Poster Abstract Session:
135. Surveillance HAIs: Advancing the Science
Friday, October 19, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: SDCC Poster Hall F-H

Topical Category: N. Infection Epidemiology and Prevention

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control


Association Between Blood Culture Contamination Rates and Emergency Department Activity
Schuyler Halverson ; Preeti Malani, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Duane Newton, PhD ; Andrea Habicht, MD ; Kenneth Vander Have, MD ; John Younger, MD
  • ID Week2.pdf (248.3 kB)

  • Impact of Surveillance of Hospital-Acquired Infections on the Incidence of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units: a Quasi-Experimental Study
    Thomas Bénet, MD, MPH ; Bernard Allaouchiche, MD, PhD ; Laurent Argaud, MD, PhD ; Philippe Vanhems, MD, PhD

    Device Associated Healthcare Associated Infections: The Rest of the Story
    Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Michael Stevens, MD, MPH ; Janis Ober, RN, BSN ; Sameeh Ghazal, MRCPCH, ABP ; Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH

    Healthcare-associated Infection in Mainland China: A Systematic Review of Point Prevalence Survey Literature
    Yuan Li, PhD ; Yang Huai, MD. FETP. MPH ; Jay Varma, MD ; Carol Rao, ScD
  • HAI review_Li IDweek2012_jv.pdf (289.2 kB)

  • Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Mould Infections -- Case Series and Guideline Proposal
    Priti Patwari, MD ; James Cutrell, MD ; Archana Bhaskaran, MD ; Sylvia Trevino, MT ; Pranavi Sreeramoju, MD, MPH

    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bloodstream Infections in California (CA) General Acute Care Hospitals, 2011
    Neely Kazerouni, DrPH, MPH ; Kate C Cummings, MPH ; Patricia McLendon, MPH ; Dirk Winston ; Lynn Palmer ; Carmelita Yee ; Jon Rosenberg, MD

    Simulating Infection: Structural considerations for the mathematical modeling of healthcare-associated infections (HAI)
    Eric Lofgren, MSPH ; Rebekah W. Moehring, MD ; David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Nina Fefferman, PhD

    Validation of an Electronic Screening Algorithm for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgical Site Infection Surveillance
    Melanie A. Gavin, M(ASCP), CIC ; Jacqueline A. Galluzzo, RN, BSN, CIC ; Polly Trexler, MS, CIC ; Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS ; Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH

    Using Medicare Claims to Identify U.S. Hospitals with a High Rate of Surgical Site Infection Following Hip Arthroplasty
    Michael S. Calderwood, MD, MPH ; Ken Kleinman, ScD ; Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH ; Allen Ma, PhD ; Christina Bruce, BA ; Rebecca E. Kaganov, BA ; Claire Canning, MA ; Richard Platt, MD, MS, FSHEA ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

    Results of a Point Prevalence Survey of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Usage in German Hospitals
    Michael Behnke, MSc ; Petra Gastmeier, MD ; Christine Geffers, MD ; Alexander Gropmann ; Sonja Hansen, MD ; Rasmus Leistner, MD ; Luis Alberto Peña Diaz, MSc ; Dorit Sohr, PhD ; Brar Piening, MD

    Descriptive Epidemiology of Symptomatic Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections among Patients in Intensive Care Units by National Healthcare Safety Network Definition:  The Problem of Candiduria
    Christopher Kovacs Jr., MD ; Cynthia Fatica, RN, BSN, CIC ; David van Duin, MD, PhD ; Steven Gordon, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Thomas G. Fraser, MD, FSHEA

    Natural Language Processing to Identify Foley Catheter Days
    Judith Strymish, MD ; Valmeek Kudesia, MD ; Leonard D'Avolio, PhD ; Kalpana Gupta, MD, MPH
  • NLP Poster for IDSA.pdf (3.5 MB)

  • Thirty-Day Readmissions due to Infection in California Hospitals
    Shruti K. Gohil, MD, MPH ; Rupak Datta, MPH ; Taliser Avery, MS ; Armaan A. Rowther ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

    Changing of the Etiologic Microorganisms in Thai Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Neutropenia and Fever
    Chonticha Auesomwang, MD ; Bundarika Suwanawiboon, MD ; Methee Chayakulkeeree, MD, PhD

    Changing Trend in the Epidemiology of Bacteremia During 2007-2011 in a Cancer Hospital
    Nuttanun Suramaethakul, M.D. ; Sanjay Revankar, MD ; Hossein Salimnia, PhD ; Pranatharthi Chandrasekar, MD

