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14th ICID - Miami, Florida, USA - March 9-12, 2010
  Held at the Hyatt Regency Miami (400 SE 2nd Avenue)

Scientific Sessions (updated 14 April, 2010) - PDF Versions of some presentations are now available in View-Only form. Scroll to a specific presentation to see if it is available.
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* Travel Medicine Track
 

Meet the Expert
Revisions of Yellow Fever Risk Mapping: Rationale and Recent Updates
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 07:45 - 08:45hrs, Room: Orchid B/C/D
  • E. Jentes (USA)
Meet the Expert
* Travel Medicine Resources
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 7:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
  • G. Poumerol (France)
Plenary Lecture
* The Challenges of Travel Medicine in the 21st century
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 09:00 - 09:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Symposium
* ABC of Travel Medicine (I) (Presented in Spanish only, no translation provided)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Symposium
* Epicenters of Major Diseases (I)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Symposium
* The Ill-Returned Traveler (Presented in Spanish only, no translation provided)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
  • Practical Assessment in Travelers Coming from Latin America
    T. Orduna and S. Lloveras (Argentina)
  • Fever
    T. Orduna (Argentina)
  • Dermatosis
    S. Lloveras (Argentina)
  • Ten Most Common Imported Diseases in Florida
    J. Murillo (USA)
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Plenary Lecture
Emerging Infectious Diseases in Latin America
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 14:30 - 15:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Symposium
* ABC of Travel Medicine (II) (Presented in Spanish only, no translation provided)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Symposium
* Travel Medicine and the Influenza Pandemic(Presented in Spanish only, no translation provided)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Symposium
* Rabies, Bites and Envenomations
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
  • Rabies, the Emerging Challenge
    D. Warrell (United Kingdom) 14thICID_Warrell.pdf (2.2 MB)
  • Latin American Arthropods Envenomation
    C. Malaque (Brazil) 14thICID_Malaque.pdf (2.5 MB)
  • Diagnostic and Treatment of Snake Bites
    F. Franca (Brazil)
  • Immunobiologicals in South America
    J. Murillo (USA)
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Meet the Expert
Issues of Antibiotic Usage in Pediatrics
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 7:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
Meet the Expert
Family Travel: Andes and Amazonia (Meet the Expert)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 07:45 - 08:45hrs, Room: Orchid B/C/D
Edward H. Kass Plenary Lecture
The Discovery of HIV: an Example of Translational Research in Response to an Emerging Epidemic
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 09:00 - 9:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 1,2,3
Symposium
MRSA: Disease Mechanisms and Control
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
  • Inducible Dormant MRSA
    G. Bearman (USA)
  • The Role of PVL in Severe Disease - What is the Evidence?
    K. Christiansen (Australia)
  • MRSA Control Programs in the UK: Impact on Quality of Care, Nosocomial Infection, and Public Perception
    I. Gould (Scotland, UK) 14thICID_Gould.pdf (1.8 MB)
  • MRSA Epidemiology and Control in Limited Resource Countries
    V. Rosenthal (Argentina)
Symposium
Seasonal Influenza Vaccines: Current Status and Future Directions
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Pasteur
14thICID_Fiore_Monto_Atmar_11001_11002_11003.pdf (8.2 MB)
  • Influenza Vaccination: Where Do We Stand?
    A.E. Fiore (USA)
  • Overcoming Limitations of Seasonal Vaccines
    A.S. Monto (USA)
  • Emerging Trends: Vaccines in Late Development
    R.L. Atmar (USA)
Symposium
* Traveler's Diarrhea and Enteric Diseases of Latin America
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
Supported in part by an educational grant from Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Symposium
Viral Hepatitis
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Jasmine
Organized in collaboration with the Pan American Association for Infectious Diseases (API)
Symposium
Infectious Diseases Following Catastrophes
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Orchid B/C/D
Symposium
Update on Fungal Infections
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: South Hall
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Plenary Lecture
The Changing Patterns of Global Migration and the Impact on Infectious Diseases
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 14:30 - 15:15hrs, Room: Ballrooms 1,2,3
  • M. Cetron (USA)
Symposium
Will the Next Generation End AIDS?
