Program Schedule

Fungal Infections

Friday, October 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 109-AB

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Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Susan Hadley, MD, FIDSA, Tufts University School of Medicine

2:00 PM
A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Non-inferiority Trial to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Isavuconazole versus Voriconazole in Patients with Invasive Mold Disease (SECURE): Outcomes in Neutropenic Patients
Thomas Patterson ; Dominik Selleslag ; Kathleen Mullane ; Oliver Cornely ; William Hope ; Olivier Lortholary ; Bernhardt Zeiher ; Rochelle Maher ; Misun Lee ; Wenmei Huang ; Dimitrios Kontoyiannis
2:15 PM
A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Non-Inferiority Trial to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Isavuconazole versus Voriconazole in Patients with Invasive Mold Disease (SECURE): Outcomes in Invasive Aspergillosis Patients
Dimitrios Kontoyiannis ; Michael Giladi ; Misun Lee ; Marcio Nucci ; Issam Raad ; Eric Bow ; Vicki a. Morrison ; John Baddley ; Bernhardt Zeiher ; Rochelle Maher ; Wenmei Huang ; Kieren a. Marr
2:45 PM
Bronchoscopy Findings of Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
Arash Heidari, M.D. ; Augustine Munoz, MD ; Rhonda Alkatib, M.D. ; Negin Sobhani, MS IV ; Daisy Lankarani, MS III ; Shaker Qaqish, M.D.
3:00 PM
Environment as a Potential Source of Fusarium spp. Invasive Infections in Immunocompromised Patients
Maria Luiza Moretti ; Ariane Busso-Lopes ; Renato Moraes ; Yasunori Muraosa ; Yuzuru Mikami ; Plinio Trabasso ; Kenichiro Tominaga ; Francheline Reichert-Lima ; Luzia Lyra ; Tohru Gonoi ; Hideaki Taguchi ; Angelica Schreiber ; Katsuhiko Kamei
3:15 PM
Blastomycosis in Indiana:  Clinical and Epidemiological Patterns of Disease Gleaned from a Multicenter Retrospective Observational Study
Marwan M. Azar, MD ; Roland Assi, MD ; Ryan Relich, Ph.D. ; Bryan Schmitt, DO ; Steven Norris, MD ; Lawrence Wheat, MD ; Chadi Hage, MD

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S. Hadley, Merck & Co., Inc (DSMB): Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

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