Poster Abstract Session:
54. Clostridium difficile - Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:15 PM-2:15 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

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Target Audience: other, 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


Changing Epidemiology and Treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis:  2005 vs. 2010
Dost Sarpel, MD ; John Keiser, MD ; David Parenti, MD ; Gary Simon, MD, PhD

Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Outcome of Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea in a University Hospital in Thailand
Darunee Chotiprasitsakul, MD ; Kumthorn Malathum, MD ; Tavan Janvilisri, PhD ; Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, MD, MHS ; Siriorn Watcharananun, MD ; Surang Chankhamhaengdecha, PhD ; Piyapong Hadpanus, BSc

Burden of Clostridium difficile Infection in Long-Term Care Facilities in Monroe County, New York
Deepa Pawar, MD ; Rebecca Smith, MPH, MLS ; Deborah Nelson, MSN ; Fernanda Lessa, MD ; L. Clifford McDonald, MD ; Ghinwa Dumyati, MD

Presentation of Clostridium difficile infection among patients with spinal cord injury
Donald M. Dumford, MD ; Vineet Bhasker, MD ; Mary Ann Richmond, MD ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD

A System-Wide Reduction in the Incidence of C. difficile and MDROs due to an Infection Prevention & Control Bundle
Marcia Delk, M.D., MBA ; Robert Jansen, M.D., MBA ; Lisa Oakley, M.D. ; Thomas Sheftel, M.D.

Attributable Burden of Hospital Onset Clostridium difficile Infection: A Propensity Score Matched Study
Ying P. Tabak, PhD ; RS Johannes, MD, MS ; Xiaowu Sun, PhD ; Marya Zilberberg, MD, MPH ; Linda Hyde, BS, RHIA ; L. Clifford McDonald, MD

Nation-wide Survey Outcomes in Adults with Clostridium difficile Infection for 2005-2009
Sahil Khanna, MBBS ; Larry M. Baddour, MD ; Darrell Pardi, MD, MS

Economic Burden of Clostridium Difficile Infection Among Elderly Patients in the United States: An Analysis Using Medicare Claims Data
Erik Dubberke, MD, MSPH ; Yaozhu J, Chen, MPA ; Stacey J. Ackerman, MSE, PhD ; Robert Owens, PharmD ; Stuart Johnson, MD

Whole Genome Sequencing Enhances Clostridium difficile Outbreak Investigation
David Eyre ; Madeleine Cule ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD ; Rosalind Harding ; David Griffiths ; Mark Wilcox ; Derrick Crook, MB BCh ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil

Unnecessary Antimicrobial Use in Patients with Current or Recent Clostridium difficile Infection
Megan K. Shaughnessy, MD ; William Amundson, BA ; Michael A. Kuskowski, PhD ; Douglas DeCarolis, PharmD ; Dimitri M. Drekonja, MD, MS ; James Johnson, PharmD

Does Doxycycline (DOXY) Protect against Development of C. difficile Infection (CDI)?
Sarah Doernberg, MD ; Daniel Deck, PharmD ; Lisa Winston, MD ; Henry Chambers, MD, FIDSA

Validity of Recommended Criteria for Attributable Mortality Associated with Clostridium difficile Infection
Carolyn Grimes, DrPH, BSMT (ASCP) ; Dhara Shah, PharmD ; Hoonmo Koo, MD ; Herbert DuPont, MD ; Kevin W. Garey, PharmD, M.S.

Clostridium difficile Exhibits Genomic Stability in Longitudinally Sampled Patients
David Eyre ; Madeleine Cule ; Rosalind Harding ; Camila Ip ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD ; David Griffiths ; Mark Wilcox ; Derrick Crook, MB BCh ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil

Predictors Of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection: Implications For Initial Management
David Eyre ; A. Sarah Walker, PhD ; David Wyllie ; Kate Dingle ; David Griffiths ; John Finney ; Lily O'Connor ; Ali Vaughan ; Derrick Crook, MB BCh ; Mark Wilcox ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil

Clostridium difficile Anti-toxin A Antibody in Healthcare Workers
Cindy Noyes, MD ; Christopher Huston, MD ; Wallace Alston, MD, MPH

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in Hospitalized Patients
Aylin Colpan, MD ; Teshome Hailemichael, MD ; Daniel Assefa, MD ; David Livert, PhD ; Roman Tuma, MD

Patience is a Virtue: an Argument for Delayed Surgical intervention in Fulminant CDI
Jesse Clanton, MD ; Ryan Fawley ; Ken Koon Wong, MD ; Joel Porter ; Anurag Duggal, MD ; Charudutt Paranjape ; Nairmeen Haller, Ph.D ; Hector Bonilla, MD

Evaluation of Clostridium difficile (CD) Testing Using Molecular-Based (MB) and Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) Tests in Clinical Stool Specimens from the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR), Saskatoon, Canada
Oscar E. Larios, MD ; Erica Sandager, MLT ; Shena Kott, MLT ; Ulana Wills, MLT ; Stephen Sanche, MD ; Sophie Robichaud, MD ; Joseph Blondeau, MSC, PhD, RSM(CCM), SM(AAM), FCCP

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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.