Poster Abstract Session:
141. Diagnostic Microbiology: Streptococci
Friday, October 9, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

Learning Objectives:


Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Performance evaluation of the cobas® Strep A assay for point-of-care diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis in CLIA-waived primary care settings
Fangnian Wang, MD, PhD ; Yu Tian, PhD ; Ying Valcour, MS ; Thomas Drechsler, BS ; Robert Luo, MD, MPH ; Lingjun Chen, BA
  • IDSA2015StrepAFINAL.pdf (383.1 kB)
  • Real-time PCR Assays on Dried Blood Spots for Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Febrile Children: A Surveillance Diagnostic Method for Resource-limited Settings
    Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, MD ; Nelmary Hernandez-Alvarado, MS ; Mark R. Schleiss, MD ; Stephen K. Obaro, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FPIDS
  • Iroh Tam DBS poster .pdf (765.5 kB)
  • Posters
  • IDSA poster FINAL.pdf (3.0 MB)
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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.