Poster Abstract Session:
139. Healthcare-Associated Infections in Children
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: P. Pediatric and perinatal infections

Tracks: Pediatric ID


Gram Staining of Endotracheal Aspirates is Important to Determine Empiric Antibiotic Therapy in Children with Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
Chikara Ogimi, MD ; Kensuke Shoji, MD ; Tomohiro Katsuta, MD, PhD ; Yasushi Watanabe, B.Sc ; Akihiko Saitoh, MD, PhD

Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Complications Necessitating Peripherally Inserted Central venous Catheter (PICC) Removal in Hospitalized Children
Ketan Jumani, BDS ; Sonali Advani, MBBS, MPH ; Finbarr Leacy ; Leslie Gosey ; Aaron Milstone, MD, MHS

Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen Assay in Pediatric Cancer Patients with Invasive Aspergillosis: A Single Center Experience during Recent 3-years 
Soo-Han Choi, MD ; Eun-Suk Kang, MD ; Soo-Hyun Lee, MD ; Keon-Hee Yoo, MD ; Ki-Woong Sung, MD ; Hong-Hoe Koo, MD ; Yae-Jean Kim, MD

Risk Factors for Mortality among Children with Candidemia
Priya Prasad, MPH ; Susan Coffin, MD, MPH ; A Russell Localio, JD, MS, PhD ; Louis Bell, MD ; Robert Gross, MD, MSCE ; Karin McGowan, PhD ; Thomas Walsh, MD, FIDSA ; Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE

Risk Factors for Developing Bloodstream Infections after Liver Transplantation in Children
Kensuke Shoji, MD ; Tomohiro Katsuta, MD, PhD ; Takanori Funaki, MD ; Takanobu Shigeta, MD ; Akinari Fukuda ; Seisuke Sakamoto ; Mureo Kasahara ; Akihiko Saitoh, MD, PhD

NHSN Definition Underestimates Ventilator-associated Pneumonia in NICU Patients
Victoria Statler, M.D. ; Robyn Schmucker, MD ; Kristina Bryant, MD

Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in Pediatric Hemodialysis Patients
Kobkul Chotikanatis, M.D. ; Martin Bäcker, MD ; Bandana Paudyal, MD ; Morris Schoeneman, MD ; Margaret Hammerschlag, MD

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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.