Poster Abstract Session:
47. Diagnostic Microbiology
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Poster Hall C

Tracks: Adult ID


The risk factors for blood culture contamination in Emergency department
Akira Mikami, MD ; Yoichiro Natori, MD ; Yu Kurata, MD ; Sachiko Ohde, Ed.M ; Gautam. A Deshpande, MD ; Kevin Urayama, PhD ; Toshiaki Mochizuki, MD ; Norio Otani, MD ; Shinichi Ishimatsu, PhD

Impact of a Novel Staphylococcal Bacteremia Rapid Diagnostic Test on Antimicrobial Therapy at an Academic Medical Center
Jazmine Okuboyejo, PharmD ; Amy N. Schilling, PharmD ; Eddie Lee, PharmD ; Michael Loeffelholz, PhD ; Natalie Williams-Bouyer, PhD

Economic Impact of Rapid Detection of Gram-Positive Organisms in Blood Culture
Paul Mariani, MD ; Jesse L. Breidenbach, PharmD ; Felix Roth, Ph.D.

The Relationship between Positivity of Blood Culture and Blood Volume – How Much Blood Is Enough?
Tal Mann, MD ; Vikram Desai, M.D. ; Paul Lephart, PhD ; Hossein Salimnia, PhD ; Robert Mitchell, MT/ASCP ; Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Sorabh Dhar, MD
  • bv poster IDSAsdkk (2).pdf (372.4 kB)

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    Sonication of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices to Enhance Microbial Detection
    Avish Nagpal, MD ; Robin Patel, MD, FIDSA, FRCP(C), D(ABMM), FACP, F(AAM) ; Kerryl Greenwood-Quaintance, MS ; David Lynch ; Joseph J. Maleszewski, MD ; Paul A. Friedman, MD ; David Hayes, MD ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Muhammad R. Sohail, MD
  • IDSA 2013 Poster.pdf (417.6 kB)

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    Urine Cultures in Hospitalized Patients
    Dimitri M. Drekonja, MD, MS ; Christina Gnadt, BA ; James R. Johnson, MD
  • IDweek.2013.drekonja.pdf (5.3 MB)

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    Enhancing the Ability to Detect an Immune Response in Patients with Group A Streptococcal Infections and in the “Carrier” State
    Karen Leopold, Undergraduate student ; Edward Kaplan, MD, FIDSA ; Dwight Johnson, BS ; P. Patrick Cleary, PhD

    Unmet Diagnostic Needs in Infectious Disease
    Anne J. Blaschke, MD, PhD ; Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD ; Susan E. Beekmann, RN, MPH ; Dilek Ince, MD ; Philip M. Polgreen, MD ; Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, MHS

    Procalcitonin Is More Sensitive Than Endotoxin for Screening of Bacteremia and ICU Admission
    Hideaki Kato, MD ; Ryoko Higa, MD ; Sei Samukawa, MD ; Atsuhisa Ueda, MD, MPH ; Takeshi Kaneko, MD, MPH ; Yoshiaki Ishigatsubo, MD, MPH
  • IDweek2013ver3_KATO.pdf (3.8 MB)

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    Diagnosis of gastrointestinal infections – A one year prospective comparison of different methods
    Thomas Hoppe, MD ; Marion Steinmetz ; Ute Aurbach, MD ; Udo Schallenberg, MD ; Hilmar Wisplinghoff, MD

    Quantification and Composition of Commercially Available Probiotics
    Yana Emmy Hoy-Schulz, PhD ; Saira Zaidi, BS ; Julie Parsonnet, MD

    Appropriate empirical Antimicrobial Treatment: A determinant in outcome of septic shock
    Manideep Nandigam, STUDENT ; Danturulu Muralidhar Varma, MD ; Sudha Vidyasagar, MD ; Kalwaje Eshwara Vandana ; Akash AJ
  • mani_2.pdf (706.5 kB)

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    Understanding Physician Perceptions about the Medical Value of Tests to Diagnose Bloodstream Infections
    Rosemary C. She, MD ; Andrew Wilson ; Keith Simmon, MS ; Cathy Petti, MD

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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.