Poster Abstract Session:
46. Diagnostics: Miscellaneous
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

Learning Objectives:


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

Broad-range PCR application in a large academic pediatric center: Clinical value and challenges
Elizabeth Lucas, MD ; Amy Leber, PhD ; Monica I. Ardura, DO, MSCS
  • IDSA BRPCR poster.pdf (768.0 kB)
  • 239
    Rapid Multiplex PCR Gastrointestinal Panel Enhances Pathogen Identification and Can Improve Hospital Infection Prevention Practices in Pediatric Patients with Diarrhea
    Ishminder Kaur, M.D. ; Jennifer Vodzak, MD ; Jane M. Gould, MD ; Michael Heard, MT (ASCP) ; Sarah S. Long, MD ; Alan T. Evangelista, PhD
    Gram-negative Ventricular Assist Device Infections Experience in a Tertiary Care Hospital
    Ami Patel, MD ; Eliahu Bishburg, MD, FIDSA ; Sandhya Nagarakanti, MD ; Melinda Brown, MD
    A Pilot Study Evaluating Urine to Plasma Ratios of Inflammatory Cytokines to Allow for Discrimination of Urinary Tract as the Source of Serious Bacterial Infections in Young Febrile Infants
    Antonio Arrieta, MD, FIDSA ; Stephanie Osborne, BS, RN ; Siobhan Poling, MD ; David Michalik, DO ; Janet Hoang, BS ; Shirley Williams, PhD ; Robert Matson, PhD ; Diane Nugent, MD
  • ID Week 2015 Arrieta1.pdf (198.6 kB)
  • 244
    Serial Procalcitonin Measurements for Improved Prognostic Assessment of Patients Admitted with Bacterial Pneumonia
    Suzanne Mccluskey, MD ; Michael Abers, MD ; Benjamin Bearnot, MD ; Debora Hoffman, MPH ; Maria Morales, BS ; Shreya Patel, MD, MPH ; Lauren Rosario, BA ; Phillip Schuetz, MD, MPH ; Blair Parry, CCRC, BA ; Ryan Callahan, RT, BS ; Victor Chiappa, MD ; Kent Lewandrowski, MD ; William Binder, MD ; Michael Filbin, MD ; Jatin Vyas, MD, PhD, FIDSA ; Michael Mansour, M.D., Ph.D.
    The Role of Procalcitonin in the Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections in Patients with Cardiac devices and Orthotopic Heart Transplant
    Melinda Brown, MD ; Eliahu Bishburg, MD, FIDSA ; Sandhya Nagarakanti, MD ; Michael Divita, MD
    Usefulness of Non Invasive Fibrosis Markers in the Assessment of Chronic Hepatitis B
    Houda Ben Ayed, MD ; Makram Koubaa, MD ; Asma Tlijani, MD ; Tarak Ben Jemaa, MD ; Sahar Ben Kahla, MD ; Chakib Marrakchi, MD ; Rim Marrakchi, MD ; Kamel Jamoussi, MD ; Mounir Ben Jemaa, MD
  • P 246.pdf (71.4 kB)
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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.