Poster Abstract Session:
53. Challenges in Vaccinology and Vaccine Exploration
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: I. Adult and Pediatric Vaccines

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID


Immunization and Bell’s Palsy among Children: A Case-Centered Analysis
Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, MD, MPH, PhD ; Ned Lewis, MPH ; Paula Ray, MPH ; Nicola Klein, MD, PhD ; Barry Rasgon, MD ; Steven Black, MD ; Jerome Klein, MD ; Roger Baxter, MD

An Unmasking Phenomenon in a Vaccine Safety Study in Adolescents and Young Adults
Bradley Ackerson, MD ; Harpreet Takhar, MPH ; Lina S. Sy, MPH ; Jeff Slezak, MS ; Chun Chao, PhD ; Craig Cheetham, PharmD ; Steve Jacobsen, MD, PhD

Revaccination of persons with Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Roger Baxter, MD ; Nandini Bakshi, MD ; Ned Lewis, MPH ; Claudia Vellozzi, MD ; Nicola Klein, MD, PhD

  Guillain-Barré Syndrome Following Vaccination
Roger Baxter, MD ; Nandini Bakshi, MD ; Ned Lewis, MPH ; Bruce Fireman, MS ; Nicola Klein, MD, PhD

Potential Intussusception Risk versus Health Benefits from Rotavirus Vaccination in Latin America
Rishi Desai, MD, MPH ; Umesh D. Parashar, MBBS, MPH ; Ben A. Lopman, MSc, PhD ; Lucia Helena de Oliveria ; Andrew Clark, BA, MA ; Colin Sanderson, MA MSc PhD ; Jacqueline Tate, PhD ; Cuahtemoc Ruiz Matus ; Jon Andrus ; Manish Patel, MD

Why Vaccinate against Group A Streptococci?  The Disease Burden in a High Risk Community
Diana R. Lennon, MB, ChB ; Joanna Stewart, MSc ; Catherine Jackson, MBChB, MPH ; William Wong, MBChB ; Sonja Crone, MBChB ; Atheer Safar, MBChB

Is self administration of intradermal influenza vaccine a viable option for adults?
Shelly McNeil, MD ; Brenda Coleman, PhD ; Scott Halperin, MD ; Joanne Langley, MD ; Allison McGeer, MD

Disseminated Varicella infection due to Oka -vaccine (vOka) strain of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) in an adult
Preeti Bhalla, DO ; Anne Gershon, MD, FIDSA ; Jason Chen ; Philip LaRussa, MD ; Sharon Steinberg, BS ; Graeme Forrest, MBBS

Herpes Zoster among Partially Vaccinated Pediatric Population in Central Israel
Michal Stein, MD ; Rinat Cohen, MD ; Michal Bromberg, MD ; Diana Tasher, MD ; Tamar Shohat, MD ; Eli Somekh, 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.