Poster Abstract Session:
133. Bacterial Infections: Pathogenesis and Immunity
Friday, October 9, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

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Tracks: Adult ID, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID

A Serum Carboxypeptidase Contributes to the Processing of the Bacillus anthracis Protective Antigen
Ahmed Elshazly, MBBCh ; Antonio Nakouzi, BA ; Johanna Rivera, PhD ; Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD ; David Goldman, MD
Increased C. difficile Cytotoxin activity in stool of immunocompromised patients is associated with increased antibiotic exposure
Jennifer Delacruz, MD, MS ; Fredy Chaparro-Rojas, MD ; Randee Estes, MT (A.S.C.P.) ; Natasha Pettit, PharmD ; Lindsay Petty, M.D. ; Kathleen Mullane, DO, FIDSA ; David Pitrak, MD, FIDSA
  • ShinJH.pdf (1.9 MB)
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    Frequency of Nasopharyngeal Colonization with Streptococcus pneumoniae in HIV-1-infected Adults
    Lindsay Nicholson, MD ; Jennifer Kofonow, MS ; Timothy Wright, MA ; Edward M. Gardner, MD ; Edward N Janoff, MD, FIDSA ; Daniel Frank, PhD
    Macrophages Produce Extracellular Traps in Response to Streptococcus agalactiae Infection
    Ryan Doster, MD ; Lisa Rogers, B.S. ; David Aronoff, MD, FIDSA ; Jennifer Gaddy, Ph.D
    Relevance of Capsular Polysaccharide and Pilus Protein Expression to Design of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) Vaccines for Adults
    Morven Edwards, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS ; Marcia Rench, BSN ; C. Daniela Rinaudo, PhD ; Monica Fabbrini, PhD ; Giovanna Tuscano, PhD ; Carol J. Baker, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FPIDS ; Immaculada Margarit, PhD
    Do serum antibodies to Staphylococcus aureus PSMα3 protect against skin and soft-tissue infection? Evidence from a case-control study among military trainees at high risk for disease
    Eugene Millar, PhD ; Carey Schlett, MPH ; Tianyuan Cui, MA ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH, FIDSA ; Eric Hall, PhD ; Jeffrey Lanier, MD ; Lauren Nagy, PhD ; Michael Ellis, MD, FIDSA ; Hwang-Soo Joo, PhD ; Chih-Lung Fu, PhD ; Michael Otto, PhD, FSHEA; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institutes of Health ; Danett Bishop, Ph.D.
    Does Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization induce T-cell and inflammatory cytokine responses? Evidence from military trainees at high-risk for Staphylococcus aureus colonization and disease
    Lauren Nagy, PhD ; Carey Schlett, MPH ; Tianyuan Cui, MA ; Eugene Millar, PhD ; Katrina Crawford, MS ; D. Scott Merrell, PhD ; Jeffrey Lanier, MD ; Natasha Law, MA ; Nimfa Teneza-Mora, MD MPH ; Michael Ellis, MD, FIDSA ; Eric R. Hall, PhD ; Dannett Bishop, Ph.D.
    Staphylococcus aureus Alpha Toxin Expression is Highly Conserved in MSSA and MRSA Hospital Respiratory Isolates Collected from an International Surveillance Study
    David E. Tabor, Ph.D. ; Li Yu, Ph.D. ; Hoyin Mok, Ph.D. ; Bret Sellman, Ph.D. ; Christine Tkaczyk, PhD ; Yuling Wu, Ph.D. ; Vaheh Oganesyan, MS ; Hasan Jafri, M.D. ; Michael Mccarthy, M.D. ; Timothy Slidel, Ph.D. ; Patricia Bradford, PhD ; Mark T. Esser, Ph.D.
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases-Like Pathologic Changes by Chronic Infection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in CCSP-Deficient Mice
    Masaki Fujita, MD, PhD ; Takemasa Matsumoto, MD, PhD ; Ryosuke Hirano, MD ; Junji Uchino, MD, PhD ; Kentaro Watanabe, MD, PhD
    Genetic and Molecular Basis of Kingella kingae Encapsulation and Capsule Diversity
    Kimberly Starr, M.S. ; Eric Porsch, PhD ; Patrick Seed, MD, PhD ; Joseph W. St. Geme III, MD, FPIDS
    Emergence of ST-258 in Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase Resistant Isolates in 19 Hospitals: 1999-2013
    Brandon Eilertson, MD ; Audrey Li, BS ; Liang Chen, PhD ; David Landman, MD, FIDSA ; John Quale, MD, FIDSA ; Barry N. Kreiswirth, PhD
    Molecular and Phenotypic Properties of Multi-Drug Resistant Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) from Clinical Samples 
    Mackenzie Morgan, MD ; Emil Lesho, D.O., FIDSA ; Paige Waterman, M.D. ; Neil Woodford, PhD ; Michel Doumith, PhD ; Fatma Onmus-Leone, MS ; Ana Ong, BS ; Yoon Kwak, MS ; Rossalyn Maybank, BS ; Lakshmi Appalla, MS ; Erik Snesrud, BS ; Mary Hinkle, M.D. ; Patrick Mcgann, PhD
    Transcriptomic Analysis of the Host Response to Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) Infection in Humans
    William E. Yang, BS ; Sunil Suchindran, PhD ; Bradly P. Nicholson, PhD ; Micah T. McClain, MD, PhD ; Thomas Burke, PhD ; Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, MD, PhD ; Clayton D. Harro, MD, ScM ; Subhra Chakraborty, MPH, PhD ; David A. Sack, MD ; Christopher W. Woods, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Ephraim L. Tsalik, MD, PhD
  • ETECPoster_v10.pdf (524.7 kB)
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    A Novel Shiga Toxin 1a Converting Bacteriophage of Shigella sonnei with Close Relationship to Shiga Toxin Expressing Escherichia coli
    Christoph Carter, MD PhD ; Joshua Fierer, MD, FIDSA ; Wei Wei Chiu, PhD ; David Looney, M.D. ; Matthew Strain, MD ; Sanjay Mehta, MD
    Investigation of Plasma IP-10 During Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    Marcos C. Schechter, MD ; Chris C. Ibegbu, PhD ; Toidi Adekambi, PhD ; Stephanie Cagle, BSMT ; Susan M. Ray, MD ; Jyothi Rengarajan, PhD
    Glutamate Racemase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis - new genetic and structural insights into a target for antituberculosis drug design
    Kurt Krause, MD, PhD, FIDSA ; Sinothai Poen, MS ; Roman Mortuza, MS ; Yoshio Nakatani, PhD ; Htin Aung, PhD ; Helen Opel-Reading, BSc ; Gregory Cook, 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.