Poster Abstract Session:
131. Other Device-Associated Infections (VAP, CAUTI, etc.)
Friday, October 19, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Learning Objectives:


Target Audience: Academicians

Topical Category: J. Clinical Practice Issues and N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Incidence of Infection During Initial Hospitalization Following Long-Term Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Kristen Zeitler, PharmD ; Jaime Gray, PharmD, BCPS ; Todd Miano, PharmD, BCPS ; Gretchen Redline, PharmD, BCPS ; Tamara Claridge, PharmD, BCPS ; Neil Fishman, MD, FSHEA ; Keith Hamilton, MD ; Kimberly Breuer, BSN, RN ; Joseph Donnelly ; J. Eduardo Rame, MD, MPhil
  • ID Week Poster V2.pdf (527.6 kB)

  • Posters
  • PCNC_inf_IDSA 2012.pdf (346.9 kB)

  • Sustained Reductions in Urinary Catheter Use Over 5 Years
    Janice Rey, MT(ASCP), CIC ; Margarita Pena, MD ; Susan Szpunar, PhD ; Louis Saravolatz, MD ; Mohamad Fakih, MD, MPH

    Effect of Audit and Feedback of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Management in Culture Rates at Two Healthcare Systems
    Jose Cadena, MD ; Patti Grota, RN, PhD ; Ashley Gendrett, BS, MPH ; Kershena Liao, BA ; Amber B. Amspoker, PhD ; Aanand Naik, MD ; Jan E. Patterson, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Barbara W. Trautner, MD, PhD

    Bacteremia and Mortality after Catheter-Associated Bacteriuria
    QuratulAin Kizilbash, MD ; Aanand Naik, MD ; Guoqing Chen, MD, MPh. PhD ; Nancy Petersen, MD, MPH ; Barbara W. Trautner, MD, PhD
  • Kizilbash_poster_PDF.pdf (527.0 kB)

  • Competing Definitions of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: IDSA vs CDC
    Patrick Sanger, BA ; Rupali Jain, PharmD ; Ann Stapleton, MD ; Marion Granich, RN ; Robin Olsen-Scribner, RN, MPH, CIC ; Paul Pottinger, MD

    Comparison of ICU Versus Non-ICU Rates of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) in 16 Community Hospitals
    Sarah S. Lewis, MD ; Lauren Knelson, MSPH ; Rebekah W. Moehring, MD ; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP ; Daniel J. Sexton, MD, FIDSA ; Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH

    Natural History and Outcomes Of Ventilated Patients Developing Heavy Bacterial Colonization, Tracheobronchitis and Pneumonia
    Donald Craven, MD, FIDSA ; Jana Hudcova, MD ; Yuxiu Lei, Ph.D ; Akmal Sarwar, MD ; Robin Ruthazer, MPH ; Kenneth Wener, MD
  • Craven_IDSA_10_3_12.pdf (981.2 kB)

  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Prevention: A 12-Year Multicenter Experience
    Nordiah A. Jalil, MD, MSc ; Emily Ostmann, MPH ; Diane Hopkins-Broyles, RN, MSN, CIC ; Keith F. Woeltje, MD, PhD ; Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH
  • poster idweek.pdf (2.6 MB)

  • The Epidemiology of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in a Network of Community Hospitals: a Prospective, Multicenter Study
    Mi Suk Lee, MD ; Vanessa Walker, DO ; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP ; Daniel J. Sexton, MD, FIDSA ; Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH

    A Lack of Association between Age and Mortality or Readmission Rate in Patients with Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
    Rudy Tedja, DO ; Cynthia Fatica, RN, BSN, CIC ; Lori Griffiths, RN, BSN ; Thomas G. Fraser, MD, FSHEA ; David van Duin, MD, PhD

    Early Tracheostomy Decreases Risk of Respiratory Infection
    Laura Echols, MT(ASCP)SM, MSCLS, MPH ; Charlene Ruggiero, RN ; John Halperin, MD, FAAN, FACP

    CME Credits:

    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 17th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.