Poster Abstract Session:
74. TB: Mycobacteria Diagnostic Testing
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

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

The Usefulness of the MODS Assay in a Level II Mycobacteriology Laboratory in the Philippine Setting
Myrna Mendoza, MD ; Marc Agnew Cajucom, RMT ; Jill Itable, MD, FPCP ; Rosally Zamora, MD
  • 1mods.pdf (679.0 kB)
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      Accuracy of  Xpert MTB/RIF for The Diagnosis of Smear-Negative Tuberculosis Using Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid in a Hospital Setting
    Fernando Rosso, MD, MSc ; Nora Guarín, MD ; Luisa Martinez, Microbiologist ; Jose Garcia, MD ; Robinson Pacheco, MSC ; Liliana Fernandez, MD
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    Diagnostic Challenges in Spinal Tuberculosis and Role of Genexpert MTB/RIF assay (CBNAAT – Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test)
    Falguni Parikh, MD ; Jani Basha, MBBS ; Sweta Shah, MD Microbiology ; Mihir Bapat, MS Orthopaedics
    Early Detection of Tuberculosis: An Emerging Diagnostic Using Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)
    Jennifer Granger, PhD ; Lars Laurentius, PhD ; Alexis Crawford, BS ; Ryan Robinson, BS ; Delphi Chatterjee, PhD ; Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS ; Marc Porter, PhD
    Factors Associated with Delayed Management of Smear-positive Pulmonary tuberculosis in Hospitalized Patients
    Yu-Lin Li, M.D.; M.S. ; Chih-Yen Chang, M.D. ; Chun-Eng Liu, M.D. ; Yu-Ren Cheng, M.D. ; Chen-Hui Chong, M.D. ; Huei-Wen Lai, R.N. ; I-Lun Hou, R.N.
  • (2015) IDWEEK poster 589.pdf (309.6 kB)
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    Mycobacteriology Diagnostic Costs in an Inner-City Public Hospital: Are We Ready to Adopt the Xpert® MTB/RIF in Lieu of the Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB) Smear?
    Marcos C. Schechter, MD ; Gretchen Snoeyenbos, MD ; Yun F. Wang, MD, PhD ; David P. Holland, MD, MHS ; Susan M. Ray, MD
    Multi-center study to assess the non-inferiority of Nipro NTM+MDRTB and Hain GenoType MTBDRplus V2 line probe assays compared to Hain GenoType MTBDRplus V1
    Ruvandhi Nathavitharana, MD MPH ; Doris Hillemann, PhD ; Joshua Havumaki, MPH ; Eloise Valli, MPH ; Pamela Nabeta, MD ; Catharina Boehme, MD ; Claudia Denkinger, MD PhD
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    Caspase-3 on patient antigen-specific CD4+ T cells diagnose active tuberculosis and monitor treatment response
    Toidi Adekambi, PhD ; Chris C. Ibegbu, PhD ; Stephanie Cagle, BSMT ; Susan M. Ray, MD ; Jyothi Rengarajan, PhD

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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.