Oral Abstract Session:
135. Lab Diagnostics
Friday, October 4, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 300

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians

Topical Category: D. Diagnostic Microbiology (e.g., all aspects of diagnostic microbiology, rapid diagnostics/molecular diagnostics, CLSI issues, clinical microbiology, comparative studies, resistance and detection of resistance)

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Robin Patel, MD, FIDSA, FRCP(C), D(ABMM), FACP, F(AAM), Mayo Clinic


2:00 PM
The Use of Colorimetric Sensor Arrays to Identify Volatile Metabolic Signature for M. tuberculosis in the Culture Headspace
Raymond A. Martino ; Paul Rhodes, PhD ; Samantha Mix ; Brian Taba, PhD ; Indre Budvytiene ; Sung Lim, PhD ; Niaz Banaei, MD

2:12 PM
The Use of Colorimetric Sensor Arrays to Enable Rapid and Accurate Identification of Microorganisms by Species and Strain
Paul Rhodes, PhD ; Raymond A. Martino ; Samantha Mix ; Brian Taba, PhD ; Indre Budvytiene ; Sung Lim, PhD ; Niaz Banaei, MD

2:36 PM
The Imported Fever Service; a UK-wide System for Improved Diagnosis and Management of Fever in Returned Travellers
Jonathan Lambourne, MD, PhD ; Amanda Semper, PhD ; Meera Chand, MD ; Jane Osborne, PhD ; Behzad Nadjm, MD ; Catherine Roberts, MD ; Katherine Russell, MD ; Surabhi Taori, MD, PhD ; Malur Sudhanva, MD ; Peter Chiodini, MD, PhD ; Nicholas Beeching, MD ; Tim Brooks, MD, PhD

2:48 PM
The effect of gastrointestinal parasites on interferon-gamma release assays: A cohort study of screening strategies for latent tuberculosis infection in migrants
Matthew O'shea, MD ; Tom Fletcher, MD ; Adam Cunningham, PhD ; Helen Mcshane, MD PhD ; David Spence, MD ; Wendi Bailey, PhD ; Nicholas Beeching, MD ; Duncan Wilson, MD

3:00 PM
Sputum volume production predicts clinical outcome in HIV-infected tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda
Cassandra Pierre, MD ; Edward Jones-Lopez, MD ; Howard Cabral, PhD, MPH ; C. Robert Horsburgh, MD

3:12 PM
Tuberculosis and the Risk of Infection with Other Intracellular Bacteria: a Population-Based Study
Moises A. Huaman, MD, MSc ; Christina T. Fiske, MD, MPH ; Timothy F. Jones, MD ; Jon Warkentin, MD, MPH ; Bryan E. Shepherd, PhD ; L. Amanda Ingram, MPH ; Fernanda Maruri, MPH ; Timothy R. Sterling, MD

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R. Patel, Pfizer: Investigator, Research grant
Pradama : Investigator, Grant recipient
Astellas: Investigator, Grant recipient
Tornier: Investigator, Grant recipient
Pocared: Investigator, Research grant

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