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Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases cacmid.ca 1 Where Canada’s Experts in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Meet Point de rencontre des experts canadiens en microbiologie médicale et infectiologie Final Program Programme final
Welcome 2 Table of Contents On behalf of the Association of Medical There are numerous association, Microbiology and Infectious Disease committee, and other group meetings Canada and the Canadian Association during the conference. The CCM will for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious host a workshop focusing on next- disease, we would like to welcome generation sequencing in the clinical Welcome 2 Online Program 12 you to Ottawa, for our 14th annual microbiology and the Trainees’ Day conjoint meeting on the prevention, will provide an insightful and Bienvenue 3 Merit and Association diagnosis, and treatment of infectious informative afternoon for residents Collaborating Societies 3 Awards Presentations 13 diseases. Ottawa features a great and junior staff. An open lunch Welcome to Ottawa - Mayor Poster and Research mix of nature and city life! Participants session will be held on Saturday, and can enjoy views from Parliament Hill, we also hope you can participate in Bienvenue à Ottawa - Maire 4 Awards Presentations 15 stroll or jog along the historic Rideau the fifth annual Canadian Foundation Program 16 Welcome to Ottawa - Ottawa Tourism Canal, or dine in the popular ByWard for Infectious Diseases Bug Run on Wednesday, April 3 16 Market and Elgin Street neighbourhoods. Saturday morning. Bienvenue à Ottawa - We graciously acknowledge that the Tourisme Ottawa 5 Thursday, April 4 17 We would like to acknowledge the land on which we will gather is the 5th Annual CFID Bug Run 5 Friday, April 5 19 generous and continued support traditional and unceded territory of from our industry partners, sponsors, Saturday, April 6 22 the Algonquin nation. Objectives 6 and exhibitors, which has allowed us Internet Café 24 The Central and Scientific Planning to preserve our high-quality meeting. Meet & Greet Reception 6 Committees have put in long hours to We encourage you to walk through Exhibit Hours 24 Are You a Member? 6 produce an exceptional program for the exhibit hall, expand your network, Poster Presentations 25 attendees. As anticipated, there will and see what’s new and exciting. Education Grants 7 be a variety of poster and oral Student Poster Presentations 31 Thursday evening’s Meet and Greet Trainees’ Day Reception 7 presentations of research done by Reception will also be hosted in the Incubator Poster Presentations 37 our students, residents, fellows, and Committees and Councils 8 exhibit hall. As a cocktail reception, Speaker Biographies 38 colleagues, with awards for the best AMMI Canada Council 8 this will be an opportunity to abstracts presented at the conference. reconnect with colleagues and Central Planning Committee (CPC) Conflict of Interest 45 The state of the art clinical lectures Comité Organisateur 8 friends - while also enjoying the Author Index 50 will deal with advances in the atmosphere and hors d’oeuvres Scientific Planning Committee (SPC) development of universal influenza Comité Scientifique 8 before dinner. Exhibitor Overview 55 vaccination, and will examine how CACMID Board 9 different vaccines achieve protective AMMI Canada and CACMID are Abstract Review Committee 9 Save the Date! 62 immunity. The plenaries each day will proud of the ongoing collaboration Sponsorship Committee General Information 63 focus on tropical medicine, clinical leading to this high-quality annual Comité de Parrainage 9 Hotel Information 64 controversies in infectious diseases meeting. On behalf of the Central and and diagnostic microbiology, as well Scientific Planning Committees, we Industry Co-Developed Sessions 9 Ottawa 64 look forward to seeing you in Ottawa Ottawa Tourism Concierge Service 64 as hot topics in infection control, CCM Workshop 10 diagnostic microbiology, and both adult and providing you with not only an Floor Plans 65 and paediatric infectious diseases. educational event, but also Trainees’ Day 10 Unaccredited Sponsored The Scientific Planning Committee opportunities for you to have fun, Learning Activities 66 The Incubator 11 has also co-developed integrated network, and socialize with your Unaccredited Sponsored symposia for delegates to attend and colleagues. Association, Committee and Presentation Theatres 67 the special lecture will focus on Other Group Meetings 11 Sponsors 69 Todd F. Hatchette identifying misinformation and misin- President, AMMI Canada AMMI Canada – CACMID terpretation of scientific articles. Special Lecture 12 Carmen L. Charlton President, CACMID
Bienvenue 3 Collaborating Societies Au nom de l’Association pour la microbiologie désinformation et de la fausse médicale et l’infectiologie Canada interprétation des articles scientifiques. (AMMI Canada) et de l’Association De nombreuses réunions d’associations, canadienne de microbiologie clinique et de comités et d’autres groupes se des maladies infectieuses (CACMID), dérouleront durant la conférence. Le nous vous souhaitons la bienvenue à Collège canadien des microbiologistes Ottawa, pour la 14e conférence annuelle tiendra un atelier axé sur le séquençage conjointe sur la prévention, le diagnostic de nouvelle génération en microbiologie et le traitement des maladies infectieuses. clinique et la Journée des stagiaires Ottawa combine à merveille la nature et comprendra un après-midi instructif et la vie urbaine! Les participants pourront enrichissant pour les résidents et le admirer les environs à partir des différents personnel junior. Une séance-dîner ouverte points de vue de la Colline du Parlement, aura lieu samedi et nous espérons faire une promenade ou du jogging le long aussi que vous pourrez participer, de l’historique canal Rideau ou souper en samedi matin, à la cinquième course ville dans les populaires quartiers du annuelle de la Fondation canadienne Marché By et de la rue Elgin. Nous recon- des maladies infectieuses. naissons gracieusement que les terres Critical Care-Infectious sur lesquelles nous nous rassemblerons Nous aimerions souligner le généreux Diseases Network (CCIDN) se trouvent sur un territoire traditionnel soutien continu de nos partenaires dans non cédé de la Nation algonquine. le secteur, de nos commanditaires et de nos exposants, qui nous a permis de Les comités de planification générale et maintenir la haute qualité de notre scientifique ont consacré de longues heures conférence. Nous vous encourageons à à la préparation d’un programme d’exception visiter le salon des exposants, à élargir pour les participants. Comme prévu, il y votre réseau et à découvrir des aura une multitude de présentations par nouveautés stimulantes. affiche et de présentations orales portant sur les recherches effectuées par nos La réception de bienvenue, qui aura lieu étudiants, nos résidents, nos boursiers et jeudi soir, se tiendra également au salon nos collègues. Une remise de prix pour des exposants. Ce cocktail dînatoire sera Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science les meilleurs résumés présentés à la l’occasion de se retrouver entre collègues Société canadienne de science de laboratoire médical conférence aura également lieu. Des et amis – tout en profitant de l’atmosphère exposés cliniques d’avant-garde traiteront agréable et des hors-d’œuvre qui des avancées dans la mise au point d’un précèderont le souper. vaccin antigrippal universel et examineront L’AMMI Canada et la CACMID sont fières comment différents vaccins permettent de cette collaboration continue et de la l’atteinte d’une immunité protectrice. Les conférence annuelle de haute qualité qui séances plénières quotidiennes seront en découle. Au nom des comités de axées sur la médecine tropicale, les planification générale et scientifique, controverses cliniques en infectiologie et nous avons hâte de vous voir à Ottawa en microbiologie diagnostique, ainsi que pour vous offrir non seulement un sur les sujets d’actualité en matière de événement éducatif, mais une occasion prévention des infections, de microbiologie de vous amuser, de faire du réseautage et diagnostique, et de maladies infectieuses de socialiser avec vos collègues. chez les adultes et les enfants. Le comité de planification scientifique a également Todd F. Hatchette participé à la mise sur pied de symposiums Président, AMMI Canada intégrés pour les délégués, et la conférence spéciale portera sur le repérage de la Carmen L. Charlton Présidente, CACMID
