Oral Abstract Session:
271. Novel Diagnostics for Fungi, Parasites, and CNS Infection
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: S 158

Tracks: Adult ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Trainee


Moderator:  Charles Y. Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Presentations:
2:00 PM
Clinical Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing for Diagnosis of Meningitis and Encephalitis
Michael Wilson, M.D.; Hannah Sample, B.S.; Kelsey Zorn, M.P.H.; Samia N Naccache, Ph.D.; Steve Miller, M.D., Ph.D.; Charles Y. Chiu, M.D., Ph.D.
2:15 PM
Clinical validation of a commercial LAMP test for ruling out malaria in returning travelers: A prospective diagnostic trial
James Cheaveau, MBBS, MRCP, DTMH; Hong Nguyen, MLT; Barbara Chow, MLT; Hong Yuan Zhou, MD; Abu Naser Mohon, MSc; Giselle Viana, PhD; Wilson W. Chan, MD; Dylan Pillai, MD, PhD
2:30 PM
Title: A novel prognostic gene set for the prediction of severe dengue
Makeda L. Robinson, MD; Timothy E. Sweeney, MD, PhD; Rina Barouch-Bentov, PhD; Malaya K. Sahoo, PhD; Ana Maria Sanz, MD; Szu-Yuan Pu, PhD; Eliana Ortiz, Clinical Laboratory Technologist; Luis Albornoz, MD; Fernando Rosso Suarez, MD; Jose G. Montoya, MD, FIDSA; Benjamin Pinsky, MD, PhD; Purvesh Khatri, PhD; Shirit Einav, MD
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis in Hematological Malignancy Patients receiving Mold-active Antifungals: Performance of Interleukins 6 and 8, Asp LFD, and Aspergillus PCR in Same Day Blood and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Samples
Martin Hoenigl, MD; Sven Heldt, MD; Juergen Prattes, MD; Susanne Eigl, MD; Birgit Spiess, MD; Gemma Johnson, MD; Robert Krause, MD; Dieter Buchheidt, Prof.

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


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