Oral Abstract Session:
149. Community-Acquired Infections and Treatment Guidelines
Sunday, November 1, 2009: 8:45 AM-10:45 AM
Room: 105-AB

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Nesli Basgoz, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital


8:45 AM
Nesli Basgoz, MD, FIDSA

8:45 AM
IDSA Guidelines: What Evidence Are They Based On?
Mashiul Chowdhury, MD ; Dong Lee, MD ; Paola Solari, MD ; Ole Vielemeyer, MD

8:45 AM
Improving Outcomes in Elderly Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia by Adhering to National Guidelines: Results from the CAPO International Cohort Study
Forest Arnold, DO ; Guy Brock, PhD ; A. Scott Lajoie, PhD ; Gustavo Lopardo, MD ; Rosario Menendez, MD ; Paula Peyrani, MD ; Julio Ramirez, MD ; Jordi Rello, MD, PhD ; Paolo Rossi, MD ; the CAPO Investigators ; Antoni Torres, MD

8:45 AM
Early Antibiotic Administration Does Not Decrease Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with Community-Acquired-Pneumonia: Results from the CAPO International Cohort Study
Mehdi Mirsaeidi, MD ; David Newman, R Ph ; Paula Peyrani, MD ; Julio Ramirez, MD ; Scott Smith, MD, PhD ; the CAPO Investigators ; Timothy Wiemken, MPH

8:45 AM
Geographic Information Systems-based Screening for TB, HIV, and Syphilis
Marshall Ahearn, BS ; Gary Cox, MD ; Neela Goswami, MD ; David Holland, MD ; Susanna Naggie, MD ; Carla Piedrahita, BS ; Jason Stout, MD, MHS ; Sujit Suchindran, MD ; Yvonne Torres, MS ; Debbie Turner, RN

8:45 AM
Botulism in the United States, 1998-2007
Matthew Biggerstaff, MPH ; Ryan Fagan, MD ; Carolina Luquez, PhD ; David Swerdlow, MD

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N. Basgoz, None

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