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Symposium
The H1N1 Influenza Pandemic
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
  • Historical perspective: Lessons Learned from Past Pandemics
    D. Morens (USA) 14thICID_Morens.pdf (4.7 MB)
  • The H1N1 Outbreak in Mexico
    S. Ponce de Leon (Mexico)
  • Global Surveillance of the H1N1 Pandemic
    A. Mounts (Switzerland) 14thICID_Mounts.pdf (1.2 MB)
  • International Response to the H1N1 Pandemic
    A. Monto (USA)
Symposium
Malaria in the Americas
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
Symposium
Current Issues in Multi Drug Resistant Gram-negatives
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
Organized in collaboration with the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
  • Escherichia coli
    I. Morosini (Spain) 14thICID_Morosini.pdf (1.6 MB)
  • Multidrug resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae
    P. Nordmann (France)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    G. Cornaglia (Italy) 14thICID_Cornaglia_20003.pdf (4.1 MB)
  • Evolution of antimicrobial resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii: Factors affecting multiresistance.
    J. Vila (Spain)
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Oral Session
Pathogens in Populations
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Room Orchid B/C/D
  • Incidence and trends of imported malaria in the Netherlands: 2000-2007
    G. Van Rijckevorsel (NETHERLANDS)
  • Predictors of primary multiple drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) transmission in Lima, Peru
    L. Shah (CANADA)
  • Foodborne Campylobacter infections have a low impact on human health: A community-based cohort study in Yucatan, Mexico
    M.B. Zaidi (MEXICO)
  • DNA-Level diversity and relatedness of Helicobacter pylori strains in Shantytown families in Peru and transmission in a developing-country setting
    P. Herrera Aldana (PERU)
  • Etiology of childhood pneumonia in Tacloban, the Philippines
    A. Suzuki (JAPAN)
  • Population-based surveillance for pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis in all ages in The Gambia: Implications for pneumococcal vaccine introduction and surveillance in Africa
    G. Mackenzie (GAMBIA)
  • Controlling persistent cholera outbreaks in Africa: Lessons from the recent Cholera Outbreak, West District Unguja Zanzibar, Tanzania, 2009
    S. Masauni (TANZANIA)
  • High-risk travelers in the Boston Area Travel Medicine Network: Demographics, trip plans and vaccinations
    N.S. Hochberg (USA)
  • Factors determining performance of integrated disease surveillance strategy in Kenya, 2008
    C. Njuguna (KENYA)
  • Molecular analysis of excised valves in the diagnosis of blood culture negative infective endocarditis (BCNE) in a Cardiac Surgery Referral Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 1998 to 2009
    C. Lamas (BRAZIL)
Symposium
Successful Short Antibiotic Treatment of Childhood Pneumonia - Myth or Reality?
Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: South Hall
Supported in part by an educational grant from Pfizer
  • Determinants of Bacteriologic Eradication in Respiratory Tract Infections
    M. Jacobs (USA)
  • What Are the Benefits of Short Antibiotic Treatment?
    H. Goossens (Belgium) 14thICID_Goossens.pdf (632 KB)
  • Short Course Treatment and Diagnosis of Pneumonia - What are We Treating?
    Z. Bhutta (Pakistan) 14thICID_Bhutta.pdf (2.9 MB)
  • Can Short Antibiotic Treatment be Widely Used in Developed Countries?
    R. Dagan (Israel)
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Meet the Expert
Choosing Between Second Line ARVs
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 07:45 - 08:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
  • P. Cahn (ARGENTINA)
Meet the Expert
Corporate Travel: A Returning Executive
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 07:45 - 08:45hrs, Room: Orchid B/C/D
  • G. Dickinson (USA)
Richard K. Root Memorial Plenary Lecture
Transmission and Prevention of Transmission of HIV: Clues from the Early 21st Century
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 09:00 - 9:45hrs, Room: Ballrooms 1,2,3

Symposium
Strategies for Expanding Global Impact of Immunization Programs
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Pasteur

Dengue: The Next Vaccine Preventable Disease
  • Growing Burden of Dengue in Latin America: A New Public Health Challenge
    J. Mendez-Galvan (Mexico)
  • Clinical Development of a Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine for Endemic Areas
    M. Saville (France)
Measuring and Preventing Pertussis: How Good Are Your Programs?
  • Pertussis Surveillance and Testing: Recommendations from the GPI
    C.H. Wirsing von König (Germany)
  • Adolescent and Adult Pertussis Vaccination Programs: Are they having an impact?
