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ID Week 2023 is the premier forum for health professionals of varied backgrounds to collaborate, cooperate, and learn from each other’s expertise in infectious diseases. From the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, following is a list of posters and presentations scheduled by current fellows and their many co-authors.


Briana Castillo, MD

(UNC co-authors include Drs. Madeline McCrary, Asher Schranz)

(1279) Vertebral Osteomyelitis due to Serratia spp: A Rare Entity Emerges as an Infection Linked to Injection Drug Use

Friday, 10/13 12:15-1:30pm, Hall B+C

Thomas-Holowka-ID-WeekTom Holowka, MD

(UNC co-authors include presenting authors Jamie Xiao, also Dylan Brown, Laura Ruegsegger, Mera Liccione, Luther Bartelt, David van Duin)

(1806) Community Spread of Highly Resistant Enterobacterales

Friday, 10/13 12:15-1:30pm Hall B+C

Dee Miller, MD

(439) Impact of viral load in HIV adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19

Thursday, 10/12 12:15-1:30pm Hall B+C

Sweitzer-Stephanie-ID-WeekStephanie Sweitzer, MD

(2682) Opt-Out Syphilis Screening in an Urgent Care Center Increases Recognition and Treatment of Asymptomatic Syphilis Infection and Uptake of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Saturday, 10/14 12:15-1:30 pm, Hall  B+C

Diana ZychowskiMD

Zychowski-Diana-ID-Week(UNC co-authors include Carolina Alvarez, Haley Abernathy Rodgers, Dan Giandomenico, Ross Boyce, Amanda Nelson, Scott Commins)

(1809) Seroprevalence of Tick-borne Diseases including Alpha-gal Allergy and Associations with Musculoskelatal Symptoms in a Population-based Cohort in Central North Carolina

Friday, 10/13 12:15-1:30 PM Hall B+C


Eli Arant, MD

Eli-Arant-IDWeek(UNC co-authors include Cindy Gay, Thibaut Davy-Mendez, Andrew Moon)

(1983) – Clinical outcomes of people living with HIV and cirrhosis: a clinical cohort study

Friday, 10/13 3:27-3:39pm, 252 AB

Natalie Mackow, MD

Mackow, Natalie-IDWeek(UNC co-authors include David van Duin)

Increased Mortality in Hospital-Onset Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales Bloodstream Infections

Thursday, 10/12 3:15-3:27pm, 102 AB