Poster Abstract Session:
40. Clinical Mycology and Fungal Virulence
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: M. Clinical Mycology

Tracks: Investigative ID


Virulence of different Cryptococcus gattii genotypes in a Drosophila melanogaster model of infection
George R. Thompson III, MD ; Jane Sykes, DVM ; Kai Ding, PhD ; Greg Hodge, PhD ; Derek Bays ; Carolina Firacative ; Nathaniel Albert, BS ; Wieland Meyer ; Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, MD, ScD, FIDSA

Screening Dilated Fundoscopic Examination (DFE) and Occurrence of Ocular Candidiasis among Patients with Candida Bloodstream Infection (BSI) in Metropolitan Atlanta and Baltimore City and County, 2008-10
Saumil S. Doshi, MD ; Betsy Stein, RN, BSN ; Angela M. Ahlquist, MPH ; Sonia Mehta, MD ; Rosemary A. Hollick, MS ; Tom Chiller, MD, MPH ; Lee H. Harrison, MD ; Monica M. Farley, MD

Candidemia in Intensive Care Units of India: a Six Months Interim Report on Active Surveillance
Arunaloke Chakrabarti, MD ; Gagandeep Singh ; Mandya R. Shivaprakash, MD ; Sharon Chen, MD ; Malini Capoor ; Deepinder Chhina ; Ranganathan Iyer ; Kalwaje Eshwara Vandana ; Immaculata Xess, M.D. ; Ratna Rao ; Jayanthi Savio ; Ajanta Sharma ; Anita Arora ; Jagdish Chander, MD ; Shukla Das ; Sangeetha Mohan ; Pamidimukkala Umabala ; Ujjwayini Ray ; Anupma Kindo ; Belgode Harish Sr., MD ; Boppe Appalaraju ; Atul Patel, MD ; Anjali Shetty, MRCP ; Sanjay Biswas ; Raman Sardana ; Indranil Roy ; Sangeeta Joshi ; Neelam Khanna
  • Arunaloke, Poster no. 129..pdf (773.7 kB)

  • 130
    Management and Outcomes of Coccidioidomycosis in 66 Rheumatologic Patients
    Susan Hoover, MD, PhD ; Susan Knowles, MD ; Sara Taroumian, MD ; Jeffrey Lisse, MD
  • Hoover IDSA poster 2012.pdf (999.6 kB)

  • 131
    Risk Factors for Candida dubliniensis Bloodstream Infections
    Peggy L. Carver, PharmD, FCCP ; Katherine Veltman

    Ana Moran, MD ; Yashar Kalani, MD, PhD ; James Park, MD ; Jennifer Eschbacher, MD ; Stephen Coons, MD ; Omar Gonzalez, MD

    Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of 324 HIV-infected Patients with Invasive Fungal Infections: PATH Alliance Registry Data
    Tafireyi Marukutira, MD, MPH ; Nkechi Azie, MD ; Marape Marape, MB, BCh, BAO ; Shirish Huprikar, MD ; Shun-Ping Quan, MD, MPH, MBA ; Herwig-Ulf Meier-Kriesche, MD ; David Horn, MD

    High Prevalence of C. tropicalis Candidemia in India: are these Strains Unique?
    Shivaprakash M Rudramurthy, MD ; Arunaloke Chakrabarti, MD ; Sunit Singhi, MD ; M Thungapathra, PhD ; Jayashree Muralidharan, MD ; Suma B Appannanavar, MD ; Ashwani Mandyal, MSc ; G S Prasad, PhD

    Fungal osteomyelitis - epidemiology and microbiological profile
    Priscila Oliveira, MD MSc ; Vladimir Carvalho, MD ; Cassia Felix, RN ; Adriana Paula, RN ; Jocelio Tavares, PharmD ; Ana Lúcia Lima, MD PhD
  • poster_idweek.pdf (339.7 kB)

  • 137
    Outcomes after withdrawal of antifungal therapy for AIDS-associated histoplasmosis and factors associated with relapse
    Thein Myint, MD ; Albert M Anderson, MD ; Alejandro Sanchez, MD ; Alireza Farabi, MD ; Chadi A. Hage, MD ; John Baddley, MD, MSPH ; Malhar Jhaveri, MBBS, MPH ; Richard N Greenberg, MD ; David Bamberger, MD ; L. Wheat, MD
  • IDSA_poster_2012.pdf (285.1 kB)

  • 138
    Pleural Effusions Caused by Coccidioidomycosis:  ADA levels, serologic parameters, culture results and PCR testing
    George R. Thompson III, MD ; Shobha Sharma, DO ; Derek Bays ; Rachel Pruitt ; David M. Engelthaler, MS ; Jolene Bowers, MS ; Michael Davis ; Robert D. Libke, MD ; Stuart Cohen, MD, FIDSA ; Demosthenes Pappagianis, MD, PhD

    Effect of Early Screening for Invasive Fungal Infection in a Cohort of U.S. Service Members Injured from Explosive Blast Injuries
    Bradley Lloyd, DO ; Amy Weintrob, MD ; Carlos Rodriguez, DO ; James Dunne, MD ; Mary Hinkle, MD ; Glenn Wortmann, MD ; Clinton Murray, MD ; Lakisha Gaskins, MHS ; Eugene Millar, PhD ; Jinesh Shaw, MS ; Allison Weisbrod, MD ; Stacie Gregg, BA ; Gina Lloyd, BSN ; Julie Stevens, BSN ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH

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