Oral Abstract Session:
161. Biomarkers of Infectious Diseases
Saturday, October 5, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 300

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: academicians

Topical Category: B1. Studies of correlates of protection (or biomarkers) against microbial infection and disease in patients or experimental models

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Erica S. Shenoy, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital


8:30 AM
Quantitative Metabolome Profiling Reveals Novel Potential Biomarkers in Influenza-Associated Encephalopathy
Yuka Torii, MD ; Yoshihiko Kawano, MD ; Hajime Sato ; Tamaki Fujimori, PhD. ; Kazunori Sasaki ; Jun-Ichi Kawada, MD ; Yoshiaki Ohashi, PhD ; Yoshinori Ito, MD

8:42 AM
Localized Cellular Immune Responses to HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis in Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) during Antifungal Therapy and Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) Events. 
David Meya, MMed ; Samuel Okurut ; Godfrey Zziwa ; Melissa Rolfes, MPH ; Kelsey Melander ; Proscovia Naluyima ; Brent Palmer ; Andrew Kambugu, MD ; Paul Bohjanen, MD, PhD ; Michael Eller, PhD ; Sharon Wahl ; David Boulware, MD, MPH ; Edward Janoff, MD

8:54 AM
Tissue destruction and cavitation:  Neutrophils wield a double-edged sword in human pulmonary tuberculosis
Catherine Ong, MBBS, MRCP ; Paul Elkington, BA, BM, BCh, MRCP, PhD ; Cesar Ugarte-Gil, MD ; Liku Tezera, MD, PhD ; Robert Gilman, MD, DTMH ; Joanna Porter, BA, MB BCh, MA, PhD, FRCP ; Jon S. Friedland, MA, PhD, FRCP, FRCPI, FMedSci

9:06 AM
Rubrerythrin from Trichomonas vaginalis -  structural insights into the mechanism of a potential parasitic virulence factor
Helen Opel-Reading ; Sylvia Luckner, Ph. D. ; Ruth Schaller ; Donald Kurtz, Ph.D ; Kurt Krause, MD, PhD, FIDSA

9:18 AM
Role of Macrophage Heme Oxygenase and its Product Carbon Monoxide in Human Tuberculosis
Angela C. Collins, B.S. ; Vineetha Zacharia, B.S. ; Vidhya Nair, MD, MS ; Denise K. Marciano, MD, PhD ; Edward A. Graviss, PhD, MPH ; Michael U. Shiloh, MD, PhD

9:30 AM
Staphylococcal enterotoxin P predicts bacteremia in hospitalized patients colonized with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Michael S. Calderwood, MD, MPH ; Christopher A. Desjardins, PhD ; George Sakoulas, MD ; Robert Nicol, PhD ; Andrea Dubois ; Mary L. Delaney ; Ken Kleinman, ScD ; Lisa A. Cosimi, MD ; Michael Feldgarden, PhD ; Andrew B. Onderdonk, PhD ; Bruce W. Birren, PhD ; Richard Platt, MD MS ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

9:42 AM
Survival of pediatric Ebola hemorrhagic fever patients is associated with altered endothelial function
Anita Mcelroy, MD, PhD ; Bobbie Erickson ; Jonathan Towner, PhD ; Stuart Nichol, PhD ; Pierre Rollin, MD ; Christina Spiropoulou, PhD

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E. S. Shenoy, None

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