Poster Abstract Session:
238. Diagnostics - Pharyngitis
Saturday, October 7, 2017: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall CD


Presentations:
Performance of routine rapid antigen diagnostic testing and bacterial culture compared to PCR testing for the detection of Group A Strep
Arundhati Rao, MD, PhD; Robert Fader, PhD; Kimberly Walker, MHA, MLS, MB (ASCP); Theresa Quezada, BS, CCRP; Ula Cowen, BA; Shaowu Tang, PhD; Dana Duncan, MD, MPH; Joanna Sickler, MPH, MBA
Use of PCR for Diagnosis of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis in the United States, 2011-2015
Robert Luo, MD, MPH; Joanna Sickler, MPH, MBA; Famaz Vahidnia, MD, MPH, PhD; Yuan-Chi (Daisy) Lee, MSc; Bianca Frogner, PhD; Matthew Thompson, MD, MPH, DPhil
Posters
  • StrepIDWeekPoster2100.pdf (143.8 kB)
  • Co-detection of Group A Streptococcus and Viruses in Children with Pharyngitis
    Lauri Ivaska, MD, PhD; Kirsi Gröndahl-Yli-Hannuksela, PhD; Jussi Niemelä, MD, PhD; Matti Waris, PhD; Tytti Vuorinen, MD, PhD; Niina Putkuri, PhD; Kaisu Rantakokko-Jalava, MD, PhD; Jaana Vuopio, MD, PhD; Ville Peltola, MD, PhD

    CME Credits: Maximum of 0.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.