Oral Abstract Session:
272. Emerging Public Health Threats
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 25--ABC

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Adult ID

Moderators:  Michael Kurilla, MD, PhD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and Rima Khabbaz, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2:00 PM
Increase of Invasive Meningococcal Disease among Men Who Have Sex with Men, Los Angeles County, California, 2012-2014
Rachel Civen, MD, MPH ; Van Ngo, MPH ; Benjamin Schwartz, MD ; Laurene Mascola, MD, MPH
2:15 PM
Outbreak of extremely drug-resistant Shigella sonnei infections among men who have sex with men (MSM), derived from travel-associated outbreak of ciprofloxacin-resistant shigellosis—United States, May 2014 – April 2015
Anna Bowen, MD, MPH ; Cora Hoover, MD, MPH ; Akiko Kimura, MD ; Yvette Khachadourian, MPH ; Dana Fejes, MPH ; Alicia Siston, PhD, MPH ; Tanya Libby, MPH ; Sara Ehlers, MPH ; Jacqueline Hurd, MPH ; J. Corbin Norton, BS ; Amelia Bicknese, BS ; Davina Campbell, MS, MPH ; Shamika Smith, MPH
2:30 PM
Treatment of complicated, cutaneous anthrax: A systematic review
Satish Pillai, MD, MPH ; Manjunath Shankar, PhD ; Katherine Hendricks, MD ; William Bower, MD ; Dana Meaney-Delman, MD
2:45 PM
A Case Control Study of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) and Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68), Colorado (CO), 2014
Negar Aliabadi, MD MS ; Kevin Messacar, MD ; Daniel M Pastula, MD ; Eyal Leshem, MD ; Christine C. Robinson, PhD ; William A. Nix, BS ; M Steve Oberste, PhD ; James Sejvar, MD ; Daniel Feikin, MD ; Samuel Dominguez, MD, PhD
3:00 PM
Management of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Tara N. Palmore, M.D. ; Richard T. Davey Jr., M.D. ; Amanda M. Ramsburg, B.S.N. ; Angela V. Michelin, M.P.H. ; Robin T. Odom, M.S. ; Mary Ann Bordner, M.S. ; David K. Henderson, M.D.
3:15 PM
Onchocerca lupi: An Emerging Parasitic Infection in the Southwestern United States
Christiana Smith, MD ; Suchitra Rao, MB, BS ; Walter Dehority, MD, MSc ; G. Amin Ostovar, MD ; Maria Alzona, MD ; Jill E. Weatherhead, MD ; Morven Edwards, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS ; Jessica Weeks, MD ; Andrew Terranella, MD ; Marcos E. De Almeida, PhD ; Blaine Mathison, BS ; Henry Bishop, BS ; Mark Eberhard, PhD ; Paul Cantey, MD, MPH

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