Poster Abstract Session:
159. Travel/Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: T. Travel/tropical medicine and parasitology

Tracks: Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID


Novel lensfree microscope technology based on shadow imaging for detection of Giardia lamblia oocysts in stool
Santhosh Nadipuram, MD ; Onur Mudanyali, MSc ; Karin Nielsen, MD ; Thomas Brewer, BS, MBA ; Aydogan Ozcan, PhD

Serum Ferritin as a Predictor of Outcome in Dengue Virus Infection
Ralph Huits, MD ; Erlijn Tiel Groenestege, MD ; Hanna Bouwstra, MD ; Riemsdijk van den Berg, MSc ; Eric van Gorp, MD PhD ; Rosalba Brouns, MSc

Clinical Characteristics and Azithromycin Efficacy in Severe Scrub Typhus of the Elderly(>65yrs)
Mi Ok Jang ; Seung-Ji Kang, MD ; Hee-Chang Jang, MD ; Sook In Jung, MD ; Kyung-Hwa Park, MD

Eosinophilia: A poor predictor of Strongyloides infection in refugees
Prenilla Naidu, MBChB ; Kinga Kowalewska-Grochowska, MD, FRCP (C) ; Stephanie Yanow, PhD

An Outbreak of Dengue in Central Nepal, 2010
Arun Sedhain, MD, Internal Medicine

Malaria in Minnesota; 1999-2009
Seth Sullivan, MD, MPH ; Melissa Kemperman, MPH ; David Neitzel, MS ; Abinash Virk, MD

Prevalence of Chagas Disease in Latin-American Immigrants with Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy in New York City
Luciano Kapelusznik, MD ; Susan Montgomery, DVM ; Arti Shah, MD ; Francis Steurer, MS ; Deborah Varela, MD ; David Rubinstein, MD ; Daniel Caplivski, MD ; Sean Pinney, MD ; Stephanie Factor, MD, MPH

Pscyhological Stress (PS) as a Risk Factor for the Development of Travelers’ Diarrhea (TD) and Post-Travel Persistent Abdominal Symptoms (PAS) Including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Hoonmo Koo, MD ; Pablo Okhuysen, MD ; Zhi-Dong Jiang, MD, PhD ; Parvathy Nair, MD ; Gailen Marshall, MD ; Herbert DuPont, MD ; Charles Ericsson, MD

Changing Geographic Range of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis — Minnesota, 2010
Sarah Kemble, MD ; Govinda S. Visvesvara, PhD ; Ruth Lynfield, MD ; Aaron DeVries, MD, MPH ; Dennis Drehner, DO ; William Pomputius III, MD ; Michael Beach, PhD ; Alex da Silva, PhD ; Vincent Hill, PhD, PE ; Jonathan Yoder, MSW, MPH ; Lihua Xiao, PhD ; Kirk Smith, DVM, PhD ; Richard Danila, PhD, MPH

Acanthamoeba Infection After Biological Immunomodulator Therapy and Review of Successful Multi-Drug Treatment Regimens
Sagar A. Vaidya, MD, PhD ; Michelle Fox ; Dan Milner Jr., MD ; Sharon Roy, MD ; Govinda S. Visvesvara, PhD ; Nicolas Issa, MD ; Francisco Marty, MD

Stunting and Schistosoma haematobium infection among school-aged children in a rural Ghanaian community
Karen Claire Kosinski, MSPH ; Jeffrey Griffiths, MD MPH & TM ; David Gute

Factors to Consider for the Elimination of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis in School Children
Divya Sinha ; Francis Totanes, MD ; Alex Tuliao, MD ; Raezelle Ciro ; Bernard Macatangay, MD ; Vicente Belizario, MD

Disseminated Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Rhinosporidiosis- A Case Series Study from Kerala,South India
Teny Mathew John, M.D. ; Ceena Jacob, M.B.B.S. ; Amith Jacob, M.B.B.S. ; Amrutha Mary George, M.B.B.S. ; Sadeep M.S., M.D. ; Sobhana Kumary, M.D.

Health Screening of Refugees in Providence, RI
Natasha Rybak, MD ; Carol Lewis, MD ; Jerome Larkin, MD ; Sylvia LaCourse, 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.