Poster Abstract Session:
193. Host Response and Biomarkers in Pediatric Infections
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: E. Host Response to Microbial Infections and P. Pediatric and Perinatal Infections

Tracks: Pediatric ID

Presentations:

NK Cells are Associated with Cytomegalovirus Induced Murine Renal Allograft Injury
Masako Shimamura, MD ; Maria Seleme, PhD ; Lingling Guo, M.D. ; James F. George, Ph.D. ; Trenton Schoeb, DVM/PhD ; William Britt, MD

Fecal Cytokines Distinguish Clostridium difficile Colonization from Disease in Children and Predict Severe Outcome
Rana El Feghaly, MD ; Jennifer Stauber, MS ; Nurmohammad Shaikh, PhD ; Phillip Tarr, MD ; David Haslam, MD

Young Febrile Infants Evaluated in the Emergency Department Demonstrate Distinct Biosignatures for Specific Viral Infections
Nicolas M. Suarez, PhD ; Prashant Mahajan, MD ; Nathan Kuppermann, MD ; Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD ; Damien Chaussabel, PhD ; Charles Casper, PhD ; Blerta Dimo, MD, PhD ; Heather Gramse, MD ; Octavio Ramilo, MD

Application of Host Genome-wide Expression Profiles for Early Identification of Sepsis in Children with Cancer, Fever and Neutropenia at High Risk of Invasive Bacterial Infections
Juan Pablo Torres, MD, PhD ; María Elena Santolaya, MD ; Verónica De la Maza, RN ; Mauricio Farfan, PhD ; Nicolas M. Suarez, PhD ; Damien Chaussabel, PhD ; Milena Villarroel, MD ; Juan Tordecilla, MD ; Santiago Topelberg, MD ; Marcela Zubieta, MD ; Carmen Salgado ; Ana Maria Alvarez, MD ; Mónica Varas, MD ; Carmen Aviles, MD ; Tamara Viviani, MD ; Ana Becker, MD ; Octavio Ramilo, MD ; Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD

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