4 Welcome to Ottawa! Bienvenue à Ottawa! On behalf of Members of Ottawa City services to the successful J’ai l’immense plaisir de souhaiter Je félicite les lauréats de cette année Council, it is my distinct pleasure to organization of this national meeting. une cordiale bienvenue, au nom des pour leur excellence dans la catégorie extend a warm welcome to all those My congratulations to this year’s awards membres du Conseil municipal de leur prix. participating in AMMI Canada-CACMID recipients for their excellence in their d’Ottawa, à tous les participants à la À titre de maire de la ville hôte, j’invite Annual Conference, taking place at the specific categories of recognition. Conférence annuelle AMMI Canada les visiteurs à découvrir le Temple de Westin Ottawa, on unceded Algonquin - CACMID, qui se tiendra à l’hôtel la renommée des sports d’Ottawa, territory, from April 3rd to 6th 2019. As Mayor of the host city, I invite visitors Westin Ottawa, sur un territoire to explore the Ottawa Sports Hall of situé dans l’édifice historique de l’hôtel I am equally delighted that Canada’s algonquin non cédé, du 3 au 6 avril 2019. de ville, ainsi que le parc Lansdowne, Fame in the Heritage Building of City fourth largest city, and an important Hall, as well as the revitalized Je suis également ravi que la qui a récemment fait peau neuve, et centre of cutting-edge research and Lansdowne park, its restored heritage quatrième ville en importance du ses édifices patrimoniaux restaurés, higher education, has been selected pavilions, and the new TD Place, home Canada, pôle majeur de recherche de de même que la nouvelle Place TD, as the host venue for this annual of the Ottawa REDBLACKS CFL team, pointe et d’enseignement supérieur, domicile du ROUGE et NOIR d’Ottawa, gathering. It provides a valuable and Ottawa Fury FC United Soccer ait été choisie comme ville-hôte pour équipe de la Ligue canadienne de opportunity for professionals, League team. ce rassemblement annuel. Cette football, et du Fury FC d’Ottawa, technologists and students conférence offrira une occasion en or équipe de la United Soccer League. specializing in diagnostic microbiology, The National Arts Centre’s spectacular aux professionnels, aux technologues new facade will impress visitors, as Le Centre national des Arts et sa antimicrobial stewardship, infectious et aux étudiants se spécialisant en nouvelle façade spectaculaire, diseases, infection prevention and well as the newly expanded Ottawa microbiologie diagnostic, en gestion Art Gallery, exhibiting works by the ainsi que la Galerie d’art d’Ottawa, control, and public health, to network des antimicrobiens, en maladies nouvellement agrandie, qui expose and gain greater insight into the latest renowned Group of Seven. infectieuses, en prévention et en les oeuvres du célèbre Groupe des developments in their fields of study. Allow me to offer my best wishes to contrôle des infections et en sept, impressionneront les visiteurs. As Head of Council, I want also to the delegates for a productive and santé publique, de réseauter et rewarding assembly, as well as to de mieux comprendre les derniers Permettez-moi de souhaiter aux acknowledge the members of the délégués une conférence productive various Committees, guest speakers, the visitors for a most enjoyable développements dans leur stay in Ottawa. champ d’étude. et enrichissante et aux visiteurs un sponsors and exhibitors for dedicating séjour des plus agréables à Ottawa. efforts, expertise, resources and Sincerely, En tant que chef du Conseil, je tiens également à remercier les membres Meilleures salutations. Jim Watson Mayor des divers comités, les conférenciers Jim Watson invités, les commanditaires et les Maire exposants pour les efforts, le savoir- faire, les services et les ressources qu’ils fournissent afin d’assurer le succès de ce rassemblement national.
5 Welcome to Ottawa! Bienvenue à Ottawa! On behalf of Ottawa Tourism, we To find out what’s on while you’re Au nom de Tourisme Ottawa, nous Découvrez les événements qui se extend to you a warm welcome to our here—or to plan your next visit—be sure tenons à vous souhaiter la bienvenue déroulent à Ottawa pendant votre séjour beautiful city. Ottawa is incredibly to check out www.ottawatourism.ca dans notre belle ville. Ottawa est très ou préparez votre prochaine visite en proud to host the 2019 AMMI Canada and be sure to share your experiences fière d’accueillir la conférence annuelle consultant www.tourismeottawa.ca. – CACMID Annual Conference. with us on social media using the AMMI Canada – CACMID 2019. Et n’oubliez pas de partager vos As Canada’s capital, Ottawa is home hashtag #MyOttawa. We hope that À Ottawa, la capitale du Canada, vous expériences avec nous sur les to Parliament Hill, the Rideau Canal your time in Ottawa is productive trouverez la Colline du Parlement, le médias sociaux avec #MonOttawa. (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and and fulfilling. canal Rideau (un lieu historique du Nous espérons que vous passerez many national museums. Whether it’s Enjoy your visit to Ottawa and we patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO) et à Ottawa des moments productifs taking part in outdoor activities, sincerely hope we have the pleasure de nombreux musées nationaux. et enrichissants. learning more about Canada’s history of welcoming you back soon! Durant votre séjour, vous aurez Nous vous souhaitons un excellent and culture, shopping, indulging in Michael Crockatt l’embarras du choix, que vous séjour à Ottawa et espérons vous local culinary offerings or participating President & CEO souhaitiez vous adonner à des activités accueillir de nouveau très bientôt! in one of our many vibrant festivals, de plein air, découvrir la culture et you’ll never be at a loss of things to l’histoire du Canada, faire du Michael Crockatt Président-directeur général do here. magasinage, découvrir la cuisine locale ou assister à des festivals animés. 5th Annual appreciated. The CFID Bug Run will be a 5K run from the hotel lobby along the Rideau Canal. An option for a shorter run/walk will be available. The canal is a UNESCO World Heritage Date: Saturday, April 6 Site, with 47 locks and 52 dams, Time: 06:30 – 08:00 constructed after the War of 1812, to Start Location: The Westin Hotel Lobby provide a secure waterway between Montréal and Kingston. On the route Join your colleagues, friends, are visible beautiful 19th century competitors or just challenge buildings, in addition to the canal On-site registration will be available yourself to a Bug Run/Walk in and its stonework. support of the Canadian Foundation at the CFID booth #202 in the exhibit CLICK HERE to register or donate. Online registration is available until hall, located in the Confederation for Infectious Diseases charitable midnight eastern, Friday April 5, 2019. Ballroom on Thursday and Friday, mission. Win a prize!! Online registration also includes the April 4-5. In addition, registration will For more information on CFID please The cost is $50 to participate, and it option for participants to provide be possible in the lobby of the Westin visit: www.researchid.com. is possible to make additional donations to CFID and to seek from 06:30 – 06:45 prior to the start donations, which are greatly donations from friends and relatives. of the race at 06:45.
