Poster Session:
054. Travel Medicine/Tropical Medicine
Friday, October 30, 2009: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall A

Tracks: Adult ID

Presentations:

12:30 PM
575
Travel-Related Infections in Canadian Children
Maryanne Crockett, MD ; Lee Ford-Jones, MD ; Charles Hui, MD ; Jay Keystone, MD ; Susan Kuhn, MD

12:30 PM
576
Risk Factors leading to Fatal Outcome in Scrub Typhus Patients
Jeong-Hwan Hwang, MD ; Chang-Seop Lee, prof

12:30 PM
577
Unsuspected Rickettsial Illness in Sri Lanka
Champika Bodinayake, MD ; Emily Clemens, BS ; Vasantha Devasiri, MD ; John Dumler, MD ; Wasantha Kodikara-Arachchi, MD ; Ajith Nagahawatte, MD ; Megan E. Reller, MD, MPH ; Christopher Woods, MD, MPH

12:30 PM
578
Clinical Profile and Outcomes of Severe Scrub Typhus Infection Requiring Intensive Care Management
Matthew Griffith, BA ; John Jude Prakash, MD ; John Peter, MD, DNB, FRACP, FJFICM ; Kishore Pichamuthu, MD, DNB ; George Varghese, MD, DNB, DTMH

12:30 PM
581
Autonomic dysfunction and risk factors associated with Trypanosoma cruzi infection among children in Arequipa, Peru
Caryn Bern, MD, MPH ; Cesar Bocangel, MD ; Natalie Bowman, MD ; Lilia Cabrera, RN ; Juan Cornejo del Carpio, MD ; Fredy Delgado, BS ; Gerson Galdos Cardenas, MD ; Robert Gilman, MD, DTMH ; Vivian Kawai, MD ; Michael Levy, PhD ; James Maguire, MD ; Viviana Pinedo Cancino, MS ; Lauren Rosenthal, MD ; Amy Seitz, MPH ; Francis Steurer, MS

12:30 PM
582
Autochthonous Paragonimiasis: A Series of Cases Seen at a Mid-Western Tertiary Care Center
Mary Barsanti, MD ; Michael Lane, MD, MSc ; Sam Lubner, MD ; Carlos Santos, MD ; Gary Weil, MD, FIDSA ; Michael Yeung, MD

12:30 PM
584
Dispersin expression by non-enteroaggregative Escherichia coli isolated from US travelers with acute diarrhea visiting Mexico
Lily Carlin, BS ; Herbert DuPont, MD, FIDSA ; Jose Flores, MD ; Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada, MD ; Jamal Mohamed, PhD ; Pablo Okhuysen, MD ; Mercedes Paredes-Paredes, MD

12:30 PM
586
Incidence of Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in US travelers with acute diarrhea visiting Mexico; Emergence of Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) and Enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) as causal agents
Jaime Belkind-Gerson, MD ; Lily Carlin, BS ; Herbert DuPont, MD, FIDSA ; Jose Flores, MD ; Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada, MD ; Clinton Haley, MD ; Jamal Mohamed, PhD ; Pablo Okhuysen, MD ; Mercedes Paredes-Paredes, MD

12:30 PM
587
Prevalence of Cryptosporidium species and Isospora belli in Patients at a Tertiary Referral Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana: May - November 2001
Gregory P. Bisson, MD, MSCE ; Katherine Steele ; Andrew Steenhoff, MD ; Rameshwari Thakur, MD, DCH, MBBS

12:30 PM
588
Artesunate Activity Against Babesia microti in Vivo
Sarah Hochman, MD ; Kami Kim, MD, FIDSA ; Henry Redel, MD ; Louis Weiss, MD, MPH

12:30 PM
591
Clinical Pattern and Therapeutic Evaluation of Malaria in Children
Ramesh Bhat.Y, MBBS;MD(Paediatrics) ; E Deepak; MD ; KB Vishal;MD

12:30 PM
592
Characterization of Dengue Shock Syndrome in Pediatric Patients in El Salvador
Wilfrido Clara, MD ; Gustavo Escobar, MD ; Emilia Hidalgo, MD ; Gabriela Maron, MD ; Timothy Minniear, MD ; Ernesto Pleites, MD

12:30 PM
594
Imported Rhinoscleroma in Southern California
Prashanti Alekal, MD ; Suzanne Donovan, MD ; Glenn Mathisen, MD

12:30 PM
595
Leishmania infantum Aldose Reductase: Expression with Molecular Chaperones, Purification and Kinetic Studies
Lídia Barata, Graduated ; Carlos Cordeiro, PhD ; Gonçalo da Costa, PhD ; António Ferreira, PhD ; Ana Ponces Freire, PhD Professor ; Linda Schuldt, Graduated ; Marta Sousa Silva, PhD ; Ana Tomás, PhD ; Manfred Weiss, PhD

12:30 PM
597
Efficacy of Twice Daily Chloramphenicol in a Hamster Model of Acute Leptospirosis
Matthew Griffith, MD ; Mary Hinkle, MD ; Duane Hospenthal, MD, PhD ; Suzanne McCall, ALAT-certified ; Clinton K. Murray, MD

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ACPE Number: NO CPE CREDIT


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