Oral Abstract Session:
95. Infections in Transplantations and Immunocompromised
Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 220-226

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: infectious diseases physicians

Topical Category: T. Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infections

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Camille Nelson Kotton, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital


8:30 AM
Transmission of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection Through Solid Organ Transplantation
Joyanna Wendt, MD, MPH ; Hana Akselrod, MPH ; Stephen Cohle, MD ; Daniel Kaul, MD ; Mayur Ramesh, MD ; Amy Denison, PhD ; Marlene Deleon-Carnes, BA ; Dianna M. Blau, DVM, PhD ; Christopher Paddock, MD, MPHTM ; Matthew J. Kuehnert, MD, FIDSA ; Sridhar Basavaraju, MD, FACEP

8:45 AM
Prospective Evaluation of Toxigenic and Non-toxigenic Strains of Clostridium difficile Colonization and Infection among Allogenic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients, 2010-2012
Tania Jain, MBBS ; Christopher Croswell, BA ; Harsha Vardhan Reddy Banavasi, MBBS ; Varinia Urday-Cornejo, MD ; Alyssa Liubakka ; Jessica Cutright, BS ; Hossein Salimnia, PhD ; Paul Lephart, PhD ; Sanjay Revankar, MD ; Pranatharthi Chandrasekar, M.D. ; Teena Chopra, MD, MPH ; George Alangaden, MD

9:00 AM
Incidence and Outcome of BK Viruria/Viremia in Renal Transplant Recipients Receiving Duo-therapy; A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Study
Willem Van Doesum ; Lilli Gard, BSc ; Frederike Bemelman, MD, PhD ; Johan De Fijter, MD, PhD ; Bert Niesters, PhD ; Willem Van Son, MD, PhD ; Annelies Riezebos-Brilman, MD, PhD ; Jan-Stephan Sanders, MD, PhD

9:15 AM
Streptococcus pneumoniae Bloodstream Infection among Patients with Hematological Malignancies: Clinical Impact in an Era of Anti-pneumococcal Immunization and Antibiotic Resistance
Sapha Barkati, MD, MSc ; Sophie Savary Bélanger, MD ; François Filion, BSc ; Valery Lavergne, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Shih-Hann Su, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Vilayvong Loungnarath, MD, FRCPC ; Louis Valiquette, MD, MSc ; Brigitte Lefebvre, PhD ; Karl Weiss, MD, MSc, FRCPC ; Annie-Claude Labbé, MD, FRCPC

9:30 AM
Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus from an Organ Donor with Undetectable Viremia by Nucleic Acid Testing
Anil Suryaprasad, MD ; Susan N. Hocevar, MD ; Lauren Torso, MPH ; Jan Drobeniuc, MD, PhD ; Yury Khudyakov, PhD ; David Pegues, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Matthew J. Kuehnert, MD, FIDSA ; Emily Blumberg, MD, FIDSA

9:45 AM
Rates of Adenovirus (ADV) Viremia and Disease in T-cell depleted (TCD) and Cord Blood (CB) Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HCT) recipients monitored prospectively by ADV PCR
Yeon Joo Lee, MD, MPH ; Yovanna Kolitsopoulos ; Susan K. Seo, MD ; Sergio A. Giralt, MD ; Juliet N. Barker, MD ; Ann A. Jakubowski, MD, PhD ; Genovefa A. Papanicolaou, MD

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C. N. Kotton, Oxford Immunotec: Consultant, Consulting fee
Merch: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Astellas: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Novartis: Consultant, Consulting fee
T2 Biosystems: Consultant, Consulting fee
Roche: Investigator, Grant recipient

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