Objectives 6 The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference provides an interactive In addition to the scientific component, the meeting will provide Are You a Member? venue where experts in the fields of ample opportunity for attendees to diagnostic microbiology, antimicrobial network, exchange ideas, and stewardship, infectious diseases, reconnect with colleagues. infection prevention and control, and public health meet. The conference The 2019 meeting will address attracts attendees from across Canada topics including: To join AMMI Canada please contact: To join CACMID please contact: and internationally. As in previous n Tropical Medicine Terence Wuerz Matthew W. Gilmour years, the 2019 conference will provide Secretary, AMMI Canada Secretary Treasurer, CACMID updates on a variety of topics to a n Behavioural Approaches to Enhancing Antimicrobial c/o AMMI Canada Secretariat c/o National Microbiology Laboratory diverse audience of clinicians, Stewardship Programs 192 Bank Street 1015 Arlington Street microbiologists, laboratory Ottawa, ON K2P 1W8 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2 technologists, public health n Clinical Controversies in Infectious professionals, infection prevention Disease and Diagnostic Toll-free: 1 (866) 467-1215 Fax: (204) 789-2097 and control practitioners, students Microbiology Tel.: (613) 260-3233 ext. 103 firstname.lastname@example.org and residents. Fax: (613) 260-3235 For more information on CACMID n Advances in the Development of email@example.com visit: www.cacmid.ca In addition to the pre-meeting Universal Influenza Virus Vaccines workshops, the program will offer For more information on AMMI n What’s Hot in Adult and Paediatric plenary sessions, state of the art Canada visit: www.ammi.ca Infectious Diseases and clinical lectures, a special lecture, Diagnostic Microbiology? integrated symposia, short oral presentations, poster presentations, And a whole lot more! workshops and interactive clinical vignettes. The Incubator competition also returns this year as a forum where you can share your novel approaches to common challenges. Meet &Thursday, GreetAprilReception We look forward to your submissions Date: 4 and your pitch. The 2019 meeting will Time: 17:00-19:00 be a chance for attendees to showcase Location: Exhibit Hall their research as well as get up to Room: Confederation Ballroom speed with the latest in the areas of microbiology, adult and paediatric YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND Whether you would like to share your experiences of the conference so far, Join the conference planning committees, speakers, sponsors, infectious diseases and related subjects. Dynamic expert speakers THE 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE discuss the day’s biggest debates or simply enjoy a drink and hors d’oeuvres exhibitors, and fellow delegates in will be invited from across Canada a relaxed and informal atmosphere, and internationally to ensure another MEET AND GREET RECEPTION. before dinner, the meet and greet while enjoying light refreshments reception is the perfect place to make during this cocktail reception. exciting meeting. new acquaintances and catch up with old friends.
Education Grants 7 AMMI Canada CACMID For Members-in-Training currently enrolled in (www.ammi.ca). This form can be For Technical Staff and n $250 for Technical staff attending Infectious Disease or Medical Microbiology Clinical Microbiology Fellows training programs only completed during the conference and from Ontario handed in at the registration desk or Eligibility n $500 for Technical staff attending Eligibility be completed after the conference Applicants must be microbiology from Manitoba and Québec The applicant must currently be and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org laboratory technologists or technicians, enrolled in an Infectious Disease or or faxed to 613-260-3235. All forms n $750 for Technical staff attending or clinical microbiology fellows from Saskatchewan, Alberta, Medical Microbiology training must be received by the AMMI registered in a Canadian training program AND be an AMMI Canada Canada secretariat no later than British Columbia, PEI, New program, and all must be active Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Member-in-Training in good standing. Monday, April 29, 2019. members of CACMID. Each applicant To be eligible, the applicant must Newfoundland n $250 for Members-in-Training is eligible for only one grant per register for the AMMI Canada – attending from Manitoba, Ontario, annual conference. n $1,000 for Technical staff CACMID Annual Conference 2019 Québec, and USA (Pennsylvania, attending from NWT, Yukon, and pay the full student conference Application and Nunavut New York, Vermont, New registration fee. One-day registrants Hampshire, and Maine) An education grant application form N.B: Clinical microbiology fellows enrolled in a are not eligible. New AMMI Canada will be available at the registration Canadian training program may submit itemized membership applications are only n $500 for Members-in-Training desk during the conference or can be expenses with receipts to a maximum of $1,000. eligible if approved or in progress attending from PEI, Newfoundland, downloaded from the Ottawa 2019 (application submitted) prior to the New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, web page on the CACMID website Saskatchewan, Alberta, and TRAINEES’ DAY commencement of the conference (www.cacmid.ca). This form can be on April 3, 2019. Each applicant is Nunavut completed during the conference and eligible for only one grant per annual conference. n $750 for Members-in-Training attending from British Columbia, handed in at the registration desk or be completed after the conference RECEPTION Application NWT, Yukon, USA (all other states), and mailed to the CACMID Secretary Date: Wednesday, April 3 and International Treasurer (www.cacmid.ca/contact-us) An education grant application form Time: 17:00–18:00 N.B: Members-in-Training attending from the no later than Monday, April 29, 2019. will be available at the registration Location: The Westin Ottawa city of Ottawa are ineligible for grants. desk during the conference or can be Room: Daly’s Restaurant downloaded from the AMMI Canada 3rd Floor website annual conference section Following Trainees’ Day, mingle with fellow trainees, speakers, and the boards of AMMI Canada and CACMID over light snacks and beverages.
