Poster Abstract Session:
123. Antimicrobial Utilization and Resistance in Children
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Topical Category: P. Pediatric and perinatal infections

Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID

Presentations:

903
Pharmacokinetics of amikacin in children with cancer and febrile neutropenia
Rodolfo Villena, MD ; Marcela Rabello ; Jorge Morales ; Rodrigo Aravena ; Katherine Kopp ; Milena Villarroel, MD ; Marķa Elena Santolaya, MD

905
Evaluating Caspofungin Utilization, Indication, and Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Treated for Candidemia 
Ryan Close, BA ; Natalie Neu, MD, MPH ; Christine J. Kubin, PharmD ; Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH

906
Determining Dosing Regimen of Vancomycin in Pediatric Patients to Reach Trough Concentrations of 10-20 mg/L
Pooja Shah, PharmD ; Danielle Coppola, PharmD ; Lisa Degnan, PharmD, BCPS ; Arpi G. Kuyumjian, PharmD ; Kevin Slavin, MD

908
Does Combination Antibiotic Therapy Improve Clinical Outcomes in Children with Pseudomonas Bacteremia?
Pranita Tamma, MD ; Ketan Jumani, BDS ; Alice Hsu, PharmD ; Aaron Milstone, MD, MHS ; Sara Cosgrove, MD

909
Increased Risk of Antibiotic Resistance in Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis with Maternal Antibiotic Exposure: A Case-Cohort Study
Alissa Wright, MD ; Sharon Unger, MD ; Brenda Coleman, PhD ; Po-Po Lam, MSc ; Allison McGeer, MD

910
Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) on Vancomycin Utilization in Pediatric Intensive Care and Cardiac Intensive Care Units
David Hyun, MD ; Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MBBS ; Victoria Basalyga, PharmD ; Nalini Singh, MD MPH

911
A Risk Based Empiric Antibiotic Protocol Improves Appropriate Initial Antibiotic Selection in Critically Ill Children
Todd Karsies, MD ; Cheryl Sargel, PharmD ; David Marquardt, MD ; Nadeem Khan, MBBS ; Mark Hall, MD

913
PRONOUNCED INCREASE OF INCIDENCE AND COST ASSOCIATED WITH HOSPITALIZATIONS FOR Staphylococcus aureus SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS IN US CHILDREN, 2001-2008
Jose A. Suaya, MD, PhD ; Robertino Mera, PhD ; Adrian Cassidy, PhD ; Jean-Etienne Poirrier, PhD ; Stuart Burstin, MD ; Heather Amrine-Madsen, PhD ; Loren Miller, MD, MPH

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.