Poster Abstract Session:
138. CNS Infection
Friday, October 9, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Adult ID

Deep brain stimulator device infections: Mayo Clinic 2008-2014
Daniel Desimone, MD ; Abdelghani El Rafei, MD ; Alan J. Wright, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Kendall Lee, MD ; Priya Sampathkumar, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
  • DBSIDweek.jpg (573.5 kB)
  • 976
    Post-operative Infection after Surgery of Brain Tumors: a Five-year Review of Common Pathogens, Presentation and other Associated Factors
    Tannaz Asadi, MD ; Adarsh Bhimraj, MD ; Carlos Isada, MD ; Allireza Mohammadi, MD ; Lulette Tricia Bravo, MD
  • IDSAPDFposter.pdf (1.5 MB)
  • 977
    Rabies Encephalitis Masquerading as a Serotonin Syndrome
    Venkata Sai Bhavana Chinnakotla, MD ; Hariharan Regunath, MD ; Harbaksh Sangha, MD ; William Salzer, MD ; Christian Rojas-Moreno, MD
  • ID week poster final.pdf (1010.2 kB)
  • 978
    Influenza-Associated Neurological disease: Cases Identified by the Australian Childhood Encephalitis (ACE) Study
    Philip Britton, MBBS, FRACP ; Russell Dale, MBChB MRCPCH MSc PhD ; Robert Booy, MBBS (Hons), MSc, MD, FRACP, FRCPCH ; Christopher Blyth, MBBS FRACP ; Nigel Crawford, FRACP MPH PhD ; Helen Marshall, MBBS DCH MPH MD ; Elizabeth Elliott, MD, MPhil, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPCH, FRCP, ; Cheryl Jones, MBBS PhD FRACP
    Diagnostic Accuracy of Combined Thwaites’ Diagnostic Index with PCR-Based Assay in Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis
    Nasikarn Angkasekwinai, MD ; Siriya Charoenchasri, MD ; Varalak Srinontprasert, MD ; Suporn Foongladda, DVM, PhD
  • PosteTBM_2_IDSA15.pdf (507.9 kB)
  • 980
    Imaging Data in Neurobrucellosis and the Factors Predicting Inflammatory Changes: Results of Istanbul-3 Study
    Hakan Erdem, MD, Prof ; Seniha Senbayrak, Specialist doctor ; Kaan Meric, Dr ; Asim Ulcay, Associate Professor ; Ayse Batirel, MD ; Mustafa Kasim Karahocagil, MD ; Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH ; Gonul Sengoz, MD ; Hasan Karsen, MD ; Selcuk Kaya, Associate Professor
    Tuberculosis and Brucellosis Meningoencephalitis: the Debate Continues Beyond Scoring Systems
    Houda Ben Ayed, MD ; Makram Koubaa, MD ; Sahar Ben Kahla, MD ; Chakib Marrakchi, MD ; Hela Fourati, MD ; Imed Maaloul, MD ; Zeinab Mnif, MD ; Mounir Ben Jemaa, MD
  • P 981.pdf (61.7 kB)
  • 982
    Clinical virulence of Propionibacterium species growth in CSF thioglycollate broth cultures
    Dwight Yin, MD, MPH ; Owoicho Adogwa, MD, MPH ; David Williams, MPH ; Sylvia Costa, MD ; Stephen De Lurgio, PhD ; Ross Mckinney, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS ; Gerald Grant, MD
  • CSFbrothIDposter3col-final.pdf (286.9 kB)
  • 983
    Diagnostic Practices for Suspected Acute Central Nervous System (CNS) Infection in Children in the Post Conjugate Vaccine Era, 2004-2014
    Natalie Banniettis, MD ; Shubhi Kaushik, MD ; Saumya Joshi, MD ; Stephan Kohlhoff, MD ; Margaret Hammerschlag, MD, FIDSA
    Under Utilization of West Nile Virus Testing in Meningitis with a Negative Gram stain
    Jakapat Vanichanan, MD ; Lucrecia Salazar, MD ; Elizabeth Aguilera, MD ; Susan Wootton, MD ; Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH
  • Utilization WNV edited.pdf (181.5 kB)
  • 985
    A spatial analysis of Community-acquired Meningitis in Adults in Houston, Texas 
    Kanika Mahajan, MPH ; Tarek Sulaiman, MD ; Lucrecia Salazar, MD ; Susan Wootton, MD ; Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH
    An Algorithmic Approach to Determine the Etiology of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in India
    Ravi Vasanthapuram, MBBS, MD ; Padmini Srikantaih, MD ; Vijayalakshmi Reddy, PhD ; Anita Desai, PhD ; Reeta Mani, MD ; Shah Hossain, MD ; Lahari Saikia, MD ; Amita Jain, MD ; Tapan Dhole, MD ; Sharon Daves, MPH RS ; Kayla Laserson, ScD
    Adult Neurological Complications Associated with Seasonal Influenza Infection
    Muhammad Usman, MD ; Hiba Hadid, MD ; Ahmad Aldeiri, MD ; Norman Markowitz, MD ; Laura E Johnson, MD
  • Influenza Series poster.pdf (646.5 kB)
  • 989
    Intrathecal Amphotericin Treatment in the Management of Neuro-invasive Coccidiomycosis Infection: Single Institutional Experience
    Marie Grill, MD ; Ana Moran, MD ; Annette Cordova, MS, R.Ph ; Brian Beck, MD ; Yashar Kalani, MD, PhD ; Kris Smith, M.D. ; Peter Nakaji, MD ; Nicholas Theodore, MD ; Omar Gonzalez, MD
    Fungal infection in the central nervous system – Two tertiary care centers experience
    Mohammed Reza, MD ; Laxmi Dhakal, MBBS ; Grace Gruz, MD ; Omar Abu Saleh, MD ; Mark Enzler, MD ; Lisa Brumble, MD ; William Freeman, MD

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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.