Poster Abstract Session:
129. Clinical Studies of Tuberculosis
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: C. Clinical studies of bacterial infections and antibacterials including sexually transmitted diseases and mycobacterial infections (surveys, epidemiology, and clinical trials)

Tracks: Adult ID, Investigative ID


Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Among HIV-infected Patients Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Durban, South Africa
Jeffrey K. Hom ; Bingxia Wang, PhD ; Senica Chetty, MSc ; Janet Giddy, MBChB, MFamMed ; Matilda Mazibuko ; Jenny Allen, B. Tech ; Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Elena Losina, PhD ; Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, MSc ; Ingrid V. Bassett, MD, MPH

Short term and long term outcomes of the first cohort attending a DOTS- plus program for treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Orel Oblast, Russian Federation
Minh Ly Nguyen, MD, MPH ; T. Koroshova, MD ; Joseph Cavanaugh, MD ; E. Sergeevna, MD ; E. Vitalavnia, MD ; Erika Vitek, MD ; Peter Cegielski, MD, MPH ; B.Y. Kazennyy, MD

Adverse Events in HIV/TB coinfected patients in a Rural State - 2004-2009
Miriam Abadie ; Brian Temple, MD ; Imran Sunesara, MBBS, MPH ; Thomas Dobbs, M.D., M.P.H. ; Harold Henderson, MD ; Michael Holcombe, None ; Risa Webb, MD, DTMH

 Transmission of HIV and non-HIV TB cases in Mississippi: Intensified Efforts are needed among African Americans and HIV-infected sub-populations
Brian Temple, MD ; Imran Sunesara, MBBS, MPH ; Awewura Kwara, MD ; Thomas Dobbs, M.D., M.P.H. ; Mike Holcomb, MPH ; Risa Webb, MD, DTMH

Clinically Latent Disease of Tuberculous Meningitis -Experience in Japan-
Toru Tanaka, MD ; Yoshiya Tsunoda, MD ; Hiroyuki Takoi, MD ; Shin-yuan Lin, MD ; Yohei Yatagai, MD ; Akimasa Sekine, MD ; Ataru Moriya, Medical technologist ; Yasuhiro Umetsu, MD ; Kenji Hayashihara, MD ; Takefumi Saito, MD, PhD

Gender, Race, and Self-Perceived Health Status Influence Tuberculosis Testing Beliefs and Behavior in an Urban HIV-Infected Population
Susanne Doblecki-Lewis, M.D. ; Gabriel Cardenas, MPH ; Yves Jeanty, MPH ; Allan Rodriguez, MD ; Savita Pahwa, MD ; Lisa Metsch, PhD

Genotyping Informs Tuberculosis Epidemiology, Clinical Characteristics, and Cluster Identification in Philadelphia and Surrounding Regions
Jennifer Vodzak, MD ; Kendra Viner, PhD, MPH ; Claire Newbern, PhD, MPH ; Jane M. Gould, MD ; Lisa Dettinger, MT ; Sarah Long, MD ; Caroline C. Johnson, MD ; Irini Daskalaki, 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.