Poster Abstract Session:
131. Detecting, Identifying, and Typing Bacteria
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 11:45 AM-1:45 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Learning Objectives:

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: D. Diagnostic microbiology

Tracks: Investigative ID

Presentations:

Evaluation of CHROMagar KPC for detection Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC) in a general hospital in Mexico
Francisco Velez Perez ; Luis Ochoa Cabrera ; Luis Fernandez Maya ; J Luis Mosqueda, MD ; Patricia Rodriguez Zulueta ; Javier Reyes Mar ; Juan Pablo Ramirez Hinojosa, MD ; Isabel Balderas Xicotencatl, MD ; David Moncada Baron ; Sara Arroyo Escalante ; Aracely Contreras Molina ; Rafael Figueroa Moreno, MD ; RafaeL Valdez Vazquez ; Rigoberto Hernandez Castro

Recovery of Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria from Swabs Stored for 1 and 4 Weeks to Mimic Long Distance Shipping Conditions
Katrin Mende, PhD ; Deena Sutter, MD ; Miriam Beckius, MPH ; Clinton K. Murray, MD ; Duane Hospenthal, MD, PhD

Documenting the Sensitivity and Specificity of the new Roche LightCyclerŽ MRSA Advanced Test on Nasal Samples from the NorthShore MRSA Program
Parul Patel, BS MT(ASCP) ; Payal Nagwekar ; Donna Hacek ; Kari Peterson ; Althea Grayes ; Lance Peterson, MD

Comparison of the Ibis System Versus Traditional Clinical Microbiology for the Detection of Organisms Colonizing Healthcare Personnel
Heather Yun, MD ; Helen Crouch, RN, MPH, CIC ; Bernadette Thompson, RN, BSN, CIC ; Myra Castillo, RN, BS, CIC ; Kevin K. Chung, MD ; Joseph Wenke, PhD ; Joseph Hsu, MD ; Garth Ehrlich, PhD ; Rachel Kreft, RN, BS ; J. William Costerton, PhD ; Katrin Mende, PhD ; Charles Guymon, MA ; Duane Hospenthal, MD, PhD ; Clinton K. Murray, MD

Comparison of the Ibis System Versus Traditional Clinical Microbiology for the Detection of Organisms Colonizing High use Surfaces in a Burn Unit and an Orthopaedic Ward
Heather Yun, MD ; Helen Crouch, RN, MPH, CIC ; Bernadette Thompson, RN, BSN, CIC ; Myra Castillo, RN, BS, CIC ; Kevin K. Chung, MD ; Joseph Wenke, PhD ; Charles Guymon, MA ; Garth Ehrlich, PhD ; Rachel Kreft, RN, BS ; J. William Costerton, PhD ; Joseph Hsu, MD ; Katrin Mende, PhD ; Duane Hospenthal, MD, PhD ; Clinton K. Murray, MD

Characterization of Non-typeable Streptococcus pneumoniae in Adults
Shruti Patel, MD ; Adriana M. Rueda, MD ; Charles Stager, PhD ; Kristina Hulten, PhD ; Daniel Musher, MD, FIDSA

Description of oxacillin-susceptible mecA positive Staphylococcus aureus without inducible oxacillin resistance
Andreanne Jean, MD ; Vivian Loo, MD, MSc ; Makeda Semret, MD ; Charles Frenette, MD ; Susan Fenn

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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.