Committees and Councils 8 AMMI Canada Council Central Planning Committee (CPC) President Todd Hatchette, Halifax, NS EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS: Comité ORGANISATEUR Antimicrobial Stewardship and President – Elect Co-Chairs Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs Resistance (ASR) Committee Chair Sarah Forgie, Edmonton, AB Carmen L. Charlton Jeff Fuller Nicole Le Saux, Ottawa, ON Todd F. Hatchette Shariq Haider Past President Program Planning Committee Chair Caroline Quach, Montréal, QC Scientific Planning Abstract Co-Chairs Isabelle Chiu, Edmonton, AB Committee Co-Chairs Christian Lavallée Treasurer Members-in-Training Committee Isabelle Chiu Christopher Lowe Andrew Simor, Toronto, ON Chair Christine Turenne Committee Members Secretary Lisa Li, Vancouver, BC Co-Treasurers Tanis Dingle Terence Wuerz, Winnipeg, MB Education & Continuing Professional Matthew W. Gilmour Sarah Forgie MM – Section Chair Development Committee Chair Andrew Simor Jessica Minion Susan Poutanen , Toronto, ON Joanne Salmon, Vancouver, BC Caroline Quach ID – Section Chair Guidelines Committee Chair Jennifer Grant, Vancouver, BC Donald (Don) Vinh, Montréal, QC Communications Committee Chair MEMBERS OF COUNCIL Scientific Planning Committee (SPC) Yves Longtin, Montréal, QC Isabelle Chiu, Edmonton, AB Paediatric Committee Chair Comité Scientifique LeeAnne Luft, Kelowna, BC Earl Rubin, Montréal, QC Yves Longtin, Montréal, QC Indigenous Health Committee Chair Stephen Sanche, Saskatoon, SK Yoko S. Schreiber, Sioux Lookout, ON Co-Chairs Christian Lavallée Yoko S. Schreiber, Sioux Lookout, ON Karina Top, Halifax, NS Grants and Awards Committee Chair Isabelle Chiu Lisa Li Dylan Pillai, Calgary, AB Christine Turenne Christopher Lowe Muhammad Morshed CHEC Committee Co-Chairs Committee Members Conar O’Neil Charles Frenette, Montréal, QC Shelly Bolotin David Patrick Kevin Katz, Toronto, ON William Connors Michael Payne Melanie Di Quinzio Peter Pieroni Tanis Dingle Susan Poutanen Chelsey Ellis Earl Rubin Ramzi Fattouh Joanne Salmon Matthew W. Gilmour Yoko Schreiber Susy Hota Prameet M. Sheth Jennie Johnstone Titus Wong Robert Kozak
Committees and Councils CONTINUED FROM PAGE 8 9 CACMID Board Abstract Review Committee President Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair Co-Chairs: Imane Jroundi Carmen Charlton, Edmonton, AB Jeff Fuller, London, ON Christian Lavallée Lynn Johnston Vice President Councillor Christopher Lowe Robert Kozak Tanis Dingle, Edmonton, AB Shelly Bolotin, Toronto, ON Heather Adam Jason LeBlanc Vanessa Allen Jessica Minion Past President Councillor Muhammad Morshed Jessica Minion, Regina, SK Chelsey Ellis, Moncton, NB Andrée-Anne Boisvert Julie Carson Verinsa Mouajou Secretary Councillor Jeannette Comeau Peter Pieroni Ramzi Fattouh, Toronto, ON Robert Kozak, Toronto, ON Peter Daley Earl Rubin Meghan Dey Joanne Salmon Treasurer Councillor Tanis Dingle Fazia Tadount Matthew W. Gilmour, Winnipeg, MB Prameet Sheth, Kingston, ON Paméla Doyon-Plourde Christine Turenne Meeting Secretary/Councillor Councillor Bing Wang Chelsey Ellis Christopher Lowe, Vancouver, BC Muhammad Morshed, Vancouver, BC Titus Wong Ramzi Fattouh Scientific Planning Committee Councillor David Fisman Terence Wuerz Co-Chair Michael Payne, London, ON Élise Fortin Deborah Yamamura Christine Y. Turenne, Winnipeg, MB Sponsorship Committee Comité de Parrainage Co-Chairs Committee Members Jeff Fuller Steven J. Drews Shariq Haider Romina Reyes Daniel Smyth Donald Vinh Deborah Yamamura Industry Co-Developed Sessions WORKSHOPS INTEGRATED SYMPOSIUM Strategies to Prevent Efficacy and Safety of Linezolid vs Gram-Negative Bacteria and Mucormycosis in Canada: Cytomegalovirus Disease Daptomycin in Treatment of VRE Antimicrobial Resistance: What’s Updates in Epidemiology, after Transplantation Blood Stream Infections (BSI) and Changed? What Remains the Same? Diagnosis and Management Co-developed by AMMI Canada the Role of Combination Therapy Co-developed by AMMI Canada Co-developed by AMMI Canada and Merck Canada with Beta-lactams and Merck Canada and AVIR Pharma Inc. Co-developed by AMMI Canada Date: Friday, April 5, 2019 Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Date: Friday, April 5, 2019 and Sunovion Pharmaceutical Time: 12:00 – 14:00 Time: 12:00 – 14:00 Time: 07:15 – 08:45 Room: Les Saisons Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Room: Governor General III Ballroom Room: Governor General III Ballroom Time: 07:15 – 08:45 Room: Les Saisons
CCM Workshop 10 Trainees’ Day NEXT-GENERATION Application of NGS in the Clinical and Date: Wednesday, April 3 12:30 – 13:00 Public Health Microbiology Laboratory Time: 12:30 – 17:00 Registration SEQUENCING (NGS) IN CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY Speaker: Muhammad Morshed Coffee & Tea Break Provided 13:00 – 14:00 Clinical Microbiologist Location: The Westin Ottawa What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming Staff Date: Wednesday, April 3 British Columbia Centre for Room: Les Saisons Speakers: Disease Control Paul Bonnar (Halifax, NS) Time: 07:30 – 12:00 Cost: Regular rate Foodborne Disease Prevention Kristen Brown (Calgary, AB) Breakfast Provided $50 plus 13% tax and Control in the Genomics Era: 14:00 – 14:45 Location: The Westin Ottawa Trainee Member rate* Promise and Practice Preparing for the Royal College Exam Room: Les Saisons – no charge Speaker: Celine Nadon (Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology) Cost: $80 plus 13% tax Chief - Surveillance, Outbreak *For AMMI Canada Members-in-Training Speaker: Jamil N. Kanji (Edmonton, AB) Detection and Response, and CACMID Student Members training in Division of Enteric Diseases, National clinical microbiology 14:45 – 15:00 The workshop will review current Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, MB Break Trainees’ Day is an afternoon of technologies used for next-generation Genomics in the Reference 15:00 – 16:00 interactive sessions for trainees in sequencing (NGS), how they can be Microbiology Laboratory: What can Critical Appraisal of Medical adult and paediatric infectious Literature and Avoiding Common applied in clinical microbiology Tuberculosis (TB) Teach Us? disease and clinical and medical Pitfalls in Scientific Articles laboratories for diagnostic or public Speaker: Jennifer Gardy microbiology, held at the Speaker: health investigations, and some of Canada Research Chair in Public Bill Cameron (Ottawa, ON) Health Genomics, School of AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual the challenges presented by NGS. Population and Public Health, Conference 2019. Sessions provide 16:00 – 17:00 UBC and British Columbia Centers Work-Life Balance/ Mindfulness/ Wellness for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC a chance to hear from experts in the Group Discussion – Other Applications field about topics outside of the 16:00-16:30 conventional medical curriculum, Work-Life Balance – A Clinician/ Researcher/ of NGS, Pitfalls, and Solutions Supervisor/ Dad/ Husband/ Son/ with a focus on professional Outdoorsman/ Canoeist’s Perspective Information on the requirements for development and employment Speaker: membership in the Canadian College options. It is also a great opportunity Cédric P. Yansouni (Montréal, QC) of Microbiologists is available at to meet peers and future colleagues 16:30 – 17:00 www.ccm.ca. from around the country. Work-Life Balance – An Academic ID/ Micro-Mom/ Wife/ Daughter/ Backpacker/ The cost is $50 or free-of-charge for Canoeist/ Biker/ Runner’s Perspective The CCM Workshop and Trainees’ Day are the perfect complements to the AMMI Canada Members-in-Training Speaker: Susan M. Poutanen (Toronto, ON) AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference. Both are optional and open to and CACMID Student Members training in clinical microbiology. everyone interested – even if they are not attending the conference. Membership status must be confirmed or in progress (application submitted) To register for these activities please visit the annual conference sections at the time of registration. For planning purposes, we ask that you of either the AMMI Canada (www.ammi.ca) or CACMID (www.cacmid.ca) please register only if you are able to websites and follow the instructions to register online. attend, and to notify the conference secretariat should your plans change.
