Poster Abstract Session:
66. MRSA Surveillance and Infection Prevention
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Learning Objectives:

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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

Presentations:

547
Resource Utilization Associated with Bed Allocation for Patients with a History of MRSA and VRE
Erica S. Shenoy, MD, PhD ; Benjamin Orcutt, CHAM ; Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, FIDSA ; Hang Lee, PhD ; David Hooper, MD

549
MethiciIlin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screening Evolution: From Targeted to Total Patient Surveillance in a VA Hospital
Linda McKinley, RN, MPH ; Kathy Matteson, RN, MSN ; Cathy Stampfli, RN, BSN ; Christopher Crnich, MD, MS ; Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD

550
Reduction of MRSA at a tertiary hospital in Japan since the introduction of a new infectious diseases department 
Hidetaka Kitazono, MD ; Naoko Furuya, RN ; Makiko Yoshida, PhD, MPH ; Misa Sogi, MD ; Ryota Hase, M.D. ; Kentaro Tochitani, M.D. ; Kiyoharu Muranaka, MD ; Yoshifumi Uwamino, MD ; Mai Inakaku, MD ; Shoji Shimizu, MD ; Yoshihito Otsuka, PhD ; Goh Ohji, MD, PhD, DTM&H ; Shungo Yamamoto, MD ; Kentaro Iwata, MD ; Naoto Hosokawa, MD, PhD

551
Clinical Predictors of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization on Admission
Say-Tat Ooi, MD ; Sze Cheng Lim, RN ; Yumin Chen, RN ; Florence Liong Cheu Chng, RN ; Christopher George Willis, MD

553
Nasal Decolonization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus using antimicrobial photodynamic therapy
Cale Street, PhD, MBA ; Lisa Pedigo, BS ; Aaron Gibbs, BS ; Roger Andersen, MD ; Nicolas Loebel, PhD ; Merrill Biel, MD, PhD ; Thomas Louie, M D

555
A dynamic transmission model for Staphylococcus aureus in the US population
Cosmina Hogea, PhD ; Robertino Mera, PhD ; Heather Amrine-Madsen, PhD ; Thierry van Effelterre, PhD ; Karine Goraj ; Camilo Acosta

557
 Epidemiology of SCCmec IV Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in a Tertiary Level Facility in Central Illinois
Sudha Nagalingam, MD ; Vibhave Pal, MD ; John Farrell, MD ; Huaping WANG, PhD ; Barry Gray, MD ; Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai, MD

558
Comparison of the Risk Factors for Co-colonization with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): VR E. faecalis vs VR E. faecium
Kayoko Hayakawa, MD, PhD ; Dror Marchaim, MD ; Bharath Sunkara, MD ; Srinivasa Kamatam, MD ; Amit Vahia, MS ; Kavyashri Kodlipet Jagadeesh, MD ; Jason Pogue, PharmD ; Paul Lephart, PhD ; Emily Martin, MPH, PhD ; Michael Rybak, PharmD, MPH ; Keith Kaye, MD, MPH, FIDSA

559
Post Discharge Mortality Among Patients Hospitalized With MRSA Colonization And/Or Infection
Akshay Sharma, MBBS ; Rogers Chantrice, MPH ; Courtney Stafford, MPH ; David Rimland, MD ; Robert Gaynes, MD

560
Effect of a Veterans Affairs (VA) Initiative to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Spinal Cord Injury Units (SCIUs)
Gary Roselle, MD ; Martin Evans, MD ; Stephen Kralovic, MD, MPH ; Loretta Simbartl, MS ; Margaret Hammond, MD ; Barry Goldstein, MD, PhD ; Charlesnika Evans, MPH, PhD ; Rajiv Jain, MD

561
Longitudinal Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates Colonizing and Infecting Marine Recruits
Timothy Whitman, DO ; Carey Schlett, MPH ; Greg Grandits, MS ; Eugene Millar, PhD ; Katrin Mende, PhD ; Duane Hospenthal, MD, PhD ; Patrick Murray, PhD ; David Tribble, MD, DrPH

562
Long Term Persistence of the Non-colonized with Nasal MRSA Pattern Among Hospitalized Veterans
Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH ; Melissa Young ; Judith Strymish, MD ; Richard Martinello, MD ; Galina Sokolovskaya ; Kelly Cho, PhD ; Elizabeth Lawler, PhD

563
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns and Genetic Characteristics of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonizing Surgical Patients
Linos Hadjihannas, MD ; Chris Kosmidis, MD ; Mina Psichogiou, MD ; Dimitris Goukos, MMSc ; Georgia Bouzala, MD ; George L Daikos, MD

564
Elevation of vancomycin MIC for MRSA isolation from patients with MRSA colonization
Haruaki Wakatake, MD ; Shigeki Fujitani, PhD ; Yasuhiko Taira, PhD

565
Comparison of MRSA Clinical and Carriage Isolates in Colonized Veterans
Edward Stenehjem, MD ; David Rimland, MD ; Monica Farley, MD ; Emily Crispell ; Sarah W. Satola

566
Effect of Antibiotics on Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonization in Patients with Uncomplicated MRSA Skin Abscesses
Patrick G. Hogan, MPH ; Marcela Rodriguez, MD ; David Hunstad, MD ; Bernard C. Camins, MD, MSCR ; Stephanie A. Fritz, MD

567
Risk of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in Patients with Nasal MRSA Colonization
Lalit Kalra, MD ; Cynthia Whitener, MD ; Margaret Miller, MT(ASCP)M ; Ping Du, MD, PhD ; Marissa Grifasi, PharmD ; Crystal Zalonis, DO ; Kathleen G. Julian, MD

568
Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia (SAB):  Declining Trends Over Nine years
Sugantha Iyer, MD ; Mamta Sharma, MD ; Mohamad Fakih, MD ; Riad Khatib, MD

569
Efficacy of Continuous Infusion Vancomycin for the outpatient treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections
Ayesha Verrall, MBChB, MBHL, DTMH ; Ryan Llorin, MBBS ; David Lye, MBBS ; Dale Fisher, FRACP

570
Efficacy of linezolid-based salvage therapy compared with glycopeptide-based therapy in patients with persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
Hyun Jung Park, MD ; Sung-Han Kim, MD, PhD ; Gwang Beom Go, M.D. ; Yumi Lee, MD ; So-Youn Park, MD ; Song Mi Moon, MD ; Ki-Ho Park, MD ; Yong Pil Chong, MD ; Sang-Oh Lee, MD ; Sang-Ho Choi, MD, PhD ; Jun Hee Woo, MD, PhD ; Yang Soo Kim, MD, PhD

571
The Impact of Linezolid (LZD) Versus Vancomycin (VAN) on Surgical Interventions (SI) for Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections (cSSSI) Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Therese M. Duane, MD ; Blair Capitano, PharmD ; Laura A. Puzniak, PhD, MPH ; Pinaki Biswas, PhD ; David Huang, MD, PhD, MPH ; Manjari Joshi, MBBS

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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.