Oral Abstract Session:
040. Adult Central Nervous System Infection
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 07AB

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderators:  Hana M. El Sahly, MD, FIDSA, Baylor College of Medicine and Diederik Van De Beek, MD, PhD, FEAN, Academic Medical Center

10:30 AM
Current Epidemiology of Serogroup W Meningococcal Disease—United States, 2010–2015
Heidi Soeters, PhD, MPH; Amy Blain, MPH; How-Yi Chang, PhD; Melissa Whaley, MS, MPH; Jessica Macneil, MPH
10:45 AM
Increased risk of invasive meningococcal disease associated with primary and secondary immunodeficiency
Lene Fogt Lundbo, MD PhD; Zitta Barrella Harboe, MD PhD; Lars Smith-Hansen, BA Techn. Soc.; Thomas Benfield, MD, DMSc
11:00 AM
Use of Adjunctive Steroids and Incidence of Delayed Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in Adults with Bacterial Meningitis
Cinthia Gallegos, MD; Lucrecia Salazar, MD; Farrell Tobolowsky, DO; Masayuki Nigo, MD; Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH
11:15 AM
Retrospective Evaluation of Infants 1-60 Days Evaluated for Meningitis Using the FilmArray® Meningitis/Encephalitis (ME) Panel
Anne J. Blaschke, MD, PhD, FIDSA, FPIDS; Kristen Holmberg, MS; Judy Daly, PhD; Amy Leber, PhD; Jennifer Dien Bard, Ph.D; Kevin Bourzac, PhD; Kristen Kanack, PhD
11:30 AM
A Single-center, Quasi-experimental Study to Evaluate the Impact of a Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction System Combined with Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention on Time to Targeted Therapy in Patients with Suspected Central Nervous System Infection
Kelsey Powell, PharmD; Sara Revolinski, PharmD, BCPS; Allison Gibble, PharmD; Anne Daniels, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP; J Njeri Wainaina, MD; Angela Huang, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
11:45 AM
How do advanced molecular tests compare to routine clinical laboratory evaluation of CSF in meningoencephalitis? A Study in 10 Urban Emergency Departments across the United States.
Toby L. Merlin, MD; Scott Chancey, PhD; Yueli Zheng, PhD; Brad Bowzard, PhD; Leah Fischer, PhD; Todd Parker, PhD; Satish Pillai, MD, MPH; David Talan, MD. FIDSA, FACEP; Gregory Moran, MD, FIDSA, FACEP; Anusha Krishnadasan, PhD; Scott Santibanez, MD

CME Credits: No CME credit is offered for this session.

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