Oral Abstract Session:
069. Bacterial Infections and Treatment
Friday, October 30, 2009: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room: 105-AB

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID

Moderator:  Thomas Hooton, MD, FIDSA, University of Miami


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Thomas Hooton, MD, FIDSA

2:00 PM
Improved outcome in pneumococcal meningitis after implementation of adjunctive dexamethasone
Matthijs Brouwer, MD ; Jan de Gans, MD, PhD ; Sebastiaan Heckenberg, MD ; Lodewijk Spanjaard, MD, PhD ; Diederik van de Beek, MD, PhD

2:00 PM
Meta-analysis of a Possible Signal of Increased Mortality Associated with Cefepime Use
C Cooper, MD ; P Kim, MD MS ; C Kornegay, PhD ; Sumathi Nambiar, MD MPH ; G Rochester, PhD ; T Valappil, PhD ; Y Wang, PhD ; Y. Wu, PhD MPH

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Dose Response Effects of BIO-K+CL-1285® on Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea (AAD) and Incidence of Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff.)
Xin Wang Gao, MD ; Mohamed Mubasher, PhD ; Cheryl Reifer, PhD ; Charlie Zhang, MD ; Kelly Zhang, MS

2:00 PM
Campylobacteriosis Outbreak Due to Consumption of Raw Peas - Alaska, 2008
Collette Fitzgerald, PhD ; Tracie Gardner, PhD ; Joseph McLaughlin, MD ; Catherine Xavier, BS

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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella serotype Typhimurium Infections Associated with Peanut Butter and Peanut Butter-Containing Products, United States, 2008-2009
C Barton Behravesh, DVM, DrPH ; D Bergmire-Sweat, MPH ; E. Cavallaro, MD, MPH ; S Cosgrove, MPH ; E Daly, MPH ; Kashmira Date, MBBS, MPH ; C Kim, PhD ; C Medus, PhD ; S Meyer, MPH ; S Nowicki, MPH ; Q Phan, MPH ; C Schwensohn, MPH ; K Smith, DVM, PhD ; R Tauxe, MD, MPH ; K Wannemuehler, MS ; I Williams, PhD

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Epidemiology of Vibrio alginolyticus in the United States, 1997-2007
Ezra Barzilay, MD ; Matthew Biggerstaff, MPH ; Martha Iwamoto, MD, MPH ; David Swerdlow, MD ; Scott Tolan, BS

2:00 PM
Predicting need for radiologic imaging in adults with acute pyelonephritis
Hans C. Ablij, MD ; Bart P.C. Hoppe, MD ; Ted Koster, MD, PhD ; Jaap T. van Dissel, MD, PhD ; Cees van Nieuwkoop, MD, PhD ; Jan W. van't Wout, MD, PhD ; G. Hanke Wattel-Louis, MD

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T. Hooton, None

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