Program Schedule

Mycobacterial Infection: Screening and Diagnosis

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: IDExpo Hall BC

Diagnostic usefulness of IFN-gamma releasing assays in patients with disseminated tuberculosis compared with conventional tests
Shi Nae Yu, MD ; Sun-Mi Kim ; Su Jin Park, PhD ; Sang-Oh Lee, MD ; Sang-Ho Choi, MD ; Yang Soo Kim, MD ; Jun Hee Woo, MD ; Sung-Han Kim, MD
Screening for TB in Health Care Workers – QFT may not be the answer !
Siddharth Hublikar, MD, MPH ; Linda Wellington, RN, BSN, CIC ; Ismail Nabeel, MBBS, MPH ; Paul Kirk, MD ; Shu-Hua Wang, MD, MPH&TM
A Rapid and Non-Invasive 2-Step Algorithm for Diagnosing Tuberculous Peritonitis Using T Cell-Based Assays on Peripheral Blood and Peritoneal Fluid Mononuclear Cells and Peritoneal Fluid Adenosine Deaminase
Ju Young Lee, MD ; Sun In Hong, MD ; Yong Kyun Kim, MD ; Shinae Yu, MD ; Jiwon Jung, MD ; Sun-Mi Kim ; Su-Jin Park ; Mi-Na Kim, MD, PhD ; Sang-Oh Lee, MD ; Sang-Ho Choi, MD ; Yang Soo Kim, MD ; Jun Hee Woo, MD ; Sung-Han Kim, MD
Comparision of Xpert MTB/RIF assay and the conventional sputum analysis in detecting M. tuberculosis at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai hospital
Kanokwan Pinyopornpanish, MD ; Chansom Pantip, B.Sc, MS ; Rassamee Keawvichit, B.Sc, MPA ; Phadungkiat Khamnoi, B.Sc ; Thira Sirisanthana, MD ; Romanee Chaiwarith, MD, MHS
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  • Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Admitted Patients at a Large, Urban Safety-net Facility — Los Angeles, 2010–2013
    Brian Baker, MD ; Shoma Desai, MD ; Sarah Lopez, MD ; Sophie Terp, MD ; Paul Holtom, MD
    Opportunities for Improved Detection and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection Among Veterans — Western United States, January 2010–July 2013
    Tara Perti, MD, MPH ; Patricia Schirmer, MD ; Carla Winston, PhD ; Edward Weiss, MD, MPH ; Joseph Cavanaugh, MD ; Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, MD ; Mark Holodniy, MD
    Do Resident Physicians Agree with LTBI Treatment Guidelines?
    Arun Janakiraman, MD ; Franklin Yates, MD ; Anna Headly, MD ; Darren R. Linkin, MD, MSCE ; Christopher Vinnard, MD
    Risk factors and outcomes of isoniazid hepatotoxicity in children  with latent  tuberculosis
    Ilker Devrim ; Huseyin Akturk ; Fatma Devrim ; Ahu Kara ; Nuri Bayram ; Demet Can ; Hurşit Apa
    Implementation of Tuberculosis Infection Control Guidelines in South India
    Jothimani Hemalatha, B.Pharm, MBA ; Dorairajan Sureshkumar, MD

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