Poster Abstract Session:
155. Pneumococcal Epidemiology
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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, Pediatric ID

Presentations:

Burden of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) in Hospitalized Children Less Than 5 Years Old and Asociated Direct Costs in a Country without Universal Pneumococcal Vaccination Program
Eduardo L. López, MD ; María M. Contrini, MD ; Eduardo Glatstein, MD ; Silvia Gonzalez Ayala, MD ; Cristina Ciriaci, MD ; Gustavo Ezcurra, MD ; Marisa Iacono, MD ; Eduardo Teplitz, MD ; Manuela Gamarra, PhD ; Miryan Vazquez, PhD ; Adriana Procopio, PhD ; Alejandro Cane, MD ; Gail Rodgers, MD

Two Year Survey of Pneumococcal Serotype Distribution in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease among Adults in Belgium
Jan Verhaegen, MD, PhD ; Willy E Peetermans, MD, PhD ; Johan Flamaing, MD, PhD ; Pierre Van Damme, MD PhD ; Yves Van Laethem, MD ; Koen Van Herck, MD PhD ; Filip Surmont, MD

Bacteremic Pneumococcal Pneumonia: a Prospective, 15-Year Single-Center Study in 246 Adult Patients
Jorge Héctor Gentile, MD ; Mónica delfina Sparo, bacteriologist ; Claudia Isabel Hernández, Phy ; Edgardo Rodriguez, Veterinarian

Relationship of Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotypes with Clinical Failure in Hospitalized Patients with Community-acquired Pneumonia
Diana Christensen, MD ; Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH ; Catia Cillóniz, MSc ; Catherine Baillargeon, MD ; Lautaro de Vedia, MD ; Viv Herbert ; Eva Polverino ; Charles Feldman, MD ; Antoni Torres, MD, Phd ; Karl Weiss, MD ; Anne von Gottberg, MBBCh ; Timothy Wiemken, PhD ; Paula Peyrani, MD ; Phillip Gialanella, MS ; Liise-anne Pirofski, MD, FIDSA ; Julio Ramirez, MD ; Capo Investigators

Impact of statin and macrolide use on early survival in pneumococcal pneumonia patients
Simit Mahesh Doshi, MBBS ; Prathit Kulkarni, MD ; Joshua Liao, BS ; Daniel Musher, MD, FIDSA

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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.