Poster Abstract Session:
133. Diagnosis of Bloodstream / Cardiovascular Infections
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: D. Diagnostic microbiology

Tracks: Adult ID


 Blood Culture Collection and Interpretation Practice Patterns in Oncology Patients with Indwelling Central Lines
Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH ; Humberto Licona, MD ; Candance Hsieh, RN, CIC ; Deborah Yokoe, MD, MPH ; Francisco Marty, MD

Clinical assessment of nanotechnology and miniaturized magnetic resonance to detect candidemia in hospitalized patients
Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, M.S. ; Dhara Shah, PharmD ; Musarat Habib, BS ; Todd M. Lasco, PhD ; Lori Neely, Ph.D. ; Mark Audeh ; Amy Castonguay ; N. A. Phung ; T. Wang ; Tom Lowery, Ph. D.

Validation of Diagnostic Accuracy of Multiplex Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test Kit (MagicplexTM Sepsis Real-Time Test) for Sepsis
Min-Hyok Chon, MD ; Yun Seok Ryu, PhD ; Yun JI KIM, PhD ; Eun Ju Choo, MD ; Eun Jung Lee, MD ; Hong Su Kim, MD ; Sae Hwan Lee, MD ; Jae-Bum Jun

Diagnosis of sequencial Candidemia with the use of NMR biosensor
Jeffrey Coleman, Ph. D. ; Athanasios Desalermos, M.D. ; Maged Muhammed, M.D. ; Lori Neely, Ph.D. ; Mark Audeh ; Amy Castonguay ; N. A. Phung ; T. Wang ; Tom Lowery, Ph. D. ; Eleftherios Mylonakis, M.D., Ph. D.

The Contribution of Molecular Diagnostic Techniques in the Etiologic Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis
Christopher S. Ledtke, MD ; Thomas G. Fraser, MD ; Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA ; Gosta B. Pettersson, MD, PhD ; Nabin K. Shrestha, MD, MPH

Usefulness of Multiplex blood PCR in combination with blood cultures for improvement of pathogen detection in sepsis
Jin-Won Chung ; Seong-Ho Choi, M. D. ; Sun Young Cho, M.D. ; Mi Kyung Lee, M.D.

Impact of Peptide Nucleic Acid Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization-Based (PNA FISHTM) Identification of Candida Species on Patient Outcomes
Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS ; Lindsay Daniels, PharmD, BCPS ; David Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Melissa Miller, PhD

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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.