Oral Abstract Session:
199. CNS Infections
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 7--AB

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Adult ID

Moderators:  Adarsh Bhimraj, MD, Cleveland Clinic and James Sejvar, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

8:30 AM
Decrease in Cerebrospinal Fluid Cathelicidin During Bacterial Meningitis in Children Correlates With Improved Outcome
Okko Savonius, MD ; Otto Helve, MD, PhD ; Irmeli Roine, MD, PhD ; Sture Andersson, MD, PhD ; Josefina Fernandez, MD, PhD ; Heikki Peltola, Professor ; Tuula Pelkonen, MD, PhD
8:45 AM
Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Serotype A Infection in Children, Clinical Description of an Emerging Pathogen Alaska, 20022014
Ian Plumb, MRCP MSc ; K. Danielle Lecy, BSN ; Rosalyn Singleton, MD ; Michael C. Engel, MD ; Matthew Hirschfeld, MD ; Joseph Klejka, MD ; Karen Rudolph, PhD ; Thomas Hennessy, MD, MPH ; Michael Bruce, MD, MPH
9:00 AM
Healthcare-associated meningitis or ventriculitis: An analysis of 231 adult and pediatric patients
Chanunya Srihawan, MD ; Rodrigo Lopez, MD ; Lucrecia Salazar, MD ; Elizabeth Aguilera, MD ; Susan Wootton, MD ; Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH
9:15 AM
Ascending Neonatal Escherichia coli Central Nervous System Infection through the Olfactory Tract
Mehreen Arshad, MD ; Julie Sproule, BS ; Yuping Tang, BS ; Patrick Seed, MD, PhD
9:30 AM
An uncommon cause of donor-derived central nervous system infection in multiple organ transplant recipients 
Rachel M. Smith, MD, MPH ; Dianna M. Blau, DVM, PhD ; Joanna Schaenman, MD PhD ; Sanjiv Baxi, MS, MD, MPH ; Sophia Koo, MD ; Peter Chin-Hong, MD ; Anna R. Thorner, MD, FIDSA ; Alexis Liakos, PA-C ; Matthew J. Kuehnert, MD, FIDSA ; Kristina Wheeler, RN, BSN ; Jonathan W. Jackson, BS ; Theresa Benedict, BS ; Alexandre Dasilva, PhD ; Jana M. Ritter, DVM ; Atis Muehlenbachs, MD, PhD ; Dominique Rollin, MD ; Maureen Metcalfe, MS ; Govinda S. Visvesvara, PhD ; Sridhar Basavaraju, MD, FACEP ; Sherif R. Zaki, MD, PhD
9:45 AM
Clinical Features of Balamuthia mandrillaris Disease in the United States, 1974 2014
Jennifer Cope, MD, MPH ; Raghuveer Puttagunta, MD ; Janet Gomez, DVM ; Sarah Collier, MPH ; Melanie Moser, MPH ; Sharon Roy, MD, MPH ; Govinda S. Visvesvara, PhD

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