Poster Abstract Session:
121. Disinfection and Sterilization
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


Effectiveness of Ultraviolet (UV)-C light against C. difficile, Acinetobacter, and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in the Hospital Environment
Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH ; Maria Gergen ; David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA ; Emily Smathers, MPH ; Daniel J. Sexton, MD, FIDSA ; Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP ; William Rutala, PhD, FSHEA
  • Phase I poster FINAL.pdf (884.6 kB)

  • 931
    Evaluation of Two Organosilane Products for Sustained Antibacterial Activity on High-Touch Surfaces in Patient Rooms in a Healthcare Facility
    John M. Boyce, MD, FIDSA ; Nancy L. Havill, MT(ASCP), CIC ; Kerri A. Guercia, MT(ASCP) ; Steven J. Schweon, RN, MPH, FSHEA ; Brent A. Moore, PhD

    Implementation and Outcome of Ultraviolet Disinfection (UVD) In a Tertiary Care Facility
    Janet Haas, DNSc, RN, CIC ; Jonathan Menz, MBA ; Pedro Ortiz ; Marisa Montecalvo, MD

    Efficacy of a UV Pathogen Reduction Box for Disinfection of Hospital Equipment
    Jennifer Cadnum, B.S. ; Kelly Hurless, B.S. ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD

    Efficacy of Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfectants Against Important Healthcare-Associated Pathogens
    William Rutala, PhD, FSHEA ; Maria Gergen ; David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA

    Micro-Pattern Films Reduce Surface Contamination in vitro after Prolonged Use in a Hospital Setting
    Rhea May, Ph.D. ; Kenneth Chung, MSE ; Matthew Hoffman, B.A. ; Shravanthi Reddy, Ph.D.

    Decreasing the Incidence of Healthcare Associated Infections in a Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT) by Focused Environmental Cleaning
    Francesca Torriani, MD ; Aran Tavakoli, MSN ; Michael Chua, BSN ; Kim Delahanty, BSN, MBA, HCM ; Yuerong Zhuang, MS ; Randy Taplitz, MD

    Ultraviolet Light Disinfection: The Energy, Time, and Distance to Eradicate Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms and Clostridium difficile?
    Christina Liscynesky, MD ; Jessica Dyszel, PhD ; Mathew Vross, MS ; Edward Richter, PhD ; Julie E. Mangino, MD

    Evaluation of a Pulsed-Xenon Ultraviolet Room Disinfection Device for Impact on contamination levels of MRSA
    Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH ; Ricardo Quezada, MD ; Jason Williams, PhD ; Thomas Huber, Ph.D ; John Zeber, PhD ; Laurel Copeland, PhD

    Decontamination of Hospital Beds:Manuel or Automatic With or Without Disinfection
    Rie Mikkelsen, RN ; Anne Mette Klingenberg, RN, MA ; Kirsten Kristoffersen, RN ; Torsten Slotsbjerg, MD
  • poster 941 ID week 2012.pdf (87.0 kB)

  • 942
    Effect on Patient Room Environmental Bioburden from Use of a Novel Daily Use Sporicidal Hard Surface Disinfectant
    Jennifer Perkins, BS MBA ; JoAnn Ferguson ; Anita Thomasser ; Carmen Ventrucci ; Erin Brown
  • OxyCide Poster FINAL.pdf (3.5 MB)

  • 945
    Multi-Pronged Interventions to Reduce Clostridium difficile Infections
    Carli J. Lehr, BS ; Kaely Snider, BS ; Jeanne Dickman, CIC ; Gloria N. Sliemers, BS, MT ; Julie E. Mangino, MD

    Efficacy of dilute bleach solutions and an electrochemically generated hypochlorous acid solution for disinfection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on skin
    Bailey Chang, B.S ; Blanca Gonzalez, M.D ; Michelle Nerandzic, BS ; Usha Stiefel, M.D. ; Curtis J. Donskey, MD
  • chang.pdf (455.0 kB)

  • 949
    Cleaning of Portable, Multiple-Use Medical Equipment: An Observation Tool
    Fibi Attia ; Cynthia Whitener, MD ; Patricia Hnatuck ; Dianne Stolberg ; Kathleen G. Julian, MD

    A validation procedure for (new) toilets: how clean is clean?
    Jan van Zeijl, MD, PhD ; Bianca de Vries ; Tiny Jilesen
  • Izore poster 180x120 v2.pdf (1.0 MB)

  • 951
    Flushing a toilet generates aerosols that can contain bacteria
    Jan van Zeijl, MD, PhD ; Bianca de Vries ; Tiny Jilesen
  • Izore poster 180x120 v2.pdf (1.0 MB)

  • 952
    Failure of Standard Recommended Practices to Eradicate Legionella from a Large Urban Hospital Hot Water System
    Marie Fabrizio, BSN, CIC ; Lorenda Porter, MSN ; Juliet Ferrelli, MS, MT(ASCP), CIC ; Sheetal Kandiah, MD MPH ; Christine Bridge, MBA ; C. Marie Dalton, RN ; Susan Grossberger, BSN ; Janet Stout, PhD

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    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.