Poster Abstract Session:
140. Infection in Immunocompromised Patients
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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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


Non-gastrointestinal Aeromonas Hydrophila Infections in Cancer Patients
Luis Rosas, MD ; Beata Casanas, DO ; Amit Pathak ; Veronica Tucci ; Austin Payor ; Albert Vincent, PhD ; John Greene, MD

Clostridal Bacteremia in Solid Tumor Patients
Mary Buckley, BS ; Sophia Koo, MD ; Sarah Hammond, MD

Risk of Active Tuberculosis in Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Christina Greenaway, MD, MSc ; Mark Palayew, MD ; Cedric Yansouni, MD ; Sonya Cnossen, MSc ; Amelia Sandoe, MPH ; Elizabeth Turner, PhD ; Ian Shrier, MD, PhD ; Richard Menzies, MD, MSc

Diabetes Mellitus Is Not Associated with Adverse Outcome of Febrile Urinary Tract Infection
Willize E. van der Starre, MD ; Hanneke Borgdorff ; Albert M. Vollaard, MD, PhD ; Cees van Nieuwkoop, MD, PhD ; Jan W. van 't Wout, MD, PhD ; Ida C. Spelt, MD ; Jeanet W. Blom, MD, PhD ; Eliane M.S. Leyten, MD, PhD ; Ted Koster, MD, PhD ; Nathalie M. Delfos, MD ; Hans C. Ablij, MD ; Jaap T. van Dissel, MD, PhD

Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Patients with Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections
Omer Sultan, MBBS ; Katherine Y. Le, MD, MPH ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Christine Lohse ; Paul A. Friedman, MD ; David Hayes, MD ; Walter R. Wilson, MD ; James Steckelberg, MD, FIDSA ; Muhammad R. Sohail, MD

Antimicrobial Use at the End of Life among Hospitalized Patients with Advanced Cancer
Andrew Thompson, M.D. ; Maria Silveira, M.D. ; Preeti N. Malani, MD

Higher-risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes are Associated with an Increased Risk of Infection
Liam Sullivan, DO ; Mikkael Sekeres, MD ; Nabin K. Shrestha, MD, MPH ; Robert Butler, MS ; Sherif Mossad, MD

Risk of Non-mycobacterial Opportunistic Infections in New Users of TNF Inhibitor Therapy: Results of the SAfety of Biologic ThERapy (SABER) Study
John Baddley, MD, MSPH ; Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH ; Carlos Grijalva, MD MPH ; Lang Chen, PhD ; Fenglong Xie ; Elizabeth Delzell, PhD ; Tim Beukelman, MD ; Parivash Nourjah ; Rita Ouellet-Hellstrom ; Nivedita Patkar ; Kenneth Saag, MD ; Jeffrey Curtis, MD

Incidence rates of skin and soft-tissue infections in diabetics and non-diabetics in a large commercially insured US population
Jose A. Suaya, MD, PhD ; Debra Eisenberg, MS, PhD ; Christy Fang, MS ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH

Predictors of Amputation during Hospitalisation with Diabetic Foot Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study 
David P Gallagher, MRCPI ; Catherine A Fleming, FRCPI ; Caroline McIntosh, PhD ; Sean F Dinneen, MD, FRCPI

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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.