John G. FitzGerald CACMID Award:

Kathryn Bernard, National Microbiology Laboratory

Poster Award Winners

Congratulations to our poster award winners!

CJID&MM Trainee Review Article Award

Gauri Shah

“The particulars on parechovirus”, CJID&MM 25.4 (July/August 2014): 186-188.

AMMI Canada Poster Award

Shazia Masud

SP33: “Evaluation of Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization – Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) for Yeast Identification”

CACMID Poster Award

Ramzi Fattouh

SP06: “Meropenem MIC Profile of Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Low Prevalence Region”

CACMID Technologist Poster Award

Amy Delorme

SP39: “Carbon Source Modulates Paradoxical Growth Effect of Caspofungin in Candida albicans

CCM Poster Award

Hong Yuan Zhou

SP05: “The Infectiousness and/or Virulence of Isoniazid-Resistant vs. Susceptible Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Case-Control Study in Alberta”

CCM Dr. Kenneth Rozee Memorial Poster Award

Anthony Bai

SP09: “Positive Impact of Infectious Disease Consultation on Quality of Care, Mortality and Length of Stay in Staphylococcus aureusBacteremia: Results from a Large Multicenter Cohort Study”

Dr. Susan King Paediatric Abstract Award

Constantina Boikos

F03: “Shedding of Live-Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) Viruses in Canadian Children and Adolescents with and without Cystic Fibrosis”

Presentations

Wednesday, April 15

Trainees’ Day

Thursday, April 16

An Update on the NEW (2015) Canadian HCV Treatment Guidelines
Difficult to Treat Organisms
Challenges and Opportunities in Preventing & Managing Serious Bacterial Infections

Friday, April 17

Is it Time to Replace Vancomycin?
Device Related Infections
Perspectives on Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination: An Interactive Discussion

Saturday, April 18

HCV Elimination: Data, Dogma, and Dollars
Trends in Invasive Fungal Infection (IFI) in Haematology-Oncology Patients