    T. Tan (USA)

Symposium
Infectious Disease and Vaccine Update
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Supported by an educational grant from Baxter Vaccines

  • Meningococcal Epidemiology in Latin America
    E. Berezin (Brazil)
  • Tick-Borne Encephalitis: Clinical Development of Vaccines for Children and Adults
    E.M. Pöllabauer (Austria)
  • Strategies for the Development of New Vaccines
    S. Plotkin (USA)
  • New Technology Update: Cell Culture derived Seasonal and Pandemic Flu Vaccine
    H. Ehrlich (Austria)
Symposium
* The Ill Returnee from Latin America
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
Symposium
Neglected Tropical Diseases: Present Need and Present Action
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Jasmine
Organized in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
  • The WHO Global Plan to Map and Combat Neglected Tropical Disases
    L. Savioli (Switzerland)
  • Neglected Tropical Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prospects for Control and Elimination
    S. Ault (USA) 14thICID_Ault.pdf (2.8 MB)
  • Chagas Disease Research: Advances and Needs
    Z. Yadon (Brazil) 14thICID_Yadon.pdf (183 KB)
  • Integrated Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa
    M. Bockarie (United Kingdom)
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Oral Session
Viral Diseases
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Room Orchid B/C/D
  • Unusual clinical profile of Dengue Infection in patients attending a tertiary care teaching hospital in north India
    J. Agarwal (INDIA)
  • An outbreak of pneumonia associated with emergent human adenovirus serotype 14 - Southeast Alaska, 2008
    D. Esposito (USA)
  • Uptake and impact of Rotavirus vaccines in US Children
    U. Parashar (USA)
  • The epidemiology of rotavirus disease among children <5 years of age - Santa Rosa, Guatemala, 2007- 2009
    J. Cortes (USA)
  • Surveillance for epidemic of enterovirus infections in Taiwan in 2008
    J.H. Chuang (TAIWAN, R.O.C.)
  • Epidemiology of varicella among passengers and crew on international conveyances, United States, 2005-2008
    P. Szymanowski (USA)
  • Dengue fever outbreak in Lima, Peru 2009: Epidemiological changes in urban areas
    M. Loayza (PERU)
  • Risk of Being Seropositive for Multiple HPV Types Among Finnish and Ugandan Women
    P.B. Namujju (Finland)
  • A phase 3 study of a short, two dose regimen of an investigational Hepatitis B vaccine
    J. Martin (USA)
Symposium
Carbapenemase Producing Bacteria: The Threat of "Panresistance"
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: South Hall
Organized in collaboration with the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC)
Malaria Eradication
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 14:30 - 15:15hrs, Room: Ballrooms 1,2,3
  • Ch. Plowe (USA)
Symposium
A Rational Approach for the Treatment and Prevention of Neonatal Sepsis
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Organized in collaboration with the Latin American Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SLIPE)
  • Understanding the Immune System of the Premature and the Term Neonate
    M. de la Morena (USA)
  • Global Burden of Neonatal Sepsis
    E. K. Mulholland (United Kingdom) 14thICID_Mulholland.pdf (1.0 MB)
  • Rational Use of Antibiotics in the Critically Ill Neonate and the Premature Infant
    C. Odio (Costa Rica) 14thICID_Odio_43003.pdf (522 KB)
  • Strategies to Limit Infections in the Neonate and to Reduce Infection-related Mortality
    P. Sanchez (USA) 14thICID_Sanchez.pdf (453 KB)
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Bacterial Infections Following Influenza
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Organized in collaboration with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Secondary Bacterial Infections - The Other Side of Influenza Pathogenesis
    J. Mccullers (USA) 14thICID_McCullers.pdf (811 KB)
  • The Role of Mucosal Antiviral Immunity in Bacterial Secondary Lung Infections
    D. Metzger (USA) 14thICID_Metzger.pdf (1.3 MB)
  • Alteration of the Innate Immune Rheostat and Susceptibility to Secondary Bacterial Super-infections
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  • Lessons from 1918 on the Role of Bacterial Infections During Pandemic Influenza
