Oral Abstract Session:
121. Microbiome and Susceptibility to Infection
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Room: 156ABC

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Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: V. Virology including clinical and basic studies of viral infections, including hepatitis

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Mahmoud Ghannoum, PhD, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University and David Relman, MD, FIDSA, Stanford University School of Medicine


10:15 AM
Analysis of the Transplant Lung Microbiome
Alexa A. Pragman, MD, PhD ; Klaudyna Borewicz, MSc ; Hyeun Bum Kim, DVM, MS ; Marshall Hertz, MD ; Christine Wendt, MD ; Richard E. Isaacson, PhD

10:30 AM
Th17 Downstream Signaling is Associated with Disease Severity in Children with Rhinovirus (HRV) Bronchiolitis
Blerta Dimo, M.D, PhD ; Tuomas Jartti ; Olli Ruuskanen ; T Vuorinen ; Damien Chaussabel, PhD ; Octavio Ramilo, MD ; Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD

10:45 AM
Modifiable Risk Factors for Pneumonia Requiring Hospitalization among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: The Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study
Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD ; Nathalie de Rekeneire, MD ; Heather Allore, PhD ; Shu Chen, MS ; John O'Leary, MA ; Douglas Bauer, MD ; Tamara Harris, MD ; Anne Newman, MD ; Sachin Yende, MD ; Robert Weyant, DMD ; Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD ; Vincent Quagliarello, MD

11:00 AM
Divergent Profiles of Oral Microbiota are Associated with Risk of Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia in Humans
Samit Joshi, DO, MPH ; Can Bruce, Ph.D. ; Sukanya Narasimhan, PhD ; Joseph Y. Kim, M.D. ; Erol Fikrig, MD ; Vincent Quagliarello, MD

11:30 AM
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with increased rate of diabetes
Christie Jeon, ScD ; Mary Haan, DrPH, MPH ; Caroline Cheng, MS ; Erin Clayton, MS ; Elizabeth Mayeda, MS ; Allison Aiello, PhD, MS

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M. Ghannoum, None

D. Relman, None

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