Poster Abstract Session:
137. Fungal Pathogenesis and Virulence
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Topical Category: M. Mycology including clinical and basic studies of fungal infections

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID

Presentations:

C. elegans as a substitute host to identify novel factors involved in Cryptococcus neoformans pathogenesis.
Athanasios Desalermos, M.D. ; Beth Fuchs, Ph.D. ; Eleftherios Mylonakis, M.D., Ph. D.

Association Between Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level and Type of Coccidioidal Infection
George R. Thompson III, MD ; Derek Bays ; Rachel Pruitt ; Stuart Cohen, MD, FIDSA ; Demosthenes Pappagianis, MD, PhD

FKS mutations among Candida glabrata clinical isolates: epidemiology, risk factors and association with clinical failure
Ryan K. Shields, PharmD ; M. Hong Nguyen, MD ; Ellen Press, BS ; Cornelius Clancy, 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.