Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi
Director of Infectious Diseases, Driscoll
Dr. Jaime E. Fergie is Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiologist at Driscoll Children’s Hospital. Dr. Fergie is the Medical Director of the Global Institute for Hispanic Health. He has an appointment as Professor of Pediatrics at Texas A&M University College of Medicine, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center. He received his medical degree from Caracas Central University of Venezuela. Completed his pediatric residency at Oklahoma Children’s Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma City. He did his Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases and is a fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. He is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Fergie has published over 80 original articles and presented more than 70 abstracts, lecturing on pediatric infectious diseases and vaccines at national and international meetings throughout the world.

Moderator Of 1 Session

Session Type
Industry Sponsored Symposium
Date
Wed, 23.02.2022
Session Time
09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Room
Sala A
Session Description
BioFire Multiplex PCR Panels and Diagnosing Infectious Diseases in Children - Symposium Supported by bioMérieux

Session Description:

Dr. Fergie will discuss the impact of using the BioFire Multiplex PCR Panels for diagnosing infectious diseases in children. He will present clinical cases that utilized the BioFire Respiratory, Gastrointestinal and Meningitis/Encephalitis Panels which will highlight the importance of such solutions for pediatric infectious diseases.

Presenter Of 3 Presentations

An overview of meningococcal vaccines to help eradicate IMD

Session Type
Industry Sponsored Symposium
Date
Tue, 22.02.2022
Session Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room
Sala A
Lecture Time
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Live Q&A

Session Type
Industry Sponsored Symposium
Date
Tue, 22.02.2022
Session Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room
Sala A
Lecture Time
12:05 PM - 12:30 PM

BioFire Multiplex PCR Panels and Diagnosing Infectious Diseases in Children

Session Type
Industry Sponsored Symposium
Date
Wed, 23.02.2022
Session Time
09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
Room
Sala A
Lecture Time
09:15 AM - 09:35 AM