2) Review results of a retrospective chart review investigating management of immunosuppressive medications after cocci infection

3) Discuss role of cocci prophylaxis and current physician practices

 

Disclosure: Dr. Knowles has nothing to disclose.