Poster Abstract Session:
69. Outbreak Investigation
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, Pediatric ID


Cluster of Extragenital Mycoplasma hominis Infections in Intensive Care Unit Patients
Heather Young, MD ; Michael Wilson, MD ; Andres Henao-Martinez, MD ; Connie Price, MD

Foodborne disease outbreaks associated with cheese, 1998-2008
L. Hannah Gould, PhD ; Elisabeth Honorat, MS, MPH ; Casey Barton Behravesh, DVM

Epidemiology of Escherichia coli O157 foodborne outbreaks—United States, 2003–2008
Katherine E. Heiman, MPH ; Shacara D. Johnson, MSPH ; Rajal K. Mody, MD, MPH ; Kristin G. Holt, DVM ; Alice Green, MS, DVM ; Patricia M. Griffin, MD ; L. Hannah Gould, PhD

The California Pertussis Epidemic: Pediatric Disease in San Diego County 2010
Marilynn Chan ; Dean Sidelinger, MD, MSEd ; Linda Bethel, MPH, BSN ; Jessica Yen, MPH ; Lawrence Ma ; Alda Inveiss ; Mark H. Sawyer, MD ; John Bradley, MD, FIDSA

Investigation of an Outbreak of Serratia marcescens Bloodstream Infections in Patients Receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition — Alabama, 2011
Neil Gupta, MD ; Susan N. Hocevar, MD ; Heather O'Connell, PhD ; Kelly M. Stevens, MS ; Mary G. McIntyre, MD, MPH ; David T. Kuhar, MD ; Judith Noble-Wang, PhD ; Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH

Outcomes in Large Foodborne Botulism Outbreaks: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Laura Gieraltowski, PhD, PMH ; Sami Gottlieb, MD ; John Copeland, MS ; Jeremy Sobel, MD, MPH ; Ryan Fagan, MD

Post-tsunami outbreaks of influenza in evacuation centers in Miyagi prefecture, Japan, 2011
Masumitsu Hatta, MD, PhD ; Shiro Endo, MD, PhD ; Koichi Tokuda, MD, PhD, MPH ; Hiroyuki Kunishima, MD, PhD ; Kazuaki Arai, ICMT, PhD ; Hisakazu Yano, MD, PhD ; Noriomi Ishibashi, MD ; Tetsuji Aoyagi, MD, PhD ; Mitsuhiro Yamada, MD, PhD ; Shinya Inomata, MD ; Hajime Kanamori, MD, PhD ; Yoshiaki Gu, MD, MPH ; Miho Kitagawa ; Yoichi Hirakata, MD, PhD ; Mitsuo Kaku, MD, PhD

Role of Social Media in Investigating an Outbreak: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly — Los Angeles, February 2011
Caitlin Reed, MD ; Katherine Fleming-Dutra, MD ; Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH ; Natalia Kozak, PhD ; Patricia Marquez, MPH ; Laurel Garrison, MPH ; Michael Stephens, MT(ASCP), PHM ; Claressa Lucas, PhD ; Joan Sturgeon, MS ; Ellen Brown, BS ; Lauri Hicks, DO ; Laura Conklin, MD ; Laurene Mascola, MD, MPH

Cracking the Case: Salmonella Enteritidis and the 2010 Egg Recall
Joanna Gaines, PhD, MPH ; Thai-An Nguyen, MPH ; Charlotte Wheeler, MD MPH ; Jeffrey Higa, MPH ; Jan Lidgard, AB, PHM, CLS ; Joshua Rounds, MPH ; Ian Williams, PhD

Outbreak of Infections with Fluoroquinolone Resistant Escherichia coli Following Prostate Biopsy
Donald M. Dumford, MD ; Nuntra Suwantarat, MD ; Vineet Bhasker, MD ; Sirisha Kundrapu ; Paul Drawz, MD, MS ; Trina Zabarsky, RN, CNP ; Curtis J. Donskey, 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.