Poster Abstract Session:
48. Diagnostics: Typing and Sequencing
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Global ID, HIV-STD-TB, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID

Application of Whole-Genome Sequencing to Investigation of a Prolonged Outbreak Caused by Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii at A Large Academic Burn Center
Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD, MPH ; Christian Parobek, BSc ; David Weber, MD, MPH ; William Rutala, PhD, MPH ; Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH
Molecular Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Infections in Adults and Children from the Kansas City Area between 2010 and 2013
Douglas Swanson, MD ; Christopher Harrison, M.D., FSHEA, FPIDS ; Fernando Merino, MD ; Erin Atwood, BS ; Rebecca Horvat, PhD ; Maria J Tort, PhD ; Angee Mcdaniel, PharmD ; Anne James, BS ; Richard Goering, Ph.D.
  • S pneumo PFGE KC.pdf (488.0 kB)
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    Rapid Detection of a Winter Outbreak of Legionellosis New York City, 20142015
    Isaac Benowitz, MD ; Robert Fitzhenry, PhD ; Christopher Boyd, BA ; Michelle Dickinson, MPH ; Michael Levi, ScD, (D) ABMM ; Ying Lin, PhD ; Elizabeth Nazarian, MT (ASCP) ; Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Teresa Passaretti, BS ; Jennifer Rakeman, PhD ; Elena Shamoonian, BS ; Amy Saylors, MLT(ASCP) ; Sharon Balter, MD ; Terry-Ann Smith, MS
    Whole Genome Sequencing in Tracking Intergenus Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC) Gene Transmission in a Tertiary Care Center
    Kristin Popiel, MD ; Yves Longtin, MD ; Laura Mataseje, M.Sc. ; Michael Mulvey, PhD ; Chand Mangat, PhD ; Mark Miller, MD, MSc ; Brigitte Lefebvre, PhD ; Louis-Patrick Haraoui, MD
  • Popiel-Haraoui.pdf (214.6 kB)
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    Is It Time to Identify Acinetobacter spp. by Molecular Methods Only?
    T. Nicholas Domitrovic, BA ; Andrea Hujer, BS ; Paul Higgins, PhD ; Harald Seifert, PhD ; Kristine M. Hujer, BS ; Michael R. Jacobs, MD, PhD ; Thomas Hall, PhD ; Christine Marzan, PhD ; Barry N. Kreiswirth, PhD ; Robert A. Bonomo, MD
    Impact of Rapid Diagnostic Testing on Time to Identification and Antibiotic Use for Children With Positive Blood Cultures
    Angela Veesenmeyer, MD, MPH ; Jared Olson, PharmD ; Emily Thorell, MD, MSCI ; Adam L. Hersh, MD, PhD ; Chris R. Stockmann, MSc ; Kent Korgenski, MS ; Anne J. Blaschke, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FPIDS
  • BCIDPosterFinal.pdf (5.6 MB)
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    Balamuthia mandrillaris encephalitis detected by next generation sequencing of cerebrospinal fluid
    Yosuke Nomura, MD ; Alex Greninger, PhD ; Kevin Messacar, MD ; Thelma Dunnebacke, AB, MS, PhD ; Samia N Naccache, Ph.D. ; Jerome Bouquet, PhD ; David Mirsky, MD ; Craig Press, MD, PhD ; B.K. Kleinschmidt-Demasters, MD ; Sarah Parker, MD ; Samuel Dominguez, MD, PhD ; Charles Y. Chiu, M.D./Ph.D.

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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.