Oral Abstract Session:
048. New Diagnostics and Their Application
Friday, October 30, 2009: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 107-AB

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID

Moderators:  Karen Carroll, MD, FIDSA, John Hopkins University School of Medicine and Mark Parta, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Presentations:

10:30 AM
Moderator
Mark Parta, MD

10:30 AM
Moderator
Karen Carroll, MD, FIDSA

10:30 AM
180
Can We Ever Expect to Have Individuals Perform Their Own HIV Rapid Tests?
Patricia Agreda, MS ; Nick Arora, BS ; Mathilda Barnes, BS ; Avanti Bura, BS ; Charlotte Gaydos, DrPH ; Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, PhD ; Mary Jett-Goheen, BS ; Richard Rothman, MD, PhD ; Helen Won, BS

10:30 AM
181
Impact of Rapid Viral Cultures on Management of Hospitalized Children with Respiratory Infections
Joshua Herigon, MPH ; Jason Newland, MD ; Rangaraj Selvarangan, PhD ; Salwa Sulieman, DO

10:30 AM
182
Impact of PCR on Antibiotic Treatment for Staphylococcal Bacteremia
Melanie Goebel, BS ; Mahsa Matloobi, MD ; Daniel Musher, MD, FIDSA ; Mark Parta, MD ; Charles Stager, PhD ; Jimmy Thomas, MD

10:30 AM
183
Differentiating Methicillin-Resistant and Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus by Flow Cytometry after Brief Antibiotic Exposure
Gary Procop, MD, FIDSA ; Nikole Scalera, MD, MS ; Nabin Shrestha, MD ; Deborah Wilson, MT

10:30 AM
185
Diagnostic Value of a Nested Real Time PCR in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Tuberculous Meningitis
Lucila Fukasawa, Biologist ; Maria Gonçalves, Biologist ; Felipe Gualberto, Resident physician ; Augusto Oliveira, Physician ; Cláudio Sacchi, Biologist ; Jose Vidal, Physician

CME Credits:

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number: NO CPE CREDIT

Disclosures:

K. Carroll, None

M. Parta, None

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