Oral Abstract Session:
150. Microbial Pathogenesis
Sunday, November 1, 2009: 8:45 AM-10:15 AM
Room: 107-AB

Tracks: Adult ID, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID

Moderator:  Vance Fowler, MD, Duke University Medical Center


8:45 AM
Vance Fowler, MD

8:45 AM
In vitro analyses of the effect of heparin on biofilms and planktonic cells of C. albicans
Stella Bernardo, PhD ; Samuel Lee, MD, PhD ; Marisa Miceli, MD

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A Study of the Role of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin in Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Virulence Using Wild-type and Toll-deficient Drosophila melanogaster
Cesar Arias, MD PhD ; Ronen Ben-Ami, MD ; Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, MD, ScD, FIDSA ; Russell Lewis, PharmD ; Issam Raad, MD ; Clay Watson, MD

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A Novel Murine Model of Clostridium difficile Infection Using Clindamycin Exposed or Germ-free Aged Mice
Cirle AlcantaraWarren, MD ; Gina Calabrese, BS ; Rose Freire, PhD ; Richard Guerrant, MD ; Glynis Kolling, PhD ; Sean Pawlowski, MD ; James Platt-Mills, MD ; R Sartor, MD ; Jesus Emmanuel Sevilleja, MD

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Identification of Genetic Loci Associated with Susceptibility to Staphylococcus Aureus in Murine Sepsis
SunHee Ahn, PhD ; Lindsay Cowell, PhD ; Hitesh S Deshmukh, PhD, MD ; Vance G Fowler, MD, MHS ; Nicole Johnson, MS ; Charlotte E Nelson, MS ; Thomas H Rude, MS ; William K Scott, MD

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V. Fowler, None

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