Poster Abstract Session:
66. Latent Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Management
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

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Tracks: Adult ID

Low Uptake of Treatment for Latent TB in an Outbreak Affecting an Island
Niamh Allen, MB, BCh, DTMH ; Catherine Fleming, MB, MPH, FRCPI ; Diarmuid O'donovan, MD, FFPHMI ; Anthony O'regan, MD, FRCPI ; Cathy Higgins, MB, MPH, LFOM
Comparison of Predictors of Indeterminate QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Test Results between Inpatients and Outpatients
Katerina Oikonomou, MD, PhD ; Panagiotis Vlachostergios, MD, PhD ; William Pagano, MD ; Carla Sue Mcwilliams, MD ; Jeanne Carey, MD
Use of Shortened Regimen for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Patients of the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System—2012–2015.
Sapna Morris, MD, MBA ; Nwabunie Nwana, MPH ; Patricia Schirmer, MD ; Wendy Thanassi, MA, MD ; Roger Bedimo, MD ; Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, MD ; David Yost, MD, Msc
Latent Tuberculosis Infection Screening among HIV-Infected Patients: Tuberculin Skin Test vs. Interferon-Gamma Release Assay
Joella Adams, MPH ; Ashley Andrews, MPH ; Chanelle Howe, PhD ; Christopher Vinnard, MD
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    Risk Factors for Missed Study Visits Among Patients with a Positive Screening Test for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)
    Marian Lacy, MD ; Fernanda Maruri, MPH ; Kristian Atchley, RN, BSN ; Timothy R. Sterling, MD, FIDSA ; April Pettit, MD, MPH
    Usefulness of simultaneous performance of an IGRA and TST for latent tuberculosis screening in rheumatology patients. Influence of disease and treatment
    Paloma Gijón, MD/PhD ; Patricia Muñoz, MD/PhD ; María Jesús Ruiz-Serrano, Pharm ; María Montoro, MD/PhD ; Martha Kestler, MD/PhD ; Oihane Aldecoa-Otarola, MD ; Emilio Bouza, MD, PhD
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    Vitamin D Deficiency and Latent Tuberculosis Infection Risk among Tuberculosis Household Contacts.
    María Elvira Balcells, MD, MSc ; Patricia García, MD ; Camila Tiznado, BSc ; Luis Villarroel, PhD ; Natalia Scioscia, BSc ; Camila Carvajal, RN ; Francesca Zegna-Ratá, RN ; Carlos Peña, MD ; Rodrigo Naves, PhD
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  • CME Credits: No CME credit is offered for this session.

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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.