Oral Abstract Session:
45. Cool Findings in Bacteremia and Endocarditis
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: W 2002

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderators:  Joshua Hartzell, MD, FIDSA, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - "America's Medical School" and Michelle Floris-Moore, MD, MS, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

10:30 AM
Diagnosis and Genotyping of Coxiella burnetii Causing Endocarditis in a Patient with Prosthetic Pulmonary Valve Replacement (PVR) Using Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) of Plasma
Maiko Kondo, MD; Sudeb Dalai, MD PhD; Lars Westblade, PhD; Shivkumar Venkatasubrahmanyam, PhD; Nell Eisenberg, MD; Kristen M. Marks, MD
10:45 AM
Infective endocarditis and cardiac valve surgery during the opioid epidemic in North Carolina, 2007 to 2017
Asher Schranz, MD; Aaron Fleischauer, PhD, MPH; Vivian H. Chu, MD; David Rosen, MD, PhD
11:00 AM
Direct Detection and Quantification of Bacterial Cell-free DNA in Patients with Infective Endocarditis (IE) Using the Karius Plasma Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Test
Pratik Shah, MS; Felicia Ruffin, MSN, RN; Hon Seng, BS; Desiree Hollemon, MSN, MPH; Laura Winn, BA; Caitlin Drennan, BS; Ka Lok Chan, MS; Huy Quach, MS; Timothy Blauwkamp, PhD; Galit Meshulam-Simon, PhD; David Hong, MD; Vance G. Fowler Jr., MD
11:15 AM
Reducing Blood Culture Contamination Rates Through the Use of a Red Top Tube Discard
Bharat Ramlal, MD; Rosemary Renouf, .; Jaber Aslanzadeh, PhD
11:30 AM
The Effect of Insurance Coverage on Appropriate Selection of Hospital Discharge Antibiotics for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Thomas McHale, MD, MSc; Jim Medder, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Lyden, MS; Jenenne Geske, PhD; Mark E. Rupp, MD; Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD, FACP

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

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