The Incubator 11 Poster Presentations: answer questions, and be judged. First Prize: A $1,500 cash prize conference will be awarded to the Date: Thursday, April 4 will be awarded to the winning pitch. runner-up (cannot be redeemed for Time: 12:30-14:30 After judging, selected posters will Second Prize: A complimentary monetary value). Room: Confederation Ballroom move on to the oral “pitch” on Saturday, April 6. The “pitch” will full registration for the next year’s Oral Pitch: convey the nature of the presenter’s Previous Winners Date: Saturday, April 6 project in an informative and Solar-Powered Oxygen Delivery: Reducing Childhood Pneumonia Time: 09:20-10:20 energetic manner. Deaths in Low-Resource Settings Room: Provinces Ballroom Oral Pitch presentations will be Qaasim Mian presented the innovation at the 2017 annual conference. The new and creative approaches will adjudicated based on originality, Automated Texting and Email first be presented in poster format on creativity, applicability, ease of Victor Leung presented the innovation at the 2016 annual conference. Thursday, April 4, for initial review duplication, sustainability and overall The Automated Antimicrobial Prescription Surveillance System (APPS) and judging. Presenters will be at significance. An audience response Vincent Nault presented the innovation at the 2013 annual conference. their posters between 12:30-14:30 to system will be used. MRSAid Photodisinfection Project Titus Wong presented the innovation at the 2012 annual conference. Association, Committee and Other Group Meetings Wednesday, April 3 18:00 – 20:30 12:45 – 14:15 12:00 – 14:00 Antibiotic Stewardship and CCM AGM Royal College MM Specialty 08:30 – 16:30 Resistance Committee Meeting Room: Ontario Committee Meeting AMMI Canada Clinical Research Room: Birch Chair: Christie Vermeiren Room: Newfoundland/Nova Scotia Network (CRN) Meeting Chair: Nicole Le Saux Chair: Tony Mazzulli Room: Provinces II 18:00 – 20:30 18:00 – 21:00 AMMI Canada Paediatric Committee 12:00 – 14:00 Chair: Nick Daneman AMMI Canada Education/Continuing and PICNIC Meeting MALDI-TOF Users Group Meeting 08:30 – 17:00 Professional Development Room: Ontario Room: Ontario Canadian Lyme disease Research Committee Meeting Chair: Earl Rubin and Joan Robinson Chair: Kathy Bernard and Netwrok (CLyDRN) Room: Saskatchewan Philippe Lagacé-Wiens Room: Ontario Chair: Joanne Salmon 18:00 – 20:30 Chair: Dr Kieran Moore AMMI Canada Indigenous Health 18:30 – 21:00 18:00 – 21:00 Committee Meeting JAMMI Editorial Board Meeting 13:00 – 17:00 CACMID Board Meeting Room: Québec Room: Québec Canadian Public Health Laboratory Room: New Brunswick Chair: Yoko Schreiber Chair: Gerald Evans Network (CPHLN) Meeting Chair: Carmen Charlton Room: Birch Thursday, April 4 Friday, April 5 Saturday, April 6 Chair: Matthew W. Gilmour 07:15 – 08:45 07:00 – 08:45 12:00 – 14:00 14:00 – 16:00 CFID Board Meeting Point of Care Test (POCT) AMMI Canada AGM & Sections Meeting CCM Board Meeting Room: Québec Working Group Meeting Room: Governor General Ballroom III Room: New Brunswick Chair: Susan Richardson Room: Les Saisons Chair: Todd Hatchette Chair: Christie Vermeiren Chair: Susan Poutanen 12:30 – 14:30 07:15 – 08:45 Royal College ID Specialty CACMID AGM Committee Meeting Room: Governor General Ballroom III Room: Newfoundland/Nova Scotia Chair: Carmen Charlton Chair: Cheryl Main
AMMI Canada – CACMID 12 Special Lecture Online Program BS or Best Science: Recognizing Medical Misinformation and Misinterpretation Date: Thursday, April 4 How do you greet the phrase including: How we assume certainty Time: 16:00–17:00 “A study shows…”? Is it with interest instead of accepting probability; The Special Lecture will be held or exasperated eye-rolling? With How we care more about the way immediately following the Merit and Association Awards. biased designs, misinterpretation of something works rather than if Room: Provinces Ballroom results and distorted reporting, it is something works; How we can adjust Speaker: Michael Allan no wonder we find results are research findings (particularly food (Mississauga, ON) confusing, conflicting, and often, research) to match our beliefs; and, false. In this talk, we’ll look at some many more. The one-hour talk will ways that we are frequently led journey from sources of potential astray by medical information, medical misinformation (like the Dr. Oz show) to the highest levels of evidence in hopes of providing some New to this year’s annual conference, in foundation to enhance reasonable lieu of an event app, we have created an skepticism and appropriate Online Conference Program. The online Alberta and has practiced family assessment of medical information. program is made up of all session details. medicine over 20 years. He has given All sessions identify the speaker, the Objectives: 300 invited presentations and published objectives along with the location and over 120 articles (including on By the end of this session, time of the session. information from televised medical talk participants should be able to: shows like the Dr. Oz Show). Mike Under the Information tab, delegates can n Recognize how confidence find speaker biographies, find usefully produces a regular evidence-based intervals become confusion update (called Tools for Practice) floorplans to help navigate the hotel along intervals and other mis-use of with information on the Westin and Ottawa. distributed to >32,000 clinicians and numbers. published in the journal “Canadian Delegates can view the entire program Family Physician.” He also co-presents n Illustrate why “does it work” is on a single page, drill down into individual Dr. G. Michael Allan (Mike) is the a weekly medical podcast (on iTunes) more important than “how it sessions to see the list of abstracts for Director of Programs and Practice called Best Science Medicine podcast. works” (the story of surrogate each session and then view the individual Support with the College of Family He is a member of PEER (Patients, markers and mechanism of abstracts, or download abstracts and Physicians of Canada. He is a past Experience, Evidence, Research), action) sessions details at the click of a button. Professor in the Department of a collaboration of Primary Care n Review how partial reporting and Family Medicine at University of Knowledge Translation professionals. combing some studies can lead to Click here to go to the misunderstanding. online program
