Slide Session:
179. Clinical Mycology
Monday, October 27, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room: Room 145A

Moderators:  Peter Pappas, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Olivier Lortholary, MD, PhD, AP-HP; Univ. Paris V

Presentations:

8:30 AM
Moderator
Peter Pappas, MD


8:30 AM
Moderator
Olivier Lortholary, MD, PhD


8:30 AM
Zygomycosis in Europe: A Prospective, Epidemiologic Study
GROUP ON Zygomycosis European Confederation of MEDICAL Mycology WORKING

; Andreas Groll

; Anna Skiada, MD

; Bertrand Dupont, MD, PhD

; Cornelia Lass-Floerl

; Emilio Bouza, MD, PhD

; Emmanuel Roilides, PhD

; George Petrikkos, MD, PhD

; Jacques Meis

; Livio Pagano, Prof

; Michael Aoun

; Stefan Zimmerli


8:30 AM
Human Dectin-1 Deficiency Causes Mucocutaneous Fungal Infections
Annemiek van Spriel

; Bart Ferwerda

; Bart Jan Kullberg, MD PhD

; David Williams, PhD

; Gerben Ferwerda

; Gordon Brown

; Gosse Adema

; Janet Wilment

; Jos van der Meer, MD PhD

; Leo Joosten

; Mihai Netea, MD

; Theo Plantinga


8:30 AM
A Multicenter, Double-Blind Trial of a Higher Caspofungin Dose (hCAS) versus Standard Caspofungin Dose (sCAS) in the Treatment (Rx) of Invasive Candidiasis (IC)
A Taylor

; D Talwar

; F Queiroz-Telles

; G Ruiz-Palacios

; J Young

; K Tucker

; M Gareca

; M Nucci

; N Kartsonis, MD

; R Bedimo

; R Betts

; R Herbrecht


8:30 AM
Refocusing on a Re-emergent Disease: The Current Global Burden of Cryptococcal Meningitis among Persons Living With HIV/ AIDS
Barbara Marston, MD

; Benjamin Park, MD

; Kathleen Wannemuehler, PhD

; Nelesh Govender, MBBCh

; Peter Pappas, MD

; Tom Chiller, MD, MPH


8:30 AM
Emergence of Cryptococcus gattii in the Pacific Northwest United States
Claire Beiser, MD

; Edmond Byrnes, MS

; Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD, FIDSA

; Kieren Marr, MD

; Robert Thompson, MD

; Robert Barnes

; Sara Mostad, MD

; Sarah West, MD


8:30 AM
IgM Memory B-cells as a Novel Risk Factor for Cryptococcal Disease in HIV-infected Patients
Alice Guh, MD

; Brian Metzger, MD MPH

; Kris Subramaniam

; Lawrence Hanau

; Liise-anne Pirofski, MD, FIDSA


8:30 AM
A Comparison of Cryptococcal Cases With and Without Recurrent Disease in South Africa, 2005-2006
For GERMS-SA

; Alan Karstaedt, MBBCh

; Anwar Hoosen, MBBCh

; Cheryl Cohen, MBBCh

; Halima Dawood, MBBCh

; Nelesh Govender, MBBCh

; Susan Meiring, MBBCh

; Vanessa Quan, MBBCh

; Xoliswa Poswa, MBBCh

; Yacoob Coovadia, MBBCh


8:30 AM
Assessment of Risk Predictive Models (RPMs) for Invasive Candidiasis (IC) among a Multicentre Cohort of Australian ICU Patients (pts)
Anna Lau

; David Paterson, MD

; Debbie Marriott

; Elliott Playford, MD

; Emma McBryde

; Graeme Nimmo

; Jeff Lipman

; Jon Iredell

; Masrura Kabir

; Tania Sorrell

CME Credits:

ACPE Credits: 2.5

ACPE Number: 388-999-08-163-L01-P


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