Oral Abstract Session:
113. MRSA - Epidemiological Trends
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 8:15 AM-9:45 AM
Room: 157ABC

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: N. Hospital-acquired and surgical infections, infection control, and health outcomes including general public health and health services research

Tracks: Adult ID

Moderator:  Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, Memorial Hermann Healthcare


8:15 AM
Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (SSTI) in Chicago, 2005-8: High-Risk Clusters and Trends in Incidence
Kyle J Popovich, MD ; Michael Z David, MD PhD ; Amanda E Grasso, MPH ; Robert S Daum, MD ; Bala Hota, MD, MPH ; Diane S Lauderdale, PhD

8:30 AM
Molecular Epidemiology of Community-Associated Staphylococcus aureus in Households of Patients with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Marcela Rodriguez, MD ; Patrick G. Hogan, MPH ; Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD ; Stephanie A. Fritz, MD

8:45 AM
Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in military trainees with first-episode S. aureus skin infection
Carey Schlett, MPH ; Jeffrey Lanier, MD ; James Patrick, RN ; Kenneth Wilkins, PhD ; Natasha Law, MS ; Tameka Smith, BA ; Oswald McCrory, BS ; Stephanie Morrison, MPH ; Eugene Millar, PhD ; Rachel Gorwitz, MD, MPH ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH ; Michael Ellis, MD

9:15 AM
MRSA Carriage is Highly Persistent in an Inner-City Community-based Population
Mark Hull, MD ; Elisa Lloyd-Smith ; Hong Wang ; Daniel Hawkins ; Sylvie Champagne, MD ; Marc G. Romney, MD

9:30 AM
Reduction of MRSA Infections Among Veterans
Edward Stenehjem, MD ; Courtney Stafford, MPH ; David Rimland, MD

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E. Septimus, None

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