Slide Session:
142. From the Clinical Mycology Laboratory
Sunday, October 26, 2008: 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Room: Room 207

Mini Lecture:  David Perlin, PhD, Public Health Research Institute at the International Center for Public Health, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

Moderators:  John Rex, MD, AstraZeneca and Thomas Edlind, Drexel University College of Medicine


1:30 PM
John Rex, MD

1:30 PM
Thomas Edlind

1:30 PM
Voriconazole Activity Against Aspergillus spp: Eight Years of Global Surveillance
Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA

; Jennifer Kroeger, MS

; Linda Boyken

; Michael A. Pfaller, M.D.

; Richard Hollis

; Ronald Jones, MD

; Shailesh Tendolkar

; Shawn Lockhart

; Shawn Messer, MPH

1:30 PM
Prospective Study of the Prevalence of Azole Resistance in Aspergillus Species in the Netherlands
B Rijnders

; C Visser

; E Mattsson

; E Snelders

; E Kuijper

; F van Tiel

; G Kampinga

; J van der Linden

; P Verweij

; W Melchers, PhD

; Y Debets

1:30 PM
Cross-reactivity of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis and Cryptococcus neoformans in the Platelia Aspergillus EIA
Alessandro Pasqualotto, MD PhD

; Luiz Carlos Severo, MD PhD

; Melisa Xavier, MsC

1:30 PM
Use of PCR on the Combination of Serum (S) and Whole Blood (WB) Specimens for the Earlier Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis (IA) in Haematology Patients
A Chan

; Alison Campbell

; C Morrissey

; Geetha Kularatne

; Monica Slavin, MBBS, MD

; Sarah Kidd, MD, MPH

1:30 PM
Mutational Analysis of Fks Interaction with Echinocandin (EC) Antifungals
Michael Johnson

; Santosh Katiyar

; Thomas Edlind

1:30 PM
Echinocandin Breakpoint for Candida albicans and Candida glabrata Under Represents FKS Mutants
David Perlin, PhD

; Guillermo Garcia-Effron, PhD

; Steven Park, PhD

1:30 PM
Novel Echinocandin Resistance Mechanisms in Candida parapsilosis
Jack Sobel, MD, FIDSA

; Min Li, PhD

; Robert Akins, PhD

CME Credits:

ACPE Credits: 2.5

ACPE Number: 388-999-08-155-L04-P

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