Merit and Association 13 Awards Presentations Date: Thursday, April 4 Masters of Ceremony: population by moving to Uganda in Time: 15:30 – 16:00 Sarah Forgie (Edmonton, AB) 2003 to create a distribution system Room: Provinces Ballroom for HIV/AIDS drugs. Tanis Dingle (Edmonton, AB) Dr. Ronald’s contributions have led to 2018 AMMI Canada Lifetime John G. FitzGerald – CACMID Out- many notable awards and designations. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada Achievement Award standing Microbiologist Award and was inducted into the Canadian Dr. Greg Hammond is the recipient Dr. Allan Ronald is an internationally Medical Hall of Fame in 2011. It was of the AMMI Canada Lifetime recognized leader in HIV research stated that “He exemplifies what it Achievement Award in recognition of who has devoted his career to means to be a world citizen” and his outstanding and distinguished establishing the field of infectious anyone who has ever had the pleasure career. In addition to his clinical diseases in Canada and the world. of meeting Dr. Ronald knows that to work, teaching and administrative Dr. Ronald is a rare individual who be true. influence, Dr. Hammond’s research is passionate about providing care Although his world impacts are very explores the investigative use of to all people. well known, people may be less aware diagnostic microbiology and To establish HIV and STI research of the immense positive impact he epidemiology for the prevention and capacity globally, Dr. Ronald established has had on all components of the management of infectious diseases. a robust and highly effective healthcare system. Notably for the One of his first research successes collaboration with the University of microbiology laboratory, Dr. Ronald involved the investigation of a Nairobi. This collaboration led to the has always been held in the highest chancroid outbreak in Winnipeg. development of an extensive research esteem by the microbiology This not only led to his involvement network studying sexually transmitted technologists with whom he has in several landmark papers about infections. Innumerable scientists worked. He was always engaged Haemophilus ducreyi infections, it have established their careers as a with the laboratory staff and treated also led to the University of Manitoba result of this international collaboration. everyone with utmost respect. – University of Nairobi research The program Dr. Ronald developed connection, a collaboration that We are very pleased to celebrate has resulted in groundbreaking continues to this day. Dr. Ronald’s extraordinary national findings solving some of the major and international contributions and Over his career, Dr. Hammond has mysteries surrounding the transmission leadership with the 2019 CACMID made significant contributions to the and spread of AIDS. It has been called John G. FitzGerald Outstanding fields of diagnostic and clinical the most important research site in Microbiologist Award. microbiology and provided outstanding the developing world for HIV/AIDS leadership in many areas including resulting in more than 700 abstracts Presenting the award: vaccine policy, pandemic preparedness, and publications. After he retired Carmen Charlton President, CACMID HIV testing protocols and blood from the university, Dr. Ronald and his product safety. wife continued to serve the global Presenting the award: Todd Hatchette President, AMMI Canada
Merit and Association Awards Presentations CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 14 Canadian College of Microbiologists Canadian Foundation for Infectious Canadian Foundation for Infectious Dr. Lindsay E. Nicolle Editorial Award (CCM) Distinguished Microbiologist Diseases (CFID) Dr. Juan A. Embil Diseases (CFID) Summer Student This award is given to an individual Award Award for Excellence in Infectious Research Awards who has made a significant The Canadian College of Diseases Research The CFID Summer Student Research contribution to infectious diseases Microbiologists (CCM) Distinguished and medical microbiology as This award, in memory of Dr. Juan Awards were established to attract Microbiologist Award is given to demonstrated by the impact of their Embil, is in recognition of research bright young minds with outstanding members of the Canadian College of original research published in the excellence in Infectious Diseases academic records to the field of Microbiologists in recognition of Journal of the Association of Medical through a published manuscript by a infectious diseases, microbiology, outstanding professional contributions Microbiology and Infectious Disease trainee enrolled in a 2-year Infectious and infection control; and to fulfill the to the field of microbiology in Canada Canada (JAMMI). It is given annually Diseases training program at a CFID mission of supporting research in the areas of research, teaching and in honour of Dr. Lindsay E. Nicolle, Canadian university or within one in infectious diseases. involvement in the Canadian College who pioneered AMMI Canada’s year of completing this training in Urvi Rai (University of Alberta) journalistic endeavours. of Microbiologists. The recipient of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Ling Kong is for her project entitled “Putative the award this year is Dr. Muhammad the 2019 recipient of this award for The award is presented to Dr. Andrew neuroprotective agents for cerebral Morshed, Clinical Microbiologist, British his manuscript published in Clinical Morris, for the publication entitled malaria” under the supervision of Columbia Centre for Disease Control. Infectious Diseases in 2019, and “Mandatory infectious diseases Dr. Michael Hawkes. Presenting the award: entitled “Clostridium difficile: consultation leads to improved Christie Vermeiren Presenting the award: process measure adherence in the Investigating transmission patterns President Elect, CCM Coleman Rotstein management of Staphylococcus between infected and colonized Chair, CFID Awards Committee patients using whole genome aureus bacteremia: A multicentre, Canadian Foundation for Infectious sequencing” Dr. Kong was quasi-control study”. Diseases (CFID) Dr. John M. Embil supervised by Dr. Vivian Loo. AMMI Canada Medical Student Presenting the award Mentorship Award in Infectious Presenting the award: Research Awards Todd Hatchette Diseases President, AMMI Canada Coleman Rotstein The goal of this award is to provide Dr. Yoav Keynan, Associate Professor Chair, CFID Awards Committee support for medical students who are of Internal Medicine (Section of interested in research in infectious Infectious Diseases and Microbiology) diseases and microbiology who are at the University of Manitoba, is the supervised by an AMMI Canada recipient of the Dr. John Embil member. Mentorship Award for 2019. This Kathleen Simms (University of award celebrates the commitment Toronto) for her project entitled of a member of the Association of “Intermittent carriage of antibiotic Medical Microbiology and Infectious resistant organisms and enteric Disease Canada for mentoring pathogens among healthy fecal trainees in Infectious Diseases. microbiota transplant stool Presenting the award: donors” under the supervision Coleman Rotstein of Dr. Susan Poutanen. Chair, CFID Awards Committee Presenting the award: Coleman Rotstein Chair, CFID Awards Committee
