Poster Session:
090. Immunology/Pathogenesis
Saturday, 11 October 2003: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Exhibit Hall A


12:00 PM
Looking for Immune Signatures for Orthopox Viruses, Use of Custom Microarrays after Vaccinia Vaccination of Human Volunteers
Steven Mawhorter, MD ; Bryan Williiams, PhD ; Rita Cornacchione, RN ; Patricia Kessler, MS ; Roger Slee, PhD

12:00 PM
Differences in the Expressed HLA Class I Alleles Impact the Differential Clustering of HIV-1-Specific T Cell Responses in Infected Chinese and Caucasians
Marylyn Addo, MD, PhD ; Xu Yu, MD ; Marcus Altfeld, MD ; Yunzhen Cao, MD ; Beth Perkins, BS ; Mark Parta, MD ; Eric Rosenberg, MD ; Bruce Walker, MD ; Feili Wei, None ; Christian Brander, PhD ; Almas Rathod, BS ; Nicole Frahm, None

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CD8+ T Cell Responses Directed against an Immunodominant HIV-1 Epitope Cross-Restricted by HLA Alleles Associated with Different Impact on Disease Progression are Defined by Differential TCR Vbeta Usage
Bruce Walker, MD ; Mary Johnston, None ; Todd Allen, PhD ; Spyros Kalams, MD ; Marcus Altfeld, MD ; Eric Rosenberg, MD ; Beth Perkins, BS ; Xu Yu, MD ; Dirk Meyer-Olson, MD

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The Interplay of Sex Hormones, HIV Status, and Concomitant Sexually Transmitted Infection on the Inflammatory Cell Content of Cervico-Vaginal Lavage Fluid
Jack Sobel, MD, FIDSA ; Nina Shah, None ; Kenneth Mayer, MD ; Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH ; Dora Warren, PhD ; Robert Klein, MD ; Khalil Ghanem, MD, PhD, FIDSA ; Anne Rompalo, MD ScM, FIDSA ; Ann Duerr, MD

12:00 PM
A Study of Tumor Necrosis Factor - Alpha Levels in HIV Positive Patients with Wasting in South Asia
Anupama Poliyedath, MD ; Praveen Agarwal, MD ; J Wali, MD ; Naveet Wig, MD ; Sarman Singh, MD ; S Dwivedi, PhD

12:00 PM
Cocaine Stimulates HIV-1 Expression in Microglial Cells via Acrivation of Sigma-1 Receptors
James Lokensgard, PhD ; Shuxian Hu, MD ; Wen Sheng, MD ; Genya Gekker, MD ; Phillip Peterson, MD

12:00 PM
Humoral and Cell Mediated Immune Responses to an Early Two-Dose Measles Vaccination Regimen in the United States
Susette Audet, BSc ; Judith Beeler, MD ; Hayley Gans, MD ; Linda Yasukawa, B.A. ; Ross DeHovitz, MD ; Ann Arvin, MD ; Amanda Alderson, BS ; Mary Rinki, RN ; Yvonne Maldonado, MD, FIDSA

12:00 PM
Dissociation between Cytokine mRNA Expression and Protein Secretion after Measles Vaccine Immunization Failure
Ruben Bonilla Guerrero, MD, PhD ; Jenna Ryan, MS ; Robert Jacobson, MD ; Gregory Poland, MD, FIDSA

12:00 PM
Selective In Vitro Induction of CD4+ T Cells from Peripheral Blood by Measles Virus
Gregory Poland, MD, FIDSA ; Jenna Ryan, MS ; Inna Ovsyannikova, PhD ; Neelam Dhiman, PhD ; Rawleigh Howe, MD, PhD

12:00 PM
Comparison of HLA A*0201 and A*2402 Tetramers to Detect Virus Specific Cytotoxic T-Cells among Liver Transplant Recipients
Kiyotaka Kuzushima, MD, PhD ; Shunji Takakura, M.D., Ph.D. ; Satoshi Ichiyama, M.D., Ph.D. ; Takashi Saitoh, MD, PhD ; Toyoichiro Kudo, MD

12:00 PM
Inhibition of Herpes Simplex Virus-1 Cell-to-Cell Spread by RNA Interference
Drew Weissman, MD, PhD ; Prakash Bhuyan, MD, PhD ; Harvey Friedman, MD

12:00 PM
Herpes Simplex Virus Infected Cells Induce T Lymphocyte Functional Impairment via a Glycoprotein Mediated Inhibitory Signal
Keith Jerome, MD, PhD ; Lawrence Corey, MD ; George Zahariadis, MD ; Derek Sloan, MD

12:00 PM
Impact of Cervical Secretions on Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection and on the Anti-Viral Activity of Candidate Topical Microbicides
Sarah Ferris, MD ; Minnie John, MD ; Kathleen Hogarty, MSN ; Marla Keller, MD ; Jin Hua Li, MD ; Betsy Herold, MD

12:00 PM
The C-Terminal Region of Hepatitis C Core Protein Is Required for Fas-Ligand Independent Apoptosis by Facilitating Fas Oligomerization
Derek McVay, BS ; Deborah Prayther, BA ; Jonathan Moorman, MD, PhD ; Young Hahn, PhD ; Chang Hahn, PhD

12:00 PM
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Isolates Interact with L-SIGN, a Liver-Specific Capture Receptor
Tatjana Dragic, PhD ; Gerald Donovan, PhD ; Robert Arrigale, BS ; Jason Gardner, PhD ; Paul Maddon, MD, PhD ; William Olson, PhD ; Robert Durso, MS

12:00 PM
GB Virus C Envelope Glycoproteins: Cell Binding and Interactions with Anti-E2 Antibodies
Alfred Engel, PhD ; James McLinden, PhD ; Dietmar Zdunek, None ; Georg Hess, None ; Philip M. Polgreen, MD ; Jack Stapleton, MD ; Jinhua Xiang, MD

12:00 PM
Expression of Toll-Like Receptors mRNA in Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Stimulated by Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
Kye Chul Shin, MD, PhD ; Hyo Youl Kim, MD, PhD ; Soo Kie Kim, MD, PhD ; Hyun Chul Cho, None

12:00 PM
Apoptosis Resistant Profile of Neutrophil Granulocytes during Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis
Hartmut Lode, PhD ; Malina Ioanas, MD ; Mathias Pletz, MD ; Andres DeRoux, MD

12:00 PM
Chloroquine Rescues Mammalian Cells from the Lethal Effects of Anthrax Toxin
Andrew Artenstein, MD ; Nicholas Parejo, BA ; John Palardy, BA ; Steven Opal, MD, FIDSA ; Patricia Cristofaro, MD

12:00 PM
In Vivo Susceptibility to Anthrax Lethal Toxin (LeTx) in Mouse Strain C57bl/6 and Other Strains
Barnett Nathan, MD ; William Scheld, MD ; Edward Martin, MS ; Nathan Ivey, BS

12:00 PM
Plasma Inter-Alpha Inhibitor Enhances the Survival of Murine Peritoneal Macrophages Exposed to Anthrax Lethal Toxin in an In-Vitro Model
Yow-Pin Lim, MD, PhD ; Patricia Cristofaro, MD ; Andrew Artenstein, MD ; Nicolas Parejo, BA ; John Palardy, BA ; Steven Opal, MD, FIDSA

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Complement Receptors (CD35/CD21) and C3 Influence Murine Survival of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Michael Frank, MD ; Christopher Hester, BS ; Kenji Cunnion, MD, MPH ; Daniel Benjamin, MD, PhD

12:00 PM
Pneumolysin Induced Inflammatory Responses Following Antibiotic Treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Justin Thornton, BS ; David Rogers, PharmD, PhD ; Larry McDaniel, PhD

12:00 PM
Immunogenetics Factors of Susceptibility to Tuberculosis in Southern and Northern Kyrgyz in Kyrgyz Republic
Avtandil Alisherov, PhD ; Svetlana Razorilova, MS ; Olga Tarasenko, MD, PhD ; Toktogazy Kutukeev, MD, PhD ; Mikhail Kitaev, PhD

12:00 PM
Genetic Susceptibility to Tuberculosis: Clues from the Rabbit Model
William Bishai, MD, PhD ; Yukari Manabe, MD ; Christine Hatem, MS ; Susan Dorman, MD ; Arthur Dannenberg, MD, PhD

