Poster Abstract Session:
134. Diagnostic Procedures in Clinical Practice
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Topical Category: J. Clinical practice issues

Tracks: Adult ID


Lack of Value of Routine Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) in the Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electrophysiologic Device (CIED) Infections
Hanady Daas, MD ; Joel Fishbain, MD ; Hussein Othman, MD ; Susan Szpunar, PhD ; Michael Tucciarone, MD ; Leonard Johnson, MD

Usefulness of delta neutrophil index in automated immature granulocyte counts for assessing prognosis of patients with bacteremia
Hye won Kim, MD ; Nam Su Ku, MD ; Su Jin Jeong, MD ; Heekyoung Choi, MD ; Sang Hoon Han, MD ; Jun Yong Choi, MD ; June Myung Kim, MD

Chest Radiograph Impressions to Identify Pneumonia among Hospitalized Patients with Influenza: Experience from the Influenza Emerging Infections Program
Anna M. Bramley, MPH ; Fatimah S. Dawood, MD ; Saumil Doshi, MD ; Arthur Reingold, MD ; Ken Gershman, MD ; James Meek, MPH ; Kathryn E. Arnold, MD ; Monica Farley, MD ; Patricia Ryan, MS ; Ruth Lynfield, MD ; Emily B. Hancock, MS ; Shelley Zansky, PhD ; Nancy Bennett, MD, MS ; Ann Thomas, MD, MPH ; William Schaffner, MD ; Laurie Kamimoto, MD, MPH ; Sandra Chaves, MD, MSc ; Lyn Finelli, DrPH, MS ; Seema Jain, MD

Epidemiology and Co-recovery of Respiratory Pathogens in Military Trainees Presenting with Upper Respiratory Illness
Charla Tully, DO ; Clinton K. Murray, MD ; William H. Fugate, BS, MBA ; Francine F. Stotler, BS ; Thomas L. Cropper, DVM ; Lisa Lott, PhD ; J. Matthew McDonald, PhD ; Heather Yun, MD

Is Gram Stain of Bronchoalveolar Lavage a Reliable Clinical Indicator?
Douglas Haas, MD ; Jeremy Taylor, PharmD, BCPS ; Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH

"Wobblers" - Variability in QuantiFeron Gold In-Tube Test Results: Not as Variable as they Seem
Wendy Thanassi, MA, MD ; Lorraine Guerrera, MLS, SI ; Virginia Pirrotta, MS, MLS ; Grace Cheung, MLS ; Irene Iuppa, BA

Can Serum Procalcitonin (PCT) Help Interpret Inconclusive Chest Radiographs (CXR) in Patients with Acute Respiratory Illness (ARI)?
Edward Walsh, MD ; Andrew Swinburne, MD ; Eric Nylen, MD ; Richard Snider, PhD ; Kenneth Becker, MD, PHD ; Ann Falsey, MD

Impact of Rapid Influenza Testing on the Specificity of Clinical Care In the Emergency Department
Anne Blaschke, MD, PhD ; Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD ; Daniel J. Shapiro, BA ; Carrie L. Byington, MD ; Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA

Use of the BinaxNOW Streptococcus pneumoniae Urinary Antigen Test in a Diagnostic Algorithm to Detect Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
Charlotte Verfaillie, PharmD ; Stefanie Drieghe, PharmD ; Jos Van Acker, MD ; Dirk Ommeslag, MD ; Anne-Marie Van den Abeele, MD

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.