Poster Abstract Session:
52. Assessing and Reducing Infection Risk
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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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, Pediatric ID


 Healthcare Providers’ Perspectives on the Use of the Web for Dissemination of State Level Infectious Disease Surveillance Data, United States
Nkuchia M'ikanatha, DrPH ; Toby McAdams ; Dale Rohn, MPH ; David P Welliver, MBA ; Kathleen G. Julian, MD

Antimicrobial Use and Endocarditis Risk in Patients after Extractions
Su Young Lee, Pharm.D. ; Michael Jones, Pharm.D. ; Daniel Weber, Pharm.D.

Peri-operative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Era of Multi-drug Bacterial Resistance
Thomas D. Norton, MD ; Faith Skeete, RN ; Michael S. Phillips, MD ; Joseph Bosco III, MD ; Sapna A. Mehta, MD

Mathematical Modeling of Pathogen Trajectory in a Patient Care Environment
Angela Hewlett, MD, MS ; Scott Whitney, PhD ; Shawn Gibbs, PhD ; Hendrik Viljoen, PhD ; Philip Smith, MD, FIDSA

Assessment of Sanitary and Infectious Risk Factors in Evacuation Centers after the Great East Japan Earthquake
Koichi Tokuda, MD, PhD, MPH ; Hiroyuki Kunishima, MD, PhD ; Shiro Endo, MD, PhD ; Masumitsu Hatta, MD, PhD ; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD ; Noriomi Ishibashi, MD ; Kazuaki Arai, ICMT, PhD ; Yoshiaki Gu, MD, MPH ; Shinya Inomata, MD ; Tetsuji Aoyagi, MD, PhD ; Mitsuhiro Yamada, MD, PhD ; Miho Kitagawa ; Hisakazu Yano, MD, PhD ; Yoichi Hirakata, MD, PhD ; Mitsuo Kaku, MD, PhD

A Study of Bacterial Contamination of High-Touch Areas in Public Restrooms and Commercial Aircraft
Lennox Archibald, MD, PhD ; Ray Rivera, MD ; William Jarvis, MD, FIDSA

Use of Social Network Analysis to Potentially Identify Patients Most at Risk Early in a Norovirus Outbreak
Tse Hua Nicholas Wong, MB BS ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD ; Lily O'Connor ; Kate Dingle ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; Derrick Crook, MB BCh ; John Finney

The social network structure of Oxfordshire hospitals is highly resistant to ward closures
John Finney ; Derrick Crook, MB BCh ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD

Modular and Deployed Operating Room Contamination Rates
Clinton K. Murray, MD ; Timothy Wallum, MS ; Charles Guymon, MA ; Heather Yun, MD ; Helen Crouch, RN, MPH, CIC ; Matthew Griffith, MD ; Bernadette Thompson, RN, BSN, CIC ; Katrin Mende, PhD ; Duane Hospenthal, MD, PhD

Infection Control Guidance for Ronald McDonald Houses: A Needs Assessment
Judith Guzman-Cottrill, DO ; Kristina Bryant, MD ; Danielle Zerr, MD, MPH ; Alan Harris, MD ; Erin Rose Alexander, MPA-HSM ; Zak Boone, MPA ; Jane D. Siegel, MD

A Hospital Based VRE Screening for Patients with Hematological Malignancies: A Cost Benefit Analysis
Georgina Nasr, MD ; Deepti Canchi, MD ; John Large, PhD ; Stacy Martin, RN ; Rod Quilitz, PharmD ; John Greene, MD

Suboptimal Performance of Recommended Methods to Determine Efficacy of Post-Discharge Cleaning
Graham Snyder, MD ; Katharine Leary ; Aleah Holyoak ; Bernadette Sullivan, RN MBA ; Sharon B. Wright, MD MPH

Impact of Statin Use on Clinical Manifestations and Echocardiographic Features of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections
Ammar Habib, MD ; Katherine Y. Le, MD, MPH ; Christine Lohse ; Paul A. Friedman, MD ; David Hayes, MD ; Walter R. Wilson, MD ; James Steckelberg, MD, FIDSA ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Muhammad R. Sohail, 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.