12:00 PM
L. Monocytogenes Infection of Primary Human and Murine Trophoblasts
Daniel Portnoy, PhD ; Anna Bakardjiev, MD ; Susan Fisher, PhD ; Olga Genbacev, PhD

12:00 PM
An Intact M Protein is not Required for Maturation of the Streptococcal Cysteine Protease SpeB
Paul Cleary, PhD ; Bjoern Zimmerlein, None ; Hae-Sun Park, PhD

12:00 PM
Multi-Locus Sequence Typing (Mlst) of Serotype III Group B Streptococcus and Correlation with Pathogenic Potential
Nicola Jones, MD ; Naiel Bisharat, MD ; Herbert Davies, MD ; Thomas Whittam, PhD ; Carol Baker, MD ; Sameer Elsayed, MD

12:00 PM
Identification of a New LOS licD Allele Associated with Haemophilus influenzae Middle Ear Isolates
Kirk McCrea, PhD ; Carl Marrs, PhD ; Kara Jacobs, None ; Janet Gilsdorf, MD, FIDSA

12:00 PM
IgA1 Protease (IgA1P) Inhibits IgA-Mediated Killing of S. pneumoniae (Spn)
J Weiser, None ; J Rubins, None ; C Fasching, None ; Edward Janoff, MD ; A Plaut, None

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Ultrastructure and Antigenic Relatedness of Bovine and Human Anaplasmosis Agents, A. marginale and A. phagocytophilum, in Endothelial Cells
Michael Herron, BS ; Ulrike Munderloh, DVM, PhD ; Meghan Lynch, None ; Timothy Kurtti, PhD ; Ann Palmer, MS

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Roles of Cytokines and Other Immunomodulating Molecules (IMM) in Murine Coccidioidal Meningitis (CM): Primacy of TNF-α
David Stevens, MD ; Joan Striebel, None ; Andreas Waldvogel, PhD ; Paul Williams, MD ; Perparim Kamberi, MD, PhD ; Raymond Sobel, MD ; Karl Clemons, PhD

12:00 PM
Expression Profiles of Innate Host Defense Genes in Candida albicans-Infected Monocytes by Microarray Analysis
Thomas Walsh, MD, FIDSA ; Chang Gue Son, MD ; Emmanuel Roilides, MD ; Tin Sein, MD ; Stephen Chanock, MD ; Eun Hwa Choi, MD ; Andrea Francesconi, MS ; Hee Sup Kim, MD ; Robert Schaufele, MS ; Javed Khan, MD ; Caron Lyman, PhD ; Miki Kasai, BA

12:00 PM
Virulence of Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans: Comparison in a Murine Animal Model
Ragnar Ingvarsson, None ; Helga Erlendsdottir, MS ; Magnus Gottfredsson, MD, PhD ; Bjarni Agnarsson, MD

12:00 PM
Inhibitor-Resistant, Cruzain-Deficient T. Cruzi are Non-Pathogenic
Ivy Hsieh, None ; Stephen Davies, None ; Juan C. Engel, None ; Yuan M. Zhou, None ; James McKerrow, None ; Patricia Doyle, None

12:00 PM
Library on a Glass Slide: Creating Bacterial Collection Microarrays for Assessing Genetic Diversity of Pathogenic Species
Usha Srinivasan, PhD ; Debashis Ghosh, PhD ; Janet Gilsdorf, MD, FIDSA ; Betsy Foxman, PhD ; Lixin Zhang, PhD ; Carl Marrs, PhD

12:00 PM
Influence of Liver Dysfunction on the Elevation of C Reactive Protein
Kang Won Choe, MD ; Hong Bin Kim, MD, PhD ; Myoung-Don Oh, MD, PhD ; Ki Deok Lee, MD ; Wan-Beom Park, MD

12:00 PM
A New Method for Measuring Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability (BBBP) during Experimental Meningitis
Nathan Ivey, BS ; Edward Martin, MS ; William Scheld, MD ; Barnett Nathan, MD

12:00 PM
Multiple Sclerosis Attacks are Associated with Picornavirus Infections
Fred Hayden, MD ; John Kriesel, MD ; S Spruance, MD ; Jack Petajan, MD, PhD ; Andrea White, PhD

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