    Incorporation of Inpatient Antimicrobial Orders in an Automated Surveillance Algorithm for Detection of Surgical Site Infection
    Gina Oda, MS ; Renee C. Mercier, Pharm.D. ; Patricia Schirmer, MD ; Anna Grishkan ; Jennifer Cook, RN ; Mark Holodniy, MD

    Aspergillus Surveillance in a Tertiary-care Pediatric Hospital: A 12-year experience
    Amanda Adler, BA ; Julie Smith, RN ; Danielle Zerr, MD, MPH

    Epidemiology of Ambulatory Blood Stream Infections
    Christina Liscynesky, MD ; Fernanda Lessa, MD ; Alexander Kallen, MD, MPH, FSHEA ; Lisa Hines, RN, CIC ; Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH

    The Effect of Mandatory Public Reporting of Hospital-Acquired Infections on Infection Control Programs
    Darren R. Linkin, MD, MScE ; Neil Fishman, MD, FSHEA ; Judy A. Shea, PhD ; Peter W. Yang, PhD ; Mark Cary, PhD ; Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MScE

    The Effect of Recovery Act Funding for Healthcare-Associated Infections on State Health Department Infrastructure and NHSN Reporting
    Kelly McCormick, MSPh ; Ronda Sinkowitz-Cochran, MPH ; Tiffanee Woodard, MFT ; Ramona Bennett ; Jason Snow, PhD ; Wendy Vance ; Joni Young, MS ; Kim Zimmerman ; Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA ; John A. Jernigan, MD, MS ; Kimberly Rask, MD, PhD ; Katherine Ellingson, PhD

    Adjudicating CDC and CMS Criteria for Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI)
    David Tehrani, BS ; Dana Russell, MPH ; Jennifer Brown, MD ; Kim Boynton-Delahanty, RN ; Kathleen Quan, RN, MSN, CIC ; Laurel Gibbs, CLS/MT(ASCP) ; Geri Braddock, RN ; Teresa Zaroda, RN ; Marsha Koopman, RN ; Deborah Thompson, RN, CIC ; Amy Nichols, RN ; Eric Cui, BS ; Catherine Liu, MD ; Stuart Cohen, MD, FIDSA ; Zachary Rubin, MD ; David Pegues, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Francesca Torriani, MD ; Rupak Datta, MPH ; Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, FIDSA

    Differences between Infection Preventionists in Identifying Healthcare-Associated Infections
    Sara Keller, MD, MPH ; Neil Fishman, MD, FSHEA ; Darren R. Linkin, MD, MScE ; Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MScE

    Clinician Practice and the NHSN Definition for the Treatment of Symptomatic CAUTI
    Fadi Al-Qas Hanna, MD ; Sugantha Iyer, MD ; Oksana Sambirska ; Mohamad Fakih, MD, MPH

    Quebec Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) in Intensive Care Units (SPIN): What Measures and Prevention Strategies are used?
    Milagros Gonzales, MSc ; Isabelle Rocher, MSc ; Mohammed Kaouache, PhD ; Patricia Fontela, MD PhD ; Elise Fortin, PhD(c) ; Muleka Ngenda Muadi, BScN MSc ; Claude Tremblay, MD ; Charles Frenette, MD ; Caroline Quach, MD MSc
  • Gonzales_IDWeek_poster.pdf (313.8 kB)

  • Linezolid Resistant Coagulase negative Staphylococcal Infections: More clinically important than previously thought?
    Theodoros Kelesidis, MD ; Sotirios Tsiodras, MD, PhD ; Bing Gu, PhD ; Romney M. Humphries, Ph.D.
  • Abstract 35810 Kelesidis T.pdf (786.3 kB)

  • Organization of Infection Control: First results of the pan-European PROHIBIT Survey
    Sonja Hansen, MD ; Walter Zingg, MD ; Frank Schwab, MSc ; Michael Behnke, MSc ; Hugo Sax, MD ; Alison Holmes, MD ; Didier Pittet, MD, MS ; Petra Gastmeier, MD ; Prohibit Consortium

    Engaging with Infection Control Professionals (ICPs) to Evaluate a Provincial Surveillance Program
    Kimberley Simmonds, MSc ; Kathryn Bush, MSc ; Jenine Leal, MSc ; Elizabeth Henderson, PhD

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