Poster and Research 15 Awards Presentations Date: Saturday, April 6 Masters of Ceremony: Time: 09:00 – 09:20 Sarah Forgie (Edmonton, AB) POSTER AND ORAL AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE Room: Provinces Ballroom Tanis Dingle (Edmonton, AB) SIX BEST PRESENTATIONS BY STUDENTS/ TRAINEES. AMMI Canada Medical Student demonstrated by publication of an Association of Medical Microbiology Canadian College of Microbiologists Research Awards original research article on a topic and Infectious Disease (AMMI) (CCM) Poster Award within the disciplines of infectious The goal of this award is to provide diseases or medical microbiology. Canada Poster Award Presenting the award: support for medical students who are Presenting the award: Christie Vermeiren Dr. Ling Kong is the 2019 recipient of interested in research in infectious Todd Hatchette President Elect, CCM this award for her manuscript titled, diseases and microbiology who are President, AMMI Canada “Clostridium difficile: Investigating supervised by an AMMI Canada Transmission Patterns Between Canadian College of Microbiologists member. Infected and Colonized Patients Canadian Association for Clinical Mi- (CCM) Dr. Kenneth Rozee Memorial Dalton Budhram (University of Using Whole Genome Sequencing” crobiology and Infectious Diseases Poster Award Toronto) for his project entitled “Screening and comprehensive Presenting the award: (CACMID) Student Oral Presentation Presenting the award: infection prevention for antimicrobial- Todd Hatchette President, AMMI Canada Award Christie Vermeiren President Elect, CCM resistant organisms in high risk Presenting the award: patients in long-term care facilities: Carmen Charlton A cost-effective analysis” under the AMMI Canada Young Investigator President, CACMID Dr. Susan King Paediatric supervision of Dr. Beate Sander and Award Abstract Award co-supervised by Dr. Samir Patel. This award recognizes a promising Canadian Association for Clinical This award is given annually to the Presenting the award: young investigator who has already Microbiology and Infectious Diseases best abstract by a trainee on a made a substantial contribution to Susan Richardson research in the fields of Infectious (CACMID) Poster Award paediatric topic. It is presented in President, CFID honour of Dr. Susan King. Funds for Diseases or Medical Microbiology. Presenting the award: this award are generously provided AMMI Canada Trainee Research The receipient of this year’s award is Carmen Charlton President, CACMID by the PICNIC team and the Hospital Dr. Kevin Schwartz. Award for Sick Children (Division of Presenting the award: Infectious Diseases). The recipient of This award is given to a trainee to Todd Hatchette Canadian Association for Clinical the award this year is Dr. Qaasim promote scholarship and scientific President, AMMI Canada Microbiology and Infectious Mian for their abstract (SP37) titled, excellence among trainees. It is awarded for excellence in primary Diseases (CACMID) Technologist “A Point-of-Care Diagnostic Tool to Replace Chest X-Ray for the research conducted during their Poster Award Diagnosis of Childhood Pneumonia”. infectious diseases or medical Presenting the award: microbiology training, and Presenting the award: Carmen Charlton Joan Robinson President, CACMID Chair, PICNIC
PROGRAM 16 Wednesday, April 3 12:30 – 17:00 16:00 – 17:00 Work-Life Balance/ Mindfulness/ Wellness Trainees’ Day Room: Les Saisons 16:00 – 16:30 Work-Life Balance – A Clinician/ Researcher/ 07:30 – 12:00 • Anticipate future evolution of genomics 12:30 – 13:00 Registration Supervisor/ Dad/ Husband/ Son/ technology (microbiome, metagenomics, CCM Workshop: etc.) and their implications for clinical 13:00 – 14:00 Outdoorsman/ Canoeist’s Perspective Next-Generation Sequencing What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming Staff Speaker: Cédric P. Yansouni (Montréal, QC) practice and public health decision-making Moderator: Vincent Deslandes (Ottawa, ON) Objectives: (NGS) in Clinical Microbiology 10:00 – 11:00 Speakers: Paul Bonnar (Halifax, NS) By the end of this session, participants should Room: Les Saisons Genomics in the Reference Microbiology Kristen Brown (Calgary, AB) be able to: Laboratory: What can Tuberculosis (TB) Objectives: • Describe the coexistence of work and family 07:30 – 08:00 Teach Us? By the end of this session, participants life and reflect on what the concept of Breakfast & Registration “work-life balance” means Speaker: should be able to: 08:00 – 09:00 Jennifer Gardy (Vancouver, BC) • Identify tools that can help in • Recognize how to assess one’s own Application of NGS in the Clinical and work-life balance Objectives: obtaining a desired staff position Public Health Microbiology Laboratory • List common obstacles to achieving By the end of this session, participants • Assemble tips for the first few work-life balance Moderator: should be able to: years of practice Christie Vermeiren (Toronto, ON) • Identify resources to address work-life balance Speaker: • Describe how genomics has been • Construct a CV 16:30 – 17:00 Muhammad Morshed (Vancouver, BC) used to improve tuberculosis • Practice contract negotiation skills Work-Life Balance – An Academic ID/ diagnostics, antibiotic prescribing, 14:00 – 14:45 Micro-Mom/ Wife/ Daughter/ Backpacker/ Objectives: Canoeist/ Biker/ Runner’s Perspective and molecular epidemiology Preparing for the Royal College By the end of this session, participants Speaker: Susan M. Poutanen (Toronto, ON) should be able to: • Recognize how future improvements Exam (Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology) Objectives: in genomic and bioinformatics By the end of this session, participants should • Cite different NGS technologies Speaker: Jamil N. Kanji (Edmonton, AB) technologies may impact TB genomics be able to: and their applications in the clinical laboratory Objectives: • To describe the work-life balance of an • Recognize how NGS can be used By the end of this session, participants • Articulate the challenges that using academic ID/ Micro trained physician (who is in clinical microbiology laboratory should be able to: also a Mom/ Wife/ Daughter/ Backpacker/ genomics in a clinical laboratory • Describe application of NGS in setting presents • Identify important steps in developing a Canoeist/ Biker/ Runner) understanding outbreaks caused mindset geared towards exam preparation • Recognize the signs and symptoms of 11:00 – 12:00 “physician burnout” by viruses • Develop a streamlined approach to Group Discussion – Other Applications 09:00 – 10:00 Royal College exam preparation • List strategies to overcome/ cope with stress of NGS, Pitfalls, and Solutions Foodborne Disease Prevention • Identify and develop a systematic • Identify resources to address work-life balance Objectives: approach to responding to different and Control in the Genomics Era: 13:00 – 17:00 By the end of this session, participants styles of questions Promise and Practice Canadian Public Health Laboratory should be able to: Speaker: 14:45 – 15:00 Break Network (CPHLN) Meeting Celine