    K. Klugman (USA) 14thICID_Klugman_44004.pdf (1.3 MB)
Symposium
* Travelers to Latin America with Special Risks
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
Symposium
Infectious Diseases Surveillance Systems in Practice
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
  • ProMED: An Early Warning System for Emerging Infectious Diseases
    L. Madoff (USA) 14thICID_Madoff.pdf (858 KB)
  • ProMED: An Early Warning System for Emerging Infectious Diseases
    J. Brownstein (USA)
  • Flu Trends: Mapping Influenza in Near Real Time
    C. Conrad (USA)
  • CaribVET: A Model for Surveillance of Zoonotic Diseases
    T. Lefrancois (Guadeloupe) 14thICID_Lefrancois.pdf (2.5 MB)
  • GeoSentinel: Provider-based Surveillance of International Travelers
    D. Freedman (USA) 14thICID_Freedman.pdf (4.5 MB)
Oral Session
Advances from the Laboratory
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Room Orchid B/C/D
  • Epidemiological description of infection with agents of the Rickettsia genus in rodents, ectoparasites and humans in the northern coast of Antioquia, Colombia
    J.C. Quintero Vélez (COLOMBIA)
  • Distinct pathological signatures after lethal avian H5N1 and swine H1N1 influenza infections suggest variable pathogenesis
    M.M. Garigliany (BELGIUM)
  • A novel nervous-to-immune signalling mechanism mediating innate responses to infections
    M. Bakhiet (BAHRAIN)
  • Variable expression of alpha haemolysin and Panton Valentine leucocidin in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus are linked to agr-dependent quorum sensing
    T. Sloan (UNITED KINGDOM)
  • HBs mutations related with YMDD mutation induced the expression of hfgl2 gene
    Q. Ning (CHINA)
  • Enteric virus detection and identification with a universal virus discovery assay
    C. Uhlenhaut (USA)
  • Gene expression profilling of mouse host response to Candida tropicalis infection
    P.P. Chong (MALAYSIA)
  • Cytokines in experimental leptospirosis: Association with severe disease and postimmunization immune response
    D. Athanazio (BRAZIL)
  • Prevalence of genes responsible for resistance to antimicrobials in surface water Escherichia coli isolates
    G. Singh (INDIA)
  • E-gene variation with reference to neurovirulence in the Indian clinical isolates of Japanese encephalitis virus
    S.K. Pujhari (INDIA)
Late Breaker Session
Field Hospitals in Haiti: ID Perspectives
Thursday, March 11, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: South Hall
  • Medical Facilities in Port-au-Prince Before and After the Earthquake
    TBD
  • Spectrum of Disease at Two Different Field Hospitals and Early Vs. Late
    V. Krcmery (SLOVAK REPUBLIC) 14thICID_Krcmery_FHH.pdf (2.1 MB)
  • Infectious Diseases Issues in Planning a Field Hospital
    G. Dickinson (USA) & R. Campo (USA) 14thICID_Campo.pdf (1.1 MB)
  • Managing Trauma Wounds and Other Infections without Laboratory Support
    P. Lichtenberger (USA) 14thICID_Lichtenberger.pdf (766 KB)
  • Use of Surveillance Cultures in the Trauma Hospital Setting
    S. Munoz-Price (USA)
 
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Meet the Expert
Antiviral Prophylaxis in Transplant Recipients
Friday, March 12, 2010, 07:45 - 08:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
Meet the Expert
Integration of Informal Information into Disease Surveillance
Friday, March 12, 2010, 07:45 - 08:45hrs, Room: Orchid B/C/D
  • M. Pollack (USA)
Plenary Lecture
Pneumococcal Infections in Children and Their Impact on Adults
Friday, March 12, 2010, 09:00 - 9:45hrs, Room: Ballrooms 1,2,3
Symposium
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Challenges and Strategies for the 21st Century
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Supported in part by an educational grant from Pfizer
  • Extreme Drug Resistance (XDR) in Nosocomial Pathogens
    F. Pasteran (Argentina) 14thICID_Pasteran.pdf (2.7 MB)
  • Basic Principles of Implementing an Antibiotic Optimization Program
    J. Cortes (Colombia)
  • Infection Control Program as an Additional Tool to Control Bacterial Resistance
    P. Cornejo (Mexico) 14thICID_Cornejo.pdf (2.4 MB)
  • New Antibiotics: Which Role in a Antimicrobial Stewardship Program?
