Oral Abstract Session:
89. Travel/Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Friday, October 21, 2011: 2:15 PM-4:15 PM
Room: 204AB

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: T. Travel/tropical medicine and parasitology

Tracks: Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Naomi Aronson, MD, FIDSA, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services and Kami Kim, MD, FIDSA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


2:15 PM
A Novel Mouse Model of Cerebral Malaria and HIV Coinfection
Sarah Hochman, MD ; Monica Dutta ; Harris Goldstein, MD ; Kami Kim, MD, FIDSA

2:45 PM
Prevalence and Outcomes of Leptospirosis Infection in HIV Infected Patients in South India
Krutika Kuppalli, MD ; Ezhilarasi Chandrasekaran, MSc ; Carlos del Rio, MD ; Kenneth Mayer, MD ; N. Kumarasamy, M.B.B.S., PhD

3:00 PM
Factors associated with encephalopathy in patients with Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi bacteremia in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Daniel Leung, MD, MSc ; Jori Bogetz, MD ; Megumi Itoh, MD ; Mark Pietroni, MA, MBBChir, FRCP, DTM&H ; Edward T. Ryan, MD, DTMH, FIDSA ; Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, MBBS, MMed

3:15 PM
Scrub Typhus: Clinical and Laboratory Manifestations, Genetic Variability and Outcome
George Varghese, MD, DNB, DTMH ; John Prakash, MD ; O Abraham, MD ; Prasad Mathews, MD, FRACP ; Kurien Thomas, MD, MSc ; Dilip Mathai, MD, PhD, FIDSA

3:30 PM
Intestinal Parasites in Internationally Adopted Children: Risk Factors and Clinical Predictors
Rebecca Wallihan, MD ; Colby Day, MD ; Rose Knieper ; Katalin Koranyi, MD

3:45 PM
Contribution of Maternal Malnutrition, Enteric Infection, and Altered Intestinal Barrier Function to Infant Malnutrition in Bangladesh
Poonum Korpe, MD ; Dinesh Mondal, MD ; Juliana Minak, MD ; Yue Liu, BS ; Jing Dai, BS ; Lei Liu, PhD ; Rashidul Haque, MD ; William Petri, MD, PhD

4:00 PM
Etiology and Seasonality of Viral Respiratory Infections in Rural Honduran Children
Elizabeth P. Schlaudecker, M.D., M.P.H. ; Joan P. Heck ; Elizabeth MacIntyre, B.A. ; Mary A. Staat, MD, MPH ; Ruben Martinez, M.D. ; Jeffery E. Heck, M.D. ; Douglas R. Morgan, M.D., M.P.H. ; Mark C. Steinhoff, M.D.

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N. Aronson, None

K. Kim, None

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