Poster Abstract Session:
145. Innate and Adaptive Immunity to Infections
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: E. Innate and adaptive immunity to infections, including vaccine immunology

Tracks: Investigative ID


Use of Fungal-like Particles to Probe Dectin-1 Responses in Innate Immunity
Michael Mansour, M.D., Ph.D. ; Jenny Tam, Ph.D. ; Nicholas Yoder, Ph.D. ; Nida Khan, B.S. ; Jatin M. Vyas, M.D., Ph.D.

The Relationship Between Brucellosis and Vitamin D
Ozay Akyildiz ; Behice Kurtaran ; Aslihan Candevir ; Ayse Seza Inal ; Akgun Yaman ; Hasan Salih Zeki Aksu ; Gulsah Seydaoglu ; Yesim Tasova

Modulation of Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses against Respiratory Viruses by Bacterial Lysates
Vera Wimmenauer, PhD ; Paula Scalzo ; David Lee ; Fernando P. Polack, MD ; Silvina Coviello

Antigen-Specific IFN-γ Responses Decreases as Peripheral Blood Regulatory T Cell Proportion Rises During Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Treatment
Fernando Woll, MD ; Nicolas Barros, MD ; Aldo De Ferrari, Medical Student ; Luis C. Watanabe, MD ; Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, MD PhD ; A. Clinton White, MD, FIDSA ; Martin Montes, MD

A New Risk Factor for Disseminated Staphylococcus aureus Infection; Increased Neutrophil Chemotactic Signalling
Jonathan Lambourne, MD, PhD ; Richard Holliman, MD, MSc, DSc ; Jodi Lindsay, MSc, PhD

Organism and Host-Specific Differences in the Interaction Between Human Mannose-Binding Lectin and Staphylococcus aureus
Jonathan Lambourne, MD, PhD ; Richard Holliman, MD, MSc, DSc ; Jodi Lindsay, MSc, PhD

Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) is a Critical Mediator of the Tuberculous Immune Response
Rituparna Das, MD ; Shevin T. Jacob, MD, MPH ; Christopher Moore, MD ; William Burman, MD ; Rebecca Levy, BA ; Lin Leng, PhD ; W. Michael Scheld, MD, FIDSA ; Richard Bucala, MD, PhD

Alterations in Genital Tract Soluble Mucosal Immune Mediators Associated with Cervical Dysplasia (CIN) May Facilitate HIV Acquisition
Mohak Mhatre, M.D. ; Thomas McAndrew ; Colleen Carpenter, BA ; Robert Burk, MD ; Mark Einstein, MD, MS ; Betsy C. Herold, MD, FIDSA

Characterization of autosomal dominant hyper-IgE syndrome as a Stat3 proteostasis disease
Claire E. Bocchini, MD ; Moses M. Kasembeli, PhD ; David J. Tweardy, MD

Autologous Aldrithiol-2-Inactivated HIV as an Immunogen for Therapeutic Dendritic Cell HIV Vaccines
Meredith Spadaccia ; Elizabeth Miller ; Rachel Sabado ; Elena Chertova ; Julian Bess ; C. Mac Trubey ; Rose Marie Holman ; Jeff Lifson ; Nina Bhardwaj

A Novel, Live Streptococcus pneumoniae Vaccine Prevents Acute Otitis Media in Mice
Jason Rosch, PhD ; Amy Iverson ; Jessica Humann ; Beth Mann ; Geli Gao ; Elaine Tuomanen ; Jonathan A. McCullers, MD

Impact of HIV Infection on Avidity and Function of Pneumococcal Capsule-specific IgG After Revaccination with Polysaccharide and Conjugate Vaccines
Jeremy Rahkola, BS ; Mollie Roediger, MS ; Kathy H. Hullsiek, PhD ; Anuradha Ganesan, MD ; Michael Landrum, MD ; Amy Weintrob, MD ; Brian Agan, MD ; Sheila Medina, MPH ; Braden Hale, MD, MPH ; Nancy Crum-Cianflone, MD MPH ; Edward Janoff, MD

IL-17A and IL-22 Production by In Vitro Paediatric Adenoidal and Blood Lymphocyte Cultures in Response to Pneumococcal Vaccine Candidates  – a Potential Tool for Measuring Mucosal Immunity
Caroline Pope, PhD ; Elizabeth Oliver, BSc ; Christopher Wright, PhD ; Ed Clarke, MD PhD ; Richard Malley, MD ; Adam Finn, MD, PhD

H1N1 Cross Reactive Adaptive immune Induced by Seasonal Intranasal Live-Attenuated Influenza Vaccine
Yoav Keynan, MD ; Adrienne FA Meyers, PhD ; Makubo Kimani, MD ; Joshua Kimani, MD ; Francis A Plummer, MD ; T. Blake Ball, PhD ; Keith R. Fowke, PhD

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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.