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Participate in ASM Live at ICAAC/ICC 2015 in San Diego, CA, where we will be live streaming video interviews of select researchers with host Michael Schmidt,PhD, Professor and Vice Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina and co-host of the This Week in Microbiology podcast sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology.
Streaming will take place at the San Diego Convention Center, Room 29B, and meeting registrants are encouraged to attend. You can watch ASM Live below and topics will be archived immediately on YouTube and MicrobeWorld for future viewing.
Please note: The following schedule is preliminary and subject to change. All timeas are listed as Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7:00). All participants are invited, not confirmed. All events take place at the San Diego Convention Center, Room 29B.
9:30 a.m. (PDT) – A cost-effective alternative to the current standard of therapy for treating staphylococcal bloodstream infections
Maggie Monogue, Clinical Pharmacy Fellow at Hartford Hospital Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development and her colleague Jessica Ortwine, PharmD., Clinical Infectious Disease Pharmacist at Parkland Health and Hospital System, will discuss their research comparing clinical outcomes between patients receiving nafcillin and cefazolin for treatment of MSSA bacterium. Listen to them speak about a cost-effective alternative to the standard therapy for treating staphylococcal bloodstream infections that is a beneficial option for both patients and hospitals.
10:30 a.m. (PDT) - Microbiosensor: A Device for Monitoring Bacterial Contamination in Contact Lens Cases
Nishal Govindji-Bhatt, Post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, will discuss how to best avoid eye infection caused by poor contact lens case cleaning.
1:00 p.m. (PDT) – Monitoring the Microbiome in Leukemia Patients Could Reduce Infections During Chemotherapy
8:00 a.m. (PDT) – Gilead's Stribild Demonstrates Improved Safety and Efficacy Among Women Who Switched from a Multi-Pill Antiretroviral Drug Regimen
9:00 a.m. (PDT) – Bordetella parapertussis Outbreak in Southeastern Minnesota in 2014
Vytas Karalius, Medical Student at Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Robin Patel, director of the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic will discuss an outbreak of Bordetella parapertussis in Southeastern Minnesota and examine the efficacy of the vaccine against different species of B. pertussis.
10:45 a.m. (PDT) – Co-contribution of rotavirus vaccines (RVs) and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) in reduction of pediatric hospital burden
12:00 p.m. (PDT) – Silicone Vaginal Rings Deliver Antiviral Drugs, Protect Women against HIV
To find an episode quickly please visit the ASM Live Archives.