Poster Abstract Session:
75. UTIs - Epidemiology and Prevention
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: 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


How Well Does NHSN’s CAUTI Definition Correlate with Hospital-Acquired, Symptomatic UTI?
Laura A. S. Quilter, MD ; Amy B. Kressel, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA

Nephrostomy Tube Related Infection (NTRI):  Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Infection Rate in Cancer Patients
Ramez Bahu, MD ; William Shomali, MD ; Aline El Zakhem, MD ; Kamran Ahrar, MD ; Anne-Marie Chaftari, MD ; Ying Jiang, MS ; Ray Hachem, MD ; Issam Raad, MD

External (condom) urinary catheters are associated with high rates of bacteriuria
Allison C. Burns, BS ; Armandina Garza, BS ; Jan E. Patterson, MD ; Patti Grota, PhD, RN, CIC ; Aanand Naik, MD ; Barbara W. Trautner, MD, PhD

How Smart is the Chart? Comparison of Urinary Tract Infection-Related Symptoms Recorded in the Medical Record Versus Obtained Through Interview
Jessica Jones, MD ; Donald M. Dumford, MD ; Sweta Chaudhary, MD ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD ; Michelle T. Hecker, MD

The Role of Red Blood Cell Transfusion in the Development of Urinary Tract-related Bloodstream Infection
Mary Rogers, Ph.D. ; Neil Blumberg, M.D. ; Latoya Kuhn, MPH ; Todd Greene, PhD, MPH ; Carol Chenoweth, MD ; Emily Shuman, MD ; Robert Chang, MD ; Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Surveillance and Prevention
Meenakshi M. Rana, MD ; Gopi Patel, MD ; Susan Davis, DNP, MPH, RN ; Hourig Karalian, MSN, RN ; Maxine Shepherd, MSN, RN ; Jane Gonzales, MA, RN ; Angelina Begonia, MS, RN, CCRN, ACNP-BC ; David P. Calfee, MD

Indwelling Urinary Catheter Usage in the Emergency Department
Megan Rayman ; Margaret Kreher, MD ; Louise Dobyns, RN ; Kathleen G. Julian, MD

Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Thailand
Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD ; Todd Greene, PhD, MPH ; Edward Kennedy, MS ; Thana Khawcharoenporn, MD ; Sarah Krein, PhD, RN ; Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

Does early foley catheter removal lead to higher re-catheterization rate in patients at a Rehabilitation (Rehab) Center?
Muhammad Salman Ashraf, MD ; Vicki Kinzie, RN, BSN ; Naureen Sheikh, MD ; M. Kathy Cochran, RN, MS, CIC ; Xiangming Fang, PhD ; Clinton Faulk, MD ; Keith M. Ramsey, 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.