Annual Congress Vienna 2012

Saturday, 01.09.2012
Sunday, 02.09.2012
Monday, 03.09.2012
Tuesday, 04.09.2012
Wednesday, 05.09.2012

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2012; 40: Suppl. 56, abstract number.



Non-tuberculous and tuberculous mycobacterial infections: from epidemiology to clinical findings

Thematic Poster Session
Chairs: D. Wagner (Freiburg Im Breisgau, Germany), E. Huitric (Stockholm, Sweden), C. Jafari (Hamburg, Germany), S. Simons (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACT: The burden of tuberculosis drug resistance in Eastern Europe: The Moldavian experience
V. Crudu, L. Domente, S. Alexandru, E. Romancenco, V. Soltan, A. Mosneaga (Chisinau, Republic Of Moldova)
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The significance of a mycobacterial isolate in a low tuberculosis prevalence setting
G. Hagan, A. Fairfax (Stafford, United Kingdom)
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Clinical analysis of pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease in Japan
M. Ikeda, Y. Kobashi, K. Mouri, Y. Obase, M. Oka (Kurashiki, Japan)
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Pharmacokinetics of drugs for non tuberculous mycobacterial lung infections
C. Magis-Escurra, J. van Ingen, R. Aarnoutse (Groesbeek, Nijmegen, Netherlands)
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Neutrophil-dominant inflammation is associated with severity in high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infection
T. Inomata, S. Konno, K. Nagai, M. Nishimura (Sapporo, Japan)
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Recovery rate of nontuberculous mycobacteria over a 10-year period at a tertiary referral hospital in Korea
B. Chang, K. Jeon, O.J. Kwon, N.Y. Lee, C.S. Ki, W.J. Koh (Seoul, Republic Of Korea)
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Risk factors for pulmonary Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex disease deterioration in immunocompetent patients
S. Watanabe, Y. Tambo, Y. Waseda, R. Matsunuma, H. Takato, K. Inuzuka, A. Okazaki, N. Katayama, M. Yasui, K. Kasahara, M. Fujimura (Kanazawa, Komatsu, Japan)
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Detection of volatile organic compounds in cattle caturally infected with Mycobacterium bovis
N. Peled, M. Koslow, J. Ryan, H. Haick (Tel Aviv, Haifa, Israel; Fort Collins, United States Of America)
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Clinical evaluation of GPL core IgA antibodies for serodiagnosis of MAC pulmonary disease
Y. Kobashi, M. Ikeda, K. Mouri, Y. Obase, M. Oka (Kurashiki, Japan)
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Clinical evaluation of interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA) in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial disease
Y. Kobashi, M. Ikeda, K. Mouri, Y. Obase, M. Oka (Kurashiki, Japan)
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Pharmacokinetics and drug susceptibility testing imply limited activity of current regimens for Mycobacterium avium complex disease
J. van Ingen, M. Boeree, C. Peloquin, C. Daley (Nijmegen, Netherlands; Gainesville, Denver, United States Of America)
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PCR based method for accurate diagnosis of mycobacterial disease and description of clinical profile of disease caused by non tuberculous mycobacteria
A. Siribaddana, R.B. Vasanthakrishnan, S.B.P. Athauda, D. Dassanayake, M. Peiris (Kandy, , Matale, Sri Lanka)
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High incidence of the Beijing strains among multi drug resistance isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from extra pulmonary tuberculosis cases in northern India
A. K. Maurya, S. Kant, V. L. Nag, R. A. S. Kushwaha, T. N. Dhole (Lucknow, India)
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Identification of new immigrants to the UK for latent tuberculosis screening: A comparison of employment and primary care registries
R. Panchal, H. Pranabashis, W. Gerrit (Leicester, United Kingdom)
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Misdiagnosed pulmonary TB: Influencing factors and diagnostic chances in TB hospital
Z. Laushkina, P. Filimonov (Novosibirsk, Russian Federation)
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Follow-up of TB cases failing or defaulting the first TB treatment, in Romania
N. Cioran, H. Cocei, E. Ibraim (Bucharest, Romania)
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Comparative performance of interferon gamma release assays in detection of latent tuberculosis infection among health-care professionals
E. Aryan, M.M. Gouya, A. Sadrizadeh, A.H. Alvandi, M. Nabavi, J. Tavakol Afshari, M. Makvandi, K. Ghazvini, M. Bagheri, S. Golkarian (Mashad, Tehran, Kermanshah, Ahvaz, Islamic Republic Of Iran)
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Risk factors for extrapulmonar tuberculosis
I. Sanches, A. Carvalho, R. Duarte (Coimbra, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
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Clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis in the elderly
Y.S. Kwon, S.Y. Chi, Y.I. Kim, S.C. Lim, Y.D. Choi (Gwangju, Republic Of Korea)
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The ratio of non-tuberculosis mycobacteria and co-morbidities in our hospital in the last five years
A. Erturk, M. Atasever, F.I. Yesiler, S. Canbakan, Z.M. Güler, N. Capan (Ankara, Turkey)
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