Poster Abstract Session:
136. Fungal Diagnosis
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

Presentations:

Cerebrospinal Fluid Complement Fixation Titer as a Predictor of Outcome in Coccidioidal Meningitis
Arash Heidari, M.D. ; Grant Karno, M.S.IV ; Vinutha Chandrasekaran, M.D. ; Jasjit Khurana, M.D. ; Royce H. Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Serum (1,3)-beta-D-glucan (BDG) Has A Good Negative Predictive Value For Candidemia In Patients With Hematologic Malignancies
Zainab Shahid, M.D. ; Naveen Sanath kumar, M.D ; Lakshmikanth Katragadda, M.D. ; Alejandro Restrepo, M.D. ; Senu Apewokin, MD ; Monica Grazziutti, MD ; Marcio Nucci, MD ; Elias Anaissie, MD

Adenosine Deaminase Levels in Pleural Effusions Caused by Coccidioidomycosis 
George R. Thompson III, MD ; Derek Bays ; Shobha Sharma, DO ; Michael Davis ; Robert D. Libke, MD ; Demosthenes Pappagianis, MD, PhD

Blastomyces dermatitidis Antigen Detection by Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
L Wheat, MD ; Patricia Connolly, MS ; Chadi A. Hage ; J Bariola, MD ; Robert Bradsher, MD ; Eric Bensadoun ; Mark Rodgers

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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.