Nadon (Winnipeg, MB) • Explore other potential applications 15:00 – 16:00 Room: Birch Objectives: • Learn from participant experiences Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature and Avoiding Common Pitfalls in 14:00 – 16:00 CCM Board Meeting By the end of this session, participants • Identify challenges and solutions Room: New Brunswick should be able to: Scientific Articles Speaker: Bill Cameron (Ottawa, ON) 17:00 – 18:00 Trainees’ Day Reception • Compare and contrast the laboratory- Room: Daly’s Restaurant 3rd Floor 08:30 – 17:00 Objectives: based surveillance landscape in Canadian Lyme disease Research By the end of this session, participants 18:00 – 21:00 CACMID Board Meeting Canada with international benchmarks, Netwrok (CLyDRN) should be able to: Room: New Brunswick with particular focus on genomics implementation Room: Ontario • Critically appraise research reportage 18:00 – 21:00 for validity and risk of bias • Summarize the benefits and challenges AMMI Canada Education/Continuing • Evaluate and recognize good examples Professional Development Committee of utilizing whole genome sequencing of valid research reportage as the basis for both diagnostic tests Meeting and population level public health • Recognize and criticize common errors Room: Saskatchewan and biases in research
PROGRAM 17 Thursday, April 4 10:20 – 11:00 High Consequence Infectious Disease A02 Detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii 11:15 – 12:30 Oral Presentations – Session B Room: Governor General Ballroom II 07:15 – 08:45 Outbreaks: Real Time Sequencing and with qPCR to Differentiate Between AMMI Canada AGM and Molecular Epidemiology Colonization and Pneumonia Moderator: Sections Meeting Speaker: Samira Mubareka (Toronto, ON) Miles Carroll (Salisbury, UK) A Hadzic1, P Jayaratne1,2, D Leto3,2, M Smieja1,2, Room: Governor General Ballroom III D Yamamura1,2 B01 Objectives: 1 McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, 09:00 – 11:00 By the end of this session, participants 2 Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine WITHDRAWN Plenary: Tropical Medicine should be able to: Program, Hamilton, ON, Canada, 3McMaster B02 Room: Provinces Ballroom • Recognize the importance of diagnostics University , Hamilton, ON, Canada Evaluation of Five Commercial Nucleic Moderators: during infectious disease outbreaks A03 Acid Tests for Bacterial Gastroenteritis Robert Kozak (Toronto, ON) and • Apply real time sequencing during Novel Metabolomics Approach for the in Alberta, Canada Yoko Schreiber (Sioux Lookout, ON) outbreaks in resource limited settings Diagnosis of Respiratory Viruses Directly BM Berenger1,2,3, L Chui1,4, C Ferrato1, T Lloyd2, 09:00 – 09:40 • Appreciate the contribution of molecular from Nasopharyngeal Specimens DR Pillai2,3 Innovative Vaccines and epidemiology to ID outbreak control CA Hogan1,2, AT Le1,3, TM Cowan1,3, BA Pinsky1,2 1 Alberta Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, Immunotherapeutics to Reinforce Trust Calgary, AB, Canada, 2Calgary Laboratory 1 Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, in Infectious Disease Intervention CA, USA, 2Stanford Clinical Virology Laboratory, Services, Calgary, AB, Canada, 3Department of Speaker: 11:15 – 12:30 Palo Alto, CA, USA, 3Stanford Biochemical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University Gary Kobinger (Québec, QC) Oral Presentations – Session A Genetics Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA, USA of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, 4Department of Room: Governor General Ballroom I Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Objectives: A04 Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada By the end of this session, participants Moderator: should be able to: Simon Dufresne (Montréal, QC) Applying a Next-generation Sequencing B03 Pipeline in a Clinical Microbiology • Discuss the current progression Laboratory for Surveillance and Outbreak Comparison of Prevalence of Pathogenic A01 of immunotherapeutics against Investigations: Defining the Genomic Protozoa in Stool Samples Using Molecular infectious diseases Epidemiology of Clostridioides difficile Testing Compared to Traditional Microscopy Epidemiology of Klebsiella aerogenes Infection in Canada: A six-year Review of • Capture the main challenges associated and Identifying Determinants of H Almohri, D Lungrin, D James, D Leto, V Tran Provincial Surveillance Data with the development of novel vaccines Carbapenem Resistance and Virulence LifeLabs Medical Laboratories, Toronto, ON, Canada Y Xia1, M Tunis2, C Frenette3, K Katz4, K Amaratunga2,5, • Recognize the basic regulatory A Malek1, K McGlynn1, S Taffner1, L Fine2, B Tesini3, B04 S Rhodenizer-Rose6, A House2, C Quach7,8 requirements to licensure for vaccines J Wang1, H Mostafa1, S Petry1, A Perkins1, 1 McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada, Molecular Detection Of Non-O157 Shiga and immunotherapeutics 2 Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON, P Graman3, D Hardy1,4, N Pecora1 Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) 09:40 – 10:20 Canada, 3McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, 1 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Directly From Stool Using Real-time QC, Canada, 4North York General Hospital, Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Multiplex PCR Assays Clinical Update in Tropical Medicine New York, NY, USA, 2Infection Prevention Program, Speaker: Toronto, ON, Canada, 5University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 6Infection Prevention and University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, M Bording Jorgensen1, J Szelewicki1, B Parsons1, Isaac I. Bogoch (Toronto, ON) NY, USA, 3Department of Medicine, Infectious C Lloyd1, L Chui1,2 Control (IPAC) Canada, Halifax, NS, Canada, Objectives: 7 University of Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada, Diseases Division, University of Rochester 1 Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, 4Department By the end of this session, participants 8 CHU Sainte-Justine, Montréal, QC, Canada University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, of Microbiology and Immunology, University of should be able to: Rochester Medical Center, New York, NY, USA 2 Provincial Laboratory for Public Health-Alberta Public Laboratories, Edmonton, AB, Canada • Review new therapeutic options for A05 select Tropical Infectious Diseases Investigation of the Presence and • Identify new diagnostic approaches Impact of Environmentally-Adapted for Tropical Infectious Diseases Escherichia coli in Private Well Water • Describe new insights into Tropical in Southeastern Ontario Disease epidemiology and relate this E Tropea1, M Kelly1, S Brown1, A Majury1,2 to disease transmission Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, 1 Public Health Ontario, Kingston, ON, Canada 2
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