Poster Abstract Session:
73. Preventing Catheter Associated Infections
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


Ethanol Lock Therapy: Patient Outcomes in Home Infusion
Laura Ustaszewski, PharmD ; Caryn Bing, MS, RPH, FASHP ; Kevin Ross, RN, BSN ; Cindy Kunzendorf, RPh, MBA

Evaluation of 70% ethanol lock therapy (ELT) for treatment of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI)
David Kubiak, PharmD ; Erin Gilmore, MA ; Mary Buckley, BS ; Robert Lynch, AB ; Francisco Marty, MD ; Sophia Koo, MD

Prospective Evaluation of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in Both Inpatient and Outpatient Settings
Christina Liscynesky, MD ; James Joseph, RN, BSN ; Patricia Keller, RN, BSN ; Debra Wells, RN, BSN ; Patricia Sanders, RN, BSN ; Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH

Reduction of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Use of Access Site Disinfection Caps
Alice Pong, MD ; Cindy Salgado, BSN, PHN, MBA, CIC ; Mark Speziale, MD, PhD ; Peggy Grimm, MS, RNC-NIC ; Chris Abe, BSN, CIC

Zeroing in on Zero:  An All-Out Effort to Reduce Central Line-Associated Blood-Stream Infections (CLABSIs) Pays Off
Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD ; Andrew Macfadyen, MD ; Brenda Heybrock, RN, CIC ; Edward Truemper, MD, MS, FAAP ; Marcie Peterson, MSN, RN, CCRN ; Nancy Cornish, MD ; Alexia Bonte, BSN, RN, CCRN ; Lindsay Hegemann, BSN, RN, CPN ; Sharon Plummer, RN, BS, CIC

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

Comparison of a Novel Silver-Coated Catheter Access Device and a Standard Catheter Access Device: A Dual Center Cross-Over Study
Jesse Jacob, MD ; Sheri Chernetsky Tejedor, MD ; Mary Dent Reyes, MPH ; Jeffrey Switchenko, MS ; Kirk Easley, MS ; Gina Garrett, RN ; Kimberly Graham, RN ; Carolyn Holder, RN ; Chad Robichaux, BA ; James Steinberg, MD

Comparison of three antimicrobial coated peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICCs): What is on the horizon?
Ray Hachem, MD ; Jamal Mohamed, PhD ; Ruth Reitzel, MS ; Ying Jiang, MS ; Tanya Dvorak ; Anne-Marie Chaftari, MD ; Issam Raad, MD

The Impact of a Gentamicin-Citrate (GC) Catheter Lock Intervention on Outpatient Hemodialysis Catheter Associated Blood Stream Infections
Christine Hamby, Pharm. D. ; Kristen Buczynski, B.S. ; Michelle Vignari, R.N. ; Newell Miyako, R.N. ; Donna Farnsworth, R.N. ; Stephen Silver, M.D. ; Edward Walsh, MD ; Alexandra Yamshchikov, M.D.

Bacteriophage as an Adjunct to Bacterial Interference
Kershena Liao ; Susan Lehman, Ph.D ; David J. Tweardy, MD ; Rodney Donlan, PhD ; Barbara W. Trautner, MD, PhD

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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.