    D. Curcio (Argentina) 14thICID_Curcio.pdf (1.8 MB)
Symposium
Current Challenges in HIV Care
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
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Biomarkers in Infectious Diseases
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
  • Clinical Use of Biomarkers in the Diagnosis and Management of CAP
    P. Ramirez (Spain) 14thICID_Ramirez.pdf (1.3 MB)
  • Biomarkers for Sepsis
    S. LaRosa (USA)
  • Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of TB
    J. Friedland (United Kingdom)
  • Clinical Utility of Biomarkers in Fungal Infection
    T. Patterson (USA)
Symposium
Burden of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in Latin America
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Jasmine
  • Epidemiology of P. vivax Malaria in the World and Latin America
    A. Rodriguez-Morales (Venezuela) 14thICID_Rodriguez_Morales.pdf (4.3 MB)
  • Molecular Epidemiology of P. vivax: tools for Malaria Control
    A. Escalante (USA)
  • Severe and Complicated Malaria Due to P. vivax
    J. Murillo (USA)
  • Treatment, Prophylaxis and Resistance in P. vivax Malaria
    J. Torres (Venezuela) 14thICID_Torres_64004.pdf (1.8 MB)
Oral Session
Influenza
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: Room Orchid B/C/D
  • Mixed infection of influenza A viruses is common
    Y. Furuse (JAPAN)
  • Influenza vaccine delivery to adolescents: Assessment of two multicomponent interventions
    L. Gargano (USA)
  • A randomized intervention trial of mask use and hand hygiene to reduce seasonal influenza-like illness and influenza infections among young adults in a university setting
    A. Aiello (USA)
  • Population-based surveillance for 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 Virus in Guatemala, 2009
    W. Arvelo (USA)
  • Adjuvanted influenza vaccines and their potential role for vaccination of travelers
    T. Tsai (USA)
  • Seasonal influenza vaccine may be associated with increased risk of illness due to the 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 virus
    D. Skowronski (CANADA)
  • Monitoring for avian influenza in wild birds on the Far East in 2008
    S. Sayfutdinova (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
  • Influenza surveillance contributions from South and Southeast Asia
    J. Pavlin (THAILAND)
  • H1N1 experience at the Institute for Infectious Diseases Emilio Ribas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The role of a travel clinic as sentinel for emerging diseases
    T. Chaves (BRAZIL) 14thICID_Chaves_65009.pdf (885 KB)
  • Is a mass immunization program for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 good value for money? Early evidence from the Canadian experience
    B. Sander (CANADA)
  • Rapid real time surveillance and monitoring of pandemic influenza associated pneumonia & risk factors using primary care electronic medical records (EMR)
    S. Totten (CANADA)
Symposium
MRSA: The Clinical Challenge
Friday, March 12, 2010, 10:15 - 12:15hrs, Room: South Hall
Supported in part by and educational grant from Pfizer
  • Systemic MRSA Infections
    E. Rubinstein (Canada) 14thICID_Rubinstein.pdf (4.7 MB)
  • MRSA Treatment of Serious MRSA Infections: Beyond Vancomycin
    AW. Karchmer (USA)
  • The Potential for a Staphylococcal Vaccine
    O. Schneewind (USA)
  • MRSA in Latin America: Special Considerations
    M. Guzman-Blanco (Venezuela)
Cultural Lecture
Illness and Death of Enrico Caruso, a Neapolitan Tenor in the Americas
Friday, March 12, 2010, 12:30 - 14:15hrs, Room: Jasmine
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Plenary Lecture
Microbial Chemical Ecology and the Future of Antibiotics
Friday, March 12, 2010, 14:30 - 15:15hrs, Room: Ballrooms 1,2,3
Organized in collaboration with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • R. Kolter (USA)
Symposium
Tuberculosis: Tools for the Future
Friday, March 12, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 1
Symposium
Update on Infections in Transplant Recipients
Friday, March 12, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 2
Symposium
International Perspectives on Infection Control
Friday, March 12, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Ballroom 3
  • Engaging Nations in a Commitment to Infection Control
    D. Pittet (Switzerland) 14thICID_Pittet.pdf (6.4 MB)
  • International Controversies: Below the Elbow and Incremental Value of MRSA Screening
    M. Edmond (USA) 14thICID_Edmond.pdf (2.4 MB)
  • With Limited Resources: How to Begin and How to Sustain an Infection Control Program?
    S. Wey (Brazil)
  • The Future Hospital Epidemiologist's Portfolio for Success
    R. Wenzel (USA)
Symposium
Bacterial Meningitis: Prevention and Cure
Friday, March 12, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Jasmine
Oral Session
Parasitology
Friday, March 12, 2010, 15:45 - 17:45hrs, Room: Room Orchid B/C/D
  • One year impact of a single dose of Praziquantel in five schistosomiasis endemic districts in Rwanda
    D. Mupfasoni (RWANDA)
  • A comparative study of Arco and Coartem in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in patients aged 4 months to 16 years attending Mulago hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    E. Mworozi (UGANDA)
  • The effect of malaria on the outcome of Lassa Fever
    P. Okokhere (NIGERIA)
  • Clinical analysis and eco-epidemiology data of pediatric visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in Argentina
    S. Ruvinsky (ARGENTINA)
  • Novel molecular detection of drug resistance markers in Plasmodium falciparum from Papua New Guinean children with uncomplicated malaria
    R. Wong (AUSTRALIA)
  • Identification of intestinal parasites from naturally contaminated hands of people living in low socio-economic areas of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    A. Nur-E-Kamal (USA)
  • Training in fever case management and use of malaria rapid diagnostic testing kits improved fever case management in Uganda
    U. Ssekabira (UGANDA)
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