Oral Abstract Session:
31. Healthcare-Associated Outbreaks
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Marriott Hall 3

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderators:  Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, Montefiore Medical Center and Carol Chenoweth, MD, FSHEA, University of Michigan Health System


8:30 AM
Ochrobactrum, Klebsiella, and Stenotrophomonas spp. Bacteremias Associated with Healthcare Worker Diversion of Narcotics
Aaron DeVries, MD, MPH ; Jane Harper, BSN, MS, CIC ; Lindsey Lesher, MPH ; Dave Boxrud, MSc ; Selina Jawahir, BS ; Ginette Short, BS ; Melissa Schaefer, MD ; Richard Danila, PhD, MPH ; Ruth Lynfield, MD

8:45 AM
Herbaspirillum spp. Infections Among Oncology Patients—Texas, 2011
Raymund Dantes, MD, MPH ; Duc Nguyen, MD ; Farhad Modarai, BA ; Neil Pascoe, RN, BSN ; Cheryl Perego, MT(ASCP), MPH, CIC ; Roy Chemaly, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA ; John LiPuma, MD ; Heather O'connell, PhD ; Judith Noble-Wang, PhD ; Bette Jensen, MMSc ; Terri Forster, BS ; Alice Guh, MD, MPH ; Tara MacCannell, PhD

9:00 AM
Ongoing Multistate Outbreak of Postprocedural Fungal Endophthalmitis Associated with Sterile Products from a Single Compounding Pharmacy, 2012
Christina Mikosz, MD, MPH ; Rachel Smith, MD MPH ; Moon Kim, MD, MPH ; Kelsey Oyong, MPH ; Clara Tyson, RN, MSN ; Kavita K. Trivedi, MD ; Ellen H. Lee, MD ; Susanne Straif-Bourgeois, PhD, MPH ; Rick Sowadsky, MSPH ; Ben Sun, DVM, MPVM ; Shannon Millay, MPH ; Julie Duran, MPH ; Stephanie Black, MD, MSc ; Yoran Grant, PhD, MPH ; Judith Conway, RN, BS, CIC ; Julie Harris, PhD, MPH ; Shawn Lockhart, PhD ; Thomas J. Török, MD ; Laurene Mascola, MD, MPH ; Benjamin Park, MD

9:15 AM
Excess Hospitalizations and Mortality Associated with Norovirus Outbreaks in Nursing Homes — Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, 2009-2010.
Tarak Trivedi, BS ; Traci DeSalvo, MPH ; Lore Lee, MPH ; Aimee Palumbo, MPH ; Maria E. Moll, MD ; Aaron T. Curns, MPH ; Aron J. Hall, DVM, MSPh ; Manish Patel, MD ; Umesh D. Parashar, MBBS, MPH ; Ben A. Lopman, MSc, PhD

9:30 AM
A new method for whole genome sequencing of Noroviruses to aid outbreak investigations
Tse Hua Nicholas Wong, MB BS ; Elizabeth Batty, PhD ; Madeleine Cule, PhD ; Lily O'Connor, BSc ; Lydia Rylance-Knight, BSc ; Graham Pike, MPhys BSc ; Paolo Piazza ; Derrick Crook, MB, BCh ; Tim Peto, MB BS, DPhil ; Kate Dingle, PhD

9:45 AM
A Propagated Plasmid-Mediated Outbreak of KPC Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Virginia, 2007-2011
Costi D. Sifri, MD ; Kyle Enfield, MD MS ; Megan Gosseling, RN MSN CIC ; John R. Kundzins, BS ; Amy Mathers, MD

CME Credits:


B. Ostrowsky, None

C. Chenoweth, None

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