Oral Abstract Session:
44. Pediatric Pneumonia
Friday, October 21, 2011: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
Room: 156ABC

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: P. Pediatric and perinatal infections

Tracks: Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Douglas Holtzman, PhD, MPH, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Sheldon L. Kaplan, MD, FIDSA, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital


11:00 AM
Etiology of Community-acquired Pneumonia among Hospitalized Children in the United States: Preliminary Data from the CDC Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community (EPIC) Study
Seema Jain, MD ; Krow Ampofo, MD ; Sandra R. Arnold, MD ; Derek J. Williams, MD, MPH ; Evan Anderson, MD ; Anna M. Bramley, MPH ; Weston Hymas, MS, MB(ASCP) ; Robert A. Kaufman, MD ; Wesley H. Self, MD, MPH ; Dean Erdman, DrPH ; Jonas M. Winchell, PhD ; Maria da Gloria Carvalho, PhD ; Stephen Lindstrom, PhD ; James D. Chappell, MD, PhD ; Anami Patel, PhD ; David Hillyard, MD ; Carlos Grijalva, MD MPH ; Eileen Schneider, MD, MPH ; Lauri Hicks, DO ; Richard Wunderink, MD ; Kathryn Edwards, MD, FIDSA ; Jonathan A. McCullers, MD ; Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA ; Lyn Finelli, DrPH, MS

11:15 AM
Molecular Evaluation and Pathogen Identification from Pleural Fluid in Pediatric Parapneumonic Empyema: Preliminary Data from the CDC Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community (EPIC) Study
Krow Ampofo, MD ; Chris Stockmann, BS ; Anne Blaschke, MD, PhD ; Carrie L. Byington, MD ; Caroline Heyrend, BS ; Derek J. Williams, MD, MPH ; Kathryn Edwards, MD, FIDSA ; Sandra R. Arnold, MD ; Jonathan A. McCullers, MD ; Lauri Hicks, DO ; Maria da Gloria Carvalho, PhD ; Seema Jain, MD ; Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA

11:30 AM
Detection of Bordetella holmesii, and Relevance of Age, during an Outbreak of Pertussis in Central Ohio
Kevin Spicer, MD, PhD, MPH ; Douglas Salamon, CLSpMB ; Carol Cummins, BS ; Amy Leber, PhD ; Mario Marcon, PhD

11:45 AM
Implementation and Impact of a Consensus Diagnostic and Management Algorithm for Complicated Pneumonia in Children
Dinesh Pillai, MD ; Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MBBS ; William Pastor, MHA, MPH ; Mary Ottolini, MD ; David Powell, MD ; Bernhard Wiedermann, MD, MA ; Roberta DeBiasi, MD

12:00 PM
Concomitant Detection of Respiratory Viruses is Associated with Increased Disease Severity in Children with Complicated Pneumonia
Rebecca Wallihan, MD ; Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD ; Douglas Salamon, CLSpMB ; William Barson, MD ; Mario Marcon, PhD ; Octavio Ramilo, MD

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D. Holtzman, None

S. L. Kaplan, Pfizer: Investigator, Research support

D. Holtzman, None

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