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Come Join Us for 7 IDWeek 2018 Abstracts

We're excited to announce that Karius collaborators will be presenting seven abstracts at the upcoming IDWeekTM 2018 conference in San Francisco, October 3-7.

Our team will be exhibiting at booth #419 and presenting a Learning Lounge (details below), so please stop by and visit us. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

IDWeek 2018, San Francisco, October 3-7, 2018

Come visit us at Booth #419


Karius Presentation Schedule

 

LEARNING LOUNGE:

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 1:15-2:00 pm, Moscone Center, Hall A, IDExpo, Booth #1228

The Karius® NGS Test: Liquid Biopsy for Infectious Diseases

The Karius Test can detect over 1,000 pathogens from a single non-invasive blood draw, including bacteria, DNA viruses, fungi, and protozoa. Hear physicians describe cases of using the Karius Test for patients with encephalitis, invasive fungal infections, pneumonia, and other diagnostically challenging conditions.

Speakers:
-David K. Hong, MD, Karius
-Christopher D. Cooper, MD, Florida Hospital
-Kenneth H. Rand, MD, University of Florida
-William J. Muller, MD, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital

 

POSTERS AND ORAL ABSTRACTS:

Oral Abstract: Thursday, October 4, 2018, 10:30 -10:45 am, Room: W 2002

Diagnosis and Genotyping of Coxiella burnetii Causing Endocarditis in a Patient with Prosthetic Pulmonary Valve Replacement (PVR) Using Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) of Plasma

Presented by: Maiko Kondo, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
 

Oral Abstract: Thursday, October 4, 2018, 11:00 -11:15 am, Room: W 2002

Direct Detection and Quantification of Bacterial Cell-free DNA in Patients with Infective Endocarditis (IE) Using the Karius Plasma Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Test

Presented by: Pratik Shah, MS, Duke University
 

Poster# 810: Thursday, October 4, 2018, 12:30 -1:45 pm, S Poster Hall
Session 70 - Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

Diagnosis of BCG Aortitis by Plasma Metagenomic Sequencing

Presented by: Christopher D. Cooper, MD, Florida Hospital
 

Oral Abstract: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10:30 -10:45 am, Room: S 158

Prediction of Bloodstream Infection Prior to Onset of Symptoms by Plasma Metagenomic Sequencing in Pediatric Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Malignancy (PREDSEQ)

Presented by: Kathryn Goggin, MD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
 

Poster # 2050: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:30 -1:45 pm, S Poster Hall
Session 230 - Diagnostics: Mycology

Plasma Next-Generation Sequencing for Pathogen Detection in Pediatric Patients at Risk for Invasive Fungal Infection

Presented by: William J. Muller, MD, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
 

Poster# 2294: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:30 -1:45 pm, S Poster Hall
Session 245 - Molecular & Sequence Based Diagnostics

Evaluation of the Karius Plasma Next Generation Sequencing Cell-free Pathogen DNA Test to Determine the Etiology of Infection and Impact on Anti-Microbial Management in Patients with Severe Neutropenia and Fever

Presented by: Esther Benamu, MD, University of Colorado
In collaboration with Jose G. Montoya, MD and Stan Deresinski, MD, Stanford University
 

Poster# 2295: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:30 -1:45 pm, S Poster Hall
Session 245 - Molecular & Sequence Based Diagnostics 

Streptococcus pneumoniae-related hemolytic uremic syndrome (pHUS) and the identification of matched cross country serotypes by plasma next-generation sequencing (NGS)

Presented by: Alexandra Yonts, MD, Children’s National Medical Center
In collaboration with Lauge Farnaes, MD, PhD, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA